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Layne, The Auctionista

Enlist the Right Hosts for an Effective Virtual Fundraising Gala (Guest Post)

Your live fundraising gala may be cancelled. Do you have access to a studio space, a professional audio-visual team and the ability to recreate your event for the whole internet to experience? How will you take advantage of the moment?  Virtual events provide an opportunity to increase awareness, garner new audiences and raise much needed funds. Your […]

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Benefit Auctions: Outsource These 5 Positions

While it is not necessary to hire outside help for your event, you may find it well worthwhile to consider at least some professional assistance to help make it run smoothly. Experience is a great insurance policy. Hiring benefit auction experts to help train volunteers and to ‘‘run the show’’ the night of the event will allow […]

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Why TravelPledge Never Pays Auctioneers to Sell Its Experiences

To some, this headline may come as a surprise. Is it true that providers of auction items pay benefit auctioneers a commission whenever their items sell? You bet it happens. In fact, it’s the industry norm. Providers of auction items work on a fixed-price consignment model and are motivated to leverage auctioneers to sell as much of […]

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