Sat.Nov 02, 2019 - Fri.Nov 08, 2019

6 MORE Proven Fundraising Asks

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week we shared some our favorite fundraising asks , and today we are back with a few more classics that work. To recap the first six: The Match Sponsor/Adopt The Menu Fighting Evil The Single Story The Emergency. And, of course, we will again be using the fake organization The Center for Wayward Squirrels to provide some sample language. 6 MORE Fundraising Asks. Let’s Get Ready. This is a great approach for current donors who understand the work you do, and who need to renew their support.

10 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with Social Media [Webinar Replay]

J Campbell Social Marketing

No matter what time of year, it’s always the perfect time to show your donors some love! If you wait until year-end to communicate with and thank your donors, it may be too late. The harsh reality is that the recent numbers on donor attrition are abysmal – currently, new donor retention is at 17.6% , the worst it’s been in 5 years. If you are a small nonprofit, every donor that you lose can cause upheaval and financial insecurity.

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3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide)

iMarketSmart

How many decisions do you make each day? A quick google search yields our answer: somewhere near 35,000. That number may seem intimidating, “How can I make 35,000 decisions a day?” You might find yourself pondering. Research shows that we utilize a variety of techniques to help guide us through our daily lives.

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Seven Secrets to Creating Compelling Digital Content

Mission Minded

It’s the new reality; your nonprofit, foundation, or independent school needs a blog, or a social media presence — or. The post Seven Secrets to Creating Compelling Digital Content appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Digital Nonprofit Communications Social Media Storytelling Videos

Three Simple Steps to Using Original Photos

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We get lot of question about the best ways to use photos especially of clients. Today, Holly Bodner joins us to share some tips on using your own photos. Kristina. Holly Bodner. Guest Post by Holly Bodner. We’ve probably all heard by now that when it comes to nonprofit marketing, original photographs are preferable to stock images. One powerful photo can help your audience make an authentic, emotional connection with your cause.

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Newsletter: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits ; Meet the First Bee Influencer ; Email is An Empathy Channel

Selfish Giving

Influencer marketing is hot right now! Did you see that 600 YouTubers are teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation to raise $20 million to plant 20 million trees? And they plan to raise the money before the end of the year! I bet they'll do it too because these YouTubers have millions of followers. But the real key is that they have influence with these people. When I read about this I thought: "Man, more nonprofits need to be working with influencers!" I immediately called Rocket Social Impact.

Mornings and Your Mental Health #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As someone who is not a fan of mornings, most posts about making the most of them leave me rolling my eyes. I don’t care how many articles I read about how the most successful people get up early – I WILL NEVER BE A MORNING PERSON. (By By the way, here are some fairly successful people who also don’t wake at the crack of dawn in case you need to feel better about yourself. It helped me anyway.).

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 8, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did you have a good week? Let’s wrap it up with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have trends for 2020, a new Twitter feature, free webinars, and icebreakers for introverts. It’s time for Mixed Links…. Stay ahead with these Marketing Trends for 2020: Here’s What Will Happen That Nobody is Talking About. Twitter Launches New Option to Follow Specific Topics, in Addition to User Accounts.