Top 10 Ways You Can Benefit from Conducting a Donor Survey

iMarketSmart

Surveys raise money. Clean up your list – When done right, 7% of survey respondents will update their contact information for you. Deliver value – Surveying your supporters makes them feel valued and appreciated. Related Resources: >>Engagement Fundraising Podcast – Episode 3: Donor Surveys. >>The The Ultimate How-to-Guide for Conducting Nonprofit Donor Surveys. Raise money – If you want advice, ask for money. If you want money ask for advice.

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19 reasons why nonprofit donor surveys are awesome

iMarketSmart

Here are 19 reasons why nonprofit donor surveys are awesome: They help you learn about why your donors care about your mission, how their life story entwines with your mission and why they give. Oh, and here’s our ad promoting our nifty little donor survey tool.

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4 big reasons why you should not ask for money when you survey your supporters

iMarketSmart

Donor surveys of course! After all, my company built the only donor survey platform exclusively designed for nonprofits and institutions. We’ve sent out hundreds of millions of surveys by now and generated hundreds of thousands of highly-qualified leads for major gift officers and legacy gift officers to help make them more efficient and effective while sparing donors from spam, junk mail, and interruptive cold-calls.

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Donor Surveys – Episode 3

iMarketSmart

Learn the power of surveys, what words to use, why donors like them, how best to utilize them, and much more. The post Donor Surveys – Episode 3 appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Learn more about MarketSmart at [link]. Podcast

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Take the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our ability to produce this report is entirely dependent on your participation in the annual survey, which is now online. Please take the 2018 Survey now (You’ll need about 20 minutes). . Take the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey now.

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NonProfit Pulse Survey

Social Media Bird Brain

Thought you might be interested in the results of a survey ConstantContact did recently on nonprofits Here's the text: Constant Contact Nonprofit Pulse Survey: Attracting New Supporters Keeps Nonprofits Up at Night Majority of nonprofits see potential of social media marketing to help with engaging supporters WALTHAM, Mass. August 7, 2012 – According to new survey data from Constant.

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Don’t survey your donors unless you have cultivation ready to go

iMarketSmart

Almost 10 years ago, when MarketSmart was a marketing agency for private sector businesses and I first offered to help a charity generate leads, I recommended an outreach effort that included a mini-survey. So we expanded it to a more comprehensive survey and it worked even better. These people were pouring their hearts out in those surveys. This leads me back to the title of today’s post: Don’t survey your donors unless you have cultivation ready to go.

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Freeing Monthly Donor Hostages: Survey Results

The Agitator

We ran an Agitator Survey to get a more detailed picture of just what nonprofits are running into. If you care about the retention of monthly your monthly donors you’ll want to read and share the results of this Survey. In Can Your Monthly Donors Be Held Hostage?

The more things change, the more they stay the same

iMarketSmart

I was wondering who might have created the first survey ever. . ” Apparently, in AD 771 , he created what might have been the first survey to help him understand his own kingdom. Are you using surveys to help answer questions with which you struggle? .

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FINALLY REVEALED: Dr. Russell James’ secrets to conducting donor surveys

iMarketSmart

And this time he’ll be talking about one of my favorite subjects — donor surveys. MarketSmart has been conducting surveys on behalf of hundreds of nonprofits in 4 countries around the world. Plus his take on donor surveys is a bit different from mine (although not all that much).

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Top 10 reasons why donors like taking donor surveys

iMarketSmart

Here are the top 10 reasons why donors like taking donor surveys: 1. They simply find surveys to be fun and relaxing. The post Top 10 reasons why donors like taking donor surveys appeared first on MarketSmart | .

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What About People Who Don’t Answer Donor Surveys?

The Agitator

When you are in the business of asking donors about themselves and customizing their donor journeys based on that, you almost always get the question: “But what about those folks who don’t answer the survey?”

What Questions Do You Include in Donor Surveys?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m getting a lot of questions about questions — the ones you should ask donors or other supporters of your work in surveys. First, yes, surveying your donors a couple of times a year is a great idea. What questions do you include in your donor surveys?

