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Declare Independence from Boring Away Messages 

June 29, 2016

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

You’re excited – and so am I. Sometime over the next few days we get to invest five glorious minutes to configure our inbox and voicemail so anyone who tries to email or call our office is kindly informed that we are unplugging for Independence Day. Effectively raising money for a nonprofit organization is hard w… Read More

How to Be an Executive Director and Still Enjoy Your Summer 

June 21, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Learn how to get it all done, get ahead, and still have time to take a break.… Read More

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign 

December 11, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Whether you’ve prepared all year for December fundraising or are playing catch up, there are still opportunities to make simple changes to help raise more money for your cause this year. Use this quick checklist to improve your odds of making the most out of this season of giving: 1. Simplify your nonprofit home … Read More

The Secret to Getting People to Give: 14 Reasons Why People Donate 

October 6, 2015

By: Network for Good

We want to get back to basics and remind you why people convert from supporters (or even skeptics) to donors.… Read More

Social Media for Nonprofits: Top 4 Dos and Don’ts 

December 1, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

Your nonprofit’s social media outreach is a powerful way to share your impact, increase trust and credibility, and highlight constituents quickly and easily. Instead of making social media an afterthought, make it an integral part of your overall engagement strategy. When you do, people will connect with your organiz… Read More

Want to Improve Your Email Results? Ask These 5 Questions Before You Hit Send 

November 19, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

Do you know how your nonprofit’s email stats compare to others in your field? Depending on your specific industry, the numbers could differ quite a bit. Every year, Constant Contact gathers and examines over 200 million emails from our customers to give you a better sense of how your results compare to others in your… Read More

How to Fix Your Nonprofit Home Page 

August 2, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Whether they ultimately give online or offline, donors are looking at your nonprofit website to find out more about your organization. With that in mind, here are some nonprofit home page tips you can use to make sure nonprofit’s website makes a good first impression. Your nonprofit website has a lot of work to d… Read More

Nonprofits on Pinterest: Best Practices 

July 24, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

If your nonprofit is looking to spice up its Pinterest page, here are some tips:   1. Try infographics. The National Wildlife Federation posted a great infographic on Pinterest for Valentine’s Day with interesting facts related to animals’ hearts. Consider building an infographic that relates to your mission. … Read More

Social Media Housekeeping Tips for Nonprofits 

July 19, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

Think about social media as a way to open the doors of your organization to new guests and friends. But unlike hosting guests at your home for an hour or two, social media is open to guests 24/7. Because of the constant accessibility of social media, keeping profiles tidy all the time is a must.… Read More

Laying a Good Foundation: Quick Wins for Nonprofit Marketing 

June 26, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

Laying a great foundation for the expansion of your nonprofit’s marketing and donation efforts can help you find success now while planning long-term goals. Below is a list of priorities to help you focus your time and maximize your impact ASAP. Photo from Flickr member one tiny spark Thanking donors creatively i… Read More

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