Charities, Churches, Nonprofits: Go Mobile, Now!

by Michael Strickland

Auction Frogs LogoOnline fundraising isn’t a fad, according to Frank Barry in 15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results.

Does your church have a mobile fundraising strategy? How about your nonprofit, school, or chairity? In 2016, 17% of online transactions were made using a mobile device. This was a 21% year-over-year increase and represents a continuing shift by donors to consumer-oriented engagement channels, Barry says.

As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising in 2016. Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle. The surge in online giving to the ACLU—6x their yearly donations raised in one weekend— shows us the potential that exists with online giving.

Look into Auction Frogs for the best solutions:

Get rid of printing paper bid sheets and engage your guests through their own technology! Add Auction Frogs Mobile Bidding interface to your Live & Silent Event Solution, and allow guests to bid and donate right from their smartphone or tablet, all without leaving the familiarity of their friends or the comfort of their seats.

Highlights of their Mobile Bidding Solution:

  • Customized bidding environment
  • Social Media integration
  • Bid on silent items via smart device
  • Mobile Fund a Need donations
  • Custom text messaging
  • Additional ad space for sponsors
  • Invoice access from smart device
  • Line-free payment processing
  • Comprehensive reporting
  • Dedicated account support

It’s imperative that you take online fundraising seriously. Host an independent fundraiser or augment your existing gala event. With the added advantage of longer bidding times, you can reach a larger audience than with a traditional silent auction! Create an online presence for your fundraising efforts to increase your organization’s year-round support.

Discover how to simplify your next fundraiser with our Live & Silent and Mobile Bidding Solutions. Let us show you how easy it can be to host your next web-based fundraising event with Auction Frogs! Learn how Auction Frogs can help your organization save valuable time and raise more funds!

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