Tips for Nonprofit News Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you only have so much space in a newspaper column, you can cut off the lower third of the triangle (or the article) and not lose really important content (you are just cutting off that lower tip). See our blog section on Nonprofit PR for more tips on news writing and working with the media.

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Conversion Copywriting Tips for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few tips to keep in mind: To elicit an action, you have to solve a problem or serve a particular person’s need, where they are in their own journey. The post Conversion Copywriting Tips for Nonprofits appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. When you want someone to do something, you have to ask. And how you ask matters.

Follow These 7 Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Media Relations ROI

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Be patient This might sound counterintuitive in light of the previous tip, but in a world where reporters are getting hundreds of pitches daily, you have to be willing to wait to follow up with them after you send a pitch. Flickr Creative Commons photo by Steve Bustin.

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Nonprofit Email Newsletter Best Practices and Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mind Your Microcontent: 8 Little Bits That Can Make a Big Difference in Your Next Email 6 Tips for Improving Your Email Sender Reputation and Open Rates How do we get people to subscribe? The post Nonprofit Email Newsletter Best Practices and Tips appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Got nonprofit email newsletter questions? We’ve got answers! Do I have to do a nonprofit email newsletter? Probably.

5 Visual Marketing Tips for Small Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post 5 Visual Marketing Tips for Small Nonprofits appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. There is no doubt that visual marketing rules the social web. The visual marketing mantra of “Show, Don’t Tell” can be heard loud and clear via the most successful social media content.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year. For tips and instructions on how to gain more sustainers, use.

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9 Content Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon gave me a great challenge: Share 9 content marketing tips. When you’ve written a 100,000-word book about nonprofit content marketing , boiling it down to your favorite 9 tips is a challenge.

Free #GivingTuesday Tips, Ideas, and Resources

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon has Simple Donation Page Tips for #GivingTuesday and Year-End Fundraising. Chelsea Bassett shows you how to Stand Out on #GivingTuesday By Using These Tips.

Setting Boundaries: Tips for Nonprofit Communications Staff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post Setting Boundaries: Tips for Nonprofit Communications Staff appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. On this afternoon’s #NPCOMM Chat Live on Facebook , I talked about how nonprofit communications staff need to set boundaries.

8 Tips for Proofreading from a Reformed Grammar Nerd

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are some tips to help you proofread your work: Read through your blog post twice at the VERY least. Remember Tip #2 and read it slowly. Have any other proofreading tips? The post 8 Tips for Proofreading from a Reformed Grammar Nerd appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Let’s start with a cartoon in honor of Halloween: <SHUDDERS> Yesterday, I shared a few things that scare me and what I am doing about it.

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3 tips for your fundraising career

iMarketSmart

The post 3 tips for your fundraising career appeared first on MarketSmart. Always add value. The best way to ensure that you have a job all the time is to make it a point to consistently try to add value to the lives of all the people with whom you come in contact. Everyone! Always!

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Best Marketing Tips & Tricks (#17NTC)

Getting Attention

P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! Liz Polay-Wettengel is National Director of Marketing and Communications for InterfaithFamily , a Jewish non-profit based in Newton, MA.

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20 Tips to Energize Dull Nonprofit Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Apply one or more of these tips to it to see what works for you, then report back to us! 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.

5 Tips for Telling Difficult Stories

EveryAction

5 Tips for Telling Difficult Stories. Here are five tips to consider. If you are looking for more tips on planning and strategy, check out this post: How to Plan Your Non-Profit’s Stories ). Storytelling is a constant drumbeat that resonates throughout the nonprofit community, but increasingly, stories are getting hard to tell.

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10 Time Management Tips for Nonprofit Communicators

ImpactMax

You may not be able to incorporate every tip I’ve described below, but even using a few of them can have an impact. I’ve aimed these tips at communications managers, but any communication staff member could find them useful.). Tip #1: Don’t overload your plate.

8 Tips for a Mobile-Friendly Nonprofit Website

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Web Site 101 Best Practices Quick TipsNonprofits are now reporting that up to a third of their Web traffic is coming from mobile devices.

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5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Getting Attention

Here are a few of my favorite tips to consider as you craft your storytelling plan for #GivingTuesday. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! Guest author Jenn a Sauber is a crowdfunding and digital marketing expert at CauseVox, a peer-to-peer fundraising software for nonprofits.

3 tips to get more sponsorships

Wild Woman Fundraising

Since it’s that time of year again, the time when sponsors are making decisions, then I wanted to share some tips on selling sponsorships from Joe Waters’ excellent book, Cause Marketing for Dummies, and one of his teachers, Jack Falvey. Tip 4 (BONUS!)

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10 Tips for Getting Your Op-Ed Placed

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 10 tips that can help you get your op-ed to the top of the pile: 1. A well-placed op-ed can help your nonprofit call attention to an important issue or change minds about a controversial topic.

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3 Quick Tips on Creating Social Media Video that Stands Out

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are just three quick tips to create compelling social media video that stands out: 1) Overlay text to tell a compelling story. . To learn even more actionable tips about using social media to level up your nonprofit, join me at the Nonprofit Social Media Summit in Boston! .

