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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

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Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle. How about your nonprofit, school, or chairity?

Donor Retention vs. Donor Acquisition: What Research Shows About Overall Online Engagement

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When asked by organizations whether their online fundraising programs should focus on donor acquisition or donor retention, I say, “Yes.”.

Cultivating Donor Loyalty By Differentiating Your Nonprofit Brand

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With the abundance of nonprofit organizations, it can be difficult for the average would-be donor to choose one over another.

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How To Decipher What Donors Really Want

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What do donors really want? Or, it leads to endless surveys which often tell us what donors wish they did, not what they really do.

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The Rise of Donor-ism

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Donors today want to be in the driver’s seat. As the sector has seen before, trends in donor stewardship follow the marketplace.

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4 Ways to Stand Out and Boost Donor Retention

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According to Foundation Center , there are just 12 items on the checklist for beginning a nonprofit organization. So we look for shortcuts.

If Our Donors Aren’t Listening, Are We Really Communicating?

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But donors and prospects aren’t impressed. Retention rate of new donors who only gave once in the last year is 25%. What a difference!).

One Thing Most Nonprofits Stink at (Donor Retention) and How You Can Change It in 2014

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In 2013, Chuck Longfield was on a mission to shed light on the importance of donor retention in the nonprofit industry. Superb content.

Sharing Your Story: How to Engage Donors with the Philanthropic Impact of Their Gift

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But how can you ensure that donors are primed to give during the holiday season? Which of these ideas will you try for your donors?

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Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

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At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. First, let’s talk about data. People.

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Donor-Advised Funds: Insight from the Experts

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Donor-advised funds are a hot topic. She has a donor-advised fund, but she also gives directly. And no wonder. billion.

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Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue

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Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have become one of the hottest tools in philanthropy over the last few years. While Here’s How it Works. The

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Three New Ways to Delight Your Donors

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Still, donors want to be delighted and feel connected to the organizations they support. Get snappy. Channel your inner grandma.

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A Foundation-Donor Love Story for the Digital Age

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The first time a potential donor engages with your community foundation may bear some resemblance to a first date. Technology Opens the Door.

3 Nonprofits Aim to Better Connect with Donors

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“Meet your donors where they are,” she says. Fundraising is getting personal. agrees. Roger Williams Park Zoo. Darlington School.

The 3 Principles of Fundraising Success: Donor Acquisition, Donor Retention, and Donor Upgrades

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Sidekick Solutions believes nonprofits are real-life heroes and helps nonprofit heroes succeed with nonprofit software.

3 Ways Community Foundations Can Become the Donor’s Choice

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According to the latest statistics from the Urban Institute , donors gave over $350 billion in 2014, a five percent increase from 2013. Trust.

Five Words that Speak Volumes to Your Donors

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There’s a trend at more and more nonprofits to not receipt donations.  So, what does this have to do with fundraising? .

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8 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Website Unwelcoming to Potential Donors

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When someone visits your nonprofit’s website, it takes them just 5 seconds to: Learn your mission. Form an emotional reaction.

15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

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Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle. 13) Give Donors Something Nice. Tweet It] !

The #1 Reason You Should Tell Your Event Donors You Like Them

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This scenario happened to me again recently … with a nonprofit. I’d like you to remember what it was like to be in junior high. no mail.

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Growing your Members and Donors with the Power of Data

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I had the privilege of hearing from Rosie Siemer and Dana Hines on Membership & Engagement: The Power of Data at bbcon 2016. Even better.

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Why Online Donors are Worth More than Offline Donors [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The majority of giving still comes from offline channels, but online fundraising continues to be a significant source for  acquiring new donors.

Turning Event Donors into Annual Donors

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How do I get more out of my event donors ? Nonprofits continue to ask this question, but it seems most have yet to figure out the answer.

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Donor Acquisition: The #1 Way to Acquire More Donors Online

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When she’s not writing about nonprofits you can find her competing in public speaking contests and training to be a Spice Girl ( wannabe). .

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Donor Data And Your Nonprofit

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There are more tools available to nonprofits today that can be used for measuring their donor data than ever before. The truth is, without the help of data, effectively planning a fundraising strategy or maintaining high donor retention numbers makes a hard job near impossible. Have you cleaned out your donor database lately?

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The One-Size-Fits-All Donor Model Is so Last Century

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At bbcon 2015 , some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. percent in 2012 to 14.7

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Infographic: Understanding Mobile Donors

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Do you know your donors? No, I mean do you REALLY know your donors? IF you don’t, it’s time to start paying closer attention!

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Retaining Monthly Donors

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Once you have sustaining or monthly givers, how does your nonprofit currently thank monthly donors?

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America’s Fundraising Playbook? [Hint: You’re probably not reaching today’s donors]

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It revealed that the nonprofit playbook is not only due for an overhaul but probably ALREADY out of date! The message is clear.

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Three Things Nonprofits Must Start Doing to Cultivate Supporters

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Yet sadly, too many donors aren’t progressing along the continuum; in fact, they are jumping off almost as quickly as they get on. think so.

5 Content Marketing Tips That Yield Donors

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The #1 Reason You Should Pay More Attention to Your Event Donors

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This scenario happened to me again recently … with a nonprofit. I’d like you to remember what it was like to be in junior high. no mail.

5 Important Tips for Writing Donor-Focused Emails

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Nonprofit Marketing email eMail marketing end of year fundraising fundraising StrategyYour constituents receive A LOT of emails. Be Concise.

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Retaining Your New P2P Donors [Hint: Acquiring Their Emails Is Only the First Step]

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I was recently asked for advice on how to engage with all of the new donors that were added to a database as a result of a walk-a-thon.

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How KidsQuest Converted Members into Loyal Donors

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What if I told you that real organizations were raising 5x what they spent and seeing 100% retention on new donors through telefunding?

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It’s Me, Your Donor. Are You Listening?| Insights from the $FG Report

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Donors somewhat agree (30%) that their giving makes a difference, while only 18% strongly believe it does. Never heard of the $FG report?

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10 Ways to Lose a Donor in One Email

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We are all just running to keep up, so I thought I would have a little fun with my next topic and present 10 ways you can lose a donor in 1 email.

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Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for 2017?

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With end of year fast approaching, it’s likely that your nonprofit is making plans for 2017. And every pixel counts.

3 Fundraising Experts Sound off on Donor Retention from the Donors Perspective

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How do your donors feel about you? Better yet, it seems like a good question to ask your donors once in a while! After that get involved. 

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