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WEBINAR: Watch "10 Deadly Sins of Charity Auctions (and how to prevent them)"

Posted by Ian Lauth
10 Deadly Sins of Charity Auctions (And How to Prevent Them) - Webinar

Winspire is proud to present a free recording of our recent webinar, "10 Deadly Sins of Charity Auctions (and how to prevent them),” featuring our good friend and renowned fundraising auctioneer, Danny Hooper. In what could easily fill a 2+ day workshop, Danny covers the following topics:

  • The Do's & Don'ts of organizing your program
  • Proper timing and sequencing of your live auction
  • Commonly missed revenue opportunities
  • Silent auction boo-boos
  • Dangers of losing control of the audience
  • The high cost of using an unqualified auctioneer
  • How to avoid the 10 most costly mistakes
  • ...and more!

This is a must-watch for anybody associated with a fundraising auction who wants to achieve record-breaking results at their next event and develop a foundation for successful event fundraisers for years to come.

We cannot thank Danny enough for imparting his wealth of knowledge to all of us for free, and taking the time to answer many great questions from the audience.

So whether you missed out on the live session, want to relive an incredibly educational seminar or pass it on to others in your auction committee, you can't afford not to check out the video!

Danny Hooper - Benefit Auctioneer Specialist

Featured Guest: 
Fundraising Auctioneer Danny Hooper

Easy Money by Danny Hooper - Benefit Auctioneer SpecialistSince 1987, Danny has specialized exclusively in fundraising auctions, raising countless millions of dollars at thousands of events for nonprofit organizations across North America.

Danny is the author of EASY MONEY — How to Generate Record Profits at Your Next Fundraising Auction Event. He is also a certified Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) through the U.S. National Auctioneers Association.

Learn more about Danny Hooper at www.dannyhooper.com.

Event Production, Live Auction, Benefit Auctioneer, Webinar
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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