Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s called Good Intentions Are Not Enough, and it is EXCELLENT. And Good Intentions Blogger Sandra talks about this, in her 1 Million Jasons post. The end goal with each Jason was for them to understand that Good Intentions are Not Enough.” Have you read this blog?

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Intentional branding

Mission Paradox Blog

They key to a good brand is working with intention. Branding is automatic.  Everyone has a brand. If a brand is a set of promises and expectations that you offer to the world, and it is , then you should understand that you (and your art) are always making promises.

‘Commander’s Intent’ and Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Given that similarity, causes and sponsors might consider developing an approach to mission that the military uses called ‘commander’s intent.’ According to Wikipedia , it means: “An intent describing military focused operations and it is a publicly stated description of the end-state as it relates to forces (entities, people) and terrain, the purpose of the operation, and key tasks to accomplish. But commander’s intent puts the lie to that notion.

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What Are Your Intentions?

A Small Change

Is your intention to build a relationship that will bring money to the organization or do you see your prospects as community connectors? Let your prospects know what direction you are going. When making an introduction, do you set any expectations as to how the conversation will go? It cuts down on the number of uninterested people you talk with if they have an idea of why you’re having a conversation with them.

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What are your intentions for 2014?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What do you think about setting an intention for the new year? Here’s the tree we set our intentions under for the new year. My friend E and I went up to the top of this dormant volcano here in Portland and made candles with our intentions on them, and we talked about why we had chosen these words. How to make money as a nonprofit consultant Leadership women 2014 intentions new year''s resolutions December 21st was the solstice.

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Resolutions and Intentions

Fundraising Breakthroughs

2008 • Declutter: papers, books, files, computer files, email. Routinize what can (and should) be routinized. Review and upgrade corporate design and branding. Compile and publish the best Change Matters tools. Update, expand, and publish the Nonprofit Fundraiser's Almanac.

Without Great Execution, Strategy is Just Good Intentions

Marketing for Nonprofits

In the end, strategy is nothing but good intentions unless it's effectively implemented. - We ALL have good intentions. "I The problem is, intentions are meaningless unless you CONSISTENTLY put your weight (time, talent and treasure) behind them. The real question is, how can we be people who align strategy (intention) with execution (action) to ensure that we live good lives? Be INTENTIONAL about these interactions.

What Grants Can, and Can’t Do for your Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently, I got an email from a potential client. He asked me, “Hey, can you research a grant to help us get a computer lab and computers for our nonprofit?&#. And I said, “Here are the 7 different places that you can get free donated computers from!&#.

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Dueling Cause-Related Marketing Studies

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Fleishman-Hillard intent to purchase Cone Inc.

Is your email signature actually working for you?

CrowdRise

Our intention with this blog is that your nonprofit will see the same value in this service that we do. We use Sigstr at CrowdRise and love them. So, in full disclosure, they are a current partner of ours. Marketing

Nonprofit Branding: Fundraisers, Meet Your Huge New Market

NonProfit Branding

Big intent. The era of male-dominated philanthropy recently slipped out the back door. Did you notice? Daddy & Hubby are much less important. It’s women’s turn now. They have big bucks. Big interest. And they have philanthropic decision-power.

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Why you should use nostalgia to promote more giving

iMarketSmart

Nostalgia increases concrete, tangible and general charitable intentions. The mediator of the effect of nostalgia on charitable intentions is empathy. Therefore, nostalgia augments empathy-based charitable intentions and behavior.

Nonprofit Branding: We Screwed Up A Good Organization

NonProfit Branding

As a well intentioned board of directors, we underestimated the need for institutional focus and and the related need for internal (INTERNAL!) Staff conflicts? Indifference? Team working in silos? This story may help you fix these common problems.

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Some Public Radio Stations – Including A Few VisABILITY Clients – Engage In Inappropriate Name-Calling

NonProfit Branding

Here we take a look at a small element of that overarching topic…… how you might inadvertently betray your intentions and weaken the impact of your pitches. Several posts on this blog explore pride of association and how it can be enhanced and harnessed. FUNDAMENTAL PREMISE: Premiums are not gratuities! They are not gifts. Avoid those […].

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A Review of Term Paper Bibliography

SocialButterfly

Plagiarism is usually broken up into intentional and accidental dependent around the existence or absence of somebody’s intention. The Tried and True Method for Term Paper Bibliography in Step by Step Detail.

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Why Marketing Only to Older Planned Giving Prospects is a Bad Idea

iMarketSmart

Just look at Texas Tech Professor Russell James’ research findings on the gap between giving intentions [for regular donations] and bequest intentions (as noted in his research, Messages to encourage bequests: Testing new findings from neuroimaging ).

The 3 types of planned giving prospects

iMarketSmart

“YES, LET’S MEET”- They notified you about their gift intentions AND want more engagement such as a face-to-face meeting or a tour of your facility, etc. Never disclosers – Many of your best prospects will never disclose their gift intentions.

How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

EveryAction

However, building and maintaining a sustainer program isn’t as simple as adding a button to your donation forms, it takes intentional time and effort to create an effective and profitable program.

3 Realistic Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Enjoyment of video ads increase purchase intent by 97% and brand association by 139%. What are your intentions for your organization’s social media strategy? I apologize for the headline (and the macarons).

