Your Nonprofit Marketing To-Do List Can Up Your Productivity & Satisfaction

Getting Attention

The biggest challenge I have is being realistic–breaking down large projects into discrete tasks that can be “checked off the list&# which generates a motivating sense of satisfaction. Take three minutes to view this pithy video guide to shaping a to-do list that’ll increase your productivity and satisfaction. Last Friday, like every Friday, I ended the workday by composing a to-do list for the following week.

#Advocacy: ‘This American Life’ Retracts Story Of Abuses At Foxconn

Non Profit Marketing 360

It has been a rough week for social-consciousness movements whose leaders have produced stories a bit too slick to be true. We wrote last week about the doubts surrounding the viral video ‘Kony 2012′ meant to inspire a public campaign against Joseph Kony’s child army in Uganda ?

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Do Big Ideas Need Big Leaders?

SocialButterfly

Inc Magazine recently published an article highlighting Tim O’Reilly and the visionary leadership he is bringing to Washington. They want to feel the excitement and the satisfaction of being part of something that just flat-out works.

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Unhappy at Your Communications Job? Slip This to Your ED

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the piece, I talk about the frustrations communications directors share with us every day via our training and mentoring programs, as well as data from the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on job satisfaction among nonprofit communications directors.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Time to wind down the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. The Bombay Club. New Orleans, LA. Happy Friday, friends!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kirsten McIlvenna

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Get distracted multiple times by incoming emails and online articles. Feel great satisfaction in doing so. – Draft an article for the website about upcoming Race for Grace fundraiser. Kirsten McIlvenna.

5 Ways to Stay Smart & Engaged

Getting Attention

It’s the ONLY way to ensure our marketing and fundraising content is relevant, while fueling our personal satisfaction. Synthesizing what I learn with what I know, and sharing that out with you and other peers via blog posts, e-news articles, speaking gigs and trainings.

The Fight Against Custom Writing Service

SocialButterfly

To be certain your informative article is entirely authentic, your customized essay writing services needs to to be at a position [link]. Customer satisfaction may be your best award to us. The Unexpected Truth About Custom Writing Service.

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Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing: My Dream In Honor of MLK, Jr.

Getting Attention

That’s the focus of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival I’m hosting this month, and I hope you’ll join us with a guest post or article. Just describe your dream and how you plan to make it real in a blog post or article.

Essay Writer Com – an in Depth Anaylsis on What Works and What Doesn’t

SocialButterfly

He’ll make a much better article together with the assistance of faculty entrance essay author. A genuine article must incorporate the detailed analysis about it. Write informative article for me is a internet essay writing services that supplies access for writing, correction, enhancing and higher good quality content companies by way of web site. You must be mindful of this article structure, which can organize the chaos on your own thoughts.

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One Simple Tactic You Can Use to Be More Effective at Everything

iMarketSmart

Frequently I receive emails from readers that say something along the lines of, “Zach, I recently read your article on X, Y, and Z, and it was super practical and useful. I wish I didn’t have such a “clickbait” title.

Reclaim Back to School: Stay Energized, Relevant and Top of Your Game

Getting Attention

It’s the ONLY way to ensure our marketing and fundraising content is relevant, and a vital way to ensure our own satisfaction. Synthesizing what I learn with what I know, and sharing that out with you in blog posts, e-enews articles, speaking gigs and trainings.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: StumbleUpon An Early & Still Independent Social Network Web Searcher

Non Profit Marketing 360

So you have the added satisfaction of using an independent site that, in no small way, set the foundation for the mega-platforms of social networking that would rise upon it. Related articles. Creating social networks before anyone knew what they were.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

NPM360: I noted that you have a fairly high rate of client satisfaction, with 90 percent resubscribing, so you must be fitting them pretty well. Do you get much satisfaction from it?

The Girl Effect

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Kristof article in the New York Times ( Build, Boast, Sell ). Just like Nicholas points out in his NYT article, I tend to agree that the millions of passionate people working in international development should begin to take a “marketing&# approach to the issues they work on.

