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Losing Trust … Building Trust

The Agitator

Global PR giant Edelman has released its 2015 Trust Barometer, which shows “evaporating” trust — worldwide — for media, business, nonprofits and many governments (the institution with already the lowest trust levels). NGOs continue to be the most trusted institution, but.

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Unconscious (Dis)Trust

The Agitator

You might think that the issue of trust somehow enters the prospective. See here and here.

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Breakdown In Trust Is A Good Thing

The Agitator

The result of this failure manifested itself most recently in the massive outcry—and consequent demands for “reform”— in U.K.

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How to build trust

Wild Woman Fundraising

Marc, you are also a Franklin Covey certified coach and that you are interested in the subject of trust and how to build trust at organizations.

Are You Trusting That Trust Will Just ‘Happen’?

The Agitator

And building the trust that serves as the foundation or prerequisite of loyalty. This article by Stephanie Miller of the Direct Marketing Association, Investing in Trust to Gain Loyalty , gives some insight into the commercial direct marketer’s thinking about loyalty and trust … and using data in a way that earns trust.

Donor Trust

The Agitator

Donor trust. The first post describes how some charities and their agencies are doing their damn best to destroy donor trust in charities. The second talks about how to build donor commitment … which assumes a fundamental platform of trust. Other than that they are both ‘must read’?

Consumers like companies with a cause - but do they trust them?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It’s important for nonprofits and companies to build trust with the right partnerships. Here’s my advice: 1. Find the fit.

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Trust is paramount to millennials (and all of us)

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

A new study from Achieve and JGA says millennials place trust at the top of the list in motivating giving. A summary of the study is here.

13 Behaviors to start building trust at your organization

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: So what if I’m a new executive director and I want my board to trust me? I think that’s just building trust. Extend Trust.

How to build trust in your organization

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I’m currently reading Trust-Based Selling , which was recommended by my friend and nonprofit marketing blogger Jocelyn Harmon. Interestingly, many of author Charles Green’s reflections on trust apply to the world of nonprofit marketing. Specifically, trust is the combination of: 1.

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Social Media Impacts The Trust of People Not In Our Digital Networks

Diva Marketing Blog

Her company was a small business where she tried to create a trusting environment. As adults we learn best from peer-to-peer interaction.

Whom do you trust? Your friend vs. the expert - and the winner is…

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Well, all the buzz has been you trust your peeps. Trust in credentialed experts (70%) is soaring.

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Do You Trust Advertising?

The Agitator

YouGov recently conducted a type of survey I see fairly often, looking at the question: Do consumers trust advertising? Well, honestly, do you?

Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden. Invisible ocean, wind.

This is not a pity party. You understand?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Wow, hello hate mail! Actually, more than one person did, and I’m glad about it. I got a reader email saying, “I HATE YOUR PITY PARTY!

Accountability is key in nonprofit fundraising

Get Fully Funded

It will take each of them some time to recover from this negative publicity and rebuild the public’s trust. Always work to build trust with the public. Uncategorized Board responsibility case study public trustMany of my colleagues and I have been preaching for years that accountability is KEY in fundraising. The solution?

Your donors lose trust in you. Here’s why.

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: You said, because of all these problems, we decrease donor trust. But we don’t trust the charities. Why are CEOs insecure ? MT: Wow.

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Why We Don’t Trust Data

The Agitator

Angie Moore, in Tuesday’s FS Online post Predicting Weather is not Like Predicting Donations , notes that a good many fundraisers deny themselves the benefits of predictive modeling simply because, just like the weather forecast, they don’t understand what’s behind it. I urge you to read her post.

What to Do When Someone Messes With Your Appeal letter

Wild Woman Fundraising

You even go so far as to download new fonts to make sure your letter is more trusted because of these fonts. Have you ever tried to write your appeal letter by committee? Did you ever regret that you let other people have input into your writing? Here’s what happens. You study your grand controls. There’s no headline. AKA BORING.

4 things you must do when talking with a critic of your nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I was reading a book called The Language of Trust. If so, how can you win their trust? Who can you trust?”

Know Me, Like Me, Trust Me


Be transparent (trust me). The post Know Me, Like Me, Trust Me appeared first on MarketSmart. His warning: Evolve or die a slow death.

