Finally some 2012 Statistics for the African Mobile Phone Market

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Document Sharing Mobile Research Statistics africa african facts mobile penetration mobile subscribers report smartphone smartphones

Social Media Document Garage Sale – Part II

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

About a year ago, well before the era of re-tweeting, I wrote a post entitled “ Social Media Document Garage Sale &# which received quite a bit of attention according to my blog stats at the time.

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Upcoming Movie Documents The Revolution Of Growing Older

Non Profit Marketing 360

That David Carey and The Aging Films Project is already documenting the developments is ample evidence that, in this case, the revolution will be televised.

This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy


I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. As a former consultant for the nonprofit space, “I need to create a digital strategy” was something that I heard almost daily. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy.

Document Your Cause - Create Awareness Through Art

The Biddery Blog

Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Wat, Cambodia 2007 During a dinner celebration for a mutual friend, I had a chance to talk to Mr. Joshua Liberman, a photographer who documents charitable causes for media awareness.

Creative Brief Boosts Support & Participation (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Today, I’d like to share one of the greatest challenges—Many smaller organizations, like mine, don’t have an explicit, documented process for creative workflow. But what I do know is that most of my career successes were built on the foundation of a documented creative workflow. Here’s how to put a creative brief to work: Document Your Outreach: Two Examples.

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Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? Here it is!


More than 70 rare media assets, including documents, audio and video, illustrate these pivotal points in the history of giving.” This is so cool! You’re going to love it!

The 20:2 Principle

The Agitator

Sadly, I’ve never been able to document that and cut out the waste! We’ve all heard of the Pareto Principle — the 80:20 rule — in one form or another.

Social Media and Public Sector Policy Dilemmas

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This document should be on every senior leader’s desk. Document Sharing Government Insight Review Canada culture gov20 Government 2.0 While I rarely like to use my blog as a dumping ground of PDF’s, this one I really wanted to share with you. It was written by Toby Fyfe and Paul Crookall on behalf of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC).

How to Perform the “You” Test for Donor-Centered Communications – Do You Pass?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Select OK and your document will now show you at a glance how many times you have used the word “you.” You know that donor-centered communications are vital to getting and keeping your supporters.

Free Nonprofit Resource to Foster Connections and Knowledge Sharing

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the nonprofit sector, professionals often feel that they need to take on everything by themselves. We silo our departments, isolate our fundraising and program staff, and put our heads down to put out the fires that crop up every day as we do our important work.

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7 Reasons Why This Gen X Nonprofit Marketer Has Fallen In Love With Slack

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Just dive into the channel, or search across channels, to unearth decision-making, brainstorms, documentation and thought processes.

No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But the document I saw contained very little leadership or strategy: instead, it was everything and the kitchen sink. Was she misunderstanding the vision and direction embedded in the document? This is not a strategy.

A Rookie's Guide to Online Fundraising and Marketing (Nonprofit Boot Camp)

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Download the presentation slides below Related Documents to learn more about these areas of online fundraising: Why online fundraising is the great equalizer The basics of an effective online marketing and fundraising strategy Selecting and implementing online marketing & fundraising tools A few good ideas to test right away!

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Biggest Jump In Giving Since Great Recession

The Agitator

Blackbaud is out with its 2013 Charitable Giving Report documenting the largest year-over-year increase in charitable giving since the Great Recession of 2007-2008.

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

It goes without saying that this particular play project ended-up revolutionising our lives through the way the Web links documents together online. Today is apparently the 20th birthday of the World Wide Web!

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

It goes without saying that this particular play project ended-up revolutionising our lives through the way the Web links documents together online. Today is apparently the 20th birthday of the World Wide Web!

Quick Takeaways from the Pew Social Media Report

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you’re looking to mobilize younger supporters, consider documenting your work and the impact of donors via Instagram photos The folks at the Pew Research Center recently published updates to their Social Media Report. Here are a few highlights: Facebook still reigns supreme.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Stacy Harbaugh

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tweet relevant news articles, post news to Facebook with commentary if something is really important to our audience, and document any articles that cover our work in a spreadsheet. Stacy Harbaugh.

The Most Valuable Data Discoveries for Small and Mighty Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Our ears perked up: a well-researched report documenting individual donor benchmarks for nonprofits with a budget size under $2 million?!

How Often Do You Hear This?! IRS Wants Your Input On Your New Required Tax Document! New IRS Tax Form 990 Wants Your Two Cents!

Seeking Grant Money Today

Note that you have a grace period to recommend changes to the new IRS tax document, share concerns about it, and advise or question before this form becomes requisite. As promised, folks. I've reported on this expected IRS tax form change in this blog. Here it is. Read the linked article (link below) to see the proposed new 990 form, and to find out how to make your suggestions or concerns know. This effects a lot of us at non profits.

