Storybanking and Photobanking: Your Questions and Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In our guide, we’ll not only provide how-tos, but we’ll also share lots of real-world examples from nonprofits like yours. Do you have an example you can share about how you manage stories and photos at your nonprofit?

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

J Campbell Social Marketing

For example, take this great nonprofit infographic (below) from Compassion International. The post An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. photo credit: peddhapati via photopin cc.

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2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

What are some other examples of great nonprofit videos that you’ve seen? The post 2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. Nonprofits Storytelling Video boston Bottom Line Cradles to Crayons Video examples

1 good example of nonprofit social media

Get Fully Funded

I’m a big believer in finding a good example to go by and I have a good one to share with you. I’d love to hear if you have other examples of nonprofits doing socal media or other online communications well. Seems like lots of nonprofits are talking about social media these days, but not many are doing it well. If you are thinking about uing Facebook or Twitter or email campaigns or any other tools, here are some tips for success. Know your purpose.

Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Her first post follows up on the discussion I started about style guides earlier this month by providing you with some real-life examples. Real Life Examples. If you’re a visual thinker like I am, it might be helpful to see examples of what this means.

How to show impact? Here’s a great example.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s a great example of an organization doing just that. For example: “Buy this backpack and our company donates $1 for school supplies for kids who can’t afford them.” One of the most powerful things you can do this year is to make more visible to your supporters the impact of their gifts. If you don’t, you are likely to lose your donors and volunteers - as well as the chance to build morale and excitement among your staff.

The 4 Best Examples of Non-Profit Video Storytelling - Guest Post

Social Media Bird Brain

Here''s the second of three guest posts on the subject of storytelling for your nonprofit through videos. Guest blogger Madeleine Hammond is a Marketing Executive at Skeleton Productions, a UK based corporate video production company. An oldy but a goody - the storytelling arc is a proven staple to video marketing. When it comes to non-profits, it’s an impossibly effective medium for really. video storytelling video production Madeleine Hammond Skeleton Productions Small nonprofit

Fabulous Example of Facebook Engagement from COTN

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what I would take away from this example: Give people things to do that are both easy and meaningful. I’d love to hear your example too!

Your Ideas, Examples, and Problems with Awareness Raising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Next month we’ll be hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, and our theme is Raising Awareness. You may know that I am not the biggest fan of “awareness raising” as a goal in and of itself.

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Example of a great thank you to donors!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Continuing on the Thanksgiving theme of gratitude, here’s a wonderful thanks to donors from the Humane Society. Hat tip to Alia McKee for sending it to me!). This is a great model to follow! Click on the image below or go here for the full experience

Seeking These 10 Examples – Is This You?

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Showcase Of Legacy Fundraising Examples

The Agitator

As usual, SOFII has done fundraisers — this time, legacy fundraisers — a terrific favor. They’ve put together this compilation of articles and samples (brochures, commercials, newsletters and more) dealing with legacy marketing. If nothing else, read Mal Warwick’s excellent article, Just the facts on legacy giving. A great primer on who gives legacy gifts, why do they do so, and how best to communicate with legacy prospects and donors. But also browse the samples.

Infographics as Teaching Tools – Example from Tara Collins

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kivi and Tara Collins at NTEN. Infographics aren’t just for making your website or Facebook wall look pretty.

3 real world examples of the Pareto Principle

iMarketSmart

Here are some real world examples of the Pareto Principle you might find interesting: A 2002 report from Microsoft found that “80 percent of the errors and crashes in Windows and Office are caused by 20 percent of the entire pool of bugs detected.” The post 3 real world examples of the Pareto Principle appeared first on MarketSmart | . If you know me and this blog, you know that I talk about the Pareto Principle a lot.

A Terrific Example of an Online “Engagement Fundraising” Effort for Planned Giving

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Either way, this is a terrific example of online “engagement fundraising” for planned giving. The post A Terrific Example of an Online “Engagement Fundraising” Effort for Planned Giving appeared first on MarketSmart.

The 4 levels of donor commitment according to Mal Warwick

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Example of a Great Apology

A. Fine Blog

This is a great example I hope others will follow. I am tired of apologies that aren’t really apologies. The unapologies generally go something like this: “I’m sorry you took offense at what I said.” ” As if the words themselves weren’t offensive, but, we the too sensitive listeners had our delicate sensibilities affronted. Yesterday I received this email from my local Patch website with the subject line: Our Apologies.

REVEALED: Jerry Panas’ secrets of attracting wealthy supporters

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If asking for donations makes you uncomfortable, read this now!

iMarketSmart

Recently I was asked the following: “The whole idea of the ‘ask’ is very uncomfortable to me. How can I become more comfortable with it?” ” Here’s my answer: First, if you are uncomfortable with asking, it’s probably for one or all of 3 reasons.

