4 Things to Tell Your Boss When They Demand More Facebook Fans

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post 4 Things to Tell Your Boss When They Demand More Facebook Fans appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. What should you tell your boss when they ask why your Facebook fans are not increasing as quickly as they would like? Let’s start with: “Shove it!” (No, No, no, no.

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An exciting era of supply and demand apps

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Keep in mind that most of these companies merely provide a streamlined process that matches consumer (not business) supply with consumer demand. Insight Mobile Review airbnb apps cherry exec getaround hyper-local parking panda rover spinster supply and demand taskrabbit toolspinner uberI jotted these apps down (plus added a few others) from a recent article in Wired Magazine.

No-Charge Training: Move People to Act Now w/One-Page Plan (Feb 5 & On Demand)

Getting Attention

Register now, seats are filling fast. And you can watch at your convenience if you can’t make it live. What’s the right way to connect with supporters, and motivate them to act? And how do I know if I’m doing the right things?

Feb 21

Week of Freebies! On-Demand Webinar: How to Build a Donor Communications Plan That Will Make Them Fall in Love

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! We love our readers and think you deserve some goodies. This week, we are highlighting downloads and resources from Nonprofit Marketing Guide that are all FREE. . How people feel about your nonprofit matters more than what they think about it.

Which demand is which?

Mission Paradox Blog

I want to highlight an excellent comment that Paul left in response the ongoing arts supply and demand conversation. "Demand for the specific experience of sitting in the seats watching professional artists do what they do onstage is indeed flat or declining.    Demand for the personal experience of being artistic, however, has been steadily rising for at least a generation now and there is no flattening in sight.

Creating Demand

Mission Paradox Blog

   Peter Drucker, a legendary management guru, said that a good business creates demand. All the evidence points to a simple conclusion, the arts are not creating demand.    There are some exceptions to this of course, some groups are actively creating demand, but as a collective field we still struggle with this. We are building more and more organizations to serve the existing, shrinking , demand for what we do.

Create a Marketing Team with Your Staff and Board (Even If They Don’t Know) [Free On Demand Webinar]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve published another tips and advice page on our website! We’ve already told you about our new social media and email newsletter pages – where you can now find advice and tips based on your experience level.

5 Steps to Messages that Close the Gap when Demand Exceeds Donations

Getting Attention

But their budgets — as well as those of the 2/3 of organizations that have not seen giving growth — can’t handle the increased demand for services over the same period of time.

Demand Question Time!

A. Fine Blog

Tags: Social Media David Corn Demand Question Time Glenn Reynolds John Hneke micah sifry Mike Moffo Mindy Finn personal democracy forum techpresident

18 Ways You Can Demand Dignity at Work

Wild Woman Fundraising

“To have a name is to be,” said Benoit Mandelbrot, the inventor of fractals. As “sexism” gained a foothold, men’s desire to avoid being labeled “sexist” caused them to modify their treatment of women. Likewise, the desire of perpetrators to avoid being labeled rankist will make them think twice about insulting the dignity of subordinates.

The Real Key to Stimulating Arts Demand

Mission Paradox Blog

but what I want to focus on is Issac's post  on whether there is even enough demand for the arts to make a fictional bailout worthwhile.   I'm going to think about demand for the arts in two ways, long term demand and short term demand. Ponder this:  Is there any demand problem in the arts that can't be solved by doing stronger, more engaging work and making sure we are marketing it in a smart fashion?

Are You Sure There is Demand for What You Do?

Marketing for Nonprofits

Have you validated that there is demand for what you do? It is possible to create demand. But creating demand is hard to do, especially with little to no marketing budget. I had a fun call today with a woman starting her own business.

How to stay competitive in your fundraising career

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here are the hottest, most in-demand skills around the world: Cloud and Distributed Computing. You’ll be in greater demand in the nonprofit world if you know about how to help people look at data. According to LinkedIn , here are the top skills for 2017.

Why You Should “Go Short” With Your Nonprofit’s Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

FREE On Demand Webinar. Learn how during this free 60-minute On Demand Webinar: Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report. During this free On Demand Webinar, you’ll see scores of real examples of short annual reports in these formats: Infographics.

Are You Afraid To Reveal It?

The Agitator

However, a link to this older (1 June 2016) Fast Company article proved more interesting: Demanding That Nonprofits Not Pay For Overhead Is Preventing Them From Doing Good. I was drawn to a Fast Company article titled What Do People Want When They Give To Nonprofits? I would have thought the answer was pretty easy. Feelings like self-validation, relief (from anger, frustration, fear, etc), recognition, efficacy and connection came to mind.

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DON’T Tell ‘Em What to Do: Message Mastery

Getting Attention

When you demand your audiences take action, you’ll fail every time. I’ve rarely seen a bigger message fail than this one. There’s clearly been some controversy on this nearby street about front lawn etiquette.

Yes to Multichannel BUT Mix Depends on Audience

Getting Attention

No surprise here but a vital reminder—So many of you have told me you feel pushed beyond your limits by the demands of multichannel marketing—that the demands of marketing effectively on more channels than ever, with new ones added regularly, is absolutely overwhelming.

Are you ready for the 24/7 donor?


Their website goes on to say, “The traditional demand funnel is too slow, too static and too generic to be used as the foundation for marketing, sales and service strategies. Or are you stuck using a traditional, slow-moving demand funnel that is static and generic?

