It’s about questions, not presentations

iMarketSmart

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! .

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?

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Telling Your Story Using Social Media [Presentation]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are my slides from tonight’s presentation – Telling Your Story Using Social Media. The post Telling Your Story Using Social Media [Presentation] appeared first on JCSM. I was honored to be part of such an amazing panel of speakers!

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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Astonishing! If you have more women of color presenting at a conference…

Wild Woman Fundraising

This year at the Fundraising Career Conference , we had 6 women of color presenting, out of 9 presenters in 11 sessions. . If you have lots of women of color speakers, you get more women and men of color attending and interacting with presenters!

#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.

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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.

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?

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.

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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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Own the Room–Some great presentation advice

ImpactMax

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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Steve Jobs' Presentation Technique Works Magic for Nonprofit Communicators

Getting Attention

One of Jobs' most ardent fans is communications coach Carmine Gallo, who decided to absorb thousands of Jobs' presentations to distill his magic formula. I'm just finishing up Gallo's recently-released The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and want to share a few of Jobs' most useful strategies with you. Watch Jobs here to see his presentation magic in motion. Tags: Nonprofit Communications Presentations Recommended Resources

To Succeed Nonprofits Must Live in Past, Present & Future

Selfish Giving

Relieved, Scrooge pledges to "Live in the past, the present and the future." These programs are looking outdated and overly self-serving and the present offers new ideas and opportunities. Our supporters want us to be more present. Past, present, future.

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.

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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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Presenting A Passionate Fundraising Case

The Agitator

The basic principles presented in Building a Passionate Case for Support: How to Write a Script in Support of Your Mission are: The needs of the organization are secondary to the prospect’s desires. Here, from The FLA Group, is a superb paper on how to craft your fundraising case. I wish (for the sake of US readers) I had seen it before the Thanksgiving holiday. I would have insisted that you take it home and memorize it over your "off" days.

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To Succeed, Nonprofits Must Live in Past, Present & Future

Selfish Giving

Relieved, Scrooge pledges to “Live in the past, the present and the future.” There’s a famous scene in A Christmas Carol after Scrooge has been visited by the three ghosts. Much to his surprise, he awakes in his bed and realizes he survived the night.

What to Present in Your First Meeting With a Cause Marketing Prospect

Cause Related Marketing

Imagine that you’ve got at least the bones of a new cause marketing campaign in place and it’s now time to test it and see how the market will react. What do you ‘sell’ in those first few meetings with prospective sponsors? There are two schools of thought. In the first school, you never go to any meeting unprepared. That is, you put together a pretty buttoned-down sponsorship packet that outlines exactly what you’re asking of the prospective sponsor and what they get in return.

11 Social Marketing Basics: My presentation for WANGO today

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

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13 Best Practices For Client Presentations

Diva Marketing Blog

The day has finally come to present to your client. At this moment in time How you present is as critical as What you present. In keeping with the music intro Skip wrapped the semester with a few notes on how to make a client presentation sing (ouch! 13 Best Practices For Client Presentations from Prof Skip Gunther 1. Always make certain that your client is totally on board before making a presentation to others.

Will you be at Blackbaud’s BBCON next week? I will!

iMarketSmart

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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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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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seth on fundraising and the present moment

Sea Change Strategies

His title, This Is Not the Time to Ask for Money, kind of says it all. We’ve embarked on a scary fundraising arms race — fuelled by “experts&# who have counseled that we get in early with our asks before everything goes south. And we are tripping over one another to ask ask ask. You can smell the panic in the development departments.

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?

AMA Presentation: Cause Marketing During Challenging Times

Selfish Giving

This presentation didn’t have any slides, but if you’re a PowerPoint-aholic check out these slides from an event I spoke at just a couple weeks ago. Thanks to everyone who came out to the AMA Boston event on Cause Marketing During Challenging Economic Times. It was a great event. As promised, below are links to some of the topics I discussed. What is cause marketing.

How to Get Over 1 Million Visitors a Month Presentation

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Here’s the How to Get 1 Million Visitors to your Website a Month presentation. I had a great time speaking yesterday at PRSA’s Association and Non-Profit Day in Washington, DC about how to get over 1 Million visitors to your website using an integrated digital strategy using SEO, PPC, traditional press, social media and blogger outreach. Tagged: blogger outreach , digital strategy ideas , Google Adwords , one million visits , PRSA , SEO , Social media.

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AFP Presentation: Cause Marketing for Nonprofits

Selfish Giving

As promised, here are my slides from the presentation (at least the most relevant ones). Thanks to everyone who came out to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Brown Bag today to hear me, Joanna MacDonald and Dan Curtin , General Manager of Zipcar Boston , talk about cause marketing. I’ve linked them to several posts that might be helpful to you. What is Cause Marketing? Read my post of the same name , and be sure to check out the comments. Point-of-Sale.

How To Fill Out A Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Calendar

J Campbell Social Marketing

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10 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

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Battle-Tested Tools to Rock Your Digital Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

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