Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 29, 2019

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Hootsuite has put together a list of 25 Resources for Free Stock Photos in 2019. Does your team have these 3 Skills Every Content Team Needs for 2019 and Beyond ? Wintzell’s Oyster House, Mobile, AL. How was your week? Good, I hope!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 12, 2019

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Jeff Brooks wonders if you should give a money-back guarantee for donors. Zambra. Asheville, NC I hope everyone had a great week! Are my fellow Game of Thrones fans ready for the beginning of the end?!?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 8, 2019

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This week we will spark joy, kill Facebook, and make less money than men. For raising money on social, Julia Campbell says Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising. I could sure use the weekend!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 5, 2019

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It’s time for Mixed Links… Let’s start things off with 17 Mind-Blowing Digital Marketing Statistics to Know in 2019. Changes Coming to the Facebook Donate Button If you have an event coming up, here are 4 Ways to Raise More Money Before, During, and After Your Event. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You April 11: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money [Updated 90-minute format] Learn proven formulas for successful donor newsletters.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 2, 2019

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Moving on to the look of your website, here are 13 Website Design Best Practices For 2019. Learn more and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 2, 2019 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. The Louis. Birmingham, AL March is here!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 22, 2019

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If you are into data, check out The Ultimate List of Email Marketing Stats for 2019. Stay up to date with the Web Design Trends of 2019 [Infographic]. Venkman’s. Atlanta, GA Happy, happy Friday, friends!

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Catch EveryAction at NTC 2019


Learn more from our nonprofit experts at these panels: Raise More Money by Automating Right Message, Right Person, Right Time Join EveryAction Executive Director Melissa Wyers along with Mel King and Rosa Del Angel from Voto Latino in a conversation about digital automation.

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Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money If your nonprofit is based in the US, and your Facebook Page is verified, you can fundraise within a Facebook Live broadcast. For example, Stand Up To Cancer broadcasted news about a high school raised money during a “Sports Day For Charity”.

How to Crush Your Nonprofit Marketing Goals in 2019 with a Nonprofit Marketing Calendar

J Campbell Social Marketing

Is the Board demanding that you raise more money online? Here is my step-by-step guide to crushing your nonprofit marketing goals in 2019 (and beyond) by creating – and sticking to – a Nonprofit Marketing Calendar. Ready to crush your social media marketing in 2019?

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No, Millennials aren’t entitled. And they don’t want a participation trophy.

Wild Woman Fundraising

They wanted more money for continuing education. A workplace where if you raise lots of money, you get put on the hedonic treadmill, and suddenly that is not enough, and they just tell you to RAISE MORE MONEY the next year, with no increased budget to do so. 2019).

21 Ways Women Learn to be Stuck

Wild Woman Fundraising

We could never be enough, there was always a new way to give our power and our money away. Ever want to crow a victory to someone and then have them say, “yes But?” ” Here’s what’s behind that. Perfectionism is a fairly common American female bodied thing.

Stories that get worn out

Wild Woman Fundraising

How I never had any money. I have a friend who is visibly tired of the nonprofit scarcity story. She is sick of the blame game, the struggle story, the pointing the finger about why we JUST CAN’T CHANGE the board, or the budget, or get more staff. She’s sick of it.

How to Choose a PR Firm for Your Nonprofit

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Without the right help, you run the risk of damaging your nonprofit’s reputation and its ability to raise money. But how can you make sure you find a firm or individual who won’t waste your time or squander your money?

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Just say no to #donorlove and say hello to staff love

Wild Woman Fundraising

Us ransoming our futures for the nonprofit to save money? It will include money for a donor database, money to hire part-time data entry staff, money for training the ED in how to manage fundraising in a realistic way and money for the fundraiser to engage in continuing education.

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How the Nonprofit Sector Captures Us- And Refuses to Let Us Go.

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you pay people the lowest possible wage, is it ANY WONDER that they are going to be enticed away by the prospect of better money elsewhere? We know how to save money.

A Few Ways You Can Raise More Money in 2019

Ann Green

If it wasn’t, I have some suggestions about how you can raise more money – both now and throughout the year. This will save you money because you won’t be mailing appeals to people who aren’t going to donate. Happy New Year!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

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Registration is $50 or free with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register April 11: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money [Updated 90-minute format] Learn proven formulas for successful donor newsletters. Meril’s.

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April Action: Google Analytics, Social Media Strategies, and Growing Your Email List

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Registration is $50 or free with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register April 11: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money [Updated 90-minute format] Learn proven formulas for successful donor newsletters.

Five Features Every Nonprofit Annual Report Should Include

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why did you spend your time and money the way you did? Instead, use graphics and a short narrative description of how you raised and spent the money. We really push for you to create a shorter, more visual nonprofit annual report here as opposed to long print reports. Shorter annual reports don’t take as many resources, can be shared more easily, and will be read more often.

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How does racism show up in the nonprofit workplace?

Wild Woman Fundraising

little time, energy, or money put into reflection or identifying lessons learned that can improve practice, in other words little or no learning from mistakes. reinforced by funding proposals which promise too much work for too little money and by funders who expect too much for too little.

