Making Online Meetings Better #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I shared Beth Kanter’s post on making online meetings less exhaustive in this past Friday’s Mixed Links edition, but thought it was worth going into a little more.

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Marketing Your Online Auction: 3 Tips to Boost Interest

J Campbell Social Marketing

In order for your virtual fundraiser to be a success, your online auction needs to be marketed before, during, and even after, to build donor & brand loyalty. . With this in mind, how can your nonprofit effectively market your online auction? . In the world online, making?

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Online Fundraising Success When Surrounded by Skeptics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When we were helping Jen Newmeyer brainstorm the title for her new book, as soon as one of us said, “ The Insider’s Guide to Online Fundraising: Finding Success When Surrounded by Skeptics, ” we knew we had it.

7 Things I Learned from Neil Patel about Online Marketing

Getting Attention

Neil is the co-founder of Hello Bar, Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics, and he is a main contributor to the online […]. Neil Patel is definitely one of the coolest guys I’ve ever come across.

How to Handle Negative Online Comments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chronicle’s editors loved the piece and posted it online. After all, online comments are part of the cost of doing business in today’s media world. So how should you react if you’re the subject to name calling or trolling online? While negative comments can hurt and can sometimes be damaging, they are also part what you sign up for when you publish written or video content online. Flickr Creative Commons photo by Serra Boten.

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Time Saver: Online Press Conferences & Media Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why online press conferences and media events are a growing trend in the busy news world. What is an online press conference or media event? An online press conference or media event allows the organizer to invite a group of attendees to watch a live online video presentation. I will be sharing more details about the Who, What, When, Where, & How of an online press conference during a budget-friendly webinar on Tuesday, July 9th.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Virtual Events and Engage Your Online Community

J Campbell Social Marketing

Have you signed up for my new online master class for nonprofits? To help you feel more confident and get the most out of your efforts, we’ve rounded up some tips and tricks from industry experts to help you improve your virtual events and better engage your online community.

5 Reasons Your Online Fundraising Campaign Isn’t Raising Money

J Campbell Social Marketing

Once you have planned and launched your online fundraising campaign, what happens now? Here are five common reasons that an online fundraising campaign may not be raising money like it should. Fundraising Nonprofits Online Fundraising Crowdfunding digital campaigns gofundme

5 Clever Online Engagement Ideas for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking for ways to engage supporters online? Invite an artist to illustrate your supporter’s thoughts submitted online. A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post. Creative Ideas Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Nonprofit Communications Online MarketingGet inspired by these real nonprofit digital engagements! Ask An Artist To Illustrate. Take that hashtag contest to the next level.

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Online will-making tools: My pros and cons.

iMarketSmart

I wrote it because digital will-writing tools are popping up to help your supporters facilitate their planning conveniently online. MarketSmart does not necessarily compete with online will-writing platforms. Your supporters might be tempted to use one of the following online will-writing tools: ? There are essentially three ways nonprofits can employ online will-writing tools to potentially expand their legacy gift programs. Brace yourself. .

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How to Address Negative Online Comments About Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Addressing negative online comments about your nonprofit – something that every single nonprofit social media manager has had to deal with at one point or another. . The short answer to dealing with negativity online? . 4) See if your online community will go to bat for you! .

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Online Campaigns

A Small Change

When approaching multiple donors in different ways with your online campaigns diversify your approach to fundraising beyond soliciting donors to converting donors to fundraisers. Maybe you could ask an online businesses to donate a portion of their online sales? Asking for a specific donation amounts and encourages shorter timeframes for an online campaign. Tags: Technology and Online Fundraising

Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Webinar Details: Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run. If you had a boss who wasn’t really into digital communications, I hope they are on board now!

7 Reasons YOU’RE not making any money online

Getting Attention

Top 7 Reasons YOU’RE not making any money online Yup, you read it right. Below I’m going to go into the top 7 reasons why YOU’RE not making any money online! I’m calling YOU out! ??

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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell. The post How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. Fundraising Nonprofits Online Fundraising Social Media community building Facebook fundraising instagram fundraising social media fundraising youtube fundraisingMy webinar with Nonprofit Tech for Good went so well I wanted to share the slides with you!

Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Online fundraising should be a major part of your strategy this year. Last year, online fundraising campaign #GivingTuesday raised 90% more in 2013 than in 2012 – about $19.2 in 2013, while online giving grew 13.5%. M+R and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) studied 53 nonprofits and found that nonprofit website traffic increased 16% in 2013 and that there was a 14% increased in online revenue just from email. The post Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

Online Community-Building for Nonprofit Members

Ann Green

How important is online community-building for your nonprofit members? Read our guide to learn how online engagements can strengthen your membership base. When you put the effort into building your online community, your nonprofit can: Offer unique opportunities and attract new members.

