When writing item descriptions for your catalog, make sure to include these 6 parts.Continue reading
During the pandemic, restaurants taught many of us how to use our smartphone camera to access a menu, using a QR code. That idea is now popping up in auction catalogs, too. QR codes posted around your gala venue can direct guests to registration pages,…Continue reading
These 3 associations each had auctions at their annual convention. But the auction for each was wildly different. Let’s compare.Continue reading
An auction item had a misleading description that I discovered while preparing for the gala. In the video, I share I believe in doing item research.Continue reading
In my last blog post, I reflected on some of the more creative auction themes I saw in 2019. Today, let’s look ahead and consider a few trends I’m seeing in fundraising auctions. Auction Trend #1: Three popular auction themes In 2020, I ex…Continue reading
Once or twice a year I open up my shopping cart for sales of a product I call the Catalog Carnival. The Carnival is a collection of catalogs and programs whereby I have pointed out the clever ideas worthwhile to model. What good ideas come from auction…Continue reading
Nonprofits running fundraising auctions may be resistant to listing the fair market value of an auction item in a catalog. Here’s what the IRS thinks.
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A reader inquired as to whether she should use quotation marks in her catalog around the word “LIVE” to ensure guests understood. Here’s my recommendation.
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Photographers have cracked down on illegally sourced images used by nonprofits. Here are 5 free photography sites to use in fundraising auction displays.
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Though I’m not a fan of having teachers attend your school auction, I am a fan of rewarding them in other ways, like using teacher-only raffles.
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