What you deem “normal” for your school auction depends on where you live. Here are three short stories about school auctions you might find unusual.Continue reading
Generally speaking, I’m not a fan of comparing the numbers of your benefit auction to other events. Results vary by region, guest capacity, the cause, the type of event, and other factors. Furthermore, unless you are able to see all of the data …Continue reading
Power outages. Medical emergencies. Fire alarms. Here are some examples of what’s gone wrong at my events.Continue reading
The tangible benefit of planning a fundraising auction is the money raised. But let’s consider some INTANGIBLE benefits of auctions. What might they be?
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Beyond the sexual allegations, Harvey Weinstein is under investigation for his involvement with AmFAR and its glitzy annual Cannes Gala and auction.
What’s the best way to handle auction donations that show up the day of your gala? Here are 4 ideas for handling those last-minute arrivals.
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Photography is a common element of many auction fundraisers. At this gala, guests were handed a reminder card to let them know the photographer was waiting.
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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 Apple… Read On >
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).
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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