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20 Tips to Energize Dull Nonprofit Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your writing dry and boring? A lot of nonprofit messaging is. Use more descriptive nouns and verbs. Add short anecdotes or stories. Talk it out.

Thrive thru Year End: Together!

Getting Attention

Then there’s the biggest one—the pressure of unrealistic expectations (especially your own). know because I live it too. But he soon gave up.

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


My pal Dr. Russell James is at it again. This time, he researched what fundraiser job titles inspire more engagement, connectivity, and giving.

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How to make the right fundraising decision every time

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make the right fundraising decision every time? It’s tied to it, intimately. Want proof? Not corporations. Not bequests. Individuals.

No Nonprofits – You Aren’t Posting Enough On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

The answer? More than you assume ! When I give that answer, I often get this follow up question: But what if we annoy our supporters? 136,000 photos.

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Telling Stories that Move Donors to Give

Fundraising Coach

It was the midst of the Great Recession, and about one in ten people across the U.S. were out of work. Amadou was one of them. and then, “Another”?

Would You Approve This Campaign?

The Agitator

By signing up, one millennial could save as many as 50 lives. SOLUTION:  Turn to The Martin Agency , noted for, among other great work their.

Is Emotion Missing from Your Capital Campaign?

Mission Minded

Capital campaigns are launched to raise the money to fill a nonprofit organization’s need.

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Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis. Today we have part 1 in a two-part series by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv on how to promote your online donation page. Kristina . Congratulations!

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5 Ways to Connect Despite Election Frenzy

Getting Attention

Every election season is a barrier to connection, with people overwhelmed by 24/7 messages from multiple campaigns via multiple channels.

5 lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway (Yes! The sandwich shop)


Here are 5 great lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway : 1. Ask for feedback. 2. Say please. . 3. Use the word “YOU” often. Tweet this!

4 Myths About Fundraising You Need to Stop Believing

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have talked with so many people about fundraising. Founders. Executive Directors. Board members. and of course, fundraising staff. True? 1. Proof?

Is Nonprofit Social Media A Waste of Time?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Do you find social media to be a big, fat time waster for your nonprofit? You may be thinking: “FINALLY! Well, no. It’s become the norm.

Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling


Lately, we've been obsessed with storytelling. Make a Hypothesis. What end result is most important? Don't let resources hold you back. Experiment.

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape. The following post is a slightly modified version of what I came up with. Overview. Social Media tools and applications continue to grow in both popularity and usage. Key Definitions & Examples.

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Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

To celebrate Diva Marketing's 12th Blog Birthday (!). In her usual style, Danica includes so much more. Enjoy! Let’s start at Influencer Marketing 101.

Your fundraising letters helped by zombies

Fundraising Coach

Have you ever struggled with the active voice vs. passive voice in your fundraising letters ? Quite funny, isn't it? But it's true! Engage 3.

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When Women Win

The Agitator

to become a federal judge: “Something which we think is impossible now is not impossible in another decade.”.

Rebrand, Rename, Celebrate: 5 Tips For Your Launch

Mission Minded

You’ve come a long way since you first realized your organization needed a rebrand. At first, you thought strategically about your brand and values.

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How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But smart organizations are also planning ahead for another year-end tradition: increased coverage of charities during the holidays. Spotlight a Trend.

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Use Audience Personas to Connect & Convert (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Thanks to See3 for sharing this useful case study, originally published on the See3 blog. Push your organization to start telling new stories.

Donor Psychology: Do you know what really makes your supporters feel good?


Funny thing about fundraising is that it all boils down to this: Making sure that your supporters feel good! know, I know. Some people might be lonely.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome. This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I am so pleased today to be interviewing Abbi L. Abbi L.

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10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

J Campbell Social Marketing

Guest blog by  Adam Weinger. Has your organization hashtagged something recently? Have you looked at how many Facebook posts you’re creating each week?

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. Name (a-z). Focus.

How to quickly identify popular hashtags for a specific event

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ever since the early days of Twitter hashtag use, major events had organic hashtag communities form around them (essentially back channel discussions).

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Paul wondered if search on Twitter or Instagram could be a good business tool. He kindly offered to share his views and research on Diva Marketing. How

Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking

Fundraising Coach

Grant seeking is a distinct form of fundraising - one that can seem like a complete mystery. That's why I asked Diane H. Leonard to share some tips.

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Protecting Donor Privacy

The Agitator

Efforts by the F.B.I. Fundraising philosophy/profession Major donors Nonprofit management Transparency premium

How to Maintain Your Brand in a Video Conference Call

Mission Minded

This is a question most of us will face at one […].

4 Inspirational “Share Your Story” Pages That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want to get your supporters pumped? love using “Share Your Story” submissions for fundraising appeals. Real people. Real problems. Real solutions.

Craft a Positive “Page Not Found” Experience

Getting Attention

404 error page). Flip Frustration to Satisfaction. Hitting a dead end is frustrating and time consuming. ASPCA Professional ). 2) Speak like a Human.

Most planned gift prospects don’t ever want to meet you


That’s right. Most planned gift prospects actually don’t ever want to meet you. But then, guess what? They do! Because most are not rich.

Do you have bad boundaries?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome. She knows so much about boundaries and she’s been teaching about them for a while now. MT: Right on. You know?

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