Be A Writefully Happy Blogger

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English: Illustration of the final chase of Moby-Dick. Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last post was about titles for your blog posts or email subjects. Now let''s talk about what goes in those posts and emails - not the content, but how you write about it. Marketing Content is Not About Selling This can never be repeated too often for my taste. As a recent Buffer blog post by Belle Beth Cooper.

Bloggers, Here’s Where Nonprofits Say They Need Your Help

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Communications and fundraising bloggers, take note! I’ll be taking this into account as I think about what I blog on and encourage my fellow bloggers to do the same. The post Bloggers, Here’s Where Nonprofits Say They Need Your Help appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. I just finished presenting a free webinar with 25 real-world examples from 25 different nonprofits that communications directors can use to inspire their own work.

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The Upside to On line Essay Blogger

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What You Have To Know About Internet Essay Blogger As you certainly look a little too demotivated to provide new strategies for your essay, you can possibly look for Essay Facilitate Singapore should you really vacation there, can help for several nations are frequently introduced. Most Detectable Via the web Essay Freelance writer Authoring assignment medical isn’t an easy work that has to have a site on the subject in any other case be uninteresting and hard to compose.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Syam Buradagunta is president and co-founder of Blue Sky Collaborative , a company that offers online pledge event software (Sweet) to nonprofits for walkathons, bike-a-thons and similar peer-to-peer fundraising events. The company also provides custom websites and a content management system. Syam and his co-founders worked in nonprofits before starting their firm in 2003.

Mom Bloggers for Social Good

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So, Jennifer, decided to take that part of her mom conversation and create a new umbrella for it, Mom Bloggers for Social Good. In less than a year, over 1,000 mom bloggers from around the world joined Jennifer’s coalition. Uncategorized Gates Foundation Jennifer James Mom Bloggers for Social Good Save the Children Social good podcast Unicef Jennifer James was a young mom in Richmond, VA who took to blogging to connect with other moms, learn and share.

7 Things Which Make a Blogger Unique

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Seven Things Which Make a Blogger Unique. But still in this article I’m going to cover some of the important factors which according to me play a major role in making a blogger unique. Unique Viewpoint - No matter what you are writing about, you will not be the only blogger who is covering that topic. Relation with other bloggers – How many contacts do you have in your niche? These were the seven things which I think help a blogger to be unique.

Top nonprofit bloggers to follow on Twitter

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VolunteerSpot named it’s top 29 nonprofit bloggers to follow on Twitter this week and guess who made the list? You’ll find me in the #8 spot! Woohoo! I’m so flattered that folks find my blog ramblings helpful and worthwhile. Check out the whole list at [link]. And if you’re not following me on Twitter, you can find me at www.Twitter.com/SandyRees.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media. With Nick Allen and Mal Warwick, Michael wrote the groundbreaking 1997 book Fundraising on the Internet: Recruiting and Renewing Donors Online.

New Voices: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Bloggers to Watch

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I can’t tell you how many times in the last year I’ve heard someone explaining to a newbie how to use an RSS reader for online/social media listening, only to quickly follow it with, “But I don’t really use mine anymore, because I subscribed to too many feeds and am overwhelmed.&# Not exactly the greatest endorsement for RSS readers. I confess I’m guilty of the exact same thing. I can’t remember the last time I opened Google Reader.

#INTERVIEW: Christina Attard, Philanthropic Advisor, Blogger, and Development Director

Non Profit Marketing 360

Creating discussions is probably the next level of technique you learn as a blogger. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Christina Attard writes the “ Ask Better-Give Smarter ” Blog. As a philanthropic adviser, she helps both nonprofits with their development programming and individuals planning tax-smart donations.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media. With Nick Allen and Mal Warwick, Michael wrote the groundbreaking 1997 book Fundraising on the Internet: Recruiting and Renewing Donors Online.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media. With Nick Allen and Mal Warwick, Michael wrote the groundbreaking 1997 book Fundraising on the Internet: Recruiting and Renewing Donors Online.

You’re Kidding, Right? Lessons in Blogger Relations

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You’ve got to be kidding,&# along with some tips on getting a more positive response from the bloggers you may be approaching. Do you see the blogger frequently doing what you are asking them to do? If you pitch bloggers, what works for you?

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. She leads weekly webinars from her website. She also is the author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause.

#INTERVIEW: Sybil Stershic, Consultant, Blogger, & Author of Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most

Non Profit Marketing 360

Sybil Stershic, founder of Quality Service Marketing , is a long-time consultant and blogger on internal marketing and the author of Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most: A Guide to Employee-Customer Care. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. She leads weekly webinars from her website. She also is the author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause.

