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4 Ways to Segment Your Donors for More Effective Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The effective and efficient solution is segmenting your donors. Sarah Tedesco. Kristina. Guest Post by Sarah Tedesco of DonorSearch.

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The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

What are some of the best papers published in social marketing this past year? Aaron et al. 2016). PLoS One ; Oct 18;11(10):e0162462. 2016).

The Best Cause Marketing of 2011

Cause Related Marketing

Here in date order of the original post are my top eleven Best Cause Marketing Efforts of 2011. The Best Cause Marketed Country Band.

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5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group)


Veritus Group knows more about fundraising than most people learn in a lifetime. Here’s They make their projects and programs awesome!

Learn the most effective way to fundraise April 4th-5th, 2016

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because if we can’t answer the why, then we can’t really effectively present what we’re doing. Be professional, but be yourself and be honest.

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10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 [SLIDESHARE]

Selfish Giving

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 from Selfish Giving Welcome to my annual 10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016. Success!

Reader Questions: What are the best fundraising blogs & books?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Raise More Money: The Best of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal By Kim Klein and Stephanie Roth. BEST FUNDRAISING BLOGS! Really.

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The 5 Best Nonprofit Digital Stories from TechSoup’s Storymakers Contest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Best Story Overall (Grand Prize). Best New Storyteller, for an organization new to storytelling. Alexandra Ale Bezdikian.

Only the Best for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Learn how to work faster and smarter and more effectively. TODAY! You can raise more money with your direct mail appeal letter. August.

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10 Messengers Who Are More Effective Than You

Fundraising 123

This means that you can have the best message in the world, but if you’re the only one saying it, that may not be enough.  . There’s no denying we’re in an age of unprecedented level of skepticism about traditional sources of information. That’s why you trust that random hotel reviewer from San Francisco more than the Westin website.  .

The 5 Best Leadership Books for Nonprofit Leaders

Fundraising Coach

It''s our responsibility to learn how to do that most effectively. Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey. And it worked.

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Your steering wheel: the single most important tool for making effective fundraising asks

Fundraising Coach

The most effective technique I''ve seen is having clients repeat the solicitation wording over and over. completely understand that. And over.

How to write effective fundraising letters

Fundraising Coach

In writing up a project for a client, I drafted this short reminder on how to write effective fundraising letters. There is an effective P.S. Studies consistently show that the second thing people look at is the P.S. So craft a postscript with. Test it out and use whatever works best. What else would you add? The ask is upfront.

The 4 Best Examples of Non-Profit Video Storytelling - Guest Post

Social Media Bird Brain

When it comes to non-profits, it’s an impossibly effective medium for really. Here''s the second of three guest posts on the subject of storytelling for your nonprofit through videos. video storytelling video production Madeleine Hammond Skeleton Productions Small nonprofit

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

This year I was able to curate the best writing in social marketing over the past 40 years into a 6 volume series on Social Marketing. html].

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The best way to predict the future is to invent it


More effective outreach at greatly reduced costs; Less waste. I was tired of waiting. They were insulting. Off-putting. And downright offensive.

Essential Nonprofit Marketing Guidance: The Best of 2010

Getting Attention

My Top 6 Guides to Effective Fundraising—What Are Yours? 10 Ways to Make Your Online Press Room Perform for Your Nonprofit. Subscribe today.

Nonprofit blog carnival: Your 25 pieces of best advice

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

carnival is a mix of contributions from bloggers and readers on a shared theme, and I chose the theme, “best advice.”. Here are your answers! 1.

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The 10 Best mHealth Papers of 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

For the best mHealth papers of 2012, I selected ones that address many important - but skimmed over - issues. Leon N, Schneider H, Daviaud E.

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Is Your Nonprofit a Dabbler in Social Media or an Effective Power User?

Fundraising 123

Nonprofits and Social Media: It Ain't Optional defines the difference between those nonprofits that use social media very effectively and those for whom it is a waste of time. For example, the survey that underlies the report revealed that while 95% of the surveyed nonprofits have a Facebook page, only 22% thought that page very effective.

