How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

He showed the audience step-by-step how to create great Facebook giveaways and contests. She schooled us on subject lines and the importance of being succinct and interesting in our email communications (lest we get deleted immediately). With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014.

Reader Questions: How to raise funds for a school with no vision?

Wild Woman Fundraising

One thing to know about me is that I am a non-profit board member (president at moment) of a German language school in NJ. Share this on Facebook. Fundraising @wildwomanfund board member education mazarine treyz New Jersey Philanthropy president school fundraisingGreetings Mazarine, I found your website very informative and interesting. No, I’m not @chrisparisi, but am @cparisi on Twitter. I have a feeling I’m a few decades older that that fellow whoever he is.

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Fabulous Example of Facebook Engagement from COTN

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This year’s campaign is about keeping the children they serve, who are orphaned or destitute, in school. One idea we discussed was using Facebook to collect words of encouragement about staying in school from U.S. On Facebook, COTN averages 2.1

Facebook’s latest response to Google+

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

One of the key things I remember that my strategic management prof would drill into our heads back in business school was to always differentiate between a “competitive advantage&# and a “sustainable competitive advantage&#.

Explaining Facebook Reach for Nonprofits

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Have Facebook changes harmed social media engagement efforts for nonprofits and companies? We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. He provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to the most common questions on why people see what they see on Facebook. How do Facebook updates work and what do supporters see? Does this mean a drop in Facebook engagement?

Go Back-to-School with Online Marketing Experts

J Campbell Social Marketing

Have you heard the hype about Facebook Live, but wonder how you can use it to grow your business? In this half-day workshop, we will present the following short sessions: Smile But Don’t Freak Out: How to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Business.

The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

School supply packages. While selling school supplies, isn’t unique, your group can make it easy on parents by getting the school supply lists from the local schools, buying the supplies, organizing them into packages (e.g. By creating an engaging and attractive presence on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, your organization can often boost donations and increase public awareness of your mission.

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Towards a More Hygienic Cause Marketing Campaign for Lysol

Cause Related Marketing

With the approaching start of the new school year Lysol brand of disinfectant has a cause marketing campaign that awards $25,000 in prizes to the school with the highest average attendance from November 1 to 30, 2011. You must register your school online in the contest at Lysol.com.

Four Requirements for Successful Social Communication

Social Media Bird Brain

social communications small nonprofits Facebook social media care time Twitter commitment d school content The hooha about the new medium in town is long gone. People are turning to subjects like big data and still looking for ROI. In whatever shape or form it takes in the future, social communications are here to stay.

10 Good Fundraising Ideas for the Novice Fundraiser

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Online fundraising platforms allow you to easily set up a donation web page that you can share with your Facebook friends and email contacts. A bake sale at a school function, office, or other event is easy to organize, even for the novice fundraiser. Church Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising

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10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Individuals

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Use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, to reach out and ask for donations from your virtual community of friends and colleagues. Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our blog. Charity Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports Fundraising

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10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

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If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids Non Profit Fundraising School FundraisingWhen your charitable cause needs large amounts of money, charity fundraising events can be your best option. The huge funds generated by these events can be used for a single project or the ongoing operations of your charitable organization.

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10 Exciting Fundraising Ideas for Sports Teams

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Don’t forget, as a sports team, you have access to your team’s mailing list of parents and athletes — and all of them have Facebook friends. College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingSports teams often have to raise money for a variety of reasons.

The Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas

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As school budgets tighten across the country, school fundraising becomes an increasingly critical pursuit. What follows are our top 10 school fundraising ideas: Corporate sponsorship. Partnering with your local businesses to raise money for a specific school project or event is one of the best school fundraising ideas out there. A Tree of Giving is a permanent wall memorial of those who generously gave to the school.

Strategic Fundraising: 10 Tips for Better Financial Results

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If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising School FundraisingRather than simply waiting for donations to come to your nonprofit or charitable organization, it is far preferable to plan and organize an effective fundraising campaign that provides a solid financial basis for current operations and future needs.

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

For example, since connecting our community members with each other is one of our organization’s goals, we might set a social media goal of sparking five conversations a month with five or more comments in our main social media channels: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Do You Make Any of These 10 Fundraising Mistakes?

Fundraiser Ideas

Online with email, Facebook, Twitter and other social networking possibilities. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingWith over a decade of fundraising experience, I have stumbled over many fundraising mistakes. The great thing about mistakes is that you learn from them, which makes the coming years much more successful.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Socialbrite.org Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

So I went to business school and there seemed to be a confluence at that point. Social media was just gaining traction – this was 2007 and Facebook had just opened up beyond the college crowd – and I made that leap, intuitively, that social media is really community organizing.

Activating Your Cause Marketing Via Old School Methods

Cause Related Marketing

Nowadays when every brand has a YouTube channel, and pages on Pinterest, Google+, and Facebook, it’s easy to think that when you activate your cause marketing on a social network that you’re done.

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

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Whether you're raising money to build a new school or curing a worldwide epidemic, a single moment drives the need for a campaign. Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Learn More | Twitter | Facebook.

Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If we are actively soliciting, say, Coke to come into our schools so that we will get more money, can we ask ourselves, “What is the ethical trade-off?&# Beyond an email or a Facebook poke.

