Thursday, May 1, 2008

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Fundraising Tips
Online ...They've Got Mail: 10 marketing strategies
The current economic situation nationwide, combined with higher costs and tighter regulations relating to postal fundraising, will make online marketing even more important in upcoming years.
Vinay Bhagat, chief strategy officer for online fundraising firm Convio, maintains that nonprofits will need to invest in effective online marketing programs. He offers 10 best practices for getting started online:
read more at Non-Profit Times