May, 2018

Is Your Content Too Wordy? Consider These 6 Alternative Formats

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit leaders often complain about limited resources — and with good reason. After all, even the best-run nonprofits lack the money or the staff to accomplish everything they set out to do. But while money is tight, there’s one resource that is almost always in ample supply: words.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year. Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness month to bring attention the ongoing need for proper support and health care services for those affected.

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This ONE Thing Transforms Your Marketing & Fundraising

Getting Attention

Flickr: Robyn Anderson. The opportunity you have in front of you today is SO big, that it’ can seem overwhelming. …. You’ve decided to take another look at your engagement practices (Yea, yea, yea!), rather than just doing it.

10 traits of terrible major and legacy gift fundraisers

iMarketSmart

Sadly, I’ve witnessed all of these but I truly believe #1 is the worst. Here are my top 10 traits of terrible fundraisers that drive major donors away: . Showing up late; 9. Failing to do something that was promised; 8. Talking about how great they are at raising money; 7.

How to hire a fundraising consultant

Wild Woman Fundraising

So you want to hire a nonprofit consultant. What do you need? Here’s how to go about doing it for the best results. Don’t just hire a guy that that guy down the street told you to hire. Maybe you need an expert in a certain kind of fundraising.

Which are the very best tricks for academic crafting?

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Which are the very best tricks for academic crafting? What on earth is Vint Cerf – Wikipedia the ideal essay creating company review? What Everybody Dislikes About Ged Essay Prompt and Why. The second portion of the GED Writing examination is an entire essay question.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Caroline Guy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Caroline Guy. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

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This ONE Thing Transforms Your Marketing & Fundraising

Getting Attention

Flickr: Robyn Anderson. The opportunity you have in front of you today is SO big, that it’ can seem overwhelming. …. You’ve decided to take another look at your engagement practices (Yea, yea, yea!), rather than just doing it.

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The single difference between above average and below average fundraisers

iMarketSmart

Above average fundraisers have developed the ability to create and deliver value where the donor has never thought to look for it. Related Posts: >>Value. Donor Offer Value Checklist. LIKE THIS BLOG POST? LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW AND/OR SHARE IT WITH YOUR PEERS!

Time to stop pointing fingers at Facebook and take some responsibility ourselves.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As a consultant involved in the digital space for quite some time now, I have carefully observed the evolution of Facebook since its first year of operation. Since that time Mark Zuckerberg has taken the heat on numerous occasions for a variety of privacy-related issues.

Ways to publish a great essay in forty minutes during the examination?

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Ways to publish a great essay in forty minutes during the examination? What Hong Kong Experienced essay author are you aware of? The Basics of Essay Service Reviews.

Crying in Your Car After Work? You Have Two Options

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Earlier today I interviewed an awesome nonprofit communications director about how she transformed the culture of communications at her organization.

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5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

EveryAction

For 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.

4 Simple Guidelines For Your Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Creating a vibrant, effective, and workable social media storytelling strategy can be daunting for many nonprofits, especially small and grassroots organizations with little to no staff capacity or tech savvy. It doesn’t have to be!

Do email open rates matter?

iMarketSmart

Not really. Not much. Look, many browsers automatically open emails these days. That warps the metrics. Instead of asking about open rates, you should be asking more important questions such as: Do our donors engage with our emails? Do they click on them? Do they go to the web page?

Before and After Annual Reports from our Annual Reports Masterclass

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you wondering what an annual report that can get you donations looks like? Check out the annual reports below! Leslie writes, . “I took your annual report masterclass last year, and this year we got a big donation as a direct result of our 2016 annual report!

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The Chronicles of How to Use Essay Typer

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The Basics of How to Use Essay Typer. These tips will aid you in planning how to compose an answer paper into a specific documentary. Attempt to remember, a poor title will not kill a essay, however, a good one could possibly be cherry cherry in addition to.

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4 Ways Executive Directors Need to Help Communications Staff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On today’s Facebook Live show, I talked about the four responsibilities that executive directors and other nonprofit leaders have if they want their communications staff to be successful.

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12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. With data from 154 nonprofit participants, we are once again treated to invaluable insights on numerous facets of digital engagement, covering websites, email messaging, online engagement, social media posts, and digital ads. It’s clear to us from this year’s report, that digital engagement has taken some important leaps forward for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes.

