Fundraising

All Aboard! Let Your Auction Sponsorship Sail.

It’s only natural to get caught up in the activities associated with collecting donations for your online auction fundraising event. After all, there are calls to make, e-mails to process, products and gift certificates to collect, and listing descriptions to write. However, don’t forget that your AuctionAnything.com software contains sponsorship capabilities too. Integrating paid sponsorships […]

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A New Idea for Event Auction Payment Collection

Recently I had a discussion with a school that was taking their entire silent auction online and were faced with a dilemma. They still had 20 auction items up for bidding on the live auction that they wanted to take payment on in a secure fashion.  It didn’t make sense to use one of the […]

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You just became your school’s auction chair…Now What?

So you were the one who didn’t say “Not Me” quick enough and became the auction manager.  Congratulations. STEP 1:  Don’t Panic It is not as bad as you think.  But don’t tell the committee that or they will put you on decoration duty too.  If you can send an email with a picture attachment, […]

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Getting Creative with School Fundraising

The new school year will be here before we know it and with it, Fundraising season. The process of obtaining donations (the “Ask) does not need to be so challenging if you break with tradition and seek out the unique contributions your staff and parents can provide. And with a dash of social media marketing, […]

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Behind the Scenes of a Charity Auction – Installment 1

Most people assume that AuctionAnything.com is like every other auction software company, a bunch of programmers who have never run an auction.  “They don’t get us”, you are probably thinking.  Well, you would be wrong.  You see, AuctionAnything.com’s foundation is that of a frustrated auction manager who needed software to handle the day to day […]

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