The Truth behind Nonprofit Marketing Help-Wanteds

Getting Attention

In response to this increasingly varied (fragmented, you could say) range of nonprofit marketing and communications roles, I’m inspired to dig into these help-wanted calls to action—assessing the range of skills, personal qualities and experience called for; and their relationship with reality.

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Want Staff Help with Communications? Start with Photography

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

With a little creativity and your commitment to building relationships with staff, you can get help with your communications responsibilities — and have other staff members welcome taking on some of that responsibility themselves!

Trending Sources

3 Powerful Tools to Help You Optimize Your Nonprofit Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Crazy Egg lets you see what your website visitors are doing with heat maps (a picture of where people click on your website), scroll maps (shows how far down the page people are scrolling to help determine where they abandon your page) and more. via GIPHY. Want to make your website better?

Hire the Right Nonprofit Marketing Help

Getting Attention

Your strong response to The Truth Behind Nonprofit Marketing Help-Wanteds strengthened my conviction to dig further into hiring and job/project hunting practices in our field.

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Use What You Know to Help Tell Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chicago-based nonprofit hired us to help develop their Social Impact Center online library of policy and advocacy research. Mainly they wanted to help their site users and staff to find and share their research. Lisa Brooks (L) and Gabriela Fitz (R).

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Your donors want to find meaning in their lives. But are you helping them?

iMarketSmart

” So, what are you doing to help your supporters find meaning in their lives? But are you helping them? Sick of my rants yet? I’ve droned on and on about the fact that your job is to make your donors feel good and to facilitate the exchange of dollars for value.

Nonprofit Communications Help Wanted – 3 Great Jobs Now Open

Getting Attention

Help Wanted Carie Lewis Colin Delany Nonprofit Communications nonprofit help wanted nonprofit marketingThree great organizations are seeking nonprofit communications experts and I wanted to share these fantastic opportunities with you.

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Interview Questions to Help You Write Great Donor, Volunteer, and Client Profiles for Your Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Whether they are focused on your clients, donors or volunteers, profiles — or stories about people — should be a integral part of your content marketing plan.

Last Chance to Help Us Design the 2016 Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll also add a couple more demographic questions that will help us analyze the answers to these and other marketing-specific questions better: Size of the communications team.

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They understand that they cannot control the conversation — but they can provide tools and resources that can help frame the conversation. It created a page on its site that helped donors learn about the disease and the organization, for sure. Peter Panepento.

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Your fundraising letters helped by zombies

Fundraising Coach

A handy way zombies can help your fundraising letters I just ran across this handy test on Pinterest. The post Your fundraising letters helped by zombies appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. Have you ever struggled with the active voice vs. passive voice in your fundraising letters

7 things about email subject lines that will help you save the world

iMarketSmart

The post 7 things about email subject lines that will help you save the world appeared first on MarketSmart | . Firstly, email subject lines are actually headlines.

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Lost in the Social Media Forest ~ Help!

Diva Marketing Blog

FAQ : Help! 3 additional suggestions that may lessen the stress and even help you enjoy the journey! I'm lost in the social media forest and can't find my way. How do I make sense of it all when every day there seems to be a new social media channel?

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5 Super Solid Ways To Engage Your Supporters Online (PLUS 28 Affordable Tools to Help You Do It)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How can we help? Are you out of ideas for engaging supporters online? Try one of these tried and true digital engagement tactics to strengthen your relationship, move members to act, and build support for your program and mission. 1) Try a Petition or Pledge.

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GREETINGS: 39 Ideas to Help You Rock Your Nonprofit Email Welcome Series

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’re ready to help you. Congratulations, you’ve got new email subscribers! Now what? Dump them in your normal communications stream without recognition or welcome? Welcome them – quickly, warmly, sincerely. The welcome email may be the single most important email you send.

3 Ways to Help Donors Recruit Donors

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are three ways your organization can help donors recruit donors: 1. Our next Nonprofit 911 webinar guest, Darian Rodriguez, is a big proponent of leveraging your organization’s year-end momentum to boost individual giving.

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Telling Stories When You Help Indirectly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Several great questions have come in via Facebook about storytelling, including this one, which I hear just about every time I teach a storytelling workshop: How can I use stories if we are several steps removed from the people receiving the help? Explain that you want to tell stories that help demonstrate the real-world impact of your work, and ask them to share. One Warm Coat helps other nonprofits and individuals organize coat drives.

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Helping board members tell their nonprofit story

Fundraising Coach

One of the most important tools I've seen is helping board members get comfortable telling their own story. She visibly relaxed when she learned that "just" telling her story was a huge help! Questions to help board members share their story. "Story Road" by umjanedoan on Flickr.

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Instead of Help, Support, Resources and Services

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Software to Help You Find Your Perfect Photos Instantly

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Do you need some help? Where can you get it?

Wild Woman Fundraising

BTW, I want to help you. Okay, enough of ME offering to help you! Here’s how other people can help you! Perhaps volunteermatch can help you. he’s always doing fun things to help people. So this is a place to help you do your journaling. Get help!

