Three Things a Nonprofit Doesn’t Need

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Likewise, if you’re trying to create buzz, contests and promotions can work, but only for a time. What stood in your way as an organization in 2010 that you want to get rid of in 2011?

Octavia Butler on Leadership

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Octavia Butler was a famous science fiction writer who died in 2006. She was the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation&# Genius&# Grant in 1995, and her books reflected an understanding of power dynamics, character and leadership missing in other science fiction books.

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Do you have a “super job”?

Wild Woman Fundraising

US productivity increased twice as fast in 2009 as it had in 2008, and twice as fast again in 2010: workforce down, output up, and voilá! Post on Google Buzz. I was in line at the co-op today and saw the cover of Mother Jones. It said, “Speeded up, more work for no pay.&#

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The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising Book is Here!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. I just got back from the printers! So Happy! I am so excited and proud to announce to you that my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, is now available as a physical book!

BloggersUnite.org Drives Earth Day Buzz

SocialButterfly

As mentioned on the BloggersUnite Earth Day event page , Earth Day 2009 was held April 22nd and also marked the beginning The Green Generation Campaign , a two-year campaign that will culminate with the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day in 2010. Can you swallow this math?

Guest Post: What the heck is CMYK and RGB and why should you care?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Pantone Color Chart. Is it time to print a poster or banner for your next event? I don’t know about you, but when I’ve had posters come back from the printer, they haven’t looked quite right, and I’ve often wondered why.

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Social Media Creates Customer/Brand "Miracle" Partnerships

Diva Marketing Blog

If we listen closely we learn that to succeed in 2010 or 2011 or 2025 or. As we begin 2011, technology developments spin even faster taking digital business into areas that were impossible in '47 or '57 or even '2010. New buzz words may be added to the mix.

How to Generate Buzz via Social Media: Real Life Dos and Don'ts

Getting Attention

Now there's help: I partnered with NTEN ED Holly Ross to share guidelines and case studies on using social media tools to build buzz (and reach) via this webinar for the Communications Network. I recommend you take an hour out to make sure your social media buzz building is all it can be. Has this happened to your organization: You experimented with social media tools and found that nothing happened at all? If so, you're not alone.

The most useful social media tool I found in 2010

Wild Woman Fundraising

Thanks to Claire Sale of NetSquared’s challenge to come up with my favorite and most useful tool for social media for 2010! Post on Google Buzz. My short answer? I would have to say Hootsuite. A longer answer: Why Hootsuite ? And what is Hootsuite?

The Social Round-Up

SocialButterfly

5 Ideas Worth Spreading from TED –Nathaniel Whittemore of Change.org’s Social Entrepreneurship Blog is the envy of us all as he got to attend the TED 2010 Conference.

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Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, fundraising author, editor, consultant and thought leader

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Kim Klein. OMG I am so excited! Kim Klein, my first fundraising heroine, has answered my interview questions! For those of you not in the know, Kim Klein is Capital I INCREDIBLE.

Social Media is not killing Email – so what’s your next excuse for not using Email as well as you could?

Giving in a Digital World

Each time we see a significant evolution in the way consumers communicate there is always a temptation to jump to the conclusion that the latest method will surely kill-off the previous methods.

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52 Ways to Fundraise

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Here are 52 ways to fundraise, one for each week of the year! Of these, which ones do you think yield the most money? Which ones, the least? If you have any to add, please leave a comment! Quarterly Appeal letter. Grants. Your Annual Report. Sell Fruit. Old-time photograph booth for your museum. Gala/Dinner. Sell t-shirts. Do a Twitter push for donations. Collaborating on grants with another nonprofit. E-newsletter.

You want results? Fundraising staff are the only producers of measurable results.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. People complain all of the time that there’s no way to measure what nonprofits are really accomplishing. Take a recent annual report from a certain nonprofit which I shall not name. I looked at their staff page and then at their annual report. They seem to have an education program, with a big picture, and not a lot of text, without seeming to have any actual education staff.

Where were you 10 years ago on the internet?

Wild Woman Fundraising

And looking back, I have think that in ten year’s time, we’ll say much the same about 2010. Post on Google Buzz. social media 2000 2010 internet long tail looking back on a decade mazarine treyz meme pokey the penguin ten years ago video game2000-vs-2010.

Come on to the Nonprofit job Club in Austin on September 14th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Finding a job Keeping a job Sector-Switching 2010 5:30pm austin how to ace your interview interview mazarine treyz nervous before interview nonprofit career club nonprofit job club npjc september 14 texas Have you ever wondered, “What could I do better in a job interview&# ? We’ve got a presentation coming up on September 14th on how to ace your nonprofit job interview! hint, these questions are ALSO good for regular job interviews).

Want to be more effective in your current or future job? Come and Take My Webinar!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations) on September 22nd, 2010, from 2pm to 3:30pm Central Time, USA. Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Conflict Events Keeping a job Leadership Measuring Effectiveness Rank at Work 2010 Managing Workplace Effectiveness Mary Beth Harrington mazarine treyz rankism September TANO TANO.org Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations webinar wild woman fundraising Have you ever wanted to take a class with me? I am giving a webinar for TANO!

November 9th: The Future of the Texas Nonprofit Sector!

Wild Woman Fundraising

In 2010, Barry was appointed to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)’s Task Force on Strengthening Nomprofit Capacity. When: 5:30pm to 6:30pm, November 9th, 2010. Post on Google Buzz. Do you work in the nonprofit sector? Do you WANT to work in the charity sector? Are you curious about the future of the nonprofit sector? Where have we been? And where are we going? Is this a good field to get into? What is changing? What are some things to watch out for?

