How to Conduct a Social Media Audit for Your Nonprofit (with free template)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Get your free copy of the ACTUAL Nonprofit Social media Audit template that I use with my clients! The post How to Conduct a Social Media Audit for Your Nonprofit (with free template) appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

July 23 Free Webinar: Launch Team of Passionate Messengers

Getting Attention

Learn how to ask, train, and support your team in this free webinar on July 23. Learn how to ask, train, and support your team in this free webinar on July 23. Join me to learn how to transform their potential into wins for your organization: Register now for this free July 23 webinar and I’ll guide you through the practical, productive process building a team of all-organization messengers. Register now.

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3 Free Webinars from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media Bird Brain

The Public Interest Registry stepped up to sponsor these, so they are all FREE. free nonprofit tech for good public interest registry webinar Take advantage! Check them out HERE.

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Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

While these are great for deep analysis and strategic planning, sometimes a simple free tool can do the trick if all you are looking for is quick high-level insights. Tips Tools free monitoring tools hashtagify mentionmapp network Social Media tools twitter visualization Lately, my associates and I have been doing quite a bit of social network visualization research for clients, typically using raw social data and comprehensive, fee-based custom tools.

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Advice for Managing Communications During the Coronavirus Pandemic [FREE Webinar]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us for this free webinar and find out how the CALM not BUSY approach will get you through this crisis and beyond. A FREE WEBINAR WITH KIVI LEROUX MILLER OF NONPROFIT MARKETING GUIDE. During this free webinar, we’ll look at the best ways to implement the CALM not BUSY now. Join us for this FREE webinar and learn how to be CALM no matter what is thrown at you! Registration for this event is FREE!

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Top 10 Free Resources Thanks To Dr. Russell James


Free stuff for you! Dr. James’ Encourage Generosity Website : This is the site I first found years ago which includes tons of free items such as Powerpoint decks, recordings of 16 lectures, quizzes and more. The post Top 10 Free Resources Thanks To Dr. Russell James appeared first on MarketSmart. Nearly ten years ago I made a new friend. It started out with an error. I wrote a blog post about the link between childlessness and planned giving. But I screwed up my math.

The Best of SmartIdeas 2017 Book Now Available! – Get it free from us, quantities limited!


I’m excited to share that the 2017 digest is ready to ship and you can get it for FREE by simply going here. This free offer won’t last. – Get it free from us, quantities limited! Fundraising best practices for fundraising best practices for planned giving charity blog cultivation for major gifts cultivation for planned giving donor cultivation free book fundraising tips Philanthropy philanthropy blog

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4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting


Imagine your nonprofit is gearing up for a big initiative and, after lots and lots of research, you've settled on the amazing tools you're going to use for things like fundraising, marketing, and outreach. nonprofit campaigns campaigns

How to Use Social Media for Fundraising [PODCAST + FREE WEBINAR]

J Campbell Social Marketing

I am co-hosting a free webinar with Causevox about this very topic, to address your questions and offer real solutions. Here’s what you’ll learn in this free nonprofit webinar : The ways in which social media has dramatically changed nonprofit fundraising. In addition to this free webinar , I am pleased to have been featured on Causevox’s social media for nonprofits podcast, Rally & Engage !

One Free Way to Ramp Up Your Social Media Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join me for a free 6-week training on social media storytelling, specifically designed for the busy nonprofit! It’s an absolutely free 6-week training program that I created for nonprofits to help them sharpen their social media storytelling skills, in time to plan for the fall and the year-end fundraising push. . All completely free! All videos, trainings, and materials are free. The post One Free Way to Ramp Up Your Social Media Storytelling appeared first on JCSM.

The Top 10 Free Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

The revenues generated by free fundraising ideas can be directly used for the work of the organization and require no upfront expenditure of already limited funds. Here are 10 free fundraising ideas that can produce great results. One of the most innovative and green-friendly free fundraising ideas is collecting used cell phones and ink cartridges from local businesses and individuals for recycling and reuse.

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7 Places You Can Get a Free Fundraising Website

Fundraiser Ideas

One of these resources is a free fundraising website platform. The following are seven of my favorite free fundraising websites. #1: This free fundraising website, , is super easy. is a free fundraising website platform that is similar to If you list your fundraising event on this free fundraising website platform, all you need to do is enter in the most important information about the event.

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FREE Sample of Teasta premium teas

Non Profit Marketing 360

Get your FREE Sample of Teasta premium teas before you purchase them. Use the coupon code TRYME at checkout to get them delivered for free. Here is what you need to do. Add a maximum of two different sample blends to your cart.

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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]


Download our free template to get your series started with a strong initial welcome email, and use an additional email slightly later to provide more information and opportunities for them to take action. For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. However, as all digital fundraisers know, effective email fundraising consists of far more than sending out an ask for donations.

Picture Perfect: 8 Free Stock Photography Websites for Nonprofits


Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd

Free Download: Engagement Fundraising – Introduction and Chapter 1!


