SchoolAuction.net

SchoolAuction.net is a service of Northworld LLC, the premier provider of benefit-auction software solutions. Which is to say, we’re a software company who likes to help non-profits with their fundraisers.

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SchoolAuction.net
1631 NE Broadway Suite 139
Portland, OR 97232
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(503) 715-1112

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Designing Inclusive School Fundraisers

Frequently, school auction chairs talk to me about the pressure they face to make their fundraisers inclusive - to lower ticket prices, load up the...

20 Dec 2014 Roger Devine

Games For Fundraising Auctions: Chicken Bingo

We love to see our customers include games in their fundraising auctions. There are classics like Heads or Tails, and then there are ones that...

19 Sep 2014 Roger Devine

Setting Your Fundraising Auction Budget

Earlier today, I received a request from someone who had downloaded and read our eBook, The SchoolAuction.net Guide to Running a Fundraising Auction. She was...

15 Sep 2014 Roger Devine

Mobile Bidding for Small Fundraising Auctions

First of all, my apologies - this is long for a blog post. But I want to put it here, so we can engage in...

06 Sep 2014 Roger Devine

Finding Silent Auction Items

Finding silent auction items is one of those tasks that many auction teams ask for help with. If that includes you, listen up.

19 Aug 2014 Roger Devine

New Catalog Display Options!

We’ve added a setting so you can choose to organize your web catalog by item name, number, category or by designating your items to display...

15 Aug 2014 Roger Devine

Guest Blog: Consignment Items

This is a guest blog, by our friend Mike Hanley. Thanks, Mike!

25 Jul 2014 Roger Devine

Help Us Spread The Word

If you’re already a customer of ours, you probably know a few things about us:

07 Jul 2014 Roger Devine

A Brand New Look

05 Jul 2014 Roger Devine

Update Coming

In the next couple of weeks, we will begin updating all SchoolAuction.net event sites that have been established for future events. This update (two years...

10 Jun 2014 Roger Devine

We Wrote A Book!

True facts: I was an English major in college (Trinity University, class of 1988), and after graduating, I moved to New York City to work...

08 Jun 2014 Roger Devine

On Selecting A Benefit Auctioneer

If you are going to hold a Live Auction, you really should hire a professional auctioneer. You may think that there’s not much to it...

14 May 2014 Roger Devine

Alert: Issues with Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo made some changes to their security settings in the past two weeks - which is blocking emails being sent with a Yahoo “from” address,...

29 Apr 2014 Roger Devine

More On High School Auctions

I talked a bit the other day about how in high schools, the auction-team is often a coalition of volunteers supporting specific clubs or teams,...

18 Apr 2014 Roger Devine

The Difference with High-School Auctions

My son (my only child) is a High-School Freshman this year. Which means that this is the first year that I was On The Team...

16 Apr 2014 Roger Devine

Security Update: Heart Bleed

The widely-publicized vulnerability in Open SSL has affected most e-commerce web applications on the Internet, and our software is no exception. We have been working...

10 Apr 2014 Roger Devine

Talking Auctions

I talk to auction chairs just about every day. And although we do talk a lot about the SchoolAuction.net software, we also talk about general...

09 Apr 2014 Roger Devine

Something I Love: Mobile Hotspots

There is really only one downside to web-based auction software - you need an Internet connection at your venue. Most of the time (here in...

17 Feb 2014 Roger Devine

Contact Us | SchoolAuction.net

Every day (weekends included), we are available to our prospects and customers, to answer questions and provide help on a wide variety of fundraising topics....

03 Feb 2014 Roger Devine

Credit-Card Processing: Planning for the Future

Over the next 20 months or so, most merchants in the United States who accept credit-card transactions will be upgrading their card-reading equipment, to enable...

22 Jan 2014 Roger Devine