How many LinkedIn contacts do you have?

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Make Contact!

The Agitator

Here’s yet another study from the commercial world that delivers the refrain: Make contact with your customers! Yeah, the study was conducted by Harris Interactive for InContact, a vested interest provider of contact center software. But dismiss these findings, which I believe apply to donors, at your peril … More than a third (68%) of consumers said that companies who have no other means of contact other than a toll-free number seem outdated. [We

Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature

EveryAction

For fundraisers, the clarity of each donor contact record matters. A clean and complete contact record saves time and provides fundraisers with the full picture. It finds the right contact(s) based on the email address used in the To and CC of the message.

Pimping for Constant Contact

Cause Related Marketing

was invited to a local presentation on email marketing from Constant Contact, the Waltham, Massachusetts email marketing outfit whose target market is small businesses and nonprofits.They offer a cause-related marketing campaign called Care4Kids meant to. Tags: Constant Contact Email Marketing OK, not pimping really. More like a gentle noodge to nonprofits and the companies that love them that it’s time to start email marketing.I

Tips for an Effective Contact Us Page

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One of the hardest-working but most underrated pages of any nonprofit website is the "Contact Us" page. It hangs in the background, behind more glamorous pages, ready to offer the most basic but essential of information about an organization What makes an effective Contact Us page It should answer two key questions: How people can contact your nonprofit and why they should want to contact your nonprofit.

To Build Trust, Make Sure Your Photos Make Eye Contact With Your Donors

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WARNING: You’re Prohibited From Contacting Donors After 1/1/17

The Agitator

“We regret to inform you that as of January 1, 2017 nonprofits will not be permitted to contact their donors without the express written consent of each donor.” Once you’ve picked yourself off the floor with the fear you can’t meet next year’s goal, exactly what action steps will you take to prepare for what the majority of fundraisers would consider a disaster of immense dimension?

The 4 Donor Groups You Need to Contact Before the End of Year

Fundraising Coach

As we've been approaching the end of year, my coaching clients are asking me to help them prioritize their major gift fundraising contacts. Individual contacts, not spray-and-pray! Photo courtesy of Willy D on Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Staying Cool: 5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat While Doing Voter Outreach

EveryAction

organizer community advocacy webinar organizing voter contactNon-partisan civic engagement efforts are so important to the health of our democracy, but how do you protect your canvassers from the record-breaking summer heat? Here are five tips for keeping you and your canvassers safe while they're engaging voters and knocking doors. Stay hydrated. Make sure that you and your canvassers have access to plenty of cold water. The key is to drink as soon as you become thirsty.

5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

EveryAction

higher education organizing voter contactFor universities searching for ways to both grow students' engagement on campus and develop their education and participation as active citizens, voter registration programs have become an increasingly popular activity.

Turning Contacts into Donors

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Non-donors don’t.) • Belief—Probably (but he needs to confirm this, which he can begin at Google or Dogpile for bios and community involvement and continue with further personal contact with the people). One of my clients met some people at an annual conference peripherally related to his organization’s cause. They hit it off. During the weekend, they talked a little about his work, and he believes they might be sympathetic.

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

J Campbell Social Marketing

Heather is a Constant Contact and digital & email marketing expert. With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014. The 2014 Agents of Change Conference was packed with insightful, useful information that I cannot wait to fully digest and use!

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How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 1

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s called “Make your Contacts Count&# by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon. Hey, ever wondered how to get more donors for your cause? What have you done about that?

Have you ever gone to a sales pitch disguised as workshop?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Constant Contact Sucks Workshops are Sales Pitches. And then I went to a conference in Philly and AGAIN Constant Contact was there with a purported workshop about social media, but ACTUALLY it was about how you should use their newsletter software. You know what I hate?

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NonProfit Pulse Survey

Social Media Bird Brain

Thought you might be interested in the results of a survey ConstantContact did recently on nonprofits Here's the text: Constant Contact Nonprofit Pulse Survey: Attracting New Supporters Keeps Nonprofits Up at Night Majority of nonprofits see potential of social media marketing to help with engaging supporters WALTHAM, Mass. social communications Email Constant Contact website social media marketing Small nonprofit small business survey

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How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am adapting some of the tools from a book that I’m reading called “Make your Contacts Count&# by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon. First off, if you haven’t read the first part of this post yet, I would go there. This shit will make a LOT more sense if you do.

Have you ever gone to a sales pitch disguised as workshop?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Constant Contact Sucks Workshops are Sales Pitches. And then I went to a conference in Philly and AGAIN Constant Contact was there with a purported workshop about social media, but ACTUALLY it was about how you should use their newsletter software. You know what I hate?

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What’s The Best Cause Marketing Program for My Business?

Selfish Giving

Another example of keeping it simple is Care4Kids , a program Constant Contact , the company I use for my email newsletter (which you can sign up for in the top right!). It’s no coincidence that Constant Contact’s Care4Kids program is for charities that help kids.

Apps I Use for Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

Constant Contact. Tags: Cause Tools analytics pro apps cause marketing constant contact dropbox evernote iphone read it later remember the milk wordpress app Anyone who knows me knows how important my iPhone is to me, especially now that I have the super-fast 4G!

