Tag: fundraising

Listware Reconnects Nonprofit with Lost Supporters After 8 Years

Read how nonprofit, Altapass, revitalized an 8-year-old database with Listware® – Melissa’s affordable solution that updated address records, putting Altapass back in touch with lost donors and ultimately increased fundraising efforts! The Altapass foundation is a small nonprofit organization in North Carolina whose member base largely relies on traditional mail instead of email communication. After…

By Melissa Team April 8, 2019 Off

Increase Donations with an Accurate View of Your Donors and Constituents

Ask yourself this: Do I have a solid group of existing donors but am unsure who to target more aggressively for future contributions? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Nonprofits and political organizations spend years collecting donor data, only to find that the data is unorganized and overwhelming. This data disarray leads to problem…

By Melissa Team February 7, 2019 Off

Engage Potential Donors, Voters & Supporters with Text

What’s the fastest way to reach supporters? Research shows texting is the fastest way to reach your potential voters and supporters with messages opened within minutes.  Almost 90% of adults in the US have a mobile phone and about 77% own a smartphone, according to Pew Research.  You can use text messaging to drive voter registration…

By February 9, 2018 0

Why New Move Mailing Lists Work: Part 2

By David Bancroft Avrick, president of Avrick Direct, Inc. One of the major mailing list categories is Change-of-Address (CHADS) or “New Move” lists. There are currently over 900 New Move lists on the marketplace – and each one has a number of mailers using the list. In the United States, close to 25% of the…

By July 28, 2017 Off

Why New Move Mailing Lists Work: Part 1

By David Bancroft Avrick, president of Avrick Direct, Inc.  One of the major mailing list categories is Change-of-Address (CHADS) or  “New Move” lists. There are currently over 900 New Move lists on the marketplace – and each one has a number of mailers using the list. In the United States, close to 25% of the…

By July 28, 2017 Off

Fundraising in Tough Economic Times

By Alan Rosenspan, Alan Rosenspan & Associates Many nonprofits are cutting back their marketing these days because of the ever-rising price of gasoline, food and other basics. They figure that people just don’t have as much disposable income as before, which may be true. However, I think they are making a mistake. Back in the…

By July 28, 2017 Off