#INTERVIEW: Phyllis Freedman, President of SmartGiving and Author of The Planned Giving Blogger

Non Profit Marketing 360

Phyllis Freedman is President of SmartGiving and author of The Planned Giving Blogger. I read some of the Harvard Business School blogs, and one of the bloggers wrote about CEOs who, when someone comes with a new idea, say, Who has tried it? Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. For the past eight years her consulting practice has focused exclusively on planned giving.

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #2 Investment in Strategic Blogger Outreach

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However there is a significant gap in the majority of non-profit social media strategies, and that involves how fundraisers can effectively engage with some of the most powerful influencers in the online social media world – the bloggers. One reason for this gap may be that Blogger Outreach is managed by the Communications or Media Relations teams in your organisation. More likely, your organisation won’t have a properly developed Blogger Outreach Strategy.

#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. Mike Kujawski is Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Digital Engagement at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing ( CEPSM ). Mike blogs at Public Sector Marketing 2.0 , speaks frequently on social media and serves public sector and non-profit clients internationally.

Blogger Outreach. Tread Lightly.

Marketing for Nonprofits

Blogger outreach isn't a bad idea. And blogs are more personal than MSM (mainstream media) so unless you're pitching the Huffington Post you must approach blogger outreach in a personal way. It's official. I'm a publisher and here's how I know. I'm getting a lot of requests (several per week) to publish others' ideas, studies, services, etc. via my blog. Strange thing is, I'm both honored and annoyed. Here's why.

On Being A "Pro Blogger" -- Interview With Jane Genova

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That's what was returned on a Google search for "pro blogger jobs.". Soon blog ad networks became the rage offering bloggers and advertising more control and greater targeting. Enter stage right B5Media created by three successful bloggers Jeremy Wright, Darren Rowse and Duncan Riley. I also have been an unpaid guest blogger for Pointoflaw.com and a site for Harvard Law School. Why did you choose to go the "pro blogger" route? 353,000 in 31 seconds.

2009 Pulse of the Social Media Industry - Blogger Relations

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About this time last year about this time I asked bloggers/content providers, brand and agency marketers for their insights about one aspect of social media. Blogger Relations. 2008 Pulse of the Industry Blogger Relations As the social media industry continues to mature I continue to wonder how and where does "Blogger or Twitter Relations" fit into the puzzle.

Nonprofit Blogger Q&A with One of My Favorites

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Interplast’s blog is one my top favorites in the nonprofit world, because it does such a fabulous job of sharing success stories and letting readers behind-the-scenes, which are two of the best uses of blogs by nonprofits, in my opinion. Here’s more on different ways nonprofits can use blogs. Also see my Blogging for Nonprofits webinar happening this Thursday.).

How to pitch a blogger

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s how you pitch a blogger: 1. You write a short, pithy summary of your idea in bullets that can be cut and pasted into a blog if the blogger likes it. Even a bulleted list is nice for a blogger. I get asked to cover different initiatives all the time here on the blog. Most of the pitches stink. They are self-aggrandizing and really hard to follow.

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

As December 2005 drew to a close, I asked a few bloggers what their wish list was for the new year. Twitter found its way into the 2009 blogger wishes as did more ways to collaborate. What makes this list interesting is that all of the bloggers have been around in the social media space from at least 2005 which provides some additional perspective. Yvonne DiVita , Lip-sticking 2006 MORE Smart Women Bloggers. I think too many bloggers take themselves far too seriously.

Top 10 Bloggers on Social Media for Social Change

Marketing for Nonprofits

Check out these A List bloggers who help nonprofits to use the social web for social change. You won't be disappointed. Jocelyn.

Diva Marketing Talks Blogger Relations With Susan Getgood and Liz Gumbinner

Diva Marketing Blog

Today's Diva Marketing Talks with Susan Getgood , Roadmaps (blog) and Getgood Strategic Marketing and Liz Gumbinner , Cool Mom Picks and Moms 101 about how to build successful and respectful blogger relationships programs. Blogger Relations, as other social media strategies, have grown in complexity. Her professional marketing blog, where she writes about blogger outreach, internet branding and social media marketing strategies, is Marketing Roadmaps.

What do do with bloggers, how to change minds

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

WEBINKNOW: It’s actually a blogger you should read— David Meerman Scott , that I discovered via Jeff Brooks of Donor Power. Read this post on WebInkNow and check out the Air Force’s system for figuring out when to engage with bloggers. This week’s websites of the week (drumroll please.). It’s really good. CHANGINGMINDS: A website with resources on the art of persuasion. I learned of this great site when it was tweeted by Nedra of Spare Change Blog

Bend, Oregon Wednesday, April 30th; Bloggers Unite To Drink, Snack, and Be Merry!

