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The Winter Doesn't Mean the End to Outdoor Fundraising Events

Cause Related Marketing

In fact, plenty of opportunities remain for outdoor events during the cold winter months. Not so fast, Jack Frost. Add one more. Susan G.

Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and today I am talking with Barbara Winter, the author of Making a Living Without a Job.

Why Doesn't Your Cause Marketing Generate as Much Money as the Super Bowl?

Cause Related Marketing

The Winter Olympics are a few days away. Tags: Easy Bake Oven Winter Olympics Super Bowl World Cup million viewers.

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Save the Harbor / Save the Bay Hosts Successful Winter Swim-a-thon Fundraiser

Blue Sky Collaborative

I'm not a huge fan of swimming in cold weather. But it's definitely more palatable if it's done in the name of a good cause. Save the Harbor / Save the Bay's ([link] mission is to restore and preserve Boston. Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Third Party Fundraising Viral Fundraising Walkathon software Walkathons

The one delusion that keeps you stuck

Wild Woman Fundraising

Now I am home on the east coast for winter break. It was HARD to take a break! And you’ve gotta keep grinding! And it’s true.

Cause Marketing for Commodity Items

Cause Related Marketing

It's classic economics.If Robinson Portion of the Proceeds Pink Ribbon Watermelon

Using Earned, Owned and Bought Media to Activate Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

One final anecdote: 10 years ago this month the Winter Olympics were held in Utah. Leading up to its Feb. So how do they differ?

Winter Break #1

Mission Paradox Blog

Time for me to head to Vegas.    It will be a week of splitting Aces and check raising fools with air.    You probably have no idea what any of that means, but trust me it's going to be exciting. New posts return on Wednesday, Dec.  

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What Your Sponsors REALLY Want: August 9th

Wild Woman Fundraising

August 9th, 2012 3pm EDT OR September 6th, 3pm EDT. Are you worried about your next big event? Are you afraid of what sponsors are thinking? Thank you!”

3 Steps to Meaningful and Memorable

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Robert posted this irresistible photo in the midst of one of the horrific blizzards we had this winter. The kind that feels good. Surprise us.

Dangerous Myth #1: Too Much Solicitation Causes Poor Retention

The Agitator

But when it comes to fundraising there are some myths.

Zig When They Zag to Spur Action (Nonprofit Case Study)

Getting Attention

It was no surprise that many of them featured the weather in their subject lines, with references to winter, blizzard, polar bear, storm and snow. WNYC struck me with just the image I was looking for, providing me with a vision of sunny, sweaty, lemonade-lusting relief on a cold winter’s day. think you see what I mean.

Does this look familiar?

Wild Woman Fundraising

As you know, I LOVE to help people write more effective appeal letters. It is a very effective appeal letter. Let’s look at why. love that!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While the weather is warming up here, winter is still coming to Westeros this Sunday. I’m ready too, Jon Snow! Nonprofit Training.

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3 Brutally Honest Appeal Letter Critiques Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you read my first terrible appeal letter? If not, here it is! This second brutally honest appeal letter critique is brought to you by the VNSNY.

Finding Two Awesome Hours a Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Davis also talks about the importance of light, and again, I know this is a huge for me, especially in the winter months. Maybe 5? 1? ” 2.

Email Welcome Magic: Huge Opportunity, Here’s How

Getting Attention

I’m on vacation rejuvenating, clearing space, and building energy for a productive fall and winter. So don’t. Email 3: The Ask.

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Five Tips for Recruiting Nonprofit Sponsors

Cause Related Marketing

CMNH had an executive who spent several years as an executive at the organizing committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Stephen Covey how to sell a cause marketing sponsorship Children's Miracle Network Hospitals CMNH Winter Olympics cause marketing with other nonprofits cause marketing schemaSo, too, is good-timing.

Get Your Email Read

Getting Attention

Instead, I’m rejuvenating, clearing space, and building energy for a productive fall and winter. I’m on vacation and NOT WORKING (unlike what’s become a bad pattern). hope you get the chance to do the same. It’s It’s a necessity for good creative and intellectual work, and sense of wellbeing. Join me!

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Frank Talk: Comms that Connect (Part 1)

Getting Attention

found myself there this past winter, delighting in northern Florida rain while the rest of the country was being buried under snow. Guest blogger Mark Dessauer is Director of Communications at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Frank : A gathering of communicators who work for the common good (or public interest).

