We live in a digital age, and moving the management of your union, from dues to events and membership, to a digital platform will allow your organization to grow and flourish. Any organization that wants to survive long-term needs to offer online payment options. The days of sitting down to write out a check are quickly coming to an end.
Join Oregon Central Valley Lodge 16 President and Oregon FOP National Trustee, Todd Hargrove to learn how to increase new membership and current member retention by utilizing technology. We also cover how you can utilize our fundraising platform for free, where 100% of donations go to the family or person in need.
Why Online Payments are a Must for Organized Labor
As payments continue to move almost entirely online towards a cashless reality, labor unions, like any other business that wants to succeed long term, must offer online payments to provide the choice, flexibility, speed, and convenience the modern consumer expects.
How to Avoid PayPal's Price Increase
As you may have been notified, PayPal announced that it will raise its processing fees for U.S. merchants, starting on August 2, 2021. Once this goes into effect, PayPal will be the most expensive option for U.S. merchants. In the event you'd like to avoid the upcoming price hike and work with a Union friendly company dedicated to helping you succeed, Unionly is the answer.
Effective fundraising helps build stronger relationships with your community, keeps members engaged, and inspires action in support of your values. Based on our experience powering digital fundraising campaigns that have driven millions of donations, here are 3 simple, yet effective ideas for your next union fundraiser.
Spring and Summer Events Utilizing Unionly
As spring begins to change into summer, it’s hard not to want to be outside. While a beautiful day can be an excuse enough on its own to spend some time in the sun, it never hurts to have other reasons for gathering everyone together and head outside. Here are some great ways to get you (and the rest of your local) out this summer.
Using Mobile Tech to Connect with Members
Today virtually every American adult owns a cellphone and 80% own a smartphone. Cell phones are used for many more things than making phone calls. Cell phones are connected through Short-message-service (SMS) which allows users to easily send and receive text messages.
Digital Tools that Ensure Success in an Age of Social Distancing
Covid-19 has changed forever how people interact at work. And although many union trades have returned to onsite work many of the social interactions normal in the workplace are prohibited. Once covid-19 fades employers are likely to try and keep many of the restrictions in place.
Getting Your Campaign to Go Viral
Few technological changes have been as disruptive to society as social media. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and the endless new startups emerging each year have reshaped the ways people organize, communicate, and build relationships.
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