Our Favorite Auction Fundraising Blog Posts for 2016

Oh yes, we’ve had a lot to say on the Auction Fundraising Academy blog this year. We’ve been sharing our tips, advice and knowledge so you can plan your next auction fundraising event with ease!

As you scroll through our year of blog posts, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about hosting a successful fundraising or auction event including how to choose an auctioneer for your event,  how to organize a school fundraising event with ease and 30 silent auction package ideas. You get the picture!

As the year comes to a close, we wanted to take the time to highlight our five most popular blog posts of 2016. They are definitely worth a second look!

(1) Don’t Forget These Important Details at Your Charity Event

Little details can easily slip through the cracks when you’re planning a massive fundraising event!  The good news is we have you covered. Take a look at this checklist of details we created so you don’t miss a beat – or detail – at your next auction fundraising event.

(2) Show Me the Love: Why Your Donors are Cheating on You

Don’t take your donors for granted because if you do, they will become someone else’s donors. This post shares our tips for keeping donors happy and making them feel loved at all costs.

(3) How to Price Tickets For Your Fundraising Event

Stumped on how much to charge guests to attend your charity event? You’re not alone! How to price tickets for your fundraising event is a top asked question of our fundraising consultants here at Auction Fundraising Academy. While we don’t have the exact answer, we do offer up a few things to should consider when pricing tickets for your fundraising event. This article is definitely worth a read!

(4) Why Mobile Bidding Works

If you missed our article on mobile bidding, you’ll definitely want to read up on the benefits of mobile bidding. Mobile bidding is the future of fundraising events because it elevates a guest’s experience, increases a charity’s profitability and enables more people to bid on your auction items. You can read about the ins and outs of mobile bidding in Why Mobile Bidding Works.

(5) How to Secure a Vacation Package for Your Next Fundraiser

Have you ever wondered how some charities manage to snag extravagant and exotic vacations for their live and silent auctions? As you probably know, there’s a lot of money to be made by auctioning off an exciting vacation package. We share the secrets of securing such an item for your next charity auction.

There you have it.. our top five favorite fundraising articles of the year! If you’re looking for fundraising consulting or an experienced auctioneer for your next fundraising event, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Auction Fundraising Academy team. We are here to help you plan your next to-be-successful fundraising event.


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