BlueTree has made our auction so much easier. This was our first year holding an online auction, and we received many compliments on the quality of our auction site. I don’t think we would have done what we did without you!

Melissa H.
Online Auction Chair
Private Elementary School
Los Angeles, CA

BlueTree Auction

Our BlueTree Auction helps you create, promote and manage your online auction fundraiser. A dedicated BlueTree account manager will be with every step of the way - from setting up your auction site and building catalog pages, to tracking the process and evaluating your success. Whether you are running an online auction alone or in conjunction with a live event, you are assigned a dedicated account manager who manages your online event.

BlueTree Auction Features

  1. Organizing Your Event
    • Custom Homepage: Your organization gets to create your own personal homepage specifically tailored to your event.
    • Donate Cash: Easily permits supporters to directly donate cash to your organization.
    • Buy Event Tickets: Allow supporters to directly buy tickets to your live event.
  2. Promoting Your Event
    • Homepage Link Program: Links your organization’s homepage to your auction homepage.
    • Email Notification Program: Permits you to email thousands of constituents to promote your event.
  3. Acquiring Items for your Auctions
    • Donate an Item Feature: Permits supporters to donate items to increase your auction catalog.
    • Access to TreeHouse Consignment Catalog: Allows access to the entire TreeHouse Consignment Catalog. These items can help build your auction catalog and increase your auction revenues.
  4. Managing Catalog Items
    • Featured Items: Helps promote some special items in your catalog.
    • Buy Now Option: Items can be bought instantly and ensures the purchase of an item.
    • Reserve Price Feature: Places a set price for items to reach before they are sold.
  5. Creating Your Participant List
    • Refer a Friend Feature: Lets supporters contact others to help support your event.
    • GuestBook Feature: Allows your organization to acquire demographics on possible new donors and contributors.
  6. Recognizing Your Sponsors
    • Sponsorship Links: You get up to 10 sponsorship links on your homepage, which can be used to increase fundraising revenues.
  7. Live Event Features
    • Live Event Absentee Bidding: Easily transfers your online auction bids to your live auction event.
    • Printable Bid Sheets: Easy to understand bid sheets printed out after your online event ends.
  8. Closeout Processing
    • Printable Summary Reports: Summary reports printed out after your online event has concluded.
  9. Support
    • Technical Support : Reliable technical assistance throughout your online auction.
    • BlueTree Marketing Consulting Services: BlueTree Marketing provides consulting throughout your online event.