Find useful tips, downloads and resources on running the best silent auctions in the AuctionZoom blog.

Make your next auction event a cashless one

We tell you the why and the how to do this. Make your next silent auction fundraiser “cashless” for more fun and higher revenues – Free download Fewer people are carrying cash, and when they do it’s less than $50. This was the finding of a recent survey by US Bancorp...

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How to run a smooth silent auction from start to finish

How to run a smooth silent auction from start to finishUsing Bidstation to run your nonprofit fundraising auction will improve the guest experience and make the process easier for organizers and volunteers.  A silent auction has a flow, and planning the event with the...

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Create a custom guest list for silent auction check-in

Create a custom guest list for silent auction check-in with our free template. A guest list is a key part of any auction event check-in process. A well-made list lets you check in guests quickly and accurately. BidStation’s default attendee list displays guest name,...

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Unique Items for your Silent Auction

Four suggestions on item selections that make your silent auction more fun and increase bidding. For an auction to be successful, you have to have items that individuals will bid on – that’s a given. However, offering one-of-a-kind or specialty items can yield more...

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Use Envelopes at Checkout!

Use Envelopes at CheckoutThe auction is closed. All bids are tabulated and all invoices printed. Your next step is the checkout, where some guests will want to pay with cash or check.  (If you are using PayStation, then others will likely have pre-swiped their credit...

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