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State of Social Media Monitoring Survey

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A few weeks ago, CEPSM partnered up with Environics Research Group to launch the “ State of Social Media Monitoring in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors Survey “ If you haven’t yet responded, please do so asap. The survey takes less than 3 minutes to fill out.

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Get to Aha! Messages: Nonprofit Messages Survey Results

Getting Attention

Our just-completed Nonprofit Messages Survey of more than 1,500 nonprofit leaders reveals that most organizations fail to connect quickly and strongly with the people whose help they need. messages nonrpofit messages survey

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Supporter Survey Questions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Monday, I shared some links to some national polling and survey data to help you learn more about your target audiences. But you’ll probably want to supplement that with a survey of the people on your list. P.S. Here are some tips on getting people to take your online survey.

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Please Take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2016 ! Last year, over 1,500 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. BONUS: Special Preview Webinar only for people who complete the survey!

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Getting People to Take Your Online Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sarah Durham of Big Duck is presenting this week’s webinar, Focus Groups and Surveys: Easy, Affordable Research for Nonprofit Marketers , on Tuesday, July 12 at 1 pm Eastern (10 am Pacific). Who doesn’t love online surveys? Sarah Durham of Sarah Big Duck.

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How to Upgrade Donors and Boost Revenue with Donor Surveys [FREE WEBINAR]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us next week for a FREE webinar with Rachel Muir: How to Upgrade Donors and Boost Revenue with Donor Surveys. But can donor surveys actually retain and upgrade your donors? Discover… Eye candy examples you‘ll want to steal from winning online surveys and learn what to ask.

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The Survey Results That Are Warming My Heart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As you know, our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is open, and will be through November 30. Warm my heart a little more and take the survey if you haven’t already. Take it now ).

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Last Chance to Help Us Design the 2016 Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the next week, I’ll be finalizing the questions for the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, so we can start taking your responses on Monday, November 2.

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HELP! Please….

iMarketSmart

But we need you to fill out the survey. Please help by going here to take the survey. BONUS : Plus, if you take the survey now, you’ll be able to see the results so far. I really need your help. I funded a study to help you.

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Cause Marketing Customer Satisfaction Surveys

Cause Related Marketing

At the bottom of the receipt was an 800-number keyed to a customer satisfaction survey. Taco Bell’s survey gives out $1,000 per week. The satisfaction survey at a regional seafood restaurant gives me a code that garners a free dessert when I complete their survey. Finish Home Depot’s survey and you’re entered to win a $5,000 gift card good at the retailer. to the cause in question whenever someone completes the survey?’

Online Surveys Vs Telephone Surveys

The Agitator

What’s important in terms of today’s post is not that he singled out the best (IBD/TIPP, Google Surveys, and Mellman) and the worst (Gallup, Rasmussen, and Mason-Dixon) pollster accuracy, but the fact that he addresses the channels through which the polls were taken — online vs. telephone and robo-telephone. Any Agitator readers want to share their experience with online vs. telephone surveys?

Why Should Your Organization Bother with Surveys?

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Surveys are a great way to better understand - and build relationships with - your donors and supporters. Here are a few ways surveys might help you connect with your donors and supporters: 1. Surveying people who have stopped donating can help you boost retention in the future. This article is adapted from a series on surveys from The Emma Blog.

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Can Penelope Burk predict the future?

iMarketSmart

2017 Burk Donor Survey. Donor advised funds: Only 5% of Respondents qualified to respond to questions in this part of the survey, so findings are interesting but anecdotal. Do you know Penelope Burk?

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Cause Marketing Customer Satisfaction Surveys

Cause Related Marketing

But instead of this rather standard issue campaign, what if instead Pizza Hut offered a donation to your charity of choice… say $0.25… plus the opportunity to donate a much larger amount when you respond to customer satisfaction survey?

