[Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics


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Ten Tips for Creating Captivating Nonprofit Websites

Tech Soup Blog

Designing or redesigning your nonprofit's website? Before you get started, check out these ten tips for creating engaging nonprofit websites from Firespring CEO, Jay Wilkinson. Wilkinson shared his web design wisdom in a recent TechSoup webinar. These were my top ten takeaways.

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Design Your Website To Tell Captivating Stories


Smart web design allows site viewers … Continued The post Design Your Website To Tell Captivating Stories appeared first on Tech Impact. Everyone loves a good story. A good narrative captures people’s attention, and it can make them want to get involved. According to a recent post from Nonprofit Hub, nonprofits can use their website to tell stories about the organization’s mission and efforts, but only if it is designed correctly.

How Storytelling Captivates, Convinces And Inspires Employees And Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Three months into my first job out of college my boss brings me into the company cafeteria and tells me things just aren’t working out. He states a few things he likes about my work. Then, he details a longer list of what he doesn’t like. I’m surprised. Worried I’ll lose my first real job.

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NCE Social Media

A new study by Experian found that Americans spend 2 hours and 12 minutes on Twitter each month. The average time per session was 13 minutes and 12 seconds. This is 26 times the 30 traditional second elevator pitch. How are you using this time?

How to Design a High Holiday Appeal for the Attention Economy

See What's Out There

Even when your donors are a captive audience, design your stories for the very human experience of contributing to making the world a better place. Donors want to feel like their contribution is making an important difference, rather than perpetuating the status quo.

[Cool Infographic Friday] CMO Spend (on Digital)


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How To Have a Conversation With The World


So how do you break through the noise and develop a captive diverse audience? Tim Samuel. Bridgeway Community Church. Here are some tips for creating an inclusive environment in your organization. Let’s face it: we are living in a world of followers, friends, and instant feedback.

[Cool Infographic Friday] All You Need To Know About The Anatomy of Songs


I’ve just come back from ASAE14 in Nashville, and can honestly say if I never hear another country song again, it will be too soon. This is what they sound like to me. So in the spirit of Cool Infographic Friday, here’s all you need to know about the anatomy of songs. More like this.

How to Create Video Content for Nonprofit Donations

NonProfit Hub

And it’s true, one of the most effective ways to captivate an audience is to tell a story worth hearing about your organization. Captivate interviews with awesome lighting, showing their “window to the soul.”. “If In our Hubinar with Jeremy Vest, we learned that video is powerful. We also learned that the problem with video is that it’s difficult.

[PODCAST] Reconstructing Content Marketing for Nonprofits | Ft. Robert Rose

NonProfit Hub

To me, the words “content marketing” are a mouthful of sand for something that’s supposed to be so captivating and delicious. The heart of content marketing for any company or organization is to tell captivating stories and add value to the reader to relay the impact of your efforts. As a Content Strategist by trade, ironically content marketing is not my favorite topic to discuss.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

However, the pillar which has most recently captivated my interest and attention in much of my work with nonprofits is the fifth one: a culture that values learning.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] How’s Your AMS?


Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics. Are you an association professional using an association management database? Have you posted a review of it yet yet? Or even better, are you on the market for a new CRM or member management software?

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What I Learned About Fundraising from My Career in Recruiting

Connection Cafe

” This is an example of a story that has the power to captivate and inspire people to be a part of your cause. I started my career in recruiting.

From a Millennial: Nobody Wants to Hear Your Stories. We Want to See Them.

Connection Cafe

They were extremely captivating. One of the most captivating pictures that we came across was actually an ad for a nonprofit – charity:water. Stories. We all have them. We all love them. Entire civilizations have been built off of, held together by and divided by stories.

[Cool Social Tools] Awesome-ize your Instagrams and Vines with VideoSound


Vine, Facebook or Instagram are without a doubt great places to impress your friends and followers with your imagination and editing skills, so why not let VideoSound turn normal videos into captivating ones?

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Three New Ways to Delight Your Donors

Connection Cafe

Well-crafted, professionally created explainer videos will captivate viewers and easily transform them into advocates. We live in a busy world with all the panoply of beeping, modern-day distractions vying for our divided attention.

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How to Grow Offline Support by Executing Stronger Online Strategies

Connection Cafe

Evaluate your content across channels (website, email, social, blog, videos, etc) and put things out there that will engage your captive audience in the mission. #1 Last week I kicked off the Blackbaud Power Hour series with a webinar on tips to get donors into the pipeline.

It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

More than almost any other industry, the arts and cultural industry has the ability to be extremely visually captivating. Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more.

40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

Connection Cafe

Turn your Captivated Audience of Event Participants into a Social Media Army. Event day is an excellent opportunity for your organization to turn the captivated audience of event participants into a social media army for your event & your organization’s mission.

