Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
BuzzCast
Score 9.1 out of 10
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BuzzCast supports flagship events for clients such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Uber, Fiserv, Carnival, The World Travel and Tourism Council, and AES. Crafted specifically to handle the needs of top tier production companies and their enterprise clients, BuzzCast is focused on three core pillars: Scalability Security Service Built from the ground up on the newest AWS Serverless…N/A
OneCause
Score 9.3 out of 10
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OneCause, headquartered in Indianapolis, offers their fundraising solutions supporting mobile bidding for auctions or peer-to-peer giving, Text2Give, and support for ticket sales for fundraising events. OneCause pricing plans support various service levels, including feature breadth for large giving organizations or smaller entities.N/A
Pricing
BuzzCastOneCause
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BuzzCastOneCause
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsBuzzCast offers an annual subscription based pricing model. Calculations are based on number of attendees, numbers of event and rehearsal days, streaming usage and level of production support you require. Our suite of leading edge features are yours to utilize for the duration of the annual license.
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Score 9.3 out of 10
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Medium-sized Companies
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OneCause
Score 9.3 out of 10
Bloomerang
Bloomerang
Score 9.3 out of 10
Enterprises
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
BuzzCastOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(9 ratings)
9.6
(101 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
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(0 ratings)
9.2
(7 ratings)
Usability
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(0 ratings)
8.7
(89 ratings)
Availability
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
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9.8
(90 ratings)
In-Person Training
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
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(0 ratings)
9.2
(5 ratings)
Configurability
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
BuzzCastOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
BuzzCast
BuzzCast is great for large, complex online events - especially during the pandemic when it's been hard or impossible to gather folks in person. If you only need a smaller group of 5 or 10 people, BuzzCast is probably overkill. Once you have lots of people / multiple sessions, or want to capture and save presentations for later, you'll want to start looking at BuzzCast.
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OneCause
The OneCause auction platform works well for events of seemingly varying sizes (we are a mid-sized organization, but it seems to scale well). You can run a variety of things within the platform (live auction, silent auction, fund appeal, raffle, etc.), but one should be aware that there are limits to the software and we were forced to worked around these limitations.
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Pros
BuzzCast
  • The BuzzCast platform was excellent in every way.
  • The platform is sleek and easy to use, both the backend and the UX.
  • The entire team at BuzzCast is supportive and works hard to make your event a complete success.
  • Building and deploying the conference was made easy by the expertise and hard-working BuzzCast staff.
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OneCause
  • Easy online bidding process for our participants (especially using the older software).
  • Detailed tracking and organization for our auction staff to manage everything in one place.
  • Excellent and proactive customer service in the months leading up to the event and in-person at the event itself.
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Cons
BuzzCast
  • Within the platform it would be great to have direct access to make edits changes (I believe this functionality is in process)
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OneCause
  • Options to personalize the text descriptions used in the registration process. Some of the wording is confusing and there's no option to edit those text boxes.
  • The set-up for the silent auction options is not exactly the easiest to follow for new users. Having some concrete examples or use cases to consult when first setting up would be helpful.
  • It would be great to have a "check for errors" functionality when you're going through the auction set-up. For example, for some reason when our live auction was set up, two items didn't have "Apply Sales Tax" checked and so they got erroneously listed without the sales tax. Given that ALL the other items had sales tax applied, it seems like it should be easy to have something run in the background that flags potential errors for review.
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Likelihood to Renew
BuzzCast
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OneCause
We are a very small non-profit and are actually looking to use another service just to cut costs, but we may not stay with them and will coming running back to OneCause if we can't make the other option work! The ONLY reason to move would be to reduce the over-head cost of the platform.
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Usability
BuzzCast
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OneCause
I give it this rating because when I first started using OneCause, I was concerned it might be complicated and I could make mistakes that would negatively impact our organization. OneCause's usability has made me feel confident and stress-free in every event we use it for because it is easy to use.
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Reliability and Availability
BuzzCast
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OneCause
Support staff is there to help out and it is nice knowing there are available on event day as well
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Performance
BuzzCast
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OneCause
This feature is amazing. Nice to have reports immediately when the event (auction) is over
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Support Rating
BuzzCast
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OneCause
They have a fantastic tech support team who typically responds to your questions and concerns within minutes. They are available for emails, phone calls, and have also created videos that walked me through my problems. When you initially get started with their peer2peer platform, they provide you with a consultant whose job is to walk you through setting up your first campaign. You al so receive a specific to you Customer Success Manager who is there for any and all questions and will help you until you find the answers needed!
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In-Person Training
BuzzCast
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OneCause
Very thorough and made sure I understood the process. Staff were very patient as well listening to my questions and understanding certain procedures. As an older person, I can be scared of technology, but this process was very easy to understand and I feel very confident using it.
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Online Training
BuzzCast
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OneCause
Very thorough and nice to have a refresher when needed. Nice to see when I haven't used in a little while and refresh my mind how to update.
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Implementation Rating
BuzzCast
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OneCause
I don't know if my insights are key but I can say that implementation was done in-house without any outside support for the solution. The staff influencing the solution had very little technical expertise and ability as well which showed just how easily the software was to implement.
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Alternatives Considered
BuzzCast
BuzzCast platform has the most amount of features that our events require (public chat/private chat, breakouts, auto-scrolling agenda). The entire platform is built and designed so that it's intuitive for our viewers and they are shown exactly how to operate the platform in under a minute. The quality of the stream is superior. The BuzzCast team is great to work with and are true partners who are all solution-oriented.
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OneCause
We used Auction Star one time. It was not as user-friendly for our donors. Prior to that, we planned event logistics and auction components without any specialized software. Everything was done in Excel and Word. OneCause allowed us to organize tables, registration and auction packages a lot faster and more effectively.
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Scalability
BuzzCast
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OneCause
The product has everything I need
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Return on Investment
BuzzCast
  • BuzzCast enabled one of my clients to deliver an investors' meeting that resulted in a $10 billion increase in market cap
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OneCause
  • Once we joined OneCause for our event fundraising platform we never looked back. Each year we've experienced growth with not only the funds raised but also in the improvement of the event execution.
  • We've learned a tremendous amount for in-person fundraising success through the OneCause team and that has led us to explore virtual and campaign options.
  • The onsite event support has proven so valuable to our event success we have begun budgeting to have that same level of support at all our in-person events. The OneCause event team guides you well during the planning phase and then provides top-notch support and peace of mind the night/day of the event.
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ScreenShots

