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Best Church Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)
Josh Breland

Best Church Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)

Using the best church websites for inspiration is a great way to guide your new church website project. Check out our list for 2022!

Ministry
Nonprofit Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Nonprofit Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five best ways organizations can use QR codes for nonprofit marketing.

Nonprofit
Nonprofit Email Marketing Best Practices
Addie Murphy

Nonprofit Email Marketing Best Practices

Learn how to create an email list, how to make engaging email content, and more nonprofit email marketing best practices!

Nonprofit
How to Spot and Stop Donation Scams
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Spot and Stop Donation Scams

Here are four types of donation scams to be aware of so that you can protect your organization from them.

Nonprofit
How to Partner With Fundraising Consultants: Tips and Ideas from A Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Partner With Fundraising Consultants: Tips and Ideas from A Pro

Learn what to look out for when working with fundraising consultants, how to choose the right consultant, and more from our interview with Tim Bertram!

Nonprofit
Higher Education Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Higher Education Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five ways schools and universities can use QR codes in higher education marketing.

Education
The Hidden Fees and Pains of Online Donation Platforms
Joseph Hur

The Hidden Fees and Pains of Online Donation Platforms

When evaluating online donation platforms, there are a few things you should consider. Learn about payment processors, hidden fees, and more.

Nonprofit
14 Awesome Giving Tuesday Ideas 2021
Addie Murphy

14 Awesome Giving Tuesday Ideas 2021

Want to maximize Giving Tuesday donations? Learn about the 14 best Giving Tuesday ideas for your organization!

Nonprofit
SEO for Nonprofits: 9 SEO Tips You Can Use Today
Josh Breland

SEO for Nonprofits: 9 SEO Tips You Can Use Today

SEO for nonprofits is not always simple, so we want to help! Here are 9 SEO tips you can use today.

Nonprofit
How To Plan a Fundraising Gala: Tips and Ideas from A Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

How To Plan a Fundraising Gala: Tips and Ideas from A Pro

Learn how to plan a fundraising gala, boost attendance, find volunteers, and more from our interview with Michael Swetz.

Nonprofit
Political Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Political Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five ways campaigns and organizations can use QR codes for political marketing.

Political
How To Find Grants for Nonprofits (Grants to Apply for in 2022)
Addie Murphy

How To Find Grants for Nonprofits (Grants to Apply for in 2022)

Learn how to find grants for nonprofits, so your nonprofit organization's income can be rock-solid!

Nonprofit
How Do QR Codes Work?
Patrick O'Keefe

How Do QR Codes Work?

QR codes are everywhere today, but how do QR codes work? In this guide, learn what is a QR code, how QR codes work, how to get a QR code, and more!

Nonprofit
What Is A Custom Domain? (And When You Should Use One in 2022)
Patrick O'Keefe

What Is A Custom Domain? (And When You Should Use One in 2022)

What is a custom domain? Learn about what is a custom domain, when you should use a custom domain, how to set up a custom domain, and more!

Nonprofit
How to Build an Email List for Nonprofit Organizations in 2022
Joseph Hur

How to Build an Email List for Nonprofit Organizations in 2022

Looking for ways to grow your email list? Here are 7 ways on how to build an email list for your nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit
11 Best Project Management Software for Nonprofits (Free & Paid)
Josh Breland

11 Best Project Management Software for Nonprofits (Free & Paid)

Choosing the right project management software for your nonprofit can be difficult. Here is a helpful guide to help you choose the right software.

Nonprofit
Virtual Fundraiser: Tips and Ideas From a Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

Virtual Fundraiser: Tips and Ideas From a Pro

Learn about the benefits of a virtual fundraiser, important things to consider when hosting a virtual fundraiser, and more from our interview with Shannon Whitt!

Nonprofit
Year-End Giving: 4 Steps to Close the Year Strong
Josh Breland

Year-End Giving: 4 Steps to Close the Year Strong

Year-end giving is coming soon! Here are 4 steps to ensure your organization has the best year-end giving ever.

Nonprofit
9 Great Annual Report Examples (And Why They're Great)
Josh Breland

9 Great Annual Report Examples (And Why They're Great)

Looking for great annual report examples? We’ve got you covered with 9 great annual reports and why they stand out.

Nonprofit
How To Build a Monthly Membership Program
Addie Murphy

How To Build a Monthly Membership Program

Learn how to use a monthly membership program to build your organization's monthly donations so you can make a greater impact on your community.

Nonprofit
Nonprofit Fundraising in 2022: 4 Tactics You Need To Implement Today
Joseph Hur

Nonprofit Fundraising in 2022: 4 Tactics You Need To Implement Today

Learn four nonprofit fundraising tactics that you can implement right away to drive people to action.

