3 Writing Strategies That Will Help You Raise More Money

Wed, May 03, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

How confident do you feel about your writing? It's an important skill every non-profit professional should have at their disposal for fundraising. Writing that raises money is more for a science than an art, and this webinar will break down three important strategies that you can use in your writing... (continued)

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Anatomy of an Annual Appeal: Create Your Compelling Fundraising Offer

Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The Big Picture + Practical Tips
Writing a compelling fundraising letter can be tricky. It’s not the same kind of writing as a brochure, annual report or grant proposal. But it’s not rocket science – it’s something you can easily learn; just not something most of us are taught. In this... (continued)

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"Writing to Make a Difference"

Writing to Make a Difference is a handy step-by-step guide to using your writing to make your organization (and you) more successful — right now. It includes 25 accessible and memorable chapters packed with in-demand information that’s bound to help you and your organization leap... (continued)

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rick horowitz

Background: Call on Prime Prose.

Rick Horowitz is an award-winning writer with stellar communications skills across a wide range of media. He's also a nationally known writing coach and trainer whose perceptive eye and practical approach offer you immediate improvements and long-term growth. He brings to Prime Prose a background in journalism -- online, print,... (continued)

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Are You Ready to Get Published

How to determine when you are ready to write a book and how to get it published. form the author of more than a dozen books, published by three publishing companies, and one self-published book..

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Designing Effective Action Alerts for the Internet

Article offering tips on a well-designed call to action, which can be a useful way to communicate with members and invite participation in an advocacy campaign.

Article offering tips on a well-designed call to action, which can be a useful way to communicate with members and invite participation in an advocacy campaign.

http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/alerts.html

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Five Ways to Improve Your Web Copy Immediately

Article addressing tips to elevate search ranking and attract qualified traffic by writing good copy.

Article addressing tips to elevate search ranking and attract qualified traffic by writing good copy.

http://www.marketingprofs.com/print.asp?source=/5/kranz4.asp

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Recall Ability: Web Content Versus Print Content

Study findings comparing the printed page to the computer screen. A key finding is that individuals have a better ability to recall after viewing materials in print rather than on screen.

Study findings comparing the printed page to the computer screen. A key finding is that individuals have a better ability... (continued)

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Jabberwocky Junkies

This article discusses the use of buzzwords and how they can hinder or misconstrue communication.

This article discusses the use of buzzwords and how they can hinder or misconstrue communication.

http://www.tgci.com/archive

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Strategic Frame Analysis

Article helps advocates communicate their message better to all audiences. It is designed to improve letters, issue briefs and press releases.

Article helps advocates communicate their message better to all audiences. It is designed to improve letters, issue briefs and press releases.

http://www.frameworksinstitute.org/sfa.html

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Free Grantseeker's Checklist

Compiled by CD Publications' senior editors, the Grantseeker's Checklist provides 30 key checkpoints to help you submit a strong grant application. CD Publications has been guiding clients through the maze of public and private funding for over 50 years, and this brief "safety check" reflects the company's experience in the field.

http://www.cdpublications.com/index.php?mod=samples

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Matt Hugg, Copywriter for Nonprofits

Matt Hugg writes marketing and fundraising material for nonprofits, including solicitation letters, web copy, brochures, planned giving material, grant proposals, case statements, fundraising plans and more. He has a masters in philanthropy and development and teaches graduate classes in fundraising, philanthropy and marketing at the University of Pennsylvania,... (continued)

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5 Tips for Great Nonprofit Marketing

1. Have a strategy before you start. For everything that you need to consider when developing marketing materials, read Numa Communications' easy-to-use Nonprofit Publications That Get Results: 6 Steps for Creating Highly Effective Marketing Collateral Regardless of Your Budget .

2. Consider your audience. Make... (continued)

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Nonprofit Webinar: Engage Investors with Powerful, Passionate Copywriting!

Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Do you want to position your social enterprise work as cutting-edge and worthy of new investment? Do you want to become a respected thought leader in your field? In the marketplace of ideas, those who write well are seen as the “experts” at much more than putting words on a page. (The words... (continued)

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Ron Rescigno

Ron Rescigno is the vice president of Rescigno's Marketing Connections, a full-service marketing firm in Chicagoland.

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Writing Better: A Handbook

Topics include making words work, Mechanics: Putting Words Together, Style: Making Words Speak with Authority, Logic: Helping Words Think Straight, Frequently Misused Words

Topics include making words work, Mechanics: Putting Words Together, Style: Making Words Speak with Authority, Logic: Helping Words Think Straight, Frequently Misused Words

http://www3.amherst.edu/~writing/writingbetter/

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Simple, Honest, Business Email

Aticle addressing suggestions for composing effective business email: the email should be from a relevant executive; the subject line should include a complete thought; and the body should be easily scannable and honor the recipients' time. NOTE: A free membership is required to view this resource.

Aticle addressing suggestions... (continued)

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CDC's Guide to Writing for Social Media

Designed to provide guidance and to share the lessons learned in CDC health communication campaigns, activities, and emergency response efforts. You will find information to help you write more effectively using multiple social media channels, particularly Facebook, Twitter, and mobile phone text messaging. The guide is intended... (continued)

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Karin Powers

I am the Finance/HR Director for the North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center, and have been in my position for seven years. I am a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with a BS in Social Science, a Psychology minor, and a Social Services concentration. I am an advocate for survivors of sexual assault, and love learning about non-profit management,... (continued)

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Writing for Community Success

Writing for Community Success specializes in helping nonprofit professionals and volunteers advance their missions through outstanding written materials. We offer a FREE feedback conference call twice a month (“Writing Wednesdays”), as well as a helpful newsletter and many tip sheets. Affordable services include: interactive trainings and keynotes,... (continued)

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Publishing the Nonprofit Annual Report: Tips, Traps, and Tricks of the Trade

Book offering guidance on creating an annual report that meets financial reporting responsibilities while helping to make it a valuable communications, marketing, and image-building tool.

Book offering guidance on creating an annual report that meets financial reporting... (continued)

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The Strategic Value of Web Sites

Article offering advice on how to develop a Web site that is more than just a “brochure”. The article provides advice on how to develop concrete information and market and promote campaigns online.

Article offering advice on how to develop a Web site that is more than just a “brochure”. The article provides advice on how to... (continued)

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