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Keys to Unlock Fundraising Online: Common
problems faced by nonprofits when they seek to get online donations
up and running.
Online Donation Process: When you consider a donation engine
software provider, avoid being abandoned by your donor by choosing
a provider that is sensitive to the donor's experience.
Donation Providers: There is a wide variety of options
when it comes to obtaining donations online. Mixed with genuine
confusion about what the best approach might be are the sales pitches
of different companies all competing for a market share.
It can be hard to unravel the various options.
Providers Comparison: Compare the fees and services
offered by the different Aapplication Service Providers (ASPs)
of online donation processing software.
Raise Capital Funds Online:
The only professional eBook to focus exclusively on using the Internet
to raise Capital Funds.
Community: Online fundraising success happens when the focus
is on Community. Virtual Community is more. It's a way of looking
at how the different elements of your online presence interact
to support relationships.
Giving Online Effectively: A fundraiser's
guide with links to examples of best practices, and detailed
RFPs Save Web Site Costs:
Detailed directions on how to assemble a Request For Proposal
for web site design or redesign that will help hold down costs.
Search Engine Ranking Essentials:
Having a web site doesn't mean that anyone can find it. These
do-it-yourself techniques are essential first steps to getting
found on the search engines.
Site Mistakes: Don't make these common mistakes on your
web site if you want your visitors to stick around and make
Web Site Makeover Essentials:
Here are 12 website upgrades that we believe most small to
medium sized nonprofits should install.
990 Tax Returns:
Charitable organizations that are required to file annual tax returns
will find the task easier if they use software that will gather
information and print out forms. Check out these principle alternatives.
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Resources for Finding & Posting
Nonprofit Jobs: There are many web sites that have a special
focus on jobs in the nonprofit sector. Here are some that emphasize
development and fundraising positions.
Hiring A Consultant -
The choice of a fundraising consultant appropriate for your organization
can be a challenge, especially if you've no prior experience in
working with one.
Why Use A Consultant:
Involving professional fundraising counsel in your campaign will
always seem at first to be an expensive proposition. Keep this
important decision in perspective by focusing on outcomes.