Qtego makes it easy to have successful online auctions without the hassle and headaches of planning an in-person event. Whether you’re doing a livestream fundraiser, a hybrid event, or offering an online auction as a stand-alone option, Qtego has the tools you need to reach more people and raise more money with online auctions.
Why you should try online auctions:
They’re easy—all you need to get started are some auction items!
They’re high impact—choose a boutique layout to capture attention.
They’re engaging—great descriptions and a game-like interface get results.
They’re user-friendly—intuitive designs help guests navigate.
They build connection—guests interact with your cause as they bid.
They widen your reach—online auctions make it easy to share on social networks.
They diversify your calendar—keep your cause top of mind outside of regular events.
Online auctions are easy.
Have auction items on hand? You’re ready to go! Qtego’s great design makes it easy to feature even high-value merchandise in mobile bidding.
Enhanced image layouts – add up to five photos of different sizes
Boutique, Pinterest-style listings
Upscale feel – highlight each item’s value
Your online events are easy to set up and get going, with elevated layouts and functionality done for you.
PRO TIP: Writing better item descriptions for online auctions
You’ve got five great photos and a terrific layout. Now you need to capture attention with an item description that gets more bids!
1. Write a catchy title.
Lead with a funny, clever, or exciting headline.
2. Set the scene.
Help your guests imagine winning this must-have item.
3. Fill in details.
Include dates, times, or options to give people peace of mind.
Engage your donors with a game-like interface for your events. Your guests can place bids, make donations, and see their progress with real-time results—from anywhere! Qtego’s user-friendly format and branded graphics keep people checking back and bidding more often.
Your QSite works for stand-alone online auctions or online auctions held as part of a livestream fundraiser. With QSite, you customize the features and functionality you need, with real-time chat, bidding, donating, embedded livestream screen, and more.
Online auctions are effective.
You don’t need an in-person event to cultivate your donors. You can build connections with online auctions, too. Give donors multiple opportunities to connect with your cause, interact with your sponsors, and deepen their identification with your organization when they view your QSite, bid on items, make donations, and share auction item links with their social networks.
PRO TIP: getting sponsors for online auctions
Businesses are focusing more of their efforts at digital advertising—like sponsorships for your events!
1. Explain your audience.
Your Qtego platform gives potential sponsors better access to their ideal audience than costly smartphone or social media ad buys can offer.
2. Offer lots of placement options.
Instead of displaying sponsor logos for a couple of hours at a one-time event, you can feature them for a couple of weeks on your QSite!
3. Get creative.
Consider offering multiple sponsorship levels for your fundraising events: from link and logo on your QSite to highlighting sponsors in your social media to featuring a sponsor in a video sent out as a Qtego broadcast message.
Online auctions diversify your fundraising event calendar.
When you can’t plan another event, don’t want to lose touch with donors, or face an unexpected scheduling hiccup, Qtego can help you keep fundraising. Our online auctions are a terrific tool for keeping your organization on donors’ minds and in their hearts any time of year.
Qtego is here to help. Contact us for a custom quote and start raising more money with Qtego.