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Profitable Raffles and Auctions: 72 Ways to Boost Your Revenue

Profitable Raffles and Auctions: 72 Ways to Boost Your Revenue

Scott C. Stevenson (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-69147-2 May 2013 Jossey-Bass 46 Pages


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Optimize your auction to bring in top dollar

Raffles and auctions are a time-honored favorite among fundraising vehicles. When well-organized, these events can bring in sizeable revenue — but when poorly-run, have the potential to generate debt and much wasted time. Profitable Raffles and Auctions: 72 Ways to Boost your Revenue helps generate top dollar, offering expert tips and advice for getting the most out of your fundraising event. Fresh ideas merge with the perspective of experience to reveal what works, what doesn't, and what you should do differently to stand out and attract attention.

Originally published by Stevenson, Inc., this practical resource offers nonprofit organizations tips, techniques, and best practices for raising more money from raffles and auctions. It profiles several types of raffles and auctions as well as procedures for planning, implementing and making the most of these events.

Important topics covered include:

  • The latest trends in auctions
  • Silent auctions
  • Themed auctions
  • Prizes
  • Auction tracker software
  • Auctioneers
  • Online raffles
  • Ticket sales
  • Member contributions
  • Successful auction strategies
  • Sponsor involvement
  • Celebrities/VIPs

Please note that some content featured in the original version of this title has been removed in this published version due to permissions issues.