Category Archives: non profit auctions

Perfect Your Pitch: How to Make A Fundraising Ask

What’s one of the most commonly overlooked fundraising mistakes? Failing to ask, personally. Failing to ask for people’s help, their time, their generosity. There’s so much to ask for in a fundraising auction event — attendance, items, sponsorships, volunteers, donations, … Continue reading

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Does your benefit auction cause bidder fatigue?

Would it surprise you to know that many fundraising auction organizers and gala committees unknowingly cause “Bidder Fatigue?” What’s that? Bidder Fatigue is a fundraising plague where your beloved guests become exhausted by poor planning at fundraising auctions and events. … Continue reading

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Engage Donors in 7 Ways at Live Auctions

Anyone can throw party. Only YOU can develop relationships with your guests that will help them realize the impact of their gift for your great cause. How do you engage auction guests, whip up your live auction, focus on your … Continue reading

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Riveting Remarks Raise More Money

“It’s not what you are bidding on, it’s what you are bidding for.” ~Kathy Kingston Ever wonder how to start your live auction so you can raise more money? Design a special moment right before your Live Auction. In this … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Super Connectors?

The secret to attracting new donors to your fundraiser auction One of the top questions I’m often asked is, “How can I attract the new donors to my fundraiser auction who will give generously?” The answer: be highly strategic to … Continue reading

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