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. And, as always, join me Fridays in December for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators.

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

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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.

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?

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!

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. The end of the year isn’t the only time to fundraise.

What’s Up in December

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Buy the Annual All-Access Pass during the month of December and save $100. FREE Live Webinar – December 12: Preview of 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Kivi will be presenting two webinars with our training partner Charity How To.com this month: December 11: How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read ($89.99). December 17: FREE: Free Webinar: How To Report Back To Donors: From Newsletters to Annual Reports (Free).

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.

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.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. These five donors gave in December as opposed to May and June.

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. DECEMBER FUNDRAISING. The response shifted a dramatically when fundraising was focused on December. So why such a dramatic shift in December results?

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.

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.

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).

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).

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. 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.

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).

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!]

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Fundraising 123

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.

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? That question came up today during our Sharing Your Progress Accelerator program.

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Resources for #GivingTuesday 2019

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GivingTuesday is December 3rd this year. That’s just a little over two months away! Last year, the total number of donations approached the $4 million mark (a 45% increase over 2017) with a mean gift size of $105.

Next Month: Checking In with Yourself, Mentoring, and Original Using Photos

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I will share newsletter and social media ideas for December on the 21st. Email Subscribers: I will send the Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter next week with prompts for December. Here’s what’s happening next month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide….

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On Tap This Month: Trends Survey, Graphic Design, and, Of Course, Thanksgiving

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I’ll remind you not to skip Thanksgiving and possibly share some writing prompts for December toward the end of this month. Email Subscribers: I will send the Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter tomorrow with prompts for December.

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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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

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First off, a reminder that you can save $100 on our Annual All-Access Pass until December 31st. The carnival is taking December off, but will be back in January. It’s December, which means end of the year giving has begun! Happy Friday!

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Once is Not Enough – Why You Need a Multichannel Fundraising Campaign

Ann Green

Week of December 2. December 3 is #GivingTuesday so you could tie that into a reminder message. Week of December 9. The rest of December and beyond. Keep sending reminders throughout December. Year-end fundraising season is starting to gear up.

For Robust Email Fundraising at Year End, Start Ramping Up the Volume Now

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Let’s say that you currently email your list only once a month or so, but you think you’ll want to email them more like twice a week in late December. December — send weekly some weeks, and twice a week in others. If you are excited about the prospect of doing more email fundraising around Giving Tuesday and Year End, but don’t normally send a lot of email to your list, you need a ramp-up pre-season strategy. .

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How to Promote Your #GivingTuesday Campaign To Get More Buzz

J Campbell Social Marketing

This year #GivingTuesday is December 3, and it’s never too early to start planning for a successful campaign! Do you want to raise more money and connect with more supporters this year on the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday?

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Don’t forget – survey takers will be invited to an exclusive Trends Preview Webinar on December 11th (full details are in the survey.) December 2 and 9: Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports Donors Will Actually Read. Happy Friday!

Get More Media Coverage in 2017

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THIS Thursday, December 15th. Get an Annual All-Access Pass for only $499 during the month of December (that’s a savings of $200) and have 365 days of access to live webinars, recordings from the past three months, exclusive downloads, expert and peer support, and more.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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. Good Friday to you all!

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Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Trends Report

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Can you help by submitting your photos by next Friday, December 30? Jeanine Marlow, Director of Communications & Marketing at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy, submitted several great photos for the Trends Report. You should too!

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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.

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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.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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This webinar takes place on Tuesday, December 9, 2-3pm ET. Early Bird registration for the Nonprofit Technology Conference by NTEN ends December 15th. Joe Garecht at Fundraising Authority is hosting December’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Was this a long week for anyone else?