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Creative Auction Formats That Will Get Your Audience’s Attention

In the world of benefit auctions, most people know the basic formats for live and silent auctions. If you have an audience that’s game, mix things up with a different auction format or a variation of a familiar format. You may be surprised (and delighted) with the results. These are some of the basics, and there are […]

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Gala

Live Auctions: Which Items Should You Include?

Your big fundraising gala is coming up. Now it’s decision time. Which items are worthy of inclusion in your live auction? And which items should you delegate to silent bidding? Here are the factors to consider when setting your live auction lineup: Broad Appeal The key to high bids is competition among bidders. Period. If there is […]

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TravelPledge vs consignment

How TravelPledge’s Unique Model Beats Fixed-Price Consignment

We are often asked by nonprofit fundraisers to compare our program to the fixed-price consignment auction packages they’ve used (and typically had bad experiences with). Below we explain fixed-price consignment’s shortcomings and how TravelPledge is different. What Is Fixed-price Consignment? “Fixed-price” consignment is an agreement for the auction organizer to pay the consignment item supplier a predetermined […]

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