Australia’s FebFast 2014 fundraiser to include a Digital Detox option

Giving in a Digital World

But now, the folks at FebFast over in Australia have moved beyond booze, fags and facial hair to fundraise from the other big over-dependence that so many of us have these days – over-dependence on all things digital.

Greetings from Down Under: Building Marketing Skills of Aussie Nonprofits

Getting Attention

So what a terrific surprise it was to be invited by the folks at Connecting Up Australia to speak on messaging and train on marketing planning at their annual conference next week. Nothing thrills me more than travel.

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#VIDEO: Rob Wu of Causevox Tells Us About Developments In Online Fundraising (Part II)

Non Profit Marketing 360

In particular, he stresses how nonprofits like OneGirl.org in Australia participated in the development and refinements that brought about version 2.o. Earlier this month we posted our first interview with Rob Wu , co-founder of the online fundraising and social-media platform Causevox. We wanted to talk with him because Causevox was rolling out the latest version of its platform in late September.

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written copy that’s run in the USA, the UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand the Middle East and South East Asia, and one thing shines through: no matter where you go, donors are much the same — people who care. Australia & New Zealand (joint 1st).

#INTERVIEW: Sean Triner, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of Pareto Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

Sean Triner is co-founder and “chief evangelist” of Pareto Fundraising , a direct marketing firm working in Australia , Hong Kong and New Zealand exclusively with nonprofit organizations. The whole population of Australia is about 20 million. Is that an area that is growing in Australia? SEAN: We are streets ahead in that market here in Australia. That’s the single biggest driver of growth in Asia, Australia and Europe.

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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The RIGHT Way to Ask for a Bequest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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Does Jeremy Lin* Read the Cause Marketing Blog?

Cause Related Marketing

FlyBuys, Australia’s largest loyalty program with some 10 million cardholders and 5.5. FlyBuys created a promotion to ask members to donate 25 million points to Cancer Council Australia. Or, How to Make your Company’s Facebook ‘Like’ Campaign a Little Less Gratuitous.

On Giving Thanks

The Agitator

And, as for Agitators in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America we trust you’ll at least give thanks that the next two days will be Agitator-free.

Online Giving — 7 Tips For Maximum Donations

The Agitator

Watch out Australia and New Zealand … Big news below about Roger! But first our post. More often than not, I agree with the practical advice proffered by MobileCause. And quite often their advice is presented via straightforward, ‘spare the fluff’ infographics. Indeed, I wish The Agitator could afford their infographics designer.

Jerry, Jerry, Jerry!

Cause Related Marketing

Maybe you heard, but Jerry Lewis, the head and soul of the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been using naughty words again.Last Friday, October 24, in Sidney, Australia and was asked about cricket and he responded; “Oh, cricket?

How to Collect Donor Data Without Being Annoying

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

First, she built a career as an international designer – working in London and Australia. Rachel Clemens. Do you worry you’re being too intrusive when you ask for information about your supporters? Today, Rachel Clemens shares some tips on getting that information the right way.

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Super Retention Program – Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The Agitator

Jonathon Grapsas at Flat Earth Direct in Australia has been working on retention amongst clients who do much of their donor acquisition via face-to-face solicitation. He writes: “Like many developed fundraising countries, face-to-face recruitment of donors is huge in Australia. Yesterday I complained … only ONE retention superstar had responded from our Agitator audience — Colorado Public Radio. But I shouldn’t complain; it’s quality that counts.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Carina Johnson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She has a post-graduate certificate in Professional Sales from Charles Sturt University and is completing a certificate in PR and Event Management with Open Universities, Australia. Carina Johnson.

It’s the End of the World as We Know It

Cause Related Marketing

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Happy New Year!

The Agitator

Agitators in Australia and New Zealand, China, India and Thailand (most of the planet) are already into the New Year, while those in Europe, the U.K.

How’s Your Fundraising Robot Doing?

The Agitator

This Agitator is now back on station following an expedition Down Under to present at the 2016 Conference of the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA) and to meet with Tom at The Agitator’s Southern Hemisphere HQ for some conspiratorial back and forth on Agitator goals for the future.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Dina Elenbaas

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I grew up in Washington State, but I currently live in Sydney, Australia. Dina Elenbaas. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 28, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Marketing and Business Development Manager , Connecting Up Australia , (Adelaide, Australia). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 21, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Marketing and Business Development Manager , Connecting Up Australia , (Adelaide, Australia). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

“Social Media At Work” Video for Canadian Public Servants

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It was adapted, with permission, from an original version developed by the Department of Justice (Victoria, Australia). Any time I see a government effort in using video these days I like to applaud it.

New Nonprofit Tagline Database & 2011 Report: Free & Open for Use

Getting Attention

Nancy’s experience and wisdom have been of great assistance to us at Connecting Up Australia as we work towards our own unique and meaningful tagline. Doug Jacquier, CEO, Connecting Up Australia. “ Be inspired and guided by 4,800+ nonprofit taglines and the guide to making yours great. Get free access here. All-New Tagline Database….

