Archive for the ‘online donations’ Category

Consider supporting a Soapbox organization on #GivingTuesday

On the eve of #GivingTuesday, we wanted to highlight the great work Soapbox organizations and friends are doing around the world to make more truth shine, more peace reign, more hungry folks fed – and more of so much more.

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Check out the latest Tweets from some of those organizations and friends and learn how you can help them in their efforts. Read more »

 

5 simple improvements to your donation form that will increase online giving

As your nonprofit ramps up efforts for its end-of-year giving campaign, here are five easy improvements that you can make today to your donation form to increase online giving – all in under five minutes!

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What Apple Pay means for nonprofit online donations

With Apple’s much anticipated product announcement today heralding the iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch came news of Apple Pay which the company touts will “change how you pay”. Working with the three major credit card services, American Express, Mastercard, and Visa, it promises a simple and secure alternative to paying with plastic. Read more »

 

Global Fund for Women responds to Typhoon Haiyan with Soapbox Engage for most successful online giving campaign

In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 and devastating villages and towns across the island nation. Global Fund for Women, a leader in advancing the rights of women and girls worldwide, moved quickly to empower their grantees in the Philippines to address the need. Using Soapbox Engage, Global Fund for Women achieved its most successful online giving effort ever in response to a crisis. Online contributions totalled more than $75,000 from donors around the world, helping devastated communities rebuild and safeguarding women and children in the aftermath of the storm. Read more »

 

Nonprofit scam alert: Issuing a refund to a supporter? Only credit the original card

Do you find your nonprofit getting a request for a refund of a donation? If so, beware that there is a scam afoot that targets nonprofits, as reported by IATS. A baddie contacts you posing as a donor and asks for a refund. They say they meant to donate less. They say they used the wrong card. They say that some horrible thing just happened to them and they need the money back for expenses related to said horrible thing. In fact, they could say a lot of things. Read more »

 

TouchNet added as fifth processor for seamless online payments integrating with Salesforce

We’re happy to announce the addition of TouchNet as a payment processor option for Soapbox Engage clients wishing to accept online credit card payments seamlessly through their website, and have those payments recorded in Salesforce.com. TouchNet logoTouchNet joins Authorize.net, Braintree, CyberSource, and PayPal Website Payments Pro as the fifth option available within the Soapbox Engage platform.

As with all payment processor options, none incur a per transaction charge from Soapbox, giving organizations both freedom of choice and freedom from fees.

If you’d like to learn how Soapbox Engage can help your organization process payments online, let us know!

 

#GivingTuesday shout out to clients and friends rocking the world for social good

As folks all around the nation participate in what has become an annual tradition in #GivingTuesday, we wanted to highlight some great friends and clients doing wonderful work in the world.

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Check out the latest Tweets from some of those clients and friends and learn how you can help them in their efforts. Read more »

 

FREE WEBINAR TOMORROW: Leading supporters through the engagement path

Effective online fundraising is more than a donate button. It’s a complete path that moves people from casual visitor to recurring donor and dedicated supporter – all while minimizing overhead.

Leading supporters through the engagement path
Wednesday, December 4th 3 – 3:30 pm ET
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Join us tomorrow for our first in a series of webinars throughout the month of December!

We’ll be highlighting strategies and tips to complete your path for more online donations and supporters as well as presenting the tools available within Soapbox Engage to complete your path.

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FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Complete your path for more online donations and supporters

Effective online fundraising is more than a donate button. It’s a complete path that moves people from casual visitor to recurring donor and dedicated supporter – all while minimizing overhead.

How does your nonprofit’s path look? Is it a single donation page and a strategy involving crossed fingers and wishful thinking? Is it a cobbled together collection of tools that kinda sorta work together?

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If so, not to worry! You’re not alone – and we’re here to help! Read more »

 

Google Checkout to be retired in November…now what?

On Monday, Google announced that it will retire Google Checkout in November 2013.

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What does that mean for organizations using Google Checkout to accept online payments? As Google notes: Read more »