7 Ways to Increase the Open Rate of Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter

EveryAction

Distributing a regular newsletter requires a lot: curation, content creation, and then there’s capturing the attention of your audience despite inbox overcrowding. marketing open rates newsletter

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Will Newsletters Help Increase Your School’s Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

Does your school currently use snail mail or e-mail newsletters to stay in touch with donors, alumni and parents? Did you know that using newsletters can dramatically increase your fundraising revenue and make it easier to find new prospects?

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

EveryAction

You 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?

6 Reasons to Rethink Your Email Newsletter

Everyaction

Just ten years ago, nonprofit newsletters were the go-to channel for collecting donations. Here are six reasons why you should rethink your email newsletter. After all your hard work, it’s a bummer to know that not many people are even reading your newsletter in the first place.

How Your Nonprofit’s e-Newsletter Can Help Retain Donors

TechImpact

However, one of the most used internet communication tools, the email newsletter, could be one of the most efficient and effective tools for keeping a donor’s interest. Yes, even your email newsletters need to be written and adapted based on who you’re trying to reach.

Connections, The Airs Newsletter November/December 2014

VisionLink

The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) has released the latest issue of Connections, the AIRS newsletter. This issue covers such topics as 2015 AIRS Conference, choosing the right tools for I&R texting communications, and more. Read Connections by clicking the link

Top 5 Nonprofit Email Newsletter Mistakes

John Haydon

According to the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report for 2015, nonprofit marketers spend a great deal of time publishing email newsletters. But while most nonprofits spend lots of resources writing their email newsletters, many that I talk to aren’t using it […].

5 Features of Effective Email Newsletters

John Haydon

Imagine a world where every email newsletter you sent out directly impacted the results of your organization. The post 5 Features of Effective Email Newsletters appeared first on John Haydon. Email Marketing email newsletter

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

Everyaction

They all get great newsletters. From the must-have industry news, to the Friday afternoon necessities (I’m looking at you, This Week in Cats), here’s 10 newsletters to get you started. Nonprofit Tech for Good - Weekly Newsletter. Moz - Newsletter. If you want to stay ahead of the digital curve, you’ll want to check out Moz’s newsletter. Do you like your newsletters nice and brief? Either way, NTEN's Connect newsletter is the one for you.

6 Tips for Creating Engaging Email Newsletters

NonProfit Hub

Regardless of whether you work in the nonprofit sector or run a small business, an email newsletter is one of the most important communication channels you have with your customers and supporters. Use these six tips to become a newsletter pro. Sponsored by iContact.

Your 10 Point Checklist For Nonprofit Newsletter Writing

TechImpact

Writing, and sending, your nonprofit’s email newsletter takes creativity, precision strategy, and even a little finesse. Not only that, but once its been sent, your newsletter is out of your control. Start with the newsletter’s purpose and let ideas come from there.

10 e-Newsletter Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Despite the rapid rise of social media, more online donations are made from a click in an e-newsletter than any other source. With that said, below are 10 e-newsletter best practices that can help your nonprofit raise more funds online: 1.

Three Nonprofit e-Newsletters to Subscribe To and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My e-newsletter is by far the driving force behind Nonprofit Tech 2.0. Most e-newsletters today seem to be stuck in the design best practices of 2006 and take little account for the rapid rise of social media and the fact that the number one activity on smartphones today is reading email.

What NOT To Do On Your Nonprofit’s Next Email Newsletter

TechImpact

If your nonprofit has not edited its email newsletter in the last 6 months, it’s probably time. Your newsletter should be short, to the point, and have the capacity to quickly communicate an important message or update to the reader. Your subject line is the hook for your newsletter.

Why Nobody Subscribes To Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter

John Haydon

A critical piece of any successful nonprofit email newsletter is acquisition. Why Should People Join Your Email Newsletter? The post Why Nobody Subscribes To Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter appeared first on John Haydon.

Your Nonprofit’s 10 Point Checklist For Effective Newsletter Writing

TechImpact

Writing, and sending, your nonprofit’s email newsletter takes creativity, precision strategy, and even a little finesse. Not only that, but once its been sent, your newsletter is out of your control. The post Your Nonprofit’s 10 Point Checklist For Effective Newsletter Writing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. There’s no re-do.

Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

For Email Newsletters, a Death Greatly Exaggerated - NYTimes.com

AFP Blog

For Email Newsletters, a Death Greatly Exaggerated - NYTimes.com : So it gives us great pleasure to reveal a radical publishing technology that is catching on in news media companies big and small. Email newsletters, an old-school artifact of the web that was supposed to die along with dial-up connections, are not only still around, but very much on the march

June 18 Webinar: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Although social media has revolutionized how nonprofits communicate online with their supporters and donors, online fundraising tools like “Donate Now” buttons and e-newsletters are essential building blocks to a successful social media strategy. Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

3 Mobile Compatible Nonprofit e-Newsletters to Subscribe To and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With 51% of email now being opened on a tablet or smartphone, nonprofits would be wise to redesign their e-newsletter as soon as possible. Fundraising Mobile Media e-Newsletters

January 23 Webinar: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Although social media has revolutionized how nonprofits communicate online with their supporters and donors, online fundraising tools like “Donate Now” buttons and e-newsletters are essential building blocks to a successful social media strategy. Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

October 9 Webinar: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Although social media has revolutionized how nonprofits communicate online with their supporters and donors, online fundraising tools like “Donate Now” buttons and e-newsletters are essential building blocks to a successful social media strategy. Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

January 23 Webinar: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Although social media has revolutionized how nonprofits communicate online with their supporters and donors, online fundraising tools like “Donate Now” buttons and e-newsletters are essential building blocks to a successful social media strategy. Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

3 Key Insights On E-newsletters

Wild Apricot Blog

In past conversations, we''ve learned that many associations, clubs and non-profits use e-newsletters to communicate with their members with varying degrees of success. newsletter Communications So we revisited the subject in a recent Advisory session. Here are 3 key insights.

