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Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

– Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. The post Is your job really to raise money? Tweet this. Tweet this.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. But you are wrong!

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

iMarketSmart

The post Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money! And, if you want to see the sequel, Words that Work 2 , go here. Click to tweet!

Nonprofit giving is about more than just money

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post Nonprofit giving is about more than just money appeared first on JCSM. Sharing is caring, really!).

Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money!

iMarketSmart

What’s MarketSmart’s take on all this?: I don’t like these titles and I think they cost nonprofits money! Tweet this!

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

iMarketSmart

So, if you can help them realize their dreams and feel good and be the hero in their own life story, then you’ll get more money. Tweet this!

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How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Fundraising is tough, and matching gifts are a rare way for nonprofits to capitalize on free money from many donations. Social Media. Facebook.

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). I’m so excited to share this interview with you! interviewed Jules Brown!

Fundraising is not really about money

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

“Fundraising is not really about money. It’s about people.” ” Fundraising expert Larry C. Guest expert: Larry C.

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Starting Over #10: Understand Money

The Agitator

As part of the Agitator’s Barriers to Growth series I noted that the shortage of investment funds for fundraising is often perceived as a major hurdle.

How to Shift Giving: New Money for Good Research Released

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Of all of the research I reference in webinar and conference presentations, the Money for Good studies are a longtime favorite.

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

It will lead to missed connections with supporters, and thus, a seeming inability to raise money using the platforms. Measurement is Key.

How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I had a great conversation with Susan Gordon, director of nonprofit services for Causes , last week. Coming Soon  . Love the daily blogging? Great!

Raising Money with No Heartstrings to Pull

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join Susan and me on Tuesday for a FREE webinar:   Raising Money Via Social Media: Using Causes and Your Facebook Page. Today’s Book Giveaway.

Why I don’t cry foul when I hear how much money sits in DAFs

iMarketSmart

He also writes and speaks often about the slow movement of money OUT of DAF’s into charity bank accounts. Al Cantor is great. He’s a tiger.

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5 tips to waste your money in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’d rather not waste your money in fundraising, then do yourself a favor and get on the Fundraising on a Shoestring Webinar on March 10th !

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11 props you can use to raise more money at face-to-face meetings

iMarketSmart

The post 11 props you can use to raise more money at face-to-face meetings appeared first on MarketSmart. giving menu (see one here ).

The 3 best times to ask for money

Fundraising Coach

Asking for money is where the magic happens! This is where it starts to feel that you only are interested in the person’s money.

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EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Message received.

The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones. Online fundraising campaigns have a start, middle and end.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. And we run up against people’s concepts of money, every day.

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[Guest Post] The money making secret of effective donor newsletters

Fundraising Coach

Newsletters: they’re all about the money…eventually. I’m a huge fan of Tom Ahern. Sign up to get his emails at [link].

Where is the money for our schools?

Wild Woman Fundraising

mean, they are just going to make even more money. The zombie corporations are holding the money hostage. We need to free that money through legislative action. You need to advocate for a greater proportion of city/county/state money to be given to your nonprofit. Lately I’ve been pondering a couple of things.

2 phrases to use when asking for money

Fundraising Coach

” is a vapid cop-out for truly asking for money. Those are my favorite phrases for asking for money. Other Possibly Related posts: The 3 best times to ask for money. Do-It-Yourself Fundraising: How to Get Money for Your Nonprofit. How to make more money with your next silent auction. 3. So let them know!

Ever wonder what donor advisors tell their clients when it comes to giving their money away?

iMarketSmart

Give the money – clarify how you want to be treated, what you want, and what you don’t want. It’s a fascinating read.

What really rich people want

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you responsible for building the relationship and asking them for more money than you will make in 10 years? What motivates them?

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Greenpeace … Show Us The Money!

The Agitator

This is of course a friendly request (and I stress that), not a demand. Greenpeace has been conducting an exemplar online advocacy campaign — centered on Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling plans — for about the last 30-odd days. The Agitator first wrote about the campaign on March 13.

10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

Fundraiser Ideas

When your charitable cause needs large amounts of money, charity fundraising events can be your best option. The following are 10 charity fundraising events that, if implemented correctly, are sure to raise large amounts of money for your organization: Charity walk. Add raffle items or a 50-50 raffle to raise even more money.

Does the Raiser’s Edge Help Raise Money?

JCA Insights

Does any fundraising software really help raise money? Should The Raiser’s Edge has sophisticated functionality to manage virtually every facet of the most complex fundraising program, but it can only help raise money when senior leadership mandates that all staff use the system. In Which board members are actively raising money?

3 Ways Prospect Research Can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money at Events

EveryAction

Do you have events planned as part of your end-of-year fundraising push? prospect research events

Why spend the money?

Get Fully Funded

It’s the best return on your investment.   For a nonprofit, there’s no better place to invest money. Staff If you are a nonprofit director, you know that the budget line item for training and development is often the first one to go when things get tight.  But this is SO short-sighted! Management Personal/Professional Developmen

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. They are good.).

Some people make excuses; others raise money

Fundraising Coach

Are you making excuses or raising money? Ask ask without fear asking for money actually like hearing that, in a twisted way. Really.

Asking for Money AND Something Else

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

really like this one recommendation from Rachel: Pair an ask for a donation with a “no-money” ask during a campaign. The no-money ask gives your supporters another way to get involved and engaged in your cause whether they want to give financially or not. Missed it? All-Access Pass Holders can review the recording now.).

Part 3: How to Send an Appeal Letter

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is just a tiny slice of what I could teach you about raising TONS more money in the mail. how to send appeal letters in bulk. Printing.

Online Transactions: Less Friction, More Money

The Agitator

Anything that complicates or slows down the online giving process translates into fewer completions and dollars raised. The advice, via an article titled 11 of the smoothest commerce checkouts on the. Online fundraising and marketing premium

Why fundraisers should take some lessons from stockbrokers

iMarketSmart

With stockbrokers, investors seek to feel good and make money as a result of their engagement, relationship, partnership, and shared vision.

Focus on the mission, not the money

Get Fully Funded

Too many times, nonprofit Fundraisers get so focused on the money that they forget to communicate about the mission.  I’ve seen this in direct mail appeals, grant proposals, and major donor visits. . When you share from that point of view, your appeals take on a much richer tone than if you’re just begging for money.

24 Reasons Why Board Members Won’t Ask For Money & What To Do About It

The Agitator

So it figures that in the course of his guiding, goading, and persuading board members to seek funds for the organizations they serve, Jerry has heard a lifetime’s supply of excuses from board members about why they simply can’t — or shouldn’t — ask for money. And, according to the publisher, all in a 59 minute read.

Mobile Money

The Agitator

Pew Internet Research recently asked a variety of pundits how they saw the future in terms of consumers paying for purchases via mobile devices such as smartphones. They cite comScore reporting that 38% of smartphone users have used their cell phone to make a purchase of some kind. Where do you see this headed?