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Is Your Online Donation Page Ready for Prime Time? 

January 19, 2011

By: Network for Good

Nonprofit marketing friends and fundraisers, now is the time to get your online donate form in shape for year-end fundraising. Photo Source: Big Stock Photo Your online donation page should: Be as short as possible: Ideally your form should be one page and include a minimum of fields. Be branded to look like your organ… Read More

How Strong Relationships Increase Fundraising Results 

January 13, 2011

By: Network for Good

Online giving is skyrocketing, thanks in part to the many different ways donors can now give online — nonprofit websites, donation portals, social networks, mobile. Photo Source: Big Stock Photo One thing remains true: the reasons people give online are not that different from the reasons they give elsewhere. Jus… Read More

How Improving the Experience Can Make Donors Want to Give 

December 14, 2010

By: Network for Good

Do you know what your donors want when they visit your site? Do you know why they are there or what they want out of the experience? Understanding the motivation behind your site’s users can help you direct them to the path of giving. There are two reasons why people do what they do. 1)… Read More

Five Things You Can Still Do to Boost Your December Income 

December 14, 2010

By: Network for Good

It’s that time of year again. Feel like you are completely behind in your year-end appeals? Well, cheer up! The end–of–year–fundraising party doesn’t really get started until after Christmas when the bulk of year-end money comes in. So if you are just getting started now, it’s not too late. That… Read More

Seven Incredible Hours in December: How to Make the Most of Year-End Giving 

November 30, 2010

By: Network for Good

At Network for Good, we have processed over $400 million in donations to about 60,000 nonprofits since we were founded. While this means we’ve helped a lot of donors connect with nonprofits, it also means we have compiled a whole lot of data about the giving habits of those donors.  We asked the good people… Read More

Plan Your Year-End Campaign in 7 Steps 

October 27, 2010

By: Network for Good

Year-end fundraising is a key time to raise money while supporters are in a generous mood and looking to make tax-deductible donations before the end of the year. To make the most of this season of giving, you need to have a clear fundraising plan to guide you and to share with your staff. Photo… Read More

Overachiever’s Guide to Year-End Fundraising 

August 20, 2010

By: Network for Good

Like crime, procrastination doesn’t pay. Literally. For many organizations nearly half of online fundraising revenue comes in during the month of December. But that revenue doesn’t just magically materialize. It takes months of preparation – building and stewarding an online community, inspiring donors, cultivat… Read More

Why Should Your Organization Bother with Surveys? 

August 9, 2010

By: Network for Good

Surveys are a great way to better understand – and build relationships with – your donors and supporters.   Asking our donors and supporters to tell us about themselves and their experience with our organization is a great way to connect without asking for money.  And listening to their feedback and adapt… Read More

Fitting Online Outreach into an Overall Fundraising Strategy 

July 22, 2010

By: Network for Good

Why Raise Funds Online? The Impact:  Online fundraising studies have repeatedly proven that engaging donors through multiple channels – online and off – yields the best results, with donors giving more, more often. If you’re only relying on offline channels, you’re missing an opportunity to significantly incre… Read More

Seven Online Fundraising Strategies You Can Do Right Now 

July 22, 2010

By: Network for Good

If your organization’s average online gift is lower than you would like or your organization has not developed a well thought out year-end online fundraising campaign in the past, then you need to make changes to your online fundraising program ASAP. Create Killer Landing Pages Tell people what you want them to d… Read More

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