Found 15 topics tagged ‘Retention Strategy’

5 Ways to Nail Your ‘Thank You’ Emails

The moment after someone completes an online action presents a critical opportunity. A well-crafted thank-you email will help cement this action as a wholly positive experience—one your supporter will want to repeat when the next critical ask...

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The moment after someone completes an online action presents a critical opportunity. A well-crafted thank-you email will help cement this action as a...

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What’s the Ideal Email Frequency?

What’s the magic number of emails you need to send to maximize supporter engagement and minimize fatigue?The answer is “five”. Kidding. It would be nice if it were that simple. But your ideal email frequency is unique...

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What’s the magic number of emails you need to send to maximize supporter engagement and minimize fatigue?The answer is “five”. Kidding. It would...

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Never Assume Anyone Knows What You’re Talking about

Imagine you’re seeing a 25% open rate on your emails. That means whenever you send a broadcast, 3 in every 4 recipients will be unfamiliar with what you sent last time. Some recipients will be new to...

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Imagine you’re seeing a 25% open rate on your emails. That means whenever you send a broadcast, 3 in every 4 recipients will...

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How ‘Why’ Is the Most Important Question You Need to Answer

What draws people to your cause? What motivated your supporters to take their first action? What did they feel when they first donated? Why do you exist? The answer to all these questions is the same. And...

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What draws people to your cause? What motivated your supporters to take their first action? What did they feel when they first donated?...

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Why We Need to Stop Thinking about Email as a ‘Broadcast’ Medium

Think of a radio tower. Broadcast signals beaming far and wide. Most people think about email broadcasts this way. Please don’t think about email broadcasts this way. Broadcast communication is, by default, impersonal. Because...

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Think of a radio tower. Broadcast signals beaming far and wide. Most people think about email broadcasts this way. Please don’t think...

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Should You Send Emails from Your ‘Organization’ or an Actual Person?

Here’s how the internal dialog usually goes: “We’re torn. We see other organizations sending from individual people but how do we know if that would work for us?” ... “What about our organizational ‘voice’?” .....

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Here’s how the internal dialog usually goes: “We’re torn. We see other organizations sending from individual people but how do we know if...

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