That first impression.

A Small Change

In fact, I think there are a number of other small things, when considered, we should also commit to as we are representing our agencies and aiming to make a great first impression. Would love to hear what other little things you do to make a big first impression?

Make A Good First Impression Online

Get Fully Funded

And if your website doesn’t make a good first impression, you’ll lose the donor and the gift faster than you can say ‘goodbye online donation.’. You certainly don’t want to give the impression that you don’t want volunteers!

Dressed to Impress: our Favorite Nonprofit Halloween Costumes

EveryAction

For the second year running, we asked our team to forego the typical, boring Halloween costumes and dress up as some of their favorite nonprofit organizations. Here are some great examples you can still throw together in time for trick-or-treating

What impression does your Thank-You letter make?

Get Fully Funded

You’ve likely heard the saying that you get one chance to make a first impression. The first sentence of your Thank-You letter is your first impression with your donor in acknowledging their gift. Get it right and they’ll read on. Mess it up, and they’re done reading. How do you mess up the first line of a Thank-You letter? Make it boring and predictable.

Which Fundraising Stat Impresses You Most?

The Agitator

In his Friday post , Roger asked: How many donors must we lose before we learn? The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that initial results from #GivingTuesday show terrific growth. As they put it, the initial “haul” of #GivingTuesday looks to be $168 million, up from the estimated $117 million last year.

How to make a magnificent mini-impression

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you work in communications, marketing or fundraising, it’s wise to remember to focus on that mini-impression formed in the first few instants of engagement. You can be sure the Super Bowl advertisers knew that - heck, they were spending $116,667 a second to make a good impression. In the Harvard Business Review blog this week, Ron Ashkenas shares reflections on the three things needed for the best possible mini-impression, drawing on lessons from the Super Bowl.

Impressive Search Engine and Social Media Stats

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

I’m always looking up new stats about search engine and social media use and behavior for various online marketing presentations, and I decided it would be more useful to share them with the world (and have a convenient spot for me to reference them in the future). So here you go: More than 81% of all Internet users find their destination via a search engine. Jupiter Research, 2008. 87% of people click on the natural results (vs. paid) & Organic results convert 5.66x that of paid ads.

Google+ 1 Month Later: 3 Reasons I’m Impressed

Fundraising Coach

Here are three reasons I’m impressed with Google+. I joined Google+ exactly one month ago. I started out with my curiosity piqued and then I got a vision for how nonprofits could benefit from Google+. I was even interviewed about Google+ last week.

Impress Bill and Melinda Gates With Your Idea, Win $1 Million

Cause Related Marketing

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has a message that they want to get out; “foreign aid really works.” And the foundation, in conjunction with the Cannes Lions Festival is funding a million-dollar contest to see who can best get that message out. The submission is pretty straightforward and is limited to just two pages. The entry deadline is 15 May 2012. What might the judges base their decision on?

What Brexit means for US

Wild Woman Fundraising

Conflict Generational clash ageism arts Brexit Brexit decision canadian fundraising first impressions of brexit Fundraising nonprofit Brexit nostalgia rosemary metz UK fundraising US fundraisingWhat will Brexit mean for England’s charities?

Why you should be tracking expressions, not impressions

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When I did PR for a big nonprofit early in my career, I was amazed by how much emphasis was put on “impressions.&# If I got a mention of my organization in the paper, we’d count that paper’s circulation, plus pass-along readership, and come up with number of “impressions&# —as if that many people had read and internalized the mention. Now I read in the Harvard Business Review that Coca Cola measures social media in terms of expressions not impressions.

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Im not impressed by marketing appeals, what interests me is being able to see the impact in action." Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

How to Get Award-Winning Email Engagement as a Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I was so impressed, I asked her to present it again to share with you!

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3 Bonus Holiday Fundraising Tips: A Companion the Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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I'm not impressed by marketing appeals, what interests me is being able to see the impact in action." In addition to the 10 holiday fundraising tips from Sea Change Strategies and Care2 in the "Guide to Year-end Fundraising," here are three bonus tips to consider.

Spruce Up Your Donation Pages (and Make More Money!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website. You can attend just this webinar for $99 and learn the basics of making a great first impression on website visitors.

Dirty Facts About Buy Research Papers Exposed

SocialButterfly

The usage of thoughtful phrases will surely impress the reader by means of your creativity, intelligence, and intimate understanding of the research paper topic. What Buy Research Papers Is – and What it Is Not.

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How to Do Social Media Spring Cleaning at Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

The Cover photo is the first impression a potential supporter has when they visit your Page, and it better catch the eye. First impressions are everything! . It may leave a bad first impression if it’s the first tweet people see when they land on your account.

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Writing a Donor-Centered Website [This Week]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website. You can attend just this webinar for $99 and learn the basics of making a great first impression on website visitors.

NONPROFIT BRANDING: Cost, Impact and Use of Tote Bags

NonProfit Branding

We’re also reporting on how broadly they display your logo, their cost per impression compared … Continue reading → ACTION: Interacting with Products & Vendors IMPLEMENTATION: Using Branding Products Effectively PSYCHOLOGY: How Branding Products Build Affinity UncategorizedWhich branding products do your constituents prefer? What ones will they use, how long they use them? We’re identifying products that work for you.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 29, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read Reach vs. Impressions: What’s the Difference (And What Should You Track)? We’ve reached another Friday which means I’ve gathered the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

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Nonprofit Branding: The Expensive Way To Cut Costs

NonProfit Branding

CONCLUSION: This is the finding pops up in study after study - nothing can put your nonprofit mission in front of more people, more often, more positively and with less cost per impression, than high-quality imprinted products! [.]. RESEARCH: For years marketing, public relations and advertising firms have studied the effectiveness of all forms of advertising.

