The Catholic Fundraiser

[New Resource!] Digital Donor Acquisition 101

Posted by National Catholic Development Conference on 4/23/19 12:47 PM

It's undeniable — the reach of digital spaces is rapidly growing. As a result, more and more fundraising professionals are connecting with prospective donors online. While developing a digital acquisition strategy can seem intimidating or overwhelming, there is no need to worry! With the number of tools available to fundraisers, setting up a simple plan of action is something everyone can (and should) do.

When talking about digital acquisition, there are five primary channels to consider. In our newest resource, we will lead you through each of these five channels, highlighting their capabilities and reach.

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Topics: Donor Relationships, Digital Advertising

Leveraging Social Media 101: Messaging to Trending

Posted by Amelia Burke-Garcia on 6/1/17 9:55 AM

Globally there are more than one billion people on Facebook and YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world. In terms of U.S. users, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, as of August 2012, 69 percent of online adults in the USA use social networking sites.

Research shows that minorities use the popular social media platforms, i.e. Facebook, similarly to non-minority groups. In addition, while smartphone penetration is lower amongst minority populations, these groups are using advanced features on their basic mobile telephones to engage online. Some of these differences can be explained by the younger demographic age profile of ethnic minority groups.

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Topics: Social Media, Facebook Ads, Digital Advertising