Author Archive: Perry Allison

Kathy Kingston

ALWAYS ASK

Meet Kathy Kingston, guest blogger Kathy is an award-winning consultant, speaker, professional fundraising auctioneer and author.  Her new book, A Higher Bid, How to Transform Special Event Fundraising with Strategic Benefit Auctions is launching later this week on May 20….
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Gone with the Gala

My husband and I hosted an annual Christmas party for many years. Our friends had grown to expect that our party would happen every year with the usual boisterous singing and great food and piles of work for us. One…
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Take Time to Reflect

I am lucky to live between Boston and Vermont. I am especially lucky that when I am in Vermont, away from the fray, I am able to look out over my farm and my garden and reflect . It is…
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A Formula for Fundraising Success

One of the things we love to evangelize at BiddingForGood is the power of amplification in fundraising. This means reaching more people than ever before and using the power of social media to invite more people to support you and…
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Don’t You Just Love it When Things Come Together?

We do. That’s why we’re very excited to share some news about a new partnership that brings together our auction management platform with the constituent relationship management system from FrontStream- FrontStream CRM. As we talk to fundraisers around the country,…
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One of my favorite theatre companies, Northern Stage, is raising much needed funds with a gala and mobile bidding on the BiddingForGood platform

Working for Good

Today I reflect on what it means to go to work every day at a company that is having a meaningful impact on our world.  Many of us toil in our respective professions and many of us can point with…
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The Fundraisers Make it All Possible

I am penning this blog from a conference in Denver, Colorado. It is the PMDMC. This is an annual gathering of public broadcasting stations from across the country and really is a who’s who of that business. I am here…
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BiddingForGood Today in 90 Seconds (Video)

In a world where decisions are often made by committee, there are always challenges in convincing your colleagues and team members to consider your ideas. Whether you are proposing a new venue or a new theme for your big fundraising…
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