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Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency?

Meet the 4 Types of People Who Make Up Your Online Community [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Get rid of all the stereotypes that you have about these groups and start thinking of them as your online community. Does that sound familiar?

Designing for Community Change

SocialButterfly

However, the picture in Bertie County is becoming more vibrant thanks to Pilloton and others working to change the system--the environment.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve seen all of these responses and more, when I go in to work at nonprofits. What are you giving up to work at a nonprofit?

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How NOT to write a letter to your supporter community

iMarketSmart

Although this letter is meant for the “community” (non-donors and donors), this is NOT how you should ever address people.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of the ways you become their favorite is by providing your community with great content that they keep coming back for. Diane Greenhalgh.

Why the #IceBucketChallenge works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This provides a common experience and goal, which helps build momentum and community. You’ve witnessed the #IceBucketChallenge. By name.

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Do you have people from the community you help on your board?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Outside funders think they’re being “inclusive” when they involve community members in meetings and brainstorms. Shoes.

Blending Marketing and Fundraising into Community Engagement Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So how to make this kind of merger work? What experiences do you have with making this work? Here is my earlier review of the book.

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Why Social Fundraising Works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So, why does social fundraising work so well? Join us this Thursday at 1pm ET to learn how to create your own social fundraising campaign.

Spread the work around

Get Fully Funded

If you working on raising the money of your dreams, you should always be on the lookout for people who can help advance your cause. After all, you can’t do it yourself and many hands make light work. Don’t add someone simply because he or she is well-known in the community.

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Work Your Small (Case Study: Meals on Wheels)

Getting Attention

million marketing budget funding the work of three departments and 13 staff members. Now, just over two years later, I find myself at a much different organization— Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland—working in a much different way. Our volunteers, donors, and clients are linked in multiple ways—via family, business, and community.

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

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Engage 3.

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

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Engage 3.

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7 Year-End Fundraising Practices That Work All Year

Fundraising Coach

A favorite year-end tactic, storytelling brings your nonprofit’s work to life. Numbers can quantify your nonprofit’s work in objective ways.

Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have an at-will employment contract or do you work in an at-will state? Are You a Wage Slave? Is there no room for advancement? Hmmmmm.

Designing Community Campaigns For Weight Loss

Social Marketing and Social Change

I believe that these community and state efforts need better marketing of weight management. As I've talked about before, wicked problems.

Digital Campaigns: What’s Working Now (2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study)

Getting Attention

Get your program up and running if you don’t have one already.org Facebook communities are increasingly active , with 2.5 in 2011).

Making It Work – Nonprofits and Pro Bono Creative

Getting Attention

Know that many times, agency staff work after-hours on your pro bono project so they can still fulfill obligations from paying clients.

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

1pm PT (4pm ET) How to create better boundaries at work (Speaker TBD). If so, then you already know that we are making less than ever before.

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

This situation may call for a social media consultant to help you build your online communities, create great content and manage your time effectively.

Your Print Nonprofit Annual Report Can Work Wonders (Case Study via Tom Ahern)

Getting Attention

The Rhode Island Foundation is one of America’s oldest community foundations (est. Welcome to our newest guest blogger, Tom Ahern. 1916).

Working with Bosses and Volunteers

Get Fully Funded

How to Work With Bosses and Volunteers to Raise More Money. I remember working as a Development Director and not liking my boss much.

The Rabbit Hole and Community Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve introduced new incentives, contests, attractions and pretty brochures to encourage participation, but none of these tactics seemed to work.

Moving up in your nonprofit: How does it work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you ever have the sneaking suspicion that no matter how hard you work, you won’t advance? Who will be in charge? Bidisha rules.

Why “Facebook movies” work

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s what makes these videos work so well: They’re not focused on the organization. They tug at our heartstrings.

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Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

No matter where you post your videos, the ones that work best on Facebook are those that entertain, inform or educate on a particular topic.

6 tried and true truths about my work

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Every time I find a message underperforming or a partnership flailing, it’s inevitably because the work being done does not resonate with the other party’s priorities, values and perspective. What champions, leaders or community members can express reach out on our behalf? Giving makes people feel joy – and brain science proves it.

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Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Over on White Courtesy Telephone , there’s a new post on the Challenge of American Consumerism to Nonprofit Work. So what is the solution?

How Nonprofits Can Work With Connected Citizens

Fundraising 123

The report notes: It’s important to listen to and consult the crowd in our work. Here are his thoughts for us: Katya: In Connected Citizens, you examined 70 examples of how networks are being used to build better and more engaged communities. It’s good practice to support collective action so grassroots efforts can grow.

How DecentWork can take your nonprofit to the next level: Interview with Cathy Taylor, Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

Wild Woman Fundraising

So to answer this question, we decided to offer a session on decent work, which is the research that Ontario Nonprofit Network is doing. So Ms.

How to Make a Stat Work in Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While there is some criticism of the ads in the autism community , I think they do a good job of conveying how common autism is. ” script.

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Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

In setting this goal and working to achieve it, greater disconnection was felt. This applies to Facebook as well. The results may surprise you.

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

In setting this goal and working to achieve it, greater disconnection was felt. This applies to Facebook as well. The results may surprise you.

Storytelling Works: Capturing Success Stories and Sharing Them

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Allison Monnell, Community Relations Director, Chemung ARC. Allison Monnell. It was like the rolling stone gathering moss.

Outside Magazine's 'Best Places to Work' and Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Indeed Outside magazine also publishes an annual list of the ’ 50 Best Places to Work.’ What about us?’ she asked. The full list follows.

Moving up in your nonprofit: How does it work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

1) Pat Flynn – Convert Casual Readers Into A Thriving Community of Fans. What are you working on? With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014.

How nonprofits can work with connected citizens

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The report notes: *It’s important to listen to and consult the crowd in our work. *We Katya: In Connected Citizens, you examined 70 examples of how networks are being used to build better and more engaged communities. People are being incredibly intentional about creating spaces that bridge differences in communities.

Hang with Amazing Nonprofit Marketers and Do Awesome Work

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve created a community of nonprofit communicators who are working on the same issues and dealing with the same struggles as you.