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!).

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Strategic Partnerships Specialist, Wounded Warriors , Jacksonville, FL 6. The Cause Docs are back! ???? Joining us on Thursday, June 3rd at 2pm EDT is Lauren Lawson-Zilai , Senior Director of Public Relations & National Spokesperson for Goodwill Industries International.


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Director, Corporate Alliance, Nemours (Jacksonville, FL) 4. I'm taking a few days off this week so I'm keeping this week's newsletter shorter than usual. Happy August ???and and see you next week! ?? Partnership Notes 1.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amanda Mahan

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Amanda Mahan is the Marketing Specialist for Operation New Hope, a nonprofit organization in Jacksonville, Florida that provides support, life and job skills training for people with a history of involvement with the criminal justice system, and places them in employment that offers a sustainable quality of life. 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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Corporate Partnerships Director, Wounded Warriors Project (Jacksonville, FL) 2. Legal eagle Karen Wu just finished the third installment of her four-part series on the four key legal issues you - my readers!

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. Grrr. ), so I not only broke my daily blogging streak but also had to postpone yesterday’s webinar. So, the silver lining is that if you wanted to attend, you still can!

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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? She described her predicament this way. If you have a big room full of Marines, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you have some men in the room who are currently abusing the women in their lives — or are at very high risk of doing so.

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.

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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? It seems like you regularly talk about various ways to engage corporations that are outside of cause marketing, but the focus seems to always be directed back to organizations building a cause marketing strategy. Great Question! Three reasons.

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Manager, Community Engagement & Charitable Giving, Southeastern Grocers (Jacksonville, FL) 2. Here's a fact for you. Corporate partners expect you to promote their partnership with your nonprofit. And they want that promotion done digitally. Your snail mail print newsletter isn't going to cut it. To accomplish this for partners, nonprofits have two challenges: 1. No audience, no channels.

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".