A donor, one big or small, makes a gift to your organization. Your backend office generates and (e)mails a thank you letter and/or reciept. If the gift size says "major donor", you might even call to say thank you. But is that enough? Are you missing out on opportunities to … [Read more...] about Saying Thank You in a Social World
Using Technology Wisely
Bryan Miller writing in Fundraising Success Magazine: Understanding the New Breed of Digital Donors and How to Maximize Your Fundraising Through Their Networks With the global number of users on Facebook now fast approaching the size of the U.S. population, it’s surely c … [Read more...] about Learning By Example: The New Breed of Digital Donors
Amy Sample Ward writing on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog: Causes: Causing a Stir for Social Impact A recent event has brought up some huge red flags for me around data, around communities, around social impact, inclusion and even more. It’s a case of letting t … [Read more...] about Causes Says Bye-Bye to MySpace
Proving that social media can be used to raise significant funds for nonprofits is “the brass ring” that every nonprofit utilizing social media wants to reach. But it is quite an elusive brass ring! There are a number of challenges to overcome before social network fundraising is … [Read more...] about What Are the Challenges to Social Network Fundraising?
A recently conducted social media survey of nonprofit organizations in North America has found that 91% of respondents raise funds online, but only 58 percent of those nonprofits cite fundraising as a goal for using it. Conducted by Sage North America, the survey results list … [Read more...] about Do You Engage in Multiple Touch?