Social Media and Newsletter Ideas for December 2019

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For example, I will email the prompts for January, 2020 the week of December 2nd. Other dates in December: 01: World AIDS Day 03: #GivingTuesday 03: International Day of People with Disabilities 05: International Volunteer Day 05: World Soil Day 09: International Anti-Corruption Day 18: International Migrants Day. These writing ideas come from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter. You can use them for social media, blog posts, newsletter articles, and more.

What We’re Sharing In December

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December 7: Go Short with Your 2017 Nonprofit Annual Report with Kivi Leroux Miller. December 14: What a Nonprofit Communications Plan Should Look Like in 2018 with Kivi Leroux Miller. On the Blog: Tomorrow, December 5th, Angela Crist will show how her organization created a thank-you video. Maggie Siemer will share some insights into social media metrics here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide on December 20th.

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Fundraising in the last days of December

Fundraising Coach

But not during the last week in December. It breaks down to three emails: One December 28 around 10 a.m. One December 30 around 10 a.m. One December 31 around 10 a.m. And it's all focused on telling donors to give before midnight on December 31st. The post Fundraising in the last days of December appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. Year-end is a huge time for nonprofit's fundraising.

December is HOT: Pass Sale, Annual Reports and Mentoring Opportunities

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Get Your All-Access Pass December 4 & 6: Creating an Awesome 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report Learn how to create an annual report this year that people will actually read and respond to. Our Week of Freebies will begin December 24th. And, as always, join me Fridays in December for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators. The post December is HOT: Pass Sale, Annual Reports and Mentoring Opportunities appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 7, 2018

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Registration is $20 or free with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 7, 2018 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. SpringHouse. Lake Martin, AL Who is ready for the weekend? And who is ready for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising? This week I have social media inspiration, nonprofit blogs to read, email ROI, and ELMO.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 6, 2019

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Your Favorite and Least Favorite Projects This Year [Word Clouds] Get Your 2020 Communications Training Pass Heating Up December: Save on 2020 Training, Annual Reports, and Communications Trends. December 10 & 12: Creating an Awesome 2019 Annual Report. Wintzell’s Oyster House, Mobile, AL. Happy Friday, Friends! Everyone doing good so far? Survive #GivingTuesday and year-end planning?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 14, 2018

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Registration is $20 or free with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 14, 2018 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. I hope you all had a great week! Please, join me as we dive into the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. Today we look forward to 2019, learn how to deal with online bullies and how to be more like Bill Belichick.

December is Over, but Fundraising Shouldn’t Be

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A few strategic, seasonal campaigns can help you not only boost fundraising throughout the year but also help you test techniques, strategies and messaging for next December. Online campaign expert Kerri Karvetski will share creative ideas on how you can raise money all year during our next webinar: Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with. The end of the year isn’t the only time to fundraise.

What’s Happening this December?

SocialButterfly

December is a big month already–full of holidays and reflection as we prepare for the next year. Where will you be this December? December Events. Yet there’s also a lot happening in the world of good–in more ways than one. Individual Events and Observances. World AIDS Day. 1, 2010, Worldwide. Service Design and Innovation Conference. 1-3, 2010, Linköping, Sweden. Healthy People 2020 Launches. 2, 2010, United States.

Heating Up December: Save on 2020 Training, Annual Reports, and Communications Trends

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

December 10 & 12: Creating an Awesome 2019 Annual Report with Kivi Leroux Miller. And, as always, join me Fridays in December for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators. Here’s what’s happening next month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Get the scoop on communications trends for 2020 by taking the survey and being among the first to get the 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Take the Survey.

Could December be the month when you will LOSE the most donors?

iMarketSmart

That led me to wonder if December might be when nonprofits end up losing a ton of donors as a result of their abuse of the permission bestowed upon them by their donors (investors). I’m worried because: December seems to be when too many nonprofits spam like crazy. December seems to be when too many nonprofits send tons of emails or letters beginning with “Dear Friend” to their most valued supporters (instead of their names).

48% of US nonprofits say December fundraising was lower than last year

Fundraising Coach

Then came the wild fluctuations of the stock market in December, causing donors to reconsider year-end giving. It asked how overall fundraising was compared to 2017's, specifically how December's fundraising was compared to December 2017, and if people that the tax law was helpful or harmful to their fundraising. DECEMBER FUNDRAISING. The response shifted a dramatically when fundraising was focused on December. So why such a dramatic shift in December results?

How to do telephone fundraising in December

Fundraising Coach

December 31st is a crucial deadline for fundraising. At this point in the year, you’ve already sent your direct mail fundraising letter. You have, haven’t you?) So this can be an awful time, marked by nail biting and incessantly looking at database reports to see if anyone has given. It can feel like fundraising is totally out of your control. But fundraising is not totally out of your control. This isn’t a time to coast!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 2, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator (part-time), Harriet Beecher Stowe Center , (Hartford, CT). 2) Communications Manager , United to End Genocide , (Washington, D.C.). 3) Communications Officer and Intern, Public Affairs , John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation , (Chicago, IL).

