August 31, 2009, The Los Angeles Times — Hoping to boost attendance after a year of production cuts and emergency fundraising appeals, the financially stretched Geffen Playhouse has worked in a new marketing wrinkle: using the Web-based ticket-discounter Goldstar to sell season subscriptions at half price.
In a Convio-sponsored webinar at the end of May, Lacey Kruger and Don Roach, senior interactive architect and art director, respectively, at Convio, shared tips and strategies that can help organizations enhance their homepages to maximize engagement.
August 28 2009, The News-Gazette — When a consultant told Dorothy Stoneman that other youth groups were competing for precious financial support with her East Harlem nonprofit, she took a different tack.
Frank Barry, managing consultant at Blackbaud and moderator of the NetWits Think Tank blog, recently posted four Facebook tips for nonprofit success based on real-life experiences of nonprofits.
This month’s topic is dear to my heart. As the leader of a tool-building company, I spend a lot of time talking to organizations about the digital tools they’re using, the tools they like and the tools that don’t work. To keep this simple, I’ll group tools into categories or levels. Imagine you’re in the elevator of an e-philanthropy department store, and you’re ready to shop …
Charleston, S.C., August 11, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced the opening of registration for NetWits Summer Camp, a five-day series of web seminars covering what every nonprofit needs to know about its website, email marketing, online fundraising, social media, and related metrics. The “Camp” will be held August 24 to 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The event series is an extension of Blackbaud’s popular blog NetWits Think Tank, which focuses on technology, fundraising, social media and industry trends.
Vancouver, August 4, 2009, News Blaze — Green Cross International, a global non-profit with national organisations in over 30 countries, today announced its intention to help support the launch of the .eco (Dot Eco) domain. Green Cross is the latest to join this group of environmental non-profit organizations and charities supporting the Vancouver based Big Room Inc's bid to host the Dot Eco domain name.
Horsham, PA, July 31, 2009 — Straight Forward Software, Inc., developer of LifeLine Nonprofit Management System, and SofterWare, Inc., developer of DonorPerfect Fundraising Software, today announced a strategic partnership that will enable LifeLine clients who are seeking a web-based fundraising solution to seamlessly migrate to DonorPerfect Online.
Philadelphia, July 31, 2009 — customedialabs, an interactive marketing communications agency specializing in strategic emerging-media solutions, announced today its plans to redesign the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House website (http://www.philarmh.org).
July 23, 2009, Third Sector Online — Human rights charity Article 25 has proposed a consortium of charities to run a new internet domain name that would be available only to not-for-profit groups.