Going once, going twice — are you sold that an auction could be a great event for your organization? If so, you need to know what goes in to a wonderful live auction event, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash. Fiske gave his recommendations during a recent national conference.
If I knew yesterday what I’ll know tomorrow then I’d be able to do today what I should have done the day before yesterday and be all set the day after tomorrow.
Interested in reconnecting through Facebook? Neither are most of your colleagues in the Boomer generation.
You might think that social networks are all the same, but if you did you’d be wrong. The fastest demographic for most social media is people over 35, but they’re certainly not all alike.
The way it usually works is, people get engaged and then they get married. The second part of that arrangement comes after the part that indicates some degree of interest, even of (dare we say it?) commitment.
People generally agree that the wonderful work done by nonprofits should continue. Another area of agreement is that the work should receive financial support — from someone else.
Auctions are a great way to make a relatively predictable income — if you know how to do them correctly, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash.
Groucho Marx might not have wanted to join any club that would have him as a member, but many donors to nonprofits are happy to be part of an exclusive club.
Knowing what people will do before they do it can be helpful to anyone, but National Geographic has been able to apply predictive modeling to its operations.
Trying to enumerate all the social networking possibilities can become pretty useless in a hurry. As soon as somebody identifies one social media venue, or method, something new will pop up.