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Interview Questions to Help You Write Great Donor, Volunteer, and Client Profiles for Your Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are my 25 favorite interview questions. Ten questions should give you enough to write a great profile. what do they say or ask?

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[Question Marc] Help! My board wants to do another event!

Fundraising Coach

Dear Marc, Help!! You have to believe the board isn''t trying to kill your team but that they are truly trying to help. My Answer.

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10 fundraising interview questions to help you succeed in your career

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here are some questions that you can ask in your interview, and why you should be asking these questions. Last questions: 10.

12 Fundraising Questions Major and Planned Gift Officers Should Be Asking


So I thought I’d put together some insightful questions you might want to ask before you ask for a check. 1. Tweet this! Tweet this!

HELP! Please….


I really need your help. funded a study to help you. Please help by going here to take the survey. The post HELP! And more.

Last Chance to Help Us Design the 2016 Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Compensation/Salaries for nonprofit communications staff. Tenure for communications staff — how long you stay in a job, what turnover is like.

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Helping board members tell their nonprofit story

Fundraising Coach

One of the most important tools I've seen is helping board members get comfortable telling their own story. Used by permission. Engage 3. Ask 4.

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14 Interview questions for Nonprofit Executive Directors

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here are 14 Interview questions to ask your potential executive director. This person should say yes to both of these questions). If hired, what would you do to help fundraise for this organization? ” or “We’re facing a budget shortfall of X amount, how would you help us solve this problem?”

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s a question you’ve likely heard at some point from your executive director or board chair. Peter Panepento. Think of Susan G.

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Lost in the Social Media Forest ~ Help!

Diva Marketing Blog

FAQ : Help! additional suggestions that may lessen the stress and even help you enjoy the journey! Add to that C-H-A-N-G-E-S. Example.

[Question Marc] Conversation starters for cold calls

Fundraising Coach

I recently received this question from a client: I have a question for you. Other Possibly Related posts: Question Marc. Engage 4.

4 questions to help you stay true to your brand

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When you feel this urge, it’s important to think about how you answer these four questions: 1. Answering these four key questions will ultimately help you answer a fifth: are your actions and outreach consistent with your organization’s core identity? Who are you? 2. What is your purpose? 3. What are your values?

9 questions to help you determine if your results are good


The post 9 questions to help you determine if your results are good appeared first on MarketSmart. Facing them isn’t easy.

Five Questions about Nonprofit Annual Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are five common questions I get about nonprofit annual reports , along with my answers. More Questions? Where should we start?

[Guest Post] 4 Fundraising Questions for Your Board Chair

Fundraising Coach

His energy, optimism, and experience make a powerful force for helping nonprofits. Fundraising Questions for Your Board Chair.

12 questions to ask yourself to avoid disrespecting your supporters


Here are some questions to ask yourself to see if you are disrespecting your supporters. In the for profit world they call it customer service.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

And we’re answering MORE fantastic reader questions today! Snow White by 12×07 on This person we will call Queen B.

Supporter Survey Questions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Monday, I shared some links to some national polling and survey data to help you learn more about your target audiences. Great!

Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Except ask questions about stuff you don’t know? Of course, you can’t ask questions if you don’t know who to ask or if you’re afraid of looking stupid. If that also has described you at some point in the past, you might like this reader question. Reader Questions! Got questions? Right!

71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

Fundraising Coach

McKinnon, Harvey: 11 Questions Every Hospital Donor Asks. The post 71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free! Ask 4.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

writing a blog and also helping fundraise for the Resource Center in Chicago , a nonprofit that. Hope this was a helpful answer! Really.

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Telling Stories When You Help Indirectly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Several great questions have come in via Facebook about storytelling, including this one, which I hear just about every time I teach a storytelling workshop: How can I use stories if we are several steps removed from the people receiving the help? One Warm Coat helps other nonprofits and individuals organize coat drives.

Persuasion in Three Questions

Social Media Bird Brain

Ross Guberman writes books to help lawyers get past the heretofore and whereas in their writing, making it “punchier.” In this interview with Nell Minow on BNet, he discusses some of these techniques, many of which have made it into blog posts here. But Image via Guberman asks, “’What three things do I want

7 Questions your Fundraising Plan MUST Answer

Get Fully Funded

One of the things I shared was the 7 questions your fundraising plan MUST answer.  I thought you might enjoy them too, so here they are. 1. Yesterday, I led a webinar to teach people my “Simple Success&# Fundraising Plan.  After all, how much is more money?  $1 more? 100 more? 2. Will you raise money from individuals? Foundations?

[INTERVIEW] 8 Questions Answered about Online Fundraising!

Wild Woman Fundraising

What are some email marketing strategies that you’ve found that helps people give? Get Schooled! In online Fundraising! Better World.

Creative Brief Questions: What’s Included in Yours?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Using a creative brief forces you to consider important questions before you get started. What other questions do you think should be included?

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What if there was a book that could help you ask the right questions to explore your unexamined concepts about money? Are you a Catwoman?

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5 questions to ask your planned giving marketing vendor


Most, will get stuck on question one. If they get past question one, they probably won’t be able to answer the other four. The post 5 questions to ask your planned giving marketing vendor appeared first on MarketSmart | . How many highly qualified planned giving leads did you generate for my nonprofit last year? 2.

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How to Make Your Meetings Happy and Productive???3 Questions You Can Ask

Getting Attention

But how? Ask these three questions. 1. How You Got Here. What is the winding path of your life, that has brought you to the work you do? Hildy Gottlieb of Creating the Future asks this question at the beginning of every event. Talking about what matters to you will help you remember. Consulting. What You Will Remember.

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

First of all, LGBTQ means Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning. where can I get help Who does a GLBTQ organization help?

Reader Questions: How can you measure if your mailings are working?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This time, we are answering questions about DATA and your Mailing List! Do you know if they know someone who has been helped by your nonprofit?

Five Questions to Help Your Small Nonprofit Choose a Professional Video Producer

Social Media Bird Brain

The last post in our series of four on using video is by Madeleine Hammond. Madeleine is a marketing executive at Skeleton Productions - one of the UK''s leading video production companies. If producing a video is part of your nonprofit''s marketing strategy, one of the first - and most important - decisions you will face is who to work with.

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7 things about email subject lines that will help you save the world


” Ask a question. The post 7 things about email subject lines that will help you save the world appeared first on MarketSmart | .

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NEW: These 6 Questions Will Help You Get That Corporate Sponsorship

Wild Woman Fundraising

questions you need to ask to help get that corporate sponsorship. Because most people don’t ask these questions. Maybe you can help them do that. This will help you get a sense of what their PR priorities are. How can you help their employees feel better about coming to work each day? Wrong. Welcome!

Acquisition: Asking The Wrong Question

The Agitator

To begin specifically by tackling one of the questions that is both over-used and little understood:  the true cost of acquisition. Roger.

The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

want to know exactly what the money is going to, who it will help and why it’s needed right now. photo credit: origami_potato via photopin cc.

Donor Psychology: Do you know what really makes your supporters feel good?


Funny thing about fundraising is that it all boils down to this: Making sure that your supporters feel good! know, I know. Some people might be lonely.

Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions


The Million Dollar Questions. Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report. Latinos.

Reader Questions: Does adding extra stuff your appeal mailing work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Adding things to your mailing can either help OR hurt you. This was at the end of the webinar, and I really did not know the answer to this one.

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RESOURCE REVIEW: “A Progressive’s Style Guide” Helps Unlock Power of Language to Shape and Change the World

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the issue areas covered in the Guide, and a small sample of the terms used and avoided/questioned by activists in that issue area: AGE.

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