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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 …

content development strategies for nonprofits

Content Development Strategies for Nonprofits

Game Events content, nonprofit marketing

Have you found that keeping your social media and online channels current has become a daunting task? According to the Content Marketing Institute “54% of nonprofit professionals do not have a content strategy.”  In addition, time and budget are top marketing challenges.  Below are 5 content development strategies for nonprofits that will help you create content that is personal and engaging. …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race

A great way to get the word out about your Derby Duck Race is through email. Instead of the regular “Adopt a Duck” informational emails, here are some fun campaigns you can use to increase your duck adoptions. Here are some email campaign ideas for your Derby Duck Race: Save the Date  Include a Save the Date image in your monthly …

7 Lucky Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

We have a full weekend of Derby Ducks racing across the country! Over 80,000 Derby Ducks will dip into seven states to race for some quacktastic nonprofit organizations. Check them out and Adopt a Duck today!    Atlanta’s 11th Annual Duck Pluck Who: Special Olympics Georgia Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults …

Success from the Start: 5 Things to Know when Considering a Derby Duck Race Fundraiser

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Here at GAME we want all of our nonprofit duck races to be a success from the start. With all the excitement of adding a new quacky fundraiser to your nonprofit organization, we don’t want you to lose sight on what is needed to pull off a quacktastic event. Here are five things to always remember from the start, middle, …

10 Ideas to Keep Up the Derby Duck Race Excitement Year After Year

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Marketing, Social Media

GAME partners with over 85 nonprofit organizations worldwide to help raise funds through the signature Derby Duck Race events. Many of these partnerships have been racing ducks for only a couple years while others are long time veteran racers with over 10 years under their belt. How do our veteran racers keep their duck races going every year? Check out …

2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising

We recently read the results of an online survey regarding nonprofit communications trends that was done by NonprofitMarketingGuide.com.  The survey was sent out during November 2015 and a total of 1,613 nonprofits across the U.S. and the District of Columbia completed the survey.  Furthermore, participants in the survey represented the diverse areas of the nonprofit sector. A total of 25% …

How to Increase your Facebook Page’s Reach – Organically

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Marketing, Social Media

As the popularity of Facebook has grown over the years, Facebook’s team has been working hard creating algorithms and formulas that control what you see in your news feed. Overtime Facebook introduced paid advertising to help businesses and organizations show their content to targeted audiences. Paid advertising  has made it a little more difficult to reach your audience organically.  So …

Using Facebook LIVE Video for your Nonprofit

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Marketing, Social Media

  Using Facebook LIVE Video for your nonprofit can be one of the fastest routes to gain a following on your Facebook page. Since videos are the most shareable posts on Facebook, Facebook has been working on creating ways you can optimize your video posts. Last year Facebook launched Live Video for public figures and celebrities to stream live footage …

First Annual Lorain Duck Derby this Weekend

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Lorain Duck Derby The First Annual Lorain Duck Derby is Sunday, June 26, 2016 during the Lorain International Festival in Ohio and has some great cash prizes. The Lorain Duck Derby will be held Sunday, June 26, 2016 during the Lorain International Festival in Ohio. All week Lorain residents and visitors will celebrate cultures, diversity, and community through music, food, …