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.

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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?

10 Specific Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in Your Next Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. 9) Use the Facebook Donate button during a Facebook Live talking about your fundraising campaign. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!)

NYC School Social Media Guidelines

A. Fine Blog

The New York City public schools released guidelines for social media use by teachers yesterday (note: this is a link to the WSJ’s story about it, there doesn’t seem to be a page to the guidelines, only the ability to download the document, which drives me crazy!) Of course, the schools, all schools, need guidelines, but I have a few concerns with these guidelines (of course, you knew I would!)

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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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.

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How To Fill Out A Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Calendar

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons. .

10 Good Fundraising Ideas for the Novice Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

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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A plain English, level-headed guide to Facebook updates, reach and promoted posts

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

There’s been a huge amount of chatter online about Facebook changes that nonprofits and companies say have harmed their engagement efforts on the social network - and an equal amount of information refuting that claim. Again, Edgerank is nothing new for Facebook Pages.

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How to Combat Common Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Challenges

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons. .

How to Tell Stories that Take People from Passive to Passionate

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons. .

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5 Types of Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Share on Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry!

How to Collect Stories About Your Nonprofit [WORKSHEET]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Last week’s lesson in Storytelling Summer School detailed the 5 types of stories you need to actively collect and share about your nonprofit and it’s impact. (If Over in the Facebook Group , Storytelling Superstar Amelia Leggett jumped right in! Facebook.

One Free Way to Ramp Up Your Social Media Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

What is Storytelling Summer School ? . What is included in Storytelling Summer School : . Nonprofits Social Media Storytelling free course social media storytelling storytelling summer school video training

10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Individuals

Fundraiser Ideas

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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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.

10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

Fundraiser Ideas

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

Fundraiser Ideas

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

Fundraiser Ideas

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

Fundraiser Ideas

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.

#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.

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.

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.

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

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.

How to Fundraise: 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know

Fundraiser Ideas

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?

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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.

10 Safe and Fun Youth Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

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.

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#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?

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.

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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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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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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?

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.

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

10 Ideas for Fundraising You Cannot Afford to Miss

Fundraiser Ideas

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.