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Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Use these tips from Kerri Moore, Director of Marketing at Booster to get the word out. Amplify event with on-site marketing! Publicize!

Julia’s Nonprofit Social Media Checklist

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’m speaking at the Essex County Community Foundation’s Institute for Trustees on March 22 , and the topic is “Online Marketing & Social Media: What a Board Member Needs to Know” If you’ve seen me speak, you know I cram in a ton of information into my sessions, and this one is just one hour.

Don’t Make It Look TOO Nice

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“Visual communication is a super-important aspect of any nonprofit’s brand, and good design — the *best* you can possibly afford to get or create yourself — should be reflected throughout all marketing materials. Your reaction when your Executive Director says, “This looks TOO nice.” ” via GIPHY.

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5 Ways to Recruit Passionate Fundraisers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

These stories are likely more powerful than your existing marketing materials and will go a long way in breaking through the noise in a crowded inbox or Facebook feed. Giving is social. Study after study shows that people are more likely to give when asked by a someone they know. Tap into your board. Leverage your volunteers.

4 Reasons why you should build a narrative organization

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Via Junta42 content marketing blog , comes this nice visualization of the art of story by Fathom.

5 all too often forgotten truths about social media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This is not about “re-purposing” your marketing materials or controlling the message. Here is a brief cultural guide to social media, and it is primarily common sense. But since I see these truths forgotten all too often, they are worth citing. Sometimes the most obvious ideas are the ones we overlook. Always listen and watch first.

Weave Your Nonprofit Marketing Loose Ends Into a Tight, Powerful Plan

Getting Attention

Weaving your loose ends together is a prerequisite to your nonprofit marketing success but remains, for so many of you, a stubborn barrier.

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Why cause marketing is booming - and 3 ways to keep it effective

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Cause marketing grew again in 2012. Put it on price tags, marketing materials, everywhere. And they punish those that are not.

Communications Mentoring Program – Fundraisers Welcome!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what the Fundraising Emphasis includes, in addition to the core marketing materials.

What is a QR code and why might it matter for nonprofit marketing?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As the adoption of QR codes mushroomed, marketers quickly began to realize their potential not just in Asia but all over the world.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

In the marketing material I used to produce, we often spoke of how bequests and insurance gifts were easy and straightforward to establish.

13 signs that you’re an Amateur Fundraiser online

Get Fully Funded

Your marketing materials are all business, with no stories that connect people to your cause. You’ve stuck your toe in the water to see how it feels, but you remain noncommittal. You don’t want to be left behind, but you either aren’t sure what to do or aren’t willing to invest the time (or money) to do it well. People give to people.

Thanks a Million: How to Thank Your Donors So They'll Come Back and Give More

Fundraising 123

Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Jocelyn is also a recognized blogger and speaker on online marketing for social change. Jocelyn Harmon is the Director of Nonprofit Services at Care2.

Adding QR Codes to Chili's Create-A-Pepper Effort Gives Campaign Added Dimensions

Cause Related Marketing

Moreover, Chili’s had a different QR code on other campaign marketing materials in restaurants which led people to a thank you from a St.

13 Tips to Double Your Digital Fundraising Donations

J Campbell Social Marketing

Your print marketing materials and website pages are branded. Guest Post by Stephanie Pous. Are they mobile-friendly? 10) Be Transparent.

Me Marketing vs. You Marketing

Fundraising 123

Many organizations put together their marketing materials with the worst approach for getting attention from the people they want to reach.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of the nonprofit world

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Nonprofit Marketing. Today, I’m hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! Enjoy! That has to be OK.

Whether or Not to Publicly Acknowledge A Grant Donor, How To, and When To

Seeking Grant Money Today

The program or service's brochure, web page, marketing materials, press releases, etc. marketing how to grant donors public relationsWhen a nonprofit receives a grant, it is a moment to enjoy, but we all know the work doesn't end there. Part of the work remaining to be done is keeping the relationship up with that grant donor.

Are you ready to take your nonprofit to the next level? Join us April 4-5.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Creating marketing materials, researching and applying for grants, running events and making it up as I went along. Sound familiar?

Meeting of the Minds: How to Use Brain Science to Market Your Cause

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The webinar will help us understand why they give and how to craft marketing materials based on that knowledge. Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your donors’ heads? You should join the webinar if you want to learn: • The hidden motivation for giving and volunteering. • How pictures can help your mailings. Register today

Move Fast

Mission Paradox Blog

The marketing process is about making a lot of pretty good decisions, quickly , and then adjusting along the way. Taking three times as long to prepare your marketing materials isn't going to make the end product three times as better. Just get the marketing materials done and out to the public.

Last Chance to join us for the Next Level Fundraising Conference!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Since leaving the world of full-time nonprofit work, I’ve written a book on fundraising and a book on marketing. Where’s there?

