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How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

He showed the audience step-by-step how to create great Facebook giveaways and contests. They offered their blueprint for Facebook Ad success.

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Fabulous Example of Facebook Engagement from COTN

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This year’s campaign is about keeping the children they serve, who are orphaned or destitute, in school. On Facebook, COTN averages 2.1

Facebook’s latest response to Google+

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Insight circles custom groups Facebook Google google plus location privacy status updateWhy did I think it was a mistake?

Explaining Facebook Reach for Nonprofits

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Have Facebook changes harmed social media engagement efforts for nonprofits and companies?  We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. How do Facebook updates work and what do supporters see? Does this mean a drop in Facebook engagement?

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Reader Questions: How to raise funds for a school with no vision?

Wild Woman Fundraising

One thing to know about me is that I am a non-profit board member (president at moment) of a German language school in NJ. Share this on Facebook. Fundraising @wildwomanfund board member education mazarine treyz New Jersey Philanthropy president school fundraisingNo, I’m not @chrisparisi, but am @cparisi on Twitter.

A plain English, level-headed guide to Facebook updates, reach and promoted posts

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So I reached out to a Facebook expert, John Haydon, who provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to my questions.

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Towards a More Hygienic Cause Marketing Campaign for Lysol

Cause Related Marketing

If you’re like me it took me a couple of beats to understand what school attendance has to do with Lysol. The schools would just do it.

Four Requirements for Successful Social Communication

Social Media Bird Brain

social communications small nonprofits Facebook social media care time Twitter commitment d school content The hooha about the new medium in town is long gone. People are turning to subjects like big data and still looking for ROI. In whatever shape or form it takes in the future, social communications are here to stay.

The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

School supply packages. While selling school supplies, isn’t unique, your group can make it easy on parents by getting the school supply lists from the local schools, buying the supplies, organizing them into packages (e.g. If you like this post, please follow us on  Twitter  and  Facebook. Gold for cash.

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10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Individuals

Fundraiser Ideas

Use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, to reach out and ask for donations from your virtual community of friends and colleagues. Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook  and subscribe to our blog. Following are 10 simple fundraising ideas that you can implement: Door-to-door. Corporate sponsorship. Host a bake sale.

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10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

Fundraiser Ideas

If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids Non Profit Fundraising School FundraisingHave walkers gather pledges per mile from their friends and family. Charity 5K. Charity concert.

The Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

As school budgets tighten across the country, school fundraising becomes an increasingly critical pursuit. What follows are our top 10 school fundraising ideas: Corporate sponsorship. Partnering with your local businesses to raise money for a specific school project or event is one of the best school fundraising ideas out there.

10 Good Fundraising Ideas for the Novice Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

Online fundraising platforms allow you to easily set up a donation web page that you can share with your Facebook friends and email contacts. bake sale at a school function, office, or other event is easy to organize, even for the novice fundraiser. You don’t have to be a professional to be successful at fundraising.

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

If we posted a comment or story on our Facebook page, we’d also do so in LinkedIn and to Twitter. And we HAVE been very successful.

Do You Make Any of These 10 Fundraising Mistakes?

Fundraiser Ideas

Online with email, Facebook, Twitter and other social networking possibilities. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingMistake #1: Lack of Understanding Your Audience.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

So I went to business school and there seemed to be a confluence at that point. She is also a strategist for Socialbrite. DEBRA: Absolutely.

Activating Your Cause Marketing Via Old School Methods

Cause Related Marketing

After all, once a patron is in the restaurant, the best way to reach them isn’t via Google+ or Facebook. Not so fast, Twitter-breath.

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In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook founder and CEO) gave $100 million to help fix Newark, New Jersey’s failing school system.

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#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook , like Apple , does not have a philanthropic foundation like some other corporations, like Dell or Intel.

How to Fundraise: 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know

Fundraiser Ideas

Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingYou’ve looked into the coffers and checked the bottom line. But how to fundraise? Taxes. . Goals.

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Cause Marketing Breakfast

Cause Related Marketing

Kellogg’s donates one school breakfast, up to one million meals, each time You Share Your Breakfast. Why should we care? What should we do?

