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It’s not too late: Get ready for #GivingTuesday

It’s not too late: Get ready for #GivingTuesday

Each year, we remind our readers about GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that is supported by social media. It’s a way to kick off the charitable season as donors start to focus on holiday and year-end giving opportunities. This year, GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2019, and it’s not too late for your nonprofit […]

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Influencer marketing ideas to support your nonprofit

Influencer marketing ideas to support your nonprofit

How many of us have seen a product or service marketed by a celebrity or YouTuber in the past month? Whether you noticed these promotions on your personal social media channels (or your kids’ channels) influencer marketing has gained momentum in the past few years and is a method that can work well for nonprofits. […]

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Why content marketing is a small nonprofit’s secret weapon

Why content marketing is a small nonprofit’s secret weapon

You may not realize it, but I bet your nonprofit is producing some type of content that could be categorized into content marketing. This two-way, conversational, strategic approach to marketing focuses on creating content that is relevant to your audience, that encourages them to participate in some way and, is largely distributed among digital channels […]

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How to create a great nonprofit video (on a budget)

How to create a great nonprofit video (on a budget)

Some argue that the written word is out and visual elements are in as the dominant form of communication (the “post-text future” as The New York Times refers to it). Videos are not only effective for corporate brands but for driving awareness and engagement for nonprofits as well. Animoto reported that consumers ranked video the […]

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Cause awareness days 2019

Cause awareness days 2019

As a nonprofit, it’s likely that you run multiple fundraising campaigns each year. However, these campaigns have the potential to increase their effectiveness when paired with a cause awareness day. Think of #GivingTuesday or even more specific days, such as Earth Day, International Day of the Girl and World AIDS Day. A cause awareness day […]

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7 effective content marketing ideas for nonprofits

7 effective content marketing ideas for nonprofits

Content marketing: It isn’t just for businesses anymore. Content marketing provides nonprofits the means for creatively and uniquely telling your organization’s story, a story that can inspire donors to support your cause. The best part about it? You can be very intentional about which forms of content marketing work best for your nonprofit, your goals […]

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Navigating Google Ad Grant Compliance

Navigating Google Ad Grant Compliance

If your nonprofit organization is not taking advantage of The Google Ad Grant, you are missing out on a huge free resource! The Google Ad Grant provides eligible nonprofits with up to $10,000 a month in in-kind Google Ads advertising each month. As an effort to ensure funding is being utilized wisely, Google has developed […]

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Social media advertising options for nonprofits

Social media advertising options for nonprofits

Taking the plunge from organic (aka, free) social media content to paid social advertising can be stress-inducing to any organization. However, social media can – and will, if done correctly – serve as the perfect channel through which to illustrate your organization’s authenticity. Throwing some cash behind your content has the potential to magnify its […]

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5 ways to get involved in Giving Tuesday

5 ways to get involved in Giving Tuesday

Somehow, it’s nearly Halloween already, meaning the winter holiday season is fast approaching, beginning with Thanksgiving and followed closely by the consumer holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, once the “thanks” have been given, the deals have been dealt, the door busters have busted and sales have sold out, there is another holiday that […]

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Giving your donors the right tools to spread your message

Giving your donors the right tools to spread your message

In the midst of spreading your nonprofit’s mission and message, it can be easy to forget to utilize the most useful advocates for your cause: current donors. So much time is spent on new donor acquisition and new gifting, that many forget the ways in which current donors can do much of the legwork for […]

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