Crushing Social Media Myths Part 2

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Earlier this month we posted several social media myths that you may come across and want to believe. Here’s the second part of the series with more common myths of what you might hear and what you should believe. Myth 6: My Social Media Manager Needs to be a Millennial who “Gets It” since Social Media is for Young People …

Crushing Social Media Myths Part 1

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Our blog this week, Crushing Social Media Myths Part 1, is part of two part series.  Social media is a great platform to bring awareness about your nonprofit’s cause. You can read books and articles, attend conferences and seminars, and research the best social media practices until you are blue in the face but you’ll come to learn a lot …

Is your Nonprofit Ready for Snapchat?

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Is your nonprofit ready for Snapchat? You may have heard of this rapidly growing social media app that is popular among the Millennial Generation but may not know exactly what it is. Snapchat is a fun mobile messaging application  that allows users to share short videos, photos, and drawings and send them directly to their friends or share a story. Here’s …

8 Ways to Find New Donors for your Fundraising Event

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Is your donor database small?  Are you looking for new donors and are stressed out that most of your donors are inactive?  Do you want to learn how to communicate more effectively to your donors, develop new donor relationships and look at ways of expanding your duck adoption donor base?  Giving by individuals, not corporations, made up the vast majority …

2 Quacktastic Derby Duck Races this Weekend

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We have 2 quacktastic Derby Duck Races this weekend raising thousands of dollars for nonprofit organizations.  We already have 16 Derby Duck Races under our belt for this season.  Two more races are riding the quacky momentum this Saturday, May 14, 2016 on the East Coast. Check them out and Adopt a Duck today!   17th Annual Rubber Duck Derby  …

Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit Mission with Videos

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a couple of million.  In addition to promoting your mission, videos boost your online presence, generate an engaged social media following and share information with supporters about your nonprofit and Derby Duck Race. Studies show that over 4 billion videos are watched every day.  According to …

Using Visual Content to Promote Your Derby Duck Race

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Using visual content to promote your Derby Duck Race is the most powerful way to share your message about why you race Derby Ducks. Your nonprofit is doing good in the world – which means you have a story to tell.  There is a reason you exist, after all.  You just have to start thinking in a visual way.  Some …

Embracing the Next Generation for your Nonprofit and Duck Race

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Here are a few things to know about embracing the next generation for your nonprofit and duck race and how generation Z can benefit your nonprofit organization.  Is your nonprofit ready for Generation Z?  This generation, also referred to as the Founders Generation coined by MTV, is anyone born after 1995 following the Millennial Generation. Approximately ¼ of America’s population …

Making Your Board the Best It Can Be

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Here is a great article from the January 2016 issue of NonProfit Pro that focuses on the topic of making your board the best it can be.  It discusses different qualities nonprofits should look for when electing new board members for their organizations! Having your board members who want to be involved with your Rubber Duck Race are a great asset …

6 Predicted Fundraising Trends for 2016

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Our blog post, 6 predicted fundraising trends for 2016, highlights some trends we hope to see throughout the year.  One of the most exciting things about fundraising is that it’s always evolving. Last year some of the fundraising trends we saw were more millennial engagement, visual storytelling, mobile-friendly technology, and community giving days. It is now 2016 and more trends …