BIKE-A-THON FUNDRAISING SOFTWARE FEATURES

WHAT MAKES BIKE-A-THON FUNDRAISING SO GREAT? Bike-a-thons are great events for the entire family. Bike-a-thons can be simple to organize due limitless online resources to help. Bike-a-thons attract true supporters of the organization. A successful Bike-a-thon can...

SWEET! Is The Alternative To Eventbrite For Peer To Peer Fundraising

My father warned me about being pennywise and pound foolish.  Yes, an old cliche but one that is fitting to making a decision about fundraising software alternatives that support event registration, participant fundraising or do both.  Nonprofits and schools are often...

Top Tips For Your Nonprofit or School’s Spring Peer to Peer Fundraising Event- Part 2

Now's the time to get participants, donors, and sponsors excited about your organization's upcoming spring or early summer fundraiser where they can GET OUTSIDE to soak up some Vitamin D!  One opportunity to help grow that excitement is how online peer to peer...

Top Tips For Your Nonprofit or School’s Spring Peer to Peer Fundraising Event- Part 1

Spring is Coming!  Yes, it really is going to come.  Winter is still in full swing but Spring is right around the corner. Now's the time to get folks excited about your organization's upcoming spring peer to peer fundraising event where they can GET OUTSIDE to soak up...

THE MAN in nonprofit fundraising

Billy Starr is THE MAN.  The undisputed king of nonprofit fundraising. Starr is the man behind the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), the Super Bowl of American athletic fundraising events.  Look at the numbers: (from www.pmc.org) 1980: 36 Riders $10,200 Raised1985: 472 Riders...

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What’s wrong with Google?

What happened to Google?  I used to adore this search engine.  But I'm a little sick of my search results being filled with sites developed on geocities 12 years ago with no useful information and a bajillion text links acquired through link exchanges over the past...

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Kintera Friends Asking Friends®

I always get a kick out of seeing "Friends Asking Friends®" on Kintera's site and materials.  A few years ago Kintera essentially claimed ownership on the idea of people asking their friends to donate online to a charity.  Kintera has even been to court to protect...

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RSS is an opportunity for nonprofits

Really Simple Syndication or RSS is a powerful technology that is underused in the nonprofit sector. 'In a nutshell, RSS is a simple XML-based system that allows users to subscribe to their favorite websites. Using RSS, a webmaster can put their content into a...

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Second Skypecast on Online Fundraising

We're on again on 5/25/06 for our second skypecast on online fundraising. We're making some changes after the first skypecast that will hopefully make the call even more useful to directors and development staff. It's a work in progress but i'm hoping this skypecast...

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Results of first Skypecast

We hosted our first Skypecast today.  On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best), I give the whole experience a 6.  What is a Skypecast? Skype users can create public "conversations"/conferences on any topic.  Other Skype users can join the conference to contribute or...

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Do-It-Yourself Event Planning in Boston

One if by land, two if by sea, three if by broadband.  People planning events in and around Boston can rejoice and look to the North Church tower for that lantern to light three times.  the menu is coming...this summer. My sincerest apologies to H.W. Longfellow. ...

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Squidoo Lenses and Nonprofits

A couple of folks have asked for my take on Seth Godin's Squidoo project.  Apparently there's been some flap on how nonprofits use or choose not to use Squidoo. Before I get into that can I just say that the term "guru" is officially the most overused term on the...

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