Who Uses This Software?

We serve organizations who want to run easy to build and bid auctions. 5 minutes in a demo will show you that mobile bidding doesn't need to hard or expensive. We pride ourselves on great value.


Average Ratings

58 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $795.00/year
  • Pricing Details
    Unlimited bidders/items with year long text-to-give campaign and donations.
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • ClickBid
  • clickbidonline.com/
  • Founded 2002
  • United States

About ClickBid

Organizations choose ClickBid Mobile Bidding over other providers because of our transparent pricing, high return on investment, donor satisfaction, ease of use and quality support. One flat annual fee ($795 for multiple events) opens your organization to ongoing auctions, text-to-give, ticket sales and PCI compliant processing. Learn why organizations choose ClickBid mobile bidding over the rest.


ClickBid Features

  • Absentee Bidding
  • Auction Website
  • Bid Management
  • Bidder Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Buy Now Option
  • Buyer Notifications
  • Dutch Auction
  • English Auction
  • Forward Auction
  • Image Editing
  • Inventory Management
  • Live Auction
  • Nonprofit / Fundraising
  • Online Auction
  • Online Bidding
  • Phone Bidding
  • Proxy Bidding
  • Reserve Price
  • Reverse Auction
  • Sealed Bid Auction
  • Shipping Management
  • Silent Auction
  • Watch List

ClickBid Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Excellent Customer Service

May 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I used ClickBid for one of our charity events in 2015. It was the first time we took the leap and moved from a very tedious paper process to an online software. From the beginning ClickBid's customer service was excellent, they understood that we were new and they always had a solution for all of our issues. We were able to open the silent auction 3 days earlier which created a lot of buzz. We were able to achieve over 106% of the market value of the donated items, compared to 80% in previous years. They have the option of just donating cash online and that was a huge success for people that were not interested in the silent auction items. The check out process, which used to be a nightmare, was so fast and easy. We were just so pleased, and the customer rep onsite (Jennifer Ruprich) was excellent, she was very patient and helpful.
Pros -
1. Very easy to use for the bidders.
2. Check out process was AMAZING.
3. Batch uploading of pictures and items is a HUGE time saver.
4. Last minute donations were easily added to the catalog.
5. Their customer service is the absolute best.
6. Cash donations are easy to make.

Cons
The comes are more for the Silent Auction team that is uploading the information.
1. Could not combine donations to group them as a package offering.
2. Had no control of the picture size.
3. Could not display multiple pictures for the same item.
4. Could not print out display sheets for each item.
5. Could not create a pdf of the catalog that looked presentable, with pictures.

Vendor Response

by ClickBid on May 11, 2016

Excellent analysis of the pros and cons. Over the summer we plan to release several new features including multiple images, robust catalog guides using MS Word and photo editing (cropping, rotating, resizing).

Silent Auctions 2.0

Jan 22, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We love using ClickBid! We have an annual event with a revolving door of committee members, so the reports are awesome and the instant data is fantastic compared to the use of paper sheets. We also love the ClickBid does not have a commission fee in their pricing like others we looked at. The system is very easy to use and ClickBid has a great team that has gone above and beyond for us.

Cons: Really wish we could keep multi-years in the system for comparison/ease of historical overviews. There is sometimes a delay in the texting, which is problematic when you're trying to make real-time announcements to guests.

Overall: - Increased revenue
- Increased amount of bids
- Better collection of attendee contact information
- Pre-event engagement

I have used Clickbid for my organization's annual charity auction for three years.

Jan 04, 2018
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Our organization previously conducted the auction on paper and handled the check out process ourselves. Moving to an online platform has made the process much easier and has required fewer volunteers to manage. It has also been more convenient for our attendees.

Cons: Getting follow up information and summaries after the event is cumbersome and not at all intuitive. Totals and wrap up information is spread out in different areas, not well defined, and takes a lot of time to figure out.

Overall: Makes the auction easier to manage for our volunteers and attendees.

Vendor Response

by ClickBid on January 05, 2018

This is great feedback. It will help us organize our post event better. We have several updates that will assist this process.

UMD Athletics Fall Fling Dinner & Auction

Oct 03, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use.

Cons: The ticketing and bidder systems do not "talk" to each other.

Overall: This is our third year using ClickBid for our event. They have always been great to work with. Their customer support is outstanding!

