Auction Technology

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]