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

EveryAction

This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Last week, I had the ear of a brilliant nonprofit guru and jumped on the chance to ask her for some advice.

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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell. Description of the webinar: Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Tips and examples of simple ways to use the major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube – to raise money and build community.

How to Raise Money On Instagram Using the Donation Sticker

J Campbell Social Marketing

People are using these tools to give money to and raise money for causes they care about, and it’s important for nonprofits to understand how they work before writing them off completely. 100% of the money raised using the Instagram donation sticker goes to the nonprofit.

The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones. Online fundraising campaigns have a start, middle and end. 4) What impact will this money make on our nonprofit, our programs and our clients? Online donors (and traditional, off-line donors!)

Online will-making tools: My pros and cons.

iMarketSmart

I wrote it because digital will-writing tools are popping up to help your supporters facilitate their planning conveniently online. MarketSmart does not necessarily compete with online will-writing platforms. Your decision to use any online will-writing tool is entirely up to you. .

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Raise money online this year

Get Fully Funded

As we approach the deep fundraising season, many folks are asking about online fundraising, so I wanted to share a few things. Remember that the internet is a tool you can use to raise money. Just because you have a website or a Facebook page does not mean people will flock to it and give you money. 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.

Hot Topics in July: Saving Money, Press Conferences, and Measuring Your Effectiveness

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening this month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide: Online Training: Save $200 Off Our All-Access Training Pass NOW Access our webinars, exclusive online courses and downloads, and our Private Facebook Group for 365 days for only $499.

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We Need To Raise More Money Online!

The Agitator

The corner office has spoken: “We need to raise more money online. Here are three choices the pressured online fundraiser might consider … 1. email marketing online fundraising online video premium Get on it!” ” Oh my … what to do?! Make our fundraising emails ‘mobile friendly’ 2. Take a fresh look at our Facebook and other social media presence.

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Raise More Money by Inspiring P2P Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Trying to think of ways to inspire them to raise money for you is much harder. Sure, some people will sign up for your event because they’re passionate about your cause and want to raise money to make a difference in the world. So how do you inspire those people to raise money?

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Nonprofit giving is about more than just money

J Campbell Social Marketing

As a busy nonprofit professional, I am sure you often get hung up on the million-dollar question – How can we quickly raise more money for our organization? The post Nonprofit giving is about more than just money appeared first on JCSM.

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13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Subscribe to our weekly Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Tips Newsletter.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. Here are 5 ways that your small nonprofit can start raising money and awareness just like charity:water: 1) Learn the model.

Spruce Up Your Donation Pages (and Make More Money!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Many online gifts are impulse purchases. What do they require in order to complete the online giving process? Fundraising Online CoursesYou have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website.

Online Transactions: Less Friction, More Money

The Agitator

Anything that complicates or slows down the online giving process translates into fewer completions and dollars raised. Online fundraising and marketing premium

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Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Online fundraising should be a major part of your strategy this year. Last year, online fundraising campaign #GivingTuesday raised 90% more in 2013 than in 2012 – about $19.2 in 2013, while online giving grew 13.5%. The post Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

Why people WON’T give you money

iMarketSmart

Beating around the bush instead of telling the donor why you need their money. The post Why people WON’T give you money appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving best practices for planned giving charity blog Digital Marketing fundraising tips Lead generation for planned giving major gift marketing online marketing PhilanthropyToday, instead of talking about what makes people give, let’s take a look at what thwarts giving.

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[TOMORROW] Your Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you tapping into the potential of online fundraising? Online revenue grew 19% in 2015 according to the M+R Benchmarks Report. If you are ignoring online revenue you could be missing out on a major fundraising tactic. Presented by online fundraising expert, Kerri Karvetski.

It’s My Party and I’ll Save You Money If I Want To

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online CoursesOk, that doesn’t really roll off the tongue, does it? But it is my birthday this Saturday. And to celebrate I am chopping $200 off the price of our Annual All-Access Pass. Today and tomorrow only, you can get our Annual All-Access Training Pass for only $499.

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The power of convenience: A follow-up to my post about online will-writing tools

iMarketSmart

Online will-writing platforms are amazingly convenient. After posting this article about the pros and cons of online will-writing platforms recently , most of the emails I received and discussions I had with folks in the field were in agreement with my concerns about these tools.

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6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

Almost every article I read about online fundraising and online giving starts out something like this: Despite the hype and the assurances of social media experts, online fundraising still accounts for an abysmal 2% of total dollars raised by charities.

How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Matching gifts are an easy way to boost fundraising by earning free money, and we’ve got the tips to help you increase donor awareness through social media and email. Social media can make up a large part of your online identity.

Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You don’t need 100,000 people on your list to raise real money with your direct mail appeal, and Tom has the small yet extremely successful clients to prove it. Copywriting Fundraising Nonprofit Communications Online Courses Print NewslettersTom Ahern. I love Tom Ahern to bits.

