Don’t Let a Vendor Keep You From Switching to a Better Giving Solution
How do you know when it's time to leave your online giving vendor?
Among other reasons, this one is pretty clear: WHEN THEY WON'T LET YOU
Old Guard or New Kids on the Block: Which is Best for Online Giving Technology?
“Best” is often in the eye of the beholder, but in most cases, BEST is the choice that lets you take advantage of the benefits of both sides.
5 Reasons People Don’t Want to Create an Account to Give to Your Church
When it comes to eCommerce, about 30% of customers abandon a site when they are forced to create an account (sometimes before they can even start shopping).
It’s a good bet many of those customers feel the same way about giving online.
But why do they feel this way? And why should you care?
“Simple” vs. Simple Giving Systems
Simple giving systems sound ideal! Simplicity is a good thing.
But when it comes to software, is it a silver bullet? It depends on what you mean by simple.
What’s the Big Deal About “Embedded” GIVE Buttons?
You may have heard about embedded GIVE buttons and giving forms (versus those that are simply placed on your church website). The mechanics behind your GIVE button matter because not all GIVE buttons are created equal.
When Online Giving Becomes “Giving Up”
Giving is an act of worship. It should not be frustrating. It should not end in giving up on a gift due to multiple sign-ons, mandatory account creation, glitchy forms and a generally non-personal, non-engaging experience. And that's just a few of the ways a giving platform turns givers away.
5 Ways to Ruin Your Church’s Giving Experience
Your online giving experience is, essentially, the way giving a gift makes your givers feel. It's about the look, the ease (or lack thereof) of completing the gift, how secure it feels, and how connected it makes them feel to their church. You could say it's the overall vibe. Studies show that as much as 83% of gifts are abandoned on charitable websites. Curious to know what traits do this?
The Top 2 Questions to Ask When Exploring Giving Online Church Solutions
Navigating options for giving online church solutions is not easy. There are so many available platforms! How do you know what’s important in a giving online church solution? Start with these 2 questions.
4 Ways an Executive Pastor Can Help Grow Giving
As churches approach the 1000-member mark, many begin to see the need for an Executive Pastor to help carry the load. And what a load it is! Every aspect of this role touches on finances, including focusing on stewarding givers.
What Does Donor Stewardship Mean?
Donor stewardship is the process of building relationships with donors after they give a gift. It aids in stewarding givers to grow in the spiritual discipline of giving. But how do you do it?