There is no "versus" between direct mail and email. Yet, it's essential to approach them differently with your writing.
When creating your nonprofit fundraising and donations strategy, email marketing should be on the top of the list of channels to use to support your efforts. However, 70% of nonprofits do not have an email marketing strategy, despite 26% of online donors saying email marketing is what inspires them to give.
Twilio published new research that explores how digital engagement is reshaping the way nonprofit organizations deliver services.
So, you’ve created a strategy for your peer-to-peer email communications. You’ve segmented your audience, built compelling content and prepared to design emails that will grab your readers’ attention. Now there’s one thing left to do: Start executing on your plan (and find ways to improve it).
There are a lot of effective ways to communicate with your peer-to-peer fundraising participants, such as social media, apps and push notifications, SMS and direct mail – to name a few. But email is still king.