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Mobile Giving: A How to Guide

Posted by Angela Whaley on Jan 12, 2017 12:29:05 PM

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Mobile Giving from An Expert's Viewpoint

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak directly to the next generation of fundraisers, nonprofit advocates, and world-changers courtesy of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. The energy brought by these students is empowering and humbling. We look forward to the way they will change the nonprofit landscape by using digital tools and next generation platforms. 

The digital landscape is becoming an increasingly powerful way to engage your community, whether by web, social media, or text. Mobile represents a significant opportunity to add a dynamic tool to your fundraising and marketing toolkit. 

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Topics: mobile giving, Fundraising, Marketing, Giving Platforms

A World of Good at the Alliance Management Institute 2017

Posted by S. Townshend on Jan 6, 2017 1:51:36 PM

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Learning to Lead with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Giving Platforms

Online Giving Platforms: Friend or Foe?

Posted by S. Townshend on Dec 19, 2016 10:43:19 AM

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Micro Giving, Online Giving Platforms, & the Rise of GoFundMe

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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Giving Platforms

Turnkey Strategy to Immediately Kickstart #GivingTuesday

Posted by S. Townshend on Nov 2, 2016 11:15:52 AM

 

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A 2016 Guide to Gear Up Your 2017

#GivingTuesday has been growing steadily since its inception in 2012 and there is an opportunity for your nonprofit to leverage this movement to slingshot you into a growth phase. Let’s close out the year strong while adding tremendous momentum to your organization next year.

NOV 29th is Right Around the Corner!

Nonprofit Quarterly noted last year that on these online collaborative giving days, you’ll see new donors who have never given to your organization before, and that’s often a result of social giving, where your existing supporters are acting as fundraisers and introducing their family and friends to your cause.

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Topics: Fundraising, #GivingTuesday, Marketing

3 Ways to Follow Up After the Event to Maximize Further Engagement

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Jun 17, 2016 4:04:38 PM

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People think that when the event is done, their job is done.

E. I. E. I. NOOOOO!

The follow up is as nearly important as the event itself!

If people had fun or were inspired, they’re ready to talk about it and remember the good times RIGHT NOW! You spent a lot of time making the event a success... following up is easy work that often gets overlooked but is a massive opportunity to maximize your efforts to build and strengthen your community.

You want to follow up and create some stickiness with your community so that they’re sharing it with their friends and remember the good time they had. Here are 3 ways to follow up after your event...
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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Events

Maximizing Engagement, Acquisition, & Fundraising #During Your Events

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Jun 9, 2016 3:05:23 PM

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When your supporters are finally at your event, face-to-face, it’s really important to make the most out of that time by communicating all the outcomes you’re seeking.

Don’t leave anything on that proverbial table!

One common thing that can go wrong at a fundraising event is that people get caught up in all the fun you’ve planned and forget that’s it’s actually about fundraising!
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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Events

3 Underused Focal Points to Get Your Event Ducks in a Row

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Jun 2, 2016 1:05:15 PM

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1.Core Focus & Goal Setting

You can’t expect to just put a seed in the dirt and have it grow into a beautiful lemon tree. There’s the process of organization, planning, and goal setting that go into growing a successful event campaign. Follow these steps and trust you me, your fruit trees will be beautifully bountiful.

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Topics: Fundraising, mobile, Events

Free-Range Nonprofit Fundraising Event Tips for Explosive Growth

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Apr 28, 2016 1:32:59 PM

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Hey Hey Hey Interwebs!

We’re Home, Home on the Range.

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.” - Will Rodgers

We’re gearing up for a mega 4 part event series that’ll blow your mind. But before we get started we’re gonna whet your whistle with the mastermind that put the whole thing in motion...

Are you ready for some explosive event fundraising knowledge to use for your upcoming events? 

I know Shaq and Kitty are...

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Topics: Mobile Fundraising, Mobile Engagement, Fundraising, mobile, Events

Ground Control to Major Blog: A Next Gen Mobile Frontier

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Apr 8, 2016 2:31:11 PM

Ground-Control-to-Major-Blog-A-Next-Gen-Mobile-Frontier.jpgYour mobile phone is your personal app...your connection to your community, your connection to the world

… did you know that most smartphones have a stronger computer than the computers that put the first astronauts on the moon?

Holy MOON DUST Batman!

Mobile technology is the Next Generation way to engage with donors. And it’s not limited to youth alone. Everyone seems to be hyperactive on their phone these days. 

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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Fundraising, text giving, Text

Text to Give vs. Text to Donate: A Battle Royale

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Mar 31, 2016 3:15:13 PM

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Topics: nonprofit, text to give, Fundraising, Text to Donate

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