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July 23, 2014
Why Host an Online Auction?
  It’s now easier than ever to host an online auction in your Giving Center with BidPal's Fundraising Suite.  You can have a standalone online auction, have a small set of items that will close online before your big event, or you can have pre-event bidding that rolls...
Stephanie Flint
Event Consultant
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July 17, 2014
Wine Wall: What it is and Why You Want One
What’s red, white, sweet or dry…and can help your proceeds grow very high? You guessed it:  Wine! Are you considering new and creative ideas to incorporate into your next fundraising gala? Well, I suggest you consider good ole’ made-at-your-local-vineyard wine. More and...
Gina Geter
Client Success Team Lead
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July 1, 2014
Drop It Like It's Hot!
Need a new fundraising idea? Do you host an annual golf tournament fundraiser? If you answered yes to both of these questions, consider the ingenious Golf Ball Drop, which is becoming increasingly popular at charitable fundraisers. I've been lucky enough to work with...
Jennifer Mendoza
Event Consultant
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May 29, 2014
How to Use Kiosks at Your Cellular Mobile Bidding Event
So you've contracted with BidPal for a cellular mobile bidding event. Congratulations! You may have concerns that a portion of your supporters don't own smartphones and won't be able to participate in your automated auction. Have no fear, kiosks are here! There are...
Sam Brandt
Event Consultant
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March 27, 2014
Simplify Your Live Auction with BidPal
We often hear clients complain about managing their live auction separately from their silent auction, and sending guests home with multiple invoices when they were hoping for a seamless guest experience. It doesn't have to be this way! Use BidPal to simplify your live...
Jennifer Mendoza
Event Consultant
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March 13, 2014
Golf Like a Boss!
As the snow begins to melt, it's time to break out the golf clubs. Although golf events may not be a traditional way of raising money, it can be a very lucrative fundraising option. Here are a few tips to help you run a successful golf event. BidPal's Hybrid...
Cameron Mahoney
BidPal Consultant
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February 27, 2014
Are you using myBidPal Planner to the fullest?
BidPal's automated auctions have reduced many of the tedious auction planning tasks that event chairs face to just a few clicks of a button, so be sure that you are using myBidPal Planner to its fullest. After all, BidPal is here to make your auction fun and easy for...
Cameron Mahoney
BidPal Consultant
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February 20, 2014
How to Engage Your Guests in the Donation Appeal
When my clients ask when the best time to ask for donations is, my answer sometimes surprises them: before the live auction. A lot of times, organizations place their donation appeals, or "fund-a-needs," after the live auction so that guests who didn't win anything in...
Kate Dowrey
Event Consultant
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February 13, 2014
Top Themes this Spring
We’ve browsed hundreds of customized BidPal Giving Center websites and, boy, were we impressed with your event themes! Here are the top themes for Spring 2014 events: Anchor’s Away Ahoy, mates! Nothing says spring like Spring Break. And nothing gives your attendees a...
Courtney Reifeis
Release Manager