John Haydon - Digital Marketing and Fundraising
Chief Heretic and Pyrotechnician
January 12, 2015
As a consultant and trainer in the nonprofit community, I’ve been waiting with bated breath for the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. And it’s here! Kivi published the first Nonprofit Communications Trends Report back in 2011, surveying 780 nonprofits. For the most recent report, Kivi surveyed 1,535 nonprofits – mostly in the United States.
January 08, 2015
Facebook continues to adjust the News Feed to favor updates that engage people, reduce click-bait, and minimize tired memes. In other words, Facebook wants brands to write Facebook posts that feel more human. But how do you do that when you’re a marketer? Here are four suggestions.
December 20, 2014
Whether it’s in person or by email, how you ask for donations can often make or break your fundraising campaign. This is especially true for big campaigns when you pull out all the stops with an amazing event, a beautiful direct mail campaign, and your best fundraising emails.
November 24, 2014
Nonprofits make a huge chunk of their revenue during the last few weeks of the year – from Thanksgiving until December 31st at 11:59pm. In fact, Blackbaud has found that this year-end fundraising spike happens every year.
April 07, 2014
There are over 1.2 billion Facebook users, more than half use Facebook every day (757 million daily active users on average in December 2013). One common way people use Facebook is for social search engine. Facebook users can do a variety of complex searches that combine their personal friend network with a topic, brand, cause, etc.