Red Apple Auctions’ blog makes Feedspot’s Top 25 Auction Blogs list

In April during the busiest part of my travel season, I received an email from the company Feedspot. “I would like to personally congratulate you,” the email began, “Your blog at Red Apple Auctions has been selected by our panelists as one of the Top 25 Auction Blogs on the web.” Woohoo!  The Red AppleRead On >

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I think “hotel silent auctions” are scammy — what do you think?

Hotel silent auctions are NOT auctions, so let’s rename them: Maybe “Pop-up Shops for the Public Good” (whereby a portion of each sale benefits charity).

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Three times guests will try to pull a fast one on you, and what to say when it happens

At some point a guest at your gala will try to pull a fast one on you or me. I like to believe that the guest is being honest.  After all, this is a fundraising auction; most people are filled with good will. But sometimes, stuff happens. Maybe they really didn‘t bid.  They were justRead On >

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Best time to close the silent auction? Before the live auction begins.

With few exceptions, the best time to close the silent auction is before your live auction begins. Guests will bid in your live auction and donate to your paddle raiser more freely when they know exactly what they’ve already bought in your silent auct…

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