Lame spams of the day: Fake Amazon and PayPal receipts

Robert Weiner

4) One of the PayPal receipts was poorly formatted, but the spammers wised up and fixed that quickly. PayPal []. PayPal []. Here's one of the PayPal spams: Dec 5, 2012 07:03:40 EST. Transaction ID: FWASD05E081JTT6G1.

Lame spams of the day: eBay and Paypal transfers

Robert Weiner

Your Ebay confirmation of your transaction through Paypal. The subjects and first lines of the messages were: Paypal transfer to your bank account initiated. We are transferring funds from Your Paypal account to your bank account. We are moving funds from Your Paypal account to your bank account. We are sending funds from Your Paypal account to your bank account. I got a ton of these earlier this week.

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PayPal Teams With Philanthroper, a Groupon for Good

AFP Blog

PayPal Teams With Philanthroper, a Groupon for Good : "PayPal is teaming up with Philanthroper to spur a little bit of crowdsourced good. Philanthroper is a “daily deals” site; but instead of offering up cheap tickets to shows or discounted meals, it offers up new and important nonprofits. Every day, the site showcases a worthy cause and asks users to donate just $1. Users cannot give any less or any more than $1

PayPal Says Year-End Giving Increased 50 Percent - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

PayPal Says Year-End Giving Increased 50 Percent - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "PayPal Says Year-End Giving Increased 50 Percent By Rebecca Koenig PayPal processed $212-million in charitable donations during December 2014, including $8.6-million raised through its Give Cheer campaign, the online payment-processing company reported." ''via Blog this

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Lame spam of the day: Warning PayPal Account Placed on hold

Robert Weiner

Fake PayPal notices are common as dirt, but this one stands out for its lameness. It does have some design elements (small PayPal logo, blue font, borders) -- it's the text that's lame -- empty merge fields, typos, random capitalization. There's even a typo in the fake From address (PayPal with two L's). I got two copies with slight variations: Senders: PayPal Security []. PayPal Security Services []. Refards, PayPal.

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

PayPal Express Checkout. Available to all nonprofits that use PayPal. Donors must activate PayPal One Touch to use. In the late 1990’s nonprofits began to launch websites, experiment with email marketing, and sign up for their first “Donate Now” service.

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to credit card payments, 48% of nonprofits also accept PayPal and 28% accept eChecks. eChecks are particularly important for donors based in Europe where credit cards aren’t as popular and there are donors out there that prefer PayPal over credit cards or eChecks.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

PayPal mobile donations on Giving Tuesday 2014 increased 101% over 2013 in the United States and Canada. Source: PayPal. LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006.

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Social Fundraising Is International: Make Sure Your Donation Tool Not Only Accepts Credit Cards, but PayPal Too

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My Facebook friend, Phy, who is a Cambodian attending school in Japan messaged me telling me he really really wanted to donate to the America's Giving Challenge , but the Global Giving online donation tool doesn't support PayPal. he is the 20th person from Southeast Asia has told me that they can't donate and have it count towards to the contest because of the lack of PayPal support. There is an individual who would like to donate, but also only does online transactions via PayPal.

6 Fresh Ideas for Your Nonprofit’s “Thank You” Landing Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

PayPal was the worst. Five of the ten nonprofits that I wanted to donate to did not receive donations because of a PayPal bug. Each time @NonprofitOrgs reaches a 100K-follower benchmark, Nonprofit Tech for Good donates to various nonprofits.

5 Online Donation Tools to Delight Your Donors

NonProfit Hub

PayPal Donations. PayPal offers services to help nonprofits with online donations , especially in the form of their handy donation buttons for qualified nonprofit organizations. PayPal’s a valuable, trusted brand for processing money online.

How One Nonprofit Created a Massive Increase in Online Donations

John Haydon

Learn the tactics Aaron used in this pre-recorded webinar (with me and Pamela Grow): Going beyond the PayPal button. Are you struggling with raising money online? Well, you’re not alone.

Wild Apricot Blog : Add your very own online store to your website, blog, or social networking page with the Paypal Storefront Widget

Wild Apricot Blog

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Eleven of the 32 nonprofits (34%) included the option to donate with PayPal within their donation form. Three nonprofits (9%) used PayPal exclusively.

[RESEARCH] How Has Social and Mobile Media Changed the Way You Donate to Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If a nonprofit uses PayPal or Google Checkout for donation processing, do you hesitate to donate or are you comfortable donating through PayPal or Google Checkout?

Find the Charlie’s, Justine’s, and Edna’s in your network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got to hear Scott Dunlap who is VP, Emerging Opportunities/New Ventures at PayPal deliver a great talk that offers some persona for different actors in your nonprofits network and how they influence, activate, or raise awareness for your cause through social channels.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2016

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, PayPal, and Amazon are scrambling to be your chosen first choice and while this is predominantly playing out in the consumer market, in 2016 we will finally start to see mobile and digital wallet payments impact online fundraising in the nonprofit sector.

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New kid on the block: BlackbaudNow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Blackbaud announced, just in time for AFP, their new product, called BlackbaudNow , in partnership with PayPal. People can donate to your organization via Paypal only, and you can track donations in their very simple interface. Tags: CRM Nonprofit Tech Technology Zen Web/Tech blackbaud opensource paypal It is a curious service.

