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Jill Boyer

Use Social Media to Maximize Your Opportunities

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Almost everyone uses some form of social media. If they’re not on Facebook, they’re on Instagram or Twitter. People use social… Read More »

Communicating The Mission

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. One of the key components to spreading the word about your organization is to clearly communicate your message…. Read More »

Incentivizing Your Network for Sharing

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Expanding your reach in Social Media revolves around sharing Sometimes sharing is driven by emotional engagement with a… Read More »

Grow Your Network with #Share4Schools

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. The #Share4Schools campaign is designed to help schools grow their social networks. The contest: get as much of… Read More »

What is PCI DSS SAQ?

This post is the first in a series about the most important topic to any nonprofit organization: credit card security, and protecting your donors’ sensitive personal information. These posts expand upon topics from the “PCI Compliance: Safeguarding Your Donors’ Private Information” guide in the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post deep-dives into an… Read More »

Amplify Your Social Media Messaging

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Images Amplify Your Message and Stir Action For the last several years, photos on social media have outperformed… Read More »

You’re Never Too Old for Online Bidding

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about online bidding, it’s effectiveness and ease of use. If you are hesitant to try this new technology at your next fundraiser, here are some answers that will put your mind at ease.   Myth #1: Older People aren’t Tech-Savvy In the past, it was common wisdom that… Read More »

Get Your Board on Board with Fundraising

Many times the biggest untapped resource inside a nonprofit are the board members. So what are you doing to engage your board in fundraising? Your board is already on board with what your nonprofit does every day. They love your mission, support the cause, and share the vision. There’s an incredible passion in your board… Read More »

Top Social Media Scams to Avoid

Social media isn’t what it used to be. Gone are the days of just posting pictures of your dog or vacation highlights. Now every time you log on, you are confronted with all kinds of memes, ads, and shared posts from your network and beyond. You might not realize that cybercriminals target social media sites for this very… Read More »