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5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Instead, your best path is to use social media to develop relationships with journalists that are of high value to your nonprofit. In the U.S.,

Media Relations: Too Valuable NOT to Use

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Patricia Brooks guides client orgs to reach and motivate people through traditional and new media sources. As a U.S.

Nonprofit Media Relations—Not JUST Relationships

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Patricia Brooks guides client orgs to reach and motivate people through traditional and new media sources. Persistence.

Work Our Audience-Driven News Climate

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Mollie Katz, Multimedia Strategist at Mollie Katz Communications. How the News Is Changing, and Why You Should Care.

Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ll refrain from making this post a debate about nonprofit overhead, since our goal here it to talk about nonprofit media relations.

Developing a Modern Public Relations Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This month’s he’s back to share more about how you can best reach your audience and cultivate relationships with the media.

Getting Started with a PR Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why we are excited to bring on a few new guest bloggers — including Sean Horrigan. Sean Horrigan. PR is powerful.

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Stop Approaching Public Relations Like It’s 2007

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am very excited to welcome Peter Panepento to our distinguished list of regular guest bloggers. Peter Panepento. Quite a bit.

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The second is to create or become a part of an online sensation that makes your charity the darling of the social-media world. Peter Panepento.

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When Reporters Are Looking for You: How to Respond to Journalists’ Queries

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You don’t have to rely solely on your own pitches to get your organization quoted or cited in the media.

Creative Brief Boosts Support & Participation (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Guy Arceneaux is Director of Marketing and Communications at Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. . A week later, I created this Media Brief for a drive time radio interview with our Executive Director and me. Just two weeks later, during Baltimore’s unrest in April 2015, we had another great media opportunity.

It Worked Because We Were Ready For It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A few months ago, our Board of Directors identified a unique press opportunity related to the Facebook IPO.

Move Your Nonprofit Agenda Forward with Opinion Editorials

Getting Attention

I’m happy to welcome guest blogger, Margot Friedman, principal of Dupont Circle Communications. It was just too hard to get op eds placed.

Getting the Media Interested in a Milestone with Dallas CASA

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This was our 20 th year, and we did the normal press release, social media and e-mail communications. Mindy Baxter of Dallas CASA. That’s news.

Storytelling Works: Capturing Success Stories and Sharing Them

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Allison Monnell, Community Relations Director, Chemung ARC. Guest Bloggers Media Relations Nonprofit Communications Storytellin

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

Giving in a Digital World

Over the last few years, charities have increasingly got to grips with establishing a branded social media presence and starting to collect and engage with ‘Followers’ of various types. One reason for this gap may be that Blogger Outreach is managed by the Communications or Media Relations teams in your organisation.

You’re Kidding, Right? Lessons in Blogger Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You’ve got to be kidding,&# along with some tips on getting a more positive response from the bloggers you may be approaching.

How Well Are You Protecting Your Supporters’ and Participants’ Privacy?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How often do you discuss the issue of privacy in relation to both your clients and your supporters? David Schulz. Guest Post by David Schulz.

How to Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit [Training]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now you are wondering whether to add Pinterest and Instagram — all the while maintaining your print communications and media relations.

New Resources: PR Toolkit and Free Stock Images

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

PR Newswire’s powerful, targeted online distribution reaches thousands of websites where millions of media, bloggers and consumers are.

The First 100 Hours - Turning Media Spikes into Fundraising Leads

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I asked Alia to share some of her lessons learned about capitalizing on media coverage. Launch concomitant online paid media. Conclusion.

Thanks a Million: How to Thank Your Donors So They'll Come Back and Give More

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Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Jocelyn is also a recognized blogger and speaker on online marketing for social change. Jocelyn Harmon is the Director of Nonprofit Services at Care2.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Donor relations. Annual Conference for Media Relations Professionals. Annual Conference for Media Relations Professionals.

Our Top Posts from 2012

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Another short, quick, helpful list, this time from guest blogger Erica Mills. Newsjacking: The New Way to Get Media Attention.

A 5-step quide to social media strategy for nonprofits

ImpactMax

Many nonprofits have already dipped their toes into social media. Using social media, nonprofits can: gain insights about audiences and issues.

8 Online Fundraising Changes You Must Make in 2010

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Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Think about how many hours you spend online every day. Now think about your supporters. But where do you start?

Fundraiser’s Confidential: How to Adapt Now to the 6 Trends Changing the Fundraiser-Donor Relationship Forever

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About our speaker: Katya Andresen Katya Andresen is Chief Operating Officer of Network for Good, as well as a speaker, author and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. There are six trends fundamentally transforming the relationship between fundraiser and donor. Do you know what they are?

Communications audits: Media Analysis

ImpactMax

This week, attention turns to what the media is saying about you, and next week—what the Web is saying about you, and what your peers and competitors are up to. Media Analysis. You all know your local media outlets, and you should be continuously tracking coverage of your organization and issue in them through Google alerts.

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Online Donors: Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back

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Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Online donors can be summed up with a phrase that would make an excellent soap opera title: The young and the generous. Obviously, we want more donors like them.

Online Donors: Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back

Fundraising 123

Katya has trained thousands of causes in effective marketing and media relations, and her marketing materials for non-profits have won national and international awards. Online donors can be summed up with a phrase that would make an excellent soap opera title: The young and the generous. Obviously, we want more donors like them.

Homer Simpson for Nonprofits: The Truth about How People Really Think and What It Means for Promoting Your Cause

Fundraising 123

About our speakers Katya Andresen (Chief Operating Officer, Network for Good): Katya is a speaker, author (Robin Hood Marketing) and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. The success of your online outreach hinges on your understanding of the inner workings of the human mind.

Homer Simpson for Nonprofits: The Truth about How People Really Think and What It Means for Promoting Your Cause

Fundraising 123

About our speakers Katya Andresen (Chief Operating Officer, Network for Good): Katya is a speaker, author (Robin Hood Marketing) and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. The success of your online outreach hinges on your understanding of the inner workings of the human mind.

When the Ax-Man Cometh: What to cut out of your budget

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Jeff Brooks is not only one of my favorite bloggers and fundraising experts, he’s my personal hero for giving his time today to speak on our Network for Good Nonprofit 911 call on the topic of where to cut if you’ve got to cut your budget. You can see his slides here and access the MP3 file at this same link in another day or so.

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Diva Marketing Blog

However it became crystal clear that although Diva Marketing celebrated its 5th blog-birthday my social media network is more global than local.