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What’s your fundraising asking style?


According to Brian Saber, “Your ‘Asking Style’ is based on your personality and unique set of strengths in fundraising.”


The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Marketer: Marketing Success from the Inside Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are all about helping you not only learn your job but love your job. Part of loving your job is taking care of yourself to avoid burnout. Kristina.

Don’t Forget Your Mail

The Agitator

I love the mail. love checking my mailbox — a real mail box with a red flag — six days a week. Indeed I even have two mailboxes … and one is actually at a real post office! treasure my copper mailbox key. Communications Copywriting / creative Direct mail premium

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Once is Not Enough,and Why You Need a Multichannel Fundraising Campaign

Ann Green

If you think you can send one fundraising appeal and then wait for the donations to pour in, you’re in for a rude awakening. BEFORE YOU START.

How MarketSmart Works With Partners


People often ask me, “How does MarketSmart work with partners (allies) to help nonprofits lower costs and increase revenues?” ” It’s a good question. Many people see the link on our website about our partner program. Or, stumble upon  Phyllis’ video. And, we are not a direct response agency — anymore. Tweet this!

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A truth about major gift fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Major gift fundraising can be a wonderful experience for donors and for the nonprofit. The results are great - both for donors and for the nonprofits.

How to Streamline Your Review Process and Publish Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Getting great results from your communications work is often contingent on timing. It needs to get out the door or online quickly to be relevant.

Are Liberals Better Fundraisers?

The Agitator

Given that today’s buzz is probably focused on last night’s final US presidential candidate debate, I thought I’d stick to a political theme. Then I noted ( here ) the fact that Clinton has been outpulling Trump in small gifts. Communications Copywriting / creative Direct mail Fundraising philosophy/profession premium

What is GOTV Anyway? An Explainer for Non-Politicos


Not to worry! OK, so what does GOTV stand for? GOTV stands for Get Out The Vote, which is the final phase of a field campaign. When is GOTV conducted?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Carina Johnson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Carina Johnson. Share your day with us! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a  typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. .

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Cable News Fundraisers

The Agitator

Is there a similarity between cable news and the way some nonprofits operate? Tom’s  Does Your Fundraising Depend on Urgency  posted last week would suggest so. In Cable News Seth Godin wonders: “What if the fear and maiaise and anger isn’t merely being reported by cable news… “What if it’s being caused by cable news?” For many.

Trump … The Fundraising Apprentice

The Agitator

For all his asserted business prowess, one business Donald Trump has not mastered is direct mail fundraising. find this a bit surprising, as conservatives and farther-out right-wingers are historically very good at direct mail. Remember the name Richard Viguerie ? Not only did Clinton raise far more, her team was more efficient at it.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Classy shows us  How to Turn Social Media Followers Into Donors. The theme is #GivingTuesday and Year-End Campaign Planning. It’s video).