5 Ways to Get Your Major Donors to Refer You and Your Organization to Others


Constantly ask them to refer you. Remind them to refer you. Make sure the reminder includes a benefit for the major supporter such as: “Please consider referring your friends to me so I can help them learn how they can impact too.

2010 Predictions: Number 1 is I’ll Keep Referring You to Beth

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ll share my three predictions for nonprofit marketing in 2010 with you in just a second, but here’s one prediction that I know for a fact will come true: I’ll keep referring you to Beth Kanter for all questions social media that are too difficult for me to answer.

Using What Is Dissertation


Reference record the absolute most usual reference style employed for referencing a report is APA. Further be certain that the details that you have written in the reference listing would be like the info from the written text. Using What Is Dissertation.

Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Reference the relationship (as a XX level donor, or trusted volunteer). Reference acquisition source, i.e. Care2 or (“thank you for signing our petition in support of increased funding for early childhood education”). Reference gift or membership anniversary.

Cut the Glut! Part II – Redundancies to Eliminate from Your Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

refer back = refer. Last week, we talked about those wordy phrases you need to trim (and what to use instead). For example, just say “enough” instead of “a sufficient amount of.” ” Today, we are going to cover redundant phrases.

Within 2 Minutes She Owned a Piece of Our Souls.

NonProfit Branding

Standing at the podium, referring to her own extraordinary experience, she claimed: the only problem with having a damn fool [.]. At a conference in Breckenridge last Thursday, Dawn Engle commanded the attention of 75 corporate and government leaders.Two minutes into her story she owned a piece of our souls! Now she’s about to inspire you.

What a Nonprofit Communications Plan Should Look Like in 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out the three specific documents most often referred to as a “communications plan,” whether you need all three, and how to create each one quickly and painlessly. All nonprofits need a communications plan.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sheri Booms Holm

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today my to-dos include checking references for a summer intern candidate, pulling together materials and setting up an exhibit for a business expo this afternoon, and updating promotional materials for a workforce summit we’re helping sponsor in late April. Sheri Booms Holm.

Cut the Glut! Wordy Phrases to Eliminate from Your Writing (And Alternatives)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

with reference to = about. We’ve all read those mission statements or fundraising appeals that seem to have smart ideas, but when you take a closer look you realize they just have a lot of words. Shorter is nearly always better.

All We Are Saying, Is Give Twitter a Chance

Social Media Bird Brain

Now everyone just seems to accept that Twitter is a thing, though for a lot of them it seems to mean Twitter is a thing for newscasters or comedians to reference when someone in the public eye screws up big-time. Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It''s been a long time since I heard the kind of criticism of Twitter that I used to hear, say circa January 2008, when I joined.

How To Measure Media Cost & Results When Promoting Your Nonprofit (TV, Newspaper, Billboards, Branding Products, etc.)

NonProfit Branding

This is information you will want to keep for reference.) The Research: Many media – billboards, TV, newspapers, skywriters, etc – can promote your brand. Each has different impacts. And different costs. Here’s a look at the research that compares expense and results. The Key Yardstick: Of three basic metrics, number of impressions is the [.].

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have referred her to other speaking clients and have had the pleasure of seeing her shine at other national conferences. They have thanked me for referring them to her, and have been overjoyed with the results she delivers.

Best Custom Essay


We stimulate that you simply make use of the provided data as references on your paperwork, or paraphrase them within your means of creating content articles. The Essay Products are a particular developing support devoted to satisfying students?

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Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

Save screenshots for future reference. It’s #GivingTuesday 2016, the best day to do vital prep work for #GivingTuesday 2017.

20 Tips to Energize Dull Nonprofit Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Add a timely reference. Add a cultural reference. Is your writing dry and boring? A lot of nonprofit messaging is. Eliminating jargon and overall wordiness is a great place to start, but here are 20 more ways that you can bring your writing back to life.

Your Hashtags for Good Bible


OpenData and #BigData = Refers to Using Data in New, Open, Transparent and Understandable Ways. socialbusiness = Used to refer to business working toward social good. Department of Health and Human’s Service to Refer to Their Digital Strategy. image courtesy of misspixels.

Inclusive Conversations: Confrontation versus Conversations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ryan said, “I feel the ‘crunch’ whenever my colleagues refer to illegal immigrants as ‘undocumented citizens.’

Leverage Your Supporters' Influence and Follow Engagement with Social Share Tracking


To tap into this, you need know who shares your content, but more importantly, you want to know who is succeeding at referring new people – and donations - to your organization. Organizations have enormous untapped potential in the form of their supporters’ social networks and influence. Online Actions now allows you to track referrers who share your forms, both if they click the share asks, and also if those shares generate any new submissions.

Zig When They Zag to Spur Action (Nonprofit Case Study)

Getting Attention

It was no surprise that many of them featured the weather in their subject lines, with references to winter, blizzard, polar bear, storm and snow. By referring to the opposite of what was happening , they did even one better than referring to the current weather. I awoke yesterday morning to a 6″ topper of new snow here in New Jersey, adding to the 24″ already there. Then we picked up the voice mail from 4:32 a.m., alerting us to a two-hour school delay.

Social Media News Roundup

Non Profit Marketing 360

For your reference collection: 10 must-have social media primers. Facebook made significant changes last month. In the Stanford Social Innovation Review, blogger Amy Sample Ward explains their impact and directs you to links with more information. Twitter has launched a Twitter for Nonprofits program. Google Analytics has released a new and improved version. Allyson Kapin of Frogloop can explain it all. Blogger Mitch Joel makes a case for why you should be present on Google+ now.

