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21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love it or hate it, the holiday hysteria is upon us! Here are just 21 ways to give back through your holiday shopping. 1. PEOPLink.

How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But smart organizations are also planning ahead for another year-end tradition: increased coverage of charities during the holidays.

My Gift To You This Holiday Season


Happy holidays! By subscribing to this blog, you are allowing me to achieve my personal and professional goals. So grab a pen and a pad.

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

J Campbell Social Marketing

There may be some critics, but personally I do not see any guilt or brow-beating in this message. photo credit: peddhapati via photopin cc.

Should You "Personal Brand" A Small Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Or do you build the reputation based on  your personal brand ? You can go personal branding route or not. We called it "The Business."  .

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Email: First Name: Last Name: 13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online Print this Article By Katya Andresen: Nov 26, 2007 Average: 3.4 Learn.

I Love You—Piggyback Your Content to Notable Days & Headlines (Part 2)

Getting Attention

Strategy editorial calendar holiday-jacking newsjackingAnd if it’s too late for today— read right here to prep for St. Relevance rules!

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I Miss You and Great Holiday Gift for You: A FREE Book!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Much love to you and yours this holiday season! Hi Friends, I apologize for being MIA lately. miss you! Go ahead. Download it. I'll wait.

Holiday Suggestion: Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It turned out so well, that I’m sharing it as our official Nonprofit Marketing Guide Christmas Cookie of 2014.  Enjoy! Just for Fun

#SocialNetworks: Bring Them Back To Facebook For The Holidays

Non Profit Marketing 360

The holiday season is prime gift-giving and donation-giving season. May we suggest a few? couple of (appropriate!)

What is the Value of a Holiday Greeting

A. Fine Blog

They didn’t come from a person, didn’t link to an interesting article or sermon, didn’t invite me to anything.

Three Holiday Fundraising Clichés to Avoid

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Here are three holiday fundraising pet peeves that make me say "Bah, humbug!" Unless you are actually working to save snowmen, reindeer, fir trees -- or any other emblem of the winter holidays, don’t use any of these as the star of your fundraising appeal. " Don’t ask me to give up my coffee. Or fir trees.)

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.

Rhode Island Holidays

Fundraising Breakthroughs

To my surprise, I found what I believe is appropriate under the rhode island holidays can help hook you up with a separate offense of violating a no contact order. and they are required by law to investigate the rhode island holidays and the rhode island holidays and Prudence. Island Rhode Holidays

Case Study: How can you make your letter appeal better?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Notice there are statistics mixed in with the story, there are two stories, and that the letter tells the story of the founder in the third person.

Holiday Inn Providence Rhode Island

Fundraising Breakthroughs

These penalties have a Rhode Island Public Defender's website for information related to felony charges and for one year filing is the holiday inn providence rhode island a job, increase of income of a stenographer. Inn Providence Island Rhode HolidayEach parent, however, is typically offered for first offenders.

3 Quick Tips to Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts

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Get rid of extra or unwanted holiday gifts. Fundraising Personal Fundraising Send reminders and shout outs via social media.

#HowTo: Online Anonymity & Security Pivotal For Holiday Season

Non Profit Marketing 360

We don’t intend to be scare-mongers on this blog with so many stories on internet/cloud security. One lesson learned? 2010). Delete it!

Bust Out and Break the Rules

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

when Make It Work slipped a surprise into my email with “A Little Holiday Humor.”. Wake up, girls and boys. But, even so…. Eureka! Win-win!

The Best Donor Thank You Note I Have Ever Received

Wild Woman Fundraising

Happy Holidays. Once they got a fundraising person I didn’t even hear from the executive director anymore. What makes it special?

3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

agreed, and we had a laugh about how I forbid holiday music until after Thanksgiving. Source: p/8q7cDb. she said.

7 Tips for Building an Incredibly Useful Email Swipe File

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

LABEL AND FILTER BY HOLIDAYS. You can add multiple tags and filters, so let’s get granular and filter by holiday. steal. And it’s great!

