Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

Wild Apricot

Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

Why You Might Need a Volunteer Newsletter + 3 Templates

Wild Apricot

Here's why you might want to send them a volunteer newsletter instead, plus great examples and templates you can use Do you find yourself sending a thousand emails to your volunteers that never get opened?

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September 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post September 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives What is the real cost of waiting? What’s the cost of inaction? Another few months of trying to manage multiple databases and wondering whether you have the most up-to-date member list? An unknown number of prospective members who pass your association by simply because your website looks dated and isn’t user friendly? Another board meeting [.] ( Read more. )

How to Create a Mobile-Friendly Newsletter to Engage Your Members 

Wild Apricot

If your newsletter isn’t reaching as many people as you’d like, the problem might be that your newsletter is hard to read on mobile devices. This blog includes best practices for creating newsletters for mobile

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 8 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit newsletters can be a great way to spread the word about your mission and build better relationships with your supporters. Here are tips and examples to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter

How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 5 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit newsletters are vital for engaging your members. Here are tips to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter with examples

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives online community Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

Transforming Your E-Newsletter

Wild Apricot

Here's a review of a Network for Good e-book on making the transition from a print newsletter to an email version. And for those wanting tips on refreshing an existing email newsletter, here's an article that might help. newsletter member communications

Refreshing Your E-newsletter

Wild Apricot

It's spring cleaning season - a good time to review and refresh your e-newsletter. Associations E-mail marketing member communication newsletters nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications nptechHere are some tips to get you started.( read more ).

Learn about our hyper-personalized member newsletter

HighRoad Solution

As an association marketer, you likely have an e-newsletter that you send out to your members on a regular basis. This newsletter contains valuable information about upcoming events, opportunities for personal and professional development, and news in your industry.

The Golden Age of Newsletters

Higher Logic

In fact, good old fashioned email newsletters are having a bit of a renaissance. I used to get most of my reading material from social media (a place I still go) but am now often guided by newsletters -- everything from 730DC to Buzzfeed News to Lena Dunham’s Lenny and more (who knows how many newsletters I’ve signed up for recently). I like the commentary and specificity of each newsletter. What is it about newsletters that’s becoming so trendy?

How to Write a Newsletter Your Members Will Actually Want to Read

Wild Apricot

Does your digital newsletter have low engagement? Here's how to write a newsletter your members actually want to read

April Newsletter: What Rhymes with April

Wild Apricot

newsletter april 9000Maple? Bagel? Playful? A plate full of staples? A drill? Does anything really truly rhyme with April? Anyways, one exciting piece of news is that we reached 9,000 paying customers this week (not including free accounts)!

My top 8 highlights from RSA’s e-newsletter

Optimist Consulting

I delivered an e-newsletter workshop recently for a client. One of the activities I took the group through was looking at other membership organisation’s e-newsletters. Here is what I like about the e-newsletter: Clean header area: It is clean and simple which helps the messages underneath to cut through with ease. Producing a non-member version of an e-newsletter has often been a very successful recruitment tool for membership organisations I have worked for.

The State of the Nonprofit Newsletter

Wild Apricot

If you missed the Nonprofit Blog Carnival's Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips, here's a recap and some additional posts and resources. nonprofit newsletters

7 Content Types to Consider in Your Organization’s Next Newsletter

MembersClicks

The key to an engaging newsletter is to keep the content fresh. Take a look at these seven types of content to consider in your organization’s next newsletter: Association Views

Introducing: Our Newsletter Referral Program!

Association Success

All you have to do is forward any associationsuccess.org email newsletter to your contact list and ask them to subscribe. You can follow your progress at the bottom of our associationsuccess.org newsletter. Newsletter Signup Get a chance to win awesome prizes! We believe that having your friends and colleagues join the AssociationSuccess.org community is the best way to build on the success we’ve experienced.

Whitepaper: Is AI Right for Your Association’s Newsletter?

Multiview

Abstract: Email newsletters remain a vital communications vehicle for association engagement and marketing. Can the promise of artificial intelligence provide… The post Whitepaper: Is AI Right for Your Association’s Newsletter? Association Insights Content Marketing AI Artificial Intelligence Association Newsletter Association Newsletters News Briefs whitepaper

7 Content Types to Consider in Your Organization's Next Newsletter

MembersClicks

Not long ago on the MemberClicks blog, we touched on content ideas for your organization's newsletter. But in addition to content topics , there are also different content types you can play around with to keep things fresh and your readers engaged. Here are seven you may want to try: member engagement Small Staff Chatter marketing

3 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. In fact, here are three fresh content ideas to try out in your organization’s newsletter: Association Views marketingEasily scannable (No one wants an overly-long email). Fresh. Now those first two are probably self-explanatory, but what about that last one? What do we mean by fresh ?

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClicks

Does your association send out a monthly or bi-monthly newsletter? But don’t stop sending out those monthly or bi-monthly newsletters because they’re a GREAT way to engage your association’s membership. If so, you know coming up with ideas can sometimes be tough. Instead, consider the following content ideas: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

3 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. In fact, here are three fresh content ideas to try out in your organization’s newsletter: member engagement Small Staff ChatterEasily scannable (No one wants an overly-long email). Fresh. Now those first two are probably self-explanatory, but what about that last one? What do we mean by fresh ?

