Author Archive: Alice Curley

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How to Ask for an Item Donation

Before you contact a business for a donation, you’ll want to do a little research on their website about how they handle donation requests. Some businesses strictly accept item requests online to be more organized and efficient. Submitting your request…
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How to Run an Incredible Meeting

Do you often feel frustrated after your committee meetings? Do you feel that you are not accomplishing what you set out to accomplish? What do you do when meetings seem endless or unproductive? First, you need to figure out why….
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Garage Sale or Auction? You Decide.

With thousands and thousands of quality items being offered and bid on at biddingforgood.com, we have a unique perspective on what sells and what bombs in online auctions. We have lots of tips on the best items to have in…
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Why How You’re Feeling Matters

A recent article in the New York Times, The Importance of Naming Your Emotions, explores the topic of acknowledging your emotions in the workplace. We’re taught that emotions should be kept at bay when we’re working. If you’re angry, tired, or…
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How to Cope With Committee Conflicts

So you’re in charge of the auction committee this year! There is a lot to do. For example: Solicit items Build your auction site Promote Lucky for you, you’ve got a team of people to work with. There’s just one…
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A Different Kind of Customer Service

Customer service is often synonymous with bad customer service. Ask anyone about their experiences with customer service, and you’re certain to elicit an exhausted groan. A slew of memories of hours of frustration come to mind. You’ve definitely had a…
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Make an Amazing Auction Homepage

When a bidder visits your BiddingForGood auction site for the first time, they’ll see your homepage before they see anything else.  Your auction homepage is your first chance to make a good impression with your bidders. If you don’t make…
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Benefits of Putting Your Auction Online

Whether you choose to have a gala or not, putting more, if not all, of your auction catalog online makes a lot of sense.There many advantages to doing it.                      …
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A Word from Our CEO – Our Point of View

Folks, Because we have deep experience in the management of auctions we are often asked by customers how do we recommend they use our platform? What is our point of view? It is tempting to look at it from our…
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