Get Out the Give: #Giving Tuesday Nov. 27

Getting Attention

This simple idea is driving a national movement—On Tuesday, November 27, charities like yours are coming together with families and individuals, businesses, communities and and other nonprofits around the world to transform the way people participate in the giving season. Refreshing, right?

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Learn to Shape Compelling Nonprofit Messages in Just 8 Weeks — Next Session Starts Nov. 1

Getting Attention

The Breakthrough Messaging Pyramid. I’m thrilled to invite you to join me for the second session of the Tagline Focus Project , designed to demolish a major barrier to your organization’s marketing success — messages that fail to connect with the folks you need to help you move your mission forward.

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Just 2 Seats Left — Join Me for 11 Steps to Messaging that Connects — Starts Nov. 15

Getting Attention

The right messages make all the difference in connecting with your target audiences. What if you were skilled at the most critical marketing process necessary to engage your target audiences with clarity and purpose?

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Ask Me Your Nonprofit Marketing Questions -- Free Online Discussion, Tues. Nov 17, noon ET

Getting Attention

Your organization needs to do more than simply have a great mission to capture attention from donors and other supporters. You also must step up your efforts to market your ideas and causes. Join me for a free online discussion hosted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, about how your organization can create more effective marketing messages -- Tuesday, November 17th at noon ET. Here's where the discussion will be.

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Things to Do, People to Meet: November 2010 Event Listing


Worldways Social Marketing is hosting an #apha10 tweet-up on Nov. From online webinars to Twitter chats to traditional conferences, people are on the move. Starting this month, I plan on posting that month’s event listing at the beginning of each month. I also do my best to keep an updated, ongoing list of events. So–Where will you be this month? November Events. Month-Long Observances. American Diabetes Month. Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Individual Events and Observances.

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

NOV – Day for the Brave. NOV – Give Big Riverside County (California). NOV – Give 2 Grow Phelps County Match Day (Nebraska). NOV – The Extraordinary Give (Lancaster County). NOV – Give Miami Day. NOV – Georgia Gives Day.

Silver BBs and Culture with Andrew Olsen (Season 2, Episode 6)


30 Nov 2017. 16 Nov 2017. 09 Nov 2017. 02 Nov 2017. Joining Engagement Fundraising is Andrew Olsen, senior vice president of Newport One. If you are a fundraiser trying to find that silver bullet then this episode is for you. Andrew will be diving into why there are no silver bullets or unicorns and instead why it takes a lot of little things to make a big impact. Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps. Silver BBs? [02:35]. 02:35].

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Prospect Research and the Consideration Continuum with Kelley McGeehan (Season 2, Episode 8)


30 Nov 2017. 16 Nov 2017. 09 Nov 2017. 02 Nov 2017. Kelley McGeehan is Principal Consultant and Owner of McGeehan Research. She is a prospect researcher and in this episode we get a chance to explore why prospect research is valuable, the consideration continuum, why some organizations fail even with the right data at the right time and much more. You can find Kelley at

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Nov 1 - 4. Nov 2. Nov 3 - 5. Nov 8 - 11. Nov 9 - 12. Nov 10 - 11. Nov 11 - 14. Nov 16 - 18. Nov 16 - 19. Nov 17. Nov 18 - 20. Nov 28 - Dec 2. Nov 13 - 14. Nov 16 - 18.

Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland


A post shared by Caviar (@caviar) on Nov 7, 2018 at 8:58am PST. We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Who Is This Guy? (Season 3, Episode 4)


30 Nov 2017. 16 Nov 2017. 09 Nov 2017. 02 Nov 2017. Learn who Greg Warner is and why you should listen to him in this retrospective episode of Engagement Fundraising. Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps. Introduction [00:00]. Time Travel! [02:07]. 02:07]. Art and Design [04:24]. Copy mixed with art [06:02]. Creating ads back then [07:59]. College [12:39]. Ad Sales [17:29]. Byron [19:08]. [21:12].

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Using Facebook to Acquire Donors with Mark Santiago (Season 2, Episode 7)


30 Nov 2017. 16 Nov 2017. 09 Nov 2017. 02 Nov 2017. Mark Santiago from Converge.Digital shares how to use Facebook strategically to build trust and acquire new donors. For more info about how Converge helps nonprofits get more donors, visit: Converge.Digital. You can also download Mark’s free Facebook Fundraising Blueprint here: Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps. Who is Mark Santiago? [02:36]. 02:36].