What a terrific advertisement!

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How to write a perfect donor thank-you: A template and example

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Start with a vivid image or mini story of what the donor made possible, like the example in this post! My favorite nonprofit, A Wider Circle , set me a thank-you letter this weekend. It started with the following quote. “I truly appreciate everything you have given my family. The household items aside, it’s the hope, the faith, the trust, and the reassurance that kind, caring and loving people still do exist.

18 Email Subject Line Strategies That Will Increase Your Open Rates

Wild Woman Fundraising

For example your links could be to get: Donations. Based on what people click on, segment your list and email JUST to those people who clicked on, for example, your donate link. Are you tasked with sending out your nonprofit’s e-newsletter?

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

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A tale of two cities (in your appeal letter)

Wild Woman Fundraising

For example, let’s take one of my favorite books, Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett. This is an example of how you can use parallel stories to make your point in your nonprofit appeal letter. Wired for Story, by Lisa Cron is an excellent book.

How to structure and staff your planned gift shop for the 21st century

iMarketSmart

Jim Collins, author of the best-selling book Good to Great , has three big recommendations for all organizations: Get the right people on the bus. Get the right people in the right seats. Get the wrong people off the bus. So what does this mean for you?

Want to hear an example of why I absolutely LOVE my employees?

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The post Want to hear an example of why I absolutely LOVE my employees? I love my employees. Seriously! They are amazing people. But don’t take my word for it. Judge for yourself! Zach Shefska (the guy who runs my Fundraising Report Card invention) is really smart. Recently, he was interviewed by Rob Harter at the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast. I hope you’ll check it out. Just don’t try to hire him away from me!

A Real World Example Demonstrating Why Nonprofits' Mission Statements Are More Important Than The Almighty Dollar

Seeking Grant Money Today

On Thursday, though, I spotted a news item that I think is, at a minimum, informative and more than that, probably a good example of when and how a nonprofit can run into conflicts of interest when weighing the organization's very reason for existing and operating (its mission statement) against a donor's wishes. I use this situation as an example to demonstrate why professional nonprofit best practices are just that - best practices.

Do you want to sit on a nonprofit board?

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Want to learn what makes an incredible year end appeal?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Real world examples. If you’re like the rest of us, you’re working hard on your appeal right now, and this might be the only paper appeal you’re sending this year. . Are you worried because your appeal didn’t bring in much last year? . Do you have trouble getting people to open your nonprofit appeals? . Do you want to learn the tactics of successful appeal copywriting that will help people tear open your envelope and write you a big check? .

11 Elements of Fierce Loyalty to Keep Your Donors

Wild Woman Fundraising

. Fierce Loyalty, by Sarah Robinson. Is your nonprofit or charity part of a national or international movement? Maybe you want to bring dental care to people everywhere. Maybe you want to help children going through the courts systems. Maybe you are part of a national faith movement.

When your employees go too far on social media…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I ended up using some of these cases as examples in an internal training program I developed for employees on “responsible digital engagement” I thought I’d share a few of them with you today.

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3 questions to ask before you spam, spray and pray

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10 Tips To Write a Better End-of-Year Nonprofit Appeal

Wild Woman Fundraising

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How does an appeal letter edit work?

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Here’s one great legacy giving promotion

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Related posts: >> Why I like this ad. >> 5 of the best charity videos used to promote legacy giving. >> A terrific example of an online “engagement fundraising” effort for planned giving. I love this legacy giving promotion. It’s actually a placeholder for your beer!

FREE New Webinar: Make Better Nonprofit Annual Reports Now! April 13th, 2013

Wild Woman Fundraising

Date: April 13, 2013. Time: 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MT, 10am PST. Cost: FREE. Are you creating your annual report right now? Are you tasked with showing your board and your donors what you’ve accomplished this year? Do you want to improve on last year’s annual report?

Annual Report Makeover!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Ever had a makeover? Want to see a drastic makeover that really paid off? What a drastic makeover! No, not this one. Read on. Most of us are like that duck on the surface of the water. Calm on the outside, but paddling like hell underneath!

Five Steps To Nurture a 30-Year Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

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The 80-20 Rule is dead!

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How Did You Handle…? 2 MORE Examples of Change Ups for 2014 Year-End Campaigns

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Read Part One. This post continues our new How Did You Handle…? series—specific how-tos based on your experiences. There’s still time to make productive changes to your year-end appeal! Here are more year-end campaign change-ups, attempted for the first time this year by some of your fundraiser peers (with early results where available). Change-Up: Launching matching gifts for first-time donors (including those coming in on #GivingTuesday).