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5 Tips for Throwing a Spectacular Silent Auction [Video]

Are you planning your silent auction? If so, then you are probably aware that there is a lot you need to do in order to make your event

10 Really Unique Silent Auction Package Ideas

Why would you bid a lot of money on a trip that you could book on your own for a lot cheaper? (Other than to help out a good cause?)

Win $500 in Credit to Spend on Auction Items

We have talked a lot lately about auction items and experiences - most notably in my list with over 150 ideas for auction items. But this is your

How to Turn Bidders Into Donors

Let’s face it:

Sometimes people come to your events because they want to bid on that great vacation package you’re offering - and then you never

Silent Auction Ideas Part 2: Tips on Running a Silent Auction

Last Thursday, I brainstormed some silent auction ideas to come up with 150 different items you could potentially have at your auction. Today, as

Silent Auction Ideas Part 1: 150 Items You Could Have

A lot of our customers are planning amazing auctions, and they want some good silent auction ideas to help them make their event all that it can