For most nonprofits, the best ways to raise money online is with a fundraising email strategy (email revenue grew by 25% in 2015). Yes, your donation page is absolutely important in terms of converting donors, but email is the most effective way to send qualified prospects to your donation page. Email subscribers, by definition, have given you permission to […]
Whether face to face, by email, or with trained carrier pigeons, how you ask for donations makes or breaks your fundraising campaign (note: carrier pigeons are a guaranteed attention-getter). Your message, and how it makes your potential donor feel is mission-critical. If they feel nothing, they will give nothing.
By Jessica Scadron Social Harmony Storytelling is an ancient practice that’s been passed down the generations, from before the written word to our current digitally driven platforms. How can this ancient practice serve nonprofits whose survival depends on the actions of others, whether they be funders or volunteers? For one, it puts a face on […]
By Laura Mahler Gaia Visual Some methods of storytelling are more fruitful than others. And non-profits rely heavily on being able to tell their story really well. For instance, studies into online donor activity reveal that video is currently the hot ticket to accessing hearts and minds: with a 64% higher response rate to ‘Calls […]