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 20, 2019

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December 10 & 12: Creating an Awesome 2019 Annual Report. Good Friday to you, good friends! Let’s check out the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have some writing tools, email subject lines examples, and combating racism in your storytelling. It’s time for Mixed Links… Katherine Austin-Evelyn is Demystifying Next Generation Donor Audiences to Drive Engagement and Donations.

Double December Giving with #GivingTuesday!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

For all fundraisers, November and December are the playoffs and Superbowl. If you could invest energy in a program that could double the growth of your December giving, of course you’d do it, right? It’s game time! What a great time of year! Success in the next seven weeks will provide the financial foundation for the impact that can be made on those we serve in 2015.

December’s Online Fundraising Blizzard

The Agitator

Online fundraisers lose all restraint when it comes to the month of December, participating en masse in the year-end feeding frenzy. This extravaganza has become part of the ingrained biological clock of nonprofits and their fundraisers … like whales gathering off South Africa each season for krill. Video here drives home the point!]

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 13, 2019

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Friday the 13th in December? December 10 & 12: Creating an Awesome 2019 Annual Report. Penrose. Oakland, CA. That doesn’t seem right! Anyway, no bad luck here as I still have the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have some “ultimeate guide” to various subjects, what to do when you don’t like your board, influencer marketing tips and more. It’s time for Mixed Links….

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 16, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator , Mental Health Association of NYC, Inc. , (New York, NY). 2) Communications Manager , Community Catalyst , (Boston, MA). 3) Digital Media Assistant , Half the Sky Foundation , (Berkeley, CA). 4) Director, Communications and Director, Web and New Media , Association of State and Territorial Health Officials , (Arlington, VA).

Seven Incredible Hours in December: How to Make the Most of Year-End Giving

Fundraising 123

It probably comes as no surprise to you that December is the biggest month for giving. But what you may not realize is that 15% of December's donations happen on the 31 st of the month. December is a busy month for everyone. So if you want the folks giving in December to keep giving, you need to take care of them. Access the recording of the webinar here: Seven Incredible Hours in December: How to Make the Most of Year-End Giving Online.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 9, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Marketing Officer , Hartford Foundation for Public Giving , (Hartford, CT). 2) Communications Assistant , Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation , (Sheffield, MA). 3) Communications Manager , ACLU of Arizona , (Phoenix, AZ). 4) Communications Specialist , The Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth , (Washington, D.C.).

4 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising this December

Fundraising Coach

A recent seven year analysis of online giving conducted by Network for Good indicates that over 30% of all online giving happens in December. Better still, people that made their first gift in December gave 52% more over the next three years. 4 of the most important things to do this December. Whatever your normal phone calling and visit rhythm has been, keep it up in December. in the morning on December 31st?”

Is September the new December?

Sea Change Strategies

While December still reigns supreme as transactional prime time for online giving — when typically 60-70% of digital revenue is raised — fundraisers must start planning now to nurture and feed donors and prospects in the lead up to that most wonderful time of the fundraising year. Here are four tips to prep you for December now in September. (1) The post Is September the new December?

So, THAT Happened…In-the-Trenches Reflections on December Online Fundraising Campaigns (Add Yours!)

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The December fundraising season has come and gone. I asked a few in-the-trenches practitioners — from nonprofits large and small — to share reflections on their December online fundraising campaigns. The lightbox used an interactive form that greeted visitors to the organization’s website for the last two weeks of December. These five donors gave in December as opposed to May and June. Photo Credit: https://flic.kr/p/3cF1TQ. p/3cF1TQ.

The Final Word on Year-End Fundraising: Five Things You Can Still Do to Boost Your December Income

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Strategically, you really only have two things to do between now and December 31 st. Tack that list up next to your computer until December 31 st and send that list, with very little added, in an email as a way of telling your donors why you are inspired by what you do. . This year, send emails on December 27 th , December 29 th and December 31 st. Most of the money you are going to raise online in December is going to come in that last week of the year.

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100 New Donors by December 3rd

Fundraising Coach

Could you use 100 new donors by December 3rd? Other Possibly Related posts: Extreme Fundraising Special Edition—December 29, 2003. It’s September! How are your fundraising goals going? I know that sounds like “hype” that a snake oil salesman would use. But this isn’t hype, this a set of 12 action-oriented interviews for bringing 100 new donors to your nonprofit. You’ll get all 12 interviews on CD to listen to when it’s convenient for you.

Three reasons December fundraising is so important

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

December really matters for these three reasons from The Online Giving Study Nonprofit marketing and fundraising friends: Do a great job this month.

November/December Fundraising Tasks

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Here are the notes I made for the last two months of the calendar year: November: End of year solicitations Tie up outstanding projects Special thank yous December: Holiday or New Year cards Close remaining open major gift asks Update mailing lists Design one really new fundraising activity for next year Light a green candle and hope for peace, renewal, triumph, and the magical return of the sun.

