Seth Godin’s tips on Nonprofit Fundraising and Storytelling

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Seth Godin’s tips on Nonprofit Fundraising and Storytelling. In this video, Amy Eisenstein interviews long time marketing Guru, Seth Godin on his thoughts on Nonprofit Fundraising and Storytelling. Storytelling: The Secret Sauce of Fundraising Success.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


Don’t forget - despite the structured, sometimes mechanical feel a fundraising plan can have, storytelling does have a place in the planning process. Remember the storytelling part of your case statement? can help you determine who should stay and who should go, keep your fundraising emails out of spam folders , and provide a clearer picture of your audiences.

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Adobe Story Free

Tech Soup Blog

If you're thinking about trying out TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge by making a 90 second video about your charitable work, uploading it to YouTube, and sending the link to us, you might find Adobe Story Free useful. It may well land in our spam filter like mine did, so be sure to check there if doesn't arrive in your inbox within a few minutes. Adobe cloud computing tsdigs Digital Storytelling Challenge

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10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, the overuse of hashtags is considered hashtag spamming. Customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, the Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits webinar highlights current trends in using social media for fundraising, advocacy, and storytelling.

How to Market on a Budget

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Email marketing softwares take the manual labor out of sending bulk emails and increase the likelihood that they’ll actually get opened and read (rather than going straight to the dreaded spam folder). Marketing in the nonprofit sector tends to be more emotion-centered than the for-profit world, so storytelling is key. Getting the word out about your nonprofit can be tricky, especially when your funds require you to market on a budget.

10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s equivalent to sending an email to your supporters and 98% of your emails going to spam folders. Perhaps improved storytelling (text, images, videos, polls, stickers, etc.)

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone


It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each audience, or persona. It’s called email deliverability , and the gist of it is this: the more people that mark your messages as spam or consistently delete them, the higher the probability that email providers like Google will deliver your messages to junk folders.

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What We Learned at 17NTC: Day 1

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Don't email inactive subscribers: Only use quality email addresses; this means they should be permission based, validated, with no typo domains, with no spam traps, with no complainers, and a good fit for your target list. Obey the Simple Truths of Digital Storytelling. Prioritize accessibility testing ( WAVE ) on your storytelling channels.

Women Who Tech Telesummit: Tools Galore Panel

Amy Sample Ward

spam filters: are you using spam-like words in any of your content? Google Earth Outreach from Rebecca Moore: Google’s mapping tools may seem like an obscure tool to use in your work but these aren’t traditional maps: the new generation of mapping technology is fully interactive, enables storytelling, and more. (Did Also posted on the Frogloop blog for nonprofits here.

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10 Elements of an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

Moderate your comments if you are concerned about inappropriate remarks, or spam. by TechSoup Benefits of Blogging for Nonprofits by Get Fully Funded Reasons Your Organization Should Blog by A Small Change Related posts by me: Blogging and Storytelling (PowerPoint) 8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs 8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog Ask Britt: How Do You Increase Blog Traffic?

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The groups had become a burden to manage and now with only one group remaining, I can commit myself to being a better group manager ( translation: deleting spam and spammers faster). Real-time storytelling and reporting using mobile apps such as Instagram, Periscope, and Snapchat is increasing rapidly in popularity. Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Definitely a must-read, particularly the post by Steve Bridger on the power of storytelling. A reminder from Democracy in Action about accidental email spamming. The offline wikipedia, Moulin. NpTech Themes Nptech Tag News: The NpTech Community site can be found at: [link]. Unthinkingly experiments with visualizing NpTech Tag data with Many Eyes. Marnie Webb offers more post conference call reflections.

5 Nonprofit Emails That DON’T Ask For a Donation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

How to do it right: Here, storytelling is key. . Having a lot of inactive contacts in your lists hurts your sender reputation and your emails might end up in the spam folder. .

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Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

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These services, by-the-way, are different from spam filtering services like Postini ,, or Spamcop. Here’s what she says: “We’re big fans of digital storytelling here at TechSoup. It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news!

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