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The Most Popular Articles From 2016

Posted by Su Sanni on Dec 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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The New Year is nearly upon us, and with that we’d like to take a look back at the articles from the WeDidIt Fundraising Blog that got the most attention this year!

2016 was a great year as we welcomed thousands of new readers, so be sure to check back at any of these you may have missed.


1. The Top 10 Most Visited Nonprofit Websites (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We had a lot of fun with this one! There were a few surprises on this list, and it taught us something important about what works and what doesn’t with nonprofit websites.


2. The Common Sense Approach to Corporate Fundraising That Nobody Seems to Be Doing

This post was inspired by our friend Chris Baylis, who takes a unique approach to sponsorships. Thanks for the inspiration, Chris!


3. The Best Nonprofits on Snapchat

Snapchat exploded this year, and lots of nonprofits had questions about it. Should they join? What organizations are already on there? Who should we look to for inspiration?

In this post, we highlight some of our favorites.


4. The Nonprofit Website Tweak You'd Be Crazy To Not Try

This post from January blew up! Growing an email list should be a big priority for your organization, so check out how you can easily do that in this post.


5. How This Nonprofit Used Emotional Triggers For a 5-Figure Campaign (In Under a Month)

Our friends at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium crushed it with this campaign, and we just had to show off some of their brilliant strategies.


6. This State Has the Most Nonprofits Per Person

This post just may come in handy one day at bar trivia.


7. The Silly Thing You’re Doing With Your Nonprofit Newsletter That Keeps Me From Reading It

Sometimes, newsletter style emails don’t always work the way you want them to. In this post, we offer another solution. It also features our favorite blog feature image ever.


8. The Little-Known LinkedIn Search That Will Ignite Your Donor Research

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for donor research, especially if you know this little trick. Find new prospects in a snap!


9. Should Your Nonprofit Be on Snapchat?

More Snapchat! Answering the age old question: should you or shouldn’t you?


10. Is It Ethical To Snoop On Donors' Social Media?

Social media can provide useful data for getting to know your donors, but it understandably makes some people feel a look through. Are you in the clear ethically looking at a donor’s social media profile?

Here’s to a great 2017!

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