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13 Marketing Strategies to Increase Donations This Holiday Season

NonProfit Hub

Remember to include a captivating call to action. Over 50 percent of all nonprofits receive the majority of their annual funding during the holiday season. Is your organization poised to maximize year-end donations?

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In his book, Parr interviews experts in the field of psychology and cognition to examine what it takes to build this “bonfire of attention,” and presents a framework about the 7 “captivation triggers” of attention.

22 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Schools Alumni on Facebook


Schools have a unique opportunity to build their Facebook following and stay connected with alumni due to the captive audience and deep relationships that are built with students, families and faculty.

Video Storytelling Made Easy with Adobe Spark

Tech Soup Blog

How Can I Captivate? Sometimes captivating can be as simple as serving up beautiful imagery to go under your text. An eye-catching opening, slick text animation, smooth transitions — these are all important elements of polished social videos.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Nonprofit Inbound Marketing

NonProfit Hub

When you develop content to feed their interest, your captivated audience will be receptive to the needs of your cause—meaning you’ll be free to do more good in the world. When it comes to making new friends, sometimes you meet a person and everything just clicks.

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Four Steps to Write the Right Content on your Nonprofit Blog

NonProfit Hub

Captivate with headlines. Maintaining a blog is like running a marathon. You can’t just do it on a whim—you have to be in it for the long run, otherwise you won’t be rewarded. So how do you write the right content on your nonprofit blog?

How to Get Noticed and Turn Heads in the Digital World (and 3 Tips to Boost Donor Acquisition)

Connection Cafe

You want to put out messages that captivate, resonate, and then inspire action. We all strive for it – the “wow factor,” or that certain je ne sais quoi that grabs people’s attention and entices them to want to know more. But being a head-turner requires effort.

Around the Mug: What Happens After the Ice Melts?

Connection Cafe

I think what is most captivating, and something that Slaughter and I discussed, is the statistic on Wikipedia searches. Grab a cup of coffee, five minutes and tune in with me to the topic of the ice bucket challenge: What happens after the ice melts? .

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The One Thing Successful Fundraisers Carry in Their Back Pockets

Connection Cafe

Stories captivate the mind, engage the imagination, and humanize your mission. Meet Katie: When I first started working in the nonprofit sector, my job was to host learning opportunities for teen girls.

The Stories We Tell Ourselves


Does our story attract, captivate and motivate? Storytelling is catching on inside of association circles and beyond. Is it the next new fad or is there really something to it? We tried out social media marketing, email marketing and web marketing. Each tactic brought a tiny bit of growth.

Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

Stories have the capacity to captivate in a short amount of time, which is great since attention spans are short on social media. Sponsored by Animoto. Nonprofits have a unique advantage on Facebook.

6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have


Smaller nonprofits, and even larger ones, are constantly evolving as they find their captive audience and grow their voice. Image courtesy of The Connected Cause. Nonprofits use databases to handle volunteers, donors, staff, and more.

A Social Media Reality Check


Communications staff and organizational stakeholders need to put these stats into perspective and not be so captivated by shiny object syndrome. Fear of Missing Out. If you work in Communications, escaping the latest hype around social media can be tough. You may even find yourself obsessing about it and have a condition called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) because you are not posting or monitoring the chat on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. The U.S.

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Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8


Giordano Dance Chicago, America’s original jazz dance company, has captivated generations of audiences around the world with dynamic performances and the diversity and wide appeal of its powerful repertoire.

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#GivingTuesday: Just One Piece of the Puzzle


Use captivating photos, be creative, and feel free to have fun when sharing these moments. It''s that time of year, and # GivingTuesday campaigns are beginning across the nation. As a matter of fact, CrowdRise just launched a #GivingTower Holiday Challenge for nonprofits.

Saving the California Condor: A Collective Impact Story

ASU Lodestar Center

Many groups wanted to focus on habitat preservation and threat management, while most scientists had come to believe that removing condors from the wild and breeding them in captivity was the only hope for saving them. Captive breeding at the zoos worked better than anyone could have hoped.

Your Top 10 Tech Topics

Tech Soup Blog

Refresh it with these 10 tips for creating captivating websites. Fiscal year end is a time of reflection here at TechSoup. Well … reflection and crunching epic piles of data. We're reviewing what worked well this year and what we can improve for next year.

Story-Led Change: A Photojournalist’s Thoughts on the Power of Storytelling

Connection Cafe

His photojournalism has taken him to more than 60 countries, and his live shows and written works have captivated audiences within mainstream media, sports, politics, Fortune 500 companies and countless cause-minded organizations.

5 Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are five must-read books for leaders well worth adding to your list: Lead With A Story -- A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. Stumped for what business books to add to your fall reading list?

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400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Elephants Held Captive. Here it is! The 2014 edition of my annual review of year-end fundraising email subject lines. Be sure to give the 2013 , 2012 , and 2011 reviews a look too.

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