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Need Ideas? Here Are Our Writing Prompts for April

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We send them a month ahead so you’ll have time to think about the ideas and incorporate them into your editorial calendar. 4/4: Tell a Lie Day.

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Need Writing Ideas? Try These Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These prompts help you come up with ideas for articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content.

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Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are all your email subscribers the same? Of course not! Some donate. Some volunteer. Some do both. Did you hear about the new zoning proposal?”

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Though generally publishes one comprehensive description of a fundraising idea at a time, we know that many people are looking for ways to integrate their passion for art with their fundraising efforts and thus we decided to post a long list of art fundraising ideas. Bake Sale Ideas: A New Spin on Bake Sales.

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The Top 10 Free Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

The revenues generated by free fundraising ideas can be directly used for the work of the organization and require no upfront expenditure of already limited funds. Here are 10 free fundraising ideas that can produce great results. This can potentially be one of the most effective free fundraising ideas. Radio call-in donations.

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Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Ideas for Nonprofit Writers2) Vacations. 3) Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.

The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

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The following nine unique fundraising ideas aren’t all huge moneymakers. Instead, I’ve presented a wide array of unique fundraising ideas in order to whet your appetite for atypical fundraising events. ” One of the absolute best unique fundraising ideas is to take a local celebrity “prisoner” for a day.

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DON’T MISS THIS: 70 Email Subject Lines Ideas for Fundraising, Advocacy and Event Deadlines

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Got another idea (especially one that WORKS)? Want your supporters to pay more attention to deadlines? across the finish line. almost over.

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Stay Focused at Work: 4 Ideas You Can Try

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Feel like you’d be more productive if you could just manage your own attention better and limit distractions? I’ve got a challenge for you.

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SHOW US YOUR LISTS! 8 Ideas for Nonprofit Twitter Lists 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 8 Twitter list ideas for nonprofits to try: 1. A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter users. Lists are for reading, not sending.

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Need Some Blog Post or Newsletter Article Ideas?

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We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

10 Exciting Fundraising Ideas for Sports Teams

Fundraiser Ideas

Whatever the reason your team needs to raise money, here are 10 exciting fundraising ideas for sports teams: Fast Pitch Fundraiser – This is a great fundraiser for baseball teams. Chuck-a-Puck – Number 3 in our carefully culled fundraising ideas for sports teams list is perfect for hockey teams. The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas.

10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Individuals

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Following are 10 simple fundraising ideas that you can implement: Door-to-door. Everyone likes home-baked goodies, which is why a bake sale is one of our simple fundraising ideas! Ask others to repost your information, to maximize the power of number nine on our list of simple fundraising ideas. Corporate sponsorship. Recycling.

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10 Good Fundraising Ideas for the Novice Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

The following are 10 good fundraising ideas for the novice fundraiser. 50/50 Raffle – This is number one on our list of 10 good fundraising ideas for novice fundraisers for several reasons, but chief among them is its ease; the only material you really need to get this fundraiser going is a roll of raffle tickets.

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50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

100+ Blogging Ideas Worksheets. 50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on November 14, 2012.

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Send Me Your Kooky, Quirky, and Off-Beat Ideas

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking for Posts with Kooky, Quirky, and Off-Beat Ideas. Some of the ideas might also be featured in an e-book or two I’m working on.

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Another Brilliant Marketing Idea You Can Steal

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Creative Ideas E-Newsletters Fundraising Nonprofit Communications Storytelling Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS?).

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3 Ideas for Getting the Word Out to Your Donors About Online Fundraising Campaigns

J Campbell Social Marketing

Below, you’ll find three ideas for promoting online fundraising campaigns to donors. Guest post by Gretchen Barry. Well, maybe. Never three.

Creative Ideas for Nonprofit Writers for October and Beyond

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While that may be true, “they” don’t mention how hard it is trying to come up with fresh ideas that resonate with your readers.

Donor Complaints: Why it’s a bad idea to get upset with donors when they complain


The post Donor Complaints: Why it’s a bad idea to get upset with donors when they complain appeared first on MarketSmart | . Possibly so.

8 simple ideas to involve your donors and build deeper connections


The post 8 simple ideas to involve your donors and build deeper connections appeared first on MarketSmart | . Montgomery was a famous author in the early 1900’s. Her novels were internationally renowned. She once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ” This is so true.

