Houston Duck Derby Raceway

10 Reasons to Race Derby Ducks

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing

We have numerous reasons why a Derby Duck Race would be great for any nonprofit organization. Here are our top 10 reasons why your nonprofit should do a Derby Duck Race fundraiser. 10. Raise Thousands of Dollars Every Year for Your Organization Whether your nonprofit organization is large or small, a Derby Duck Race allows your group to raise thousands …

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Fundraising Trends of Each Generation

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, Social Media

Do you know your donor demographics? What is the most common age range of your donors? What communication styles do they prefer? How do they show support for nonprofit organizations? Recognizing and understanding the behavioral trends of donors in different generational groups has always been a challenge for nonprofit organizations. The more you know about your donors, the greater you …

Woman working on Derby Duck Race

The Power of Storytelling

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, Storytelling

The goal of your Derby Duck Race is not only to raise funds for your nonprofit organization but to use it as another platform to bring awareness about your organization’s cause. Your story will have an impact on how many duck adoptions you receive, whether they are done online through your Equack website or in person at adoption events. It …

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Information, Marketing

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses Through Sponsorships and In-Kind Donations Our blog this week discusses some tips on how nonprofits can put as much money as possible back into their organizations to cover fundraising event costs. An event like a Derby Duck Race can be time-consuming and the last thing a nonprofit wants is for all the money raised …

Rubber Duck Race

A Quacky Holiday

GAME EVENTS Marketing

Although it’s the off-season for our ducks, they have been quite busy making holiday appearances. If you have a duck race coming up, holiday-related events/posts are a great way to incorporate ducks to get the community excited. Here are some fun ways our racers have used ducks throughout the holiday season. Parade Float Quacky Santa 3. Elf on the Shelf 4. …

Rubber Duck Race

Many Ways To Say Thanks

GAME EVENTS Blogging, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, nonprofit, nonprofit marketing, rubber duck race, rubber duck race promo ideas, Social Media, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Duck season may be over but the holidays are a great time to show your duck partners your appreciation! Wish your sponsors, adopters and potential donors for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday with a custom image and note. Other great ideas are to drop off a duck feather along with a Thanksgiving message or duck-o-rate a derby duck with paint and faux …

Duck Race Fundraiser

The Final Countdown: Zoom Duck Derby and Walk

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race, Social Media, Weekend Duck Races

It’s the final countdown for the first ever Zoom Duck Derby and Walk! The event will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay in Ohio. The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with a wellness walk followed by the Zoom Duck Derby at 9:00 a.m. where 5,000 rubber ducks will splash into the lazy …

Tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing

Tools to Boost Your Nonprofit Content Marketing

Game Events content, Marketing, nonprofit marketing

Nonprofits are continuing to use content marketing as a strategic marketing approach to distribute valuable content, attract audiences, and to ultimately drive action. Here are some free tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing: Make My Persona by Hubspot You can easily develop customer personas and when you are done inputting your data, you are given a customer snapshot that …

Design Visual Images Like a Pro

Game Events Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling

While the digital landscape is changing daily there is one thing that remains constant, the need for compelling images in storytelling.  Whether you are sharing news, educating about your nonprofit’s cause, fundraising, recruiting volunteers, or recognizing your donors,  visual content is a defining factor in helping your audience connect with your organization and your mission.  You don’t need to be …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 1

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, rubber duck race

Duck Season has come to a close and it certainly has been a busy one! However, just because the ducks are on a well-deserved vacation now doesn’t mean that they can’t still be talked about during non-race season.  Here are some duck race promotions for all year that you can implement to keep your duck race in the minds of your …