Mon.Apr 02, 2012

Are you going to #NTC12? Say hi to me?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s a non-usual blog post. I’m going to the NTEN conference for the first time! What? I hear you saying. Mazarine, you didn’t go to #SXSW for 3 straight years while you lived in Austin, and NOW you’re going to NTEN’s 2012 conference? In a word, YES. It’s going to be fun! I’m looking forward to learning a lot, and connecting with a lot of people! PLUS, now that my friend Amy Sample Ward works at NTEN, I want to support the #NPTech community a bit more!

What should you do with that newsletter of yours? Not these 7 things!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Do you have a print newsletter? An email one? Should you keep one, both, neither? What if you want to re-purpose the print version for email? Or vice versa? If you have ever asked any of these questions, Network for Good and Kivi Leroux Miller have all the answers. Because we hear these questions so often, we created a free Guide on the topic. You can download it here. You will learn the pros and cons of print vs. email and the ins and outs of writing for paper vs. the web.

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#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The alliance between CBS/EcoMedia began just last year in an effort to bring advertising dollars directly to nonprofits, and the success of the program is beyond doubt as five more nationally recognized environmental nonprofits have recently joined the ranks. The effort of the partnership is allow corporate sponsors who buy advertising through the CBS conglomerate to direct some of that money toward the nonprofits themselves.

[Question Marc] When to you ask a person on Twitter to follow you?

Fundraising Coach

I just received this question: When is there an appropriate time to ask someone on twitter to follow you? My quick answer is “never.” ” Asking people to follow you on Twitter makes you sound a bit whiny and desperate. Following is a personal thing.

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Why I Don’t Follow Your Nonprofit or You on Twitter

Selfish Giving

I have a lover affair with Twitter. But it has too end. So sorry, Twitter. I give you way too much time and attention. I have a business to build and can’t give you more time than you deserve. Of course, Twitter isn’t the real problem.

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Learning From Political Digital

The Agitator

The NY Times recently reported on the sophisticated use of online media by the Romney campaign, specifically as a persuasion tool for reaching new, undecided voters (as opposed to milking the house file for contributions, which every serious candidate knows how to do). As nonprofits look for new ways to generate leads amidst dwindling acquisition returns, there might be some targeting lessons here.

Are You Communicating Well? Take This Simple Test

Non Profit Marketing 360

To find out how well your communications are performing, here’s a quick quiz. Does your organization have all the resources it needs? YES NO. If you answered yes, your communication is working just fine. If you answered no, then you’re obviously not communicating your mission, your results and your needs in a way that melts hearts and propels the moving hand to the open checkbook.

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Fundraising Breakthroughs

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