FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Potomac, MD – Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc., a full-service sports marketing and public relations agency, announced today that Handbid has retained the agency for the purpose of providing them; marketing, brand identity, public relations, new business initiatives and assistance with their social media promotional efforts.
“Handbid is revolutionizing digital/online auctions with their innovative mobile auction app platform,” said Ray Schulte President CEO Schulte Sports. “Handbid has established itself as the premier mobile auctions company servicing non-profits and other organizations wishing to take their fundraising efforts to the next level and connect with bidders on a more personal level via their smartphones. We are excited to be part of their growth.”
Based in Denver, Colorado, Handbid was founded by Jeff Porter a seasoned media and technology executive with vast experience in developing technology solutions that drive user engagement, connecting buyers and sellers. Jeff knew using cutting edge technology, he could provide non-profits an opportunity to increase their auction revenue, while creating an automated process for auction managers and an engaging experience for bidders.
“Handbid’s mobile auctions app provides bidders greater engagement, less effort with superior results,” said Jeff Porter, Founder/ CEO Handbid. “In addition, auction hosts rave about how easy Handbid is to use, citing the great user experience and added benefit of being able to raise more money for their organizations.”
Handbid makes it easy to manage every aspect of an auction. You can fine-tune the way you showcase auction items, send instant messages to bidders, notify bidders when bidding is coming to a close and even track and display real-time performance throughout.
In addition to their relationships with non-profit organizations, Handbid is also working with professional teams, athletes, and for-profit sports and entertainment memorabilia companies who see creative ways to include the Handbid mobile auction app as part of their corporate selling strategy. Along with the auction services and software provided by Handbid, Jeff Porter and his team can customize mobile auction apps for companies wanting to specifically brand their auction experience.
Ray Schulte / President & CEO
Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc.
Handbid’s mission is to make it easier to setup and conduct silent auctions for bidders and auction managers. Based on his own charitable fundraising experiences, founder Jeff Porter understood the challenges and need for effective and impactful fundraising options.
As a seasoned media and technology executive with vast experience in developing technology solutions that drive user engagement and connect buyers and sellers, he immediately knew he could solve his problem using cutting –edge technology. He created a digital mobile auction app that has revolutionized the auction category.
Handbid debuted the following year at Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Colorado’s 6th annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser and contributed to the organization raising more than $70,000 at their event. Jeff and the entire Handbid team are committed to helping non-profits increase their auction revenue while creating an automated process for auction managers and a memorable experience for their donors.
ABOUT SCHULTE SPORTS PR:
Schulte Sports is a full service sports marketing and public relations agency, based in Potomac, MD, specializing in corporate and non-profit public relations, branding including event development / management, national and regional media relations and strategic social networking.