Last month I had a Facebook fan (or "likers," to use the new FB terminology) post a question on the Red Apple Auctions' page. He was wondering why my benefit auction posts hadn't shown up in his feed for awhile. If you're a fan of Red Apple Auctions on Facebook and have been missing our posts, here's your answer. Facebook continues to change its look and filters. The basics remain the same (For instance, I'm still talking to my aunt on my personal page and sharing great benefit auction
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Facebook is forever tampering its look and feel. Recently a fan of our page complained that our posts were no longer showing up in his feed. I tracked down the problem (it was a recent "improvement" by Facebook) and provide how-to instructions for fixing the problem in the podcast.Listen to the podcast below.
Just because you lack an LA connection doesn't mean you can't procure a behind-the-scenes television activity for your gala event. In this video, I give you several suggestions for how to snag this activity and add it to your benefit auction items. Watch the video below.
The BAS Summit was recently held in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference is a training FOR benefit auctioneers and generally taught BY benefit auctioneers, and it's organized by the National Auctioneers Association. I have spoken before at this event, presenting in a more typical 90-minute workshop fashion. But in this case, I was asked to speak in a TED talk style, along with some other auctioneers who covered a variety of subjects. Our slides auto-advanced every 15 seconds and we had 5
Silent auctions are often the "shopping" area of a gala. Guests browse, taking only seconds to judge if they should bid. If your committee can keep attention on details up until the bidding opens, there are rewards to be had. Browsers become bidders. Here are three videos with some silent auction tips and how-to advice for your committee to review. From fun in the auction to amazing table set up, the payoff is a more successful auction, and that's what everyone wants. Silent auction