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9 Tips From 3 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We chose three successful peer-to-peer campaigns and poured through their materials, updates, social media, and stories to create a list of nine tips that led to their success. Before we dig into the tips, let’s check out those campaigns. Rob Wu.

Dashboards to Share Progress: Examples and Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can measure lots and lots of marketing and fundraising numbers. But measuring without adding meaning isn’t very helpful to you, your supporters, or your board.

5 Cold Calling Tips to Meet Your Fundraising Goals

EveryAction

The fundraising call has always been a staple of donor outreach. However, changes + advancements in the ways you communicate with your audience means adjusting your approach to the dreaded cold call.

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5 Quick Social Media Tips to Create Buzz Before #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

Before you launch a #GivingTuesday campaign, be sure to make these 5 key decisions , and read my post with 10 tips for nonprofits as they plan their campaigns. The post 5 Quick Social Media Tips to Create Buzz Before #GivingTuesday appeared first on JCSM.

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7 Tips for Building an Incredibly Useful Email Swipe File

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are my 7 tips for building an incredibly useful email swipe file. See Tip #1. What are your tips for rocking a swipe file? A few weeks ago, the question of the week at Nonprofit Marketing Guide was “Where do you get your best writing ideas?”

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Fourth of July Tips

Getting Attention

Timing is everything, and no organization hits that mark better than the Environmental Working Group (EWG). They’re the royalty of relevance rules. I just received EWG’s email heralded by the timely subject line above.

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Tips for Attention-Grabbing Headlines

Non Profit Marketing 360

Author and consultant Geoff Livingston offers five tips for better headlines: use active voice, add drama, make it authentic, keep it short, and keep it open ended. The post Tips for Attention-Grabbing Headlines appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. (Photo credit: Olivander).

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HomeworkforSchool.com 6 Tips For Discovering The Ideal Tutor

SocialButterfly

HomeworkforSchool.com 6 Tips For Discovering The Ideal Tutor. Make certain you know the solutions to these questions so you know what you’re speaking about.Here is another grammar tip: When creating about a decade, you have to write (for illustration) 1980s not 1980’s.

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How YOU can become Fearless: 10 Tips!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Remember these 10 tips from Arianna Huffington’s book, On Becoming Fearless: 1. Do you have tips for becoming fearless? Book Conflict women advice to women Arianna Huffington fearless mazarine treyz national bestseller on becoming fearless ten tipsBe true to yourself. Constantly looking over your shoulder for approval means you’ll never get it.

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5 Simple Tips to Get More Visibility for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this article, I am going to share 5 simple tips that you can use to get more visibility for your nonprofit. The post 5 Simple Tips to Get More Visibility for Your Nonprofit appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

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3 Online Donor Retention Tips That Everyone Should Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

We’ve compiled 3 online donor retention tips that your nonprofit can use to maintain your all-important engagement levels. These tips include: 1) Save donor information in your CRM. Armed with these 3 tips, you’re ready to get out there and retain more of your donors!

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Successful Online Fundraising Campaigns – Tips from @karvetski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I recently interviewed Kerri for some tips on how to put together a good online fundraising campaign. Kerri’s Campaign Tips: Develop a Story Arc with Multiple Emails. What tips can you share from successful campaigns?

6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 quick tips for launching your own member month campaign. December is done. Looking for your next great fundraising campaign? Try a member month campaign.

6 Tips for Improving Your Email Sender Reputation and Open Rates

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I shared six tips, and several links. The post 6 Tips for Improving Your Email Sender Reputation and Open Rates appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

8 Tips for Writing a Better Story

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YouTube Tips

Non Profit Marketing 360

In a new book, Social Media for Social Good , author Heather Mansfield suggests 11 best practices for using YouTube to your organization’s best advantage. Network for Good’s Katya Andresen provides a summary of the top 11 in two installments, here and here. Uncategorized Non-profit organization Social Media video YouTube

5 Marketing Tips to Retain Your Mobile Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

With that said, we’ve come up with five marketing tips to help you engage with mobile donors: Make mobile giving so easy that it markets itself. Keep reading to learn about these tips. Tip #1. Tip #2. Tip #3. Tip #4. Tip #5.

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8 Tips and A Free Template for Your Nonprofit RFP

EveryAction

If you work in the nonprofit sector, you''re probably familiar with the RFP process + the fact that it can be a stressful, labor-intensive, time consuming, yet truly fundamental part of the job.

30 Tools and Tips to Speed Up Your Digital Workflow as a Government Communicator in 2018

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I called it 30 Tools and Tips to Speed Up Your Day-to-Day Digital Workflow as Government Communicators. The 30 tools and tips in this deck have been hand-picked from personal experience, day-to-day observations, and interactions with my consulting and training clients. .

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Afraid of Twitter? 5 Quick Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Tips for Silent Videos (Or When People Turn Off Your Sound)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few tips for creating videos with sound that still work without sound. . Want more tips? What tips do you have for silent videos? On Thursday, I’m presenting a webinar on how to create a great thank you video for your supporters.

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Tips for Better Nonprofit Thank You Letters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are some tips on doing thank yous right: Nonprofit Thank You Letter Dos and Don’ts. It happened again this week. I received a very business-like form letter, really just slightly better than a receipt, in response to a recent charitable donation.

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

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