Question: consignment companies for silent and/or live auctions
has anyone worked with consignment companies for silent and/or live auctions? if so, please provide name. thanks.
Asked by lzerivitz
Advice from PTO TodayCraig writes:
Standout consignment items can be helpful to fill out your auction and provide a few larger items to attract people's attention. Keep in mind, however, that people generally come with a fixed amount of money to spend. If someone buys a $100 item, they will feel like they have donated $100 to the PTO. If the item is on consignment, however, you might only net $25. Bottom line: Consignment items can work well, but use them judiciously. Otherwise your bottom line might not end up like you hoped.
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