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How To Brand A Nonprofit With Low Cost & High Impact

NonProfit Branding

Fed by accumulated impressions, it lives out there as public perception. That’s 1307 “impressions” in advertising lingo. Impressions are what commercial media sell and what advertisers buy. (If If you have been reading this blog, you understand “impressions.”

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How To Measure Media Cost & Results When Promoting Your Nonprofit (TV, Newspaper, Billboards, Branding Products, etc.)

NonProfit Branding

The Key Yardstick: Of three basic metrics, number of impressions is the [.]. The Research: Many media – billboards, TV, newspapers, skywriters, etc – can promote your brand. Each has different impacts. And different costs. Here’s a look at the research that compares expense and results. This is information you will want to keep for reference.)

The Upside to On line Essay Blogger

SocialButterfly

You could be selected that you have an impressive essay that’s properly custom-made for you personally on a amount you’re capable.

Does Your Website Display What People Want To See?

Non Profit Marketing 360

You have about 10 seconds to make a good impression on your website. Does your content satisfy the expectations of your readers? Nonprofit communications consultant and blogger Kivi Leroux Miller suggests the right content for three different audiences: strangers, friends and your most devoted fans. Advice Cross-Post How-to Nonprofit Web and Print Writing Content management website

7 Common Donation Form Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them!) – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll be talking about how you can fix those errors by: Making a good first impression. Mistake #1: Not Making a Good First Impression. As previously stated on this very blog , “You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website.”.

The Secret Truth About Buy Essay Online Revealed

SocialButterfly

The organization needs to see to it that the sociology newspapers are free of plagiarism and don’t have some grammatical errors since they impression the caliber of this job. Buy Essay Online Explained. It’d be useful that you have in depth understanding about this issue.

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Choosing the Right Nonprofit Logo [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

They are often the first impression that your supporters will have with your brand, especially online or on social media channels, where your logo has to fit into tiny profile photo spaces, and follows you around with every tweet and every post.

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Grow Your Email List With These 14 Paid Email Acquisition Sources

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cost-per-Thousand Impressions (CPM). Cost per 1,000 Impressions (CPM). For every email list, there is churn, churn, churn. People leave your list and emails bounce. Are you replacing those names?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If your donation pages need sprucing up and you missed Tom Ahern’s webinars for us last week, try Online Donation Forms – 7 Ways to Impress (and Retain) Donors. Zambra, Asheville, NC. Good Friday to you, kind people!

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Why You Should Add Fuel to the Fire

iMarketSmart

Impressive results. Impressive! One of my clients told me yesterday that almost 1/3 of her organization’s revenue historically comes from planned gifts. ONE THIRD! Now, think about this: Only a tiny fraction of her organization’s budget is spent on planned gift marketing.

Why You Should Add Fuel to the Fire

iMarketSmart

Impressive results. Impressive! One of my clients told me yesterday that almost 1/3 of her organization’s revenue historically comes from planned gifts. ONE THIRD! Now, think about this: Only a tiny fraction of her organization’s budget is spent on planned gift marketing.

Learn How Screen-Printing Works. Fascinate Your Colleagues. Get Invited To The Best Parties.

NonProfit Branding

Then you can impress your boss and deal better with vendors. Screen-printing is the most common process used to print your logo on products. Don’t understand how screen-printing works? This post will teach you. We’re about to change your life here. Imagine three things are sitting on … Continue reading → Imprinted Branding Products Marketing Non Profit Production Protecting Your Brand Working with Vendors

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What I Wish More People Knew About Me

Social Media Bird Brain

A while back she wrote a post about what she wished more people knew about her and I was so impressed by it and the follow-up posts that I committed to writing one. I've mentioned that I like Amber Naslund's ideas over at Brass Tack Thinking. So if you're thinking this post has nothing to do with your small nonprofit, you're right. Many times since I said I would write this post, I've thought. me myself and I

What You Must Know About Essay Writing Service

SocialButterfly

To get superior grades in academic writing endeavors, it is important to employ expert and impressive language to compose a composition or assignment. The Good, the Bad and Essay Writing Service.

The four words that increased click-through by 42%

The Agitator

The heavy identity had 74 clicks on 4300 impressions, for a click-through rate of 1.72%. The soft and no identity conditions had 59 clicks on 4824 impressions, for a click-through rate of 1.22%. “As a medical professional”…. That was simple, no?

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Make Your Nonprofit Website a Positive Experience -- Even When Things Go Wrong

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It brought a smile to our faces and impressed us with the attention to a detail that many overlook. You'll increase the likelihood that they will continue using your site and you'll leave a positive impression that will last. . .

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon shares 5 Simple Tips for a More Impressive Twitter Profile. Minero, Atlanta, GA.

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Social Media with M+R: How to Measure the Metrics that Matter

EveryAction

Goal: Awareness Metric: Total Reach/Impressions. When talking about growing awareness, remember that what you're actually trying to achieve is getting eyes on your content, aka a high total reach or total number of impressions. Last week, I sat down with Amy Peyrot, Senior Consultant, Social Media Specialist, and resident mathlete at M+R , to discuss all things social media metrics.

It’s all about the “warm glow”!

iMarketSmart

Honestly, I’m not impressed with the message and I think the design is weak. Alaska’s residents are allowed to share in the revenue the state enjoys from investments in mineral royalties. In order to get their dividend they have to apply for Permanent Fund Dividends.

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