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6 Messaging Options for Email Re-Engagement Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Time and time again we have implored you keep a clean, healthy email list. It’s essential to having a successful email marketing program. That means not sending emails to people who no longer engage with your content.

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Top 10 ways marketing automation helps nonprofits raise more money for less

iMarketSmart

Quick review. In my previous post I outlined the 3 types of marketing automation tools fundraising operations really should understand. Plus I recommended you deploy high-level automation to support the raising of major and planned gifts. Plus, I said it can help you move your mid-level donors up.

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How to Win the Game of Facebook Fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Facebook fundraising makes it easy for supporters to show their support of your mission with a quick donation. It is easy to post a link to a crowdfunding platform or to your website’s donation page, but letting supporters give directly through Facebook makes it even easier to capture impulse donors.

Smart Strategies to Build Corporate Partnerships – Moving Beyond Events

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join me and my friends at Thread Strategies for a free webinar on June 16: Smart Strategies to Build Corporate Partnerships! Guest post by Loree Lipstein, Thread Strategies.

How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media. Do you want to shine on Social Media? Creating Short Engaging Videos is a must. Check out the following tips to get started.

Which Communications Plan Should You Create Now? [Decision Tree]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When you talk about creating a “communications plan” or a “marketing plan,” you are actually talking about creating one of five different documents that have different purposes. Marketing Strategy. Quick and Dirty Marketing Plan. Big Picture Communications Timeline.

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When and How to Pay Yourself a Nonprofit Salary

Get Fully Funded

As the founder of a new nonprofit, you are probably doing everything yourself and working for free instead of taking a nonprofit salary. . I get it. Everything seems important and you really, really want to get your new organization up and running so you can do the work of changing lives.

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10 Specific Ways to Use Nonprofit Storytelling in Your Next Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

My storytelling course for nonprofits is OPEN! Learn more and enroll – last chance to get in this year! In a recent Facebook Live mini-training, I provide specific examples of digital storytelling tactics to use during your next fundraising campaign.

A nonprofit fundraising plan that adjusts with the time

Fundraising Coach

Today's guest post is from T. Clay Buck, Founder & Principal of TCBFundraising. A Master Trainer, Clay also teaches at the University of Nevada. He's been on all sides of a nonprofit - running the fundraising, analyzing nonprofit databases, and consulting to nonprofits.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Veronica Brown

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Veronica Brown. Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. This series lets you describe your workday in your own words.

Best Practices When Running a Product Fundraiser

Get Fully Funded

It would be nice if a product fundraiser miraculously raised money on its own, right? You offer something for sale that benefits a nonprofit, and people scoop it up! Alas…they don’t.

Do you really need MORE gift officers to raise more money?

iMarketSmart

Too many nonprofits mistakenly assume that the best way to increase major gifts fundraising is to hire more major gifts officers. . To a point, this might be true. But it’s simply not cost-efficient. And because of turnover, it’s hard to sustain. Plus, remember what happened to Blockbuster.

5 Things You Must Do If The IRS Revokes Your 501(c)(3) Status

Foundation Group

The post 5 Things You Must Do If The IRS Revokes Your 501(c)(3) Status appeared first on Foundation Group®. Filings Management/Operations Managing a Nonprofit form 1023 Form 990 IRS nonprofit incorporation revocation of tax exempt status

Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofit Organizations. Do you want to attract more Donors? Check out why you should add Video Marketing to your marketing mix and how to get started. Video marketing is one of the prominent methods to reach prospects.

Is This the End of Email Open Rate Tracking?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You may have seen the latest batch of announcements from Apple about the privacy changes they are making to their software, including this one: In the Mail app, Mail Privacy Protection stops senders from using invisible pixels to collect information about the user.

6 Ways to Align Your Web Design and Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join my new, on demand Free Masterclass: 3 Must-Have Elements of Social Media Content that Converts. How to start building a thriving social media community for your nonprofit or library right now!

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Can your nonprofit organization afford to invest in marketing automation?

iMarketSmart

SPOILER ALERT: You can’t afford not to automate your fundraising operations. In my previous post , I promised to examine whether or not you can afford to invest in automating your team’s more mundane tasks. So let’s jump in! . First, consider why major gifts fundraisers fire their employers.

Client Spotlight: HB Ranch Donkey Rescue, Inc.

Foundation Group

The post Client Spotlight: HB Ranch Donkey Rescue, Inc. appeared first on Foundation Group®. Clients Purpose 501(c)(3) 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue charitable purpose client client spotlight

Train Your SEO Team to Leverage These Lesser-Used Yet Powerful Tactics

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Train Your SEO Team to Leverage These Lesser-Used Yet Powerful Tactics. Do you want to improve your Rankings? Focus on SEO tactics that are Powerful but often Overlooked. Read further to learn more.

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How Much and How Fast on Your Editorial Calendar?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We get questions like this a lot. How often should we send out __ ? fill in the blank with emails, tweets, press releases, etc.). What’s a normal amount of content for my team to be asked to create? How much should I put in my editorial calendar ? Of course, the answer is “ It depends.”