Week of Freebies, Day 4: Documenting Communications Decisions [Online Course]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post Week of Freebies, Day 4: Documenting Communications Decisions [Online Course] appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Content Marketing Nonprofit Editorial Calendars Nonprofit Marketing Plans and Strategies Webinars and Online CoursesHappy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies. Today’s freebie is a little more advanced, but one a lot of you will need.

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[TOMORROW] Your Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you tapping into the potential of online fundraising? Online revenue grew 19% in 2015 according to the M+R Benchmarks Report. If you are ignoring online revenue you could be missing out on a major fundraising tactic. Join us tomorrow for a BRAND NEW webinar: The Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising. Presented by online fundraising expert, Kerri Karvetski. Do you want to learn how to raise funds for your nonprofit online?

Can’t Stop for an Hour? Enroll in These Shorter Online Courses Instead

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We know there are A LOT of webinars being offered right now including ours. Even before COVID happened we already knew how busy you were so we have always had training available 24/7.

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Online Fundraising Continues to Grow

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online fundraising will be a huge part of the conferences I’m attending this week. Just in time, Convio has released the latest update from its Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study. Here are a few highlights: Online fundraising continues to grow. Overall, 79% of organizations included in the report raised more in 2010 than 2009, while 21% saw declines in their online fundraising. Fundraising Online Marketing Trends

How to Communicate with Your Donors, Members, and Online Community Right Now – #NPCOVID19

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post How to Communicate with Your Donors, Members, and Online Community Right Now – #NPCOVID19 appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. I’ve been thinking about you. I want you to be safe. You ARE social distancing, right? Just checking.

How to Make Online Donations Simple for Potential Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis joins us today to share some tips on creating a simple online donation process.~Kivi. Abby Jarvis is a blogger, marketer, and communications coordinator for Qgiv , an online fundraising service provider. Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Online Tools Abby Jarvis. A potential donor visits your website, but never makes a donation. It happens all the time, but have you done everything you can to prevent that?

Online Fundraising Fundamentals

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Next week on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, I’m presenting a webinar for CharityHowTo on Online Fundraising Fundamentals. If you are still trying to figure out how to make online fundraising work for you, I hope you’ll join us. You’ll leave the webinar with a basic online fundraising strategy that you can customize for your organization. Online Donor Follow-up Checklist. Join Us for Online Fundraising Fundamentals at Charity How To.

Oh, Online Communciations Officer

Getting Attention

6) Corporate Communications Manager and Online Communications Manager. 14) Online Communications Officer. 15) Senior Director of Online Communications. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Community Advocacy Associate. Sage (New York, NY). 2) Communications and Fundraising Intern.

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Want to Fire Your Online Engagement System?

Getting Attention

In fact, most nonprofit organizations have a degree of dissatisfaction with their online engagement tools – primarily because there is no perfect platform. Fundraising, advocacy, email marketing, events, eCommerce, and CRM are all standard components of most nonprofits’ online engagement software. So we put all our experiential goodness into our free Nonprofit Guide to Online Engagement Tools covering six systems: Charity Engine. Luminate Online.

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Thirsty for Online Fundraising Data? Check Out the Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are some of the key takeaways from the new Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016 by Blackbaud. The report aggregates data from July 2015 to June 2016 from 631 mature Luminate Online customers — orgs with at least 3 years of consecutive usage data. A few data points to support the beginning of a shift in online marketing and fundraising: The charts below visualize the 2016 median, the lower and upper quartiles, the percent change from the prior year, and the 2015 median.

Join John Haydon’s Online Book Launch Party!

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post Join John Haydon’s Online Book Launch Party! Please join us for the virtual book launch for Donor CARE on Wednesday, March 18th! You can purchase your copy (or copies!) on Amazon right now: Donor Care: How to Keep Donors Coming Back after the First Gift.

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3 Online Donor Retention Tips That Everyone Should Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

We’ve compiled 3 online donor retention tips that your nonprofit can use to maintain your all-important engagement levels. Future donations: Your online donation form should be customizable to include a recurring donation button. Start by considering the online giving processes you can make available to your donors. Launch this research with Qgiv’s list of top online donation tools , then consider what offerings might be missing from your organization’s toolbox.

