9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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.

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.

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[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.

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.

7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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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Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible

The MatrixFiles

Last year, the Convention went virtual. The post Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible appeared first on The MatriX Files. Blog Strategy and Branding Accessibility User Experience Virtual Meetings

Hiring Without a Handshake—Get Virtual Interviewing Right

.orgSource

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.

How to Find and Work with a Nonprofit Virtual Assistant

Get Fully Funded

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.

The ASAE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual; Why This is a Good Decision

The MatrixFiles

Citing concerns for the health and safety of all members, ASAE Annual, which was supposed to be in person in Dallas, will once again be virtual, coupled with smaller, regional hub gatherings. Since the meeting is virtual, I don’t have to make any tough decisions.

Hybrid vs. Virtual Fundraising

One Cause

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

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

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:

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

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.

Leveraging Virtual Event Platforms

Gravitate

The queries that are created look for any type of event related data that needs to be sent to Freeman and can be modified as needed to adjust for changes to the AFP virtual events business model.

Event Trends: Staying Virtual in 2021

Blue Sky eLearn

Virtual is H ere to S tay. No matter what happens in the next 3, 6 or 12 months , after a year of virtual events and conferences, a virtual component will now be expected. You do not want to lose these new learners by no longer offering a virtual component. .

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.

5 Tips for Recruiting Virtual Volunteers

Volunteer Hub

Finding and recruiting virtual volunteers can help your organization grow amid COVID-19. Here are 5 tips for finding the right volunteers to give virtually. As such, the demand for virtual volunteers has increased exponentially in recent months.

Virtual Holiday Fundraiser Ideas

AccelEvents

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.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences. Creating Value Virtually for Your Attendees.

[Webinar] The Virtual Fundraising Roundtable Discussion

CauseVox

We’re having our first ever Virtual Fundraising Roundtable to bring life to your next virtual event! In 2020, 84% of nonprofits had a virtual event, or were planning an upcoming one.

Virtual Event Networking Opportunities

AccelEvents

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.

Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Virtual Events in 6 Months Part II

Blue Sky eLearn

In Part II of our Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Events in 6 Months series, we spoke with David Ditker, CEO of the Assistive Technology Industry Association came to talk to us while in the midst of preparing for his virtual conference. (If

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

AccelEvents

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.

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.

4 Considerations for Your Virtual Event

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether your event is next week, next month, or later this year, you’re probably starting to think about virtual options. Displaying their logos on your virtual event homepage and/or in a sponsor section on your website .

Guide to Marketing Virtual Events

AccelEvents

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

AccelEvents

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.

Should I Sponsor a Virtual Event?

AccelEvents

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?

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. .

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

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.

8 Virtual Meeting Etiquette Essentials for In-Person Participants

Wild Apricot

Has your organization been struggling with engaging virtual participants? These virtual meeting etiquette tips from meeting expert Nancy Settle-Murphy will help. virtual-meeting-etiquette virtual-meetings

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.

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.

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.

Virtual Event Checklist-Your Quick Guide to Planning a Successful Virtual Event

Greater Giving

Need to plan a virtual event quickly? We pulled together our team at Greater Giving who’ve been watching, supporting, and participating in virtual fundraising events to come up with the must-do items to host a successful event. Short on time?

Hybrid and Virtual Galas: Everything You Need to Know

Handbid

Classic events such as marathons and social gatherings have been replaced with virtual alternatives. Over this past year, virtual events have soared in popularity, and they’re expected to become a mainstay of nonprofit fundraising even as we transition to post-pandemic life.

Virtual Expo Case Study: Kingston Chamber of Commerce

AccelEvents

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 ?

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Successful Virtual or Hybrid Golf Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Virtual golf tournaments are played over an extended period of time across one or more golf courses, leveraging technology to track scores, provide sponsor exposure, and even to solicit donations. What you’ll take away from this webinar: • How virtual golf tournament fundraisers work.

25 Virtual Fundraising Event Ideas for Your Nonprofit

DonorPerfect

Thinking about hosting a virtual fundraising event but not sure what to do? 3 Trends from the Virtual Fundraising Events Survey While fundraisers shared a wide range of Read More ».

25 Virtual Fundraising Ideas | Reach Donors in COVID-19 & Beyond

One Cause

The post 25 Virtual Fundraising Ideas | Reach Donors in COVID-19 & Beyond appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post donor engagement virtual fundraising

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

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.

3 Main Challenges with Virtual Events

Cadmium CD

But now, organizers have no choice but to conduct the usual events via virtual platforms. Read on to learn three of the biggest challenges in hosting virtual events. Virtual events bring networking opportunities that wouldn’t have been possible in the traditional setting.

How the Publishing Industry Can Find Success with Virtual Events

AccelEvents

To remain relevant and generate revenues, many industries and businesses are moving their events to a virtual space. . An industry like publishing can also take advantage of this shift to virtual events by driving revenue through a virtual event. Why Shift to Virtual Events.

12 Ideas for an Unforgettable Virtual Fundraiser

Greater Giving

Fundraising through a virtual gala has proven to be an effective way to connect with donors and get them excited about your mission. Below are twelve ideas you can incorporate into your next virtual fundraiser to create an unforgettable experience for your donors.