8 Interview Guidelines for Capturing the Best Stories

Getting Attention

These eight guidelines can help you conduct better interviews and accurately capture the most compelling stories. Always thank people for sharing, and follow up with samples or links to the related material your org produces.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I could really use some Mixed Links… The latest addition to the M+R Toolshed is called If This Then Totally That which helps you find tools and resources for specific problems you may be having. ” Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsI hope everyone had a good week.

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#DESIGN: How To Follow The Branding Guidelines Of Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

The social-media mega site provides its guidelines within its site for anyone to access (even if you are not a member). Moreover, if you link the word ‘Facebook’, the link must only go to Facebook.com, not to any page within the site. Interesting, but incorrect, logo.

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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!)

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s once again time for some delicious Mixed Links. If you have a blog post with some great website tips, then see these submission guidelines. Content Marketing Fundraising Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategyHappy Friday!

Help with writing your Social Media guidelines – from over 70 different organisations

Giving in a Digital World

Where do you start when trying to write guidelines for something that is, at its heart, often about engagement through spontaneous, unstructured conversations?

Help with writing your Social Media guidelines – from over 70 different organisations

Giving in a Digital World

Where do you start when trying to write guidelines for something that is, at its heart, often about engagement through spontaneous, unstructured conversations?

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As far as posting on social media goes, stay within the following guidelines for the best success: Post the link to your online donation page. When donors click the link, they are taken to the same donation form that they would find on your nonprofit’s website. Abby Jarvis.

Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guide Them With Guidelines. Some advice from SFMOMA on the Go : “Set some guidelines and tips for what it is you’re looking to get out of the takeover. See how they see IC: [link] pic.twitter.com/UzKmUqjaAx. Image Source: https://flic.kr/p/dzN6Vp. p/dzN6Vp.

10 Tips for Getting Your Op-Ed Placed

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Reach out to the opinion editor to inquire about its editorial guidelines and, if possible, discuss potential topics or ideas. 5 Steps to Op-Eds That Change Minds — Practical advice from NMG expert Nancy Schwartz (and it includes some links to awesome op-eds from actual nonprofits).

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How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform

J Campbell Social Marketing

2) Choose a profile where you want the articles linked. If that isn’t possible, the first step is to choose one main person that will be linked to the articles. LinkedIn may not be the sexiest of the social media platforms, but it may be one of the most powerful for nonprofits.

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

Getting Attention

Your own agenda must fall behind for the balance of the week, at the very least, unless there’s a real, organic link to bombing-related issues. More post-tragedy guidance: How to Communicate Post-Disaster — Guidelines for Respectful but Effective Outreach (Haitian earthquake).

A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Due to the Treasury Board’s current focus on internal social media initiatives, I have recently received an influx of requests to help public servants develop external social media engagement guidelines, particularly ones to do with blogging. There is a growing effort on part of certain “social media activists&# (internal to government) to standardize these guidelines/policies. Know and follow GOC’s Communication Policy Guidelines and the Value & Ethics Code.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Erika Olson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Draft community guidelines, “welcome” message and statement of purpose. Share the link with the client, schedule the social media post, and paste into next month’s e-news draft. Erika Olson.

[Guest Post] Correctly setting up your nonprofit's Google+ Community

Fundraising Coach

They tend to describe the rules for engagement and provide posting guidelines for members to follow. Create some Categories , provide a description for About this Community , and share some social media Links or internal pages. Community Links.

Tips for Sharing Curated Content (the Good Stuff You Find)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Simply culling out the best stuff from all the noise out there is a service in and of itself, and you can share your favorite links from the past week or two in a roundup blog post or newsletter article, like my Mixed Links posts on Fridays.

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read an article you think would be great for Mixed Links? Just tweet the link using #MixedLinks (and if you have room mention @kristinaleroux ), then I will take a look! Frogloop has 5 guidelines for improving your digital and multi-channel marketing.

Pinterest Before You Begin To Pin

Diva Marketing Blog

After they're uploaded you can then add a link back to your site. a thank you donor or sponsor board that links back to their websites (not yours). Create guidelines a. Add link to your website b. Add link to staff's email signatures c.

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Social Media Impacts The Trust of People Not In Our Digital Networks

Diva Marketing Blog

Ruth who should have offered training and established guidelines. Employers it is critical to teach your employees good social media/networking etiquette and periodically remind them of your corporate guidelines. You do have social media/networking guidelines?

6 Ideas to Freshen Up That Busted Blog of Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I will share it in my Mixed Links blog posts, social media, and in our newsletter when appropriate. Be sure to create guidelines for your guests such as how many words, what they can link to, or whether the content needs to be original.

Giving money on charity websites is harder than spending money on.

DonorDigital

His latest study is a 224-page report on Nonprofit Website Usability (2nd edition) complete with 116 design guidelines and 220 screenshots of sites that worked well or poorly in user testing. Most sites had a simple, direct link to this information from their homepages.

15 ideas for virtual volunteers from the Virtual Volunteering Guidebook

Wild Woman Fundraising

Checking grant proposal submission guidelines. Researching which websiteslink to your organization’s site and researching which sites should link to you but do not curently. Get your copy at [link]. Do you have a hard time getting your volunteers to stay?

