Author Archives: Roger Devine

What’s In A Name?

Online. It’s a word we use a lot in our lives; an adjective that modifies hundreds of our daily activities: shopping, dating, meetings… and auctions, of course. But when applied within our little corner of the world, I’m afraid it can be confusing. For people approaching our company for the first time, the role that

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A Strategy for Selling Tickets to Your Auction

When you decide to hold a gala auction fundraiser, you know you have to have to have auction items, and you have to have guests to buy them.  Most of the time, the second requirement means selling tickets to the event. And much of the time, the strategic planning around ticket sales stops with: “how

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Start Pushing Buttons!

One of the really great things about this business is working with all of you.  Really – think about it. By definition, our customers are people who take on huge jobs to improve their communities.  And the overwhelming majority of you are volunteers! And, let’s just put this out there: most of the people who

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Why We Include Multiple Events in Our Subscriptions

The most common conversation I have with prospective customers surrounds one particular aspect of our product design: it’s a subscription, which allows you to run multiple events for your organization (no sharing with other schools or nonprofits, please) during the subscription term. This can cause panic (that’s not our intent, I promise!) – I’ve had

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Sporadic Outages This Morning

UPDATE: We still don’t have word as to what went wrong at the data center, but all sites are back up and running.  For the record, we were down from 11:08 to 11:28, and then again from 11:30 to 11:33 (all times a.m, and Pacific). Our Data Center provider (the company that we contract with

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