[RESEARCH] How Has Social and Mobile Media Changed the Way You Donate to Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If a nonprofit uses PayPal or Google Checkout for donation processing, do you hesitate to donate or are you comfortable donating through PayPal or Google Checkout?

Crowdfunding: Can Partnering With An Internet Celebrity Make Your Campaign An Overnight Success?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Another reason why they selected the platform is because the back-end offers different options, including PayPal linkage. Since the PewDiePie’s audience skewed younger and is international, they selected PayPal for the back-end for the many micro gifts they received.

Infographic: How Do Social Network Users Lean Politically?


The most conservative sites were Farmville, Ebay, and PaypalAs political campaigns and nonprofits gear up for the election cycle, I thought I would share this infographic that attempts to map the politics of social media properties like Facebook and websites like Wikipedia.

An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


If your fundraiser redirects them to another website, like PayPal, that donor will probably just be a one-hit-wonder. This is the first of a series of posts by David Blyer, Founder & CEO, DonorCommunity.

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Payment methods accepted include credit cards (82%), PayPal (52%), direct debit (47%), mobile text (6%), and digital wallets (3%).

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27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Payment methods accepted include credit cards (78%), PayPal (50%), direct debit (42%), and digital wallets (6%). Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology.

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Do Celebrity Driven Campaigns in Social Media Score or Fall Short?


Dunbar of Zoetica teamed up with PayPal to take a closer look at what works – and what doesn’t – in online celebrity fundraising. Celebrities helping nonprofits to bring in donations is a tactic as old as fundraising itself – who doesn’t know St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital has long been an important cause for Marlo Thomas, and her father Danny before her?

The 2 Essential Things You Need for Mobile Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

The most common method used by small charities is to add a PayPal donation button to their website. The PayPal processing fee is a very reasonable 2.2 See Wired Impact's simple how-to for adding a PayPal donation button.

Crowdfunding Tools to Fundraise the Project of Your Dreams


The site charges a 5% fee for your efforts, and you can redeem your money through PayPal or WePal, both of which also charge a fee of around 3 to 4%. Like the two sites above, it also charges 5% of all donations, and the money goes directly to your PayPal account.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”


It integrates with WordPress, Facebook, PayPal, Salesforce, Shopify, and many more platforms. You have invested in that content. Your awesome team was involved. You all have edited, polished, and (finally!) published it. Time to sit back, relax, and wait for the views. Right?

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Five Low-Cost Website Options for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

You’re PayPal savvy. Instead, you can install a button that sends your website’s visitors to PayPal to make a gift. You can’t customize email receipts on PayPal, though, so make sure to create a plan for following up with and thanking donors that give through your website.

6 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit

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. online-giving website donation

More Tips To Take Advantage Of Growth In Online Giving


The studies, which surveyed thousands of nonprofits and examined data provided by Blackbaud, Network for Good, and Paypal, reinforced the idea that … Continued The post More Tips To Take Advantage Of Growth In Online Giving appeared first on Tech Impact.

Three Ways Mobile Wallets Could Transform Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We do already have the Google Wallet in beta, and the Isis Wallet, the Visa Wallet, and the PayPal Wallet are in the works, and many more mobile wallet services are likely to launch in 2012 – perhaps even the much-speculated Apple iWallet.

Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year.

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Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You will then be sent a PayPal invoice that can be paid with credit card. You do not need a PayPal account to pay the invoice. Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars.

Fundraising Best Practices: Sharing the Results of Donating Online to 31 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Four of the 31 nonprofits were using PayPal which can be problematic. Some donors are confused when they are prompted to create a PayPal account to make a donation. It’s not actually a requirement to create a PayPal account to donate, but PayPal hides that fact a bit.

9 Social Media for Social Good Sites You Should know About


Once you’ve set up your RainMaker account and connected it to your PayPal account you’ll be able to easily spread the word about a cause you care about while also making a donation.

A Few Good Tools for Event Registration (Updated!)


color:black">PayPal ( www. paypal. color:black">As with most types of online payments, if you’re just looking for something inexpensive and solid and don’t need elaborate features, PayPal might work well. It doesn’t, however, integrate seamlessly into your website—which means that registrants can see they’ve left your site for PayPal’s—and doesn’t offer event-registration features like the ability to cap the number of signups. PublishDate: July 2011. Author: Laura S.

10 Ways To Segment Donors To Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Effectiveness


But it still important to know which donors prefer giving through the traditional post, or like to give via alternative payment methods like paypal vs your websites online portal. Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help.

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3 Tips and a BIG Christmas Bonus to Supercharge Year-End Online Giving

Connection Cafe

Here’s a brilliant example from Simple Development Systems member OneJustice of a video thank you: PayPal can be clunky, but it’s also an inexpensive little workhorse. Even if you’re using PayPal to process donations, you can still set up a redirect Thank You page.

Survey: Less Than Half of Nonprofit Websites are Responsive

NonProfit Hub

To get those online donations, PayPal was the clear top choice at 42 percent of respondents. Google recently announced it was altering its search algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites.