Is Blogging Dead?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

BLOGGING IS DEAD – the headline screamed. It was on a blog, of course. And just about every other thing you read about blogging being dead will be on someone’s blog. Yes, blogging has changed a lot since social media came along. Blogging

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12 Marketing Blogs Nonprofit Communicators Should Read

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s a list of 12 communications and marketing blogs we recommend. Note, this is not our fundraising blogs list , so before any of our friends who focus primarily on fundraising get upset that we missed them, that’s a separate list. Getting Attention Blog .

6 Ideas to Freshen Up That Busted Blog of Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last month I told you that no, blogging is not dead. Now tell that to my blog!” ” So for those of you who have struggling blogs either because no one is reading them or you can’t think of anything good to write about, here are a few ways to spruce up the place.

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Our Top Blog Posts of 2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 Blog Posts published by Nonprofit Marketing Guide in 2017, according to Google Analytics page views: 126 Email Subject Line Ideas for Your #GivingTuesday Campaigns by Kerri Karvetski. Thanks everyone for continuing to read our blog, and stay tuned next week for the Week of Freebies! If you don’t want to miss out on the freebies or next year’s Top Ten, subscribe to the blog and receive our posts directly to your inbox.

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Smelling the Roses—Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

And that’s why I extended the conversation as the topic of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival I’m hosting this month. Register here for the Getting Attention blog & e-news. Make that the cactus flowers, and they are GORGEOUS.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re blogging and feeling stuck, you are not alone! Take it from someone who has blogged since 1999, blogging is HARD! In November 2009 I started to blog to market my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. 100+ Blogging Ideas Worksheets.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Carnival is a round-up of posts from people working in the nonprofit sector around a theme, and ours is “what you did this summer.”

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Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Consider one of these five summer-inspired themes: 1) Summer Heat. How does hot weather impact your services or your clients? Can you offer advice to your readers about anything related to summer heat?

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February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival gave nonprofit bloggers an opportunity to share posts address the importance of creating, implementing, and measuring SMART objectives in conjunction with big goals. What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs

Wild Woman Fundraising

Welcome to my post about imaginary nonprofit blogs! Feel free to write your own imaginary blogs in the comments! Nonprofit Cardboard Signs Blog: This blog is all about standing by the onramp, watching the cars roll by, waiting for someone to hire you.

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How to Blog Daily

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been blogging Monday – Friday (or darn close) for about 18 months now. Even if you don’t follow it exactly (and I rarely do), it helps you keep on track with the kinds of things you want your blog to be known for. Get help with the blog admin. I’ll often post late in the day (it’s after 4 pm now), but I’m nearly religious about getting something up on the blog, even if it is a little later than I’d hoped.

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This Blog is on Hiatus

Social Media Bird Brain

I'm leaving the blog up for at least another year, since some people may still find a few of the posts relevant. With the abundance of very good social media advice and information available now, my own efforts seem superfluous. This is good timing, since I have begun to devote my energies to my fiction and creative nonfiction writing. Robyn McIntyre PS: You can find some of my fiction on

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

Getting Attention

Register here for the Getting Attention blog & e-news. Professional Development Asana Leili Khalessi Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing project management

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Blogging Live!

Get Fully Funded

This is a live blog post from the AFP conference

Pop Your All-Staff Team of Messengers: Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

Please share your questions and tips here, or via a blog post emailed to nonprofitcarnival@gmail.com by Friday, June 24. How To Submit Your Blog Post. I’ll be reviewing all submissions and choosing ones for inclusion in a “blog round up” post in late June. Here’s why: You know what you need to do but […] All-Org Marketing Team Nonprofit Blog Carnival

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Before You Reprint This Blog Post.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It means you may use our blog and other people’s writing for a limited and “transformative” purpose, such as to comment upon, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work. We’ve found several instances lately of other bloggers reprinting content from this site without permission.

Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this presentation, called Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy, I show how smaller nonprofits can get on board with blogging and create a dynamic outlet that grows their supporters and helps them accomplish their goals.

Which Blogs Should I Be Reading?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Professional Development Your Advice We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Live Blog Post

Get Fully Funded

I’m blogging live from Greensboro while a room full of people are watching. Tags: AFP NC Philanthropy Conference 2009 General Fundraising Latest Blog Posts nonprofit blog post sample blog post sample nonprofit blog post Sandy Rees No pressure!

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Live Blog Post

Get Fully Funded

I’m blogging live from Greensboro while a room full of people are watching. Tags: AFP NC Philanthropy Conference 2009 General Fundraising Latest Blog Posts nonprofit blog post sample blog post sample nonprofit blog post Sandy Rees No pressure!

