How Do Silent Auctions Work?

How Do Silent Auctions Work? How do a silent auction work? First, a disclaimer: The top 10 articles and links on Google on the subject "How Do Silent Auctions Work" are ALL from companies trying to sell you mobile bidding software which is ok but the traditional silent auction sheet of paper [...]

By |2023-01-11T22:07:37-07:00January 11th, 2023|silent auction|0 Comments

Silent Auction Best Practices & Ideas

"Thanking your silent auction donors is an important step in building long-term relationships with your supporters. Here are a few tips to keep in mind: Personalize your thank yous. Instead of sending out generic emails or letters, take the time to write a personalized note to each donor. Mention the specific item they donated and [...]

By |2023-01-07T20:22:04-07:00April 20th, 2016|silent auction|0 Comments

Why Are So Many Fundraisers Doing Online or Mobile Bidding Auctions?

Mobile Bidding & Online Bidding Fundraisers The great strides in technology have done wonders for the organizers of fundraising events, simplifying many tasks. Some recent technology trends in the fundraising event industry are garnering lots of attention. However, online and mobile bidding auctions may not be as beneficial as they seem. Most of [...]

How to Solicit National Companies for Your Fundraiser

Nonprofits and charities are always on the look out for better fundraising items for their charity auction. Many fundraisers have a good grasp on receiving donations from local companies but what about getting items from national companies? Obtaining items this way may appear more difficult due to the fact that you are not able to [...]

NY Bronx Zoo – Name a Roach for Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

  New York City charity auctions are a lot of fun. Being an auctioneer, I get to see some very entertaining and unique ways to raise money for nonprofits and charities at fundraisers. If you’re looking for a creative idea that will go viral, look at what the Bronx Zoo has been doing since 2011 [...]

Which Mobile Bidding Software Is The Best?

Best Mobile Bidding Software Mobile bidding software has become the new way to go for silent auction fundraisers. Charities are paying companies thousands of dollars to run their fundraising auction this way, but are they really running their silent auction revenue stream into the ground? Over the last few years, many charities have [...]

Don’t Conduct Your Charity Auction In a New York Minute

Wow, May has been an incredible month for charity auction events! Event coordinators from Phoenix, Arizona to New York are asking for advice about their upcoming auctions. Several benefit events that I have conducted in the last couple of weeks have been first-timers, organizations that have never hosted a charity auction before, and they have [...]

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