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Kamran Razvan
Blacksburg, Virginia
Founded Click & Pledge in 2000 and is currently serving as the CEO
Interests: thinking
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Mar 15, 2010
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from all of us at Click & Pledge. Each day I’m privileged to talk with nonprofit professionals and citizen do-gooders alike. Nonprofit organizations of every size or design, from around the globe, call here daily... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2009 at A Better Way to Do Good
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Tal, The times are localized. 8 p.m. for a donation in California is 8 p.m. local time.
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It is Wednesday at 4 p.m. and you have worked for two weeks on an appeal email. After careful review, you decide that the appeal campaign is ready to go. But is the timing right? Is it best if I send the email to arrive late in the week? Or should I delay the launch until Monday…or late Sunday night? We all struggle with questions about the perfect time to launch a campaign. So, when should you send the email and ask for donations? Two years o f data say “NO” to a launch late in the week. Here are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2009 at Click & Pledge Tech Scoop
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Image of Pledge TeeVee At Click & Pledge we’re excited about Pledge TeeVee, our new video fundraising tool. Everyone describes it as “Cool”. I am very glad that it is cool. But I’m more impressed with its design and function;... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2009 at A Better Way to Do Good
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So far we have profiled Joe123@aol.com and tried to decide if going on a blind date with him is a good idea. Next, let’s use Click & Pledge’s data from the last 2 years determine when Joe123@aol.com is most likely to donate. Consider the following chart: Based on total donations given over the last 2 years, one observes an almost normal distribution when most donations are given between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Now let’s consider the giving behavior of Democrats versus Republicans during the same time span. The following chart provides insight into giving by Democrats: The normal distribution... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2009 at Click & Pledge Tech Scoop
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Our digital persona’ says a lot about who we really are and can profile individuals with uncanny accuracy. Based on our analysis of donor data at Click & Pledge, we think there is a lot of evidence that can predict our political inclinations. So, should you go on a date with John? His email is John123@aol.com. Based on John’s email, here are some data on John that will predict certain traits about him. Now, you can decide if John is the one for a date. Based on 2 years of donation data at Click & Pledge, we see that those... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2009 at Click & Pledge Tech Scoop
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As much as we try not to judge a book by its cover or a person by his or her appearance, at times we can’t help it. Some people look at a man wearing a Rolex watch and an Armani jacket and think he is educated and rich while others look at the same person and say – how can he spend so much money on clothing - he must be insecure. Regardless of which camp you are in, it is hard not to pass judgment by simply looking at a person. Most people care about what others think about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2009 at Click & Pledge Tech Scoop
Kamran Razvan has shared their blog Click & Pledge Tech Scoop
Sep 17, 2009
Kamran Razvan has shared their blog A Better Way to Do Good
Sep 17, 2009