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NonProfit Branding

Background here; announcement below: We put the Nonprofit Branding Blog on hiatus over the Holidays so we could focus on developing a new VisABILITY service. In my last post (the one with Julie Bowen and Brad Pitt) I promised readers of this blog would receive a preview before the new service goes public. An email on [.].

#Resource: Survey Of E-Mail Distribution Services For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. This is a repost of an article that originally appeared in August, 2010. As our regular readers and Twitter followers are aware, MKCREATIVE has recently and proudly received ‘ Gold Status ‘ by the Green Business League.

Distributed Marketing the Key to Your Fundraising Success

Marketing for Nonprofits

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Distributed Marketing - The Key to Your Fundraising Success?

Marketing for Nonprofits

I received the email above from my boss this week and it got me thinking again about the power of distributed marketing. What is distributed marketing, you ask? A distributed marketing strategy only works if you have GREAT content.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled: Ways to Distribute Content Proliferating Like Bunnies

Getting Attention

For nonprofit communicators, its publication highlights how the world continues to serve up an ever-growing range of new ways to distribute your important information. Buzzmachine blogger Jeff Jarvis' new book -- What Would Google Do? -- was just published. What's interesting is that the publisher also introduced a 23-minute video book version at $9.99. Jeff says it's a brief, fun intro to the main points in the book.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

Shifting from a topical focus, the last three articles are concerned with Place - the piece of the marketing mix that too often ends up being how messages are distributed rather than focusing on ''where’ behaviors are engaged in. The intervention also included distribution of HPV vaccination posters and brochures to all county health departments plus 194 enrolled providers and an online CME training. The primary outcome of interest was use of distributed health-related products.

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Still Skeptical About Social Media? Watch CARE's Campaign in Action!

Marketing for Nonprofits

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CARE Gets the $5K!

Marketing for Nonprofits

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Be Charitable - Give Away Your Best Stuff

Marketing for Nonprofits

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Should Nonprofits Use Video for Internal Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Distributing information to your entire organization can be difficult, especially in a time of transition. We discussed who would speak in these videos, when they would be distributed, and what form we would distribute them. Damien Johnson.

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8 Tips and A Free Template for Your Nonprofit RFP

EveryAction

But there are things you can do to make developing, distributing, and reviewing RFPs as painless as possible.

And another thing about donor-advised funds…

iMarketSmart

Then money gets distributed. In fact, on average, about 15% to 20% of DAF dollars get distributed each year (depending on who you ask). Meanwhile, foundations must adhere to the ‘payout rule’ which refers to the fact that, by law, private non-operating foundations must distribute five percent of the value of their net investment assets annually in the form of grants. I couldn’t find how much actually gets distributed when I Googled the topic.

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How Do Nonprofits Receive Donations Made on Facebook?

J Campbell Social Marketing

If a nonprofit isn’t registered with Facebook Payments, any donations it receives are distributed through Network for Good’s Donor Advised Fund. Donations are usually distributed a month and a half after the last date of the month in which the donations were made. If a donation is made to a Facebook fundraiser linked to a campaign on a nonprofit’s website, the donation is distributed through the charitable organization’s payment processor.

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Then look at the colored bars above it, and you’ll see the distribution of the various communications budget sizes.

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Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While those teams are equally distributed, that’s really where the similarities end. In brand-new research for the 2017 edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , we discovered that four types of communications teams are most prevalent in our sector.

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You Really Need to Get Your 2017 Nonprofit Annual Report Done

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During this four-week Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator coaching program led by Kivi Leroux Miller, you’ll create a short annual report that’s ready to distribute by early 2018.

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Nonprofit Video Experts Share Tips & Tools: #501TechNYC (Part 1)

Getting Attention

Earmark some of your video budget for paid distribution; social is a pay-to-play world at this point. Lane is part of an eight-member communications team at Broadway Cares that produces (from concept to design) and distributes all videos.

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If you don’t read this right now, you’ll miss out!

iMarketSmart

Here’s an example of how it can work for you: If you survey your supporters and include a demographic question to learn their ages and whether or not they might consider giving from their IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts), then you could offer those over 70 1/2 information about how they can use a portion of their IRA Required Minimum Distribution to make a gift. Plus those supporters could donate again from their Required Minimum Distribution each year.

How to Shorten Your To-Do List

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Distribute the Workload. Every communications director has a to-do list a mile long, and it gets longer every day. What’s the secret to keeping that list in check? It’s all about creating a workflow for ideas BEFORE they make it onto your editorial calendar or to-do list.

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Creating a Short Annual Report for 2016 – Yes, You Can!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During this six-week Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator coaching program with me, you’ll create a short annual report that’s ready to distribute by late January 2017 (or close).

