3 Email List Building Pop-Ups for Your Website

During Tuesday’s webinar, we’ll be sharing a ton of great nonprofit examples from our Inspiration Files. Here’s a little preview of some of the website lightboxes or pop-ups we’ve seen and loved recently. These are specifically for building your email list. We’ll share some used to generate donations on the webinar and on the blog…

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You Need to Fix Your All or Nothing Email List

If the results of our informal webinar poll last week are any indication, about 2/3rds of nonprofits can’t or haven’t customized their email unsubscribe pages. That’s the page that people get when they click “unsubscribe” or “manage email preferences” at the bottom of your mass emails. Last week, I shared three great examples of unsubscribe…

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How to Connect Email Engagement to Your Big Goals

This week I’ve spent several days working over our marketing metrics here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, especially related to email engagement. Our CRM tells us who is engaged and who isn’t according to a basic test: If they have opened or clicked any email or filled out a web form in the past 90 days, they…

6 Ways to Grow Your Email List with Facebook

Guest Post By John Haydon If you’re like most nonprofits, Facebook is your top social network to engage supporters and increase awareness about your nonprofit. However, like most nonprofits, you’ve probably had your fair share of frustrations with Facebook. Dramatically declining reach is the biggie. Facebook giveth and Facebook taketh away. Here’s the thing: Facebook…

Are Nonprofits Using Common Email Engagement Tactics?

We just wrapped up our new webinar on managing a healthy email list and re-engaging the unengaged on your list. The unengaged would be people who haven’t opened an email in a certain amount of time, like 6 months or a year. I asked three poll questions and thought I’d share the results with you.…

Best Practices for Your Email Unsubscribe Page

It’s no fun when someone unsubscribes from your email list. But let’s face it . . . it’s actually much better for your sender reputation to have them unsubscribe than it is for them to never open another email or even worse, to hit the spam button. That’s why you should make unsubscribing from your…

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Clean Up Your Email List and Improve Your Online Fundraising Results

For years now, we’ve been urging you to clean up your email lists by deleting those email addresses that don’t engage with your content after several months (or at least suppressing them from future mailings if you don’t have the heart to actually delete them). EveryAction’s 2018 Email Deliverability report says that 24% of fundraising…