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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.,

Forget the Media Kit, Create a Toolkit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the not-so-distant past, that answer was easy: you wanted to reach the media. Guest Bloggers Media RelationsPeter Panepento.

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.

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.

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.

#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 SYAM: That was really our mission from the get-go.

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. Top Social Media Tools. Social Media Characteristics. Social Media Categories.

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Infographic: Inside the mind of a KICKASS community manager!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you tweeting for your cause or company? Are you posting on facebook for your cause? Then you’re a community manager. This guy? Or her?

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. Kristina.

7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A lot of what we do revolves around social media and reaching out to people (especially true for nonprofits), so having the right tools is key.

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Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On the retail side, we developed a content marketing strategy using consumer generated content that greatly reduced our dependence on paid 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? Kerry Barnes and Frances. Think again! Kerry A. Great!

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Marketer: Marketing Success from the Inside Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Aliza Sherman @alizasherman is a web and social media pioneer; founder of Cybergrrl, Inc., Guest BloggersKristina. Completely Disconnect.

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7 Ways to Use Social Media for Social Good

Getting Attention

I’m pleased to welcome back guest blogger Kimberlee Roth. When it comes to social media, strategy should trump tools. Interact.

Nonprofits Should Play Offense, Not Defense, to Improve Reputation

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What’s more, he’s chosen to take on two well-respected nonprofit media organizations — organizations that have reputations for thorough reporting.

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Strengthen Your Nonprofit Social Media Impact

Getting Attention

We would like to welcome guest blogger, Laura Quinn. Why not resolve to improve your social media efforts? Create a Social Media Policy.

Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Plan social media promotions ( bonus tip: use tools such as Tweetdeck or Buffer to manage and schedule social media posts ). Kerri Moore.

Corporate v. Nonprofit, 5 Lessons Learned When I Switched to Nonprofit Communications & Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest BloggersCynamon Frierson. Kristina. Guest Post by Cynamon Frierson. Below are just a few things that I have learned. Party of 1. Network.

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.". Why did you choose to go the "pro blogger" route? There’s more.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at NPM360: How did you get into this field?

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

TECHNOLOGY & MEDIA. smchat | Wednesdays @ 1pm ET (social media). chsocm | Tuesdays @ 9pm EST (church social media). p/6K8pMh.

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The 3 Worst Mistakes a Nonprofit Can Make When Trying to Acknowledge Online Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Keep in mind that the phrasing you use to connect with donors on social media should be different than the language used in an acknowledgement email.

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How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We explained it on the site for returning visitors, announced it in our monthly E-News, and posted it on social media. Cindy Olnick. Kristina.

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 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.

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.

Charity: Water versus 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. Kivi.

5 Don’ts for Nonprofit Writers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Laurel Dykema joined Mission India in 2010 and currently serves as the staff writer and social media guru. Copywriting Guest Bloggers

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Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These days, one of the easiest ways to reach a donor with a story is through social media. Jim Lynch. Guest Post by Jim Lynch of TechSoup.

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.

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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#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

Debra Askanase, founder of Community Organizer 2.0 , is an “engagement strategist” who consults with nonprofit organizations on digital media.

Social Media Tips From Around The Web

Diva Marketing Blog

Since Diva Marketing (Blog) launched in 2004, social media has gone through changes that have disrupted our digital experience. No way. Warning!

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How to Make Online Donations Simple for Potential Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This includes social media profiles as well as newsletters and other publications. Abby Jarvis. Guest Post by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv.

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The print piece hit mailboxes last week, and we uploaded the video to our website and social media soon after. Liesl Manone.

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.&#

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. Days. Week. Shipping Options.

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Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Because crowdfunding appeals are so easily shared on social media, they’ve become a large part of mobile fundraising. John Killoran. Kristina.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. Ghostbusters. and me.