12 Ideas for a Virtual Fundraiser or Online Event

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During the pandemic, countless small nonprofits replaced their signature event with a virtual fundraiser and got amazing results. That success has many nonprofit leaders wondering … should a virtual fundraiser become a regular line item on our fundraising plan? Virtual Gala: Go fancy!

30 Virtual and Hybrid Event Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

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At first glance, it may seem impossible to recreate some of these types of events in a virtual format, but with a little creativity and the right fundraising event tools, you might be surprised at the high-quality experiences you can offer for your donors virtually.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Maximize Virtual Fundraising in 2022

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The pandemic accelerated virtual fundraising trends and changed the fundraising landscape forever. In this webinar , we’ll discuss: The latest virtual fundraising tools needed to effectively plan and manage online fundraising campaigns. Fundraising Virtual Events Webinar

9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

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By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events. Since March, we have seen organizations take their annual fundraisers online and go virtual. 1) Make it easy to buy virtual tickets.

New eToolkit: Engaging Virtual Volunteers

VQ Strategies

Volunteers have served virtually for decades , but now, the need for engaging volunteers to serve remotely is greater than ever, and the technology to support such engagement is more accessible and accepted than ever.

5 Ways to Leverage Your Virtual & Hybrid Event Data

Association Analytics

The post 5 Ways to Leverage Your Virtual & Hybrid Event Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Events Executive Learning Marketing Planning & Strategy

Gaining An Edge In The World Of Virtual Events

Association TV

Enter - virtual events… or in its most foundational form, a single or series of livestreams with interactive digital tools integrated for audience participation. Insider Case Studies Virtual Events

4 Steps to Leveraging Your Association’s Virtual Event Data

Association Analytics

The post 4 Steps to Leveraging Your Association’s Virtual Event Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Events Executive Marketing Planning & Strategy

Hybrid vs. Virtual Fundraising

One Cause

The post Hybrid vs. Virtual Fundraising appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post hybrid fundraising virtual fundraising

9 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Your Virtual Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By harnessing the convenience of the mobile phones donors use daily, you can transform your virtual fundraising events into engaging, revenue-boosting opportunities. 1) Promote your virtual fundraising event. We’d love it if you could help us with our virtual gala on March 20.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Successful Virtual Fundraising Event

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A virtual fundraising event can outperform an in-person event if it is well-planned and hosted using secure technology. In this webinar, learn what it takes to make your virtual fundraising event a success from planning, to execution, to follow-up. Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Virtual Fundraising Event: A Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With the right strategies and tools, virtual fundraisers have proven to rival even the best in-person fundraising events in terms of revenue, reach and donor engagement. What you’ll learn: • Communication strategies to launch and effectively promote your virtual fundraising event.

Combine Virtual and In-Person Networking Before Conferences to Increase Engagement

The MatrixFiles

I think this drop-in event shows that even as we look to a post-pandemic meetings landscape, we can and should continue to mix in person and virtual to create more high-impact events. Blog Customer Service Virtual Meetings

Virtual Holiday Fundraiser Ideas

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Since shifting to the virtual event space, event planners have had to come up with creative ways to continue hosting profitable events. Hosting a Virtual Holiday Fundraiser. Hosting a virtual event is easy with powerful virtual event software. Virtual Holiday Gala.

Top 8 Virtual Meeting Platforms

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With the surge of virtual meeting platforms, and various custom meeting options, businesses are now relying on such innovative meeting solutions to amplify networking, work-from-home options, staying connected, and increasing operational efficiency in the new meeting and business landscape.

Leveraging Your Virtual Community

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Virtual Event Networking Opportunities

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Virtual events have allowed event planners and organizers to avoid canceling events and carry on during the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 Virtual Event Networking Opportunities and Solutions. For an attendee, the virtual experience is often a solitary one. Virtual Cocktail Hours.

7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

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By Lindsay Johnson, Marketing Team Member at MobileCause , an industry leader in virtual fundraising events and online giving, plus fundraising solutions such as peer-to-peer, text-to-donate and mobile messaging. 4) Online Registration for Virtual Events Has Many Benefits.

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How the Air and Space Museum is Using Virtual Docents

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All three docents say they are looking forward to being back in person, but I’m wondering if some virtual docents should stick around. Virtual docents are just one thing borne of this pandemic that could/should stick around. Blog Strategy and Branding Virtual Meetings

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

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Or, your brand has a virtual event idea aimed at increasing revenue, but you are not sure of the right way to do it. Virtual events are one of the best ways to boost revenue and are great for increasing digital clout in 2021. Virtual Trade Shows or Expos. Virtual Happy Hours.

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

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Or, your brand has a virtual event idea aimed at increasing revenue, but you are not sure of the right way to do it. Virtual events are one of the best ways to boost revenue and are great for increasing digital clout in 2021. Virtual Trade Shows or Expos. Virtual Happy Hours.

FREE & VIRTUAL: DonorPerfect Community Conference

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Dive into the power of storytelling through our free virtual conference on June 7 & 8, 2022, where you’ll learn from fellow fundraisers, expert consultants, and trainers as they give away their secrets for telling your community about your impact

Hiring Without a Handshake—Get Virtual Interviewing Right

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Interviewing in a virtual environment adds a dimension to an already high stakes process. […]. The post Hiring Without a Handshake—Get Virtual Interviewing Right appeared first on.orgSource. Every new hire is either an opportunity for success or a challenge to it.

