3 Powerful Tools to Help You Optimize Your Nonprofit Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out what your users think and do on your website with these three optimization tools. What tools do you use to optimize your website? Nonprofit Communications Online Marketing Online Toolsvia GIPHY. Want to make your website better?

7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We know you guys love your nonprofit marketing tools – especially when they are free! Billy Attar of Pipl is here today to share some tools we haven’t even heard of. Let us know what you think and share your favorite tools too! Billy Attar.

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3 Tools to Fuel Fundraising Ambassadors

Getting Attention

Provide these three message tools to your ambassadors, and you’re golden. These tools also increase the odds prospects hear the kind of consistent yet personal messages necessary to spur engagement and giving! 1) Your #1 tool!

Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Lately, my associates and I have been doing quite a bit of social network visualization research for clients, typically using raw social data and comprehensive, fee-based custom tools. I would like to point out two such tools today, both of which rely on the Twitter API.

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Marketing Time Savers: Tools to Improve Your Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Below are five online writing tools we like and that were also recommended by friends. This tool helps you find shorter words that mean the same thing. Lastly, don’t forget that you can create great tools of your own! Is there a writing tool you use all the time?

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Integrating Social Data into Decision Making (5 Free Tools)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This is great, but it often misses the low-hanging fruit and far less resource intensive element of the social channel, which is the act of researching and analyzing your audience using public data generated by these social tools. Tool # 2 – Manage Flitter Account Search.

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WHERE ARE MY PEOPLE? 6 Tools and Techniques for Finding Friends and Influencers on Facebook & Twitter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 techniques and tools for finding these friends and influencers on Facebook and Twitter. TOOL: Klout. TOOL: Commun.it. This is a Twitter-only tool that helps you separate the wheat from the chaff. Here’s a peak: Those are my 6 tips and tools.

Nonprofit Video Experts Share Tips & Tools: #501TechNYC (Part 1)

Getting Attention

P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! It’s so challenging for nonprofits to get video right, especially with limited budgets and bandwidth.

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5 Super Solid Ways To Engage Your Supporters Online (PLUS 28 Affordable Tools to Help You Do It)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tools You Can Use For Petitions and Pledges. Tools You Can Use for Voting Contests. Tools You Can Use for Quizzes. Tools You Can Use for Quizzes. Tools You Can Use for Photo and Video Contests. The universe of tools is enormous.

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Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Social Media tools and applications continue to grow in both popularity and usage. Social Media is defined on Wikipedia as “ computer-mediated tools that allow people or companies to create, share, or exchange information, career interests, ideas, and pictures/videos in virtual communities and networks. ” Top Social Media Tools. Listed below are the top 20 global social media tools as of January 2016 , ranked by the amount of active users in descending order: Facebook.

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Five Tools for Your Social Media Intern

Social Media Bird Brain

social communications strategy tools goals intern social media calendar face time Small nonprofit Via Unpaid Intern Summertime. and the interns are easy. Well, not really. But if you''ve made it known that your small nonprofit would like to entertain a few interns for the summer and/or fall, you''ve probably got a couple interviewed and ready to start. And given that Social Media is a big deal that many small nonprofits can''t afford a full-time manager for, you''re probably thinking of.

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BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

CHAT TOOLS. Do you really need a tool to join a Twitter chat? These tools — all free — help you zero in on the conversation, AND they add the chat hashtag automatically. Which chats and tools am I missing? Image Credit: https://flic.kr/p/6K8pMh. p/6K8pMh.

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Fundraising Tools On Facebook

The Agitator

A new suite of tools to facilitate fundraising on Facebook has just been announced. Basically the tools allow nonprofits to create fundraising campaigns (or other calls to action) to which Facebook users can respond and then.

A Great Old-Fashioned Major Gift Tool

The Agitator

I love the digital age and all it offers fundraisers today — and what it will increasingly offer in the future.

A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo credit: https://flic.kr/p/7Q2CdQ. p/7Q2CdQ. Want to get donors all jazzed up before an online fundraising campaign? Try the “wins” blog post, a numbered summary of the good your donors made possible in the recent past.

SEE HOW THEY STACK UP: 6 Popular Online Engagement Tools for Advocacy and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking for a new tool to help you raise money and engage supporters online? Check out The Nonprofit Guide to Online Engagement Tools by Firefly Partners. It’s by no means an exhaustive report — there are hundreds of tools available that cover these functionalities.

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Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits

ImpactMax

A couple of times a year, I dig into the web to find free tools that can help nonprofits tell their stories in ever more engaging ways. These online tools offer FREE ways to get dynamic content onto your website, blog, and social media without HAVING to use video. Flickr/mysza831.

4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting

EveryAction

Imagine your nonprofit is gearing up for a big initiative and, after lots and lots of research, you've settled on the amazing tools you're going to use for things like fundraising, marketing, and outreach.

New Automated Fundraising Tool. Free. Forever.

The Agitator

Today were adding a valuable, new tool to The Agitator Toolbox. The Donor Commitment Feedback Widget for Nonprofits has been designed, tested and proven by the folks at our sister company DonorVoice and is being given to Agitator readers for: $30/month $0 (Free). That’s right. And how long will this price last? Forever. Hard to beat. How much time will it take?

New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts

iMarketSmart

The post New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts appeared first on MarketSmart. Brian Saber, president of Asking Matters, has spent his career asking for donations on behalf of nonprofits.

