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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 rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising: With a One-Page Development Plan! When was the last time you looked at your fundraising plan? Naw son! ARGH!!!

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INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

Wild Woman Fundraising

Alan Bacharach does an interview with Mazarine Treyz, the Wild Woman of Fundraising about Planned Giving. Want to learn more? Read on!

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How to ask your board members for year-end gifts

iMarketSmart

But, honestly, I’m a major and planned gift marketer… not a fundraising consultant. 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. Show them why they need to give. Click to tweet!

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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Interview with a planned giver, Paul Nazareth: What’s your fundraising journey?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You know it’s going to end with wookies in metal bikinis. Paul is an instructor on planned giving at Georgian College in Toronto.

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How to organize your fundraising job search like a pro with Phil Gerard

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and today I am so excited to be interviewing Phil Gerard for our Fundraising Career Conference 2016.

How to keep your donors in 2016

iMarketSmart

I believe this has led many nonprofits to focus instead on continuously acquiring more donors. And it’s not their fault! LIKE THIS POST?

How to Plan For Fundraising Success in 2014

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever wanted to stop running around trying to do too many things at once? When you plan your fundraising, you know what’s coming up, and you can achieve a less stressful job! Are you wondering how to make a bigger impact in 2014? Have you just been thrown to the wolves, with no one to lead you?

We Want You Back! How to Re-Engage Inactive Email Supporters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

According to M+R Benchmarks, on average, about 24% of subscribers are considered inactive. What’s a nonprofit communicator to do? Survey.

Guest Post: Christina Attard reveals the secrets about your planned giving program that only donors know…

Wild Woman Fundraising

What the heck is planned giving and why should you care? Most small nonprofits do not have planned giving in their fundraising plans.

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.

How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But smart organizations are also planning ahead for another year-end tradition: increased coverage of charities during the holidays.

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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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.

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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. Otherwise, avoid trying to capitalize on a tragedy.

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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Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I asked my most fantabulous enewsletter subscribers (if you want to be one, click here ) what they wanted to learn more about, because, let’s face it, Most people don’t plan to get into fundraising. I would love to see blog posts about planned giving and major gifts. What can you do?

Want more planned gifts? Focus on why not how

iMarketSmart

There are a whole bunch of so-called “marketing companies” out there that say they help nonprofits get more planned gifts. Here’s why: 1- Too often they seem to be too interested in selling cookie-cutter websites, spam emails, and printed newsletters than achieving real results. Why communications seek to engage donors.

How to Recognize and Manage Different Work Styles

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During the webinar, Carson will discuss how to prioritize your work based on the way you think and process information. Carson Tate.

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!

How to Get More People At Your Nonprofit Event Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In-person events are a great way to energize supporters and connect directly with donors and volunteers. 3) To target or not?

Free Webinar: Planning for 2015 on 12/4

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you tired of not having a plan every year? In this webinar you’ll learn: Fundraising planning 101. Register here. The webinar slides.

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How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

How to get more donors. So now, we’re talking about how to make an associate, after just being an acquaintance.

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.

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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Your planned giving offers need to change

iMarketSmart

Stop offering them a so-called opportunity to be in your Legacy Society. (Ho-hum… How will they benefit? What will they get?

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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.

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

Simple Rules, Part II: How to Get Better #NpComm Work Done Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday I introduced you to some of the concepts from Donald Sull’s and Kathleen M. How-To Rules guide the basics of executing tasks.

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How to calculate how much revenue you could have with a mid-level donor migration plan to inspire major gifts

iMarketSmart

of their donors to major gifts. of their donors to major gifts. – Organizations WITH a mid-level migrate 3%-3.5% and 1.2% =.7%

7 Solid Reasons Why You Should Kill Your Printed Planned Giving Newsletter

iMarketSmart

I know, I know… you love your planned giving newsletter. ” they can’t seem to give me good reasons. Tweet this! Oh my!

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[Guest Post] How to Make Your Fundraising Plans for Next Year Better… and More Effective

Fundraising Coach

He''ll be teaching on How to Write a Successful Non-Profit Fundraising Plan , so I''ve invited him to share a few tips here as well.

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. reply card.

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How to Raise Your E-Newsletter Open Rate [Results from Our Experiment]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Trying to improve the open rates for your email newsletters? The open rate slipped to about 15%. First, we changed the content.

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. ).

What are you planning for? Fundraising Predictions for 2012

Wild Woman Fundraising

I just found the Atlas of Giving, thanks to Simone Joyeaux. Giving was up in 2011, and you can expect it to be up again in 2012 because.

What Fundraisers Can Learn From Restaurants and Waiters

iMarketSmart

People give billions of dollars each year to waiters for a lot of the same reasons they give to charities. Sympathy. Empathy. Ph.D,

7 major principles for major gift fundraising (including planned gifts)

iMarketSmart

Before we get into these 7 major principles for major gift fundraising (including planned gifts), let’s review some neat stats first.

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Using Story Arcs to Plan Your Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you telling a bunch of great little stories in your communications that don’t really seem to add up to much? Storytelling