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7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

You better make sure that your website is attracting potential supporters and enticing them to donate when they reach your website this holiday season.

#SocialNetworks: Bring Them Back To Facebook For The Holidays

Non Profit Marketing 360

The holiday season is prime gift-giving and donation-giving season. May we suggest a few? A couple of (appropriate!)

5 Email Design Mistakes to Avoid this Holiday Season

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We all know that the holidays are a busy time of year, and not just for you and your staff, but for your supporters and volunteers as well.

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5 tips for better orchestrating your messages this holiday

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you want the best response to your outreach this holiday, focus on creating surround sound around your supporters. Here are five ways to better orchestrate your messages this holiday, inspired by his thinking. You want to project the same messages via multiple channels in a well-orchestrated marketing symphony. How do you do that?

How I Found Out What Our Supporters Really Want to See on Our Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Thanks Kate, for sharing a super easy way to improve your Facebook strategy! Kate Antoniades.

#ProAging: Spending Time With Grandparents This Holiday

Non Profit Marketing 360

Looking for a way to spend time with your (grand)parents this holiday season, whether you are seated in the same room or across the continent? The program has the added benefit of encouraging a little face-to-face-in-the-same-space time during the holiday season as you negotiate the accounts and tinker with the hardware together.

What is the Value of a Holiday Greeting

A. Fine Blog

Of course, they’re using Twitter, Facebook, all the channels, but their goal is to raise money not to engage in real organizing or conversation.

6 Thanksgiving Cause Marketing Promotions I’m Thankful for

Selfish Giving

For each visitor that clicks ‘Donate Now’ on their Facebook Page, Hanes will donate a pair of socks to The Salvation Army to distribute.

8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

J Campbell Social Marketing

Events Fundraising Nonprofits event planning event promotion Facebook events Guest blogGuest blog by Kerri Moore. It’s no coincidence.

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#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook , like Apple , does not have a philanthropic foundation like some other corporations, like Dell or Intel.

#SocialNetworks: Facebook Faces Backlash As Public Offering Nears

Non Profit Marketing 360

Is Facebook on the wane? ” Not even Harold Camping has been comfortable predicting the end of Facebook.

URGENT ACTION REQUEST: Jailed in Dubai for Helping Children

The Agitator

A British-Australian dual national living in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates city that bills itself as a “friendly holiday resort”, has been detained for weeks because he tried to raise money for Afghan child refugees using his Facebook page.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s a holiday weekend here in the States. Time to freak out about algorithm changes from Facebook again. Nonprofit Training.

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#Social Networks: Google+ vs. Facebook – Let The Debates Begin!

Non Profit Marketing 360

As noted earlier, I am not on that A-List (either), but many smart people not on that list have already begun to handicap the fight between Google+ and Facebook. The software systems guru Dave Higgins believes Google+ has “a better than even shot at dethroning Facebook.&# Were you invited?

#HOWTO: Have A Film Screening As A Fundraising Opportunity

Non Profit Marketing 360

Which genres resonate (or not) with your Facebook friends? We at MKCREATIVEmedia wish you a joyous, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

3 Techniques to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in 2017

Getting Attention

For many of us, the holiday vacation time probably did not come fast enough. Come share with us in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit Facebook Group.

Halloween How-Tos: Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing

Getting Attention

Take the post (at top left) on the Girl Scouts’ Facebook page yesterday, featuring a safety on halloween graphic. Next time, Girl Scouts?

Adding Matterness Into Your Holiday Giving

A. Fine Blog

An organization I know did this by taking the complaint about getting too many emails to their Facebook group. [Note: This article is cross-posted at the Nonprofit Times.]. Giving Tuesday was , more or less kicking off the giving season. But too many of these efforts will lack what I call matterness. Nonprofits don’t need to grow bigger.

Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

Getting Attention

Please like Op Ed Talk with Margot on Facebook to share op-ed tips and strategies. The signs were sophomoric, but they were onto something.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Vu Le shows us How to Deal with Uninformed Nonprofit-Watchdogs Around the Holidays. Did everyone have a good week? I hope so! Mixed Links

Veteran’s Day Cause Marketing with Outback Steakhouse

Cause Related Marketing

Holidays are natural hooks for cause marketers to hang their promotions on and Veteran’s Day in the United States is increasingly a favorite peg.

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Need Ideas? Here Are Our Writing Prompts for April

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The emails are usually broken down into these headers: On the Calendar – important dates, holidays, cause awareness days, etc.

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Holiday Social Media Lessons From The Silver Screen

Diva Marketing Blog

think of a gentler time before the Internet, before Twitter, before blogs or Facebook or even before email. it is all about the customer. Sorry.

Ep193: Virgin America's 'Operation Chihuahua' Airlifts Dogs to Forever Homes

Selfish Giving

On the show, Megan, Abby and I discuss: Abby Lunardini, Virgin America. How Virgin American went to the dogs! Joe tests Abby's knowledge of Chihuahuas!

How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Their Facebook page also has hype videos from an actual falcon and a lion. Learn more about the organization on Facebook. Kathy Powell.

15 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook is even hiring a full time employee to head to Washington DC to get politicians and government officials on the Instagram bandwagon.

Still time: Summer-ize Your Marketing

Getting Attention

If you know your people are on email less and Facebook more, follow them where they are. You know it, and I know it. No Friday sends. Get on it!

Straight Talk on the Give Local Crash from a Nonprofit Tech CEO #GiveDayLessons

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Far too often we put ourselves in a position to be victimized (see also: any time Facebook changes their algorithm). Jay Love. Protect Yourself.

Need Writing Ideas? Try These Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These prompts help you come up with ideas for articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content.

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Chase Community Giving on Facebook

A. Fine Blog

Chase Bank is sponsoring a $5 million giving program for the holidays. Yup, that’s $5 MILLION they’re giving away on Facebook to nonprofits. Voting ends this Friday, December 11th. What is so fun about watching the giving challenges and contests unfold is that there are constantly new wrinkles that folks are adding.

Ep186: Supermarket Chain Finds Cause Marketing Success Outside the Checkout Line

Selfish Giving

Show Notes Food Lion Feeds Food Lion News on Twitter Pop-Up Register Programs Support Boston Bombing Victims Food Lion on Facebook Food Lion Newsroom

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Raise RELATIONSHIPS for Major Gifts & More! (1-time Giveaway—TODAY only)

Getting Attention

Talk on the phone or via email or Facebook (reinforcement). Holiday card. I’ve been there, and I bet you have too. Month. Activity.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Angela Mrozinski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I get started on finalizing some Constant Contact email blasts to send out while I’m on holiday vacation later in the week. I schedule a bunch of posts for Facebook to post while I’m on vacation later in the week. Angela Mrozinski. We need to hear from you! Angela got her B.S. She currently lives in Massachusetts. 8:00 a.m.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have a slot in the morning to share something on Facebook and Twitter from someone else. Diane Greenhalgh.

Creative Fundraising: The Groundhog Day Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“Many people give to the hungry and homeless around the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas,&# explains Melissa.

Building Traditions into Your Communications Calendar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What do family holiday or vacation traditions, the departments in your favorite magazine, and the primetime TV schedule all have in common?

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Betsy Lewis

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I start by looking at the Facebook stats – to see when the best posting times are for the day. Betsy Lewis. I manage their four blogs.

Quirky, Kooky, and Off-Beat Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

NOAH did a great job covering the event in real time on their Facebook page with staff video updates. It’s time to get creative, people.

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Is ‘Customer Service’ Important?

The Agitator

After a negative holiday shopping experience with an online retailer, 21% of consumers decided not to buy anything from the retailer. For those consumers that had a positive holiday shopping experience with an online retailer, 21% recommended the retailer to friends and 13% posted a positive online review about the retailer.

Video Making for Fun and For (Non)Profits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sean King. Video may not be the most widely used marketing channel, but it is definitely one of the fastest growing. Guest Post by Sean King of YEA!