Chances are, you've got a photography donation among your silent auction items. Here's one way to update that possibly tired donation -- offer a family photo party. Watch the video below.
I have a fondness for acrylic stands; I think they make one of the best silent auction displays. In this video, you'll learn my reasoning and get a big tip about shopping online through eBates. 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.
Note to readers: I recently wrote this article for Charity Golf Events newsletter under the title, "Silence Doesn't Sell. Charity Auctions Need Sound Systems." Enjoy! Growing up, I remember an advertising slogan used by Coty perfume. “If you want to capture someone’s attention, whisper.” You might attract a lover with that approach, but you’ll never attract a bidder at your benefit auction. Auctions require a professional sound system that enables the auctioneer’s voice to be heard with
The inspiration for charity auction items can come from unlikely places -- like my electric company's newsletter. In this case, it was a video showing the destruction of an enormous power plant in Florida. Watch the video below.