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Nov 7 - 10. Nov 6 - 9. Nov 21 - 23. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Democracy 2.0 Summit: The ROI of Gen Y


Live webcast and webcast schedule are below: [MOBILIZE.ORG WEBCAST SCHEDULE] PRE-PARTY: NOV 17TH 7:00 PM: Interviews at the Welcome Reception - The Hard Rock Café Chicago Meet some of the participants and organizers as BusinessBoomer host Arabella Santiago finds out why they’re there and what civic engagement means to them. DAY 3: NOV 20TH 9:00 AM: Breakfast conversation with Bill Hoagland, and Introduction of celebrity judges.

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Want to hear how to get more done in a day?

Get Fully Funded

When: Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009, 4:00 -5:00 pm eastern. I’m leading a no-cost teleseminar next week with my colleague Peggy Jarrett and you’re invited! Here are the details: What: teleseminar- How to Make Time Work FOR You. Why: to help YOU! Cost: nothing! Register: [link]. If you can’t make it on Tuesday, go ahead and register and I’ll send you a link to the recording. .

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First Returns Indicate Record-Shattering #GivingTuesday 2016 Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Updated at 6pm, Nov. First thing’s first – if you participated, how was YOUR #GivingTueday ? Share your results, frustrations, celebrations and ruminations in the comments section. Next, WHOA. Initial results are in and Giving Tuesday keeps experiencing explosive double-digit growth.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition


Exercise your right to vote on Nov 8th! Let us know on Twitter , and be sure to follow these organizations before Nov 8 and beyond! There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country.

Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join Kerri for an upcoming Nonprofit Marketing Guide webinar exclusive: “Advanced Techniques for Boosting Your Online Fundraising Campaign,” Thursday, Nov. Are all your email subscribers the same? Of course not! Some donate. Some volunteer. Some do both.

Veteran’s Day Cause Marketing with Outback Steakhouse

Cause Related Marketing

On Monday, Nov. 12… Veteran’s Day 2012… and Tuesday Nov. In addition, from Tuesday, Nov 13 through the end of the year, vets and active duty military receive a 10 percent at Outback, again with valid ID.

Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #41


On Wednesday, Nov. How can we harness the power of visual storytelling in healthcare social media? 65% of the American population are visual learners. You may want to read that a second time. And should we be surprised?

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Cause Marketing Miscellanea

Cause Related Marketing

On Friday, Nov. On Monday, Nov. Three different cause marketing efforts worth calling your attention to. 16 participating Menchies will donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief.

Boston Law Firm Uses Green Cause Marketing Tactic

Cause Related Marketing

Hell has officially frozen over.Boston law firm Sherin & Lodgen announced on Friday, Nov. 15 that during 2009 it will discount 15 percent from its standard rates to clients housed in buildings which are existing or registered LEED certified.As

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits in 2019

J Campbell Social Marketing

A post shared by Internal Revenue Service (@irsnews) on Nov 30, 2018 at 8:40am PST. #3 Planning for 2019 is in full swing, so it’s time to assess current and upcoming trends in digital fundraising and how your nonprofit can leverage them for maximum impact.

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Gratitude Goes Viral


This is what Facebook asked its members Nov. What are you thankful for? 22 in a rare switch from its usual “What’s on your mind?” ” prompt.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Nov 3 - 5. Nov 8 - 11. Nov 10 - 11. Nov 16 - 17. Nov 16 - 18. Nov 17 - 19. Nov 28 - Dec 2.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Nov 7 - 10. Nov 15 - 17. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

126 Email Subject Line Ideas for Your #GivingTuesday Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Giving Tuesday is coming on Nov. Are you ready? If not, here are Ideas , Events and Additional Resources (like Social Media Toolkit and Press Release Template) to get you started.

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Wonderful Response from the American Heart Association

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Stroke Month (May) and calendar Year-End (Nov – Jan, 5 part series including video, segmented and personalized). A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you what kind of communications I received from twenty different national nonprofits after giving year-end gifts in the last days of 2011.

A Must-Read Case Study


On Nov. If you’ve ever worked in fundraising, on developing partnerships, community building, or in campaign development, you want to read this case study. Which case study you ask?

