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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. But you are wrong!

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Communications Assistant (PT) Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Communications Director Center on Policy Initiatives (San Diego, CA). Communications Director America Achieves (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Events Coordinator Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (San Francisco, CA). Louis, MO).

Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists

iMarketSmart

Charity – Helping people in need. Charitable people – Help others in need. You want to find or develop philanthropists. Tweet This!

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Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Barbara O’Reilly talks about the Lack of Public Trust in Charities and What to Do About It. I hope you had a great week! Stop Using It.

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Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

There are so many compelling job opportunities for us nonprofit communicators. Looking for a new job in nonprofit marketing and communications?

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Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Earlier this summer, we started tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space. Where do they diverge?

Charity: Water Progress Email – Learn from It!

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Annual Reports Content Marketing Creative Ideas E-Newsletters Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Nonprofit Communications Thank-You Letters What I Got When I GaveWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

Community Nonprofits, Communicate Like the Experts You Are!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Would you rather get info on that issue from a local charity or a national charity? Yep, local charities, by a landslide.

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Marc Pitman asks Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology? ” Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Charity Navigator Tweaks Its Rating System. Happy Friday! Looking for a job in fundraising? Here are 5 Common Fundraising Resume Mistakes.

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Ep199: How One Vermont Grocery Store Raised $300,000 for Charity

Selfish Giving

Since the program's inception, City Market has raised over $300,000 for charities. How City Market distributes the money it raises to charities.

Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL). Bilingual Communications Manager KIPP Austin.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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You’ll be invited to a special preview webinar in addition to helping thousands of your fellow nonprofit communicators. Is silence golden?

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities. The odd thing? It's not coming from one specific party, or group, or demographic.

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities. The odd thing? It's not coming from one specific party, or group, or demographic.

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Charity: Water Is Special. But It’s The Video!

The Agitator

I suppose Charity: Water’s key breakthrough was its offer to direct marketed donors — ‘all of your donation will go to program, our overhead is covered by major gifts’ And the money has poured in, as the organization has matched its unique offer with brilliant online marketing technique.

Charity Videos Get Viewed

The Agitator

The ‘norm’ charities communications drtv fundraising media usage online fundraising online video premium Yesterday I wrote about the march of online video into the media repertoire of mainstream America. Or about how posting videos of people dancing at your sister’s wedding relates to fundraising.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Michelle Scharlock

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Michelle Scharlock. Kristina. 8:00 a.m.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kathy Maynard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . Nonprofit Communications8:00 a.m.

Charity Newsletters – Extraordinary Experiences … for the Rest of Us

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A fundraiser for a charity that aids immigrants brings her donors along to the airport to greet new refugees. Tom Ahern. They can be anything.

Mobile Shopping for Charities

The Agitator

Secondarily, but definitely not with the same weight as the testimonials, strong ratings from the charity raters (or some other straightforward reassurance/evidence about financial accountability and transparency). Pew Research has just released this study on how Americans use their mobile phones to assist with in-store purchasing decisions.

[Guest Post] Communicate More Often to Renew More Donors

Fundraising Coach

Dennis is the creator of the Communicate! Communicate More Often to Renew More Donors. Poor service or communication - 18%.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Lisa Sargent has overhauled a few thank-you letters from charities to give you examples of what to do and, more importantly, what not to do. (I’m

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chronicle of Philanthropy makes a bold statement in Charity Navigator Must Grow Up or Shut Down. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Charities … Don’t Evaluate Your Work

The Agitator

This two-part series by Caroline Fiennes — Most Charities Shouldn’t Evaluate Their Work — in the Stanford Social Innovation Review left me scratching my head. At best, charities are capable of what Fiennes calls ‘monitoring’ — counting what they do … the implementation part. They’re selling.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sara Maldonado

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Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . Sara Maldonado. We want more stories!

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Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsI know most of the U.S. Social Website. Local Business Partnerships. Fundraising. Email Marketing.

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Better Donor Communications, Or Creative Destruction?

The Agitator

We have to report back diligently in newsletters, thank you letters, videos on charity websites, social media posts, PR efforts, and other means.”

Wise Words About Charities And Branding

The Agitator

branding communications Don''t Miss these Posts donor retention fundraising loyalty nonprofits premium The other day blogger Jeff Brooks headlined a post … How to kill your fundraising. And the answer he gave was: Investing in brand. So I read on and discovered he was passing along the admonition of Sean Triner, another smart blogger.

How Charities Survive – My Gig On New Zealand’s Breakfast Show

Getting Attention

The focus (and this was the day before the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand) was how charities can survive in these tough times.

Multichannel Communications - Management & Tips

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

A point I''ve been harping on for some time whenever I speak to groups of nonprofits is the importance of communicating to your supporters the way they want, not the ways you''re used to. This is what we mean by multichannel communications. Here’s what She has to say about managing multichannel communications.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Communications: 5 Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Fix Them!)

J Campbell Social Marketing

It’s safe to say the best time to make the move to a fully mobile-optimized communications strategy is right now. Guest blog by Adam Weinger.

Effectively Communicating What Your Cause Really Does

Cause Related Marketing

Typically, charities are better at asking for help than they are at demonstrating success at their mission. What joy! Building trust takes time.

Give Your Small NP's Communications "The Business"

Social Media Bird Brain

There’s something I’d like to add to that: improve and segment your communications vocabulary. Because of the Business of Charity. Tags: jargon clarity social media grants communication Small nonprofit writing funders How Come Why For? We all know how the economic landscape has changed. The Wall St. meltdown.

Here’s one great legacy giving promotion

iMarketSmart

I love this legacy giving promotion. It’s actually a placeholder for your beer!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chronicle of Philanthropy issues a “heads up” in Fraud Alert: Criminals Test Stolen Credit-Card Numbers on Charity Websites.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Alexandra Tomko

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Day in the Life Nonprofit CommunicationsAlexandra Tomko.

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Tweet this! Where they navigate to.

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Why fundraisers should take some lessons from stockbrokers

iMarketSmart

Poor communications. Bad service. Also, it said “People die, move away, divorce. Major donors stop giving for those very same reasons.

Behind The Screen – Charity:Water

The Agitator

Regular readers of The Agitator will know I think Charity:Water is tops at online fundraising. So I’m happily going to refer you to this recent post by Beth Kanter , in which Paull Young, Charity:Water’s digital director talks about the organization’s online fundraising strategy. A terrific way to communicate online.