In this video, I talk about an auction concept I call “Groundhog Day Blasé.” It stems from that Bill Murray movie in which his character relives the same day — Groundhog Day — again and again. Is your event just a repeat of last year? Here are the worst offenders of stale galas and some benefit auction ideas on how to liven things up! Watch the video below.
Offering delivery can ensure that those larger benefit auction items will still attract bids from auction guests. In this video, I'll share ideas on how to best offer and advertise it. Watch the video below.
Most of our fundraising auctions have a median age of ... well, let's just say it's not 25. If you want to attract a younger demographic, watch the video for ideas on how to incorporate younger professionals into your guest count. Watch the video below.
Talking about your organization's cause is important, but so is having fun at your gala. Is your auction fun? Watch the video for ideas on how to liven up your event (and yes, raise money). Watch the video below.
It's the perfect time of year to talk about some benefit auction ideas to combat what I call "Groundhog Day Blasé." This Wednesday, many weather-casters will give a nod to Punxsutawney Phil -- a groundhog (aka "woodchuck") --living in Punxsutawney, PA. They will comment on whether the critter has seen his shadow, thereby predicting six more weeks of winter. One of my favorite movies showcases this annual weather festival. The 1993 Groundhog Day is a comedy in which the lead character Phil