Nonprofit
Higher Education Fundraising: 8 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page
Patrick O'Keefe

Higher Education Fundraising: 8 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page

Learn about the 8 ways you can optimize your school's donation page to improve your higher education fundraising efforts.

Education
Bring Back 15% Of Lost Donors by Doing This!
Patrick O'Keefe

Bring Back 15% Of Lost Donors by Doing This!

Learn about Action Recovery, an automated feature in Anedot that will send someone a customized email asking them to finish their donation. 

Nonprofit
Ultimate Guide to Church Software
Josh Breland

Ultimate Guide to Church Software

Our Ultimate Guide to Church Software will help you choose the best software for your church.

Ministry
How To Add a Donate Button to a WordPress Website
Addie Murphy

How To Add a Donate Button to a WordPress Website

Do you need a way to receive donations on your WordPress website? Find out exactly how to add a donate button to a WordPress site today.

Nonprofit
How To Take Advantage of National Nonprofit Day 2021
Anedot Staff

How To Take Advantage of National Nonprofit Day 2021

National Nonprofit Day is right around the corner. Read this blog post to learn how your organization can make the most of this day!

Nonprofit
How To Raise Money for Your School
Anedot Staff

How To Raise Money for Your School

Read this blog post to learn how to raise money for your school. We’ll go over fundraising ideas, tactics, and how you can start receiving donations now.

Education
7 Reasons Your Church Should Be Using Recurring Giving
Josh Breland

7 Reasons Your Church Should Be Using Recurring Giving

Does your church use online giving? How about recurring giving? Here are 7 reasons why your church should be using recurring giving.

Ministry
How to Fundraise for Your Political Campaign
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Fundraise for Your Political Campaign

Are you looking to raise money for an upcoming campaign? Check out these tips on how to fundraise for your political campaign!

Political
How To Ask For Donations: 6 Tips for Success
Addie Murphy

How To Ask For Donations: 6 Tips for Success

Ready to start fundraising? Learn the different ways your supporters can contribute to your organization and the best methods to use when asking for donations.

Nonprofit
4 Social Media Video Tips for Churches and Ministries
Joseph Hur

4 Social Media Video Tips for Churches and Ministries

Learn about four social media video tips you can implement across your ministry's social media channels.

Ministry
How To Add a Donate Button to Your Squarespace Website
Anedot Staff

How To Add a Donate Button to Your Squarespace Website

If you need a way to receive donations on your Squarespace website, this is the article for you. Find out exactly how to add a donate button to your Squarespace site today.

Nonprofit
14 Creative School Fundraising Ideas
Joseph Hur

14 Creative School Fundraising Ideas

Looking for the perfect fundraising idea for your school? Here's a list of 14 school fundraising ideas you could consider for your next fundraising need!

Education
How Recurring Giving Can Grow Your Nonprofit
Anedot Staff

How Recurring Giving Can Grow Your Nonprofit

Recurring giving is one of the best ways for any nonprofit to build a sustainable giving fund. Learn how your nonprofit can use recurring giving!

Nonprofit
The Essential Guide to Text To Give
Addie Murphy

The Essential Guide to Text To Give

Check out this essential guide on text to give to see how you can boost your organization's fundraising efforts.

Nonprofit
Higher Education Fundraising Statistics and Strategies in 2022
Joseph Hur

Higher Education Fundraising Statistics and Strategies in 2022

Want to grow the impact of your fundraising efforts? Here's a list of 9 important higher education fundraising statistics and strategies.

Education
Why Text To Give Should Replace Point of Sale Systems (POS)
Patrick O'Keefe

Why Text To Give Should Replace Point of Sale Systems (POS)

Text to give makes donations faster, cleaner, and more convenient. Here's why you should use text to give instead of a point of sale system.

Nonprofit
5 Effective Ideas for Church Fundraisers
Anedot Staff

5 Effective Ideas for Church Fundraisers

We put together some of the best ideas for church fundraisers. These are tried and true church fundraising ideas. Here’s exactly how to apply them.

Ministry
7 Ways To Boost Online Fundraising
Addie Murphy

7 Ways To Boost Online Fundraising

Can't decide on which tool to use to boost online fundraising? We’ll explain how these 7 tools have proven to increase donations for online fundraising!

Nonprofit
How To Use Texting To Improve Direct Mail Fundraising
RumbleUp

How To Use Texting To Improve Direct Mail Fundraising

RumbleUp’s text-to-donate integration with Anedot is the perfect solution to seamless fundraising to enhance your direct mail campaign. Find out more!

