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7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

You better make sure that your website is attracting potential supporters and enticing them to donate when they reach your website this holiday season.

5 Email Design Mistakes to Avoid this Holiday Season

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We all know that the holidays are a busy time of year, and not just for you and your staff, but for your supporters and volunteers as well.

5 tips for better orchestrating your messages this holiday

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you want the best response to your outreach this holiday, focus on creating surround sound around your supporters. Here are five ways to better orchestrate your messages this holiday, inspired by his thinking. 1. You want to project the same messages via multiple channels in a well-orchestrated marketing symphony. And so on. 4.

How I Found Out What Our Supporters Really Want to See on Our Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Thanks Kate, for sharing a super easy way to improve your Facebook strategy! Kate Antoniades.

5 Holiday Cause Promotions that Top My Christmas List

Selfish Giving

Finally, we have a big retail chain that’s sticking its flag in the ground and saying MERRY CHRISTMAS instead of happy holidays. Awesome.

What is the Value of a Holiday Greeting

A. Fine Blog

Of course, they’re using Twitter, Facebook, all the channels, but their goal is to raise money not to engage in real organizing or conversation.

8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

J Campbell Social Marketing

Events Fundraising Nonprofits event planning event promotion Facebook events Guest blogGuest blog by Kerri Moore. It’s no coincidence.

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6 Thanksgiving Cause Marketing Promotions I’m Thankful for

Selfish Giving

For each visitor that clicks ‘Donate Now’ on their  Facebook Page,  Hanes will donate a pair of socks to The Salvation Army to distribute.

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook , like Apple , does not have a philanthropic foundation like some other corporations, like Dell or Intel.

#SOCIALNETWORK: Are You Prepped For Rollout Of Facebook Graph Search?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Building the Facebook network. What does the Graph Search mean to the average user or nonprofit on Facebook? presumably ?

#SocialNetworks: Facebook Faces Backlash As Public Offering Nears

Non Profit Marketing 360

Is Facebook on the wane? ” Not even Harold Camping has been comfortable predicting the end of Facebook.

URGENT ACTION REQUEST: Jailed in Dubai for Helping Children

The Agitator

A British-Australian dual national living in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates city that bills itself as a “friendly holiday resort”,  has been detained for weeks because he tried to raise money for Afghan child refugees using his Facebook page.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s a holiday weekend here in the States. Time to freak out about algorithm changes from Facebook again. Nonprofit Training.

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#Social Networks: Google+ vs. Facebook – Let The Debates Begin!

Non Profit Marketing 360

As noted earlier, I am not on that A-List (either), but many smart people not on that list have already begun to handicap the fight between Google+ and Facebook. But Facebook quickly countered that particular move with a deal to tie its parts still closer to Microsoft and to bring Skype into the mix. Were you invited?

#HOWTO: Have A Film Screening As A Fundraising Opportunity

Non Profit Marketing 360

Which genres resonate (or not) with your Facebook friends? We at MKCREATIVEmedia wish you a joyous, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

Halloween How-Tos: Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing

Getting Attention

Take the post (at top left) on the Girl Scouts’ Facebook page yesterday, featuring a safety on halloween graphic. Next time, Girl Scouts?

Adding Matterness Into Your Holiday Giving

A. Fine Blog

An organization I know did this by taking the complaint about getting too many emails to their Facebook group. [Note: This article is cross-posted at the Nonprofit Times.]. Giving Tuesday was , more or less kicking off the giving season. But too many of these efforts will lack what I call matterness. Nonprofits don’t need to grow bigger.

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Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

Getting Attention

Please like Op Ed Talk with Margot on Facebook to share op-ed tips and strategies. The signs were sophomoric, but they were onto something.

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Need Ideas? Here Are Our Writing Prompts for April

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The emails are usually broken down into these headers: On the Calendar – important dates, holidays, cause awareness days, etc.

