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  • Real Time Reporting And More

    Real Time Reporting And More

    What if there was a new way to run an auction? What’s wrong with the old way? Well, for starters, some people find the auctioneer’s voice annoying. Beyond that, though, the traditional auction does not take advantage of the massive power of the Internet for crowdsourcing solutions. As our digital world becomes more involved, you…

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  • Why Choose A Benefit Online Auction Over A Live Event

    Why Choose A Benefit Online Auction Over A Live Event

    Benefit auctions are popular fundraising events for nonprofits and organizations looking to raise awareness and much-needed funds. While combining a live auction with a social event for a good cause can help an organization reach much-needed financial goals, online auctions offer significant advantages that provide a positive return on investment.  Nonprofit directors and program coordinators…

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  • Three Creative Fundraising Ideas

    Three Creative Fundraising Ideas

    Raising money for your organization can be difficult, especially when the economy is tight for everyone and people have only discretionary income. Discretionary income means that people have only enough extra to give to a small number of organizations rather than as many as they’d like.  When organizations and groups need to raise funds, they…

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  • Silent Auctions And Pictures

    Silent Auctions And Pictures

    Why is it important to have pictures with your silent auction items? Since these auctions are taking place online, people have to be able to see what they are buying. That is, in general, the philosophy behind many different types of e-commerce. Since there is no brick and mortar showroom where people can come in…

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  • How Hosting an Online Auction Is Beneficial For Your Nonprofit Organization

    How Hosting an Online Auction Is Beneficial For Your Nonprofit Organization

    Over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are currently operating in the United States. One of the main things a nonprofit organization needs to survive is a steady flow of private donors. Every year, private donors provide nonprofit organizations with over $309 billion. If you run a nonprofit organization, your main goal should be finding new ways…

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  • Essential Components Of A Profitable Silent Auction

    Essential Components Of A Profitable Silent Auction

    Many organizations depend on fundraising to help them operate and reach their goals. However, organizing successful fundraising events can become hit or miss over time, especially when an organization is small and stretched thin.  A popular fundraising event for organizations of all sizes is a silent auction. Research, planning, and hard work are all necessary…

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  • How Online Silent Auctions Work

    How Online Silent Auctions Work

    Hosting a silent online auction can be a fantastic way to raise funds for your organization. Silent online auctions are more exciting than traditional auctions they also offer a broader platform for participation. Classic auctions are bound to a particular place and time, while silent online auctions can be held over some time and are…

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  • Building The Perfect Silent Auction

    Building The Perfect Silent Auction

    So you’re doing a fundraiser to try to support your department or office, or some local community group or a charity of some kind? Back in the old days, many of these fundraisers were pretty simple to operate. People made and sold what they had in their community – but these days, a bake sale…

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  • Three Lucrative Fundraising Strategies

    Three Lucrative Fundraising Strategies

    Fundraising can be an extremely beneficial tool to help raise money for any charity or organization in need of it. Fundraising strategies come in many different forms, but they will all work to achieve the same goal no matter which approach you take. Most people do not know where to begin when it comes to…

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