Competitor Comparison: GMG vs. Text.Gives

Competitor Comparison: GMG vs. Text.Gives

For all these reasons, we think we're the clear winner. Text.Gives does offer some nice features, but the point is to raise money. Some of Text.Gives' features have been demonstrated to diminish conversion rates.

Eric Bryant, October 12, 2017

Is PayPal Now Providing Recurring Donations on Mobile?

Is PayPal Now Providing Recurring Donations on Mobile?

PayPal has finally created a mobile-friendly, recurring donation option for nonprofits!

Eric Bryant, October 12, 2017

Text 77948: How Does This Short Code Work?

Text 77948: How Does This Short Code Work?

Essentially, these 5- or 6-digit numbers are miniature phone numbers. They’re actually called Common Short Codes (CSC), and they’re programmed to respond to specific keywords.

Short codes are convenient for sending mass messages out to people regularly. They also work very well for the purpose of raising money.

Eric Bryant, October 12, 2017

Creating a PayPal Donate Link

Creating a PayPal Donate Link

The method above requires more steps. You have to log into PayPal, navigate to the button creator section, fill out all the fields and prices, and then get the link. But there is a faster, more direct way to create a PayPal donate link that doesn’t even require you to log into PayPal.

Eric Bryant, October 12, 2017

Online Giving for Churches: Apps or SMS?

Online Giving for Churches: Apps or SMS?

If you want to motivate the next generation of millenial donors, you're much more likely to reach them via text than through any other medium. And older church members will be excited to have such an easy way to donate to your missions.

Eric Bryant, October 12, 2017