Design a Fundraising Website For Your Audiences

Connection Cafe

As you’re approaching the end of year fundraising, you are also comparing your … Acquisition Fundraising Retention Branding end of year fundraising web design

How To Find Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Audience

TechImpact

The post How To Find Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Audience appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising content marketing email marketing fundraising mobile Mobile Fundraising Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech online donations social media technologyYou know you should be tweeting, posting, sharing, and engaging.

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Livestream Fundraising 101: What is Livestream Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

There has been a lot of buzz lately around “livestream fundraising” but what exactly does that phrase mean? It turns out that adding the phrase “fundraising” into the mix is when things get a little more complicated. . Recently, I was able to spend two days with 24 nonprofit leaders either successfully running livestream fundraising campaigns or actively looking to start one of these programs. Organizational Livestream Fundraising.

Why Millennials Are One of Your Best Audiences

Frogloop

Online Fundraising Volunteering Lead GenerationMillennials have been pigeonholed as being lazy, but when it comes to social justice issues, Millennials are quite passionate about causes and donate money to the issues they support.

5 Social Media Stats That’ll Help Your Nonprofit Understand Audiences

TechImpact

We know our audiences are out there on social media. Marketers from the nonprofit sector and the for-profit sector alike are attempting to harness the power of social media to connect with these audiences. to start engaging with their audience and growing its group of ardent followers.

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Profiling Like a Pro: Understanding the Demographics of Your Instagram Audience

Byte Technology

And now, popular social media site Instagram is the latest to get a truly valuable profiling tool, a new service that gives users vital data on their audience breakdown and allows them to leverage those metrics to make the most of their social media efforts.

The Fundraising Event Planning Checklist

Connection Cafe

Fundraising events are an exciting and useful tool for exposing your mission to the community. Fundraisers allow you to bond with prospects and donors, whether it’s formal or informal, strengthening your relationship. The Fundraising Event Planning Checklist: 1.

Yes, Audience Participation Can Have Significant Value

Museum 2.0

I'd say that these techniques support audience development, repeat visitation, membership, maybe could even attract new kinds of donors. We try to design every new program with a partner organization with an audience for whom that kind of content or format is already appealing.

Audience Demographics and the Census: Do We Have a Match?

Museum 2.0

Now, as a museum director, I''m thinking about that goal less abstractly and more concretely in terms of what a target audience can and should look like. Arts audiences, on average, are older, whiter, and more affluent than the American population.

Three Tips for Common-Sense Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Fundraising is certainly not exempt from this problem; we base decisions too often on expediency rather than an analysis of long-term consequences. As fundraisers, facts are the basis of much of our work, especially with the direct response portion of our program.

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3 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Advocacy Fundraising Moment

Connection Cafe

In the 400-odd days since Donald Trump’s inauguration, fundraising in the nonprofit space has been more competitive and chaotic than ever before. With so much competition, organizations can no longer rely on #GivingTuesday or year-end pushes to meet their fundraising marks.

The Future of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

It’s safe to say that our peer-to-peer fundraising world is different today than it was ten years ago—or even two years ago. So what’s a fundraiser to do? These warm leads have the potential to be great fundraisers; they just may need more coaching on why their support matters.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season. No matter what’s on your fundraising to do list this fall, there’s one must have that you can’t afford to leave off that to-do list – stories.

Uncomplicate Your Communications Strategy

Connection Cafe

Yet, if we’re able to separate our audiences and build mini-strategies tailored to each group of stakeholders individually, suddenly it all comes together. The single greatest threat to effective communications is our inability to identify and prioritize who we’re communicating with.

8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Gary Wohlfeill , Director of Marketing at CrowdRise , who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand. But what exactly is social fundraising? . Sponsored Post Social Media Fundraising

Engage Your Audience and Sell Out Your Next Show with These Super Simple Tips

Connection Cafe

Not only are we fighting giving fatigue, there’s also audience burnout to consider. One way to increase buzz for a new performance is to let our potential audience members hear all about it from their peers. Stewardship is an integral part of fundraising.

Performing Arts Fundraising: How to Target Life-Long Supporters

Connection Cafe

Almost every arts organization would say that audience development is vital to their long term viability. As a result, organizations have difficulty trying to cultivate audience members. There is a fundraising adage that says that all fundraising begins with a relationship.

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5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

Connection Cafe

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Segment your audience: One-size-fits-all email doesn’t resonate. Having one alumni ask their social networks of former classmates to donate is another flavor of peer-to-peer fundraising.

Your Nonprofit’s Newsletter: You Are Not the Target Audience

BoardAssist

Your Nonprofit’s Newsletter: You Are Not the Target Audience. Me: Your board members are not the target audience for your newsletter, so their opinions about it aren’t that important. 1. Understand Who the Target Audience Really Is.

Hospital Marketing and Fundraising: A Dynamic Duo

Connection Cafe

Pairing your hospital marketing and fundraising teams is one of the best ways to ensure that you work smarter. Here are three quick illustrations of how you can activate this dynamic duo: Integrate messaging: Marketing and fundraising communications should share a common agenda and voice. Share stories: Stories are the common currency between fundraising and marketing. Marketing and fundraising can go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

Connection Cafe

Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead. What are the 5 W’s for a fundraising appeal?

