Top Event Strategies for Major Donor Cultivation

Connection Cafe

Attaining donors is complex and requires a diverse set of strategies, so you shouldn’t expect to attract philanthropists with the same tactics you employ for lower-level donors. Research each attendee to customize the cultivation strategy.

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Is your Digital Strategy Conservative or Revolutionary?

Connection Cafe

Digital Strategy is my passion, but less from the perspective of technology implementation and more from the perspective of embedding digital knowledge and literacy throughout an organization. As he picked up the perfect stones on his way into battle, David had a strategy.

4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

They seek advice from experts who tell them that they need to “engage” more, or have more “engaging” content, or build more “engagement” strategies. If you follow all these tips, you should have a good strategy for “building engagement” on your nonprofit website.

The Future of Nonprofit Engagement Strategies

Connection Cafe

Raising the voices of your constituents is the strategy to build all of your engagement tactics around. Sometimes, when we’re focused on the tactics of digital fundraising or communications, we can lose site of big trends which require a new strategic approach.

What the Political Climate Means for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Connection Cafe

In order to capitalize on critical moments and retain support beyond the news cycle, here are 4 key components your nonprofit marketing strategy must include: 1. Need a little help with your email acquisition strategies?

The Facebook Scandal and What It Means for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy

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What does this mean for nonprofit digital strategy? Have you changed your digital strategy? Digital StrategySource Facebook Blog – Click for Source.

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? Every nonprofit needs strategy: it’s essential to making mindful choices. Strategy is a set of unified actions undertaken to advance a nonprofit’s mission by leveraging its competitive advantage. [1]. Strategy is doing.

A Winning Strategy to Conquer Your P2P Challenges

Connection Cafe

This annual report is a P2P fundraiser’s data best friend and strategy companion. What you want to avoid is ending up with a list of 25 things you need to develop strategies around. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising data p2p Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Tips

Pep Talk for Your 2016 Year-End Campaign Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising Donor Relations end of year fundraising event fundraising fundraising tips giving nonprofit Strategy Tips year-end campaignThe next 100 days (give or take) will play a major role in the following 365 days to come.

3 Steps to Launch an Outcomes-Focused Strategy the Right Way

Connection Cafe

When you’re looking to launch a new outcomes-centered strategy , start with these three steps and sample scripts to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. . Vet your strategy with key grantee partners. . Can old tools support a new strategy?

Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Marketing fundraising ideas Nonprofit Storytelling storytelling storytelling strategies The Storytelling Non-ProfitDoes your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? If you’re like most organizations, the answer is most likely no. The truth is that nonprofits are still not using storytelling as strategically as they could be. I hear from many of my clients and students that it “happens when it happens.”

Strategy as We-Care: An Exercise

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: My colleagues at See3 had some fun using some of the ideas in The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and apply it to creating an organizational digital strategy. This post shares a useful exercise for your digital team to reflect on what not to do for your digital strategy!

Digital Strategies are Moving the Needle for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

So the question becomes, where do you start—how do you implement digital strategies that are going to move the needle? We’re putting money behind our social models, exploring paid advertising, testing organic strategies versus.

This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy

EveryAction

I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. As a former consultant for the nonprofit space, “I need to create a digital strategy” was something that I heard almost daily. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy.

Engagement Strategies to Turn Nonprofit Board Members into Ambassadors for Your Cause

Connection Cafe

Building a Board Member Engagement Strategy. Board members can guide you on strategy, staffing, financing, legal issues, organizational design questions, and more. Engaged board members are instrumental advocates and ambassadors for your nonprofit organization.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising Content Creation Content strategy Facebook fundraising nonprofit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Twitter VideoWhat would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? I know the storyboards seem pretty cool, but if you have to choose just one, you’d probably watch the movie.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

SocialFish

The strategy is for them to share their audiences. Taking this concept and applying it to your nonprofit’s Youtube subscriber strategy may just be the next step in video marketing amongst the industry. Content Strategy Featured From the Trenches Implementation By Matthew Yeoman.

Content Strategy for Associations

SocialFish

deck on content strategy for associations from the awesome Hilary Marsh. Creating a great content strategy from Content Company. Content Strategy Featured Industry Insider Another MUST READ (must view??) ————-. photo credit ).

5 Standout Strategies for Year-End Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

Summer fades, the leaves start to change, and before you know it, it’s time to kick your fundraising strategies into high gear again! In this post, we’ll go over our five favorite year-end fundraising strategies to give you an extra boost of inspiration.

