5 Reasons Sponsors Ignore Your Emails

Connection Cafe

This article was originally published on The Sponsorship Collective website. Email is a fabulous tool to help warm up cold calls…except when it isn’t! I hear from clients and colleagues all the time that their e-mails are not producing results. They send out 1,000 emails and hear nothing back. I have had excellent results using email to help open doors and I see truly horrible examples of email marketing every day. Let’s talk about why nobody is replying to your emails. YOU TRY TO MAKE THE SALE.

Ready To Start Building Sponsor Partnerships?

Wild Apricot

Here''s an overview of a new article in our Hub by Joe Waters designed to help non-profits start building sponsor partnerships. sponsors-Fundraising Is your non-profit or association taking full advantage of sponsorships?

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The One Thing Every Sponsor Wants (And Nobody is Doing)

Wild Apricot

There is one thing that your sponsors want more than anything else and nobody is doing it. Sponsorship Expert Chris Baylis tells you what that thing is and how to do it. sponsorship

[FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits of all sizes are invited to join this webinar to learn how to recruit and retain digital sponsors for online events and campaigns. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> The post [FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors appeared first on Nonprofit Tech for Good. Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Dana Bakich , Founder and CEO of Positive Equation.

Taking Event Sponsor Relationships to New Levels

Wild Apricot

Here are some tips and ideas to help you take your event sponsor relationships to new heights. events sponsorship

The Five Things Corporate Sponsors Want From Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

So how can you ensure a successful relationship with your corporate sponsor? The sooner you understand that the more you can advocate for your sponsor. Corporate sponsors want to see their logo anywhere and everywhere on event collateral. Corporate sponsors want to be recognized for their generosity: Acknowledge them in public speeches, board meetings and interviews with the press. Ask your staff to thank the sponsor on their individual social media platforms.

How Kids Are Heroes Gets Sponsors With Twitter (VIDEO)

John Haydon

Success Stories Corporate Sponsors Kids Are Heroes TwitterKids Are Heroes is an organization I’ve been following, writing about and supporting for over three years now, and I finally got the opportunity to meet Gabe O’Neill, who helped his daughter Mary Margaret, create the organization. As we spoke he told me an amazing story about how he used Twitter to create a partnership with Kibooku, a social networking site for kids.

Treating Event Sponsors as Major Gifts Prospects

Donor Search

Do you dismiss your event sponsors after your event is over? Instead of taking an event-centric approach, focus on cultivating long-term relationships with event sponsors. Many organizations are guilty of this practice and it can make an individual or business feel used, undervalued, and less than invested in your organization’s success. Give them the same… Education

Storymakers 2014 Sponsors and Community Partners

Tech Soup Blog

This campaign would not be possible without our sponsors and community support. Thank you to the following campaign sponsors for their support of Storymakers 2014. And thank you to our community sponsors. community storymakers2014 sponsors community digital storytelling Storymakers 2014 is here. TechSoup's annual digital storytelling campaign combines webinars, a global tweet-chat, expert-for-a-day visits, original content and a $13,000 award competition.

Seeking Sponsors for 2019 Free Monthly Webinars, Tweet Chats, Instagram Takeovers, and Blog Posts

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1) Sponsored Posts . I’ll continue to post on occasion, but the majority of posts will be written by individual guest bloggers or sponsors. View: Sponsored Post Submission and Content Guidelines. View: Sponsored Posts on Nonprofit Tech for Good. Sponsors can help me do that and in the process reach thousands of nonprofit professionals. Sponsors can choose which webinars they’d like sponsor or in some cases, present their own webinar.

How Sponsors Are Not Mentors, And Why You Need A Sponsor

Eric Jacobson

"Sponsors are not mentors. Sponsors are powerful leaders who see potential in you and, provided you give them 110 percent, will go out on a limb to make things happen for you," explains author Sylvia Ann Hewlett in her new book, Executive Presence. She adds that because sponsors have a vested interest in how you turn out (your reputation now being linked with their own), they will give you the kind of feedback that mentors can''t or won''t.

eNews: Corporate Sponsors, Communication Mix, and Beyond


11 Ways to Improve your Sponsorship Packages with Online Perks If your organization works with corporate sponsors, you've probably put some thought into defining the different levels of sponsorship and what to include in each. Such perks can help lure new sponsors by offering a return on their investment beyond just a charitable contribution or can tempt existing sponsors to increase their donation. PublishDate: June 2012. June 2012.

