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Keeping Prospective Members on Your Website

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:26am -- Jvillage

welcome_large_1.jpgMaximizing the time visitors spend on your website is critical in engaging prospective members. The longer a prospect stays on your website, the more opportunities she has to learn about your community and explore different ways to get involved. To prevent folks from hitting the back button right after landing on your site, we’ve compiled a list of tips that are designed to keep your visitors active and engaged.

How Can Facebook Drive Community Engagement?

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:00am -- Jvillage

We all know it is more than a fad. Facebook is here to stay as both a social networking site and a social marketing tool. When used effectively, Facebook can help you build community, better understand your members, and engage them in deeper and more meaningful ways. Below are some ways that you can use Facebook to engage your community:

Boosting Online Fundraising

Wed, 02/17/2016 - 1:18pm -- Jvillage

In the non-profit and synagogue world, philanthropy and member engagement are the keys to success.

Securing enough donations is not an easy task, especially in this challenging economy. If your website does not support online fundraising activities, you should remedy this ASAP. It’s integral that your members have easy ways to donate and support your organization. Below are some tips for increasing online fundraising:

How to Keep Your Website Audience Engaged

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:42am -- Jvillage

Your website should be a strong, prosperous and engaging online home for your community. Your members and prospective members need reasons to visit your website and return again and again to ensure that your digital portal is doing its job. After exploring your Google Analytic data, you may notice that some of your visitors are leaving your site quickly. To help you increase the length of time visitors spend on your site, we’ve compiled a list of five helpful suggestions:

Building Strong Relationships between Parents and Jewish Educators

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:56am -- Jvillage

By Judy Alexander

Throughout my twenty-year tenure of serving as an educator in my local Jewish community, I’ve found one thing that ensures success for Jewish educators: building strong relationships with parents. Jewish educators and parents must work together to create fun and meaningful learning opportunities. When parents aren’t involved in a child’s Jewish education, the student can lose interest and motivation. To keep students engaged, Jewish educators need to engage parents.

Engaging Young Adults

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 11:31am -- Jvillage

By MJ Lowinger, Engagement Associate

Members of today's millennial generation are constantly breaking molds and seeking new trends. Learning how to engage and connect with this cohort is critical. Jewish organizations want to attract young adults between the ages of 20-35, but what are the best ways to reach this key demographic group? Here are a few suggestions on how you can reach millennials and invite them to participate in your community. 

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