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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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From the Top: What are the best giving levels for Fund A Need?

Warm wishes for an abundant and happy holiday season. Wondering how to determine optimum giving levels for your Fund A Need special appeal? Kathy Kingston, fundraising auction strategist and professional auctioneer guides you, your board and auction committee to structure … Continue reading

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Sound – Lights – Auction Fundraising!

“You’ll raise significantly more money with fundraising auction-quality sound and lights.” ~ Kathy Kingston Often, benefit auction gala committees skimp, forget, or just avoid using professional sound and lighting, but they are critical. Here’s a basic truth: if your audience cannot … Continue reading

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From the Top: #1 Focus for High Impact Marketing

Add this #1 benefit auction fundraising tip to inspire bidder generosity. Kathy Kingston, fundraising auctioneer and consultant shares key methods to market your nonprofit mission at your fundraising auction. Here’s to a superb 2016! Learn how to transform your special … Continue reading

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From the Top: How to Hire a Professional Auctioneer for Benefit Auctions

You’ve decided to retain a professional auctioneer for your fundraising auction. Congratulations! Here are the best questions to ask a prospective auctioneer so you can find the right match for your nonprofit charity event or school auction gala fundraiser. My … Continue reading

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