Author: Ministry Sync

Fundraising Email Formula

Sometimes our hearts are in the right place, but the words just don’t come. We walk for causes because we care passionately about something and we want others to care too. However, the reality is that we all sometimes get writer’s block. For your upcoming walk, perhaps you need some inspiration or, if you are like…

How to Make Your Good Event a Great One!

Your event is over. You can breathe now. How was it? Did you even have a second to listen to the program you spent months planning? Did it feel like everything went wrong? The tables weren’t where they were supposed to be. People showed up at the last minute who you weren’t expecting. The potatoes…

5 Ways to Encourage Fundraising

Supporters have amazing hearts and want to do all they can to help your organization during fundraising events. Sometimes, however, they get a little lost when it comes to HOW to fundraise. With FundEasy, your supporters are given the option when it comes to raising money for your event – online, offline, or both! We strongly encourage…

Little Words, Huge Impact

Have you ever noticed how the employees at Chick-Fil-A say “My pleasure” when you say “Thank You”? There is an intentional reason for this. From Merriam Webster: “My pleasure” is an idiomatic response to “Thank you.” It is similar to “You’re welcome,” but more polite and more emphatic. Use it in formal conversation when someone…

Planning Today for Tomorrow’s Event

The key word in the job Event Planning is PLANNING. The more “planning” you do, the less work you have. Putting this into practice year after year will get you into a groove and allow your events to practically plan themselves! (OK – so that may be an exaggeration, but I promise they will be…

For best results, use Chrome

Do you know what internet browser you use? To some, this may sound like a silly question. To others, it may sound very foreign. The internet browser you use can highly affect your experience online. Explorer, Safari, FireFox, Chrome, etc… may sound familiar, but if you don’t know which you are using, you might be…

3 Things to Say the Day AFTER #GivingTuesday

It’s Wednesday—the day after #GivingTuesday. I’m sure you are a little tired, and hopefully very encouraged from the results. Alas, as with all events, the day after is almost as important as the day of! This is the day your relationship grows. To build on the #GivingTuesday momentum, there are three things you should communicate to your audience…

#GivingTuesday: Follow Up Email [samples]

There are three things you should communicate to your supporters the Wednesday after #GivingTuesday: Thank you, results, and/or we missed you. Each of these opens a door for you to continue the relationship with your audience and set the stage for your next effort—in this case, end of year fundraising. Sample Thank You Email Pro-Tip: Email directly from…

Promoting #GivingTuesday [samples included]

Now that you have your free #GivingTuesday Campaign set up for November 28, you need to promote it to your audience and community in order to stir up some excitement! Utilizing email and social media allows for a swift connection with little effort. And to simplify the process even more, we have developed some sample posts and emails…

#GivingTuesday Marketing Schedule

Tuesdays are key in the #GivingTuesday campaign. On each Tuesday in November, we recommend connecting with your audience both via email and social media to make them aware of your campaign and your goal. (If you haven’t set up your free #GivingTuesday FundEasy page, click here.) Below is our recommended marketing schedule for your #GivingTuesday campaign. If you set…