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Central Oregon Blogger Meet-up! The first blogger meetup was a big success! This event is primarily intended for bloggers who wish to meet other bloggers. Tags: meet up Bend Bloggers Jen Blackledge, COWPU Web Mistress, said it best. Wednesday, April 30, 5:30ish at the Summit (in the O'Kane Building on Oregon), Downtown Bend Please RSVP. To RSVP on the Central Oregon Web Professionals Usergroup 's site (yes, the acronym is COWPU) and click "I'm Going!",

Now the Washington Post Dissess Bloggers!

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On Wednesday the Washington Post dissed the Causes application on Facebook with a lazy, inaccurate article. Last night, they dissed those of blogging about it, too! There has been quite an uproar about the lazy article in the Washington Post about the Causes application on Facebook last Wednesday. A lot of people have read and commented [.].

Why You Should Implement an Automated Email Welcome Series for New Donors

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E-Newsletters Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategyKatelyn Baughan. If you haven’t set up some type of welcome series for new donors, you are missing out on a great chance to build a relationship. Katelyn Baughan created an automated welcome series for The Children’s Inn at NIH that nurtured new donors over time instead of throwing them into regular email marketing.

What bloggers I’m reading: 5 posts worth your time

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Read Jeff Brooks on Target’s benchmarking data on online fundraising. Jeff says: To me, the big surprise to me is that the human services sector is down 3.4%. In a down economy, when the very situations these organizations are built to help change are everywhere and top of mind, why are they raising less money? Read Nancy Schwartz on why your new website is not news. Nancy says: No one else cares if you have a new Web site.

a great place for nonprofit bloggers to begin: Netsquared

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For an introduction to the hows and whys of nonprofit blogging, you can do no better than this "Resource Center" from Netsquared, called, well, Blogging for Nonprofits. Netsquared is a Web site -- really a community -- that focuses on helping people use the Web to increase impact and effect social change. Netsquared Resource Centers were just introduced. They are collections of useful information about particular topics, e.g., online public relations, blogging, etc.

a great place for nonprofit bloggers to begin: Netsquared

Studio 501c

For an introduction to the hows and whys of nonprofit blogging, you can do no better than this "Resource Center" from Netsquared, called, well, Blogging for Nonprofits. Netsquared is a Web site -- really a community -- that focuses on helping people use the Web to increase impact and effect social change. Netsquared Resource Centers were just introduced. They are collections of useful information about particular topics, e.g., online public relations, blogging, etc.

Turning Lame Letters into Donor Delight

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Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Thank-You LettersWe'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. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

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Logo Design Predictions for 2013

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Creating a Thank-You Video in a Day – How This Nonprofit Did It

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Guest Bloggers Thank-You Letters VideoAngela Crist. Last week Angela Crist, CEO of Findlay Hope House, reached out to me and Kivi about a thank you video they created after attending our recent webinar. It was so simple, yet so effective, we had to have her tell you the story! Kristina. Guest Post by Angela Crist.

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So You Made an Audience Persona. Now What?

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Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategyBeth Hallowell. Back in April, Beth Hallowell wrote a great guest post for us on How a Little Communications Research Can Yield Big Results. Today she is back to talk to you about supporter journeys and how to create an effective one. Kristina. Guest Post by Beth Hallowell. So you made an audience persona. That’s awesome!

How to Involve Staff in Nonprofit Branding

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Guest Bloggers Marketing Team Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Nonprofit Personality branding 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. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

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Create a Communications Request Form to Make Life Easier

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Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsCarly Matthew. Last month Kivi did a webinar called “Simple Rules” for Communications Directors: How to Create Easy Routines, Speed Up Your Work, and Get More Done, Painlessly. We asked if anyone had any examples of how they make their work easier and Carly Matthew at The Crisis Center in Iowa City, Iowa had a great one!

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5 Simple Strategies to Organize Your Nonprofit’s Donor Data

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Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsJay Love Collecting data is an important part of your job as a nonprofit communicator. But if you aren’t organizing it in a way that is useful, you may be wasting your time and not being as effective as you could be. Jay Love of Bloomerang joins us today to give you ideas on organizing all of your data.

How You Can Revise Your Website, Raise Your Gifts 30%

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Think You Know Your Audience? Yeah, So Did I

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Content Marketing Guest Bloggers Marketing Team Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy audience personas 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. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.