GoPro Camera DealsBuy PlayStation 4Buy XBox One
 SHOP  |  CONTACT   
  Auctions & Sales Blog  |  Product Reviews    
 

Free Auctions & Sales

Products, Reviews, Articles, Links & More


INFO CATEGORIES
EXPAND TO VIEW

  Useful Links

LATEST POSTS
FROM OUR BLOG TEAM





Want to be a Guest Blogger?
Let us know here!


Want to Advertise on our site?
Contact us here!


Amazon Fire

PS4

XBox

Wii U



Free Auctions Information

Investment Losses - Bad Financial Advice - Help

How to Hold Your Own Successful and Profitable Silent Auction

If you are able to put on a silent auction successfully this can be a great way for churches and charities to make some extra money for their cause or for the needs of their church. However, you need to know how to get the most out of your auction and this mans you need to be very organized and have plenty of people on hand to help you organize and run the auction.

One of the first things you need to do is to get items you can put on auction. One way of doing this is get a hold of some local businesses and see if they have anything that they would be willing to donate for your auction. You will need a large variety of things in order to get people interested in coming to your auction. Make sure to let them know that in exchange for them being so generous that you will make sure that you will advertise their business for them by putting their name in the program or even on a banner where the auction is being held. The companies can also be thanked throughout the evening by the person who will be the emcee for the evening.

You will need to have tables set up for smaller items and make sure that they are displayed neatly and can be easily examined by those who might be interested in biding on the items. You should also include a description of each item as well. Larger items can sit on the floor and be displayed in that manner. All of your tables will need to have a bid sheets that have all of the items listed with their descriptions and places for the bidders to put their names and their bids.

Make sure that you have enough volunteers so that you can assign them to all of the tables that are filled with items. You will need to have at least one person for each table that has items displayed. They need to be there to answer any questions and to watch the bidding as well as for security reasons so that none of the items are stolen.

You will need to make sure that during your event that you are having along with the silent bidding that you post a time when the bidding will stop. You need to make sure that all of the bidding is stopped at the same time. Usually when people hold these types of auctions they are in conjunction with some big event that the charity or church might be holding and this means bidding can probably go on for a couple of hours before ending. Make sure that the emcee makes a couple of announcements prior to the end of bidding to enable last minute bidders and to help build up the excitement of the auction.

Once the bidding is over you will need to get all of the bid sheets and note who the high bidders are and the amount they bid. You will then need to announce the winners and give them a receipt for their item or items. This would be the checkout line. Here they would pay the amount they bid and you would give them a receipt. They would then take their receipt over to the bidding tables where your volunteers would still need to be. They would take the receipt and give the person the item that they won and paid for.  

SEO Specialists Australia


Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image




Tag Cloud

print ticket school fundraising antiques homework sell things school auction auction websites silent auction business sports fan feedback score charity auction credit card ebay extra cash buy back car final inspections paperwork automotive auction potluck charity advertising buying at auctions hosting site selling slave auction resources speciality classic car auction prisoner of war original loan donation solicitation script radio telethon freight potluck charity auction storage facility internet auction house GoDaddy auctioneer iron cage event buyers premium church auction camera good advertising fundraising chinese auction athlete signing history of auctions silent auction successfully police cars church goal setting sales tax public market car auctions potential customer NetworkSolutions police auctions auction bidding software google fund raising categories smaller group self storage become an auctioneer bid basic chant fake sports memorabilia vehicle auction reserve price receipts return policy auction items silent auctions air bags first auction niches auctioneer chant upload pictures classic car auctions raise money different auctions money making acutions niche buyer self storage facility auction people mingle donate cash fundraising earlier auctions bidding graduate auction fraud websites auctioneer talk top online history report auctioneer talks donations raffle items tire alignment successful charity auction online auctions selling charity items project school auction research seller door prizes potluck dinner top online auctions auction website fund raising event fundraising event sell items online ancient rome good exposure information payments buy police car electronic banking art auction cars auctioneer schools volunteers internet auctions pictures good cause local radio station online auction online auction sites rhythmic chant credentials sell auctions metronome making money businesses automobile auction auction schools loan back car auction automotive auctions percentage organization homemade baked goods successful auction website fundraising auction operations videos chinese auction fake memorabilia storage auctions website host online business auction information car loan marketplace promotion instructions tripod online auction website profitable silent auction money buying tickets Open Directory winning bid professional car having success charity auctions government auction ticketing charity check mileage government auctions charity dinner raise car show charity dinner auction help self storage auctions slave auction




 
Business Consultants Wanted



Advertise HereAdvertise Here

DSASales Training

Paradise Nutrients


More Free Info Blogs



Acupuncture & Massage


Diets & Weight Loss


Article Writing


Work From Home


Dogs & Puppies


Travel





© 2009 - 2015 Free Info Site Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy
Non Endorsement Policy
Copyright Policy
Website Use Policy
Affiliate Disclosure Statement
Contact Us

 



Business Blogs
Business