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By Popular Demand: Report Auction Revenue with Accuracy Using ReadySetAuction

Posted by Wendy Young on October 4, 2017

ReadySetAuction is pleased to announce its auction reporting tools are more accurate than ever! The ability to make adjustments and remove erroneous transactions in your Control Center allows you to report with improved accuracy. Run your post-event reports with confidence with Release 3.6 of ReadySetAuction. This key feature was one […]

Increase Auction Revenue with ReadySetAuction 3.5’s New Features

Posted by Wendy Young on September 1, 2017

It’s ReadySetAuction’s first release since its purchase by SofterWare, Inc. and big things are happening. Our team has been working hard to bring you improvements and features you told us were the most important. Running your auction event will be easier than ever with the new expanded eCatalog window, unlimited […]

Planning & Budgeting Your Charity Auction

Posted by Evan Doyle on November 16, 2015

In This Guide You’ll Learn… What kinds of auctions can I hold? What a silent auction is and how it’s different from other auction types like live, online, and mobile/electronic bidding auctions. How much does it cost? Venue, food, decorations, entertainment… the costs of an auction event can add up […]

Help Us Help You: How to Write a Good Support Request

Posted by Evan Doyle on October 16, 2015

The goal of any software is be so easy to use that no one ever needs to ask a question. So, in addition to striving to make ReadySetAuction intuitive and user-friendly, we’ve also… put help icons on every page of the Control Center that you can click for tips set […]

Latest Release of ReadySetAuction Adds Most-Requested Features

Posted by Evan Doyle on September 8, 2015

Just in time for fall fundraisers, we’ve added some exciting new features to ReadySetAuction! Upgrades to the ReadySetAuction Control Center By popular demand, we’ve integrated donors and bidders into a single consolidated list of patrons. Now when you add a patron, you can mark that patron as a donor and/or […]

What Makes ReadySetAuction Stand Above The Competition?

Posted by Evan Doyle on March 26, 2015

We’re often asked what sets ReadySetAuction apart from the competition. Here are ten of the many things that make us different. Privacy Matters Your supporters are private to your organization. They belong exclusively to you. Unlike some of our competitors, we do not sell your donor and bidder lists to […]

Shared and Optional Bidder Paddle Numbers, Custom Addressee Field, Restricted Domain, plus More in Latest Update

Posted by Evan Doyle on March 11, 2015

Just in time for the spring auction season, we’ve added new features to ReadySetAuction and brought back a few much-missed ones from our Classic platform. Shared, Flexible Paddle Numbers Any number of bidders can now share a paddle number for the live and silent auction. For example, a husband and […]

Introducing ReadySetAuction Showcase (beta)

Posted by Evan Doyle on January 5, 2015

We’ve just released a new feature called “Showcase,” and we’re sure it’s going to bring a big smile to your face. What is Showcase? Showcase is the leaderboard feature you’ve been asking for. With it you can easily display a slideshow containing your auction items, sponsor logos, and fund-a-need causes […]

Online Procurement, Donations, Sponsorships, Public Catalog, and More in the Latest ReadySetAuction

Posted by Evan Doyle on July 7, 2014

As summer begins to heat up and many of you start making plans for your fall fundraisers, we’re pleased to announce a set of new features that could help make your next auction your best yet. Since you might prefer to be outside enjoying the nice weather rather than staring […]

Introducing ReadySetAuction Lite (beta release)

Posted by Evan Doyle on May 29, 2014

We’re pleased to announce immediate availability of our newest service, ReadySetAuction Lite. It’s the perfect solution for holding stand-alone online auctions, also known as “virtual auctions.” Built on the same proven technology as our ReadySetAuction Complete service, ReadySetAuction Lite is scaled and priced specifically for online-only fundraisers. Over the last […]

Online Ticket Sales & Event Website Improvements, New in ReadySetAuction

Posted by Evan Doyle on March 24, 2014

Just in time for the spring auction season, you can now sell admission tickets to your auction online through your ReadySetAuction event website! This new feature is fully integrated with the ReadySetAuction Control Center’s guest management tools, is easy to set up and easy to use, and it seamlessly automates […]

Special January Pricing Now In Effect

Posted by Evan Doyle on January 8, 2014

Happy New Year 2014! To ring in a new year of fundraising, we’ve lowered the pricing of ReadySetAuction through the end of the month. Here’s a quick summary of our four plans. You can find all the details in our Features section. BASICS — $495 For coordinators of a small […]

RSVP Tracking, Table Assignments & More Make Guest Management Easy

Posted by Evan Doyle on December 31, 2013

We’ve been busy here at ReadySetAuction leading up to the new year. Over the last six weeks we not only re-launched our marketing site — what do you think of the new look? — but we’ve also added a bevy of valuable features to our new ReadySetAuction platform to boost […]

ReadySetAuction Live Adds Donor & Donation Tracking

Posted by Evan Doyle on September 16, 2013

Bundling several donated items into an auction package is easy with our new donation chooser. I’m excited to announce the latest release of ReadySetAuction Live, as always, a free upgrade for our existing customers. Our amazing code smiths have been working around the clock to bring you some awesome new […]

Sweeten Up Your Guests with a Candy Land Themed Auction

Posted by Evan Doyle on August 8, 2013

Welcome back to Theme Corner, the wildly successful blog series that helps inspire ideas for themed-auctions! In my past two posts you have kindly allowed me to take you back in time, first to the goofy and fun-loving era that can only be the ’80s, and then to Gatsby’s over-the-top, […]