Three Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Podcast in 2019

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Some people will find it hard to believe that one of my favorite podcasts is produced by AARP. Twenty-five intriguing episodes of The Perfect Scam podcast series can be found on the nonprofit’s website, and I binge listened to EVERY SINGLE ONE of them over the holidays. Their podcast is hosted by Frank Abagnale (Yes, the book and film Catch Me If You Can was based on THIS Frank) and Will Johnson. First, rest assured that a good podcast doesn’t have to last an hour.

Engagement Fundraising Podcast: The reviews are in!


Podcasting is pretty new for me. But I’m thrilled to see the reviews for the Engagement Fundraising Podcast have been positive. Thank you for launching this podcast! This podcast offers lots of substance. So, please check out my podcast here or on iTunes.

My New Engagement Fundraising Podcast: The reviews are in!


” Those were my concerns before releasing my new podcast titled Engagement Fundraising (that’s the phrase I coined half a decade ago). So I hope you’ll check out the podcast and write a review too! Thank you for launching this podcast!

Social Good Podcast 2.0

A. Fine Blog

I’m about to celebrate my third anniversary of hosting the Social Good podcast at the Chronicle of Philanthropy. It is such a privilege and great fun to have conversations with interesting people ever month – and to have so many people listen! ” The Social Good podcast needs to keep up with this transition. Peter Panepento , my smart, colleague at the Chronicle, and I began to discuss the next iteration of the podcast.

Why I Have a Podcast and You Should Too

Selfish Giving

Source: Content Marketing Institute After starting my blog, getting on Twitter and starting an email newsletter, the next best thing I ever did for my business was to start a podcast, which many of you know is CauseTalk Radio. The podcast gives me a chance to do that.

Free “Twitter success” podcast

Fundraising Coach

What a spirited conversation! Share and Enjoy: Other Possibly Related posts: Free podcast: Fundraising in a Recession Fundraising Success #32: Don’t go it alone More Twitter for Nonprofits. Last week, I had the privilege of being a panelist on a Twitter seminar hosted by Helping Hands for Coaches. We had people from all over the United States, including the media person for the Phoenix Suns, and a media coach from the UK.

Newsletter: 10 Commandments of Cause Marketing ?? ; Podcasting is the New Blogging ; Companies to the Rescue

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Catalist’s new Issue Revolution Study profiles the top social causes that resonate with Americans today, the conversations around these issues, who is having them, and how we all want deeper engagement with the cause and the knowledge of the impact we help to catalyze.

Road Rage Effect and Being Fair to Donors with Jim Langley (EF-S02-E05)


Make sure to listen to the last episode to hear the first part of this conversation. PodcastWe are joined again by special guest, Jim Langley, president of Langley Innovations. Educational institutes adapting to donor needs and being fair to your donors are the main topics discussed.

Rotting Door Wake Up Call for Fundraisers with Jim Langley (EF-S02-E04)


This is just the first part of the conversation, stay tuned for the next episode for the rest! PodcastWe are joined by a very special guest, Jim Langley, president of Langley Innovations.

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Phone Calls – Part 1 (Episode 20)


On today’s episode we talk about phone calls; who should be answering your phone, getting over the chasm of mistrust, how best to initiate a conversation and much more. PodcastThe post Phone Calls – Part 1 (Episode 20) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

New Podcast: Newspapers, Nonprofits and Social Media

A. Fine Blog

The latest edition of the Social Good podcast that I host for the Chronicle of Philanthropy was just posted. This month I had a conversation with Jessica Clark,Director: Future of Public Media Project, Center for Social Media, American University. Our discussion is on the topic on many minds lately; the demise of in-print newspapers.The recession has [.].

Diva Marketing Talks About Social Media Sponsored Conversations With "Auntie" Melanie Notkin and Scott Monty

Diva Marketing Blog

To help you understand how to participate in the "new" conversation without getting blown-up. You can pick it up as a podcast or listen on your computer. Topic for March 1 9 , 2009: Do Sponsored Conversations Make Social Media Content Creators the New NASCAR Drivers?

Diva Marketing Talks Keepin' The Conversation Real With CK Kerley & Valeria Maltoni

Diva Marketing Blog

To help you understand how to participate in the "new" conversation without getting blown-up. You can pick it up as a podcast or listen on your computer. the infamous "conversation." Valeria has come to define modern business as a long and open conversation.

Challenges of an Interim Executive Director

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kirsten Bullock for her Nonprofit Leaders Network podcast. The conversation turned quickly to my experiences over the years as an Interim Executive Director. 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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 18, 2019

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This week we have communications trends, conversion copywriting tips, and when to post on Instagram. Try some of these 10 Power Words Nonprofits Use to Increase Conversions. Cochon Butcher. New Orleans, LA Did you have a good week, friends?

