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Are you using social media to broadcast or engage?

Fundraising Coach

This is a great example of effective social media: they’re not merely broadcasting, they’re dialoguing. Yep, looks like my PC died.

How Fortressy Are We?

A. Fine Blog

I came across this wonderful quiz from Rich Harwood he developed for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (a notorious fortress!) Every hour!

Public Broadcasting System Offering Prime Time, Limited Television Series, National Television Show Development Grant

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: August 1, 2013 "Public Broadcasting System Seeks Applications for Program Challenge Fund "The Public Broadcasting System , in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), is accepting applications for the production of high-profile, prime time, limited series for its national television schedule.

How Nonprofits Continue To Get Facebook Marketing All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

In my conversations with nonprofits using social media, I always ask them one question first – What do they want to get out of using Facebook? .

Behind the Scenes @ NPR’s Car Talk: At Least 10 Surprising Facts About Tom & Ray

NonProfit Branding

After a 25th Anniversary Celebration this Fall, all new episodes will feature the most acclaimed portions of prior broadcasts. Tom and Ray of Car Talk are retiring. Since 1986 these guys have been our pals and business colleagues, along with Bongo Boy Doug Berman and Senior Web Lackey Doug Mayer. So now we reflect on [.].

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How To Survive a Media Feeding Frenzy

NonProfit Branding

Print and broadcast media want a statement. Your nonprofit made a mistake. On the record. From you! Your brand is threatened, and you are in the hot seat. What to do? What not to do? Calm down.

Get into Conversation: That’s Matterness

Getting Attention

This is also one of the things that make social media so terrifying for organizations used to broadcasting at people rather than speaking with them.

Radiothon Fundraising

Cause Related Marketing

Jude Children’s Research Hospital both do successful national radiothons, which are like telethons only broadcast on the radio. Quick post today; ate something last night that doesn’t agree with me. Two of the biggest cause marketing charities, Children’s Miracle Network and St. What do I mean by successful? But you don’t have to be.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During my days as a newspaper reporter and editor, I was always on the lookout for story ideas. They came through something I observed. In the U.S.,

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

So my wife and I said, let’s form a company, and begin to service public broadcasting with premiums for fundraising and marketing.

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

So my wife and I said, let’s form a company, and begin to service public broadcasting with premiums for fundraising and marketing.

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Many years ago, I was executive producer for a network TV show on a Christian broadcasting network for a very large ministry. True story!

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I find that the best ratio to keep people engaged but not tick them off is to have 80% engagement and 20% broadcasting. Ceci Dadisman.

Are you sure your nonprofit is ready for social media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a psychological theory proposed by Abraham Maslow in 1943. It’s free and should take about 10 minutes.). 2: Software.

Busted: The 5 Myths of Social Media for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Of course, you can broadcast about your nonprofit. Social media can provide new opportunities for your nonprofit to promote its cause. But watch out for these five social media myths while you connect with your supporters online: 1. Social media is free. It''s a silver bullet for fundraising. It''s always appealing to Millennials.

Unforgettable: You Can Do It Too

Getting Attention

“When the new antenna went live, you’d swear that Dizzy Gillespie was playing right next to you.”. I can easily visualize this scene, and hear it too. Can’t you? In fact, this excerpt from WBGO (NYC’s premier jazz radio station) recent appeal made the listening-enriching value of the station’s new antenna crystal clear— by showing, not telling.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jennifer Starkey. We need more stories! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . 8:00 a.m.

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

So my wife and I said, let’s form a company, and begin to service public broadcasting with premiums for fundraising and marketing. Uncategorized Blog Car Talk Carnegie Hall marketing Metropolitan Opera Non-profit organization NPR Public broadcastingJohn is the primary author of the Nonprofit Branding blog. We were not experts.

6 Reasons Your Nonprofit May Not Be Ready For Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

4) You only want a platform to broadcast announcements. Nonprofits are jumping on social channels in greater numbers. Why or why not? .

