Ep177: Tech Company Partners with Oxfam for 'See a Demo, Get a Goat'

Selfish Giving

If you demo FDS' product through Oxfam they will donate a goat to a needy family in a third-world country. How FDS has used See a Demo, Get a Goat outside outside a trade show (that they couldn't afford to attend!)

You Deserve A Voice. Voting With Your Dollars is Not Enough

Wild Woman Fundraising

And Demos , the institute that Barber works for, believes the answer is global democracy. Consumed by Benjamin Barber. Here’s a book that has been blowing my mind lately, and with EVERYTHING ELSE GOING ON I just haven’t blogged about it yet. Until today.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org. San Francisco, CA). Communications Director Transgender Law Center (Oakland, CA).

Product Spotlight Demo: Turn Supporters’ Time into Money through Polling and Surveys

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At Research for Good, we partner with nonprofits just like yours to turn your supporters' time into revenue for your organization. Market researchers constantly need people to fill out online surveys and polls. We connect your supporters with those researches and then donate to your cause every time a supporter completes a survey. This allows supporters to contribute to your nonprofit who may not otherwise be willing or able to donate money to your organization. . The concept is pretty simple.

3 new phrases/concepts engagement fundraisers need to know


But if you haven’t done a demo with us recently you probably haven’t heard these new phrases/concepts. If you aren’t using them and don’t have the technology or dashboard needed to harness their power, you really should get a demo and see how you can. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I coined the phrase “ engagement fundraising ” in 2013. Here’s my first rant on the subject.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t Demo All At Once says James Goalder on Bloomerang’s blog. Did everyone have a good week? Let’s wrap it up with some Mixed Links… Next Friday, May 27th is the last day to send your submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have


If you have any questions or are interested in getting a demo, click here ! A new year means new resolutions, and for nonprofits that often falls into the category of better fundraising practices. Enter our new series, “New Year, New Heights.” For the next few months, we’re taking an in-depth look at key features and tools that make for a successful development program. Follow along, email us your questions , and let us know what you’d like to hear about!

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

J Campbell Social Marketing

Let’s All Do Good is in the beta stage – if you would like to sign up to be a launch partner, or get a personal demo from McHale himself, please contact him via Twitter or Facebook.

9 reasons why it’s time to uncover philanthropic mindsets


Get a demo to find out how! I think organizations should do whatever it takes to uncover philanthropic mindsets because: 1. Philanthropists have an unparalleled passion for an organization’s mission.

It’s Time to Kill “Cultivation”


Want a demo of MarketSmart’s products and services? Request a demo here. I only use the word “cultivation” for fundraising because I want to ensure that fundraisers understand what I’m talking about. But you should know that I do so begrudgingly.

Why everyone talks about segmenting emails but hardly anyone ever does it


Get a demo here. They’ll talk about it at conferences. You’ll read about it in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Online discussion groups will say it’s the key to marketing success!

Cold calling major donors to arrange appointments doesn’t work— but this method does


In other words, we were cold-calling to set demos. No one likes getting cold calls and you probably don’t like making them.

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

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Get in touch with one of our fundraising consultants or join a live demo on November 14 to find out how we can help The fundraising researchers at Dunham+Company have released a fascinating new report that looks at the online giving behavior of donors making donations through charity websites.

What Your Social Fundraising Campaign Is Missing

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Schedule a demo and see our software in action Social fundraising can help even the smallest organizations spread their message and attract new donors. These peer-driven campaigns tap into the networks of your supporters allowing you to expand your reach beyond your list.

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 [SLIDESHARE]

Selfish Giving

Despite their doubts, Lisa got approval to test a new cause marketing program: See a Demo, Get a Goat. The real success of See a Demo, Get a Goat is how it evolved into a business mission.

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How to Turn Donors into Fundraisers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Don’t miss our free demo this Thursday to get a first look at Network for Good’s newest fundraising tool and learn how you can easily create campaigns that will extend your reach and attract new donors Want to add new donors and more donations to your fundraising results this year? One of the best ways to expand your reach and attract new supporters is by tapping into the networks of your existing supporters with a social fundraising campaign.

First It Was Disabled Veterans … Now It’s The Red Cross?


Want a demo of MarketSmart’s products and services? Request a demo here.

What’s the state of your online giving?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Sign up for a free demo of Network for Good’s fundraising software. In our latest Network for Good video clip , I share some key points about the state of online giving.

Women Lead the Way by Linda Tarr-Whelan

A. Fine Blog

My friend and co-fellow at Demos, Linda Tarr-Whelan has just published her first book, Women Lead the Way. Tags: Social Media Demos Linda Tarr-Whelan Mary Hodder Women Lead the Way I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend it. On September 16th, I helped to facilitate a conference call with women bloggers and other interested folks to talk about the key findings and what we bloggy women can do [.].

Getting Started with Location-Based Services Requires Foresight, Practicality

Getting Attention

Use LBS with the Right Demo. We’re excited to welcome our newest guest blogger, Joe Waters. Joe blogs on cause marketing and how social media, location-based services and mobile technology are revolutionizing the field at Selfishgiving.com.

CMA Mobile Marketing Conference Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Watch this demo video. Last week I attended the CMA Mobile Marketing Conference in Toronto. Here are some of my condensed notes and key takeaways: Less than 1% of all websites are mobile enabled and yet in 2011 most people access the internet via a mobile device. <–Please <–Please read that again. 3/10 Canadians have smartphones, however the key thing to pay attention to is the drastically rising adoption rate (over 90%/year).

