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10 Expert Strategies and 500 Minutes of Free Event Fundraising Consulting

By on Nov 22, 2011 | NONPROFIT-FUNDRAISING

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Expert Event Fundraising Advice

Whether you’re a seasoned event fundraising professional who has been running successful events for years or a newbie looking to learn more about how to be an excellent event fundraiser, we’ve got something for you.

With over 500 minutes (that’s 10 hrs) of free event fundraising consulting you’ll learn everything from how to get started with your first event to running effective multi-channel communications programs that increase fundraising performance.

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Ok, on with the 10 expert event fundraising strategies and free recorded consulting …

Turn Donors into Fundraising Machines

Tired of the same old fundraising routines? This session will explore peer-to-peer fundraising and how to turn constituents into ambassadors for your cause. Download session slides.

Improve Fundraising Performance with Insightful Reporting, Measurement and Analysis

In this session we’ll discuss key metrics to use when planning next year’s event, outline performance indicators to turn zero and mid-tier participants into fundraising powerhouses and provide a reporting refresh to make sure you’re accessing all your event data. Are you ready to put analysis into action?

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Increase Communication Effectiveness Through Multi-channel Marketing

In this session, we’ll tackle best practices for multi-channel marketing to increase event recruitment, performance, and revenue. Charity Dynamics’ Donna Wilkins will help you beef up your event communication. Join us and get new ideas for connecting Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, email and more.

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Motivate Participants and Fundraisers with Powerful Email Campaigns

In this session you’ll learn how to build email campaigns and create messages that get read and inspire participants to take action. Topics covered include: automatic recurring emails, email segmentation, frequency, and design for desktops and mobile devices.

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Efficiently Manage Administrative Activities by Mastering the Tools

In this session, The Arthritis Foundation’s Meghan Beasy will share how she tones up her events by using some infrequently used tools in Friends Asking Friends. You’ll learn how she uses the Event Admin section to track expenses, communicate with participants, schedule tasks, and more!

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How Can I Make Next Year’s Event More Successful?   

In this session we’ll discuss event communication and marketing plans, event sponsorship and committees, site design, tools to drive revenue and awareness, and much much more.

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How Can I Develop a Successful eMarketing Strategy?

In this session you’ll learn how to create an event eMarketing strategy and ways to ensure you get maximum impact. We will cover topics like email timing, frequency, and design.

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What Can I Learn from Last Year’s Numbers? 

In this session we’ll share best practices for performing detailed analyses of event data to discover hidden gems within your event. We’ll share how you can impact your event and participant behavior by analyzing mid-season metrics and discuss how the event data from this year’s achievements can lead to next year’s successes.

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How Can My Events Raise More and Utilize New Strategies?

In this session, we’ll talk about how to create an effective event fundraising website, how to raise more funds online, and how to integrate online and offline efforts. Plus, learn more about what’s new with Blackbaud Friends Asking Friends – Hint: Google Analytice and Mobile Ready Fundraising.

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We Have a Facebook Page and My Participants are Tweeting…Now What?

Learn how your organization can use social media to extend your reach, increase online presences, and raise more funds. You’ll also learn how social media works with online and offline tactics to create integrated marketing and cultivation plans for your event.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Frank Barry, director of digital marketing at Blackbaud and blogger at npENGAGE, helps nonprofits use the Internet for digital communication, social media, and fundraising so they can focus changing the world. He’s worked with a diverse group of organizations including LIVESTRONG, United Methodist Church, American Heart Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters, ChildFund Int’l, InTouch Ministries, Heifer Int’l, University of Notre Dame and University of Richmond. Along with writing for industry publications like Mashable and Social Media Today, Frank facilitates discussions, presents solo sessions and organizes panels for industry conferences such as NTC, SXSW, BBCon and numerous others. When he’s out and about he enjoys talking to interesting people about how they are changing the world – check out his interviews. Say Hi on Twitter – @franswaa or Google+

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