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Maximizing Multichannel Fundraising for Higher Education

Connection Cafe

If you haven’t watched fundraising expert Joe Garecht’s Heating Up Multichannel Fundraising webinar or read his Raising Money through Multichannel Communications white paper, we highly recommend you do so. Tip 1: Master your direct mail fundraising. Fundraising emails.

7 Tips to Increase Your Online Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

Here are a 7 tips for donation page optimizations to help you increase online fundraising success : 1. You want your audience to connect with your purpose and be able to easily recall its meaning. Ensure that Online Fundraising Pages Are Secure.

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How Independent Fundraising Momentum is Reshaping Traditional P2P

Connection Cafe

The peer-to-peer fundraising marketplace has undergone a transformation with momentum rapidly shifting toward individually directed fundraising and “DIY” or independent campaigns. What’s the Future of Traditional Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events?

Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Social fundraising has grown to include individual driven peer-to-peer fundraising, crowdfunding and more. As companies look to evolve their CSR strategies to speak to the modern workforce, social fundraising can offer an element of transformational engagement.

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How to Nail the Soft Skills of Fundraising: The Face-to-Face Ask

Connection Cafe

Take heart fellow fundraiser, practice makes perfect. Solid Face-to-face fundraising requires: A true understanding of your donor. Strong and effective body language can help establish an immediate rapport with your audience and signal confidence in your message.

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End-of-Year Fundraising Campaign – CHECK!

Connection Cafe

Hopefully by now your plans for End-of-Year online fundraising are wrapping up. You segmented your list so that each of your audiences received content that is relevant to their affiliation with your organization.

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Content curation should link to your integrated strategy objectives and identified audience. Here’s a site that already has the audience everyone wants: women and moms who make most of the household buying decisions. My Pinboards on Pinterest.

Building Impact Fundraising Capacity

Connection Cafe

Jamie Forbes of Opus Advisers and Alexandra Urbanowski of New Hampshire Public Radio helped attendees understand the value of building a brand within the nonprofit space and how it can impact fundraising. Fundraising Major Gifts Planned Giving Sustained Giving

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Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

I’m going to share 7 insanely easy online fundraising ideas that are making a huge impact for nonprofits. Then I’ll break down how you can apply 6 additional nonprofit fundraising strategies to grow your revenues TODAY. 7 Online Fundraising Ideas (That Actually Work): 1.

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5 Cold Calling Tips to Meet Your Fundraising Goals

EveryAction

The fundraising call has always been a staple of donor outreach. However, changes + advancements in the ways you communicate with your audience means adjusting your approach to the dreaded cold call. fundraising strategy

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5 Versatile Fundraising Strategies for Small Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

If your nonprofit is just getting started, it’s easy to be daunted by the challenges that arise with fundraising efforts. With the right fundraising strategies, your small nonprofit can find donors who share your mission and want to form lasting partnerships with your organization.

6 Tips from Valencia College Foundation for Virtual Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

This year the foundation took their six-week fundraising campaign online using peer-to-peer fundraising to supplement their offline campaign activities. Hey, this is our yearly fundraiser, won’t you gives us money to help current students have a great experience at our university?

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Your major gifts team is probably already creating incredible content that can be adapted to share with your mid-level audience. fundraising major gifts

Valuable Fundraising Lessons We Learned in 2017

Connection Cafe

The challenge ahead is how to adapt and develop your fundraising practice based on the trends we can see now, and still be agile moving forwards. This is vital to any fundraiser. The desire to know the who, wha t and why is a massive driving factor for truly successful fundraising.

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The Key to Relevant Fundraising in 2015 and Beyond

Connection Cafe

As far as I could tell, he did not have any fundraising background; he was a matchmaker, linking nonprofit organizations with resources. I asked myself, “What would I focus on if I wanted to begin a career in fundraising today?” Storytelling is critical for fundraising.

The Surprising Truth About Online Donors and Offline Fundraising

NetWits

Download the full Multichannel Fundraising Report. to learn more about the turn to online fundraising, the need for a multichannel approach and how direct mail is still alive and well. They feel they’ve found the secret fundraising sauce.

Conviction? Check. Money? Check. So What's Keeping the Arts Sector from Embracing Active, Diverse Audience Engagement?

Museum 2.0

In the fall of 2011, the Irvine Foundation released a high-profile new arts strategy that focuses on the "who, how, and where" of arts engagement, with a focus on reaching nontraditional audiences through active participation in nontraditional venues.

5 Inventive Ways Donor Data Can Boost Your EOY Fundraising

EveryAction

EOY (or end-of-year) fundraising can be a critical time for nonprofits. You need to create personal, targeted appeals that show donors how they fit into your fundraising and how their gifts impact the recipients of your aid. fundraising prospect research donor research

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A Lesson from the Fundraising Roundtables

Connection Cafe

Last year and again this year I’ve had the pleasure of joining the Fundraising Roundtables with many of you across the country. For a digital fundraiser like me, it’s the mental equivalent of being a kid in a candy shop without mom to rein you in.

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Online Fundraising Going Mobile

AFP Blog

Online Fundraising Going Mobile : s certainly not news that people are increasingly using their mobile phones and tablets to go online. A recent report shows that 78% of Facebook users are now accessing the service through their mobile whilst even online retail sites are seeing a large and growing mobile audience.

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