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Half of Your Email Subscribers Are Ignoring You 

May 20, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

New research from the 2015 M+R Benchmarks Study tells us that, on average, almost half (45%) of small nonprofits’ email subscribers are inactive. Yikes! Inactive could mean different things to different organizations. Many organizations define inactive subscribers as those who’ve gone one year with no activity. (Th… Read More

Create Great Visuals: 10 Tips and Tools for Nonprofits 

April 21, 2015

By: Helene Kahn

More and more nonprofits are using visuals to tell their story, illustrate impact, and create a case for giving. But creating visuals can sometimes be costly, time consuming, and seemingly impossible without advanced software. At Network for Good, we see clients using visuals in amazing ways to share their stories, eng… Read More

Sample Donor Survey Questions 

April 20, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Sample donor survey questions provided by Vanessa Chase of the Storytelling Non-Profit Over the years that you have generously helped us (state intended purpose of gifts of time and money); how did those gifts and involvements come about? Of the programs and services, your gifts help support, what are the most importan… Read More

The Key to More Effective Donor Communication 

April 16, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

To truly connect with donors and inspire them to become a part of the work that you do, you need to really speak to them.… Read More

Make the Most of Mother’s Day 

April 15, 2015

By: Nancy Schwartz

There’s no better way for your organization to get the attention of your supporters and prospects (and the media) than by piggybacking on what’s already top of mind. Your people are already thinking about this stuff, making them far more likely to connect with your campaign than at other times. That’s “right th… Read More

Going Viral: A Small Nonprofit Gets National Attention 

April 2, 2015

By: Laura Tubesing

How does a small nonprofit go viral and capture attention on the national stage? I set out to learn the answer from a Network for Good customer that has achieved the biggest exposure opportunity any business, organization, or individual could hope for: a commercial spot during the Super Bowl.… Read More

Integrate Your Email Marketing, Donor Management and Event Planning with Nonprofit Fundraising Software 

March 25, 2015

By: Network for Good

Integrate Your Email Marketing, Donor Management and Event Planning with Nonprofit Fundraising Software Online fundraising tools make everything easier, and one of the best things about them is the way they can be used together. Donor management and event planning may be done by completely different departments in your… Read More

5 Ways to Use Online Tools for Nonprofit Event Management 

March 25, 2015

By: Network for Good

5 Ways to Use Online Tools for Nonprofit Event Management Nonprofit event management includes planning, scheduling, coordinating, recruiting, and especially promoting. It can be a lot to deal with, but by making the most of your online fundraising tools, you can make it much more manageable. Here are five things you ne… Read More

Delight Donors: Thank Yous + Donor Relations Wins 

February 3, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Last month’s post, 10 Thank Yous That Delight Donors, sparked many conversations about how to thank donors. Because this is such an important topic (and the first step in creating a positive long-term relationship with your donors), I wanted to offer even more ideas on how to thank your donors. That’s why I’m hap… Read More

Next Frontier of Storytelling in the Nonprofit Sector 

January 20, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Editor’s note: This post was written by Vanessa Chase, founder of The Storytelling Non-Profit. You can check out more thoughts on storytelling on her blog. Or, if you’re in the mood to watch a webinar on storytelling, you can download the archived version of her Nonprofit911 webinar. Storytelling is quickly becomin… Read More

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