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

Non Profit Marketing 360

SYAM: Yes, we definitely see a lot of traffic coming from the blog. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We immediately saw an increase in traffic. For a few reasons, mostly because I was not able to be constant in my storytelling, the traffic Invisible People generated had taken a slump. Content Marketing Guest Bloggers

Trending Sources

Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hire a professional photographer or videographer ( bonus tip: post photo galleries to your Facebook page, tagging your event in each photo, to generate web traffic ). Fundraising Guest BloggersKerri Moore. Holding a fundraising event soon?

Interview: How can you start fundraising from nothing?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Need some tips on where to start getting more website traffic for your nonprofit? I can say to anyone who has a blog and wants more traffic, do that. I really saw a spike in my traffic after I started linking sentences from my blog posts on Twitter.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

I got TONS more traffic but it was SUPER exhausting and I could not believe how much writing I had in me! Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. If you’re blogging and feeling stuck, you are not alone!

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It Worked Because We Were Ready For It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our blog traffic tripled and our website traffic doubled. Guest Bloggers Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Media Relations Nonprofit Communications newsjackingRobin Dixon of the Firelight Foundation.

Improve Your Marketing Effectiveness Via the Mobile Web

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Most of us use Google analytics to determine web traffic. They make it easy to view what percent of your web traffic is coming from a web-enabled phone. Guest Bloggers Mobile Nonprofit CommunicationsTonia Zampieri.

Research Your Keywords Before Applying to Google Grants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Without search traffic, your grant will be meaningless. To find out if search traffic exists use this free keyword tool provided by Google. Accidental Techies Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Online ToolsTimothy Spell of nonprofitcms.org.

It’s Today! Google Test Your Website

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Jen Boland, of Beaconfire. Others (like Getting Attention.org , for now) will be penalized in rankings which will cause organic search traffic. Today’s the day. If your website isn’t responsive or optimized for mobile devices, you should be worried.

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Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The more compelling the information in your infographic, the more people are likely to share it, like it, add it, mention it – so more traffic gets driven to that page, thereby boosting your page rankings. Incoming traffic.

Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The end goal for each outreach instance should be the same, though: to drive more traffic to your online donation page. Each group of donors deserves a different message if you want to drive more traffic to your online donation page. Abby Jarvis.

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. Tell me about your existing traffic. Do you see the blogger frequently doing what you are asking them to do?

#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. I say I owe 90% of the traffic to the blog. 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. I say I owe 90% of the traffic to the blog. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

How to Create Enough Good Content (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Holly Ross has spent seven+ years at the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), working with community members to identify technology trends that are reshaping the nonprofit sector. Traffic started to rise and we got lots of compliments on the new format.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Not only would that drive traffic, it was a great way to build that digital footprint for myself, all based on topics that I know people are asking, because they were asking me via email. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com.

Is Responsive Design the Right Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit?

Getting Attention

Thanks to the bloggers at the Ad Council for sharing their expertise here. Don’t assume what your users are doing—really look at your traffic data. Your SEO strategy is very important to your overall web traffic strategy.

Must-Know Insights from #15NTC

Getting Attention

As Technology Program Manager at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, guest blogger Kevin Martone helps nonprofits use technology to meet their business goals. Visuals drive traffic: The 2 nd largest referral to Buzzfeed is Pinterest. NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is one of the best learning opportunities I know. Then there are the wonderful folks who participate, but that’s another story.

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.

40k to 4 Million Views! Boost YOUR YouTube Video Views (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Mark Horvath founded and leads Invisible People who shares how to boost your YouTube views from meh to magnificent. Our channel has generated high views before, but traffic was always just a temporary spike after a media hit.

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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. Don’t limit yourself to just the top bloggers in your space.

Before and After – This Website Redesign Lowered Bounce Rates Significantly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Plus, blog posts are a great way to drive traffic to our site because I can share posts on Iona’s social media channels or in an email blast. Your bounce rate is the percentage of visitors to your website who navigate away from the site after viewing only one page.

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Successful Link Building Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In addition to your own blogging efforts, be open to guest blogger submissions from donors, advocates, nonprofits and other relevant sources. Brian Honigman.

What Sponsors Should Measure in Cause Marketing Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

It gauges how much traffic your brand gets away from your direct control: Tweets, fans/friends on Facebook, bookmarks on the social bookmark sites like Digg, Delicious, love from bloggers, and the like.

