Posts Tagged ‘charity fundraiser’

Auctions, Raffles and Cash Calls, Oh My! – Part 2

In my previous blog, I talked about some of the points that the guests on Tony Martignetti’s podcast made about make a fundraising auction successful. They focused on Cash Calls, Auctions and Raffles and tips on how to make these fundraising elements more appealing to donors. If you’d like to see more of my thoughts,…

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Why you NEED a Professional Fundraising Auctioneer at your event!

<iframe src="//www overnight shipping cialis.youtube.com/embed/j9xOGqAnLJI?list=UUFr_xdf3kzBBSSf8LCPfXLQ” width=”560″ height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> So you’re having a Live Auction at your upcoming fundraiser…you need an auctioneer, right? You might be saying to your committee “Does anyone know an auctioneer? Does anyone know anyone that can talk fast? Does anyone know anyone who would be willing to stand on stage…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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