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.
What benefit auction ideas rocked in 2010?What should you expect to see more of in 2011?Trends in gala auctions do exist, though it takes longer for some ideas to gain ground. In this podcast, learn about five trends I'm predicting based on my work with clients around the nation.Listen to the podcast below.
Auction guests often look at trees -- or any of your large cumbersome benefit auction items -- and think, "How would I ever get it home?"To address this concern, offer delivery to the winning bidder.In this podcast, learn different ways of offering the service that ensure your nonprofit won't regret its decision.Listen to the podcast below.
If you're looking to boost benefit auction revenues and your gala is held in late November or December, your acquisitions strategy should include decorated holiday trees. They sell well this time of year!In this podcast, you'll hear three ideas worth targeting. Add these to your procurement list.Listen to the podcast below.