Download Dice’s Local Market Report on Charlotte

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Charlotte is well-known as a leader in the banking industry, where it consistently ranks in the top three of U.S. According to a report by the Praxis Strategy Group (and reported by Forbes in March 2017), tech businesses in Charlotte created 62 percent more jobs in the last ten years, with robust 18 percent growth from 2014-16 (the fastest growth observed in the U.S.). Download Our Local Market Report on Charlotte Now. Charlotte is definitely heating up when it comes to tech.

Cause Marketing That’s Bucking the Downturn

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Photographer Jason Bell shot pictures of celebrity supporters… singer Charlotte Church is at the left… in an eye-catching way TK Maxx stores are easy to get in an out of. Jason Bell Give Up Clothes for Good Charlotte Church TK Maxx cause marketing at retail Cancer Research cause marketing in the UK cause marketingThe economies in the United States and the United Kingdom and wide swaths of Continental Europe remain stuck in the doldrums.

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Build Ties at the Moment Of (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Our daughter, Charlotte, is away at Camp Harlam for 3 1/2 long weeks this summer. Charlotte frequently shows up in a photo or two, and we can get a sense of what she’s up to and how much she’s enjoying it (or not). Harlam has done a great job of building our relationship in a natural way from the moment we shared our interest in registering Charlotte for the summer. As a first-time camper, Charlotte was welcomed especially enthusiastically, which thrilled her.

9 ways to be a more human fundraiser in 2017

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My friend (and client) Charlotte’s husband is a beekeeper. Then, whenever Charlotte meets a donor, she gives ’em a jar of honey. As your supporters get bombarded with more and more messages from advertisers and competitors (other fundraisers) you’ll need to stand out. The best way to do that is to be more human, authentic and real. Here are nine ways to do just that this year: . Share personal stories with your donors. Be real. Be open, honest and transparent.

36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Communications and Marketing Director Sustain Charlotte (Charlotte, NC). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Account Director Fenton Communications. Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Marketing Lincoln Center Theater (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (Minneapolis, MN). Communications Director Riverkeeper (Ossining, NY).

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Friday Futures

Getting Attention

9) Marketing Manager , Charlotte Rescue Mission (Charlotte, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Director of Communications. Achieving the Dream (Silver Spring, MD). 2) Awareness and Community Relations Manager. National Brain Tumor Society (Watertown, MA). 3) Communications Coordinator , The Immunization Partnership (Houston, TX).

Your Future Here?

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4) Communications Specialist , Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (Charlotte, NC). 3) Communications Officer – Web/Social Media Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (Hartford, CT) 4) Communications Specialist, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (Charlotte, NC) [.] Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Manager. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc (New York, NY).

Answering So What and Who Cares? Preso on Relevant Messaging

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday I presented the lunch keynote for AFP Charlotte on how to make your messaging more relevant, so you are always answering So What? and Who Cares? Those two questions are constantly at work in our heads, both consciously and subconsciously, filtering the thousands of messages we see and hear each day. Use one or more of the Six R’s to be more relevant : Rewarding. Realistic. Real Time. Responsive. Revealing. Refreshing.

5 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Fundraising On Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Charlotte and Dave Willner started a Facebook fundraiser on June 16, titled “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” after they saw a viral photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl looking up and crying as her mother was searched by a Border Patrol agent in southern Texas.

How to Connect In a Whole New World

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But, as my daughter Charlotte said this morning as I woke her up to a house with power and heat (we’re in New Jersey, and had been without it for 1 1/2 weeks) and news of Obama’s victory, “It’s a whole new world.” Now that the elections are over, it’s time to move forward at full speed. Smart full speed.

Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

7) Engagement Manager , The CFIDS Association of America (Charlotte, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Marketing Director. Stand for Children (Memphis, TN). 2) Communications Director and Content Manager. FlexibilityOnline (New York, NY). 3) Communications Specialist , Nonprofit Foundation (New York, NY).

Where are the great nonprofit blogs?

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Charlotte Rescue Mission: [link]. I’m on the hunt for great nonprofit blogs and I need your help! I’m presenting a session at the Association of Fundraising Professionals international conference next week called “Blogging for Dollars&# and I’m looking for a few really good examples of nonprofit blogs to share. Specifically, I’m looking for local or regional nonprofits with blogs – not national or international organizations.

6 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons Learned from The Baby-Sitters Club

J Campbell Social Marketing

Way before women my age defined themselves as a Carrie, a Samantha, a Miranda, or a Charlotte, we were either a Kristy (me), a Mary-Anne, a Stacey, or a Claudia. Recently I have been reading the wonderful book series The Baby-Sitters Club by Anne M. Martin, with my daughter. .

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Sharing Your Progress: 12 Phrases that Give Your Donors Credit for Helping

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YMCA of Greater Charlotte). “Sharing Your Progress” season is coming up fast. That’s when you talk about the highlights and victories of your year, and thank donors for helping you make it happen. We usually see these communications start in mid-November, peaking around Thanksgiving, and then leading into year-end appeals.

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4 Simple Steps to Fundraising Success!

