Last Friday, my friend Sandy Rees of Get Fully Funded released her new book, "Get Fully Funded: How to Raise the Money of your Dreams." Sandy always has great ideas, so I interviewed her on the topic of where to get volunteers for your benefit auction. Here's what I learned. Listen to the podcast below.
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.