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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]