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Why and How to Use Online Auction Software for Your Fundraising

Rip up the paper bid sheets; the future of fundraising auctions is here! But does the thought of auction apps and wrangling with online silent auction software bring you out in a cold sweat? The truth is you can give a very slick and professional look to your online auction even if you're not the least bit tech savvy. Not only will your event look amazing, using online auction software is stress free and will help you raise more revenue than you ever thought possible.

Why and How to Use Online Auction Software for Your  Fundraising

How To Run A Silent Auction

A simple guide to organising and running a successful, hassle-free online silent auction HATCH A PLAN: "It's all in the planning", the old saying goes, and that's definitely true if you want your silent auction to be a success. Research shows that online silent auctions can increase donations by up to 40 percent, and with good planning the sky's the limit.

How To Run A Silent Auction

10 Top Silent Auction Ideas

These creative fundraising ideas are sure to open up some bidding wars at your next event Of course your auction items need to include the basics, but gift baskets and vouchers aren't going to get people fired up and digging deep are they? So, you need to get creative with your silent auction ideas. This is your big chance to wow your guests with charity auction ideas that will not only get the money rolling in, but will make your event a night to remember.

10 Top Silent Auction Ideas

7 Top Tips For A Streamlined Payment Desk Hints

Hints and tips on how to make your payment desk and reconciliation process a walk in the park. The Payment Desk: loved by few, feared by most in the world of fundraising.

7 Top Tips For A Streamlined Payment Desk Hints

Supporting Your Supporters

Supporting your Supporters Looking after the supporters that attend your fundraising events and partake in your online campaigns is absolutely essential in guaranteeing year-on-year participation. Here are some top tips to help you make sure your supporters feel appreciated.

Supporting Your Supporters

Auction Prize Sourcing Get Creative

Auction Prize Sourcing: Get Creative! We all know that sourcing auction prizes can sometimes prove a little difficult. We've therefore put together some helpful hints and tips to help you get the best catalogue you can.

Auction Prize Sourcing Get Creative

2014 Success Stories Be Inspired For Your 2015

2014 SUCCESS STORIES - be inspired for your 2015 fundraising events! Well it's been a fantastic year of fundraising at GalaBid with over $10 million raised through our fundraising platform. We've seen some absolutely amazing fundraising events and creative ideas being put into place to achieve outstanding results so we've shared a few of these with you for your own inspiration when working on your 2015 fundraising events and campaigns:

2014 Success Stories Be Inspired For Your 2015

Inventive Uses Of Fundraising Technology

The last month has been the busiest in the year for GalaBid with thousands of bids being placed and over $2 million being raised through our fundraising software. Along the way we've seen some fun and fantastic uses of our fundraising platform including a live donation challenge involving a big wheel, a group of CEO's and some interesting horse racing!

Inventive Uses Of Fundraising Technology

Learnings From The Us Fund A Need To Make

With GalaBid recently launched in the US we have been on a training roadshow to speak with our US clients about how to get the best out of events technology to increase fundraising revenue. Over the next few months we will share some insightful info that's come out of these sessions to help you with your own event planning.

Learnings From The Us Fund A Need To Make

On Topic Prizes

When it comes to prizes it's always good to list a few on-topic items that are relevant in pop-culture and the media so GalaBid has been working hard to source an array of prizes from ticket packages to big sporting events to the signed memorabilia from the events. Check out our signed jersey from our NSW Blues heroes!

On Topic Prizes

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GalaBid is CrowdComms’ fundraising software, developed inhouse, which facilitates bidding, donations, purchases, payment for and management of all fundraising activities before and during live fundraising events, galas, golf days etc.

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