Mark your calendars for November 27, 2018 — Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is where holiday giving is at! If you’re not participating, you’re leaving donations on the table. Yes, it is a crowded space that people are starting to talk about earlier and earlier every year. And yes, everyone and their mother has a Giving Tuesday campaign, but that’s also because there are donors there…

Phil’s 5 Tips to Increase RSVPs to Your Event:

How To: Increase RSVPs to Your Event Send Personalized Emails – Upload your list of attendees from last year and your general email database into your email platform (using MailChimp as the example here). Once they’re uploaded – yes, this may take a bit of time but perhaps ask a volunteer/intern – double check that…

HF Tutorial: How to integrate Wix with Your HelloFund Donation Page

How To: Integrate Wix with your HelloFund Fundraising Page We sure do love Wix! Why? Because they integrate seamlessly with HelloFund. Wix offers the option to “Embed an External Site”. This allows you to stay within the Wix platform while bringing over your HelloFund fundraising website. Here are the steps to follow to integrate your…

Austin Welcomes HelloFund, a Nonprofit Fundraising Startup to its Portfolio

Austin, Texas June 1, 2018 – HelloFund, a 100% responsive mobile and online fundraising platform, launched today in Austin. With over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, the Austin-native founder, Phil Sanger, alongside co-founder, Mike Lacourse, built the platform with the best interests of nonprofits in-mind. Using HelloFund, organizations can swiftly and effectively…

‘Wow’ Your Supporters with an Attractive Event Invitation (Don’t be basic!)

Nobody likes a basic event invitation, so here’s how to ‘wow’ your supporters! Event invitations and reminders for your fundraisers can be one of the most effective first steps to secure attendance…if done correctly. We recommend an effective and simple cocktail for your emailed event invitations: An attention-grabbing design + Simple, yet punchy messaging +…

Bring Your Event Sponsors to Life on Your Fundraising Page

How to bring your event sponsors to life on your fundraising page What do event sponsors want? Exposure. How much do they want it? As much as possible. Roll-up your sleeves, let’s get creative, and let’s go after those event sponsor dollars. Here are five ways to bring event sponsors to life on your event…

The 5 Most Important Places on a Fundraising Page

1. Surprise, surprise, it’s the top of the page! According to this study, user viewing time was distributed as follows: Above the fold: 80.3% // Below the fold: 19.7%. In the same study, the viewing time increased significantly at the very bottom of the webpage, which means that visitor’s attention goes up again in the…

How to Get Someone to Donate on Your Page

Hi, I’m Phil, the founder of HelloFund and I’m so excited you landed on this blog post. HelloFund was founded to take less so that your organization can raise more! We strive to be your partners as the experts in how to build fundraisers and landing pages so you can do what you do best…

Learn the Power of the Right Donation Button

While your landing page buttons may not have an exact science, they should at least have some logic behind their position, color and design. We’re here to help with some of the latest in UX (user-design) best practices to increase your chances of turning a visitor into a donor. Whether you’re looking at your website…