CauseTalk Radio Ep55: How Short Videos Can Have a Big Impact for Nonprofits

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Tune into this short but powerful conversation! … Keep reading. CauseTalk Radio Podcast cause marketing message promotion micro-documentaries video vine Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Natasha Deganello Giraudie , the CEO of Micro-Documentaries.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Have you been thinking about starting a podcast? Check out this Five-Step Process to Make Podcasting Work for Your Nonprofit from Marco Campana. Here are 4 Ways to Increase Your Nonprofit Website’s Conversion Rate from Classy. Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep40: Project 7?s Tyler Merrick Talks About the Business of Running a Cause Business

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Join Megan and me for an inspiring conversation, particularly if you are, or dream of being, a cause-focused entrepreneur. CauseTalk Radio Podcast cause business cause marketing project 7We’re seeing more cause-branded products flood the market each year. Many of them will never celebrate a birthday because they lack a solid business strategy. In 2011, I wrote critically about cause products, and focused my ire on one brand in particular: Project 7.

Mom Bloggers for Social Good

A. Fine Blog

So, Jennifer, decided to take that part of her mom conversation and create a new umbrella for it, Mom Bloggers for Social Good. I spoke to Jennifer for this month’s Social Good podcast. In the podcast, she discusses how she set loose topics: health, education and poverty and then let her moms go to talk, link, and organize. Jennifer has created an ongoing, global conversation about causes. I hope you’ll have a chance to listen to Jennifer on the podcast.

10 Top Takeaways from the Nonprofit Social Media Summit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Angela Pitter Podcast Guest FB Live Host (@angelapitter) August 30, 2019. Angela Pitter Podcast Guest FB Live Host (@angelapitter) August 30, 2019. Angela Pitter Podcast Guest FB Live Host (@angelapitter) August 29, 2019.

Using Humor for a Change

A. Fine Blog

The blog is the subject of this month’s Social Good Podcast. But, as you can hear from Leah on the podcast, the site is more than just good fun, it has a serious point. It’s an important conversation and one that we need to have more as a community.

CauseTalk Radio Ep06: Raise Money, Awareness with 3 Nonprofit Contests

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Finally, we bring Sherri Wood , founder of nonprofit One Warm Coat , into the conversation to talk about the Cause Marketing Forum/AOL Impact Share Your Cause contest (deadline March 30). But if you’re planning to listen to CauseTalk Radio on the go, scan the above code with your mobile device and you’ll always have a direct link to our podcasts on iTunes. CauseTalk Radio Podcast cause marketing causetalk radio contests[Audio clip: view full post to listen].

Bringing the Professional and Private Together

A. Fine Blog

to talk about this issue with me on this month’s Social Good podcast. No one is going to engage in a conversation with a cardboard cut-out version of yourself. Debra Askanse employees Social good podcast

My Bionic Hand

Marketing for Nonprofits

Podcasting now makes it possible to record, share and replay conversations from just about anywhere. Click on the link above to hear a short conversation between Eric Jones and his children Lanie and Alex. Tags: podcasts telling stories StoryCorps

CauseTalk Radio Ep42: Child Mind Institute Shines Light on Children’s Mental Health

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Dr. Koplewicz shares his philosophy that, to make progress on this complicated issue, the conversation has to spread far and wide involving everyone from corporate partners to celebrities and everyone in between. CauseTalk Radio Podcast causetalk radio child mind institute children's mental health sandy hook elementaryThe tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in December have brought widespread attention to the issue of children’s mental health.

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Everything I Loved About #19NTC – the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – A Recap

J Campbell Social Marketing

Other highlights: **I attended a packed, standing room only session with Beth Brodovsky of the Driving Participation podcast , called Making, Managing, and Marketing a Podcast. Another Nonprofit Technology Conference has come and gone, and WOW did the week FLY by!!!

Crowdsourcing the Meaning of Life

A. Fine Blog

Marc’s experience raising $150,000 for the first phase of the project on the crowdsourced fundraising platform, Indiegogo , and his efforts to begin to crowdsource individual stories about the Meaning of Life, are the subject of my Social Good podcast this month.

Don’t Forget About Engagement!


Recently I heard a podcast featuring Tom Ahern. On the podcast he said that nonprofits simply need to do just three things: Ask for a donation. Traditional direct marketing is a one-way conversation. He’s a brilliant, experienced direct marketer/fundraiser.

