Digital fundraising is constantly evolving, so it's important to stay on top of emerging trends and take advantage of new tools. Here are eight trends that you can use now to better engage with supporters and raise more money. 1. Use Pop-Up Lightboxes During Fundraising Campaigns Lightboxes are pop-up graphics that appear after a few... Continue Reading →
Blackbaud published its annual Charitable Giving Report on February 2, 2016, featuring how nonprofit fundraising performed in 2015. The report reveals some important online mobile giving trends, that made me pay attention. "We are now past the mobile tipping point when it comes to digital giving. Consumer behavior and donor behavior are inextricably linked as we... Continue Reading →
We've reached an important tipping point in how mobile is being used. Blackbaud has reported recently that mobile conversions in 2015 have reached a new record, with 19 percent of donations and 23 percent of event registrations made from a mobile device. In my own work with nonprofits of various sizes, I'm seeing email readership rates of 40 percent from mobile devices.
As the year-end giving season approaches, nonprofits can benefit by improving their website donation pages. Whether clicking through on email appeals, visiting your website after getting an appeal in the mail, or doing a web search, a lot of prospective donors will end up on your donation page. But don't take it for granted that all your visitors will make a gift once there. The truth is, many prospective donors leave uninspired, confused, or frustrated. Here are 10 tips to help you improve your year-end donation pages.
This is a very important and timely research paper by Artez Interactive which is one of the solution vendors that serves nonprofits in the U.S. and around the world. They examined the success of 83,866 participants in a variety of fundraising campaigns to help answer the question of what impact the use of mobile technology has on... Continue Reading →