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Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Just about every day, I talk to a nonprofit staff person who thinks she is alone with the challenge or drama or weird situation she is in at work.

3 Powerful Tools to Help You Optimize Your Nonprofit Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You could check out your aspirational peers for best practices, but your supporters may react quite differently if you try the same tactics.

Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Best Nonprofit Video Award. The Best Nonprofit Video went to The Cystic Fibrosis Trust for their video The Breath Before. Katy Perry?

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Hire the Right Nonprofit Marketing Help

Getting Attention

When we came across your  recent post— The Truth behind Nonprofit Marketing Help-Wanteds —we knew our audience would appreciate what you had to say.

The Best Cause Marketing of 2011

Cause Related Marketing

Here in date order of the original post are my top eleven Best Cause Marketing Efforts of 2011. The Best Cause Marketed Country Band.

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Storytelling: The First Best Thing

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Stories help us remember. To make sure you cover all of the basics of story structure here are the beginnings of 7 sentences that can help you with the process. Nonprofit Marketing Best PracticesStorytelling is the single most powerful communications tool you have available, bar none. So, what makes narrative so powerful? .

Best Way to Get Timely Input: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

We began by thanking folks for their time and focus, and asked for their help in gathering and sharing perspectives and wants from their respective departments. You guys are so smart! love it when you share a marketing technique that’s made all the difference in the world to you. There’s no better model for the rest of us.

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The Best Cause Marketing of 2010

Cause Related Marketing

What follows are, in my judgment, the 10 best cause marketing campaigns of the year. The year 2010 was a memorable year for cause marketing.

5 Pro Tips to Help Make This Your Best #GivingTuesday Yet


email fundraising #givingtuesday

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Helping board members tell their nonprofit story

Fundraising Coach

One of the most important tools I've seen is helping board members get comfortable telling their own story. Used by permission. Engage 3. Ask 4.

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Interview Questions to Help You Write Great Donor, Volunteer, and Client Profiles for Your Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What’s the best/worst thing to happen since you started working with (the Nonprofit)? great way to do that is to conduct an interview.

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The 5 Best Nonprofit Digital Stories from TechSoup’s Storymakers Contest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Best Story Overall (Grand Prize). Best New Storyteller, for an organization new to storytelling. Alexandra Ale Bezdikian.

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Nonprofit Communications Help Wanted – 3 Great Jobs Now Open

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Help Wanted Carie Lewis Colin Delany Nonprofit Communications nonprofit help wanted nonprofit marketingJust email me !

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One of the Best Campaign Messages Ever (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Honestly, I just can’t help it. Go ahead. Call me a message geek! wear it proudly. And I’m feeling it right now. Subscribe today.

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015


Now, thanks to innovators + technologists committed to doing more good, technology has helped broaden the reach of nonprofits further than ever before.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

writing a blog and also helping fundraise for the Resource Center in Chicago , a nonprofit that. BEST FUNDRAISING BLOGS! Really. Welcome!

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71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

Fundraising Coach

Carley, Catherine: Direct Mail Patient Acquisition and Renewal Best Practices. Pitman, Marc: Grateful Patient Programs: Top 10 Best Practices.

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The 5 Best Leadership Books for Nonprofit Leaders

Fundraising Coach

This is a treasure trove of wisdom that will help people in our nonprofits have an even greater impact on the world. Influence, Robert Cialdini.

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2 Places to Find the Best FREE Fundraising Resources in the Universe


Claire Axelrad’s Clairification :  The best resource for all kinds of fundraising insights. You can’t lose. She’s a genius. 2.

Ethiopia's 'Sesame Street' Needs Your Help Saving Orphans

Cause Related Marketing

Whiz Kids Workshop is best known for its flagship show Tsehai Loves Learning , which is targeted at 3-6 year-olds and reaches about 2.5 Smart!

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8 Interview Guidelines for Capturing the Best Stories

Getting Attention

These eight guidelines can help you conduct better interviews and accurately capture the most compelling stories. 1. Prepare. Might be.). 2.

