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Which is more important? Fundraising or The Olympics?

Wild Woman Fundraising

They are having a fight over whether athletes will wear Nike or Adidas on the winning podium. Fundraising or The Olympics? Why is this?

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The 6 Keys to Donor Retention

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If your favorite sportswear company is Nike, you''re not alone: Seventy-percent of Nike''s customers say they would buy a Nike product again. Follow these six simple tips to become the Nike of nonprofits and start turning first-time donors into lifetime givers: 1. Fundraising Donor Stewardship Be personal.

Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

No matter what size your fundraising office, this is something we need to think about. So what is the solution? Hurry, closing down sale!”

The Future of Fundraising

Marketing for Nonprofits

Here is my new column in Fundraising Success. That said, I'm going out on a limb to predict the future of fundraising. In 2042, fundraising will be profoundly multichannel Giving through one channel will become the anomaly vs. the norm as media continue to proliferate and millennials mature. Fundraising SuccessEnjoy!

3 Ways the Lance Armstrong Foundation can Survive

Fundraising Coach

c) The Fundraising Coach, LLC. Today’s news is reporting Lance Armstrong’s decision to not fight the doping charges. What about you?

Groupon’s Fumble Gives Causes Chance to Score Big

Selfish Giving

Groupon has a brand with the potential to join ranks with some of the best brands in the world (Starbucks, Mercedes, Nike, Apple, etc.).

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How to Adapt When Everything Around You is Changing- A Nonprofit Organization Survival Guide

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If you're like most nonprofits, you're doing all the things you've always done to build your organization like building email lists and fundraising. Nike Changes everything. When I was writing my book, Shift and Reset, I wanted to shake people up a little bit. Phones change everything. People are mobile now. We've been un-tethered.

Nonprofit blog carnival: Your 25 pieces of best advice

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

’” He notes, “Instead of thinking of what you’re doing as fundraising, think of it as helping people invest in what they care about.

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Do you know the difference between sponsorships, cause marketing and co-ventures?

Wild Woman Fundraising

originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on October 7, 2011 Earlier this week, I attended the DonorPerfect conference (#dpcnc on Twitter).

8 “Pinktober” Promotions that Deserve a Ribbon

Selfish Giving

All the programs we chose that fundraising goals met these two standards. Funds raised will benefit Breast Cancer Research Foundation. million.

Social Media: What Priority For Fundraising?

The Agitator

Our previous posts this week have been pretty positive about social media, their penetration, and their potential marketing (and for us, that means fundraising) contribution. The difference is between Nike talking to me on Facebook, versus a friend and I talking to each other about Nike on Facebook. Stay tuned for our verdict.

Magnetic Cause Marketing in 3 Easy Steps

Selfish Giving

Fundraisers ask me all the time how they can have a successful cause marketing program, or build upon the one they have. They lean in. Do you?

Who’s Behind Arby’s $2M Gift to ‘No Hungry Kid,’ Santa or The Grinch?

Selfish Giving

On Facebook and Twitter, Arby’s provided a meter allowing fans to monitor their fundraising success. million to be exact. I love it.

Your Google Analytics Questions Answered!

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On our Nonprofit911 webinar , we discussed why your web site's ability to convert visitors should be top of mind for program managers, fundraisers and executive directors. It doesn't matter how Nike or MTV are building their web sites. When you use Google Analytics , you'll have true visibility into what your visitors do online.

What Makes People Happy?

Marketing for Nonprofits

You should read it! Here are the highlights. Steal away! According to Tony, people need 4 things to be happy. What this means for you. Cheers! Jocelyn.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Should Take Search Seriously - Part II

Donor Power Blog

The fundraiser then needs to be sure to place the donation page and button in the right place on this site. No need to feel like the nonprofit underdog in a sea of Coca-Cola and Nike successes. You've been waiting for our last 2 reasons! We saved the powerful boost of motivation for last. Here's part II: 4. Getting started is free!