Build Your Nonprofit Story Bank (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Welcome to guest blogger Meghan Hurley, Special Events Intern at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a senior at Loyola University Maryland. . Congrats to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for 40 years of persistent work to improve access to, and quality of, health care.

[Guest Post] 3 Changes You Should Make To Your Nonprofit Blog Right Now

Fundraising Coach

However, if are you blogging regularly but aren’t seeing a significant return-on-investment in the form of website traffic, donations or awareness, you might want to consider making the following changes: Stop Writing About Your Organization.

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). Advertising to promote content in order to drive earned media as well as direct traffic to owned media properties. Antionette Kerr.

How to Choose the Right Online Communications Platforms for A Small Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging , when done consistently and done well, attracts website traffic and more engaged members of your online community. The kind of blog I am talking about is not the wordy diatribe best left to the mommy bloggers.

10 Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit Website

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Encourage video and photo sharing, link to your social media profiles, and make it easy for bloggers and social networkers to embed your videos and feature your images on their sites and profiles. This will attract new traffic sources, retain visitors, and build community around your cause. Here are just a few tips on making your website more effective: 1. Make your site social media friendly. Include social sharing links on every page of your nonprofit website.

Got Writers’ Block? Ask these 3 questions

Getting Attention

I’m pleased to welcome back guest blogger, Kimberlee Roth , one of our team’s valued writers. Kim also writes for the Chicago Tribune and The Chronicle of Philanthropy among other publications, and is author of Surviving a Borderline Parent.

Takeaways from #GivingTuesday: Lessons Learned on a Collaborative Project

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Participating groups did receive checks through the mail and additional web traffic and a few more donations online at their individual sites. Fundraising Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Sean King.

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Marketing's 12th Birthday celebration continues with a very special post written by the first blogger I met IRW (in the real world) -- Paul Chaney ! Just be sure to include links back to your site, to drive traffic.

Our Top Posts from 2012

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This obviously turned into a huge story, but since I was one of the first to blog about the nonprofit marketing implications (in other words, I newsjacked it), I was quoted by many other sources, bringing lots and lots of traffic (see #9).

Diva Marketing Blog Acquired. Almost! Part I

Diva Marketing Blog

It's the dream of many bloggers: to be acquired by a platform viewed by millions, to be compensated for their work and as just as much, to be acknowledged for their work. The X Man asked about my host (Typepad), my traffic, my revenue stream.

10 Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

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Example of what not to Tweet: “Such-and-such Nonprofit got stuck in traffic this morning. Tweet articles or blog posts by your favorite newspapers, bloggers, or other nonprofits (yes. Twitter is a fun, valuable tool that can drive significant traffic to your Web site (start watching your Web site referral logs!) Newsweek said it best: "Suddenly, all the world is a-Twitter." " Simple and powerful, Twitter is a must for nonprofit organizations.

Acquisition Topics

The Agitator

We’ll probably jump around as events, bloggers and our readers inspire us. Online prospecting — Email … Traffic conversion … Social media … Online video … Online tools/mechanics. Roger and I have begun preparing a series of posts focusing on donor acquisition. Here is a list of topics we plan to cover … although perhaps not as systematically as this outline might suggest. Investing — What should you pay? … How much should you spend? …

2011: The year I kept a resolution

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I made the resolution because the wonderful blogger Kivi Leroux Miller inspired it with her own pledge. I see less traffic on the blog then. At the beginning of 2011, I resolved to post on this blog every single day, for the whole year. I think this is the first time I’ve ever kept a resolution! I did actually did it, as of this post, without missing a day.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

The pace of life is slower: the work culture, travelling to meetings (because of the terrible traffic and enormous potholes) and even the time it can take you to cook dinner (after you’ve haggled for your purchases then boiled and filtered your water).

10 Things You Need to Do Prior to Diving into Social Media

Fundraising 123

If a blog seems like the right fit for your audiences and your staff (emphasis on the "if"), be sure to brush up on some blog and blogger basics in the Learning Center (including " Should I Force My ED to Blog? Do you use email marketing to drive traffic back to your website? Social networks are shiny and exciting. Millions of people are connecting on them every minute of the day. They're passionate and engaged. They must be ripe for the fundraising picking, right?

4 Things I’ve Learned from posting 100 days in a row

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Inspired by the great blogger Kivi Leroux Miller’s pledge to blog daily this year, I decided on December 31 to do the same on all things nonprofit marketing, social media and social change. Traffic on my blog doubled, the number of people subscribing to the blog via email doubled, and referrals from social media sites increased dramatically.