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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?

10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

J Campbell Social Marketing

Sure there are shady online services where you can purchase thousands of Facebook fans and Twitter followers. 1) Plan ahead. Who are they?

Designing for Community Change

SocialButterfly

In short, Poilloton and the Project H team “design solutions that empower communities and build collective creative capital.&# Build.

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.

Getting Started with Location-Based Services Requires Foresight, Practicality

Getting Attention

Joe blogs on cause marketing and how social media, location-based services and mobile technology are revolutionizing the field at Selfishgiving.com.

10 Ways to Celebrate Nonprofit Online Community Members Using Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Today I am hosting the #Commbuild Twitter chat and the topic is creative ways to celebrate online community members. What interests them?

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

Fundraising Coach

PART 3 – WHY WE NEED AN IDEOLOGICAL DEFENCE The post Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology? The odd thing? Engage 3.

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

Fundraising Coach

PART 3 – WHY WE NEED AN IDEOLOGICAL DEFENCE The post Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology? The odd thing? Engage 3.

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Enterprise Community Partners Online Fundraising Plan and Presentation

Fundraising 123

Our friends at Enterprise Community Partners (a nonprofit national leader in investment capital and development services for affordable housing and community revitalization) spent some time wondering, and a whole lot more time acting. Does this sound familiar? "Prior to 2008, we had no coordinated online plan.

The Rabbit Hole and Community Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Family #1: One of our most beloved and engaged service recipients who helped out at the walk every year passed away this past January.

More Than A Fundraising Dating Service

The Agitator

We anticipate being able to share some early findings with you, other Agitator readers and the nonprofit community by mid-September. Margaret correctly notes “That lazy, ineffectual approach of talking at donors is so over that we need a new word for how over it is.“ Therein lies a problem. And an opportunity. Clearly we struck a nerve.

Big Data hits Nonprofits! POW!

Wild Woman Fundraising

You’re working for a social services nonprofit. You can also see what nonprofits are there, and what their service area is.

Improving Arthritis Outcomes in Communities

Social Marketing and Social Change

It sure sounds like they are looking for social marketing approaches to solving the puzzle. I wonder how many states will recognize the pattern; AND I wonder if anyone will be focusing on including current and potential users of the programs in co-creating and implementing their approaches. SO much room for improvement - still

Applying Service-Dominant Logic to Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

Rather, we have stuck with the ‘marketing-to’ approach that Lusch (2007) describes as one of stimulating demand through use of the 4Ps in order to get customers to purchase goods, use services or adopt behaviors, and then be satisfied with their decision, in order to meet organizational (or social) objectives. References Bryant, C.A., 2009).

Health Care Social Media Review #14: Health Literacy Gems and Treasures

SocialButterfly

A recent Harris Interactive study found that patients want more access to Web-based health services. photo by Robin M. Ashford. conference.

5 Steps to Finding the Ideal Email Service Provider

Fundraising 123

Have you ever felt trapped by your email provider—dissatisfied with the features and/or service but daunted by figuring out how and where to move? Skip to the 5 Steps Why do you need an email service provider? There were two main problems: We thought the most significant gap was that the customer service team was impossible to reach.

#Development: Postal Service Rates To Rise on 27 January

Non Profit Marketing 360

Be that as it may, be prepared for upticks to many of the services. Forever stamps still good after the 27th. 45 to $.46. 32 to $.33. 88 to $.92

Are You Totally Missing the Point of Social Media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Sure, there are services where you can purchase fans and followers – but what value does that provide? They have two things in common.

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).

Can Social Marketing Revitalize Communities?

Social Marketing and Social Change

These neighborhoods are described as ones in which improved educational and developmental, commercial, recreational, physical and social assets are sustained by local leadership and lead to improved well-being and community quality-of-life. Resident engagement and community leadership. “It p.6). p.8-9).

More Mailbag: How do you tell a story about a community foundation?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

We are a community foundation operating in a low wealth area. We have steered away from the “donor service&# model and towards simply building endowments. We want to build endowments to support every area of charitable work in our community. Suppose they are big on community pride. So donors can do anything. Katya

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Making It Work – Nonprofits and Pro Bono Creative

Getting Attention

Just because a company or individual offers their services without a fee doesn’t mean it’s the best fit for your organization.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: A Social Platform Primed For The Environmental Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

The heavy hitters of social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…) can serve that purpose. Why join yet another social-networking platform?

