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How To Increase Online Donations Using Donor Psychology

Stefanie Pous October 05, 2016, by Stefanie Pous

It's about time to start thinking about this year's fundraising campaign. Whether your nonprofit conducts fundraising year-round or focuses solely on year-end giving, consider taking the time now to zoom in on how to get donations online.

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5 Secrets to Silent Auction Success

Karrie Wozniak September 30, 2016, by Karrie Wozniak

There are practically an endless number of fundraising events that your organization could host, but none can compare to the silent auction.

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Donation Page 101: Get Schooled

Stefanie Pous August 31, 2016, by Stefanie Pous

Is your nonprofit donation page enticing visitors to click the donate button? Or is it promptly making them run for the hills, longing for the good ol’ days of writing a simple check?

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Grow Your Donor Stewardship Program: Go Beyond Just Saying Thank You

Dan Kimball August 29, 2016, by Dan Kimball

Stewardship is at the core of a great fundraising strategy. It is what shows donors that the organization they’ve entrusted their money with is appreciative of the gift, has used it wisely, and that they’ve had an impact on the cause. Unfortunately, when donor stewardship is not given priority, many nonprofits lose donors over time.

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[Guest Post] 4 Reasons Visitors To Your Website Don’t Donate

Noah Barnett August 03, 2016, by Noah Barnett

Getting visitors to your nonprofit’s online fundraising site isn’t as easy as it sounds, and then trying to convert those visitors into donors is even harder.

The M+R Benchmark Study found that, on average, only 1.1% of website visitors made a donation to a nonprofit. Couple that with the fact that for every 1,000 website visitors, a nonprofit raises[…]

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Throughout the Generations: Trends in Annual Giving

Stefanie Pous July 25, 2016, by Stefanie Pous

It's annual fund time. Even the most loyal donors are getting tired of the same pitch: another year, another request for donations. This year, it’s time to shake up the same outdated campaign. We’re diving deep into your nonprofit's next annual giving strategy and how you can appeal to all of your potential donors.

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4 Effective Ways to Use Nonprofit Infographics

Becca Bloch July 19, 2016, by Becca Bloch

Yes, we all know that infographics are a great way to illustrate and communicate data in a visually appealing manner. But the real question is, how do I use nonprofit infographics?

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3 Tips for Donation Button Success

Becca Bloch May 02, 2016, by Becca Bloch

Your nonprofit’s website is the 24/7 online storefront of your organization- advertising your services, collecting donations, and raising awareness for your cause.

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Nonprofit Donation Landing Page [Infographic]

Becca Bloch April 13, 2016, by Becca Bloch

Online giving is on the rise. Therefore, optimizing your nonprofit landing page for donation is fundamental in increasing your nonprofit's online donors.

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Master the Art of Nonprofit Fundraising with These Event Ideas

Becca Bloch March 28, 2016, by Becca Bloch

Nonprofits without fundraising are pretty much the equivalent of fish without water- it is a basic necessity. No matter the size, cause or location of your nonprofit, fundraising is a primary requirement.

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