Survey: Moving from a Print Newsletter to Email

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve set up a quick survey to collect some of your thoughts and experiences about this process of moving from print newsletters to email newsletters. Don’t see the survey form below?

Nonprofit Marketing Crisis: Survey Shows Messaging Fails to Connect With Key Audiences

Getting Attention

Our recent survey of more than 900 nonprofit leaders reveals a major crisis among charitable organizations: Many are doing an inadequate job of connecting with their key audiences and characterize their primary messages – intended to motivate donors, volunteers and advocacy – as poorly targeted, difficult to remember and uninspiring. More immediately, complete survey results, plus specific recommendations on how nonprofits can start to immediately improve key messaging, are available here.

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How to Design an Effective Survey

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Shape your survey questions to get the most valuable information. In a world full of emails, advertisements and direct mail, adding surveys to your communication mix can be an effective way to let your subscribers know that you’re listening as well as talking. Like email, however, a successful survey needs some careful planning and execution.

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Audience Research: Where to Find Polls and Survey Data

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can and should do some original research via surveys, interviews, and informal focus groups with people on your lists (which I talk about in Chapter 3 of my book ). But you can also learn a great deal from polls and surveys conducted by others. Cornell Universities List of Public Opinion Surveys. What are some of your favorite free resources for polls and surveys so you can learn more about your target audiences?

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A Survey For You! What do you think?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Board Conflict Fundraising answers birthday blog charity income on the side inspiration mazarine treyz nonprofit questions school stats survey wildwomanfundraising.com you

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The Customer Survey as Cause Marketing Fundraiser

Cause Related Marketing

At the bottom of the receipt was an 800-number keyed to a customer satisfaction survey. to the cause in question whenever someone completes their customer satisfaction survey?’ Framed that way customer satisfaction surveys are a natural fit for cause marketing. By contrast, the survey at Taco Bell gives responders a shot at a $1,000 weekly giveaway. Complete the survey from a regional seafood restaurant and you get a free dessert.

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Survey: How Do You Repurpose or Remix Your Content?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Please complete the survey below. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool. Do you follow the 50-50 rule for content creation ? (OK, OK, it’s not a real rule, it’s just a starting point I made up.). The idea is that about half of what you share in your communications is original content that you created recently and that hasn’t been published anywhere else yet.

#Resource: Survey Of E-Mail Distribution Services For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. This is a repost of an article that originally appeared in August, 2010. As our regular readers and Twitter followers are aware, MKCREATIVE has recently and proudly received ‘ Gold Status ‘ by the Green Business League.

The Social Media ROI Argument: Fighting Back With a Simple Survey

Getting Attention

We recently decided to ask our followers to answer a quick online survey to test our suppositions—that our social media goals up to this point are being met. Welcome back to guest blogger, Susie Bowie, Communications Manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

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Small Member Organizations: Take This Survey

Selfish Giving

Surveying the small membership community. So Wild Apricot is conducting an online survey for insight into the world of small member organizations. This is a guest post from Lori Halley is the blog writer for the Wild Apricot Blog.

Cone’s Latest Survey on Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Must…control…the…urge…to…be…sarcastic.In its recently-released Cause Evolution Study, (registration required) Cone, Inc. found that people are only slightly more favorably inclined towards companies employing transactional cause marketing (53%) than to lump sum charitable donations (47%).Transactional

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Pls tell me: How do you select your marketing activities? 1-minute survey

Getting Attention

Please take a minute right now (literally, this is a 1-2 question survey) to tell me how you select your marketing activities. Your answers will guide me to create the guidance you need to save time, money and anguish in that process. Please answer these 2 questions right now. Thanks, in advance, for your input. You’re the best! P.S. Can you do this right now, while it’s on your mind? I’d appreciate it. Planning and Evaluation

Donor Retention Survey Results

The Agitator

Nothing fancy about last week’s Agitator survey. Instead, I heard three very basic ingredients in their survey comments … 1. a survey on priorities, a brief report on whatever specific project/program brought that donor in and how their gift made a difference).