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These 3 Stories Generated Results (Case Study)

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2) Fundraising: We recently launched Different but the Same , a short video highlighting a cross-cultural immersion program that connects international students from a local university and children in rural schools. P.S. Get more right-now news plus case studies & tools in your inbox, via the Getting Attention blog & e-news.

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

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Image credit: p/7HCgw9. Hashtags and advocacy go together like peanut butter and jelly. Here’s what she wrote.

7 Steps to Motivating the Actions You Need (Case Study)

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P.S. Get more in-depth case studies, templates and tools, and guidance for nonprofit marketing success in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update.

Zig When They Zag to Spur Action (Nonprofit Case Study)

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alerting us to a two-hour school delay. Blizzard Mania Sparks Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing (2 Case Studies). I awoke yesterday morning to a 6″ topper of new snow here in New Jersey, adding to the 24″ already there. Then we picked up the voice mail from 4:32 a.m., Ugh, it’s like Groundhog Day come to life.

Rebrand to Connect: Red Rover Tells All (Case Study-Part 1)

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Finally, since we work so closely with government agencies and schools, it’s particularly important that we remain (and are perceived as) politically neutral. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! 4 Steps to Creating a Strong Nonprofit Brand (Case Study).

Part 2: Rebrand to Connect—Red Rover Tells All (Case Study)

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Here’s Part Two of this useful case study, via Director of Communications, Marketing and Development, Leili Khalessi. A: Nope.

Bring Your Experience to Your Community (Case Study: Curtis Institute)

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Curtis is a highly-selective music school, based in Philadelphia. Check out one of my favorite performances here. Subscribe today.

Blizzard Mania Sparks Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing (2 Case Studies)

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Every child I know was yearning for snow and, with school closed or cut to a half day, sick of being stuck inside. You can do it too.

The Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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Alia holds a masters degree in public policy and communications from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin. Tags: Fundraising Case Studies & White Papers Events Download the presentation slides and full "Procrastinator's Guide" below Related Documents! Eric Rardin (our host!

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A Case Study in How To Write Different Kinds of Fundraising Materials' Content

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I am asked so many questions through this blog that I thought it was a good idea to begin writing case studies. The case studies, in this blog, will be hypothetical fake scenarios that exemplify real world nonprofit needs and the professional best practices that address them. I could hit them in the heart strings.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! grantmakers of all types.

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Our Town—Teens Mobilize & Message

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Even better, campaign your school board to stop “blaming and shaming” girls. Watch the video here. And they know how to message!

5 Ways to Stay Smart & Engaged

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She got me… The rain was pouring down this morning as our daughter, Charlotte, was getting ready to walk to school, so I caved and drove her.

Write Your Way to Connection & Action

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Here are a few of Jeff’s more surprising steps to message magic: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! Simple saves the day.

Get Your Email Read

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We invited her to speak after reading Nancy’s blog post: 5 Steps to Powerhouse E-newsletters (a case study on DC Central Kitchen). P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! I hope you get the chance to do the same. Join me! Recording here ).

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#HOWTO: Let Your iPhone Connect You To Volunteers & Deserving Projects

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Apple has not always been a forthcoming corporation when it comes to providing outreach for nonprofits and charities. MacLife ‘s A.J.

#TECH: Microsoft Surface To Shake Up Tablet Market & Challenge iPad…Someday.

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So when we heard that Microsoft want to enter the tablet market, we thought, “well, that’s about two years too late.” Or not.

Write Better than Ever Before

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Let me share a few of his more surprising steps to nonprofit message magic, and I think you’ll see what I mean: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox!

Break the Rules! You’ll never look back

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Frantically racing to finish a slew of work deadlines so I’d be free for my daughter over the school vacation. Wake up, girls and boys! Eureka!

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Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

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Remember those posters in your high school hallway that said, “SEX! Now that I have your attention, vote for so and so for class president?”

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Rambling or Relevant?

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Let me share some examples with you: We… Provide after school programs for children. Pair biz experts with public schools to increase individual achievement. The intern at PENCIL dazzled me with her clear and compelling intro, “We pair business experts with public schools to increase individual achievement.”

