Online giving continues to grow at a faster rate than other forms of giving, and as more donors are choosing to give online, it is now more important than ever for nonprofits to prioritize digital fundraising strategies.
If you want to maximize revenue for your nonprofit, ecommerce can do wonders for your popularity and reach. Selling products and services online that your supporters want and need can help you strengthen relationships, build a sense of community around your cause, and generate significant income.
There are plenty of quick-fix tactics promising to dramatically boost your conversion rates, from customized pop up messages on your homepage to standard donation amounts. While such tactics can be effective, they are ultimately superficial. To truly drive and sustain conversion, you must structure your website around the following strategies.
Once your landing page is ready, you’ll want to create a welcome email series for your new subscribers. Remember that people are coming into your email list ice cold. They just clicked an ad and probably don’t even know who are you are or what you do. They’re much more likely to unsubscribe when they start getting regular emails from you -- unless you warm them up first.
This series teaches you how to grow your email list by using digital ads to send visitors to custom landing pages on your website, where they can easily subscribe to your email list. In this article, you'll learn how to design your opt-in bonus and landing page.
This article is about a big-win tactic for growing your nonprofit’s email list -- a tactic that I’ve personally seen generate 94,328 new subscribers for one nonprofit my team works with. (And this organization did it in just 24 months while operating with less than $1M in revenue!)
A domain name is your address on the internet, and every company, organization, or professional freelancer needs one to improve branding and marketability. Before you buy or register the website address, you need to learn how to choose the best domain name for your purposes. Trends and search engine optimization guidelines change, and you do not want your organization to be left behind.
On April 13th, 2016, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) partnered with TechSoup Canada and the NetSquared network to help Canadian nonprofits, charities and libraries learn how they can take ownership and build their brand online (by choosing a .CA domain), and we’re excited to share the impact of this campaign with you!
Email marketing is still one of the most cost effective ways of reaching out to potential donors of all ages (except Gen Z).
In fact, a dollar spent on email marketing returns an average of $40 in donation revenue. And effective email marketing is responsible for one-third of the total online revenue.
Now, how does a fundraising manager reach out to a potential donor whose email address is not in your organization’s database?