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Silent Auction Item Displays
Gussy up those silent auction item displays!

Pet-Friendly Packages Can Make You Money
Imagine the mental message you will send when instead of a property being listed as “No Pets,” that restriction is lifted and shifted to “Pet-Friendly.”

That Whooshing Sound is Your Deadline Flying By!
How many times have you come to crunch time on your event? We suggest you start the planning of your auction event 10 months out.

Auction Fail: Blinded by the Light
Missing a donor’s attempt to bid during the Live Auction has many bad consequences, from losing money for your cause, to offending a donor who wants to give. That’s why at Live Auctions there are bid spotters in the audience who act as the eyes of the auctioneer.

Learn from Your Misteaks, Ahem, Mistakes...
You’ve spent lots of time and energy over the past eight months to host a fundraising event. Now that it is over you can relax and put the file away for a few months, right? Not so fast....

Silent Auction Announcements… Less is more
Use your announcements and your coveted guest’s attention wisely! Limit the talking, but have impact when you do.


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