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

Getting Attention

Each day, we decided what our followers needed to hear and then we used Facebook to broadcast it to them. Average 30% Engagement Rate.

Online Fundraising Continues to Grow

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

All but three verticals (Association & membership, Public Broadcasting Stations, and Team Events) had a growth rate greater than 10%. Great!

Here Comes #GivingTuesday and the Thunderclap

SocialButterfly

What if you could plan for 100s, 1000s of people to all share your message at the same time? Now, you can. With Thunderclap. Bringing the Hammer.

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Is your nonprofit fundraising ask like Al Roker’s #Rokerthon?

Fundraising Coach

Legendary weatherman Al Roker is attempting to set a Guinness record for the longest weather broadcast with a 34-hour weather report. 34 hours!

Let your donors see the real you

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

—Take a tip from Wikipedia and live broadcast the results of your campaigns and decisions you are making based on those results. Smart cookie Alia McKee of Sea Change Strategies shared some brilliant ideas on “breaking the fourth wall” for your donors. An insider’s view lets donors become part of the team.

How to Use Memes to Spread Your Nonprofit's Message

Fundraising 123

For something to be a meme, it must be broadcast to a large audience. " Who shot J.R. ?" Get creative. " 3. Be yourself.

Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

Getting Attention

Read Part One. Here’s more of what I learned from them: What’s Happening with Video at. In-House Creative Guidance a Must. Streamline!

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Top 10 Twitter To Do’s for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Twitter is not a one way street or a broadcast service (although some users use it as such). Why use it? I get (website) traffic; ? Let us know!

The most important words of your email?

Fundraising Coach

Before you send out your next email broadcast with the awful "There's still time to make your gift!" The email subject line.

How to Take a Modern Approach to Nonprofit Brand Awareness

Fundraising 123

Rather than broadcasting static messages to vast audiences, charities can now seek direct engagement with targeted communities and create dynamic, two-way conversations. If your charity is still stuck in the rut of an anachronistic one-way advertising model, it''s time to adopt the modern approach to brand awareness! Success through sharing.

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Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

and Public Broadcasting Stations averaging only $14.56. Today, we are going to look at online fundraising. The Blackbaud Index.

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Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And if you work for a nonprofit of some size, chances are your executive director or CEO has had her name and salary broadcasted under that headline.

Forget the Media Kit, Create a Toolkit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Almost all of your board members, donors, and volunteers has her own broadcast network through her social networks. Peter Panepento. Kristina.

Leveraging LinkedIn for Good

Fundraising 123

Broadcast your message through your status bar. It can even be tied directly to your Twitter account so tweets are broadcast to your LinkedIn profile as well. At LinkedIn, our mission is simple: To connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. The two main reasons your cause should be on LinkedIn?

Nonprofit Marketing Team Roles and Tasks – Who Does What?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The list I created for them has generated some good conversations within those organizations, so I thought you might find it helpful too! list bait).

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Meet the Scary People Who Are Frightening Your Donors Away!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Claire Meyerhoff. How does nonprofit marketing and fundraising content become so boring? Claire explains in today’s post. They wear khakis!

How to Keep Your Nonprofit Vibrant & Vital — The Future of Nonprofits

Getting Attention

Organizational management theories are vital but, very frankly, most of them focused on nonprofit organizations mimic the very same thing.

Why Social Fundraising Works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Traditional fundraising appeals are often one-sided, broadcast messages. Today’s post is a taste of what we’ll cover.

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

Using social media as a broadcast medium, much like a radio or newspaper ad, is misguided. Measurement is Key. Measurement tips: Use bit.ly

NONPROFIT BRANDING: Cost, Impact and Use of Coffee Mugs

NonProfit Branding

Using mugs VisABILITY supplied, our public broadcasting clients raised $200,000,000 ($200 million!) Nonprofit Executives: do you know how much power Logo-Mugs have? since 1985! They’re equally powerful nonprofit branding tools.

Heading For A Brick Wall

The Agitator

No fundraiser concerned with the future should take solace in the fact that your programs may be solid or even thriving today. Change surrounds us all.