About Tom Kelly

Tom is the founder and CEO of CharityAuctionsToday. Online and mobile auctions are all we do. We believe running an auction should be a simple process. Our platform was built for the user with no technical experience who needs a way to raise money online.

36 Gift Basket Ideas for Fundraisers Who doesn’t enjoy getting a themed gift basket full of goodies? That’s why any time of year you are planning a fundraiser, gift baskets are an ideal option. They also make for unique fundraising ideas, whether it is for a silent auction at a live fundraising event or in online charity auctions. The creative options for themes, items, and presentations are endless…Use our list of 36 gift basket ideas to help get you started! Cooking Idea Description The Baker’s Basket A wicker basket of [...]

5 Smart Ways to Use Fundraising Tech in Your Campaign

5 Smart Ways to Use Fundraising Tech in Your Campaign     Everyone knows that fundraising is one of the most crucial parts of your organization’s strategy. No matter if you’re fundraising for a sports team, a nonprofit, or for something else entirely, raising money is vital to reaching your goals. Nowadays, there are a thousand and one ways to raise money. Between the newer, technology-based methods and the traditional in-person asking tactics, it’s not hard to get overwhelmed by all the options! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of [...]

How to Promote Online Charity Auction Page

Optimizing Auction Fundraiser Pages for SEO How do you promote an online charity auction? Auction pages should be optimized for SEO (Search Engine Optimization.) Optimizing auction pages for SEO helps search engines find your charity auction fundraiser which leads to more eyes on the page (pageviews.) To optimize your auction to receive more pageviews, you’ll need to put keywords in specific places. This keyword placement is key data that notifies the search engines how to find your page. In technical terms, this data is known as metadata and it helps to [...]

2018-10-16T16:14:30+00:0011 months ago|Fundraising Ideas|

Boost Your Charity Auction with Great Photos

Top Online Auction Sites - Updated For 2019 If you are looking for the most reputable online auction websites around the globe, you’ve come to the right place. I hereby present to you the 70 best online auction sites and bidding sites. As you know, there is no shortage of high-quality online auction sites on the internet. But we decided to separate the wheat from the chaff and give you the absolute cream of the crop. These online auction sites will give you the best value for your money [...]

2019-05-17T10:40:20+00:00July 19th, 2018|Fundraising Ideas|

4 Strategies to Boost Mobile Giving Potential

Maximize Mobile Giving It’s no surprise that mobile giving has become a fundraising staple for large and small organizations alike. A recent study showed that 1 in 4 donors used mobile devices to discover nonprofits they previously weren’t aware of. Not to mention, 99% of texts are read within the first five minutes of receiving the message. So, how can you boost mobile giving?   Mobile fundraising can help you raise not only more money but also awareness for your organization’s cause and community projects.   What’s more, younger donors [...]

2019-05-01T09:56:45+00:00February 13th, 2018|Fundraising Ideas|