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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
Erica Waasdorp, Author, Monthly Giving: The Sleeping Giant
Ready to radically boost your fundraising? It’s time to build a recurring gift program. In our exclusive webinar, monthly giving expert and “philanthropyholic” Erica Waasdorp shares real-life examples, practical tips, and key strategies for attracting gifts that keep on giving.
The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices and as mobile media continues to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options that will be available to your nonprofit in coming years.
via 111 Low-Cost or Free Online Tools for Nonprofits.
Nonprofit storytelling is a very hot topic lately, although it is hardly a new practice for our sector. But how does storytelling, which appeals to the heart and the imagination, blend with the stringent measurement requirements that so many institutional funders now insist upon? Is there a mixture that works to engage both donors and supporters for the long haul?
Do Storytelling and Data Have Chemistry in Your Fundraising World? – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly.
In this enlightening post, Idealware’s summer intern, Rachel, shares her perspective as a 20-year-old college student with a strong interest in social justice and experience trying to organize and engage around related topics.
via Engaging Youth in Nonprofits | Idealware.
With more than 750 million people signed up for Facebook alone, there’s little doubt that social media can be a powerful part of most organizations’ communications mix. But what can it be used for—outreach and engagement? Event management? Advocacy? How about fundraising? For many nonprofits, it’s far more obvious that such tools can be useful than how to use them.
Idealware created the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help organizations like yours determine what results and benefits you can reasonably expect from social media, and to guide you through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.
The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide | Idealware.
Giving money on charity websites is 7% harder than spending money on e-commerce sites. Donating physical items is even harder. For non-profit websites, social media is secondary; the top priority is to write clearer content.
Non-Profit Organization Websites: Increasing Donations and Volunteering Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox.