Webinars On Demand
Our webinars are available on demand. If you've missed any of our webinars, or simply want to view them again, select a topic from the list below.
Advanced Call Room Management
Hear from Katie Oslin, Director of Annual Fund at University of New Hampshire, Meredith Kerr Associate Director of Annual Giving at Middle Tennessee State University and Clinton Crow, Associate Vice President, TeleMax at Harris Connect as they share strategies for creating a successful phoning room, including tips for recruiting callers, interviewing strategies, capacity planning, motivation and retention.
Strategies For a Successful Annual Giving Campaign
Whether you’re looking to increase membership, generate revenue or provide constituents with new and innovative services, any fundraising campaign must begin with developing a strategy. During this webinar, Fundraising Program Consultant Steve Suskin shows how adopting a multi-channel approach combined with sophisticated analytics will lead to more donors and more dollars. He also breaks down the “5 Right Rule” and shares key tips for making the ask.
Grateful Patient Fundraising
Learn how Harris Connect's time-tested research, predictive modeling and analytics lead to larger gifts and higher acquisition rates. Connie McKenzie, Director of Development at Eastern Virginia Medical School, shares how EVMS is taking a donor-centered, personalized approach to help them achieve the highest possible ROI from their campaign and build a sustainable donor base. You'll also hear from Steve Suskin, Fundraising Program Consultant at Harris Connect, as he shows how our proven methodologies can add more donors, maximize participation, increase pledge dollars and rates, and improve donor retention and loyalty.
First Look and Analysis of Giving USA's 2012 Annual Report on Philanthropy
As a member of the Giving Institute™, Harris Connect is pleased to provide you with a complimentary, informative webinar presenting the insight, analysis and actual report findings from Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy 2012. During the webinar, our own Fundraising Program Consultant, Steven Suskin, will share specific information and insights to the findings from the report and discuss how organizations must continue to take strategic approaches to their fundraising programs to maximize the core values of philanthropy that still exist today, even in this tough economic climate.
Leveraging Social Media for Fundraising
The ways we communicate are changing. Are you using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs and other social media tools to connect with your donors? Hear from Tyler Carey, Vice President of Sales & Internet Development at Harris Connect, as he shares innovative ways to reach your constituents and take your communications to an entirely new level.
More Donors/More Dollars – Increasing Alumni and Donor Participation Rates
Hear the success story of Humboldt State University who, through their partnership with Harris Connect’s TeleMax consulting services, increased donations nearly tenfold! Travis Williams from HSU, along with Clay Buck and Clinton Crow with Harris Connect, will share some of the techniques they implemented to achieve these great results.
Planned Giving Virtual Roundtable
Hear how Syracuse University and The City Mission have been able to reach out not only to more prospects, but also to the right prospects. You’ll learn how sophisticated predictive modeling combined with a thoughtful blend of targeted mailings and personalized follow up calls helped uncover scores of previously unknown donors and qualified prospects, the potential of which is well over $1 million.
Successful Capital Campaigns in the Midst of the Great Recession
Hear directly from two non-profits who courageously moved forward with their capital campaigns and achieved their goals despite the recession.
Maximizing Donor Potential in the 21st Century
Learn how we can help you launch your program into the 21st century. Our guest speakers Alicia Barnes, Director of Annual Fund, of St. Vincent College and Robbi Richter, Director of Annual Giving, of University of Utah also share their secrets on how they have consistently improved their fundraising results year after year. Don't miss this opportunity to take advantage of our 47 years of expertise in education and technology, and hear how we can help you surpass your goals for this fiscal year and beyond.
TeleMax® - Suite of Solutions for any Challenge
In this second webinar of our popular TeleMax® series, hear solutions to the challenges that every tele-funding call room faces. Virtual Call Center and PledgeNet DataLink(SM) are dynamic, web-based, highly flexible constituent contact tools designed to help you implement best practices in donor cultivation and stewardship. See how you can bring a fundraising-focused solution to automated and non-automated environments.
The Key to Outreach Success
Data Driven, Multi-Channel, Multi-Generational Alumni Programs = Success! Hear from Richard Morley, Executive Director of the Irvine Valley College Foundation and Susan Stewart-Kelley, Vice President of Sales at Harris Connect as they share how, through data, you can successfully engage with your alumni and ultimately create a donor base to increase alumni participation.
Strategies for Going Mobile with Your Large Scale Events
During this exciting webinar, our mobile product manager Davina Chojnowski demonstrates how in just a few clicks, your attendees can get the information they need with fewer hassles, saving time, confusion and paper. You’ll hear from Cara Meade, CASE III Consultant, as she shares how they incorporated mobile as part of their communication strategy for the 2012 CASE III conference in Atlanta, GA.
Mobile Giving 101: Discover How to Engage Donors via a Mobile Device
Who says people are scared of entering their credit card information on their phones? Mobile Giving is quickly emerging as an easy and convenient way for people to make donations. In fact, mobile commerce showed an 86% year-over-year growth from 2010 to 2011, according to a study by Appcelerator and IDC as reported by Mobile Commerce Daily. Learn how you can take your fundraising to the next level by employing a couple of simple strategies to engage your donors via their mobile device.
Energize Your Alumni with an Integrated Mobile Experience
Hear how Clarkson University created an integrated mobile site that includes an online directory search, class notes from their alumni community, a mobile ready giving form and more. You'll also learn best practices for incorporating mobile into your marketing strategy, the latest mobile trends and what’s on our mobile roadmap for 2012.
Strengthening Your Mobile Campus with a Singular Approach
Hear from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill General Alumni Association as they discuss their singular, campus-wide approach to mobile as well as share their mobile launch strategy. We'll also show how features like Member Search and mCommerce forms can enhance the mobile experience for your constituents.