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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.

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 | .

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?

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.

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.

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

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?

Two New Surveys Show Consumers Expect and Support Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Two surveys out this week uncover new insights about the push and pull of cause marketing. The Cause Marketing Forum is meeting in Chicago so I haven’t had the chance to talk with them, but I suspect that in the years to come this survey will turn up much bigger numbers. In the first, the Cause Marketing Forum looks for million-dollar cause marketing campaigns at checkout and finds 63 of them generating a total of $358.4 million. That’s an average of $5.6 million per campaign.

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.

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?

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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Give 10 Minutes: Get the Benchmarks & Data You Need

Getting Attention

Kivi Leroux Miller’s Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey has become the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. So please, take 10-15 minutes now to take this year’s Survey. Give 10— take the survey today.

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!

New Charity Village Salary Survey Highlights

Wild Woman Fundraising

Jen Ross (Director, Marketing) of Charity Village was kind enough to answer a few of these questions for me about CharityVillage’s new 2017 salary survey. If you’d like to read more about their survey, just go here.

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 ).

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?’

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).

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.

New Donor Surveys

The Agitator

Here are two recent donor surveys that have come to our attention. The basic message of the Millennials survey is ‘get personal.’ The second phone/online survey was conducted post-2010 congressional elections by direct response fundraising agency OMP. This survey focused more on the political and issue mindset of cause supporters following the election. The survey makes no pretense of representing all charitable donors.

Giving Attitudes Surveyed By Harris Interactive

The Agitator

Don’t know how I missed this, but back in November Harris Interactive released this very interesting survey on the charitable giving habits and plans of Americans. Here’s a link to Harris Interactive’s full archive of consumer surveys. Their report includes some interesting trend data comparing 2007 and 2010 responses.

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?

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.

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?

The Secret: Why People Really Make Major Gifts and Bequests

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving bequests donor survey fundraising tips major gift fundraisingSo you want to know the real reason why people make major gifts and bequests? But first, I must share a quote. Confucius once said, “Life is very simple.

Are nonprofits recovering with the economy? Survey says…

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey is out and the report has some sobering insight on how nonprofits have fared during the economic recovery. While 80% of respondents reported an increase in demand for services, 56% of those surveyed were unable to meet demand in 2013. According to the survey, in the next 12 months: 31% will change the main ways in which they raise and spend money.

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

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The 76% Percent: Is Your Mission Statement Ready for Prime Time?

Getting Attention

A sneak peek at early responses (1,025 so far) to our Nonprofit Messages Survey shows a startling fact— 75% of nonprofit organizations like yours use their mission statement to communicate with external audiences. P.S. Please take 5 minutes to share your message habits in this brief survey.

What to do about planned gift marketing when you don’t know what to do…

iMarketSmart

New subscribers to my blog get a survey asking them what topics they’d like to see me cover. . The easiest and best way to do that is by asking them to take a donor survey: In-person (face-to-face is best). After developing your list, the donor survey is where you need to start.

Join me—Learn to Tell Your 5-Star Stories (no charge, limited enrollment)

Getting Attention

via this online survey (deadline June 13). As for the survey, I’ll assess responses later this month and compare them to an earlier 2009 survey on the topic, then shape findings into practical message development guidelines. Complete the survey now to secure your seat !

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What Would Your Supporters Say About Your Publications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read how Jennifer Charney, communications manager of Save the Redwoods League , started surveying her readers and how the results affected their content. Survey your readers about your publications. On the survey, we asked donors. Online Surveys. Jennifer Charney.

Are we sometimes asking donors the wrong questions?

iMarketSmart

Fundraising donor segmentation donor surveyIn Abila’s new donor engagement report , the first question they asked donors was, “What matters most to you?” ” Problem is… the answers they allowed were not all that great.

The presence of children does not affect whether or not someone would consider a gift in their will or estate.

iMarketSmart

Often my firm will conduct unscientific donor surveys to generate planned giving leads for our clients. Planned Giving Planned giving Planned Giving Marketing Research on planned giving donor survey online marketing research strategy survey Donors without children make the best planned giving prospects. Right? Well, I’m not so sure right now. I decided to compile some data from a bunch of the responses and see what I could find.

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7 Ways Social Media Makes Nonprofits Better

J Campbell Social Marketing

Their survey also found that 37% spend six or more hours per week on social media. Nonprofits Social Media digital tools Survey transparency VerticalResponse A version of this post originally appeared on the GiftWorks Guest Blog.

Is there too much fundraising on Facebook?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Last night when I checked my News Feed before bed I was interrupted by a request from Facebook – take a short survey and help us make Facebook better. Did you take this survey?

#Aging: Nielsen’s Latest Survey Of Social-Media Use Shows Continued Expansion Among Those Over 55

Non Profit Marketing 360

What the Nielsen survey for the third quarter of 2011 demonstrates, though, is that the most interesting statistics of growth lie under the gross percentages of use. Click for full image. It may not be news to any of us that the use of social media continues to grow.

Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are You a Wage Slave? Do you spend more each month paying down your debts than buying new things? Do you depend completely on your job for money? Do you have a giant school or credit card debt you’re paying down right now? Do you worry every week about losing your job?

75% of Nonprofit Messages Don’t Connect: Can Be Fixed for Huge Results

Getting Attention

We’re nearing the finish line for the Nonprofit Messages Survey 2012 , which closes June 13 COB. Here’s a swap for you: I’ll guide you in telling 5-star stories for your org (free webinar), when you take 5 minutes to answer the survey by June 13.

Reader Questions: How to retain association members?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Paper surveys. Email surveys (with rewards?). And if they still don’t want to keep being a member, can you do an exit survey, via phone, or email ? Recently I was asking around to other Wild Women Fundraisers, and asking them, “ What do you want to learn about, NOW?

Clients & Consultants: Punch Bowl Survey Results

The Agitator

Many thanks to the Agitator readers who responded to our Punch Bowl Survey, looking at perceptions fundraising consultants and clients have of one another. We intended to have some fun with this survey. Hopefully our survey opens some eyes to that. Today we discuss the results. We’ve teased you the past few days with some of the more provocative — some caustic — verbatim comments our respondents have made.

Calling All Nonprofit Insomniacs, Survey Results Are Here

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So in our first-ever reader survey, we asked, “What’s the one thing about your organization that keeps you up at night?”. After seeing the results of the survey, we’re surer than ever that our next Nonprofit 911 webinar can help.