Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works.

A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

EveryAction

Fundraising professionals often have enormous workloads, so it's critical that they're able to quickly access top-line data about their various fundraising channels and easily accomplish related tasks. fundraising

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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How to Ace Your Fundraising Job Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s how to figure out what questions they will ask you in the fundraising job interview. –Fundraising specific job questions you may be asked. 66 Resources to rise in your fundraising career – to help you anticipate those tough interview questions!

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How to prepare for a fundraising job interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

66 Resources to rise in your fundraising career – to help you anticipate those tough interview questions! If you want more advice about how to get a fundraising job, Schedule a call to chat about what you are looking for right now. Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide.

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How to hire a fundraising career consultant

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you feel like you could use some mentorship, or coaching in your fundraising career? Maybe it’s time to get fundraising career coaching for yourself. Why would someone get INTO fundraising career consulting? Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide.

3 things to avoid in your fundraising job interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

This video talks about the 3 common mistakes people make in their fundraising job interview. If you want more advice about how to get a fundraising job, Schedule a call to chat about what you are looking for right now: [link]. Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide.

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3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

EveryAction

Fundraisers often lament that board members are shirking their commitment to helping fundraise. Teach them that fundraising isn’t about asking for money; it’s about giving people the opportunity to give back and improve their communities. fundraising

[VIDEO] Sample Fundraising Cover Letters and Resumes

Wild Woman Fundraising

I just got back from AFP ICON and presented on all about fundraising resumes and cover letters at my session. Here are 4 videos to help you write a better fundraising resume and cover letter today. Sample Fundraising Resumes. Sample Fundraising Cover Letters.

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3 Steps to Fix Your Fundraising Career

Wild Woman Fundraising

The cure for the common fundraising career! How your results helped meet the fundraising dept goals and plan. The post 3 Steps to Fix Your Fundraising Career appeared first on Wild Woman Fundraising. Are you ready to rise? Let’s go!

Revitalizing Fundraising

A Small Change

We work in a challenging profession. There is a lot about what we do that is exciting but a lot that can sometime feel overwhelming. My wife and I recently had a baby. I use to think I had some measure of selflessness in me.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

EveryAction

This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about. Rising email spam rates Many nonprofits depend on email as the backbone of their digital fundraising programs. fundraising nonprofit tools

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3 Tools to Fuel Fundraising Ambassadors

Getting Attention

We all have an incredible fundraising resource right in front of us— our board member, colleague, and loyal volunteer ambassador s. You still have time to launch your team of fundraising messengers to spur year-end giving.

Why major and legacy donors think your fundraising communications stink!

iMarketSmart

Leadership should share the burden of blame because fundraisers tend to feel a lot of pressure to do what’s always been done. Most reporters don’t understand the business of fundraising. Ok… finally, how to stink less (and be the fundraiser you always wanted to be ).

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Why major and legacy donors think your fundraising sucks.

iMarketSmart

Leadership should share the burden of blame because fundraisers tend to feel a lot of pressure to do what’s always been done. Most reporters don’t understand the business of fundraising. Ok… finally, how to suck less (and be the fundraiser you always wanted to be ).

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Becoming a Fundraising Genius

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising expert Tom Ahern is cranking out some great stuff for us this year! We just finished the first session of 2015 of his Ahern Writing Academy for Fundraisers including a BRAND NEW e-clinic on making the most of your landing and donation pages on your website.

This ONE Thing Transforms Your Marketing & Fundraising

Getting Attention

You know that marketing and fundraising have to be more on target than ever, with messages based on right-now data and stories from across your channels, campaigns, and programs. The days of the one-off marketing project or fundraising campaign are over. Flickr: Robyn Anderson.

Marketing is Killing Fundraising. Seriously???

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Some fundraising bloggers/consultants have discovered a terrifying new boogeyman – the work of nonprofit marketing directors! Yep, nonprofit marketing and branding are apparently killing fundraising. Marketing and all your organizational communications need to SERVE fundraising.”

Trying to break into fundraising?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you wondering how to break into fundraising? Maybe you’re coming from college and you’re wondering about fundraising as a career. Maybe you’ve sat on a nonprofit board and you’re considering a career in fundraising.

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits in 2019

J Campbell Social Marketing

Planning for 2019 is in full swing, so it’s time to assess current and upcoming trends in digital fundraising and how your nonprofit can leverage them for maximum impact. Think of digital fundraising and community building like dominoes.

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The Fundraising Career Conference ROCKED!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s what people said about the Fundraising Career Conference Presenters! This is more important than being a better fundraiser (though it probably will help me be one too!). We have recordings of the Fundraising Career Conference available here. .

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

EveryAction

fundraising digitalMany large U.S. based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

EveryAction

However, just because they are a fundraising staple doesn’t mean that annual campaigns don’t require the same amount of attention, creativity, and work that other campaigns do. fundraising nonprofit campaigns Development

Why your fundraising stories don't work

Fundraising Coach

During my time as a leadership and fundraising coach, I've helped thousands of nonprofit leaders clarify their fundraising stories. Have you ever asked hospital leaders and fundraisers what the most important story they should be telling to donors? Fundraising isn't Marketing.

