Silent auctions... a powerful tool

Would you like a steady stream of qualified clients contacting your studio all year long? Would you like those clients to be excited and ready to purchase artwork? Would you like to use your business to help causes that you care about? You can!

Erin will teach you how silent auctions have built her business, and how they can work for you too!

In this course you will learn:

  • All of the details you need to consider to set your business up for success

  • How to keep those four-figure sales flowing

  • How silent auctions can build your business

A game changer


Silent Auctions was a game changer. Her method makes it so easy to find qualified clients, all the while aligning your business with a good cause!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Finding the Right Auctions & Target Clients

    • Module 1 Video

    • Main Course Download

    • Press Release

    • Signature Marketing Piece

    • Silent Auction Tracking Sheet

  • 2

    Module 2: What You Should Donate

    • Module 2 Video

  • 3

    Module 3: What You Should Display

    • Module 3 Video

  • 4

    Module 4: Charitable Marketing

    • Module 4 Video


Nicole Begley

From animal trainer to animal photographer, Nicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr, CPP creates engaging imagery of pets and their people through her studio based in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to starting Nicole Begley Photography ( in 2010, Nicole spent 13 years as a zoological animal trainer working with everything from free-flight birds to primates, and seals to aardvarks. It’s through that work that she learned how to connect and engage with her furry clients. Nicole also loves connecting with and mentoring other pet photographers through Hair of the Dog ( to help them improve their craft and to define success on their own terms. Which often means building a profitable business that supports the life that they want to live, not a business that takes over their life. She is absolutely honored to have had the opportunity to teach pet photographers from around the world at a number ofdomestic and international workshops. A member ofPPA since 2010, Nicole has earned her Master of Photography degree, Photographic Craftsman degree, as well as her Certified Professional Photographer designation. Her work as also won several awards at local and district competition, as well as a four-time medalist in the International Print Competition.

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