A few weeks ago I had a great discussion with Laura Quinn from Idealware, a website that reviews software applications for use by non profit organizations. In addition to interviewing me, she also spoke with several other consultants and non profit leaders about their experiences with online auction software such as cMarket and eBay.

Her article is a must read for anyone considering an online auction. In addition to the software aspect she also covers some of the basics and best practices for running such auctions.

An online charity auction can be a good way to raise money, rally support for your cause, and, hopefully, have some fun. Like any special event, though, an online auction requires solid planning and a fair amount of staff time. What it won’t require, however, is substantial technical expertise. There are several good online platforms that will host and help you manage your online auction.

Keep Reading: A Few Good Online Auction Tools

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Posted on 31 July 2007

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  1. online car auctions says:

    There is some good platforms out there and from experience very useful to conductiing a successful charity auction. I use it for auto auctions to raise funds for disadvantaged and have done alot of good work.

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