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6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

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Having an empowered and effective base of grassroots supporters can be the holy grail when it comes to building large social-change campaigns.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

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Because of their scope and scale, US presidential campaigns are unique entities. But their efforts can leave a lasting mark.

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7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST


Every successful campaign starts with a moment. What are some of your favorite #RESIST campaigns? campaigns #resistanceTwitter |.

Pep Talk for Your 2016 Year-End Campaign Strategy

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The Three Major Components of a Successful Annual Giving Campaign

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Obtaining and sustaining these individual donors is vital to your annual giving campaign. Planning a campaign takes preparation and detail.

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Top Tips for Planning a Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

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Today, I’m taking it to the next step, with tips for planning the campaign itself: Do some research. Define the right format for your campaign.

Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials


Start by managing your email campaigns with through a mail service, and don’t forget to integrate the campaign service with your CRM !

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Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What is the #LaborofLove Campaign? What are your campaign goals? How are you using both social media and mobile as part of this campaign?

Smart Techniques for Wrapping Up Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

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Nancy Lemmon, Account Manager, wrote about top tips for planning a P2P fundraising campaign. What can we do to improve our next campaign?

Wrapping Up Your Fundraising Campaign the Right Way

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Especially when that email likely won’t generate donations for this campaign. Or worse, questioning how much their gift mattered.

Designing for Good #5: The Best of End-of-Year Email Campaigns

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For this month’s Designing for Good , it’s time we showed more love to all of you tireless nonprofit email marketers out there. Enjoy!

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What Nonprofits Can Learn From Political Campaigns About Harnessing Smart Data

Connection Cafe

In my last post, we talked about the campaign fundraising innovations that are repurposed by nonprofit organizations. Lesson #4: Hints at 2016.

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Tried-and-True Approach for Year-End Campaign Success

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Their campaign is hinged on a compelling story. They choose a multi-channel approach to their campaign. They plan in advance.

Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

Connection Cafe

So the title of the luncheon “Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership” probably could have been changed to “Lessons in Nonprofit Leadership.”.

The 5 Reasons Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail


Here are the 5 most common reasons crowdfunding campaigns fail to help your nonprofit find success in the crowd. Many fail for the same reasons.

End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns that Will Rock Your World


That said, do you ever wonder, “how do I make my end-of-year fundraising campaigns stand out from the crowd?” Competition. Burning Questions?

How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

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There’s a flurry of conversation happening about the issues your organization works on that can move the needle on your campaign.

Managing Social Media Campaigns


Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. Tips on managing social media campaigns. takes creative thinking and money.

Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

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With 17.4% of overall giving happening in December , there’s no higher-stakes season for fundraising than end-of-year.

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3, 2, 1… How to Successfully Launch a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

Today, I’m sharing some ideas for launching your peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Announcing Your Campaign. Kicking Off Your Campaign.

Multichannel Campaigns on the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Connection Cafe

For this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, we set out to answer an important question at the heart of many, if not all, nonprofit marketing and fundraising campaigns: How are nonprofits using CRM and predictive analytics to successfully implement multichannel campaigns? Campaigns Multichannel nonprofit blog carnival

Using the Power of Story to Run a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

Connection Cafe

When it comes to successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns , the more support your non-profit can give your fundraisers, the better.

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9 Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Last weekend, Jacobwith led a Cause Camp workshop at Nonprofit Hub on Nine Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign. Check them out below.

Weekly Nonprofit Roundup: Infographics, Effective Email Campaigns, and Online Fundraising

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Ahh, Sunday, we meet again. Another week is coming to a close. Is it just me, or is each week feeling shorter than the last? We ALL need more time.

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Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign


For many nonprofits, social media is an excellent way to give audiences a taste of their campaigns and, hopefully, leave them hungry for more.

4 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

But, running a peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign can be challenging, involving a great deal of time and logistics.

5 things nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia’s online fundraising campaign

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Every year, Wikipedia runs a fundraising campaign to support its operations. The donation process was also optimized for mobile devices too.

End-of-Year Fundraising Campaign – CHECK!

Connection Cafe

We recently held some webinars where we discussed some tips for campaign planning and execution. Not there? Evaluate your Subject Line.

The Ultimate Last-Minute #GivingTuesday Campaign Checklist

John Haydon

But we’re no strangers to the last-minute nonprofit fundraising campaign, and we know that it happens despite our best intentions. Less is more.

The Six Week Solution for a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

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Exclude the obvious: deceased, memorials, capital campaign payments, etc. Six weeks… As children, that seemed like an eternity.

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My Favorite 2012 Marketing Campaign

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In this year of social, mobile, virtual reality overload, my favorite marketing campaign is the most traditional of them all.

4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting


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Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy


If you’re starting a capital campaign, then you know how much work and effort goes into planning a fundraiser of this magnitude. photo credit ).

3 Online Fundraising Lessons from the Obama and Romney Campaigns


In 2008, Barack Obama used one of the most successful online marketing and … Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design acknowledgements email email fundraising email list growth email subscriber incentives multichannel campaigns mutli-channel Non-Profit online giving

5 Reasons Why Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail


——— The majority of all crowdfunding campaigns fail to reach their monetary goals. Lack of Preparation. Lack of Video.

5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign


Here are a few tips from The Fundraising Authority to make the most out of this technology: Promote a specific project or campaign.

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Keep the Spark Alive in Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

Picture this: You’ve just launched a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign with an inspiring, well-executed kickoff event. Your job is done. Right?

3 Key Pieces in an Engaging Email Campaign

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits can learn from email campaigns corporate marketers are sending. So, how can your email campaigns stand out? It’s not just me.

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How to Create a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Events are among the most effective ways to have a strong year-end giving campaign when your objective is on-mission. Get started early. .

3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Next Fundraising Campaign (and free ebook!)

Amy Sample Ward

This is the space where you can equip your supporters with your message and help them carry your campaign to their own networks.

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