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Helping Non-Profits Raise More Money Online

Being a non-profit can be tricky, especially now! Let us help you with fundraising strategies that can be done entirely online to help you raise more money and get in front of the audiences you serve.

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Recent Podcasts

Ep 85 | Your 2021 Content Plan

Ep 85 | Your 2021 Content Plan

I've shared with you how I plan for my year, now I'm giving you tools for creating your content plan for the year. It's an easy step-by-step plan that you can implement easily to simplify your content strategy and keep things moving forward. In this episode you'll...

Ep 84 | Podcasting for the Win

Ep 84 | Podcasting for the Win

Podcasting is the thing we love to do. It's easy for us and helps to create weekly content. We're sharing why we have enjoyed podcasting and what it does for our content and social media strategy. In this episode you'll learn: → why creating consistent content is...

Ep 83 | Why you Shouldn't Use WordPress

Ep 83 | Why you Shouldn't Use WordPress

WordPress is a great tool But it can be overwhelming if you don't understand what you're getting yourself into and how to maximize it. I'm sharing with you reasons why you may NOT want to use WordPress for your website. In this episode you'll learn: → the difference...

Ep 82 | Prepping for Giving Tuesday

Ep 82 | Prepping for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is just around the corner. Are you ready for it? Now is a great time to get prepped and ready to go so you can have an amazing Giving Tuesday for your organization AND enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday. In this episode you'll learn: → Strategy #1 - get...

“Sami is a great teacher! I recently did one of her online courses and I enjoyed how easy she made it. The overwhelm was totally removed by her ability to break it down into smaller, understandable steps! She creates worksheets to guide you and everything is presented in a simple, easy to follow format. Sami makes thing easy for busy professionals, by teaching how to organize, by breaking down the many tasks into smaller tasks and by creating planning templates that are actually executable. Great job!!”

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The First Click is an extremely professional and thorough company. Their knowledge and expertise gets you to a level of freedom in your business that allows you to be hands-on and personal, but also enjoy life as a business owner. I would recommend this company to anyone who is trying to get to the next level of business where they can have a successful balance of life and work. After 5 minutes with Sami, I was learning and making plans towards bettering my business.

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Meet our Founder

The First Click was founded by me, Sami Bedell-Mulhern. In 2017, I started my freelance business, H & E Marketing Solutions, helping small business owners, entrepreneurs and non-profits create and execute their digital strategies in Bend, OR.

While I enjoyed working with clients one-on-one, so many people came to me needing help, but they were in a place in their business where paying a consultant just wasn’t an option. 

So, I decided to create an education hub to give them access to FREE resources as well as courses for a deep dive!

I believe in the business you’re trying to build, and the impact you can make in your community – so let’s do this!

9 Ways for Non-Profits to Raise More Money Online pdf

9 Ways for Non-Profits to Raise Money Online

Maybe your big fundraising events have been canceled.

Or maybe you're not bringing in the revenue you normally do because you can't provide services like you used to.

You might even need to raise MORE money because the audience you serve is more in need right now.

Whatever the case - these 9 ideas for fundraising online will help you get online and grow your business.

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