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Navigating ReadySetAuction: Charting a Course for a Successful Event

Posted by Wendy Young on October 29, 2018

From start to finish, ReadySetAuction is the tool you need to help you execute a flawless, unforgettable event. Whether you’re a first-time user or you need a little refresher on the new features and improvements we continue to add with each release, we have the ReadySetAuction help tools you need […]

Unparalleled Support: Live Help from ReadySetAuction Experts

Posted by Wendy Young on October 26, 2018

Running an auction event can be a lot of work, and using ReadySetAuction’s expert support can help take the hassle and guesswork out of planning your perfect benefit. Now, our team is excited to be able to provide you with that same peace of mind DURING your event, with two […]

Raise Your Voice: How Your Ideas Steer the Future of ReadySetAuction

Posted by Wendy Young on October 19, 2018

ReadySetAuction’s UserVoice is an awesome tool that allows YOU – our clients – to help determine what comes next for the future of our software.  The big improvements to ReadySetAuction over the past year came from some of the top vote-getting suggestions made in UserVoice. When ideas are submitted in […]

ReadySetAuction Brings Big Changes for the Fall Event Season

Posted by Wendy Young on August 21, 2018The ReadySetAuction team has cooked up some really great improvements in 2018, and with the fall events season around the corner, we think our auction software will help make your next event one that that brings great success with less stress. Many of the improvements to ReadySetAuction over the past […]

New Feature: ReadySetAuction Introduces Improved Import Process

Posted by Wendy Young on December 12, 2017

Improved Import Utility Provides Time-Saving Information We’ve improved the ReadySetAuction import utility! When you import donations, packages and patrons, the system will generate an exception file for any records that could not be imported. Now, in addition seeing the number of records that failed to import due to errors, our […]

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 […]