If This Then That. When Google isn’t enough…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

We all know “googling” things in 2013 is ubiquitous. Google Alerts –> To automate my repeat searches . Google Trends (related searches function)–> To find related terms that I may be missing in my queries.

#HOWTO: Tumblr & RSS Feeds – How Do They Work Together?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last week we promised to discuss the connection that can be made between your nonprofit’s Tumblr site and RSS Readers around the world. The meaning of the acronym ‘ RSS ‘has been debated, but not hotly.

Trending Sources

10 reasons you should be using RSS RIGHT NOW

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you know what RSS is? RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. I have a page where I keep all of my RSS feeds. Why should you use RSS feeds? If you’ve never used RSS before, don’t worry. Every google search you do can be turned into a feed. Post on Google Buzz. Have you ever been completely overwhelmed by the internet?

#TECH: RSS Readers To Help Save Time & Sort Out News & Emails

Non Profit Marketing 360

We continued our series on Tumblr yesterday with some guidance to get your nonprofit’s blog out via an RSS feed that allows people to subscribe to your site. RSS remains one of the great untapped resources of the internet, despite the fact it has been around since the mid-1990s.

#SM4NP: Automate Your Google Searches To Follow Important Issues

Non Profit Marketing 360

Searching on Google is perhaps the single experience of the internet we all share. In the fine and flexible tradition of the English language, we turned the noun into a verb: to google (someone or something). The behemoth that is Google Inc.

How to read this blog

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

For those of you reading this blog via Google Reader: Google Reader will be retired on July 1, 2013, which means you won’t be able to read your blog and news feeds through the Google Reader service after that date. To add this blog to another feed reader (we like Feedly ), use this RSS URL: [link]. For more information on how to export all of your Google Reader information—including this blog’s feed, visit this support page on Google.).

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The Social Round-Up

SocialButterfly

Now that I’ve finally switched my RSS reader from Bloglines to Google Reader, I find myself there a lot more–even more so than Twitter (gasp). Also–if you’re in love with your Google Reader like me, here’s my public profile.

A list of mobile apps that I use regularly

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Gmail : Since I run both my business and personal email accounts on the Google cloud platform, this app is essential to me and used constantly. Google Maps: Hard to imagine not having access to this. Google Search: A fast self-explanatory app that gets right to the point.

Secret Mix For Social Media

The Agitator

At the end of each week Tom and I review the unused goodies that have piled up in our mailboxes from our RSS feeds, Google Alerts and our global network of Agitator correspondents.

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Reader Questions: What are the best fundraising blogs & books?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Next, since you’re interested in nonprofits that recycle and reuse waste materials, I would make another tab that says “Recycle&# and put in RSS feeds for. Treehugger.org , RSS your Google search for recycling technology. Post on Google Buzz.

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Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I provide this option in several places, including the subscription box and in a footer that goes out with the RSS feed. On January 3, 2011, I started a daily blogging experiment — and by “daily&# I actually meant business daily, Monday – Friday.

11 ways to make your website more enchanting

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Google analytics will tell you.). Show people how to find you on Facebook, Twitter, via RSS, via email, etc According to Guy Kawasaki , former Chief Evangelist of Apple, you need an enchanting website to pull people to your story.

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#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

So when people are Googling for them, nothing appears about them; but their competitor appears. And because they’re not engaging, they’re not being indexed on Google. Then there’s a whole separate discussion on the Twitter channel and now Google +.

Blogging Daily Starting Monday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use my Alltop page way more than Google Reader now.) Of course, you can always subscribe to the RSS feed directly, too. I’ve decided to start blogging daily (or darn close) as of January 3, 2010. I’m giving it three months, and I’ll reevaluate then.

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How I learn and stay up to date

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Before the era of Google, one of my favourite approaches towards learning something that I didn’t know much about, or had been stumped on in a debate, was to get every staple foundational book on the matter and read it.

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Creating Website Content: What Do Your Visitors Really Want?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They went searching, and Google or another website with a link to yours pointed that stranger to you, thinking that you might have the answer. Integrate your real-time communications channels into your website, for example, by using Twitter or Facebook widgets or RSS feeds that bring the live conversation to your site.

#HOWTO: Tumbler Can Be Social Media Hub, But Other Tools Are Available

Non Profit Marketing 360

Tumblr offers nonprofits and charities a free platform (with some themes and extensions costing a few bucks) and host to establish a web presence that is just a couple of clicks away from integrating with your Twitter account and an RSS feed. Not that Google won’t find your Tumblr site

Have Nonprofit Marketing Questions? Ask Now, Get Answers Live

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. I’ll be answering questions live from 1:00 - 1:30 pm Eastern time today. Are you reading this in your email box?

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Cause Marketing Wiki

Cause Related Marketing

What is a QR code and why might it matter for nonprofit marketing?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you want to experiment by creating a free QR Code, you can click here to go to Google’s free QR Code generator. If you found this post valuable you may want to sign up for his weekly e-newsletter or following his blog’s rss feed This is a guest post from Blase Ciabaton.

