The Case for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The below is an excerpt from a new eBook from Blackbaud, The Case for Cause Marketing. Who needs a seat at the table to build a successful cause marketing program? Who should be part of a company’s cause marketing task force?

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What Fundraisers Can Learn from Direct Marketing

Connection Cafe

I’m embarrassed to admit that it hadn’t occurred to me in those years that all my work in annual giving was really direct marketing. Many direct marketing operations have this process down to an art form. Many direct markers amass vast troves of personal information about their markets.

Content Marketing for Nonprofits [Survey]

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Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the nonprofit and charity world. Kivi Leroux Miller is out there evangelizing content marketing. I’ve shared some thoughts here on npENGAGE as well as other publications about how nonprofits are doing content marketing.

One Email Tactic Nonprofits Need to Steal From Brand Marketers

NetWits

Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Fundraising #nptech communication email eMail marketing fundraising fundraising events nonprofit online giving relationship management stewardship time management

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Hospital Marketing and Fundraising: A Dynamic Duo

Connection Cafe

Pairing your hospital marketing and fundraising teams is one of the best ways to ensure that you work smarter. Here are three quick illustrations of how you can activate this dynamic duo: Integrate messaging: Marketing and fundraising communications should share a common agenda and voice. Share stories: Stories are the common currency between fundraising and marketing. Marketing and fundraising can go together like peanut butter and jelly.

The 15 Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2017

Connection Cafe

There is a lot to keep up with in social media marketing. Business Corner Content Marketing Social Marketing social media resourcesThere’s ever-changing algorithms and new features on every platforms (check our never ending Facebook Updates and Instagram Updates posts), you also have to keep up with new best practices, buzzwords, and cutting-edge strategies provided by an endless number of blogs. That’s a lot, especially creating and Read more.

Today’s Marketing Buzzwords: Sizzle or Substance?

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Marketing is evolving rapidly, but I don’t have to tell you that! The number of channels we have to work with is growing so fast that even the term multi-channel marketing seems like an understatement. Marketing Automation.

Nonprofit Marketing Plan Must-Haves: Integration and Automation

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From donor retention to nonprofit marketing to organizational leadership, every ebook is an invaluable resource. In this post we’ll focus on must-haves for your nonprofit marketing plan. In this post we’ll cover: How to Achieve Integrated Marketing Success.

Online Marketing: 10 Things Nonprofits Should Consider

NonProfit Hub

It’s hard to know if you’re doing everything you can to maximize your online marketing efforts. The post Online Marketing: 10 Things Nonprofits Should Consider appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Nonprofit Marketing

Drowning in Marketing Data? 3 Steps to Take Control

Connection Cafe

Pulling your data together from disparate sources—marketing, planned giving, volunteer, advocate, donor, etc. Third: Make your marketing data actionable. Unless you have control of your data and a way to transform it into marketing actions you will fall behind.

Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

Do you ever feel like you’re approaching your digital marketing without a map? Long before the Web, marketers sought to understand who, how, and where public perception was shaped. Welcome. Settle in and stay awhile. You’re in good company.

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Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget

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If so, then your organization can probably benefit from conducting market research. Marketing research done on a regular basis will allow you to make better decisions, chart changes over time, plan initiatives, and assess your success.

Tips for A Successful Content Marketing Strategy

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You might think that content marketing is based around the blogs, Facebook posts, and web pages that work towards your business goals. Social media marketing, business branding, and high-quality content are essential elements of content marketing, but there’s much more to it.

Data drives better digital marketing for nonprofits

3rd Sector Labs

Using data to drive your digital marketing campaigns is essential. Without the discipline of data, your digital marketing success is based more on hope than strategy and execution. Our corporate marketers understand the criticality of data all too well, especially retailers.

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How to Market on a Budget

NonProfit Hub

Getting the word out about your nonprofit can be tricky, especially when your funds require you to market on a budget. So, if you can swing it, this is the one marketing area you might want to splurge on a little, especially if your organization produces a lot of content.

5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate

NetWits

Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits. Knowing that it can be tough to execute on we thought we’d give you a few examples of nonprofits effectively using content marketing as a key part of their online strategy.

9 Internet Marketing Statistics from the Business World

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The number of marketers who say Facebook is “critical” or “important” to their business has increased 83% in just 2 years. Marketing and Communication Blogging communication email eMail marketing Facebook internet Mobile Non-Profit Non-profit marketing Stats

Tips To Getting It Right With Ecommerce Marketing

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

How would you use this information or data in marketing or even in optimizing for more sales? When it comes to marketing your eCommerce website, there is no need to reinvent the wheel. If not, then what marketing tactics are you going to take? Marketing

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR NONPROFITS. Social Media Marketing Statistics. Social Media Marketing Strategies. Social Media Marketing Templates. Social Media Marketing Tools. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING STATISTICS. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING STRATEGIES.

[Take the Survey!] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2016

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Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a surge in content marketing in the nonprofit world. But what makes for a successful content marketing plan? We’re Partnering with The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) Again!

