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Managing Donor Lists with Arreya Digital Donor Recognition

Interactive digital donor recognition is a terrific way to manage your extensive lists of donor names. Using Arreya Digital Signage Suite  you can easily update digital donor lists with the Arreya widget called List-eez.  The Arreya widget, List-eez, automatically...

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Can A Donor Wall Update Increase Donations?

The ongoing battle with donor walls is designing something that brings in more donations.  Donor walls can always be beautiful, but do they do more than recognize previous donors, do they inspire. Recently we were asked to update a donor wall for a hospital birthing...

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Can anyone design donor walls?

The simple answer to the question "Can anyone design donor walls?" is No, but you are probably wondering why you can't have your best friends daughter, who is a graphic design major, design your donor wall. It's free, right!  What could be better.  You need to ask...

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Donor Recognition Signs Beyond the Cookie-Cutter

Donor recognition signs don't have to be plaques and lists of names that look more like tombstones than a celebration of giving. Donor walls made up of engraved blocks and printed lists are the most common and easiest to build, but do they really represent all the...

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What to know when planning a Donor Recognition Wall?

Ten Donor Wall Planning Tips Plan Early The time to think about donor recognition isn't when you're planning the celebration party. Include a recognition wall display cost in your total fundraising effort and be sure to integrate the design into your architectural and...

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Creating Engaging Content for your Digital Donor Wall

Congratulations! You made the decision to enter the world of digital signage. You purchased the necessary hardware and got it installed. You plug it in, turn it on and nothing...where is the content? Unlike television, digital signage doesn't come with preprogrammed...

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Digital Donor Signage made Easy with ARREYA Software

You have heard it all, digital signage systems claiming to use the latest technology, touchscreen friendly and easy, simple, quick content editors that can handle anything. Don't be fooled by all the digital signage systems that are claiming they deliver the moon....

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Embracing the World of Digital Donor Walls

Digital Donor Walls is the fastest growing segment of the donor wall market. If you are looking at a new donor wall, you are probably looking at digital along with static donor walls.  Keep in mind that static is 1/3 the cost of the digital donor wall and once you...

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Is Price the Only Thing That Matters?

In the case of gasoline prices the answer is yes, but when designing a display that honors your organization or donors do you want to go cheap? A cheap display with no visual indication of your story or corporate brand will deter donors from giving and project an...

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Is donor recognition marketing?

Okay, you raised the money, the hard work is done, now put the names on a plaque and move on to the next fund raiser.  Is this how you view donor recognition?  If it is, your missing a great opportunity to make your job easier and to gain more donors without...

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Does location matter for donor walls?

Once you ask the question the answer may seem obvious - Of course location matters! Celebrating donors and marketing to future donors is what donor walls are all about. In the past donor walls were looked at as memorials and they were built to look like headstones. It...

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What are the top 20 Fundraising Mistakes?

Call them what you will -- gaffes, blunders, oversights, or errors -- mistakes creep into everyone's professional life. But in fundraising—unlike other fields—where thousands if not millions of dollars are often at stake, mistakes can be especially hazardous. Who...

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How do I determine my donor recognition budget?

Set aside a percentage of the total building budget for the donor wall construction. Avoid the appearance of overspending, but keep in mind that attractive walls make donors feel appreciated and encourage others to give in the future. On a major campaign, the total of...

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