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links for 2009-04-26

Selfish Giving

Great reference for nonprofits! How To Create A Powerful And Engaging Facebook Page.

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Is your tagline too long? (Or too short?)

Mission Minded

It’s a powerful way to reference the brand promise your nonprofit makes to the public—but how long should your tagline be? A pitch-perfect tagline can be the foundation of all the messages you create about your organization or program.

How to Create and Use a Nonprofit Social Media Calendar [with template]

J Campbell Social Marketing

5) Always refer back to your Strategic Online Communications Plan and your goals. Refer back to the 90-Day Strategic Online Communications Plan you created a few weeks ago (instructions are here ). As a nonprofit marketer, you wear many hats.

Thoughtfulness and the Numbered List

Social Media Bird Brain

Numbered list icon from dryicons.com This week's post is kind of meta because, on one hand I decry the use of gimmicks like numbered lists, and on the other hand, I refer to a post that uses that gimmick. Don't worry about it, though - just go with the flow. The Numbered List I tend not to use them. I don't like them - they seem superficial to me. Now, after having read Amber Naslund's. stakeholder customer Inc.

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Wisdom for Executive Directors Managing Communications Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” You’ll have to click through the slides to get that reference.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Extra points for the Friday Night Lights reference). Did everyone have a good week? Let’s wrap it up with some Mixed Links… Next Friday, May 27th is the last day to send your submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

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Is Your Content Too Wordy? Consider These 6 Alternative Formats

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Buzzfeed — the purveyor of online gems such as 10 Important Life Lessons You Can Learn from Cats — has spawned a form of content commonly referred to as the listicle. Nonprofit leaders often complain about limited resources — and with good reason.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Mark Zobel

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Once the Daily Gift Report checklist is complete, I launch into what Michael Hyatt refers to as “the big three.” On this particular day, I met with one of my direct reports for our weekly meeting, which I refer to as the “Alumni Relations Roundup.” Mark Zobel. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words.

What You Don’t Know About Visual Marketing On Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Print or bookmark the below infographic for quick and easy reference when designing or uploading images for Facebook. . Guest blog by Rebecca Hill. Visuals are everything on social media. They catch the eye, pique interest, and hopefully, grab the user’s attention. .

4 More Clever Ways to Improve Your Thank You Letters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want a handy-dandy checklist you can reference quickly when creating your thank you? As we mentioned last week, first-time donor retention is a measly 19%. You can do so much better with just a few small changes. Start with the first thing your donors get after giving – the thank you!

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The Most Incredibly Disregarded Solution for Custom Research Paper


Despite the fact that a particular investigation paper boosts a single region of analysis, it’s potential to utilize it like a reference for a number of different factfinding schemes. Vital Pieces of Custom Research Paper.

Branding Books You’ll Love

Mission Minded

At Mission Minded we often refer to ourselves as “branding geeks.” Most of us read branding books for fun—like on the weekends or at the beach, when others would choose to read a juicy novel instead. See what I mean? You can apply the many benefits of branding to help your nonprofit: raise more money recruit [.]. Blog Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Copywriting

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Show some donor appreciation!


They’re all wrong because one of the most effective marketing tactics we employ is this: We send thank you notes and gifts to people who refer us to others, mention us online, promote us at events or contribute to our success in other ways. You should know that lots of people try to tell me how to market MarketSmart. They tell me I need to drive tons of traffic to my website. They call me up and tell me I should speak at or sponsor this or that event.

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Gamification: Silly fad or important trend for marketers?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Enjoy and please let me know if I am forgetting to reference anyone. Almost two years ago now I wrote a blog post entitled “ Gamification can change behaviour.

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Why You Must Recognize the Consideration Continuum


She called it “the consideration continuum” I think she was referring to the fact that: Your supporters can be flat-out fickle. You must recognize that most of your supporters will never stop considering whether to give to you.

A Better Alternative To #GivingTuesday

The Agitator

So, in the interest of foregoing a rant and instead give Agitator readers a head start on a better alternative to #GivingTuesday I refer you to a post we ran last year on #ThanksGivingTuesday. Tom’s already grumping about #GivingTuesday and it’s months away. I’m not a big fan either. But I am blessed with a far gentler, docile disposition.

Donor gets dumped over dumb donation

Get Fully Funded

Man refers to clients in need of decent, affordable housing. . This just in from the world of the weird and unbelievable - -. Development Director for a small nonprofit providing housing to families in need speaks to donor who has been supporting annual golf tournament for the past several years. Man wants to give extra money this year, but wants it ALL spent on the tournament , to promote his business, and openly admits this.

My Quarterly Disquisition on Transparency in Cause-Related Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Gillian Wilson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Before I leave, I reference my calendar again, check off any completed items on my to-do list, and prepare a new list for the following day. Gillian Wilson.

Donor gets dumped over dumb donation

Get Fully Funded

Man refers to clients in need of decent, affordable housing. . This just in from the world of the weird and unbelievable – -. Development Director for a small nonprofit providing housing to families in need speaks to donor who has been supporting annual golf tournament for the past several years. Man wants to give extra money this year, but wants it ALL spent on the tournament , to promote his business, and openly admits this.