#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators
Feb20

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Happy Friday! Let’s dive right into some Mixed Links… Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas are looking for smaller nonprofits with budgets under $2 million to round out survey data for their 4th annual Individual Donor Benchmark Survey. If you are headed to Austin in a couple of weeks for the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN has Top Tips for an Amazing 15NTC. Kivi and I will both be there! If you can’t make it to...

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Interview Questions to Help You Write Great Donor, Volunteer, and Client Profiles for Your Newsletters
Feb19

Interview Questions to Help You Write Great Donor, Volunteer, and Client Profiles for Your Newsletters

Whether they are focused on your clients, donors or volunteers, profiles — or stories about people — should be a integral part of your content marketing plan. Letting your other program participants, supporters, and influencers in your world see what goes on behind the scenes or the reasons why real people get involved with your organization builds trust and establishes authenticity. Profiles are perfect for newsletters...

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What’s in Your Welcome Kit?
Feb18

What’s in Your Welcome Kit?

When someone new donates to your cause, do they get any kind of welcome kit beyond a receipt? How about e-newsletter subscribers? Do they get something special beyond a subscription confirmation? These “extras” are often called Welcome Kits and they can include several different kinds of items. What you include will depend on the kind of relationship you hope to establish with the person long-term. Here are a few...

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BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)
Feb17

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

Yearning for company, learning, or meaningful connections on Twitter? Try a Twitter chat! TWITTER CHAT  A conversation that happens on Twitter that’s focused within a certain time (usually an hour) on a specific topic and by a specific person or organization. If you’re struggling to “get” Twitter, Twitter chats just may give you that “aha” moment that turns you into a fan of the platform. There are...

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Slaying the Dragon of No
Feb16

Slaying the Dragon of No

Not getting buy-in for ideas you know can work from your higher ups is a major frustration among nonprofit marketers and fundraisers alike. How can you convince them to say “yes” to your new plans? Tom Ahern was gracious enough to let us reprint this article that originally appeared in his January newsletter. ~Kivi Guest Post by Tom Ahern It’s up to fundraisers to know how donor communications work best. Your boss...

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers
Feb13

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

How was your week? Join me for some Valentine’s Mixed Links, won’t you… Tis the season to show some love! Here are 21 Ways to Make Donors Your Valentine. Nonprofit Hub also has How to Show Your Donors You Care. And Pam Grow shares the Valentine’s Day Card she got in her latest edition of What’s in My Mailbox. In other news, NTEN, Care2, and hjc have just released the first annual Digital Strategy Outlook...

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