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How to Prepare for Holiday Giving & EOY Management

The time for year-end giving comes faster and faster every year. It seems like back to school shopping ends, and then all of a sudden, store aisles are filled with Halloween costumes. But in reality, if you wait until Halloween rolls around to start thinking about year-end giving, you’ll have waited too long. Preparing is not something you want to…
Read article By Charlotte Woodward

5 Rules To Make Giving Easy for the First Time Giver

The first-time giver is your most important audience. They are the ones who need the most information, the ones who may be concerned about sharing their information and may not understand what to give to. Providing comfort, context, and affirmation is how we ensure the first-time giver becomes a second time giver, and hopefully at some point a recurring giver. Here are 5 rules to remember in…
Read article By Carl Tierney

How to Engage Millennials with 5 Tips from Millennials

Let’s talk about the M word – Millennials. Hello everyone! My name is Charlotte Woodward and not only am I the Marketing Manager here at Vision2, but I am also a 27 year old Millennial. (gasp!) Don't be fooled - Millennials really aren't that scary. We're just tech-savy, goal oriented, career motivated kids who love a good farmer's market. But…
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Vision2 Product Insights: Know Thy First Time Giver

Did you know at Chick-fil-A, Truett Cathy used to limit owners and operators to be in charge of just one store? His vision was for them to be another pastor to that community – “chicken pastors.”  He wanted them to know who lived near their store, what their lives were like, where they worked as well as their family dynamics.…
Read article By Nikelle Druck

How to Encourage Recurring Giving with New Members

So, your church is growing in attendance?  That’s GREAT news!  At Vision2, we hear that the next big challenge for a growing church is - How do we encourage recurring giving with new members?  The way you go about this will certainly have a lasting effect on the relationships you build with your new members over time. Identifying New Attendees…
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The Roadshow Wrap-Up

Alright y’all, we are wrapping up The Better Together Roadshow at our final destination here in Memphis, and it has been an incredible 4 days! We have gained so much from interacting with these local churches, and we can only hope we were able to provide a tenth of the value to you that you have provided to us. Along…
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San Antonio –> Houston

Howdy y’all! We have arrived in Houston, Texas which means the Better Together Roadshow is well underway! We held our first event in San Antonio yesterday (shoutout to Westover Hills Church for hosting us!). We connected with many churches from the larger San Antonio area and had great conversations about the growth they are seeing. “I am the finance coordinator…
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It’s the Better Together Roadshow!

That' s right - Vision2 is hitting the road to bring you the Better Together Roadshow! Along with our partners, MinistryPlatform and PocketPlatform, we are coming to FOUR cities in FOUR days and we are so excited to meet everyone. These best of breed technology solutions were built by people just like you, to help you do YOUR church, YOUR…
Read article By Charlotte Woodward