Pinterest Primer for Nonprofits


It’s important to acknowledge that there are still copyright issues related to Pinterest, despite the fact that they announced policy changes last month. The best advice (from the linked copyright article) is to: pin from the source. Flickr: stevegarfield.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media.

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How to get great fundraising advice without reading an entire book


The materials you see online ARE copyrighted. I love to sit down and read about marketing and fundraising. I often find myself ordering books from Amazon because I like the titles and I truly want to read the books. But, unfortunately, I don’t have enough time.

The Temporality of Digital Knowledge and Copyright Bozos

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Pam suggests downloading and saving the information you need, rather than rely on bookmarks or tags, but acknowledges the ethical problems regarding copyrights. I also found Pam's posting relevant in relation to a book I'm reading currently, called Freedom of Expression®: Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity by Kembrew McLeod (follow the title link for a free pdf download or instructions for ordering in print).

Nonprofits and Copyrights: What You Need to Know

Mission Minded

Don’t Get Suckered By This Facebook Myth

J Campbell Social Marketing

The fact that Facebook is now a “public entity”, meaning that they issue stocks that are publicly traded on the open market, has nothing to do with your privacy agreement or their copyright rules.

4 things to check as you begin 2016

Fundraising Coach

Check your copyright While you're on your website, go ahead and look at the copyright notice down in the footer (at the bottom of your pages).

Resources: Brain-Bending Books

Non Profit Marketing 360

Communications Copyrighting E-Mail Education: Technology eNewsletter Fundraising How-to Marketing Newspaper Article Nonprofit Publications Social Media Technology Web and Print Writing advice communication direct mail donors email Jeff Brooks mobile phones Non-profit organization online fundraising publications webIt’s back-to-school time, and since learning is lifelong, here are some recent books to expand your horizons within the nonprofit world.

You Too Can YouTube

Fundraising 123

Not sure how to include music in your videos without getting into copyright issues? With a good story as the foundation for your video, your organization can use YouTube to spread your mission and raise money online. Here are some tips for nonprofits venturing into the world of online video:

Nonprofit Video – What’s It Really Worth?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Copyright and finding free music, stock video and photography. Aaron Bramley. Videos are a great way to engage and inspire your supporters and Lights. Camera. Help. is a nonprofit organization that encourages other nonprofits to use film and video to tell their stories.

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How Do You Define Good Journalism?


Tags: Ethics and Legality journalism content copyright ethics Journalists Creed media missouri school of journalism public service Valerie Maltoni values Walter Williams

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Michael Stein, Senior Account Executive for Donordigital , is a veteran nonprofit technology strategist whose areas of expertise include online fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content, mobile messaging, and social media.

The Heroes and Villains of the Give Local America Story #GiveDayLessons

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How about admitting that you totally screwed up by essentially coercing community foundations into participating in your copyrighted giving day and using your software, completely overpromising and overselling, and then flat-out failing them?

What’s Wrong With This Cause Marketing Paper Icon? Let Me Count the Ways

Cause Related Marketing

Komen for the Cure would almost certainly consider the phrase “Bowl for The Cure” a copyright and/or a trademark violation. A friend recently found the paper icon at the left at a bowling alley in metropolitan Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and asked my opinion. Where to start?

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#INTERVIEW: Sean Triner, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of Pareto Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

Blogs Communications Community Copyrighting Cross-Post Development Donor Acquisition E-Mail eNewsletter Grants Major Gift Major Gifts Newsletter Nonprofit Perspectives Publications relationships Storytelling Writing Amnesty International Australia Hong Kong New Zealand Nonprofit organization Southeast Asia United States Violence Against Women

Fundraising like Linus: what security blanket are you clinging to?

Fundraising Coach

I’d post a picture here but I don’t want to violate copyright laws. Last week, I sent out a fundraising coaching email to Fundraising Kick subscribers asking them if they were fundraising like Linus. My grandfather loved Charles Schulz's Peanuts comics.

A guide to telling your story in pictures

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good’s friends at Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication today launch Communicating Via Imagery, a complete guide to telling your story with images that touch the heart and influence the mind. ”>.

How to Coordinate a (Cheap) Successful Photo Shoot for Your Nonprofit Part II

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can learn more than you ever wanted to know about the legalities of this with Nolo’s Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off. Marta Lindsey.

Before You Reprint This Blog Post.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While we are flattered that people like our work, and the work of our guest bloggers, and want to share it with their own communities, we must insist that “fair use” copyright rules are followed. In these cases, you do not need permission from the copyright owner.

#Tech: SOPA Inspiring Blackouts & Lobbyists – Should Nonprofits Care?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The blackout is meant, in part, to call attention to the powers SOPA offers internet service providers (ISPs) and media corporations to shut down sites they believe are dealing with copyrighted material. Could SOPA chill free speech?

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

Copyright laws aside, we’re now able to play whatever we wanted as folks hold. I’m thrilled to welcome Holly Ross, our newest guest blogger.

Tips for Sharing Curated Content (the Good Stuff You Find)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In many cases, you’ll be violating copyright laws.

