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How to use a blog to generate planned giving gifts.

iMarketSmart

And that makes sense because blogs are a cost-effective way to tell stories and build a consistent emotional connection with constituents.

February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival? The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is a monthly round-up of blog posts on topics for people like you, at nonprofits.

Smelling the Roses—Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

And that’s why I extended the conversation as the topic of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival I’m hosting this month.

Asana—Streamline the Work Behind Your Work (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Register here for the Getting Attention  blog & e-news. shared my favorite (free!*) tool for project management: Asana ( www.asana.com ).

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Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. Love the daily blogging? Great!

Six Different Kinds of Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I first published these six categories of nonprofit blogs way back in 2008. As I said back then, I certainly think you can mix and match blog types, and I bet most  successful blogs do. The News Blog. The Advocacy Blog. These blogs can range from policy wonk to zealous champion, but are very issue-oriented.

3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging is a vital piece of the online fundraising and digital marketing puzzle for nonprofit organizations, yet so many do it poorly.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know — What’s Your Dream?

Getting Attention

I have the honor of hosting the first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2012. Write a blog post or choose a recent post that fits the theme. 

Your Take: All-Staff Marketing Team (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Here’s how I train orgs like yours to  Extend Your Reach with an All-Staff Messenger Team. Lisa Rupple, Communications Coordinator at the Community Foundation of Lorain County , wants to brainstorm: My next big project to tackle is employee collaboration for storytelling. Joan Garry guides us to  deliver a relevant elevator pitch.

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Raising Awareness for Your Cause – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, a roundup of great blog posts on a topic of interest to the nonprofit community.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Celebrating your nonprofit cause

Fundraising Coach

Photo courtesy of Chris Gorski used under Creative Commons licence It is my pleasure to be hosting the February Nonprofit Blog Carnival! link].

How to Blog Daily

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been blogging Monday – Friday (or darn close) for about 18 months now.  It’s not easy, but it’s worth it. Even if you don’t follow it exactly (and I rarely do), it helps you keep on track with the kinds of things you want your blog to be known for. Get help with the blog admin. Write ahead.

YOU Can Make These Dreams Come True (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

P.S. Marc Pitman kicks off the February Nonprofit Blog Carnival with his Valentine’s Day-themed: How do you take care of yourself?

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I first started blogging to build an audience for my book, I read Yaro Starak’s blog. Or Buy the Ebook.

The Work behind Your Work: Your Methods & Wants for Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

I’m thrilled to host April’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, and hope you’ll blog on this topic so vital to the power of our field and momentum of our causes— the methods and tools you use to stay focused, productive and happy on the job (or the barrier that keeps you from getting there). Submit  Your  Blog Post by April 25.

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Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On January 3, 2011, I started a daily blogging experiment — and by “daily&# I actually meant business daily, Monday – Friday.

Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Consider one of these five summer-inspired themes: 1) Summer Heat.

YOU Can Bring These Dreams To Life— Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

Welcome to the Nonprofit Blog Carniva l round-up for January. Empish Thomas shares his dream to  change public perception of what it means to be visually impaired (soon to be published in the blog of Atlanta’s Center for the Visually Impaired). My dad, Manny Schwartz, together with Martin Luther King, Jr., Words to live by!

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

EveryAction

Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. bounce rates nonprofit blog And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. Great! Then what? Or do they just bounce?

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsLori L. See you then!

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Pop Your All-Staff Team of Messengers: Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

Please share your questions and tips here, or via a blog post emailed to  nonprofitcarnival@gmail.com by Friday, June 24. I’m in love, with a marketing method that’s a game changer for communications, fundraising, and program staff members in organizations like yours— Launching an all-staff team of messengers. Concerns you?

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Blog Posts Needed: Sharing Progress, Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In August, we here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide will be hosting the latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Write a post on your own blog or an article on your website. The Carnival is a round-up of recent posts — like a “best of”  — on a particular topic. What to Write About. Possible topics include.

Need Some Blog Post or Newsletter Article Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs

Wild Woman Fundraising

Welcome to my post about imaginary nonprofit blogs! Feel free to write your own imaginary blogs in the comments! 1. What would you say?

How Does Your Nonprofit Compare In the Blogging Economy?

J Campbell Social Marketing

million people blog on blogging sites. 23% of time spent on the Internet is on blogs and social networks. Did you know that: 6.7

Which Blogs Should I Be Reading?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Professional Development Your Advice We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits

ImpactMax

Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll talk about Twitter strategies in a future post. Nonprofit A–blog. If you want something more—then consider a blog. Nonprofit C–blog.

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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Another highly requested blog post on why people give

iMarketSmart

LIKE THIS BLOG POST? The post Another highly requested blog post on why people give appeared first on MarketSmart | . Immediate rewards.

[Guest Post] 3 Changes You Should Make To Your Nonprofit Blog Right Now

Fundraising Coach

Better still, he’s a great guy. I’ve asked him to share what he’d recommend for your nonprofit blog. You’ll love it.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Handling Objections

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s  Nonprofit Blog Carnival featuring common objections. Barb Maduell has some great tips for how to L.I.S.T.E.N.

Our 5 most popular blog posts (according to our subscribers)

iMarketSmart

Each year I like to review which blog posts were viewed most by my subscribers (and which were viewed least). LIKE THIS BLOG POST? The post Our 5 most popular blog posts (according to our subscribers) appeared first on MarketSmart | . Why do Nonprofits Give Their Staff Such Terrible Titles? 5.  Ya Gotta Give ‘Em Value.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! We recently shared  Getting the Media Interested in a Milestone with Dallas CASA on our blog. Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsWe’re glad you’re here. Annual Reports. The Foundation Center shared their annual report interactive website.

Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

The topic will be  Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Register Now! Tweet.

Your Big Dream for 2013? Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know

Getting Attention

Just describe your dream—for your cause, organization or the nonprofit sector—and how you plan to make it real in a blog post or article. P.P.S.

Celebrating your nonprofit – The Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Fundraising Coach

The February Nonprofit Blog Carnival generated some interesting comments but not many blog posts. Who cares? Let us know in the comments!

This Blog is on Hiatus

Social Media Bird Brain

I'm leaving the blog up for at least another year, since some people may still find a few of the posts relevant. With the abundance of very good social media advice and information available now, my own efforts seem superfluous. This is good timing, since I have begun to devote my energies to my fiction and creative nonfiction writing.

Blogging Daily Starting Monday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are subscribed to this blog via email, it means you’ll get a daily email from me, most often between Noon and 3:00 p.m.

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Challenge: Can You Name Two Blogs That Get You To Think?

SocialButterfly

This includes blogs. tweeted that she was working on a blog post highlighting blogs to read in 2011.

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How to read this blog

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Love reading this blog? For those of you reading this blog via Google Reader: Google Reader will be retired on July 1, 2013, which means you won’t be able to read your blog and news feeds through the Google Reader service after that date. To add this blog to another feed reader (we like Feedly ), use this RSS URL: [link].