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

Getting Attention

OPPORTUNITY ALERT: I urge you to leverage the shutdown in right-now fundraising and advocacy campaigns if the shutdown has increased the demand for your services and/or threatened your budget and ability to continue providing services.

How Communications Directors Can Get CALM

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There’s a great need and desire for creativity and timeliness, but limited resources also demand a well-considered and thoughtful plan. Someone asked me the other day what the outcome of our Communications Director Mentoring Program and other coaching programs really was.

ACTION! 61 Words & Phrases for Email Advocacy Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Demand that X acts. Sending a petition, pledge or other advocacy call to action to your email list? Try one of these tried-and-true words and phrases to get the open, click and completion!

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Should Nonprofits Use Video for Internal Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

To meet the quick demand of implementing these videos, it was decided to begin recording them on my iPhone 7 plus. Damien Johnson. Distributing information to your entire organization can be difficult, especially in a time of transition.

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Show-Not-Tell Message Power (Case Study: Breast Cancer Action)

Getting Attention

In fact, it’s more likely to annoy them because it’s inaccessible, demands more of their attention and time than it needs to, and makes them feel dumb. Breath this in deeply. It’s a strong model of that golden communications rule: Show, Don’t Tell.

Downturn FREAKOUT! What are your options?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Conflict Finding a job Lean Development Nonprofit Downturn chart charts for fundraising demand to be paid downturn fire your boss freakout go lean important lean chart leave not important not urgent stay strategies urgent volunteer what not to do what to do woman

Why Good Enough Is No Longer Good Enough: Part 1

The Agitator

I ended my last post No One Wants More Email with the admonition, “We all need to get used to demanding more information and start challenging the status quo.

Our Town—Teens Mobilize & Message

Getting Attention

These amazing girls realize that they have the power to break down what appears to be outdated patriarchal mores by speaking up and demanding the equality they deserve,” reports one local dad. Watch the video here.

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


Patient demands. From her review of findings, you can’t help but see 1) the increased value and demand for health care social media 2) and the need to address health and digital literacy in our use of these tools. photo by Robin M. Ashford. We are all patients.

5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Replay will also be available on demand. Replay will also be available on demand. Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis!

Change! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Digital Content Strategy Director ; Senior Analyst, Digital ; Senior Digital Campaigner ; Social Media Manager—Moms Demand Action & Web Development Manager Everytown for Gun Safety (New York, NY).

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3 new phrases/concepts engagement fundraisers need to know


These phrases/concepts are important to know and understand if you want to succeed in today’s demanding fundraising environment. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I coined the phrase “ engagement fundraising ” in 2013. Here’s my first rant on the subject. But if you haven’t done a demo with us recently you probably haven’t heard these new phrases/concepts. That’s why I’m sharing them with you today.

Help! My boss doesn’t listen to me!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Conflict Rank at Work bad boss demand dignity dignitarians dignity at home dignity at work how to get your boss to listen mazarine treyz negativity at work nobody rankists rankism robert fuller somebody rankists wambach

Are You A Short Order Cook/Fundraiser?

The Agitator

” In other words, how much of your work last week was focused on meeting a short-term deadline or ’emergency’ or ‘crisis’ or demand from the boss? Very often, marketing guru Seth Godin’s briefest posts are his most penetrating. His recent Short order cooks rarely make change happen is a good example. His point is captured in two questions: “How far in the future does your agenda extend?

Breakdown In Trust Is A Good Thing

The Agitator

The result of this failure manifested itself most recently in the massive outcry—and consequent demands for “reform”— in U.K.

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True or False? A Quick Guide to Understanding Journalism Ethics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I should demand a correction. We should demand a retraction. But if the story is based on false information or shoddy reporting, you have every right to stand up for your organization and demand accountability.

Thirsty for Online Fundraising Data? Check Out the Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The ever-changing algorithms of ISPs are demanding increased quality, driving the trend for slimmer by more engaged lists. Email is still gold. And the shift from quantity to quality is ON! These are some of the key takeaways from the new Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016 by Blackbaud.

The Year Of The Nonprofit Video

The Agitator

Here is a fascinating look at the already hot nonprofit videos of 2014.

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What Sets Great Fundraisers Apart?

The Agitator

on the theme of “What Sets Great Fundraisers Apart” Consider these tantalizing story titles: 9 Ways Charities Can Help Fundraisers Succeed … Young Fundraisers Are Ambitious And Impatient But Need Training … and I’m sure the most tantalizing to Agitator readers — Charities Scramble Over In-Demand Fundraisers. While you were tanning at the beach, you might have missed an interesting series of articles in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

2) It’s really an “internal agency” function that does work on demand for any combination of marketing, fundraising, and program staff leads, usually without much strategy.

How to Create Your 2018 Nonprofit Content Strategy in Just 2 Steps

J Campbell Social Marketing

Get the on demand replay of the nonprofit Master Class: Mapping Out Your Nonprofit Marketing Calendar for 2018! Get the on demand replay of the nonprofit Master Class: Mapping Out Your Nonprofit Marketing Calendar for 2018!

Cone Study: Cause Marketing is Wicked Popular

Selfish Giving

Here are some highlights from the study: Consumer demand for cause is at an all-time high. High demand comes with high expectations for impact – doubts about corporate impact persist.