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The 5 Most Dangerous Donation Page Mistakes & How You Can Fix Them

Wild Woman Fundraising

Last week I went to London to speak at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention. What do you do? the need.

Do you donate to your employer?

iMarketSmart

Do you donate to your employer? If your answer was, “No, I donate my time… I work here!” I eat my own dog food.

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

J Campbell Social Marketing

The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you! The post Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

3 tips to dramatically increase website donations

Wild Woman Fundraising

Ever since Kiva/org ‘s record amount of donations in 2007. Have you ever bought something online? OF COURSE! You know it! Kiva.org.

2 Data-Powered Steps to Boost Donations

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Heather Yandow brings more than a decade of experience as an outreach coordinator, coalition leader, project manager, and fundraiser to Third Space Studio’s clients. The latest Individual Donor Benchmark Report is now available with groundbreaking findings to support small nonprofits with their fundraising efforts.

7 Common Donation Form Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them!) – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, Abby Jarvis finished her two-part series on marketing strategies to drive donors to your donation pages. Fundraisingat risk.

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today, Abby Jarvis is back with 3 more ways to promote your online donation page. Collect donations on Facebook. Abby Jarvis. Kristina.

What’s your fundraising asking style?

iMarketSmart

According to Brian Saber, “Your ‘Asking Style’ is based on your personality and unique set of strengths in fundraising.”

NEW Webinar: Advanced Presentations To Get Mega-Donations Mar 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you done tabling and just not gotten enough donations or email signups to make it worthwhile? Sign up here.

12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

Is your donation page holding you back? The time to improve and optimize your donation page is now. fundraisingAre you sure?

This is What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

J Campbell Social Marketing

This week Facebook rolled out the Donate Button for nonprofits. Facebook Is Hurting Nonprofits. Why Facebook Ad Grants? The St.

7 Online Donation Page Mistakes to Avoid

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Has it been a while since you''ve updated your organization''s online donation page? It''s time to get down to business and whip your donation form into shape before the year-end stream of donations begins. Get better online fundraising results by avoiding these donation page mistakes: 1. Too much text.

How to Make Online Donations Simple for Potential Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A potential donor visits your website, but never makes a donation. The decision to donate to a charity is an emotional one. Abby Jarvis.

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!

6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

What in the world is “pure online fundraising”? 1) Online fundraising does not work in a silo. Well, duh, you might say.

Do fundraisers donate to charity?

iMarketSmart

And their organization’s marketing/fundraising tactics would improve, become more successful, and be more donor-centric. And more.

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7 Common Donation Form Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them!) – Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis is back with more tips on avoiding donation form mistakes. Last week, I covered four common mistakes I see on donation forms.

5 Ways to Use Stories to Increase Donations

Fundraising 123

There are infinite ways to tell your nonprofit stories, but do you know which ones will lead to more donations? Check out these great tips from our free webinar, How to Use Content to Boost Your Donations with Hubspot''s Nonprofit Marketing Manager Taylor Corrado. Tell personal stories through video. Share stories on your blog.

Donation Page Blunders

The Agitator

They’ve ‘opened the envelope’ They’re checking out the ‘order card’ But then they walk away … without making a donation. And the same — including the same mistakes to avoid — applies to online Donate pages. Online fundraising and marketing premiumHere are some very.

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12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

In our last post, we explained why donation pages on nonprofit websites are repelling potential donors.

8 ways to ask for a donation without actually asking

iMarketSmart

Here are 8 ways to ask for a donation without actually asking. The post 8 ways to ask for a donation without actually asking appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fundraising donor cultivation fundraising ideas PhilanthropyMany of us don’t feel comfortable asking. Just say: “What would you like me to do next?”

Losing Donors Through Your Donate Page

The Agitator

We also spend much time and effort waxing eloquently on fundraising trends. Or minutely analyzing campaigns and their transactional data.

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How to Inspire More Donations at Your Next Event

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Of course, nonprofit fundraising events can also help you raise more money for your cause. Here are four strategies for opening the door to more donations at your next event: Auctions & Raffles: Auctions, games and raffles are a popular way to raise even more money at your fundraising event. Illustrate Your Impact.

Reader Questions: How to get businesses to give you donations in 3 steps?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have 20 years of fundraising experience, but with that said, ALL of the nonprofits I’ve worked for previously had donor databases, major donors, fundraising history, and a fundraising committee to hold special events. 1) Cold calling on small businesses for donations – does this work? There are many!

Five Ways to Market Matching Donation Programs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

3 Tools to Fuel Fundraising Ambassadors

Getting Attention

We all have an incredible fundraising resource right in front of us— our board member, colleague, and loyal volunteer ambassador s. Ask them!

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.). Pretty exciting!

13 Tips to Double Your Digital Fundraising Donations

J Campbell Social Marketing

Check out my 13 tips that will help double your digital fundraising donations: 1) Go Mobile. 2) Brand Your Donation Page.

Online Giving — 7 Tips For Maximum Donations

The Agitator

Here’s their latest wise advice — 7 tips on maximizing your online fundraising success by using proven practices in designing your donation pages. From mobile friendly to asking specific donation amounts to auto-fill forms. Watch out Australia and New Zealand … Big news below about Roger! But first our post.

Want to get a $1 million dollar donation? Here’s how:

iMarketSmart

Here are their bullet-points (straight out of the report) for generating $1 million+ donations. Don’t be afraid to spend money on fundraising.

Just How Hard Is It to Donate to You Online?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Donors are frustrated by difficult donation forms, lack of receipts and a dearth of information on the impact of their gifts. I love it!).

How to create the ultimate donation page

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Are you thinking about your year-end fundraising plans yet? How to pick the right image for your donation page.

6 Things Wrong With Your Nonprofit Donation Page (and How to Fix Them)

EveryAction

End-of-year fundraising and #GivingTuesday are around the corner , so it’s time to pull up your donation page and make sure it’s up to scratch.

Does the phrase “tax deductible” kill donations?

Fundraising Coach

They made it clear they were donation funded. If they really want my donation, don’t make me work to give. Ask fundraising appeal

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Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Holding a fundraising event soon? Marketing your fundraising event is a necessity to attract attendees. Fundraising Guest Bloggers

Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I asked my most fantabulous enewsletter subscribers (if you want to be one, click here ) what they wanted to learn more about, because, let’s face it, Most people don’t plan to get into fundraising. Here’s a wonderful question from a fabulous, talented and successful fundraiser in Oregon! What can you do?

Help Japan’s Earthquake & Tsunami Survivors – Donate Now

Getting Attention

Most importantly, please donate to the relief effort now via one or all of these trustworthy, experienced organizations: Global Giving - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund (To disburse donations to organizations providing relief and emergency services.). The speed and breadth of the devastation in Japan is astounding.

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How does your donation page stack up?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Donation Page Grader will help you assess your donation page so you can see if you’re getting the most out of your online efforts.

5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Rob Wu is CEO of CauseVox, a crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising platform used by nonprofits to create fundraising websites.

How to make the right fundraising decision every time

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make the right fundraising decision every time? The right fundraising decision comes from face to face connections with individuals.