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Black Swan Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

As a result, the aphorism “all swans are white” signified something that was obviously true.Finally European explorers sighted a black swan in Australia in 1697 and a pair were captured in 1726. For years Europeans and the Romans before them presumed that there was no such a thing as a black swan because all the known swans in the Old World and the New were white.

Nationality of the Internet

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Oceania/Australia: 21 million internet users (1.1% Oceania/Australia: 61% penetration with 179% growth over last decade. Take a look at the image below I found in the September 4th-10th edition of the Economist (p.g.

Favorite Fundraising Infographics

The Agitator

View the rest, including one from UNICEF Australia, at StayClassy. Just as I’m building my Agitator collection of favorite fundraising videos, I’ve more recently been on the watch for great fundraising infographics.

Preparing for Your 6 Minutes

The Agitator

Whether you’re reading this post in Australia, the U.S., Amidst the continuing headlines — New Shame of the Charities and Charities to ban bullying of donors — fundraising in the U.K. continues to be buffeted between media outrage and an all-to-ready willingness to cave into ‘regulation ‘ in hopes it will all go away. Fortunately, some veteran voices are offering a helpful dose of perspective and calm.

Where Are the Black Swans of Cause Marketing?

Cause Related Marketing

Finally European explorers sighted a black swan in Australia in 1697 and a pair were captured in 1726. Turns out black swans are common enough in Australia and New Zealand.

Friday Futures—Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing and Communications jobs, 4 different orgs (Australia). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Assistant Editor, Winterthur Museum & Gardens (Winterthur, DE).

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How to Ask Your Current Donors for Bequests – Tactfully!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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You Can Now Fundraise on Facebook for Your Favorite Charity

J Campbell Social Marketing

File under #AboutTime! Facebook recently announced a new tool designed to give individual users the power to fundraise on Facebook for their favorite verified US-based 501(c)3 nonprofits, directly within the platform! According to Facebook officials, this has always been their intended vision.

You Made My Day!

Getting Attention

Barreling back into real life post a great Australia trip to work with nonprofit folks there, but doing it without mobility and with pain due to having broken my foot by running from a saltwater croc missing some stairs while away. More on the many wonders of the Australia trip later.

Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Bumping ahead were the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand among others. Over the course of the past two decades there have been numerous initiatives / movements relating to the Government of Canada and the digital space.

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Whisper those three little letters…R.F.M.

JCA Insights

Last month, I was fortunate enough to visit Melbourne, Australia, and meet with a number of JCA’s clients there. I spent one afternoon with some of the staff of the Australian Ballet, perhaps Australia’s most renowned dance company.

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More Than a Donate Button: Composing Your Online Fundraising Plan in ‘09

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He has worn many hats throughout his career: author, training and consulting manager, private consultant, adjunct professor and featured speaker in the US, England, Australia and online. There's more to online fundraising than a "Donate Now!" " button. At Network for Good we call that the "Field of Dreams Syndrome" - assuming that if you build it, they [donors] will come.

#INTERVIEW: Rob Wu of Causevox Tells Us About Developments In Online Fundraising (Part II)

Non Profit Marketing 360

In particular, he stresses how nonprofits like OneGirl.org in Australia participated in the development and refinements that brought about version 2.o. Earlier this month we posted our first interview with Rob Wu , co-founder of the online fundraising and social-media platform Causevox. We wanted to talk with him because Causevox was rolling out the latest version of its platform in late September.

50+ Nonprofit Instagram Accounts You Should Follow Right Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Greenpeace Australia https://instagram.com/greenpeaceaustp/. Looking for some good examples of nonprofits on Instagram? Grab your phone and get inspired. ANIMAL RIGHTS. Talia looks like she’s ready for her woolcut next month. That’s the real start of spring!

Getting to the World Social Marketing Conference - 2015

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 3rd biannual World Social Marketing Conference is coming up 19-21 April 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

More Than a Donate Button: Composing Your Online Fundraising Plan in ‘09

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He has worn many hats throughout his career: author, training and consulting manager, private consultant, adjunct professor and featured speaker in the US, England, Australia and online. Download the transcript, slides & MP3 audio recording below! There's more to online fundraising than a "Donate Now!" " button. At Network for Good we call that the "Field of Dreams Syndrome" - assuming that if you build it, they [donors] will come.

It's time for a week of fun

Donor Power Blog

It's an anti-flu warning from the South Australia Department of Health. I'll bet you could use a laugh or two. I know I could. So this week, it's all fun at the Donor Power Blog. No practical advice. No earnest sermons about taking donors seriously.

Raise a Glass Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

At the yet-to-open Shebeen Bar in Melbourne, Australia when you order a beer or wine from a developing country, a donation will be made to a cause in the drink’s country of origin.