Great storytelling and marketing lessons from the Stove Man

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

What branding or marketing lessons from Neil’s Fortune 500 experience have you applied to your social cause? He knows how to weave a tale.

8 Online Fundraising Changes You Must Make in 2010

Fundraising 123

Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Think about how many hours you spend online every day. Now think about your supporters. But where do you start?

7 ways to thank a donor

Fundraising Coach

While this may seem intimidating, think about the letters, the calls, the listings and updates to the marketing materials and other tasks that can, and should, be spread among the entire leadership of the organization – both staff and volunteer. This week I’m thrilled to introduce you to David A. Mersky. Want more ideas?

Fundraiser’s Confidential: How to Adapt Now to the 6 Trends Changing the Fundraiser-Donor Relationship Forever

Fundraising 123

About our speaker: Katya Andresen Katya Andresen is Chief Operating Officer of Network for Good, as well as a speaker, author and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. There are six trends fundamentally transforming the relationship between fundraiser and donor. Do you know what they are? Impact 2.

Online Donors: Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back

Fundraising 123

Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Kivi Leroux Miller is president of Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com and EcoScribe Communications. They tend to be under 40 and their gifts are around $100.

Online Donors: Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back

Fundraising 123

Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Kivi Leroux Miller is president of Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com and EcoScribe Communications. They tend to be under 40 and their gifts are around $100.

Homer Simpson for Nonprofits: The Truth about How People Really Think and What It Means for Promoting Your Cause

Fundraising 123

People are not rational beings, but the patterns of irrationality are consistent, and understanding them is key to effective marketing and fundraising. This special Nonprofit 911 call identifies more guiding principles like these and focuses on takeway lessons for marketing , fundraising and public engagement.

Homer Simpson for Nonprofits: The Truth about How People Really Think and What It Means for Promoting Your Cause

Fundraising 123

People are not rational beings, but the patterns of irrationality are consistent, and understanding them is key to effective marketing and fundraising. This special Nonprofit 911 call identifies more guiding principles like these and focuses on takeway lessons for marketing , fundraising and public engagement.

How A Capital Campaign Works

Seeking Grant Money Today

Similarly, the organization's public relations, marketing, and social media campaigns will be revamped prior to a capital campaign, leaving the organization, afterward, very capable and perhaps more practiced in these three critical ways to create more and new support. In this post, I am going to discuss specifics.

How you can get into fundraising from sales or marketing

Wild Woman Fundraising

Part One: If you’re in sales or marketing, the leap to fundraising is not far. You also have a leg up if you know basic graphic design.

Let's Get Together! 5 Steps to Combine Your Nonprofit's Social Media and Email Marketing

Fundraising 123

If you''re already using email marketing and social media to promote your nonprofit, it''s important to unite your online communities—giving supporters the opportunity to stay connected with all the stuff you''re doing online and giving you the opportunity to better engage your target audience. Make it easy to connect on your website.

5 Types of Matching Gift Letters Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

Wild Woman Fundraising

That’s not to say that you can’t get creative with your nonprofit marketing in order to grab people’s attention. Hi everyone!

How to make every donor want to give to you

Wild Woman Fundraising

And it can start with your marketing materials, but end with you. So I wanted to see what the fuss was about. Just go out to have fun.”

Holidays in July: Get a Jump on End-of-the-Year Fundraising

Fundraising 123

Become friendly with an email marketing tool. These testimonials are great for all of the marketing materials you're building: website, letters, phone call scripts, etc. Tips 1-4 get right to the practical heart of your marketing strategy. Supporters choose to donate to organizations for a variety of reasons. Your call!)

How to Raise Grant Money, Even In This Economy.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Your marketing material could use this kind of information, too. __ Does your organization's management plan out each program, service, fundraising method, etc., Seeking grants in today's difficult economy may seem overwhelming if you think about all of the nonprofit organizations who are also stepping up their fundraising. current?

August Webinars: Email Prospect List, Personality, Low Budget, Donate Pages

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tuesday, August 4: Beyond Viral: Building Your Email List through Paid Marketing. Running your nonprofit marketing program on empty?

Who Does What In A Capital Campaign

Seeking Grant Money Today

Programs people will still be conducting their usual work (like everyone else) but may also be asked to speak about the 'front line' work the organization is doing to potential donors, or may be instrumental in helping word marketing materials or the programs description in grant proposals and other fundraising materials.

nonprofits can use microsoft word templates for better design, communication

Studio 501c

Be sure to page down to the marketing materials to find the report template.). Tags: COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS DESIGN MARKETING NEWSLETTERS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS ads brochures certificates Chuck_Green Ideabook Jumpola lifehacker Microsoft_Word net2 npmarketing nptech report templates Word_templates