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4 Great Ways for Nonprofits to GROW Holiday Revenue

4 Great Ways to Grow Holiday Revenue

With winter holidays right around the corner, here are some ways that museums, zoos, science centers, nature centers and similar nonprofits around the country are planning to earn more revenue and increase donations during the biggest shopping season of the year.   What’s your organization planning for the holidays? Elissa Miller

Increase Revenues and Delight Your Supporters with Gift Cards

Custom Gift Cards for Nonprofits from Doubleknot

Although you might not automatically associate gift cards with nonprofits, gift card programs can open new avenues to generate income, retain the loyalty of current supporters and recruit new people (even hard-to-reach millennials) to your programs and mission. Americans love gift cards: sales are growing 5-6 percent annually and are projected to reach $160 billion by …

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Speed Sales and Checkin with Mobile POS and a Bluetooth Scanner

With a Bluetooth scanner and Doubleknot’s Sales Station app for iOS, there are new ways to quickly check in participants, ticket holders and members; collect outstanding payments; add products to a purchase; and apply member discounts. The following table explains the different ways that you can use a scanner to streamline in-person transactions. When you scan the code …

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Five Easy and Effective Ways to Increase Revenue

Increase your organization's revenue with these tips.

We know your nonprofit isn’t about revenue—you’re committed to delivering your mission. But, we also understand that you have to maintain and increase revenues to support and expand your programs. Here are five fast, high-impact ways that Doubleknot can help you raise more money for your organization. Collect more donations at your site and events. Guests are …

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Why Generic Plug-In Credit Card Readers are a Poor Choice for Nonprofits

Your Nonprofit Isn’t Generic. Don’t Rely on a Generic Payment Solution! Using Square or a similar solution for collecting in-person credit card payments may seem like a good idea, but the truth is, generic solutions can cause very real problems: You have to configure everything in two systems: one for online purchases and one for …

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Success Story: Houston Zoo Uses Sales Station for On-Site Donations and Sales at Saving Wildlife Expo

The Houston Zoo recently partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Network to host the Saving Wildlife Expo, an all-day conservation event at the Zoo. To support the Saving Wildlife Expo, the Zoo needed a solution for: Online registration with different prices for Houston Zoo members and nonmembers Asking for donations during registration to support one of …

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