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Last Thursday, I had the honor of presenting at the AFP North Carolina Conference on Philanthropy in Charlotte. My session was called “4 Simple Steps to Building Donor Relationships and Fully Funding Your Mission Using Donor-Based Fundraising.&#.

4 Simple Steps to Fundraising Success!

Get Fully Funded

Last Thursday, I had the honor of presenting at the AFP North Carolina Conference on Philanthropy in Charlotte. My session was called “4 Simple Steps to Building Donor Relationships and Fully Funding Your Mission Using Donor-Based Fundraising.&#.

5 Ways to Stay Smart & Engaged

Getting Attention

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. And I’m glad I did. Because as I dropped her off to join the gaggle of noisy, drenched kids waiting outside the middle school, I started thinking. Here were all these kids crowded round the dripping doorway to march in for another day of challenge, learning and growth.

Reclaim Back to School: Stay Energized, Relevant and Top of Your Game

Getting Attention

Our daughter, Charlotte, started fourth grade today, and the pumped-up energy at line up this morning got me thinking. Some were thrilled to be starting again (that’s Charlotte, who’s among the few who lust for all-year-round school), others were longing for the pool or camp; but all have this incredible opportunity to be exposed to new content, to digest it in the context of what they know now, and to come out the other side with a way of looking at the world.

Board Members: Your Communication Kings & Queens

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Everyone can view your organization’s Guidestar profile (and your Giving Partner profile if you’re in Florida’s Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto Counties) . Guest blogger Susan Bowie is the Director of Nonprofit Strategy at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. She’s a passionate and talented force for good, helping organizations in the region develop their nonprofit marketing finesse. Have you crowned your board members yet?

11 Ways to Get to Breakthrough Nonprofit Messaging

Getting Attention

So off I went — along with my husband and almost-8-year-old daughter Charlotte — to inspire and guide Kiwis striving to meet many of the same marketing goals as we are in the U.S. An amazing opportunity came my way recently!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 13, 2012

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Director of Development & Communications , Pat’s Place (Charlotte, NC). NEW OPPORTUNITIES 1) Account Coordinator, Fenton (San Francisco, CA) 2) Administrative and Communications Coordinator, Congregation Beth El (Berkeley, CA) 3) Associate of Development & Communications and Director of Development & Communications, Pat’s Place (Charlotte, NC) 4) Communications Manager, Alliance [.]

Greetings from Down Under: Building Marketing Skills of Aussie Nonprofits

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My husband, Sean, and daughter Charlotte are joining me on this adventure so we can spend a bit of time vising with kangaroos and koalas, and we’ve just arrived down under! Nothing thrills me more than travel. So what a terrific surprise it was to be invited by the folks at Connecting Up Australia to speak on messaging and train on marketing planning at their annual conference next week.

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GivingTuesday 2019 Wrap Up – How to Follow Up After Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Thank you #Charlotte #neighborshelpingneighbors @shareclt pic.twitter.com/v4tzlK5ZmF. — The final numbers are still being calculated, but GivingTuesday 2019 is shaping up to be a huge success! . CEO Asha Curran reported on Twitter: The numbers are in.

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The Power of Right Place, Right Time Fundraising (Girl Scout Case Study)

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Our daughter Charlotte is a dedicated Brownie and I was wowed by the Girl Scouts’ high-impact fundraising as I tackled her Brownie re-registration forms this weekend. Right Place, Right Time Fundraising.

Donate-Your-Kids Campaign Gets Attention

Getting Attention

Our daughter, Charlotte, is off to her 5th-grade camping trip today and woke up with a challenging combo of anxiety and excitement—about having the right clothes, the weather, and every other facet of the trip she could imagine. What a morning! Between us, it was a nightmare getting her out of the house this morning and a huge relief to watch the bus pulling away. So how timely that that I saw this Kids 4 Kars campaign first thing today. Talk about getting my attention! April fools!

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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Charlotte Cooper. England's Charlotte Cooper is remembered for winning five singles titles at Wimbledon and being the first female athlete to become an Olympic Champion in 1900. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero. Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women.

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3 Nonprofit Marketing Skills I Learned from Aunt Frances

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Like the satisfaction I feel after doing my monthly stint at the local food pantry, or my husband, Sean, and daughter, Charlotte, feel after their weekly shift at the youth garden, where they grow and harvest vegetables for another food bank. Some of you may remember my stories about my wondrous Great Aunt Frances. We grew into close friends over the years I lived a few blocks from her in NYC.

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Alliance of Artists Communities: Emerging Program Institute

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On February 16, 2009, I had the honor to present at the 2009 Emerging Program Institute at the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC. At the bottom of this article are a PDF copy of the slides for this presentation. In addition, I've included some of my favorite articles from here in the Network for Good Learning Center. Enjoy!

6 Now-or-Never Summer Reboots

Getting Attention

Our daughter Charlotte is finishing up a blissful summer at a few different day and overnight camps. At the end of each and every day, her mind and creativity are stimulated, she’s made new friends, and she sleeps solidly with a smile on her face. She finishes the summer inspired, energized and smarter than ever. I envy her greatly. But you and I are too old for summer camp (find me an adult camp, please!).

