4 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Planning

Vertical Response

If you’re like many nonprofits, you probably host an annual fundraising event to help raise money and keep your organization up and running. For more info on planning events, check out the Nonprofit Technology Network or the Fundraising Authority. The post 4 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Planning appeared first on Vertical Response Blog.

4 ways every nonprofit should be using landing pages

Vertical Response

As a nonprofit organization, you likely use email marketing to stay in touch with constituents and encourage them to stay involved with your cause. The post 4 ways every nonprofit should be using landing pages appeared first on Vertical Response Blog.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits | Part 1 of 4

Vertical Response

Just like any other business, nonprofits can’t ignore the effectiveness of email marketing. And just like many small businesses, many nonprofits are short on time, cash, and resources – making email campaigns the perfect marketing solution. Whether you’re an established nonprofit organization or just starting up, you need a strong email strategy to engage with your supporters. Non-Profit Marketing email marketing nonprofit

5 ways every nonprofit can use Email Automation

Vertical Response

If your nonprofit organization isn’t sending automated email campaigns, now is the time to start. Though any brand can experience the time-saving benefits of automation, autoresponders can be especially useful for nonprofits. Write a message that’s scheduled to be sent before the end of the fiscal year (for many nonprofits this is June 30th). The post 5 ways every nonprofit can use Email Automation appeared first on Vertical Response Blog.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits | Part 2 of 4

Vertical Response

Last week we covered our general tips for crafting successful email campaigns for nonprofits. This week we’ll examine the relationship between you, the nonprofit, and your donors. Stay tuned next week for Part 3 of our series: The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits | Fundraising email fundamentals. Try out these tips to see where they take you and check out the VerticalResponse free program for nonprofits. ©

How to Leverage Digital Channels to Maximize Year-end Fundraising Success

Vertical Response

Year-end fundraising campaigns account for between a quarter and half of total yearly donations for 28 percent of nonprofits organizations, and between 11 percent and 25 percent for more than a third of nonprofits, according to Nonprofit Hub.

Non-Profits That are Doin’ it (Social Media) & Doin’ it & Doin’ it Well

Vertical Response

Social media marketing may seem challenging for any business, even non-profits. But MDG Advertising has created a super informative infographic citing just how stellar non-profits are doing on social media, as it’s become an integral part of fundraising.

Dave Elkington Discusses the Power of Philanthropy on Salesforce LIVE

The Sales Insider

Dreamforce has indirectly become one of the largest nonprofit conferences in the world. While it’s primarily focused on cloud technologies and customer success, it also champions philanthropic initiatives.

Growing Revenues for Businesses, Raising Funds for Nonprofits.

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Growing Revenues for Businesses, Raising Funds for Nonprofits. For me, helping entrepreneurs and small business owners grow their revenues, and helping nonprofits grow funds IS my professional career and main cause. Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. by Lori Richardson on July 29, 2010. Do you have a Mighty Cause you champion outside of your career? Perhaps your Mighty Cause is integrated into your work?

The 14 Best Marketing Infographics of 2014

Vertical Response

Social Media: Why Nonprofits Need a Social Media Strategy ; Winspire. Everyone loves a good infographic. They combine visually attractive design with useful tips, fascinating statistics, and other information that’s actionable and easy to digest.

7 Holiday Fundraising Tips for Non-Profits

Vertical Response

While retailers are in the midst of their busy season, so are nonprofits. If you have a specific need for your nonprofit, it’s okay to ask for it. It’s the most wonderful time of the year to be a nonprofit.

Chart Toppers 2016: Our 25 most popular blog posts of the year

Vertical Response

Nonprofit & Event Marketing. The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits | Part 1 of 4 — Whether you’re an established nonprofit organization or just starting up, you need a strong email strategy to engage with your supporters.

Are Infographics Right for Your Business? The Pros, Cons + Tips

Vertical Response

Consider making a beginner’s guide to a topic that’s relevant to your business or nonprofit. Is your business or nonprofit creating infographics?

10 Crowdfunding Websites Every Non-Profit Should Know

Vertical Response

There are plenty of great success stories on this site, including the more than $5,000 raised for The Supply , a nonprofit that builds schools in Nairobi. As a non-profit, you’re always looking for new ways to raise money. One option that has quickly caught on is crowdfunding.

What Keep us from Living Upto Our Potential and How to Overcome It?

Mukesh Gupta

It is part of a series produced by independent filmmakers who have received support from the nonprofit Sundance Institute. What Stops Us from Living Upto Our Potential and How to Overcome the same by Mukesh Gupta.

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Transformational Fund-Raising: An Exciting Chat

Bob Burg's Blog

And neither of those make for a good combination when it comes to the good you know you can do through your nonprofit, charitable venture. You have a cause you believe in. It’s that…it’s that thing that’s bigger than you are.

4 Ways Your Audience Can Provide Content Ideas

Vertical Response

To build on its successful adoption stories , the nonprofit encourages people to share their adoption stories and photos on its Facebook page and Tumblr. You’re ready to write an email, social update or blog post and the blank screen taunts you. Where to get started?

10 trends impacting incentive travel use

Sales and Marketing

Teaser: The Incentive Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research and fosters education on all aspects of the incentive travel industry, has identified 10 trends that will help users understand what’s in store for the future. Issue Date: 2015-01-01. Author: Staff.

The Character Based Leader – An Interview with Mike Henry, Sr.

Bob Burg's Blog

This is a nonprofit global community with a mission: to instigate — what they call — a leadership revolution that encourages, energizes and equips people to apply character-based leadership to lead change. Leadership is a topic that simply never gets old.

