To Hope In 2013

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Strategy 2013 fundraising goal Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketingWhat would it mean to live. in a city whose people were changing. each other’s despair into hope? – You yourself must change it. – what would it feel like to know. your country was changing? – You yourself must change it. – Though your life felt arduous. new and unmapped and strange. what would it means to stand on the first. page of the end of despair?

Logo Design Predictions for 2013

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13 Changes to Make in 2013

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I just finished presenting a webinar for our All-Access Pass Holders on 13 changes to make in 2013. Happy 2013! 13 Nonprofit Marketing Changes to Make in 2013 from Kivi Leroux Miller.

7 More 2013 Nonprofit Marketing Trends That Impact YOU—Part 3

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2013 Trends Part One and Part Two. The first round of trends I shared with you came from big-name marketing experts, were strategic in nature, and all centered the single most important must-do for 2013. Your use of social media is officially a must in 2013, no longer an option.

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How Often to Email in 2013

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Donor Acquisition Versus Retention in 2013

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Eye Candy—Digital Storytelling Challenge 2013

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I was thrilled to be invited to judge this year’s TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge and even more thrilled to see how many powerful videos, and photos (both stills and slide decks/photo series) were submitted.

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2013 Nonprofit Marketing Trends That Affect You—Part 1

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Now’s the time to finish outlining the right things for your organization’s marketing in 2013, and to finalize your next 90 days. Today I’m looking at HubSpot’s 20 Marketing Trends & Predictions for 2013 & Beyond.

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Biggest Challenges for 2013

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s another little taste of preliminary data from our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report . So far, nonprofit communicators have identified these challenges as their top five for 2013: Lack of time to produce quality content.

Your Big Dream for 2013? Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know

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I’m honored to host the first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2013, covering your big dream for your organization, cause or the nonprofit community this year, and how you’ll get there.

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

And now to continue the journey of social marketing through 2013. Carins JE, Rundle-Thiele SR (2013). 2013). ''Get Glasson C, Chapman K, Wilson T et al (2013). Keller, C, Vega-Lopez S, Ainsworth B et al (2013). Withall J, Jago R, Fox KR (2013). 2013).

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#URBANFARMING: 2013 NYC Youth Internship Applications Now Available

Non Profit Marketing 360

The folks at East New York Farms are now taking applications for the 2013 Youth Internship program. The post #URBANFARMING: 2013 NYC Youth Internship Applications Now Available appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360.

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5 More 2013 Nonprofit Marketing Trends That Affect You (Part Two)

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The first round of trends I shared with you came from big-name marketing experts, were strategic in nature, and all centered on the core must-do for 2013: Know your supporter, and connect with her wants, interests and habits as they intersect with your org’s value or impact.

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Freebie: 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Preview

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Earlier this month I held a webinar that gave attendees a sneak peek at the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that we will release in January. Now, for those who did not register in time, you can get a preview of what nonprofits will be doing with their communications in 2013.

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Share Your Predictions for 2013

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I’ve just opened the survey for our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. More than 1,200 nonprofits participated in the 2012 report , and I hope you’ll add your voice this year. Take the Survey Now.

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Making Your 2013 Marketing Goals More Clear

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If you are working on your plan for 2013 and aren’t sure where to start, I suggest that you first look at how your job is aligned within your organization. Where is your job aligned within your organization, and how is that affecting your goals for 2013?

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Demographics of Social Network Site Users - 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

Today Duggan and Brenner (2013) report the demographic characteristics of the users of SNS from the latest Pew Internet and American Life survey. 2013). The rise in the use of social network sites (SNS) among internet users over the past 7 years has been dramatic.

#INTERVIEW: Paul Jolly of Jump Start Growth Helps Us Plan for the 2013 ‘Ask’

Non Profit Marketing 360

What seems to be the lay-of-the-land for 2013? Fundraising is like cooking… The post #INTERVIEW: Paul Jolly of Jump Start Growth Helps Us Plan for the 2013 ‘Ask’ appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. The soul of fundraising. This past December, Paul Jolly, President of Jump Start Growth, Inc., talked about the spiritual side of fundraising , and how he works with nonprofits to help them appreciate the motives and desires of big donors.

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Great “behind-the-scenes” progress in 2013, now let’s get creative!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Just take a look at this post on the Top 10 Influential Social Media Marketing Campaigns of 2013 and you’ll know what I mean. Compliment Governance Government 2013 social media campaigns 2014 christmas progress public sector Social Media social media guidelines training Web 2.0

Things I've Learned

Social Media Bird Brain

2013 lessons social media Things I''ve learned or re-learned this year: If you need help and it''s clear you are (as we used to say) ''for real'', you will get all the help you need and then some. There''s no ''quick and easy way'' to achieve presence in social media. You have to show up every day and interact or you get nowhere. Sometimes, as with blogging, you have to keep on going, even when positive comments, or any .

CauseTalk Radio Ep39: Cone’s Craig Bida Sees Future of Cause Marketiing in 2013 Crystal Ball

Selfish Giving

In today’s episode of CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Craig Bida , Executive Vice President of Cause Branding at Cone , on lessons learned in 2012, and how cause marketers should adjust their course in 2013.

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Super Bowl 2013 Lights Go Out But Oreo's Twitter Team Has A Light Bulb Moment

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When The Baltimore Ravens might be walking way with the 2013 Superbowl win, but when it came to social media marketing Oreo won the viral prize with a simple tweet.

