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.

The ultimate nonprofit guide to fundraising minimums


At CrowdRise by GoFundMe, we believe that fundraising minimums (sometimes lovingly referred to as ‘fundmins’) can be one of the most powerful tools in a nonprofit’s toolkit.

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Does Slacktivism Actually Work?


While social media has profoundly amplified the reach and influence of nonprofits, it’s also created a dilemma commonly referred to as “slacktivism.”

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The Seven Writing Styles That All Nonprofit Communicators Should Master

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Microcontent Microcontent refers to the short but powerful pieces of copy you find in headlines, subject lines, captions, and tweets. Storytelling Nonprofit storytelling refers to narratives about participants and supporters that include characters, descriptive details, emotions, and plot. Most nonprofit communicators consider themselves to be good writers. But what really sets apart the great writers in the nonprofit world is mastery of seven distinct types of copywriting.

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.

Basic Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) Tools To Help Fight Disinformation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the intelligence community, the term “open” refers to overt, publicly available sources. Over the past year, I’ve had a significant increase in the number of client requests for custom consulting and/or training help relating to combating the spread of disinformation. I thought I’d share some recent slides (edited to remove any client sensitive information of course), where I provide some useful tools for any newbies to the field of OSINT / SOCMINT.

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.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns


Study Shows That 35% of Online Giving Is Prompted by a Personal Ask

Blue Sky Collaborative

Whether you call it Personal Fundraising, Peer to Peer Fundraising, Friends Asking Friends, or Viral Fundraising it's all referring to the same dynamic that involves supporters of A recent study by AFP yielded some very revealing results about Personal Fundraising.

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A reference letter resembles a recommendation letter from employer. A character reference letter ought to be crisp and most of all, believable. There are quite a lot of reasons why your friend might be required to supply character reference.

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.

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 [.].

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too


Peer pressure A commonly used tactic in political campaigns and school playgrounds, this technique (alternately referred to as “social pressure”) harnesses a supporter’s desire to fit in with their community.

We’re Looking for a Graphic Designer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

After February 1st, we will begin contacting designers for further information and will request references at that time. We want to add a new member to the Nonprofit Marketing Guide crew. Please share this with your freelance graphic designer friends!

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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.

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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Dirty Facts About Buy Research Papers Exposed


Additionally, you always need to buy only research papers on the internet without a plagiarism because uniqueness of articles will guarantee your work isn’t copied from different references. What Buy Research Papers Is – and What it Is Not.

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising


You may even want to set up a Google Alert or two for future reference. As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season.

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.

The Hat Never Comes Off

JCA Insights

The individual posing as the potential donor is heard on the recording saying “I like it when you take off your NPR hat,” an ironic reference to the fact that the conservative actor is happy to be taping such inflammatory statements but meant on the face of it to indicate the potential donor’s approval of such informal rapport-building conversation. Ah, how tempting it can be to ask a donor to perceive us without reference to our organization.

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Social Media Vigilantism – Have We Gone Too Far?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I’m referring to the false positives created by the emotionally driven social media vigilante mob that forms when these sorts of events occur.

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.

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.

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.

What About People Who Don’t Answer Donor Surveys?

The Agitator

The full study is worth a look, but skipping to the bottom of the page, they found four predictive variables as to whether first-time donors would give again: The donor’s initial commitment through the means with which she enters the site (teacher-referred or not). Teacher-referred.

Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails


You can always refer back to these recordings when you are trying to convey the voice of your nonprofit. Crafting smart and effective emails can be challenging. Every list is different and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to writing effective emails. Luckily, there are a few tried-and-true principles to guide your writing. Once you've got something drafted, take the time to test your emails. Test everything from messaging to subject lines.

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Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

While various governments around the world began looking at the policy and service delivery impact of this space on government (referred to as Gov 2.0

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Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In many cases, in addition to adding the Measurable and Time-bound elements, you also need to add some reference to the who — your participants, supporters, or influencers — and sometimes the what you are communicating about — your messaging or call to action. In previous posts, I’ve shared with you the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications goals and the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications strategies.

The bots are coming! Are you ready?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ability to add bots to a group or bring a bot into a conversation through an in-line reference). Last week we held our MARCOM Annual Conference (more on that in a future post) where I moderated a roundtable discussion on bots. I thought I ‘d share a few notes from my handout.

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What the Web Renewal (canada.ca) Initiative is missing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

For those of you not familiar with what I am referring to, the Government of Canada (Goc) Web Renewal Initiative aims to streamline the GoC’s web presence through a single central website, Canada.ca .

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. .

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.

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3 Ways to Turn #GivingTuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

J Campbell Social Marketing

When you send a thank you message referring to the specific way that they gave and the reason that they gave, it does 2 things: . As you probably know Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. This year it’s on November 27th.

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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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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.

How to Make Your Nonprofit Writing More Conversational

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Use “you” and “your” when referring to the reader. You should also refer to yourself by using “I” or “we” and “my” or “our” instead of “the organization” or other more institutional-sounding words.

Ask the Expert: Starting and Hosting a Podcast

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

his answer simply refers back to the growing numbers. Have all notes or reference material you need readily available. Podcasts are growing and can be wonderful communications tools for nonprofits.

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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5 Inventive Ways Donor Data Can Boost Your EOY Fundraising


Reference your past campaign data to find out which kinds of appeals your donors have responded to, so that you can make informed decision about how to tell your story. EOY (or end-of-year) fundraising can be a critical time for nonprofits.

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