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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 10, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cane and Table. New Orleans, LA. Good Friday to you all! Join me as I gather the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

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7 ways to make sure your print designs win hearts and minds (not design awards)


Make the fonts at least 12 pt… 14 point is even better for older eyes. Even though you might feel that it looks chunky, remember, the printed items are for the donors, not you. Use mostly serif fonts, not sans serif like this. Serif fonts are much easier to read on paper. Sans serif fonts are easier to read online or on a smartphone/tablet. Make sure there is space between lines in the copy. Avoid putting copy blocks with long sentences and paragraphs in reverse text or various colors.

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How to Plan a Media Tour to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One way to earn better coverage is to get out of the office and meet reporters face to face. Flickr Creative Commons photo by Per Egevad. If you’re like most nonprofit communicators, your go-to move is to send a press release to the media whenever your organization announces something new.

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These 5 Website Mistakes Could be Costing You Donors


Online giving has seen consistent year over year growth, but 66% of nonprofits are worried that they are missing out on opportunities for digital fundraising. By avoiding these five common mistakes, you can ensure that your organization isn't leaving any money on the table.

Why you should think more than twice about allowing anonymous responses in donor surveys


Sometimes people ask us why we don’t allow donors to be anonymous when taking donor surveys. I guess they actually believe donors want to be anonymous. I think that’s probably because they (the fundraisers) might prefer to be anonymous.

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To Fundraise is Human (EF-S03-E02)


Greg interviews Tim about his “Engagement Fundraising” experiences at MarketSmart. Learn more about MarketSmart at [link]. Learn more about the Engagement Fundraising Book at [link]. The post To Fundraise is Human (EF-S03-E02) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Podcast

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Awesome Remedies for Dissertation Essay Assistance Identified


What Dissertation Essay Guidance Is – and What exactly it is Not Any of the several software packages nowadays for sensing plagiarism could be used to take a look at essay.

Decent Humans: Ben Kaplan at American Cancer Society


Decent Humans is what we call the incredible community we witness on CrowdRise each and every day doing amazing things for good. And each month, we’re going to highlight a Decent Human in the nonprofit world that’s devoting their time and passion to giving back and making a difference.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 27, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Town Branch Distillery. Lexington, KY. Good afternoon, you awesome nonprofit communicators! I have searched high and low to find the the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

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Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori


Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer. He has worked for a diverse slate of progressive campaigns and organizations, including Hillary for America, United We Dream, the Latino Victory Fund, and How did you get your start in digital organizing? I grew up in North Carolina and I became politically active when one of my best friends got a deportation order — an order of removal. Before that, I wasn't politically active at all.

Want a copy of the ‘best of my blog’ book?


Some of you might already know that I’ve got a book coming out this year on September 18th titled Engagement Fundraising. This complimentary book includes my most viewed and shared blog posts from 2017. Hooray! You can pre-order it here. .

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Gcse Coursework


How to supply your allocated publisher all necessary material? You even while satisfying an shop for form. Whenever you may have nearly anything to provide, you should not wait to set in writing directly for the article author.

How to Plan for a Great #GivingTuesday Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Do you want to raise more money and connect with more supporters this #GivingTuesday? You’re in luck! . Today on Facebook Live I talked with special guest all about what goes into planning and executing a successful Giving Tuesday campaign at your nonprofit.

Want More Monthly Donors? Learn to Love the Lightbox

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo by Anastasiia Tarasova on Unsplash. Who doesn’t love a monthly donor? . These loyal supporters are the pillars of solid, progressive fundraising programs.

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EveryAction @ Bridge and Netroots


Summer conferences are in full swing and we’ll be at TWO of them this week! You can find the EveryAction team at the Bridge Conference in National Harbor and Netroots in New Orleans. We’d love to see you, so come by and say hello! Bridge Conference. Party]. Going to be at the Bridge Conference? Join the EveryAction team on Wednesday from 5 to 7 at the Gaylord Hotel to “Wine” down! We’ll have snacks, drinks, and great conversation with other nonprofit pros like you.

What Everyone Is Missing About The Giving USA 2018 Annual Report (EF-S03-E01)


Learn what everyone is missing about the 410 billion dollars in giving as reported by Giving USA’s 2018 annual report. Learn more about MarketSmart at [link]. The post What Everyone Is Missing About The Giving USA 2018 Annual Report (EF-S03-E01) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Podcast

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Venture Of Writing Tailor Made Paper


Generally, the costs we found on this web site tend to be less expensive than individuals of other websites that provide these services.

