It’s been about one month since COVID-19 checked into the gala scene and prompted a wave of cancellations and reschedules. In that short period of time, the ingenuity of our industry has been on full display. Virtual gala fundraisers are mutati…Continue reading
More likely than not, you’re reading this from the comfort of your own home. We are, as my friend Amy said, on forced sabbatical. It’s not our ideal sabbatical, but here we are. During this imposed break, I’ve been following the journ…Continue reading
To support school auction clients, these videos were used as teasers on specific items to get participants interested in bidding in the online auction.Continue reading
I cover 3 conversations about mobile bidding. 1) Mobile bidding is a feature; not software. 2) Is it the best way to run a silent auction? 3) Will mobile bidding raise more money in the silent auction than paper bid sheets?Continue reading
Are fundraising online auctions going away anytime soon? I don’t think so. I expect commercial online auctions to disappear before nonprofit online auctions. Here’s why.Continue reading
Here’s a comprehensive list of silent auction software vendors. At least 25 of them also offer silent auction mobile bidding services.
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In order to be successful, your nonprofit needs to create a balance between fundraising and developing relationships with existing supporters. Think about it this way: your nonprofit may be an expert at encouraging first-time donors to contribute. However, if you can’t retain these contributors, you’ll have to expend even more money and resources to keep
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This nonprofit was given a donation of NFL tickets, but the game date was five days before their gala. Here’s how they rapidly converted the auction item donation into cash.
Here are two perfect uses for Pinterest when planning your auction. I like Boards for sharing attire ideas with guests, and decor ideas with the committee.
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In my Big Ticket Procurement Secrets course, we were talking about the concept of ROI (return on investment) with silent and live auctions. One of my California students plans a gala which includes an online charity auction. They’ve used one online auction vendor’s platform and opened their items for bidding to a larger community. It… Read On >
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