4 Ways to Retain More Online Donors With Your Thank You for Giving Redirect Page

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Websites Leave a Comment

On Twitter recently, Pamela Grow was asking around for some examples of stellar donor thank you redirect pages. The thank you redirect page, also called the confirmation page, is the page on your website where a donor is sent immediately after making an online donation. Since it’s the season of #GivingTuesday and year-end giving, nonprofits are looking to improve the …

3 Ways to Turn #GivingTuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

3 Ways to Turn #GivingTuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media Leave a Comment

As you probably know Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. This year it’s on November 27th. I have seen nonprofits spend so much time this year working on their campaigns, creating buzz and excitement, thinking of ways to bring in new donors and get supporters excited before year-end. But what happens after the donation comes in? What’s the plan …

3 Online Donor Retention Tips That Everyone Should Know

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

Guest blog by Lomesh Shah, CEO of NonProfitEasy Your nonprofit’s supporters help with everything from advocacy to donations, making them essential for maintaining high success rates for mission-oriented projects. So how do you maximize donor retention? Start with prioritizing donor engagement. Use available technology to its fullest extent in order to retain your donors by maintaining high engagement levels. Focus your …

Donor thank you videos

5 Ways to Delight and Retain Donors with Video

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Social Media, Video 1 Comment

Why are nonprofits so terrible at donor retention?  Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis! The average across all types of donors isn’t much better, with about 59% of annual givers dropping off the radar each year.   Real talk for a second. How …

How to Show Impact In Your Nonprofit Donor Thank You Video

How to Show Impact In Your Nonprofit Donor Thank You Video

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Video Leave a Comment

Donor retention is a huge problem for the nonprofit sector, according to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project Survey Report. The Report found that overall donor and gift retention rates, over the last 10 years, have consistently been weakening – averaging below 50 percent! How can nonprofits buck this trend and keep more donors engaged? Donor thank you videos may be the …

Donor Love

Thanking Donors: 10 Ways To Show #DonorGratitude On A Shoestring Budget

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Storytelling Leave a Comment

No matter what time of year, it’s always the perfect time to show your donors some love. If you wait until year-end when thanking donors, or right before you are asking for another gift, it may be too late. The numbers on donor attrition are abysmal – currently, new donor retention is at 17.6%, the worst it’s been in 5 …

How to use email and social media to create an exceptional first-time donor experience

How to Use Email and Social Media to Create an Exceptional First-Time Donor Experience

Julia Claire Campbell Email, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media Leave a Comment

Nonprofits are doing a terrible job at keeping donors in the fold.  According to the 2016 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report,  Every $100 gained in 2015 was offset by $91 in losses through gift attrition. Every 100 donors gained in 2015 was offset by 96 lost donors through attrition. The most recent statistics, released in November 2017, are no less shocking: …

How to use a smartphone to make a nonprofit donor thank you video

How to Use Your Smartphone to Make a Donor Thank You Video  

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Video 3 Comments

Bloomerang found that for every 100 donors gained by nonprofits in 2016, 99 were lost due to attrition. That is an astounding number, and one that should be sending chills down the spine of every single development director! The reason for this high level of attrition is that nonprofits tend to do a poor job of keeping donors informed about …

5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools & Social Media

5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools and Social Media

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Video 1 Comment

Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis! The average across all types of donors isn’t much better, with about 59% of annual givers dropping off the radar each year.   Let’s discuss why this may be happening, and what we can do better. Join …