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Dan Quirk

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Social Media Publishing in Salsa Engage [Video]

By pre-scheduling posts to publish on multiple channels simultaneously, you'll save time and increase the effectiveness of your online outreach.

During January's advocacy webinar, our guest contributor Beth Comeau from Natural Resources Council of Maine shared that NCRM has seen a boost in supporter actions taken when they coordinate the timing of their social media posts along with their email action alerts or fundraising appeals.

Topics: Marketing Social Media

Event Registration Analytics in Salsa Engage [Video]

For many nonprofits, events are critical to meeting annual fundraising goals and the ability to track event registration and ticket revenue along the way is important.

Tracking the progress toward goals is key, but wouldn't it be nice if you could see which emails or web channels are sending traffic to the event page or which device your registrants are using when they signing up? 

Topics: Events

Online Event Registration Forms in Salsa Engage [Video]

Give the same A+ treatment to your event attendees during registration with beautiful, mobile-ready event ticketing and registration forms.

Your staff will love how easy it is to configure and customize the event types and ticket types so that you get all the information you need to put on a seamless, profitable event.

Topics: Events

Online Fundraising Analytics in Salsa Engage [Video]

Understand what is working and what needs improvement. Be nimble and responsive with real-time information. Track your overall online fundraising progress with dashboard insights and use visual graphs and intelligent feedback to optimize specific fundraising pages.

Rich analytics and reporting will help you continuously improve at each step of the fundraising process. 

Topics: Fundraising

Automated Gift Acknowledgment in Salsa Engage [Video]

Organizations that don't focus on thank-yous lose, on average, 81% of all first-time donors and 54% of all ongoing donors.

The most valuable thing you can do to ensure longterm sustainability is to focus on boosting your donor retention rates, and the most important factor in retention is THANKING YOUR DONORS! Let's take a closer look.

Topics: Fundraising

Publishing Online Donation Forms in Salsa Engage [Video]

On average, donations made through branded donation pages are 38% larger than contributions through generic pages.

To increase the online fundraising revenue opportunities through your donation forms, you need the flexibility to publish them anywhere on your site, and the freedom to customize them for different campaigns, funds, and appeals.

Topics: Fundraising

New Peer to Peer Fundraising Software Overview Video

We just released a brand new video highlighting peer to peer fundraising in the Salsa Engage platform! From event sites, to individual and team pages, to coaching and administrative tools, you'll get the full overview in 90 seconds.

Topics: Peer to Peer

Building a Donation Form in Salsa Engage [Video]

Supporter donations fuel your mission and online gifts are crucial to multi-channel fundraising success.

Increasing your share of online donations should be more than just a #GivingTuesday initiative. It should play a key role in your digital strategy throughout the entire year. 

Topics: Fundraising

Email Marketing Analytics in Salsa Engage [Video]

Building a beautiful email or crafting the perfect welcome series is a great start, but you can't just 'publish and pray!' You have to analyze and optimize. That's where Salsa's email marketing analytics come in handy.

As you continually analyze your nonprofit's email marketing campaigns, Salsa's intuitive built-in reports deliver the "at a glance" dashboard insights you need.

Topics: Marketing

A/B Testing Emails in Salsa Engage [Video]

Guess work is over. With A/B testing in Salsa, you can compare two versions of an email to determine effectiveness and continually fine tune your messages over time.

Launch your A/B test by sending multiple variations of emails to samples of your chosen audience. Analyze the results of each message and pick a winner manually, or automate the process and let the system determine the winner based on criteria you set. Either way, after selection the winning message can be sent to the balance of the list.

Topics: Marketing

Email Marketing Automation in Salsa Engage [Video]

This week on "Salsa in 60", our Senior Client Success Manager, Meghan Apfelbaum, will be highlighting how email marketing automation works in Salsa Engage.

According to Experian, emails that are part of an automated welcome series are 21 TIMES as effective as standard promotional emails in terms of dollars raised.

Topics: Marketing