It’s about questions, not presentations


Have you ever found yourself spending hours or even days developing presentations for major donor visits? I think most of us have gotten caught up in the time-consuming task of developing presentations. Instead, the best fundraisers know that they really need to make sure they’ve asked all the right questions before they invest time in creating presentations. Folks, fundraising is about asking questions, not making presentations! .

Do you have trouble presenting for your cause?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you entirely comfortable when presenting…. Do you want to be a better presenter? Check out our newest webinar, Advanced Rock Star Presenting: Prepare and Deliver on March 20th 1pm EST, 10am, PST. You and your words are the golden heart of your presentation.

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NEW Webinar: Advanced Presentations To Get Mega-Donations Mar 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever seen people stifling yawns in your nonprofit presentations? In order to be an effective leader for your cause, your presentation skills are CRITICAL to your success. How can you be more effective at presenting your cause?

Free Webinar: Rockstar Nonprofit Presentations Feburary 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Join us on February 20th, from 1pm to 2pm EST for Rock Star Presentations for Non-Profit Leaders: How to Perform Like a Champ. This Free Webinar is all about helping you make better presentations for your nonprofit! How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

Guest Post: Do you have a presentation coming up?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today I’m proud to present Susan Taylor of Imagine Productions. This is part 1 of her blog post on making better nonprofit presentations. You finished your presentation. Now all your hard work on your presentation needs take a backseat to you.

Increase In Online Giving Presents Nonprofits With Great Opportunity

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post Increase In Online Giving Presents Nonprofits With Great Opportunity appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. Get excited – online giving is definitely on the rise! But, it’s important to manage your expectations.

Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION]

J Campbell Social Marketing

On Tuesday I provided a presentation to the Revere Chamber of Commerce – here are the slides. The post Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION] appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. Marketing Social Media Speaking presentation revere chamber of commerce slideshow Small business social media for business In this slideshow, you will learn: **The impact of social media on business – yes, it can be used for marketing!

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Guest Post: 4 methods to practice your nonprofit presentation

Wild Woman Fundraising

The first method to practice your nonprofit presentation is to stand in front of a mirror and speak. The next method to practice your presentation is to listen for um, ahs, and those catch phrases you toss in when the going gets tough – such as okay or like or you know.

Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs

Wild Woman Fundraising

First Name: Last Name: Email: Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on December 1, 2011. Ever wish people would say what they’re REALLY THINKING online?

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The Art of Fundraising – as a 140 second Icarus Presentation

Fundraising Coach

After he spoke, he invited six of us to give an “ Icarus Presentation.” My Icarus Presentation on Fundraising. Wednesday, I had the opportunity to join over 375 people to hear Seth Godin speak at MIT.

Annual Report How To: A Different Way to Present Your Print Report Online

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Eileen Fisher. Annual reports – when they are done right – can be a great marketing tool showcasing your nonprofit. I cover nonprofit annual reports quite a bit, and thought I would share how this nonprofit went about creating both a print and online version of their annual report.

YNPN presentation: Moving up in your nonprofit career: February 28th

Wild Woman Fundraising

I will be giving a presentation on moving up in your nonprofit career for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, Monday, at Opal Devines in Austin TX, doors at 6pm, presentation starts at 7pm BE THERE! This is exciting! Are you looking for a job at your desk right now?

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Enterprise Community Partners Online Fundraising Plan and Presentation

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This presentation was first shared at the Network for Good and Maryland Nonprofits "ePhilanthropy 101: Effective & Inexpensive Fundraising in a Downturn" program on March 27, 2009. You can view the presentation on Slideshare, or scroll down to "Related Documents" to download the presentation slides [PDF] and a bonus research handout. Does this sound familiar? "Prior to 2008, we had no coordinated online plan.

The number one quality of a great presentation

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

To follow up on yesterday’s post - the number one quality of a great presenter - I wanted to share the number one quality of a great presentation. The book includes excellent stories that remind us how just how critical it is to master persuasion and presentation skills.). What makes a fantastic presentation? Both of these pieces of advice are from The Art of the Pitch from the legendary ad guy Peter Coughter, now at VCU Brandcenter.

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The number one quality of a great presenter

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This quick and motivating read from the legendary ad guy Peter Coughter, who now teaches at the VCU Brandcenter , includes excellent stories that remind us how just how critical it is to master persuasion and presentation skills. Today, I offer a short post on the number one quality of a great presenter. Tomorrow, I’ll post on the number one quality of a great presentation. What’s the number one quality of a great presenter?

Where I’ll Be at #16NTC – and How to Get Presentations from Home

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Each session includes “collaborative notes” which are Google Docs where attendees add insights from the sessions and panelists include links to their presentations. Hello from the clear skies 30,000 feet somewhere above Mississippi!

Three quick buy-in quotes for your next presentation to senior mgmt on social media

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

One quick little bit of content I thought I’d share with you in the meantime are my three favourite quotes I use (usually on an opening slide) when I present to the heads of various public sector organizations in Canada on the topic of using social media in a strategic manner. But we can do more to take full advantage of the opportunities they present for more efficient service delivery, faster knowledge & info sharing & more effective collaboration.” – Wayne G.

Are You Present On Your Own Account?

Social Media Bird Brain

Contemporary Terra Cotta Warrior by Yue Minjun at the Exhibition, Pete and Repeat Maybe because I'm an INTP, I hate repeating myself. But I also know that it takes a while for an idea to sink in. More than twenty, maybe thirty repetitions are required to really remember something. Content can get stale, like bread, but there's still a market for a look-alike loaf. How many times can you. social communications robot repeat spam authenticity Small nonprofit engagement

How to Plan for and Execute a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Fundraising Nonprofits Speaking Crowdfunding Fundly indiegogo Kickstarter PowerPoint presentation slideshare C rowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter raised $2.7 billion in 2012 to fund more than one million individual campaigns globally.