3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

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For most of you, December is the biggest online fundraising month of the year. Diving straight into a barrage of e-appeals in December is BAD FORM. Some of my favorite October and November (and even early December) online cultivation tactics are the wins blog post and/or infographic , a thank you video, a pledge, a short quiz, or a beautiful slideshow. Source: https://flic.kr/p/8q7cDb. p/8q7cDb.

3 ways to make the most of the last days of December

Fundraising Coach

Other Possibly Related posts: 100 New Donors by December 3rd. For most of the thousands of people receiving this email newsletter, there are only 5 or 6 business days left in 2012. This is typically an odd time for fundraisers: we’re stuck between the sense that everyone is celebrating a holiday and the reality that a large percentage of gifts are yet to come in. While I’m a huge proponent of taking time off, this isn’t the time to take entire weeks off.

Landmark study reveals online giving hat trick: donor experience, December and disaster

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Online Giving Study , from Network for Good and TrueSense Marketing and sponsored by AOL, found generous procrastinators donate in droves on December 30 and 31. Online giving spikes during the month of December and large-scale disasters. During disasters, donors are more likely to consider new giving options, while in December, they’re more likely to give based on relationships with the charities. •A

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Most people do their online giving at the end of December, so you still have time for success. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help. Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Visit our website to learn more. Subscribe to our weekly Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Tips Newsletter.

What Nonprofits Need To Know About Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Announcement

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook announced that for GivingTuesday this year (December 3) it will be matching up to $7 million USD in donations made on the platform that day. Here’s the fine print: The match for GivingTuesday 2019 begins at 8 AM Eastern Time on December 3. 2) Match even MORE money on GivingTuesday, or throughout the entire month of December, with a smaller limit per nonprofit – so that more organizations can get a piece of the pie and participate in the excitement.

Jump Start Your Style Guide and Creative Brief

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December 10: Jump Start Your Brand and Style Guide. At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we’ve been exploring new ways to provide training and coaching, in addition to our training webinars and Communications Director Mentoring Program.

Less IS More, but Harder

Getting Attention

Malala Fund (@MalalaFund) December 10, 2014. 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai gave an unforgettable speech as she accepted her Nobel Peace Prize today. Despite her youth, Malala’s words show her insight and communications finesse! In fact, this core message from the speech is an unbeatable combo of passion, specificity and brevity. Use this triad as a checklist for your organization’s messages. Less IS more— much harder to craft but totally worth it.

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5 Online Year-End Fundraising Stats You Can Use to Help Craft Your Campaign

iMarketSmart

Giving Tuesday is not as important as December 31st. And it’s hard to argue with the revenue data when you compare Giving Tuesday to December 31 st. But December 31 st brought in 36% of all online year-end revenue in a single day. The revenue numbers show that the top priority is December 31 st. Fundraisers spent more effort trying to fundraise on Giving Tuesday than they did on December 31st. And 48% of organizations didn’t email on December 31 st at all.

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Calendar Confusion: Year-End Communications on a Summer Fiscal Year

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How do you handle calendar year-end (November-December) communications when your nonprofit’s fiscal year actually ends June 30? Here’s the conundrum: If you try to talk about your accomplishments from the last 12 months in December, you are technically in the middle of your operational year. That question came up today during our Sharing Your Progress Accelerator program.

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New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 22, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 15, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 8, 2014. Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Associate Director of Communications Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, CA). Brand and Integrated Marketing Manager Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (New York, NY).

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Social Media and Newsletter Ideas for November 2019

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For example, I will email the prompts for December next week. Email messages of gratitude around Thanksgiving are a great way to kick off a series of fundraising emails in November and December. And remember, I will email the prompts for December next week. These writing ideas come from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter. You can use them for social media, blog posts, newsletter articles, and more.

Chase Gives $25,000

A Small Change

Voting from November 15 to December 11. Announcing top 100 on December 15. Wanted to let you know about a contest you can enter as a nonprofit. Chase is giving $25,000 to each of the Top 100 charities that are voted for on Facebook. For more details and to vote for your favorite charity check out the Chase Facebook Page. Related posts: Limited Time Award America’s Giving Challenge #2 Award & An Idea Awards Update.

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 15, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 8, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 1, 2014. Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY). Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL). Communications Manager Any Baby Can (Austin, TX).

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Take 10 Minutes: Get Data to Do Comms Right

Getting Attention

Deadline is tomorrow, December 2! Take 10 minutes NOW to share your voice and perspective on all things nonprofit communications in the 2017 Trends Survey , open only through tomorrow, December 2. Kivi Leroux Miller’s annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is one of my “go to” resources for boosting client communications impact.

Year-end Online Giving Wrap-up

The Agitator

But as bad as it gets, there’s no question — looking at the macro-picture — that December sees more cash roll in than any other month as nonprofits do their best (or worst, in some cases) to barrage their poor donors with online appeals. As reported in the Chronicle of Philanthropy , using Network for Good’s nearly 11,000 user-organizations as a barometer, December 2014 saw 13% more online contributions than December 2013.