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What Would You Say if You Were Me?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

This blog has average visitors of 185/day or 5,200/month on the site, plus another 284 who receive blog posts by email, and an unknown number who read it in RSS form (ie: Google Reader, etc.). Alternate title for this post, "What you got to say for myself?" What am I talking about? I'm offering you a chance to write the Nonprofit Consultant Blog for a day. I am interested in occasionally having guest bloggers come in and take over.

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Social Media for Nonprofits @ the Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. The latest edition of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants is now available at The Feed by The Hatcher Group.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Some of them, A few include Howard Rheingold, host the The Well, first online community; Randy Farmer, co-developer of Habitat, first use of avatars, so that you could have an online presence, Dave Winer, father of the blog, RSS and more, are all from the 60s.

Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, fundraising author, editor, consultant and thought leader

Wild Woman Fundraising

OK readers of this blog, add them to your RSS feed ! Post on Google Buzz. Kim Klein. OMG I am so excited! Kim Klein, my first fundraising heroine, has answered my interview questions! For those of you not in the know, Kim Klein is Capital I INCREDIBLE.

Nonprofit Tech - How, When, Why, and What to Consider

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. Rebecca Leaman (aka Curious Apricot) at the Wild Apricot Blog has posted the latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival , with a nonprofit technology theme.

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75 Summer All-Access Passes for $75 - Get Yours While You Can!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. From right now until they are gone, I’m offering a special Summer All-Access Pass to Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

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2009 Webinar Schedule & the Pass Winners Are.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. Photo by Snapr on Flickr. I’ve published the preliminary schedule for the 2009 Nonprofit Marketing Guide Webinar Series.

Getting People to Open Your Nonprofit’s Email Messages

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. Photo by terren in Virginia on Flickr.

Friday Office Hours - Come Ask Your Questions Live on the Blog at 1:00 p.m. Eastern

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. I’ll be available to answer your questions live on my blog tomorrow, Friday, January 23, from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific). Just come to the blog homepage and you’ll see a live chat window where you can type in your nonprofit marketing questions.

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Best of the Blog 2008 & Your Suggestions for 2009?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox.

welcome to studio 501c

Studio 501c

In fact, much of the advice here will be pretty basic, as I find that even many brilliant leaders in the social sector know little about RSS , blogs as communications tools for nonprofits , or all that Google can do for them! Tags: ABOUT STUDIO 501C BLOGGING BRANDING COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL FUNDRAISING GOOGLE MARKETING PRODUCTIVITY SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS VOLUNTEERS WEB

Easy Fundraising: Teach a Social Media and Social Networking Class for Parents

Fundraiser Ideas

Many parents might also like to know how to set up Google Alerts and/or Google Reader to follow topics they enjoy (both of these services are also very helpful in the business world). An RSS guide. This is great high school fundraiser and a creative fundraising idea. You can easily teach a social media class for adults who would like to become more familiar with these technologies.

Trio of Online Marketing Webinars Coming in Feb. - Reserve Your Spot Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. Looking for an online marketing crash course for your nonprofit? I have a trio of three webinars just for you.

New Copier, New Chairs, or the Annual All-Access Pass?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox.

New Voices: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Bloggers to Watch

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Not exactly the greatest endorsement for RSS readers. I can’t remember the last time I opened Google Reader.

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Best First Step into Social Media -- Monitoring Your Nonprofit's Reputation and Issues

Getting Attention

What to listen for and best free listening tools : 1) Google Alerts and RSS feeds (searches blogs, websites) for keywords (org name and URL, issues, leadership names, competitive/colleague org names); 2) Twitter search. I had the fantastic opportunity of facilitating a conversation ( slides here ) on this vital topic at the Communications Network conference recently.

17 Spots Left on My “Coolest-Hottest Friends” List!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. I turned 40 this week and as part of the ongoing celebration, I am raising $500 for Positive Wellness Alliance through my online network. I want to give a BIG THANKS to those who have contributed so far: Via the Facebook Birthday Cause App for a total of $345: Alnisa Allgood. Nancy Schwartz. Jono Smith. Ginette Isenberg. Holly Ross. Rachel Wood-Pena.

#HOWTO: Create A Tumblr Account And Why It Might Replace Your Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook and Twitter seem to rule the net, but FourSquare and StumbleUpon are out there too, and many are wrestling with developing a presence on Google+. Moreover, your site will have built-in RSS Feeds (something we’ll be covering later this week)! If you follow the tech developments and platform inventions of social media, you can get a headache.

What Your Supporters Can Do for You Online, When You Empower Them

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. This Friday, March 20, John Kenyon will join me in presenting a webinar called “ Creating Online Evangelists: How to Excite and Motivate Your Supporters.&#

U.S. gets a new President, White House launches new web site & blog…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

We have all heard how Barack Obama leveraged social media during the campaign ( just Google it… ). Of course, what kind of President would have a website without also having an Official Blog (complete with an RSS feed ), brilliantly launched and introduced during his swearing in.