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Get me Bodied! Making the case for embodied fundraising- Erica Busillo Adams

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraisers here, there, and everywhere – people who make a living listening – and so few of them stopped to listen. Which made me wonder: as fundraisers, as nonprofit professionals, when did we forget how to simply be? Why Dance Can Change Your Fundraising Forever.

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5 Common Fundraising Resume Mistakes

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you make a more compelling fundraising resume? What if you have NO fundraising experience? How can you relate unrelated experience to the fundraising world? If you don’t have any fundraising experience, how can you put metrics on your resume?

Why Fundraising Mastermind Elite?

Wild Woman Fundraising

The top 10 reasons why Fundraising Mastermind Elite is one of the world’s best fundraising education communities. You Can’t Beat Fundraising Mastermind Elite ‘s Remarkable Value Our all-inclusive prices have no hidden costs.

Beware of the fundraising Illuminati

iMarketSmart

The post Beware of the fundraising Illuminati appeared first on MarketSmart. Fundraising altruism illuminatiThe Illuminati is the name given to real and fictitious secret society groups claiming special knowledge or enlightenment. .

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How to Cheat at Nonprofit Fundraising + Get Away with It

EveryAction

Fundraising is a huge job at any nonprofit. That got us thinking: is it possible to cheat at nonprofit fundraising + get away with it? If so, social fundraising might just be the ace up your organization''s sleeve. fundraising strategy social fundraising

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Why asking for a degree in fundraising is a bad idea

Wild Woman Fundraising

In the fundraising world, I was not given a second look because I didn’t have fundraising experience. So I went and got some as a consultant before I was hired as a fundraiser, and that served me well. I always see fundraising jobs that require a great deal of experience.

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What is 3-to-1 Major Gift Fundraising?

iMarketSmart

This compelled me to come up with a simple methodology that I call “ 3-to-1 Major Gift Fundraising. Want to get started with 3-to-1 major gift fundraising? Click here to get a free sample of the 3-to-1 fundraising sticky pads. The post What is 3-to-1 Major Gift Fundraising?

Will You Become an Engagement Fundraiser?

iMarketSmart

For the sake of donors, volunteers, advocates, and members everywhere who want to change the world but need an organization bigger than them to get it done, I sincerely hope you’ll consider becoming an engagement fundraiser. Will you become an engagement fundraiser ?

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

My role was to raise UCF’s profile, fundraise, communicate with donors, help develop the local team’s skills – and fundraise some more! Mazarine: What is your take on fundraising internationally in Africa? Mazarine: Do you fundraise from the local community as well?

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The Fundraising Art of War?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Usually it is exactly as silly as I think it will be, but when I started reading this book, I realized it was actually very useful for nonprofit marketing and fundraising. ” How does this apply to the fundraising world? Then you cannot start a fundraising campaign.

Top 7 Fundraising In’s and Out’s for 2018

iMarketSmart

OUT: Over-spending your donors’ dollars on fundraising efforts that don’t work anymore. Related Posts: >>12 astounding ways engagement fundraising can help you right now. Engagement Fundraising in 7 simple bullet-points.

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The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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Year-End Fundraising Resources for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Year-End Fundraising Season. This year you will OWN year-end fundraising. The Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Successful Year-End Online Fundraising Campaign. How to Write Amazing Year-End Fundraising Appeals by Network for Good. Create urgency in your fundraising posts.

14 problems only fundraisers understand

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraising is a tremendously complex, challenging job. You have this precious gift to give to the world-your fundraising talents! If you’re not an extrovert, but are an introvert working in fundraising, here’s a post for you.

5 Expert Opinions on the Future of Email Fundraising

EveryAction

nonprofit email fundraising nonprofit technology guest postEmail isn’t dead.

4 Jobs for Introverted Fundraisers

Wild Woman Fundraising

We might assume that nonprofits are full of happy extroverted fundraisers, going out and gladhanding donors like crazy. A lot of fundraisers actually are secret (or not so secret) introverts who would rather sit at their computer than go out and risk humiliation in front of a donor.

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10 traits of terrible major and legacy gift fundraisers

iMarketSmart

Here are my top 10 traits of terrible fundraisers that drive major donors away: . The post 10 traits of terrible major and legacy gift fundraisers appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Sadly, I’ve witnessed all of these but I truly believe #1 is the worst.

The 8 Components of Engagement Fundraising

iMarketSmart

There are eight components of my innovative fundraising methodology : 1. We’ve called it the 80/20 rule, but it’s more like the 90/10 rule when applied to fundraising. These tools help fundraisers cut costs, optimize what they do, and raise gifts efficiently.

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6 Simple Interview Questions You Need to Ask to Find a Good Fundraising Job

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraising jobs are hard! You’ll also have 5 more questions as a bonus, for fundraising specific roles. If you’d like to learn EVEN MORE about getting a better fundraising job, or moving on up in your nonprofit career, check out my book, Get the Job!

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