Business

How the Auction Event Module Works

  Event Module AuctionAnything.com offers an Event Module which provides the administrator with the ability to group auction listings by sales event. A sales event typically contains any number of listings which start and close together and run over a specific period of time (e.g. a week). An event consists the following attributes: Title Start […]

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A New Idea for Event Auction Payment Collection

Recently I had a discussion with a school that was taking their entire silent auction online and were faced with a dilemma. They still had 20 auction items up for bidding on the live auction that they wanted to take payment on in a secure fashion.  It didn’t make sense to use one of the […]

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You just became your school’s auction chair…Now What?

So you were the one who didn’t say “Not Me” quick enough and became the auction manager.  Congratulations. STEP 1:  Don’t Panic It is not as bad as you think.  But don’t tell the committee that or they will put you on decoration duty too.  If you can send an email with a picture attachment, […]

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Google’s march into Social Media – Part 2

Last week, we took a first look at Google’s new social media product, Google+. This week, we finish up our grand circle tour and see if the new network is ready for business use, and more importantly, ready to promote your next fundraiser or event.   Everyone has an opinion The heart of any social […]

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Social Media as a Platform

There has been a lot of talk lately around the concept of social media “analytics”, or the measurement of one’s reach into the social world. But this is a bit of a misnomer as social media is not really a thing to be measured but a community that requires participation. It’s no longer sufficient to […]

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