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And the winner is…

Thank you to our fellow Bridge Conference attendees for participating in The Engage Group’s “Name This Guy” contest. We had a variety of creative and um, interesting?, entries. Here are a few: Savvy Sam, Zippy, Featherhead, Sticky Bottom, Hot Green Guy, and Mr. Charlie Feathers. A special shout-out to Leslie Pulford of LDS Group, whose name… Read more »

More Benchmarks…

Our friends over at Avalon Consulting just released some interesting online fundraising benchmarks of their own and compared them with M+R and Convio’s recently released studies.  While it’s no surprise that their results are fantastic, it’s cool to see all three organizations results measured right next to each other.  It doesn’t hurt to see strong… Read more »

The Upsell Lightbox Approach

Every Nonprofit tries to answer the same important question. “How can we get donors to give to our organization every month?” Most frequent strategies include the monthly checkboxes on your donation pages and themed monthly giving options. However, how successful are these? One idea that M+R Research Labs touches on that you may not be… Read more »

All Set for the Bridge Conference Tomorrow

We’re looking forward to seeing all our nonprofit friends, old and new, at the 2011 Bridge Conference tomorrow!  Don’t forget we’re giving away a $50 Amazon gift card for the person who comes up with the winning name for our feather-topped friend.  So come by the Online Track room and enter your suggestion.  And don’t… Read more »

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs at Bridge

We’re proud to be the Online Track sponsor at the 2011 Bridge Conference held at the Gaylord National Conference Center, July 20-22.   Stop by to say hello and enter your suggestion to give a name to this guy.  You’ll find one of these feather-topped pens in your conference bag, plus if your suggested name is… Read more »

Free image tools

Need to resize an image but don’t want to have to download software to do it? Try Web Resizer: http://www.webresizer.com Need to do a little more manipulation on those photos and images? Here are three free image editor programs worth a try: http://www.pixlr.com http://www.gimp.org http://www.aviary.com

Email still living large…

According to a recent study by Harte Hanks from 2009 to 2010, email is not only still surviving but growing and improving. The report shows improving delivery and bounce rates, while clickthroughs have roughly stayed at the same threshold (3%).  On the flipside, open rates decreased significally to 17%, down from 26% a year earlier…. Read more »

Fractal tool helps validate email code

Fractal is another cool tool that helps email designers check their html code. Just paste in your code and it validates it across 24 desktop, web and mobile email clients. It couldn’t be easier to use. Check it out at: http://getfractal.com/

Facebook lends a hand to Non-profits

Did you know Facebook has added a section on their site to help Non-profits? The goal of the Resource Section is to help Non-profit Organizations use the power of Facebook to cover all aspects of their cause. Organizations will be able to feature and plan events, increase fundraising, lower costs but most importantly, raise awareness…. Read more »