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The Impact of GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe's new privacy law that increases the protection of personal data, is surprisingly comprehensive. But is your organization prepared for this coverage?

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Raising More with Artificial Intelligence

Nonprofit fundraising is starting to reap the benefits of the amazing efficiency improvements that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is enabling. AI will not replace fundraisers, but rather make them more successful.

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​Spam and the Nonprofit

Each year EveryAction, an email marketing group, does an analysis of the ways that email deliverability can impact fundraising success. According to 2016 benchmark online giving data, every 1% of email marked as spam resulted in a revenue hit of more than 1%. This figure is one that nonprofits need to note.

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​Doing Digital Right

Most nonprofits recognize the value of the online opportunities offered by websites, email, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter. But are they getting the most from these channels?

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Fundraising Goes Mobile

Mobile and digital wallet payments, paired with a new generation of sustainable mobile fundraising applications, are expected to be big in 2016, and positively impact online fundraising in the nonprofit sector.

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