How to Increase Attendance & Fundraising Results for Your Spring Fundraiser

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For a full demo of how you can use EventsNow powered by givezooks! Thinking of hosting a spring gala, auction or golf tournament? Events can be a great way to reach supporters and raise money. . Before you start planning your event, you need to ask yourself a few questions. . 1. What are you trying to accomplish? As much fun as events can be, you want to have a clear idea of what the end result should be. 2. Who are you trying to reach?

Sprouts Integrates Local Influencer Marketing

Diva Marketing Blog

The first is an on-going series of demos and tastings. Integrated into these fun and informative demos Sprouts is tapping into local food influencers. Joining me at the demo were two other prominent food bloggers.

At Last! A CRM System Designed For Retention

The Agitator

As far as I could tell from the demo, all of the essentials of an effective CRM are here. No sooner had Tom reported the grim facts contained in the AFP’s 2012 Fundraising Effectiveness Report than we received news that should brighten many hearts.

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How to Get Your Board on Board with Social Fundraising

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Register for this week’s social fundraising demo to learn more. Looking for a new way to get your board involved with your fundraising efforts? A social fundraising campaign can help make it easier for your board members to fulfill their “give or get” commitment to your organization.

Beth Shulman in Remembrance

A. Fine Blog

Tags: Social Media Beth Shulman Demos

Let Your Clients (Customers, Consumers, Constituents) Tell Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did I mention that after his “product demo&# he asked for my business card?). Jubi Headley. I met Jubi Headley via my other website, Writing for Nonprofits.

Launch Week Reflections

A. Fine Blog

Tags: Social Media case foundation Demos Fenton Communications National Conference on Volunteerism and Service NetSquared Nonprofit 2.0

It Takes A Village To Grow A Blog. Along With Your Girlfriends

Diva Marketing Blog

The View for real women who just happen to be in the demo (single and 40+ smart, savvy and no way boring . Subtitled: You Gotta Have Friends! A few months ago I was chatting with Jeff Hillire , president of the Atlanta hot, interactive, agency Enguage , about, you guessed it.

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Making Your Case for Support for the Arts

Wild Woman Fundraising

I saw tons of demos, lots of talks and panels, and I took a workshop in how to create encaustic 3-D forms! I’m back! Guess where I was? An encaustic art conference in Cape Cod! It was so fun.

More Exciting Twitter News

A. Fine Blog

Tags: Social Media sunlight foundation Twitter Ellen Miller The Guardian Demos The Knight Foundation Atlantic Philanthropies

The Best Event I Ever Had

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Watch a full demo of EventsNow powered by givezooks ! My best event ever was not even my event at all. I know that does not make sense, but please allow me this brief explanation. After over 17 years of planning, I was just recovering from a huge fundraising event. My client (an A-list celebrity who will remain anonymous), had just sent a lovely note of gratitude and jetted off to Cannes for the Film Festival.

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Demographics of Social Network Site Users - 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

You might also want to compare these figures with the SNS demos we were talking about four years ago. The rise in the use of social network sites (SNS) among internet users over the past 7 years has been dramatic.

Augmented reality—Search moves from text to objects


Be sure to watch the demo on the home page, too. Hold onto your hats! I just read a Trendwatching report about the not-too-distant future when Search transcends Google and spreads to everyday objects.

#Development: Make The Nonprofit Video – Don’t Sweat The ‘Viral’

Non Profit Marketing 360

Once the concept gained viewers, only then did Blendtec start to expand the effort and invest in some special equipment (better cameras, a fun ‘set’ for the demos, etc.). Happy New Year to our much-appreciated readers! May your 2012 be notably donor-rich and Mayan-free.

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14 Easy Ways to Grow Your Email List

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Learn more about Network for Good's solution, EmailNow powered by Emma, at a no-commitment, free demo webinar. So you're sold on the idea of email marketing. In fact, you're already polishing off the next stellar edition of your e-newsletter. But, creating the content is only the first half of the battle--you need to people to receive and read it. How do you build your list? What tools and marketing channels that you're already using can you put to work for you?

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Komen’s Cause Marketing Program Isn’t “Finger-Lickin’ Good”

Selfish Giving

The target demo for the Double Down is men! I want to love Komen’s new cause marketing partnership with Kentucky Fried Chicken, Buckets for the Cure. I really do. The partnership is a cause marketer’s dream with 5,000 stores participating.

Is Your Road to Success Paved with Location Paved Services?

Selfish Giving

Use LBS with the Right Demo. Thanks to everyone who came out to our breakout session on Saturday at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, D. We had a blast, and thanks to some good questions afterward, I think we all learned something.

Highlights from EveryAction's Inaugural User Summit


From what we heard, attendees always love the opportunity to demo our new features and get a glimpse at what new tools are in development. Request a free demo here. Last week, we had the honor of hosting our first ever User Summit in Washington D.C.


Growing Your List Audience with EmailNow

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Watch a demo. With EmailNow's audience features, you'll organize your recipients into groups, or segment them dynamically by location, demographics and more. You'll have a full menu of standard database fields to choose from (like name, email, city, state and others), and an easy, inexpensive way to add additional fields unique to your organization, audience or campaign.