Eventful Events Auction

Guest Post: Creative Fundraising Captures Revenue

Silent auctions, live auctions, and fund-a-need presentations—these are fairly reliable fundraising methods. They are also quite common.  Guests won’t be surprised to encounter them, and subsequently may not be inspired to give. The key to maximizing contributions is thinking creatively about how donors spend their time and money at events. Donors are looking for a… Read More »

Engage volunteers on social media

How to: Volunteer Retention for a Lifetime

Experience volunteer retention for a lifetime with these cutting-edge methods for 2015. Finding and recruiting a skilled volunteer is a pretty significant investment of time and effort. Once you do acquire that rockstar volunteer, keep them engaged and appreciated! A volunteer who believes in the cause and loves the work they do is a volunteer for… Read More »

How to run a silent auction

New Whitepaper: How Do I Run a Silent Auction

How to Run a Silent Auction Excerpt from the full whitepaper: RUNNING A SILENT AUCTION Whether you’re planning a small school auction or a black-tie gala, running a silent auction is hard work. There are a dozen questions you should ask yourself: will this be a stand-alone event or should I include a live auction? Dinner? Dancing?… Read More »

LinkedIn For Good

Find and Recruit Volunteers for the Job

To find and recruit volunteers (and skilled ones at that) takes a significant investment of time and effort—so once you acquire that fantastic volunteer, foster a culture of engagement and appreciation to keep that volunteer for life. You know what needs doing at your nonprofit organization, but how do you find the right volunteer for the job? And… Read More »

Responsive Design

Raise More with Responsive Design

Computing is becoming increasingly mobile. In fact, analysts predict more tablets will be shipped in 2015 than desktop PCs. More people are using their smartphones and tablets to research information, make connections and transact business (including donating to the causes they love). Donors are accessing websites – and in turn donation pages – increasingly via… Read More »