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How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media? | Fundraising | Scoop.it
“You have to show not just tell your CEO about social media”- @carolynsave “Create a tweetorial” – @kanter #afpshift pic.twitter.com/zKggoMllYB — Ettore Rossetti (@EttoreRossetti) March 25, 2014 Last month, I participated in a keynote panel at the...
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The quickest way to increase online donations

The quickest way to increase online donations | Fundraising | Scoop.it
A well-made giving page is probably the more important element of successful online fundraising.
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The Top 10 Largest Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events in the U.S.

The Top 10 Largest Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events in the U.S. | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Social fundraising provider RallyBound recently released this handy infographic of the "Top 10 Single Largest Nonprofit Fundraising Events," all of which include peer-to-peer fundraising. The list is based on the total fundraising results from 2013 for each event.

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Talking the Talk–What to Say When Fundraising

Talking the Talk–What to Say When Fundraising | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Most board members and not a few Executive Directors spend a lot of time looking for those magic words that they can say that will encourage others to whip out wallets and give generously.
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A/B Testing Experiments For Your Email Campaigns

A/B Testing Experiments For Your Email Campaigns | Fundraising | Scoop.it
When it comes to internet marketing and email marketing, A/B testing is crucial to the success of your campaigns. Split testing is the information that will tell you what's working and what's not,

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Graceful entry and exit from CSI - Moneyweb.co.za

Graceful entry and exit from CSI - Moneyweb.co.za | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Graceful entry and exit from CSI Moneyweb.co.za Whether for reasons of morality, employee and consumer pressure, mandates of the Department of Trade and Industry, or pure altruism, South Africa's private sector spent almost R8 billion in corporate...
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Is your fundraising about as appealing as rotting fish guts?

Is your fundraising about as appealing as rotting fish guts? | Fundraising | Scoop.it
My cat's food smells so bad it almost makes me gag. Judging by the odor, it's "Mixed Rotting Fish Guts." But the picture on the can looks like a wonderful salmon steak, cooked and ready to eat.
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Crowdfunding latest craze in fundraising

12 News Patrick Paolantonio reports. Subscribe to WISN on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/1emE5YX Get more Milwaukee news: http://www.wisn.com/ Like us: http://www.facebook.com/wisn12...
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Youtube adds support for 60 fps videos and fan donations - Neowin

Youtube adds support for 60 fps videos and fan donations - Neowin | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Youtube is getting some cool new features in the near future including support for high framerate videos as well as direct money donations from fans to their favorite channels.
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5 Proven Ways to Increase Online Donations

5 Proven Ways to Increase Online Donations | Fundraising | Scoop.it
As the growth of digital giving continues to outpace any increase in overall giving, it’s more important than ever for nonprofits to allow donors to easily complete their donations online. Not all …

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Does Sustainability Mean Anything Anymore? Lessons From Pfizer, Alcoa and ... - Forbes

Does Sustainability Mean Anything Anymore? Lessons From Pfizer, Alcoa and ... - Forbes | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Does Sustainability Mean Anything Anymore? Lessons From Pfizer, Alcoa and ...
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The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations — HBS Working Knowledge

The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations — HBS Working Knowledge | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Security analysts are increasingly awarding more favorable ratings to firms with corporate socially responsible (CSR) strategies, according to this paper by Ioannis Ioannou and HBS professor George Serafeim.
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4 Steps to Planned Gift Fundraising

4 Steps to Planned Gift Fundraising | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Does the thought of setting up a planned gift fundraising program or talking to donors about what happens when they're dead have you running in the other direction? Here are 4 steps that make planned gift fundraising fun and easy.
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Three Powerful Follow-Ups for Your Next Fundraising Event

Three Powerful Follow-Ups for Your Next Fundraising Event | Fundraising | Scoop.it
While there will be some differences in follow-up methods, depending on the size of the organization, there are three main elements to following up on a fundraising campaign. Saying “Thank ...
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How to write simple copy and raise more money

How to write simple copy and raise more money | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Simplicity is one of the greatest virtues of fundraising copy. Master simplicity, and you're well on your way to real mastery.
Copyblogger has some hints for simplicity aimed at commercial writing, but they work well for fundraising.
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Social investment must be real - BDlive

Social investment must be real - BDlive | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Social investment must be real
BDlive
And they think their own role in company social investment is vital to its success. Says Bill Green, retired chairman of Accenture: "You've got to care about it in a meaningful way.
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Charities Like Facebook for Rallying Support but Not Much for Fundraising

Charities Like Facebook for Rallying Support but Not Much for Fundraising | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Only a small number of groups have raised more than a few thousand dollars through the social network.

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Facebook, with its audience of 1.2 billion worldwide and 128 million daily users in America, has long been touted as a great way to help nonprofits find supporters.

But many fundraisers and charity leaders say that the social network remains a fickle partner in the drive for donations.

Only 2 percent of nonprofits in the United States raised $10,000 to $25,000 through Facebook in a 12-month period, and 1 percent raised $25,000 to $100,000, according to a report released last year by Blackbaud, a fundraising-software company.

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Case Study: How to Incorporate Social Media Into Fund-Raising Events

Case Study: How to Incorporate Social Media Into Fund-Raising Events | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Find out how the American Heart Association is exploring new ways to use social media for audience engagement.
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Corporate Social Investment - A strategic approach to CSI initiatives - Next Generation

Corporate Social Investment - A strategic approach to CSI initiatives - Next Generation | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Corporate Social Investment (CSI) has come a long way in South Africa.
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15 Things Fundraisers Can A/B Test to Increase Donations

15 Things Fundraisers Can A/B Test to Increase Donations | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Whether you’re just finishing up a new web design overhaul or working with a website that has existed in its current state for years, A/B testing is a great way to ensure that your website gets vis…

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A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits | Fundraising | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Mobile for Good is written as practical how-to guide in simple language with a companion "Mobile and Soc...
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Nine ways to get it wrong

Nine ways to get it wrong | Fundraising | Scoop.it
My idea of a nonprofit that's stuck in the past is one whose database is a shoebox full of 3 x 5 cards.
Know Your Own Bone has a more immediate past in mind, at Is your Nonprofit Living in the Past?
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Are You STILL Too Busy to Fundraise?

Are You STILL Too Busy to Fundraise? | Fundraising | Scoop.it
Almost seven years ago, a friend and I started this blog, calling it Too Busy To Fundraise because that was what we had been hearing from our fellow fundraisers for years.
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Website tests that can dramatically boost your fundraising

Website tests that can dramatically boost your fundraising | Fundraising | Scoop.it
You may have noticed that odd little changes to your website can make a real difference. And what works varies from one site to another. The key to doing your best is testing.
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Eight of the best social campaigns from June 2014

Eight of the best social campaigns from June 2014 | Fundraising | Scoop.it

"Another month has passed, so it’s time for us to round up some of the more noteworthy social campaigns we’ve seen in June ..."


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199 Fun and Effective Fundraising Events for Non-Profit Organizations - Kindle edition by Richard Helweg. Business & Money Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

199 Fun and Effective Fundraising Events for Non-Profit Organizations - Kindle edition by Richard Helweg. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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