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Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

A Google search pulled up 20,800,000 links. When you’re compensating an influencer, you must follow FTC Guidelines , which debuted in 2009 and are continuing to evolve. To celebrate Diva Marketing's 12th Blog Birthday (!).

Segmenting Audiences for Social Media Engagement

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

identify key influencers, create guidelines for employee engagement, tag consistently, ignore trolls, respond to ranters, thank helpers, create a Twitter profile, etc…).

Timing Depends on Goals — Relevance Rules

Getting Attention

As a complement to last week’s guidance on when to post, email and tweet (when other’s aren’t, for the most part), he adds these “it depends” guidelines on when to blog.

How To Plan Out This Year's Grant Seeking.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Then review whether those grant donors are still potential possible grant donors to your organization (by reviewing each grant donor's current giving guidelines and comparing those to where your organization serves, what it provides, and deadlines, etc.). Is there a new foundation in the area that your organization may apply to (again, depending upon whether their giving guidelines indicate they'd be interested in giving to your group). [Please help us.

Most Popular Articles of 2014: On Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

This post highlights the Persona for the campaign and other elements of its strategy along with links to campaign materials. Thank you to the over 35,500 people who have visited this blog over the past year. I am really delighted that you come from all over the world. In 2014, about ?

6 Types of Stories that Spur Giving

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Future stories have perhaps the greatest potential of all story types to hook your people at a gut level and motivate them to take the actions you need because you’re putting your dreams out there, making it easy for them to link their dreams to yours! Then build each one out using the guidelines above. [Editor’s note: We’re very excited to announce that Nancy Schwartz will be a regular columnist for Network for Good’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog.

New Social Media Network Road Map

Diva Marketing Blog

Tool Specifics Incorporated Into Enterprise Social Media Guidelines . Note : We'll assume that your company has created Enterprise Social Media Guidelines. How will links to your pins be handled? Recently Jay Baer asked a question on his blog that led to over 100 comments.

Does Your Social Media Policy Let Staff Be Real?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Generosity is social media can take many forms, but the most common is sharing information, links, and resources that you think your online network will find helpful or inspiring.

Evaluation Methods - How Can A Nonprofit Use Them To Raise More Money More Often

Seeking Grant Money Today

The foundation (or whatever entity is offering the grant) may require, in their giving guidelines for instance, that any nonprofit that applies for a grant from them build a standard or professionally accepted evaluation method into their proposed program or project (that the nonprofit is seeking a grant for). Click on the button to the left for a link to their books that automatically provides you with 15% off their listed prices.

Marketing that Improves the Practices of Health Care Professionals

Social Marketing and Social Change

Diffusing information, products and services to HCPs is a symptom of the producer orientation (or top-down perspective if you like): the expectation is that if HCPs are given these guidelines, tools and incentives, they will use them.

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The Future of Social Marketing: Craig's Happiness Talk

Social Marketing and Social Change

and is embedded below [or use that last link]. . And the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued guidelines for the measurement of well-being.

5 Tips to Maximize Twitter chats

Fundraising Coach

Look to see what the guidelines are before jumping in. Moderators often tweet the links 10-15 minutes before the official start time. Plus, you might be able to share your blog link or ask other questions that might not be appropriate during the actual chat.

A Wake-Up Call for Fundraisers

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While the report is subtitled, "A Profile of and Prescription for Fixing the Broken Discourse of Fundraising," it's longer on criticism than guidelines for improvement. To download a free copy of "The Way We Write is All Wrong, visit [link] ) About Andy Goodman Andy Goodman is a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant in the field of public interest communications. For more information, visit: [link].

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

Non Profit Marketing 360

The general guidelines are here , and include ways to contact the company about developing partnerships with nonprofits. In the midst of the present economic crisis, the debate about whether corporations should have social responsibility to give to philanthropic causes has grown heated.

Scan These 2 Style Guides & Harvest What's Relevant For Your Org

Getting Attention

brand book or identity guidelines) that help your organization avoid conflict, save time and deliver a consistent voice and image. What's clear is agreement that the most effective identity guides incorporate both editorial and visual identity guidelines. But I was dismayed to see that 85% of these guides feature visual/graphic identity guidelines only. Here are two strong style guide models (the article links to several more) submitted by readers for your review.

Applications Being Accepted for Conservation Fellows and Innovation Grants for Conservation of the Natural Environment in the U.S.

Seeking Grant Money Today

If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post, for more information.] For complete guidelines, selection criteria, eligibility, and the online applications for both programs, visit the TogetherGreen Web site. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Nominate A Software Developer Who Has Created Open Source Software for the Nonprofit Sector

Seeking Grant Money Today

If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post for more information]. Complete prize guidelines and nomination instructions are available at the prize Web site. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics Should Apply to Fundraising Software Companies

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Association of Fundraising Professionals mandates that its members abide by an extensive code of ethical principles and standards [link] These guidelines were adopted in 1964 and have been updated many times since then. AFP is a good organization that.