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How to Streamline Your Review Process and Publish Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But a painful review and approval process can cripple your creative work, no matter how good it is. We’ve all been there.

Please Share Your Storybanking and Photobanking Process

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There has to be a better way. She’s got some great how-tos and resources pulled together. So we need your help! Can’t see the survey form?

Creating an Editorial Process at CompassPoint

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your process for creating and distributing your nonprofit’s content (you know, the stuff you put in your newsletter, on your website, etc.)

4 Ways to Save Your Sanity: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

How many of your communications projects go nowhere because the approval process is a landmine? For many of us, that happens way too often.

Best Way to Get Timely Input: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

Here’s the inventive process Jen designed to solicit prompt input on Advocates brand development: Staff Members’ Perspectives & Priorities a Must-Have for Relevant Branding. You can imagine the complexity of marketing an organization that’s so diverse programmatically and geographically. You guys are so smart!

Want to be more effective in your fundraising? Get LEAN!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Then come to my presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations on March 8th from 9:30am to 12pm. Do you have too much to do? Digg this!

13 stages of the consideration / evaluation process for making a planned gift


Has a clear understanding of the future needs of your organization. Sees the organization as a good investment because you manage funds well. Willing to support the needs of the organization. Alerts the organization they have made a gift. Prospective donor buys into your mission. Is clearly asked for the gift.

What Does Your Organization Do? Draw It Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jessica Pullano, who is currently participating in my Mentoring Program , shares how her organization created one to help explain what they do.

An Argument Against Asking Donors to Provide Proof That They Left Your Organization in Their Estate Plan


You did your job well and 5 (…or 50… or 500) people said that they left your organization in their estate plan. Meet with the donor.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

All told, the process took just over a year and picking out and qualifying for the right insurance policy was not easy at all! But you should!

10 fundraising interview questions to help you succeed in your career

Wild Woman Fundraising

This will help you see if they are an expansion phase, a contraction phase, or a stasis phase with the organization. It really is them. Budgets?

Using Facebook Targeting to Boost Performance on Organic and Promoted Posts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now page mangers can take advantage of those same targeting tools on organic content. Organic Post Interest Targeting. Drew Bernard.

Acquisition: Prospecting Hope For Small Organizations

The Agitator

Traditionally, there just aren’t that many donor names available for exchange or rental from other organizations in that geographic area. Bingo!

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We Need Money For Our 501(c)(3) etc. Organization - What Is The Grant Seeking Process?

Seeking Grant Money Today

Perhaps, though, your organization has never gone after grants. So to diversify how many methods and which methods your organization uses to raise funds, your organization is committing to raising grants. Maybe you're all ready to get to work, but you don't know what the process is. The grant seeking process is: 1.

3 Tests to Improve Your Website and Donation Process

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One of the easiest and most overlooked ways to improve your website and your donation process is by putting it through some basic testing. The Trunk Test For this test you don't want to use a coworker so find someone a little farther removed from your organization. For just $29.95

How to Get Everyone in your Organization on the Same Page

Ann Green

What would happen if you got your staff or board together and asked them to give a short description of what your organization does?

Do you really have to ask for a gift?


Someone that has confidence in your organization’s leadership and staff. Supporters want you to facilitate the process— not force it. Fundraising consideration process donor cultivation engagement fundraising fundraising tips and tricks fundraising tips for nonprofitsInstead, we have Solutionists. Go ahead. Make that ask!

5 tips on fostering innovation at your organization

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Take the time to define for everyone in your office the kind of organization you want to be, or else it will just happen to you by default. When you have these, you can empower people throughout the organization to make decisions as long as they follow the values. Here were some of the more helpful themes: 1. Be a dreamer.

Credit Card Processing for a Fundraising Campaign

A Small Change

DoJiggy Merchant Services (DMS) offers payment processing services for nonprofit organizations.

Why Does Giving to Your Organization Feel Like a Transaction and Not a Relationship?

Ann Green

The day before I purchased Christmas gifts on Cyber Monday, and there wasn’t much difference in the process. Really? DONATION CONFIRMED.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. Both take off?

How To Manage Your Small Nonprofit Website

Social Media Bird Brain

It's still the place people will go to find out more about your organization and its mission. redesign process social media website Small nonprofit Social networkImage via City Learning Centre, Wolverhampton, UK One of your first acquisitions - maybe before you get your 501(c)(3) even - is a website. BZZZ* Wrong. Social networks are.