1-On-1 With Nicole Walters: Relevance Rules In Engaging Members and Sponsors

Wild Apricot

This is the first of two posts offering highlights of our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group. Advisory-Series

Our new sponsor: Beaconfire Consulting | Idealware


Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Our new sponsor: Beaconfire Consulting By Laura Quinn , April 29, 2007 Those who have been watching our homepage with eagle eyes (come on, I know its pretty exciting) likely noticed that we have a new sponsor. Are you interested in sponsoring Idealware?

When and How to Follow Up With Giving Tuesday Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GivingTuesday Email Marketing Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Stephanie Kanak , Content Strategist at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Did you know that 63% of Giving Tuesday donors only give on Giving Tuesday ?

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Our new sponsor: Community IT Innovators! | Idealware


Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Our new sponsor: Community IT Innovators! By Laura Quinn , March 23, 2007 Were thrilled to annouce our first Idealware sponsor: Community IT Innovators ! Interested in sponsoring Idealware?

4 Simple Steps to Take Now to Prepare for Your 2021 Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An event website gives supporters a place to find more information, register, and donate—and it’s a must in terms of time-savings and convenience for event organizers, boards and committees, the golf facility, and the players and sponsors supporting the event. Fundraising Sponsored Post

5 Online Strategies to Encourage Recurring Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Lindsey Himphill , Digital Marketing Strategist at MobileCause – a nonprofit technology company that pioneered text-to-donate and also offers an extensive suite of online, mobile, and event fundraising solutions.

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

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GivingTuesday Social Media Sponsored PostBy Kristina Brunnler , Marketing Manager at MobileCause. In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday.

Can Your Non-Profit Use Social Media To Add Value For Corporate Sponsors?

John Haydon

This video is from the same event called “ The 140-Character Mission: Social Media & Entrepreneurship “, and shows Joe Waters talking about how Boston Medical Center uses social media to add value for their corporate sponsors. Tips Corporate Sponsors partnering with corporate donors I published a video last week of Brian Halligan talking about how non-profits can use Social Media.

How To Recruit New Members for Your Association on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media Sponsored PostWritten by Findjoo , this is the second post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. Post #1: 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM.

Tech Tools Working Together: How Text-To-Donate Paves the Way for Text Message Communication

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Mobile Sponsored PostBy Kim Peterson , Content Marketing Specialist for Give by Cell , a technology company that provides mobile fundraising tools and text messaging services to nonprofits.

DonorSearch sponsors Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report

Donor Search

It was put together by the phenomenal Marc Pitman of The Fundraising Coach blog and sponsored by DonorSearch. Check out The Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report by The Concord Leadership Group. Check out the infographic below for some of the report highlights and visit this page to download the report in full. Education

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Automate Donor Retention

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Christy Smaglio , Instructional Writer at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Donor retention is a crucial aspect of a productive fundraising strategy.

8 Key Pain Points in Planning a Golf Fundraiser & How Technology Can Help

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It needs to be easy for players and sponsors to commit and submit payment, and easy for event organizers to manage inbound registrations and sponsor information. Fundraising Sponsored Post

How to Move Your Nonprofit Forward During COVID-19 with Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We then shifted all communications to an “Online Auction” event, transition ticket purchases into auction credit or donations, sponsor dollars into auction credit and online marketing, and schedule virtual happy hours every night of our 5 day auction.”. “[I]

How to Recruit Remote Volunteers During COVID-19 Using RemoteHub

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Sponsored Post Volunteer TechBy Julia Boyun , Marketing Manager at RemoteHub – a job and volunteer marketplace and community that connects and matches companies and nonprofit organizations with remote professionals.

5 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And, we believe, the virtual events trend is here to stay because it allows nonprofits to: Free themselves from geographic limitations and engage new attendees, speakers, and sponsors. Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Scot Chisholm , CEO and Co-founder of Classy ––a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.

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Top 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

CRM Fundraising Sponsored PostWritten by Findjoo , this is the first post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. Running an organization can be a big challenge.

How Nonprofits Can Track Google Grant Conversions in Google Analytics

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google Sponsored PostBy Grant Hensel , CEO of Nonprofit Megaphone – an agency that specializes in Google Grant management for nonprofits. Nonprofit Megaphone is Google Certified and supports over 300 nonprofit clients.

A Huge Thanks to Change the Web's Sponsors!

