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December 2011 Providing technology and services to inspire and mobilize people to support your mission

In This Issue

yellow-diamond Drum Roll, And the Winners Are…
yellow-diamond Key Benchmarks for Traditional & Third-Party Events
yellow-diamond Can You Predict What Your Donors Will Do Next?
yellow-diamond 5 Facts to Empower Your Next Mobile Campaign

Feature Stories

Sara Spivey

BEST OF 2011
Drum Roll, And the Winners Are…
Sara Spivey, Chief Marketing Officer, Convio

The top five blog posts from Connection Café in 2011 – there’s something for everyone.

Noel Beebe

Key Benchmarks for Traditional & Third-Party Events
Noel Beebe, Senior Consultant, Convio

Learn key metrics for different types of fundraising events, and see how your organization's event stacks up.


Can You Predict What Your Donors Will Do Next?

John Stockton, Vice President, Enterprise Products, Convio

How a constituent engagement system can help you design more relevant, personalized, multi-channel conversations.


5 Facts to Empower Your Next Mobile Campaign

Lauren Brekke, Marketing Specialist, mGive

Five pieces of mobile knowledge to empower your next SMS campaign – all in 160 text-friendly characters or less.


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Master the "Last Chance" Ask at Year-end

For many donors, getting their year-end donation in under the tax deadline is very important. Learn the right strategies to give those last minute donors a gentle nudge. Download now »


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Convert Your Donors to Sustainers

Monthly donors tend to give smaller amounts each month, but often have a higher annual value because of the frequency of their gifts. Learn how to convert one-time donors to sustainers and increase the long-term value of your relationships.

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All About Mobile

In this on-demand webcast discover how to make the most of mobile from the start. You’ll learn: what all the buzz is about, how to use the technologies, six key approaches to mobile marketing, and how to design the most compelling sites and content.

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New Year with NTEN


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Connection Café Blog

EOY Fundraising Mad Libs
December 14, 2011

4 Nerdiest Upcoming Convio Features
December 13, 2011

Worth a Thousand Words...
December 12, 2011

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2012 Events


Social Media 4 Nonprofits
New York City | Jan 30

Washington Nonprofit Conference
Washington, D.C. | Mar 1-2

SXSW Interactive
Austin, TX | Mar 9-13

AFP International
Vancouver, BC, Canada | April 1-3

Nonprofit Technology Conference
San Francisco, CA | Apr 3-5


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