Landing Your Emails – Expert Email Deliverability Tips

Connection Cafe

I recently had the pleasure of hosting Landing Your Emails: Tips for Email Deliverability webinar with Blackbaud. First, limited resources play a part in the ability to implement many aspects of an email program that drive engagement. What is the ideal email frequency?

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Simple Ways to Analyze Nonprofit Email Performance

Connection Cafe

But, evaluating the performance of your email campaigns can be much simpler. You can significantly improve the performance of your email campaigns by knowing and understanding just four data points. It’s an important tool for maintaining a healthy email file. Four Terms.

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Should Nonprofits Focus on Email or Facebook?

Connection Cafe

A question I have often heard: should nonprofits focus on email or Facebook? ” In fact, the two channels work best when they work together — email and social CAN play as a team. Email Strengths: . Email Weaknesses: . to email communicators.

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The Science of Email

NetWits

Successful use of email for communication is both an art and a science. Let's focus on the science behind how email metrics work and how you can use them to measure your results.

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New Email Study Reveals Nonprofit Spam Rates Soared in 2016

EveryAction

The state of nonprofit fundraising is undeniably digital, but aside from opens and clicks, do you really understand what's happening to your emails? email deliverability data

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Nonprofit Email Design: 20 Tips for More Effective Emails

NetWits

Email communications are a critical piece of every nonprofits engagement strategy. Maximizing the effectiveness of your email marketing includes understanding and leveraging the latest email design strategies and best practices. Email Design.

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The Ultimate Guide For Building An Email List

Connection Cafe

An email list is a marketing tool that will round out your online marketing strategy. However, in order to have an email list, you need to build it. There are three components necessary to build your email list: Landing pages, social media pushes and CTA buttons. .

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10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email

NetWits

Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? Maybe even that: Mobile email opens are predicted to surpass desktop opens this year. Email click-throughs are lacking on mobile devices. Nonprofit email click-through rates declined in 2012 (as did conversion rates).

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5 Proven Tips for Building Your Nonprofits Email List

NetWits

In fact, email is still the number-one way to connect with your supporters. With that in mind we thought we’d share a few suggestions for getting visitors to subscribe to your email list: 1. Include your events, photos, maps, twitter link, polls, and of course, your email list.

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How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

I had email copy ready to go for either a Clinton or a Trump win. Here’s how social listening resulted in our most successful nonprofit email campaign: The insight we gained through social listening required a significant change in our me ssaging timeline and tone.

5 Important Tips for Writing Donor-Focused Emails

Connection Cafe

Your constituents receive A LOT of emails. A recent report estimated that a person receives over 200 emails every day. So how do you make your email stand out, especially during the email surge that happens during end of year? Well the same holds true for email.

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10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

EveryAction

email CultureYou know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? The one who’s always reading something interesting, always has the best links to send, and knows about all the new trends before you’ve even made sense of the old ones?

Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits

NetWits

As more people continue to check email on mobile devices, research has found mobile click-throughs are lacking. Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising communication email eMail marketing Non-Profit nonprofit responsive design

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6 Reasons to Rethink Your Email Newsletter

Everyaction

Email fundraising and organizing has changed a lot since mass email tools first appeared on the scene. With major organizations and political campaigns adopting a more direct, targeted email donation ask, it can be intimidating to keep up with emerging trends.

3 Shocking Statistics from the 2015 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study

EveryAction

Nonprofits have never had a more powerful fundraising tool than they now have in email , but there''s a growing concern that they might be ignoring one of the most important metrics for a successful online fundraising program. email fundraising deliverability

You've Set Up an Email Welcome Series, So Now What?

EveryAction

Last year, my colleague Michelle Shefter wrote about the six most important email series for nonprofits. The second email series mentioned was the re-engagement series. They changed their email address. Email mistypes happen. Set up an email series to try and engage them!

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One Email Tactic Nonprofits Need to Steal From Brand Marketers

NetWits

Sending the right email message to the right constituent at the right time can be almost impossible to organize manually. But, what if it didn’t have to be that way?

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5 Important Items to Include on Your Email Sign-Up Form

Connection Cafe

Why do people unsubscribe from your email? They send too much email. So, how can you align subscriber expectations with your actual email program? Start with your email sign-up form. Here are 5 important items to include on your email sign-up form: 1) Email Descriptions.

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

Connection Cafe

For this month’s Designing for Good , it’s time we showed more love to all of you tireless nonprofit email marketers out there. How did we decide which emails were the best? The hold : How successfully does the email keep our attention?

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10 Email Resolutions for the New Year

Everyaction

Whether it’s emailing your supporters, re-engaging lapsed donors, or soliciting donations - all nonprofits rely on good emails. While we’re all guilty of making some email mistakes (too long of a subject line, multiple asks in one email) we’re always looking for ways to improve. In that spirit, we’ve put together 10 ways you can improve your email program this year. Anyone can send emails but the key to having a great email program: high deliverability rate.

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Raise More By Avoiding “One Size Fits All” Email Appeals

NetWits

The same is true with your holiday email appeals. While nonprofits often deliver highly relevant content in direct mail appeals – based on giving history, interests and past actions – that approach isn’t always carried over to their email appeals. Analyze the stats of previous emails.

