A few months ago I held a sweepstakes to attract benefit auction fans to my Facebook company page. This video gives you some ideas on how to use what I learned for your own auction. Watch the video below.
Talking about your organization's cause is important, but so is having fun at your gala. Is your auction fun? Watch the video for ideas on how to liven up your event (and yes, raise money). Watch the video below.
One of the secrets to improving your auction checkout process is to offer TWO lines at checkout. It involves using some technology, too. Watch the video below.
Here's a little known fact. When you add raffles, games, and other cool benefit auction ideas into a gala to make it more profitable, there's a good chance you'll also have to buy software. Activities add complexity. And without software, you'll create a "one hit wonder" event. Learn more in the video below.
Although this catchy video isn’t specific to charity auctions, it is specific to the nonprofit sector. As gala auctions are part of that industry, I wanted to include it here. I think that anyone working in the nonprofit industry will be fascinated with this information. As I watched the video with an eye-towards-auctions, here are some of the facts that grabbed my attention: 83% of donations are made by individuals. No doubt some of those individuals were auction guests who bought a