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New webinars for nonprofits: CharityHowTo highlights for 4aGoodCause clients

New webinars for nonprofits: CharityHowTo highlights for 4aGoodCause clients

As part of our ongoing relationship with CharityHowTo (a free service offered to all of our Growing and Mid-size plan customers), we are taking a moment this quarter to highlight some of the professional development opportunities you can take advantage of in the coming weeks. As a reminder, 4aGoodCause clients who qualify receive a free […]

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Digital meets traditional: Sync donor touchpoints to create great relationships

Digital meets traditional: Sync donor touchpoints to create great relationships

Did you know it costs 10 times more to attract a new donor than it does to keep a current donor? Building (and maintaining) donor relationships takes the integration of both digital and traditional communication tactics. These touchpoints are critical in keeping trusted relationships with your donors. As you think of ways you can engage […]

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How to use your CRM to create effective donor retention systems

How to use your CRM to create effective donor retention systems

Donor retention is all about relationship building. However, building relationships takes time and when you’re building them as part of an organization, there can be many moving parts and aspects to track. Enter your CRM. A CRM (constituent relationship management) tool is a great way to keep tabs on your donors and, more specifically, start […]

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5 successful email marketing ideas to retain donors

5 successful email marketing ideas to retain donors

Retaining your donors through digital touchpoints, specifically email marketing, is a tactic that can be pre-planned and automated, yet personal enough to engage your audiences over time. Here are five ways to rethink your email marketing this year to engage and retain your donors: 1. Personalize your message Use your opening paragraph or lead story […]

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NEW! Announcing our integration with Mailchimp

NEW! Announcing our integration with Mailchimp

This month, we’ve debuted a new feature for 4aGoodCause—integration with Mailchimp. As email marketing is a great tool for nonprofits to use when connecting with donors, being able to track these communications as touchpoints in your donor database is of equal importance. That is why we have worked hard to ensure that our integration with […]

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Give back on July 4th

Give back on July 4th

The United States of America represents the ideals of democracy, rights, liberty, opportunity and equality. As we celebrate July 4th this week we want to take a moment to say thanks to a community working hard to uphold these ideals, the nonprofit community. We get a chance to work with some amazing, dedicated nonprofit professionals […]

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Time for a refresh? A 6-step marketing checklist to reset your nonprofit

Time for a refresh? A 6-step marketing checklist to reset your nonprofit

If you find yourself struggling to keep up with consistent messaging and donor relations throughout the year, this one is for you. Over the past few months, nonprofits have been challenged with navigating uncertain times while still trying to navigate marketing and donation efforts. For some who have been creating content on the fly, it’s […]

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Free on-demand webinars for 4aGoodCause customers

Free on-demand webinars for 4aGoodCause customers

As a part of our new pricing packages, we are partnering with CharityHowTo to offer its Silver Membership (a $277 annual savings) to all of our Growing and Mid-size plan customers for free. We want to continue to be a resource to our clients, in all ways, with education being the forefront of that. How this […]

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How to fund your nonprofit startup

How to fund your nonprofit startup

You’re inspired to make a difference. To give back to your community. To support those in need. You could launch a nonprofit. Whether you have already started your nonprofit or are considering taking on the task, we’re here to support you in your endeavor with tips on getting started and sustaining your new organization through […]

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The right way to ask donors to cover processing fees

The right way to ask donors to cover processing fees

The ability to offer online donation options to your donors can be a great asset and a way to generate additional funds from those who wish to give. Even so, there are fees associated with this giving option; I’m talking about credit card processing fees. While virtually all fundraising platforms provide nonprofits with the option […]

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