How Nonprofits Can Use Text Messaging
Sep20

How Nonprofits Can Use Text Messaging

Have you tried mobile fundraising or contacting your supporters via text? Alexa Lemzy shares some ways you can get started in today’s post. ~Kristina Guest Post by Alexa Lemzy Texting is one of the most effective ways to communicate to a large number of people. Nonprofits and charity organizations that want to effectively reach more people should consider spreading the word via text. Here are some ways that your nonprofit can...

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5 Strategies to Build Better Relationships with Your Mobile Donors
Apr05

5 Strategies to Build Better Relationships with Your Mobile Donors

John Killoran, CEO of @Pay, guest posts for us today on making sure you have a plan to cultivate relationships with your mobile donors. ~Kristina Guest Post by John Killoran With mobile donations becoming one of the most popular ways for donors to give, your nonprofit has to take a slightly different approach if you want to engage your mobile donors effectively. Your mobile donors are seeking content that is concise and easy to read...

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How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors
Mar01

How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors

John Killoran, CEO of @Pay, got us started last week in Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics. This week he’s back to show you how to market your mobile fundraising campaign. ~Kristina Guest Post by John Killoran Text-to-give technology gives you the best of both worlds: effectiveness and efficiency. It not only allows you to raise money from more donors on the go; it also allows you to do so almost instantaneously. Mobile...

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Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics
Feb25

Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

We’ve had some questions about mobile fundraising so here’s John Killoran, CEO of @Pay, to get us started. He’ll be back soon with more details on how to raise money with mobile so stay tuned. ~Kristina Guest Post by John Killoran Deep down, all forms of communication (email, letters, phone calls, etc.) have similar goals to meet. They aim to send a message, to make an impact, to help the voiceless be heard, the...

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Learning About Email at #15NTC
Mar19

Learning About Email at #15NTC

19When I go to the Nonprofit Technology Conference, I try to attend sessions that will be helpful to our readers back home who couldn’t make it to the conference. It’s pretty tough to choose which sessions though since there are always so many good ones going on at the same time. Email is always a hot topic for you, so I decided to focus on that one day and I learned some great stuff! Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in...

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The Last Word on the #IceBucketChallenge [Video]

Now that we’ve all dumped ice water on our heads and the ALS Association has raised over $116 million dollars, it’s time to talk about why the Ice Bucket Challenge really worked.  Michael Hoffman at See3 invited Joe Waters of SelfishGiving and me to a live Google Hangout conversation about the Ice Bucket Challenge. Here’s the video:     What do you think? What are your lasting take-aways?...

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