Do Best Practices Guarantee Success?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mind you, there are some things I am willing to guarantee, but I cannot guarantee that your specific implementation of the best practices I share will produce any specific result you are seeking. I will guarantee that I will train your staff in the best practices in nonprofit communications, marketing, and fundraising. Best practices point you in the right direction. The post Do Best Practices Guarantee Success?

Doing Your Best Right Now #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On that call, I learned: You are not only doing your best, but you are probably doing things you wouldn’t have thought possible two months ago.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar 2019.

16 Simple Things Your Best Donors Want

iMarketSmart

Your best donors want you to do the important work they can’t or won’t do. Your best donors want you to give them the credit and praise for your achievements. Your best donors want you to remind them how great they are frequently. Your best donors want empathy.

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The Award for Best Pitch Goes To…

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Chloe Greer. Rising Senior Chloe Greer! This is why… I’ve seen hundreds of good, bad and ugly nonprofit pitches as a media correspondent and former producer for the Public News Service. One report by Agility PR Solutions found that nearly half of all journalists worldwide receive more than 25 email pitches a day, while producing fewer than 25 pieces a month. So when we receive a GREAT pitch…it’s time to celebrate!

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Best Practices for Your Email Unsubscribe Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Of all the ones I looked at today, the two that I think are closest to today’s best practices are from Human Rights Watch and the Met. Look, I know this isn’t always the easiest place to implement best practices (again, I saw some real disasters in my research today).

Let’s Find the Best Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The quest is on to find the best nonprofit blogs. Its recent post showcasing the best signs from a recent climate protest offers a great guide for nonprofits on how to spotlight supporters and their creativity. The post Let’s Find the Best Nonprofit Blogs appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Each of these five organizations exemplifies different ways to make industry best practices and technology tools work in a way that resonates with their supporter base. Best Donation Page: Middle East Children's Alliance. Best Social Media Campaign: Woodstock Sanctuary. Best Microsite: Transverse Myelitis Association. Best Emails: Heifer International. Best Campaign Follow-Up: SOME DC.

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

iMarketSmart

It’s a collection of my most-read and shared blog posts from 2017 — packed with my best ideas and rants. Get Your Free Copy of the Best of SmartIdeas 2017. The post Want a copy of the ‘best of my blog’ book?

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar is ready for upload right into your Google or Outlook Calendar with a single click. Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar 2018. Learn the latest best practices and technologies that can make the most effective use of your time and money.

Only the Best for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can register for most of these individually by visiting the Weekly Webinar Series homepage , but if you want to get the very best deal and attend ALL of the webinars here, purchase the Quarterly All-Access Pass for only $199. Starting in just a few hours, we are kicking off a great quarter of training on everything from fundraising appeals – both direct mail and email – to Facebook Ads and donation pages to working smarter in general.

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Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Just about every day, I talk to a nonprofit staff person who thinks she is alone with the challenge or drama or weird situation she is in at work. And 95% of the time, I assure her I’ve heard it before. If you feel isolated with what you think must be special dysfunctions of your nonprofit alone, you need to connect with others online. My current favorite nonprofit Facebook Group is Nonprofit Happy Hour , which is an offshoot of Nonprofit with Balls.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner! Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year.

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Do the Best that You Can

Ann Green

Just do the best that you can and that may mean going smaller in some instances. You’ll have the best luck with people who’ve donated before and they’re going to want to see a letter that thanks them for their past support. Remember, your best bet for donations are your current donors.

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Best Booklights For Bookaholics

Non Profit Marketing 360

Best of all, booklights are small, empowering you to read anything, at whatever time and at anyplace! This article will show you how to know which booklight in the market with innumerable items is your best choice and suggest some of those with high-rate for your decision. Here are the best booklights for the year: IKEA Kulla Table Lamp. We’ve been thinking about how to get the best out of this world.

