Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My current favorite nonprofit Facebook Group is Nonprofit Happy Hour , which is an offshoot of Nonprofit with Balls. Another group is the Nonprofit Communications Professionals group. This is more targeted, but lately, I also find more promotional posts in this group.

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Group Boards

J Campbell Social Marketing

If your nonprofit is using Pinterest, you may have been invited to post to another user’s Group Board. Pinning to Group Boards that others have created is a great way to increase exposure for your organization and your cause.

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Why you should join mastermind groups instead of attending conferences

iMarketSmart

But if you want to learn how to improve in your role at your organization I think there’s a better, less expensive, more efficient way to go— with a mastermind group! Mastermind groups usually involve 2 to 5 participants with common interests meeting monthly.

5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group)

iMarketSmart

Veritus Group knows more about fundraising than most people learn in a lifetime. The post 5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group) appeared first on MarketSmart | . Here’s some of their wisdom : 5 things truly great nonprofits do: They pay staff well!

How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As the community engagement manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com, I have set up a lot of Facebook Groups, and unlike some other changes Facebook has made that people find annoying, the latest updates have made Groups even more functional.

The 4 Donor Groups You Need to Contact Before the End of Year

Fundraising Coach

So you might even mix them in between calls to the other three groups. The post The 4 Donor Groups You Need to Contact Before the End of Year appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. Photo courtesy of Willy D on Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Which Group Buying Site is Best for Cause Marketing?

Selfish Giving

Frank Barry had a wonderful post last week over at Mashable on seven group buying sites using daily deals to give back. Note: I asked the question over at Quora: “Is there a group buying site that allows you to use their platform for your own deals and with your own contacts?&#.

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Join the Social Media for Global Health Working Group

SocialButterfly

Forming the Social Media for Global Health Working Group . Out of this need a working group was formed. The group meets quarterly in the Washington, DC area and covers topics like measuring social media, using humor in your social media campaign and creating a social media strategy.

Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

There are 30 million active Facebook fan pages, and 700 million people use Facebook Groups daily. When you open the Facebook can of worms and create a Page or a Group, you have a new responsibility. 7) Facebook Groups will become more useful.

What is The Concord Leadership Group LLC?

Fundraising Coach

Some of you have been seeing my name associated with at group called "The Concord Leadership Group LLC." And over the last few weeks, since the release of the nonprofit sector leadership report , you've probably seen more and more posts from The Concord Leadership Group.

When a group in need inspires - vs. discourages - giving

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So what happens when we talk about people in need as members of a group? But if you do talk about a group, it can be good or bad for fundraising. Burson (University of Michigan) found that groups of people in need who seem unified inspire funding more quickly. But in contrast, groups that may not be viewed positively discouraged giving. But there may be times when you need to talk about a group - be it a community, a family or a refugee camp.

Creating Personas for Priority Groups of Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

Though relied on for all sorts of health and social policymaking, these data do not provide the understanding of a priority group that leads to insight and effective marketing and communications efforts. Personas for Priority Groups to Address Concurrent Sexual Partnerships.

What age group responds to planned giving email marketing most?

iMarketSmart

The following chart shows the age breakdown for the leads we generated and gifts we uncovered for one of our clients. It’s interesting that there are quite a good number of 25-54 year old respondents interested in planned giving estate planning information. Furthermore, it’s also interesting that there are quite a number of 65+ respondents. How did we get this information? .

Do major and legacy gift fundraisers need ‘sales managers’?

iMarketSmart

Instead, many nonprofits outsource the function to Veritus Group. Veritus Group knows fundraising. Recommendations: >> 5 Things Great Nonprofits Do (According To Veritus Group). >> >> Webinar Recording: How To Think About Major Gifts; Hosted by Jeff Schreifels (Veritus Group). >> The private sector has sales managers for their revenue generation teams. The nonprofit sector, not so much.

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7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Secret Boards

J Campbell Social Marketing

Secret Boards can also be Group Boards, providing the users all have Pinterest accounts. Next week I will lay out some ideas for nonprofits using public Group Boards on Pinterest. Nonprofits Pinterest Social Media Group Boards Pinterest for nonprofits Pinterest marketing Secret Boards

10 Simple Fundraiser Ideas for Small Groups

Fundraiser Ideas

Following are 10 simple fundraiser ideas for small groups. Bake Sale – A bake sale is one of the easiest fundraiser ideas for small groups to pull off. Flower Day – This is one of the best fundraiser ideas for small groups within a larger organization, like a school. Caroling for Donations – You don’t have to be a choir to use this fundraiser idea for small groups. Sell caroling visits by your group to increase holiday spirit and raise funds for your cause.

The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Andy Robinson provided tools that I think are invaluable and I cannot wait to bring this to our Board’s sustainability group. Last week we did our incredible Nonprofit Leadership Summit, with 12 presentations over 3 days for nonprofits all over the world!

'Checkout' This New Cause Marketing Study

Cause Related Marketing

On its website The Integer Group describes itself as “a global discussion about the impact of shopping culture on brand strategy.” The Checkout BoxTops for Education MARC Research Progresso Yoplait Campbell's Labels for Education Red The Integer Group Newman's Own Campbell's General Mills

Local Cancer Group Shows that Pink Cause Marketing Isn’t Just for Komen

Selfish Giving

October is here and millions will be raised this month with cause marketing for breast cancer organizations. Two of the best known are Komen for the Cure and Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You don’t understand how diverse that group is! You need to be able to listen to your constituents as people instead of as groups. Chris Forbes is the co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits and a certified guerrilla-marketing coach.

