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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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?".

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.

What the Political Climate Means for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Connection Cafe

For the savvy nonprofit, that means approaching traditional marketing tactics— like email list building— in new and different ways. For Matthew Rullo, Associate Director of Marketing at Human Rights Watch, capitalizing on those messages means being able to respond at a similar pace. “In

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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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.

Content Marketing for Nonprofits [Survey]

Connection Cafe

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.

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?

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

Connection Cafe

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.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

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.

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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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.

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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4 Marketing Lessons Your Nonprofit Can Learn From Tinder

EveryAction

What does Tinder have to do with your nonprofit marketing strategy? Think about it: what is Tinder if not a massive, multi-million-user experiment in online marketing Probably a lot more than you realize.

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Today’s Marketing Buzzwords: Sizzle or Substance?

Connection Cafe

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.

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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3 Bad Nonprofit Marketing Habits to Stop Right Now

EveryAction

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

When Worlds Collide: Major Gifts and Direct Marketing Team Up to Maximize Mid-Level Donors

Connection Cafe

Four years ago, the only thing major gifts officers and direct marketing teams shared was the office bathroom. Mid-level giving programs exist at the intersection between major gifts and direct marketing. Direct marketing is the ground game.

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The Importance of Marketing Diversification

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Chris Scavo, Digital Marketing Strategist at Informz. This is the third in a series of posts with great advice about content marketing. When we find something that we connect with, it doesn’t feel intrusive to receive their marketing across multiple channels.

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.

The Ultimate Nonprofit Video Marketing Strategy + 5 of the Best Nonprofit Videos We’ve Seen

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how to create the ultimate nonprofit video marketing strategy with our guide, as well as getting inspired with the five best nonprofit videos we've seen. video-marketing-strategy video-marketing nonprofit-video-marketing-strategy nonprofit-video-marketing nonprofit-video

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7 Must-Try Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

NonProfit Hub

When the goal of your organization is to increase awareness about a social or environmental cause, you may wonder how much the latest marketing technology has to do with helping your organization meet its goals. Here are seven tools for nonprofits to maximize their marketing success: Razoo.

Attention Getters: Tips for Effective Email Marketing

Byte Technology

How many of us opt-out of certain email marketing campaigns because they clog up our inboxes? However, there’s hope for those who still rely on email marketing to foster and attract business, whether from new users or tried-and-true customers.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this article, I’m going to share a strategic marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love. Digital Marketing Plan

Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget

Connection Cafe

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.

9 Marketing Conferences Nonprofit Pros Won't Want to Miss in 2015

EveryAction

If the huge success of #GivingTuesday teaches us anything, it''s that good marketing is a nonprofit''s best friend. Could your organization use some help in making the most out of its marketing resources? nonprofit strategy conferences marketing

8 Research-Backed Ways To Improve Marketing For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

Marketing can feel like an uphill battle. But, the truth is marketing for nonprofits doesn’t have to be an insurmountable challenge. 5 years ago, marketers could post 500-word articles to rank #1 for the most competitive keywords.

SEO For Nonprofits: A Beginners Guide To Digital Marketing Success

Nonprofits Source

In the last step of this digital marketing plan, we’re going to share SEO strategies and tactics we use to increase search rankings on Google. The top 13 on page SEO factors for content marketing. How to measure and track digital marketing success. Nonprofit marketing plan.

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.

Breaking Down the Barriers: Hospital Marketing and Development Collaboration

Connection Cafe

Contrary to popular belief, this sentence from Rudyard Kipling’s 1889 poem is NOT referring to the historic lack of cooperation between hospital marketing and development departments. It is true, though, that most hospital marketing and development professionals seem to live in separate hemispheres. Based on our collective experiences, we strongly recommend that the foundation officer’s best friend should be the chief marketing officer. What’s in it for marketers?

Move Up the Ladder of Relationship Marketing

SocialFish

By Alex Mastrianni, Marketing Team Lead at Informz. When it comes to relationship marketing, what rung of the ladder is your association currently at? Digital Marketing Strategist, Informz; and moderator Maddie Grant of SocialFish and WorkXO.

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. Email marketing is a critical tool in maintaining a good relationship with your donors. Email marketing can be confusing, but when it comes to donation follow-up emails, keep it personal.

The Art of Building Lasting Donor Relationships with One-To-One Marketing

Connection Cafe

The power of one-to-one marketing is harnessed when data points are leveraged to create a personalized experience for prospective donors. The most common marketing metric is the RFM model. Ready to get started on your one-to-one marketing strategy?

What is Influencer Marketing?

SocialFish

Here I am with a short video on influencer marketing, filmed as part of Encore Alert ‘s League of Extraordinary Marketers series (*blush*). Read more from the awesome Encore Alert Blog and sign up for their upcoming ebook on influencer marketing.

Integrated Marketing - It's Everywhere!

Connection Cafe

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

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

NetWits

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

Solving Nonprofit Marketing Challenges across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

Understanding who does what allows you to begin to tailor your marketing communications, while still staying within your organization’s approved branding guidelines. Nonprofit Marketing affiliate organizations affiliates Branding marketing nonprofit management