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3 Techniques to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in 2017

Getting Attention

Here are three techniques to put to work right now: 1) Set Boundaries. You can’t always say “No” to your boss or board.

WHERE ARE MY PEOPLE? 6 Tools and Techniques for Finding Friends and Influencers on Facebook & Twitter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 techniques and tools for finding these friends and influencers on Facebook and Twitter. 1. TWITTER TECHNIQUE: Upload Your Email File.

Good Video Technique, But How Appealing?

The Agitator

Here’s what I like about the technique. Take a look at this video appeal from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

Social Media Productivity Tools for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Solution : Use the Pomodoro Technique. Be efficient. Keep on task. Remain laser-focused. The challenges are many, as are the opportunities.

Could December be the month when you will LOSE the most donors?


I’m worried about fundraisers who get too excited about Giving Tuesday. Tom Belford (a.k.a Here’s a quick story about one in particular.

How to keep your donors in 2016


In the nonprofit world, it’s widely recognized that retaining donors can be quite challenging. And it’s not their fault! Why do they do it?

12 More Interview Questions for your Fundraising job interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

this photo is by Sofia Ajram on Flickr, with David Alexander. Are you looking for a new fundraising or nonprofit job? LOL NO. ” 3. The cads.

How I learn and stay up to date

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Advice Personal culture learning learning techniques mikekujawski people reading resources traveldigital engagement)&# ? Travel. Reading.

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Why you need to think of yourself as a facilitator


Supporters give to satisfy a need Tweet This! Supporters give because they trust your organization to satisfy that need. Tweet This! Tweet This!

How can you get 100 more donors in 90 days?

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I worked at a domestic violence shelter, I was tearing  my hair out trying to find new donors. So how do you overcome. No organizational memory?

Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs

Wild Woman Fundraising

Ever wish people would say what they’re REALLY THINKING online? What if you could say anything about your charity job? What would you say?

Free Webinar: The $100,000 Technique to Get More Donors July 16th

Wild Woman Fundraising

All through this one technique! Join us and learn how your nonprofit can succeed in all these ways, with this ONE technique! Webinars

Air support


Military forces have been used for humanitarian purposes for decades all over the world. Non-military forces use air support too. How Are You Coping?

Book Review: Fired up Fundraising by Gail Perry

Wild Woman Fundraising

This book was a lot of fun to read. Add this book to your toolkit! She says, “NUMBER ONE! Focus on the mission to inspire board members.”

Steve Jobs' Presentation Technique Works Magic for Nonprofit Communicators

Getting Attention

If you're interested in learning more of Jobs' techniques, I highly recommend Gallo's book! P. S. Many communicators consider Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder and leader, to be the world's greatest corporate storyteller. Otherwise, your creativity and focus may be derailed by your outline. Subscribe today.

20 Great Techniques for Writing the Nonprofit Perfect Tagline

Mission Minded

A pitch-perfect tagline can be the foundation for all messages you create about your organization or program. tagline is a punchy phrase consistently linked with your organization. It enhances your name by clarifying your work and making it relevant to your audience.

2010 Must Do: Keep Up as Marketing Techniques and Tools Evolve

Getting Attention

Most important though, is my realization that it's critical to check in at least twice annually on features and best practices of the techniques and tools you rely on , and more often on those that are mission critical. Here's my bad.I'm constantly scanning the nonprofit marketing landscape for case studies, models, new tools and more.

Why a single tambourine is annoying and what you can do about it


Bang-jangle! Bang-jangle! Bang-jangle! That’s the sound of a lone tambourine. It should include offers to get involved and engaged.

Is Your Nonprofit Facebook Page Worth It? Measurements and Analytics Techniques

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Most online marketers are struggling with how to measure social media.  They're asking themselves the following questions: How effective is the work I do on Facebook in producing bottom line results for the organization? What should I be doing differently on Facebook to improve my results? Answers to your questions! Find them at [link].

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 10:  Advanced Techniques for Boosting Your Online Fundraising Campaigns. Hope you had a great week! Looking for attention on Instagram?