Recommendations to other buyers: Sometimes pictures and bid increments change once they have been saved. It would be great if there was some way to "lock" these in so that once they are saved, they won't change unless someone goes in and changes them.

Vendor Response

by ClickBid on October 03, 2016

Great feedback! We are working on providing more integration with tickets and bidders. Our goal is not to automatically assign bidders from ticket sales. In the past, this has confused clients and created duplicates. However, we continue to look at ways to seamlessly move guests to bidders without any confusion.

Easy to use software and great solution for fundraising

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We have used ClickBid for our Silent Auction at our fundraising gala for 2 years now. It is extremely easy to use and train volunteers on. We get great results and our guests love the interactivity of our auction items. Plus it's relatively inexpensive compared to a lot of competitors products and allows you to purchase the elements you like rather than overpaying for software you don't want or need. Plus the on-site guest service representative is one of the best additions to a team of volunteers and staff on-site and the cost is more than worth the additional expense.

I got out of the paper trap and love Clickbid!

Jan 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: 2 years ago we moved our silent auction from paper to online with Clickbid. It made things SO MUCH easier and we raise more money! It is easy to add silent auction items and it is easy for people to bid - in fact, because they can bid from anywhere (vs at the event, in the silent auction room) we raise more money and people get in bidding wars!! We also love the reporting. Very easy reporting with valuable information about our event.

Cons: I wish the event registration and silent auction modules were tied together better. It works, but it could work better.

Incredibly user friendly,

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love how user friendly the software is - for admin and bidders. I love the tutorial videos. Its not too complicated that you can't master it in a short time. I love that you can make adjustments and see the results instantly. Its simplistic yet professional. I love that people can preview the auction items before event and those who can't be the event have a chance to bid and win auction items. I streamed line check out so much

Cons: I wish there was a little more access to live help. The emails are helpful but during the last week before an event, you need more instanteous responses. I wish the cost was a little lower.

Overall: With this software, people outside of the event can bid and win auction items. Are market is so much bigger now.

I have used Clickbid for three years and the system has worked very well for our event.

Jan 08, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love the "fund a need" portion of the system and used the dashboard that worked great for our event. System was easy for most volunteers to use. I like the website tool as well for ticket sales and sponsor links.

Cons: It is very time consuming to enter all of the auction items. The costs are a bit high. Clickbid takes a % of all credit card transactions. That is where they make their money so I think charging for additional services is overkill.

Overall: Allows people who do not attend the event participate. Easy closeing of event.

This is a super easy software to set up and easy to use for your bidders. Great customer service.

Jan 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use for all parties has made our event more successful. The representatives frokm Clickbid are pleasant and responsive. Our bidders have thanked us for making it possible to bjd remotely and choosing such user frienday software. The cost is amazing!

Cons: Absolutely nothing! The only problem we experienced was at the end of the event, the internet access slowed down bidders. But, that was outside of Clickbid.

Overall: Higher bids. More bidders. Easier to set up and list items than paper bid sheets.

NEMAA's Art-A-Whirl silent auction

Jun 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It was great having a a way for bidders to continue to bid after they left the physical auction.

Cons: We had trouble with authorize.net check out not accepting payment due to error codes, first with addresses, then with decimals (Code: 619)

¿Whoops! There was an error processing your payment. The specific error was: Transaction was not successful. Code: 619 The 'AnetApi/xml/v1/schema/AnetApiSchema.xsd:amount' element is invalid - The value '39.877675' is invalid according to its datatype 'Decimal' - The FractionDigits constraint failed.¿

Next time around we may just not use Authorize and use ClickBid's processor instead.

Overall: This was our first time using an online bidding platform and we have the somewhat unique set-up of having an opening party with an artwork silent auction that remains open for two weeks until the three-day weekend event with visitors walking through the gallery having the option to bid. We learned a lot about our procedures --what worked, and what didn't.

Recommendations to other buyers: Many visitors mentioned wanting to see signage near the artwork stating the current bid and how many bids the the piece currently had. It would be great if the admin had the option of a notification for each new bid (instead of scanning the leader board). That way we could utilize our volunteers to update the pieces in real time during the auction.

We have used ClickBid for a number of events. It's easy for our bidders to use.

Jan 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Reasonably priced. Easy for bidders to use. Very good customer service. Always enjoy having the ClickBid representatives assist at our events.

