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From the Top: What are the pros and cons of Consignment items?

Are consignment auction items right for you for your next fundraising auction? Kathy Kingston, benefit auction expert discusses the pros and cons of using consignment items to raise money at charity auctions. Are you ready for more fresh ideas for … Continue reading

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Make Your Show Flow at Your Benefit Auction

There’s a hidden contest happening inside your fundraiser event. The contestants are time, money, and the attention spans of your guests. We want money to win every time—but you must be strategic! Make Every Minute a Revenue Minute When you … Continue reading

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From the Top: Top 5 areas you must cover to start your auction event

Learn the top 5 areas you must cover to start your fundraising auction event to raise more money. Cure auction attendee boredom and inattentiveness now.  Kathy Kingston teaches how to write compelling opening remarks and fire up your charity auction … Continue reading

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From the Top: How to Work with Celebrities at your Benefit Auction

Wishing you a fantastic 2017! Do you wonder how to work with celebrities, media personalities and VIPs at your benefit auction? Kathy Kingston, benefit auction fundraising expert teaches the best and worst ways to work with Celebrities and VIPs at … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over – Now What? Your 3 Top Tips for 2017

During my three decades as a professional fundraising auctioneer and consultant, the biggest blunder that I’ve seen nonprofits and schools make is to treat their fundraiser auction as if it were a one-night, once-a-year event. That limited thinking epitomizes a … Continue reading

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