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Monday, June 20th, 2016

Obtaining items for a silent auction is not always easy. It takes a lot of leg-work, phone calls, and even traveling around in order to secure items to sell at auction. You don’t want any of your silent auction items to be ignored after you have worked hard to obtain them. You will need to make sure the items are displayed in a way that grabs the bidder’s attention. The following five tips will teach you how to strategically place your auction items, make bidding a fun and easy experience, and ultimately make a profit.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Hosting a live auction is a great way to raise money for the charity of your choice. First, you must choose a date and a place for your event and ask local businesses to donate items. Then, you need to publicize and market your event so you can get people there on auction day. You can market your charity auction by advertising it in various ways and by hiring entertainment to attract bidders.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

You may think that hiring a professional auctioneer for your charity auction is not worth the extra money. It would seem more beneficial to ask someone you know that speaks well to be your auctioneer. However, it is worth the money and time to find a good auctioneer that knows what they are doing to make your charity auction a success. There are three main reasons why you should hire a professional auctioneer for your charity event. Professional auctioneers have different specialties and can make your charity auction fun. A professional auctioneer can also make your charity auction more efficient, and as a result, more effective.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

If you are looking for a great way to raise money for a fundraiser, holding an auction is a great solution. Participating in auctions can be fun and can raise thousands of dollars for your organization quickly. Fundraising auctions can be fun and simple, and can benefit donors as well as charity organizations. Auctions are also great for fundraisers because they can be held online, which benefits organizations, donors, and buyers alike.

Monday, October 26th, 2015

When it comes to a charity auction, many people wonder if auction items are tax deductible. Donations and winnings are both tax deductible at a charity auction. However, as a donor or winner of charity auction items, it is beneficial to understand tax deduction regulations regarding donating items and winning items. It is also important to understand how to document items donated to or won from a charity auction.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Are you looking for the perfect fundraising event for your nonprofit or other organization? Running a silent auction is an effective and fun way to raise funds. You may find yourself with more donations than you can handle once business owners realize a fundraiser will be good marketing for their organizations as well.