Entries Tagged 'Articles' ↓
May 11th, 2013 — Articles
April 25th, 2013 — Articles
Social media comes with a pretty steep learning curve and, certainly for brands and marketers, if you’re not careful it can quickly consume an enormous amount of your time.
Enter Pardot, and their slick infographic below, which provides a workable guide as to how you can rock Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+ in just 30 minutes each day.
March 19th, 2013 — Articles
Since our first look at mobile email marketing statistics last April, we’ve seen tremendous growth in mobile email adoption by smartphone and tablet users. The rise in which email recipients have taken to accessing their email on mobile devices has been remarkable. Within months, mobile went from being for “early adopters only” to leading both webmail and desktop platforms in email opens.
March 6th, 2013 — Articles
Relationship-building doesn't scale. As the number of relationships increases, converting them into traditional, mutually beneficial outcomes becomes more difficult.
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March 6th, 2013 — Articles
Revolutionize your Fundraising by Turning Your Development Effort On Its Head
Have you ever thought of your alumni relations activities as the preeminent part of your school’s advancement effort? Or do your colleague have an “I-suppose-it’s-important-but-I’m-not-really-sure-what-they-do” mentality about your staff? Far too often, alumni relations is seen as a second-class citizen in development, sort of a simple minded cousin that the family lets hang around.
December 10th, 2012 — Articles
In this article, we’ll be reviewing my top 10 online payment systems for accepting payments on the Web. While many of the companies on this list have been available to online merchants for years, many are also now getting into new areas of online payments such as social commerce and in-store online card reader systems.
November 13th, 2012 — Articles
Here is a list - not a complete list, by any means - of some of the reasons that Cloud computing, also known as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), is the best solution for your organization. Continue reading →
E-mail is still huge when it comes to communicating and getting your message delivered. Here are some thoughts / ideas / actions from schools on how each has successfully captured graduate e-mail addresses for their databases. Not all ideas will work for your school, but perhaps you can find something that does. Continue reading →
Google Wallet Ushers in a New Era in Online and Mobile Fundraising for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog
October 22nd, 2012 — Articles
On August 1, Google quietly launched Google Wallet for the Web – and the technology has the possibility of transforming online and mobile fundraising as we’ know it. Described simply, donors can sign up for a Google Wallet account, enter and save their credit card information, and then donate to any nonprofit (or purchase from any online store) that has a Google Wallet merchant account with only two clicks of a mouse (or two taps on a tablet). Continue reading →
September 24th, 2012 — Articles
How does mobile giving work? Is it likely to be useful for your organization? This diagram, originally published in NTEN's Change Journal, walks you through the steps to get started, a mini case-study, and helps you think through whether mobile giving is likely to be a useful part of your fundraising mix.