In this podcast, 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 like this? It's just a repeat of last year? Here are the five worst offenders. Change these and you'll refresh tired benefit auctions. Listen to the podcast below.
My Facebook Sweepstakes ends January 31, 2011. One lucky fan will win my new benefit auction product, Charity Auction Bells & Whistles. It's filled with 22 different auction games, raffles, and activities to incorporate into your gala.In this podcast, I'm sharing what I've learned about hosting a Sweepstakes. Use these ideas to build your own Facebook fan club.Listen to the podcast.
Scheduling a meeting or teleconference can be an almost impossible chore. Which is why I think this little-known online tool is one of the best benefit auction secrets to learn. It makes it significantly easier to schedule a meeting with your auction committee.Listen to the podcast below.
While 2011 still has that new-year smell, I thought I'd do some quick "by the numbers" work. I was curious to see which of my 2010 posts were most popular. What were the benefit auction ideas that you, the readers, liked?Listen to the podcast below.
The official color of 2011 has been announced. (Did you realize there was an official color for each year? I'll admit it; I didn't know.)Pantone has chosen its color for our new year. It's a punchy bright pink.In this podcast, you'll hear some ideas on how to incorporate this color into your auction themes.Listen to the podcast below.