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September 18, 2014
Everything's Bigger in Texas
As the old saying goes, "Everything's Bigger in Texas."  That proved to be absolutely true at two recent Houston-area events when two BidPal clients took their traditional hand-written "big boards" digital with the BidPal auction scoreboard! In a...
Jennifer Mendoza
Event Consultant
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September 5, 2014
School Fundraising from the Heart
When it comes to tugging at the heartstrings of school parents, who can resist their child's photo, a heartfelt speech by a former student, or a hand-written thank you note from the kindergarten class? No one. That's why it's important to utilize your biggest money...
Kate Dowrey
Event Consultant
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August 14, 2014
Less is More
  Lots of clients ask what the perfect number of packages is for their auction. While we generally recommend approximately one package per two guests, there isn't a hard, fast number. The one thing I always like to reiterate is that less is more. Sure, you want to have...
Kate Dowrey
Event Consultant
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August 7, 2014
Fuel Your School Online
We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?! Does your school sell spirit wear or other school branded items? Does your school need a stronger online presence? Do you find yourself drowning in paper order forms? If you answered yes to any or all...
BidPal Team
BidPal
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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