What is Handbid?

"Handbid is fully automated mobile silent auction software specifically designed to increase revenue, drive bid activity, and maximize ROI for non-profits."

Handbid is fully automated mobile silent auction software specifically designed to increase revenue, drive bid activity, and maximize ROI for non-profits.

Eliminating the need for paper bid sheets, Handbid empowers users to bid using a mobile device, the web, or a tablet (kiosk) at the event. Bidders can enter bids remotely or locally, manage their bids with proxy bidding, and instantly view the status of all bids.

We’ll just come out and say it. If you want to offer bidders an amazing user experience, web-based apps just don’t measure up. Handbid is a native app that’s 100% suited for smartphone and tablets. It downloads in seconds. It’s sleek and engaging. It makes mobile bidding more game-like. It even lets you bid and hold a drink at the same time.


Handbid scored 76/100 in the Nonprofit & Volunteering category. This is based on press buzz (35/100), and other relevant information on Handbid gathered from around the web.

The score for this service has improved over the past month. What is this?

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Handbid Product Overview

  • Native apps for iPhone, Android, and iPad (bidding kiosk)

  • Real time updates and notifications (don't rely on text messages or emails when outbid!)

  • iPad kiosk app designed for non-smartphone bidders to place bids (multi-user interface)

  • In addition, you will have a real-time view into bids and auction revenue.

  • Bid from the Web on your smartphone or desktop


Languages: English

Handbid Features

  • API
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • SMS
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Handbid Pricing Plans

Simple

$695.00
1 user(s) / month
  • One Auction /yr
  • 25 Items
  • Unlimited Bidders
  • Ticketing Add-On $200
  • Customized Training Available
  • Email, Phone, & Knowledgebase Support
  • OnSite Staff Available
  • 3.5% CC Processing Fee

Basic

$1,295.00
1 user(s) / year
  • One Auction /yr
  • 100 Items
  • Unlimited Bidders
  • Ticketing Add-On $200
  • Customized Training Available
  • Email, Phone, & Knowledgebase Support
  • OnSite Staff Available
  • 3.5% CC Processing Fee

Plus

$1,895.00
1 user(s) / year
  • One Auction /yr
  • Unlimited Items
  • Unlimited Bidders
  • Ticketing Add-On Included
  • Customized Training Available
  • Email, Phone, & Knowledgebase Support
  • OnSite Staff Available
  • 3.5% CC Processing Fee

Premium

$2,495.00
1 user(s) / year
  • Three Auctions /yr
  • Unlimited Items
  • Unlimited Bidders
  • Ticketing Add-On Included
  • Customized Training Available
  • Email, Phone, & Knowledgebase Support
  • OnSite Staff Available
  • 3.5% CC Processing Fee

Pro

$3,695.00
1 user(s) / year
  • Six Auctions / yr
  • Unlimited Items
  • Unlimited Bidders
  • Ticketing Add-On Included
  • Customized Training Included
  • Email, Phone, & Knowledgebase Support
  • OnSite Staff Available
  • 3.5% CC Processing Fee

Plans starting from: $695.00/month Credit card required: No

Handbid FAQs

Does Handbid offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?

Yes. Two people (such as a couple) or a family can share the same Paddle ID in Handbid. In fact, you may just want to check them in as a single account (e.g. Fred and Wilma Flintstone vs. Fred Flintstone).

What platforms does Handbid support?

If you want to offer bidders an amazing user experience, web-based apps just don’t measure up. Handbid is a native app that’s 100% suited for smartphone and tablets. It downloads in seconds. It’s sleek and engaging. It makes bidding more game-like. It even lets you bid and hold a drink at the same time.

Does Handbid offer an API?

HandBid provides a convenient mobile and online bidding experience and offers Handbid API integration for your next event.

Does Handbid offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?

Handbid will provide a training session (online) for the Customer and their staff. Training can be up to 2 hours and may be recorded upon request. Handbid can, upon request of Customer, share best practices and advice on appropriate starting bids, bid increments, categories, and other item configuration.

Onsite support: Have a Handbid staff person come to your event to help you operate our software. This staff person can assist your staff and your auction manager with anything related to Handbid. Travel fees not included.

What is Handbid generally used for?

Increase revenue opportunities. Auctions at annual conferences are fun but your revenue opportunity is limited with paper bid sheets. Handbid will keep your bidders connected allowing them to bid from anywhere. That means happier bidders and more revenue for your organization.

Who are the main user groups of Handbid?

Nonprofits, Schools, University, Faith-Based Organizations, Associations, and Sports Teams.

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