Getting Started

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Admin Quick Start Guide

Admin Quick Start Guide Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register for Bid Beacon and create an auction! Important! Admin functionality is not available in the downloaded app. You must access Bid Beacon via web browser on any device to edit, create or manage your auction. Step 1 – Register and Login You can …

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Guest Quick Start Guide

Guest Auction Guide Click here to download a simple PDF on joining & bidding in an auction. A more in depth guide is available below and linked in the app as well. Download PDF Introduction Bid Beacon is a mobile application for online auctions, that can be downloaded from the Apple  and google app stores. You …

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Add Your Items

Learn about the different item types and how to add them to your silent auction.

Collect Payments

Learn how to accept payments offline or online using Stripe, Square, or PayPal.

Adding Administrators

Adding Administrators to your auction Running an auction isn’t a one-person show, at Bid Beacon we encourage you to add additional administrators to help build out the fun! Follow these steps to add helpers to your auction Send the Auction Link to your team of administrators, or invite them from within the auction (learn …

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Sample Banner Image

Sample Banner Image Bid Beacon is created to work on multiple screen sizes with or without the app downloaded.  This means that the banner image you place will grow or shrink with the size of the screen a user views it on.    Recommended Banner Size: 1136px by 350 px  Previous Next Create your Perfect …

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Guest Bidding

Personalize your silent auction by providing sponsor recognition.