How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Distributed chaos — the ‘testing the waters’ stage as various pockets of the organization excitedly do their own thing. So, get your bearings.

Sharing Client Wisdom: Top Ten Survival Tactics for Year-End Processing

JCA Insights

Donors respond with awe-inspiring transactional volume to our organizations’ missions before calendar year-end. Activity accelerates to breakneck volumes, prompting staff to suggest gift processing becomes a new X-Games event. And, the number one strategy to survive year-end processing? . It’s that time of year again.

The top 10 signs that it’s time to fire your employer


Does your organization stink? There’s too much emphasis on process, procedures, and micro-management. The organization has a weak case for support or it’s absent altogether. There are no goals for the organization, its teams or its individuals (people like to make progress toward goals that are attainable). If not, why?

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No Corners Cut in Social Media

Social Media Bird Brain

They''re always trying something new and breaking something in the process, which drives some of their users crazy, but as long as their profits come from advertisers and they''re not charging their users to be there, it''s not. big data Facebook Mobile app Nonprofit organization Oreo social media social networking Tinder

5 Steps to Jumpstart Your Tagline Development Process

Getting Attention

Whether you are creating a first-time tagline or revitalizing an existing brand, here are five steps to jump start the process: Confirm that the tagline (or lack of one) is a problem. Feature a few talking points about your organization (or your tagline, if you already have one) in conversations with colleagues, members and volunteers.

A Compilation of Posts Explaining How to Plan For and Begin Grant Writing for Your Organization

Seeking Grant Money Today

How To Plan Out This Year's Grant Seeking Soliciting Grant Money 101 Planning Your Organization's Grant Writing Expense Seeking Grants for New Programs Or Start Up Nonprofits Fundraising, Grant Writing, Mission-Success, Community Building; It's All the Same Want to Fundraise Better? Tags: grant writing how to organization

#FUNDRAISING: Maximizing Your Organization’s Return on Fundraising Events

Non Profit Marketing 360

A health organization invites volunteers to a “party” designed to inform their friends and family about the need for regular health screenings.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

A lot of organizations and a lot of fundraising consultants have lost this. MKC: I have difficulty maintaining one blog. Why do you have three?

4 Ways to Save Your Sanity: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

How many of your communications projects go nowhere because the approval process is a landmine? For many of us, that happens way too often.

Fast Ways to Find Funding Sources

Get Fully Funded

Often, one of the most frustrating parts of applying for a grant is locating a grant suitable for your organization. They are not helping you or your organization. Depending on your organization or project’s focus, one of these sites may be more suitable. Step 3: Click on “Subscribe Now” and complete the subscription process. Web Site Re-design Process -- Strong Model for Your Org

Getting Attention

The site is the core of the NetSquared community so its effectiveness is vital to the success of the organization. Here's how the NetSquared redesign process works. I'm continually on the prowl for strong nonprofit communications models to share with you since there's no better way to learn how to strengthen your own initiatives.

Defining Your Organization’s Story


But as an organization– how do you get everyone on the same page? So, I have another remedy for you. Did you have an answer?

#GRANTS: Sony USA Offers Year-Long Support To Many Types Of Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nonprofits depend on technology for communication, internal organization, and creative outreach. So why not prepare an application your project?

Fundraising in a downturn: The Power of Leaderless Organizations

Wild Woman Fundraising

In times like this, it’s important to reflect, take stock, and think about what your organization can use more of, and what it can use less of.

INTERVIEW: Ellen Bristol Fundraising the SMART Way

Wild Woman Fundraising

They’re now just referred to as business process management principles. We build that profile uniquely for every organization. Welcome.

Productive Partnering with Your Communications Firm (or Nonprofit Client)

Getting Attention

8 Ways to Craft a Communications RFP Process that Works. Mismatch between budget and goals. Lack of clear expectations. Please share them here.

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Want To Fundraise Better? Put Processes Into Place.

Seeking Grant Money Today

The benefit of having created AND IMPLEMENTED a fundraising plan (also called a Development Plan) is not just that your organization's leadership has become active in planning your organization's fundraising future - it is a road map for what should get accomplished, by when, for what budgetary need, by whom.

5 Questions about Nonprofit CRM Tools You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask


What''s more, folks are seizing the opportunity to get organized + do business better. strategy nonprofit technology CRM

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