Follow your progress in real-time

Stress-free set up

From your first login, an interactive dashboard will welcome and guide you through the auction creation process.

The settings are simple and intuitive, from adding partners to publishing your auction.

The home page of the online auction platform welcomes you to Followmybid.

Don’t forget a step

The interactive dashboard serves as a teaching tutorial to guide you through all the necessary steps to create your auction.

This guide simplifies auction set-up, so you’ll be able to iron out the details in no time!

The list of steps for creating a web auction suggest adding partners, managing items, adding participants and using the messaging system.

Take a well-deserved break

The dashboard saves your modifications automatically and remembers your progress. You can leave the platform and pick up exactly where you left off.

A section at the bottom of the board indicates all your recent activities, so you can also see changes made by other collaborators.

The list of the latest partners, items and participants added to the online silent auction.

Add partners

See the latest partners added and easily verify that you have entered all their information correctly.

Create partner categories and feature partners in just a few clicks.

A handshake between a fundraising organization and a partner of its online auction.

Invite participants

Quickly see who you’ve added recently or view the complete list of participants.

This list will also allow you to check if they have registered for the auction, and send reminders if necessary.

A paper airplane notifies a participant to remind them to register for the online auction.

Manage items

See the most recently added items or go to the item management page to see more details such as locations, categories, donating partners for an item, starting bids, etc.

This is also where you can create feature items.

The add item icon of the silent auction platform.

Want to know everything about organizing an auction?

With our pre-recorded and personalized demos, you'll have all the tools you need to run your most successful auction to date.

Be in full control

As soon as your auction officially begins, the dashboard becomes the performance board.

The dashboard allows you to see the progress of your auction at a glance.

You can see:

  • Progress towards goals
  • Number of bids on items
  • Last bid on each item
  • Donation values
  • And much more!
A sample dashboard shows that an organization has raised $15,000, which is 50% of their goal with 3 hours left in the web auction.

Reach your goals

Keep track of your progress with our progress bar, which also displays the percentage of your objective achieved in real-time and the bidding portion versus the donation portion.

A goal bar displays the percentage of money that has been raised through donations and winning bids.

Keep an eye on the numbers

See the number of bids, donations, participants, active items, and more! But you don’t need to write anything down: you will receive a detailed performance report at the end of the auction.

An upward arrow symbolizes an increase in money raised by the organization through its online silent auction.

Countdown to the end

Whether before or during the auction, a countdown at the top of the screen allows you to count the seconds until the auction starts or ends. You can also postpone the end date or close the auction at any time.

A countdown shows one hour and thirty-seven minutes remaining in the online auction.

Act when the time is right

Progress charts allow you to manage marketing actions based on performance.

View the list of items ranked by popularity and performance. Feature strategic items based on your observations.

A few items are selected from the list of items of the online auction, these items will be featured using the crown icons on the left of the list.

Support your leaders

A section of the performance chart displays top participants. Find out who has won the most items or whose total accepted bids are the highest.

You can also encourage them via our messaging system.

Participants are crowned for placing the highest bid on the online auction items.

Showcase your top partners

Rank partners by number of donated items or by the amount they have helped you raise.

Take advantage of this opportunity to offer your most outstanding partners greater visibility.

A megaphone symbolizes the visibility of your online silent auction partners.

Praise your donors

Quickly view a list of all participants who have made donations, and rank them by donation value with one click. A great way to find out who your biggest donors are!

A heart is being sent to a participant who made a donation during the web auction.

Talk to a
fundraising expert

Our experts will guide you and help you get your online auction off to a great start! Let's talk
Young woman holding an open laptop and preparing to write on her keyboard.

Join The Philanclub!

Are you a philanthropist at heart? Join a like-minded community! When you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll receive the following:
  • Exclusive news about upcoming auctions
  • Information about the most popular items
  • Tips and tricks related to the philanthropic sector
  • Scoops about the platform

And of the above personalized to suit your needs!

Do you want in? We have questions for you!

The philanclub - Image