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10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Donation Drive

Guest post by Nicole George, CEO & Founder of The Parent Quest Our last donation drive took us almost three months until completion. We all felt so much more pressure this time because we were going to be on LIVE TV…yikes! When rallying the troops to find donations we weren’t allowed to tell the [...]

5 Minutes with DonationMatch Co-Founder Renee Zau

By Juliet Davenport, Nonprofit Ambassador at DonationMatch When was the last time you experienced a pain and decided to devote your full-time effort to solving it? Co-founder Renee Zau became an accidental web entrepreneur when she wished for a product like DonationMatch and waited several years [...]

Capitalizing on Social Media to Expand Marketing Reach and Return

In a survey of nonprofits conducted by VerticalResponse, 80% of respondents post updates to their Facebook page multiple times a week, compared to 66% for businesses.  The survey also found that for nonprofits, social media marketing has become a “preferred marketing channel because it offers free [...]

Using Social Media to Promote Your Event

By Juliet Davenport, Nonprofit Ambassador, DonationMatch Spring fundraising time is among us.  How are you planning to promote your event?  According to Socialable, one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal should be social media.  Because of its wide audience reach, social media can be used [...]

Are You Ready for an Event?

6 steps to determine if a fundraising event is what your organization really needs Guest Post by Krista Berry, Owner & Principal Consultant at KB Consulting I recently had the pleasure of working with a small, energetic non-profit organization that originally contacted me to plan their first [...]

We Need More Efficient and Effective Nonprofits, Not More

By Renee Zau, Co-founder, DonationMatch Why compete when you can work together? “At a time when nonprofit organizations are being pushed to greater program efficiencies, mergers, and other administrative economies, why do boomer entrepreneurs seem to think that starting millions of brand-new [...]
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