In the Washington, D.C. area, spring and fall seem to be the two big seasons for tents. There are few auction venues that offer such a romantic feel. Guests are outside, under the stars (sort of), with grass underfoot. But beyond those positive qualities, tents offer some challenges, which I describe in this week's podcast.Listen to the podcast below.
The Smurfs Movie is released on Friday. It's quite different than the SMERF Market. In this podcast learn if your auction fundraiser is a part of the SMERF Market.Listen to the podcast below.
Most charity auction planners I know are pretty popular gals. Their personality draws others to them, which means they tend to get interrupted frequently with questions, visits, emails, and phone calls. To get a few more hours out of the day, try using these time management tools.Listen to the podcast below.
Walk-a-thons have traditionally had a hard time converting one-time donors into long-time donors. Here's an idea to boost conversions ... and any charity auction organizer would do well to incorporate this into her own gala marketing plan.Listen to the podcast below.
A group struggled to get guests to move into the ballroom for dinner. To focus their guests' attention, the organization used a flash mob. Guests watched the show (the mob) and followed.Listen to the podcast below.