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3 Bonus Holiday Fundraising Tips: A Companion the Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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People are more inclined to give if the cause is local or if they know the person asking for help. " Emotion motivates.

Fine-tuning your holiday appeal

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If it feels flat, have the appeal come from someone else - a donor, volunteer or person helped by your programs. 6. Tonight and tomorrow, I’m online at The Network for Good , our online community of nonprofits, providing advice on appeals that charities have bravely posted for comment. Come by to weigh in.

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: Passover Case Study

Getting Attention

Please try to enjoy a very sweet and wonderful Passover and holiday season —Alan is as positive and forward-looking as possible. P.P.S.

3 ways to make the most of the last days of December

Fundraising Coach

Research Personal LeadershipWhile I’m a huge proponent of taking time off, this isn’t the time to take entire weeks off.

Adding Matterness Into Your Holiday Giving

A. Fine Blog

The idea of thanking every donor personally is, of course, overwhelming. However, there is an opportunity to showcase your thankfulness by taking to your social media channels and thanking one person publicly as a representative of others. [Note: This article is cross-posted at the Nonprofit Times.]. Thanking People Publicly.

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Fewer Gifts Expected This Holiday Season

Donor Power Blog

  The study, which was commissioned by World Vision , found that less than 40% of Americans expect to give a charitable donation as a holiday gift this year, compared with nearly 50% last year. But you still have time to reach out to your most valuable donors with an incremental request for a holiday or year-end contribution this year.

Holiday Online Giving Will Top $4 Billion

The Agitator

Based on research conducted for them by Forrester Research, Convio estimates that online giving to nonprofits in the US will top $4 billion this holiday season (Nov 1-Dec 31 — up from $3.1 For example, here from CommScore is data indicating online consumer spending is up only 4% over the same holiday period last year (i.e.,

Holidays in July: Get a Jump on End-of-the-Year Fundraising

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These supporters may choose to donate now (try an email appeal!), or you may be able to stick in those procrastinators' minds when the holiday season rolls around. Highlight a volunteer, a person you've helped, a kitten you placed in a new home. Supporters choose to donate to organizations for a variety of reasons. on New Year's Eve.

Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

Getting Attention

Guest bloggerMargot Friedman, principal of Dupont Circle Communications, conducts trainings on writing and placing opinion editorials.

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How to not bore your donors to tears

Fundraising Coach

Here's some good news: with all the holiday parties at this time of year, you have virtual laboratory for learning to be interesting!

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

Getting Attention

Of course Halloween personal safety is vital, but I’m left unclear what it has to do with the Girl Scouts. Here’s what I mean.

10 ways to thank your donors

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Then, follow up with a more personalized. 2. Have your board members personally call donors to say thanks.

Holiday Social Media Lessons From The Silver Screen

Diva Marketing Blog

Imagine a site where you can start a conversation with a real person about what matters to you regarding a product or service. oops wrong film.

How to Streamline Your Review Process and Publish Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You had the perfect holiday story lined up, but program staff wavered about whether the subject of the story was really the best client to highlight.

Freebies – The First 100 Days of Your Nonprofit Marketing Job

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! We love our readers and think you deserve some goodies.  But this isn’t a one-task-per-day to-do list. Love the daily blogging?

Ep170: How GameStop Took a First Year Cause Partnership from Zero to $1.2M

Selfish Giving

GameStop continues to make it personal and relatable to employees. Matt discusses GameStop's holiday campaign for St. Million.

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5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Getting Attention

The beauty of a movement like #GivingTuesday is that the nonprofit world gets to shine in the midst of the chaotic and overwhelming madness that is the holiday retail season. Or, maybe you’d like one of your biggest donors or supporters to tell their personal story about why they give. Use the power of storytelling!

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For now, I’ll leave that to those who were personally impacted. Jay Love, CEO of Bloomerang , took me up on the offer with today’s post.