Cons: I wish we could retain past events and pull auction listings from those events into a new event. I'd like to see a print manual rather than You Tube videos for user instructions. It would be nice if ClickBid was more comprehensive and included peer-to-peer fundraising, etc. I think it may be headed in that direction.

Overall: We have seen our profits triple at our annual gala by going from paper bidding to mobile bidding. Guests really like it. They don't have to spend their evening hovering over paper bid sheets and can enjoy the gala.

Awesome app and fantastic value!

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Ease of use and aesthetics of the software are top notch. I have used several apps like this and I can say that ClickBid is hands down the easiest to use.

Cons: Sometimes the mass texting has a delay (maybe this has been resolved), but this can be troublesome when you're trying to send real time messaging during an event.

Overall: I do not like that you entered my information for me and would not allow me to change it. I did not want to use my professional information for an engagement that I do on personal time.

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I used Click Bid for my annual charity auction and it was easy to use.

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software is intuitive and easy to use and also loads bid items, etc. very quickly. Bidders are notified when they are out-bid which I think helped us to raise record amounts with this auction the past two years we have used ClickBid. Also, the amount of reports that are available post-event were really helpful to our accountant and the rest of the staff.

Overall: We raised a record amount of money the past two years we used this software for our annual charity auction. Also the ease of using the software allowed us more time to concentrate on other things pertaining to the auction because we did not have to worry about the software working properly.

I have used clicking for a large live and silent auction several years running.

Jan 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Super user friendly, flexible, constantly improving. I like that I can easily manage every detail of my event in one place.

Cons: Hard to say. Each year I have used it, it's gotten better. My main complaint last year was that you could figure out which bidders were outbidding you but, this year, thats corrected. I do wish that you couldnt potentially just put in someone else its bidder number and bid so easily.

This is the fourth year awe used Click Bid - it gets better and better every year. People love it!

Jan 05, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's ease! When we first started we had many attendees scared to use the product. Change was uncomfortable for many. It ended up being no problem at all.

Cons: Perhaps the search component can improve. There were times I wanted to find an item but have a little difficulty in doing so. I know it's hard to put so much data capability on a smart phone.

Overall: Our net income has improved dramatically.

Clickbid has been a great addition to our annual school auction.

Jan 05, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Clickbid is easy to use, especially when adding items and bidders. I especially like the ability to use an excel spreadsheet & then import all of the info into the Clickbid platform.

Cons: My biggest complaint about the Clickbid software is being stuck with some of the formatting. It would be nice to design the site to fit our own auction.

ClickBid was a great solution for our silent auction needs, especially for the mobile notifications.

Jan 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The setup was pretty easy, including the website creation, getting items loaded into the auction, and adding bidders to the system. After the auction closed, collecting payments was also very easy using the Butler feature and gusts were happy knowing their credit card information was secure.

Cons: The inability to customize some of the item layouts and the home page layout was a minor drawback. Allowing more CSS access to users with knowledge of how to customize would be great. Also, , my initial sales person was great, but once I was transferred to the standard customer support team, my experience greatly decreased. Customer Support consistently cut and pasted answers from the system (answers I had already read that didn't help) and never took the time to fully read my issue before jumping on the quickest and easiest answer. Several times, I got so frustrated with the support I was receiving, I went back to my sales person to get a good answer.

Overall: An international, silent auction solution with mobile bidding and secure checkout options.

Great Customer Experience

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: ClickBid trasforma our ability to effectively and efficiently raise more money
at our annual gala. It is easy to work with, and is a much appreciated tool for us--particularly with limited staff. Everyone is helpful.

Cons: No complaints. There does not seem to be a way to contact our rep directly by phone, but
response time on email is reasonable.

We've loved ClickBid! Great customer support and a great experience for our guests.

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: We loved being able to offer mobile bidding at an affordable price. It got people excited about our event and auction. We also used the software to collect donations at the event (rather than our usual donation cards on the tables) and received more donations than we ever have.

Cons: We were previously working with another software company that had more features and more integrations (integrated ticket sales, table assignments, etc.) that we enjoyed. However, that software's mobile bidding add-on was much more expensive than ClickBid. In the end, it would have been nice to have more of those features, but we felt a greater benefit from ClickBid overall.

Excellent customer support pre- during and post-event.

