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Work Our Audience-Driven News Climate

Getting Attention

How YOU Can Work this Trend to Benefit YOUR Organization. Other examples abound, affecting news, feature, and opinion coverage.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What are you giving up to work at a nonprofit? And what would you be giving up to work at a corporation? Are you a Catwoman?

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Work Your Proper Hours

Wild Woman Fundraising

Work Your Proper Hours! Why is staying late equivocated to working hard? employees worked 1,968 million unpaid overtime hours last year.

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

Getting Attention

process for every project : Creating our own templates in Asana enabled us to take the guesswork out of the work. shared my favorite (free!*)

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Do you have bad boundaries?

Wild Woman Fundraising

SG: Well, I think boundary issues, there’s really no separating work from life. Can you grab a beer after work? Welcome. MT: Right on.

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Stay Focused at Work: 4 Ideas You Can Try

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pick just one and see if using it every day for a week helps you feel more focused at work. Then take a 5-minute break. Take a few breaths.

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Work-Life Balance at #15NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This morning, Stephanie Bowen, Leili Khalessi, Kerala Taylor and I led a session called Paradox but Possible: Hardcore on Work AND Life.

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Reader Questions: Are you being bullied at work? What can you do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This work draws on policies that they have put in place to protect their workers. How can you resist manipulation at work? Jobhunting.

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

Getting Attention

This is the work behind our work. . That’s the work behind our work. We focused on marketing work there but the discussion got so deep and passionate that I wanted to expand it to include all of you, across functions. Be specific with concrete examples so we all get what you mean. Or one of those sometimes?

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Chunking Out Your Time: What Works for You?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What works for you? I’d love to hear your experiences in the comments! Have you tried any of these, or a combination?

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Why the #IceBucketChallenge works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Are your social networks full of friends being doused in icy water? You’ve witnessed the #IceBucketChallenge. It’s social. Want proof?

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Nonprofit Websites that Work: Showcase Your Personality, Passion & Impact

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Because I thought nonprofits wanted to work with an agency for their website. People want to work with those who provide the best results.

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!


If you want to see the whole Words that Work webinar, you can check out the recording here. LIKE THIS BLOG POST? Click to tweet!

Marketing Your Cause to Millennials—What Works

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Chapin Cole is a proud Millennial who works in nonprofit development in the California Bay Area. What has worked for you?

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10 Shocking Scary Secrets of Working in Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

Another thing he saw over and over again was nonprofit boards assuming that everyone who worked at the nonprofit was an idiot. He said, 0.

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Working in Canada goes Mobile

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Essentially these are government services that I have discovered through my consulting work, which are not always well known, yet extremely valuable. It was initially developed for skilled immigrants looking to work in Canada, however once you try it out yourself you’ll realize that it’s useful for domestic audiences as well.

Why Social Fundraising Works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So, why does social fundraising work so well? Join us this Thursday at 1pm ET to learn how to create your own social fundraising campaign.

Spread the work around

Get Fully Funded

If you working on raising the money of your dreams, you should always be on the lookout for people who can help advance your cause. After all, you can’t do it yourself and many hands make light work. Make sure they have the time and are willing to do some work.  What is the committee intended to accomplish?

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7 Year-End Fundraising Practices That Work All Year

Fundraising Coach

favorite year-end tactic, storytelling brings your nonprofit’s work to life. Numbers can quantify your nonprofit’s work in objective ways.

Is Social Media Working For Fundraisers?

The Agitator

I know, I know … what an impossibly broad question. What I’m really fishing for is some great fundraising success stories … examples of where use of social media has yielded real, measurable dollars. I’m moved to ask because of the question posed yesterday by Cindy Courtier’s Comment to my post on retention.

4 Tips for Subject Lines That Work

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Subject lines are more important than you might think. On average, at least 100 emails flood your constituents'' inboxes every single day. That''s a lot of digital noise to shout over, which is why your email subject lines need as much TLC as the content inside. " 1. State the Obvious. Don''t dance around the point of your email. Before: ???You

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What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Too many interruptions in the work day. Too many competing priorities. 2. Urgent tasks take precedence over important tasks. 3.

Work Your Small (Case Study: Meals on Wheels)

Getting Attention

million marketing budget funding the work of three departments and 13 staff members. Now, just over two years later, I find myself at a much different organization— Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland—working in a much different way. We That Was Then. The annual budget was nearly one billion dollars, with our $2.3 constituencies.

Do The Job Or Do The Work?

The Agitator

In his Starting Over series, Roger will be urging fundraisers to take a fresh look at how we’re going about our work. ” One might say that those fundraisers — the coasters — are just doing their job , but not the work. simply coast through their professional life following the consensus.

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Telephoning Works

The Agitator

After last week’s focus on sexy social media, it is with some trepidation that I turn this week to — dare I say it?! So yesterday.

Put Shakespeare’s Storytelling Skills to Work for Your Nonprofit

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Guest blogger Kim St. John-Stevenson is the communications officer at the St. “To be or not to be, that is the question.” Othello ).

Reader Questions: Does adding extra stuff your appeal mailing work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Would a sticky note or brochure dramatically increase or decrease our money raised via appeals?&#. Here’s what we came up with. You bet I did!

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How does an appeal letter edit work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She also began to hire people to do things around her house and was being over charged for the work they did. We work with landlords, utility companies and other creditors to arrange payment plans. How does an appeal letter edit work? Here’s a sample letter that someone sent me, asking me for feedback. They depend on us.

“Calls to Action” That Just Don’t Work

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Work with you. Are You Talking to Me? What Am I Supposed to Do - Or Not Do? If you find yourself asking your nonprofit’s supporters to.

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[FNAME] Never Works

The Agitator

Here — in [FNAME] Never Works — is his core message and question: “There is a fine line between marketing brilliance and having to walk into your boss’s office and explain a poor customer digital experience that went viral.  Axciom is certainly one of the top bananas when it comes to database marketing.

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

Her colleagues recommend everything from using Trello and Evernote, to taking frequent breaks and ending each work day in a specific way. P.P.S.

Making It Work – Nonprofits and Pro Bono Creative

Getting Attention

Know that many times, agency staff work after-hours on your pro bono project so they can still fulfill obligations from paying clients.

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

1pm PT (4pm ET) How to create better boundaries at work (Speaker TBD). If so, then you already know that we are making less than ever before.

Digital Campaigns: What’s Working Now (2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study)

Getting Attention

Fundraising and advocacy campaign open rates hold steady, but response rates rose for advocacy campaigns. 1.7 in 2011). Subscribe today.

Secret To Work-Life Balance

The Agitator

All fundraisers are now caught up in the year-end fundraising frenzy. Only 31 days left to make your numbers for the year. Pressure. Pressure. Our U.S.

Are You Working on CX?

The Agitator

Now, it’s not surprising that marketers are working hard.

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

Despite your best intentions and great ideas, perhaps you do not know how to begin to work with a consultant or what to expect. Wish I did!).

Working with Bosses and Volunteers

Get Fully Funded

How to Work With Bosses and Volunteers to Raise More Money. There are three keys to being able to work with a boss or volunteer in fundraising. 

Your Print Nonprofit Annual Report Can Work Wonders (Case Study via Tom Ahern)

Getting Attention

Welcome to our newest guest blogger, Tom Ahern. Tom is a leading expert on making donor communications more successful. 1916). Therein lies a tale.

9 Levels Of Work Hell

The Agitator

OK, you’re almost there! Many of you will fly out the door tomorrow and not be seen again until 2015. Happy landings!