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Finally some 2012 Statistics for the African Mobile Phone Market

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Document Sharing Mobile Research Statistics africa african facts mobile penetration mobile subscribers report smartphone smartphonesSeychelles.

Social Media Document Garage Sale – Part II

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Another year has passed, and sure enough my “3rd party reports&# folder has once again piled up. Concepts and features of Government 2.0

Upcoming Movie Documents The Revolution Of Growing Older

Non Profit Marketing 360

Boomers and many of their Gen.X An upcoming documentary will help tell the story of that challenge. What if “old” isn’t bad?

This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy


I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy.

Document Your Cause - Create Awareness Through Art

The Biddery Blog

Mr. Liberman recently returned from a journey to Cambodia in which he documented in photos the enduring spirit of the Cambodian people.

Creative Brief Boosts Support & Participation (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Today, I’d like to share one of the greatest challenges—Many smaller organizations, like mine, don’t have an explicit, documented process for creative workflow. But what I do know is that most of my career successes were built on the foundation of a documented creative workflow. I’m not sure. Be Ready to Pounce When Opportunity Knocks.

The 20:2 Principle

The Agitator

Sadly, I’ve never been able to document that and cut out the waste! But I digress.] Either a big mistake.

Free Nonprofit Resource to Foster Connections and Knowledge Sharing

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the nonprofit sector, professionals often feel that they need to take on everything by themselves. The goal? Nonprofits mentorship

Social Media and Public Sector Policy Dilemmas

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This document should be on every senior leader’s desk. Document Sharing Government Insight Review Canada culture gov20 Government 2.0 While I rarely like to use my blog as a dumping ground of PDF’s, this one I really wanted to share with you.

How to Perform the “You” Test for Donor-Centered Communications – Do You Pass?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Select OK and your document will now show you at a glance how many times you have used the word “you.” Share in the comments below!

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No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But the document I saw contained very little leadership or strategy: instead, it was everything and the kitchen sink. This is not a strategy.

A Rookie's Guide to Online Fundraising and Marketing (Nonprofit Boot Camp)

Fundraising 123

Download the presentation slides below Related Documents to learn more about these areas of online fundraising: Why online fundraising is the great equalizer The basics of an effective online marketing and fundraising strategy Selecting and implementing online marketing & fundraising tools A few good ideas to test right away!

Biggest Jump In Giving Since Great Recession

The Agitator

As you’ll see from the infographic below (click here to enlarge) , based on its analysis of $12.5 in 2013 while online giving jumped 13.5%.

Quick Takeaways from the Pew Social Media Report

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you’re looking to mobilize younger supporters, consider documenting your work and the impact of donors via Instagram photos

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

It goes without saying that this particular play project ended-up revolutionising our lives through the way the Web links documents together online.

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

It goes without saying that this particular play project ended-up revolutionising our lives through the way the Web links documents together online.

The Most Valuable Data Discoveries for Small and Mighty Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Our ears perked up: a well-researched report documenting individual donor benchmarks for nonprofits with a budget size under $2 million?!

How Often Do You Hear This?! IRS Wants Your Input On Your New Required Tax Document! New IRS Tax Form 990 Wants Your Two Cents!

Seeking Grant Money Today

Note that you have a grace period to recommend changes to the new IRS tax document, share concerns about it, and advise or question before this form becomes requisite. As promised, folks. I've reported on this expected IRS tax form change in this blog. Here it is. This effects a lot of us at non profits. Read the article at: [link].

In the Beginning: Nonprofit Founding Stories

Getting Attention

We spent days digging through local museum archives, old newspapers, court records and corporate documents. Picture a shy and quiet man, L.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Alexandra Ale Bezdikian. TechSoup’s annual Storymakers contest had some great entries this year. The world is changing. Youth or STEM Story.

Clean Up Your Language! Refining Organizational Rhetoric

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That session resulted in a “Rhetoric Guidelines” document that is now part of our marketing bank. Melinda McKee. Quick reality check! Great!

