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24 February 2010

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Getting your nonprofit story picked up by the press

When was the last time your nonprofit was featured in the paper?

23 February 2010

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Ask your volunteers

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What is your call to action like? Is it as good as Amplify Your Voice? If not, consider how to engage a volunteer, no matter what time of the day or night it is, with the skills that they possess right now. Do they like to blog? Make it easy for them to create a blog post about your organization. Do they want to get involved in your next phone-a-thon, special event, walk-a-thon? Then post the date and signup sheet there too. Make it exciting with pictures. Make it easy. They’ll come back again and again to keep working with you.

19 February 2010

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Greenwashing, Whitewashing, now PINKWASHING?

Cause marketing. It’s why corporations give to your cause. You think that maybe they really believe that you’re making a difference and want to help?

Think again.

17 February 2010

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16 February 2010

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Where are your donors spending money?

How much do people spend in your region and on what? Can you compare and contrast regions? Yes. This is not only a way […]

15 February 2010

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Why market your nonprofit to women?

If you’re not marketing your nonprofit differently to women, you might want to ask yourself why not. How would marketing to women look different from marketing to men, trans people and other genders?

9 February 2010

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8 February 2010

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How Can You Use SMS/Text Messages to Get Donations?

How can you make your message urgent enough to get people to give via text?
Obviously, the US State Department isn’t going to step in for you, not even if you stamp on the ground really hard and have an “earthquake” at your desk.

2 February 2010

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This is what gives fundraising a bad name.

“The fundraising letter comes in the form of a “survey,” a frequently used device for partisan fundraising, but this one has a twist: calling itself the “Congressional District Census,” the letter comes in an envelope starkly printed with the words, “DO NOT DESTROY OFFICIAL DOCUMENT”

25 January 2010

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Why your dog is a great fundraiser

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What your dog knows about fundraising, and why it works

22 January 2010

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19 January 2010

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Should you do SEO marketing? An interview with Didit CEO, Kevin Lee

Where is the next frontier for strategic nonprofit marketing? Why should you make time for Search Engine Optimization?

15 January 2010

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Why should we fundraise for women?

Audio Interview

“Forget China, India and the internet: economic growth is driven by women.” -The Economist

3 January 2010

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29 December 2009

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"Why do you go to work?"

It’s as if there were a wall. And on one side of the wall is this belief that not-for-profits and government exist for public service, and that they’re fundamentally altruistic, that they have a deeper purpose, and they’re doing good in the world, and they have pure motives. On the other side of the wall are corporations. And they’re just selfish and greedy. They have no purpose other than to make money.

28 December 2009

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Direct Mail Appeals

What is it? An appeal letter is a letter you send to donors to ask for money. When to do it: Quarterly or yearly […]

28 December 2009

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Events

What Is It? A special event helps get the word out about your organization, identify new potential donors, and ask them for money, all […]

22 December 2009

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Advanced Fundraising: Managing Others

Managing Others Development is a crucial department for any nonprofit organization. Not only are development staff tasked with getting all money for the organization, […]

17 December 2009

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Will your nonprofit survive?

The really interesting question is: “How much money goes into nonprofit programs that don’t work?”

16 December 2009

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What is Fundraising?

Fundraising is the act of building relationships to help the cause you care about. This can include writing letters and newsletters, throwing parties, visiting […]