9 Common Donation Page Mistakes (and Solutions!)

Connection Cafe

If your online donation form is ineffective, it warrants immediate attention. The occasional mistake is inevitable, but given the high-volume traffic nonprofit donation pages receive, it’s crucial that your donation form is optimized to be as strong as possible.

Infographic: Optimizing Your Nonprofit Donation Page

TechImpact

With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast.

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5 Ways to Optimize your Donation Forms for Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

As you start planning messaging and emails for Giving Tuesday, spread a little love to your donation forms too. The five best (and easiest) ways to optimize your donation forms are : Eliminate all unnecessary fields. Create large, tappable buttons for your donation amounts.

7 Most Costly Sins of Donation Forms [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

The humble donation form has but one purpose: to capture a gift. When I see donation pages out there that irritate, frustrate, and even frighten donors, I’m heartbroken. To that end, here are 7 of the most revenue-draining donation form sins we need to keep fighting.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Donation Pages to Grow Monthly Giving

Connection Cafe

With online giving now a major component of most organizations’ monthly giving programs, it’s imperative that your donation forms are fully optimized. It’s also important to ask for the donation you want. How can you optimize your donation page to grow monthly giving?

Increase Holiday Donations With These 5 Digital Strategies

TechImpact

In late August, Google released their search data on nonprofits, indicating that donation-related searches jump from 2% in August to 21% in September! Provide a compelling story, images, video, and progress reports with actual data on how donations are being used for specific projects.

11 Donation Form Optimization Stats You’ll Wish You’d Known Yesterday [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Donation for optimization is a key part of online fundraising success and a great way to boost donor acquisition. I also suggest that you read: The Top 10 Most Effective Donation Form Optimizations You Can Make. Happy donation form optimization! donate).

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Why Donation Pages for Nonprofits Usually Suck

EveryAction

Right now, thousands of donors are being scared, confused, bored, or straight up turned away from donating online

Understanding the Rage-Donation: How to Engage Beyond the Episodic Gift

Connection Cafe

The rise of Activgiving and the Rage-Donation. We are seeing how activating and rage-donations are accelerating how people move from a just hearing about the causes they care about to quickly supporting them with a gift. Engaging Beyond the Rage-Donation.

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Donor Acquisition: 3 Donation Form Tweaks that will Quickly Improve Online Fundraising

Connection Cafe

— It’s very easy to become paralyzed by the variety of opinions about how to optimize donation forms. 2. Don’t distract from the act of donating. A person who has made it to your online donation form has already had a conversation with themselves about the desire to donate.

Mobile Donations Up 45% in 2015 Giving Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Between November 1st and December 3 of 2015, mobile donations climbed to 14%. Moreover, 14% of donations were mobile throughout last year, which means that 1 in 7 donors were on a handheld or tablet device in 2015.

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4 Ways To Optimize Your Nonprofit’s Donation Page

TechImpact

Most, if not all, nonprofit organizations have donation pages. You have strategically advertised, campaigned, researched markets, and have finally trafficked individuals to your donation page. If you land even even a few recurring donations, it was worth the initial investment.

7 Online Donation Tools to Delight Your Donors [Updated]

NonProfit Hub

Online fundraising garners millions in charitable giving for the nonprofit industry every year, but with so many options, it can be difficult to find the right online donation tools for your organization. Paypal Donations. PayPal Donations. of the donation, plus $0.30.

How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

But did you know that writing content for donor intent can be used to target people ready to donate online content can also be used to target donor intent? In this post, I’m going to show you how to get online donations with content marketing. Donate my car”. Donate A Car.

Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When a natural disaster strikes, I make a donation to my go to national or global charities for disaster relief Team Rubicon, Save the Children , and/or Global Giving. So, I’m donating there as well. donation is too small.

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Up 36% from 2013

Connection Cafe

million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2014. There was a 15% increase in the number of nonprofit organizations that processed an online donation on #GivingTuesday 2014 compared to 2013. The average online donation on #GivingTuesday 2014 was $128.30.

6 Tips For Creating A Better Donation Form

TechImpact

Here are some great tips from The Nonprofit Times when it comes to updating or implementing a donation form on your nonprofit’s website. Today’s donors want mobile access to your website, that also means mobile friendly donation forms that are secure.

12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

Is your donation page holding you back? Too many nonprofit donation pages are suffering from common donation page problems like unresponsiveness, length, general clutter, and even security issues that put potential donors off and sap resources away from causes that matter.

Facebook’s Donate Now Button: A Small Win for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Since the roll-out of Facebook’s new ‘Donate Now’ button, there have been a lot of voices chiming in about what this really means for nonprofits. No, Facebook’s new Donate Now button won’t send your online fundraising soaring any time soon.

10 Tips For #GivingTuesday Donation Form Optimization

TechImpact

With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, your nonprofit’s donation page could use some sprucing up. in 2013, and online donations grew by an astonishing 14%. Here are 10 common sense ways your nonprofit can optimize its donation form for this upcoming #GivingTuesday.