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This Is Getting In Your Way—Strong Stories Will Help

Getting Attention

I’d love to help you and your nonprofit colleagues in your region or issue area learn to find, shape and share the great stories you already have. It’s a simple equation, at least theoretically.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good

EveryAction

The way people give is constantly changing. People may care about your cause, but it doesn’t mean they will donate. So what drives them? software nonprofit technology CRM

Organizations Helping in Haiti

Cause Related Marketing

Dear Friends:By now we've all heard of or seen pictures from the deadly earthquake in the beleaguered country of Haiti.Here's a list of charities operating in Haiti or heading there now with relief. I urge you to support one or more of them.The list comes from MSNBC. I'll add one more; a small charity that's been in Haiti for more than 10 years and was founded by the friend of a friend.

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8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

1) People posted calls for help and responses to these calls. Filipina Mai Arnaiz Jardeleza-Cataquiz sent out a call for help via Facebook, tagging a journalist to get attention for her small municipality Estancia.

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This one trick helped her go from $100K to $300K with her annual event

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s a really exciting organization that just does really amazing work around helping kids to grow up healthy, to know where good food comes from, to fall in love with it, and to eat it every day. So that kind of leads into what you’re best at, which is helping people. Hey, everybody.

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Can You Point to a Specific Outcome It Has Helped to Produce? Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7HCgw9. p/7HCgw9. Hashtags and advocacy go together like peanut butter and jelly. The hashtag distills an issue into an instant, searchable sound bite that can not only travel far, but fast.

Proof that donors want to help you get past the finish line

iMarketSmart

I’m constantly reminding people that fundraising is about facilitating and helping donors feel good ! To do both, you might want to consider employing the concept of “Goal Proximity” (also known as “ Goal Gradient Helping “).

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New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts

iMarketSmart

Now he’s really done it with a cool online test that helps you determine your asking style so you can improve upon it by focusing on your strengths to close more gifts. The post New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts appeared first on MarketSmart.

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71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

Fundraising Coach

Weisman, Carol: Help Your Physicians Become Productively Involved in Fundraising (Q&A). The post 71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

Pls Help Now: From Post-Sandy NJ

Getting Attention

Please donate right now to support these regional organizations working hard to help those most affected by the storm. These folks are on the ground, providing services right now and need your help to keep it up. But the Coalition has had a huge increase in folks who need help post-Sandy, and is not receiving the usual food overages from grocery stores and caterers in the past few days (and isn’t likely to for the days to come).

Firing Your Development Director? It’s not you, it’s me!

Wild Woman Fundraising

HELP WANTED – Organizations aren’t finding enough qualified candidates for the jobs. ” That’s right, nonprofits are putting all of that pressure on one person, and it needs to be about everyone helping the organization make more money, in whatever capacity they can.

Do you need help planning a #GivingTuesday campaign?

J Campbell Social Marketing

I can help you. Email me today to request more details about how I can help. What will we do together if we hire you to help us with our #GivingTuesday campaign? Develop a plan to identify, recruit, and train Social Media Ambassadors to help you raise money on #GivingTuesday.

10 fundraising interview questions to help you succeed in your career

Wild Woman Fundraising

This will help you see if they are an expansion phase, a contraction phase, or a stasis phase with the organization. I hope these questions help you in your quest for your next position. Nonprofit fundraisers often have a hard time saying No.

Help your corporate partners be brainiac cause marketers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When we translate this empathy into helping another person, our brains have another reaction: We’re rewarded with happy feelings, thanks to a dopamine dose to our brain’s pleasure center. image via the Sparkologist. As I’ve often written on this blog, human beings are inherently empathetic.

Ethiopia's 'Sesame Street' Needs Your Help Saving Orphans

Cause Related Marketing

Back in November 2011, after reading the horrifying book Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, I committed to help the plight of girls and women in the developing world.

URGENT ACTION REQUEST: Jailed in Dubai for Helping Children

The Agitator

YOUR HELP URGENTLY NEEDED Tom and I are joining with the folks at SOFII , Fundraising philosophy/profession Media usage / trends Nonprofit management Social media premiumA British-Australian dual national living in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates city that bills itself as a “friendly holiday resort”, has been detained for weeks because he tried to raise money for Afghan child refugees using his Facebook page.

Do you have people from the community you help on your board?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written before about how quotas for women on our boards can help change the face of management, and how naive aid to africa is misplaced. She writes, “The People affected by the problem have to help define the solution.”

Data Driven Campaigns Can Help Small Nonprofits

Social Media Bird Brain

graphic via Robert Kirrily on Flickr I really dislike numbers, but sometimes it can't be helped. SSIR has a good article about learning from Obama's data-driven campaigns. They make it about measurement, but I make it about reach. Here's the gist of it: Target your audience for the best returns on your outreach. Example: Obama's campaign focused on buying ads in places where they could. data segment research measurement targeting Small nonprofit outreach

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RESOURCE REVIEW: “A Progressive’s Style Guide” Helps Unlock Power of Language to Shape and Change the World

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am a nonprofit copy writer. I believe that words can move people to act, and inspire people to change the world for the better. So when I heard about “A Progressive’s Style Guide” (pdf), I both flinched, and lurched to download it.