Category Archives: Email/Communications

Order your Gmail Messages By Size

Have you ever gotten close to using up the entirety of that Gmail storage space–gigabytes and gigabytes of it–that you were sure you’d never overrun? Or are you already paying Google money every month for extra storage space? There’s finally a solution for you. Lifehacker has discovered a simple trick to create a Google Docs…   Read more

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How Positive Are Your Communications with Donors?

“You want to create long term relationships with your supporters. When your supporters donate or volunteer they feel great about themselves and their participation in your organization. A nonprofit can reinforce these positive feelings by thanking supporters, highlighting specific donors, and showing the impact made possible by supporters. People are receptive to emotional positivity. Bombarding…   Read more

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Finding the Best Mass Texting Service For Your Ministry

Finding The Best Mass Texting Service For Your Ministry. We’ve sorted through the billions of mass texting services (see the complete list at the bottom) out there and chose the two most stable and solid web-based options for your ministry: Signal and Tatango. How Signal And Tatango Are Different. Signal Tatango Free for up to 500 subscribers Easy…   Read more

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Improving Student Communications with Mass Texting Services

Over the next four posts, we’ll be breaking down why to use texting and in what contexts, what mass texting services to use and why, including screencasts and instructions for the best mass texting services. Let’s get started. Most of your students use Facebook, some use Twitter, but 99.999% of them text. All the time….   Read more

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How to Make a Thank You Video: An Example

On his blog last week Brian Barela featured an excellent Thank You video from Charity:Water. This is, of course, a lot better produced than you probably will create (for example, the second camera), but it’s still a great inspiration for making an excellent thank you video. What would it take for you to start creating…   Read more

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Spend Even More Time Crafting a Compelling Email Title This Holiday Season

“The volume of commercial messaging increases during the Christmas period, while the focus narrows. A lot of retail emails and advertising cover similar ground: deals, discounts, gifts and giving.”–source With so many more emails being sent to people at this time of year it’s critical to spend time on crafting a compelling title to your…   Read more

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