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13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

6) “ You don’t have to work 100+ hours/week to be a great nonprofit leader ,” says Natasha Golinsky, consultant to nonprofit start-ups. P.P.S.

Considering Consulting to Nonprofits? Advice from the Pros

Getting Attention

Now, over to you: are you considering the switch to consulting? What questions do you have about consulting to nonprofit organizations?

How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She has written so many books about fundraising, and she’s also been consulting for a really long time. But then I met another consultant.

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. Here’s my response.

Consultants and Freelancers – Get More Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m running the first session of the new Get Nonprofit Clients Coaching Program for consultants and freelancers starting February 4.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the late ‘90s I was doing a consulting project in Tucson, Arizona, for a women’s fund. MKC: I have difficulty maintaining one blog.

New Site for Freelancers and Consultants:

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are a freelancer or consultant serving nonprofits (or want to be), I hope you’ll join us! Should You Specialize?

Do you want to be a nonprofit consultant? Read this interview with Desiree Adaway

Wild Woman Fundraising

What advice would you give people who are starting to be nonprofit consultants? Thank you for agreeing to be interviewed, Desiree! It is scary.

Seeking WordPress Consultant or Firm— Is it you?

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Small nonprofit marketing firm (that’s us!) Role is virtual, so you can be anywhere in U.S. WordPress core application upgrades. Jobs and Hirin

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10 Dumbest Words Used By Fundraising Consultants

The Agitator

Illuminate – this word is used to ironically suggest the consultant will provide what he/she is incapable of – clarity. Words matter. Roger.

Coaching Consultants on Getting More Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We need more consultants and freelancers who “get it” if we are all going to keep changing the world for the better.

SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The SRDC Open Data Consultation was an invitation only event, which I had the pleasure of participating in. SRDC Open Data Consultation – May 6th, 2011. Debrief Open Data asthmapolis Canada community accounts consultation eatsure vancouver fitbit Government 2.0 GoC should act more like WalMart instead of like Kmart (e.g.

Nonprofits and Consultants: Best and Worst Experiences?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you work for a nonprofit, what are your best and worst experiences working with consultants and freelancers? Inquiring minds want to know.

Social Media Experts, Gurus, Consultants & Strategists

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Then in early 2008, the real rush came in as the field became more legitimate and the term “ social media consultant &# emerged. What are you an expert, guru, consultant in exactly? Tags: Advice Rant consultant expert google insights guru job description personal brand search trends Social Media strategist terms

Free webinar: speed consulting for better year-end sites

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As we enter into year-end fundraising season, now’s the time to make sure your website is in tip-top shape. Have you ever wondered what should – or shouldn’t – be on your nonprofit website? Can supporters find your donate button? Do you really need to post your address and phone number? Where do you make your case for giving? Register now

No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Her organization’s leaders, the executive director and a committee of board members, had commissioned the strategy from a consultant.

How to research your audience if you have no budget for consultants

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

A reader of this blog, Joe, asked me the following question in response to my post on diagnosing message problems. He says: Can you point us toward some resources for understanding our audiences’ mindsets? Good questions to ask, good ways to ask questions, etc. Here’s my answer based on my chapter on the topic in Robin Hood Marketing.

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21 Stupid Things You Can Stop Doing [Infographic and Recording]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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You Might Need New Tech More than New Staff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Why I’m Working with Bloomerang

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Accidental Techies E-Newsletters Fundraising Hiring Consultants Nonprofit Communications nptech Trends Much of what we talk about at Nonprofit Marketing Guide requires software to do well. So naturally, I’m often asked which technology providers I recommend as you go about implementing all these best practices I share.

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Fundraising Careers: Kishshana Palmer Interview: Discover your strengths

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Virtual Fundraising Career Conference is coming up fast, April 13th to 15th, and I am so psyched! Are you going to be there? sign up at [link] ).