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A bunch of reasons why January is NOT necessarily the best time to ‘hit your donor’s mailbox’

iMarketSmart

The post A bunch of reasons why January is NOT necessarily the best time to ‘hit your donor’s mailbox’ appeared first on MarketSmart.

Storytelling: The First Best Thing

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Nonprofit Marketing Best PracticesStorytelling is the single most powerful communications tool you have available, bar none. But many good causes tend to have problems telling good stories even though people have been communicating through stories for thousands of years. . So, what makes narrative so powerful? . Stories help us remember. When you have facts you want people to remember, it's much more likely they will be remembered if you contain those facts within a story. .

11 best practices for your legacy society communications

iMarketSmart

Here are my best practices for you to consider employing in your communications: Survey them ! The post 11 best practices for your legacy society communications appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. When it comes to legacy gifts, most fundraisers spend too much time focused on uncovering hidden gifts or closing more of them. Sure, it’s important to find out who planned a secret gift and to inspire donors to make them.

50 Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow

EveryAction

A frequent assumption is that social media runs itself, but the “build it and they will come” model won’t yield the engagement or impact that you’re looking for. It’s important to approach social media with a multifaceted strategy for spreading your message and getting the attention of your audience. nonprofit twitter

The Best Essay Writing Website

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Online Fundraising Best Practices

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The best way to reach your donors is to connect with them wherever they are – which means everywhere. Tags: Fundraising Web Site 101 Best Practices Did You Know? * 300 billion was raised in 2008 (Giving USA); *$15 billion was raised online in 2008 – a 44% increase over 2007) (Blackbaud); * $21 million has been raised by Causes since its launch three years ago; * 30% of online giving happens in December.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! The 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar is ready for upload right into your Google or Outlook Calendar with a single click. On the list and want a sweet Best Conference badge for your website? 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar.

Best Kept Secrets to Getting (And Using!) Facebook Fundraiser Data

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post Best Kept Secrets to Getting (And Using!) Thanks to Keela for pulling together this wonderful free virtual conference for nonprofits, Plugged In: Nonprofit Tech and Transformation! Since the 2015 debut of Facebook charitable giving tools, people have raised $1 billion+ on Facebook for causes they care about. With the exploding popularity of Facebook Fundraisers, several important questions persist: How do we know who is fundraising for us?

Want the best of Smartideas for free?

iMarketSmart

They figured that some of our thousands of blog subscribers might want a super-concise book of my best blog posts. The post Want the best of Smartideas for free? I love my staff!! They are so thoughtful! So, they went through all of my posts from 2015 and pulled the blog posts that generated the highest response rates from all of you. Then they separated them into three major categories: Fundraising. Major gifts. Planned gifts.

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Nonprofits and Consultants: Best and Worst Experiences?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you work for a nonprofit, what are your best and worst experiences working with consultants and freelancers? If you are a consultant or freelancer, what are your best and worst experiences working with nonprofit clients? Inquiring minds want to know. Share your answers in our quick survey. It’s embedded below, but if you don’t see it, take the survey here.

Nonprofit Donor Management: 4 Awesome Best Practices

Fundraising Coach

From this experience, we’ve put together our list of the top four donor management best practices for organizations to consider. These best practices include: . Don’t forget that your nonprofit will need access to effective donor management software in order to effectively implement these best practices. If your nonprofit is struggling to find the best ways to employ the donor data that you’ve stored and organized, then you might consider investing in a nonprofit consultant.

Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join me and Josh Hirsch , the Nonprofit Social Media Nerds , for a special session with Sue Citro, Chief Experience Officer at Best Friends Animal Society , and a featured speaker at the Nonprofit Social Media Summit in Boston ! Before joining Best Friends, Sue led new digital expansions for The Nature Conservancy in Asia and Latin America. The post Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Best Nonprofit Video Award. The Best Nonprofit Video went to The Cystic Fibrosis Trust for their video The Breath Before. Last week Kivi and I were on hand to see the winners of the 2015 DoGooder Awards during the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX. Hosted by See3, YouTube and the Nonprofit Technology Network, the DooGooder Awards highlight nonprofits, do-gooders and creators who use video to change the world.

