February 2017

“What is SaaS, Really?”

“What Is SaaS, Really?”
SaaS is an acronym that stands for Software as a Service.  To say that it’s been a buzzword over the [...]

December 2016

Mobile Commerce and How it Affects Mobile Bidding

Mobile Commerce and How it Affects Mobile Bidding
It will always be a smart practice to stay informed on new technology and tools in [...]

September 2016

Transitioning From a Do-er To a Manager

How to be a leader in a way that maximizes your time and theirs.
You can only be in so many places at once. [...]

How to Responsibly Manage Your Website Details

Delegation is one of the most important qualities of a great manager, but confusingly enough, I’ve also seen it act as the downfall for [...]

The Essential Pre-Event Steps for Your Mobile Bidding Event

One of the questions we’re asked the most is, “What should I do at my events in order to make them more successful?” However, [...]

August 2016

Maximizing Online Donations and Text to Give Year Round

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the phrase, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” First said by the Chinese [...]

Using Your Event Landing Page Year Round

Visit any art museum and you’ll find that closely inspecting a famous painting, with your eyes an inch from the canvas, isn’t very rewarding. [...]

Creating the Perfect Auction Checkout

We all know the importance of first impressions. So much so, that it’s easy to forget the one thing that can derail even the [...]

Avoiding the Lure of DIY Mobile Bidding

We know that mobile bidding will raise a higher level of donations because it is available everywhere that a guest wishes to bid. The limiting challenges of paper are removed and more bids means higher totals. But there are still risks. These risks can ultimately cost you significant strain and potentially lost funds due to user error and miscommunication from incomplete tutorials meant to replace a support member.

July 2016

Building Better Donor Security

At ClickBid, our goal is to reduce the elements needed to send and process card data. Each layer provides a potential for theft that should be reviewed and evaluated. By removing those layers you take away the potential and make mobile payments safer. That’s why we have retired our credit card readers and requiring guests to hand over a card at check-in.