Tag Archive: Fundraising Auction Tips

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What Successful Auction Chairs Do Differently

They get started early Who is thinking about their fall auction in July? The most successful auction chairs are. They know that they need to start planning now. Organizing their donor lists, writing their donor solicitation letters, and creating their…
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Why Summer Auctions Sizzle

There are a lot of things that are put on hold for the summer, but your fundraising doesn’t have to be one of them! Here are some of the top reasons that summer is a great time to have a…
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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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Kathy Kingston

ALWAYS ASK

Meet Kathy Kingston, guest blogger Kathy is an award-winning consultant, speaker, professional fundraising auctioneer and author.  Her new book, A Higher Bid, How to Transform Special Event Fundraising with Strategic Benefit Auctions is launching later this week on May 20….
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Take Time to Reflect

I am lucky to live between Boston and Vermont. I am especially lucky that when I am in Vermont, away from the fray, I am able to look out over my farm and my garden and reflect . It is…
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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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