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Track Your Social Impact and Share Content Using AddThis

Oct 7, 2011

As we all know, one of the goals of Core Publisher is to help you create an active community on your site through your content. One of the easiest ways to use your content to drive traffic is to allow visitors to share it on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Core Publisher harnesses the power of AddThis, one of the most effective online sharing and analytic tools, to allow your users to share your content in ways that you can track.

Online Donations on the Rise in 2010

Jan 10, 2011

An article by Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that online giving grew considerably in 2010, especially for year-end giving. They provide results from three large organizations that handle online gifts for non profits, and their numbers show an increase in online giving amounts in 2010 ranging from 10% to whooping 40% over 2009.

How did our Quick Pledge stations fare in comparison? I pulled some stats to see: 

Fundraising Trends for 2011

Jan 4, 2011

What will the trends in fundraising be for the upcoming year? A few industry experts give their recommendations and predictions.

Some key items that I think are particularly relevant to public broadcasting are the following:

  • The role of mobile engagement is becoming more and more important.
  • The importance of connecting and building relationships with your donors.
  • Really knowing your donors by analyzing your database.

Read the full articles:

Get Your Dec. 31st Pledges on Dec. 31st

Dec 30, 2010

So tomorrow is Friday, Dec. 31st and you’d like to get your pledges from Quick Pledge processed before the end of 2010 so your donors get the tax benefit.

But it’s a holiday, and PI is closed. Don’t worry, there is a way.

You can use the Pledge Delivery Manager tool to Send Pledges Early on the Same Day.

If you receive a daily batch file, you can use this tool to receive transactions early. Pledges will be sent to the dedicated pledge email address. (NOTE: This is different from the non-secure pledge notification email.) To access this new feature:

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