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

Getting Attention

Project participants can leave comments on tasks, tag other team members and even attach documents from Dropbox and Google Drive.

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What to Do When the Media Gets Your Story Wrong

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If possible, provide documentation or factual materials to back up your claim. But today’s errors can have a lasting footprint.

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Woulda Coulda Shoulda #GivingTuesday

Getting Attention

Woulda coulda shoulda for #GivingTuesday 2014 but now’s the time to document ideas and goals to boost your 2015 #GivingTuesday results. Would you have generated donations your organizations wouldn’t have gotten otherwise if you had participated in this year’s #GivingTuesday ? Archive the emails for review down the line.

No Going Back for This Nonprofit After Switching to a Digital Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sick of me telling you to get rid of your long printed annual reports? Well, I’ll stop when you stop. Difficult Points. Timing. Trade Offs.

Facebook Finally Admits That You Do Have to Pay for Ads to Reach Your Fans

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everything I’ve been preaching about success in Facebook marketing has been a lie. The best way to get your stuff seen… is to pay for it.”.

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Five Steps To Nurture a 30-Year Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

Track, test, document, and give thanks. These things have to be documented, otherwise they''ll be lost to the sands of time and the forgetfulness of human memory. Last Monday, July 22, 2013, March of Dimes released the annual results of its campaign with Kmart. now in its thirtieth year. But it can go the other way, too.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It is a great project management tool that allows you to set timelines and tasks collaboratively as a team and upload documents. Kristina Kelly.

Academic Competencies for Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

The text of the document that was approved by all three Boards follows. The iSMA Board approved this version September 19, 2014.

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: What The American Red Cross Should Do Now

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you read the ProPublica story closely, they link to a document called “ Red Cross Response on Lessons Learned.” 2) Do not make excuses.

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How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The identity system included stationery, note cards featuring selected icons, a style guide, and templates in InDesign and Word for in-house documents.

Six Steps to Making the Most of Your Annual Report

Mission Minded

It’s an important document that demands careful consideration of all the steps in the process, from selecting a release date to writing and gathering the content. With a smart annual report, your organization can fundraise, sustain your audiences’ interest, and reconfirm the value of your work.

KPIs for Cause Marketers

Cause Related Marketing

Because, as Allen put it, if you can’t document your contributions in measurable metrics then why should your company. If you ask a regular marketer what his KPIs are he may have a handful. But ask a digital marketer what her key performance indicators and she may have 100 or more. The reason, said Jeff A. But you can and should go deeper.

5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

photo credit: armadillo444 via photopin cc. So why are most nonprofits so bad at storytelling ? This needs to change. 2) Social Proof Stories.

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

7) Documenting the wreckage. By now you have heard of the complete devastation in the Philippines wrought by Supertyphoon Haiyan.

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Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One way to do this is to create a year-in-review document that shows your top-level numbers and explains what was different this year. Kristina.

How to win more grants for your cause

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Creating a calendar, having a documented grantseeking process, and using a decision-making matrix can help you to identify the right grants for your organization. In order to survive—and thrive—nonprofits need to diversify their funding sources. So, what if you don’t have a solid grants strategy in place?

Poor Or No Strategy — Barriers To Growth, Part 9

The Agitator

If your strategy document is more than 2 pages then there is 99.9% First, what a meaningful strategy that leads to growth is NOT. Roger.

A Wake-Up Call for Fundraisers

Fundraising 123

In all, Dickerson collected 2,412 documents (evenly divided between direct mail and online solicitations) and loaded 1.5-million words into Biber's sorter. The Grades Are In (And They're Not Pretty) Dickerson evaluated the documents primarily along two dimensions. The average score across all documents was -3 (the equivalent of an F).

Jumping to another job? Where do you keep your brain?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What a document! But I didn’t care, because we needed this document to be the brain. Fundraising Rosetta Stone. Who got fired.