Your tip of the day: Ideas in, ideas out

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Above all, it reminded me that the opposite of “garbage in, garbage out” is “ideas in, ideas, out.”

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16 Content Ideas Your Major and Planned Gift Donors Will Love


>> 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples). >> The post 16 Content Ideas Your Major and Planned Gift Donors Will Love appeared first on MarketSmart | . Infographics. Short, “self-contained” emails (with no hyperlinks) that include very brief updates. Podcasts. Quizzes. Simple games.

15 ideas for virtual volunteers from the Virtual Volunteering Guidebook

Wild Woman Fundraising

Just to get an idea of who is already on board with the idea of virtual volunteers, and who would potentially welcome it. Seriously.

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20+ Kick-Ass Cause Marketing Ideas

Selfish Giving

Experiment with New Ideas Retailers Have a New Option. We presented Get Your Creative Juices Flowing: 20 Kick-Ass Concepts.

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25 Social Engagement Ideas

Diva Marketing Blog

Taking our cue from social media crowd sourcing the smart participants created a list of 25 ideas that they agreed I could share with you. .

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38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

As part of client work and creating workshops on Pinterest I develope a running list of ideas. Neither of which am I. Strategy. Content.

10 Safe and Fun Youth Fundraising Ideas

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The following are 10 safe and fun youth fundraising ideas your children can use to positively contribute to their favorite cause: Recycling. Kids can raise money and be environmentally responsible in the first on our list of youth fundraising ideas. Face painting is a fun and easy fundraising idea for older youth. Car wash.

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Do You Start with the Idea or the Communications Channel?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have to have both the message/big ideas and the right communications channels for your communications to work. Share in the comments.

Read with Me: Making Ideas Happen

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Here is the first book selection: Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality ( Amazon link ) by Scott Belsky.

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Top 5 Innovative Fundraising Ideas

The Agitator

Today I’m shamelessly exploiting the hard work of Angie Moore, who recently reported 50 Innovative Fundraising Ideas she collected from readers of Fundraising Success. I’ve boiled her list down to my own Top 5. In no particular order, here goes. No actually, #1 deserves to be #1 … 1. I never do. fundraising premium

EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time


This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Message received.

Low-Cost Fundraising: 6 Innovative Ideas

Ann Green

In this post, Kerri Moore of Booster has some low-cost fundraising ideas for you.

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Finding Your Best Writing Ideas

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Copywriting Creative Ideas Nonprofit CommunicationsWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

J Campbell Social Marketing

The idea of Blackbaud’s Social Media Give Back campaign is brilliant, because even the smallest nonprofit can use it. The premise is simple.

Your Ideas, Examples, and Problems with Awareness Raising Campaigns

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Next month we’ll be hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, and our theme is Raising Awareness. How to Participate in the Carnival.

Have a great fundraising idea? Prototype it.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since I imagine the readership of this blog has thousands of big fundraising ideas, I’m inviting you to participate! So how do you prototype fundraising ideas? What a great idea to engage both the business community and the public in a collective effort to help conquer cancer. By Jono Smith.

10 Fun Fundraising Ideas to Excite Any Audience

Fundraiser Ideas

The most successful fun fundraising ideas are those that engage and appeal to a large percentage of the community. By planning and presenting original and fun fundraising ideas, you can raise money and awareness for your organization in your local area. Related posts: Creative Fundraising Ideas: Cake Auction. Pet pageants.

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One Idea For Cause Marketing That Works for Small Business

Cause Related Marketing

Last Thursday, March 22, 2012 I took a call from a small businessperson I called Roberta who asked in effect, ‘how can my small company work with a cause to benefit us both?’ I posted about her call last Friday. All the names have been changed). Athena put Roberta off and Artemis tried to lock her into an existing event for a cool $5,000.

4 Ideas for Expanding Your Email Horizons

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Our friends at the Emma Blog , have pulled together a few of their favorite ideas into a field guide to email adventure. Some are side routes to explore, others are full-on, pack-a-lot-of-granola expeditions. Either way, you’ll find all kinds of ways to expand your email horizons. Launch a Welcome Note. Someone says hi to you. How lovely.

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