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Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists

iMarketSmart

Charity – Helping people in need. Perhaps, give them a book about philanthropy. Charitable people – Help others in need.

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Corporate philanthropy has been a hot button topic recently. Guest blog by Adam Weinger. Promote corporate giving programs online. It’s simple!

Back to the Future of Philanthropy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

In Erik's call for Future Philanthropy blogs he links to a TED Talk from 2007: Katherine Fulton on You are the future of philanthropy.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here are the 7 faces of philanthropy: Dopey? They think it’s better to give their money to charity than to the government.

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. Here’s my response.

How Inefficient Charities Can Spoil Your Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The issue of Time magazine currently on newsstands is all about cancer, including a story on cancer research charities called ' Check Your Charity.'

What will happen in philanthropy in 2013?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

My response is that there is a huge power shift brewing in philanthropy, and in 2013 it will turn old school charity on its head. Philanthropy is next, folks. I was recently asked to post on LinkedIn what I thought would be a big trend in our sector in 2013. And you shall see it, if you are paying attention.

Stop complaining because your success is up to you

iMarketSmart

All of us have been there. Sometimes we find ourselves stuck in situations that just plain suck! Think yours is worse than someone else’s?

New report: Who is giving through your charity’s website?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Growing Importance of Charity Websites to Philanthropy is a three year summary of who is giving through charity websites and why.

Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? Here it is!

iMarketSmart

Thanks to the good people at the National Philanthropic Trust , now you can take a journey online to learn about the history of modern philanthropy.

Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities. The odd thing? It's not coming from one specific party, or group, or demographic.

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities. The odd thing? It's not coming from one specific party, or group, or demographic.

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How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, Wyclef Jeans charity, Yele Haiti, came under scrutiny about its finances. Know your partners.

Donor Psychology: Do you know what really makes your supporters feel good?

iMarketSmart

Funny thing about fundraising is that it all boils down to this: Making sure that your supporters feel good! I know, I know. Get the idea? Tweet this!

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Tweet this! Where they navigate to.

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Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

” His book, written in 1968, is about a poor camel boy who achieves a life of abundance. Tweet this. Tweet this. Tweet this. Tweet this.

5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group)

iMarketSmart

Veritus Group knows more about fundraising than most people learn in a lifetime. They make their projects and programs awesome! Click to tweet!

Do you have a ‘commendation mindset’?

iMarketSmart

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Teva’s BOGO Cause Marketing Returns Company's Philanthropy to its Watery Origins

Cause Related Marketing

But as the company grew the footprint of its corporate philanthropy got ever-wider and more diffuse. million linear feet of water.

The top 10 signs that it’s time to fire your employer

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving Charities charity charity blog company culture company goals ngo blogs nonprofit culture nonprofit marketing nonprofit organization cultures npo company culture Philanthropy philanthropy blog quitting your job signs that it's time to quitAre you one of them? If not, why?

8 Great Ways to End Emails or Letters

iMarketSmart

Cultivation starts and ends with great communication. Goodbyes are just as important as hellos. First name], I’m really counting on you! Whew!

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RIDDLE: How do you measure the success (or failure) of your planned giving program?

iMarketSmart

Today I’m very proud to provide a guest post written by one of MarketSmart’s brilliant, yet curious, Account Managers— Lizzie Weiland.

9 reasons why it’s time to uncover philanthropic mindsets

iMarketSmart

> Inside the Mind of Your Major Donor: The Science Behind Major Giving and Philanthropy. >> But, mostly, they give strategically).

Charity Apps Love 'em and Hate 'em

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

CharitySub is short for Charity Subscription , and the subscription fee is $5 per month. But it hardly encourages philanthropy.

Should your donors be given a chance to “tip” your organization?

iMarketSmart

Are you confused by that headline? Similar to how you tip a waiter, why not allow the donor the choice between several overhead support options?

Why not create a donor appreciation department?

iMarketSmart

Does your organization really appreciate its supporters? So, why wouldn’t nonprofits create customer service departments too? Tweet This!

What makes a great Gift Officer great? 4 traits

iMarketSmart

Great Gift Officers have common traits. Here they are: Genuine curiosity. They ask donors questions and they truly care about the answers. Antennae.

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Why fundraisers should take some lessons from stockbrokers

iMarketSmart

Bad service. Poor communications. Also, it said “People die, move away, divorce. Major donors stop giving for those very same reasons.

Here’s why when it comes to planned gifts, it isn’t necessarily ALL about the relationship

iMarketSmart

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7 Solid Reasons Why You Should Kill Your Printed Planned Giving Newsletter

iMarketSmart

I know, I know… you love your planned giving newsletter. And, as they say, once an object is in motion, it stays in motion. 200,000 each issue!!!

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35 amazing ways to engage and involve your donors and supporters

iMarketSmart

If you’re stuck wondering how to involve your supporters with your mission, look no further. Here are 35 ideas from a stream of my consciousness. Surveys. Quizzes. Invitations to join a board or committee. Games. Polls. Videos. Advocacy or activism opportunities. Podcasts. Testimonials. Online chat tools. Webinars. Streaming live events.

5 things you should do when you get a big bequest (to ensure that your marketing budget increases!)

iMarketSmart

My pal ( Tricia Benson ) used to work at Human Rights Campaign. Now she’s at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — A wonderful organization!

24 amazing benchmark reports on fundraising all in one place

iMarketSmart

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Focus!

iMarketSmart

billion dollars to charities last year. A chart from Third Sector’s Report. Or worse… Pokemon Go. Why do they shun the 80/20 rule ?

Stop shaming your supporters!

iMarketSmart

So I’m out having lunch with one of my fellow CEO buddies. I do that a lot. “Does shame work as a fundraising tactic?” “Wow!”

Are you being tested?

iMarketSmart

Related Posts. >> How to get a million dollar donation. >> Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists.

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Cause Marketing or Corporate Philanthropy Program? It’s Not a Yes or No Question.

Cause Related Marketing

The question was prompted by a press release I saw recently announcing a new cause marketing effort from Godiva, the high-end chocolatier owned by the Turkish company Yildiz Holding, and headlined ‘Godiva Launches Philanthropy Program.’ For that matter, corporate philanthropy in general isn’t a ‘meal replacement’ for charities either.

Don’t ever ask someone to give until it hurts

iMarketSmart

Give until it hurts? Like so many other things I dislike about traditional fundraising axioms, this one has always rubbed me the wrong way. Tweet This!

Are face-to-face meetings with donors overrated?

iMarketSmart

When I first got into professional sales at Washingtonian Magazine I was taught that the only way to really sell anything was to get face-to-face with a prospect. That was back in 1988 and I’d agree that, back then, it was true. But today, almost 30 years later, I think face-to-face meetings for most situations might be overrated. Who knows?!

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

iMarketSmart

In it, he presented evidence that many of the words we use in the sector are actually off-putting to our supporters. LIKE THIS BLOG POST?