Welcome to Handbid University


Whether this auction thing is new to you or you are an expert, we all have something to learn.  In a series of eBooks, we share our best practices for all aspects of auction events.  From registration to checkin to checklists, we have it all,  

Feel free to review our eBooks below and reach out to us with any questions you may have! 


Running a Silent Auction

So you are in charge! Congrats! So how do you get started?  This project kick off review will walk you through some steps on how to get your auction event going!

Get the Auction Kickoff eBook!

Achieving a ZEN Checkin

Is checkin your worst nightmare? Do you fear that your guests will get frustrated when they arrive?

Want to improve the checkin process?  Looking for best practices on minimizing the lines at checkin yet maximizing bidder participation?

We share a ton of tips in this eBook on how to achieve "Checkin Zen"

Get the Zen Check-in eBook!

Creating inviting Silent Auction Displays

So you auction is all setup for mobile bidding, so no need to display items and label them right?  

Not so fast! Creating inviting silent auction displays is really important.  This eBook will walk you through some "Do's" and "Dont's" about your displays.

Get the Auction Displays eBook!

Does Pre-Bidding Work?

Short answer is Yes!  Mobile bidding allows you to open your auction early.  But aside from the benefits of getting people registered early, pre-bidding can have a significant impact on revenue.  

Find out how in this Prebidding eBook

Get the Silent Auction Prebidding eBook!

Achieving a Rock Star Checkout

So the auction is over, but the guests have not checked out yet.  Using all of the other tips provided in the other eBooks, you have slaughtered your goal and delighted your bidders. 

But it is not over yet and you need to finish strong.  Follow some simple tips for a Rock Star Checkout.

 Get the Silent Auction Checkout eBook!
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3 Benefits to Running a Silent Auction

Silent auctions are dead?  We think not! But we have heard that before from some.  

Silent auctions offer some unique benefits at your event.  Download this eBook to learn more about those benefit.s

Download the 3 Benefits to Silent Auctions eBook!