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Without the support of our sponsors & partners, this wouldn't have been possible! Change the Web's Host: Official Sponsors: Supporting Sponsor: Technology Partners: Media Sponsors While Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge is still ongoing (The Judges are in the midst of reviewing the 24 finalists + using the web for change is a constant campaign!) - the Challenge has undoubtedly been a huge success!

How Micro-Donations Can Make a Big Impact for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Kaley Aposporos , Content Writer at GoFundMe Charity. In the nonprofit industry, we often hear the phrase “every dollar counts” or “together, we can make a big difference.” And there’s a reason for that. Time over time, we’ve seen what nonprofit communities can do when we rally together to support a cause. As large donors tighten their spending, you may be wondering how to get charity donations during a global pandemic.

Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Promote your event through email, social media, and text messages by sharing a link to your website, where players and sponsors can register instantly. With an event website, players and sponsors can register online at their convenience. Plus, when you’re managing registrations from a web-based interface, teams, sponsors, and other information can be updated by your team or by the golf facility’s staff in real time. Fundraising Sponsored Post

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3 Easy Ways to Get New Email Subscribers and Drive Donor Growth

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Email Marketing Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Josh Kashorek , Director of Marketing at Journity , and advocate for using data to create high-performance nonprofit marketing campaigns. Every nonprofit needs two things to drive sustainable growth: new contacts and new donors. There’s no silver bullet that will make donors come flocking to your website eager to hand their hard-earned cash over to you.

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Is Your Nonprofit Half Way to Your 2020 Fundraising Goal$?

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Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Christy Smaglio , Instructional Writer at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits.

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5 Things That Nonprofits Wish They Knew Three Months Ago

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Don’t be afraid to reach out to event sponsors, grant funders and major donors to see if they’d be willing to work with you on how unspent funds are allocated, such as event table sponsorships. They were surprised that these partners still wanted to help and were okay with re-allocating those funds to other program needs, such as moving event table fees to sponsor online auctions. Fundraising Sponsored Post

Five Reasons Your Sponsorship Prospects Ignore Your Emails

Wild Apricot

cold-call sponsor emails sponsorshipWondering why your emails asking for sponsorship aren't getting any responses? Chris Baylis, CEO of The Sponsorship Collective knows exactly why. Read his five reasons why your sponsorship emails are being ignored and what to do about it.

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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

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Fundraising Sponsored PostBy Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons. Just as online fundraising has evolved over the past decade, so have fundraising event ideas.

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The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

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Sponsored Post Video MarketingBy Doug Scott , the founder of Tectonic Video , a leading video agency for nonprofits. He and his team work with nonprofits across the U.S. and around the world to create award-winning videos that drive results. Their work has been featured in The New York Times, NPR, CNN and AdWeek and Doug is a guest lecturer at Stanford University on the power of storytelling for nonprofit organizations.

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3 Ways to Spotlight Your Monthly Giving Program on #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Sponsored PostThis post is part of Your #GivingTuesday Game Plan , a new nonprofit resource hub by DonorPerfect that offers interactive Giving Tuesday communication templates that you can fill in and integrate into your campaign. A monthly giving program is the most effective and effortless way to retain #GivingTuesday donor support beyond the 24-hour social media buzz.

Embedded Philanthropy Blog Series, Sponsored by Telecom for Charity

Social Actions

Social Actions is convening the "Embedded Philanthropy Blog Series, Sponsored by Telecom for Charity " in order to draw attention to the practice of embedding donations to nonprofits in the sale of commercial goods and services. From the RED campaign to CREDO cellular phone service , embedded philanthropy has emerged as an innovative and scalable form of corporate social responsibility.

8 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Sponsored PostOkay, so you’ve decided you’re going to throw a nonprofit fundraising event… virtual high fives. Nonprofit fundraising events can be a great opportunity to bring the support of donors, volunteers, and fundraisers together in real life to rally around your cause, whether it’s through a nationwide 5k or a local bowl-a-thon. And while charity events can be important for raising funds for your cause, it’s no secret they can also be a lot of work.

How to Identify, Grow, and Retain Your Most Loyal Donor Base

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Fundraising Sponsored PostYour most loyal donors are your multichannel donors. Multichannel donors support you in every way possible. They follow you on social media, donate to your cause, rally their Facebook friends, and participate in your events. You should want all of your donors to interact with your organization the way multichannel donors do!