How to Make the Most of Year-End Donors

The end of the year is prime time for nonprofits. Thirty percent of all online giving happens in December, with 10 percent of the money annually donated online coming in during the last three days of the year. Considering all…

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The Value of Hosting a Holiday Event

When the end of the year finally rolls around, many small businesses find themselves pressed for time, money, and resources. It makes perfect sense that when it comes time to either plan a holiday party or not, many are opting…

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4 Tips for Nonprofit Event Success

As president of BizBash Media and an associate professor at NYU, few people are as tapped into the event space as Richard Aaron. Richard is responsible for numerous annual events, including the BizBash/M&C Event Style Show and the BizBash Event…

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When the Price of Free is too High

During the holiday season, I received a number of email invitations for social gatherings and networking events from friends and local businesses. It dawned on me that both groups chose to use either a free online RSVP tool or a…

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Are You Ready for Event Season?

Event season is here! Are you ready? Do you have everything in place to: Set up and send out invitations to potential attendees? Provide a simple, smart online registration experience to get commitments that will stick? Collect payments for your…

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How to Ensure Financial Success at Your Next Event

Anyone who has ever put on a great event knows its success is never coincidental. A financially successful event takes not only sound planning and execution, but a strong event strategy that includes an online registration system and payment processor.…

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Event Planning Tips for Small Businesses

I recently chatted with Liz King, the socially-charged CEO of New York City-based Liz King Events, to get her thoughts about what’s up-and-coming in the event space. As a technology expert, Liz and her team seamlessly integrate technology into meetings…

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Host Well-Attended, Financially Successful Events

For many organizations, events are critical when it comes to reaching important fundraising and revenue goals. Luckily, the time for smart event management and planning is now. New technologies make it easier than ever to not only plan and execute…

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How Social Media Can Invigorate Your Event

In the early days of social media, event promotion consisted primarily of posting teasers and links online that led followers to an event landing page. As anyone who has ever used social media successfully will tell you, that old-school approach…

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