Advice from a Social Pro: Using Video for Your Small Business or Non-Profit [VIDEO]

Vertical Response

Watch the video to get a ton of ideas to start using video for your small business or nonprofit today. ©

Successful Fundraising: getting chosen over the competition

Sharon Drew Morgan

Your important nonprofit or exciting startup helps the world be a better place. But now you’ve got to raise money. You’ve created a terrific pitch deck, have a highly competent management team and terms, and have identified donor prospects with major gift potential.

7 reasons why you should take a cold call

Cold Calling Results

Her industry experience is very broad, having worked with and for firms in the accounting, financial, legal, nonprofit, educational, real estate, engineering and technology industries. By Jennifer Younge. I am very proud to introduce this article by Jennifer Younge.

Congratulations to Anne Cantey on Her Recent Achievement!

OpenSymmetry

Anne joined OpenSymmetry in 2012 after spending time working at a nonprofit. Each year, Consulting Magazine awards the best young talent in the consulting profession.

My Takeaways from Rainmaker Sales Development Event

Score More Sales

Kyle shared some of their successes and that they are donating services to nonprofit Techbridge who will be helping other non-profits to use these tools to grow their donor base. If you want to learn about the latest ideas in sales you need to be a student of learning.

5 Small Businesses Excelling on Social

Vertical Response

Presented by nonprofit arts organization Northern Light, Northern Spark gathers tens of thousands of people in Minneapolis for an all-night art festival.

Never Blow Off A Media Invitation by Christina Hamlett

Increase Sales

The opportunity to be heard above the din of a noisy and competitive marketplace makes it incumbent upon today’s authors, artists, nonprofits and small business owners to respect, acknowledge and seize these invitations with gusto instead of shifting them to a “when-I-get-around-to-it” back burner.

Guest Post: BOST Benefits Wins with PipelineDeals

Jonathan Farrington

BOST Benefits works with individuals, families, small businesses, nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies across the United States. “PipelineDeals has changed the way we manage our business and helped us pay attention to relevant data.

5 Surprising, Yet Good, Side Effects Of Information Marketing

GKIC Blog

Today Tenney has information products that target different niches such as lawyers, business owners, and nonprofits. The year was 1998. Professional musician and circus clown, Derek Sivers had a new CD of his music he wanted to sell online. So he created a website to sell it.

List with a Twist: 50 Creative Tips for Gathering Customer Emails

Vertical Response

28) Nonprofits: Include an email-address line on donation envelopes/forms. If you don’t have a strong email list for your customer base, you’re missing out on a great marketing tool that’s both reliable and free. Compiled correctly, your list should represent a significant captive audience that’s already interested in your offerings.

Wide Awake at Dreamforce 2014

No More Cold Calling

Salesforce gives 1 percent of its equity, employee time, and products to support nonprofit activities. Get out of your office to reignite your passions. If we’re not learning, we’re dead. I didn’t coin that phrase, but that’s my belief.

How list management can help drive sales

Vertical Response

Even nonprofits can take advantage of email segmentation. Bigger means better when it comes to email lists, right? It makes intuitive sense that the more email addresses you have on a contact list, the greater the reach of your messaging.

8 Holiday Fundraising Tips for Non-Profits

Vertical Response

Dan Quirk, marketing specialist for DonorPro Nonprofit Fundraising Solutions , a company that specializes non-profit management software, says every organization is preparing for a donation blitz. While retailers are gearing up for their busy season, so are non-profits.

List with a Twist: 50 Creative Tips for Gathering Customer Emails

Vertical Response

28) Nonprofits: Include an email-address line on donation envelopes/forms. If you don’t have a strong email list for your customer base, you’re missing out on a great marketing tool that’s both reliable and free.

The Complete Guide to Holiday Email Marketing

Vertical Response

It helps build brand awareness and generates a sense of good will toward your business or nonprofit. The holiday countdown is officially on and it’s important to get a head start on your holiday marketing efforts starting now.

How to Cross-Promote Your Email Content [Guide]

Vertical Response

By working with a nonprofit, you not only give back to the community but you expose your business to potential subscribers. Email marketing is a valuable tool for any business. When it’s combined with cross-promotion techniques, your results can be even better.

How to Market Your Crowdfunded Product Launch

Vertical Response

Crowdtilt is a good option for nonprofit organizations, or anyone who wants to pool together even small amounts of money for a project or event.

Get Publicity: 5 PR Advantages Small Businesses Have

Vertical Response

Our local business paper, the San Francisco Business Times , features an “Executive Profile,” “Nonprofit Profile” and “Entrepreneur Profile” in every week’s issue. Unless you’re, say, Apple, you probably don’t have the press following and reporting on your every move.

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One Way To Guarantee That Your Life Makes a Difference.

Dan Waldschmidt

A nonprofit that puts shoes on feets and hope in hearts all over the world. We all want to know that we matter. That what we do makes an impact on the world around us. That’s a driving force that we all too often ignore. It impacts how you look for a job, try to grow your business, or look for a soul-mate. It’s a hidden motivation that directly impacts every decision you make. You are wired to want to feel valued. To know that you matter. That your life makes a difference.

The Pain and Joy of Growth [A True Story]

A Sales Guy

Our product, PatronManager (a mature and well-developed CRM solution for arts and nonprofit organizations) in many ways sold itself, but we were not positioning our unique strengths as salespeople to help leverage the inherently strong feature set of PatronManager.

The Facebook Event for Marketers You Need to Know About.

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Previous post: Growing Revenues for Businesses, Raising Funds for Nonprofits. Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. The Facebook Event for Marketers You Need to Know About. by Lori Richardson on August 2, 2010. I’m happy to share information about an upcoming Facebook Marketing event that will be online with many fantastic speakers.