Should you continue to host hybrid or virtual events in a post-pandemic world?

Association Analytics

However, virtual and hybrid events proved to be very valuable during the pandemic. This begs the question, “ should you continue to host hybrid or virtual events in the post-pandemic world? ” Here are four easy ways to leverage your virtual event data.

Virtual Fundraising: A Guide for Nonprofits

One Cause

The post Virtual Fundraising: A Guide for Nonprofits appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Online Fundraising virtual fundraising

How BeSpeake Clients are Adding Fun to their Virtual Meetings

The MatrixFiles

“How do we add fun to our virtual meeting? These are just some of the questions we get when we meet with BeSpeake clients each week to plan their virtual meetings. Contact us today to schedule a private demonstration of the BeSpeake virtual meeting platform.

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5 Ways to Leverage Your Virtual & Hybrid Event Data – 3/23/22

Association Analytics

The post 5 Ways to Leverage Your Virtual & Hybrid Event Data – 3/23/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Events Executive Learning Marketing Planning & Strategy

Designing Your Virtual Event Website for Sponsor Success

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka What’s the first thing most of your virtual event attendees will see when event time rolls around? Live Stream Branding Opportunities Livestreaming is a popular pivot point from in person events to the virtual world.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

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Association of American Colleges and Universities: Seamless Integration of Annual Meeting Goals to Virtual Event Platform. Sponsorship Boost recently worked with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) on their virtual annual meeting. The post Virtual 2.0:

Experiential Marketing Through Virtual Events

AccelEvents

If you want to make a lasting impression on your virtual event attendees, then you need to move beyond a basic branded online event and create something more immersive. . Experiential virtual events are consumer-centric. Experiential marketing for virtual events.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

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Stakeholders for Virtual & Hybrid Events. Like live face-to-face events, the success of virtual and hybrid events depends on your stakeholders. This is especially important for virtual and hybrid events that depend so heavily on technology.

Should I Sponsor a Virtual Event?

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But does the same hold true for virtual events? . The good news is that virtual events can provide even more benefits and a greater return on investment (ROI) than a traditional physical event. . Why You Should Sponsor a Virtual Event. The post Should I Sponsor a Virtual Event?

Guide to Marketing Virtual Events

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Marketing for a virtual event is much different than marketing for a physical event, which means you need to make sure your marketing plan is up to snuff. . Promotion Strategies to Use When Marketing Your Virtual Event. Best Avenues for Marketing Your Virtual Events.

7 Best Virtual Event Technology Tools

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To properly host a virtual event, you need people to commit to more screen time. But, with a virtual event solution and the right technology tools, you can make each participant feel like they are attending and meeting in-person. . 7 Best Virtual Event Technology Tools.

The Essential Tech Elements for Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the new world of social distancing and limited in-person gatherings, nonprofits everywhere are embracing virtual fundraising events and campaigns. With today’s technology it’s pretty easy and straightforward to host an impressive virtual event or campaign.

Live Streaming Basics for Virtual Events

AccelEvents

If you, like the rest of the world, have managed to shift to the virtual environment, you may be looking for ways to improve your digital presence. A virtual event can be a well-thought-out and curated live event. Live Streaming Through a Virtual Event Software.

Encouraging Networking at Your Virtual Event

AccelEvents

Virtual events offer a lot of benefits to an event organizer. Virtual attendees can see benefits as well! A virtual event means that those face-to-face interactions will not be possible but that does not mean that you can’t facilitate and encourage networking all the same. .

Lead Retrieval For Virtual And Hybrid Events

AccelEvents

Fortunately, virtual and hybrid events can mitigate some of these challenges. Hosting a virtual or hybrid event allows a brand to create a super event that satisfies attendees while focusing on lead retrieval. Ways Virtual and Hybrid Events Contribute to Lead Retrieval.

How to Host a Virtual Networking Event

AccelEvents

The event industry has shifted toward hybrid or virtual event formats, but what does that shift mean for networking events? Should you switch to virtual networking events? The good news is that facilitating networking in a virtual setting is quite simple.

9 Virtual Fundraising Event Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But it was also a year of tremendous opportunity and exploration into the virtual event space for many nonprofits around the world. Virtual events enable your nonprofit to plan for a year of successful fundraising safely and confidently, no matter what happens next.

Virtual Expo Case Study: Kingston Chamber of Commerce

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It quickly became obvious that pivoting to a virtual expo was the best way to still reach and engage with their audience. . There were 3 important factors that Amanda considered when choosing an online solution for her virtual expo: . Looking for advice on how to go virtual ?

How to Find and Work with a Nonprofit Virtual Assistant

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What you need is a nonprofit virtual assistant or VA. A virtual assistant is an independent contractor who provides services for clients while working from their home office. For example, a horse rescue may be located in Massachusetts, while the virtual assistant lives in Oregon.

How to Plan a Virtual Holiday Fundraiser

AccelEvents

For corporate holiday events, you might have considered hosting a virtual holiday party such as a Santa exchange. Business, non-profits, and charities should consider hosting a virtual holiday fundraiser like a virtual gala. Setting Up the Virtual Environment.