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How to Recognize and Manage Different Work Styles

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During the webinar, Carson will discuss how to prioritize your work based on the way you think and process information. Carson Tate. Kristina.

Like You’re Talking to a Friend (Do It Differently: Part 2)

Getting Attention

Welcome back to our new Do-It-Differently series , featuring fresh ideas from the field. More Ways to Get Close to Your People. How WE Do It!

Work Our Audience-Driven News Climate

Getting Attention

But today it’s a different story—Increasingly, audience interests shape journalists’ decisions on what’s news.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Sometimes it makes them treat us as if we were different. I’ve seen all of these responses and more, when I go in to work at nonprofits.

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Let Your People Do the Talking (Do It Differently: Part 1)

Getting Attention

Our first post in the 2016 Do-It-Differently series, featuring fresh ideas from the field. Tested Turnaround! Best of all, Julie wanted to help.

MIND YOUR MICROCONTENT: 8 Little Bits That Can Make a Big Difference In Your Next Email

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Make it work! Is the P.S. old school or still working? Photo credit: https://flic.kr/p/7R6ZER. p/7R6ZER. microcontent. Here’s why.

Massive geographical and cultural differences in online sharing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I recently saw a fascinating presentation from KPCB entitled ”Internet Trends 2013 ” where I came across the above chart from Ipsos OTX.

How MarketSmart Works With Partners

iMarketSmart

People often ask me, “How does MarketSmart work with partners (allies) to help nonprofits lower costs and increase revenues?” So, today I thought I’d explain how we work with consultants, consulting firms, direct marketing agencies, CRM software companies and others. Do you work for a CRM or other software company?

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How Content Marketing Is Different – The Terminology

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s the difference between “interruption” marketing tactics that scream “Look at me! Inbound marketing works on reporters too! Help me!”

Doing things differently in government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A few simple examples of things I have learned to do differently over the last 2 weeks: floss with one hand. What everyone should be thinking about is how they are going to do things differently to achieve the same (or better) results given their handicap (i.e Two weeks ago I managed to seriously fracture my humerus bone.

What Type of Communications Team Works Best at Your Nonprofit?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How the communications strategy is developed, and how the workload is created and managed day to day, is very different in each model. CEO-Led.

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Chunking Out Your Time: What Works for You?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But how you actually do that can take lots of different forms, including. What works for you? Productivity time management

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Why the #IceBucketChallenge works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When you want people to pay attention and take action, it makes a difference when you identify an individual vs. asking “everyone” to help.

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Why the difference between “we” and “they” is so tremendous?

iMarketSmart

That’s also where her husband used to work. And now, the difference between we and they. First, a really quick story. He was a surgeon.

Marketing Your Cause to Millennials—What Works

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Chapin Cole is a proud Millennial who works in nonprofit development in the California Bay Area. What has worked for you?

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Different Ways to Design an Editorial Calendar – Group Project!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s how this will work. The goal is to get as many different versions of this thing as possible, so all different formats are welcome!

Decide How You Are Different, Be It, and Forget the Rest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yet even though we all know that, most of us spend a tremendous amount of effort trying not to be different. Face it: You’re different.

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The Difference Between Transactional, Transformative Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

I’ve been talking to a lot of people about the difference between transactional cause marketing and transformative cause marketing.

Searching Your Nonprofit’s Web Site—A vs. B Makes a Huge Difference

Getting Attention

Which do you think works best, A vs. B? This is such a tiny difference.” These are real-life marketing case studies!

21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

eBay Giving Works. eBay Giving Works has 30,000 charity partners and is still growing! photo credit: Rev. Participate in #GivingTuesday.

The difference one can make

Get Fully Funded

One person can make a big difference in the lives of others. It was like they were speaking two different languages. You know that.

The difference one can make

Get Fully Funded

One person can make a big difference in the lives of others. It was like they were speaking two different languages. You know that.

Annual Report How To: A Different Way to Present Your Print Report Online

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But creating an HTML version from scratch would take days of work. What’s different about this method? Eileen Fisher. Read: expensive.

4 Tips for Subject Lines That Work

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In a sea of emails, it helps to be a little different. Revamping your subject lines with these simple tips can make a big difference in your email open rates. Subject lines are more important than you might think. On average, at least 100 emails flood your constituents'' inboxes every single day. " 1. State the Obvious.

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Work Your Small (Case Study: Meals on Wheels)

Getting Attention

million marketing budget funding the work of three departments and 13 staff members. Now, just over two years later, I find myself at a much different organization— Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland—working in a much different way. That Was Then. The annual budget was nearly one billion dollars, with our $2.3

Do The Job Or Do The Work?

The Agitator

In his Starting Over series, Roger will be urging fundraisers to take a fresh look at how we’re going about our work. ” One might say that those fundraisers — the coasters — are just doing their job , but not the work. What’s the difference? Consider this distinction made by.

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Telephoning Works

The Agitator

How to use the phone across different fundraising programs. — mundane telephone fundraising. So yesterday. Very impressive. But I digress.

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7 Year-End Fundraising Practices That Work All Year

Fundraising Coach

A favorite year-end tactic, storytelling brings your nonprofit’s work to life. Numbers can quantify your nonprofit’s work in objective ways.

Reader Questions: Does adding extra stuff your appeal mailing work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

With all of the different things you can add to a mailing, (post it notes, pens, bookmarks, magnets, postcards) what is the most effective thing?

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“Calls to Action” That Just Don’t Work

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Work with you. Are You Talking to Me? What Am I Supposed to Do - Or Not Do? If you find yourself asking your nonprofit’s supporters to.

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How does an appeal letter edit work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She also began to hire people to do things around her house and was being over charged for the work they did. We work with landlords, utility companies and other creditors to arrange payment plans. Your contribution will make a difference in the life of a senior. How does an appeal letter edit work? Louise is doing well.

Learn Storytelling from NBC’s Making a Difference Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Instead, the stories are primarily about individuals working for or with nonprofits, most of them very small. It works! And guess what?

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

Each day will be devoted to different aspects of your nonprofit career. 1pm PT (4pm ET) How to create better boundaries at work (Speaker TBD).

6 Now-or-Never Summer Reboots

Getting Attention

Our daughter Charlotte is finishing up a blissful summer at a few different day and overnight camps. I envy her greatly. Literally.

How Does Work Get on Your Plate?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I asked this question on Facebook yesterday about who puts unexpected work on your plate. You can vote here. ).

Do you work for a nonprofit hospital? How are you doing social media?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You might work for a nonprofit that cares about domestic violence, for example. If you work at a hospital, how are you doing social media?

More About the Difference Between Buying and Donating…

iMarketSmart

Decide that it’s time to end the old ways that aren’t working. It’s time to stop thinking that buying and giving are different.

Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have an at-will employment contract or do you work in an at-will state? Are You a Wage Slave? Is there no room for advancement? Hmmmmm.

Join Me in a Different Kind of Valentine’s Day this Year

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

What I mean is, do you approach your work in a mode of devouring or consuming? What if you approached your work in a mode of feeding others?

It Worked Because We Were Ready For It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ultimately, this three-step approach worked well. Robin Dixon of the Firelight Foundation. You have to be fast on your feet to newsjack.