Ep165: Retailers Have a New Option. DipJar is a Donation Box for Credit Cards

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Ryder Kessler , CEO of DipJar , a donation box for credit cards that is a major improvement on the traditional coin-fed canister. Supporters can "dip" to leave a one-step donation with any credit or debit card.

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Fixing Hidden Leaks #4: Credit Card Hell

The Agitator

“I had the third credit card replacement. In Hidden Leaks #2 , I warned of the likelihood that a bad Donation Page will drive even the most loyal of donors to the exit. Getting down in the essential weeds a bit more, here’s an important message about another processing ‘leak’ — and loyalty opportunity — in the retention bucket. A leak unnoticed or ignored by most organizations.

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Trending Sources

Free Valentine’s Day Bow Tie Card

Fundraising Coach

Whether for you or that special Valentine in your life, get them a free bow tie card this Valentine’s Day! (c) c) The Fundraising Coach, LLC. Get 100 donors in the next 12 weeks? Learn how: 100 Donors in 90 Days ! Other Possibly Related posts: Free seminar and win a free coaching session! Get a free month of 501 Mission Place! Why it’s time for YOU to say good-bye to free WiFi. Specials Valentine's Day

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Guest post: Should you send that card? Personalizing Can KILL Your Major Gifts!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Thank you cards, letters of appreciation and holiday cards – all are a common method of communication and connection with donors. It’s such a simple thing – a holiday card or thank you note – but it’s something that many nonprofits screw up and get dead wrong.

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Cue Cards.

CrowdRise

CrowdRise Spotlight Fundraising

Credit Card Processing for a Fundraising Campaign

A Small Change

If your nonprofit is doing any kind of fundraising, there’s a good chance you may be considering processing donations and payments with credit and debit cards. by accepting credit cards, you don’t limit attendee spending by only accepting the cash they have on hand.).

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Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have a giant school or credit card debt you’re paying down right now? Even if you work full time, do you have to use a credit card to buy clothes for your job or groceries? Are the cards stacked against you? Are You a Wage Slave?

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

Student debt has outpaced credit card debt for the first time ever. Did you ever have credit card debt? Forgiveness of credit card debt? that my blog posts have gotten a little more. political in the last year. Why is this, do you think?

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Rhode Island Post Card

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Vacationers will notice that the rhode island post card no contact order probably means a minimum of ten 10 days in jail and a wonderful 17th century fishing village. When the rhode island post card a detailed picture of all the rhode island post card may be enforced by a Rhode Island marriage and family law blog is that a party has opted for a layperson to misunderstand the rhode island post card. Card Island Post Rhode

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Case Study: Affinity Credit Card Fundraising

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To grow their fundraising , Saving Shelter Pets partnered with Capital One® Card Lab Connect, a free credit card affinity program. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising Saving Shelter Pets (SSP) is a nonprofit animal welfare organization. They facilitate rescues from high-kill animal shelters and promote spay & neuter, in an effort to give all pets the chance at life they truly deserve.

Case Study: Affinity Credit Card Fundraising

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To grow their fundraising , IDEA (International Dravet Syndrome Epilepsy Action) League partnered with Capital One® Card Lab Connect, a free credit card affinity program. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising IDEA League is a small, volunteer-based organization founded by parents of children with Dravet Syndrome, a progressive childhood neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by severe epilepsy that does not respond well to treatment.

Ep228: Donate Your Cash Back Rewards to Good Causes with 'Charity Charge'

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Stephen Garten , CEO of Charity Charge , a socially conscious credit card. Unlike most credit cards which earn you bonus points or miles, a Charity Charge credit card allows cardholders to earn 1% cash back to ANY nonprofit of their choice.

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Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View a demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect below , and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. With great marketing tools, no contract negotiations and a zero-dollar price-tag, you can take advantage of an affinity card program customized for you. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View this free demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect, and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View a demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect below , and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View a demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect below , and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: Campaign Guide and Planning Calendar

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. To learn more about what an affinity card program is, start here in the orientation article. Whether your nonprofit has kicked off its affinity card program or you are looking for a better idea of what to expect, these campaign steps will provide a basic overview for the road ahead. Thinking you can entice "the general public" to sign up for your affinity card?

Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View an on-demand demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect here , and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Partner Webinar Archive: Fundraising with an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Capital One® Card Lab Connect lets donors support you simply by completing their everyday shopping and purchasing. View a demonstration of Capital One Card Lab Connect below , and learn how to enjoy the benefits previously reserved for the largest nonprofits only. Tags: Fundraising Credit Card Fundraising

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: Tips for Monitoring Success

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. To learn more about what an affinity card program is, start here in the orientation article. This article is titled "tips for monitoring success," but what does success mean for your organization's affinity card program? If you're seeing a lot of sign-ups but no spending, ramp up your messages encouraging card use.

Rotten To The Core: Now the truth can be told

Wild Woman Fundraising

He used the Urban League credit card fraudulently in 2010, and you can see it directly on their 990 forms on guidestar. But THIS YEAR he stole over $44,000 on the Urban League credit card that was supposed to be used just for gas for the Urban League Senior bus.

Affinity Credit Cards for the Smaller Charity

Cause Related Marketing

Day was when if your charity had access to hundreds of thousands of members, you could arrange a pretty sweet affinity credit card program with one of the big credit card providers. Now the BBVA Compass, a consumer-facing bank with 700 branches in many of the Sunbelt states, has structured an affinity card that doesn’t require huge numbers to make economic sense. Those credit card affinity programs didn’t work for every charity.

