10 Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. BCC is an absolute worst practice, please don’t do it. 101 Best Practices Email Marketing Fundraising

Nonprofit Advertising Best Practices

Media Cause

Here are some best practices our media team uses when creating a new campaign, starting with goals and platforms all the way to tactical tips for executing your campaign. When selecting platforms you really need to consider the questions listed above: What is your objective?


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Applying DEI Best Practices for Your Nonprofit

Top Nonprofits

Whether we like it or not, many traditional fundraising practices create an inner circle of supporters. That doesn’t mean that a high ROI is a bad thing, or that these fundraising practices should be retired. Applying DEI best practices to your nonprofit isn’t a one-and-done activity.

[VIDEO] Best Practices for Recurring Donor Acquisition


We’re here to talk about recurring donors, oh, yeah, best practices for unlocking the mystery that is recurring donors. But most importantly, please feel free to chat in any questions or comments along the way. You can ask a question, “Are you a cat lover?

Training Volunteers for Hybrid Events: 7 Best Practices

Cadmium CD

In this guide we’ll be answering some of the frequently asked questions when it comes to training volunteers for your next hybrid event, as well as providing our top seven best practices.    Best Practices for Training Hybrid Event Volunteers.

Best Practices for Running a Virtual Trade Show


Best Practices for Running a Virtual Trade Show. Live chat tools at virtual booths allow attendees to ask questions related to products or services and have those questions answered in real-time.

Best Practices When Running a Product Fundraiser

Get Fully Funded

You must be in the driver’s seat and have a solid grasp of best practices when running a fundraiser, including a product fundraiser. Make sure you answer these important questions before you get started.

Best Practices for Running a Virtual Trade Show


Best Practices for Running a Virtual Trade Show. Live chat tools at virtual booths allow attendees to ask questions related to products or services and have those questions answered in real-time.

30 Post-Event Survey Questions (+ Why They Matter)

Wild Apricot

Looking for the perfect post-event survey questions to get feedback on your event? Here are 30 you can use as, well as some best practices for structuring your event survey

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Practical Tips for Running the Best-Ever Online Fundraising Store


Be sure you let your potential supporters know that you’re available if they have any questions! The post Practical Tips for Running the Best-Ever Online Fundraising Store appeared first on Qgiv Blog. Looking to sell merchandise for your next event? You should think about it!

Top Cybersecurity Interview Questions

Connection Cafe

So, Learning security practices in top universities like the Stanford cybersecurity course comes with many advantages that include personalized mentorship, a comprehensive curriculum, etc and helps you to build a great Cybersecurity career. Cybersecurity Interview Questions.

7 Questions on Marketing Automation for Nonprofits


That said, automation can do a lot to refine your normal marketing practices. This post was originally featured on The Campaign Workshop blog and has been reposted with permission. I recently sat down with the good folks at The Campaign Workshop and chatted about marketing automation for nonprofits. I shared a few tips, tricks, and brewed up a crockpot metaphor I'm pretty proud of - check out our conversation below!

Best Practices for Running a Virtual Conference


So we have put together this list of virtual conference best practices to help you hit the ground running and host the best conference possible! Best Practices for Running a Virtual Conference. The post Best Practices for Running a Virtual Conference appeared first on Accelevents.

3 Questions To Ask If You Think Your Acquisition Audience Is Burned Out


Regardless of the cost associated with engaging with your acquisition audience, here are three key questions to ask yourself before you walk away from prospective donors. . When trying different messaging, keep it in the confines of your other organizational practices and tactics.

First-Time Donor Retention: 3 Nonprofit Best Practices

NonProfit Hub

However, during these discussions, many organizations ask the same question: “How do we attract more donors?” To practice this, try completely removing the first-person narrative language. The post First-Time Donor Retention: 3 Nonprofit Best Practices appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Live The Questions Now

Global Giving

Whether he actually said this or not, it’s clear that Einstein knew the value of asking good questions. So, how can you push yourself and your organization to follow this approach and ask better questions when trying to tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges? Practice!

