What does it cost?
Plus subscriptions cost $500 more than a Standard subscription.
What additional features does it provide?
A complete summary of Plus features is provided below. The video covers all Plus features except the new Catalog Browse function (listed first below).
How do I upgrade my subscription?
Advanced Catalog Navigation
Choice of Catalog/Item Views
You can choose a specific view for desktop and mobile displays or you can choose the starting view, then allow vistors to your site to switch views as desired.
Browse by Category
Adds a level of navigation to your catalog to make it easy for your supporters to find the items they're most interested in bidding on.
If this option is enabled, a list of item categories is displayed first. Clicking on any category will bring the user to the items within the category, with access to additional filters and a search function.
In the item view, breadcrumbs (Categories / One of a Kind / Items without bids) are provided to allow users to easily verify and adjust their filters.
Clicking on the Categories breadcrumb, or the Browse button in mobile view, returns the user to the full list of categories.
Additional Tools for Managing Item Categories
- Ability to drop and drag categories into desired order
- Item Counts and links to items assigned to each category
- Ability to Hide categories without any items assigned
Advanced Mobile Bidding Tools
Mobile Bidding Tasks section of Auction Night screen provides event night tools:
- Mobile Invite page for managing Invitations to Bid and providing alternate options for access (SMS/Text, QR code, Short code)
- Proxy Bid tools for placing bids, making purchases and/or checking bid status for your guests
- Launch Projected Display Screens
- Extending bidding on the fly. . .
Provides your supporters with easy access to begin bidding (and requiring no effort from your team during the crush of launching your event).
Adds a form to your Online Signup and Welcome Screens to vault your supporters credit cards before placing online bids.
Send SMS (text) outbid notifications and individual invitations to bid/vote via text message.
Online/Mobile Paddle Raises/Special Appeals
Promote and accept online cash donations from the Auction Catalog. Online/mobile bidders can also initiate recurring donations from the web catalog.
Project live displays of items, online bids and current/awarded online winners. Thermometer Display is available to project and display progress toward goal for online/mobile paddle raises/special appeals.
Quick Start Tools
Sponsorship Packages and Promotion
Build packages including tickets and/or items at the price levels and in the quantity desired. Sponsorship packages can be offered along with (or instead of) Online Ticket Sales and/or sold from the Orders page.
Promote Sponsors by displaying their logos on the homepage, in the catalog and/or on receipts. Sponsor Images can be uploaded and linked to their websites and/or short bios.
Choice of Credit Card Processor
If you already have a merchant account you like, there is an excellent chance it can be connected to our software. If not, you can shop around for the very best rate - our software supports most full-service internet payment gateways:
- Network Merchants, Inc (NMI)
- eProcessing Network
- iATS Payments
- Vanco Payments
- Merchant e-Solutions
Branding and Communication
Add your logo, image or banner on printed bid sheets and/or description sheets.
Generate a combination Bid+Description sheet to save space on your tables.
Create custom email templates using any of the available merge tags to personalize the message to your Donors, Guests, Bidders or other supporters. Once saved, the message can be sent to any selected group of users in the software.
Personalize all your emails with your own tagline and footer.
Create a single recurring/sustaining donation option for a general fund or individual options to collect donations for specific purposes.