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  • 10 Ways to Wake Up Your Nonprofit Brand

    Lori Halley 16 May 2011 6 comments
    Guest blogger Howard Levy offers 10 ways your nonprofit can wake up your brand to strengthen your appeal to attract donors and ensure its long-term success.
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  • 6-Year Online Giving Study Helps Nonprofits to Fundraise More Effectively

    08 December 2010 0 comments
    Network for Good and TrueSense Marketing have just released a landmark study of “the online giving experience” between 2003 and 2009. The Online Giving Study looks at $381 million in donations made to 66,470 different nonprofits through the nonprofits’...
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  • Assessing Your Brand & Communications

    03 December 2010 3 comments
    Assessing Your Brand & Communications This is a guest post by Howard Levy , founder of The Nonprofit Brand Institute a branding agency that creates effective brands, websites and marketing campaigns for nonprofits to increase their visibility,...
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  • Social Games for Nonprofit Marketing

    18 November 2010 2 comments
    Thanks to mobile access, waiting for appointments and commuting time have become prime time for your nonprofit's supporters to catch up on news, to connect with friends, and to play online games... a lot of games. How is your cause going to compete with Farmville?
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  • Non-Profits Called to Explain Costs of Fundraising

    23 September 2010 3 comments
    Can you imagine asking for $100, and telling your donor up front that $80 will go to the telemarketing company that interrupted his dinner, and only $20 to your non-profit? You know that it takes money to raise money for a cause. And your donors, for...
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  • Fundraiser vs Donor

    19 September 2009 2 comments
    The relationship between a fundraiser and a donor is a tricky kind of courtship, as Network for Good shows us — with a smile — in Fundraiser vs Donor . This 2-minute video is a tongue-in-cheek look at the “break up” that’s bound to happen when a fundraiser gets his communications strategy wrong. Very badly wrong...
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  • Amazon Offers Free Online Payment Processing to US Non-Profits

    19 June 2009 5 comments
    We’ve talked before about some of the most popular online payment processors suited to smaller non-profits who want to accept donations or sell fundraising products on their websites. Now there’s another payment option you might want to look at: Amazon Payments.
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  • Should Your NonProfit Charge for Twitter Content?

    08 June 2009 10 comments
    Super Chirp , a service that lets Twitter users earn money from private “premium tweets” to paying subscribers launched yesterday. At first glance, it's an interesting idea for non-profits with avid supporters who might be willing to “donate” for access...
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  • Recession May Encourage More Creative Donations to Nonprofits

    06 March 2009 4 comments
    When corporate donors and sponsors are forced by a recession to rein in their spending, charitable donations can take a hard hit. Yet the motivations for giving have not changed. Business owners still want to help a good cause, as well as get a tax...
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  • Online Donations Still Up in a Down Economy

    10 December 2008 2 comments
    What does an uncertain economy mean for the bottom line of nonprofit fundraising efforts? "Overall, the news is good," says Sarah DiJulio, Executive Vice President of M+R Strategic Services. The economy may be down, but online donations are up -- so far.
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  • NPT Offers Free Corporate Philanthropy Search Portal for Nonprofits

    03 April 2008 0 comments
    A new online search portal just launched by The NonProfit Times, in partnership with internet search company NOZA, gives nonprofit fundraisers free access to more than 4,300 searchable records of major corporate gifts to U.S. charities valued at $1 million or more.
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  • Tips to Manage your Year-End Fundraising Campaigns

    29 November 2007 1 comments
    It's crunch time for nonprofit fundraisers looking to take advantage of the holiday giving season. If you don't have a plan in place yet, no worries. This guide from Care2's Eric Rardin and Heather Holdridge , along with Mark Rovner and Sarah Haug...
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  • Online Member Services Best Practices (Part 1 of 2)

    18 September 2007 3 comments
    How do you interact with hundreds or even thousands of members and supporters worldwide - and with very limited resources? How can you improve member satisfaction, increase renewal rates and reduce the costs and time spent on member support? Today,...
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