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Is Your Technology Keeping Up With Your Donors?

   3.11.15|

The world of fundraising is evolving so quickly it’ll make your head spin. Technology, too, is advancing at breakneck speed. Combine the two and your job as a modern fundraiser starts to look downright daunting. With change certainly comes difficulty … but, also opportunity.

In the words of Winston Churchill, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in …

6 A/B Split Tests to Get You Started

   2.25.15|

Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

 Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #1 – Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). …

Four Ways to Show Your Donors Some Love

   2.10.15|

With St. Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may have visions of winged cupids, long-stemmed red roses, and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate dancing in your head.

We set aside this one day a year to express romantic love, with loads of commercialization and hoopla surrounding it. But if you think about it, your donors show you the …

The Virtual Arm Wrestle – A/B Split Testing – is CRO’s Foundation

   1.30.15|

Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #1 – Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). …

8 Pillars of Conversion Optimization

   1.22.15|

Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #1 – Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). …

What the Heck is CRO, and Why Should You Care?

   1.15.15|

Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #1 – Conversion Optimization.

And, because conversion …

Treat Every Donor like a Major Donor

   1.6.15|

Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #3 – Donor Loyalty …

3 Last-Minute Tips to Do December 31 Right

   12.30.14|

When the iconic lighted ball makes its 70-foot, 60-second descent in Time Square tomorrow night, it will mark the beginning of 2015 and the end of possibly your biggest giving day of 2014. A survey of December 31 giving reveals that nonprofits typically earn 10 percent of their annual donations on the last day of …

Abila Customer Crushes its #GivingTuesday Goal! Find Out How

   12.15.14|

Our customers’ #GivingTuesday 2014 numbers are in, and boy, do they speak volumes.

The dollars transacted through Abila Fundraising Online during the third annual global day of giving, held Tuesday, December 2, increased a whopping 2,000 percent from the first #GivingTuesday, held just two years ago.

In addition, our number of transactions increased by 13 times since the …

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Moves Management

   12.11.14|

This is a huge month for nonprofits! Donations collected during year-end campaigns typically raise anywhere from 40 to 70 percent of your total annual donations. And much of this money comes from newly-acquired donors.

Saying a proper “thank you” to these folks should be Job One. Simultaneously, however, you need to be setting into motion a …