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Aunt Frances’ Key to Relationship Building

Getting Attention

She’s unknowingly taught me so much, including this insight on building strong and lasting relationships that I want to share with you today.

Your Org’s Personality in Three Words?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When I ask staff at nonprofits to describe their organization’s public personality, I often get blank stares, or something like “Ummm.

A simple personal leadership tool for executive directors and fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

I included them because they helped me build relationships with donors and prospects. This tool helped me in my personal leadership.

Nonprofit Websites that Work: Showcase Your Personality, Passion & Impact

Getting Attention

Yesenia founded Smart Cause Digital where she builds and grows smart websites. So glad to welcome guest blogger Yesenia Sotelo! But guess what?

7 Ways to Show Your Nonprofit’s Personality

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A few weeks ago, I asked you to describe your nonprofit’s personality in three words and I got some interesting responses.

7 Tips for Building an Incredibly Useful Email Swipe File

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are my 7 tips for building an incredibly useful email swipe file. I steal. And it’s great! Let me teach you how. You do. It’s Ok. hl=en.

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Delight to Connect (Case Study: Relationship Building)

Getting Attention

Kick starts a more personal relationship. Zappos is known for its operations smarts and customer-friendly orientation. But this delightful addition to the return confirmation email I received from Zappos this morning was a real surprise— That trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house went smoothly. times daily.

10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

J Campbell Social Marketing

Building up sheer numbers of Likes and views, without motivating people to take action, is misguided. My guess is – very, very few if any.

8 simple ideas to involve your donors and build deeper connections


Involvement is one of the best ways to build seriously deep connections. Here are eight of them: Be transparent and give them access with a personal tour. Write them a personal letter. Reach out personally on social media. Montgomery was a famous author in the early 1900’s. Teach me and I remember.

Creating Content to Match Your Org’s Personality

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Wednesday, I suggested a few ways that nonprofits can show their personalities , following up on a post where I listed a bunch of different personality traits and asked you to select three to describe your nonprofit. Use the first and second person (I and You) in your writing, ask a lot of questions, and smile (even in writing).

5 Steps to Building Your Generosity Network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

To be a better fundraiser and to unleash generosity you have to connect with people and build authentic relationships. Know Yourself.

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing. Inject some personality. If you are lucky you get to take online offline.

Should You "Personal Brand" A Small Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Do you build your reputation around the identify of The Business ? Or do you build the reputation based on your personal brand ?

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

Social media can amplify your personal brand, but the presence itself cannot be a substitute for a personal brand. Rajesh Setty.

Is Your Personal Brand Attracting the Right Audience?

Diva Marketing Blog

you attract and build an audience. is your personal brand attracting the right audience? you get the drift. You set expectations. .

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 2

Diva Marketing Blog

All those little pieces build what is in vogue to call. Your Personal Brand. Nancy Schubert : I don’t adjust my personality and values.

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Online Reputation Management, Personal Branding, Digital Footprints and SMM

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

personal branding (red). Once in a while I like to analyze various search trends taking place in my industry. digital footprint (yellow).

How to Build a Fundraising Tribe for #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

So, if you’re looking to build a fundraising tribe for your #GivingTuesday campaign , here are six need-to-know tips! Be Personal and Genuine.

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Personal Branding Within The Corporate Workplace

Diva Marketing Blog

There have been volumes written about how to create a “personal brand” including right here on Diva Marketing posted in 2009. What if. What if.

Do You Use Content to Build Your Lists?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My personal goal is to include 100 different nonprofits, so I’d love to hear your story! First up is how nonprofits are using content specifically to build their email, direct mail, and social media lists. If you are using content to build your lists, share your story! It’s official. Can’t see the survey here?

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Make Spring Relationship Building Season

Ann Green

Either way, you should make spring relationship building season. Of course, relationship building needs to be a year-round effort.

How to Use a Notable Day to Spur Engagement, Action & List-Building(Case Study: Oxfam America)

Getting Attention

See how beautifully these actions emphasize the core meaning of International Women’s Day, at the most personal level. Smart!

How to build trust

Wild Woman Fundraising

Marc, you are also a Franklin Covey certified coach and that you are interested in the subject of trust and how to build trust at organizations.

Giving Up; Nonprofit Personality Pays Off Online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This Index builds on data and observations from the Online Giving Study (a must-read for all nonprofit fundraisers!)

Authenticity and Building an Online Community [PODCAST]

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this episode , we discuss: Social media is about being your authentic self and building your community. **The Quotables.

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 3

Diva Marketing Blog

Remember your personal brand will evolve over time. I think that Facebook is more personal than the other three platforms.

Managing Your Brand & Personal Social Media "Friends"

Diva Marketing Blog

But what about the personal side? Small business owners understand the merging of business and personal all too well. Think about it.

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Nonprofit fundraising for the one person shop

Fundraising Coach

A few months ago, my colleague Pamela Grow released a new book specifically for nonprofits with a “one person” fundraising shop.

Looking for Major Donors? Build Better Bridges With These Financial Tools

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Nonprofits stand to build better bridges to affluent donors—leading to valuable long-term philanthropic partnerships—if they understand the various tools used by wealth advisors in charitable giving. Each donor''s personal and tax situation is unique. Step 1: Develop a charitable giving allocation.

How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

as your prize giveaway – that won’t help you build up a targeted community of fans. With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014. What are you working on?

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Giving Up for 2011; Nonprofit Personality Still Pays Off Online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The page has messaging, imaging and an aesthetic that is familiar to the donor and conveys the organization’s personality and mission.

Use Compelling Models to Build Marketing Buy-In

Getting Attention

” For those of you who struggle with building understanding, what’s the biggest barrier ? Go to it!

Five Ways to Cultivate Your Donors—Personally

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We say you must have two personal contacts per year with each of your major donors. Here are five suggestions for the most personal and effective ways to keep in touch and develop a relationship with each donor: Call them! This system ends the suffering about fundraising and builds passionate and committed lifelong donors.

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13 Behaviors to start building trust at your organization

Wild Woman Fundraising

So the level of maturity and trust building is also – again, without throwing a tantrum, saying this is something that I’ve noticed, being here.

Get Personal to Get Relevant – Your “From” Line & More

Getting Attention

Getting personal in your communications is key to relationship building with prospects and supporters. There are so many opportunities to get personal, and I’ll be sharing my recommendation with you in coming weeks. Personal Is a Two-Way Street. Typically, we think of getting personal as a one-way street.

Building Social Media Business Relationships With The Mundane

Diva Marketing Blog

For my 2 cents, the special sauce of social media, and now social networks, is the opportunity to build and sustain relationships. Wicked cool.

How to pick a fundraising job that you will absolutely love! -with Abbi Haggerty

Wild Woman Fundraising

So I think the more we can build on each other’s research and share our findings and talk about it, the more we’ll really understand this issue.

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3 Questions To Ask Before You Build Your Social Media Plan

Diva Marketing Blog

3 Questions To Ask Before You Build Your Social Media Plan. First, it provides tangible insights into what the person thinks is of value.

Priority 2014: Recommit to Your Privacy Policy

Getting Attention

1) Your supporters and participants are sharing more personal data than ever before. Consider Rex B. The data your organization has on Rex B.

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A long overdue call to action on cyber-bullying

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

How this can affect you personally as a student (with examples). Have one-on-one peers available to chat in person any time anywhere.