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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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.

3 Ways To Increase Donations Via Social Media

TechImpact

The post 3 Ways To Increase Donations Via Social Media appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Social Tech constituent relationship management system CRM donation donations donors email marketing fundraising social media storytelling supporters technology website Did you know: 73 percent of first time donors do not give again?

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Grow 52%

Connection Cafe

million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2015 and this surpassed all prior years since the movement began in 2012. There was a 15% increase in the number of nonprofits that received an online donation on #GivingTuesday.

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

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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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.

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Online Donations Rise in 2015

Frogloop

What goes down must come up, right? Online Fundraising

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

Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

This video created by Animoto customer ShelterBox USA drove $3200 in donations with just a $100 Facebook video ad spend. Rather, it told the story of what just happened to families affected by this specific natural disaster and reminded ShelterBox Facebook fans that they can help by donating.

Infographic: Who Donates To Nonprofit Crowdfunding

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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!

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. .

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

Connection Cafe

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

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.

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.

6 Steps to Turn Your Website Into a Donation Generation Machine

Wild Apricot Blog

I’ve seen some nonprofits slap a link to their PayPal account onto their website and consider the job done, but it’s often those same nonprofits who come to us wondering why they’re not seeing a boost in donations. Here are the six steps to turn any website into a donation generation machine. website donation

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.

Top TechSoup Product Donations for IT Infrastructure

Tech Soup Blog

We thought you'd like to see what the top TechSoup infrastructure product donations have been this year. TechSoup's most popular donations the past two years have been security products from Symantec and Veritas. Two More Top Product Donations for Nonprofit Techies.

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” It is no more the debate about how to get from a click to a donation, they are donating. Planned Parenthood reported receiving nearly 80,000 donations just three days after the election.

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Due diligence before you donate

ASU Lodestar Center

Americans donate nearly $300 billion annually to more than 1.2 Most donors believe that they are giving to worthwhile causes, but few conduct the necessary research to determine how effectively an organization uses donations to accomplish its mission. Make your donation.

5 Donation Page Blunders That Kill Fundraising Response Rates

John Haydon

The post 5 Donation Page Blunders That Kill Fundraising Response Rates appeared first on John Haydon. The latest research from M+R looks under the hood at how 105 various nonprofits raise money online.

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4 Tips To Optimizing 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. The post 4 Tips To Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Donation Page appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising General Tech donation donations donors nonprofit technology npTech technology

Simple Donation Page Tips for Giving Tuesday

John Haydon

The post Simple Donation Page Tips for Giving Tuesday appeared first on John Haydon. According to the last 7 years of giving trends, most of your supporters will give during the last three months of the year, and especially between Thanksgiving and December 31st (see below).

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