From a leading expert on nonprofit marketing, the only marketing handbook a nonprofit manager will ever need-now fully revised and updated In Successful Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition, nonprofit marketing guru Barry J. McLeish shares everything he's learned during more than two decades managing and consulting nonprofits of every shape and size. Skipping all the arcane theory and the business school jargon, he gives you clear, step-by-step advice and guidance and all the tools you need to develop and implement a sophisticated marketing program tailored to your organization's needs and goals. New sections on the new media available to nonprofit marketers Techniques for analyzing your market and developing a comprehensive marketing plan Marketing strategies that will support fund-raising, promote new services, and enhance your organization's reputation and visibility Methods for developing a marketing program that reaches both the consumers of your service and the donors who support your organization Do you need to breathe new life into your existing marketing department? Successful Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition gives you the tools, the know-how, and the confidence you need to succeed.
A fresh step-by-step guide for identifying your nonprofit's planned giving prospects and inspiring them to give generously Donor-Centered Planned Gift Marketing helps nonprofit organizations move beyond traditional marketing techniques that have historically yielded only modest results and reveals how putting the focus on the donor can produce the best outcomes for all. Here, nonprofits new to gift planning will learn to market effectively from the start while those with established programs will discover ways to enhance their efforts. You will learn about various donor-centered marketing channels and techniques, as well as how to generate internal support for an improved planned gift marketing effort. Full of useful and proven tips you can implement for immediate results Offers practical tools including forms and checklists Includes a worksheet to help organizations calculate their planned giving potential Sharing the latest research findings, this book shows you how to identify who your planned giving prospects are. You will learn how to effectively focus on them through meaningful communication that ultimately inspires them to give-and give more.
The lifecycles of nonprofit organizations have been identified and studied for decades. Whether in the idea stage, the terminal stage, or somewhere in the middle, each nonprofit organization exists to serve their respective communities. Lifecycles stages alone, however, do not fully explain the dynamics that impact and influence their existence. Capacity building is an emerging initiative gaining momentum and recognition among nonprofit community leaders for increasing nonprofit success. Nonprofit organizations can increase capacity building strategies to deliver meaningful and community-based programs and services to ensure their survival. This case study explores the organizational maturity and governing board strategies for the Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) though the lens of capacity building strategies.
This timely collection of cutting-edge articles offers a complete overview of marketing in the nonprofit sector. Written by a leading team of international experts, it examines the issues faced by public and nonprofit organizations in marketing and raising funds, and provides a comprehensive review of the latest research.
A nonprofit's real-world survival guide and nitty-gritty how-to handbook This down-to-earth book shows how to hack through the bewildering jungle of marketing options and miles-long to-do lists to clear a marketing path that's right for your organization, no matter how understaffed or underfunded. You'll see how to shape a marketing program that starts from where you are now and grows with your organization, using smart and savvy communications techniques, both offline and online. Combining big-picture management and strategic decision-making with reader-friendly tips for implementing a marketing program day in and day out, this book provides a simple yet powerful framework for building support for your organization's mission and programs. Includes cost-effective strategies and proven tactics for nonprofits An ideal resource for thriving during challenging times Fast, friendly, and realistic advice to help you navigate the day-by-day demands of any nonprofit Written by one of the leading sources of how-to info and can-do inspiration for small and medium-sized nonprofit organizations, Kivi Leroux Miller is,among other things, a communication consultant and trainer, and president of EcoScribe Communications and Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com.
A comprehensive workbook covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes useable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization. Covers a specific element in each chapter, including mission, strategic planning, case for support, marketing/communications, use of volunteers, fundraising program, recordkeeping system, CEO, governing board, and development staffing Includes templates and samples to provide specific examples to use right away Offers a new approach to nonprofit fundraising and marketing Based on sound development principles, this book gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to build and run a successful development program.
