Episode 39

Published on:

1st Jul 2022

IT solutions for Nonprofits

This week we look back again on Planet Philanthropy 2022. We are joined by Mark Becker, founding partner of Cathexis to discuss the various IT solutions for Nonprofits. As technology continues to improve, the opportunities provided to nonprofits are immeasurable. From optimizing your donor management software, to AB testing your contact lists, a nonprofit can completely revitalize their mission by taking advantage of what technology offers. Learn the best practices from an IT expert so you can help take your organization to the next level!

In this episode you'll discover:

What is peer to peer fundraising? What's the success rate? 01:38

How do fundraisers end up "leaving money on the table" 02:45

Things that nonprofits overlook with their data. 03:21

What are nonprofits doing wrong with their email campaigns? 04:18

What changes to your comms strategy can give you an edge in fundraising? 05:50

How does a nonprofit improve their analytics? 06:32

What are some recurring IT issues in the nonprofit field? 09:30

Mark Becker's story 10:30

You need to do this if you're a nonprofit of any size! 11:20

Coaches Corner Question "What do I do if I have a Board member and their not giving?" 12:25

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About the Podcast

IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast
Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.
The show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and best practices from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country. Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.

About your host

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Joe Turner

For more than 20 years, Joe had successfully programmed radio stations in Detroit; Lansing, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and southwest Florida. Joe left the day-to-day radio world in 2007 for the nonprofit world when he joined Hodges University as its Director of Public Relations and Alumni Services. In 2021, he joined Soukup Strategic Solutions as the Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications. Joe continues to run his own voice over company where he offers commercial and narration voice over services and has won three Telly awards for his work. He is a native of Detroit where he attended Wayne State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts. In his spare time Joe loves to cook, is a musician and a self-professed “foodie.”