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Top 10 Ways You Can Benefit from Conducting a Donor Survey


Capture vital information – Uncover demographic information you simply can’t buy while learning why each supporter cares, their life story, and their wants, needs, interests and desires so you can cultivate the relationship properly and have meaningful one-to-one conversations. Related Resources: >>Engagement Fundraising Podcast – Episode 3: Donor Surveys. >>The Raise money – If you want advice, ask for money. If you want money ask for advice. Surveys raise money.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch


I also saw that you have a podcast! Whether that be through our podcast or Facebook or Instagram or Twitter or Youtube. We can dive into why certain actions are getting more responses or a higher conversion, or we can look at our fundraising statistics year over year.

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Get the Right Story to the Right Journalist: Media Relations Success

Getting Attention

Media platforms from traditional print, online, and broadcast media to social media, blogs, and podcasts. Develop an online newsroom for the event and an event-specific page on your website inviting visitors to “join the conversation” via links to your social media sites.

Are You Ready for 2019?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Plus, all of your favorite presenters are bringing new presentations on subjects like podcasts, blogging, media relations, Google Analytics, donor-centric writing, and more! 2019 will be here before you know it. Are you ready for it?

My Simplest Explanation of How Engagement Fundraising Works


– Micro-sites and landing pages online are the most convenient offer conversion mechanisms for donors (but direct mail response envelopes and the old fashioned telephone are great too). – Once a conversion occurs, the engagement begins. Listen to the Podcast!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jessica Wuensch

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Conversely, when I am in the office alone, I try to take advantage and work on some bigger picture strategic thinking. I like to listen to instrumental music while I do focused work, but when I’m doing design I can listen to “fun” music or a podcast.

Why you need to know the difference between your donor’s implicit vs. explicit needs


If you focus on explicit needs you’ll be having conversations. Related Posts: >>Podcast Episode – The Donor Rubik’s Cube. >>10 Too often fundraisers make assumptions about what donors want. Usually, this is driven by top leaders or board members.

Is a day of reckoning coming for fundraisers and their employers?


Will you embrace the change and use it to your benefit by engaging with givers in a respectful, mutually beneficial, and two-sided conversation? LISTEN TO MY NEWEST PODCAST: FUNDRAISING CLIMATE CHANGE. Fundraisers like you are in a difficult spot. You’re constantly being asked to raise more money by your board of directors, but you don’t have the staff, resources, or tools to do it the right way. You’re probably overworked and underpaid.

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Social media: It’s the people, not the tools

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

By tools, I mean blogging, sharing, podcasting, Twitter, Facebook, etc. How you listen (conversations are more important than self-promotion).

7 Ways to Use Social Media for Social Good

Getting Attention

Fine is co-author of The Networked Nonprofit and she presents a weekly podcast for The Chronicle, called “Social Good.&#. Think about social media in terms of conversations with individuals. I’m pleased to welcome back guest blogger Kimberlee Roth.

Is #GivingTuesday worth it?

Fundraising Coach

A few weeks ago, Farra Trompeter and I discussed #GivingTuesday as part of a year end effort on Blackbaud's #NoFilter Podcast. You can listen to that podcast at: [link] ) And more recently, I interviewed crowdfunding expert Dana Ostomel. In our podcast , Farra Trompeter acknowledged that fear but says the studies show that isn't happening. In our conversation below, Dana Ostomel calls it a "street team." I've been getting alot of questions about #GivingTuesday.

Newsletter: Will a Nonprofit’s Bet on Death be a Boon for Partnerships? ; How Brands Gave Thanks on Veterans Day ; Why Your Nonprofit Needs an Explainer Video

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The site is resource-rich - even offering a downloadable set of playing cards to promote conversations around mortality. New York University's podcast, Where RA Now , builds affinity by reminding alumni (and current students) of the RAs in their own lives.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Em Hall

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

or listening to a podcast. I try to make space at least once every couple of weeks to attend an event or have a conversation about policy and advocacy related to our mission. Em Hall.

The Power of Stories in Social Change

A. Fine Blog

This month’s Social Good podcast is on the power of storytelling and it introduces a brand new format. The premise of the new podcast is to match great organizations with great coaches who can help them navigate the world. Make sure to listen to Mark’s heard here first announcement of his next chapter in the middle of the podcast!For For the podcast, we paired Michael with Mark Horvath, otherwise known as Hardly Normal.

Giving Epic Thanks

A. Fine Blog

This month’s Social Good podcast is a conversation about Epic Thanks , a program of Epic Change. and tweeter at @askdebra , on the podcast. On a personal note, this month’s Social Good podcast marks the end of an era for our podcast.