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How to Promote Your Fundraiser on Facebook: Step-by-Step Guide to Drive Ticket Sales

In decades past, perhaps you’ve sold tickets to your big gala through direct mailers and ticket tables. Over the last 20 years, you’ve incorporated email into your marketing campaigns. Now, there is a new dominant marketing channel that you cannot ignore for your fundraising event: Facebook In this post, you will learn the basics of Facebook event […]

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7 Creative Food Options for Your Dinner Gala

So you’ve decided to avoid serving rubber chicken and dry potatoes at this year’s gala. Great! But now what should you put on the menu? You have to weigh broad appeal, cost, and friendliness to dietary requirements, not to mention match the ambiance of your event. Let’s explore seven alternative food options that will have your guests […]

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TravelPledge Welcomes Peninsula Island Resort & Spa

TravelPledge is excited to feature Peninsula Island Resort & Spa to our community of nonprofits! Centrally located on South Padre Island, Texas and 11 minutes from Schlitterbahn Water Park, this family-friendly resort has private beach access, infinity pool, an on-site spa, and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. Currently undergoing renovations, the resort will have brand-new updates in 2020, […]

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TravelPledge Items Automatically Imported to Your Mobile Bidding Solution

NO MORE CSV FILES! TravelPledge has partnered with two leading mobile bidding solutions EVENT.GIVES (formerly Bidr) and MaestroSoft to eliminate the need to manually load items. Now event organizers will see their selected TravelPledge experiences populate automatically into their mobile bidding provider software. “Our customers are strapped for time,” said Mike Last, CEO and founder of TravelPledge. […]

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Charity Galas: Target the Right Attendees to Maximize Donations

When planning your benefit event, remember these words: “You are not your audience.” Translation: planning things that appeal to you may not result in the biggest donations. Rather, you must understand what your most important supporters value and deliver it to them. In this post, we explore how to segment your audience and then target your actions […]

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MILESTONE: TravelPledge Welcomes Its 10,000th Nonprofit

TravelPledge connects benefit auction organizers with generous providers of vacations, golf, lessons, cruises and bucket list experiences. On November 8th, 2019 the 10,000th nonprofit account was created at TravelPledge.com. “We are grateful to our generous experience providers and to our nonprofits that leverage our platform to support great causes,” said Mike Last, TravelPledge CEO and founder. TravelPledge […]

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