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Best Practices for Mobile-Friendly Email Design


Below are some standards and practices we have found that work best for rendering emails on both mobile screens and desktop monitors. Examples.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

have, and was stunned by the lack of citations to research studies about the effectiveness of social marketing (my highest count was 10 - about as many as are in this post, and was something I deliberately set out to change with my book ). Intervention effects from a social marketing campaign to promote HPV vaccination in preteen boys.

The Secret to Effective Fundraising Premiums

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Fundraising Best Practices given to people in exchange for making a donation. . So what approach might be better?  The Agitator post has ideas. 

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Experience has shown that there are other more cost effective recruitment channels than cold mail. interviewed Jules Brown! Jules: Absolutely.

10 messengers who are more effective than you

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

All this means that you can have the best message in the world, but if you’re the only one saying it, that may not be enough. I gave a speech last week when I talked about the unprecedented level of skepticism about traditional sources of information. Whom should you tap to talk about you? Here are ten ideas. 1. Donors. 3. Fans. 5.

Are you using your best skills at work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You can rate each job task you have from 1-5, 5 being the best, 1, the worst. S is for Success. book and taken the test. What about weaknesses?

This is not a pity party. You understand?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Some of us are best suited to being social workers. Some of us are best suited to being therapists. The best places? New Zealand.

Effectively Communicating What Your Cause Really Does

Cause Related Marketing

With Save the Children effectively communicates what saving children looks like at the ground level in the developing world.

18 habits every fundraiser should have by their first 6 months on the job

Wild Woman Fundraising

You may have heard of Steven Covey’s habits of highly effective people. Just the best way to fundraise, NBD. 4. Just to say hi.

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Are you being forced to measure something unmeasurable?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you help a woman escape from a domestic violence situation , you cannot measure the ripple effect it has on her children, on her family, or on her future. If you REALLY want to measure nonprofit effectiveness, measure how well the nonprofit is treating its workers. Let’s say that you are writing a grant. Why this is wrong.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

Effects of condom social marketing on condom use in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 1990-2010. Full text. Abstract.

How to effectively ask for advice

Fundraising Coach

know we’ve talked alot about effective fundraising letters and successful year-end appeals. Some tips on effectively asking for advice.

Best Photos & Captions for Persuasion Power

Getting Attention

Q: D ear Nancy, I’d love your advice on how to write effective photo captions. I’m starting work on our annual report, and want to make the photos and captions sing! What captions work best? Subjects who made eye contact with the camera are best. But I can’t find much help online. Trish, I hope this helps.

Top 100 Best NGOs

The Agitator

On Friday, while Tom was busily angering and agitating our readers by singling out non-generic names of subscribers, I received a note from our friends at Daryl Upsall Consulting International in Madrid alerting us to a recently published list of  “The Top 100 Best NGOs ” in the world. EFFECTIVENESS. FareShare at #100. IMPACT.  Roger.

Do you want to send the best year end emails ever?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you writing your year end fundraising emails right now? Are you wondering how to get more out of your year end fundraising emails?

Pitching Your Cause: Effectively Working with the Media to Spread Your Story

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Who's the best person to contact at media outlets when my organization has news? Download the audio recording below 'Related Documents'! As your organization works to stay top of mind for supporters and the media, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of public relations, pitches and press releases.

Book Reviews: With Charity for All VS. Charity Case

Wild Woman Fundraising

He says that it bothers him that pay is not tied to effectiveness. Focus on “effectiveness.” Ken Stern has a problem.

Which of these solution focused questions can you ask today?

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can I best anticipate these? Lately, thanks to my friend Christina Attard , I’ve been reading a book called Fry the Monkeys by Alan Kay. In it, I am learning about how to talk about solutions instead of just problems. When someone is down on themselves, you can ask:  What most pleases you about your work of late? What’s that?