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The Downside of Personalized Emails

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Including a first name in your email subject lines and greetings instantly personalizes your message and warms the reader to its content.

Online and Mobile: The Potential of Personalized Health Information


Given this type of reality, how do you unlock the potential prowess of personalized health in online and mobile health strategies? ” **.

Online and Mobile: The Potential of Personalized Health Information


Given this type of reality, how do you unlock the potential prowess of personalized health in online and mobile health strategies? ” **.

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Wild Woman Fundraising

The leaders were usually young or middle-aged, educated and always unable to meet their professional and personal aspirations. Libraries?

6 Reasons Your Nonprofit May Not Be Ready For Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are 6 reasons that your nonprofit may not be ready for social media. I personally love Buffer and HootSuite. Why or why not? .

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Online Reputation Management, Personal Branding, Digital Footprints and SMM

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

personal branding (red). It may not be as popular as the other terms, but from a business perspective it will quickly rise in my opinion.

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Personal Branding Within The Corporate Workplace

Diva Marketing Blog

There have been volumes written about how to create a “personal brand” including right here on Diva Marketing posted in 2009. What if. What if.

What’s Up in May

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But remember, this offer expires this Friday, May 4th so hurry! Here’s what else is happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide in May.

May 14

Social Recruiting: New, Necessary and May Be Critical to Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The increasing importance of online marketing may increase the need for marketing staff to maintain social media visibility. You’ll even get links to passive candidates, those not actively looking for a new position but who may be ideal for the positions. You also want to ensure that the person you want wants you. Geri Stengel.

May 29

Managing Your Brand & Personal Social Media "Friends"

Diva Marketing Blog

But what about the personal side? Small business owners understand the merging of business and personal all too well. Think about it.

Who Is Reading Your Blog May Be A Delightful Surprise

Diva Marketing Blog

The very smart Nancy White , Full Circle , once told me. That's exactly what happened to Diva Marketing. How do I know? I was honored. of course.

May 18

Goal Setting for Personal and Professional Development

Fundraising Coach

Rather than simply focusing on your professional goals, include personal goals, family goals, social goals–all the goals that will make the next year amazing for you. This may seem like a weird step, but give it a shot. I just love the week of Thanksgiving. I’ve been setting goals since I was a kid. Get it all onto a list.

Why Your Emails Need a Personal Touch

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One way to spread the love is by giving your emails a personal touch. Use a personalized greeting. While you may not individually know all of your supporters, think of them as your nonprofit''s treasured partners and write to each one by name with a friendly greeting. Here''s how: 1. Try saying "Hello there, Matt!"

Creating Your Nonprofit’s Version of the #IceBucketChallenge

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Consenting to being doused with ice water, however silly it may seem, is a sacrifice. Backlash is inevitable. It’s empowering. Get Ice.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

This person we will call Queen B. ” They also want a sensitive acknowledgement of their personal situation. Parent may have given.

The Next Best Thing May Already Be Here

Ann Green

But sometimes we need to take a step back, and realize the next best thing may already be here. Give donors the personal touch.

May 9

How to give donors a more personal experience on your site

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Hat tip to Mark Phillips of Queer Ideas blog for this example. He designed the site.). It’s obvious. But it’s wrong.

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Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 2

Diva Marketing Blog

Your Personal Brand. I asked five successful women if they would share their opinions and use of personal "social media" branding.

Join Me—Engage Fundraising Conference— May 9, Philly

Getting Attention

It’s a first-time in-person conference sponsored by FundRaising Success — Engage 2013: A FundRaising Success Case Study Conference. I’m in for this conference, and want to tell you about it before the limited number of seats (just 125) are gone. What’s different about Engage? Centered on mixing and mingling. Immersive.

Free Webinar: Finding and Keeping Volunteers May 13th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Join us on Tuesday May 13th, 2014, at 1pm ET, 12pm CT, 11am MT, and 10am PT for a free webinar as we learn. Do you have too much to do?

May 2

Charity may trump self-interest in motivating employees

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The second experiment took the concept of prosocial incentives a step further by directly comparing people who were asked to spend money on themselves (a personal incentive) with those who were asked to purchase a gift for a teammate (a prosocial incentive). Here’s a fascinating question: Which of the following is more motivating?