April 2 Webinar: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Although social media has revolutionized how nonprofits communicate online with their supporters and donors, online fundraising tools like “Donate Now” buttons and e-newsletters are essential building blocks to a successful social media strategy. Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Three Reasons to Require Verified Opt-In for your Email Newsletter

John Haydon

But to get the best result from your email newsletter, list quality is essential. The post Three Reasons to Require Verified Opt-In for your Email Newsletter appeared first on John Haydon. Email Marketing email acquisition email newsletter verified opt-in

How to Write a Newsletter Your Members Will Actually Want to Read

Wild Apricot Blog

Does your digital newsletter have low engagement? Here's how to write a newsletter your members actually want to read

Transforming Your E-Newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a review of a Network for Good e-book on making the transition from a print newsletter to an email version. And for those wanting tips on refreshing an existing email newsletter, here's an article that might help. newsletter member communications

Refreshing Your E-newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

It's spring cleaning season - a good time to review and refresh your e-newsletter. Associations E-mail marketing member communication newsletters nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications nptechHere are some tips to get you started.( read more ).

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ASU Lodestar Center

We at the ASU Lodestar Center have been wanting to do a major overhaul of our newsletter for quite a while. As many of you are undoubtedly aware, the Lodestar Center Nonprofit News is a hugely useful newsletter with gobs and gobs of valuable information. posted by.

Five Tips for Developing a Successful Email Newsletter | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Five Tips for Developing a Successful Email Newsletter | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : Despite the advent of the “always-on” mentality that social media has instilled in us, email marketing is still one of the best ways to reach your audience, especially for small business. The reasons in favor of using email newsletters as part of your marketing mix far outweigh the reasons not to

Mobile Commons Spring 2013 Highlights – Newsletter

Mobile Commons

In this newsletter, we wanted to share some of our biggest news and most innovative partnerships from the first third of the year. All Posts Blog Company News Newsletter It’s been an active couple months for us at Mobile Commons. We launched Mobile Commons Advocacy; we got generous praise from some notable figures; and we worked on a wide variety of exciting mobile campaigns.

April Newsletter: What Rhymes with April

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter april 9000Maple? Bagel? Playful? A plate full of staples? A drill? Does anything really truly rhyme with April? Anyways, one exciting piece of news is that we reached 9,000 paying customers this week (not including free accounts)!

Your Nonprofit’s Newsletter: You Are Not the Target Audience

BoardAssist

Your nonprofit’s newsletter is probably a key element in your nonprofit’s communications arsenal. For advice on how board members can make sure their nonprofit’s newsletter is designed as well as it should be, we turned to nonprofit communications maven Kivi Leroux Miller.

E-newsletters: Read This Before You Press Send - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

E-newsletters: Read This Before You Press Send - Resource Center - AFP : May 22, 2012) More and more companies are using e-newsletters to connect with their customers. Recently the AFP Vancouver Chapter started an e-newsletter for members and after nearly a year (and a few tweaks along the way) they are seeing great benefits from this opportunity to connect with members. Here are our chapter’s top five questions to ask before your organization starts its own e-newsletter.

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Are Nonprofit Email Newsletters Really A Waste of Time?

Connection Cafe

” He went on to say “Email newsletters don't get read, yet they take more effort to prepare than a 250-word email” He concluded, "email is still a killer application, but only when used properly.". ” Many nonprofit newsletters are unfortunately poorly executed.

The State of the Nonprofit Newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

If you missed the Nonprofit Blog Carnival's Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips, here's a recap and some additional posts and resources. nonprofit newsletters

The Most Popular Part of our Weekly Museum E-Newsletter

Museum 2.0

About once a month, our weekly e-newsletter includes a request for humble items. The wishlist is the most responded-to part of our e-newsletter. But on another level, the wishlist is the most participatory part of the newsletter. It''s not what you think.

10 Nonprofit E-newsletter Resources

Have Fun - Do Good

"Blogs are great because you can re-purpose some of the content from your posts in your e-newsletter," I told a large group at a recent social media training. How many of you have an e-newsletter?". It is amazing to me how many organizations and entrepreneurs don't have an e-newsletter, or if they do, it is deathly boring. newsletter.

Can I Use That Image for My Website or Newsletter?

Tech Soup Blog

With the rise of visual social media (like Pinterest and Instagram), a clear trend in digital communications is more images and fewer words — even if you are communicating through your website or an email newsletter.

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Four Creative (and Smart) Uses of Social Media Icons in Nonprofit e-Newsletters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of online donations come from a click in an e-newsletter, as do most new Facebook Fans, Twitter Followers, and text alert subscribers. That said, optimizing your e-newsletter design for the Social Web is smart. e-Newsletters Social MediaEmail is still queen.

Lame Spam of the Day: Lehman Brothers Centre for Women 2008 Newsletter

Robert Weiner

It''s bad enough that the formatting of the first third is truly ugly (scroll to the bottom to see an image), it says someone named Raynan with my email address asked them to send me the message, the text of the newsletter includes the line "want facebook money?", Newsletter London experience.

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No One Wants to Sign Up for Your Damn E-Newsletter

NonProfit Hub

While reading about the best practices for denim patching, you notice a little box to the right of the article that says “sign up for our e-newsletter.” No wants your damn e-newsletter. E-newsletters are an awesome way to keep in touch with your constituents, prospective clients and advocates of your causes. No one cares about your damn e-newsletter. E-newsletter email captures are no different.