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Nonprofit communications jobs: What to expect


flickr/stefan. thought I’d post some of the observations and advice about nonprofit communications jobs I usually share with them.

Tactics—Step 4 in strategic communications planning for nonprofits


flickr/popculturegeek. This is the last in my series of posts guiding nonprofits through strategic communications planning. Start now.

First step in strategic communications planning: Communications audits


flickr/joebeone. This week, I’m going to talk about the first step in the process— communications audits. Make a list.

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7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s easy to find the types of posts people like, which helps if you use the skyscraper tactic to create content. Billy Attar. Kristina.

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Mixed Links on a Beautiful Friday Afternoon

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And speaking of overlooked fundraising tactics, do you have a monthly giving program? Try these great background textures over at Flickr.

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Interview with Geoff Livingston Author of Marketing In The Round

Diva Marketing Blog

To us, that lack of results has more to do with siloed communications and a failure to integrate all marketing disciplines together.  etc. .

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A 5-step quide to social media strategy for nonprofits


flickr/luc legay. Or they put event photos on Flickr, or buy a Flipcam to get videos on YouTube. Then what? Back up. Are they Twittering?

Video roars into 2011; Nonprofits, grab your videocam


flickr/John Biehler. just took a terrific, free, Common Knowledge webinar on the five big nonprofit communication trends for 2011.

38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

Who would have thought we'd call a 140 text platform sophisticated communication? Neither of which am I. Build and nuture relationships. 2.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Knows How to Engage -- Strong Model for Your Org's Thought Leaders

Getting Attention

Booker and his team communicate constantly, via a broad range of channels, to keep supporters informed and involved. Is out there always communicating, everywhere supporters, citizens, partners may be. Inspires by thinking and talking vision and future, but also shares the concrete tactics he's putting in place to make it happen.

The road to remarkable emails


flickr/mzelle-biscotte. Keep in mind that emails need to be part of a larger strategy that uses other communications tactics.

The CEO bully pulpit: Commentaries in the digital age


Flickr/southtyrolean. I’ve wanted to post for a while about one of my favorite media tactics for nonprofits and foundations.

4 Steps to Training Your Colleagues, Board and Supporters as Powerful Messengers

Getting Attention

Training your staff and supporters is a highly-effective, low- investment nonprofit marketing tactic, but one simply overlooked by most organizations.

Webinars for Nonprofits: Getting Started


flickr/TechSoup for Libraries. The first big step in deciding whether to do a webinar is completing your strategic communications plan.

Own the Room–Some great presentation advice


flickr/constantly-Jair. Other communications tactics we’re working on are considered much higher priority.

How nonprofits can succeed in the new sustainability paradigm: 6 big lessons from social media


flickr/askpang. Using social media, people can put things out there and start to communicate very quickly, seizing the moment.  Web 2.0

Defining SocialButterfly–Social Change, Social Marketing and Social Media


Social Media –Social media encompasses a variety of TACTICS and/or TOOLS. flickr credit: ~flutterby~’s. And, this is good.

Affordable New Tools and Strategies for Online Activism | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

delicious NonprofitMarketing

This article talks through some of the new tools (as well as a few old ones) that might be useful to you, and some tactics for using them.