Five Tips for Improving Your Email Newsletter Workflow

Associations Now

Trying to reach your audience with an email newsletter? Consider these tips for newsletter success. Whether you’re starting a newsletter or refreshing on an email product you’ve already built, a lot has to go right before you hit “send.” Be careful to choose the right tools for creating your newsletter, depending on the content you intend to deliver. The post Five Tips for Improving Your Email Newsletter Workflow appeared first on Associations Now

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClicks

So you have a newsletter and it’s filled with some pretty valuable information, but people aren’t really opening it or engaging with it the way you’d like. Well there could be a number of things impacting your newsletter readership, but the good news is there are several things you can do to revamp (ahem, supercharge ) it and bring it back to life: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

10 point checklist to maximise impact of member e-newsletters

Optimist Consulting

On 3 rd December I delivered a full-day workshop for the Small Charities Coalition on Building engagement through e-mail newsletters. What are the open and click through rates for your e-newsletter? Here are my thoughts on making the most of email newsletters to members to help your open/click through rates: 1.Be clear on objectives: It’s a good idea to write 3 or 4 objectives for your e-newsletter. Our e-newsletter will: Educate our members about member benefits.

Who Should Own Your Email Newsletter Production Process?

Associations Now

The email newsletter is a centerpiece of digital strategy for many organizations. And this can make executing your email newsletter tricky business. And, of course, volunteers might want a say in what goes inside your email newsletter. When there are so many players involved, who has to sign off on a message—and how does the strategy change if it’s a daily newsletter, rather than a weekly or monthly one? The post Who Should Own Your Email Newsletter Production Process?

Daily Buzz: Ideas for Freshening Up Your Newsletter

Associations Now

Members are always looking for fresh content, and newsletters are a great place to provide it. Instead of a cookie-cutter approach to every newsletter, take time to make each one unique. To keep your newsletter fresh, consider adding a section that changes every time, such as a “Tip of the Month” blurb that covers all corners of your association’s industry. The post Daily Buzz: Ideas for Freshening Up Your Newsletter appeared first on Associations Now

Naming Your Association’s Newsletter: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

MembersClicks

When it comes to newsletters, sometimes the name is just as important as the content inside. Now we’ll be the first to admit, naming can be tricky, so to help you out, here are four questions to ask yourself when embarking on the newsletter naming journey: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter marketingYou want it to be fun, catchy, memorable - something your members will want to open and read through.

Nonprofit Newsletter: Free Tools to Create and Merge PDFs

Wild Apricot

One small nonprofit I work with has chosen to publish its monthly membership newsletter as a magazine-style document in Portable Document Format (PDF), rather than as an email blast. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Non-profit Communications collaboration PDF open source application software newsletters

Daily Buzz: Whittle Down Your Email Newsletters

Associations Now

What changes would make your email newsletters more engaging? The Wall Street Journal is starting by cutting back on the number of newsletters it produces. How many newsletters does your organization send out each week? WSJ is taking steps to innovate how audiences interact with newsletters, starting with whittling them down. The newspaper has reduced its number from a staggering 126 newsletters to about 40 audience-driven emails.

Association Basics: How to Write a “Year in Review” Newsletter

MembersClicks

One of the easiest ways to do that is to write a newsletter to recap your association’s year. This newsletter should cover the big highlights of 2017 as well as include your association’s updates for 2018. We think that this little newsletter can have a big impact. Take a look at the four categories you should include to knock your “Year in Review” newsletter out of the park!

Monday Buzz: The State of Nonprofit Newsletters

Associations Now

Some early newsletter insights emerge from the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. ” The Nonprofit Marketing Guide has conducted a survey of more than 1,200 organizations for its 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, and though all of the results aren’t in, a couple of early findings will interest those responsible for email and print newsletters. ” The post Monday Buzz: The State of Nonprofit Newsletters appeared first on Associations Now

Thursday Buzz: Make Your Newsletters More Relevant

Associations Now

The audience is king when it comes to your newsletters. “It may sound obvious, but having a thorough understanding of what your members/readers want helps enormously when creating content for your newsletter.” The people WildApricot talked to say that understanding your members’ needs remains key—as do the basics, like knowing what type of content matters to them and how the timing of newsletter delivery affects its success.

Newsletter Update

Moving through the Association World

It has been a lot of hard work but it looks like the TMG Connection Newsletter is very close to launching. I ended up taking the newsletter in a different direction, continuing with the HTML format, which I am using MailChimp to create. I also created a blog to serve as the newsletter website, www.tmgconnection.com. I also created a subscribe form for anyone interested in receiving the newsletter.

September Update: The Only Taxes You Will Be Excited to See

Wild Apricot

For the September 2018 newsletter, we share updates on online store taxes, upcoming events, and our recent blog posts. september newsletter update

Science Group Expands Reach With New E-Newsletter for Non-Scientist Members

Associations Now

Looking to bring more value to its non-scientist members and the general public, the American Association for the Advancement of Science recently launched Science on Tap , a newsletter that curates the week’s scientific news in an easy-to-digest format. The American Association for the Advancement of Science launched an e-newsletter last week that boldly goes to an audience where none of its newsletters have gone before: to its members who are supporters of science, but not scientists. “We

November Update: Get the Dream Nonprofit Career You Deserve

Wild Apricot

In our November newsletter, you'll find information on our free careers webinar, details of new releases, and our Member App Mini Course to help you get started using the mobile app. spotlight releases Mobile-App november newsletter update

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Newsletter Launch

Moving through the Association World

It took a bit longer than planned but we finally finished up the re-launch effort of the TMG Connection Newsletter. You can view the newsletter here , and the blog that goes along with it here. I think a lot of what I talk about on here will lead into some content for the blog and upcoming newsletters. So far the response has been great. While the traffic to the blog has not been heavy, it has been enough to see what worked and what did not work.

June Update: Next Week’s Move to Improve Our System Performance

Wild Apricot

July-NewsletterRead about our switch to Amazon Web Services, updates to our mobile app, and other news.

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