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You’ve never had a LIVE AUCTION? Why not? 6 steps to Live Auction Success!
I will admit, that there are some very successful events that have never had a live auction or Fund A Need during the dinner portion of the event. I am also pretty sure that these events are leaving thousands if not TENS of thousands of dollars literally on the table if the donors are either…Read More
Why I Love What I Do – A Fundraising Auctioneer's Perspective
As a professional fundraising auctioneer, I feel very fortunate and honored to help people every day. Whether it’s consulting with a client on best practices for their upcoming event or actually calling a live auction and exciting and inspiring donors to give more than possible, being a fundraising auctioneer is a calling that I find…Read More
Proud to be a NAA Auctioneer!
Coming off of an amazing week at this year’s National Auctioneers Association Conference and Show in Louisville, Kentucky, I am re-energized and renewed in the auction method of selling; particularly in helping non-profit organizations raise more money and retain more donors. I met with some amazing auctioneers who are helping so many people around the…Read More
Prior, Proper, Planning
I was trained by my parents about the seven P’s: Prior Proper Planning Prevents P!$$ Poor Performance. (Sorry about the foul language, but I think you get my point) When you give yourself, your team and your event the proper prior planning it deserves, you set yourselves up for success! By taking the time to…Read More
Why Use a Professional Logistics Company at Your Next Benefit Auction?
Why the heck would you hire a company to do your registration for your next event when you have a staff that is more than capable of handing out bidder numbers, creating seat assignments and event programs? Oh yeah, they also have to accept payment, make sure the right silent and live auction items go…Read More
Don't Make These Mistakes at Your Next Benefit Auction
No display or terrible live auction display <img class="wp-image-678 alignleft" alt="liveauction" src="http://calltoauction cheap cialis overnight delivery.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/liveauction.jpg” width=”330″ height=”277″ />You need your donors and bidders to know what’s in the live auction and give them reasons to be excited about them! This is a great example of a live auction display. Sell the sizzle and not…Read More
Big Ideas for Big Donations
We are pleased to introduce the second installment in our Maximizing Profits for Non Profits seminar series: Big Ideas for Big Donations at Your Next Event If you are ready to: Bring in donations bigger than ever you thought possible Add 15-25% or more to your Silent and Live Auction Budgets Use the advancements in mobile electronic…Read More