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How To Write Effective Emails

NetWits

Given the amount of communication platforms that are available these days, how much time are you devoting to putting together your email content? If you’re not taking the time to consider the message as well as the medium, your emails may not be conveying the messages you think they are.

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10 Ways to Sabotage Your Year-End Emails

NetWits

I've spent a good part of the past month reviewing year-end email drafts and have seen several common pitfalls. Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Fundraising #nptech email end of year fundraising fundraising Non-Profit online giving

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2012 Year-End Fundraising Email Analysis

NetWits

Despite the trend that additional emails have helped increase the total number of transactions without compromising open rates, the 2012 results told a slightly different story. Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising eMail marketing end of year fundraising fundraising online giving

Increase your Email Revenue by 20% on December 31st

NetWits

If we compare year-end giving campaigns to the gastronomical equivalent of a seven … Email Marketing Online Fundraising email marketing tips end of year fundraising

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Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates

NetWits

It contains online fundraising, advocacy, email, social, and mobile results from 55 U.S.-based One of the eye-catching findings from the study was the steep decline in the performance of fundraising emails in 2012. Make sure to check out these email fundraising ideas.

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450 Email Subject Lines From End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

For several years now, January 1st not only means the beginning of the New Year, but also an opportunity to look at trends in year-end fundraising emails from nonprofit organizations. Here is the 2015 edition of my annual review of year-end nonprofit fundraising email subject lines. (Be

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Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And according to recent poll s, some 62% of people check their work email while on vacation. Others fear they will have millions of emails piling up and find themselves compulsively reading and responding to email during a holiday break, ironically to reduce stress.

What Gmail’s New Settings Mean for Your Nonprofit Email Strategy

Connection Cafe

A few years ago nonprofit email marketers were thrown for a loop when Gmail implemented a tabbed in-box for various kinds of messages (primary, email and social). However, within the last few months, Gmail has put in additional settings and rules that are having a significant impact on how, or whether, a nonprofit’s email message is making it to a constituent’s in-box at all. The single most important issue for nonprofit email marketers is engagement.

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400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The 2014 edition of my annual review of year-end fundraising email subject lines. For 2014, I reviewed 445 email messages sent to me from 74 different nonprofit organizations between December 1st and 31st, 2014. Email by Date. Email by Hour. Email Frequency.

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The 6 Most Important Email Series for Nonprofit Marketing

EveryAction

An email series is a set of pre-written emails that are sent to a user after that user takes a specific action. It can also be called a drip campaign, email workflow, or branching email campaign.

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12 of Your Email Deliverability Questions Answered

EveryAction

Yesterday, EveryAction hosted a webinar to discuss insights from our 2016 Email Deliverability Study. Here are some great, thoughtful questions that we received and Brett's email wisdom. " So, try some sends where you just email the active folks.

What Does Spam Do to your Email Fundraising? [INFOGRAPHIC]

EveryAction

If you’re sending fundraising emails, then you’re losing money to spam. email fundraising deliverability infographicThe question then, is how much + why?

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Donor Retention 101: Master Donor Email Marketing

NonProfit Hub

Email marketing is a great way to meet donors where they’re at and keep them connected. Once someone donates, you have to communicate with them quickly, and often times the quickest thing you can do is send an email. Email Marketing Featured Fundraising

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

Everyaction

Well, here’s the trick: clean out your inbox, subscribe to some key emails that you actually enjoy (emails that you enjoy - there is such a thing!), email CultureYou know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? The one who’s always reading something interesting, always has the best links to send, and knows about all the new trends before you’ve even made sense of the old ones? We know their secret - and we’re going to let you in on it.

Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials

TechImpact

Did you know Millennials (1980s – 2000s) prefer to receive email from nonprofits over their smartphones versus social media? According to Achieve , nonprofits are missing great opportunities to engage donors via email. Image courtesy of The EmailADMIN.

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5 Tips for Better Nonprofit Fundraising Emails

EveryAction

One of the best weapons in a nonprofit’s fundraising arsenal is email campaigning. We are sending and receiving more fundraising emails than ever before, all vying for the attention of supporters to act on behalf of our cause. Unfortunately, it’s difficult for your audience to differentiate your messages from the numerous emails that flood their inboxes each day, especially if your mass mailings are labeled as junk and relegated to the black hole of the spam folder.

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4 Critical Components to Your Nonprofits Email Marketing Strategy

NetWits

I’ve been deep in the world of email marketing for the past few months. That said … here’s 4 parts to an effective email marketing strategy that will work in any industry. As I mentioned above, you should let people know about your email list at every touch point.

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Email 101 – Scan, Delete, Read, Repeat.

Connection Cafe

I actually have three, and all three (much like yours, I’d guess) are inundated with emails every single day—much of it unwanted or unread. With these “other” emails, I have a choice – to read or not to read. It makes you wonder: Are your supporters reading your emails?

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The Obama Way to Getting More Results From Email Marketing

NetWits

Guest post by John Haydon, Founder of Inbound Zombie – a nonprofit social media … Email Marketing email fundraising eMail marketing nonprofit email marketing obama campaign

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