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Top 6 Most-Viewed Posts from 2015

Posted by Ian Lauth

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What a year it has been! So many new and exciting things are happening in the event fundraising world, and we have the articles and resources to prove it. 

For this post we compiled a list of the top six most-viewed Winspire News articles from 2015... but our helpful content didn't stop there. This year we dedicated ourselves to covering a wide range of topics designed to help nonprofit professionals improve everything about their fundraising events.

We discovered the top 12 charity event themes and paired them with auction items, highlighted best practices for promoting a fundraising event, published a variety of interesting nonprofit infographics and discussed the importance of tapping into donor travel budgets.

It has been an honor for all of us here at Winspire to be a part of your fundraising journey and help with so many incredible events in 2015. Here's to another successful year!

100-Silent-Auction-Items-Ideas-01-01-2.png#1. The Ultimate List of 100+ Silent Auction Item Ideas

Struggling to come up with ideas for the silent auction tables? We scoured the internet and surveyed our most successful nonprofits to come up with over 100 of the best silent auction item ideas... Read More →

Silent-Auction-Forms-The-Essential-List.png#2. Silent Auction Forms: The Essential List

Professional silent auction forms, auction bid sheets and donation request letters are key to getting better auction items and bigger sponsors for your charity fundraiser. Check out these tips and free templates... Read More →

Volunteer.png#3. 6 Must-Have Volunteer Duties for a Successful Charity Event

Properly utilize your team of volunteers to ensure a successful charity fundraiser. Here are six important duties that will help you maximize the value of volunteers at your next event... Read More →

Silent_Auction_Display2.png#4. Writing Item Descriptions for a Silent Auction is Easier Than You Think

Auction item descriptions should be clear, uncluttered and easy to read quickly as guest peruse the silent auction tables. In this post we explore several things to keep in mind as you create displays for your next auction... Read More →

Catalog.png#5. Build Your Own Charity Auction Catalog [TEMPLATE]

A well-designed charity auction catalog can have a huge impact on generating more revenue from your live and silent auction. Download our pre-designed 100% customizable Microsoft Word auction catalog template... Read More →

Live_Auction_Ideas_Sure_to_Make_a_Splash-2.png#6. 31 Live Auction Ideas That Are Sure to Make a Splash

Hosting a lucrative charity auction requires awe-inspiring items dazzle donors and entice them to spend more money. We compiled a list of 30 live auction ideas that are sure to make a splash at your next event... Read More →

...And there's plenty more content to come in 2016!

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Fundraising, Nonprofits
Ian Lauth
Ian Lauth
With an extensive background in marketing development and content design, Ian’s role at Winspire is to develop external communications, brand expansion and product delivery processes to help Nonprofits maximize their fundraising revenue. Ian serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Winspire News, creating and managing blog content, newsletters, eBooks and other resources for Nonprofit fundraising professionals.

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