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook’s power on the social-networks scene need hardly be introduced, and thousands of nonprofits and charities have tapped into that power to expand and support their good work. Facebook’s CEO, unlike Apple’s, has given a great deal of charity on his own.

How to Fundraise: 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know

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Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingYou’ve looked into the coffers and checked the bottom line. The conclusion is that if you’re going to stay afloat for the next year, you need to consider some serious fundraising. But how to fundraise?

Cause Marketing Breakfast

Cause Related Marketing

Share Your Breakfast” on Kellogg’s corporate site or their Facebook page by saying what you had for breakfast this morning. I was then invited to share that via Facebook or an email that included the following message: Help kids in need get off to their best starts.

Repeat After Me, Cause Marketing is Co-Branding

Cause Related Marketing

Where’s the paragraph or two of explanation of all the valuable things Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) do for school-age kids? Where’s BGCA’s URL or Facebook page?

10 Safe and Fun Youth Fundraising Ideas

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If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids Non Profit Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School FundraisingInvolving children in fundraising can help show them the importance of giving to others. However, youth fundraising raises significant safety concerns.

Research-Driven Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Moms struggling with diaper need are more likely to miss school or work. Donations are also keyed to the number of likes on Facebook, and the number of downloads of your baby’s image in the jean Huggies on the website. Huggies Facebook Kimberly Clark Every Little Bottom

#How-To: Is The World Ready For Google+ (‘Google Plus’)? You Can Be.

Non Profit Marketing 360

For others, whatever the answer, we feel thrust back to the days of signing the high-school yearbook of the person we wanted to be dating but didn’t have the nerve to ask. Were you invited?

Are you being tested?

iMarketSmart

In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook founder and CEO) gave $100 million to help fix Newark, New Jersey’s failing school system. Charter schools got a lot of money and they proved that they work. Mark Zuckerberg’s big $100 million gift in 2010.

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Using Cause Marketing to Preserve Retail Pricing Power

Cause Related Marketing

Opines the magazine’s editors; “At the end of the day, marketing channels like Groupon and Facebook Deals are really just new version of old traffic triggers like the ‘one-day only’ sale. REI business benefits of cause marketing Outdoor USA Magazine Facebook Deals Groupon The North Face

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Shall we indulge in some Mixed Links… John Haydon shares the good news that nonprofits can now add a “donate” button to their Facebook Page and Ads. September 3rd: Fundraising with Facebook Ads – Going Beyond Just Boosting Posts with John Haydon.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I make sure my 3-year-old and 7-year-old boys are getting ready for school and I jump in the shower to get ready for the day. to 10:00 a.m – I walk my 7-year-old to school and then hop in the car and I grab some Starbucks. I pick up my children from school and daycare and go home.

Social Media Academy Part II

A. Fine Blog

Last week I reported on the first all-day workshop for the Social Media Academy sponsored by the Avi Chai Foundation for ten New York city area Jewish day schools. Each school is assigned a coach to develop a social media experiment over the next six momths. Tami Stalbow of the Westchester Hebrew High School shouted “Eureka&# as we were nearing the end of the day. Uncategorized Avi Chai Foundation big duck darim online Social Media westchester hebrew high school

10 Ideas for Fundraising You Cannot Afford to Miss

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If you like this post, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Sports FundraisingOne of the best ways to boost the visibility and financial stability of your nonprofit or charitable organization is by designing and implementing exciting, original ideas for fundraising activities.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep22: Cause Marketing Goes Back to School with Target, Boys & Girls Clubs

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Today, Megan and I chat with Jenna Reck of Target who explains Give With Target, the retailer’s first-ever initiative that combines cause with back to school marketing, giving $2.5 million directly to schools via a Facebook voting initiative Then Artis Stevens with Boys and Girls Clubs shares some. CauseTalk Radio Podcast back to school boys and girls clubs cause marketing target

#Interview: Syam Buradagunta, Blogger & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Collaborative

Non Profit Marketing 360

It doesn’t work so great in the education sector, because really those causes relate to what school you belong to, so there’s only so many folks you can ask.

So Dark The Con of Men

Cause Related Marketing

You can find him him on LinkedIn and Facebook. That same charity nearly did a deal with Cameron Lewis, who is in prison in Minnesota for defrauding hundreds of school districts of nearly $40 million using a now-defunct charity called the National School Fitness Foundation (NSFF).

Virtual Reality and Nonprofit Marketing – A New Way to Engage Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

Shown at its annual gala, then posted on YouTube360, Beginning takes viewers on an intimate, 360 tour of one of PoP’s schools in Ghana. The narrator tells viewers about PoP’s mission, which is building schools and creating educational opportunities in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos, and Nicaragua.

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Write Your Way to Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Stuck on that membership renewal email series or the petition-signing campaign due to launch on Facebook last week? Here are a few of Jeff’s more surprising steps to message magic: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. Ready to move from making mediocre messages to crafting content that connects quickly, and is repeated and acted on?

Inquiring Cause Marketers Want to Know, What Works on Kickstarter?

Cause Related Marketing

Ethan Mollick, at the Wharton School, has a taken a first crack at some early learning about what works in crowdfunding that has application for both cause marketers and entrepreneurs. Mollick used Kickstarter as his dataset, with its 48,500+ projects and $237+ million in combined funding Here’s what Mollick’s analysis shows: Because the greater the size of the founder’s social network the more likely the project is to be funded, it pays to be popular… especially on Facebook.