Talk about Family and Tradition, Not Raking Leaves

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I presented the Thursday night keynote at the City of Jacksonville’s Board Development and Training Program last week (this North Carolina city requires nonprofit grantees to send their board members to free professional development training – a brilliant idea!).

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amanda Mahan

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Amanda Mahan Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words.

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Mixed Links for This Week

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I am in Jacksonville, NC this morning and Wilmington, NC this afternoon doing storytelling workshops. Welcome to another edition of Mixed Links, a weekly roundup of good stuff for nonprofit communicators. I had some technical difficulties yesterday (Windows.

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When Your Audience Won’t Listen

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When I was in Jacksonville, NC last week, which is home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, a woman who works for a women’s center that does educational programs on domestic violence asked me this question: How can you make them listen?

Newsletter: A "Batty" Idea to Attract a Cauldron of Corporate Partners; Corporate Giving Jumps 11% ; Blue Pumpkin Buckets Raise Awareness of Trick-Or-Treaters with Autism  

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Corporate Engagement Manager, United Way (Jacksonville, FL) Have your cause-related job featured here for FREE.

Facebook Tips for Nonprofits: How Sanctuary One Inspires and Connects with Supporters

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Sanctuary One at Double Oak Farm , a nonprofit care farm in Jacksonville, Oregon, has mastered the art of leveraging Facebook to turn passive followers into active friends who don’t just make donations, but also subscribe to the group’s newsletter, volunteer at the farm, and even adopt dogs, cats, or farm animals. Facebook is great for more than just sharing photos of cute kittens and that amazing dim sum you had for lunch.

Newsletter: Cause Marketing vs Corporate Giving ??; Are Dollars Stores the Next Tobacco Companies? ; Newsjacking the New Aquaman Movie

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Sponsorship Specialist, Wounded Warriors Project (Jacksonville, FL) 4. From the mailbag: Joe, I'm curious.why do you emphasize cause marketing over corporate revenue and the numerous opportunities for engagement apart from cause marketing?

The Southern Oregon Historical Society Has Raised Some Eyebrows. What Could They Have Done Differently?

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In the New York Times February 13, 2010 article, Southern Oregon Historical Society looks to the Past for a Future by William Yardley the Southern Oregon Historical Society "which controls five of the most prominent historic properties in [sic Jacksonville, Oregon] a town that is itself a historic district, has proposed selling some of the sites as a way to prevent the organization’s own economic collapse".