Free Webinar: Quick and Dirty Marketing Plans

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Spending time and money trying to market your nonprofit or its programs without a strategy in place is a big waste of both precious resources. But I realize that many of you simply don’t have the time for a full-day workshop, let alone weeks or months to dwell on the finer points of an in-depth, well-researched strategy. Yesterday I taught the Total Focus Nonprofit Marketing Plan Workshop with Nancy Schwartz in NYC.

Pam Slim Says: What is Your ROOT?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever done a job just for the money? We went into different people’s dwellings and tried to get babies to smile for five seconds. That job was based around my need for money, and it seemed like prostituting myself after the first day. Yeah, they DO make money.

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How to Hire a Graphic Designer or Design Firm Part 1: Where to Look

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Graphic design is a highly competitive field, and firms are willing to spend time & money to come up high in page rankings that are highly relevant to your search terms. A lot has been written about this, so I don’t want to dwell in too much detail (or, perhaps I will in a future post).

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Scarcity and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

Having less than what we perceive we need – whether it is food, money, friends or time – is having less than we feel we need. preoccupations with money and with time cluster around the poor and the busy, and they rarely let go.

What “Trust Agents” Means for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Becoming a friend online means that person is now open to a conversation with you, but because you are being human (see above), asking for money is not what you want those early conversations to be about. I read “ Trust Agents &# by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith this weekend.

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Scarcity and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

Having less than what we perceive we need – whether it is food, money, friends or time – is having less than we feel we need. preoccupations with money and with time cluster around the poor and the busy, and they rarely let go.

Fairy Tale Fundraising

The Agitator

A team who preferred to be paid on volume and would also extend credit so the Queen didn’t have to front much money. She dressed herself up as an old peddler, and headed for Hoboken, to the place where Snow White dwelled.

Nonprofit blog carnival: Your 25 pieces of best advice

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I usually know the person I was talking to quite well and it is hard to come right out and talk about money, even more so to ask for it. You can get more money later, but you’ll never be able to buy your integrity back.”

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