Category Archives: Online fundraising
One reason why fundraising appeals go bad
“The letter doesn’t sound like me.” That’s something a president/CEO or executive director of a nonprofit might say when she’s reviewing a fundraising appeal. It’s actually a frequent comment, and it’s understandable, really. After all, the president probably believes passionately … Continue reading
Worrying about your year-end appeal?
What you need is information. It’s here, and it’s free: The Straight-Talk Guide to Year-End Fundraising. Download it now, free, and discover: What you’re missing if you don’t engage your donors at this critical time of year. Mid-level donors – … Continue reading
Is social media fundraising worth it?
With all the controversy about Facebook and selling user data and undermining user trust, it’s a good time to think about how and why we’re using social media for fundraising. It might not seem like it at first, but there’s … Continue reading
Isn’t it time for one-click online donating?
Amazon is the source for everything on the Internet. And according to NPR, it has held the patent on a process that has probably been largely responsible for its phenomenal growth. It’s one-click checkout. If you’ve ordered anything on Amazon … Continue reading
Email fundraising idea to test
There are lots of guidelines for fundraising emails about opt in, unsubscribe, and so on, that you’re probably well aware of. But in that required language is an opportunity to strengthen our fundraising messages. Hear me out. Most fundraising emails … Continue reading