I’m predicting three trends for 2012 charity auctions. Two of them involve execution. No, nothing that harsh. I’m talking about the other kind of execution, when we're getting stuff done. We’ve heard a lot in the past couple years about trends in technology, but I think 2012 is the first time we are going to see some of these ideas in action. First – for better or worse - mobile bidding will become more widely adopted in the silent auction. Vendors have been touting electronic bidding
If you answer "yes" to any of the four statements in this video, your nonprofit should consider incorporating an online auction software to help raise funds. Watch the video below.
Between online auctions, mobile bidding, credit card processing, and other inventions, there is no shortage of benefit auction technologies to ramp up your gala into the 21st century. And now, Google has gotten into the act. In mid-March 2011, Google launched Google for Nonprofits. Once your group is approved (approvals take weeks to months), the free tools help you generate funds, streamline operations, generate awareness, and so forth. In this podcast, learn how your committee can use the
In mid-March 2011, Google launched Google for Nonprofits. Once your group is approved (approvals take weeks to months), the free tools help you generate funds, streamline operations, generate awareness, and so forth. Caveat: I'd say Google for Nonprofits is one of those benefit auction technologies most appropriate for smaller nonprofits which are tech-friendly but resource strapped. If your nonprofit hasn't already invested in a robust benefit auction software program (which already handles
If I've been working with a client for awhile, one of the questions surely to be raised will be about online auctions.If an organization has been conducting a successful onsite gala for awhile, there may come a time when an online auction is the next logical step.In today's podcast, you'll hear four situations that I like to pose to clients. If you find yourself answering "yes" to any one of them, the odds are that you should at least be evaluating online auction software!Listen to the podcast