New Social Media Network Road Map

Diva Marketing Blog

For Pinterest that might include: Terms of service, copyright, pinabilty of your own visuals. . How will you manage Terms of Service and copyright? Recently Jay Baer asked a question on his blog that led to over 100 comments.

Collective Joy = How to Harness the Power of #Occupy for Your Nonprofit Cause

Wild Woman Fundraising

Protest Puppet from Paris: Image copyright 0olong from Flickr. What Barbara Erhenreich AND the Occupy Movement are teaching me is that we need to take the collective expression of protest around the world and have a dance-off. Really? What does your cause need next? Music! Face-painting!

How to Write Posts People Will Remember

Fundraising Coach

Image copyright Christopher Nuzzaco – I’m honored to introduce you to Darren Rowse , uber-blogger. I’ve learned alot from Darren over the years and finally got to meet him last week at BlogWorld Expo in Los Angeles.

38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

Be mindful of copyrights. Pinterest continues to fascinate me by it's simplicity and ease of use. However, if you peak behind the curtain it holds a similar sophistication to that of Twitter. Who would have thought we'd call a 140 text platform sophisticated communication?

Six Tips on How To Make Your Website Pinterest Friendly

Diva Marketing Blog

Last, but important since people are still hesitant to pin because of copyright issues*, indicate that you encourage pinning. Pinterest. Pinterest. Pinterest. There I'd said it. Now I'm definitely out of the P-closet. That does sound a bit odd. well you know what I mean. .

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Space Available Cause Marketing on Packaging

Cause Related Marketing

The copyright says 2005, although I doubt this box is that old. This bottom panel of this box of house brand facial tissue box from Walmart features what amounts to space available cause marketing on package, something many other sponsors could also do.

Cause Marketing in Your Grocer's Aisles

Cause Related Marketing

But since 505 uses only the pink ribbon, which is not trademarked/copyrighted, no permission is required. A recent trip to the grocery store turned into an opportunity to scope out some packaged goods cause marketing.

#TECH: Megauploads Shut Down, Highlighting Concerns Of Cloud Computing

Non Profit Marketing 360

The legal issue with Megauploads (and many other such sites) was that customers willfully uploaded copyrighted material (especially movies and music) to share ? violating copyright laws. But what about all the legal files on the servers?

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Cause Marketing Breakfast

Cause Related Marketing

So long as Kellogg’s isn’t violating any trademarks or copyrights, they’re in the clear. This week is 'National Breakfast Week,' sponsored in part, as we shall see, by Kellogg’s. Why should we care? Because “1 in 5 children live in homes where breakfast is hard to come by.” What should we do?

How To Check Out: Reading the magazine covers in the grocery line

Wild Woman Fundraising

Copyright pixie vision productions. Yesterday I was in the grocery store, not the coop, the grocery store, in line to buy batteries for my camera, when I noticed the woman in front of me reading the covers of the magazines. And I started to do the same thing.

Anniversary - Remember More Than the Date

Social Media Bird Brain

Image copyright The Mitikin RevolutionIt's September 11th again.It's s likely that in the future, this date will be marked the way Labor Day is now - with picnics and barbecues, speeches and retail sales, the bloody past smoothed over with words like "sacrifice" and patched with potato salad. But not yet.No one likes to be reminded that, no matter how many precautions are taken and no matter how.

Does Your Social Media Policy Let Staff Be Real?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For example, many policies talk about respecting copyright rules, citing sources, and following Creative Commons licensing. I’m putting together a new webinar called Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit (it’s on Wednesday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m.

No I will not endorse your product/event/company for free.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Phil. > – Dear Phil, It’s because of Disney’s intervention buying off Congressman Bono that made it possible to keep pushing copyright extensions so that Mickey Mouse would never go free, AND by extension, every musical artist would have to be dead 70 years before their work would be public domain.

Copy and Paste Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Well copyright laws notwithstanding, nothing could be easier to steal. Like the look and feel of a webpage?

Favorite, And Least Favorite, Appeals

The Agitator

probably a copyright issue.]. Over the holidays, a couple of online appeals really called out to me. They were creative. They each displayed a bit of personality. They stood out from the rest. And as I’m sure you experienced yourself, there was plenty of fundraising clutter that arrived in our mailboxes over the holidays. So standing out was no easy matter. I’ve already posted on this one from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.

What to do about Comment Trolling on 99Designs

Wild Woman Fundraising

They also said I would steal their designs, they made disparaging comments about the designs that I liked, they called other designs copyright infringement. 3 days ago I started a contest on 99 designs, for a book cover.

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How Do You Build B2B Relationships Using Social Media?

Diva Marketing Blog

This content is copyrighted by - fjk . The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have. Leonard Nimoy. One Tip Crowd Sourced Question. No one holds all the answers. Especially in social media marketing, or as some people refer to this brave new digital word as, new media. When you think of it how could she? The tools like Twitter, Facebook, and geo location services such as Foursquare are nano seconds old.