Category: Tips

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…

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…

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…

Use FundEasy for Free this #GivingTuesday!

Our gift to you this Holiday Season is a free #GivingTuesday FundEasy campaign! Use the Promo Code: Giving17 and follow our Step-by-Step guide to get your page ready to go! This offer is available to all organizations—new and existing customers of Ministry Sync! What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global campaign dedicated to charitable donations. If your organization is…

What’s the difference between Andrea and Andrea?

A few months ago, a small change was made at Ministry Sync that has caused a tad bit of chaos: They hired me! 🙂 Now, hiring me and implementing a stronger outreach is good, of course. But, over the months, we started noticing a little bit of confusion. You see, long before I came here,…

Maximizing the Donation

We’ve been keeping track and you all have some amazing supporters!!! Organizations that manage fundraising events using AttendEasy and FundEasy now have the ability to allow supporters to cover their own transaction fees since we’ve switched payment processors. The response has been phenomenal! On average, an astounding 64% of supporters opt to cover their own transaction fees….

Are Name Tags Necessary?

It is the week of the event. You have your tables set. You have confirmed with your caterer. You just put the finishing touches on your power point. You just have one task left. Printing name tags. But, is this really necessary?!? In a word, yes! In another word, ABSOLUTELY! Name tags allow for social…