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The Nonprofit Marketing Guide


The Nonprofit Marketing Guide

High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause
2. Aufl.

von: Kivi Leroux Miller

25,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 30.03.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119771043
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 272

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<p><b>Grow your nonprofit with tried and tested online and offline marketing techniques </b></p> <p>In the newly revised second edition of <i>The Nonprofit Marketing Guide,</i> CEO and founder of Nonprofit Marketing Guide LLC, Kivi Leroux Miller, delivers a step-by-step walkthrough of how to create an online and offline marketing program that will grow and scale with your organization. </p> <p>Written with the benefit of the author’s ten years of survey data from thousands of nonprofits and experience coaching hundreds of communications pros  on nonprofit marketing, the book offers practical and cost-effective strategies you can implement immediately. You’ll discover: </p> <ul> <li>How to create realistic marketing strategies and communications plans for nonprofits of any size </li> <li>How to build and engage of community of supporters around your organization </li> <li>How to create and deliver powerful messaging that inspires action  </li> <li>Bonus templates and worksheets in an online workbook for readers </li> </ul> <p> Whether you have any marketing or communications experience of not, <i>The Nonprofit Marketing Guide</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of all stakeholders in nonprofits who seek ways to help their organization grow organically. </p>
<p>Preface: The Story Behind This Book xv</p> <p>Introduction: How to Use This Book xix</p> <p>Looking for More? xxi</p> <p><b>PART ONE Getting Ready to Do It Right 1</b></p> <p><b>CHAPTER ONE 10 Realities of Nonprofit Marketing 3</b></p> <p>Reality 1: Marketing Effectiveness Depends on a Confident, Skilled Professional 3</p> <p>Reality 2: Marketing Effectiveness Depends on a Supportive Organizational Culture 4</p> <p>Reality 3: There Will Always Be Too Much to Do 4</p> <p>Reality 4: There Is No Such Thing as the General Public 5</p> <p>Reality 5: You Need to Manage Your Own Media Empire 5</p> <p>Reality 6: Nonprofit Marketing Is a Form of Community Organizing 6</p> <p>Reality 7: Personal and Organizational Brands Often Blend 6</p> <p>Reality 8: Good Nonprofit Marketing Takes More Time Than Money 7</p> <p>Reality 9: You’ve Already Lost Control of Your Message – Stop Pretending Otherwise 7</p> <p>Reality 10: Marketing Is Not Fundraising, but It Is Essential to It 8</p> <p>Conclusion: Try Boldly, and Try Again 8</p> <p><b>CHAPTER TWO Defining Marketing in the Nonprofit Sector 11</b></p> <p>The Official Definition of Marketing 12</p> <p>Is This Work Called Marketing or Communications or Something Else? 14</p> <p>A More Meaningful Distinction: Marketing for Fundraising or for Community Engagement 15</p> <p>The Most Common Nonprofit Marketing Goals 17</p> <p>The Most Common Nonprofit Marketing Strategies 18</p> <p>The Most Common Nonprofit Marketing Objectives 21</p> <p>The Most Common Nonprofit Marketing Tactics 24</p> <p>Conclusion: If You Can Name It, You Can Own It 26</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R T H R E E Nonprofit Marketing Plans in Theory – and in the Real World 27</b></p> <p>What Goes in a Marketing Strategy 28</p> <p>What Goes in a Communications Plan 32</p> <p>Nonprofit Marketing the Quick-and-Dirty Way 37</p> <p>Example: The American Red Cross’s “Do More Than Cross Your Fingers” Campaign 37</p> <p>Conclusion: Always Think Before You Speak 40</p> <p><b>CHAPTER FOUR How Nonprofits Increase Their Marketing Effectiveness Over Time 41</b></p> <p>Level One – Beginner 42</p> <p>Level Two – Capable 42</p> <p>Level Three – Skilled 43</p> <p>Level Four – Advanced 43</p> <p>Level Five – Expert 44</p> <p>How Much Planning Is Taking Place 44</p> <p>How Well Permission-Based Marketing Is Managed 45</p> <p>How Well Content Marketing Is Managed 45</p> <p>How Well Organizational Culture Supports Marketing 46</p> <p>Conclusion: Give It Time and Put in the Work 47</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R F I V E Do Your Homework: Listen to the World Around You 49</b></p> <p>Watch and Listen 50</p> <p>Convene Informal Focus Groups 51</p> <p>Conduct Online Surveys 53</p> <p>Analyze Your Website, Email, and Social Media Statistics 54</p> <p>Review Media Kits and Advertising 55</p> <p>Watch for Relevant Polling and Survey Data 55</p> <p>Find Conversations via Keywords and Hashtags 55</p> <p>What to Do with What You Learn 56</p> <p>Conclusion: Never Stop Listening 59</p> <p><b>PART TWO Answering the Three Most Important Nonprofit Marketing Questions 61</b></p> <p><b>C H A P T E R S I X Define Your Community: Who Do You Want to Reach? 