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The Agitator

You’d think a $400 billion industry like ours would have empirically based standards and practices readily available and accessible to all. The resources range from the winners of various industry competitions, webinars, blogs and reports issued by various agencies.

“But, It’s Not Industry Standard.”

The Agitator

Next time a consultant defends some indefensible recommendation by telling you “It’s industry standard” … head for the hills. ‘Industry standard’ is to new ideas and suggestions that challenge the status quo what garlic is to vampires.

Here’s how fundraising retention rates compare to other industries

iMarketSmart

The post Here’s how fundraising retention rates compare to other industries appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fitness/health clubs – 72.4% ( reported in July of 2014 ). Software as a service (SaaS) – 46% annual churn leaving 56% of customers retained is considered BAD !

Ep198: How One Nonprofit Raises Millions With the Gaming Industry

Selfish Giving

Since gaming is such a growing industry, how can other nonprofits learn about the industry and possibly land their own partners.

B2B Cause Marketing From the Financial Industry

Cause Related Marketing

Mischler bills itself as the securities industry’s oldest and largest Service Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise. I posted on B2B cause marketing last Friday and really didn’t expect to come back to the topic for a while to come.

Do email open rates matter?

iMarketSmart

Not really. Not much. Look, many browsers automatically open emails these days. That warps the metrics. Instead of asking about open rates, you should be asking more important questions such as: Do our donors engage with our emails? Do they click on them? Do they go to the web page?

Newsletter: Are Networking Events Worth it? ; CauseTalk Radio Goes on Hiatus ; The Most Charitable, Most Hated Industry in America is.

Selfish Giving

Freakonomics explores why the most vilified industry in America is also the most charitable. ??Consumers Years ago I used to work for a chamber that hosted networking events. Members came to these events to meet new people. But that's not what happened.

Newsletter: Cause Marketing for 'Boring' Industries ; Wendy's Loses Pigtails for a Cause ; Why is Tom's Shoes Struggling?

Selfish Giving

Are you attending the Engage for Good Conference in Chicago later this month? I hope you are because when it comes to cause marketing it's the biggest conference of the year!

Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014)

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we discuss our second set of listener submitted questions. This time on if the approach to public and private school fundraising is different and how to determine what fundraising marketing channels to focus on. You can have your question discussed on the show by emailing me – tim@imarketsmart.com. The post Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

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Save Yourself, Save The Industry

Mission Paradox Blog

The part I find interesting is that people are talking about self producing in the context of leaving the mainstream industry behind. Self producing your work isn't abandoning the "industry", it's what's going to save your industry. Or to put it another way, if Starbucks had not come around, that cup of coffee I got on the airplane would have sucked. -- Great companies, great entreprenuers, force industries to change.

2009 Pulse of the Social Media Industry - Blogger Relations

Diva Marketing Blog

It tickled me to think how far the social media industry has come in 5 years when I first started teaching marketers about a new way to reach and interact with customers. As a thank you to you and our industry 'll post results on Diva Marketing and acknowledge your participation.

13 Nonprofits Honored for Outstanding Taglines: "Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job" Pulls Top Honors for Homeboy Industries

Getting Attention

Jobs & Workforce Development: Nothing Stops A Bullet Like A Job —Homeboy Industries Homeboy Industries’ tagline is a mini-masterpiece, telling a memorable story in just six words. A nonprofit’s tagline is hands down the briefest, easiest and most effective way to communicate its identity and impact. But this high-impact, low-cost marketing tactic is often overlooked or under-emphasized by nonprofits.

Customer Service Social Media Style: A Pulse of the Industry View Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

Interestingly there were a few similarities to the Pulse of the Industry research I conducted on Blogger Relations. What do people do on social networks and blogs? They "talk" of course! They talk about what is important and what is mundane.

What does 15 mean?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever heard the phrase charitable industrial complex? He criticized charity for being a $316 billion industry, employing 9.4 And we are one of the few industries that is growing. Many industries are shrinking in the US right now, but charities are expanding. Conflict corruption Rank at Work 501 community plantation charitable industrial complex charity industrial complex mcdonalds minimum rage minimum wage seattle wage theft

Download Dice’s Local Market Report on Charlotte

Mission Minded

Charlotte is well-known as a leader in the banking industry, where it consistently ranks in the top three of U.S. banking centers and employs tens of thousands in the financial services industry.

Find company insights in 60 seconds

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This weekend I decided to set myself an initial output objective surrounding my new “ Learn in 60 seconds &# video series. It is as follows: “Produce one new “Learn in 60 seconds&# video every Monday morning for the next 2 months&#.

#Interview: Nedra Kline Weinreich, Social Marketer, Author, and Owner of the “Spare Change” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

Rather than having them rebel against their parents or teachers, the idea was to redirect the rebellion against the tobacco industry, and show how the tobacco industry treats teens like they’re stupid and easily fooled into smoking.

Cause Marketing with Direct Sellers

Cause Related Marketing

The direct selling industry in the United States… think Amway, Avon, Mary Kay… was a $28.33 Tags: Easter Seals Boys and Girls Club of America Newsweek Mary Kay Amway Avon Direct Selling Industry billion business in 2009, although the more interesting number may be the 16.1

Cheapo Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Komen for the Cure Georgia Pacific Martha Stewart Living Koch Industries Vanity Fair You know me, I love cause marketing.

Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Over on White Courtesy Telephone , there’s a new post on the Challenge of American Consumerism to Nonprofit Work.

The 1,000 biggest challenges facing nonprofits today

CrowdRise

All industries have challenges… and the nonprofit world is no exception. So, when we asked 1,000 nonprofits who use CrowdRise by GoFundMe to let us know what their biggest challenges were, we found the responses really eye opening. There were so many commonalities that we weren’t expecting outside of what you may immediately think of as a nonprofit challenge. News, Research & Trends

Social Media Lessons from Leadership 18

A. Fine Blog

Finally, Beth Perell of Goodwill Industries shared their spring cleaning, Clean Out Your Drawers campaign. Uncategorized American Red Cross Beth Perell Goodwill Industries Jamila White Leadership 18 Wendy Harman YWCAI had the opportunity last week to speak at the annual gathering of Leadership 18, a membership group of the nation’s largest health and human service providers.

6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Association Membership in 2015

EveryAction

This week kicks off the American Society of Association Executives ’ (ASAE) semiannual Association Management Week and it''s got us thinking: professional associations are hugely essential resources to the individuals that belong to them and the industries they serve.

Ep205: This Waste Disposal Company Gives Nonprofits Trash Bags Full of Money

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to James Mitchener , Marketing Manager at Waste Industries , about the Full Circle Project , a customer-driven fundraiser that to-date has donated nearly $1 million to charities in nine need areas. How does Waste Industries choose the charities?

Brand is HR’s Responsibility

Mission Minded

And one of the industries that best understands this is the hospitality industry. Brand begins with people. They embrace the idea that everyone within the company—not just front of the house—is responsible for the brand. And you know we’re on board with that. Human Resources is the business of attraction, selection, and retention of internal […]. The post Brand is HR’s Responsibility appeared first on Mission Minded.

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Assignment Help Australia Fundamentals Explained

SocialButterfly

Employees have to get treated because the main matters inservice industries. At the Australia employment scenario, there are quite a few authorities performing therefore as to regulate the worker connections in a lot of industries.

NONPROFIT BRANDING VIDEO: Who uses the most imprinted Branding Products? Nonprofits!!

NonProfit Branding

Industry research confirms this fact. Mother told us nonprofits are the biggest users of imprinted branding products. So, with mother watching over our shoulder, we explain why nonprofit marketers spend several billion dollars on logo-imprinted branding products each year.

How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform

J Campbell Social Marketing

What will (or should) your industry look like in 5, 10, or 15 years and how will it get there? What is the biggest problem your industry needs to solve? How has your job, profession or industry changed since you started?

Pros and Cons of Social Listening Software for Nonprofit Clients

Exactask Marketing

Social listening software can serve as a valuable tool to help manage your nonprofit client’s online reputation while identifying trends in its industry. It works by tracking conversations around specific words or phrases, @mentions, and hashtags, in order to get a sense of what people are saying as well as what kind of content is gaining the most traction. social listening social media Marketing

Diva Foodies - My Newest (Ad)Venture!

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Foodies , is a sister company to Bloomberg Marketing , serving the food industry. . I am delighted to work with people who are passionate about their business including foodprenerus, chefs, cookbook authors, media companies and caterers.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Tackle critical topics with thought leaders and industry experts.". Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2018 will be no different. Think of it as an “events hackathon” for the association industry.

3 Bad Nonprofit Marketing Habits to Stop Right Now

EveryAction

Across the world, marketing pros working in every industry, public and private, for-profit and philanthropic, are gathering to discuss the past, present, and future of inbound marketing. In case you haven''t heard, it''s Inbound Marketing Week !

The New Bother About Penning Essays

SocialButterfly

You’re gonna be flanked by writing articles industry experts over the plan of arrangement positioning, and just after you choose to purchasing essay and pick and choose an designated journalist, important things may very well get far more inspiring.

Diva Foodies - My Newest (Ad)Venture!

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Foodies , is a sister company to Bloomberg Marketing , serving the food industry. . I am delighted to work with people who are passionate about their business including foodprenerus, chefs, cookbook authors, media companies and caterers.

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Email Metrics – Explained!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We also share benchmarks from the industry. You don’t have to have a math degree in order to make sense of your email metrics. Find out which metrics you need to be tracking and how to do it in this free download: Email Metrics Explained.

HELP! Please….

iMarketSmart

If you do, you’ll help to create industry benchmark comparisons and evidence-based research findings on the following and more: What % of your peers hit their major gift revenue goals each year? I really need your help. I funded a study to help you.

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What’s Happening in July? Better Websites, Simple Rules, and a Pass Sale

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Pass gives you 365 days of access to live and recorded webinars, weekly time savers, peers and industry experts, and much more. Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: All-Access Pass Sale.

How to quickly identify popular hashtags for a specific event

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Of course this now applies to nearly all industry related hashtags unless of course a particular organization or brand pioneered a specific topic.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Panel discussions, comprised of industry thought leaders, will address breaking trends and strategic direction. Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2017 will be no different.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Attend live training webinars, watch recorded webinars, download exclusive time-saving resources, and get support from your peers and industry experts for 365 days for only $499. Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL. Happy Friday, excellent ones!

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