Digital Fundraising Category

Building a Monthly Giving Program with Your Supporters

Building up the number of monthly donors who give regularly to your organization is an important strategy to assure the long-term health of your fundraising efforts. Donors who choose to make monthly gifts are on average more likely to support your organization for a longer period of time. They’re also more likely to donate more money to your organization during their “giving lifetime” than donors who just make single gifts.

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It’s Not Too Late to Supercharge Your Year-end Online Fundraising

There’s a lot riding on your year-end online fundraising efforts. Some nonprofits raise a quarter (if not more) of all their online revenue in December. No doubt your team has been carefully planning its year-end online campaigns and is hard at work implementing the messages. Here are a few last-minute ideas to supercharge your fundraising.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Year-end Donation Pages

As the year-end giving season approaches, nonprofits can benefit by improving their website donation pages. Whether clicking through on email appeals, visiting your website after getting an appeal in the mail, or doing a web search, a lot of prospective donors will end up on your donation page. But don’t take it for granted that all your visitors will make a gift once there. The truth is, many prospective donors leave uninspired, confused, or frustrated. Here are 10 tips to help you improve your year-end donation pages.

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7 Steps to Get Ready for Year-End Online Giving

The year-end giving season offers a unique opportunity for engaging with your supporters and fans, whether your ultimate goal is deepening relationships or fundraising. By planning ahead, thinking multichannel, and preparing your communications, you’ll be ready for the year-end online giving season.

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Email marketing in the age of mobile

This is an excellent infographic on Email marketing in the age of mobile published by the good folks at FreshAddress.  A couple of my favorite items in this infographic: 54% of emails opened on mobile devices occurred within 4 hours, compared to 46% of opens on desktops and 40% on tablets. Mobile payments accounted for […]

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Leveraging Direct Mail and Digital Marketing Together for “Surround Sound” in Fundraising and Marketing

Jeanne Harris (Vice President of Client Services at SCA Direct) has a great article this week for the Integrated Marketing Advisory Board: At our disposal are a multitude of vehicles in which to deliver our marketing and fundraising messages. The combined power of mail and digital marketing to formulate a holistic “surround sound” can deliver formidable marketing messaging […]

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