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.

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 [...]

By |2018-10-16T16:14:30+00:001 month ago|Fundraising Ideas|0 Comments

Boost Your Charity Auction with Great Photos

Photographing Images for Auctions   When you list an auction item, you want to make sure to give it the best possible chance to bring the highest bidders. So, what can you do to give your auction items a leg up? The easiest way to improve your chances of selling an item with a high bid is to take enticing photos. Even if the item is less than exciting, a great auction photo can do wonders! Read on to learn how to boost your charity auction with great photos.   [...]

By |2018-07-19T00:52:58+00:004 months ago|Fundraising Ideas|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-02-13T18:54:30+00:009 months ago|Fundraising Ideas|0 Comments