Fundraising Tips

Our fundraising tips section includes a wide range of guides, case studies, and guest posts about how you can improve your fundraising efforts for the year. Whether learning about how to promote your fundraising event, or reading about the benefits of mobile fundraising, you’ll be sure to find actionable advice to improve your fundraising strategy.

Your Guide to Event Marketing Strategy

2019-11-13T12:51:26-05:00November 12th, 2019|

Even the most perfectly planned event without any attendees is a more or less a complete failure. As an event planner, it doesn’t matter how much work you put into the event itself if you don't invest in a solid event marketing strategy. Without an event marketing strategy, it will be next to impossible [...]

Guide to Creating an Online Registration Form

2019-11-11T18:26:45-05:00November 11th, 2019|

Event registration forms are an absolute gold mine for event planners. They provide significant data on event guests that can be used in the future to improve guest experiences and marketing strategies. But, in order to provide these benefits, registration forms need to put together properly. Our guide to creating an online registration form [...]

How to Improve Online Registration

2019-11-12T12:20:07-05:00October 15th, 2019|

Event registration may seem like an insignificant part of your planning but it can set the tone for your entire event. Remember, attendee satisfaction often hinges on the little things. A complicated registration process is likely to result in frustrated guests at best and at worst, incomplete registrations and abandoned ticket sales. The last [...]

How to Design an Event Experience Your Guests Will Remember

2019-10-08T13:46:39-04:00October 8th, 2019|

In today’s world, people crave connection and experiences. With so many demands for their time and attention, when guests show up to your event, they show up looking for something real and authentic. Experiential events do not just happen, they take hard work and a lot of creativity. Everything down to the details matter. [...]

Post-Event Survey Questions: What You NEED To Ask Your Attendees!

2019-10-03T18:33:41-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

After hours of event planning sessions and even more hours of hard work, your event has come and gone. But it isn’t time to relax just yet! You may think you put on a successful event but, obviously, you’re a little biased. No matter how perfect you think things went, it doesn’t mean others [...]

How to Attract Event Sponsors

2019-10-03T18:35:06-04:00October 2nd, 2019|

Sometimes, even really great events need a little helping hand. Whether you're new to the event planning game or a seasoned pro, a time will come when you need to attract event sponsors. But to be successful in this endeavor you will have to do more than show up on their proverbial doorstep with [...]

12 Entertainment Ideas That Will Impress Your Guests

2019-09-27T12:57:18-04:00September 27th, 2019|

Hiring a live band or that “adult” hypnotist for your event is a good idea. Maybe you were thinking of hiring a magician. Another good idea. But those entertainment ideas don’t exactly break the creativity bank. Are they entertaining? Yes, we guess so. But will they impress your guests? Not necessarily. Event planners know [...]

11 Creative Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Memorable

2019-09-27T13:29:31-04:00September 12th, 2019|

Whether you’re planning a small, low-key affair or a massive corporate event, food is essential. Get it right, and people will be talking about it for weeks. Get it wrong, people will still be talking but for all the wrong reasons. To stand out from the crowd and turn your event into the memorable [...]

How to Increase Donations for your Fundraising Event

2019-09-05T15:06:23-04:00September 5th, 2019|

From peer-to-peer websites to fun runs and charity galas, it seems that everyone is raising money for something. In other words, it isn’t always going to be easy to get people to open up their wallets for you. In order to increase donations for your fundraising event, you need to think beyond the event [...]

Top 10 School Fundraiser Ideas

2019-08-26T14:21:04-04:00August 26th, 2019|

As the back-to-school season approaches, you may be starting to think about some fun and effective ways to raise money during the upcoming school year. Effective and easy fundraising ideas can be important for all kinds of academic institutions. Whether you're a student planning a high school fundraiser or a parent helping to raise [...]

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