13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

Here are the most relevant submissions: 1) When things are hectic and your To-Do list is long, its easy to get overwhelmed and unproductive. I learned about Voxer for walkie-talkie style texts and voice messages but better, and graphic design tool Canva.

3 Nonprofit Marketing Skills I Learned from Aunt Frances

Getting Attention

Then she launched into the story of her older sister Jean’s breakup experience, which motivated Jean to hitchhike cross country (in the 1920s) and, subsequently, to a career in hat design and a satisfying marriage! Some of you may remember my stories about my wondrous Great Aunt Frances.

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#HOWTO: Get Your Nonprofit’s Tumblr Blog Up, Published, & Read

Non Profit Marketing 360

Now add your charity’s relevant content for that post! Click on the ‘Create Post’ button on the lower left when it all gets set to your satisfaction, and away it goes into the Cyber Sea!

5 Ways to Stay Smart & Engaged

Getting Attention

It’s the ONLY way to ensure our marketing and fundraising content is relevant, while fueling our personal satisfaction. Note the top picks designation.

4 Ways to Save Your Sanity: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

Suddenly everyone’s a graphic designer, or a writer, or a creative director. There’s never a project where all input is relevant, but tension explodes when folks feel ignored. How many of your communications projects go nowhere because the approval process is a landmine?

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4 Ways to Save Your Sanity: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

Suddenly everyone’s a graphic designer, or a writer, or a creative director. There’s never a project where all input is relevant, but tension explodes when folks feel ignored. How many of your communications projects go nowhere because the approval process is a landmine?

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How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

it’s relevant no matter your tax designation. But with the right attitude, more highly-skilled, capable, and passionate professionals can enter the nonprofit world and find both satisfaction and purpose in doing good. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

That’s the value of design or formative research-to test our assumptions and not simply do ‘ satisfaction research.’. How do we identify and address motivated reasoning in our research and program designs?

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

Research and Review - there were several research projects reported this year that used comparison populations and rigorous application of social marketing benchmark criteria in designing their interventions.

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Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

That’s the value of design or formative research-to test our assumptions and not simply do ‘ satisfaction research.’. How do we identify and address motivated reasoning in our research and program designs?

8 ways to become the most enchanting cause on the block

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

A premortem gives the cause campaign team an opportunity to identify all the ways the campaign could fail and then solve those potential pitfalls with the campaign design. Today my wonderful Network for Good colleague Kate Olsen guest posts.

The Roles A Nonprofit's Founder May Hold During the Life Cycle or Growth of the Organization

Seeking Grant Money Today

There is a lot of doing good involved in operating a nonprofit and a lot of satisfaction for anyone who participates in the effort (from volunteers, to donors, to staff, to clients, etc.). The reason why is no one person can do everything necessary to design, deliver, support, sustain, and grow a successful nonprofit (one that achieves the goals of its mission efficiently and ethically). Nonprofits that succeed and grow (whether start ups or not) are ones that are relevant.

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