4 Questions to Make Strategic Decisions

The Storytelling Non-profit

Today I’m going to share 4 questions that I always use when I’m trying to answer the question, “What next?” The Four Questions For context, these questions come from one of my all-time favorite strategy books called Blue Ocean Strategy. 1) As a sector we emphasize “best practices” but that doesn’t leave a lot of room for organizations to be self-reflective and understand how (or even if) these best practices apply to them.

How Nonprofits Practice Continuous Improvement

Beth Kanter

One of the simplest ways to practice continuous improvement is to incorporate a process evaluation. Our advisory committee includes Courtney Lawrence from DSIL , a company that focuses on innovation and human centered design practices, who lead us through our reflection process. We also worked on developing personas and questions for post event interviews – I’ll save that reflecting on that process for another blog post.).

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

Often when choosing an LMS , many buyers are not asking critically important, detailed questions that can make or break an LMS implementation. It’s important to ask questions that matter most to your eLearning success.

“Implementing the Demands of Justice”: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Through Our Practice

Neon CRM

These are questions for all of us, in our personal and our professional lives. Through Our Practice appeared first on NeonCRM. Fundraising Tips and Best PracticesTo be honest, I’m sick of MLK Jr. ….

It's Your Friendly Communities of Practice Organizers


NTEN Communities of Practice (CoPs) are affinity groups centered on specific topics of interest, from community management to Drupal to nonprofits in the arts. It''s easy to join a Community of Practice just look for the group that strikes your fancy , login to your NTEN account or create an account, fill out your profile, and join the discussion(s). Communities of Practice community Community Leadership tech leadership

5 Best Practices for Collecting Supporter Data

NonProfit Hub

When someone submits their email address on the ONE Campaign website , they receive a welcome email with a friendly message and a simple question: ”Do you think we’ll see the end of extreme poverty in our lifetime?” Instead of making do with the average welcome message, the campaign utilized the initial interest a supporter shows in submitting an email address to learn more about the individual via a low barrier ask: answering a simple question.

Best Practices for Virtual Foundation Board Meetings

Connection Cafe

We have seen the same effect with using the chat feature and enabling board members to write down their comments or questions without interrupting the current speaker. The idea of virtual board meetings has been around since conference calls first began.

10 Questions To Gauge Your Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wilson's book is packed with case studies and activities that help you put to practice in your organization the learnings from the book. do people come together to examine the way things are done , criticize processes and behaviors with a view to evolving a shared best practice?

Board Recruiting Best Practices – What do you REALLY want from me?


The question we are asked most often by nonprofit Executive Directors is “just how much should I ask my board to give annually?” This is a tough question to answer, and something we work closely with each of our nonprofit clients to address, on a case by case basis. The post Board Recruiting Best Practices – What do you REALLY want from me? best practices board recruiting

10 Management Practices to Drive Results

Nonprofit Talent

Our customized training experiences, consulting partnerships and coaching practices are all designed to build skills, maximize performance and deliver results for individuals, teams and organizations. The question is: Busy doing what?” 3: Question more and talk less.

Got #13ntc withdrawal? The Communities of Practice can help


If you haven’t digested or implemented all of your takeaways from the conference—or if you couldn’t make it, and are itching to connect with fellow nonprofit techies—you may want to check out the NTEN Communities of Practice (CoPs). Ask questions. 13ntc commbuild Communities of Practice Community drupal networking professional development

Moving to the Cloud: A Practical Guide


Explore some questions your organization should be asking before using the cloud to build a robust, resilient IT system. Matt Eshleman. Chief Technology Officer. CommunityIT. Cloud platforms like Google Apps and Office 365 allow organizations to explore new ways of doing business. There have been an overwhelming number of blogs, white papers, and webinars done on the topic of the cloud. I’ve contributed to many of them: “What is the cloud?”

Experts Weigh-In on Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices

Connection Cafe

As an educational consultant, I offer nonprofits instruction on best practices around their technology. I often get asked questions about how a nonprofit’s website should look and behave and what benchmarking or evaluation tips I might have. And while I’m usually able to offer some general guidance, nonprofit website design best practices have never been my area of expertise. Here are 6 questions and answers from the experts on nonprofit website design best practices: 1.