BuzzCast Screenshots

Screenshot of custom landing page for long time clients The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges eventScreenshot of Adding eCommerce capabilities to your BuzzCast exhibitor booths or being able to accept donations at your annual fundraising gala is just one of many many features we offer.Screenshot of BuzzCast offers a wide range of 3D rendered exhibitor booth options. Booth attendees can do things like join a video meeting or demo, schedule a meeting on the booth owners calendar, fill out check in forms for lead generation, visit websites, check out special offers & more.Screenshot of BuzzCast's Watch Party feature!!  enough said.Screenshot of custom 3D exhibitor hall entrance lobby's are a spectacular addition to any event. BuzzCast's talented in-house designers can create magic virtual environmentsScreenshot of Public chat. Private chat. Emojis. Likes. You'll like it!

OneCause Screenshots

Screenshot of an example, creative peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns that can be launched, used for donate occasion campaigns, challenges of any kind, memorial and tribute programs, and year-round “DIY” fundraising programs.Screenshot of an example customizable event or online auction website for each fundraising campaign can be used to manage:  

- Online Auctions
- Ticket Sales / Sponsorships
- Donations Collections
- Sharing Event DetailsScreenshot of a Scoreboard, that can be projected at an event to highlight fundraising and engage audiences (both virtual and in-person).Screenshot of the OneCause Fundraising Platform, that eliminates the need for paper bid sheets to engage donors.Screenshot of a presentation of online Fundraising and Text2Give® helps nonprofits to reach new donors and fundraise all year long.