Get into Conversation: That’s Matterness

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Allison Fine, who authored this new guide to nonprofit relationship building, Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media. And this is exactly what social media does best, scales conversations quickly and at no extra cost.

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

I’m thrilled to welcome Holly Ross, our newest guest blogger. “Social media is not a megaphone, it’s a conversation.&# In other words, each group will want to have their own conversations.

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Mom Bloggers for Social Good

A. Fine Blog

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. Jennifer has created an ongoing, global conversation about causes. Uncategorized Gates Foundation Jennifer James Mom Bloggers for Social Good Save the Children Social good podcast Unicef

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. High-Impact Websites conversion nonprofit branding Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing website design wired impact Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task.

BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

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TWITTER CHAT A conversation that happens on Twitter that’s focused within a certain time (usually an hour) on a specific topic and by a specific person or organization. Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptech Social Networking Image Credit: https://flic.kr/p/6K8pMh.

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5 Strategies for 2015 to Make You a Rockstar Fundraiser!

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The more conversations I have with fundraisers, the more I realize how important it is to think strategically about fund development, and not let the day-to-day operations get in the way! Fundraising Guest Bloggers

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

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Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptechInfographics are all the rage, so I asked graphic designer Julia Reich to tell us all she knows about producing them. She’s written a four-part series we’ll share this week on the whys and hows of nonprofit infographics.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

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Our Question of the Week initiates a lot of great feedback and conversation, and a lot of great quotes. Content Curation Content Marketing Copywriting Guest Bloggers Market Research Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Publication Management

9 Tips From 3 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns

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She’s the First, of course, supported this sharing with retweets and responses, creating many little conversations about #SweatforSTF throughout social media. Fundraising Guest BloggersRob Wu. Looking for some inspiration for your peer-to-peer fundraising campaign?

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

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They understand that they cannot control the conversation — but they can provide tools and resources that can help frame the conversation. Guest Bloggers Media Relations VideoPeter Panepento. “Going viral” isn’t really something you can predict.

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Butts in Seats: 5 Tips for Event Marketing Using Social Media

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This week, you are hearing from four guest bloggers about nonprofit events. Let me share my top 5 tips to marketing events that will generate buzz and improve conversions. Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications eventsCeci Dadisman.

How Criteria Saved the Day

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I’ve found it beneficial to frame conversations with our thoughtful, academic staff with a few basics: in this instance, what is a tagline and why it’s important. Guest Bloggers Messages and Tag LinesJennifer Vander Molen.

Creating a Culture of Data-Driven Philanthropy

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Hopefully, improved data platforms can help re-frame the conversation around giving. Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsAnjali Deshmukh.

Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One very popular use of the dashboard concept is to monitor social media conversations about your organizations and issues. Guest Bloggers Market Research Nonprofit Communications nptech Online Tools Social Networking dashboard listening monitoring social media

The Importance of Your Digital House

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Marketing for Elizabeth is building relationships with people, and having some fun and great conversations along the way. Guest BloggersElizabeth Brigham. Today’s guest post reminds us not to forget about our websites in the age of social media. Kristina.

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Go There! Case Study: Center for American Progress

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We jumped on new and untested conversation spaces, because we knew critical audiences were …sharing ideas and information on social media. Read the full case study for two in-depth examples of how this all-in communications strategy enabled CAP to open minds and shift the conversation.

In Direct Mail, All Responses, Even Complaints, Are Good

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Plus he quotes one of my other favorite fundraising bloggers, Jeff Brooks. Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsTom Ahern. Tom Ahern is my go-to guy for all things direct mail. Afraid your direct mail piece goes too far and will solicit a negative response?

Seven Steps to Overcoming the Fear of Calling Potential Funders

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They recognize that by helping to quickly determine if there’s a potential fit, a brief conversation can save them from reading through proposals they can’t fund, and you from writing unsuccessful proposals. She can help you write out some talking points or rehearse the conversation.

Using Facebook Targeting to Boost Performance on Organic and Promoted Posts

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Conversely, Organic Post Interest targeting is a great tool when you are looking to promote content that appeals to a subset of your audience and when you want to influence who Facebook will deliver it to. Guest Bloggers Social NetworkingDrew Bernard.

Budgeting and measuring online conversations

GenerationYGive

But many online efforts are conversations" according to her, and therefore should not be limited my a "campaign" mentality. Special note: I am updating my blogroll with many of the cool blogs I learned about this week. Keep an eye out for the next week or so for new adds.

