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How to ask your board members for year-end gifts

iMarketSmart

So I found this article by Gail Perry to be very enlightening. In it, she explains how to tackle the delicate process of annual gift solicitation of board members. Interestingly, the key to the solicitation happens behind the scenes. Show them why they need to give. Click to tweet! I know this is important.

Get Your Dream Job

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you ever wish someone had taught you in high school how to interview, apply for jobs, and succeed in your first 90 days of a job?

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Part 2: How to Write an Appeal Letter 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

how to write your appeal letter. It talks about why direct mail is so important, and gives you some tips on what you need to do.

Collective Joy = How to Harness the Power of #Occupy for Your Nonprofit Cause

Wild Woman Fundraising

Why would you want to make people dance and sing around your very serious cause? Getting everyone to dance together. Want to do this NOW?

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Here’s one big point from the interview I figured you’d want to read (in case you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing).

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How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your field experts and executive leaders are primed to be champions for your organization and thought leaders in the media. Mary Alice Holley.

INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your donors are going to love you for offering planned giving options to them. Want to learn more? Leave the house to the kids.

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How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Harness the power of hashtags to promote your organization on social media with How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause.

How to make the right fundraising decision every time

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make the right fundraising decision every time? It’s tied to it, intimately. Fundraising is tied to your family.

How to keep your donors in 2016

iMarketSmart

believe this has led many nonprofits to focus instead on continuously acquiring more donors. Now you can crack the code to donor retention too!

Would you like to learn how to grade your boss? Here’s your checklist

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want a clear system to figure out if your nonprofit boss is doing right by your organization or not? How do you provide oversight and make sure that your organization stays on track? Do you need a model to figure out how to make sure your nonprofit leader is doing a good job? Trusts people enough to let go.

How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This rush of coverage during the holidays offers some great opportunities for nonprofits that are looking to tell their stories through the media.

Case Study: How to negotiate your nonprofit salary?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you getting to the age when you are not interested in accepting $28,000 a year anymore? But you DO need to get paid more. told you!

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests. Pacific).

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Do you have bad boundaries?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and I am very, very happy to introduce to you today Sheena Greer of Colludo. Welcome.

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3 tips to dramatically increase website donations

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you take advantage of the fact that people are often online with their credit cards in their hands? How can you make it more compelling?

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

J Campbell Social Marketing

The colors, the price tags and the images make you stop and look to see what it’s all about. photo credit: peddhapati via photopin cc.

Reader Questions: Humane Society Fundraising, how to overcome: “I only give to people”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently a reader came in with a question, how to convince people to give to animal charities? It was a sick situation.

How to Communicate In The Midst Of Tragedy: 9-Step Checklist

Getting Attention

Especially since I feel so helpless. I had a completely different post planned today, but wanted to respond a.s.a.p. Get Off Auto-Pilot. A.S.A.P

7 Common Donation Form Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them!) – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, Abby Jarvis   finished her two-part series on marketing strategies to drive donors to your donation pages. Abby Jarvis.

Reader Questions: How to retain association members?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I was asking around to other Wild Women Fundraisers, and asking them, “ What do you want to learn about, NOW? Phonecalls.

How to Recognize and Manage Different Work Styles

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During the webinar, Carson will discuss how to prioritize your work based on the way you think and process information. Carson Tate.

How to prep for your next big ask

iMarketSmart

There’s a ton of information out there about how to ask for a donation. Print the cheat sheet below. Think. Think some more.

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. Or Buy the Ebook.

How to Get Your Story Told in the Nonprofit Trade Press

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These outlets cater to providing people inside the nonprofit and foundation world with information that can help them be more effective in their work.

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How to Handle Negative Comments on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Do you respond to each one? “I would respond directly to that person and answer their concerns.” Don’t Feed the Troll.

How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This week he’s back to show you how to market your mobile fundraising campaign. Appeal to All Ages. #1. Kristina.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you ready to transition into another job or career? Are you a recent grad who is wondering what to do now that school’s over?

Want to do political fundraising? Interview with Joe Garecht of The Fundraising Authority

Wild Woman Fundraising

chose to interview Joe because I was interested in his political fundraising background. It takes money to get elected. Joe Garecht.

How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

All of the approved ways to read this book: ???? Do you want to do social media for your nonprofit? Call to action. 7. Donations.

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May 18th Webinar: How to get Mega-Sponsorships!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Before I forget! I’m going to be on National Radio this Saturday! How to get mega-sponsorships. Who stands to gain?

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How to Turn Donors Into Raving Fans

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the post, she uploaded a photo of the wonderful thank you note that was sent to her son from the Jimmy Fund Clinic.

How to Involve Staff in Nonprofit Branding

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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How to Get Retweeted

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you aren’t sure about the best way for your nonprofit to use Twitter , this webinar will clear that up for you. Especially on a Friday.

How to get a bigger nonprofit salary? Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently Little House Communications asked me to help them write an article about negotiating your nonprofit salary, for the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Free Webinar: How to Get Your Nonprofit Emails Opened

Wild Woman Fundraising

Enewsletters: how to write better ones. Ever wondered what to say, or how to get people to click donate?

How to Respond to a National Tragedy

Getting Attention

My gut is that’s how many of your supporters and prospects are feeling as well, and what will be top of mind for at least a few more days.  So be responsive , even though you’re pressured by the year-end push for support. Here’s how to communicate best post-catastrophe: 1) Stay relevant. Hold in most cases.

How to Streamline Your Review Process and Publish Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It needs to get out the door or online quickly to be relevant. Use a Creative Brief to Get Buy-In at the Start.

How to rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

Wild Woman Fundraising

step-by-step guide to planning that magical plan that will help you raise all the money you need. How do you start from zero? Naw son!

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How to Make Your Messaging More Relevant

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m headed to Austin, Texas today to teach a workshop I’m calling “So What and Who Cares? You answer the So What?