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A simple personal leadership tool for executive directors and fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

In the last couple weeks, I've found myself sharing a tool with each of my private coaching clients. That's how I developed this simple tracking tool. This tool helped me in my personal leadership. I also found this tool helped give me perspective.

Tech Tools Comm Directors Love #13NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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5 Questions about Nonprofit CRM Tools You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

EveryAction

A brand new year is here, and everyone is resolved to make improvements to the way they live, work, and even their nonprofit website ! What''s more, folks are seizing the opportunity to get organized + do business better.

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Donor Research: 7 Tools for Creating a Prospect Profile

Fundraising Coach

A good practice is to run yourself through the prospecting tool first. Here are six of the tools I walk my private coaching clients through and include in Fundraising Coach University. One of the best donor research tools is Google. What tools would you add?

Tool For Assessing Your Communications

The Agitator

Spitfire has developed an intriguing ‘self-help’ tool called Smartscan that you can use to assess the strength and vulnerabilities of your organization’s communications. This online tool walks you through a series of questions — in a serious, comprehensive, but nicely cheeky manner — in four areas: Identity — How clear is your brand? Spitfire consults with nonprofits on communications and issue campaign planning.

Turn Your Email Auto-Responder Into a Powerful Marketing Tool

Getting Attention

See below for a creative, engaging and mission-driven use of an email auto-responder (what you set up in your email program when you’re away or otherwise unable to reply in a timely manner) as a strategic marketing tactic. Kudos to Molly Thompson, Development and Communications Coordinator with Pillsbury United Communities, for turning what’s usually plain vanilla on its ear! Thank you for your email.

Social media: It’s the people, not the tools

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When it comes to social media, don’t get caught up in the tools less you end up with something like the silliness captured in this cartoon. By tools, I mean blogging, sharing, podcasting, Twitter, Facebook, etc. The tools aren’t intrinsically interesting.

Here's An Interesting Tool For Your Small Nonprofit

Social Media Bird Brain

If you use Gmail, you might find this extension worth taking a look at. Even if you don''t, the idea of creating different footers or signatures to add more context to your email is worth consideration. It''s a subtle sort of marketing that might pay dividends. EmailFooterApp *Note: it does ask to access your tabs and browsing history and I don''t know what it plans to do with. chrome Email Gmail Small nonprofit

10 Tech Tools for Cause Marketers

Selfish Giving

Here’s a list of ten tech tools companies and causes can use for cause marketing to raise money and awareness. This last tech tool for cause marketers is your decision. Cause Tools cause marketing

The Right Tool May Be in Your Head

Social Media Bird Brain

46 and 2 Tool Head by Justin Roberts In its younger days, social media was full of such conversations related to tools - tools for using social media, tools for managing social media, tools for measuring social media. Tool Overload New platforms and tools were coming out like water from a broken pipe and I imagine that a lot of people either threw their hands up in disgust and walked.

How Digital and Social Media Tools Have Transformed Nonprofits [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Digital and social media tools have completely revolutionized the ways in which people communicate with each other, as well as the ways that we consume and share information. How have digital and social media tools transformed the work you do at your nonprofit?

I need my tools

A Small Change

’ She replied: ‘Yeah Dad, but I need my tools first of course.’ It hit me that for any craft, any work, any labor we need our tools to really make it happen. In the next few weeks we’ll be kicking off a new series on Development Tools.

3 inexpensive tools to make your year-end giving amazing

Fundraising Coach

Three tools to make this your ?best Membership starts at $19/month and you''ll get access to this and a growing library of 50 other trainings, templates, and tools. These three free or inexpensive tools will help set you up for the best year-end yet! (If The post 3 inexpensive tools to make your year-end giving amazing appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. In creating an Ask Without Fear!

A Few of My Favorite Tools

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Like many of your organizations, my business is basically a tiny shop. There’s never enough time and everything to do. Plus, as a working mom (and daughter of a 92-year-old), I’m multitasking day and night and always have too much on my plate. I think you see what I mean. We all need help to keep things organized, timely, and moving forward. Here are some of the greatest helpers I know

5 Killer Prospect Research Tools to Learn More About Your Current Donors

Fundraising Coach

I'm pleased to welcome back Bill Tedesco, founder and CEO of DonorSearch , my favorite prospect research tool. In this post, I've asked hime to recommend his top 5 prospect research tools. 5 Killer Prospect Research Tools to Learn More About Your Current Donors.

Interview: How to better integrate digital tools into your outreach

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Katya: Your book is an answer to the question, “How will online and mobile tools really help our nonprofit and the issues we work on?” Katya: What are your top three pieces of advice for organizations struggling to integrate these tools into their work?

What Are Your Favorite Tech Tools?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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11 Things Nonprofits Can Learn About Using Twitter from the @NYTimes

J Campbell Social Marketing

2) Use social media management tools. NYTimes uses a social media monitoring tool SocialFlow to manage tweets, scheduled tweets, mentions and more. With over 10.6

Looking for Major Donors? Build Better Bridges With These Financial Tools

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Nonprofits stand to build better bridges to affluent donors—leading to valuable long-term philanthropic partnerships—if they understand the various tools used by wealth advisors in charitable giving. Developing working relationships with financial advisors, especially those who work with high-net worth clients, will help you learn about the financial tools available to donors and how they fit into their overall financial plan.

Your steering wheel: the single most important tool for making effective fundraising asks

Fundraising Coach

The response to my " it''s not the donor''s first date " post to CEO''s has been wonderful! I''ve received emails, tweets, and comments saying this was the best post they''ve seen in years.