Political
Everything You Need To Know About Upsells and Cross Sells
Anedot Staff

Everything You Need To Know About Upsells and Cross Sells

Upsells and cross sells are great ways for organizations to raise more money. We go over the differences between upsells and cross sells and the best way to use them.

Nonprofit
How to Master Volunteer Recruitment in 2021
Addie Murphy

How to Master Volunteer Recruitment in 2021

Volunteers can make the biggest difference for some nonprofits. Try these six volunteer recruitment methods to grow your volunteer list more effectively!

Nonprofit
14 Successful Social Media Marketing Strategies for Universities
Joseph Hur

14 Successful Social Media Marketing Strategies for Universities

Learn how to maximize your university's social media marketing strategy with these 14 tips!

Education
The Best Software for Small Nonprofits in 2022
Patrick O'Keefe

The Best Software for Small Nonprofits in 2022

Are you looking for tools to help manage and grow your nonprofit organization? Check out our extensive list of the best software for nonprofits!

Nonprofit
Text To Give for Churches
Anedot Staff

Text To Give for Churches

Is your church using text to give? Learn all about text to give, including how to implement it & the benefits of text to give for churches and ministries.

Ministry
Best Fundraising Ideas for Political Campaigns
Addie Murphy

Best Fundraising Ideas for Political Campaigns

Need ideas to fund your next political campaign? Check out our list of the best fundraising ideas for political campaigns.

Political
How To Write the Perfect Fundraising Letter
Joseph Hur

How To Write the Perfect Fundraising Letter

Learn about the five best practices for writing the perfect fundraising letter that is compelling and sets your nonprofit apart from others.

Nonprofit
Don't Buy Facebook Likes, Do This Instead
Patrick O'Keefe

Don't Buy Facebook Likes, Do This Instead

Do you want to buy Facebook likes? Here are some reasons why you shouldn't do it, along with some helpful tips on what you should do instead.

Nonprofit
7 Ways To Improve Your Campaign Website
Anedot Staff

7 Ways To Improve Your Campaign Website

Is your political campaign website living up to its full potential? Here are 7 website checklist items to make your website more effective.

Political
How To Build an Email List With Petitions
Addie Murphy

How To Build an Email List With Petitions

Learn how to build an email list and raise more money with petitions!

Political
5 Nonprofit Marketing Ideas That Will Fuel Fundraising and Impact
Anedot Staff

5 Nonprofit Marketing Ideas That Will Fuel Fundraising and Impact

If you are feeling motivated to level up your marketing strategy, here are 5 nonprofit marketing ideas you can implement in your organization!

Nonprofit
Give With Cash or Check Form Templates
Patrick O'Keefe

Give With Cash or Check Form Templates

Easily collect contributions at the door with our free downloadable template!

Nonprofit
Successful Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits
Anedot Staff

Successful Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Looking for effective ways to raise money for your nonprofit organization? Browse our list of successful fundraising ideas for nonprofits!

Nonprofit
Find Grants for Nonprofits
Joseph Hur

Find Grants for Nonprofits

We’ve put together a list to help you find grants for nonprofits, organized by the type of nonprofit: charities, churches and ministries, and education.

Nonprofit
How To Create the Perfect Landing Page
Patrick O'Keefe

How To Create the Perfect Landing Page

In this blog post, we go over the exact steps on how to optimize your landing page. Follow this blog post and you'll have the perfect landing page for your organization.

Nonprofit
What Is a Landing Page?
Addie Murphy

What Is a Landing Page?

Learn the basics of landing pages, including optimization, the different types, and how you can make your own high-converting landing pages without any code.

Nonprofit
Action Pages: The Future of Digital Organizing & Relationship Building
Paul Dietzel

Action Pages: The Future of Digital Organizing & Relationship Building

Learn about Action Pages and how it can help you maximize your fundraising efforts!

Updates
How To Start a Nonprofit
Addie Murphy

How To Start a Nonprofit

Wondering how to start a nonprofit organization? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you with what to do before and during the nonprofit formation process.

Nonprofit
Are Political Contributions Tax Deductible?
Patrick O'Keefe

Are Political Contributions Tax Deductible?

If you've donated to a political organization or candidate, you may be wondering: are political contributions tax deductible?

Political
11 Virtual Fundraising Ideas
Joseph Hur

11 Virtual Fundraising Ideas

Learn about the 11 virtual fundraising ideas you can use in your organization to raise more money and meet your fundraising goals.

