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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Is Mobile Bidding A Good Fit For Your Silent Auction?

Posted by Evan Doyle on July 15, 2013

One of the newest trends at charity auctions is mobile bidding — using smartphones, tablets, laptops, or other mobile devices to browse the catalog and make bids, purchases, and donations. Mobile bidding can add excitement, quicken the pace, and raise the profitability of a silent auction. But is mobile bidding […]

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