With an abundance of goods and services available to consumers in the sport industry, it can be difficult for products or organisations to stand out from the competition. In the revised fourth edition, internationally recognised author David K Stotlar guides readers in a step-by-step approach of how to create and implement a winning marketing strategy. The chapters offer a sequential model for creating a well-defined, industry-proven plan, with the focus being on the sport consumer rather than the product, reflecting the current dynamic in the sport industry: Developing a Marketing Plan Framework; Creating a Value Proposition; Understanding the Market Environment; Target Markets; Marketing Objectives; Marketing Strategies; Marketing Mix; Implementation, Control & Evaluation. In addition to featuring the latest data from the sport industry, each chapter in this new edition contains "Best Practice" sections as well as worksheets that assist the reader in creating a custom marketing plan.
"Start and Run Your Own Record Label" is the comprehensive guide to building a new record business in the highly competitive world of independent labels. The good news: new digital media has opened the music industry so that artists can take control of their own creativity, sales, marketing and more. Fully revised and updated, this third edition of a best-selling classic explores and explains the latest developments in digital sales and marketing, Internet networking and online revenue streams, using social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, creating and marketing videos for YouTube, selling ring tones, marketing with blogs and podcasts and much more. Exciting new interviews with hot industry professionals and artists add extra value to the most up-to-date, authoritative and practical guide to launching and running a record label.
Essential strategies the nonprofit community can use to take advantage of rapidly changing technologies and new communication methods in our ultra-connected society In these challenging economic times, it is more important than ever for nonprofits to focus on shaping policy, building capacity, developing talent, improving their marketing and promotion, fundraising, and developing partnerships/collaboration for organizational success. Shift & Reset: Strategies for Supporting Causes in a Connected Society teaches the nonprofit/social change/philanthropy/cause community how to take advantage of rapidly changing technologies and new communication ecosystem that exist in our connected society. Addresses the most critical challenges facing the nonprofit/social change/philanthropy/cause community Re-envisions how we support causes and address serious issues in our connected society Outlines how organizations must operate—and what happens when they don't re-think their work Features interviews with over twenty-five leading thinkers/authors/organizational leaders Innovative and right on time, Shift & Reset equips nonprofit professionals with a set of three core principles, a five-step checklist of immediate action items, as well as a list of ten «must-read» items.
Ever heard of an internal entrepreneur? You might know the type. They’re kind of employee who pushes mercilessly towards the trends of the future. Often looked at as a little bit outside the mainstream, more often than not the decisions this internal entrepreneur makes on behalf of an organization pay off in spades. So what makes an internal entrepreneur? How can you, as a nonprofit, create a culture that rewards futuring, internal entrepreneurs and innovation and doesn’t shut it down? The book “The Future of Nonprofits: Thrive and Innovate in the Digital Age” helps organizations do those very things. Better predicting future trends helps to reshape culture, creating the kind of environment ripe for positive growth in this fast changing world we work in today. Designed for nonprofit employees on all levels, the book will become a go to handbook for those interested in adapting in the modern world, not looking to be left behind. The Future of Nonprofits helps organizations capitalize on internal innovation. Innovative nonprofits are able to better predict future trends to remake and reshape their culture, structure, and staff to be a more nimble and lean. By applying the strategies laid out in this book, nonprofit professionals of all levels can prepare their organizations to take advantage of future trends and develop innovative “internal entrepreneurs” that will grow revenue and drive their mission. Provides nonprofits with a comprehensive playbook on how to create a new, more flexible, innovative organization Provides nonprofits a look at the future of fundraising and communications trends into 2016 Case studies highlight successes and failures Highlights the power and strength of Social Media Hightlights how to hire, train, manage and inspire “internal entrepreneurial” employees Features actionable advice on creating an organization that is primed to grow and thrive in the immediate and long-term future This game-changing book reveals how every nonprofit can put technology, innovation and future trends to work to reach their mission and grow revenue.
