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7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Billy Attar. We know you guys love your nonprofit marketing tools – especially when they are free! Kristina. Guest Post by Billy Attar of Pipl.

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5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Rob Wu is CEO of CauseVox, a crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising platform used by nonprofits to create fundraising websites. Bonus!

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Guest blog by Adam Weinger. Corporate philanthropy has been a hot button topic recently. Promote corporate giving programs online. Dollars for Doers.

The 6 Most Important Email Series for Nonprofit Marketing

EveryAction

An email series is a set of pre-written emails that are sent to a user after that user takes a specific action. You want to

11 ways to make today better in your fundraising office

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s a new year! TIME FOR A FRESH START! I actually had a lot of fun sometimes when I was working full time at nonprofits. Get outside.

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Raise Supporters Not Support

A Small Change

Everyone always talks about fundraising as having to do with raising money or providing funds for an organization. Capital & Major Donors activis

Millenials aren’t really that different!

Fundraising Coach

Millenials aren't really different. Charities just haven't been paying attention! Selfie" by Patrik Nygren. Used with permission. https://flic.kr/p/nk9b1w

Why It’s Time to Get Over ‘Slacktivism’

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Clicks. Likes. Shares. Image: Cone Communications.

YOU HAD ME AT HELLO: 54 Ideas For Strong Leads And Smooth Transitions in Your Appeals and Action Alerts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo Credit: https://flic.kr/p/oQdBuA. p/oQdBuA. Do you break out in a sweat trying to write the first line of your email appeal or advocacy alert?

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It’s Today! Google Test Your Website

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Jen Boland, of Beaconfire. Today’s the day. Dedicated Mobile Site. Do your Google gulp and get going, now!

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. But you are wrong! Paull Young.

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

EveryAction

You know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? We know their secret - and we’re going to let you in on it. email Cultur

The 5 Most Dangerous Donation Page Mistakes & How You Can Fix Them

Wild Woman Fundraising

Last week I went to London to speak at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention. That makes it indexed higher in google.

Social Media Vigilantism – Have We Gone Too Far?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Over the course of the last few weeks there has been significant discussion about the very disturbing, derogatory and blatantly sexist #FHRITP trend.

The number one reason why people give is not what you think

iMarketSmart

You may have heard that the reason why people give is because they were asked. Calls to action are essential for marketing effectiveness.

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Predictive Signs of Future Giving

The Agitator

The wealth screening industry is built on that belief. In a fascinating Infographic titled 7 Types.

Happy Birthday to Me!

A Small Change

If you haven’t figured it out yet, it’s my birthday. So here it goes… A Small Change has sort of been a life’s work for me.

How To Tell a Powerful Fundraising Story

Fundraising Coach

We've all heard that science proves stories are more powerful than statistics. But how do we actually tell powerful stories? Edit ruthlessly.

Quick Takeaways from the Pew Social Media Report

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The folks at the Pew Research Center recently published updates to their Social Media Report. Here are a few highlights: Facebook still reigns supreme.

Hashtags for Every Day of the Week (Nonprofit Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking for an easy content idea for Instagram and Twitter? Try a day-of-the-week post with one of these hashtags. Do your research. Monday. monday.

Using Data Well Tops 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Priorities

Getting Attention

Marketers like us will continue to struggle to share it, interpret it, and put it to work in a productive way. Sound familiar?

3 Ideas for Getting the Word Out to Your Donors About Online Fundraising Campaigns

J Campbell Social Marketing

Guest post by Gretchen Barry. Build it and they will come, right? Well, maybe. But chances are, no. You need to promote. That’s fundraising 101.

12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love

EveryAction

If you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut. training

18 Email Subject Line Strategies That Will Increase Your Open Rates

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you tasked with sending out your nonprofit’s e-newsletter? Has it been a few weeks or a few months since you sent out your last one? At last.

Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Overall it was an absolutely life-changing experience. What was the event about? What did I think of it? Technology is almost always amoral. Mobility.

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6 best practices for delivering progress reports to your major gift and legacy supporters

iMarketSmart

So true! Your supporters want to see what you’ve done with their money. What’s this all about? Don’t flatter yourself. They are busy.

Concept Testing: The Most Important Step for Social Marketing Research

Social Marketing and Social Change

The biggest change in formative research that social marketers are still learning how to do well is concept testing. So what is concept testing? Bored?

Business Sponsors Are Awesome

A Small Change

It’s just that simple. Name and logo displayed prominently on event web page. Full page printed recognition in our program.

Is your fundraising letter as effective as this bag of coffee?

Fundraising Coach

I like reading obscure things: prefaces to books, notes on receipts, credits after movies. What I read on this coffee bag blew me away. Seriously.

Dig Into Your Donor Database

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Editor’s Note: This post comes from Barbara O’Reilly, founder of Windmill Hill Consulting. over 2013 totals. Many reasons. Quite the contrary. 20 to $.25),

BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Image Credit: https://flic.kr/p/6K8pMh. p/6K8pMh. Yearning for company, learning, or meaningful connections on Twitter? Try a Twitter chat! No cost.

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Proof Point #2: Email Subject Line Length Matters, SOMETIMES

Getting Attention

Welcome to our Proof Point series—highlighting research findings to use when advocating for the marketing approaches you know are right. .

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2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

J Campbell Social Marketing

They want to see the direct impact that their money is having on the social causes they care about. Mobile apps. The great news?

12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

Is your donation page holding you back? Are you sure? The time to improve and optimize your donation page is now. fundraising