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Massive geographical and cultural differences in online sharing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I recently saw a fascinating presentation from KPCB entitled ”Internet Trends 2013 ” where I came across the above chart from Ipsos OTX. The survey was published on May 14, 2013.

Social Media in 2013: Where to Focus, Where to Play

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As of a few minutes ago, 360 nonprofits had participated in our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. We asked, “Which social media sites will be most important to your communications strategy in 2013?

Top Online Videos Of 2013

The Agitator

2 on YouTube’s top videos list for 2013 is Harlem Shake , now approaching 98 million views. Let me take a wild guess … you are not really doing any heavy lifting today on the fundraising front. At best, you’re weeding out your email folder. Or trying to figure out how to use the latest digital device you received (or, more likely, bought for yourself) for Christmas. So here’s a simple, fun distraction about top trending online videos.

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How you can add an extra month of fundraising in 2013

Fundraising Coach

As we start 2013, I thought I’d share with you an idea from the beginning of my latest book, Fundraising Kick : how you can create an additional month of fundraising this year. Other Possibly Related posts: Put together the pieces of the Donor Retention Project in 2013.

10 fundraising mantras for 2013

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Let 2013 be the year that you exceed your nonprofit fundraising and marketing goals. You can discover our recommendations for your 10 Fundraising Mantras for 2013 and let them guide you to true fundraising enlightenment. Not sure how to reach your full potential this year? The team here at Network for Good has outlined the 10 critical areas of focus for successful nonprofits , including social media, mobile and maximizing online giving.

Giving USA 2013: GoodNews … And Bad

The Agitator

Giving USA 2013 , the annual report on philanthropy, published by the Giving USA foundation and researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, was released yesterday. Despite good news for some sectors (I’ll get to that in a moment) there’s nothing in Giving USA 2013 or in any of the other data and reports I’ve seen that indicates some miracle recovery. for the period ending April 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.

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Fundraising Desperation And Chaos In 2013

The Agitator

Here’re some ideas, topics and approaches I think we need to focus on, discuss, and develop in 2013. In my first post of the New Year I want to give advance notice on some topics deserving of greater attention. The nonprofit sector is in big trouble. And although Tom and I realize that a lot of readers want to know whether green envelopes work better than orange envelopes, there are more serious issues that demand exploration and discussion.

Nonprofit Marketing Mentoring Program – Accepting Applications for 2013

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I’ve opened the application process for the third session of the program, which will take place January – June 2013. Once these ten spots are filled, that’s it until July 2013. Online training is great, but for many of you, it’s not enough.

American Red Cross Hurricane App wins Digitals 2013 Not for Profit Award

Giving in a Digital World

A diverse range of campaigns and projects were shortlisted for the Charity and Not for Profit Category of this year’s The Digitals Awards , including the WaterAid Big Dig campaign I worked on in Malawi last summer.

Assessing Your Audience for 2013

The Agitator

As you reflect on your ‘market’ for the coming year, perhaps you should be careful about overestimating. I know your donors are attentive to the big picture, well-informed, and serious-minded.

Socialnomics Social Media Revolution video updated for 2013

Giving in a Digital World

Good news this week though – as Erik has just uploaded an updated 2013 version, and this time you can choose from one of two ‘upbeat’ music versions: this one or the other one. Facebook Social networking Twitter Bryan Miller Social Media Revolution 2013 Socialnomics

Successful Nonprofit Storytelling: Stay Humble

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Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act.

8 Must-Do Nonprofit Marketing Changes For 2013

The Agitator

By mid-January, I’ll bet you’ve seen plenty of ‘resolution’ and ‘must-do’ lists for 2013. But I’d say the new kid on the 2013 list is #5 — getting mobile-friendly. Seriously lift your retention game in 2013. If that’s all you accomplish in 2013, The Agitator will still happily give you a raise!

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

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Dramatic and quickly-implemented changes like the United States government shutdown—even when known in advance to be a strong possibility—are challenging to respond to promptly and well.

Story Time: Not Just for Babies

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Guest blogger, Chapin Cole is a proud Millennial who works in nonprofit development in the California Bay Area. She blogs on getting successful (yet stress-free) as a nonprofit staffer. Who cares what your nonprofit is doing to change the world? I don’t.

3 Nonprofit Marketing Skills I Learned from Aunt Frances

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Some of you may remember my stories about my wondrous Great Aunt Frances. We grew into close friends over the years I lived a few blocks from her in NYC. Aunt Frances was fantastic—a warm, loving, down-to-earth lady who’d had many life adventures and was a fantastic cook.

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Board Members: Your Communication Kings & Queens

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Guest blogger Susan Bowie is the Director of Nonprofit Strategy at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. She’s a passionate and talented force for good, helping organizations in the region develop their nonprofit marketing finesse. Have you crowned your board members yet?

3 Keys to Making Your Nonprofit Website Mobile Optimized

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As of June 2013, mobile web visits accounted for an estimated 34.3% If you''ve ever accessed the Internet from a smartphone, chances are good that you''ve had the unpleasant experience of trying to navigate a website full of tiny text and miniscule links.

Should You Sync Your Facebook and Twitter Updates?

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—June 3, 2013. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Associate , National Center for Lesbian Rights. San Francisco, CA).

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21 Stupid Things Nonprofit Marketers Should Stop Doing [Slideshow]

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