5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

Connection Cafe

I used to believe that online average gift size was a vanity metric. It made for interesting tweets and blog post headlines about online giving trends, but it wasn’t very useful. Over time I’ve learned to love the online average gift size metric.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Use testing to maximize your digital engagement Because most Giving Tuesday efforts happen online, your supporters will likely be inundated with related messaging from multiple sources. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NetWits

As a nonprofit focused on fundraising, you’ve likely started making resolutions … Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design #nptech fundraising online giving web design websitesIt’s 2013.

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4 Things Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Online Donors

Connection Cafe

New data from Target Analytics , a division of Blackbaud, reveals key insights into online and offline donors. The findings are based on analysis of online and offline giving data from sixteen large national nonprofits in the United States during 2016 and represents more than 6.5

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7 Tips to Increase Your Online Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

Online giving continues to rise due to its simplicity, convenience and consumer behavior. Accessibility is cited as a primary reason online giving increased 12 percent in December 2016, according to Blackbaud’s Charitable Giving Report. Set Online Giving Levels.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

These leaders will be able to connect you with their networks and amplify your nonprofits’ messaging online. You can do a background check, research their online presence, and even require volunteers to take an intensive workshop or class before coming into contact with your clients.

The Luminate Online Benchmark Report| How Is the Nonprofit Sector Performing Online?

Connection Cafe

The release of the 9 th Luminate Online Benchmark Report is an opportunity for nonprofits to take stock of how the nonprofit sector is performing online, and what recent trends tell us about donor and giving behavior. Are you asking existing online donors for the right amount of money?

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Click an online ad? 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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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Utilize a sophisticated online advocacy platform. No more data silos - your offline and online fundraising, events, advocacy, email, and organizing data can be all stored in one place - and EveryAction helps make that data actionable. #22.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Donors’ continued financial support relies on their ongoing positive feelings toward your organization, and for many online donors, the majority of this relationship is built entirely through email. For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program.

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

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising in 2016. Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle.

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Grow 52%

Connection Cafe

The attention around #GivingTuesday 2015 reached record levels and online giving grew 52% compared to 2014. million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2015 and this surpassed all prior years since the movement began in 2012.

Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

Connection Cafe

It’s a new year and that means a new, comprehensive benchmark report on the performance of nonprofits using Luminate Online. The new Luminate Online Benchmark Report is a powerful asset that studies over 500 organizations and their online marketing and fundraising efforts.

[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

Connection Cafe

Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% The report also includes online giving data from 5,210 nonprofits representing $2.6 billion in online fundraising from 2016. Online giving grew 7.9% Online donations were 7.2%

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Is Your Online Donation Form Turning Off Donors?

Connection Cafe

This assembling of giving options (or buttons, depending on the site) seems to be a common staple on just about everybody’s main online donation form. Nonprofit Fundraising donation form optimization online donations online giving

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. First I’ll show you how the Environmental Defense Fund used their email list in a creative way to increase online donations by 63%.

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

NetWits

A few months ago we published the 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report and yesterday we released the 2011 Online Giving Report. In fact, the dominate giving channel for new donors 64 years old and younger is online.

What’s Really Driving the Increase in Online Giving?

Connection Cafe

If you’re like most nonprofits and charitable organizations you’re seeing growth in online giving. How fast is your online giving growing? giving both show that online giving continues to grow approximately 7% year over year, while overall giving remains relatively flat, growing only 1-3% per year. So what’s driving this increase in online giving ? Have charities been able to learn from e-commerce sites like Amazon and Zappos to improve their online donor journey?

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Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

The Digital Roadmap is your organization’s chance to get cartographic, by plotting on paper all the points of your online neighborhood. Content Marketing Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising Search Engine Optimization Social Media Web Design digital strategy Online marketing

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2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. Online giving up 13% year-over-year *. 2011 Online Giving Report.

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Use this touch as a chance to remind them to bring their checkbooks or contribute ahead of time online via your donation page. If no one is familiar with the individual, do a quick search online to see if you can find the donor's name in an audio or video clip.

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.

Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

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Get more Online Donations: 3 Reasons Why Your Main Online Donation Page Should Take After Chinese Takeout

Connection Cafe

To those in the nonprofit space, it seems like a straight-forward thing: This is the place they can come donate online. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising fundraising tips online donation forms online giving

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

Connection Cafe

When asked by organizations whether their online fundraising programs should focus on donor acquisition or donor retention, I say, “Yes.”. Total online revenue from first-time donors in the 2016 report was just about even, down 1%, at $206,619.

Two Surprising Ways to Broaden Your Reach Online

NetWits

Online marketing can take many forms. How are you highlighting your nonprofit’s impact online? One of the biggest opportunities to engage users online is to allow them to interact with your website in order to see and feel your mission’s impact.

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Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Online donors contributed significant amounts, too.

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Are you free online?

SocialFish

The rapid growth of the internet, as well as its proliferation across devices and throughout our lives, often gives way to the idea that the online world is largely a free one. Check it out below to see if you’re really as free online as you think you are.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer.

11 Fascinating Facts About Online Fundraising That Will Inspire You to Action

NetWits

Online Fundraising 2011 online Blackbaud Social FundraisingIs your nonprofit raising money on it’s website? I’m guessing the answer is yes.

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Taking Major Gifts Online: Tactics for Going Digital

Connection Cafe

Years ago, I was hired to launch an nonprofit’s online communications and digital fundraising program, but there was a lot of resistance to incorporating major donors into the online program. Create Personalized Online Fundraising Appeals .

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#GivingTuesday Online Donations Up 90% from 2012

Connection Cafe

Online sites, email campaigns, and social media had a much bigger emphasis on #GivingTuesday than in 2012. Online giving on #GivingTuesday 2013 was up 90% compared to 2012. million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2013. through October 2013 and online giving is up 11.8%

Online Donations Rise in 2015

Frogloop

Online FundraisingWhat goes down must come up, right?

Boost Online Fundraising with Mid-Year Revenue Spikes

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Giving Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Want to learn more about online giving trends?

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5 Tips for the Perfect Online Donation Form

Connection Cafe

Cognitive strain, which is a scientific way of saying “thinking too hard,” is one of the primary reason users abandon certain online tasks, including filling out forms. If an online donation can’t be completed on a smartphone within 30 seconds, you’ve got room for improvement.

Infographic: Women's Influence Online

Frogloop

Online Fundraising Online Marketing Trends Volunteering Web 2.0 Did you know that women make contributions to twice as many charitable organizations as men do? Studies have also shown that women bring in half or more of the income in 55% of U.S. households.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Making an online ask may seem difficult if you’re not used to digitally interacting with donors, but you’d be surprised by how easy it can be. Check out these five tips for bolstering your online fundraising. Merge your online and offline strategies.

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The Multichannel Giving Paradox: Online Donors vs. Offline Donors

NetWits

to learn more about the turn to online fundraising, the need for a multichannel approach and how direct mail is still alive and well. Online acquired donors are significantly younger, more affluent, and more generous than their offline counterparts.

Can Online Campaigners Fight Online Harassment?

Frogloop

If you work in social media or online advocacy you are no stranger to trolls and online harassment. We at Rad Campaign along with Lincoln Park Strategies and Craig Newmark of craigconnects recently conducted a national online poll about the rise of online harassment.

5 Tips For Steering Your Organization Toward Online Fundraising

Nonprofits Source

According to a recent study , overall revenue from online fundraising grew by 23% in 2017, which marks 6 years of growth. Set Realistic Expectations For Online Fundraising. The only reason to be investing in online fundraising and digital marketing is to make money, right?

How Are Your Participants Fundraising Online?

Connection Cafe

Individuals who personalize their fundraising pages and use online tools raise six times more funds than those who do not. Ease-of-use plays an important role in participants raising more online as well. How would you rate the online fundraising tools in terms of ease-of-use?(“extremely

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

So for example we have a golf tournament coming up at the end of the month and I can actually build the form and people can buy raffle tickets online or they can register for the tournament itself and we never had that option before.