Jan 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Pretty easy to configure, great YouTube videos with how-tos. I also like that we can do mas uploads of images and data, as well as mass extracts for reporting.

Cons: Some types of auction formats are not supported. Also the landing page for the auction is not necessarily intuitive to set up - requires intervention by the ClickBid team.

Clickbid is a great auction software.

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Clickbid is a auction software that is easy to use. Guests can login before arriving to the event, place bids remotely or at the event, and checkout all from the convenience of their cell phone.

Cons: Clickbid does not provide the opportunity for multiple users to access the account with their own access information.

Overall: Our guests had a great experience with the software and felt that our auction checkin, bidding, and checkout experience were amongst the best.

Using ClickBid was a great experience.

Jan 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is easy to set up the event and input all of the information. It was also easy to use and understand for the event participants.

Cons: What I like least wasnt the fault of the software but rather the rules of my organization which doesnt allow us to take credit card numbers and payments through the software.

For the most part OK but we ran into some issues with registration.

Jan 11, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to input information, easy to get ahold of a representative of Clickbid, clean format for information from the users point of view

Cons: We had some problems when we opened up the site to our group for registration. There were many errors and the site shut down because so many people were registering at once.

Very user friendly and easy to use.

Jan 13, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Had my online ticket sales set up in less than 2 hours. My main issue was because I'm picky and kept fiddling with the design. But otherwise, it was so easy.

Cons: I'd like the tickets that go with sponsorships show up along with the individual tickets bought. That one design flaw could make you oversell your event but quite a few tickets. In fact, we had twice as many tickets used than showed on our dashboard. Had to manually calculate from the downloaded CSV file.

Very user friendly

Mar 31, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Just renewed for our next auction. So easy. Already looking forward to training new staff and to start loading our images and items.

Cons: Of course for a non profit it is always the cost (but it's worth it) so we'll use it again and again.

Overall: Very user friendly, easy to customize for your event and post event.

Wasy to use and setup

Aug 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software was easy to setup. we finally moved to an online system and will never look back. It was easy to add last minute donations to the auction. It is easy to setup your auctions and pictures. Nice to have people to be able to bid on the auction that could not make it to the event. There customer support was top notch and very helpful.

Cons: Not much for cons. i wish there was more control over how pictures looked for size and amount of pictures.

Overall: I will be using this again for our next auction. It made it really easy to use and train people on that dont have a lot of computer experience.

Clickbid is a great platform to ease the pressure of paperwork & make your organization money.

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: ease of use, backend efficiency, end user satisfaction. Overall, from start to finish, the web based platform was great.

Cons: cost is creeping upwards..... a way to minimize CC processing fees. Separation of ticket sales to bid numbers -- two separate accounts

Very intuitive and easy to learn!

Jan 23, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Everything you need is at the tip of your fingertips. Easy to navigate and the reports are great. I especially love the Dashboard that shows everything you want to know during the event.

Overall: Easy to use and I don't have to learn anything new since I've been using it a few years.

Best remote support of any of the applications I used this year. Easy to use overall.

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Customer Service is awesome and quite responsive; The Appeal Display is a great feature for donor recognition onsite. Learning You-Tube videos are a easy to use format.

Cons: My challenge was generating a report combined with Event Sales/Donations and Online Donantions. It could have been user error but I'm short on time to investigate. Would like option for mutiple users with different roles within application.

I researched many options, and Clickbid had the best value.

Jan 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ability to only pay for the options that you need. In addition to the pricing structure, the ease of use was fantastic. Most of the functionality is straightforward and all of the options are easy to understand.

Easy to learn for volunteers

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Quick, easy to find guests, put in their info, secure, great reporting, funds transferred timely, customer support and training was informative

Cons: Need to have good wifi at events, additional modules costly if you are using this as a fully functioning integrated donor package

Overall: easy to train volunteers for events for auctions, sales of goods, quick to check a guest in and makes the check out process smooth

Mostly a good experience.

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's easy to get help when you need it. They are really great at getting back with you and walking you through any problems you may have. Misty went over and beyond to help me.

Cons: I didn't like the system update so close to my event. The pictures are a little difficult to add sometimes.

Overall: We were able to make more money by using the software.

ClickBid has been great for our annual gala's live & silent auction!

