Tag Archives: social media fundraising

How To Write Fundraising Emails That Don’t Suck

Click here for the transcript! There’s nothing more satisfying than spending an afternoon crafting killer fundraising emails, sending them out to thousands of potential supporters, and the response? Crickets. While email has made a comeback thanks to mobile devices, it’s harder than ever to get your message through. Join the #fundchat community on Wednesday, September… Read More »

The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Another week, another installment of infographics that make you go, “Huh.” If you are trying to reach donors and supporters on social platforms, one of the most-debated questions is, “What time of day should we post?” Thankfully, the good folks at SumAll have analyzed the data for us: Check out some commentary on this info… Read More »

This Week’s #fundchat – How to Use Kickstarter to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Click here to review the transcript for advice and tips! Just last week, the crowdfunding site Kickstarter announced that it has raised over $1 Billion in pledges since it launched in 2009. Clearly, the model is here to stay and continues to evolve. Almost since the very beginning of this movement, nonprofits have experimented with… Read More »

#GivingTuesday Post-Mortem: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Click here to review the transcript! According to an article by Steve MacLaughlin (@SMacLaughlin), there were over 10,000 partners in this year’s effort. One stat that really jumps out is that donations on #GivingTuesday jumped 90% compared to 2012. Blackbaud, one of the founding partners of the effort, reports processing over $17 million in gifts… Read More »

Beyond Likes: 5 Ways To Turn Facebook Engagement Into Donations (Infographic)

We’ve seen those numbers too. You know, the ones that give a monetary value to a Facebook Like on your nonprofit’s page. One statistic last year claimed the value of a nonprofit page Like was over $200. Then Forrester Research reported the realized monetary value of a Facebook Fan is zero. UNICEF recently launched a… Read More »

Mobile Text Campaign Ideas for Your End-of-Year Fundraising Efforts

By Jenifer Snyder, Executive Director, The mGive Foundation Winter is rapidly approaching and you are probably busy finalizing your end-of-year giving plans. Have you considered using mobile as a way to tie it all together? The first thing many people think about when it comes to mobile is text donations.  Mobile can indeed be used… Read More »