Thoughts from Spektrix

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Fundraising (2)

Give a promise of live events this festive season

The festive season is approaching  - and this winter, you’re likely to be more reliant than ever on the generosity of audiences and donors to tide...

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Are New Individual Donations Replacing Lost Ticket Income?

TRG Arts is a data-driven consulting firm that teaches arts and cultural professionals a patron-based approach to increasing sustainable revenue. In...

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So what do we do now?

Sam Freeman is Communications and Giving Director at Theatr Clwyd. When we read this post on his arts marketing blog, we thought it might be of...

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Retaining Arts Income During Covid-19 Using the Ticket Converter Tool

As the famous phrase goes: if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no. Arts audiences have always been heavily invested - both emotionally and...

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Asking Your Customers to Donate During Covid-19

Five years ago, I was the Development Manager at Battersea Arts Centre when a fire destroyed nearly half of the historic building, including the...

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GDPR and Covid-19 for Arts Organisations - Some Thoughts

Now that the initial impact of Covid-19 on the arts sector is starting to become apparent, we’re all trying to find ways of recouping income and...

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Relationships that Last

As Sector Strategy Lead at Spektrix, it’s my job to ensure that we support the sector to tackle the big-picture challenges and opportunities we face...

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Theatre Fundraising: How to ask for donations under £50

Getting a big cheque from a major donor is an exciting moment for every fundraiser, but small donations can play a larger role for arts organisations...

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Five Theatre Fundraising ideas to start the year off right

At this time of year, fundraisers are waving goodbye to the old year and all of the late nights, early coffee meetings and the overwhelming number of...

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Four Arts Fundraising Strategies that Drive Donations

The importance of individual philanthropy in the arts is more critical now than ever to organizations’ bottom lines. But individual giving itself is...

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The Spektrix Insights Report 2019 is here

Bringing together data analysis on over 25 million transactions across 343 organisations, the Spektrix Insights 2019 Report is here. 

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How Two River Reversed Declining Subscriptions and Increased Donations

Performing arts patrons might be more loyal than ever, but their expectations on how to show their patron loyalty are shifting. The modern...

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