Ep229: Zappos Sponsors Pet Adoptions with 'Friends on Us Fridays'

Selfish Giving

Beginning this month, Zappos for Good in partnership with the North Shore Animal League of America , will sponsor adoptions at select shelters across 15 states and 36 cities every Friday leading up to the launch of the annual Home for the Pawlidayz campaign on Nov.

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My New Favorite Cause Marketing Fundraiser

Cause Related Marketing

I apologize for not posting on Food Tattoos for Hunger , which took place at tattoo shops mainly in the United States but also elsewhere on Sunday, Nov. One of the first rules of blogging is to never start a post with an apology.

Current Canadian Opinion on Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

A public opinion survey published Nov. 1, 2012 by Ottawa-based Abacus Data finds Canadians very supportive of the basic practices and premises of cause marketing.

Donating Online Shouldn’t Feel Like a Transaction

Ann Green

Your gift on Nov 28, 2017, will help X organization provide needed services to over 100,000 people each year through its neighborhood network.

Schedule your success!

Get Fully Funded

Nov 1. . It’s fundraising season! And I bet you’re busy thinking about all kinds of things from fundraising letters to end-of-year activities. If you really want to set yourself up for success for fundraising in the last quarter of 2010, take some time to plan your activities. This will move you from being reactive to being proactive, and you’ll be much more likely to hit your goals.

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Tapping Gen Y’s Lifetime Value

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Nov. Robyn Mendez. Does your organization look to Gen Y for support? This guest post by Convio’s Robyn Mendez explains why and how you should get thier attention. Guest Post by Robyn Mendez, Marketing Manager for Convio.

Playing With House Money in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

On Nov 26, 2012 I posted the results of a survey that measured Canadian opinion on cause marketing. One of the findings was the 67 percent of Canadians would be willing to donate to a cause at checkout if the company matched their donation, thus reinforcing what almost any gray-haired nonprofit fundraiser could have told you. Namely, that when it comes to philanthropy people love playing with house money.

A Complicated Way to Give Customers a Choice in their Cause Marketing Donation

Cause Related Marketing

The links above are from the press release dated Nov. A developing trend in cause marketing is giving customers the choice of what cause their cause marketing and Peachy Airport Parking in Atlanta has an interesting, but complicated take on it.

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Cause Marketing and Branding

Cause Related Marketing

But my favorite campaign extension from Sharpie is a weekly contest that runs until Nov. Done right, cause marketing can be a terrific branding tool for the cause and the sponsor. But doing it right is the challenge.

Cause Marketing and the Power to Convene

Cause Related Marketing

I saw this ad in the Nov. On Feb 1, 2013 Bushnell announced that it had made a $145,000 donation to Folds of Honor, a cause that offers scholarships to the spouses of disabled or fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines. In total, Bushnell has donated $450,000 since 2010. Part of the donation came from Bushnell’s pledge to give $1 for each download of the song, “What Matters Most,” by country singer Craig Morgan, himself a US Army veteran.

B2B Cause Marketing From the Financial Industry

Cause Related Marketing

Veteran’s Day in the United States was Sunday, Nov. I posted on B2B cause marketing last Friday and really didn’t expect to come back to the topic for a while to come.

Gamifying Pet Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

As of yesterday, Sunday, Nov. Back in October 2012, Purina ran a FSI ad highlighting an intriguing trivia game promotion benefiting Think Jeopardy for dog and cat lovers.

Sample These Tasty Nuggets from Fundraising and Marketing Experts

Non Profit Marketing 360

” Coming Attraction: On Wednesday, Nov. For several months it has been my privilege to conduct interviews with many talented experts who advise nonprofits on fundraising and marketing. The interviews appear weekly on the Nonprofit Marketing 360 blog. Below are links to the interviews that have appeared so far, and a salient excerpt from each interviewee. Sarah Durham - author of Brandraising and founder of BigDuck agency.

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44 Social Media Books for 2009-2010 Plus One

Diva Marketing Blog

Kassotakis - Nov 2, 2009 31. Social Media is a Cocktail Party: Why You Already Know the Rules of Social Media Marketing by Jim Tobin, Lisa Braziel - Nov 5, 2008 44. Ta da. for your reading pleasure here's a list of titles of social media books scheduled to be release 2009 – 2010.

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