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3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Year-end fundraising planning. For most of you, December is the biggest online fundraising month of the year. p/8q7cDb. she said.

6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

What in the world is “pure online fundraising”? I’m not sure that I could answer that question. (If you have ideas, leave them in the comments.).

Small Nonprofits Are Increasing Their Online Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

The fundraising climate is improving. Most notably, online giving is on the rise. Overall giving in the U.S. was up by almost 5%!

3 Ideas for Getting the Word Out to Your Donors About Online Fundraising Campaigns

J Campbell Social Marketing

That’s fundraising 101. Below, you’ll find three ideas for promoting online fundraising campaigns to donors. Well, maybe.

6 Things You Must Discuss In Your Year-End Online Fundraising Planning

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For a lot of nonprofits, that means the biggest online fundraising campaign of the year is right around the corner. December is coming.

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KICK IT UP A NOTCH: 4 Smart Ways to Boost Your Year-End Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising goal established. Sounds like your year-end online fundraising campaign is off to a solid start. p/8fVJ1b. CHECK.

[INTERVIEW] 8 Questions Answered about Online Fundraising!

Wild Woman Fundraising

In online Fundraising! So they have different constraints than American fundraisers do. Get Schooled! Which charity, if so?

Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Online fundraising should be a major part of your strategy this year. However, many nonprofits aren’t ready to solicit donations online.

Swiss Army Knife for Online Fundraisers

The Agitator

Here’s a healthy, helpful and constructive way to spend part of your weekend. M+R , the online fundraising, campaigning and marketing firm, is offering up a terrific online resource called the Toolshed where you can spend productive time while avoiding weekend chores.

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December’s Online Fundraising Blizzard

The Agitator

Online fundraisers lose all restraint when it comes to the month of December, participating en masse in the year-end feeding frenzy. This extravaganza has become part of the ingrained biological clock of nonprofits and their fundraisers … like whales gathering off South Africa each season for krill.

Key Findings on Nonprofit Social Media, Email and Online Fundraising

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Key findings. A 21 percent increase in online revenue overall from 2011, with only International groups seeing a decline in online giving.

4 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising this December

Fundraising Coach

Are you looking at the next 3 weeks as time wasted for fundraising? Polish your online system. This is prime fundraising time.

Is your online fundraising suffering from FOMO?

Giving in a Digital World

like keeping-up with with digital developments that might offer new fundraising opportunities as much as anyone. Hope you do too.

Successful Online Fundraising Campaigns – Tips from @karvetski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kerri Karvetski is a wonderful nonprofit copywriter and online strategist (and she also teaches the webinars in our Social Media Starter Kit series ).

No Time For a Full Campaign? My 3 Must-Do Tactics for Your Year-End Online Fundraiser

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you don’t, you are leaving donations on the table — for most nonprofits it’s the biggest online giving day of the year. Here’s my answer.

EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

What can I write about to help them through this crazy time besides end-of-year fundraising? Brilliant Nonprofit Guru: End-of-year fundraising.

Why Online Fundraising is like Ice cream!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Before we get down to it, if you are in Austin, and interested in being a more effective fundraiser, we still have a couple of spots left in my Lean Fundraising workshop at the Center for Nonprofits tomorrow. Today I have a post on Causevox about how fundraising is like ice cream. Finding a job Fundraising Volunteers Web 2.0

5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising at #12NTC

Wild Woman Fundraising

used to think December was the place to concentrate your online fundraising attention. Trend 1: Online fundraising is up 13%.

Sample Online Fundraising Plan

Fundraising 123

This is a sample plan for an imaginary local animal rescue organization called Save the Animals (STA) which is trying to take their outreach efforts online to become well known in the community. While the specifics of your online fundraising plan will be unique for your organization, the overarching themes will likely be similar.

A Beginner's Guide to Online Fundraising & Marketing

Fundraising 123

Join Network for Good's Jono Smith as he provides 10 tips for effective online fundraising and marketing -- even during this down economy. Europe and the Middle East use online technologies to better serve their students. Tags: Fundraising Events Need more visitors to your nonprofit website?

Sponsored Post: Online Fundraising Benefits

A Small Change

“With the help of our online software solutions, many of our customers have quadrupled the amount of funds raised in previous years.”

Another Online Fundraising Benchmark Study

The Agitator

Two weeks ago The Agitator reported on Convio’s online benchmarking study , which was based on data from nearly 600 clients of that online fundraising and engagement firm. These groups raised $114 million online in 2010. Right away, I’m left scratching my head. These two groups should have a coffee! Silos!