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival ( last month’s carnival ). Matt with Matt’s Fundraising Blog started a great conversation on his blog about choosing your CEO and what to look for, Don’t Be Afraid to Tell Me What You Want.

I just redesigned my blog!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Well, hopefully this blog makes you laugh, so you probably notice something funny a lot, but today it’s the whole blog! After my blog review by Cheryl and Susan at Aspiring Fempreneur , I realized that my old site had gotten a little… cluttered. blog design

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions (Call for Submissions)

J Campbell Social Marketing

I am very excited to be hosting the February 2016 Nonprofit Blog Carnival ! The Nonprofit Blog Carnival needs your posts and insight on choosing goals and objectives for 2016. Here’s how to submit: Write a blog post, or even choose a recent post that fits the theme.

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Six Different Kinds of Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I first published these six categories of nonprofit blogs way back in 2008. As I said back then, I certainly think you can mix and match blog types, and I bet most successful blogs do. But I also think that it’s helpful to have one primary direction in mind and to categorize nonprofit blogs based on what your organization hopes to achieve by blogging and how you want your nonprofit to be perceived by your blog’s readers. The News Blog. Blogging

Live Blog Post

Get Fully Funded

I’m blogging live from Greensboro while a room full of people are watching. Tags: AFP NC Philanthropy Conference 2009 General Fundraising nonprofit blog post sample blog post sample nonprofit blog post Sandy Rees No pressure!

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Blogging Daily Starting Monday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve decided to start blogging daily (or darn close) as of January 3, 2010. For you, I hope this means even more opportunities to participate in your professional community through dialogue in the blog’s comments and other places the feed appears (e.g.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Handling Objections

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival featuring common objections. This is a quote that Jane Kuechle on her blog Kuechle Consulting heard many times when she worked for United Way. Each of the authors below has provided some great content for us.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know — What’s Your Dream?

Getting Attention

I have the honor of hosting the first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2012. Write a blog post or choose a recent post that fits the theme. Email your post to nonprofitcarnival@gmail.com ( include the permalink of your post, your name and blog name), or use this submission form.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival!

Get Fully Funded

Here’s the April edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Tags: Facebook Internet Resources Twitter Website/Internet nonprofit blog carnival This month’s theme was Raising Money Online. . So many nonprofits are looking to the internet as an inexpensive tool for raising money.

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I first started blogging to build an audience for my book, I read Yaro Starak’s blog. He said that the way he got tons of website visitors and built up his traffic was by commenting on 10 blogs per night.

Your Take: All-Staff Marketing Team (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Welcome to the Nonprofit Blog Carnival on Launching and Supporting Your All-Staff Team of Powerful Marketers— the best methods and tools to ask, train, support, and thank your colleagues to be effective insight gatherers and messengers. .

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Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits

ImpactMax

Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll If you truly don’t have the staff time to blog at least once a week or make a Facebook update twice a week, you shouldn’t be considering either medium. With limited funds and staff time—where do each of these nonprofits begin branching out to more social media: a blog or Facebook?

Raising Awareness for Your Cause – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, a roundup of great blog posts on a topic of interest to the nonprofit community.

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Need Some Blog Post or Newsletter Article Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Content Curation Content Marketing Copywriting Creative Ideas E-Newsletters Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Nonprofit Communications Writing for the Web We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! We recently shared Getting the Media Interested in a Milestone with Dallas CASA on our blog. Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsWe’re glad you’re here. Our topic for this month’s roundup is how you share progress and communicate accomplishments to your supporters. Annual Reports. Ayda Sanver answers the question Do Your Really Need to Print an Annual Report?

Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. It’s been almost three months since the blog posts appeared automatically on our Facebook page. This creates a few interesting questions: What’s been the impact on traffic to the blog?

Government Blogging Presentation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As usual, in the spirit of “social&# media, I have decided to post up my recent “Government Blogging&# presentation slides (from the CSPS Armchair Presentation ) on SlideShare. My thoughts and opinions on this “stone age&# policy are part of a discussion for a future post… Government Blogging - Best Practices & Tips for Success.

This blog is moving

Get Fully Funded

My new website is finally all done and we’re moving the blog there. You can now find ALL the great articles for fully funding your nonprofit at www.getfullyfunded.com/blog. Congrats to Jeni from WordPlayers for winning the Kindle last week

YOU Can Make These Dreams Come True (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Martin Luther King inspired me to ask fellow bloggers to join me in the January Nonprofit Blog Carnival , to “pick any dream you have—for your cause, organization or the nonprofit sector—and share it and how you plan to make it real.”

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Coming!

Get Fully Funded

I’m hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival on April 30 right here on the Get Fully Funded Blog. If you aren’t familiar with the Carnival, it’s a highlight of blogs written for and by nonprofits. Be sure to include the link to your blog post.

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