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Social Media and News Nonprofits

Social Media Bird Brain

From PEW Research PEW Research has come out with a new study that shows refinement of the data coming through about how news is distributed via social media. While Facebook remains a place that a lot of people pick up news from, the new data shows that those people don''t look at that news in an in-depth way, so if you''re wanting to get people more involved with the news you have to share, news Pew Research Center Small nonprofit social media

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7 Ways to Increase the Open Rate of Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter

EveryAction

Distributing a regular newsletter requires a lot: curation, content creation, and then there’s capturing the attention of your audience despite inbox overcrowding.

3 powerful planned giving quotes from famous and not-so-famous people

iMarketSmart

Elton Trueblood [Former chaplain to both Harvard and Stanford Universities] “I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious task of wise distribution.”. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.”.

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Live Debate: What Are The Pros and Cons of Facebook Fundraising for Nonprofits?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Promotion and distribution. Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I brought on special guest Noah Barnett from peer-to-peer online fundraising platform CauseVox to answer your question: What are the biggest pros and cons of setting up and using Facebook fundraising tools for nonprofits?

Why your wealthy donors love donor advised funds and why you should care

iMarketSmart

They say that they are holding pens for dollars that should be distributed to good causes faster. Donor Advised Funds… There are plenty of people who don’t like ’em. But that’s not a debate I want to have here.

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Creating a Thank-You Video in a Day – How This Nonprofit Did It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Keeping all our distribution platforms in mind when building it (darn that square Instagram frame!). Angela Crist. Last week Angela Crist, CEO of Findlay Hope House, reached out to me and Kivi about a thank you video they created after attending our recent webinar.

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6 Ways You Should Suggest Your Donors Use Their DAFs

iMarketSmart

For timed distributions of bequests. They can choose a percentage or specific dollar amount to be distributed over time (such as 5 or 10 years… or until the account reaches zero). For memorials.

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6 Ways You Should Suggest Your Donors Use Their DAFs

iMarketSmart

For timed distributions of bequests. They can choose a percentage or specific dollar amount to be distributed over time (such as 5 or 10 years… or until the account reaches zero). For memorials.

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6 Ways You Should Suggest Your Donors Use Their DAFs

iMarketSmart

For timed distributions of bequests. They can choose a percentage or specific dollar amount to be distributed over time (such as 5 or 10 years… or until the account reaches zero). For memorials.

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Your Nonprofit Annual Report – Shorter and Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During this four-week Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator coaching program with Kivi Leroux Miller, you’ll create a short annual report that’s ready to distribute in early 2018.

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Calendar Confusion: Year-End Communications on a Summer Fiscal Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This will likely be much more limited in distribution. How do you handle calendar year-end (November-December) communications when your nonprofit’s fiscal year actually ends June 30? That question came up today during our Sharing Your Progress Accelerator program.

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How to Collect Stories About Your Nonprofit [WORKSHEET]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Photo possible (depends on privacy concerns, possibly show other aspects of ROC that the ROC Star used instead – food distribution, the van, etc). Channels for distribution (with appropriate permissions): Website.

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Tithing from the IRA Rollover

Fundraising Coach

The Charitable Gift IRA Rollover allowed many donors like him to give a Qualified Contribution Distribution (QCD) to a qualified charity without having to count the funds distributed from his IRA as ordinary income.

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Nonprofit Storytelling Breaking Bad Style

Getting Attention

Distribution is everything—Even the most moving stories will fall flat if you don’t get them out there right. Whether you love, hate or have never seen Breaking Bad , there’s a lot to learn from its emotionally intense, can’t-stop-watching storytelling.

MUST READ: “Fundraising Bright Spots” Highlights Orgs That Are Beating the Odds in Individual Giving

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising is Distributed Broadly Across Staff, Board, and Volunteers. There is a remarkable distribution of fundraising across staff, board, and volunteers, often with the use of online crowdfunding platforms.” – FUNDRAISING BRIGHT SPOTS.

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“Locked Out of Twitter” Blues

Get Fully Funded

It’s fairly easy to produce and distribute (through YouTube). Video is the rage these days. With a Flip camera or an iPhone you can capture video quickly and have it available on your website or blog in no time. Think about the implications!

“Locked Out of Twitter” Blues

Get Fully Funded

It’s fairly easy to produce and distribute (through YouTube). Video is the rage these days. With a Flip camera or an iPhone you can capture video quickly and have it available on your website or blog in no time. Think about the implications!

“Locked Out of Twitter” Blues

Get Fully Funded

It’s fairly easy to produce and distribute (through YouTube). Video is the rage these days. With a Flip camera or an iPhone you can capture video quickly and have it available on your website or blog in no time. Think about the implications!

How to CONFUSE your donors and get LESS gifts.

iMarketSmart

In addition, the IRA charitable gift amount counts against the donor’s required minimum distribution (RMD). Qualified distributions made by February 1, 2013, may be counted retroactively for the 2012 tax year.

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How to Bring Great Content Home Every Time

Getting Attention

But… Are you investing the time and resource to polish that compelling content before you distribute it?