5 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Fundraising On Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Charlotte and Dave Willner started a Facebook fundraiser on June 16, titled “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” after they saw a viral photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl looking up and crying as her mother was searched by a Border Patrol agent in southern Texas.

Sharing Your Progress: 12 Phrases that Give Your Donors Credit for Helping

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

million goal for water projects in Rwanda. YMCA of Greater Charlotte). “Sharing Your Progress” season is coming up fast. That’s when you talk about the highlights and victories of your year, and thank donors for helping you make it happen. We usually see these communications start in mid-November, peaking around Thanksgiving, and then leading into year-end appeals.

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11 Ways to Get to Breakthrough Nonprofit Messaging

Getting Attention

So off I went — along with my husband and almost-8-year-old daughter Charlotte — to inspire and guide Kiwis striving to meet many of the same marketing goals as we are in the U.S. An amazing opportunity came my way recently!

GivingTuesday 2019 Wrap Up – How to Follow Up After Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Thank you #Charlotte #neighborshelpingneighbors @shareclt pic.twitter.com/v4tzlK5ZmF. — ” Have a specific goal focused on impact, not dollars. Make-A-Wish had a very specific goal to raise enough money to grant wishes for 40 kids who are waiting. .

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6 Now-or-Never Summer Reboots

Getting Attention

Our daughter Charlotte is finishing up a blissful summer at a few different day and overnight camps. I tend to goal set instead of clocking in my hours, so as long as I feel I’ve met my goals, I’m happy. That said, my ‘summer camp’ goals tend to be more focused on strategic priorities and organization.

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Share Yourself -- A Little of You Goes a Long Way to Strengthen Your Org's Relationships

Getting Attention

She challenged members and others to give, offering their choice of "public humiliation" if they met the goal. The NTEN community (and my daughter, Charlotte) went wild for the video , which generated a huge amount of Holly- and NTEN-love.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Already well known for her investigative journalism, Bly achieved her goal and grew even more famous after crisscrossing the globe in just 72 days. Charlotte Cooper. England's Charlotte Cooper is remembered for winning five singles titles at Wimbledon and being the first female athlete to become an Olympic Champion in 1900. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Meghan Florian

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Meghan Florian earned an MTS from Duke Divinity School and an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. My goal is to delete everything that will distract me from important messages later (or stress me out because of how full my inbox is!) Meghan Florian. Here’s 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.

Lessons from the Universe

Get Fully Funded

I spent the day with Mike Dooley this past Saturday at his event in Charlotte, NC. The traveller simply needs to have faith that the goal will ultimately be reached. Move toward your goal. If you aren’t familiar with Mike, he writes ‘Notes from the Universe&# ( www.tut.com ). Mike is an entertaining speaker and the day was full of ‘aha’ moments for me. I thought I’d share with you some of what I learned.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Politicians & NonProfits Need Agility With Online Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

As the Democratic ‘nominee’ Barack Obama delivered his acceptance speech last night in Charlotte, NC, a record number of tweets on politics were sent out ? I wrote ‘trying to use social media’ because it remains a pretty new way to communicate, and even experts sometimes struggle to keep the messages on message, which is why agility is so important as long-term goals are strived for and so many people post and respond online.

Channel Manager Incentives: A Modest Proposal

The Agitator

Direct marketers who are measured against a net budget goal are loathe to give up “their donors” to major donor prospecting or try to drive them to events. When a siloed staff is channel-structured and channel-incentivized, the knives come out.

Great content forges great connections: A reader guest post

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s a guest post from Charlotte Hill of EARN. Charlotte: take it away… If I could give every nonprofit communicator one piece of advice, it’d be this: create content that appeals to your audience. We have four broad communications goals as an organization, three of which have been furthered by this project: establish ourselves as thought leaders, change the national discourse on economic mobility, and excite and engage a diverse and growing set of stakeholders.

4 Things Nonprofits Can Learn from the NBA Playoffs

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In the Playoffs: The Charlotte Bobcats went from having the second-worst record last season to playing the two-time defending champion in the first round of the playoffs this season. Takeaway: You may be disappointed because you came so close to hitting your big fundraising goal. The Playoffs are like the year-end giving season for NBA players. Just like your nonprofit’s staff in December, during Playoffs, athletes are busy, tired, and they have their eye on the prize.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Taylor's Tale

Diva Marketing Blog

Taylor ’s Tale Story was inspired by Taylor King , an 11-year-old native of Charlotte , NC. We were originally founded by a group of dedicated volunteers in Charlotte , N.C. Goals. The Back-story - Last week I met an amazing women, Laura King Edwards, who told me the story of the nonprofit she launched to support her little sister Taylor. Taylor has Batten disease, a rare neurodegenerative disease, with no known cure. 

Customer Service Social Media Style: A Pulse of the Industry View Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

Dell, Southwest, Comcast, Best Buy, AMC, Marriott, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Whole Foods, Jet Blue. The goal is consistency across all channels. What do people do on social networks and blogs? They "talk" of course! They talk about what is important and what is mundane.

Rage Donations: Give Before You Explode!

The Agitator

Without question the most prominent example of rage giving last week was the Facebook “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child” campaign launched by a California couple–Charlotte and Dave Willner, early Facebook employees.