What to do instead of the crusty old estate planning seminars you run hoping to generate planned gifts?

iMarketSmart

I’m not sure the old-fashioned estate planning seminars really work to generate legacy gifts. Others feel that the seminar offer is incongruent with the charity’s mission (leaving donors to wonder why you’re doing it in the first place). And, finally, if you aren’t being transparent about why you’re holding the seminar, then you’re really just trying to dupe your supporters… now that’s not nice!

Learn How to Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact – Fall Seminar

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar. I’m partnering with my friend and colleague, Kivi Leroux Miller, to offer you a special opportunity to find the solutions to your 2011 marketing challenges: The Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Learn more here.

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Free seminar and win a free coaching session!

Fundraising Coach

Seminar. Andrea Waltz is offering FundraisingCoach.com readers a free seminar on Wednesday, April 13 at 1 p.m. free seminar for fundraisers page. And the seminar really is free. Those on my Fundraising Kick email list already know that April is Go For No!

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TL:DR or What Is The Perfect Length?

Social Media Bird Brain

email subject lines headlines length NGOs podcasts seminars small nonprofits social media title tags Twitter videos Ran across this infographic at MakeUseOf.com and thought it was worthy of a short discussion. As you may know, TL:DR stands for "Too Long: Didn''t Read". There is a sweetness to brevity, particularly when it comes to social media. As a technical writer, I learned early on that wordiness can be a killer when you''re trying to get people to read - and use - a user manual.

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Seminar: The Growth of New Media in Health Communication and Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Next week, the George Washington University Health Communication and Marketing (HCM) Seminar Series , Rediscovering Health Communication and Marketing, explores Growth of new media in HCM: New opportunities and the need for a research agenda. . This seminar will feature the following speakers and presentations: .

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Fundraising Career Pathing – Take the Right Job for You

Wild Woman Fundraising

Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops. Education: Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops. Education: Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops.

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FREE “Ask Without Fear!” Teleclass

Fundraising Coach

Purchase this full-day fundraising seminar you can download right to your desk and start learning today ! Bookmarks Creating Donor Evangelists Teleclass Free Fundraising Seminar. Tags: Samples & Tools Specials ask without fear fundraising seminar nonprofit fundraising Since this month marks the 1 year anniversary of the publication of “ Ask Without Fear! “, I’m deciding to have a party!

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Telling Your Nonprofit Story With Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

These are the slides from a free seminar I provided to a group at the Nonprofit Net in Lexington, MA. Enjoy! Takeaways: * How to use digital and visual storytelling strategies. What stories you should be telling online. * How to use photo and video-sharing tools to connect with supporters.

Influence? What Influence?

Social Media Bird Brain

In keeping with that, I get a lot of 'invitations' to seminars, conferences, and webcasts (not to mention book debuts) to learn. Image via almostsavvy.com There are just as many posts on influence these days as in the early days of social media, though nowdays they tend to focus on how your company can influence or convert potential customers more than how your blog can influence followers.

Fundraising Career Pathing – How to Take the Right Job for You

Wild Woman Fundraising

Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops. Education: Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops. Education: Continue professional development through seminars, conferences and specific workshops.

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Where I am Speaking February – April: Come Say Hi!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

February 29- March 1, Wilmington, NC, QENO Nonprofit Marketing Seminars at UNC Wilmington. I love getting to meet our blog readers in person, so if you will be attending any of these events, please find me and say Hello! I’m usually around for awhile both before and after I speak.

Nonprofit fundraisers need to keep learning

Get Fully Funded

Pick up a book, attend a seminar, or listen to a teleclass. Do you know everything you need to know? How will you know when you know enough? Or do you know just enough to be dangerous? As nonprofit fundraisers, we must continue learning throughout our careers. For newbies, education is critical to increase their knowledge. For veterans, it’s important to learn cutting edge techniques and keep their skills sharp. If you want to be successful in fundraising, keep learning.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Winston C. Trumpet

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He is a highly regarded facilitator for strategic planning workshops, marketing seminars, and Faith-based outreach event planning. Winston C. Trumpet.

Are You Short-Changing Your Nonprofit By Not Being Marketing Savvy?

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Its easy to do with the many seminars, workshops, the internet, and the numerous volumes of marketing books published each year. Many organizations have no idea what marketing is. Some even resist marketing as contradicting their values.

Donor retention and donor qualification go together like peas in a pod

iMarketSmart

Don’t go running around worrying about retention just because it’s the buzzword of the day thanks to some CRM vendor’s blog or some speaker you heard at a seminar. Some things just work best when coupled together. Peanut butter and jelly. Toothpaste and a toothbrush. Cookies and milk. Soap and water. Simon and Garfunkel. Get the idea? Donor retention and donor qualification.

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Don't Compete - Combine!

Social Media Bird Brain

image by deSKOLtrolado via Flickr Last month a local accounting consulting firm held a seminar for nonprofits in how to survive the economic downturn. The minute I saw it I thought what a great idea and why not broaden it?When When I was presenting on behalf of a local arts nonprofit, I often shared the stage with reps from other nonprofits. We became kind of a support group for one another because we.

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Getting to the World Social Marketing Conference - 2015

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 3rd biannual World Social Marketing Conference is coming up 19-21 April 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

Upcoming Fundraising Coach training events in Nebraska & San Antonio

Fundraising Coach

My upcoming fundraising training seminars take me to Omaha, Nebraska; Lincoln, Nebraska; and San Antonio, Texas, including a rare public seminar there! Public Seminar. Fundraising Coach Store: Seminars and books to help coach you.