Trust Your Gut

Get Fully Funded

Trust your gut. If we trust ourselves and our passion for our organization, we’ll be fine. Yesterday, I had lunch with a former client who is dealing with a lot of issues, including raising money for building renovations. She was really struggling with what she should be doing, fearful that she would do the wrong thing.

Building Trust and Transparency

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Trust. What about your trust in other financial institutions? Here are a few key ways to be transparent and build trust with your supporters (so they continue to support you!): Don't worry: They're definitely still giving --especially online!) So how do you keep those donations flowing? Sounds a bit touchy-feely, right?


Cause Marketing With the Highly Trusted

Cause Related Marketing

And that has resonance for nonprofit cause marketers.That most-trusted institution is small business.At

Rotten To The Core: Now the truth can be told

Wild Woman Fundraising

You may think I’m the wild truth teller, but I’ve been holding something back from you for years. HOLD ONTO YOUR HATS! Rotten To The Core.

Do Your Donors Trust You?

The Agitator

There are many people in the world who live in dire circumstances and I trust Oxfam and its employees/volunteers to do the best for them that they are able to do within the given circumstances. However, as the letter also clearly indicates — and Damian notes in his excellent analysis — this trust has been earned.

Rhode Island Hospital Trust Bank

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Making reservations in a bid for independence from the rhode island hospital trust bank. If your attorney has done on the rhode island hospital trust bank of Rhode Island's cities expanded. Ultimately, is you consider the rhode island hospital trust bank and family counselor who has a population of 1,048,319 as of December of 2000.

Your Donors Trust You, But Do You Trust Your Donors?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So recently I was talking with a friend of mine about her new nonprofit job. “How’s it going?&# I asked. “Oh I’m looking for new jobs every day!&# she said. She’s never worked in nonprofits before. “What’s the deal?&# I asked. “I went to sit with donors at this event, and my boss asked me if I was [.].

Instant Trust

The Agitator

I recently received an invitation to an online seminar with this title … Top 4 Secrets to Building Instant Trust Online. Isn’t “instant&# trust impossible? Then compounding my suspicion, I’m promised “secrets&# to build trust … another disconnect. So I’m in a quandary here.

Accountability is key in nonprofit fundraising

Get Fully Funded

It will take each of them some time to recover from this negative publicity and rebuild the public’s trust. Always work to build trust with the public. Uncategorized Board responsibility case study public trustMany of my colleagues and I have been preaching for years that accountability is KEY in fundraising. The solution?

What “Trust Agents” Means for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I read “ Trust Agents &# by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith this weekend. Make Your Own Game. Don’t be afraid to try new approaches.

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Or is the merger only promising to be a trust? AT&T has been working through the logistics, regulatory maze, and public-relations (snow?)job

A trust shortage

Mission Paradox Blog

People we can trust. So here's your question to consider for the new year: How does my art solve the trust shortage? See you in 2013.

How can you build trust in your nonprofit?

Wild Woman Fundraising

BILL MOYERS: Levels of trust among people are affected by the distribution of income? Everything seems to get worse. KATE PICKETT: That's right.

No Trust

Mission Paradox Blog

Your life as an artist will become easier when you embrace the following: Nobody trusts you. An opportunity to earn trust. But it all starts with the long journey toward trust. When you say your upcoming performance is exciting and innovative, people assume you are self-serving. That's just how it is. Word of mouth spreads.

To Build Trust, Make Sure Your Photos Make Eye Contact With Your Donors


The post To Build Trust, Make Sure Your Photos Make Eye Contact With Your Donors appeared first on MarketSmart. Fundraising

Does Anyone Have a Trusted Source?

Social Marketing and Social Change

Only 38% said they trust business to do what is right -- a 20% plunge since last year -- and only 17% said they trust information from a company's CEO.

Who Do You Trust?

The Agitator

But here’s some chastening survey data from Edelman, the PR folks, as reported in Advertising Age … "…according to Edelman’s latest Trust Barometer, the number of people who view their friends and peers as credible sources of information about a company dropped by almost half, from 45% to 25%, since 2008."

6 circles that will change your world

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: Let’s say that for example, I’m a new development director and I want my executive director to trust me. We need to look at ourselves.