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Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Beyond an email or a Facebook poke. That’s kind of a leading question, but my guess is yes. So what is the solution? Limited edition!”

Repeat After Me, Cause Marketing is Co-Branding

Cause Related Marketing

Where’s the paragraph or two of explanation of all the valuable things Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) do for school-age kids?

10 Safe and Fun Youth Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids Non Profit Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School FundraisingCar wash. Penny drive. Bake sale.

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Research-Driven Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Moms struggling with diaper need are more likely to miss school or work. Huggies Facebook Kimberly Clark Every Little Bottom

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

September 3rd:   Fundraising with Facebook Ads – Going Beyond Just Boosting Posts with John Haydon. Good Friday to you, good people!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

pick up my children from school and daycare and go home. Jennifer Starkey. We need more stories! And this is her typical day: Before 8:00 a.m.

Using Cause Marketing to Preserve Retail Pricing Power

Cause Related Marketing

And just like those old-school traffic-driving gimmicks, they tempt retailers into a discount death spriral.” But it can help.

Social Media Academy Part II

A. Fine Blog

Last week I reported on the first all-day workshop for the Social Media Academy sponsored by the Avi Chai Foundation for ten New York city area Jewish day schools. Each school is assigned a coach to develop a social media experiment over the next six momths. This week was the second in-person session. What happened? Wahoo!

10 Exciting Fundraising Ideas for Sports Teams

Fundraiser Ideas

Don’t forget, as a sports team, you have access to your team’s mailing list of parents and athletes — and all of them have Facebook friends. Sports teams often have to raise money for a variety of reasons. Perhaps they need new uniforms or new equipment. They may need to raise money for travel expenses to go to a tournament.

10 Ideas for Fundraising You Cannot Afford to Miss

Fundraiser Ideas

If you like this post, please follow us on  Twitter  and  Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Sports FundraisingBaked potato bar. Themed cookbooks. Custom calendars.

CauseTalk Radio Ep22: Cause Marketing Goes Back to School with Target, Boys & Girls Clubs

Selfish Giving

Today, Megan and I chat with Jenna Reck of Target who explains Give With Target, the retailer’s first-ever initiative that combines cause with back to school marketing, giving $2.5 million directly to schools via a Facebook voting initiative Then Artis Stevens with Boys and Girls Clubs shares some.

Write Your Way to Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Stuck on that membership renewal email series or the petition-signing campaign due to launch on Facebook last week? Here are a few of Jeff’s more surprising steps to message magic: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing  because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. Simple saves the day.

#Interview: Syam Buradagunta, Blogger & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Collaborative

Non Profit Marketing 360

The company also provides custom websites and a content management system. SYAM: That was really our mission from the get-go. It’s an easy scapegoat.

So Dark The Con of Men

Cause Related Marketing

You can find him him on LinkedIn and Facebook. There’s about 90,000 public schools in the United States and 90,000 multiplied by $50,000 is $4.5

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

produced one show about their Christian school, which I thought was an amazing program that people would get behind. It was a big deal.

Inquiring Cause Marketers Want to Know, What Works on Kickstarter?

Cause Related Marketing

Ethan Mollick, at the Wharton School, has a taken a first crack at some early learning about what works in crowdfunding that has application for both cause marketers and entrepreneurs. Kickstarter crowdfunding Facebook Crowd-Sourced Cause Marketing Ethan Mollick The Wharton School cause marketing

Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Facebook posts that include photos or videos tend to get many more comments than posts without them. Jim Lynch. Why Really Short Matters.

Causes on Facebook: Partner Center, Application Redesign and America's Giving Challenge, Oh My!

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Causes on Facebook, of course! In this free training sponsored by Kenneth Cole Productions, Matthew Mahan, who manages nonprofit relations and business development at Causes, will share Causes' new Partner Center for nonprofits, a redesign of the application on Facebook, and information about the upcoming America's Giving Challenge.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Schools are a perfect example. There’s a big future ahead for nonprofit fundraising on Facebook. NPM360: How did you get into this field?