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How to Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit [Training]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Maybe you added an email newsletter to your print newsletter, and started paying more attention to your website. Eastern (10:00 a.m

How to keep your donors in 2016


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

Launch Your Team of Year-End Fundraisers: Free Training Th Oct 6

Getting Attention

Join me to learn how to turn your board, staff, and loyal volunteers into a team of passionate and engaging messengers.

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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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Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training

Fundraising Coach

I'll be coming to each and would love to get together. But I also love giving leadership and fundraising trainings at conferences. There may still be time to register: [link]. I'm honored to be keynoting UNA's 25th anniversary conference on "Fearless Futures: Breaking Barriers for Success."

How to Raise Your E-Newsletter Open Rate [Results from Our Experiment]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Trying to improve the open rates for your email newsletters? The open rate slipped to about 15%. First, we changed the content.

How To Tell Your Strength Story: Nonprofit Storytelling #5 1/2

Getting Attention

This is the last in my six types of stories your organization has to tell series on how to find, shape and share your strength story.

How to Solve Any Nonprofit Marketing Problem [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Please leave comments and questions below, and I’ll get right back to you! But many times, they require more thought.

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How to Translate Your Program Into a Compelling Video

Getting Attention

She believes there is more good than bad in our world, and she’s driven to share the stories she’s heard that prove this.

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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 Perform the “You” Test for Donor-Centered Communications – Do You Pass?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You know that donor-centered communications are vital to getting and keeping your supporters. Here is how he does it in Microsoft Word.

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Want to learn what makes an incredible year end appeal?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have trouble getting people to open your nonprofit appeals?  . Do you want to learn the tactics of successful appeal copywriting that will help people tear open your envelope and write you a big check?  . We’re going to cover it all. Click here to learn more. How to Gather Stories. reply card.

FundCoaches: A revolution in fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of ! Mo and his team flew around the country filming us presenting our training.

How To Create "Now I Care Stories"

Diva Marketing Blog

In 2014, websites, blogs, social networks influence how we tell and pass along our stories. The secret is to look behind the ordinary.

How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors

J Campbell Social Marketing

On Tuesday I was pleased to present a webinar with Nonprofit Webinars (a service of 4Good) on the topic: How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors , part of their Tech Tuesdays series. The slides are here: How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors from Julia Campbell. Tweet.

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Firing Your Development Director? It’s not you, it’s me!

Wild Woman Fundraising

This post is in response to the Compasspoint report, Underdeveloped: A national study of challenges facing nonprofit fundraising. Why is this?

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

Fundraising Coach

Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. In addition to online events, I''ll be on all over the USA and in two other countries! Fundraising Training and Keynotes. SEATTLE: Nonprofit Storytelling Conference , November 5-7. I''m thrilled to be part of this brand new conference concept.

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How to pick a fundraising job that you will absolutely love! -with Abbi Haggerty

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I am so pleased today to be interviewing Abbi L. MT: Amen to that. Welcome. Abbi L.

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A tale of two cities (in your appeal letter)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today I’d like to introduce you to the concept of the parallel story. How could you do this? What does this mean?

How to make a splash! Marketing Your Nonprofit Educational Programs

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve never told anyone about this before… I’m about to share a secret that can help keep your association in the black.

How to strengthen your nonprofit from the inside out

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

An organization’s ability to accomplish its mission is only as strong as the organization’s infrastructure. AG: Sure.

Annual Report Makeover!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Want to see a drastic makeover that really paid off? Way to take the ball and run with it! Ever had a makeover? What a drastic makeover!

Having trouble holding onto your fundraising staff? Here’s why.

Wild Woman Fundraising

You simply cannot call every donor or write a hand-written thank you note to every donor. Do any of these sound familiar to you? And. 2.

How to Set Nonprofit Marketing Goals that Build Your Impact & Satisfaction

Getting Attention

Learn How to. Take You Where You Want to Go! And worse, you don’t know where to start to fix it. Aargh!

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What makes a great Gift Officer great? 4 traits


Rather, they get supporters to think introspectively often saying, “Hmm. Ability to inform and educate. They educate them.

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

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Dennis Fischman left a senior management position at a nonprofit organization to found Communicate! We love talking with friends. We hate going to meetings. Why? Too often at meetings and conferences, were listening to people we dont know, talking about an agenda that doesnt matter to us.

Training Your Board to Raise Money – a book for your new year

Fundraising Coach

The new book Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money is just that. Train Your Board to Raise Money can help.

4 Great Nonprofit Trainings this Month in The Nonprofit Academy!

Fundraising Coach

But members typically get one new online training and one coaching call with me each month too. Pay $47 for one or just $19 for all.

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you read Underdeveloped, the research report that rocked the nonprofit world to its core? And many others (To Be Announced).

How to Combat Donor Fatigue

Fundraising 123

It bears repeating: the number-one reason people stop giving to a nonprofit is how they were treated by the nonprofit. What do you mean, 'how they were treated by the nonprofit'?" That is, nonprofits continued to come back to the donor with requests for more and more money they needed. Need help with this?

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How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

You most likely don’t have the capacity to hire a full time person to run your social media. First things first – do your due diligence!

Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

The topic will be  Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Register Now! Tweet.

How to use a job analysis to get the salary you want

Fundraising Coach

At first I could only think about how completing this exercise would serve the institution. Even in nonprofit jobs. Personal Leadership

How to do a better board training (with Andy Robinson)

Wild Woman Fundraising

SO of course, I asked him to solve my problems-and asked him how I could be unconsciously holding myself back as a trainer. Term limits.

How to Plan For Fundraising Success in 2014

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever wanted to stop running around trying to do too many things at once? Are you wondering how to make a bigger impact in 2014? fundraising plan can help you plan to succeed, by laying out your goals and working backwards. Have you just been thrown to the wolves, with no one to lead you?

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How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone


This post outlines: How to approach nine common donor types and helpful tips + tricks for smarter messaging. Talking to your donors.

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How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s always a pleasure to be back with you. So Linda, how long have you been consulting in fundraising? Nobody wants to do fundraising.

No-Charge Training: Move People to Act Now w/One-Page Plan (Feb 5 & On Demand)

Getting Attention

What’s the right way to connect with supporters, and motivate them to act? And how do I know if I’m doing the right things?

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[Guest Post] How to Overcome Objections in Scheduling Your Fundraising Solicitation Meetings

Fundraising Coach

She''s also done the best teaching I''ve found on exactly what to say during the major gift solicitation. There''s still time to sign up!)

HATE your job? You are not alone. Join us on April 7th.

Wild Woman Fundraising

And there are like, SO MANY things to say about this! Do you wish you could do your job instead of having to be dragged down by people who don’t get what you do and who just tell you NO every time you want to do something innovative? Do you feel powerless to speak up for yourself or you will be fired? Thursday!

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