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

EveryAction

Your List is Reaching Thousands of Contacts. Yet, there's also an inverse relationship between the size of a list and your knowledge of its contacts. You're Struggling to Engage Contacts.

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A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

EveryAction

Using the Fundraising Management Landing Page in EveryAction, it's easier than ever to view this data, access critical lists of top donors, search for specific contacts, analyze campaign performance, and more.

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Expanded Social Matching Allows Nonprofits to Learn Even More About Their Supporters

EveryAction

Before, only Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles were matched to an individual's contact record. Now, 97 different social networks are matched daily , and also provide social media biographies to be integrated into a contact record. Understanding your supporters and meeting them where they are is an increasingly important part of any outreach campaign.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

EveryAction

We also have a phone banking tool that is populated with contacts so people can can call young voters in swing states. All of their contact information from this form is captured and automatically gets populated into our EveryAction Account.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

EveryAction

EveryAction's organizing toolset is trusted by major labor unions and advocacy groups - providing them with access to SmartVAN, the gold standard in voter contact technology. #10. Match your contact records to nearly 100 social networks.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

Provide your volunteers with a sense of stability by making sure that they have a point of contact at your organization. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

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Finding Data Management Solutions for Arts and Culture Organizations

EveryAction

For major donors and most loyal supporters, your donor database software should give your team the ability to track all of the information that they’ll need to remember about each donor - from detailed contact history to the contact information for their family members and financial planners.

6 Time-Saving Scheduling Tools Recommended by Fellow Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Does it allow contacts to book directly on your calendar or request a booking time? Can you get your own customized booking URL to offer contacts? Share your availability and let contacts book straight into your calendar. Scheduling a meeting shouldn’t be hard.

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How To Find the Right Database For Social Justice and Advocacy Nonprofits

EveryAction

For major donors and most loyal supporters, your donor database software should give your team the ability to track all of the information that they’ll need to remember about each donor - from detailed contact history to the contact information for their family members and financial planners.

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Tracking Long-Term Donor Value: The Report You Shouldn't Miss in 2019

EveryAction

In order to get the value provided by the channel breakdown in this report, you need to be tracking acquisition channel on all of your contacts, and using Origin Source Codes.

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Powerful, Targeted Facebook Ad Integration Now Available on EveryAction

EveryAction

The new functionality provides the option to indicate which contact records were targeted for the ads, allowing users to measure results of how those ads increase supporter participation and engagement. Here’s how it works: Users first create a list of contacts in EveryAction that they want to target.

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5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

EveryAction

They’ll be thrilled to get emails that don’t just ask for more money, but also provide them ways to get involved, such tools to contact their elected officials or share your content on social media.

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Halcyon's By The People Festival: How One Organization is Using Data to Unite People Around Art

EveryAction

When I first went to the website to register for access to the weekend-long festival, I didn’t even have to type my contact information into the form - thanks to EveryAction’s Action Profiles, my information was pre-filled and all I had to do was click “submit” to complete my registration.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

The page should include information about the organization, the event agenda, and a form to gather contact details from RSVPs. The event page's form should feed contact data into a CRM (Contact Relationship Management system) or event management software.

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How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

EveryAction

For major donors and most loyal supporters, your donor database software should give your team the ability to track all of the information that they’ll need to remember about each donor - from detailed contact history to the contact information for their family members and financial planners.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

EveryAction

Your mid-level giving manager should be the primary point of contact for these donors. Email signatures should encourage donors to reach out to the point of contact.

The Downside of Personalized Emails

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You absolutely need to include contact information in your emails (and other forms of communication). But lots of times the only contact information you have is an email address. Contact your ESP if you are unsure how to find the default and change it.

Planned Giving 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know

EveryAction

Planned Giving programs are unique in the world of nonprofit fundraising because of the length of time involved in the gift process, and the fact that multiple contacts beyond the donor themselves are often involved, such as lawyers, estate planners, and other beneficiaries.

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3 Ways to Turn #GivingTuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

J Campbell Social Marketing

The main challenge with the donors that come in via Facebook Fundraisers is that many of them don’t elect to share their contact information with you. If you have their contact info , send these donors a special email thanking them specifically for giving via Facebook on Giving Tuesday. .

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How to Get Award-Winning Email Engagement as a Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When Jen Billow shared with her fellow Communications Director Mentoring Program participants that her organization, the Park City Education Foundation, had received accolades from Constant Contact for their awesome email engagement rates, everyone wanted to know how.

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WealthEngine Integration Brings Powerful Donor Research Tool to EveryAction Users

EveryAction

At EveryAction, we know that major gifts officers and other development professionals need to have as much information as possible about their prospective donors in order to fine-tune their "fundraising asks.". With that in mind, we've built a powerful new integration with WealthEngine to provide nonprofit fundraising pros with that information, ultimately helping them raise more money. What is WealthEngine?

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are lucky enough to have their permission to email them or contact them, treasure it. Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising.

Avoid These 10 Mistakes to Get More News Coverage

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mistake 9: Leaving Out Your Contact Information Back in my reporting days, I was always surprised by how many news releases left out a crucial piece of information: who to contact for more information.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

Tip: Before analyzing and building your audience segments, take steps to “prune” your email list of all disengaged contacts, like anyone who hasn't opened or clicked through a message in six months.

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