A long overdue call to action on cyber-bullying

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here is the kind of potential agenda (I’m drafting this on the spot) I would use for a “Responsible Digital Engagement” seminar for students (with mandatory attendance by teachers and parents). I watched Amanda Todd’s tragic video message today.

Nonprofit Storytelling in A Digital World

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’m happy to announce that I will be teaching a free two hour seminar with HandsOn Tech Boston ! REGISTER. Description: Digital technologies have fundamentally changed the way people read and consume information.

Free Valentine’s Day Bow Tie Card

Fundraising Coach

Other Possibly Related posts: Free seminar and win a free coaching session! Whether for you or that special Valentine in your life, get them a free bow tie card this Valentine’s Day! (c) c) The Fundraising Coach, LLC. Get 100 donors in the next 12 weeks? Learn how: 100 Donors in 90 Days ! Get a free month of 501 Mission Place! Why it’s time for YOU to say good-bye to free WiFi. Specials Valentine's Day

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Thoughts On National Philanthropy Day

The Agitator

These events, much like the one we attended on Tuesday organized by the Miami Chapter of the AFP included award ceremonies, galas, luncheons, seminars and other special activities.

Increase Your Marketing Impact in 1 Day – Seattle, June 16: Just 6 Seats Left

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar.

Early Bird Deadline Sept. 17 – Second NYC Workshop Added

Getting Attention

We hope you’ll join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar for nonprofit communicators and development staff members, board members and executive directors who do it all. Just Give Us One Day to. Transform Your Marketing Planning.

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When can you stop learning?

Get Fully Funded

Last week, I went to a 3-hour seminar with a group of my friends. I’m a big believer in continuing education. I encourage my students to take advantage of learning opportunities, and like a good coach, I practice what I preach.

When can you stop learning?

Get Fully Funded

Last week, I went to a 3-hour seminar with a group of my friends. I’m a big believer in continuing education. I encourage my students to take advantage of learning opportunities, and like a good coach, I practice what I preach.

[Secret Page] Ask Without Fear! DVD & Free Coaching Offer

Fundraising Coach

Free seminar and win a free coaching session! Now through the end of May 5, we’re offering a free, private coaching session with Marc to with every purchase of the popular Ask Without Fear! To qualify, you simply need to buy the DVD from this secret page : [link].

[July 31 Deadline - Save $100] Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact in 1 Day

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar. Reserve Your Spot by Sunday July 31 to Save $100 — Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop , October 12 in NYC. This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan.

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[July 31 Deadline - Save $100] Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact in 1 Day

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar. Reserve Your Spot by Sunday July 31 to Save $100 — Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop , October 12 in NYC. This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan.

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Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact In a Day: Oct. 12 NYC

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar. This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan! And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City.

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Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact In a Day: Oct. 12 NYC

Getting Attention

Please join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar. This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan! And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City.

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How to Connect with Your Target Audiences – Get to Know Them!

Getting Attention

Connecting with your audiences is one of the focal points of our limited-enrollment seminar and as we were discussing this topic, we decided to record our conversation. Nothing’s more vital to the success of your organization’s marketing than knowing your target audiences.

Upcoming Events

Fundraising Coach

Register at: [link] Indianapolis - August 29 - NICF I'll be joining Dr. Adrian Sargeant and Dr. Mari Ann Callais as we keynote one day each of THE Foundations Seminar put on by NICF. I'll be on the road quite a bit this fall. If you'll be at one of these events, let's try to meet up!

Just Give Us 1 Day to Boost Your Nonprofit Marketing Results – Sept. 19 in Chicago

Getting Attention

We hope you’ll join us for this intensive, limited-enrollment planning seminar for nonprofit communicators and development staff members, board members and executive directors who do it all. Register Now! The first 15 registrants save $100.

Are you following up on your quality of life? #followupfriday

Fundraising Coach

Yesterday, I worked on slides for a seminar I'm co-presenting with Meghan Godorov and Mazarine Treyz next month as part of the Fundraising Career Conference. Our session is only one of three full days of seminars ! It's Follow Up Friday!

5 Tips For Increasing Traffic to Your Nonprofit’s Website

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When I looked at the pages on FundraisingCoach.com in light of search terms I was interested in, I was shocked to see that I talked a lot about seminars and trainings but never used the terms "fundraising seminars" and "nonprofit trainings." Obviously people that searched on the "fundraising seminars" were a better fit to my site than people just searching on the generic "seminars." I'm not an SEO expert, and I've never played one on TV.

A Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

Fundraising 123

If you're a procrastinator and are only just revving up your holiday fundraising, this is a seminar you do not want to miss! The last weeks of the year are far and away the biggest and most important for online charitable giving. In fact, Network for Good processes 40% of online donations for nonprofits like yours in December. In addition, almost 70% of adults plan to donate the same amount online as they did in the 2007 holiday season. So the rest of 2008 is very important.

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MLK and your nonprofit fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Fundraising Seminars and Nonprofit Executive Coaching. Nonprofit Fundraising Seminars. In the United States we’re honoring the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m sure many people will be posting about the “I have a dream” speech.

The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

Wild Woman Fundraising

A very gracious and supportive seminar.” I appreciated the break between seminars. Last week we did our incredible Nonprofit Leadership Summit, with 12 presentations over 3 days for nonprofits all over the world!

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Secret Boards

J Campbell Social Marketing

Using a Secret Board, you can collect ideas for presentations, workshops and seminars before they are ready to be shared with the public. Pinterest announced today that users are now able to create an unlimited amount of Secret Boards! Secret Boards have many uses on Pinterest.

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