Get Past Paralysis:101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

Getting Attention

( Watch author interview video : Social media experts Melanie Mathos and Chad Norman share their recommendations to power your social media activities, especially useful for small- and medium-sized organizations.).

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Chad Barger implores us, Don’t Be a Martyr for Your Mission, Max Your Vacation Time. Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! The Carnival is a round-up of posts from people working in the nonprofit sector around a theme, and ours is “what you did this summer.”

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Newsletter: Marketing that Gets Noticed ; 9 Ways to Avoid ‘Woke Washing’ ; Why Targeting Millennials May Not be Such a Great Idea After All

Selfish Giving

Early this month, I shared a slide from Chad Royal-Pascoe's presentation at the Engage for Good Conference on an 8-point framework for working with corporate partners that he uses at Boys & Girls Clubs of America. It was a big ask, and I'm sure Chad expects a favor or two ??in

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A video to inspire you

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

million views, so many people have seen the kids at CHaD roaring! I’m sure they weren’t prepared for over 1 million views in such a short time, but I encourage CHaD to take advantage of their viral video success ASAP and turn those views into actions to donate!

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Newsletter: 8-Point Framework for Working with Partners ; Lacoste Stores Go Crocodile-Free; Partnership Salaries by Region

Selfish Giving

Chad Royal-Pascoe , National Vice President for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America outlined a comprehensive 8-point framework for working with corporate partners. The visual above is from Chad's presentation. I'm back from the Engage for Good Conference in Chicago!

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What Your Story Must Tell

The Agitator

Here’s a branding creative, Chad Cipoletti, writing on the subject, Three Questions Every Brand’s Story Must Answer. You’ve probably heard a zillion times by now that the best marketing communications involve telling stories. Stories that define your brand. Stories that your customers/donors can readily absorb and respond to emotionally. Stories penetrate. So, are you telling stories? And how effectively?

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CauseTalk Radio Ep09: March of Dimes Stakes Claim to Cause Marketing with IMBORNTO

Selfish Giving

In this episode of CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Chad Royal Pascoe , Vice President, National Strategic Alliances, March of Dimes about its new cause marketing platform Imbornto (I’m Born To). Chad explains why everyone should be connected with March of Dimes and how companies can benefit from hitching their cause marketing efforts to this new effort. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]. Don’t Miss an Episode! Subscribe to Cause Talk Radio in iTunes.

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nonprofits, especially web newbies, shouldn't miss this free webinar series on storytelling and social media

Studio 501c

Thanks to Joe Solomon and Chad Norman for alerting me to this webinar via Twitter, the microblogging service. There is a lot of stuff on the web about social media for nonprofits, but it's so dispersed that it can be hard for a beginner to know where to start.

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Do Something. (You Can Begin By Applying)

SocialButterfly

Each of the 9 nominees received $10,000 for their project and the winner, 19-year old Chad Bullock won $100,000. As I often like to highlight opportunities for readers, an organization that I admire for their do-good youth marketing approach and mission, DoSomething.org is now accepting applications for the Do Something Awards. The Do Something Awards have worked to empower and recognize some of the most outstanding young and up-incoming world-changers we know.

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Learning From Retail Email

The Agitator

Written by Chad White at email marketing firm Smith-Harmon, this blog tracks email marketing campaigns of some 100 online retailers. If your nonprofit is raising much money online, you’re probably doing it via "old-fashioned" email campaigns, not social media (yet). And if that’s true, here’s a blog you might want to follow … The Retail Email Blog.

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nonprofits, especially web newbies, shouldn't miss this free webinar series on storytelling and social media

Studio 501c

Thanks to Joe Solomon and Chad Norman for alerting me to this webinar via Twitter, the microblogging service. There is a lot of stuff on the web about social media for nonprofits, but it's so dispersed that it can be hard for a beginner to know where to start. This free five-part webinar series on storytelling and social media from TechSoup Global and NTEN looks like an excellent introduction for beginners as well as a great resource for those who are more advanced.

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Four Lessons

Mission Paradox Blog

Over at his blog, Chad Bauman did an excellent post on how Marketing Directors kill new work.  So if you put Chad's post and the Crain's article together you get a pretty clear picture of the arts world right now.    He's talking about the theatre world, but I think his observations could apply to any art form. Here an excerpt: "Marketing directors are like anyone else; we are creatures of habit.

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Fundraising Secret #40: Learn from your colleagues

Fundraising Coach

Produced by Blackbaud’s Chad Norman, this show involves engaging conversation of many of the folks in our field that are pushing the technology limits. Fundraisers are some of the best people in the world. People committed enough to a cause to ask others to invest in it. They’re good with people, great at networking with donors, and quite resourceful. Except when it comes to professional development.

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The Real Key to Stimulating Arts Demand

Mission Paradox Blog

  Chad correctly questions   whether we have the right people making the request. Over the last few weeks a few individuals in the arts have talked about a "bailout" for the field.  but what I want to focus on is Issac's post  on whether there is even enough demand for the arts to make a fictional bailout worthwhile. Let's start here. 

Fundraising Secret #40: Learn from your colleagues

Fundraising Coach

Produced by Blackbaud’s Chad Norman, this show involves engaging conversation of many of the folks in our field that are pushing the technology limits. Fundraisers are some of the best people in the world. People committed enough to a cause to ask others to invest in it. They’re good with people, great at networking with donors, and quite resourceful. Except when it comes to professional development.

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