6 Reasons to Rethink Your Email Newsletter

EveryAction

Regardless, fewer links mean fewer chances for users to deviate from your intention. Meanwhile, a straight-forward email donation ask to help support your work is much more effective because you are being clear with you intention and the action you want people to take.

New Step by Step Roadmap for Scientific Report Sample

SocialButterfly

The primary intent is which you would love to re establish a class at the faculty and can not accomplish so with all the typical channels outside there. Slimming down whatever you really find out about this dilemma in a speedy listing. It does not have to become significant or deep.

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How to really measure the effectiveness of your legacy gift marketing efforts.

iMarketSmart

How many (what percent of your donors) answer affirmatively to a question about their intentions . Then you’ll have a clear picture that proves whether your your efforts are building awareness and changing intentions.

Buy an Essay Explained

SocialButterfly

Hence, even in case the intent of the organizations isn’t prohibited, the practice by the clients appear to be prohibited. Buy an Essay and Buy an Essay – The Perfect Combination.

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New Article Reveals the Low Down on Research Papaer Outline and Why You Must Take Action Today

SocialButterfly

The introduction should contain your thesis statement or also the niche of one’s research along with the intention of one’s study. All About Research Papaer Outline. The Way to Select the Proper Laboratory Coaching Program. Thus, it’s very critical for you personally.

Thanks for the Legacy Gift…Here’s a Pin!

iMarketSmart

When I informed a nonprofit about my legacy gift intention, all I really got was a pin. So, we recommend you encourage donors and supporters to disclose their gift intentions early so your organization can begin to get to know them well. Do you give out pins?

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Thanks for the Legacy Gift…Here’s a Pin!

iMarketSmart

When I informed a nonprofit about my legacy gift intention, all I really got was a pin. So, we recommend you encourage donors and supporters to disclose their gift intentions early so your organization can begin to get to know them well. Do you give out pins?

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A Brilliant Stewardship Plan for Legacy Society Donors From Down Under

iMarketSmart

But the key is to think of the donor’s notification of their planned gift intentions as the starting point— not the end. There’s brilliance down under! .

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Inclusive Conversations: Moving Beyond the “Crunch”

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This means that after you and/or your team get intentional about diversity, you handle the implementation. She said, “Preparation is crucial—but so is intent.”

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Be more intentional about what you’re reading, and Get More Value Out of the Content You Consume. Cane and Table. New Orleans, LA. Good afternoon, friends!

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RIDDLE: How do you measure the success (or failure) of your planned giving program?

iMarketSmart

At first, he was hopeful that perhaps, the answer could be boiled down to a simple benchmark formula such as — Nonprofits should attain one new planned gift intention per year per 1,000 active donors.

What Russian Troll Farms Can Teach Nonprofits About Social Media Marketing

J Campbell Social Marketing

There is no question of the despicable, evil nature and intent of the Internet Research Group. What an incredibly volatile year it has been for social media platforms – and February isn’t even over yet.

How to really measure the effectiveness of your legacy gift marketing efforts.

iMarketSmart

How many (what percent of your donors) answer affirmatively to a question about their intentions . Then you’ll have a clear picture that proves whether your your efforts are building awareness and changing intentions.

Is a day of reckoning coming for fundraisers and their employers?

iMarketSmart

You may be patient, empathetic to your cause, and full of good intentions. Fundraisers like you are in a difficult spot. You’re constantly being asked to raise more money by your board of directors, but you don’t have the staff, resources, or tools to do it the right way. You’re probably overworked and underpaid.

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NEWS FLASH: Most of your supporters don’t really want to be in your legacy society

iMarketSmart

But, oddly, that’s the first thing fundraisers offer legacy gift prospects and those who have disclosed their legacy gift intentions. . The next most popular offer is a pin. I think these offers are pretty lame.

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Your Invitation into the Circle of Trust

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In today’s Facebook Live, we talked about our intentions for this series, and also got specific about language choices like Merry Christmas , bad neighborhoods , at-risk youth , and marginalized communities.

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The Value of Saying No

A Small Change

The best way to grow engagement with your supporters is to walk with them down a path where they make intentional decisions about their giving. This is going to sound a little bit weird but I like hearing “No” from my supporters.

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Research Writing Samples Options

SocialButterfly

In the end, your intention will be to persuade the reader your proposal is not just feasible, but one worth pursuing. A legal statement is something which you might need to consult with legal counsel about. A inspirational correspondence is easily the very personalized and important document you are able to conduct so as to deliver out towards a desirable university, at which you are going to are able to present yourself and give yourself a excellent opportunity!

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Raise More, Ask Less — Part 4

The Agitator

In Part 3 , we covered two important factors that are worth paying attention to and acting on — ‘Preference’ and ‘Intent’ The ‘intent’ to keep giving.

Definitions of University Term Papers

SocialButterfly

It might be helpful to write off your heart values, and assess your intentions against them. New Questions About University Term Papers. In the event you’ve routed your request for mission, then it truly is our aim to finish your homework punctually free of compromise on quality. In the event you find that you’re in a deadlock, you should obtain phrase newspapers on line. The same is appropriate to faculty newspapers. You may opt to undertake only a single project.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Tara Collins

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Bring coffee to the hubby, connect with him, and set my intention for the day. Despite my better judgement, I scan my work email first- guaranteed to suck the life of any well-intentioned work day — but I can’t help myself — anything on fire? Tara Collins.