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How to Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit [Training]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Maybe you added an email newsletter to your print newsletter, and started paying more attention to your website. Eastern (10:00 a.m

Get Your Dream Job

Wild Woman Fundraising

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?

Launch Your Team of Year-End Fundraisers: Free Training Th Oct 6

Getting Attention

Join me to learn how to turn your board, staff, and loyal volunteers into a team of passionate and engaging messengers.

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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.

Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training

Fundraising Coach

I'll be coming to each and would love to get together. But I also love giving leadership and fundraising trainings at conferences. There may still be time to register: [link]. I'm honored to be keynoting UNA's 25th anniversary conference on "Fearless Futures: Breaking Barriers for Success."

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. Speed.

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 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.

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.

How to Translate Your Program Into a Compelling Video

Getting Attention

She believes there is more good than bad in our world, and she’s driven to share the stories she’s heard that prove this.

How to Solve Any Nonprofit Marketing Problem [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So I’m sharing my no-fail, sure-fire way to get you closer to a solution, no matter the problem. (If Watch it on YouTube ).

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Firing Your Development Director? It’s not you, it’s me!

Wild Woman Fundraising

This post is in response to the Compasspoint report, Underdeveloped: A national study of challenges facing nonprofit fundraising. Why is this?

How to Perform the “You” Test for Donor-Centered Communications – Do You Pass?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You know that donor-centered communications are vital to getting and keeping your supporters. Here is how he does it in Microsoft Word.

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 pick a fundraising job that you will absolutely love! -with Abbi Haggerty

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I am so pleased today to be interviewing Abbi L. MT: Amen to that. Welcome. Abbi L.

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FundCoaches: A revolution in fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of ! Mo and his team flew around the country filming us presenting our training.

How To Create "Now I Care Stories"

Diva Marketing Blog

In 2014, websites, blogs, social networks influence how we tell and pass along our stories. The secret is to look behind the ordinary.

How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors

J Campbell Social Marketing

On Tuesday I was pleased to present a webinar with Nonprofit Webinars (a service of 4Good) on the topic: How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors , part of their Tech Tuesdays series. The slides are here: How to Build An Army of Online Brand Ambassadors from Julia Campbell. Tweet.

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How to make a splash! Marketing Your Nonprofit Educational Programs

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve never told anyone about this before… I’m about to share a secret that can help keep your association in the black.

Annual Report Makeover!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Want to see a drastic makeover that really paid off? I’m going to break it down for you, why one is better than the other. Read on.

Having trouble holding onto your fundraising staff? Here’s why.

Wild Woman Fundraising

You simply cannot call every donor or write a hand-written thank you note to every donor. Do any of these sound familiar to you?

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you read Underdeveloped, the research report that rocked the nonprofit world to its core? And many others (To Be Announced).

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

Fundraising Coach

Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. In addition to online events, I''ll be on all over the USA and in two other countries! Fundraising Training and Keynotes. I''ll be sharing how to apply major gift fundraising strategies to your auctions and special events!

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? Are you wondering how to make a bigger impact in 2014? A fundraising plan can help you plan to succeed, by laying out your goals and working backwards. Have you just been thrown to the wolves, with no one to lead you?

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How to do a better board training (with Andy Robinson)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I had coffee with Andy Robinson , who has been training boards for over 35 years. So give them stuff to do. Two responses: 1.

How to build trust

Wild Woman Fundraising

Marc, you are also a Franklin Covey certified coach and that you are interested in the subject of trust and how to build trust at organizations.

How to Set Nonprofit Marketing Goals that Build Your Impact & Satisfaction

Getting Attention

Learn How to. Take You Where You Want to Go! And worse, you don’t know where to start to fix it. Aargh!

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How to strengthen your nonprofit from the inside out

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

An organization’s ability to accomplish its mission is only as strong as the organization’s infrastructure. AG: Sure.

How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s always a pleasure to be back with you. So Linda, how long have you been consulting in fundraising? Nobody wants to do fundraising.

How to Make Your Meetings Happy and Productive???3 Questions You Can Ask

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Dennis Fischman left a senior management position at a nonprofit organization to found Communicate! We hate going to meetings. Too often at meetings and conferences, were listening to people we dont know, talking about an agenda that doesnt matter to us. But how? Consulting. Why?

HATE your job? You are not alone. Join us on April 7th.

Wild Woman Fundraising

And there are like, SO MANY things to say about this! Do you wish you could do your job instead of having to be dragged down by people who don’t get what you do and who just tell you NO every time you want to do something innovative? Do you feel powerless to speak up for yourself or you will be fired? Thursday!

Training Your Board to Raise Money – a book for your new year

Fundraising Coach

The new book Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money is just that. Train Your Board to Raise Money can help.

4 Great Nonprofit Trainings this Month in The Nonprofit Academy!

Fundraising Coach

But members typically get one new online training and one coaching call with me each month too. Pay $47 for one or just $19 for all.

How to Combat Donor Fatigue

Fundraising 123

It bears repeating: the number-one reason people stop giving to a nonprofit is how they were treated by the nonprofit. What do you mean, 'how they were treated by the nonprofit'?" That is, nonprofits continued to come back to the donor with requests for more and more money they needed. Need help with this?

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

You most likely don’t have the capacity to hire a full time person to run your social media. 6) Be ready to do the work.

Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

The topic will be Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Register Now! Tweet.

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone


This post outlines: How to approach nine common donor types and helpful tips + tricks for smarter messaging. Talking to your donors.

Ever feel like you’re running in place?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever wondered how to get government grants or contracts for your nonprofit? Maybe you want your staff to get motivated.

Want a fundraising job? Get some free online training from me, April 14th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you miss the free online training today? Click here to sign up! This next online training will be about acing the interview, and how to get the right questions asked. How can you get to be the most competitive candidate? Even if you don’t know what to say in your interview, you can do it.

How can you get 100 more donors in 90 days?

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I worked at a domestic violence shelter, I was tearing my hair out trying to find new donors. So how do you overcome. No database?