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  • Potential major gift donors (like all donors) have philanthropic motivations. But have you asked them what they are? As a fundraiser, the way you build trust with donors is by getting to know them. The best way to do that is by asking them questions. Do you know: why they give to your organization, specifically? [...] The post Curiosity: Your Major Gift Fundraising Secret Weapon appeared first on ...

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  • Crowdfunding is a bold, new and sometimes surprising, if not dangerous, world when it comes to donor relations, fees, receiving funds and other aspects of the process. Few fundraisers who have embraced it knew exactly what they were getting into when utilizing a crowdfunding provider. The 26 questions listed below just might go a long [...] The post 26 Questions Every Nonprofit Should Ask Their Cr...

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  • There's little argument that long-term, loyal donors are your best prospects for things like major gifts and planned gifts. Monthly donors, active volunteers, current and former service recipients, and the securely retired (especially the childless and empty-nesters) are also great prospects. But who else might be lurking in your donor database that doesn't necessarily scream [...] The post 8 Over...

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  • In this webinar, Terry Axelrod outlines Benevon’s metrics-based, high-touch process for building a pipeline of mission-focused major donors who will, in turn, introduce others. Full Transcript Steven: All right, Terry. My watch just struck 1:00 on the dot. Is it okay if I go ahead and get us started officially? Terry: Absolutely. Steven: All right. [...] The post [VIDEO] 5 Key Metrics for Building...

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  • https://bloomerang.co/resources/speaking/ Secrets of the 2nd Gift – the Key to Donor Retention Fundraisers spend a lot of time acquiring new donors, and with good cause. However, in order to create a long-lasting relationship, the most critical gift isn’t the first; it’s the second. In this session, nonprofit technology veteran Jay Love will make the case for why donors should concentrate on a...

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  • Ask not what your donor can do for you, but what you can do for your donor. The donor is always right. The donor’s priorities are our priorities. These are adages for the modern age in which nonprofits compete with for profits in a service-oriented digital economy. It’s one of the reasons “culture of philanthropy” [...] The post Donor-Centered Digital Communications: How to Leverage the ‘Me-Cosyst...

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  • What are some of the things you can do with Bloomerang to treat first-time donors like royalty? And once those first-time donors become repeat donors, how do you decide who gets little more personal attention? In this new offering, instructor Ron Newlin demonstrates using filters to send new donors a customized acknowledgement letter and follow up with a new-donor orientation communication plan. W...

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  • Benjamin Franklin had it right: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” I’m sure you have heard about the tax changes. It was all over the news and pretty much on every social media feed with one horrific message. “Nonprofits are going to suffer.” “Charitable giving will significantly [...] The post Tie Donors To Your Mission, Not A Tax Incentive appeared first o...

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  • Capacity matters in fundraising. That might be the most obvious thing for any fundraiser. People will give what they're capable of giving. But time and time again, organizations I work with talk about having trouble filling their major gift pipeline, upgrading donors over time, or making any headway with lapsed donors. That's because capacity matters, [...] The post 2 Ways Donors Express Philanthr...

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  • We all know how important it is to track and record every interaction with a current or prospective donor. If you're communicating to someone one-on-one through your personal email (Outlook, Gmail, etc.) it can be a pain to copy/paste that conversation into your database (and a real shame if it ever gets lost). For Bloomerang [...] The post [NEW FEATURE] BCC to Bloomerang appeared first on Bloomer...

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YouTube Video
  • Join us for a deep dive into our more complex filters and report templates with our Intermediate Reporting Series. In Part 1, learn how to harness the power of nested filters, filter reports and columns for year-over-year giving comparisons, report on cumulative giving, first-time donors, one-time donors, and more! We’ll also look at how you can report on different kinds of data together.

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Bloomerang
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  • We live in an “all about me” world. All about me doesn’t have to be a bad thing, even if at first blush it sounds ego-driven. You see, there’s nothing wrong with ego. It drives us to want to be better. We want to look in the mirror and see someone we love. How do [...] The post Donor-Centered Digital Communications: How Do You Create a Value-for-Value Exchange? appeared first on Bloomerang.

Bloomerang
Bloomerang
YouTube Video
  • Join us for a deep dive into our more complex filters and report templates with our Intermediate Reporting Series. In Part 1, learn how to harness the power of nested filters, filter reports and columns for year-over-year giving comparisons, report on cumulative giving, first-time donors, one-time donors, and more! We’ll also look at how you can report on different kinds of data together.

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Bloomerang
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  • In this webinar, Kivi Leroux Miller shares what she has learned from coaching hundreds of nonprofit communications directors and teams: The secrets to being more strategic, effective, and happy in your nonprofit communications work. Full Transcript Steven: All right, Kivi, my watch shows 1:00. Is it okay if I go ahead and kick us off [...] The post [VIDEO] How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communicat...

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Bloomerang
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  • Bloomerang has made some improvements to increase the chances of your emails getting to your constituents' inboxes. Improved email deliverability leads to greater open rates, and informed constituents leads to engagement! Bloomerang automatically scans email addresses for every constituent to validate their deliverability - at no additional cost - without any additional effort from you! [...] The ...

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Bloomerang
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  • So what does it take to be successful with Salesforce as a nonprofit? Having worked with hundreds of nonprofits looking to make a meaningful change in their fundraising tools, Salesforce often comes up as a possible option. As a purveyor of donor management tools ourselves, you would expect that we would jump in the fray [...] The post Salesforce for Nonprofits: Savior or Sinker? appeared first on...

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  • I published my first article on evaluating fundraising software back in 1985. In those days the first software packages for personal computers had been in place for just a year or two. There were just a few supplier options, and since the updates were shipped out on diskettes along with huge 3-ring-binder user manuals, such [...] The post 4 Things More Important Than Features When Purchasing a Don...

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Bloomerang
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  • As a nonprofit, you are always looking for new ways to expand your donor base. Consider using your membership as a tool to build this foundation. Establish lifetime value for your organization by creating deeper engagement and greater giving through enhanced and exclusive benefits. Build a ‘tribe’ of loyal and supportive donors by making their [...] The post How to Build a Donor Tribe Using Member...

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Bloomerang
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  • In Nonprofit Newsletters Donors Abhor I wrote about the ways many of our publications are downright dull and deadly. They serve no useful purpose, for you or for your readers, and they’re simply a waste of everyone’s time and resources. Don’t let this bad thing happen to your good organization! It’s not that hard to [...] The post Worthwhile Nonprofit Newsletters: Content Donors Adore appeared fir...

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Bloomerang
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  • For the typical nonprofit, the majority of individual donors will send in their money during the fourth quarter of the year. That means we're quickly approaching the time when you need to have your database and procedures in place for the giving season. Use the slower period between June and September to do a few [...] The post 3 Summer Donor Database Cleaning Tips appeared first on Bloomerang.

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Bloomerang
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  • Bloomerang now has a dedicated features portal, which you can access through the "Features Portal" link in the Help dropdown! This link takes you to our new Bloomerang Features Portal where you can submit feedback directly to our Product team and see the progress of the development of new features! How do I submit feedback? [...] The post [NEW FEATURE] Bloomerang Features Portal appeared first on ...

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