SILENT AUCTION MOBILE BIDDING
We are excited to bring back mobile
bidding at the 2015 Musical Moods Event for our Silent Auction! Just
bring your pre-registered smartphone with you to the event. We will have volunteers ready to help you, but
read on to learn more about this easy new way to bid.
Bid electronically on silent auction items using your smartphone, tablet (iPad,
Samsung Galaxy, Nook HD, Kindle Fire, etc.) or computer bidding stations
available throughout the event location. You can easily track your desired
items by following their activity from your mobile device, without having to
return to the actual item.
MOBILE BIDDING FAQ’S
What are the benefits to
auction items are available online or on your mobile device. There is no need
for a paper catalog. We will have some printed catalogs available during the
night of the event.
Once bidding starts, you will be alerted on your mobile device when you have
been outbid, so you can instantly respond with another bid.
Bidding can occur at any location within the auction itself, whether you are in
line for the bar or mingling with friends. You do not have to be at the display
tables to make a bid.
All auction bidding will be tracked, displayed and announced in real time
throughout the evening.
Checkout is easy thanks to pre-registering your payment information.
How can I participate in
participate in mobile biding, pre-registration of your mobile device is
When you purchase your sponsorship or event tickets, please make sure
you use your cell phone number in the registration. This will link your
bidder number to your cell phone and allow you to easily be prepared when it is
time to start the bidding.
What about attendees who
don't own or don't wish to use mobile devices?
or tablets will be available on site for those that don't own or don't wish to
use a mobile device.
Volunteers will be available to assist with questions and uncertainties.
Will this work for both
smartphones and standard mobile phones?
you can bid with ANY mobile device.
With smartphones and tablets, you can browse, search and bid via a
mobile-optimized version of our auction website.
When registering your device, you will be provided a custom URL for bidding
With a standard mobile phone, you can bid and receive alerts via text messaging.
How does bidding via text message work?
Text messaging will be available for those with standard mobile phones. We will provide instruction sheets for those who wish to use this option.
There are no fees for auction-related messages sent and received by the software Sanctuary House uses; however, you may incur message fees depending on your personal text messaging plan.
For more information, contact Liz Theisen at firstname.lastname@example.org