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Social Media 101 for Nonprofit Consultants

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Oh, and if you'd like a copy of my powerpoint slides from yesterday's presentation, just send me an email (contact info in the "about the consultant" section of this blog). Yesterday I had the opportunity to present an introductory workshop on social media to a few of my colleagues in the Fund Builders Alliance. Here's the thing though.

How Web Developers Hurt Their Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve run into more than the usual number of nonprofits who have crappy websites built by consultants lately. Enough is enough. Rant over.

How to organize your fundraising job search like a pro with Phil Gerard

Wild Woman Fundraising

So that said, what work do you find most fulfilling with your consulting? There’s another Gerard out there who consults. Welcome. Right?

How to Make Your Meetings Happy and Productive???3 Questions You Can Ask

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Consulting. Staff and Consultants Dennis Fischman meetings Nonprofit Communications productivity Guest blogger, Dennis Fischman left a senior management position at a nonprofit organization to found Communicate! We love talking with friends. We hate going to meetings. But how? Ask these three questions. Why? Really.

Productive Partnering with Your Communications Firm (or Nonprofit Client)

Getting Attention

Consultant/Firm Bill of Rights. Sounds like a fantastic tool for both client orgs and consultants. Mismatch between budget and goals.

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Challenges of an Interim Executive Director

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Whether your organization is thinking of using an Interim ED, or whether you are a consultant thinking of getting into this sort of work, I hope you will find some advice in this conversation that will help you navigate the relationship successfully. consulting executive director interim interview management Nonprofit podcast staffing

5 Translation Mistakes to Avoid in Your Multilingual Nonprofit Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Content Marketing Guest Bloggers Hiring Consultants Nonprofit Communications Publication Management translation Patricia V. Rivera. Patricia V.

Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, fundraising author, editor, consultant and thought leader

Wild Woman Fundraising

Widely in demand as a speaker, Kim Klein has provided training and consultation in all 50 of the United States and in 21 countries. Kim Klein.

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Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

Wild Woman Fundraising

For example, when I started my fundraising consulting business, I taught art classes out of my car port for extra money. Welcome. I had no idea.

Are you consulting for free? O RLY?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Then somewhere along the way, you decided you could do some nonprofit consulting. Hippie Girl wants to change the world. To change the world.

Spiking The Punch Bowl, Part 1: What Clients Think About Consultants

The Agitator

In today’s post I’ll summarize What Clients Think of Consultants. Consultants and Clients will be directed to their own questions. Roger.

Clients & Consultants: Punch Bowl Survey Results

The Agitator

Many thanks to the Agitator readers who responded to our Punch Bowl Survey, looking at perceptions fundraising consultants and clients have of one another. ” From a consultant: I admire “their passion and dedication to the job, and their enthusiasm to continuously learn and improve.” Today we discuss the results.

The Gig Economy and the Nonprofit Sector

Wild Woman Fundraising

Should you consult, or should you work full time? Before you say, “Consulting” think twice. What then? Yes, we lost our jobs.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you consulting for free? Do you want to be a nonprofit consultant? Lisa Taylor, Founder, Challenge Factory. Why did I interview her?

Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden. Invisible ocean, wind.

The Post Wherein I Take Credit for a Campaign I Wasn’t Consulted On

Cause Related Marketing

Penney announced yesterday a campaign whereby they will ask customers to round-up their change to the nearest dollar and send the money to the retailer’s long-standing efforts on behalf of afterschool programs. The campaign is called ‘ Pennies From Heaven ’ and the goal is to generate 100 million pennies, or $1 million. Euros going to the cause.”

Interview: How can you start fundraising from nothing?

Wild Woman Fundraising

A nonprofit fundraising consultant and trainer, she is also a social media trainer for the City of Austin, Texas. Read this interview.

Fundraising is farming, not Powerball

Fundraising Coach

Nonprofits often mistake hiring professionals like fundraising coaches or consultants as buying the winning lottery ticket. They''re earned.

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). I’m so excited to share this interview with you! I interviewed Jules Brown! REMEMBER!