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What are the best and worst times to post on social media networks?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everyone is looking to get increased engagement and interaction on their social media posts. But what times are best to post to your audience? Tweet.

How to Communicate In The Midst Of Tragedy: 9-Step Checklist

Getting Attention

Like you, my heart and head are heavy in the wake of yesterday’s bombings in Boston. Especially since I feel so helpless. Get Off Auto-Pilot.

8 Tips for a Mobile-Friendly Nonprofit Website

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Nonprofits are now reporting that up to a third of their Web traffic is coming from mobile devices. Photo Source: Big Stock Photo. Make it snappy.

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Is Your Nonprofit Ready to be Super Relevant?

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Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling


How can visual media bring healthcare social media to life? This edition of the Healthcare Social Media (HCSM) Review explores visual storytelling.

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The fundraising pyramid is dead.


Many people don’t realize that fundraising is really just a subset of marketing. Therefore, fundraisers are marketers that raise funds. Yes!

21 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits from Top Experts

Fundraising Coach

I love nonprofits. And I love social media. But nonprofits don’t always “get” social media. The replies were great! Here they are.

The 4 Best Examples of Non-Profit Video Storytelling - Guest Post

Social Media Bird Brain

Here''s the second of three guest posts on the subject of storytelling for your nonprofit through videos. Guest blogger Madeleine Hammond is a Marketing Executive at Skeleton Productions, a UK based corporate video production company. An oldy but a goody - the storytelling arc is a proven staple to video marketing.

How Much Time Does Social Media Marketing Really Take?

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in the nonprofit sector. Social media is free. It only takes 5 minutes per day. Right? WRONG. Who is our audience?

The Biggest Mistake Nonprofits Make With Video

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Annie Escobar is co-founder of ListenIn Pictures which produces compelling video stories for nonprofits. I call this The Program Trap.

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Four Tactics for Amazing Nonprofit Stories

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Each month the magazine will feature stories from the nonprofit sector. . Stories are older than written language. And it can always be better.

How Often Should Your Nonprofit Send Email to Your List?

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Call for Submissions: Healthcare Social Media Review #21


How can social media support prevention and wellness? At the same time, about 1 in 3 Americans plan on buying a new fitness tech in 2013. Submit them.

New Government of Canada policies related to social media

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the world of TBS issued guidance documents there are frameworks, policies, directives, standards and guidelines (broadest to most specific).

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you a Catwoman? So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. It colors how our co-workers interact with us.

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Five Steps To Nurture a 30-Year Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

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? In the most recent year, Kmart,the discount retailer, donated $7.4

Quick tips for better fundraising appeals

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The folks at Bloomerang have published a sharp new infographic that serves as a quick guide to better fundraising appeals. Define your audience.

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Amazon is giving away my book for free today

Fundraising Coach

Amazon is promoting my newest book Nonprofit Social Media: A beginner’s guide to building donor relationships from your desk. YouTube! Pinterest.

Five Tools for Your Social Media Intern

Social Media Bird Brain

Via Unpaid Intern Summertime. and the interns are easy. Well, not really. But if you''ve made it known that your small nonprofit would like to entertain a few interns for the summer and/or fall, you''ve probably got a couple interviewed and ready to start.

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

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everything I’ve been preaching about success in Facebook marketing has been a lie. The best way to get your stuff seen… is to pay for it.”.

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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.

Pump Up Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page with These 10 Tips

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Even if you don''t have a full-time social media team, here are 10 ways you can pump up your nonprofit''s Facebook page: . Credit: HSUS /Facebook).

21 Stupid Things Nonprofit Marketers Should Stop Doing [Slideshow]

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Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health


So, let’s explore that first. Digital Health Takes Center Stage. Social media and all its relatives – is that digital health? Hot Topics.

The shift to BYOD

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Recent statistics indicate that: “38% of companies expect to stop providing devices to staff by 2016″ – Gartner, 2013. Impersonation.

FREE New Webinar: Make Better Nonprofit Annual Reports Now! April 13th, 2013

Wild Woman Fundraising

Date: April 13, 2013. Time: 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MT, 10am PST. Cost: FREE. Are you creating your annual report right now? Bonus materials: Slides.

Making Your Cause Marketing Promotion Clear and Understandable

Cause Related Marketing

In the fall of 2012 the New York Attorney General’s office released Five Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing. The first one was “clearly describe the promotion.” We might assume that the AG was speaking only to marketers with malintent (to use the neologism). Reverb frequently partners with other nonprofits in the tours it promotes.

The rules for phenomenal stories

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When you’re making the case for giving , a powerful story is hard to top. The good news is, the results are well worth the work.

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16 experts tell you how to keep your donors wanting to come back

Fundraising Coach

Special thanks to ChepeNicoli on Flickr for permission to edit his terrific image. I like to think of it as showing them “love.” Seriously.

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Why Donors Drop Out

The Agitator

Carefully study Bloomerang’s “Donor Loyalty” chart below. Shame on us. I called and said, ‘Gee, I think I did renew.’. No voice mail hell. Joyaux.

Top 10 Twitter To Do’s for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

If they are using Twitter, it’s often in fits and starts, with no clear strategy and very little consistency. Why use it? I get (website) traffic; ?

How to Translate Your Program Into a Compelling Video

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Annie Escobar has created over 60 videos for over 30 purpose driven organizations. Let’s be honest. Find a Protagonist. Subscribe today.

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Social Media Housekeeping

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Think about social media as a way to open the doors of your organization to new guests and friends. But unlike hosting guests at you home for an hour or two, social media is open to guests 24/7. Because of the constant accessibility of social media, keeping profiles tidy all the time is a must. Is it easy to find you on Twitter and Facebook?

21 Stupid Things You Can Stop Doing [Infographic and Recording]

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