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! One nonprofit that I could not donate to was missing the address field so the donation could not be processed.

Want More Donations? Hold Off On Thank Yous

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The post Want More Donations? web charitable donation donation increase donations fundraising fundraising ideas generosity giving moral licensing Nonprofits Want your donors to give you more money? Don''t tell them thank you (at least, not at first). Hold Off On Thank Yous appeared first on The See3 Blog.

Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, after a planning call with colleagues for a session I’m moderating at IFC called “ Viral Fundraising Campaigns One Year On ,” I noticed a promoted post in my stream for the ALS Icebucket Challenge with a donate button. Wow, two juicy news events in one post!

Facebook Ramps Up Reach for “Donate” Buttons and Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s not official, but it’s obvious that Facebook is ramping up promotion of its native “Donate” buttons and Fundraisers in its News Feed. Donors and peer-to-peer fundraisers have been slow to adopt donating and fundraising through Facebook, but that might be changing.

Online Donations Rise in 2015

Frogloop

What goes down must come up, right? Online Fundraising

5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

Connection Cafe

That means that half the online donations are above the median and half of them are below the median. Here are 5 facts about online average donations: 1. What should you do with these online donation statistics? Consider adjusting your online donation form ask amounts over time.

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5 Dynamic Calls to Action That Increase Donations

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The post 5 Dynamic Calls to Action That Increase Donations appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy conversion booster donation optimization donations nonprofit website Nonprofits website optimization

Infographic: Who Donates To Nonprofit Crowdfunding

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Who Donates To Nonprofit Crowdfunding appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Why gives? That’s the question nonprofits of all sizes ask every day. Understanding donors is the first step to connecting with them in a meaningful way, and ultimately enticing them into giving to your nonprofit. With the inception of websites like GoFundMe, Kickstarter, and CircleUp crowdfunding has taken off, and is one of the hottest […].

19 Ways to Raise More Money From Your Donation Pages

John Haydon

What makes a kick-ass donation page? Together, these elements must convey enough emotional punch and urgency to inspire people to donate. Your donation pages reflect your brand. Only then should you start designing your donation pages. Is it the words? Images?

11 Surprising Donation Form Optimization Stats [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

Donation for optimization is a key part of online fundraising success and a great way to boost donor acquisition. Happy donation form optimization! 11 Donation Form Optimization Stats You Need to Know. a donation form) indicate that their page is secure. donate).

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15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 32 nonprofits were bookmarked for a donation and selected because they were effective at grabbing my attention and sparking an inspiration to give through their tweets. That said, donating online to 32 nonprofits is tedious!

Facebook Rolling Out “Donate” Feature for Nonprofits

John Haydon

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets Facebook users make donations directly to their favorite nonprofits via the News Feed. This donate now feature will appear beside posts in the News Feed and at the top of non-profit Facebook Pages participating in the program (as shown below).

How Canadian Cancer Society Increased Donations by 78% During #GivingTuesday

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million raised, a 63% increase in total donations over 2013 according to the Case Foundation. Over the past couple weeks we’ve heard about the continued growth and success of the #GivingTuesday movement. Over 15,000 nonprofits across 68 countries participated this year, with an estimated $45.68

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12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

In our last post, we explained why donation pages on nonprofit websites are repelling potential donors. Now we''re back with a list of nonprofits that are doi ng online donation pages right with the 12 Best Nonprofit Donation Page Examples guide

How TechSoup Uses Box Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Like any nonprofit, we like to take advantage of the product donations that are on offer for charities, churches, foundations, and libraries. We also have more than 60 partner NGOs who bring our product donations to other countries.

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. 2) For the first donation, donors must enter their credit card information. 4) After giving, donors can easily tweet their donation.

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13 Marketing Strategies to Increase Donations This Holiday Season

NonProfit Hub

Is your organization poised to maximize year-end donations? Implement your marketing strategies now as you prepare to increase your donations this holiday season. Create a large, colorful and clickable donation button; and keep the donation form short and sweet. .

5 Ways To Increase Donations Through Your Nonprofit’s Website

TechImpact

If your website does not meet all of the criteria listed above, your nonprofit may be missing out on tons of donations just because your website is not up to snuff. Make donating easy. Easy to use donation software. Image Courtesy of eSeller.

5 Donation Form Bad Practices

NonProfit Trends

There are lots of articles, reports, and conference sessions about online giving and donation form best practices. Using Only One Donation Form. If you only have a single donation form, then you’re doing it wrong. Use a combination of a general donation form along with other forms for more specific giving options. Email messages should route donations to a specific form for tracking purposes. Requiring All Donors to Register to Donate.

Mobile Donation Forms

Connection Cafe

It’s about a mobile-friendly donation form, which I believe is a key component to any nonprofit mobile presence. In fact, I’ll even say that if you want to keep your mobile presence small and simple, you really only need a mobile homepage and a mobile donation form.