RESOURCE REVIEW: “A Progressive’s Style Guide” Helps Unlock Power of Language to Shape and Change the World

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” I bristle at rhetoric that taps violent imagery such as “killer idea” and “take your best shot.”. I am a nonprofit copy writer. Maybe.

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The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

This year I was able to curate the best writing in social marketing over the past 40 years into a 6 volume series on Social Marketing. html].

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You’re the Best—Sharing 11 Sources I Love In Thanks

Getting Attention

You   are the best! It pulls the best, for free, from the content created for Marketing Prof members. So I thank you! Refreshing!

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Nonprofit blog carnival: Your 25 pieces of best advice

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

carnival is a mix of contributions from bloggers and readers on a shared theme, and I chose the theme, “best advice.”. Ask for help.

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Pls Help Now: From Post-Sandy NJ

Getting Attention

Please donate right now to support these regional organizations working hard to help those most affected by the storm. These folks are on the ground, providing services right now and need your help to keep it up. 1) NYC Rescue Mission (via HopeMob). We’re working, to the best of our abilities, remotely, as possible.

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Best Of The Agitator – 2015 – Trends and Predictions

The Agitator

Here’s our wrap-up of the most read and shared Agitator posts of 2015. Roger and Tom.

5 things you should do when you get a big bequest (to ensure that your marketing budget increases!)


Need help? We’ll help you for FREE if you qualify. My pal ( Tricia Benson ) used to work at Human Rights Campaign. Be creative.

16 Simple Things Your Best Donors Want


Your best donors want you to do the important work they can’t or won’t do. 2. Your best donors want empathy. LIKE THIS BLOG POST?

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The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

One of my priorities in reviewing the work is how they help strengthen the evidence base for the discipline. Keeping up with the evolution of social marketing research and practice can be a tough problem. Pick up most textbooks on social marketing and read the references. Two controlled trials caught my attention. Diehl, S.J., Crandellc, J.L.

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This one trick helped her go from $100K to $300K with her annual event

Wild Woman Fundraising

So my ability to be able to help them work through that, and anybody who’s worked with me will tell you that my style is – I call it OHD.

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Data Driven Campaigns Can Help Small Nonprofits

Social Media Bird Brain

graphic via Robert Kirrily on Flickr I really dislike numbers, but sometimes it can't be helped. Here's the gist of it: Target your audience for the best returns on your outreach. SSIR has a good article about learning from Obama's data-driven campaigns. They make it about measurement, but I make it about reach.

Do you need some help? Where can you get it?

Wild Woman Fundraising

BTW, I want to help you. Okay, enough of ME offering to help you! Here’s how other people can help you! Get help!

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8 posts that will help you develop a solid planned gift marketing strategy


Each post containing outstanding tips that will help you develop a solid planned gift marketing strategy.

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Pinterest Best Practices

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We hope you find this helpful when deciding what items to donate to the food pantry.”. 3. Try infographics.  . Avoid long captions.

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7 Tips to Help You Focus in Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried? — Beth Kanter Guest Post

Getting Attention

What are your tips to help you focus in an age of distraction?  Have you read a helpful article or blog recently that helped get more focused?

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[Guest Post] Helping board members maximize fundraising effort

Fundraising Coach

Ask them to Help with a Specific Promotion. Guest Post] Using Gallup’s StrengthsFinder to help your board fundraise more effectively.

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Can changing your words help you raise more money?


The post Can changing your words help you raise more money? Here are some of the most powerful words used frequently in advertising: finally. suddenly. announcing. introducing. improved. amazing. sensational. remarkable. fantastic. revolutionary. startling. miracle. magic. offer. quick. wanted. challenge. compare. better. bargain. hurry.

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6 tips to help board members work a room

Fundraising Coach

Last night, I was asked for some tips to help my fellow board members with a fundraising dinner on Thursday. Here’s what I wrote.

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The Best of Social Marketing in 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

What would you list as the best papers, books and resources you have seen in 2012? The list of papers is not in any particular order. Full text.

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