In the Beginning: Nonprofit Founding Stories

Getting Attention

We spent days digging through local museum archives, old newspapers, court records and corporate documents. Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation.

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The 5 Best Nonprofit Digital Stories from TechSoup’s Storymakers Contest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hope House honored us by allowing our cameras into a maximum security prison to document their camp program reconnecting children with their incarcerated fathers,” said Liz Norton, executive director, Stone Soup Films. Alexandra Ale Bezdikian.

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Clean Up Your Language! Refining Organizational Rhetoric

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And it’s not just important for formal speeches or official documents; it also matters in our everyday communications, from a casual elevator pitch to an individual email. That session resulted in a “Rhetoric Guidelines” document that is now part of our marketing bank. Melinda McKee.

Asana—Streamline the Work Behind Your Work (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Project participants can leave comments on tasks, tag other team members and even attach documents from Dropbox and Google Drive. Guest blogger, Leili Khalessi is the Marketing and Communications Manager for RedRover , a national animal welfare organization.

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Woulda Coulda Shoulda #GivingTuesday

Getting Attention

Woulda coulda shoulda for #GivingTuesday 2014 but now’s the time to document ideas and goals to boost your 2015 #GivingTuesday results. Would you have generated donations your organizations wouldn’t have gotten otherwise if you had participated in this year’s #GivingTuesday ? Could you have tried some new strategies this year, like the matching gifts offered in so many #GivingTuesday campaigns?

No Going Back for This Nonprofit After Switching to a Digital Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When you give someone your full printed report there is an element of trust in that they can dive into the full document (whether or not they do is another issue). Sick of me telling you to get rid of your long printed annual reports? Well, I’ll stop when you stop.

What to Do When the Media Gets Your Story Wrong

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If possible, provide documentation or factual materials to back up your claim. There’s an adage in public relations that there’s no such thing as bad publicity.

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Nonprofit Crisis Communications: What The American Red Cross Should Do Now

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you read the ProPublica story closely, they link to a document called “ Red Cross Response on Lessons Learned.” It’s a 5 page word document, text-heavy, that no one is going to take the time to read. photo credit: 96dpi via photopin cc.

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Facebook Finally Admits That You Do Have to Pay for Ads to Reach Your Fans

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the document, titled “Generating business results on Facebook”, the company says: “We expect organic distribution of an individual page’s posts to gradually decline over time as we continually work to make sure people have a meaningful experience on the site.”.

Five Steps To Nurture a 30-Year Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

Track, test, document, and give thanks. These things have to be documented, otherwise they''ll be lost to the sands of time and the forgetfulness of human memory. Last Monday, July 22, 2013, March of Dimes released the annual results of its campaign with Kmart. now in its thirtieth year. and thereby begged the question, what does it takes to have a multi-decade cause marketing relationship between a cause and a sponsor?

Academic Competencies for Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

The text of the document that was approved by all three Boards follows. The academic competencies for social marketing outlined in this document are intended as guidance for instructors of academic courses and designers of academic and nonacademic certificate programs in social marketing.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It is a great project management tool that allows you to set timelines and tasks collaboratively as a team and upload documents. Kristina Kelly.

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

7) Documenting the wreckage. Filipino citizens have turned into journalists, taking videos, conducting interviews, posting photos to document the destruction and call attention to much needed aid.

Six Steps to Making the Most of Your Annual Report

Mission Minded

It’s an important document that demands careful consideration of all the steps in the process, from selecting a release date to writing and gathering the content. With a smart annual report, your organization can fundraise, sustain your audiences’ interest, and reconfirm the value of your work. To help your organization create its best annual report [.]. Blog Nonprofit Annual Report Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Copywriting Nonprofit Design Nonprofit Fundraising

5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

By starting a Pinterest board called Carolyn’s Corner , they can document their President & CEO’s travels, work and inspiration and share it with their online community. photo credit: armadillo444 via photopin cc.

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KPIs for Cause Marketers

Cause Related Marketing

Because, as Allen put it, if you can’t document your contributions in measurable metrics then why should your company. If you ask a regular marketer what his KPIs are he may have a handful. But ask a digital marketer what her key performance indicators and she may have 100 or more. The reason, said Jeff A.

How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The identity system included stationery, note cards featuring selected icons, a style guide, and templates in InDesign and Word for in-house documents. Cindy Olnick.

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Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One way to do this is to create a year-in-review document that shows your top-level numbers and explains what was different this year. Peter Panepento.

How to win more grants for your cause

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Creating a calendar, having a documented grantseeking process, and using a decision-making matrix can help you to identify the right grants for your organization. In order to survive—and thrive—nonprofits need to diversify their funding sources. In addition to individual giving , grants are another piece of a well-rounded funding plan. Of course, the best way to succeed in getting grants for your organization is to have a solid plan in place for securing them.