Be sure to sign up for your 1:1 consultation right after each webinar!
Each organization has up to 4 WEEKS to complete their 1:1 consultation after attending each group webinar below. Drafts of the content should be prepared ahead of the call. Feel free to invite all Engage users in your organization who will be working with emails!
A recording of the presentation will be provided to attendees.
NOTE: All webinars are presented 2 PM - 3 PM Eastern Time
News You Can Use:
Grow Supporter Relationships with Monthly Newsletters
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Register Now
First Impressions That Last:
Welcome Series for Supporter Retention
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Register Now
Appealing with Feeling:
Multi-Part Email Appeals for Increased Gifts
Tuesday, January 21st, 2019 Register Now
NEW! Engage Events:
Ticketed Experience Best Practices
RETURNING IN FEBRUARY 2020!
Ilona, [the consultant], was incredibly kind and helpful - the webinars gave me useful information on email communications & best practices, and the 1:1 really helped me with additional feedback on what would work best for my specific organization. This was a great on-boarding process - thank you Ilona and the Smart Start program for your investment in our success!
- Krysta Larson
Our Smart Start Fundraising program combines four group webinars and four 1-on-1 consultation calls (following each group webinar, one consultation per organization) to ensure you have all of the personal assistance you need
to refine your essential email assets!
With the help of our Fundraising Communications Expert, you'll create a polished Welcome Series, an engaging monthly Newsletter and a persuasive multi-part Email Appeal, rounding out your fundraising communications and ensuring both the growth and retention of your supporter base!
Got an upcoming event? Our newest addition to the program focuses on creating effective Event pages and email campaigns to generate attendees!
You are invited to attend these webinars in any order, based on your organization's needs.
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Maintain your connection with your supporters year-round by sending a monthly newsletter that highlights your upcoming engagement opportunities and recaps the success of your completed initiatives, all while boosting your website visits and landing page conversions!
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Ensure your organization makes a memorable first impression with an automated, action-based Welcome Series, created to solidify your relationship with every new supporter by turning their interest in your work into a passion!
I loved having the webinars and 1:1 consultations. Using the online materials is great, but Ilona brings it all together in one quick session.
I thought I knew what I would do with my new Salsa subscription. I had no idea how much was possible until I participated in the Smart Start Fundraising program. The information was presented in a way that was easy to absorb and, more importantly, to implement. My consultations with Ilona made me feel more like a partner than a customer and I felt fully empowered and ready to tackle (or at least fundraise from!) the world!
The content was relevant and useful. Our Smart Start trainer, Ilona, was easy to work with, professional, and engaged well with our team. She explained everything in a straightforward and clear way, and was terrific in following up with our questions.