Engaging Your Nonprofit Community Through Storytelling & Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are the slides from my presentation this morning to the People’s United Nonprofit Consortium on the topic of nonprofit storytelling and social media. Nonprofits Social Media Storytelling Strategy great nonprofit stories nonprofit social media nonprofit storytelling People's United Nonprofit Consortium presentation slideshare

Six Points for Good Content Leading to Engagement

Social Media Bird Brain

Relevancy, Timeliness Informative, Funny, or Touching Presentation Visual/Audial Inviting Comment or Elaboration Relevancy, Timeliness Via Media Republic/Global Voices What you''re posting about has to be something meaningful to your audience. Engagement comes from content.

How to Implement a Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Mobile Nonprofits Strategy NonprofitReady nptech presentation slides strategy webinar In 2015, more of your supporters will visit your website from a mobile device than from their desktop computer.

10 Tech Innovations That Will Revolutionize the Sector

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this presentation I gave at the NonProfit PRO Leadership Conference , I walk you through the current landscape and highlight some of the most prominent trends in #NPTECH. The nonprofit technology landscape moves so quickly, it’s hard to keep up.

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Gamification: Silly fad or important trend for marketers?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last spring, I decided to do some additional research on the topic and create a visual presentation derived from various materials available publicly on the web (both academic and commercial). I ended up delivering the resulting presentation attached below at the 2013 MARCOM Annual Forum.

Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this presentation, called Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy, I show how smaller nonprofits can get on board with blogging and create a dynamic outlet that grows their supporters and helps them accomplish their goals.

5 Types of Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Share on Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits Social Media Storytelling presentation social media storytelling story collection storytelling summer schoolStorytelling Summer School is in session! Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons. .

5 Steps To Successfully Fundraise on Social Media: A Guide For Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits Online Fundraising Social Media Strategy CauseVox presentation slideshare webinarIf you missed my free webinar – 5 Steps To Successfully Fundraise on Social Media: A Guide For Nonprofits – with CauseVox, you can view the slides below or on SlideShare. .

Do you have an online rep to promote? Get on this 3-D Nonprofit Reputation Engine Webinar!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Managing your online reputation. What: 3-D Nonprofit Reputation Engine Webinar. When: Friday, July 15th. 1pm-2:30pm EST. Cost: $59.99. Sign up here. Has your nonprofit ever tried to be more relevant to your donors and failed? Or worse have you tried to get more attention and failed?

The State of Mobile in the Canadian Government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ok, the title may be a stretch, but I have put together a quick visual presentation of current government mobile apps and websites based on the input I received on my mobile government wiki. View more presentations from Mike Kujawski.

#Book Review:Ten Steps On The Road To ‘Presentation Zen’

Non Profit Marketing 360

The business/education/PR presentation got a boost in the ’90s when Microsoft PowerPoint gave us the opportunity to turn the staid lecture (from Lectio , ‘to read’) into a multi-media extravaganza of bullet points and pie charts and popping 15-point stars.

Twitter for Newbies – A Step-by-Step Guide to Success

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this presentation, I teach you how to set up an account, get more of the right kind of followers, build a community, and establish thought leadership in your industry. Marketing Social Media Speaking Twitter Newbies presentation Twitter 101 Twitter marketingAre you a newbie to Twitter? Do you often ask the questions: What is the best way to set up my Twitter profile? How can I find people to follow? What’s a hashtag, and how can I use it? What in the world should I tweet?

Government Blogging Presentation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As usual, in the spirit of “social&# media, I have decided to post up my recent “Government Blogging&# presentation slides (from the CSPS Armchair Presentation ) on SlideShare. I have embedded the presentation below. Nonetheless, I have posted them anyway since I find that I am often overwhelmed with emails requests for a copy after I present (almost out of reflex it seems). View more presentations from Mike Kujawski.

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As a supplement to that spreadsheet I also created a visual presentation with screenshots of each entry, which I try to update every 12 months and have embedded below. The screenshot presentation below will give you a sense of some of the work that has been done by various organizations in response to these hard to ignore trends. Add to it, share it with your colleagues, use it in your presentations, distribute it to your networks and databases.

Telling Your Nonprofit Story With Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits Social Media Storytelling digital tools Nonprofit Net nonprofit social media nonprofit story presentation slideshare These are the slides from a free seminar I provided to a group at the Nonprofit Net in Lexington, MA. Enjoy!

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10 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Marketing Nonprofits Social Media giving common presentation social media strategy webinarGiving Common Webinar: 10 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy.

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


Uncategorized donor cultivation freetools photography presentations sharingknowledge storytelling tips trends videoFlickr/mysza831. A little holiday gift for you!

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Own the Room–Some great presentation advice


Lots of us tend to underestimate the potential ROI from a great presentation. agree to make a presentation. I’m going to share some great advice from a new book called Own the Room , written by three experts on business presentations. flickr/constantly-Jair.

Disruption of the 'Usual' - Rethinking Behavior Change and Communication in Nutrition Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

Here''s how we presented it in the announcement: Effective communication is an essential component in the mix of strategies used to effect behavior change in regard to healthy eating. Over 600 locations tuned into the 50 minutes of my presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A.

Three Research & Presentation Tools for Your Small Nonprofit

Social Media Bird Brain

Papers, presentations, and social communications content all require that you do research and turn your findings into something that's eye-catching and memorable.

Most Popular Articles of 2014: On Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

Behavioral Economics Obesity Prevention Presentations Professional Issues Tobacco Thank you to the over 35,500 people who have visited this blog over the past year. I am really delighted that you come from all over the world. In 2014, about ?