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Best Marketing Tips & Tricks (#17NTC)

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Liz Polay-Wettengel is National Director of Marketing and Communications for InterfaithFamily , a Jewish non-profit based in Newton, MA. For three years in a row, my colleagues from InterfaithFamily and I have participated in the annual Nonprofit Tech Conference (from NTEN ). It is, by far, the conference that we learn the most from. Every year, we have come back with new ideas, fresh perspectives, and tools to do what we do better. This year was no different.

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Is That Your Best Line?

Social Media Bird Brain

Because I''m a writer, I often click on links to writing productivity ideas and tools and insights for making my writing better. While clicking on a few of these links, I found some good information on subject lines and lead-ins. Defining the Term By better writing, I mean writing social media posts. We can all use tips on writing better blog posts, better appeal letters, better grants, but.

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

iMarketSmart

The post The Best of SmartIdeas 2017 Book Now Available! Fundraising best practices for fundraising best practices for planned giving charity blog cultivation for major gifts cultivation for planned giving donor cultivation free book fundraising tips Philanthropy philanthropy blogEach year we round up the most popular blog posts from the prior year to create a book for our readers.

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A digest of last year’s best blog posts (titled ‘The Best Of SmartIdeas’) is now available… for FREE.

iMarketSmart

If you’ve ever hoped for a digest of my best posts, today is your lucky day! The post A digest of last year’s best blog posts (titled ‘The Best Of SmartIdeas’) is now available… for FREE. Each year, my staff review the data to determine which posts were viewed and shared the most. Then they pull the copy from the most popular articles to create a brief, easy-to-read digest. You can get it now, for free.

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Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year

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16 Simple Things Your Best Donors Want

iMarketSmart

Your best donors want you to do the important work they can’t or won’t do. Your best donors want you to give them the credit and praise for your achievements. Your best donors want you to remind them how great they are frequently. Your best donors want you to take an interest in them and their story. Your best donors want service and respect when they reach out to you. Your best donors want empathy. Your best donors want you to make it easy!

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Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

EveryAction

It''s almost hard to imagine what life at a nonprofit was like before we could blast out fundraising emails, share stories over Facebook, or issue a call-to-action via Twitter. Remember those days? ). Now, thanks to innovators + technologists committed to doing more good, technology has helped broaden the reach of nonprofits further than ever before. But they''re not done yet. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

It’s Time to Double Down on These Branding Best Practices

Mission Minded

Even in these uncertain times, use the best practices of branding and messaging to maintain a deep connection with your target audiences. The post It’s Time to Double Down on These Branding Best Practices appeared first on Mission Minded.

Mark your calendar: best conferences for nonprofits in 2015

EveryAction

Believe it or not, it''s already time to start planning for the wealth of marketing, education, and networking opportunities for nonprofits in 2015. nonprofit conferences

Cracked Heels Problem- Best Heel Cream

Non Profit Marketing 360

This is all about the best foot cream for cracked heels and why it helps to cure them. Cracked heels are a very common complaint, and it is a thing which can cause lots of discomforts if steps are not taken to cure it or at least prevent it getting worse. What causes cracked heels? […]. Foot Creams

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Finding Your Best Writing Ideas

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Give Your Donors the Best Thank You Possible

Ann Green

Give them the best thank you possible. I hope both you and your nonprofit organization are doing okay right now. You may have seen an increase in giving over the last few weeks. In times of crisis, people want to do something. They want to help if they can.

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Your Supporters Deserve Your Best

iMarketSmart

The post Your Supporters Deserve Your Best appeared first on MarketSmart. I’m angry and I’m not kidding. Bad apples can spoil the bunch. Yesterday fundraisers received a wake-up call. Quadriga Art, the self-proclaimed 70-year-old global leader in direct marketing and creative services for nonprofit organizations and fundraising agencies was fined nearly $25 million by the New York State Attorney General’s office.

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