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Mobile Bidding 101: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re gearing up for an upcoming mobile bidding event or considering a switch to mobile at a future event, here’s a few tips to make your mobile auction a successful one. Open the channels of communication early. Especially if your organization is new to mobile bidding, start communicating with your attendees about it early. You… Read More »


How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Beginners

Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page By making the move to online registration and donations, you’ll save time and money and provide a wonderful convenience for your donors. Here are some tips to make your giving pages even more effective. Easy donation selections— Make your donation form effective and easy to complete by including these… Read More »


Giving Tuesday Infographic

What is Giving Tuesday and How Do I Promote It?

#GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday™ (#GT) is a movement to create a national day of giving added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In the same way that retail stores take part in Black Friday, this movement wants the giving community to come together for #GivingTuesday. It’s a response for giving back… Read More »


Raising Money with Golf Events

Raising Money with Golf Events Golf events offer enormous potential for raising funds. Over 800,000 golf tournaments are held in the U.S. each year. While the average golf event only raises $5000 with 72 players, the big events can raise up to $300,000. How do they do it? The Golf Tournament Association of America (GTAA)… Read More »


Getting Your Board On-Board with Mobile Bidding + Featured ACS Video

  Getting Your Board On-Board with Mobile Bidding This was the first year that the American Cancer Society of Portland, Oregon used Greater Giving’s new Mobile Bidding solution for their annual Hope Ball. The Ball was a huge success, and everyone was excited about the new bidding technology—but nobody was anticipating it quite as much… Read More »


Guest Post: Understanding the Bidder Brain (Part 1)

Understanding the Bidder’s Brain (Part 1) All too often bidders end up overbidding as a result of one unavoidably irrational part of the bidding process – themselves. The allure and tension of an auction are familiar to most of us – let’s face it, we all like the idea of picking up a bargain. Silent auctions allow us… Read More »


Greater Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Has Shown That Social Media Works!

#GivingTuesday has shown that social media works! Whether you already have a social media presence or you’ve never posted before, your #GivingTuesday campaign is the ideal opportunity to join the conversation, gain supporters, and raise funds for your constituents. Here are 10 steps for your nonprofit to roll out your Giving Tuesday social media campaign:… Read More »


Greater Giving and Double the Donation

Guest Post: Six Steps to Integrate Double the Donation’s Matching Gift with Greater Giving

Include Double the Donation’s Matching Gift with Greater Giving Fundraising Page This article outlines Greater Giving and Double the Donation matching gift integration so you can provide donors with matching gift information when they make a donation on your page. About Greater Giving and Double the Donation: Greater Giving is a leading provider of technology and… Read More »


Hootsuite Hootgiving Social Media for Nonprofits

Guest Post: Doing More With Less – How Nonprofits Build Social Media Armies

Doing More With Less: How Nonprofits Build Social Media Armies Nonprofits can be some of the most innovative and creative organizations because they often have to make the most of limited resources. This is particularly true when it comes to marketing and PR, where some have figured out how to turn employees and volunteers into… Read More »


How Nonprofits Are Effectively Leveraging Hallmark Holidays to Drive Donations

Leveraging Hallmark Holidays to Drive Donations Historically, Americans are the most generous during the holiday season—with some non-profit organizations receiving more than 80% of their annual donations during the holidays. But the potential for generosity isn’t limited to just December. So how do you as a non-profit effectively leverage other “Hallmark” holidays, such as Valentine’s Day to… Read More »