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Do you really need to buy a planned giving website?


You don’t need to buy a planned giving website. prefer not to call them websites. But they aren’t websites. Never?

10 Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit Website

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Here are just a few tips on making your website more effective: 1. Include social sharing links on every page of your nonprofit website. Encourage video and photo sharing, link to your social media profiles, and make it easy for bloggers and social networkers to embed your videos and feature your images on their sites and profiles.

11 Rules for Video Fundraising

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Using video in your fundraising campaign can be an easy and effective way to tell a story and capture the attention of your supporters. How does video fit in your nonprofit's fundraising strategy? Apply these 11 important principles to get the most out of your video efforts. Maybe it is, “Share this video.” Be brief.

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Managing Content on the National Wildlife Federation’s Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ever wonder how national nonprofits with hundreds of staff manage all that content on their websites? IFRAME Embed for Youtube. Great!

Creating Website Content: What Do Your Visitors Really Want?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your website is out there for all to see. So how can you create website content that all kinds of potential visitors will find interesting and engaging? To keep it simple, let’s group your website visitors into three categories: Strangers: People who know nothing about you. What do they want to see on your website?

Make Your Nonprofit Website a Positive Experience -- Even When Things Go Wrong

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Effective nonprofit websites help a visitor better understand your organization and inspire supporters to act. Or follow a bad link?

Interview With Alex Brown On "Non Glory" A Video Series

Diva Marketing Blog

Video is where many see the growth of digital media. settled on a video series, and YouTube as the platform. his love for horses.

How do you tell your nonprofit’s story in 8 easy steps?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Organizations submit stories in video or 5 pictures that they keep as a vital resource for promoting their work and connecting to their constituents.

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5 Facts: What Constituents Want From Your Nonprofit Website

Marketing for Nonprofits

Watch this video from Firespring and then download the report for FREE ! websites FirespringCheers! jocelyn.

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What’s Missing On Your Website?

The Agitator

But what I found most interesting was that the research included videotaping 100 young donors as they browsed a selection of nonprofit websites. communications Don''t Miss these Posts media usage online advocacy online fundraising online publishing online video social networking premium Take a look here for a.

Video roars into 2011; Nonprofits, grab your videocam


If you don’t have any one on staff who knows how to shoot and edit video, you can easily find someone to do it for you at a reasonable rate.

How to Get Prospects and Supporters to Your Website

Getting Attention

This video is a fantastic intro to inbound marketing! Subscribe today. Inbound Marketing

Six Tips on How To Make Your Website Pinterest Friendly

Diva Marketing Blog

With very basic website tactics. . Six Tips on How To Make Your Website Pinterest Friendly. 1. Pinterest. Pinterest. Pinterest.

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Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This is why videos — and super short videos in particular — are attracting millions of users. Fundraising Videos. Jim Lynch.

5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Good examples of nonprofits who clearly lay out their core values on their websites are the  North Carolina Center for Nonprofits  and  Greenpeace.

Best Fundraising Website

The Agitator

I was asked the other day which I thought was the most compelling fundraising website. Very compelling use of images — especially video (and I’m talking vivid exceptional video you can’t stop watching) — and music to tell their story … throughout the site. 3. Why? 1. Maybe the site is a huge flop.

7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

You better make sure that your website is attracting potential supporters and enticing them to donate when they reach your website this holiday season.

Using Video During A Solicitation

A Small Change

Video is an incredible tool and can be used to tell a compelling story in a very short time. In today’s world of technology and new media we too often look at video as the answer to all of our problems. If you need to fundraise with a compelling message, create a video. If you need to train your volunteers, create a video.

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Make it Easy to Spread the Word: Press Kit+ (Case Study)

Getting Attention

The Challenge: To increase qualified entries to, and votes for, the 2015 doGooder Video Awards. Hope this case study pushes you into action.

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Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week – Women for Women International

J Campbell Social Marketing

My two cents – YouTube could be better utilized, as video is widely considered the number one marketing tool of 2015. Convinced yet?

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Implement A Mobile Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Fundraising : A 2012 Pew Internet study found that 50% of donors are already using mobile devices to access nonprofit websites and emails.

7 Places You Can Get a Free Fundraising Website

Fundraiser Ideas

One of these resources is a free fundraising website platform. The following are seven of my favorite free fundraising websites. #1: This free fundraising website, , is super easy. You can even implement videos and images. The creation of the website is point and click. It’s that simple.

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The video was created in PowerPoint and set to music purchased from a royalty-free service online. Liesl Manone. think it’s great!

2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Have You Entered?

Selfish Giving

For six years now, the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards has been shining a spotlight on all the innovative ways that nonprofits use video.

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More Online Leads From Video

The Agitator

Rich Brooks at Flyte New Media pitches 15  Ways Video Helps You Generate More Online Leads. Video improves your search engine visibility. Google and Bing like video. Over one billion people watch a YouTube video each month. Video is the most engaging online medium. Nuf said.

How Web Developers Hurt Their Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But I’ve seen several websites that cross the line. Accidental Techies Hiring Consultants nptech websitesEnough is enough.

Year-End Fundraising in Review: Innovations with website donation pages


But in 2013 we noticed it had made the jump to donation pages. Most made no attempt to communicate a benefit for taking the desired action.

Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Some come from larger departments that have multiple videos under multiple playlists. Some are long others are short.

How a war in Libya can kill your website

Fundraising Coach

For example, I use as a site for my TV and video appearances but not for my primary sites. But there are so many other options.

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at ) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created  mobile websites and/or mobile apps. Why did I do this? We are at a crossroads. Key definitions. Key statistics.

#INTERVIEW: Christopher Davenport, Founder of 501 Videos, A Company That Makes Videos Exclusively For Nonprofit Clients

Non Profit Marketing 360

Christopher Davenport is the founder of 501 Videos , a company that makes videos exclusively for nonprofit clients. CHRISTOPHER: Yeah.

What to do if you suspect your website stinks

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This is a winner of the Websites that Suck worst website award for 2010 - the Yale School of Art website. &# >. Not very artful.

The Perfect Thank You

The Agitator

Click the screen shot ( or here ) to view the video and see its website context. Does it get any better than this?! 1. Repeat cycle.

Feeding America’s Online Video Campaign

The Agitator

Here’s a description of the online video campaign being conducted by Feeding America in support of Hunger Action Month in September. The organization has created a high quality video platform that food banks around the country can easily customize and add to their own websites. P.S. Here’s a sample.

“Social Media At Work” Video for Canadian Public Servants

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Any time I see a government effort in using video these days I like to applaud it. Enjoy. The French version can be found here.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Plan Your Nonprofit’s Story, Then Shoot The Video

Non Profit Marketing 360

Making a video is all the rage in the nonprofit world – and it should be. What strategies do you want to highlight?

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


This year is no exception, Not every nonprofit has the resources to hire videographers or even buy and use a video cam themselves. VuVox.

What Does Your Organization Do? Draw It Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Illustrated videos are very popular right now with everyone from big corporations to small nonprofits. Jessica Pullano.

The FCC is Coming After YOUR Nonprofit!

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

can''t pick and choose which content you access (as long as it''s legal), or send you one website at a quicker download speed than another. Net neutrality is why your website should load in a browser at the same speed as Facebook (taking into account that large photos or videos take longer than text).

3 Ways Google Plus can Drive Donors to Your Nonprofit’s Website

Fundraising Coach

I was honored to see my 3 Ways Google + can help drive donors to your website featured today on MovieMondays. Pitman’s Google+ Profile.