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

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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

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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

Are you in love with your organization’s mission?

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1 good example of nonprofit social media

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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.

Dashboards to Share Progress: Examples and Tips

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For example, you can color code stats. TechSoup Canada offers examples and tools in Dashboard Tools for Nonprofits. You can measure lots and lots of marketing and fundraising numbers. But measuring without adding meaning isn’t very helpful to you, your supporters, or your board.

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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

Example of a great thank you to donors!

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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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Do you care more about your legacy society than the donors in it?

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Showcase Of Legacy Fundraising Examples

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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.

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.

3 real world examples of the Pareto Principle

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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.

Have you ever had one of these horrible bosses?

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Infographics as Teaching Tools – Example from Tara Collins

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

The 4 levels of donor commitment according to Mal Warwick

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A challenge for the fundraisers of the world…

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

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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?

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

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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.

Why you need to know the difference between your donor’s implicit vs. explicit needs

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What a terrific advertisement!

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REVEALED: Jerry Panas’ secrets of attracting wealthy supporters

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

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You’ve got leads (identified major donor prospects) but are they ‘outreach-ready’?

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Should you target market financial advisors in order to get more legacy gifts?

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Example of a Great Apology

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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.

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

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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.

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Top 10 Ways You Can Benefit from Conducting a Donor Survey

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

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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.

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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.

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!

The Donor Rubik’s Cube (Wants, Needs, and Interests) – Episode 9

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Greg and Tim discuss donor wants, needs and interests on this episode of Engagement Fundraising. Learn how you as a fundraiser can identify what those are. The post The Donor Rubik’s Cube (Wants, Needs, and Interests) – Episode 9 appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

18 Email Subject Line Strategies That Will Increase Your Open Rates

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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?

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 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.

3 questions to ask before you spam, spray and pray

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Do you want to sit on a nonprofit board?

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