How to Show Impact In Your Nonprofit Donor Thank You Video

J Campbell Social Marketing

Donor retention is a huge problem for the nonprofit sector, according to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project Survey Report. The Report found that overall donor and gift retention rates, over the last 10 years, have consistently been weakening – averaging below 50 percent!

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Is it time to banish photos of fundraisers and oversized checks?

iMarketSmart

I hadn’t really thought about it until now, but I have always felt uncomfortable seeing a bunch of fundraisers holding an oversized check. Perhaps, subconsciously I wondered: Who are those people and why are they congratulating themselves ? What will they do with that money?

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Annual Report Resources Roundup!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you working on your annual report right now? I’ve written a few annual reports over the years- And I’ve edited a LOT more! I’ve taught the Annual Report Masterclass since 2015, and I’ve taught the Annual Report e-course since 2014.

Brief Article Teaches You the Ins and Outs of Making an Essay Longer and What You Should Do Today

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There’s market for nearly anything you’re going to have the ability to dream upyou simply must come across it. So remember until you cover your exact amount of cash. A individual in peril wouldn’t shout ayudame!

Gaps in Your Editorial Calendar for June? Use These Nonprofit Writing Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? Use these prompts taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles. (If

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3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit

EveryAction

For nonprofit staff, getting the most bang for your buck isn’t just a goal, it’s a way of life. Stretching resources to maximize output and impact is the name of the game for organizations working to make a difference in the world on limited budgets.

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What Nonprofits Should Know About GDPR

J Campbell Social Marketing

So much has happened this week in terms of privacy rules and regulations! If your inbox is anything like mine, it has been inundated and overflowing with businesses and organizations sending updated privacy policies, in order to comply with GDPR, which goes into effect today.

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Are you playing games with your supporters?

iMarketSmart

Sadly some fundraisers think they’re playing a game. But if only one participant is playing, what’s the other one doing? Being played! At its core, fundraising is not about games. It’s about service. So step outside of yourself and your organization. Feel what it’s like to be a donor.

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Can Your Monthly Donors Be Held Hostage?

The Agitator

If you care about the future of your monthly giving program I urge you to take 2 minutes and complete this confidential Agitator Survey. Here’s why. As technology changes and competition increases, many organizations are switching CRM database vendors and credit card payment processors. SURPRISE!

Here’s What I Know About College Essay Samples

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College Essay Samples Ideas. The samples are going to be your help since you may comprehend the way other college students created their paper. It may be challenging to track down a custom creating service which delivers real high quality newspapers.

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M+R Benchmarks Study

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The M+R Benchmarks Study came out last week. As always, it’s jam packed with lots of insightful information that will help you better understand the online world and how it works for nonprofits. They had 154 nonprofits participating in the study who contributed data for the 2017 calendar year.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system.

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Nonprofit Storytelling That Takes Supporters from Passive to Passionate [WEBINAR]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Today at 1 PM ET I gave a free webinar with Network for Good , all about how to get people from passive to passionate, using nonprofit storytelling. Storytelling is a buzzword.

Fundraising Climate Change (EF-S02-E09)

iMarketSmart

The climate has changed for donors, nonprofits, and fundraising. Learn about this change and how to adapt to meet these new donor expectations. Learn more about MarketSmart at [link]. The post Fundraising Climate Change (EF-S02-E09) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Podcast

Freeing Monthly Donor Hostages: Survey Results

The Agitator

In Can Your Monthly Donors Be Held Hostage? we alerted readers that many organizations attempting to switch CRMs or payment processors—or both—are shocked and surprised when the vendor they want to leave refuses to transfer their monthly donors’ credit card or other payment data to the new vendor.

Want to Know More About Best Buy Fargo Jobs?

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In case you have any questions, I’ll be delighted to aid by any means I can. As soon as you own an interest, you might have to earn a determination in regards to what way you prefer to approach it.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 25, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Hound. Auburn, AL. Welcome to the – almost – weekend! I’ve picked out some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

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Planned Giving 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know

EveryAction

One of today’s biggest areas of growth for nonprofit fundraising is Planned Giving. It is estimated that over the next 25 years nearly $6 trillion will transfer to charitable organizations through bequests, trusts and other planned gifts.

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