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Liz Ragland

Customer Marketing Manager

Quick-Start Guide to Donor Management 

January 25, 2016

Donor management software allows you to manage your data in a way that goes beyond spreadsheets. …

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What Kind of Donor Gets a Thank You? 

January 19, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Pop quiz: Who should receive a thank you? a. A recurring donor who gives $15 a month. b. A major donor who gives a $10,000 gift. c. A first-time donor who gives a $50 gift. d. A regular donor who gives a gift to a special campaign like #GivingTuesday. e. A new donor acquired through… Read More

Happy Holidays from Network for Good! 

December 24, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

It’s the season of giving! The biggest giving days of the year are still ahead of us (in 2014, 12% of giving happened in the last 3 days of the year) so be sure your donation page is in good shape for those generous procrastinators! From all of us at Network for Good, happy year-end… Read More

Get Your Thank Yous on Track for Year-End 

December 21, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

After the busy nonprofit year-end giving season comes the often overlooked nonprofit thank you season. Remember to give thanks for donations early and often. Showing constant, authentic appreciation for your donors (new and old) is crucial for retaining supporters. Download our Complete Donor Thank You Guide and you&… Read More

How To Create Year-End Content Your Supporters Will Share: Q&A with Smile Train 

December 8, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Smile Train is at it again! After the success of their Serious Baby campaign this summer, the Smile Train team wanted to continue to reach a social media-savvy audience with more amazing, humorous content. This time, they are encouraging fans to share their Grouchy Carols videos as a way to shine a humorous (and someti… Read More

Last-Minute Tips for Year-End Success 

December 7, 2015

This 10-page guide outlines how to create a donor-centric, story-driven, goal-hitting year-end campaign…

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#GivingTuesday is Over, Now What? 

December 2, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

#GivingTuesday is over but the year-end giving season has just begun! Use this flow chart to map out your next steps. … Read More

When #GivingTuesday Donors Give and What It Means for Your Nonprofit 

November 19, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

On a fundraising day like #GivingTuesday, what times are people most likely to give? I asked our on-staff data dude, Curtis, to show me when donors made donations through the Network for Good platform on #GivingTuesday 2014. Here’s a chart showing an hourly distribution of 30,106 donations made totaling $2.69 million… Read More

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