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Feather event invites

Audience segmentation: Targeting donors with event invites

Marketing is an essential component of your organization’s strategy because it’s key for your donor acquisition, retention, and broader fundraising strategies. In particular, your marketing strategy is an important aspect of a successful event.  If your organization is planning on hosting an online auction, fun run, carnival, or any other type of event, you need to know […]

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Consider using these seven tools to boost your digital fundraising success.

Online Giving: 7 Tools to Boost Digital Fundraising Success

Online fundraising is an increasingly important trend for nonprofits looking to boost engagement and drive success.  In 2021 alone, online giving grew by 12.1%. That means building a digital fundraising strategy should be a top priority for your organization, if it isn’t already.  In this guide, we’ll walk through everything you need to know about online giving, […]

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Donation Match Auction Checklist

Auction Checklist: Preparing for a Successful Fundraiser

When you think of auctions, you might envision a black-tie affair, complete with a fast-talking auctioneer and one-on-one battles for high-value items. If this image has turned you off from hosting an auction fundraiser, we have some great news for you.  You might be surprised to know that this is rarely how modern auctions function. In fact, […]

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Clickbid 8 tips for holding a successful online auction

8 Tips For Holding a Successful Online Auction

Online fundraising has become wildly popular after the pandemic and after organizations were pushed to go completely virtual. Online auctions still require preparation but are less overwhelming compared to in-person auctions or galas. ClickBid provides an event fundraising platform and has helped many nonprofits transition from in-person auctions to online auctions. To help you maximize your fundraising […]

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4 Tips to Make Your Nonprofit’s Event Webpage Accessible

So, you’re putting the final touches on your nonprofit’s event webpage. Perhaps you’re adding a sneak peek of your auction items, embedding a few photos from last year’s fundraising 5K, or putting the finishing touches on your sign-up form. But your work isn’t done if your event webpage is missing one crucial element: accessibility.  Accessibility means that […]

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Marketing Your Association Event: 5 Tips to Boost Attendance

Picture this: You’ve just wrapped up months of planning for an event that’s finally right around the corner. The venue is set, the vendors are confirmed, and the time has come for prospective attendees to register and mark their calendars. You send out a few emails about the upcoming opportunity, then wait for registrations to begin flooding […]

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Fundraising for Advocacy Campaigns: 5 Types of Events

Advocacy campaigns are often months, if not years, long endeavors, and ensuring you have the funds to keep your campaign going will require running numerous fundraisers. To attract more attention to your cause and raise funds, many nonprofits will host a variety of fundraising events to fund their advocacy campaign.  However, the right fundraising event for one […]

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4 Data Points to Help You Get to Know Your Auction Donors

Your nonprofit’s annual auction may be one of your most important fundraising events. That’s why you’re always looking for ways to drive registrations, improve the attendee experience, and raise more for your cause through the event.  One of the most effective ways to improve your auction donors’ experience is by gathering and assessing data. Data can reveal […]

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Drive event registrations with your website

Top Ways to Drive Event Registrations with Your Website

So, you’re planning an event for your nonprofit. You need to secure a venue, line up some entertainment, set a fundraising goal, and assemble a stellar marketing strategy. Attendance is one of the most important key performance indicators for a nonprofit event— after all, it would be challenging to solicit funds from a bunch of empty chairs […]

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Using Volunteers Effectively at Your Fundraising Auction (Guest Post)

Volunteers can provide an incredible amount of support during your organization’s fundraising auctions. They can help spread the word about these events, support your staff members, and help wrap up once the auctions conclude. However, without a clear strategy or training process, you won’t be able to make the most of volunteer support.  In this guide, we’ll […]

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