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Some of our listeners may have read the Donor Centered Leadership book by Penelope Burk and Cygnet research or the UnderDeveloped report.

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The Accidental Rebranding of Komen for the Cure

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My personal beliefs are very clear and public. As one person on Twitter put it, just crickets. Advocacy Fundraising Media Relations Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Nonprofit PersonalityNow let’s look at Komen’s response. which is no response (until about 90 minutes ago).

[Guest Post] The Most Important Story Fundraisers Can Tell – and it’s probably not one you’ve thought about

Fundraising Coach

Fundraising Coach blog readers may remember her from last year's Stewardship Tutoring Hour. That’s their personal story.

Guest post: Should you send that card? Personalizing Can KILL Your Major Gifts!

Wild Woman Fundraising

But, if you don’t make that connection in a way that honors the donor or the prospective donor, you may ruin the relationship – and maybe forever.

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Fundraising problems are LEADERSHIP problems

Fundraising Coach

That may be great from an operations stand point, but it can be a near death knell for fundraising. So what does each person need to know?

Infographic: Inside the mind of a KICKASS community manager!

Wild Woman Fundraising

That wussy white dude may be a punching bag, but I don’t want him to stand for all community managers! Which would you rather be? Or her?

4 things to check as you begin 2016

Fundraising Coach

That goes for donation forms, subscription boxes, and any other advanced tools you may offer like mapping, calculators, and visualizations.

Are you using that all wrong?

Fundraising Coach

One time you may want to examine digital tools. Another you may want to assess your use of meetings or "annual" performance reviews.

[Guest Post] 3 Tips to Create Sustainable Nonprofit Systems

Fundraising Coach

It may seem easier said than done. Guest Posts Personal Leadership nonprofit management sustainability systems by Tycely Williams, CFRE.

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You Can Save the Corporations

Wild Woman Fundraising

It may be cliche, but it’s true. Or a person from their company on your board? Check out his webinar too on May 15th ! Are you looking for sponsorship for that next event? How altruistic of you! You could be SAVING THE COMPANY. YOU COULD BE SAVING THEIR BRAND. Seriously. You have no idea. But it doesn’t stop there.

Death of movie rentals + Rise of cross-platform mobile messaging

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Personally I currently use WhatApp , which is the largest at the moment (over 10 billion messages per day ). Death of Movie Rentals.

Changing our Nonprofit Culture, one person at a time

Wild Woman Fundraising

I also personally interviewed about 10 people about what they thought the issues of nonprofits were and how we could help fix them. What to do?

Someone Has To Say It: The Nonprofit's Founder May Not Be the Best Executive Director or Board President Candidate (and Should Certainly Not Be Both)

Seeking Grant Money Today

When a nonprofit is founded by a single person often that person feels 'the right' to become the nonprofit's executive director or board president. They carry in their person both the passion in a nonprofit's launch but too, the unique story of who began this nonprofit, and why or how the organization started. The mission is ".the

Can You Explain Your Org’s Voice, Tone, and Style?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We often talk about nonprofit personality or brand, and how it’s more than just your logo and color palette. Your Tone. Your Style. Great!

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Don’t Get Caught in the Cycle of Mediocre Fundraising!

Get Fully Funded

You may feel as though you’re trying everything you can think of and nothing is really working. You’re at a loss as to what to do next.

In-Person Meetings

A Small Change

In both situations you are unable to read a person’s facial expressions or you may miss nonverbal communication cues. People are a lot harder to read on the phone than in-person. There are certain rules that apply to in-person conversations that do not apply to phone conversations. Action Reports. Traditional Major Gift

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Re-Brand?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There are many indications it may be time to re-brand your organization. Julia Reich. Guest Post by Julia Reich of Julia Reich Design. CENYC?

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Give a lunch for professional development

Fundraising Coach

It may not change the world around us, but what we believe can definitely impact how we perceive reality. We all have 24 hours in a day.

Invite Your Person(a) to Thanksgiving Dinner

Getting Attention

Here’s how: Choose just one of your target audiences and drill down within that group to identify a persona–a fictional individual who represents one type of person you hope to engage. This may sound hokey but it does work to build understanding, and so connection. Knowing what matters to your network (a.k.a.