Why go to Amazon when you can get it here for free?

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Each year my amazing staff grab the best, most popular blog posts from the prior year to create a book for our readers. . Then you’ll need to get it from Amazon (for $9.95). Oh, and if you want the 2015 version, that’s available here on Amazon.

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Top 8 reasons why you might want to read my new book: Engagement Fundraising

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Where to Buy: >>Amazon. Smartideas best practices for fundraising best practices for planned giving charitable giving charity charity blog cultivation for planned giving donor cultivation engagement fundraising Fundraising Philanthropy philanthropy blog

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The Best of SmartIdeas 2017 Book Now Available! – Get it free from us, quantities limited!

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Then you’ll need to get it from Amazon (for $9.95). Oh, past editions are also available on Amazon (sorry we don’t have any more copies of those!). The post The Best of SmartIdeas 2017 Book Now Available!

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Follow This Example To See How Automated Cultivation Can Work To Meet Donor Needs.

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I fill out the form on the landing page and your technology drops a tracking cookie on my browser (just like Amazon and almost every other private-sector marketer). I recount how I met my best friends there and where I hung out with the girl who would become my wife.

What The Heck Is Progressive Profiling And Why You Need To Do It?

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We’ve all come to expect the Amazon level of service when we shop online. It’s about their timing, not yours.

The myth of the disappearing donor

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And most of them are also throwing dollars at Amazon too. Lots of folks think donors are disappearing. . While populations in the U.S. and other philanthropic countries are still increasing how can it be that donors are disappearing ?

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How nonprofit organizations can provide more value to generate more revenue in 5 simple steps.

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Rather, our sector’s fundraising practices are driving donors to avoid our communications because most nonprofits fail to understand and provide value. Think and write down what makes your best, most philanthropic supporters feel good. You could fill their hearts with joy and pride in ways that far surpass any cup of coffee from Starbucks, any movie from Netflix and any order from Amazon. In my last post, I tore up the concept of the disappearing donor.

Are You Short-Changing Your Nonprofit By Not Being Marketing Savvy?

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Insights may come slowly, but rest assured, your real world experience and insatiable interest in marketing will yield practical applications that benefit your organization. Pre-order now on Amazon: [link] in stores July 2nd. Many organizations have no idea what marketing is.

Traits of a Good Nonprofit Guerilla Marketer

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Pre-order now on Amazon ; in stores July 2nd. Tags: Nonprofit Marketing Best Practices You are learning about Guerrilla Marketing, but you may find you are too busy, or not in the right place in your role to lead the marketing attack for your organization.

How to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing by Using a Calendar

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If you practice the simple discipline of keeping a calendar, it will help keep your marketing mindset active all year long and can make it easier next year too! Pre-order now on Amazon: [link] in stores July 2nd. Tags: Nonprofit Marketing Best Practices Inspiration

How to Define Your Target Audience: Is Your Nonprofit a Match for Your Community?

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Order Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits now on Amazon. Tags: Nonprofit Marketing 101: Getting Started Best Practices

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A Nonprofit by Any Other Name

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Michael Cronan and Karin Hibma, who had already coined TiVo (and would later christen Amazon's e-reader the Kindle) began, as always, by asking a lot of questions. So ownership was muddled at best. Tags: Nonprofit Marketing Best Practices may find sweeter results, as the Children's Health Environmental Coalition discovered after changing its name to Healthy Child Healthy World.

Your Invitation to the CALM not BUSY Club

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s this week’s challenge: CHALLENGE #1: Friction around Storytelling Jane knows that storytelling is a great communications and fundraising best practice and as the communications director, she wants to include more stories in all of her nonprofit’s communications. Here’s the Amazon link if you’d like to get your own copy. We’ve rebooted the CALM not BUSY Book Club this week, and I would love for more people to join us!

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What's The Trick Nonprofits Successfully Raising Funds, Even In This Economy Use to Create Their Success? Planning. All About The Development Plan That Works.

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For example: Grant Writing - traditional best practices prospecting; Major Donors - individual donor analysis and research; Special Events - continuing X, Y, and Z annual events and adding Q, and R new events raising funds from: corporate sponsors, participants' registration fees, and get the venue and meals donated and/or sponsored. Knowledge based in facts is the best insurance for the organization's future.

How to Make Your Online Thanks Yous More Personal

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Your landing page is your first chance to say thank you and it’s usually about as engaging as an Amazon receipt. Thanking a Donor by Email: Best Practices and Examples. 7 Best Practices for Donor Thank You Emails. Many people donate online now.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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We’re helping NTEN.org conduct research about nonprofit technology budgets and practices. And there’s even a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card for those who complete it before December 21st. Happy Friday, everyone! Time for Mixed Links. Surveys.

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One Book That Could Change Your Work Life

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s called Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries (Amazon). I think this passage from page 49 sums it up best: Practicing little bets frees us from the expectation that we should know everything we need to know before we begin.

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Nonprofit Planning for 2018: Your Top 3 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Challenges – And My Solutions

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One reader commented, “Would like to get Julia’s book, but Amazon’s $38.73 Which channels are working best? Listen and do some research on the language, the best practices, the idiosyncrasies, the etiquette, the standards, the culture, the demographics.

Give Your Online Donors The Recognition They Deserve

Ann Green

Your landing page is your first chance to say thank you and it’s usually about as engaging as an Amazon receipt. Thanking a Donor by Email: Best Practices and Examples. Many people donate online now. There’s a good reason for this.

Cause Marketing for Dummies is Here!

Selfish Giving

That’s the best way my co-author, Joanna MacDonald, and I can describe Cause Marketing for Dummies , a new addition to the For Dummies series. Visit Amazon and review the book. Order Now and Get Free Stuff!

#interview: Tom Ahern — Author, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Consultant

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And so you’ve got widespread bad practices, not best practices. That suggests to me there’s a ton more money that could be made in philanthropy if we just stopped doing that bad practice. It is, at best, a relationship-building factor, but we’re not even sure of that.

How to get mobile donors to convert

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Like conversion optimization in general—no technique is guaranteed to work best for your organization. An alternative to user testing is to simply design mobile pages with best practices in mind. Offer alternative payment options, e.g. Amazon Payments and/or Paypal.

How to convert more mobile donors

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Like conversion optimization in general—no technique is guaranteed to work best for your organization. An alternative to user testing is to simply design mobile pages with best practices in mind. Offer alternative payment options, e.g. Amazon Payments and/or Paypal.

How to Use Your Nonprofit's Recent Grant Work to Apply More Often and Receive More Grants

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Regarding answering how long your organization has been conducting grant writing, if your organization has been conducting grant writing for two years or less, but have been doing it according to contemporary, professional, nonprofit best practices, then you're doing fine (no matter what the results have been so far) because it takes time to achieve successes. Put another way - hang in there and keep the 'best practices' work up! Also, check out our Amazon book store.

How Does A Nonprofit Implement A Sound Growth Strategy for Itself?

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Many excellent reputable, proven, best practices resources exist that outline how an effective, efficient, ethical professional, nonprofit strategic planning process works and how to conduct one (check our recommended books, above, in our Amazon store (on this blog page, in the upper right corner of this blog) for excellent book recommendations.

One Quarter of All Nonprofits May Lose Their Charitable Status With the I.R.S. This May

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I have reiterated, again and again, in this blog the importance of professionalism and best practices in all nonprofit operations (no matter the age or the size of the organization), so I understand his concerns. If you have no knowledge of them, learn about nonprofit best practices and modern professional paradigms. Receive mentoring from the best. As many as one quarter of 1.6

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