7 Questions on Marketing Automation for Nonprofits

EveryAction

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.

10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ?

12 of Your Email Deliverability Questions Answered

EveryAction

Unfortunately, there were so many questions from the audience that we weren't able answer them all during the alotted time. Here are some great, thoughtful questions that we received and Brett's email wisdom. " My bigger question is: why continue to keep sending?

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

Everyaction

While this may be an intimidating proposition, the process can be made easier by keeping a larger value framework in mind and making sure to ask a few key questions. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

7 Questions To Ask First

Connection Cafe

So leaning on that background, as well as my more recent decade in nonprofit technology, I offer the following interview questions that an interviewee can ask of a hiring organization, to determine whether a given group is where you should place a career bet. The Seven Questions.

Five Key Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We know you've got questions. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question

TechImpact

The question has to be asked, then. The post Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. A lot of emphasis has been placed on the importance of corralling the next generation of donors.

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights

NetWits

Following are just some of the questions you can answer with these reports. Following are questions about those interactions which can be answered in the Users Reports: How many Facebook users view my Page each day? There are few questions you’ll have around fan growth.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience.

Five Key Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the new book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

4 Questions to Ask Before Going Mobile

Connection Cafe

Here are four groups of strategic questions to help guide your thinking: Who are your constituents and what are they like? Author: Guest Blogger. An extraordinary thing happened last year. For the first year ever, total PC sales around the world were outpaced by total smartphone sales.

3 Questions to Ask When Considering Advocacy Software

Frogloop

So you want to change the world? Starting an advocacy campaign can be a lot of work, but it’s absolutely worth it when you get to look back on all the good you’ve done in the world. Technology nptech Online Advocacy

Unanswered Questions When Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

However, sometimes the obvious, simpler questions are skipped over or ignored. The general question of why you should move to the cloud is a layered one, and is perhaps the most difficult question to answer. The question really hinges upon where your needs lie.

The Big Twitter Question

Frogloop

Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again. The network suffered a bad year in 2010 which saw it lose a lot of ground , and become relegated to a second tier network behind Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn in user visits.

Ten Essential Questions Business Leaders Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ?

5 Questions about Nonprofit CRM Tools You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

EveryAction

A brand new year is here, and everyone is resolved to make improvements to the way they live, work, and even their nonprofit website ! What''s more, folks are seizing the opportunity to get organized + do business better.

Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?

Exit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To do that, you need to ask specific questions that may not be ones you currently include in your exit interviews. The four questions above will help you learn the most important reason. As a leader, it's critical that you understand the real reasons employees leave your company.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

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Make sure they know that they can reach out to one person to ask questions and share success stories with. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

Ask These Questions Before Changing Your P2P Program in 2016

Connection Cafe

The question itself signified one of our biggest struggles in the nonprofit sector. We tend to ask the wrong questions and focus on the wrong things. Changing one thing or changing everything is a question of tactics, and fails to recognize the strategy behind either choice.

10 Questions Leaders Should Ask Themselves

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ?

5 Questions for Pamela Grow

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Pamela Grow. 5 Questions Fundraising GrantsAuthor, coach, copy-writer, nonprofit marketing consultant and political junkie, Pamela Grow is the author of “Five Days to Foundation Grants” and the creator of Simple Development Systems , the only online coaching program created for the overwhelmed fundraiser in the one-person marketing and development shop.

One question for you

Have Fun - Do Good

As I make some changes to my business, Big Vision Consulting , I want to know: how I can best help you realize your big vision for your work in the world right now ? What are the challenges you''re facing around your big vision?

Get your nonprofit marketing questions answered!

Amy Sample Ward

There will be an interview with Kivi posted on the blog on June 24th – but it’s going to be with your questions! Submit your questions about The Nonprofit Marketing Guide today: Simply leave a question in the comments here to participate. Let the questions begin!

10 Important Leadership Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ?

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

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95% of phone calls to our support line are answered by the fifth ring by an EveryAction Specialist who can answer your question. We ensure fast, expert answers for your "how to" questions and technical issues. #14.

To CAPTCHA or Not to CAPTCHA, That is The Question?

NetWits

automated questions the user may not know the answer to. There is no right or wrong answer to this question, some CAPTCHA programs are better than others, but none are perfect. To CAPTCHA or not to CAPTCHA, that is the question.

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Feature a Clear Headline The first two questions of any visitor to a web page are: Where am I? If the donation page in question is reachable by clicking on an email appeal, make sure the message and ask is consistent.

The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions

NonProfit Hub

The post The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Josh Schukman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The year-end giving season always offers a unique opportunity to engage with your members, donors, and volunteers. It’s a busy time for fundraising, which means you’re competing with a lot of other nonprofits and causes for their attention and support.

5 Questions for Jay Frost

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Jay Frost. 5 QuestionsJay Frost is a 25 year veteran of the fundraising field. He has played a leadership role in a number of companies including FundraisingINFO.com (FRI), WealthEngine and Wealth ID, as well as serving as a fundraiser in New York and Washington and a grantmaker with the federal government.

The Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?

5 Questions for Pamela Grow

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Pamela Grow. Nonprofit Trends 5 Questions Fundraising GrantsAuthor, coach, copy-writer, nonprofit marketing consultant and political junkie, Pamela Grow is the author of “Five Days to Foundation Grants” and the creator of Simple Development Systems , the only online coaching program created for the overwhelmed fundraiser in the one-person marketing and development shop.

5 Questions before you start before building your social media

NCE Social Media

Paul Miller wrote a brief article on the “ 5 Questions to Ask Before Build Social Media Campaigns “ It’s worth a read. His five questions are: 1. Tags: Marketing and Awareness Policy list media questions social Who are you targeting? How does your target audience use social media? How should you come across? What do you want to achieve? Are you ready for a long engagement? You have to read the story to see his answers.

The 3 Questions To Ask When Selecting A Cloud

TechImpact

They are unsure of how to differentiate between providers, which will offers more value over another, and simply do not know what questions to ask. Here are a few great questions to ask while you’re out shopping for your nonprofit’s cloud. Image courtesy of SMB Tech Guide.

Two Key Questions for Every Community Manager

SocialFish

Here are a couple of questions you should ask yourself which will help determine your plans of action. Online Community Management is a profession that has seen a huge boom and evolved over these last couple of years.

Buying Fundraising Software: 20 Questions Answered

Donor Search

Although many nonprofit organizations understand the value of fundraising software and want to make the switch, many are stumped by how to approach the buying process. And who can blame them? There’s a lot to take into account when considering a new platform.

Four Key Exit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To do that, you need to ask specific questions that may not be ones you currently include in your exit interviews. The four questions above will help you learn the most important reason. As a leader, it's critical that you understand the real reasons employees leave your company.

Six Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you bring out the best in your team, you need to get close and understand their skills, abilities, and motivations.

To Analyze or Not to Analyze… That is the Question

Connection Cafe

So your organization mails to the same group of prospects for your annual giving program year after year, looking at LYBUNTs, SYBUNTs, etc., continuing modest upgrades or asking for the same amount time after time. Or you continue managing in your portfolio, the same major gift and planned gift prospects and don’t see any additional prospects to fill in your pipeline that have identified potential or inclination.

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Stop Asking Your Customers These Five Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He recommends a different twist on asking your customers questions : stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions. These open-ended questions will let your customers really express their ideas, opinions and needs.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

An RFP is a structured, formal method of obtaining specific information from vendors, including: answers to your questions, personalized solutions to specific problems, and pricing information. These questions should include: What expertise do we already have on our staff to handle this work?