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Share Yourself -- A Little of You Goes a Long Way to Strengthen Your Org's Relationships

Getting Attention

The NTEN community (and my daughter, Charlotte) went wild for the video , which generated a huge amount of Holly- and NTEN-love.

What's the Best Holiday Fundraising Campaign?

Getting Attention

We just received the Heifer holiday catalog last week and my daughter Charlotte went nuts marking the pages with the animals she wants to give. I vote hands down for Heifer International , the humanitarian assistance and sustainable development organization that provides livestock and related services to limited-resource families worldwide. But my colleague Conor Byrne, one of Ireland's fundraisers extraordinaires, wants to know what YOU think!

Aunt Frances’ Key to Relationship Building

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Like the satisfaction I feel after doing my monthly stint at the local food pantry, or my husband, Sean, and daughter, Charlotte, feel after their weekly shift at the youth garden, where they grow and harvest vegetables for another local food bank. My Great Aunt Frances turned 107 last week and she’s as warm, loving and sharp as ever. She’s unknowingly taught me so much, including this insight on building strong and lasting relationships that I want to share with you today.

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Think Before You Speak: Messages Matter

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We just received this fund-raising piece from the adoption agency we worked through to adopt our daughter, Charlotte. Couldn't believe it. Obviously, we are very supportive of the agency and their working in bringing families together. However, its marketing messages are off time and time again, which makes us question the strength of its operation. This latest piece takes the cake though! When you hear the expression " icing on the cake ," it usually means something extra.

Data Driven Fundraising

A Small Change

The next couple posts are by Tim Troutman from Charlotte Rescue Mission, and he is an individual passionate about donor data. I am considering bringing a guest expert on as a regular basis please email me any feedback or thoughts on today’s author. Figures can lie and liars can figure.” That’s what my boss always says and while I think she’s right, there is a certain ‘mom & pop’ business model ingrained into non-profits that refuses to allow data to speak for itself.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Meghan Florian

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Meghan Florian earned an MTS from Duke Divinity School and an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. Meghan Florian. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. She is a freelance writer and editor, and her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including some you might even have heard of.

What’s Coming in June

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” during an lunch workshop for AFP Charlotte on June 20. Here’s what’s happening at the Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com in June. Training Open to Everyone. This Wednesday, June 6th, Betsy Baker of Your Grant Authority will join us for a free webinar on Getting Your Nonprofit Grant Ready. Registration is free, but seats are limited. Register now. We will be sending our free Nonprofit Monthly Writing Prompts for July later this week.

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Reboot with These 6 Summer Camp Strategies

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Our daughter Charlotte’s world right now is probably familiar to many of you. Charlotte finishes the summer inspired, energized, and smarter than ever. She’s in the middle of a blissful summer at a few different day and overnight camps. At the end of every day, her mind and creativity are stimulated, she’s made new friends, and she sleeps soundly with a smile on her face. As a longtime overnight camper myself, I greatly envy her.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Social Media—Graphic Designer America’s Tooth Fairy: Children’s Oral Health Foundation (Charlotte, NC). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, B Corps, and agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits. Account Coordinator, Digital Fenton Communications (Washington, DC). Assistant Director Kilts Center for Marketing: University of Chicago Booth School for Business (Chicago, IL).

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Brandraising: One Organization, Many Channels

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In her life beyond nonprofit marketing, Nancy loves hanging with her husband Sean and daughter Charlotte, gardening, cooking/eating, hiking, photo-ing and much more! As you expand the tools you use to communicate online and off, and staff's roles change, how do you ensure you're all speaking with one voice?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Charlotte Hill of EARN, in a guest post on Katya Andresen’s blog, shares what happened when her organization listened to the concerns of its supporters. Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s unwind with a few mixed links – good stuff for nonprofit communicators. Social Media. For great insights into nonprofits and Facebook, NTEN has released the 2011 Benchmarks Extra: Facebook which dissects data from 34 nonprofits. Just “like&# their Facebook page to receive the report.

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What’s Your Nonprofit’s Soundtrack?

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I’m on my way out to the Charlotte airport in just a few, but I’m going to try to catch some of it on my netbook.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 20, 2012

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Pat’s Place (Charlotte, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director , Fenton (New York, NY). 2) Assistant Director, Communications and Outreach American Jewish Committee (Milburn, NJ). 3) Assistant Director of Marketing Communications and. Marketing Communications Assistant. National Brain Tumor Society (Watertown, MA).

Sierra Club Earth Day Email Success -- Upped My Awareness & Engagement in a Snap in 2 Seconds

Getting Attention

You see our daughter Charlotte is the biggest reduce-reuse-recycler there is, and she's been asking me about what we're doing on Earth Day (4/22). I received an email from the Sierra Club last week offering me seven easy ways to rock my earth day. Loved it. The email was short, to the point and helped me out hugely. This succinct email made it easy for me to get a plan together, and feel very appreciative of the Sierra Club.

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