With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast.
The best way to do this is by optimizing your website, and more specifically, your online donation form.
If your nonprofit has not taken a look at its online donation form within the last year, it might be time to fire up a web browser and try using it yourself. Does it feel slow? Did you not know where the donate button was immediately? how long did it take you?
If you're unhappy with your donation page's performance, check out the infographic below to help your nonprofit kick the dust off its stale donation page and get up to date!
We all know social media is the preferred means of connecting among millennials. Social media also provides nonprofits with an invaluable communication tool that lets you connect with potential donors, volunteers, and constituents around the world. Below are 4 statistics on how millennials use the online social networking service straight from Twitter themselves.
If you’ve read an article about big data in the last year or two, and thought “That’s too big to effect my nonprofit...” you’re missing out on a great opportunity to create positive impact. Big data is the name given to the millions of digital interactions corporations and nonprofits experience every day across social media platforms, websites, and third party resources. Many people view big data as the key to unlock marketing potential and grant thorough insight into the minds and habit of constituents.
Happy July! It's that time of the year when school's out, vacations are underway, and many of us are heading outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather coming our way.
Unfortunately for many people, summertime sunshine will be stifled by storms, heavy rain and lightning. We want to make sure you're thinking about how to keep your technology safe and sound during summer storms.
If you have onsite infrastructure (think servers, switches, etc.) here are a few things to think about before leaving the office and kicking back with an umbrella adorned icey drink:
Since 2003, the Technology Innovation Awards (TIA) have recognized D.C. area nonprofits that have shared the best ideas for how to leverage technology to more effectively fulfill their missions and impact change in our community. Like last year, the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards was divided into three cause categories. Today, we would like to thank and highlight our applicants in the PreK-12 and STEM Education fields.
Adopting cloud computing doesn't necessarily improve the bottom line. But cloud computing promotes greater profitability when corporate leaders trust the technology, according to a Google-sponsored report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
You’ve been told over and over the more information you have on your donors, the better.
Well, according to a recent study conducted by Blackbaud and nfpSynergy of 338 nonprofit organizations in the United Kingdom, many nonprofits are “drowning in data” and are unable to fully utilize all the data they’ve collected with their CRM.