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you’re wondering how to combine the generosity of businesses and your nonprofit’s online fundraising strategy, you’ve come to the right place!

Primer On Online Fundraising

The Agitator

Here’s an solid primer on online fundraising from Network for Good … although there’s a fair dose of advice here that applies to all fundraising. They expand upon ten resolutions for 2012: I will put fundraising first. will enable and maximize online giving. will stop treating my donors like ATMs.

7 simple steps to online fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Lots of people have asked me how to raise money online and I get the sense that they think it’s something hard or mystical. Actually, it’s not anything magical at all.  It’s simply fundraising using the internet as a tool. Ask every chance you get, both online and off.  Communicate. Thank donors electronically.

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7 simple steps to online fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Lots of people have asked me how to raise money online and I get the sense that they think it’s something hard or mystical. Actually, it’s not anything magical at all.  It’s simply fundraising using the internet as a tool. Ask every chance you get, both online and off.  Communicate. Thank donors electronically.

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30 Bits Of Online Fundraising Wisdom

The Agitator

How long have we been raising money online now? fun online fundraising premium mean, seriously. guess I would track it back to 1999/2000, when serious software tools began to appear from Convio and GetActive. So that’s a bit shy of 15 years. Why skeptical?

Here’s Why Online Fundraising Doesn’t Work

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are online donors really fickle? Or have nonprofits not figured out online retention yet? Here’s what Blackbaud says .

E-Clinics on Nonprofit Writing and Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online Fundraising Boot Camp for Small Nonprofits and Small Fundraising Departments. I am teaming up with the Nonprofit Technology Network to offer this three-part webinar series. If you didn’t quite have your act together for year-end online fundraising in 2010, now is the time to fix that. Great!

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms

The Agitator

Given how much fundraising and communications fodder I try to collect in my online browsing, I don’t know how I managed to miss this list of ‘Top 12′ online fundraising platforms , as so appraised by Mashable.com. Checking all these out should keep your online fundraising staff busy! Razoo.

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms

The Agitator

Given how much fundraising and communications fodder I try to collect in my online browsing, I don’t know how I managed to miss this list of ‘Top 12′ online fundraising platforms , as so appraised by Mashable.com. Checking all these out should keep your online fundraising staff busy! Razoo.

Online Fundraising: Known Knowns And Known Unknowns

The Agitator

Just in case find yourself in a game of Online Trivial Pursuit, you’ll need to know that in 2013 nonprofits received 1.7 cents for every online fundraising message delivered and 60 cents for every website visit. Don''t Miss these Posts email marketing Hot Research marketing metrics online advocacy online fundraising premium

Re-Publish: 30 Brilliant Bits Of Online Fundraising Wisdom

The Agitator

How long have we been raising money online now? Because of the word ‘wisdom’ If they had said something like “30 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising” I’d be happier. ” Personally, I think online fundraising is still — at fifteen years — at the ‘tips’ stage.

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How to Get Your Board on Board with Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you’re a fundraiser who is struggling to get your executive director or board to understand why you should launch an online fundraising program or invest more in online giving tools, try these talking points to help plead your case. Online giving boosts individual giving. It’s not just a fad.

You Can Now Fundraise on Facebook for Your Favorite Charity

J Campbell Social Marketing

will be able to create fundraisers. ” (This fee is pretty standard in the online fundraising software industry.).

The Online Fundraising Survival Guide

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Does your online presence need a little work? Enter the 2014 Online Fundraising Survival Guide.

Nonprofits Grew Online Giving, Website Traffic & Social Media Fans in 2013

J Campbell Social Marketing

This year they surveyed 53 nonprofits, looking at data on online fundraising and advocacy. Online giving increased 14% over 2012 totals.

Online ‘Fundraising’ A Misnomer?

The Agitator

A couple of small items caught my attention lately regarding online fundraising, mostly because they re-raised in my mind the question of what actually constitutes ‘online fundraising’ One was a short blog post by Jeff Brooks, Why it’s hard to raise funds online. That’s the real deal.

Are organisational silos blocking your online fundraising growth?

Giving in a Digital World

According to the latest IMRG E-Retail Sales Index this results in online now making-up an estimated 21% of all UK retail sales.

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Are Online Fundraisers Stealing Credit?

The Agitator

Whatever. I don’t think I’ve ever seen numbers like these … Way back in September 2010 a donor survey was conducted by Campbell Rinker for Dunham + Company, a US fundraising consulting firm. 20% say their online giving was prompted by someone asking them to give in person. Am I seriously behind the curve?