Inheriting Confusion in Fundraising: Strategies to Cope with Database Cleanup

Connection Cafe

Here are some of the coping strategies I’ve used during a database cleanup : Don’t purge files too soon , but go through them and put the contents in date order and dispose of any obvious duplicates (if needed).

5 Digital Strategies Nonprofit Execs Should Bring To Their Board

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In fact, David Edelman , a digital marketing strategist, is noticing that boards in the for-profit sector are being asked for detailed digital strategies. Image courtesy of Mass Global Developers.

Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Strategy in 2018?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is not too early to start thinking about your nonprofit’s social media strategy for 2018, including how you want to capitalize on social media trends that will have maximum impact in 2018. Developing a strategy requires several steps: Step 1: Identify goals.

Holiday Vacation Exit Strategy: How To Take A Break

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , Aliza Sherman and I did a deep dive into the research literature about the proven links between vacation time, employee resilience and productivity, and how it contributes to the organization’s goals.

Mobile Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

I recently attended an excellent webinar with Karen McGrane about Mobile Content Strategy. Author: Lacey Kruger. The funny thing is that there is actually no such thing! Karen’s talk encouraged us to think about content in a more holistic way.

Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

Of all the activities required to launch a nonprofit – writing bylaws, organizing the Board and various committees, completing the appropriate paperwork, getting positive cash flow – IT strategy and planning understandably fall pretty far down on the launch checklist.

SEO Hacks to Incorporate in to your Higher Education Digital Strategy

Connection Cafe

To learn more about SEO strategy and other topics for online success, please click here to view our Digital Hacks webinar series. Higher Education digital strategy Search Engine Optimization SEOWhat is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why is it important? .

What Gmail’s New Settings Mean for Your Nonprofit Email Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Marketing eMail marketing engagement gmail gmail tabs nonprofit email strategy open ratesA few years ago nonprofit email marketers were thrown for a loop when Gmail implemented a tabbed in-box for various kinds of messages (primary, email and social). At the time it did not seem that this change would have a demonstrable effect on open and click-through rates.

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Boost Your Nonprofit Feasibility Study: 4 Key Strategies

Connection Cafe

Try out some of our favorite strategies when planning your next big campaign: Hire a great consultant to conduct your nonprofit feasibility study. Learn more strategies for annual fundraising success by checking out MobileCause’s annual fund campaign guide.

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 3

Connection Cafe

Today’s post will focus on how to build a grant strategy and apply it to your grants calendar. Before you can even start applying for or receiving funds, however, you must first build a solid grant strategy. Summary of a Grant Strategy.

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Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

Content Marketing Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising Search Engine Optimization Social Media Web Design digital strategy Online marketingDo you ever feel like you’re approaching your digital marketing without a map? Welcome. Settle in and stay awhile. You’re in good company.

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Facebook Usage Declines: What Does It Mean for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The changes have also prompted nonprofits to reevaluate their digital strategies and make changes in strategies and tactics. Over the last month, there has been much advice to nonprofits about how to adjust their digital strategy. How has your nonprofit adjusted it digital strategy in light of Facebook News Feed changes? Digital Strategy Digital Trends Research Studies Strategy

#GivingTuesday Strategies For Event Fundraising

Connection Cafe

In case you haven’t heard yet, Thanksgiving is earlier than normal this year, … Emerging Events Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Social / Mobile #GivingTuesday #nptech event fundraising fundraising Non-Profit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy

6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails

TechImpact

Here are 6 strategies to help your nonprofit cater to this sweeping landscape, according to Mike Snusz of npENGAGE. The post 6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of ATCoreSystems.

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Digital Strategy 101

SocialFish

This deck is a great primer by Bud Caddell on Digital Strategy and what a digital strategist (like me!) Digital Strategy 101 from Bud Caddell. Content Strategy Debunking the Hype From the Trenches

Content Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

VisionLink

Tech4Good Denver hosted an excellent and extremely informative group panel who shared true and tested content strategies when designing or managing your nonprofit’s website. Is your nonprofit looking for ways to improve your website and increase traffic?

Why is your content strategy failing?

SocialFish

It is important to understand that it is not enough to just have a content marketing strategy in place. Planning out an effective strategy that does both the jobs well can be difficult, and may not necessarily hit all the right chords amongst your consumers.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits - SocialFish

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