Today’s your chance to read the introduction and chapter 1 of Engagement Fundraising for free! We are offering a free PDF of the book up through page 34. Engagement Fundraising: Free PDF Download – Introduction and Chapter 1. The post Free Download: Engagement Fundraising – Introduction and Chapter 1! Click here to download it now! Leave your comments below to share your favorite part from the opening of the book!

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Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


A couple of times a year, I dig into the web to find free tools that can help nonprofits tell their stories in ever more engaging ways. These online tools offer FREE ways to get dynamic content onto your website, blog, and social media without HAVING to use video. Nonprofits can get a pro level Animoto account free (worth $249 per year) by applying through Animoto’s nonprofit portal. Flickr/mysza831. A little holiday gift for you!

Must-Do Marketing for Nonprofit Leaders – Free Webinar 12/6

Getting Attention

Join me for this free webinar (December 6, 1pm ET) to learn how to craft your 1-page marketing plan for 2012. You’ll have time to ask me about what’s holding you back, and finish this free webinar energized, confident, and with a clear understanding of what to do next. P.S. Be sure to download my Free E-Guide, The Book That Changed My Life. Make 2012 your turnaround year!

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Better Nonprofit Storytelling – Free Webinar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for another free webinar, and this time it’s our ever-popular “Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Be Telling” on Wednesday, October 24. I’m requesting that you donate $10 when you register, but this is a free will donation, so you can also register for free without donating.

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Get Fully Funded

The Wild Apricot Blog has come up with 23 free webinars happening in the month of October. Tags: Internet Resources free nonprofit resources free webinar fundraising Continuing education is a good thing. As fundraisers, we’ve got to keep learning so we can stay up on all the latest trends. Run on over there and check them out! link].

Free #GivingTuesday Tips, Ideas, and Resources

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

#GivingTuesday is only 47 days away so I thought I would compile a list of blog posts, articles, and other resources out there to help you make it a successful day. You don’t think #GivingTuesday is worth it? Well you aren’t alone, so let’s start there… Is Giving Tuesday Worth the Bother? by Paula Martin. Is #GivingTuesday Worth It? by Tina Jepson. Spoiler – the answer to that question is the ever-so-helpful, “It depends.”

Level Up Your Nonprofit Marketing [FREE Webinar This Week]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us for a free webinar to find your Marketing Maturity Level, to get your own customized training plan, and to explore the steps it will take for both you personally and for your nonprofit to level up. Level Up Your Nonprofit Marketing: A Five-Step Guide to Increasing Your Effectiveness A FREE WEBINAR WITH KIVI LEROUX MILLER OF NONPROFIT MARKETING GUIDE Thursday, August 29th, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Registration for this event is FREE!

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12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love


If you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. Maintaining a work-life balance is hard enough without having to hunt down the resources you and need to develop your skills. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut. training

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but for you, my loyal blog subscribers, I’d be happy to send you a copy for free. The post Want the best of Smartideas for free? I love my staff!! They are so thoughtful! They figured that some of our thousands of blog subscribers might want a super-concise book of my best blog posts. So, they went through all of my posts from 2015 and pulled the blog posts that generated the highest response rates from all of you.

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6 Free Mobile Responsive Email Templates for Nonprofits


Mobile has changed the face of the internet. Responsive web design has gone from a perk, to a need, to a must

8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template


And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means! Time to start the RFP process to make sure you find the best vendor for your organization. While creating a Request for Proposals can be labor-intensive, time consuming, and stressful, we've put together some tips to make the whole process go a little smoother.

New to Your Nonprofit Communications Job? Download This Free Checklist.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Whether you’re a veteran switching jobs or you are brand new at this nonprofit communications thing, we have recently updated our FREE e-book: The First 100 Days of Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job. This free e-book is a list of 100 tasks that you should try to complete within 100 days of starting your new job. Download This Free Checklist.

8 Tips and A Free Template for Your Nonprofit RFP


If you work in the nonprofit sector, you''re probably familiar with the RFP process + the fact that it can be a stressful, labor-intensive, time consuming, yet truly fundamental part of the job. But there are things you can do to make developing, distributing, and reviewing RFPs as painless as possible. nonprofit template RFP

7 Can’t-Miss FREE #GivingTuesday Resources for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

From case studies to campaign planners, webinars to checklists, there’s a lot of free help out there to get you started. NFG offers free Giving Tuesday e-guides, checklists and webinar invites…just sign up for the email. Causevox launched its free weekly Giving Tuesday email newsletter this September. Are you getting ready for Giving Tuesday ? A little lost on where to start? .

7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We know you guys love your nonprofit marketing tools – especially when they are free! As an added bonus, all of these tools are free. Facebook’s free search is available only to US based users for now. You’ll need to sign up for Followerwonk & Buffer for the tweet optimization, but both are free. I can’t create a list of marketing tools without mentioning the free tool the company I work for offers. It’s free for nonprofits.

