Archive for May, 2011

Silent Auction Strategy #2: Stagger the Closing Times of your Silent Auction Sections

Posted by Amanda Foran on May 31, 2011

Your goal as an auction coordinator is to maximize your silent auction proceeds. In order to do this, you need to make it as easy as possible for each bidder to bid as high as she’s willing to go for each silent auction item. With this in mind, one of […]

Silent Auction Strategy #1: Naming your Silent Auction Sections

Posted by Amanda Foran on May 19, 2011

At almost every fundraiser event auction, you’ll find two components: a silent auction and a live auction. Many events also include raffles, dinner, dancing, games, and more. In a series of blog entries over the next few months, I’ll be addressing various strategies for making the most money from your […]

Sell Fixed-Price Items Online with ReadySetAuction

Posted by Amanda Foran on May 10, 2011

Over the weekend, we rolled out a new version of ReadySetAuction. The new release brings a much-requested feature to our Premier service: the ability to sell single items, or sets of the same item, at a fixed per-item price through your auction website. Examples of such single and multi-sale fixed-price […]