Nonprofit
How To Become a 501c3
Anedot Staff

How To Become a 501c3

Interested in starting a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization? Learn what a 501c3 is, the benefits of starting one, and the 6 steps on how to become a 501c3.

Nonprofit
How to End Monthly Churn and Boost Fundraising Efforts by 25%
Patrick O'Keefe

How to End Monthly Churn and Boost Fundraising Efforts by 25%

Learn how to build and maintain a monthly giving program that avoids the dreaded churn.

Nonprofit
5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page Right Now
Addie Murphy

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page Right Now

Follow these tips to optimize your donation page so you can convert donors and generate more revenue for your cause.

Nonprofit
21 Excellent Mission Statement Examples
Anedot Staff

21 Excellent Mission Statement Examples

Here are the best mission statement examples from leading nonprofits. Learn what makes a good mission statement, get inspired, and create your own!

Nonprofit
6 Social Media Marketing Tips for Nonprofits
Joseph Hur

6 Social Media Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

Here are 6 tips to jumpstart your nonprofit organization’s social media marketing strategy!

Nonprofit
How to Recruit Volunteers to Your Campaign
Addie Murphy

How to Recruit Volunteers to Your Campaign

Volunteers are the backbone of a successful political campaign. Here's how to recruit volunteers to your campaign!

Political
How Recurring Donations Can Supercharge Online Giving
Anedot Staff

How Recurring Donations Can Supercharge Online Giving

Learn why recurring donations are crucial to churches, political campaigns, and nonprofit groups, and how to implement recurring donations today!

Nonprofit
Your Nonprofit Needs a Website
Guest Author

Your Nonprofit Needs a Website

Your nonprofit needs a website to establish credibility and drive results. Learn why you need a website and how to get started today.

Nonprofit
Peer to Peer (P2P) Texting for Political Campaigns
Patrick O'Keefe

Peer to Peer (P2P) Texting for Political Campaigns

Learn about how peer to peer texting works, the different P2P vendors in the political space, and how it can be used for political campaigns.

Political
How To Set Up a Donation Page That Converts
Joseph Hur

How To Set Up a Donation Page That Converts

In this blog post, we will go over the exact steps on how to set up a donation page that will inspire others to give. Learn more!

Nonprofit
Want To Increase Donations by 25%? Use Upsells!
Patrick O'Keefe

Want To Increase Donations by 25%? Use Upsells!

Have you ever thought that the answer to raising more money is simply using upsells? Learn about what upsells are and how you can create upsells!

Nonprofit
5 Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations
Joseph Hur

5 Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

Start sending emails like a rockstar. Here are five email marketing best practices that you can implement in your nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit
Revenue Sharing Agreements vs. List Rentals for Fundraising
Addie Murphy

Revenue Sharing Agreements vs. List Rentals for Fundraising

Does your campaign use revenue sharing agreements? What about email list rentals? Learn more about the difference between revshares and email list rentals!

Political
How To Set up Online Giving for Your Church
Anedot Staff

How To Set up Online Giving for Your Church

In this post we'll walk you through the exact steps to set up online giving for your church. Learn how your church can receive tithes and offerings online!

Ministry
How To Reach Millennials
Joseph Hur

How To Reach Millennials

In this post, we walk you through the four ways your church can reach millennials: text to give, email, recurring giving, and social media. Learn more!

Ministry
Best Email Service Providers for Political Campaigns in 2021
Patrick O'Keefe

Best Email Service Providers for Political Campaigns in 2021

In this blog post, we will look at various email service providers and explain why a few options are better than others for political campaigns.

Political
Stop Losing Recurring Donors Today
Paul Dietzel

Stop Losing Recurring Donors Today

Big announcement: Anedot will automatically update the credit card information for any recurring donor whose credit card is expiring in 30 days or less.

Updates
4 Things Nonprofit Organizations Need To Know About Online Giving
Joseph Hur

4 Things Nonprofit Organizations Need To Know About Online Giving

Learn about the four things every nonprofit organization needs to know about online giving. First, we’ll cover some recent trends in online donations, then we’ll share some crucial tips regarding online fundraising.

Nonprofit
Anedot for America 2017
Paul Dietzel

Anedot for America 2017

The founder of Anedot, Paul Dietzel, embarks on his 4th journey across the United States. Learn more about the journey and where he plans to visit!

Updates
Does My Church Need Online Giving Options?
Anedot Staff

Does My Church Need Online Giving Options?

Learn about the importance of online giving for churches and why now is the best time to get started.

Ministry
4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Marketing
Joseph Hur

4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Marketing

In this blog post we show you some tips that will help you step up your video marketing skills.

Nonprofit

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