More On Second Gifts — Part 2

The Agitator

Click on the link to John’s article to see the whole deal.). They also measured one other variable that made a difference and that’s satisfaction with donor experiences. High commitment, high satisfaction: This is what you love to have.

Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

How many social marketing programs, articles and textbooks can you think of that subscribe to this deficit model in one form or another? That’s the value of design or formative research-to test our assumptions and not simply do ‘ satisfaction research.’.

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

Each of the journals contains a number of articles that could appear on my list here. Only 17 articles (18.5%) used the 4Ps or marketing mix-related terminology. The application of social marketing to health, environmental and social issues is expanding in scope and depth.

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Heroic Incrementalism

The Agitator

To illustrate this I draw from a term coined by the noted physician Atul Gawande in a New Yorker article titled the Heroism of Incremental Care. Terms like “donor identity”, “donor commitment”, and “donor satisfaction”.

The World Cup Of Fundraising

The Agitator

In particular, an article by Tom Ahern titled We don’t care what our donors think of us caught my eye. Tom talks about a recent fundraising conference where 150 attendees were asked if they conducted donor satisfaction surveys. Having just watched The Netherlands eliminate Uruguay (justice being served IMHO), I moved on to reading fundraiser Mal Warwick’s latest newsletter.

The Daily Mail Accidentally Gets One Thing Right

The Agitator

They increased their six-month retention rate from 60% to 80% by collecting commitment and satisfaction data at point of acquisition. The full story is available in detail here but some important points: Commitment and satisfaction were the most predictive variables in their modeling, so collecting these data was like buying a crystal ball. P.S. Here is the article, if you must. I say accidentally, because they sure tried to get everything wrong.

Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

How many social marketing programs, articles and textbooks can you think of that subscribe to this deficit model in one form or another? That’s the value of design or formative research-to test our assumptions and not simply do ‘ satisfaction research.’.

Nonprofit KPIs

The Agitator

Commenting on our article yesterday, Finding Stories for Fundraising , Jay Love asked: “How about suggesting the NPO actually share the outcomes or results of their day to day work. Or various customer satisfaction measures. Such reporting is every bit as vital as an income statement and balance sheet in the for profit world. Are they making a difference in whatever mission or groups they serve? Are the groups they serve truly better off a year later?

Dead Wrong, And Dead Right

The Agitator

Lawrence Hence, managing director of Target Analytics, does a terrific job of rebuttal in this "must read" article. So if you have some notion that you are creating a sense of community, of belonging or of emotional satisfaction by communicating this way as a fundraiser, well I’d like to have a little of what you’re smoking." Read both articles … they’re well worth your attention.

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No More Impulse Giving?

The Agitator

I read an article that proffered various " new marketing realities " that marketers need to consider coming out of the recession (if and when!). But, at the same time, be more conscious than ever of the need to document and communicate the results your nonprofit has achieved … bearing in mind that results trigger emotional satisfaction too!

Boomers Not Keen On Social Media?

The Agitator

2) The psychology of social media is wrong for Boomers — older adults get increasingly more selective about relationships and seek emotional satisfaction from established relationships. Using Facebook as the benchmark, the article notes that, even with recent growth of social media in the older age segment, penetration remains quite low — 60% of the 18-34 age group are Facebook users (43 million users); only 13% of those aged 45+ are (15.7

A Proposal for Dr. Thomas Frieden: An Agenda for Transformation at the CDC

Social Marketing and Social Change

The article goes on to list a number of issues he will likely have to deal with immediately including ‘serious morale and administrative issues’ at CDC, whether to green light production of a swine flu (whoops, H1N1) vaccine, health care reform and food safety. Satisfaction with the status quo, don’t rock the boat, CYA, and internal competitions are some of the countervailing forces.

All Diets are Created Equal: What it Means for Social Marketers

Social Marketing and Social Change

Satiety, hunger, satisfaction with the diet, and attendance at group sessions were similar for all diets. As the lead author of the study, Dr. Sacks, said in the NYT article: The effect of any particular diet group [on weight loss] is minuscule, but the effect of individual behavior is humongous.

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