NEA's Open Call for Logo Design Builds Awareness & Improves Understanding

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The announcement, made to students at Miami's architecture and design high school, gave the NEA a wonderful chance to take center stage. Get more in-depth articles, case studies like this one and guides to nonprofit marketing success -- all featured in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update. Does it work for you?

5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

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For example, maybe school classrooms need to be stocked for the new semester in January, or winter coats purchased for homeless shelter residents. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! Use the power of storytelling! 1) Make your story relevant.

Nonprofit Writing Prompts for August

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August is back to school time for lots of folks. Recent Reports or Studies. You’ve been on vacation. It’s hot outside.

Ready for Anything: Don’t Forget the Tech!

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Kyla Cromer. As the recent Komen and KONY 2012 controversies show, having a crisis plan is essential. You need a plan for that too! Great!

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4 Steps to Stronger Relationships by Sharing a Laugh

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Humor is tough to integrate effectively into marketing, especially nonprofit marketing. No kidding. Humor brings people together. We shared the joke!

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

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Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. home at The New School’s Parsons School of Design.

[Special Edition] Komen Crumbles: Busted Nonprofit Brand

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Planned Parenthood’s PR team, well-schooled in dealing with pushback, is clearly stomping all over Komen, who was not ready for the backlash its received. Here’s more of Komen’s busted branding here: Part 1: Busted Nonprofit Brand: Anatomy of a Corporate Sponsorship Meltdown (Case Study). Susan G. Here’s What Happened. Nothing.

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions


Adults with a high school education or less. Instead, I’m on the lookout for case studies –from the local level and up.

I Have a Bone to Pick About JWT's Trend Report Called 'Social Good'

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Social Good' is well-written, stuffed with a broad range of interesting examples and case studies from across the globe… a few from JWT clients… which is why I think of it as a lengthy white paper rather than something weightier. The study asked college-aged Americans about things like moral dilemmas they had faced.

Cause Marketing From the Mouths of Kids

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The case study that was given to the students I judged had to do with a chain of electronics superstores. DECA is a career and technical student organization for high school and college-aged young people. I was asking high school kids to do college-level work. In it the staff product knowledge was very high. Fair enough.

Grants and IBM Expertise for U.S. and International Cities' Governments' Offices and Districts (i.e. Port Authorities, School Districts, Etc.)

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Special districts (such as port authorities, school districts, or utility districts) are not eligible for the program at this time. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in more information on this grant opportunity, then click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. finance, public safety, citizen services).

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


At this year's AASP Summit, presenters will focus on cutting-edge technology and business methods using case studies. Name (a-z). Focus.

The 2012 Social Marketing Conference: Getting Better at Doing Good

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A major meeting on "getting better at doing good" will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL 15-16 June 2012. This international gathering will bring together social marketers and social innovators in a forum where we can engage our collective wisdom and talents to explore creative ways to teach and employ marketing to postively change the world.

How to Get the Attenion of 9,000 People in 1 Week or How to Conduct a Successful Online Marketing Campaign in 6 Easy Steps

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Last Thursday, Dave called Dean Tistadt, chief operating officer for the Fairfax, VA county system AT HOME to ask him why he hadn't closed the schools for a snow day. If you have a problem with going to school, you do not call somebody's house and complain about it. Get over it kid and go to school." Here is what she said.

Charmed Cause Marketing

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And since they were all teenagers, they sold their Rivetz Charms at recess, at football games and other school functions. How so? Paige Cahue F.

6 Key Factors for Obtaining Major Gifts to Your Nonprofit

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The study found that the larger the endowment, the more likely million dollar gifts can occur. Success Starts at the Top. Results Matter.

How Social Marketing Can Improve the Effectiveness of Social Entrepreneurs

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A conceptual analysis and case study. There is now some evidence that they should rethink how social marketing can improve their efforts.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

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Are you a recent grad who is wondering what to do now that school’s over? CASE STUDY: How do you negotiate your nonprofit salary?