Putting together a great silent auction is hard work, but many groups make some simple mistakes that cost them a lot of lost revenue. Here are some silent auction ideas, i.e. Do's & Dont's, to help you maximize your fundraising success.
Fundraising Event Tips: Use Multiple Auctions
Silent Auction Tip: Staggered Table Closing Times. This idea makes it very clear when each silent auction ends and you aren't relying solely on the auctioneer announcements to remind everyone to get their bids in on time.
Tips For Running A Silent Auction
FundraiserHelp.com: Tips For Running A Silent Auction - A detailed overview on how to procure more items, liven up your event, get everything setup right, make it run smoothly, and maximize your results.
Nice to list silent auction donors at eventJDRF Hope Gala by JDRF Bay Area, via Flickr