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Guilt doesn’t inspire Americans to go green

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Last week, I blogged about how buying green products can make people feel they are off the hook for further good. The takeaway?

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. In this post, Ann Green shows you How You Can Share Accomplishments Without Bragging by being donor-centered and focusing on the people you serve. Annual Reports.

Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival , where we are looking at trends in nonprofit newsletters.

#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.”.

#Enviro: Does a Green Xmas List Really Help The Environment?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Are we indeed doing more harm than good when we buy from those ‘Green Gift Guides’ that show up in many of our (e)mail inboxes?

Unrelated Sunday!

Wild Woman Fundraising

For an unrelated Sunday, Weightlifting Woman by Mazarine Treyz. I’ve been blogging EVERY DAY THIS MONTH over at [link]. True story.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communication and Digital Content Manager Global Green USA (Santa Monica, CA). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. San Rafael, CA).

What's your weird green liquor?

Donor Power Blog

In case you hadn't heard, absinthe (also called wormwood and the Green Fairy) has a reputation. Thanks to Donor Engagement blog for the tip.

5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group)

iMarketSmart

Recommendations: >> A race to the top. >> The Grow Report. >> The little green light blog. Click to tweet!

#ENVIRO: Spring Is The Time To Build Rain Barrels & Community Gardens

Non Profit Marketing 360

Photo from 'The Soffritto' blog. A community garden in Montreal, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Does the site need to be fenced?

#Interview: Toby Bloomberg, Owner of the Diva Marketing Blog, Speaker, and Nonprofit Marketer

Non Profit Marketing 360

Toby Bloomberg’s Diva Marketing Blog , begun in 2004, is among the oldest sustained business blogs. Toby: Blog Talk Radio has been great.

BloggersUnite.org Drives Earth Day Buzz

SocialButterfly

…About 10% of all those blog posts, came from bloggers on BloggersUnite.org. More Green Goodness. Can you swallow this math?

#SM4NP: Beware Not Of SM But Of SM Snake Oil & Silver Bullets

Non Profit Marketing 360

We asked Steve Frillmann, Executive Director of Green Guerillas in New York ( and interviewed on this blog ), why Green Guerillas has used social media, but only sparingly: Numerous people having being pushing Green Guerillas to embrace social media as an outreach and fundraising tool. Should you? Must you? Right?

Marketing Time Savers: My 3 Favorite Gmail Hacks

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Wants to guest blog. And neither do you. on July 30. Making Gmail Better. 1. Create an ACTION label, then apply Stars. So emails died there.

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Planned Giving Fundraisers MUST Stop Living On The Tip Of The Iceberg

iMarketSmart

LIKE THIS BLOG POST? Here’s what I mean: 1. That includes their entire database plus anyone else that might support their mission.

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Greenwashing, Whitewashing, now PINKWASHING?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It can be known as white-washing, green-washing, or pink-washing. So you’ll buy toilet paper that is “green.&# or yogurt that is “pink.&# Blog this on Blogger. Have you seen a pink ribbon recently? Perhaps on the shirt or backpack of someone in the street? Or maybe on a can of soup or a yogurt cup? Think again.

#Tech: Cloud Computing Campaign Highlights Benefits To And Concerns For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

In practical terms, the cloud offers great potentials for nonprofits. But so to are there concerns about security and reliability.

The 5 Toughest Questions Donors Will Ask

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Here's how author Charles Green’s reflections on trust apply to the world of nonprofit marketing. Green lists the six toughest questions customers ask salespeople: Why should we choose you? posted on this other day on my blog.  What makes you different from your competitors? What experience have you had in doing XYZ? With 1.8

#SM4NP: Scoop.it! For Information ‘Curation’ & Social Interaction

Non Profit Marketing 360

The metrics on the platform show amazing growth over the last few months, and many are still waiting for an invitation to join up. Scoop.it! Scoop.it

Get More from Conference Participation

Getting Attention

So I was particularly pleased when, at the recent, Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, keynote speaker and Echoing Green president, Cheryl Dorsey, shared some valuable hints to us attendees on conference participation best practices. Register here  for the Getting Attention blog & e-news. Conference season is ongoing these days.

You’re the PR person for a green charity funded by BP: What to do, what to say?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

From today’s AdAge , a screen shot of the satirical rogue Twitter feed, BP GlobalPR. What do you do? What do you say?

How to Make Your Meetings Happy and Productive???3 Questions You Can Ask

Getting Attention

Marc Pitman, The Fundraising Coach LLC , begins training sessions with the question What is something amazing that happened to you this week? Hildy Gottlieb asks the same question at the beginning of every Board meeting. Why? She quotes Hank Green : There are two ways to make the world a better place. Consulting.

Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We seemed to take a similar approach, so I asked Julia to guest blog for us. Love the daily blogging? Julia Reich. Consistency is Key.

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#Fundraising: How To Apply For A Grant From Intel

Non Profit Marketing 360

You can feel good in getting support from Intel also in that the company supports the volunteer efforts of almost half of its world-wide employees.

16 experts tell you how to keep your donors wanting to come back

Fundraising Coach

If you check out only one post on this Nonprofit Blog Carnival roundup, make it this one. like to think of it as showing them “love.”

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Is Your Logo Effective? Tips to Evaluate Your Visual Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Julia Reich is guest blogging for us on several graphic design topics. This Guest Post by Julia Reich, Julia Reich Design. Julia Reich.

A small eBook for a big recession

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

My initial thought was that this wasn’t a good fit for me or my blog , considering I’m not (by definition) a pure play salesman.

Writing Prompts for March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have lots of ways to connect here: think luck of the Irish, green, leprechauns, beer, and shamrocks. Love the daily blogging? Great!

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4 ways to better pitch your “influencers”

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As I’ve discussed many times here on my blog, the culture of social media is not transactional. Clout t-shirt from Sneakhype. 1.

The Psychology of Color

Donor Power Blog

Splash red and green on something and it’s suddenly Christmas. But that’s a topic for another blog post to come later. Angie MacAlpine.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Lots of people are blogging this one, including Allyson and Nancy. Love the daily blogging? Happy Friday, everyone! Communications.

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. The odd thing?

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. The odd thing?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Congrats to Vu at Nonprofit with Balls on his announcement (and creativity) in  “Green Eggs and Strategic Plans” and Other Nonprofit Children’s Books.

10 Absolutely Essential Truths about Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today, the Case Foundation is holding a virtual summit on millennial donors, which I’m blogging about today. Think about the trust equation from Charles Green , which says trust is the combination of: 1. Julien Smith , who along with Chris Brogan wrote Trust Agents , shared these essential truths about social media. 1.

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Does ‘Weird’ Cause Marketing Work?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today I feature a post by my fantastic colleague Kate Olsen, who blogs at Companies for Good. Shelton Group Green Living Pulse Survey.

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Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits

ImpactMax

These online tools offer FREE ways to get dynamic content onto your website, blog, and social media without HAVING to use video. VuVox. MixBook.

6 Quick Behavioral Economics Lessons for Fundraisers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The research: Gerber, Green & Larimer (2008) showed that voter turnout in Michigan was affected when registered voters received a message that indicated other voters would be notified of their neighbors’ voting habits. He shared insight on how behavioral economics can affect nonprofit fundraising. Accountability & Recognition.

4 things you need to know before pitching a corporate partner

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

And if you work for a company or want to know more about CSR, follow my colleagues’ blog, Companies for Good Consumers may think not.

Picture this: Expert opinions on telling your story with images

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The best examples I saw were from the Gift of Life Blog and Pinterest board , which feature bone marrow donors pictured with their recipients.