63 </b></p> <p>In Marketing, There’s No Such Thing as the General Public 64</p> <p>Recognize That You Are Communicating with Multiple Groups of People 65</p> <p>Segment Your Community into Groups 66</p> <p>Use Personas, Empathy Maps, and Journeys to More Clearly Describe Your Groups 68</p> <p>Avoid Cultural Stereotypes 71</p> <p>Watch for Gatekeepers and Create Personas for Them, Too 71</p> <p>Example: Creating Specific Personas Within a Segmented Group 72</p> <p>Example: Matching Volunteers with the Right Opportunities 74</p> <p>Conclusion: Don’t Jump Ahead to Tactics 74</p> <p><b>CHAPTER SEVEN Create a Powerful Message: What Do You Want to Say? 77</b></p> <p>The Power of One Over Many 78</p> <p>The Power of Emotional Content 79</p> <p>The Power of Personal Identity 81</p> <p>The Power of Logic, Reason, and Statistics 83</p> <p>The Power of a Clear Call to Action 85</p> <p>Choosing Messages That Appeal to Your Target Community 86</p> <p>Example: Matching Messages to Personas’ Values 87</p> <p>Conclusion: Even the Relief Workers Want to Save the Darfur Puppy 88</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R E I G H T Spread Your Message Further by Telling Great Stories 91</b></p> <p>Add “Storyteller” to Your Job Description 92</p> <p>Tell Stories with the Challenge Plot 93</p> <p>Tell Stories with the Creativity Plot 95</p> <p>Tell Stories with the Connection Plot 96</p> <p>Use the Six Qualities of a Good Nonprofit Marketing Story 97</p> <p>Find Fresh Story Ideas 98</p> <p>Interview Your Supporters for Profiles and Stories 100</p> <p>Protect the Privacy of the People in Your Stories 102</p> <p>Incorporate Stories into Your Communications 102</p> <p>Conclusion: Stories Are a Nonprofit’s Gold Mine 104</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R N I N E Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude 105</b></p> <p>Donors Are Testing Nonprofits, and Nonprofits Are Failing 106</p> <p>Improve Your Thank-You Notes in Six Steps 108</p> <p>Create Thank-You Videos 111</p> <p>Publish a Short Annual Report 112</p> <p>Conclusion: Stop Making Excuses; Make the Time Instead 114</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R T E N Deliver Your Message: How and Where Are You Going to Say It? 115</b></p> <p>The Seven Writing Styles for Nonprofit Communicators 116</p> <p>Support Your Words with Images 118</p> <p>Select the Best Communications Channels for Your Community 119</p> <p>Use Multiple Channels to Reinforce Your Message 121</p> <p>Put Your Message Where Your Community Is Already Going 123</p> <p>Example: Selecting Channels to Reach Volunteers 123</p> <p>Convince Your Supporters to Open Your Email 125</p> <p>Conclusion: Find the Right Mix and Give It Time to Work 127</p> <p><b>PART T H R E E Building a Community of Supporters Around You 129</b></p> <p><b>CHAPTER ELEVEN Make It Easy to Find You and to Connect with Your Cause 131</b></p> <p>Be Where People Are Searching for Organizations Like Yours 132</p> <p>Create a Visible and Accessible Home Base 133</p> <p>Give New Contacts Multiple Options for Staying in Touch 133</p> <p>Keep Your Website in Good Shape 134</p> <p>Improve Your Search Engine Rankings 137</p> <p>Should Your Website Include a Blog? 138</p> <p>Grow Your Email List 140</p> <p>Build Your Social Media Presence 141</p> <p>Conclusion: Don’t Let Potential Supporters Slip Away 142</p> <p><b>CHAPTER TWELV E Become an Expert Source</b></p> <p>for the Media and Decision Makers 143</p> <p>Why Some Groups Get the Call and Others Don’t 144</p> <p>The Five Qualities of a Good Expert Source 145</p> <p>Seven Strategies to Raise Your Profile as an Expert Source 149</p> <p>How to Pitch Your Story to the Media 152</p> <p>Be Ready to Newsjack 154</p> <p>Who Is the Expert? You or the Organization? 