On a Mission to Measure

Social Media Bird Brain

Citizen Engagement Laboratory Jackie Mahendra measurement metrics NGO small nonprofits Social Media Examiner You Tube You Tube cardLate last week I ran across these articles and wanted to share them with you. Via Wikipedia Commons Measuring Your Mission Social Media was a hard sell in the beginning because there was no real way to measure its impact. That's changed somewhat with businesses and NGOs measuring things such as Likes and Retweets. But maybe it's time to move on from there.

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: Best Practices

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Because affinity card programs had previously been a resource exclusively set aside for larger nonprofits, small- to mid-sized nonprofits like yours may not know where to start: There is a blank space between "apply for the program," and "begin reaping the benefits." Encourage card users to pitch in to the promotion effort.

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: How to Keep Your Affinity Program Running and Encourage Card Use

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. There are three important steps to ensuring that your card program thrives over time: Recruitment Retention Continued card use (See the "Related Articles" below for tips and refresher information for promoting your card program and recruiting new sign-ups.) Follow these six tips to retain and cultivate your card users: Send targeted messaging.

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: Promoting Your Affinity Card on Your Website

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. An affinity card program could have real appeal for your ardent supporters. You're already promoting your mission, services and key messages on your website; let this online presence be the hub of your card promotion. Many people are becoming increasingly skeptical of charities and credit card companies alike. Appeal to potential card users' ideals and values.

Target's Gift Card Cause Marketing for St. Jude

Cause Related Marketing

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Capital One® Card Lab Connect: How to Promote Your Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Your Capital One affinity card program is only as effective as the loyal base of supporters who sign up. Your Capital One Card Lab Connect program even provides you with a customized banner that shows off your personalized card designs, making it easy for you to copy and paste this to your home page. Stick in information regarding your affinity card program as well.

Home Depot Gift Card Promotion for the USO

Cause Related Marketing

Soldiering Through the First Quarter BluesIt’s the day after Christmas in the States and the malls and stores are full again, this time with people returning gifts, but also people spending the gift cards they got yesterday. Gift cards, or stored value cards, are a growing Christmas gift trend in North America. Before the holiday, the National Retail Foundation projected gift card sales would. Tags: USO Gift Cards Home Depot E-Commerce Times

Better Cause Marketing with the Lowly Business Card

Selfish Giving

I hope you didn’t give Chris Brogan your business card at SXSW this week. Unless you want to do business with me, don’t give me a business card. We tend to give out business cards because we’ve been taught this is what to do. No business card. Their business card.

Capital One® Card Lab Connect: Tips for Great Emails

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. A key portion of your affinity card program is regularly reaching out to current card users and potential card users. Not only will you want to promote your card to your audience(s), you will share overall results and provide valuable information related to being a member of the program. Treat card-promotion emails like fundraising appeals.

A Better Way to Raise Money at the Register

Selfish Giving

After I swiped my credit card in the terminal, I got the below message from the Petco Foundation. Now, I’ve seen many requests for a donation on credit card terminals, but I haven’t seen one yet that makes me choose YES or NO like this one does.

Free Business Cards for Your Organization and Fundraising Events

Fundraiser Ideas

In addition to serving as a source of contact information, business cards (especially when free ), can serve as a promotional tool for your fundraising events. The company and specific offer for free business cards we’re about to recommend is entirely legitimate. It is possible to receive 250 free business cards and just pay $3-4 in shipping and handling. Free Business Cards as a Promotional Tool for Fundraising Events.

The Social Credit Card

A. Fine Blog

Paul wants to create a Social Credit Card. Tags: Social Media Ideablog Paul Lamb Social Credit Card My friend Paul Lamb has sponsored a very neat idea on Ideablob. If you haven’t spent time surfing around Ideablob you should. It’s a really terrific idea of crowdsourcing new, entreprneurial ideas, both for profit and nonprofit, can post their ideas. The crowd can then review and vote [.].

The What’s and Why’s of Joining an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Enter the Affinity Card Program For the low price of free , you can set up a branded credit card for your supporters to use for their everyday spending with Capital One Card Lab Connect. With marketing tools, no contract negotiations and a zero-dollar price-tag, take advantage of an affinity card program customized for you.

The What’s and Why’s of Joining an Affinity Card Program

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This article is sponsored by Network for Good's corporate partner, Capital One® Card Lab Connect. Enter the Affinity Card Program For the low price of free , you can set up a branded credit card for your supporters to use for their everyday spending with Capital One Card Lab Connect. With marketing tools, no contract negotiations [TDR1] and a zero-dollar price-tag, take advantage of an affinity card program customized for you.

How to triple your nonprofit’s revenue every year

Wild Woman Fundraising

I handed out my connection cards, and I did have an option to be a donor on that card and even though I didn’t ask for donations I did get a few back that said people said they would like to donate! I kept sending cards to them, I emailed them personally and put them on my email list, came to a meeting or two, so they knew I wasn’t just there to get their scholarship and leave. Business cards.

The Best Donor Thank You Note I Have Ever Received

Wild Woman Fundraising

What was on the other side of the card? ” But it wouldn’t matter to me if the rest of the card was blank. I was a monthly donor to another nonprofit and the only time I heard from them this year was when I changed my credit card and it didn’t work.

Finally we’re releasing the HIPPO killer!!!

iMarketSmart

Our Fundraising Report Card. Our Fundraising Report Card dashboard is powerful and free. The HIPPO is the highest paid person in the office at the time when a decision needs to be made.

A Brilliant Stewardship Plan for Legacy Society Donors From Down Under

iMarketSmart

Birthday card, Christmas Card, Phone calls. There’s brilliance down under! . A while back on my LinkedIn Group (Major and Planned Gift Marketers) , Sharon Wangman outlined a stewardship plan for Legacy Society donors/members.

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