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Reader Questions: What are the best fundraising blogs & books?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Raise More Money: The Best of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal By Kim Klein and Stephanie Roth. BEST FUNDRAISING BLOGS! Really.

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California earthquake LIVE tweeting!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

One social media channel we discussed as a best-practice example was the ever-popular Twitter. how to put together or buy an emergency kit).

Cause Marketing State Parks

Cause Related Marketing

California has plans to shutter as many as 70 of the state’s 279 state parks on July 1, 2012. Boston, and Baltimore.

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Applause: “This has been one of the best webinars I’ve attended. Mary Morgan, Nourish America, Ojai, California. Learn more.

Come on Mary, Don’t Fear The Phone-A-Thon

Wild Woman Fundraising

Unfortunately, telemarketing has become a dirty word, thanks to the unscrupulous practices of a few bad apples who have given a bad name to what should be our best way to communicate. started a phone fundraising program at Equality California, a non-profit organization that had, at the time, over 600,000 members.

Election Day Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing is dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause-related marketing promotions and campaigns.

Pioneers Needed.

Cause Related Marketing

handful were at Sutter’s Mill, California when gold was discovered. But unlike Nevada, California and Colorado, the settlement of Utah wasn’t motivated by the lust for precious metals. is dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause-related marketing promotions and campaigns

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Marketing Your Cause to Millennials—What Works

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Chapin Cole is a proud Millennial who works in nonprofit development in the California Bay Area. We’re not aliens. Listen.

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#Aging: Which US Cities Offer The Best Lifestyle To Their Older Citizens?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Dave Letterman offers only a “Top 10″ list, but Bankers Life and Casualty has just published its Top 50 “Best US Cities For Seniors 2011″ and the list contains a few surprises – though, admittedly, not so many laughs. But if security/low crime is most important for you, you now know where to retire. Top 50?

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Of the four, Tags is likely the best option because Instagram bases its platform on them. How could I say no to such a generous offer?

Which Places Are The Least Sexist?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Norway has at best a 91% pay gap. The best state? District of Columbia, followed by California. Not so in America or Canada.

#Interview: Nedra Kline Weinreich, Social Marketer, Author, and Owner of the “Spare Change” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

We’re still figuring out the best way to measure behavior change. NPM360: How do you define social marketing? It’s focused on changing behavior.

The Ten Worst Cause Marketing Campaigns of 2010

Cause Related Marketing

My post from yesterday, April 4, 2011 chronicled my top 10 list of the best cause marketing of 2010. Go figure. It was easy enough to explain.

#Interview: Steve Frillmann, Executive Director, Green Guerillas

Non Profit Marketing 360

A community garden created by local residents with the help and support of Green Guerillas. never could have gotten either by myself.”.

Be More of a Difference

Social Media Bird Brain

to make this the "best Christmas EVER!" Today I'm volunteering tweets to the Adopt a Family Project in Santa Cruz County, California and devoting this. What with our own expectations, traditions, and the constant admonition. the whole season can quickly. degenerate into a mass of anxiety-ridden desperation. The quickest way.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Officer , The California HealthCare Foundation (Oakland, CA). New Opportunities. Communications Manager , 5 Acres (Altadena, CA).

Is Populist Fundraising for You?


million from the University of California, $814,645 from Microsoft Corp., They call for social fundraising. Fundraising is a business. No.  .

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Food Banks: Don’t Bury the Story!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The best food bank websites keep it that simple! My Favorite Food Bank Websites Lead with Simple Stories and Ways to Help.

Using BOGO Cause Marketing to Sell Razor's

Cause Related Marketing

If you want a contract to help build California’s high-speed rail, the state may require you to hire male felons as part of the workforce. is dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause-related marketing promotions and campaigns. BOGO means Buy One, Give One. But just men? percent.

24 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs:New Opportunities for the New Year

Getting Attention

18) Marketing Operations Manager and Web Marketing Manager , National Notary Association (Chatsworth, California). Go to it!