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5 Simple Tips to Get More Visibility for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

I recently gave a free educational webinar with Bloomerang, on the topic of Digital PR Basics for Nonprofits- How to Get Visibility for Your Cause. Over 1000 nonprofits registered!

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What’s In a Name? Everything

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Juliet may not have thought names were important and Starbucks may think it’s funny to write something ridiculous on your cup, but I am betting your supporters don’t like it too much when you call them something else. People get my name wrong A LOT.

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Make Your Nonprofit Stop Bleeding Money-Interview with Pamela Uppal

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make your nonprofit stop bleeding money with turnover? Decent work! Read on for more on how this works! You can listen to the video, or read the transcript below. MT: Thank you Pamela Uppal so much for being here with me now. You will be speaking at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit this September.

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9 Tips to Help You Start and Maintain a Major or Legacy Giving Conversation


Before you can even get to ‘the ask’ you’ve got to start and maintain a conversation. Here are some pointers to do just that: Don’t show up and throw up. Right? That’s when a fundraiser does most of the talking while the donor politely listens to them spew facts and figures. It might make the fundraiser feel like an authority, but it rarely results in a gift. Don’t tell people what you want…ask them what they want.



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The High Cost of Undervaluing Gratitude

The Agitator

Today I’ll avoid a detailed foray into important topics like donor identity, commitment and segmentation and instead focus on the simple, human concept of gratitude. With this question: “Why do so many nonprofits fail at the most basic task of saying “Thank You” to their donors?”.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 3, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL. We’ve made it through another month, folks! Here are the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Here are 5 Psychological Insights to Improve Your Content Marketing.

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3 Partnership Myths Roasted ; Girl Scouts Partner with Bomb Maker ; Farm Storage Company Puts Your Marketing to Shame

Selfish Giving

Just about every day someone asks for my opinion on something related to corporate partnerships. Frankly, I expend most of my breath debunking myths about partnership practices! My best responses include lots of facts and figures to support my position.

How to Plan for Your Year-End Appeal

Ann Green

Most people want to hold onto summer for as long as they can, but like it or not, September will be here before you know it. Fall is a busy time for nonprofits, especially if you’re doing a year-end appeal.

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Commitment vs Engagement

The Agitator

At first blush the terms “donor commitment” and “donor engagement” sound similar. After all, is it not a truth universally acknowledged, that a loyal donor in possession of strong commitment, must also want to be engaged beyond beyond their donation?

Hot Topics for August: Inspiring #NPCOMMS, Repurposing, and Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: August 16: From the Swipe File: 25 Nonprofit Communications Examples That Will Inspire Your Own Work. See examples of awesome nonprofit communications and learn what makes them great.

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The quickest nonprofit guide to DIY fundraising


DIY (or do-it-yourself) fundraising is a hot topic in the land of peer-to-peer. Not only is it a new channel largely untapped by nonprofits, but it’s also a fundraising method that supporters are wanting to take advantage of. Fundraising

Donor target ask amounts offend me


I keep seeing software or wealth screening companies providing fundraisers with target ask amounts. I don’t get it. How on earth can a software provider or wealth screener (or, sometimes, even a prospect researcher) assume a ‘target ask amount’ without having had a single conversation with the donor? I find this offensive and I think your donors might too. And besides, wealth screening is rarely accurate since affluent supporters know how to hide their money.

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Are You Doing Better in 2018?

Ann Green

It’s hard to believe we’re more than halfway through 2018. It doesn’t seem like that long ago I wrote this post – How to Do Better in 2018. I hope your fundraising and communications are going well so far this year. Are they going well? Are you even paying attention to how things are going?

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The Reality Distortion Field: Focusing on the One

The Agitator

There is a famous study in nonprofit marketing showing that an appeal that tells the story of a child does better than an appeal that tells that same story with information about the general problem of poverty in Africa.

Inclusive Conversations: Are You Tired of Fake Equity?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your organization’s equity fake AF? Vu Le of Nonprofit AF breaks it down in Is Equity the New Coconut Water? Honestly, it’s really refreshing that everyone is talking about equity; as refreshing as an ice-cold carton of organic coconut water.

Newsletter: 5-Store Ice Cream Chain Raise $1 Million; Back to School Cause Marketing is in Session ; CVS Pledges $10 Million Via In-Store Fundraising

Selfish Giving

The dog days of summer are here! It seems like the perfect time to ask you a favor. Choose ONE ACTION below. Do you love getting my newsletter? Do you find it useful? Do you look forward to getting it every week? P lease forward it to others who might enjoy it! OR Are you a sporadic reader?