Practical guidance to deal with the challenges executives face when leading a philanthropically supported nonprofit organization In today's donor-focused environment, the executive director has a greater responsibility to play an active, informed, and influential role in creating an environment that is conducive to optimal philanthropy. Leading the Fundraising Charge addresses the challenges and issues that executives face when leading a nonprofit organization that is dependent on philanthropic support.. Offers nonprofit directors and executives the tools they need to help their organizations survive and thrive in any economic scenario Provides a perspective that is unique to the nonprofit executive's position Helps every executive director to evaluate and prioritize the best fund development strategies At no other time in the history of organized philanthropy has fundraising been more critical, complex, and challenging. Thorough and focused, Leading the Fundraising Charge equips you with the guidance you need to lead your nonprofit effectively.
Today, nonprofit organizations are of major importance for the society. Their missions contribute to fulfilling societal needs that otherwise would not get enough resources. Marketing for these organizations becomes more important and most nonprofit marketing research has had a theoretical approach. This work therefore investigates market practice, which covers all concrete actions that form a market. Market practice has been studied through a case study of the nonprofit fundraising organization the Swedish Cancer Society (SCS; Swe: Cancerfonden) and findings are analyzed with a theoretical framework developed by Helgesson, Kjellberg and Liljenberg (2004). Results show that the market for SCS is formed by market practices seen at different levels and departments within the organization. In its daily work, SCS enhances economic transactions through developing relations and new channels. It emphasizes its specific features within the nonprofit sector and actively tries to change perception of the industry.
Praise for Fundraising Consultants «In Fundraising Consultants: A Guide for Nonprofit Organizations, Gene Scanlan provides a thoughtful and deliberative guide for how to select, develop, and maintain successful relationships with consultants that can help organizations achieve their goals. It is also an excellent resource for consultants, both new and experienced, on how to best serve our clients.» Barbara L. Ciconte, CFRE, Senior Vice President, Consulting Services Donor Strategies, Inc. «Finally, a book that provides a balanced and informative perspective about fundraising consulting. Gene provides solid information for organizations to consider when using a consultant while also describing the consultant's point of view. All this can only lead to a more effective use of consultants and more successful nonprofits.» Sandra Renner, MSW, CFRE, Renner Consulting Strategic Philanthropic Counsel «This book is an excellent source for a development or foundation director to read before hiring any type of consultant. It guides you through the search process and tells you how to evaluate your prospects. This is especially important for small development offices or foundations that rely on outsourcing fundraising projects or campaigns to consultants. It even suggests how to use consultants as a creative resource!» Jeanne G. Jacob, CAE, CFRE, Executive Director Goodwin House Foundation
Today, both facts and figures show that people need healthy eating more than ever before. Therefore; in today's business, the concept of health-oriented marketing strategies is considered a smart emerging idea for firms to achieve very high business performance through adopting such strategies to target the needs of the customers. This tentative critical and analytical study aims to examine the use of health-oriented marketing strategies in today's food retailing. In fact, it critically evaluates the efficiency of such strategies both in relation to successful business performance achievement and customer loyalty. Taking the UK's largest food retailer, Tesco, as a case study; analysis has been undertaken in the light of a variety of Consumer Buying Process Models and various Customer Buying Behaviour Models so that to better understand this concept.
This work examines the marketing strategies ofdominant political parties in Nigeria with focus on2003 General Elections. The broad objective of theresearch is to examine whether contemporary politicalparties in Nigeria are market-oriented organizations;and whether marketing offers a solution to thecurrent democratic challenges in Nigeria. The study employed the survey method of research in which thedata required for the study were generated throughthe instruments of questionnaire, and in-depthinterviews . Four dominant political parties wereselected out of thirty political parties thatparticipated in the 2003 General Elections, and theirelectorates. Quota and stratified sampling techniqueswere mostly used in their selection; and a sample of800 respondents was considered.The answers to thereturned questionnaire formed the data which wereanalyzed with tables, frequencies, percentages, ANOVAand chi-square to crystallize the findings. Thefindings indicate that 52% of electoral success inNigeria is determined by marketing strategies whilethe remaining 48% is ascribable to anti-democraticforces like state power, godfatherism, etc.