5 Creative Examples of Nonprofit Instagram Stories that Engage Supporters

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For example, when users tap NEA’s “Baby Fish” highlight , they can view hand-picked stories from their archive. 5 Creative Examples of Nonprofit Instagram Stories Want inspiration? The post 5 Creative Examples of Nonprofit Instagram Stories that Engage Supporters appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Guest Post By John Haydon Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility.

Storybanking and Photobanking: Your Questions and Examples

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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? P.S. Don’t forget to share your questions and examples with us! Our team is working on the creation of a new guide on nonprofit storybanking and photobanking. You get great stories and photos, but how do you organize them?


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Nonprofit Explainer Videos: Two Examples from Feeding America

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The post Nonprofit Explainer Videos: Two Examples from Feeding America appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. An explainer video explains who you are and what you do in simple and clear yet engaging language. Explainers can also cover concepts, problems and programs. I recommend one of two different approaches to explainer videos when organizations are trying to explain their missions: The Problem and Solution.

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.

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

J Campbell Social Marketing

I chose these videos because they are fantastic examples of compelling nonprofit storytelling that fits into this framework. The post 5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully?

A perfect example of ‘spray and pray fundraising’


The post A perfect example of ‘spray and pray fundraising’ appeared first on MarketSmart. This email wasted my time and annoyed me because… I don’t know this person. I don’t know this organization. I didn’t give her or them permission to email me. I have no connection whatsoever to this cause or this organization.

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 Last night I attended a pretty standard nonprofit fundraising event – a fashion show at a local restaurant, complete with silent auction.

Two Examples of How to Cultivate Your Donors (Even When They Aren’t Your Donors)


The post Two Examples of How to Cultivate Your Donors (Even When They Aren’t Your Donors) appeared first on MarketSmart. There’s a theme to major and legacy gift fundraising. You don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to uncover it. It’s the importance of relationship building.

Seeking Examples of Nonprofits Collaboratively Marketing Programs and Services

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The post Seeking Examples of Nonprofits Collaboratively Marketing Programs and Services appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. I am working on a new keynote presentation that I’ll be giving in late June on how nonprofits can collaborate on marketing communications. I would love to feature your organization in my presentation if you’ve been involved in anything like. Developing a new brand to represent products/services from multiple nonprofits.

Seeking These 10 Examples – Is This You?

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Do You Have One of These Five Repurposing Examples?

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It’s been a couple of years since we did a whole webinar on repurposing, so I would love to include more examples from our Nonprofit Marketing Guide community. If you can provide an example from your organization, please email me with links, screen captures, etc.

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. Unless you have some clue about how you plan to connect the dots between the raised awareness and your ultimate goal, don’t bother. (In In other words, billboards do not lead directly to fundraising results; there are still quite a few dots to connect in between.).

FREE WEBINAR – 25 Nonprofit Communications Examples That Will Inspire Your Own Work

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Looking for great examples of nonprofit communications to inspire your own work? Join us for: From the Swipe File: 25 Nonprofit Communications Examples That Will Inspire Your Own Work. We’ll show you 25 nonprofit communications examples that we at Nonprofit Marketing Guide love. ” We’ll also tell you WHY it’s a good example of a best practice that we recommend you follow.

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.

3 real world examples of the Pareto Principle


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.

Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

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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. I met Julia Reich at the NTC conference (at the 501 Tech NYC Happy Hour to be exact) and being the nonprofit marketing geeks we are, we started talking about the struggles that nonprofits face with design.

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Follow This Example To See How Automated Cultivation Can Work To Meet Donor Needs.


The post Follow This Example To See How Automated Cultivation Can Work To Meet Donor Needs. If you were a fundraiser at my alma mater seeking a donation from me for a new building, a progressive campaign might look like this: Step 1 – Awareness. The first step might be an offer (seemingly from you) to see if I’d like a digital version of my yearbook from my graduation year. Maybe I hadn’t thought of the university in a while. Perhaps I lost my yearbook.

The Benefits of How to Write a Report Paper Example


Things You Should Know About How to Write a Report Paper Example. Our illustration essay authors have also been drawn from diverse academic discipline and thus several example informative article are available on our sites. The How to Write a Report Paper Example Game.

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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

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


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!

Imagineering InstaGood: 7 Examples You Won’t Find On Mashable


” 7 Unique Examples of Using Instagram for Good. With over 40% of the top brands on Instagram , I’ve rounded up some examples of using Instagram for good that go beyond Mashable’s list of 10 inspiring nonprofits using Instagram. While not necessarily social good specific examples, the creative concepts could be easily adaptable–an instagrammed music video? How do you think about your content?

Great Example: Audubon Nails Post-Election Email Messaging

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Long-time readers know I am a sucker for (1) good metaphors, (2) timely newsjacking, and (3) well-done email messaging. The National Audubon Society nailed all three with their recent email campaign. On November 3, Election Day, the subject line was “Today is Election Day, Don’t Wing It.”

