5 Steps to Writing the Perfect Tweet

With 284 million users, Twitter is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to social media platforms. Considered a “micro-blogging” site, for years Twitter was defined by its 140 character limit, although recently, the site has doubled that character limit to 280. Regardless of the change,…

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The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post

The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post With over 2 billion active users in 2017, Facebook is an incredibly powerful marketing tool that isn’t going away anytime soon. Whether you’re a seasoned pro at using Facebook to promote your nonprofit or you’re still learning the ropes, it’s helpful…

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How to Make the Most of Post-Giving Tuesday Momentum

It’s #GivingTuesday, and with the biggest day of giving upon us, organizations around the globe are making the most of it and kicking off an amazing and productive season. Last week, we posted 6 helpful tips for a rewarding #GivingTuesday. While #GivingTuesday is a great way to gain…

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Nonprofit for the Best #GivingTuesday Yet

It’s almost here. One of the biggest days of the year for nonprofits around the world, #GivingTuesday is entering its sixth year of celebrating philanthropy with its global day of giving.

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National Volunteer Month: The Importance of a Volunteer

Volunteers are individuals who have prioritized the goal and mission of your organization over their own leisurely pursuits. Volunteers come equipped with time, skills, perspectives and enthusiasm that enrich and refresh your organization. The personal dedication demonstrated, is accreditation for your cause and its operations. It’s your duty…

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Six Best Practices for P2P Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising empowers volunteers to lead outreach within their own communities, which to date is the best way to grow an online giving base. In general, more than 50% of the donors to peer-to-peer campaigns will be new to your cause. Here are some best practices in peer-to-peer…

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25 Unique Fundraising Ideas

Here are 25 unique ways to get involved fundraising this year! #2017GOALS

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7 Off-Season Fundraising Ideas

Almost all nonprofits know that the time between Thanksgiving and the New Year is when the majority of giving occurs. How can we leverage giving throughout the rest of the year? Here are some ideas to help incentivize gifts beyond the holiday season. Throw an outdoor party. It’s…

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Thanking Donors Effectively

Do you remember the last time someone genuinely thanked you? There’s a marked difference between sincere gratitude and the automated, perfunctory “thank yous” we so often exchange in conventional conversation. …“‘Preciate it”. A mumbled “Thanks”. A hurried “Thank you”. Recognizing that our social responsibilities are somewhat relative, we…

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