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Making Connections With Your Monthly Donors

Ann Green

Monthly giving on the rise. If you haven’t capitalized on this, what are you waiting for? This post won’t focus too much on starting or growing a monthly/recurring giving program, although if you’re interested in that, here’s more information. 10 Quick Tips to Create a Great Monthly Giving Program. I want to focus on making connections with the monthly donors you already have.

How marketing automation helps nonprofits raise more major gifts, planned gifts and mid-level gifts at lower cost

iMarketSmart

Quick review. In my previous post I outlined the reasons why nonprofit fundraising operations need marketing automation so they raise money more cost-efficiently.

Your Fundraising Strategy: The Nonprofit Digital Checklist

Fundraising Report Card

Your website is the heart of your virtual fundraising strategy. Ensure you’re ready to start earning donations by making and ticking off your digital checklist. The post Your Fundraising Strategy: The Nonprofit Digital Checklist appeared first on Fundraising Report Card.

Newsletter: Company Giving Dropped 6% in 2020 ; Burger King Uses Cause Marketing to Take Shot at Competitor ; Why Every Nonprofit Should Use Animal Marketing

Selfish Giving

One of the articles I had planned to share with you this week was from Hubspot called Everything You Need to Know About Using Tie Downs in Sales. I hadn't heard of "tie downs" before.

They Have to Clearly See Your Boundaries to Honor Them

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So I was really annoyed with the yard guy. He was not cutting the grass near my hostas, so they were getting really weedy. Then the next week, he clearly tried to cut the grass, but shredded a bunch of hostas with the weed whacker in the process. Again, I was NOT happy. I love my garden.

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How to Know if Your Organization is Ready to Embark on a Post-Pandemic Strategic Plan

Mission Minded

Hear what organization leaders who are kicking off strategic planning initiatives right now, are telling us about how they knew it was time. . The post How to Know if Your Organization is Ready to Embark on a Post-Pandemic Strategic Plan appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Strategic Planning

The case for marketing automation: Why nonprofit fundraising operations should automate tasks to optimize staff performance

iMarketSmart

Fundraising is getting harder. You don’t just feel it. You know it from the data. Retention is getting tougher. Attracting new donors is becoming more costly. The one bright spot of late has been that major gifts have increased, which has compensated for losses in other areas. For now.

How to Ask for Money for Your Nonprofit

Foundation Group

The post How to Ask for Money for Your Nonprofit appeared first on Foundation Group®. Funding donations fundraising nonprofit funding nonprofit fundraising online donations

How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable Over The Next Ten Years

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable Over The Next Ten Years. Businesses understand the Benefits of Becoming more Sustainable. But how can they take their first steps? Check out the tips below.

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The 8 Kinds of Burnout #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We talk a lot about burnout in this NPCOMMLIFE blog series because, unfortunately, it just seems to be a part of being a nonprofit communicator.

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Newsletter: Influencer Toolkit for Nonprofits ; The Power of Incentives in Cause Marketing ; Pride Month Has a QR Code Obsession

Selfish Giving

We had a great Cause Docs clinic on INFLUENCER MARKETING last week with Lauren Lawson-Zilai , Senior Director of Public Relations & National Spokesperson for Goodwill Industries International.

8 Resources to Help Shift the Narrative for Equity in Nonprofit Communications

Mission Minded

Change the power dynamic and tell stories that begin with the aspirations of those your organization serves rather than the hurdles they face. The post 8 Resources to Help Shift the Narrative for Equity in Nonprofit Communications appeared first on Mission Minded.

What Is the Difference Between a 509(a)(1) vs 509(a)(2) Nonprofit?

Foundation Group

The post What Is the Difference Between a 509(a)(1) vs 509(a)(2) Nonprofit? appeared first on Foundation Group®. Filings Funding Management/Operations Purpose Starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) 509(a)(1) 509(a)(2) form 1023 Form 990 public charity public support test

How organisations can benefit from psychometric assessments

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How organisations can benefit from psychometric assessments. Are you looking to finding the best candidate for your job role? Check out how psychometric assessments can help your organisation.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 11, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Friday! Time to wrap up another week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Learn the 11 Facebook Ads Campaign Objectives and When to Use Them.

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Newsletter: How to Scale Your Biz Dev Team ; What 25 Companies are Doing for Pride Month ?? ; Everyone Loves Plain Language - Except Nonprofits

Selfish Giving

Join the Cause Docs Tomorrow, June 3rd at 2pm EDT as Lauren Lawson-Zilai , Senior Director of Public Relations & National Spokesperson for Goodwill Industries International, will be answering your questions on how to identify and work with influencers. She'll be sharing her prescriptions on.

Telling the Intermediary’s Story

Mission Minded

Follow the 4 essential steps to telling the intermediary story in a way that's compelling, meaningful, and easy to understand. The post Telling the Intermediary’s Story appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Foundations Nonprofit Communications Storytelling