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6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

Almost every article I read about online fundraising and online giving starts out something like this: Despite the hype and the assurances of social media experts, online fundraising still accounts for an abysmal 2% of total dollars raised by charities. I frequently see quotes like this one, from a recent Philanthropy.com article: “I have yet to see pure online fundraising really take off,” says (nonprofit fundraising/marketing officer). “It

Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Network for Good just released a new online giving study that provides all kinds of good ideas for increasing the amount of money you can raise online. Here’s one of the central lessons from this study of over $381 million in online giving, including 3.6 million gifts to 66,470 different nonprofits between 2003 and 2009: Even small upgrades to the donor experience make a measurable difference in online giving. Online Donor Follow-up Checklist.

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We’re Cutting Through the Noise in May with Great Online Campaigns, Brilliant Press Releases, and New Rules for Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online Training: May 7: Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run with Kivi Leroux Miller. On the Blog: Kivi will focus on creating online content. Here’s what’s happening in May at Nonprofit Marketing Guide….

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How to Replace Your Biggest Event with an Online Campaign

Mission Minded

The post How to Replace Your Biggest Event with an Online Campaign appeared first on Mission Minded. How your organization can use digital fundraising campaigns after a canceled fundraising event.

Successful Online Fundraising Campaigns – Tips from @karvetski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kerri Karvetski is a wonderful nonprofit copywriter and online strategist (and she also teaches the webinars in our Social Media Starter Kit series ). I recently interviewed Kerri for some tips on how to put together a good online fundraising campaign. E-Newsletters Fundraising Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Online Marketing Storytelling

Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking to kick your online fundraising up a notch? 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. And some have no CLUE how they got on your email list!

Product Updates: Stewardship Series Effort and Online Will Tool Add-on

iMarketSmart

Online Will Tool Add-on. There is an increase in online will tool popularity and more of our customers have partnered up with online will companies to offer their supporters a way to create their will for free; complimentary of that organization. Stewardship Series Effort.

Looking to Kick Your Online Fundraising up a Notch? [Tomorrow]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you’ve mastered the very basics of online fundraising campaigns – goals, story arcs, deadlines, etc. – and you’re ready to add new layers and refine your approach, join us tomorrow for: Advanced Techniques for Boosting Your Online Fundraising Campaigns. This webinar is for All-Access Pass Holders only, but we’ve opened it up to anyone who has a special interest in fundraising and took Kerri’s Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising.

How to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Toolkit for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

When creating and implementing your nonprofit online fundraising campaign, remember that getting people’s attention is much harder than it seems. The trap nonprofits too often fall into is that they feel entitled to attention, and even donations, from their supporters and online community members. Using the power and potential of social media in your online fundraising campaign is essential. Storytelling works best when soliciting funds, online or offline.

6 Ways to Get More Online Monthly Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Specifically, how do we sign more supporters up for an online monthly giving program? Once you are ready to receive monthly donors, here are 6 proven ways to rev up your online sustainer program: 1. And chances are you’ll be getting a lot of online donations in December. Automatically send a monthly sustainer e-appeal about 2-3 weeks after a single online gift of under $90. Photo Credit: https://flic.kr/p/aVmeYp. p/aVmeYp.

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Hot Topics in February: Nonprofit Email Newsletters, Online Press Rooms, and more Trends for 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide in February: Online Training: February 7: What’s Missing from Your Online Newsroom (Hint, It’s Not a Press Release) Find out what goes into making a great online newsroom and become a media darling. The post Hot Topics in February: Nonprofit Email Newsletters, Online Press Rooms, and more Trends for 2019 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Webinars and Online Courses

Week of Freebies, Day 2: Creating a Welcome Series [Online Mini-Course]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post Week of Freebies, Day 2: Creating a Welcome Series [Online Mini-Course] appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Content Marketing Webinars and Online CoursesHappy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies. On Monday we shared how you can get your customized training plan with self-paced courses recommended just for you.

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Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today, we are going to look at online fundraising. Using the 2012 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study by Convio and the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study published by M+R and NTEN, we see that online fundraising continues to grow in importance, especially to smaller nonprofits. Here are the key findings from each report: 2012 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study (Convio, which includes orgs of all sizes in the study).

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Online Fundraising Best Practices

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300 billion was raised in 2008 (Giving USA); *$15 billion was raised online in 2008 – a 44% increase over 2007) (Blackbaud); * $21 million has been raised by Causes since its launch three years ago; * 30% of online giving happens in December. 2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Collaborative Benchmarking Analysis); * The average online gift was $144.72, according to BlackBaud though M&R’s benchmark study noted that the average one time online gift was $81.