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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? Talk it out.

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. In fact, one could argue that op-eds have more influence than ever.

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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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9 Content Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon gave me a great challenge: Share 9 content marketing tips. Quick read, skimmable. One column, clean design. Check out our interview.

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! So how do you amp up your fundraising appeal in a way that encourages people to click that donate button? 2) Swap narrators.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Before we dig into the tips, let’s check out those campaigns. What tips have you gathered from your crowdfunding success stories? Rob Wu.

Donor Newsletter Tips to Bring in the Dough

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo Credit: p/awjJJg. Does your donor newsletter cost more to send than it brings in? Are you sending it as a self-mailer?

7 Tips to Market Mobile Fundraising to Your Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

When you keep the following 7 tips in this article in mind, you’ll be well on your way to marketing a highly successful mobile fundraising campaign.

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?

6 Foolproof Tips for Great Nonprofit Content

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It’s imperative to remember that our job as fundraisers is to write compelling stories that engage our donors. Photo source: Big Stock Photo. .

10 Time Management Tips for Nonprofit Communicators


You may not be able to incorporate every tip I’ve described below, but even using a few of them can have an impact. Tip #10: Be kind.

14 Tips for Making Your Nonprofit Email More Effective

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Here are some of Zarrella's tips about email marketing. Subject Line and Content Tips. Zarrella parsed 9.5 Surprise! Who knew? and 7 a.m.

Nonprofit executives: fundraising advice, tips, and exhortations

Fundraising Coach

She writes about some of the challenges of leading an organization and gives four great tips for giving fundraising the presidential priority it needs.

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17 Tips for Getting More Pinterest Followers for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are my top 17 tips to get more followers on Pinterest for your nonprofit. Grab the low hanging fruit first! Follow others. Then repin away!

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Quick tips for better fundraising appeals

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are four smart tips that will improve any fundraising letter: 1. Define your audience. Treat them differently. Personalize your ask.

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Nonprofit Message Tip—What’s Vital BUT Unknown?

Getting Attention

They may be the tipping point for your year-end fundraising campaign. 68% is a huge segment—more than 2/3 of those served. Subscribe today.

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5 Tips for Your Next Email Newsletter

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To help you get started, here are five tips to consider for your next email newsletter plus some great examples of other nonprofits that are already taking advantage of this powerful marketing tool and are seeing great results! Keep these tips in mind as you plan for success in 2014. An email newsletter is a great way to do it!

Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking

Fundraising Coach

Leonard to share some tips. Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking. That's why I asked Diane H. She has seen it all.

Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 tips for executing a social media takeover of your own. Image Source: p/dzN6Vp. Find the Right Person.

Nonprofit Marketing Tips from 19 Experts

Fundraising Coach

Marketing Tips for Nonprofits. I resonated with so many of these tips. A while ago, I was invited to be a guest lecturer at Brandeis.

Quick storytelling tip for nonprofit board members

Fundraising Coach

The post Quick storytelling tip for nonprofit board members appeared first on Why would they care?"

7 Nonprofit Content Marketing Tips from Great Chefs

Getting Attention

I’ve “nonprofitized” these seven principles for you: 1. Use fresh ingredients. Fresh content retains its natural flavor. Be seasonal.

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. A very easy way.

10 Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit Website

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Here are just a few tips on making your website more effective: 1. Make your site social media friendly. Include social sharing links on every page of your nonprofit website. This will attract new traffic sources, retain visitors, and build community around your cause. Put your most compelling content front and center. Connect to your blog.

Time Saving Tips for Email Newsletters and Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

3 tips to dramatically increase website donations

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tip of the hat to Katya’s Marketing Blog for this first one! Any other tips? Have you ever bought something online? OF COURSE!

Afraid of Twitter? 5 Quick Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money


Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Tweet this! Where they navigate to.

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10 Tips for Writing Your Nonprofit Story

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Nonprofit Marketing Nonprofit Storytelling Quick Tips We''ve said it before: stories are powerful tools for nonprofit communicators. That said, a story will fall flat if it is not written or presented well. Identify the good story. Not every event at your nonprofit is a story. A story shouldn''t be about everything your nonprofit is doing.

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Tip a Glass Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

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5 tips to waste your money in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

Just follow these steps! First, make sure you do at least four events a year. In fact, do as many events as possible! Buy lots of lists! Really.

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4 Tips for Subject Lines That Work

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Revamping your subject lines with these simple tips can make a big difference in your email open rates. Subject lines are more important than you might think. On average, at least 100 emails flood your constituents'' inboxes every single day. " 1. State the Obvious. Don''t dance around the point of your email. Before: Hot dog!

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Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money!


My pal Dr. Russell James is at it again. This time, he researched what fundraiser job titles inspire more engagement, connectivity, and giving.

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15 Social Media Tips for Ministry Fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Social media tips for online fundraising. Twitter tips. It was fun to see what she chose! It’s OK to ask for money. Really. Listen first.

Rebrand, Rename, Celebrate: 5 Tips For Your Launch

Mission Minded

The post Rebrand, Rename, Celebrate: 5 Tips For Your Launch appeared first on Mission Minded.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are some tips for creating a well-balanced diet of great content your community looks forward to: 1. Diane Greenhalgh.

7 Google+ Pro Tips for Nonprofits

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Here are seven pro tips from Google that can help boost your Google+ presence: Use Images and Video: Rich content is visually attractive and is more likely to engage your audience. Social Networking Quick TipsSo you've got your nonprofit Google+ page up and running. now what? Idea: take them on a virtual guided tour of your nonprofit!

5 Cold Calling Tips to Meet Your Fundraising Goals


The fundraising call has always been a staple of donor outreach. fundraising strategy

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More travel tips for fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

A few months back, I offered 12 travel tips for the flying fundraiser. 5 Twitter Tips for Fundraisers. So here they are! c) Marc A.

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6 Tips for Successful Special Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 tips to help you maximize your efforts with your special events. Sandy Rees. Take it away, ladies! Use a planning timeline. Great!

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