Occasionally I write a blog post on something other than charity auctions. This is one such post. If you'd rather get help for your auction, take a look at this video on auction sponsorships or this post on a fun silent auction idea related to entertainment. But today, I'm ranting. And it's not on auctions. Since moving to the Washington, DC area, I've been annoyed with what I've perceived to be inaccurate weather reports around tornadoes. It's the tornado warning versus watch
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Golf tournaments have no shortage of fun add-ons. Chipping contests, best dressed team photos, and other activities are designed to involve players and/or raise money. If your tournament has an auction, you can incorporate more games, raffles, and activities. Collectively I call these add-ons “bells and whistles." There are many reasons to use them. One reason is to attract publicity. And here's how to get publicity for a charity event. Many groups are good at securing post tournament
It's easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to procurement. You might think your auction is doomed unless you have a killer villa in Italy, or a dinner featuring a 5-star chef. Not true! Your benefit auction's best items are not necessarily difficult to obtain. They just require a little observation on your part, as I point out in the video. Watch the video below.best items benefit auction
In recent months there's been a growing buzz about these handheld bidding devices allowing patrons to bid electronically in the silent auction and appeal. They have their perks, though I'm not convinced that raising more money is among them. Watch the video below.
This company has a clever business model, fun website, and GREAT deals. As I reviewed the site, I saw many prize ideas for a raffle and included suggestions in the video. If you need to buy a raffle prize because your procurement efforts haven't yielded the perfect prize, this could be a useful website. Watch the video below.================ For more advanced raffle help, here's your resource. In this 90-minute training, you'll learn how and why some raffles are top-performing. You'll