In this video, learn how a very simple tool can help you dramatically improve your auction raffle sales AND keep guests happily shopping in your silent auction. Watch the video below.================ Raffles can vastly improve their takes when you make simple changes, like the suggestion I gave in this video. And for more advanced raffle help, here's your resource. In this 90-minute training, you'll learn how and why some raffles are top-performing. You'll even get some bonuses ... like
Surveying your guests is so easy and reveals wonderful information, but it's often not done. With online surveys being so easy to create and cheap to send, you'd be silly not to try one. Did guests like the theme? Enjoy the program? Love the auction? You won't know until you ask. Watch the video below.
A trip to New York -- and specifically, watching a street vendor -- inspired me to share some ideas around marketing your auction. Watch the video below.
An old friend who never writes -- except to ask that I spend money buying into her latest business venture or charitable adventure -- emailed to ask that I support her in yet another walk-a-thon. This time, I declined. Even though I'm not contributing, others will. Walk-a-thons, bowl-a-thons, dance-a-thons ... you name it, "a-thons" have become popular in recent years. A business colleague confided that his informal research indicated "a-thons" were at the peak of their trend. "It's that
This past weekend I was browsing through dog rescue sites looking for "my" dog (I can't wait to adopt!) and it jogged my memory to write this post. In Benefit Auction Ideas, I've written before about the selling of a benefit auction puppy. There's a proper way to present the animal. We covered selecting the perfect breed for your group, what to refrain from doing, and other tips. I'm not going to re-hash that content here, but I do want to offer some ideas on how you can protect the