Mobile Bidding

QView: Auction Fundraising Management-at-a-Glance

Auction fundraising events are fast-paced. How is check-in going? Are there silent auction items without any bids? Which donors are most active? What is our grand total? Wouldn’t it be nice to glance at your phone and get a real-time, detailed picture of your event in progress? We thought so, too. After doing thousands of events around the country [...]

Auction Fundraising On Your Terms: Simpler Inventory!

As your auction items start to come in, the work begins. You need a way to organize, input, and package each item—and that can be a big job! When it comes to auction fundraising with Qtego, you’re always in the driver’s seat. Your dashboard gives you control to select the level of service you need—and you always retain total [...]

Showcase Auction Fundraising Results With Awesome Executive Reporting

Qtego’s new Executive Reporting function makes generating a high-impact post-event presentation easier than ever before. With more colorful visuals and easy-to-understand overviews, Qtego Executive Reporting makes it simple to clearly communicate your success. FAST: Compile Auction Fundraising Reports in a Few Clicks Using the data generated throughout your auction fundraising event, your Qtego Dashboard sifts and analyzes information, [...]

Why Qtego’s Mobile Bidding For Silent Auctions Delivers Better Results

Whether you’ve been using paper bidding, or haven’t quite been sold on mobile bidding for silent auctions yet, Qtego’s results will make you a believer. Our easy to use, fail-safe technology works with your guests’ phones. Qtego mobile bidding uses the alerts and functionality they’re already familiar with, making the event more fun. And because Qtego mobile bidding works [...]

How to Use Text Donations for Fundraising

According to national polls, most Americans text on a regular basis, and they also say they prefer texting to other types of communication. What does texting have to do with fundraising? More than you might think. Adding text-to-donate features to your fundraising plan expands your reach, increases your engagement, and improves your profits. Text-to-Donate Makes It Easier [...]

What Really Sells Items at Silent Charity Auctions?

You’ve planned your event, collected items to feature, and now it’s time to set up. What REALLY sells items at silent charity auctions? A lot of event components contribute to auction success, but if you have to focus on one thing, make it visual display. After seeing thousands of silent charity auctions around the country, we’ve noticed what works…and what [...]

How To Make VIP Donors Feel Special at Charity Auctions

Big donors can make or break charity auctions, so it pays to cultivate your best givers. Honoring sponsors and top donors at your event encourages these important supporters toward even greater generosity—and gives you the opportunity to thank them for their valuable contributions. Give the VIP Treatment Before and During the Event. Charity auctions rely on donations and [...]

Highlight Your Silent Auction Items With Better Visuals

Donors come to fundraisers ready to give. But how much they’ll bid for your silent auction items comes down to more than pure philanthropy. Qtego’s web-based platform gives your images outstanding visual impact—with custom sizing and more description options that get attention and inspire more bids.Flexible Image SizingIf you’ve tried to upload photos in another bidding platform, you might have [...]

Top Five Reasons Customers Love Qtego Silent Auction Mobile Bidding

Qtego’s silent auction software and mobile bidding platform combine the latest technology with customer-driven functionality to make your fundraising event terrific—and more profitable. Customers love Qtego because, unlike a bidding app, our mobile bidding page is reliable, easy to use, and accessible from any internet-enabled device. But when we asked our repeat customers what keeps them coming back to Qtego [...]

Let Qtego Take Your Silent Auction Donation Rate to the Next Level

Your guests already support your cause, but what if there was a way to make them more engaged, more invested, more excited, and more generous? There is. It’s called Qtego auction technology. Rock Your Fund-a-need Campaign and Silent Auction. Donation amounts and frequency soar with Qtego’s silent auction and donation technology. People love the interaction of mobile bidding and the [...]

Does Mobile Bidding Raise More Money?

Mobile bidding. You’ve heard the stories, read the news, and maybe even seen it work in person. Mobile bidding seems cool, and you think your donors would enjoy it, but the real question boils down to this: does mobile auction technology pay for itself? With Qtego, the answer is not just “yes.” It’s (ahem) HECK yes. Here’s why. Mobile bidding [...]

Hosting a Successful Silent Auction…Headache Free!

Hosting a successful silent auction takes a lot of work. Planning the event, handling the venue, working with vendors, and coordinating auction items are just a start. Once you add in reams of paper ballots, confusion over results, interminable registration lines, bottlenecks at checkout, and hit-or-miss payments, you’re lucky to make it through the event in one piece! Hosting a [...]

Does Auction Technology Make Sense For Us?

You’ve heard of silent auction companies offering text bidding, mobile apps, and other auction technology, but you wonder if it will really work for your donors. Will older guests be able to use it? Will it fit your organization? Will auction technology really raise profits enough to pay for itself? With Qtego the answer is a resounding YES. Auction Technology [...]

Mobile Bidding: The Best Non-profit Fundraiser Idea You’ll Ever Have

Fundraising ideas for non-profits are a dime a dozen, but you know that’s not enough to ensure success. The most unique theme, best guest list, and perfect venue are only part of the equation. Which non-profit fundraiser idea will really work? The key to a successful fundraiser is guest excitement—leading up to, during, and after your event. Even the greatest [...]