Be A Writefully Happy Blogger

Social Media Bird Brain

Active voice Arts Expresso google mission Moby Dick Passive voice sentence small nonprofits social communication social media Writers Resources 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.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

I think this type of fundraising, the technology available for it, is yet to scratch the surface of what it can be, especially with the expansions of mobile technology and social media as well. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

What’s Wrong With Reaching Out to Bloggers?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you attempting to get some media coverage for your nonprofit? You want to manipulate bloggers personal networks to make people give? At first, i was all excited about big data, nonprofits and social media! But in social media, you create real friendships.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

According to Cision’s 2015 Global Social Journalism Study , 94 percent of journalists are using social media on a daily basis — with 67 percent spending up to two hours a day. Below are five strategies for using social media to your advantage in media relations.

Forget the Media Kit, Create a Toolkit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our public relations expert Peter Penepento is back this month to share some ideas on getting the word out about your good cause without using the media. In the not-so-distant past, that answer was easy: you wanted to reach the media. Guest Bloggers Media Relations

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

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.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

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.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

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.

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. What about you – Do you only send press releases or do you pitch specific stories to specific people in the media? Guest Bloggers Media Relations Nonprofit Communications

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Top nonprofit bloggers to follow on Twitter

Get Fully Funded

VolunteerSpot named it’s top 29 nonprofit bloggers to follow on Twitter this week and guess who made the list? Tags: Internet Resources social media blogging Twitter 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.

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. Do you see the blogger frequently doing what you are asking them to do? If you pitch bloggers, what works for you?

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mike blogs at Public Sector Marketing 2.0 , speaks frequently on social media and serves public sector and non-profit clients internationally. 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. This has always been true, but it’s really true now with social media. NPM360: What advice do you give small nonprofits about investing in social media?

#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. This has always been true, but it’s really true now with social media. MKC: What advice do you give small nonprofits about investing in social media?

Seniors and Social Media? Longview Says Yes!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Think because your organization caters to seniors, you don’t need social media? One of my biggest tasks is increasing awareness of our beautiful community and all it offers, and one of the ways I seek to do this is through using social media. Kerry Barnes and Frances.

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. Christina Johns, online media manager for the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews uses Netvibes.

Poor Coverage? No Coverage? No Problem! Earned Media Isn’t the Only Game In Town

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll be talking a lot about media in the next couple of weeks with guests Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr (today’s guest blogger). Next Tuesday, August 29th, Peter will lead What Reporters Really Want: Building Media Relationships That Get Real Results.

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2009 Pulse of the Social Media Industry - Blogger Relations

Diva Marketing Blog

She told me she was a social media consultant and began to explain what social media was all about. It tickled me to think how far the social media industry has come in 5 years when I first started teaching marketers about a new way to reach and interact with customers.

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.

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

Diva Marketing Blog

Seems that PR people think that I am a media outlet. 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."

Social Media Awareness That Works: S’mores in the Outdoors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A: Brad Bumgardner, our interpretive naturalist at Indiana Dunes State Park and one of our most savvy social media users, first noticed something similar with marshmallows on the South Dakota State Parks page. Q: Were you specifically looking for a social media strategy? Julia Reich.

Social Media News Roundup

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the Stanford Social Innovation Review, blogger Amy Sample Ward explains their impact and directs you to links with more information. Blogger Mitch Joel makes a case for why you should be present on Google+ now. For your reference collection: 10 must-have social media primers. Nonprofit Amy Sample Ward Facebook FrogLoop Google Google Analytics Mitch Joel Social Media TwitterFacebook made significant changes last month.

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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. As a media relations expert, the question I’m most often asked is whether I have strong relationships with reporters. How to Measure Media Relations Impact.

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. 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.

How to Collect Donor Data Without Being Annoying

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In late 2016, Creative Suitcase merged with TradeMark Media, and together they became Mighty Citizen. Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsRachel Clemens. Do you worry you’re being too intrusive when you ask for information about your supporters?

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Why Voice and Tone Might Be the Secret Sauce to Social Fundraising Success

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Finding donors on social media comes down to being true to yourself and your cause. Social media networks (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) Fundraising Guest Bloggers Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit CommunicationsGary Wohlfeill.

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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. media relations specialist, I am fortunate to base my career on our first amendment right to press. The Power of Media Relations—A Mini Case Study.

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

Diva Marketing Blog

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. When Nick Denton sold Gawker Media for oodles of $$ the race was on for the next Blog Network.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This week, you are hearing from four guest bloggers about nonprofit events. Social media is an important piece of the event marketing puzzle. This is a rule that I live by regarding social media marketing, whether it is when I’m marketing an event or not. Ceci Dadisman.

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.

Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. Most of the images were previously shared on some other form of social media. .

5 Ways to Help Get Your Executive Director Excited About Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Angela Crist is a nonprofit content marketing specialist with a special affinity for digital media. Guest Bloggers Marketing Team Nonprofit CommunicationsAngela Crist. Not getting buy-in from your boss is one of the biggest complaints we hear from nonprofit communicators.

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Join the Social Media for Global Health Working Group

SocialButterfly

Want to meet others with a heart for using social media for global health and development? Rebecca Shore, today’s guest blogger, knows just where to look and how to get started. Forming the Social Media for Global Health Working Group .

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Big Bird Soars to Social Media Victory

Non Profit Marketing 360

Blogger Christina Sirabian extracts three lessons for social media marketers. The post Big Bird Soars to Social Media Victory appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. Big Bird (Photo credit: LR_PTY).

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape. Social Media tools and applications continue to grow in both popularity and usage. According to Nielsen, Internet users continue to spend more time with social media sites than any other type of site. Top Social Media Tools. Social Media Characteristics. Social Media Categories.

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Dress Code Required: Slippers & PJs – How to Leverage Social Media Supporters for Your Next Event

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This week, four guest bloggers are teaching us a thing or two about event marketing. Social media can be the connection point to push your next event into the virtual space that brings in more donations and awareness for your cause. Including your social media base is low cost.

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.

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 will be sharing his wisdom and tips with us monthly on the intersections of media relations, content strategy and social media. Peter Panepento.

Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As much as we wish our nonprofits would be looked at for impact as opposed to overhead, how much nonprofits spend (or lose) is a story the media love to tell. 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. Last month on this blog, I challenged nonprofit communicators to stop approaching media relations like they did in 2007. Peter Panepento.