Five Content Marketing Strategy Essentials for Nonprofits

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The 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report found that the most successful nonprofit communicators were putting significantly more emphasis on content marketing than less effective organizations. I wrote a whole book called Content Marketing for Nonprofits: A Communications Map for Engaging Your Community, Becoming a Favorite Cause, and Raising More Money.

Why Stories Are Important for Nonprofits

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Whether you want someone to volunteer, donate money, or call their senator, you have to inspire them to act. “A story is a fact, wrapped in an emotion that compels us to take an action that transforms our world.” – Richard Maxwell and Robert Dickman in The Elements of Persuasion Starting in March, I will share more on how to write stories, but today we get down to the basics in case storytelling isn’t a priority at your nonprofit: Why Stories Work Easier to remember.

Our undiscovered self cripples us.

Wild Woman Fundraising

The money complication. When you don’t know yourself-. When you don’t know others… You’re hostage to the … UNSPEAKABLE! Like Michael Jackson says, “You’ve been hit by-You’ve been struck by! The UNSPEAKABLE!”

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Here are my IN’s & OUT’s for 2019… what do you think about them?


Asking for money (begging). The post Here are my IN’s & OUT’s for 2019… what do you think about them? Being disrespectful, interrupting & annoying supporters. Spray-n’-pray marketing. Show up n’ throw up presentations. Treating donors like ATM machines.

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction


based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

?? Breaking News: Changes Coming to the Facebook Donate Button ??

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are already signed up and registered with Facebook’s donation tools, no worries – you will still be able to use the Donate button and raise money via the platform.

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SURPRISE! Save on the All-Access Training Pass for Kivi’s Birthday

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Sale ends March 29th, 2019 at midnight Eastern Time. It’s Kivi’s birthday, but you get the surprise! It’s Kivi’s 50th birthday this Sunday, and to celebrate, we are inviting YOU to join our amazing All-Access Pass Holder community (and save $200). But we’re only sharing this news with blog and newsletter readers like you! For the next 2 days (the 28th & 29th), you can save $200 off our Annual All-Access Training Pass. NO PROMO CODE NEEDED!

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)


Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

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It’s 10 years in and what have you learned?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I had literally no money despite working full time in nonprofits for years. Sometimes I get worried about money, or about my business. HERSTORY: In 2008 I had the idea to start a business. i was still working for a nonprofit. but I decided to start writing my book.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)


The chart below illustrates the fluctuations in average donor retention over time: Nonprofits continue to lose donors at an alarming rate, catching them in a losing cycle of constantly spending time and money on costly donor acquisition, only to lose most of that investment.

Are you doubling down on stupidity?


She told us that last year, during Q4, the organization decided to spend more money on Giving Tuesday and its end-of-year marketing. Instead, they decided to spend more money on low-dollar, impulse-oriented fundraising initiatives while ignoring the Pareto Principle.

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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell. Description of the webinar: Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Tips and examples of simple ways to use the major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube – to raise money and build community.

Major update to CrowdRise registration (and all the ways it will help you raise more money)


Hi there. We’ve got some pretty big news and can’t wait to tell you about it. CrowdRise Updates Product

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How to Market and Promote Your Nonprofit Giving Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

Welcome to the seventh episode of Nonprofit Social Media Nerds , where we discuss and demo social media tools, tech, tips, and tricks.

How to understand your donor’s consideration process so you generate more major gifts


When people think about giving up their hard-earned money, they either make the decision to move forward quickly or slowly. Usually the timeline correlates with the amount of money they are considering giving up since that alters a convenience quotient (so to speak). First things first.

3 tips for your fundraising career


Describe what it looks like (including your surroundings and types of co-workers), and decide exactly how much money you want to earn. Always add value.

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5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

J Campbell Social Marketing

Also meet Ia, a regular person who does not have a lot of money, but still gives, and she tells you why. Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully?

5 Digital Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits in 2019

J Campbell Social Marketing

Planning for 2019 is in full swing, so it’s time to assess current and upcoming trends in digital fundraising and how your nonprofit can leverage them for maximum impact. Join the flock of people preparing to be tax ready come 2019.

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Today I think I’ll take a victory lap. Will you join me?


I get things wrong all the time. Back in 1993 when I quit my first ‘real’ job in the newspaper business I predicted printed newspapers would be gone by now. Sure, they are having a hard time these days but they are still kicking!

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The 8 Components of Engagement Fundraising


It’s simple, but knowing that doesn’t make it easier to raise money. You can’t raise money without trusting, committed relationships. The bottom line is that your offers shouldn’t always involve an ask for your supporters and prospects to give you money.

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Nonprofit Digital Strategy for the Instagram Donate Button

J Campbell Social Marketing

These tools helped raise the largest amount of money ever for a social media platform in a single day – $125 million on Giving Tuesday 2018. A donate button on Instagram – could it be true?

The Top 3 Reasons Spray-And-Pray Fundraising Communications Fail


Spray and pray marketing communications tend to be unengaging (usually only asking for money, not involvement), so they fail. The traditional spray and pray marketing communications tactics just don’t work. Here’s why: 1. They are Irrelevant.

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How You Can Build Relationships With More Hi-Value Supporters at Lower Costs


The trick is to understand which technologies to use and how to use them to raise exponentially more money at lower costs. Will you develop ways to build meaningful relationships with more supporters so you can raise more money? Your job is tough!

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