On August 29th the ALS Association announced that the #IcebucketChallenge had just surpassed raising $100 million dollars. The viral sensation took the country by storm this summer. While there was reason to be concerned with slacktivism, we believe that this campaign should be celebrated for what it is: an amazing windfall for those working hard…

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Fundraising is serious business but campaigns don’t always have to be. The more unique, different or interesting the campaign the more attention it gets. This attention and awareness usually equates to more dollars raised. The recent #StrikeOutALS #Icebucketchallenge craze is a good example. Some figures estimate up to $4 million raised for ALS in just…

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Emails are the most effective form of converting individuals to donors in peer-to-peer fundraising today. Over and over, strategists, experts, and organizations come to the same conclusion. But are you sending email communications as effective as you could be? Are you missing out on vital conversions? Most likely. Frankly MANY organizations, including us, can be…

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Every client or campaign is unique. We understand that and build features to account and enhance that quality. This post will review two recent features that we have launched in our Admin: Registration Fields and Discount Codes. These features give our users additional controls to customize the fundraising experience. With the prevalence of data, every…

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“Data. Data. Data.“ is a common refrain that confuses more than it defines. But despite the confusion, it is vital to success and most nonprofits are not entirely sure where to begin. Fortunately, there are organizations like Plenty that help nonprofits dig out meaning from mounds of fundraising data that creates insights to analyze. In conjunction…

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We are nonprofit tech evangelists. Day in and day out, we iterate our own software, partner with other outstanding solutions and consult with clients on technology and peer-to-peer strategies. It is our passion to ensure that nonprofits are provided the opportunity to adopt and utilize products reinvigorating their mission and amplifying their impact. It’s why,…

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The Salesforce appexchange, akin to Apple’s app store or Google Play, has a directory of applications that are available to Salesforce users in companies and organizations of all shapes and sizes. Being advocates for digital adoption within the nonprofit sector (and Salesforce fans ourselves), we felt it was important to call out the top Salesforce…

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RallyBound’s Salesforce application allows nonprofits to easily sync all fundraising data with your Salesforce CRM. Our integration makes sure teams, fundraisers and donation data seamlessly passes back to Salesforce.  Keep your social fundraising contacts synced with Salesforce. Eliminates duplicate data entry. Donations and soft-credits are created in Salesforce as soon as they occur. The integration flow is as…

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The single most important feature of fundraising is the relationship. In any field, any sector, the relationship between those asking and those giving capital is the determining factor. Yes, product or mission matters; it needs to align with the personal philosophies of the donor, but more important is the interpersonal connection between those two parties.…

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