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What to PUT in Your Newsletter

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Puzzling over what makes really good newsletter content, especially in email? . Make your newsletter more Personal by. or PUT.

How Often Should We Mail that Newsletter?

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Send Your Email Newsletter at Least Monthly. Send Your Print Newsletter at Least Quarterly — Or Not at All. What Do You Plan to Do?

5 Steps to Powerhouse E-Newsletters (Case Study)

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How does your email newsletter to keep your people up-to-date, connected, and active? NOW is when you have their attention. Don’t risk it!

Quit Wasting Time on a Failing Newsletter [Starts Tomorrow]

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Are you just breaking even (or losing money) with your donor newsletter? Is your donor newsletter longer than 4 pages? Pacific).

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

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Trying to improve the open rates for your email newsletters? The typical open rates for that kind of newsletter are in the 20-25% range.

5 Quick Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter

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I receive a lot of email newsletters – from nonprofit organizations, from businesses and from consultants. Make sure to test it to make sure.

Are You Pretending That People Really Want Your E-Newsletter?

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Earlier this summer, I suggested what to PUT in your newsletter — content that is Personal, Useful and Timely. Newsletters

Time Saving Tips for Email Newsletters and Facebook

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10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

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You know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? We know their secret - and we’re going to let you in on it. email Cultur

Are Members-Only Nonprofit Newsletters Ancient Relics?

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Just how valuable is the content in your nonprofit’s newsletter? Look at the content you are putting in your newsletter. Great!

3 Essentials for Nonprofit Email Newsletters [Video]

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In this video, I share the three essentials I am looking for when I review an email newsletter. ( Can’t see the video player?

Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

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Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Consider one of these five summer-inspired themes: 1) Summer Heat.

7 Solid Reasons Why You Should Kill Your Printed Planned Giving Newsletter

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I know, I know… you love your planned giving newsletter. There ARE instances when MarketSmart recommends a planned giving newsletter.

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Need Some Blog Post or Newsletter Article Ideas?

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

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great way to do that is to conduct an interview. Here are my 25 favorite interview questions. You probably won’t need to ask all 25.

What Should You Name Your E-Newsletter?

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Turns out that the current name of the e-newsletter is  .  ”E-Newsletter.” ”    Here’s what it looks like. I do have a ton of nonprofit e-newsletters in my inbox called “E-Newsletter” so it’s not like that’s a horrible thing. What’s your e-newsletter called?

5 Tips for Your Next Email Newsletter

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An email newsletter is a great way to do it! With a regularly scheduled newsletter, you can keep your audience up-to-date and make sure that your supporters never miss a chance to volunteer, donate, or spread the word about your organization. We were able to drive almost all of our donations with our email newsletter and Facebook page."

This Donor Newsletter Tip Will Surprise You

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7 Email Newsletter Mistakes Every Nonprofit Should Avoid

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associated with traditional print newsletters. In your newsletter, highlight a few upcoming events and include a link to the full calendar.

Nonprofit Email Newsletter Design from Walden School [Before and After]

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Here is what she said about the old newsletter: Our Thursday newsletter goes to all current parents at our school.

Click Me: An E-Newsletter Makeover with Mission India

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The same day I went back to the drawing board, recreating the e-newsletter from scratch — with a one-column template. Newsletters

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How Are Nonprofit Newsletters Changing?

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Is the classic nonprofit newsletter still relevant? Newsletters Nonprofit Communications Print NewslettersIf yes, why?

Nonprofit E-Newsletter Before and After – Cornerstone Prep

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At the end of September, we redesigned our weekly email newsletter to include more white space and smaller blocks of text. Newsletters

Nonprofit Email Newsletter Happiness

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How Overhauling Our Print Newsletter Helped Us Become More Donor Centric

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This Thursday I am hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival and this month’s theme is  producing nonprofit newsletters in 2012 and beyond.

April Is All About Email Newsletters

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You also spend more time on creating email newsletter articles than most other types of content. Newsletters Nonprofit Communications

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How NTEN Transformed Its E-Newsletter to be More Relevant

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Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

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Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival , where we are looking at trends in nonprofit newsletters.

Why traditional newsletters don’t work anymore

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Well, it’s time to fix what’s broken with your newsletter. Yep, nonprofits are sending out selfish newslettersNewsletters are written by well-meaning folks who have not stopped long enough to really understand their reader and what their reader wants. Think NewsletterYou know why? They’re

Why traditional newsletters don’t work anymore

Get Fully Funded

Well, it’s time to fix what’s broken with your newsletter. Yep, nonprofits are sending out selfish newslettersNewsletters are written by well-meaning folks who have not stopped long enough to really understand their reader and what their reader wants. Think NewsletterYou know why? They’re

7 Solid Reasons Why You Should Kill Your Printed and Electronic Planned Giving Newsletter

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I know, I know… you love your planned giving newsletter. There ARE instances when MarketSmart recommends a planned giving newsletter.

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Charity Newsletters – Extraordinary Experiences … for the Rest of Us

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Today we have more goodies from Tom Ahern on how to write more successful fundraising newsletters. To the rescue: the humble charity newsletter.

The Nonprofit Newsletter – Still All That?

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When I first started working in nonprofit communications, the job was really all about the newsletter. Maybe. Maybe not. .

7 Ways to Increase the Open Rate of Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter

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

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He even convinced me donor newsletters could be actual fundraising tools! The charity newsletter: Friend or foe? by Tom Ahern.

The Domain Formula for Donor Newsletters

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In two weeks Tom Ahern joins us for a brand-new e-clinic called Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money. newsletter isn’t an ask.

New Free E-Course: 15 Days to Better E-Newsletters

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Drastically Improve Your Newsletter in 15 Easy Steps in 15 Days. Newsletters Nonprofit CommunicationsLove the daily blogging? Great!

Interesting Stats about Nonprofit Newsletters – and Winners!

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Print Newsletters. Email Newsletters. Only 10% said they were sending email newsletters less frequently than in 2010.

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The Nonprofit Newsletter: A Newcomer’s Perspective

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Yesterday, I hosted the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival on nonprofit newsletter trends. Antoinette Siu. Love the daily blogging?

Ideas for newsletter content that donors will love

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Let’s face it: most nonprofit newsletters are boring.  They’re full of jargon and insider news that leave donors feeling less than connected.  To make your donors read your newsletter from start to finish, it must include info that donors find interesting. What have you included in your newsletter that got people talking?