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Nonprofits use Salesforce everyday to manage their donors, so when it comes to managing an event, it makes sense to use Salesforce as far into the event planning process as possible.
DETROIT, MI, August 17, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- BidKit, a leading integrations provider for ClickBid mobile bidding solutions, has introduced seamless donor integration between Salesforce for Nonprofits and ClickBid. BidKit can link a ClickBid mobile bidding account with Salesforce and send Salesforce Contacts directly into the ClickBid silent auction. No more spreadsheet export/import and last minute updates. BidKit can also send auction sales from ClickBid back to Salesforce after the auction, including fair market value calculations, sales tax and more.
Matthew Burnell, founder of ClickBid says, "Nonprofits use Salesforce everyday to manage their donors, so when it comes to managing an event, it makes sense to use Salesforce as far into the event planning process as possible."
Tom Huneke, co-founder of BidKit adds, "Using BidKit, a Salesforce client can set up their auction in ClickBid knowing that their Salesforce contacts will be available to ClickBid in a single step, without the hassle of manual data exchange. This is a huge step forward in the world of auction data management."
Users receive a free BidKit account with each ClickBid signup. Simply add your Salesforce credentials to your free BidKit account and start sharing. You can even share your Salesforce contacts on-the-fly while checking guests into your event. Get an in-depth training at https://youtu.be/xH7CN2xHD24. By January of 2016, BidKit plans to have integrations available for eTapestry, Raiser's Edge, Neon and Kindful.
BidKit provides easy and secure sharing of data from leading CRM tools like Salesforce with ClickBid's mobile bidding platform. Through BidKit you can safely share your CRM data to your ClickBid event and import ClickBid sales data back to your CRM. BidKit handles the specific CRM formatting and linking so you can be sure your data is handled properly. Your spreadsheet exports and imports are eliminated through BidKit's simple integration tools, making data management easier and more reliable.
Founded in Norton Shores, Michigan in 2002, ClickBid was the first alternative to paper silent auction bidding. With 15 years' experience in paperless auction software, ClickBid's mobile bidding helps nonprofits, schools, and other causes enhance fundraising events by reducing their workload and raising more money. Auction guests use any internet capable device, including smartphones and tablets, to bid on auction items, thereby allowing them to spend more time socializing instead of hovering over bid sheets. Text alerts encourage more competitive bidding, and ClickBid software ensures fast, secure checkout. Organizations pay one flat fee rather than a portion of proceeds, and on-site support is always available. To sign up or learn more, visit www.cbo.io.
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