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Events

Why is a post-event feedback strategy critical for boosting participation?

By

Kyle

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February 18, 2020

Post-event feedback plays a crucial role in improving the quality of future events and boosting participation. Here are 3 simple steps to creating an effective feedback strategy.

Best Practices

How your peers are approaching Alumni Spotlights

By

Sandiep

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January 21, 2020

Here are the best practices universities are adopting to highlight outstanding alumni achievements in order to boost their brand and draw more students.

Best Practices

6 strategies for increasing engagement from young alumni

By

Manashi

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December 16, 2019

If you’re someone handling alumni engagement for your school, you obviously know that engaging recent graduates is one of the most challenging aspects. Here’s a look at the 6 most effective strategies that your peers are employing to engage their young alumni.

Database Update

Why is it important to segment your alumni population to serve their needs more effectively?

By

Kalyan

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December 13, 2019

Read how personalized, targeted emails and alumni segmentation can help improve your outreach and boost open and click-through rates for your alumni email campaigns.

Events

How to make an awesome alumni reunion promo video

By

Joel

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November 19, 2019

Alumni reunion promo videos are a great way to capture your alumni’s attention, evoking curiosity and nostalgia but, there’s a lot of planning and prepping that needs to be done well in advance. Take a look at the key elements pivotal to making an awesome alumni reunion promo video.

Events

Why is the end-of-the-year best time for high school alumni reunions?

By

Chris

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November 18, 2019

After observing over a hundred schools organize successful alumni reunions, we’ve finally settled on the end-of-the-year/holiday season as the best time for high school alumni reunions. Let's take a closer look at why the holiday season is ideal for high school alumni reunions.

Fundraising

8 proven ideas for promoting Giving Days

By

Manashi

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October 15, 2019

The success of your Giving Day depends not only on planning but equally on its promotion. While there are many ways to promote Giving Days, in this blog post, we’re looking at the 7 most effective ones that have helped our customers achieve Giving Day success. 

Fundraising

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising in Higher Education: 6 proven strategies that bring success

By

Joshua

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October 14, 2019

Here's our detailed guide on how to get started with a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign and proven strategies that can boost your fundraising.

Product

Almabase and Double the Donation Announce Integration with 360MatchPro Matching Gift Platform

By

Ginu

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October 2, 2019

Almabase has launched a new partnership with Double the Donation, the leading provider of matching gift and volunteer grant solutions to nonprofits and educational institutions. This features a new integration between Almabase online giving pages and 360MatchPro by Double the Donation.

Communication

6 ways to increase alumni engagement over emails

By

Kyle

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September 17, 2019

Find the email best practices to increase alumni engagement for your school, college, or university. Here's the list of techniques used by institutions for alumni email marketing.