156</p> <p>Conclusion: Create Something New and Share It 157</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R T H I RT E E N Build Engagement: Stay in Touch and Keep the Conversation Going 159</b></p> <p>Is Your Content Like a Good Gift or a Bad Gift? 161</p> <p>Strive for Shorter, More Frequent Communications in Multiple Places 163</p> <p>Remember to Repurpose Your Content 165</p> <p>Improve Your Social Media Engagement 166</p> <p>The Email Engagement Crisis 168</p> <p>Conclusion: Conversation Does Pay Off 170</p> <p><b>CHAPTER FOURT E E N Empower Your Fans to Build More Support 171</b></p> <p>Identify Your Wallflowers, Buddies, and Fans 173</p> <p>What Makes Someone a Fan? 174</p> <p>Give Your Biggest Fans the Personal Touch 175</p> <p>Encourage Word-of-Mouth Marketing and Referrals 177</p> <p>Be Clear About the Best Ways for People to Help 179</p> <p>Encourage Your Fans to Friendraise 179</p> <p>Encourage Your Fans to Fundraise 180</p> <p>Approach New Friends of Friends 181</p> <p>Conclusion: Build Your Social Capital 183</p> <p><b>PART F O U R Doing It Yourself Without Doing Yourself In 185</b></p> <p><b>C H A P T E R F I F T E E N Find the Talent: Keep Learning and Get Good Help 187</b></p> <p>Build Your Own Skills 188</p> <p>Everyone on Staff Is a Marketer (Like It or Not) 191</p> <p>Delegate Marketing Tasks to Others 192</p> <p>Empower Volunteers So They’ll Come Back Again 193</p> <p>Hire Consultants and Freelancers 194</p> <p>Conclusion: Know When You Need Help – And Ask for It 196</p> <p><b>C H A P T E R S I X T E E N Find the Treasure: Market Your Good Cause on a Tight Budget 197</b></p> <p>Marketing Triage: Focus In and Forget the Rest 199</p> <p>Go Casual and Friendly 200</p> <p>How to Make Your Print Marketing More Affordable 202</p> <p>Where to Spend Your Limited Dollars and Where to Scrimp 203</p> <p>Funding Your Nonprofit Marketing Program 205</p> <p>Conclusion: Zero Communications Budget = Zero Sustainability 205</p> <p><b>CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Find the Time: Get More Done</b></p> <p>in Fewer Hours 207</p> <p>Stay CALM not BUSY 207</p> <p>Keep Up with Best Practices, Big Brains, and Cool Kids 209</p> <p>Get Fear out of the Way 210</p> <p>Organize What You’ll Need Again and Again 211</p> <p>Conclusion: Give Yourself a Break 214</p> <p><b>CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Conclusion: How Do You Know</b></p> <p>Whether You Are Doing a Good Job? 215</p> <p>Notes 217</p> <p>Glossary of Online Marketing Terms 221</p> <p>Acknowledgments 225</p> <p>The Author 227</p> <p>Index 229</p>
<b>KIVI LEROUX MILLER </b>is the founder and CEO of Nonprofit Marketing Guide LLC, which helps nonprofit communicators learn their jobs, love their work, and lead their teams. She is also a highly rated keynote, workshop, and webinar presenter and a certified executive coach.
<p><b>Get tested on concrete strategies for growing your nonprofit with online and offline marketing techniques</b></p> <p>Nonprofit communications professionals must navigate a bewildering arrangement of marketing options and miles-long to-do lists in order to do their jobs. They frequently operate while understaffed and underfunded.</p> <p>In the newly revised <i>Second Edition of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide</i>, CEO and founder of Nonprofit Marketing Guide, LLC, Kivi Leroux Miller, walks you through the steps of creating an offline and online marketing program that starts where your organization is now and scales with you as you grow.</p> <p>You’ll discover the best of today’s nonprofit marketing theory and research boiled down into practical and cost-effective strategies you can implement immediately. You’ll also find concrete tips on how to produce nearly two dozen specific marketing publications and additional resources on the companion website. Finally, you’ll benefit from the author’s extensive survey data gleaned from over 650 nonprofits on topics including communications goals, strategies, objectives, and tactics.</p> <p>Perfect for nonprofit founders, marketing and communications professionals, and board members, <i>The Nonprofit Marketing Guide</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of nonprofit stakeholders and professionals with an interest in growing their organization and donation base with tried-and-tested marketing techniques.</p>

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