To launch voting:
1. Verify the opening time of the contest and/or manually trigger a contest to open (see below).
2. Make sure your supporters have easy access to the voting screen:
- by sending them invitations to vote or,
- if mobile bidding is already underway, by instructing them to click on the Home link to begin voting.
Voting Controls for all contests are located on the Contest List screen:
|View and Vote: view voting screen|
|Open Voting: triggers opening, manually overriding starting time, if necessary.|
Stop Voting: halts voting, manually overriding closing time, if necessary. Voting screen header displays: "Voting has ended. . .verifying results"
|Stop Voting and Award: halts voting and awards winners. Voting Screen header displays: "Final Results"|