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Donor segmentation will help improve your marketing efforts.

Donor Segmentation: Your Guide to Understanding and Executing A Great Strategy

The power of personalization for nonprofits cannot be overstated. Personalization provides donors with a unique experience of your nonprofit, based on their interests, behaviors and needs.  With the right strategies, personalization can help increase generosity in donors, both in single donations and in lifetime donations. It can also help improve donor relationships by making each…

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[Podcast] Justin Narducci: Simplifying Your Workflow to Focus On Accomplishments

The best part of hosting this podcast is that it’s one more way we can empower nonprofits to do more good. This episode is a prime example of the powerful ways we can all grow when we share knowledge about everything from nonprofit strategies to self-care techniques. Our guest, Justin Narducci, is the CEO of…

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What Market Volatility Means to Your Donors

Any time the stock market gets rattled, the phrase “Market Volatility” gets bandied around in radio shows, news articles, podcasts, and (yes, this is one of them) blog posts. The phrase sounds intimidating enough on its own, not to mention when it’s paired with other market fears. While the term refers primarily to fluctuating price…

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Top 10 wordpress plugins for nonprofits

Top 10 WordPress Plugins For Nonprofits

We love WordPress not only because it is the world’s most popular content management system (CMS) but because it was initially built for the non-tech savvy people and a lot of the components are more than user friendly. That being said, you can make the most of it with WordPress developers who really know their…

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Fast Takes with Brad Davies

[Video] Fast Takes With Top Fundraisers – Brad Davies

Don’t have time to listen to our entire podcast? No worries. We carved out an additional 10 minutes with Brad Davies for this “Fast Takes with Top Fundraisers” video that you won’t hear in the podcast. Tune in and let us know what you think of this new format! [Gabe] Hey, this is Gabe Cooper…

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How to fix ineffective nonprofit emails

Nonprofit Emails are Often Ineffective – But You Can Fix This

In the world of nonprofits where time and resources are slim, email marketing can sound like an answer to a prayer. All you need to do in order to reach volunteers, nurture donors and increase giving is to spend a few minutes crafting the perfect email!   Well, not exactly.   At this point, email…

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5 best webinars to grow giving

5 Best Virtuous Webinars to Grow Giving

Don’t have a lot of time but want to make an impact in your organization today? We outline our 5 Best Virtuous Webinars to Grow Giving. Pick and choose which webinar you have time for or that makes the most sense to you and start learning. Our webinar series features some of today’s most innovative…

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10 website analytics and optimization tools for nonprofits

10 Website Analytics & Optimization Tools Nonprofits Can Use to Increase Giving 👍

Measuring and analyzing your website’s visitor behavior is a key discipline of any good digital marketer. After all, how do you know you’re successful if you aren’t measuring results? According to a recent report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, nonprofits saw a 23.9% increase in online donations from March 2016 to March 2017 compared to…

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5 Antidotes to Data Apathy - Virtuous nonprofit CRM

5 Antidotes to Data Apathy

There is a fire inside of you that fervently wants to resist the thought: “but that’s the way we’ve always done it.” You crave data, you see the signs, and you know that if that data were to influence the decision-making process in your organization it would be a game changer. The problem you’re finding…

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4 agile startup practices empowering nonprofits

4 Agile Startup Practices Empowering Nonprofits

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein Part 2 in our blog series on innovation focuses on fast innovation using Agile Methodologies. Many of our readers may be unfamiliar with the term “Agile” or “Agile Development.”  The origins of Agile come from…

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