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Free photo editing tools for nonprofits


But there are great free photo editing tools out there that can turn your photos into masterpieces, and allow you to do very creative things with them. Fearless Flyer’s 5 of the best photo editing software–for free! Freeware Review’s Best free digital image editor. PIXLR. Visual content is online gold, especially for social media.

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Free Donor Stewardship Class!

Fundraising Coach

I''ve asked Shanon Doolittle and Vanessa Chase, the founders of the Stewardship School , to give a special free class for readers of this blog! To register for free, use simple form below. Sign up for this free class now! (c) We''re rapidly moving toward the most generous time of the year. Many nonprofits see 30% or more of their annual donations in December. But according to recent studies by Google , September is when donors start making their year-end giving decisions.

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Storytelling for Nonprofits: How to Organize Stories and Images [Free Download]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Catch up: Why Stories Are Important for Nonprofits Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Challenge Plot Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Creativity Plot Storytelling for Nonprofits: The Connection Plot To wrap up this little series, I wanted to share a free resource we have to help you organize all of those great stories (and images) you are going to be collecting! For the last couple of weeks, I have shared tips and resources on nonprofit storytelling.

3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide)


Access the free guide to marketing IRA gifts. The post 3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide) appeared first on MarketSmart. How many decisions do you make each day? A quick google search yields our answer: somewhere near 35,000. That number may seem intimidating, “How can I make 35,000 decisions a day?” You might find yourself pondering. Research shows that we utilize a variety of techniques to help guide us through our daily lives.

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Our Free Resources on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s where our Free Membership level comes in. With one simple registration you get: Free E-Books and Downloads: How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause. Free Recorded Webinars: How to Build a Donor Communications Plan That Will Make Them Fall in Love. The information you and your team provides for free has really helped me stay on top of the ever changing world of nonprofit marketing.”

Free Business Cards for Your Organization and Fundraising Events

Fundraiser Ideas

In addition to serving as a source of contact information, business cards (especially when free ), can serve as a promotional tool for your fundraising events. The company and specific offer for free business cards we’re about to recommend is entirely legitimate. It is possible to receive 250 free business cards and just pay $3-4 in shipping and handling. Free Business Cards as a Promotional Tool for Fundraising Events.

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[FREE Webinar] Thought Leadership for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us for a FREE WEBINAR: Thought Leadership for Nonprofits: Marketing to Build Your Authority and Share Expertise. Registration is Free, But Seats Are Limited! During this free webinar from Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we’ll show you how to take your nonprofit from being an expert to being a well-respected and well-known thought leader. Is your organization or are some of your staff the “go to” people in your field? Are you recognized as an authority on a specific topic?

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Create a Jargon-Free Zone

Ann Green

Be conversational when you write and create a jargon-free zone. Are your appeal letters, thank you letters, and newsletter articles laced with terms like at-risk youth, underserved communities, leverage, and impactful? If you think your donors understand you when you use jargon like this, think again. It’s easy enough to use these terms around the office.

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FREE npEXPERTS Webinar Tomorrow

Fundraising Coach

To register for free, go to: [link]. npEXPERTS FREE Webinars. The entire line up of free npEXPERTS webinars is: Donors Don’t Live in One Place so Why Do Your Communications? You can also get the free ebook “npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits” at [link]. (c) Other Possibly Related posts: New free ebook “npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits” FREE webinar on Monday: Social Media Increases Fundraising.

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4 Steps to Relevant Messages: Free Webinar— Register Today

Getting Attention

I’ll show you how in this free 60-minute webinar. Register Now to Learn this Vital Skill - Seats Filling Fast. Join the 24% of Nonprofits Whose. Messages Move People to Give, Volunteer, Participate +. Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EDT/10:00-11:00 PM PDT. If you can’t make this time, register anyway. All registrants receive the video recording. Register Now. You’ve got to connect with your target audience to spur them to act…to give, to sign, to volunteer.

Integrating Social Data into Decision Making (5 Free Tools)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

And while admittedly most of actual complex data mining is happening behind the firewalls of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon , there are numerous free tools available that allow you to access a good chunk of this data, since much of it is in the public domain. To keep this post practical as opposed to theoretical, I am providing you with a list of 5 free basic online tools that you can use right away.

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Break Free From Your Generic Communication

Ann Green

Break free from your generic communication and create something more personal. Take time to break free from your generic communication with something that will show your donors how much you appreciate them by recognizing who they are and giving them content they can relate to. How many times have you received an appeal or thank you letter that never mentions your past giving or that you’re a monthly donor?

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Why I Give So Much Away for Free


That’s why I give away as much as I can to nonprofits for FREE including: Free webinars hosted by brilliant folks like: Dr. Russell James (the foremost researcher in planned gift fundraising) who hosted many webinars and helped us develop tons of eBooks you can find here. Tons of FREE eBooks found here. And, of course, the blog you are reading right now which includes FREE tips and tricks such as: How to optimize your planned giving inserts for results.

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