#GivingTuesday is rapidly approaching, and that day (to me) is the unofficial start to holiday and year-end fundraising. #GivingTuesday is to the nonprofit industry what Black Friday is to the retail industry… and nonprofits are scrambling to double-check their fundraising strategies.
Here are some blog entries from the past year that will be helpful as you prepare for the last month of 2015 fundraising!
Take a few minutes to take a step back and evaluate your fundraising methods. What kinds of things can you do better? How can you improve your donors’ experiences with your nonprofit? This article will give you a few areas to evaluate.
Want to raise more money online? Duh… of course you do. Here are three ways to make sure this month’s online fundraising is as successful as possible.
We took a close look at a few of our top clients and came away with some neat insights about what they’re doing with their online fundraising. Here are 4 ways you can emulate those nonprofits and (hopefully!) their success.
If you’re a Qgiv client, you’ve recently gotten a lot more control over your donation form, from the ability to add custom content to an easier way to reorganize the sections on your donation page. Here are some pointers for designing the most efficient donation page possible.
The holidays are usually full of nonprofit events, from Christmas parties and galas to fundraisers and bake sales. Periscope lets you engage even your most far-flung donors by streaming your activities online. Here are some neat ways to start using Periscope to broadcast to your supporters.
Is your donation page mobile responsive? If it’s not, you might be losing some valuable donors. Could any of these other mistakes be costing you new donors?
Holiday fundraising can be intimidating for shy people (and even regularly outgoing people!). Here are some ways you can raise money without being too intimidated.
Halloween’s over, and it’s time to stop frightening visitors to your website. If you’ve got any of these elements on your site, it’s time to make a few updates.
Replace those scary page elements with elements that will persuade people to donate to you. You’ll be surprised at how simple it can be!
If you’re thinking about including text giving options in any of your year-end campaigns, this article is definitely worth the read. Learn how to set up your text giving campaign for success — these strategies are simple, but they’ll have a huge impact.
You’ll probably get some first-time donors during the end of the year. Does your thank-you page and follow-up keep them engaged after they make their first gift? Your thank-you page is the first impression they get of your organization after they give — make it count!