6 Powerful Membership Management Features to Build Resiliency in 2021

member resiliency

Cultural organizations are facing unprecedented challenges as extended closures and restricted reopening have caused a precipitous decline in revenue. At the same time, a mostly homebound public seeks greater engagement with history, arts and the outdoors that museums, zoos and public gardens are uniquely able to provide. Nonprofits are meeting the increased demand for engagement …

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Don’t Forget the Thank-You Call: 6 Data-Backed Ways to Increase Donor Loyalty and Gift Size

At Cygnus Applied Research, we’re committed to translating donors’ changing needs and sensibilities into practical strategies that raise more money. One thing we’ve learned is that regardless of how the gift was acquired (via a direct mail ask, an online appeal, etc.), personal thank you calls are exceptionally effective at fostering loyalty and continued giving. …

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Get Ready Now for Year-End Giving

Get ready now for year-end giving

As the year-end giving season approaches, online donations are more important than ever. Here are four important steps you can take now to ensure successful year-end giving programs. Prepare for Giving Tuesday NowThis year, Giving Tuesday is on December 1, 2020. Make sure that your Giving Tuesday donation forms reflect your organization’s messaging, including the …

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NEW: Protection Against Carding Attacks

Protection Against Carding Attacks

Doubleknot has enabled a new security feature to protect your organization against carding attacks. In a carding attack, the attacker attempts to authorize stolen credit card numbers by automatically submitting the credentials for payment, usually for a small amount. If a transaction is completed, the attackers know that they have a credit card number and associated information …

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Timed Ticketing & Capacity Management: 5 Solutions for 2020

Learn about timed ticketing and capacity management with this complete guide for admissions-based organizations.

Museums, zoos, aquariums, and other admission-based organizations face challenging circumstances for resuming operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to reopening, these organizations must create adequate policies for the health and safety of both guests and staff members. One of the solutions that many are choosing to implement is timed ticketing. Organizations that have high volumes …

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Ticketing and Admission Solutions for Reopening Museums

Learn about the must-have ticketing and admission solutions for reopening museums as coronavirus subsides.

Museums are eager to bring back staff, open their doors, serve their communities, and generate much-needed revenue as soon as shelter-in-place and other restrictions are lifted. To protect visitors and staff, the decision to reopen must be backed with procedures and policies that comply with social distancing and other health-related guidelines. This article discusses ticketing …

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Streamline Donations by Skipping the Shopping Cart

Streamline donations

When supporters decide to donate online, every additional step in the process presents an opportunity to abandon the donation. For transactions in which a donation is the only item, Doubleknot can “skip” the shopping cart so the donor goes directly to the payment page. This eliminates one step in the process, increasing the likelihood that …

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Membership Strategies to Boost Goodwill and Revenue

Many membership-based nonprofits and cultural attractions are using membership management options to satisfy current members and increase renewals and new sales. These options include:  Extending all memberships to make up for closures. If you use our membership management solution, we are happy to handle this task for you. Just email Support@doubleknot.com to let us know.? Offering discounts …

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UPDATED: Instead of Refunds, Offer Electronic Gift Cards

Offer electronic gift cards instead of refunds

UPDATE: We have released a new feature that allows you to issue a refund directly to a gift card. The registration owner will automatically receive an email that contains information about the gift card. To watch a short video that demonstrates the simplified procedure and download a short user’s guide, log on to Doubleknot and click …

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Badge Management Webinar Rescheduled for 3/31/2020

Badge management webinar rescheduled

Because this is a challenging week for many councils, we moved the New Badge Management Features webinar to Tuesday, March 31. If you already signed up for the March 17 webinar, your registration has moved to the rescheduled webinar and no additional action is required.  For organizations who want to review the information earlier, we …

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