What Makes a Great Fundraising Committee?
A good fundraising committee is a creative one and the most important thing about being creative is giving every one the opportunity to come up with the “stupid ideas.” The committee must be is a safe place to have a stupid ideas without ridicule or fear and encourage great ideas to spring out is the most important.Everything You Need To Know About Business Loans
Business loans are an important part of available funding for business owners as they seek to further their business. Here are the major points and all you need to know about business loans.SEC Issues Proposed Rules for Crowdfunding Investments
First in a series on Crowdfunding for Business.The SEC recently issued proposed rules to permit the sale of securities through Crowdfunding. In the proposed regulations, the SEC clearly is attempting to balance two sometimes conflicting priorities: enabling startups and small business capital formation while simultaneously protecting investors.Finding The Right Venue For Your Event
Finding the right location and venue for your event is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as an event organizer. Since it’s such an early step in the process, the venue you choose will influence almost every decision you make after that. Sound intimidating? It doesn’t have to be. Once you’ve gathered an idea of the event’s size and vibe, you can start narrowing down your venue options until the perfect one comes into focus.6 Tricks to Kick Start Event Conversion (Aka How to Increase Your Ticket Sales)
You’ve done the heavy lifting. You’ve promoted your event like a madman via social media, told all your friends, family & coworkers (event that guy that steals food from the office fridge) and seen tons of attendee traffic going to your registration page. So, despite all your efforts, the question remains; why are you not converting? Why are attendees coming to your event page but NOT buying tickets? If these questions apply to you, you and your page are suffering from what I like to call “conversion aversion”. In other words, your page is not providing visitors with enough of a call-to-action or reason to convert (aka buy a ticket).The Most Important Thing to Get Right in Fundraising Is Also the Easiest
One of the most common mistakes many non-profits make in fundraising is also the easiest one to get right-and one of the hardest. What is it? Very simply-get your donors’ names right.Your Donors Care (Just Not About You)
The most effective fundraisers are the ones who realize, it’s not about them, no matter how nice or hard-working or well-meaning they are. Donors care about your mission, who you help, and how they can help you do that.Achieving “Goldilocks” Perfection in Your Fundraising Communications
Before you read any further, I have a confession to make- I am an English major. Not I was an English major, but I am one. No, I’m not still working on my degrees- I finished them long ago (yay!Thoughts On the Motivation of School Fundraising
Many adults lack the passion and time to properly fund raise for schools. So, how are schools supposed to raise funds for supplies, activities, and programs? Well, Kids! Here’s why…Why Millennials Are the Ideal Target Market for Crowdfunding
When it comes to crowdfunding, “the more the merrier” is the principle characterizing most campaigns. After all, it is relatively simple logic: the greater the amount of people who have viewed your crowdfunding page, the more potential donors you have, and the greater the likelihood that your page views will translate into actual donations. Fortunately (or unfortunately), there is more science behind the art of crowdfunding than what first meets the eye.