Thank you so much Beth Kanter!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Beth Kanter, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit featured my book on her 2010 list of nonprofit books last week! Post on Google Buzz. Book Fundraising best fundraising books beth kanter bethkanter.org book fundraising books mazarine treyz mazarinetreyz.com nonprofit books 2010 sales speaking engagements the wild woman's guide to fundraisingThank you so much Beth! And thank you to the people who commented and wanted a copy of the book!

Mixed Links: One Must-Download and Other Great Stuff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The 4th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Award Program deadline is March 19, 2010. I’m participating in another free Nonprofit 911 training on March 30, 2010 called Online Donors: Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back.

How to do you create a nonprofit video strategy?

Wild Woman Fundraising

501 Tech NYC: Crafting a Nonprofit Video Strategy (July 2010). Post on Google Buzz. View more presentations from See3 Communications. Just found this presentation, hope it gives you some ideas! Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this!

5 Key Social Media Takeaways – National Conference on Volunteering and Service (#NCVS)

Getting Attention

That’s one reason I attended last week’s 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS). Social media was all the buzz, with its own dedicated track (standing room only) featuring speakers from Facebook, Twitter, Pepsi, Craigslist and others.

After these messages

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. We’ll be right back! Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn

Getting Started with Social Media

Fundraising Coach

With all the buzz it’s likely you’ve started asking yourself “how can my organization use social media to enhance our online efforts?” Frank recently came out with a report on nonprofits and social media. He definitely “gets&# social media and nonprofits!

The CEO bully pulpit: Commentaries in the digital age

ImpactMax

You can use online commentaries to create buzz by submitting different pieces to different media on the same topic in a short period–3-4 weeks. Flickr/southtyrolean. I’ve wanted to post for a while about one of my favorite media tactics for nonprofits and foundations.

Why You Should Care About Inequality

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Add this to Mister Wong. Share this on Mixx. Share this on Reddit. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on Technorati. Tweet This!

By 2010 Yahoo Homepage will Integrate Facebook

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

A very smart move and one that will create more traffic from the Yahoo homepage to other parts of the Yahoo property I would predict…maybe a spike in people using Yahoo Buzz? Tagged: facebook, Yahoo.

The Keys to Fundraising on Foursquare

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“If 2009 was the year of the "tweet", 2010 is the year of the "check-in", said Joe Waters, Director of Cause and Event Marketing at Boston Medical Center on this weeks Live Discussion over at the Chronicle of Philanthrop y. Following SXSWi though, Frogloop questioned if apps like Foursquare are a novelty or buzz worthy , particularly for nonprofits. More Resources: FourSquare: Novelty or Buzz Worthy?

Using Buy One, Give One in Cause Marketing, #3

Cause Related Marketing

TOMS has never advertised heavily, but so great was the buzz that TOMS generated that its founder, Blake Mycoskie, was featured in TV ad on the left for AT&T.I've The grand-daddy of all buy one, give one (BOGO) cause marketing is TOMS Shoes, which I've profiled in the past.

Lady up and get things done!

Wild Woman Fundraising

In the US, according to an April 2010 article in TIME magazine , “U.S. Post on Google Buzz. Lady the fuck up dude! Where do you think the phrase “man up&# comes from, and why do you think it references getting things done?

Lady up and get things done!

Wild Woman Fundraising

In the US, according to an April 2010 article in TIME magazine , “U.S. Post on Google Buzz. Lady the fuck up dude! Where do you think the phrase “man up&# comes from, and why do you think it references getting things done?

So You Want to Be A Nonprofit Consultant -By Mike Bacon

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. So You Want To Be A Consultant. If you want to be a nonprofit consultant, check out this presentation by Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates in San Antonio, Texas. So you want to be a consultant. View more presentations from Mazarine Treyz.

Resource Roundup

Get Fully Funded

Nancy Schwartz has a great piece on using Facebook to get the buzz going for your nonprofit. Here are some great blog posts from around the ‘net. If you don’t read anything else, read Kivi’s post about her holiday donation experiment. There are lots of lessons to be learned here! link]. Jeff Brooks has a great article in Fundraising Success magazine called “When Goofus and Gallant Raise Funds&#. link].

How to get money in the mail

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. get money in the mail. Here’s a prezi that tells you all about how to getting money in the mail through direct mail appeals. It’s so easy! How to Create an Appeal Letter on Prezi. Was this informative?

Real Life Horrors for Halloween

Wild Woman Fundraising

But if you would like to march in the next “World March of Women&# Action the details of the 2010 actions are here. Post on Google Buzz. Rwandan Children of Rape- Photoessay by Mother Jones.

Communicate better with this Sept 22nd Webinar! Come on Pilgrim!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations) on September 22nd, 2010, from 2pm to 3:30pm Central Time, USA. Post on Google Buzz. Brendan Benson singing Tiny Spark. Have you ever been really irritated by people at work? What did you do about it?

Charmin Raises $50,000 For Charity Via Celeb-Designed Toilet Seats

Blue Sky Collaborative

Companies are incorporating their giving into their marketing and simultaneously generating "Buzz" The handout days are over so nonprofits should take note when they approach companies. Yet another example of a new age in Corporate Social Responsibility. Propose something creative

Charmin Raises $50,000 For Charity Via Celeb-Designed Toilet Seats

Blue Sky Collaborative

Companies are incorporating their giving into their marketing and simultaneously generating "Buzz" The handout days are over so nonprofits should take note when they approach companies. Yet another example of a new age in Corporate Social Responsibility. Propose something creative

What do you love?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. What do you love? Do you give away money? Who do you give it to? Why do you give it to them? These are powerful questions to ask people.

Which Places Are The Least Sexist?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Vancouver BC, Vienna, Melbourne, Toronto, and Helsinki have been at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2010 list. Post on Google Buzz. Picture from the Brooklyn Nomad, 2009. There have been a lot of features lately on the most liveable cities.