Jan 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is affordable and easy to use. The customer support team is very responsive and easily answered any questions I had.

Cons: We did have some technical issues ClickBid (we were unable to message winning bidders, some guests left without picking up their items or paying) on the night of our event that made extra work for us afterwards.

Our auction has improved so much!

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, ease of checkout! Customer service throughout the process is excellent. I love how it eliminates the need for paper bid sheets.

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First time using this kind of software and the learning curve was steep

Jan 05, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Customer service was very responsive. Both email and on phone and it seemed they always had backup. Nights and weekends. Also I found the software easier to use once I learned it

Cons: Didnt work well with facebook merchant. Crashed during ticket push and I didnt get notification of error from company - from users instead. Also, I didnt like the video training. Id rather read how to use a product, I dont have time to watch videos.

Overall: Auction portion ran great.

Intuitive and Supportive

May 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We found ClickBid to be intuitive and easy to use. This was true for both those of us setting up the ticket page and auction items before the event, and our guests during the event. Customer service has been very responsive and patient with us (we were new to electronic bidding and they walked us through everything).

The first year we used ClickBid two reps attended and helped out at the event. The second year we had only one person. They were very good at training our volunteer help for the evening, answering our questions, our guests questions, and sending out texts. We probably could do without a rep our upcoming third year, but I'm not sure we want to!

As a non-profit organization costs is always a consideration. ClickBid has been a low cost alternative, but not a 'cheap' one.

ClickBid was easy to use and the customer support was awesome.

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Easy to use and understand. They have tutorials built into the software that makes it easy to visualize what you need to do but you can reach out to customer support for assistance as well (fee based). First time users and we were able to generate more revenue on this silent auction than in the past. Our Gala attendees enjoyed the interactive approach which kept them engaged throughout the evening.

Cons: There really wasn't much that we didn't like about it. It really was very easy to use. The only thing that I can think of is using the "butler" during the event if your attendees to not sign up prior to. This can be a little time consuming but really is no fault of the software.

Overall: Generated more revenue from our silent auction than in the past. Kept attendees engaged.

Well educated and easy to use!

Jan 05, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I appreciated that there was a hands on tutorial prior to set up. Then for me to teach others to use it or use myself was super simple! We also had great feedback from guests who complimented how user friendly it was.

Cons: As a small nonprofit with limited budget funds, we could only use a portion of the software. It would have been nice to have a few more options added with overall cost of fees.

Highly recommend their service

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Inexpensive but great service
Friendly and professional staff
Easy to set up
Quick Payment
Awesome website

Cons: Nothing cons about this company
It is easy to navigate
Set up can be intimidating but video surely helps to get job done

Game Changer

Jan 05, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 10.0/10 Not
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Pros: This software allowed the guests at our annual auction to enjoy their evening socializing more without having to run back to the auction tables to check bid sheets. Also, our sales went up!

Overall: Our sales increased!

From start to finish, great product to use

Jan 12, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: the overall functionality, and the depth of detail available for our event to track and capture all the data is fabulous.

Cons: can be confusing first time through, capturing the fund a need was challenging at first because of the different screens we needed to checkout on.

Overall: learned about where the future of silent auctions is headed!

Annual Gala w/ auction for 400+ people

May 18, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: ClickBid is easy to use and affordable. We used it for our live and silent auction. Loved the support via email leading up to the event (thanks Lisa!), and the phone support night-of.
The only thing we would like to see is a way to start the auction early - with ability for attendees to register themselves and not duplicate themselves if we have already entered them into the system.
Otherwise, it was great! All our guests raved about how this is the first time they have been able to figure out an online auction. Another big plus was the mass texting. We will definitely use this system again next year.

Super Impressed! Our customer support rep- I believe was super responsive and guided me.

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It was very easy to see and navigate for a first time user. It had some good stock options to use if we needed them and I really like the Fund a Need capability.

Cons: Some things were a bit cumbersome- Like trying to find certain capabilities hidden through a few clicks

Great Software, Easy to Use!

May 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We have been using ClickBid for our auction for the past four years and will be using them again this year. The software is easy to use and has helped us to increase revenue. We are able to have donors who aren't able to attend our event bid on items. The ClickBid team is great to work and with and every year they have made updates to the product to make it even better! The cost of using the product is very reasonable compared to some of the other products out there. I can't say enough good things about ClickBid!

