November 20, 2008

Seeking Your Advice on Getting Commitments to Special Events

Kat Rice, a Web designer in Dallas who recently founded the social media Web site Give Cheerfully, is planning a fund-raising event for the new organization.

The event, which features a wine tasting and silent auction, takes place Saturday.

And Ms. Rice is looking for advice on how to get potential participants to commit to attending.

She recently posted a short item to the Chronicle‘s Twitter page seeking advice.

“Having trouble getting people to make a firm commitment to attend my event,” she wrote. “Any suggestions?”

What tips can you offer to help Ms. Rice get more people to participate in her event?

Click on the comments link below this post to share your ideas.