Help Donors Find You Through Search Engine Marketing

Fundraising 123

You use search engines like Google and Yahoo! The good news is that it can be, through Search Engine Marketing (SEM). In a nutshell, SEM is a way to promote your website by increasing its visibility in search engine results. It's December 30, and several Boise residents have logged onto Google to search for a charity to donate to so they can get a last-minute tax deduction. Web Site 101 Nonprofit Marketing Quick Tips

Search - Everyone's Doing IT

Marketing for Nonprofits

According to a new report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, Search (i.e. Specifically, the report says, "the percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one half (49%). Who can live without Search? Whether we're job hunting, doing research, or Googling ourselves (I know you do it too), Search is ubiquitous.

Google Giveth and Google Taketh Away

The Agitator

For those who weren’t reading search engine marketing news over the holidays, instead spending “quality time” with “family” and “friends,” there was an earthquake for nonprofits who use Google Grants. I must preface this with the fact that Google is the only major advertising platform I know of with a program like Google Grants. If you are MADD, not only can you not afford to pay for people searching for those terms, but you actively don’t want to.