Trade Group Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Trade groups exist to provide service to their members; research and publications, marketing and branding, lobbying and training, tradeshows and meetings, and the like. Wikipedia says there are 7,600 national trade groups in the United States. Trade Association Cause Marketing Umami City of Hope Mushroom Council Trade Group Cause Marketing Breast Cancer Awareness Month Pink Ribbon cause marketing

Business to Business Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Robert Garff, a prominently local community leader, owns the Ken Garff Automotive Group, a collection of about two dozen car dealerships in Utah. The Ken Garff Automotive Group also sponsors the Road to Success, an early reading program for students in Utah elementary schools.

How to Raise Money: 10 Tips Every Group Needs to Consider

Fundraiser Ideas

Recent financial downturns have taken a toll on many charitable and nonprofit organizations. Many administrators are left wondering how to raise money in this difficult economic environment. The secret to raising money is really no secret at all; in general, persistence and commitment are essential elements of success in the fundraising world. Here are 10 tips on how to raise money even when the economy is at its worst: Make your presence felt.

What I was doing when I wasn’t here

Wild Woman Fundraising

Also, I’ve been away and when you get back things happen, like all of these meetings, today I met with Casey Rowe of WING , a women’s entrepreneurship group here in Austin, and I’ll be speaking to their group in June.

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Do you have trouble presenting for your cause?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you entirely comfortable when presenting…. Do you want to be a better presenter? Check out our newest webinar, Advanced Rock Star Presenting: Prepare and Deliver on March 20th 1pm EST, 10am, PST. Learn more or Buy now. This guest post is generously written by Susan Taylor of Imagine Productions.

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Designing for Community Change

SocialButterfly

This example comes from Rescue Social Change Group (RSCG). Case Studies and New Orgs/Campaigns Social Marketing Bertie County case study change citizenship community change community-based initiative design global citizen North Carolina Project H Rescue Social Change Group Step Royale

Cause Marketing as a Means of Employee Engagement

Cause Related Marketing

Pearle Vision Elliot Masie Lenscrafters Oakley Sunglass Hut Ray Ban OneSight business benefits of cause marketing Luxottica Group Revo Employee Morale Chief Learning Officer magazineCause marketing is often directed at employees and other internally stakeholders.

#Interview: Howard Adam Levy, Principal of Red Rooster Group

Non Profit Marketing 360

Howard Adam Levy is Principal of Red Rooster Group , a New York City-based branding, marketing and design agency for nonprofits. NPM360: Did Red Rooster Group begin as a branding agency? A huge number of those groups will go out of business because they can’t afford to stay in business.

#Interview: Howard Adam Levy, Principal of Red Rooster Group

Non Profit Marketing 360

Howard Adam Levy is Principal of Red Rooster Group , a New York City-based branding, marketing and design agency for nonprofits. MKC: Did Red Rooster Group begin as a branding agency? A huge number of those groups will go out of business because they can’t afford to stay in business.

Cause Marketing With Trade Groups

Cause Related Marketing

It’s not clear to me that this is a trend, but I’ve seen my first cause marketing campaign with a trade group.The campaign is a tree planting effort from Odwalla, the juice company, and the trade group called the National Association of State Park Directors.It

Free Webinar: Rockstar Nonprofit Presentations Feburary 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

This free webinar on Rockstar Nonprofit Presentations will help you speak and look your best in front of the groups you present to. How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Are you looking to talk more persuasively for your cause?

#Development: Action Group ‘Do Something’ Grows Huge Through Small Smartphones

Non Profit Marketing 360

As The New York Times then reported, she got the report from her colleagues, and “right then and there, she decided Do Something, a national nonprofit group that works to involve teenagers in civic activities, had to go mobile.

Why you lie to your board

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Facebook’s latest response to Google+

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

One thing I haven’t determined yet is whether or not I can save a custom group for use later on. Insight circles custom groups Facebook Google google plus location privacy status update

#GRANTS: WLR Automotive Group Looking To Give $25K Away In January

Non Profit Marketing 360

“Giveaway For Good” is an initiative of the WLR Automotive Group , who is celebrating twenty-five years of service in the central Maryland/York County PA region. Since its inception, WLR has adopted a philosophy of giving and donates significantly each year to local groups.”

How to Know It’s Time to Fire Your PR Group

Cause Related Marketing

What the United Franchise Group, SIGNARAMA’s parent, has done here is an efficient way to activate a cause marketing effort. The most common way to activate or promote your cause marketing campaign is via public relations.

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#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You don’t understand how diverse that group is! You need to be able to listen to your constituents as people instead of as groups. Chris Forbes is the co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits and a certified guerrilla-marketing coach.

Cause Marketing Puts Eyeglass-Maker Warby Parker in the Big Time

Cause Related Marketing

And for all the competition, there’s really only one dominant player, the $7 billion (sales) Italian company Luxottica Group, which owns Ray Ban, Persol, Oakley, LenCrafters and more. Entrepreneur magazine BOGO Tom's Shoes Luxottica Group Buy One Give One Warby ParkerWarby Parker , which uses buy one-give one (BOGO) cause marketing as a key element of its positioning and marketing has officially hit the big time.

B2B Cause Marketing From the Financial Industry

Cause Related Marketing

Then I came across an effort from Mischler Financial Group which, in conjunction with Veteran’s Day, announced that 10 percent of its November profits will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Project (WWP).

CauseTalk Radio Ep57: Former McDonald’s Director Raises $28 Million with Donation Boxes

Selfish Giving

In this episode of Cause Talk Radio , Megan and I talk about coin collection cause marketing with Tim Siffermann , Founder and President of The Siffermann Group. Tim explains how he took donation boxes from a franchisee afterthought to a strategic charitable powerhouse thanks in large part to third-party administration from The Sifferman Group. CauseTalk Radio Podcast cause marketing collection cans donation boxes mcdonald''s sifferman group

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