Category: Opinion Piece

Great article by and about young donors

What I really like about this article is that it gives some great advice on thinking about giving from a younger person’s perspective. I agree very much, and the data in our Donor Perspectives research supports it too. It shows also that the recurring giving trend that started in Europe is spreading to the US…. Read more »

Top tips for raising money using Twitter

  Another installment on Fundraising tips from our guys over at Everydayhero. Tweet your supporter page link to your followers! Include in your tweet ‘Please ReTweet’ to encourage them to do so! You can tweet your page link more than once, don’t bombardyour followers but make sure you don’t let them forget about the fantastic effort you… Read more »

Social Media in 2012 by the numbers

I found this excellent infographic on Pinterest via @thirdsectorlab and @marcbowker. It’s from the people over at The SEO Company and NowSourcing.  Orignially published on Mashable. Some fascinating numbers on Social Media engagement.  Plus some of the highlights of 2012. Source: via Ross on Pinterest

Tips for raising money at work

A fifth installment in our fundraising series from the folks over at Everydayhero. People will rarely say no to cake. Hold a bake sale in your office as an afternoon treat and just ask for a donation to your supporter page in return for them indulging. Ask your employer if they have any matched giving schemes or… Read more »