Why Impromptu Additions to Your Live Auction are a Bad Idea

Trying to raise "every dollar possible" becomes a trap that ultimately sabotages your event. We've all been to events where a decision is made to add new items to the live auction and then disaster unfolds. Here’s the typical scenario: ...

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Two Things You Can Do to Dramatically Improve Your Silent Auction

As a silent auction event planner, you want to give your event every chance at success. You want to raise a ton of money for your organization and, of course, you want to show your guests – and donors...

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Why Your Next Charity Event Needs a Modern Photo Booth

I’ve been attending charity events for years and one thing I’m seeing more and more of these days is photo booths. A photo booth has always been a great tool to help guests cut loose, but now there's a...

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How to Price Your Silent Auction Items

Nothing can stump a charity auction event planner more than trying to price auction items. It can be hard to put a price tag on merchandise, especially if the auction item is priceless. The good news is I have already...

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