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Recent blog posts

Handbid Release 2.63

Latest updates to the Handbid Manager, introducing a range of new features and enhancements to improve your auction management experience.
May 3, 2024

How to Build an Auction Website: 9 Steps + Alternatives

June 4, 2024
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Creating a Budget for Your Nonprofit's Event: 4 Steps

April 9, 2024
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Screenshot of Handbid+ promotional auction website. At the top is the Handbid+ logo, navigational menu (Home, Features, Download App, Login in Handbid). Main body text reads: “Bid Like a Pro! Access Exclusive Commercial Auctions Today.” Below is a search bar and two CTAs: “Upcoming Auctions” and “Popular Items.” To the right is an older white man with black glasses and a black t-shirt, holding his phone and graphics of items to bid on.

How to Build an Auction Website: 9 Steps + Alternatives

June 4, 2024

Handbid Release 2.63

May 3, 2024
A piggy bank in the foreground on a desk while a person uses a calculator to create a budget, portraying the budgeting and accounting work that goes into running a nonprofit fundraising event.

Creating a Budget for Your Nonprofit's Event: 4 Steps

April 9, 2024
White man with light blue button up and flannel pajamas sits on his couch with his laptop open. The scene depicted here references the ability to participate in live auctions remotely with mobile bidding, without leaving the comfort of your own home!

How Does Mobile Bidding Work? Mobile Auction Basics

March 5, 2024
Image of red carpet with velvet ropes. There is a hand opening the velvet ropes, as if they are giving access to a VIP area, such as an area designated for a super silent auction.

What is a Super Silent Auction? Guide + Tips for Higher Bids

February 27, 2024
Silent auction display in a live event space on two tables with white tablecloths. One table is higher than the other. On the higher table, there are several art pieces and wine boxes with framed text explaining the item and bidding. On the lower table, there are footballs, sports caps, tennis rackets, and jerseys with framed texted explaining the item and bidding.

How to Set Up a Silent Auction Table to Inspire More Bids

February 27, 2024
How to run a silent auction checkout. Silent auction payment processing

5 Tips for Efficient Silent Auction Checkout and Payment

January 18, 2024
How to manage silent auction bids and payments like a pro

How to Manage Silent Auction Bids and Payments Like a Pro

November 4, 2023

Handbid Release 2.60, 2.61 and 2.61.1 

January 16, 2024
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Learn how Handbid’s charity auction platform can work for your nonprofit!

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