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Veteran’s Day Cause Marketing with Outback Steakhouse

Cause Related Marketing

Holidays are natural hooks for cause marketers to hang their promotions on and Veteran’s Day in the United States is increasingly a favorite peg.

Holiday Social Media Lessons From The Silver Screen

Diva Marketing Blog

think of a gentler time before the Internet, before Twitter, before blogs or Facebook or even before email. it is all about the customer. Sorry.

Straight Talk on the Give Local Crash from a Nonprofit Tech CEO #GiveDayLessons

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Far too often we put ourselves in a position to be victimized (see also: any time Facebook changes their algorithm). Jay Love. Protect Yourself.

Still time: Summer-ize Your Marketing

Getting Attention

If you know your people are on email less and Facebook more, follow them where they are. You know it, and I know it. No Friday sends. Get on it!

15 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook is even hiring a full time employee to head to Washington DC to get politicians and government officials on the Instagram bandwagon.

Need Writing Ideas? Try These Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These prompts help you come up with ideas for articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content.

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Ep186: Supermarket Chain Finds Cause Marketing Success Outside the Checkout Line

Selfish Giving

Show Notes Food Lion Feeds Food Lion News on Twitter Pop-Up Register Programs Support Boston Bombing Victims Food Lion on Facebook Food Lion Newsroom

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Chase Community Giving on Facebook

A. Fine Blog

Chase Bank is sponsoring a $5 million giving program for the holidays. Yup, that’s $5 MILLION they’re giving away on Facebook to nonprofits. Voting ends this Friday, December 11th. What is so fun about watching the giving challenges and contests unfold is that there are constantly new wrinkles that folks are adding.

Raise RELATIONSHIPS for Major Gifts & More! (1-time Giveaway—TODAY only)

Getting Attention

Talk on the phone or via email or Facebook (reinforcement). Holiday card. But you can bring those dreams to life. Month. Activity. Notes.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have a slot in the morning to share something on Facebook and Twitter from someone else. Diane Greenhalgh.

Creative Fundraising: The Groundhog Day Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“Many people give to the hungry and homeless around the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas,&# explains Melissa.

Building Traditions into Your Communications Calendar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What do family holiday or vacation traditions, the departments in your favorite magazine, and the primetime TV schedule all have in common?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Betsy Lewis

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

start by looking at the Facebook stats – to see when the best posting times are for the day. Betsy Lewis. manage their four blogs.

Quirky, Kooky, and Off-Beat Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

NOAH did a great job covering the event in real time on their Facebook page with staff  video updates. It’s time to get creative, people.

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Is ‘Customer Service’ Important?

The Agitator

After a negative holiday shopping experience with an online retailer, 21% of consumers decided not to buy anything from the retailer. For those consumers that had a positive holiday shopping experience with an online retailer, 21% recommended the retailer to friends and 13% posted a positive online review about the retailer.

Video Making for Fun and For (Non)Profits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sean King. Video may not be the most widely used marketing channel, but it is definitely one of the fastest growing. Guest Post by Sean King of YEA!

Radio Shack Shows Nonprofits How to Succeed on Foursquare

Selfish Giving

Radio Shack's "So Right" Foursquare badge for the holidays. It’s like saying your competitors this holiday season are St.

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Resolve to Be Your Own Publisher with This Editorial Calendar

Fundraising 123

Tying an organization’s work to what’s happening in the world—be it a holiday, a legislative battle on Capitol Hill, or something more cause-specific—has long been used to create a connection with audiences. An email blast, a Facebook post, or a tweet can carry your message directly and instantly.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Getting back into the swing of things after the holidays is tough. Let’s have some Mixed Links. Great case study! See you next week!

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Piggyback On What’s Top Of Mind— 9 Valentine’s Victories

Getting Attention

And they are quite flexible – create sets for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and other holidays. Why try this? Bravo.

3 ways to jumpstart year end giving by planning your fall fundraising now

Fundraising Coach

The holiday season gets busy. Facebook: 63,206 characters. They are putting off their year end appeals until December! Ask year end

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