New York Times Takes Google To Task for Taking Philanthropy Lightly, Despite Many Attempts to Get It Right

Seeking Grant Money Today

best practices The New York Times Google philanthropistsStrom and Helft consider whether DotOrg has met Page's 2004 hoped outcomes and achievements, but get from insiders who have worked for and with DotOrg, the inside scoop on some unfortunate findings. For years it has befuddled many of us professionals working in philanthropy. Smith said.

“Switch” the Way You Ask for Action – 11NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He used this quote from a tobacco control campaign in California to illustrate: “It took you years to start smoking. Direct the Rider.

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Implementing Your Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

For my part, I’m partial to the model from IDEO , the hotshot Palo Alto, California design firm. But ideas are easy. That’s a little facile.

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Danielle Gates

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

12:00 pm  –  2:00 pm:  After lunch is when I get some of my best content creation done. Danielle Gates. when I come back from the weekend.

Want to learn what makes an incredible year end appeal?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your Ultimate Guide to Successful Year-End Appeals E-Course gives you everything you need to make this year’s solicitation package the best ever – Starting right away you can. Making your year end appeal the best it can be is critical to your nonprofit’s success. How to tell your best emotional story. reply card.

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Towards a More Hygienic Cause Marketing Campaign for Lysol

Cause Related Marketing

Last year Edgeworth Elementary in Hacienda Heights, California won the (unspecified) Grand Prize. That’s really… um… earnest.

How to Coordinate a (Cheap) Successful Photo Shoot for Your Nonprofit Part I

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Marta Lindsey. You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But who can afford a professional photographer? Not ideal.

Looking for Your First Cause Marketing Partner? Try Your Corner Market

Selfish Giving

Look at the list of America’s Best Supermarkets to the right. It’s simple: don’t target national chains. found this image.

All Cause Marketing is Local

Selfish Giving

They know that customers in California have different needs and questions than shoppers in New England. REI is playing it smart with Twitter.

Peggy Lee Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Best of all, people need to drink gallons of water a week just to survive. The water business used to be a pretty sweet deal. Only it’s not.

More Instant-On Cause Marketing for Japan Relief

Cause Related Marketing is dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause-related marketing promotions and campaigns.

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Four Publications, Four Sponsors, Four Seal Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing is dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause-related marketing promotions and campaigns.

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Celebrate the Fourth with Cause Marketing that Supports Troops

Selfish Giving

These three were the best. didn’t find these promotions. If a paper bag company can do cause marketing, folks, anyone can!

Several Grants Available for the Arts Or Theatre

Seeking Grant Money Today

Two grants are available for art; one in California and one in art education in the United States. Tags: theater The Dana Foundation RFP Trust for Mutual Understanding grants arts theatre the foundation center California Community Foundation The Theatre Communications Group From The Foundation Center. Below, are three grants.

Alignment and Affinity in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

I'll give you my best advice and when we're done I'll simply push the tab over to your side of the table. But it’s more nuanced than that.

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

The California University system used to be free.  that my blog posts have gotten a little more. political in the last year. We have no enemies.

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5 Essential YouTube Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

She agreed to me printing her 11 YouTube Best Practices for Nonprofits here. The best practices given here highlight the most important functions of a YouTube Channel and, if implemented, can transform your YouTube return on investment (ROI). 1. So you have a video. Where are the other six, you ask? Enjoy. Stay tuned for more tomorro

Interview: Zach Hochstadt, Mission Minded Agency Cofounder & Nonprofit Branding Expert

Non Profit Marketing 360

The interview was conducted by Don Akchin, a principal of Nonprofit Marketing 360 and a frequent contributor to the NPM360 blog.

On Telling the Truth

Marketing for Nonprofits

It also featured speeches by the awesome Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of NARAL and Kamala Harris, California's new Attorney General. Facts are the enemy of truth. Don Quixote Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. Jesus I had the privilege of attending NARAL Pro-Choice America's annual luncheon today. STORIES.