Next Time, Answer a Different Question


Next time someone asks you what your organization does, answer a different question. Because the answer to that question? It’s really good practice, for a lot of reasons. The post Next Time, Answer a Different Question appeared first on See3 It can be hard for nonprofits to land on language that describes what they do. Because so many organizations do so much great stuff.

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Blue Sky’s VP of Continuing Education Solutions , Amanda Davis, sat down with our clients and prospects to answer their questions. of a few of the questions asked below. .

Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Last year, 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes according the “ Cracking the Crowd Funding Code “ Nonprofit’s use of crowdfunding is growing at an exponential rate with many nonprofits jumping on the crowfunding bandwagon attracted by the potential of finding new supporters. Robert Wu offers a great set of best practices in this guest post below. Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding by Robert Wu.

26 Practices of High Performing Boards


Gail’s list of 26 practices every board should follow: 1. Recruiting New Members. They enforce term limits, no discussion, no question. They are willing to challenge each other, and willing to ask questions. The post 26 Practices of High Performing Boards appeared first on BoardAssist. We agree with fundraising guru Gail Perry: it’s not unusual for boards to get stuck in one way or another. When boards do get stuck, they often turn to Gail for help.

How to Increase Conversion Rates Using Pardot

Cloud 4 Good

The odds of increasing your conversation rates go up with each subsequent “yes” to those three questions, and you’ll be pleased to hear that you can increase conversions dramatically with these tools and a few tweaks we’ve learned from experience.

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Capital Campaigns for Nonprofits: 3 Best Practices You Need to Know

Neon CRM

This can all be pretty overwhelming for any nonprofit, which is why we’ve rounded up three best practices for preparing and executing a successful capital campaign. No matter the type of campaign, these best practices can help you. Capital campaigns are daunting.

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NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Shout out to Community of Practice leaders!


We''re kicking off Monday with a shout out to NTEN’s Community of Practice (COP) leaders. Read this FAQ and then email us at community@nten.org with questions or ideas. accidental techie arts blogging commbuild Community community of practice consulting data drupal it Leadership women This week is National Volunteer Week !

How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy


Do you feel you know the right questions to ask about your nonprofit’s strategy? This week, in her guest post for BoardAssist, she has provided six great strategy questions every board member should consider. How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy. Do you feel you know the right questions to ask about your nonprofit’s strategy? Here are some questions you might ask.

Social Media Policy Best Practices: Trust Is Cheaper Than Control

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2) Manual: This section refers to your social media plan, includes best practices on using social media with specific examples. There is also the Social Media Policy Tool that allows you to answer a couple of questions and it spits out some boiler plate to get you started. What are the best practices for creating a social media policy?

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How Mature Is Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Practice?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, during a webinar for GuideStar , the question was how does our organization put these high level concepts into practice? How does your organization avoid falling into the trap that a networked nonprofit is just about using tools and platforms? Your organization needs to think holistically. If you don’t have a developmental model, you won’t know where to start or how to prioritize your time. The Networked Nonprofit Practice Model.

The Answer to Nearly Every Online Fundraising Question Is.


Yes, there are some very well established best practices for online fundraising, but testing always helps you improve your own performance.This is especially true when you are trying something new or outside the norm. Over the years I've gotten countless questions about how should nonprofits setup their online fundraising programs. Many of the same questions came up during NetWits Summer Camp and in the numerous emails I received following the sessions

7 Best Practices to Create a High-Traffic Campaign Website

NonProfit Hub

That’s why we’ve assembled our list of best practices for creating a website that gets the traffic your campaign needs. A super catchy slogan, an open-ended question, or just a sentence or two that encompass your campaign’s goals and priorities would be plenty of language for a campaign website’s homepage. The post 7 Best Practices to Create a High-Traffic Campaign Website appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Beth Kanter

A few good resource for tips, tools, and best practices for nonprofit storytelling: Goodman Center. Beginning November 2, post a short essay (200-words or more) responding to the question, “What inspires you to give?”. Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.

Integrating Development and Finance through Technology and Best Practices

Connection Cafe

Start with these three best practices:? . The auditor drills into those gifts, asking many questions to ensure what you report came in actually came in. Consider a monthly pizza party (sponsored by your development and finance leadership to show the initiative is supported) with team members during which they are asked to share a “working together” best practice and an issue that needs to be resolved.?