Integrate Email Marketing Strategy With Online Stores

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

But Email marketing is very much into the game plan of internet marketing, even year after year some people think email marketing is dead. Email can be a very effective tool for many marketers when it is implemented and executed right.

Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

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Today’s nonprofit marketers must be experts in learning how to shift their organizational culture towards a culture of philanthropy. Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy. The marketing department only meets with its staff.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

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The problem is that this same set of consumers also perceive cause marketing efforts as inauthentic, and they are skeptical about corporate social good efforts. The good news is that many brand marketers have found a solution that works.

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7 Questions on Marketing Automation for Nonprofits

EveryAction

I recently sat down with the good folks at The Campaign Workshop and chatted about marketing automation for nonprofits. The Campaign Workshop: "Why should I care about nonprofit marketing automation?". TCW: "What's a common mistake nonprofits make with marketing automation?".

Facebook Marketing Cheat Sheet

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You want to learn everything you can about marketing your nonprofit via Facebook. How-to Start Marketing on Facebook. Author: Cheryl Black. But you don’t have all day to learn it. No worries. I’ve done the searching, so you can do just the reading.

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. Retention Service Delivery direct mail end of year fundraising marketing

[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

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Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the not for profit world. Blackbaud Partners with The Content Marketing Institute (CMI). This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Why do we Need Nonprofit Content Marketing Research? Content marketing is HUGE in the business world. 26% of nonprofit professionals believe they are effective at content marketing.

How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

In this post, I’m going to show you how to get online donations with content marketing. While the execution isn’t always so clear, content marketing can increase visitors to your site and help to convert them into online donors. Cannot afford a digital marketing agency.

The Obama Way to Getting More Results From Email Marketing

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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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Why Email Still Matters To Nonprofit Marketing

TechImpact

According to a recent study conducted by ExactTarget , 77% of consumers prefer to receive marketing communications through email. The post Why Email Still Matters To Nonprofit Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. The numbers don’t lie.

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Integrated Marketing - It's Everywhere!

Connection Cafe

I’ve noticed the same phenomena occurring when it comes to “Integrated Marketing.” Author: Sara Spivey.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The problem is that this same set of consumers also perceive cause marketing efforts as inauthentic, and they are skeptical about corporate social good efforts. The good news is that many brand marketers have found a solution that works.

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Win at Multi-Channel Marketing with a Messaging Framework

Connection Cafe

With seemingly limitless channels available to nonprofit marketers to cultivate, your fundraising and engagement efforts now require developing messages for each medium. How will you ever get to it all?

How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

By utilizing automated nurture campaigns as part of your marketing strategy, you can keep your supporters engaged all year round. Like any strategically formed campaign, your marketing automation efforts need goals.

Digital Marketing Plan For Nonprofits: The Definitive Guide (2017)

Nonprofits Source

Does your nonprofit have a digital marketing plan ? Lack of resources, expertise, leadership buy-in, choosing the right software tools (or the right strategic partners) all while trying to stay current on the latest marketing trends is overwhelming. Digital Marketing Plan Chapters.

12 Quick Hit Facts On Nonprofit Content Marketing

TechImpact

Nonprofits across the board are putting a greater emphasis on their content marketing efforts. Content marketing in a nutshell is just that. According to a recent study conducted by the Content Marketing Institute, 92% of nonprofits are currently using some form of content marketing.

Franchise Opportunities Marketing

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Franchises need to know that their advertisements are reaching potential local customers, and that is why franchise opportunities marketing is so important. We have all of the personnel, services, and tools that you need to grow your online marketing business.

2015 Content Marketing Report Benchmarks

TechImpact

The world is rife with marketing trends, techniques, and jargon. It seems like every day there’s another hot fad that every marketing company thinks will change the game. But content marketing is a new phenomenon. Sixty-one percent of nonprofit marketers use content marketing.

4 Critical Components to Your Nonprofits Email Marketing Strategy

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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. Ok, those are some of the keys to the effective email marketing, but there’s a lot more to it.

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3 Bad Nonprofit Marketing Habits to Stop Right Now

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In case you haven''t heard, it''s Inbound Marketing Week ! Across the world, marketing pros working in every industry, public and private, for-profit and philanthropic, are gathering to discuss the past, present, and future of inbound marketing. strategy marketing

5 Content Marketing Tips That Yield Donors

TechImpact

Content marketing is constantly transforming the information we produce and consume. The post 5 Content Marketing Tips That Yield Donors appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General content marketing data database donation donations donors nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech social media technology Now more than ever it is being utilized to extend reach, bring in more traffic and produce leads for organizations.

4 Strategies For Successful Nonprofit Content Marketing

TechImpact

In a previous post , we talked about why your nonprofit had to start actively engaging in content marketing. Strategies to ensure your nonprofit’s content marketing campaigns were not only effective and efficient, but successful and delivered on all those great benefits.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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