User Best Practices

Dig Deep Into Your Venue’s Internet

Before any fundraising event using mobile bidding or online event software, it’s important to consider what internet access and wireless connection will be required when booking the venue. Once you identify your requirements, reach out to your venue to start negotiations as soon as possible. Meet with representatives from the venue, both the salesperson and a technical… Read More »


Keep calm and donate

How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Experts

Expert’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page As you well know, online registration and donations can eliminate a number of headaches for your organization. We’ve put together a list of best practices that can help you get even more out of your online giving pages.   Mobile Bidding—Add a Mobile Bidding and FAQ page to… Read More »


Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Ideas with the Biggest ROI

Giving Tuesday Google Hangout on Ideas with the Biggest ROI Together with Double the Donation, Giving Tuesday and 92Y’s Kait Sheridan, America’s Charities’ Sarah Ford, and America Scores Bay Area’s Colin Schmidt, Greater Giving brings you a Google+ Hangout on the The Top #GivingTuesday Ideas That Yield The Biggest ROI. The Google Hangout features examples… Read More »


How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Intermediates

Intermediate’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page Now that you have experienced the benefits of online registration and donations, we have a few suggestions for streamlining your processes and increase your revenue even more. Online registration goal—Set a goal to register a percentage of your invitees online. You can determine your target number of online… Read More »


Mobile Bidding 101: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re gearing up for an upcoming mobile bidding event or considering a switch to mobile at a future event, here’s a few tips to make your mobile auction a successful one. Open the channels of communication early. Especially if your organization is new to mobile bidding, start communicating with your attendees about it early. You… Read More »


Greater Giving Tablet App Apple Ipad Store

Announcing the Greater Giving Tablet App

Announcing the Greater Giving Tablet App You can download the Greater Giving Tablet App today Earlier this year, Greater Giving released its tablet application, currently available in the Apple App store and Google Play. The goal of the Greater Giving Tablet app is to create a tool where nonprofits can run check-in and check-out from a tablet. After… Read More »


How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Beginners

Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page By making the move to online registration and donations, you’ll save time and money and provide a wonderful convenience for your donors. Here are some tips to make your giving pages even more effective. Easy donation selections— Make your donation form effective and easy to complete by including these… Read More »


Silent Auction Bid Sheet

How to: Silent Auction Bid Sheets

You’re planning a silent auction and you’ve lined up some great items. The buzz is starting to get around and your guests are looking forward to the event. How do you create an experience for them that is as seamless and pleasant as possible? If you’re not using mobile bidding, one way to ensure the… Read More »


Dan Friess Incight

Incight’s Dan Friess on Business Savvy Nonprofits

 Dan Friess is the Executive Director of Incight, a small nonprofit that helps students with disabilities get into college and job seekers get employed. One of the biggest challenges the organization faces is how to help key stakeholders become actively engaged in the work. One important factor in Friess’s success is having a staff… Read More »


How Does Mobile Bidding Work?

Mobile Bidding is a fast growing trend at fundraising auctions and golf events. The feedback from Greater Giving clients has been amazing and organizations are reporting large increases in the total dollars raised during their silent auction, as a result of using mobile bidding. A common question among guests, donors, board members and volunteers is… Read More »