#INTERVIEW: Jeff Brooks, Nonprofit Blogger, Author, and Creative Director

Non Profit Marketing 360

The difference is, when I started, there were maybe three other bloggers in the fundraising space, and way fewer readers. Now I think there are over 100 fundraising-focused bloggers that I know about. That means there’s an ongoing professional conversation happening.

It Worked Because We Were Ready For It

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We again asked our network to share the story and keep the conversation going. Guest Bloggers Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Media Relations Nonprofit Communications newsjackingRobin Dixon of the Firelight Foundation.

#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. In university fundraising, 80% of my gift planning conversations were not tax conversations. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

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.

#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. Are you doing a couple of other things now at the same time we’re having this conversation? 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. Are you doing a couple of other things now at the same time we’re having this conversation? Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

Posting as Your Profile or Your Page on Facebook

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You’re just part of a conversation. Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Social NetworkingKristina Leroux. I get this question so often, that I asked Kristina if she would re-post this tip she shared on her blog last week.

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Work Our Audience-Driven News Climate

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Mollie Katz, Multimedia Strategist at Mollie Katz Communications. As Spayd wrote, readers now prefer “a dynamic relationship that feels more like a conversation between journalist and reader.”.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

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Through a conversation with a neighbor. More recently, these ideas came through my Twitter feed, a conversation on LinkedIn or a message on Facebook. They might not always reply back, but well-placed comments can lead to conversations.

A Conversation To. Engage With Grace

Diva Marketing Blog

It's not a revelation that social media occurs in the digital conversations of the Internet. However, some find it strange that conversations with people who might be more of an acquaintance than one we might call a "friend" often lead to important ideas.

2009 Pulse of the Social Media Industry - Blogger Relations

Diva Marketing Blog

Our conversation began with ground zero questions. She talked about "conversations" and "listening" and "authenticity." 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.

Marketing is Killing Fundraising. Seriously???

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Some fundraising bloggers/consultants have discovered a terrifying new boogeyman – the work of nonprofit marketing directors! But I really want to be my typical helpful self, not just another snarky blogger. This fear was not suddenly introduced by a rebranding conversation.

3 Techniques to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in 2017

Getting Attention

Guest bloggers Beth Kanter & Aliza Sherman wrote The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit , a must read for communicators & fundraisers. The conversation helps them both become more aware of where they are overloaded at work or even in their personal lives.

Carnival Submissions: Handling Objections

A Small Change

I also wanted to reach out see if anyone from the A Small Change community had anything to add on an earlier conversation. I will be posting some of the most popular objections from you, my readers, and expert bloggers will provide some targeted advice.

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. Yvonne DiVita , Lip-sticking 2006 MORE Smart Women Bloggers.

Extreme DIY Social Media Media Blogger Relations Training For PR/Ad Agencies

Diva Marketing Blog

However, at this juncture in the evolution of social media and blogger relations, sort of sad and frustrating that too many agencies still don't understand the "human side" of "social." With a little training and a walk in a blogger's stylish shoes. .

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237 = 1 = A Book On Why Digital Conversations Matter

Diva Marketing Blog

With the Age of Conversation 2: Why Don't They Get It? This is the second year ( Age of Conversation 1 ) that they brought together bloggers to combine talents. 237 bloggers from 15 countries created an important body of work about social media marketing.

Age of Conversation 1, 2 And Get Ready For 3!

Diva Marketing Blog

a book about the new conversations that were changing the fabric of marketing. In 2007, they asked bloggers and people active in the new media space (social networks were on the distant horizon back in 2007!). and hence was born the Age of Conversation. 2008 brought Age of Conversation 2 with over 200 contributing authors. Age of Conversation 3 is in the works with about 300 authors with a publishing date in 2010. Conversational Branding 2.

Diva Marketing Talks Blogger Relations With Susan Getgood and Liz Gumbinner

Diva Marketing Blog

To help you understand how to participate in the "new" conversation without getting blown-up. Blogger Relations, as other social media strategies, have grown in complexity. Don’t limit yourself to just the top bloggers in your space.

Let’s Be Fearless Communicators

Getting Attention

As the VP of Communications and Marketing at the Case Foundation, guest blogger Allie Burns is charged with spreading the word about the Foundation’s great work with the ultimate goal of mobilizing more people to make giving a part of their everyday lives.