A Cool New Platform for Cause Marketers to Launch Virtual Paper Icons From

Cause Related Marketing

spent about $90 putting up a brick in the Olympic Plaza in the lead-up to the 2002 Winter Olympics. The money deposits into your PayPal account.

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5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Getting Attention

For example, maybe school classrooms need to be stocked for the new semester in January, or winter coats purchased for homeless shelter residents. Guest author Jenn a Sauber is a crowdfunding and digital marketing expert at CauseVox, a  peer-to-peer fundraising software for nonprofits. Use the power of storytelling! It works every time.

Trade Show Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Three times a day on Thursday, Jan 20 and Friday, Jan 21, Columbia held a fashion show featuring Omni-Heat Electric and other offerings.

How to get out of fundraising and into something you like more!

Wild Woman Fundraising

So you’ve been in fundraising for four, five, six, twenty years. You know more ways to ask for money than there are stars in the sky. You’ve had good bosses and you’ve had bad bosses. You’ve seen honest nonprofits and corrupt nonprofits. You’ve gotten board members to give, and you’ve gotten volunteers to give.

10 Tips for Almost Perfect Subject Lines

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are a few examples: • [Your Organization Name]: Our Winter Event is December 15. Celebrate winter with [Your Organization Name] on December 15. • [Your Organization Name] News: Our Winter Event is December 15. 3. Here’s a helpful guest post from our friend, Ryan Pinkham of Constant Contact. Want the best results?

18 Email Subject Line Strategies That Will Increase Your Open Rates

Wild Woman Fundraising

THIS summer, we’re going to- THIS FALL, look for- THIS WINTER, it’s all about… see what I mean? 5. If so, read on! At last.

Two truths you should be telling

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Last week, I asked Rohit Bhargava what two pieces of advice he’d give nonprofits about earning trust and inspiring action. Great advice.

Clinging to Clichés?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jan and her team of nine volunteers are talking to everyone they know to find a place for the winter workshops.  Claire Meyerhoff. Again. Again.

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10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

In summer, offering yard clean-up services in the local community can produce significant revenue in a fairly short time; winter activities include shoveling driveways or sidewalks for a modest donation. Organizing fundraisers for clubs and activities can be a fun and educational experience for high school students. Exhibitions and shows.

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Must Not Sleep! Must Warn Others! And other tips from fundraising hip hopistas

Wild Woman Fundraising

Common Market: Tobacco Road or Winter Take All. So as I write another blog post at midnight, I’m reminded “Must Not Sleep! Welcome!

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5 Tips for Your Next Email Newsletter

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" —John Rife of Winter Park Harvest Festival. The arrival of the New Year is a great time to look at your overall marketing strategy and think of new ways to grow your organization in 2014. An email newsletter is a great way to do it! Provide value. " —Marlo Manning of Fairy DogParents. Stay focused. Be consistent. Be social.

What are you planning for? Fundraising Predictions for 2012

Wild Woman Fundraising

Winter weather was nonexistent in much of the US, so people didn’t have huge heating bills. (I swear I am not making this up). 2. Really.

Let Your Donors Know How Much You Appreciate Them

Ann Green

The holidays are over, winter isn’t, and the world doesn’t feel like a very nice place right now, so we could all use a little pick-me-up.

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Discover (and plan to attend!) Price: $$$.

5 Nonprofit Marketing Innovations for Tough-Times Results (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Changes ranged from starting to host community events (some at no charge) to keeping the theater open through the winter months. Thanks, Tracy!

Do Something Special For Your Donors and Hold an Open House

Ann Green

Winter is tricky, unless you are fortunate to live in a part of the country where it doesn’t snow.  Invite other supporters, too. legalcode.

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On the occasion of my 1,182nd post

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When I lived in Madagascar, people would open the tombs of their dead relatives each winter, pull out the cloth-wrapped corpses of their loved ones and dance with them held aloft. The death-dancing season, which was in August (winter in the Southern Hemisphere), meant sleepless nights. So I thought I’d tell you how it works.

3 Quick Tips to Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts

Fundraising 123

People can sell items at a winter market, just make sure they promote to buyers that the funds will benefit your cause. Want to learn more?

Blizzard Mania Sparks Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing (2 Case Studies)

Getting Attention

Here’s a great example… Friday was tough here in the Northeast. And if they get me, I’m more interested in what they have to say.”

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now that you know what not to do, Blackbaud’s guest post by Brian Winters gives you The 2 Key Elements of Successful Fundraising Campaigns.

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