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Techniques to improve fundraising in your walkathons, athons and other pledge events

Blue Sky Collaborative

As you've probably guessed by now we are big proponents of the pledge fundraising model. Often times, our clients who use the SWEET fundraising software ask us how to improve their fundraising results. We decide to share some of our.

Seven Tips for Businesses… Large and Small… When Employing the Techniques of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Faithful readers:Waiting for your computer to return from the shop after a motherboard-ectomy is a little like waiting at the hospital for a baby to come…it can’t get here soon enough! But the computer doctors are telling me no later than Saturday!In

Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide 2012: Free, Just Published

Getting Attention

Simple planning techniques to keep you moving towards your marketing goals. Diversity of goals, perspective and experiences. Strategy

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Consider using the word “consider” more often


Social scientists call this the foot in the door technique. Consider this. “Consider” is a very powerful word for fundraising.

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Book review: Mindset, A New Psychology of Success

Wild Woman Fundraising

Were you ever in a position to teach someone who seemed very smart? How did you teach them? Have you ever taught someone who seemed very stupid?

Twitter 101: Basic tips and advanced techniques for using Twitter

Fundraising Coach

Recently, I’ve been asked how to use Twitter. I’ve already written on Twitter for Fundraising and Twitter for nonprofits. But these questions were much more “tactical,&# how-to type questions so I thought I’d share with you what I’ve been telling folks. How do I find people to follow on Twitter? And should I care?

Twitter 101: Basic tips and advanced techniques for using Twitter

Fundraising Coach

Recently, I’ve been asked how to use Twitter. I’ve already written on Twitter for Fundraising and Twitter for nonprofits. But these questions were much more “tactical,&# how-to type questions so I thought I’d share with you what I’ve been telling folks. How do I find people to follow on Twitter? And should I care?

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

13) And finally, social media expert Julia Campbell shares four tools and techniques for increasing productivity. What can you add? P.P.S.

Is Your To-Do List Longer Than Your Day?

Get Fully Funded

Here’s a short video featuring Stephen Covey explaining a technique to help you focus on getting the most important things done.

Take Trump’s Track to Twitter Triumph

Getting Attention

In fact, it can be easier to highlight and harvest high-impact marketing techniques when you’re on opposite sides of an issue or cause.

Chunking Out Your Time: What Works for You?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Pomodoro Technique  where you break down tasks into timed intervals. Have you tried any of these, or a combination?

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Empathy Map Your Way to Relevant Messages

Getting Attention

Note from Nancy: This Empathy Mapping technique is the perfect complement to developing personas —learn how to do that here. And the value?

6 Ways to Train All-Org Messengers

Getting Attention

Rachel’s query revealed collective nervousness (it’s comforting to know you aren’t alone) and enabled her to address gaps in knowledge and technique.

December is Over, but Fundraising Shouldn’t Be

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns. BRAND NEW WEBINAR. Thursday, March 2, 2017. 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific). Registration is $50.

Hacks and Tasks for Your Social Media Work

Social Media Bird Brain

One is for social media platform hacks (strategies or techniques for using something better) and the other is a list of things that will help you improve your social media presence - better content, better outreach. content hacks Small nonprofit social media tasks tips

Strategic Cause-Related Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Fundraising Hypocrisy

The Agitator

If you’re one of our 872 UK Agitator readers this is for you. And also for the other 7,247 Agitators around the globe. Most likely the  shoe also fits.

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Looking to Kick Your Online Fundraising up a Notch? [Tomorrow]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online engagement techniques to rev up donors before your campaign. Presented by Kerri Karvetski. Thursday, November 10th, 2016. 1:00 p.m.

Is Your Nonprofit Facebook Page Worth It? Measurements and Analytics Techniques

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When I’m speaking to nonprofit professionals about social media, the first question they want answered is this: “Do we really need a Facebook page?” That is unless they already have a page for their organization. Then they want to know: “How do I get more people to like me on. Facebook?”). My answer is usually along the lines of, “It depends.”.

Stop swopping your donor lists with other nonprofits


One thing (among so many others) that I never understood about nonprofits is why they sell or swop lists with other nonprofits. It’s

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