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Get Your Dream Job

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Did you ever wish someone had taught you in high school how to interview, apply for jobs, and succeed in your first 90 days of a job?

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How to ask your board members for year-end gifts

iMarketSmart

So I found this article by Gail Perry to be very enlightening. In it, she explains how to tackle the delicate process of annual gift solicitation of board members. Interestingly, the key to the solicitation happens behind the scenes. Show them why they need to give. Help the board chair be the front person.

Part 2: How to Write an Appeal Letter 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

how to write your appeal letter. It talks about why direct mail is so important, and gives you some tips on what you need to do.

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Here’s one big point from the interview I figured you’d want to read (in case you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing).

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Collective Joy = How to Harness the Power of #Occupy for Your Nonprofit Cause

Wild Woman Fundraising

Why would you want to make people dance and sing around your very serious cause? Getting everyone to dance together. Want to do this NOW?

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your field experts and executive leaders are primed to be champions for your organization and thought leaders in the media. Mary Alice Holley.

How to make the right fundraising decision every time

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make the right fundraising decision every time? It’s tied to it, intimately. Fundraising is tied to your family.

Would you like to learn how to grade your boss? Here’s your checklist

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want a clear system to figure out if your nonprofit boss is doing right by your organization or not? How do you provide oversight and make sure that your organization stays on track? Do you need a model to figure out how to make sure your nonprofit leader is doing a good job? Trusts people enough to let go.

Do you have bad boundaries?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and I am very, very happy to introduce to you today Sheena Greer of Colludo. Welcome.

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Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In their book, Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Amazon), Donald Sull and Kathleen M. What’s our message to them?

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How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This rush of coverage during the holidays offers some great opportunities for nonprofits that are looking to tell their stories through the media.

3 tips to dramatically increase website donations

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you take advantage of the fact that people are often online with their credit cards in their hands? How can you make it more compelling?

How to Communicate In The Midst Of Tragedy: 9-Step Checklist

Getting Attention

I had a completely different post planned today, but wanted to respond a.s.a.p. Your cause and work is vital to making this a better world.

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

J Campbell Social Marketing

The colors, the price tags and the images make you stop and look to see what it’s all about. photo credit: peddhapati via photopin cc.

Reader Questions: Humane Society Fundraising, how to overcome: “I only give to people”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently a reader came in with a question, how to convince people to give to animal charities? It was a sick situation.

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests. 1:00 p.m.

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Reader Questions: How to retain association members?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I was asking around to other Wild Women Fundraisers, and asking them, “ What do you want to learn about, NOW? Phonecalls.

A tale of two cities (in your appeal letter)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today I’d like to introduce you to the concept of the parallel story. How could you do this? What does this mean?

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. Us Shipping $54.99

How to prep for your next big ask

iMarketSmart

There’s a ton of information out there about how to ask for a donation. Print the cheat sheet below. Think. Think some more.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you ready to transition into another job or career? Are you a recent grad who is wondering what to do now that school’s over?

Want to do political fundraising? Interview with Joe Garecht of The Fundraising Authority

Wild Woman Fundraising

Joe Garecht is a consultant, author and speaker that helps non-profits raise dramatically more money to fund their work. Joe Garecht.

How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

All of the approved ways to read this book: ???? Do you want to do social media for your nonprofit? Call to action. Conversions.

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May 18th Webinar: How to get Mega-Sponsorships!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’m going to be on National Radio this Saturday! How to get mega-sponsorships. How do you begin to get access to them?

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How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This week he’s back to show you how to market your mobile fundraising campaign. Appeal to All Ages. #1. Kristina.

How to get a bigger nonprofit salary? Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently Little House Communications asked me to help them write an article about negotiating your nonprofit salary, for the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Free Webinar: How to Get Your Nonprofit Emails Opened

Wild Woman Fundraising

Enewsletters: how to write better ones. Ever wondered what to say, or how to get people to click donate?

How to Respond to a National Tragedy

Getting Attention

My gut is that’s how many of your supporters and prospects are feeling as well, and what will be top of mind for at least a few more days. Here’s how to communicate best post-catastrophe: 1) Stay relevant. I believe in these causes, but they seem irrelevant today, and are likely to tomorrow. Strategy

How to Make Your Messaging More Relevant

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m headed to Austin, Texas today to teach a workshop I’m calling “So What and Who Cares? Is this helpful? .

How to Get Your Story Told in the Nonprofit Trade Press

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These outlets cater to providing people inside the nonprofit and foundation world with information that can help them be more effective in their work.

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Do you need some help? Where can you get it?

Wild Woman Fundraising

BTW, I want to help you. It’s all about how to get sponsorships. You might want to get on that. Get help!

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How to rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

Wild Woman Fundraising

A step-by-step guide to planning that magical plan that will help you raise all the money you need. How do you start from zero?

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How To Tell Your Strength Story: Nonprofit Storytelling #5 1/2

Getting Attention

This is the last in my six types of stories your organization has to tell series on how to find, shape and share your strength story.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It colors how our co-workers interact with us. Maybe we’re a salesperson, to be treated with disdain. We are all hostages to money.

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Want to learn what makes an incredible year end appeal?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have trouble getting people to open your nonprofit appeals? . Do you want to learn the tactics of successful appeal copywriting that will help people tear open your envelope and write you a big check? . We’re going to cover it all. Click here to learn more. How to Gather Stories. Clear.

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How To Tell a Powerful Fundraising Story

Fundraising Coach

But how do we actually tell powerful stories? Three simple steps to telling a powerful fundraising story. Click here to tweet that. ).

How to Make Online Donations Simple for Potential Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It happens all the time, but have you done everything you can to prevent that? The decision to donate to a charity is an emotional one.

How to Create, Share, and Use QR Codes

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They just took a while to catch on here in the U.S. Anything you’d like it to, really. How to Create One. How to Read One.

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How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 1

Wild Woman Fundraising

Hey, ever wondered how to get more donors for your cause? It’s all about how people start to know, like, and trust you.

Want to have TOO MANY major donors? Read this.

Wild Woman Fundraising

We know that events are the slowest way to make money for a nonprofit. How can you start to develop these relationships? Get real!