Category: Raffles

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6 Ways to Build Excitement at Your Fundraising Auction

Procuring great items for your benefit auction is crucial to getting your donors’ attention. But, don’t stop there. Consider these additional strategies to build and maintain excitement at your fundraiser. 1. Start With a Good Theme Choosing an interesting theme for your gala results in several benefits. It makes your event stand out among supporters, focuses your […]

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5 Steps to Launching a Successful Marketing Campaign for Your Benefit Event

Getting supporters to attend your non-profit’s gala is tough work, especially if it is your organization’s first year throwing an event. Budgetary constraints and time demands further complicate things. Taking the time to properly plan your marketing campaign can help you sell tickets efficiently and stay on budget. In this post, we explore ways to structure your […]

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The Ultimate Benefit Auction Checklist

Are you organizing a benefit auction, but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered. We’ve worked with thousands of events and boiled down the essentials tasks and decision points to the following checklist. Note: This checklist focuses on the auction processes within the event and is not a substitute for a full event planning guide. […]

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Why It’s Important to Connect Winning Bidders with Experience Providers Directly

We at TravelPledge pride ourselves on our direct redemption model. When a winning bidder wants to redeem their certificate for one of our experiences, we connect them directly with the experience provider (e.g., the Caribbean beach resort). By contrast, some competitors offer a “white glove” service for certificate redemption, acting as a middleman between the winning bidder […]

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