It’s that time of the year again—fundraising time! Many organizations do about half of their fundraising during this part of the year, so this is definitely something worth spending time on. As you’re working on your appeals, here are a few tips to keep in mind to raise as much money as you can.
For most advocacy organizations, the easiest way to build an email list is by running a popular petition campaign. Most of the time these are rapid response campaigns that involve jumping on the news or a hot topic.
Is your organization setup to take advantage of these kinds of opportunities? This post guides you through the process of developing a rapid response action plan.
Even if you haven’t been in the market for insurance it’s been pretty much impossible to flip on your TV, radio or check in to your favorite spots online without hearing something about the problematic Healthcare.gov website launch. Why would we be adding more commentary to the pile here? Well, we don’t intend to actually.
Here’s a quick must read on what works – and what doesn’t on the social media giant, Facebook.
We’re approaching the two-year anniversary of our New Media Mentors program and are proud to have now worked with 13 great organizations over four cohorts. In that time period, we’ve learned almost as much as our mentees.
One of the important things we learned after our first two cohorts was that working with digital and communications staff just wasn’t enough.
Last week the Action Network launched with the promise of providing free digital tools to progressives. The tool they launched is well designed, simple, clean and even makes functions like reporting (which are usually awful) easy to use.
But they went quite a bit further than that by really crashing some digital gates which will ultimately result in more effective activism and better digital tools for everyone.