|February 2013 | Issue No. 49|
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Don't Wreck Your Auction Fundraiser
How to Avoid 5 Fundraising Auction Mistakes
By Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS
Enjoy my article: “Don’t Wreck Your Charity Auction Fundraiser” and learn easy ways to avoid common calamities in benefit auctions. Many nonprofits, schools and charities sometimes unknowingly make these common costly fundraising mistakes. Reduce stress and burnout and skyrocket your fundraising auction now.
Ready to take your auction fundraiser to the next level? Need help to bring the right people into the room? Do you want to engage your Board? Need help to justify a superb fundraising auctioneer? We enthusiastically welcome your comments and inquiries. We work with all sizes of auctions. Let’s talk! Contact Kathy 603-926-1919 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mistake # 1: End with Your Live Auction
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“Steve*, it was a great auction. Thank you for doing such an outstanding job at our event. We received such positive feedback about your warmth and professionalism on the night of the event and it continues to roll in. Our committee members and staff are very happy with the results that you were able to help us achieve.”
*about Steve Schofield, CAI BAS, National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame Auctioneer
“I have had the honor of having Miss Kathy Kingston become a mentor to me within the Benefit Auction Industry in which she so graciously shares her knowledge, wisdom and professionalism. Miss Kathy embodies the true meaning of giving and professionalism within her career and personally. Her enthusiasm for her profession and in giving to others is so captivating that she excites me, amongst others, to continue learning through every experience in which I am honored to become part of the Benefit Auction Industry and to further develop my relationship with her.
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Our affiliations include...
National Auctioneers Association promotes professionalism of auctioneers and auctions through education and technology.
Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most prestigious designation awarded in the industry - only three percent of auctioneers nationwide hold the CAI designation.
Benefit Auctioneer Specialist designation provides auctioneers with unique skills and strategies to conduct, plan and market fundraising auctions.
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