Silent Auction Technology

We Streamlined Our Guest Management Tool. Again.

At Qtego, we’re always making changes to improve our tools and make your job easier. Our latest Guest Management tool improvements give you an even easier, faster way to keep your event running smoothly. Combined Ticketing and Registration information for your event. Our Guest Management tool includes both ticketing and registration information in one place. Need to [...]

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 Raise Money for a Cause This Summer

Relaxed summer schedules and warmer weather offer great opportunities for fun and profitable fundraisers and charity events. If you’ve wondered how to raise money for a cause during the summer months, Qtego can help. We’ve partnered with organizations of all types and sizes to streamline summer fundraisers and boost profits. How to Raise Money for a Cause… in Your [...]

Get Smart with Qtego’s Auction Software Data Analysis

If you’ve used Qtego’s easy, reliable auction software, you know that we get results. Our customers have happier guests, more relaxed staff, and significantly higher profits than with other auction methods. But believe it or not, things get even better with Qtego data analysis. Qtego Auction Software = Data Powerhouse No matter what type of auction framework you use, [...]

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 [...]

The Latest and Greatest Silent Auction Ideas

At Qtego, we see hundreds of silent auction ideas ranging from simple to extravagant every year. If you’re looking to bring some excitement and buzz to your next fundraiser, we’ve got the creative tips you need.  Silent Auction Ideas As part of a gala event or a stand-alone fundraiser, try a unique silent auction. Ideas for creative auction items [...]

Silent Auction Ideas: Rocket Your Results with a Wine Pull

Running low on silent auction ideas? Qtego’s point-of-purchase Instabuy system makes it easy. Our clients are seeing great results with creatively themed wine buying opportunities. From quick and easy to large and elaborate, a wine pull adds an element of fun and suspense in addition to your silent auction. For each Instabuy a guest purchases, he or she gets another chance [...]

Choose the Best Charity Auction Themes

Fundraising event attendance and success often hinge on intriguing themes and activities. At Qtego, we attend hundreds of charity auction events every year, and we’re always blown away by the creativity organizations like yours show when putting events together. Using Qtego streamlines your logistics so you can free up more brainpower toward making your charity auction rock! Charity Auction Themes Trends [...]

How to Promote Your Charity Auctions and Events

No matter what time of year you hold your charity auctions, galas, and fundraising events, getting the word out can be difficult. How can you promote your event and make your message heard in the flood of information and competing calendar events vying for your donors’ attention at every turn? Qtego can help.Reach out.You know how to send compelling invitations, [...]

Qtego: Better than a Bidding App

People often refer to Qtego as a bidding app. But Qtego isn’t an app—it’s better. Here are a few reasons why: Qtego is easier than a bidding app. Our advanced, streamlined process uses a website and texting rather than an app because we’ve found that donors are sometimes resistant to adding another app to their smartphones. Guests don’t want [...]

Give Thanks for Giving Tuesday

Cut through seasonal noise and raise awareness for your cause with a stand-out text-to-donate campaign tied to Giving Tuesday this November 28. Close on the heels of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday events tap into seasonal gratitude and generosity. Building on this growing platform can make a substantial difference in your holiday giving. Text-to-donate makes it [...]

Go Beyond the Gala with a Unique Holiday Auction

Many organizations focus fundraising efforts in the last quarter, planning major events to coincide with the holiday season. But in the flood of invitations and flurry of holiday tasks, traditional galas may not fully capture your audience. Think Outside the Holiday Auction Party Box At Qtego, we specialize in gala events of every size, but we also advise our [...]

Why Customized Silent Auction Bidding Technology Rocks

Not all silent auction bidding technology is created equal. With Qtego, you get dependable technology, uniquely designed fund-a-need graphics, and a rock solid process to enhance mobile bidding and text donations before, during, and after your event. Customized Solutions At Qtego, we know that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to silent auction bidding technology. That’s why we [...]

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 [...]

Make Your Charity Auction Gala More Fun… and More Profitable

Looking for charity auction ideas? What if we told you that your charity auction gala could be more fun, more exciting, and more successful than ever before? Color schemes, themes, and locations are critical for any event, but for truly out-of-the-box charity auction ideas, think technology. How Technology Works For a Charity Auction Gala When it comes to a charity [...]

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 [...]

Take Non-profit Auctions To the Next Level With Text Bidding

How can you break out of your usual non-profit auction results and dramatically increase participation and profits? Text bidding, mobile platforms, and smart auction website technology revolutionizes fundraising events. Sound too good to be true? After years of boosting non-profit auctions, we can vouch for the results. Here’s why text bidding and smart auction technology takes you to the next [...]

Paper Bidding Alternatives: Is Auction Technology Right For Us?

Perhaps paper-based fundraising has worked for your organization in the past, but, to be honest, it’s a major headache and you’re considering paper bidding alternatives for your next event. You’ve heard about auction technology but…many of your best donors are elderly. Would using auction technology alienate your core people? How Action Technology Works Qtego auction technology simplifies and enhances your [...]

Making Fund-a-need Auction More Fun AND More Successful

A fund-a-need auction is a great way to get your donors more engaged with your cause. Fundraising experts and non-profit staff members know that tracking progress toward a specific, measurable goal helps people feel connected to the need and inspired to give. But how can you make your event more of a success? Whether you’ve run dozens of events or [...]

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 [...]