Asking for Money AND Something Else

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I really like this one recommendation from Rachel: Pair an ask for a donation with a “no-money” ask during a campaign. The no-money ask gives your supporters another way to get involved and engaged in your cause whether they want to give financially or not. And it gives you something else to talk about, besides asking for money every time. Here are some of the different kinds of no-money asks that you could pair in a campaign with an ask for a donation.

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4 Ways to Retain More Online Donors With Your Thank You for Giving Redirect Page

J Campbell Social Marketing

The thank you redirect page, also called the confirmation page, is the page on your website where a donor is sent immediately after making an online donation. Since it’s the season of #GivingTuesday and year-end giving, nonprofits are looking to improve the experience of their online donors.

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Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Network for Good just released a new online giving study that provides all kinds of good ideas for increasing the amount of money you can raise online. Here’s one of the central lessons from this study of over $381 million in online giving, including 3.6

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How to Raise More Money Now – Free E-Book

Getting Attention

I was honored to be among the folks that Network for Good asked to contribute innovative fundraising ideas to this inspiring new e-book, How to Make More Money Now. Organize a volunteer online thank you corps. You’ll find many more ideas like these in How to Make More Money Now.

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How Much Money Should You Be Raising Online?

Marketing for Nonprofits

One of the key questions, I get from nonprofits is, "How much money should we be raising online?" It’s a good question and hard to answer, especially if your online fundraising program is new and you have little data. to find the appropriate benchmark for your online programs.

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Raise More Money With Monthly Gifts

Ann Green

Although I often encourage monthly (or recurring) gifts as a great way to raise more money, I just started making them at the end of last year. I made all my pledges online, and it was easy to do.

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How to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Toolkit for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

When creating and implementing your nonprofit online fundraising campaign, remember that getting people’s attention is much harder than it seems. Using the power and potential of social media in your online fundraising campaign is essential.

What Did You Do with the Money You Raised Last Year?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I continue to be so impressed with the way Charity: Water handles its online communications to donors. as I have in the past with the Humane Society of the United States and The Nature Conservancy , just so you can watch how they do their online fundraising and marketing and learn from it.

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How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit on Facebook – Part 1

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social media fundraising is getting easier, thanks to some great new Facebook features designed specifically to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money on the social network. There are both positives and negatives when using Facebook to raise money for your organization.

Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

I think all of us would agree that one of the most basic reasons why any major donor would give you and your organization money is because they trust you. Don’t you think it’s just plain fair to post your photo online? The post Would you give money to this person?

No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In yesterday’s post, I told you that I suspect that the reason online givers seem to be one-hit-wonders has less to do with online givers being fickle and more with nonprofits not yet figuring out how to do online donor retention well. Holding Money by BigStock.

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Greenpeace … Show Us The Money!

The Agitator

Greenpeace has been conducting an exemplar online advocacy campaign — centered on Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling plans — for about the last 30-odd days. Communications Online fundraising and marketing premium This is of course a friendly request (and I stress that), not a demand. The Agitator first wrote about the campaign on March 13.

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New Data: Nonprofit Online Marketing and Fundraising Trends in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Wonder where we get numbers like a typical email open rate for nonprofit e-newsletters , or estimates of how much money you could be raising online? Here are a few highlights: Online revenue is up!

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How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

It will lead to missed connections with supporters, and thus, a seeming inability to raise money using the platforms. However, raising money using social media, specifically Facebook, can be done. 1) Engagement with your online fans and followers is a huge part of the work.

4 Nonprofit Tech Tips to Boost Online Donor Engagement Rates

J Campbell Social Marketing

Even though people are increasingly turning to the Internet to search for and to obtain information about causes they care about, keeping online donors engaged long-term is an ongoing struggle for many nonprofits. Guest post by Wauker Matthews.

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How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Susan says these new changes will help small nonprofits give their small-dollar donors a “big donor experience.&# All together, these new tools make it easy and time-efficient for small nonprofits to run effective online fundraising campaigns.

7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

Online. Here are some statistics for you to chew on, if you still think that having a robust online presence is not important for your nonprofit organization: Network for Good reports that 30% of annual giving online occurs in the month of December.

How to Create a 90-Day Nonprofit Online Marketing Plan (Without Spending Hours On Social Media)

J Campbell Social Marketing

The term “online marketing” can send chills up the spine of even the most seasoned nonprofit professional. I remain thoroughly convinced that nonprofit online marketing does not have to be an uphill battle, or a cause of overwhelm and stress.

How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this post, I will give you a detailed step-by-step guide to get your online community excited about raising money for your nonprofit using Facebook. Can you guess the #1 reason that people don’t give to certain charities online?

Want to Fire Your Online Engagement System?

Getting Attention

In fact, most nonprofit organizations have a degree of dissatisfaction with their online engagement tools – primarily because there is no perfect platform. So we put all our experiential goodness into our free Nonprofit Guide to Online Engagement Tools covering six systems: Charity Engine.

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How Much Is Spam Hurting Your Online Fundraising? [New Study]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can see that high spam rates cost nonprofits a lot of money – up to $24,500 a year. EveryAction just released their annual Email Deliverability Study which answers that exact question.

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