# Welcome To Auctria (updated)
Thank you for choosing Auctria.
Auctria aims to be a flexible and easy to use tool to help you maximize your fundraising.
Our video gives a quick tour of the Auctria software and how it works:
There are a lot of features in Auctria and this guide will lead you through getting started with the basics and then using the more advanced features.
For some examples of how Auctria can be used in different events, please read our Case Studies
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# Getting Started
If you are new to Auctria, we recommend looking through the Using Auctria section to get a good feel for the basics of navigating the site and making changes.
You can use the Demo Auction to try out the site without worrying about affecting anything in your own account.
Once you are comfortable, you can work through our Quick Start Guide to quickly get the basics of your event up and running.
# Digging In
To learn more about how Auctria works, see the Concepts section. In particular, this section will cover how online bidding is handled.
Then, to dig into the details of using the site, see the Running Your Auction section.
# Getting Help
If you need more help, you can reach out to us anytime via email at email@example.com or, when you are signed into the site, click on the support icon (the speech bubble) in the top-right of the page.
Leave us a message with the questions you have, or the issue you are running into, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
# Auctria Resources (new)
At the top of the main Auction Dashboard is a link to the Auctria Resources page in the application.
Clicking on the Auctria Resources button will take you to a page with many links, videos, and other useful references. You will find quick start information, links to our webinars, and links to various checklists and other useful references to help you have the most successful fundraiser.
# Auctria Launch
Auctria Launch is an add-on service to your Auctria license.
Our Auctria Launch service takes the event set-up work off your to-do list. Our dedicated Auctria Launch team will put together the fundraising event on the Auctria platform so you get more free time.