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Privacy Becomes Concern For Service Providers

Non Profit Marketing 360

Perhaps the most famous statement of internet privacy from 'The New Yorker' (1993). What seems to be the state of the discussion now?

Tourists, Travelers, and Snowbirds: Empowering Community Leaders to Navigate Broadband

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Unfortunately, traditional advertising for the service has been prohibitively expensive. Guest Post by Elizabeth Hundley Finle y.

Remapping Food and Activity in Communities

Social Marketing and Social Change

Where do people find healthy foods and places to be physically active in their neighborhoods and communities? With easily accessible databases on such establishments and mapping software, creating these types of maps are much easier than they were not so long ago. and consider their work done). What if we. Who knows what you'll discover?

Here are 2 ways to get more donors now

Wild Woman Fundraising

One, a community orchestra, and another, a domestic violence shelter. Mazarine Treyz Movie Mondays Interview. What is 100 Donors in 90 Days?

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Q Center : Helps teens in PDX find community around their sexuality, does HIV tests, has counseling. I looked up to Harvey Milk. Harvey Milk.

#TECH: Google Now Designing Glasses And Giving Us A New ‘Play’ Service

Non Profit Marketing 360

The good people at Google have been busy releasing new aspects of their services that are meant to augment our muti-media experiences.

5 Key Social Media Takeaways – National Conference on Volunteering and Service (#NCVS)

Getting Attention

That’s one reason I attended last week’s 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS). Here are my top five: 1.

Reflection: National Conference on Service & Volunteering

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Tags: community service ncvs national service

#Development: Establishing Goals To Ensure Integrating Social Media In Your Organization’s Growth Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

Steve and Dado's 4 Phases of developing a Social-Media Strategy. 56% of companies still block social media (InSites Consulting research).

Grants to Community Programs Financing Services Benefitting Those in Need

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: April 30, 2009 Entries Invited for Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance The aim of the Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance is to propel Community Development Financial Institutions to a higher level of growth, success, and sustainability. Tags: community building RFP grants From The Foundation Center.

About Interim Executive Director Services

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Before proceeding with the shut-down, I held private interviews with all stakeholders, including funders, clients, board members, and others in the community, as well as other nonprofit leaders who had gone through bankruptcies. services interim CEO Nonprofit executive director consulting

A Community's Confidence in A Nonprofit Is the Ultimate Key to An Organization's Future

Seeking Grant Money Today

Organizations' leaders, in the very nature of their work, envision what could be better for the community, they imagine what could get done through the work of the agencies that they work for, and they imagine what could improve the world. Community buy-in is earned and retained because a nonprofit is worthy of its community's support.

#SOCIALNETWORK: Are You Prepped For Rollout Of Facebook Graph Search?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The latter’s service offers Google+ users opportunity to ‘+1′ the shops, restaurants, sites, services… they like, and ?

Your Drive Thru Guide to Fundraising on Foursquare

Selfish Giving

I talk to more and more people every day who want to use Foursquare and other location-based services for fundraising and cause marketing.

#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. This author is not a Netflix subscriber. Netflix announced its plan on its blog on July 12th. in a time of economic downturn.

Is Service the Same as Volunteerism?

A. Fine Blog

He wondered why equate the required service of students with volunteerism. It’s a great question because by definition required service isn’t voluntary. Tags: Social Media Mobilize.org Roger Carr The Corporation for National and Community Service The Networked Nonprofit

The Nonprofit That Understands That Without A Strong Relationship With It's Community, It Stumbles - Is the Nonprofit That Succeeds

Seeking Grant Money Today

When anyone discusses nonprofit operations or nonprofit fundraising and says something to the effect of, 'nonprofits do not operate in a vacuum; they exist, grow, and succeed only by working with the communities that they serve' the key word in the concept is 'with'. Tags: best practices volunteers community how to fundraising