ClickBid was the perfect solution for our inaugural, and now future, benefits!

May 23, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The application was extremely easy to configure and implement. The staff was very responsive and "above and beyond" helpful. Bidders were able to easily sign up, bid and check themselves out at the end of the night and while support was on standby we didn't need to contact them once during the event. Great application with built in and intuitive features that allowed us to focus on the attendees and overall experience of the event! I highly recommend using Click Bid for your event!

Great service and a great product at a very fair price

May 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We loved ClickBid. The product was intuitive and easy to use and the customer service was superior. I wish all products worked this easily and had the support of ClickBid. We had a goal of raising $40,000 at our event and were able to raise $120,000! Thanks, in no small part, to ClickBid and the online bidding process. And the price is fair and I appreciated knowing exactly how much it would be upfront - no hidden costs and no percentage of the fees!

Great but a little costly for a nonprofit

Aug 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: I love that we're able to have people bid on items even when they can't attend our auction for nonprofit . I love the fact that it's easy to use the tutorial is great even for those that are less tech savvy.

Cons: You have to have really good Wi-Fi wherever you're using it or sometimes it gets bogged down. I also wish it was a little less expensive. It's a little pricey for a nonprofit . Also it be great to have more live customer service, not just email.

Overall: Loved using it for our most recent event for the charity that I volunteer for.

User friendly and excellent customer service.

Jan 08, 2018
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: This platform is very user friendly and easy to use. The customer service is unmatched and excellent.

Cons: The outward facing design and ability to manipulate the look. Also, the errors in bulk updates and technical errors.

Perfection!

Jan 08, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Eliminating paper bid sheets and utilizing the bidding software definitely increased the competition and frequency of bids made (which in turn created higher valued bids).

Being able to check attendees out with ClickBid eliminated check out lines significantly.

The final reports available were perfect!!

Cons: Formatting the pictures of auction baskets or offerings was sometimes difficult.

I haven't had my event yet, but I have been supported by the company quite a bit.

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The cost! It is very economical. Takes time to learn, but once you do, it is user friendly! I love that I can rotate pictures right in the content.

Cons: It is a little challenging to learn. There are 100's of tutorials which do help, it is just a matter of watching them before you get frustrated :)

Overall: Not sure yet, but hoping we have great results and save a ton of money by using it!

We had an awesome experience! The program was very easy to use

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Logical and easy to use program for our staff. Fun for our attendees to use at the event. We believe it raised more dollars for our agency.

Cons: We used Click Bid for our "small" event to do a dress rehearsal for our 2018 gala. Hard to adjust our thinking to a more technical viewpoint. Wish we would have had more phone support during set up.

Overall: We feel we now are ready for our big EVENT in 2018.

Amazing Experience

May 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: ClickBid is so easy to use both as an attendee and as the event planner. The onsite staff makes the event run seamlessly. Ahead of time the customer service is very hands on and always available to answer questions. We highly recommend ClickBid!

Extremely easy and intuitive. Event went smoothly and guests loved it!

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: No "app" to download. Very intuitive for people to use/learn. Greatly improved the efficiency and flow of our event.

Cons: Would like to be able to customize some of the screens a little more. Would like to have text message able to be a little longer.

Overall: Easier and faster event check in /check out...improved event flow...better pre auction preview and marketing of items.

Used once in a conference setting for a silent auction.

Nov 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: It was very easy to use and had a pretty smooth interface. Easy to download and set up when tens of thousands of people were all doing the same!

Cons: It's just one more application that has a very specific use; not something I'd keep around on my devices for their than the exact time I need to use it.

Overall: Easy viewing of a silent auction

Great experience

May 16, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We had an event in February with ClickBid. Went great. Great value overall in price/product, very happy client.

Awesome. Easy to use and amazing support.

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: Ease of use and support team were the 2 pros that stand out the most. We were able
log in and start posting items with very little training. For areas where we needed a little extra support, the tutorial videos were great.

used for a fundraising event

Jan 11, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: ability to use at our event; learned new opportunities for this system. able to incorporate into our process

Cons: Difficulty training staff to use easily and to process data. Took effort to produce required reports.

I will use this software again.

Jan 11, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The functionality of this software is good for those who are not tech savvy. As the one who set it up it is easy to maneuver around and customer support is easily accessible.