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.

An example of a real-world thank you that worked!


We needed a display for our booth. We needed it quick. We got it on-time and it looked fabulous! Then we got this nice, personalized, hand-written note. Do you think I’ll buy from them again? I highly recommend displayit.com. What could you do to improve your thank you’s and increase donations or revenues? Philosophy/motivation Planned Giving Planned giving Planned Giving Marketing strategy Thank you acknowledgement Fundraising

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


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. Last week I spoke at an Institute of Fundraising event (London) about my favorite topic: “ Engagement Fundraising.”

12 incredible examples of peer-to-peer fundraising


We’ll show you 12 real-world examples of organizations just like yours crushing it with peer-to-peer fundraising. Come with us on a magical, tasty walk through sweet peer-to-peer inspiration. Fundraising

Online Marketing Strategy & Website Makeover - Example from #09NTC

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My favorite session at last week’s Nonprofit Technology Conference was “This is Iron Chef. Battle Nonprofit.&#. Three teams made up of consultants from four different agencies ( Beaconfire Consulting , Forum One Communications , Free Range Studios , and Firefly Partners ) got together on a Sunday for a strategy and design competition.

What You Should Include in a Board Presentation (with Examples & A Free Template)

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The post What You Should Include in a Board Presentation (with Examples & A Free Template) appeared first on Fundraising Report Card. Reporting to the board may be daunting, but it’s incredibly important. Your board is tasked with overseeing your organization, and providing them with a snapshot into the health of the organization’s fundraising is critical to their success.

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.

Are you in love with your organization’s mission?


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Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014)


On today’s episode we discuss our second set of listener submitted questions. This time on if the approach to public and private school fundraising is different and how to determine what fundraising marketing channels to focus on. You can have your question discussed on the show by emailing me – tim@imarketsmart.com. The post Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

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How I leave voicemail messages that get returned


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Newsletter: Creative Examples of Benefits for Virtual Sponsors ; OkCupid Wants You to be a VILF in November ; 5 Ways to Market Your Nonprofit in Age of Resistance ?

Selfish Giving

I want to curate some creative examples of benefits for virtual event sponsors. Three things to share with you today. First, join Doctors Waters and Giagrando (the Cause Docs !) for a FREE clinic that will address all your complaints, issues and problems around corporate partnerships.

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.

Examples From the Real Nonprofit World Showing What Not To Do Organizationally, and Why

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Another Example of Piss Poor Fundraising. A Real World Example Demonstrating Why Nonprofits' Mission Statements Are More Important Than the Almighty Dollar A Couple of Nonprofit Best Practices Lessons From the Real World One Nonprofit Sues Another Nonprofit For Not Honoring Donor's Wishes - Great Lesson for Us Nonprofits! best practices real world example cautionary nonprofit talesThe Southern Oregon Historical Society Has Raised Some Eyebrows.

Why fundraisers shouldn’t be making friends with donors


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3 questions to ask before you spam, spray and pray


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


Fundraising best practices for fundraising cultivation for major gifts donor cultivation engagement fundraising implicit meaning examples implicit need implicit needs psychology implied need implied needs meaning Philanthropy stated and implied needs examples StrategyToo often fundraisers make assumptions about what donors want. Usually, this is driven by top leaders or board members. They decide, for instance, that it would be great to close more retained life estate gifts.

Pls Share Your Examples w/Kivi— & Your Peers In The Field

Getting Attention

And she needs your help to round out the guide with several more examples, stories, case studies, and/or anecdotes from nonprofits just like yours. Kivi is looking for these examples (below). Example of how segmenting your email list produced significant results of some kind for you. Examples (probably on a website or email series) of content for “newcomers” to your organization versus content you create for the people who have been longtime supporters.

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

Reporter Looking for Some Cause-Related Marketing Examples

Cause Related Marketing

Hey everyone:Back again with another reporter looking for sources for a holiday giving guide in a national women's magazine, including cause-related marketing. Note the deadline is August 22. Best wishes,Paul Jones, PresidentAlden KeeneSummary: Your fave charities/ways of giving?Category: Category: GeneralName: Lynn HarrisEmail: lynn@lynnharris.netTitle: freelanceMedia Outlet/Publication: national women's

Will You Let Everyone Know? 3 Examples, Oodles of Tips (and 23 Real Emails) to Support Your Next “Share This” Call to Action

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EXAMPLE 1: How This Image of MLK “Took The Internet By Storm” by Creative Action Network. EXAMPLE 2) How the National Parks Conservation Association Used Graphics and Video to #KeepParksFunded, by NPCA Social Media Manager, Megan Cantrell. EXAMPLE 3) Facebook Users Convince Hungarian Companies to Wash GMOs From Food Supply. All-Access Pass Holders have exclusive access to 23 Real Examples of Share This Email Campaign Emails to help inspire your next sharing campaign.

Top 10 Ways You Can Benefit from Conducting a Donor Survey


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