Jordan's Polar Plunge is Back

Blue Sky Collaborative

Jordan's Polar Plunge is a creative a-thon event. There is a really only one good reason to take a dip in the ocean off Plymouth Beach in the middle of winter. It is to raise money to help cancer patients.

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Jordan's Polar Plunge is Back

Blue Sky Collaborative

Jordan's Polar Plunge is a creative a-thon event. There is a really only one good reason to take a dip in the ocean off Plymouth Beach in the middle of winter. It is to raise money to help cancer patients.

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Dealing with Election Day 2020 #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Guide Your Nonprofit Through Election Season… With Your Tax-Exempt Status Intact by Jordan Ault. I don’t even know what to say at this point about the state of things so I am just going to go right into some ways you can handle tomorrow professionally and personally.

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Advice for Small NonProfits, Data Outliers, and Getting Your Team Onboard (Season 2, Episode 3)

Fundraising Report Card

Learn what database a small nonprofit should use, how to deal with data outliers, and how to get your team onboard with making data-driven decisions in this special Michael Jordan themed episode. Call (575) 815-4573 to leave a voicemail with your questions. Write in to tim@imarketsmart.com to email in your questions. Click here to listen … Continue reading "Advice for Small NonProfits, Data Outliers, and Getting Your Team Onboard (Season 2, Episode 3)".

Getting Over Social Media Culture Shock #cncn

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday I presented part of NTEN’s “ We are Media &# workshop at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits , along with Holly Ross , Jordan Viator , and Ruby Sinreich. Yesterday I presented part of NTEN’s “We are Media&# workshop at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, along with Holly Ross, Jordan Viator, and Ruby Sinreich.

How to Do Grand Plan Marketing 90 Days at a Time (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Let me introduce you to Sandra Jordan, Director of Communications & Outreach for the U.S. Jordan joined USAID with a traditional approach to communications planning. I first interviewed Jordan two years ago when the world in which she works was more stable than it is today. Doing it right means thoughtful communications planning based on hard data and linked hand-in-hand with your organization's goals.

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

J Campbell Social Marketing

Told from the perspective of her father, this video is a story of childhood cancer hero Jordan Vincent – named the Cancer Slayer. Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully? In my presentations and workshops with nonprofits, I review a simple storytelling framework for nonprofits and explicitly show them how to collect, craft, and share stories based on the framework. Step 1 is to grab attention.

The 4 Things You Should Do to Reach Women Taking the Reins of Their Wealth

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Charlie Jordan is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and partner with Brightworth in Atlanta. Women today make up just under half of the nation''s millionaires. Over the next 20 years, through divorce, the death of a spouse, or inheritance, American women will control some $25 trillion dollars. . This shift in wealth creates an incredible opportunity for much good to be done in the world.

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5 Steps to Consistent Communications (+ Instant Connection)

Getting Attention

This page’s content builds visitors’ understanding of the specific challenges for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Whether you’re all in on year-end fundraising or working in some 2017 prep, I bet you have some pretty ambitious goals to meet. You wouldn’t be reading this otherwise. Here’s a proven but frequently overlooked method to help you get there: consistent communications. Consistency enables your people and prospects to recognize your organization’s communications in a flash.

Making Plans for the World Social Marketing Conference

Social Marketing and Social Change

Keynote session presenters include Professor Robert Lusch and Dr Phillip Kotler; Dr. Brian Wansink, Andrea Dolan, Jim Diorio and Jeff Jordan; Francoise Lagarde and Shiraz Latiff; and Carol Abade and Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr. Join the largest gathering of social marketing experts from across the world. The third World Social Marketing Conference will take place 21-23 April 2013 in Toronto, Canada.

Channel Your Inner Four-Year Old

Ann Green

Photo by Jordan Conway. If you’ve ever spent any time with four-year-olds, you know one of their favorite words is why. You’ll answer their question, but they’ll keep responding with why again and again…… A lot of nonprofit communication isn’t focused on why something is important. Besides being organization-centered, it often rambles on about accomplishments with no explanation of why something matters.

Explaining Abstract Numerical Concepts–Like “Eleven”– To Your Boss

The Agitator

Stacey King was a Bulls forward playing on the night that Michael Jordan scored 69 points. After the game, King said “I’ll always remember this as the night that Michael Jordan and I combined to score 70 points.” They are Michael Jordan; you are marketing to Stacey Kings. Because Michael Jordan matters more than Stacey King.

Listening = Leadership

A. Fine Blog

Jordan and Chris, two FBI agents came calling, and yes, they were both wearing dark suits and ties, although I didn’t they were not wearing dark sunglasses. I had two unusual visitors today here in my home office. They were conducting a background check on a former colleague of mine and came to ask a few [.].

Grants for Innovation in Teaching 1 st - 12 th Graders

Seeking Grant Money Today

Jordan Fundamentals Grant Programs Offers Funding for Public School Teachers Deadline: March 30, 2008 The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program awards $1 million annually to teachers across the United States who motivate and inspire students toward achieving excellence. The program is presented by the Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, Inc. From The Foundation Center.

Looking for Major Donors? Build Better Bridges With These Financial Tools

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Charlie Jordan is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and partner with Brightworth in Atlanta. Nonprofits stand to build better bridges to affluent donors—leading to valuable long-term philanthropic partnerships—if they understand the various tools used by wealth advisors in charitable giving.

Newsletter: Reborn on the Fourth of July ; The Serious Message of Tinder’s Pride Slide ; Burger King Teaches You How to do Cause Marketing Wrong

Selfish Giving

An interesting WSJ article on the partnership of a wildlife conservation nonprofit, a luxury retailer and model and Jordan Barrett. I'll keep things short this week as everyone is probably thinking about vacation time, fireworks and BBQs. ?????? Something to think about tomorrow. On July 4, 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into the cabin he had built with his own hands on the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau wasn't seeking to live in isolation.

10 People I’m Really Thankful For

Sea Change Strategies

3) The entire Lifeboat crew – Jordan Lewin , Darren Barefoot and Julie Szabo , Sam Dorman , Kevin Gottesman , Mark Rovner , Neal Maher — for donating hundreds of hours of their expertise to get our wacky Lifeboat vision off the ground. (4) Today is Generosity Day , an effort to take back Valentine’s Day and make it truly about love, connection and generosity without expectation or reciprocity.

Innovations in Online Advertising [Internet Advocacy Roundtable, June 2013]

Care2

Jordan Lieberman , President of CampaignGrid. This month''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable features a discussion on the cutting edge of online advertising from three companies that are breaking new ground on targeted advertising for advocacy and politics. Basically, we have evolved beyond targeting websites that people we want to reach visit to targeting the people we want to reach specifically.

Newsletter: Cause Marketing is Getting Harder ; Businesses are Replanting Trees in California ; The Power of a Simple Postcard

Selfish Giving

expect to grow old, feeble and grey in the effort - and likely only then to be denied entry into the promised land (think Moses on the banks of the river Jordan). The latest data shows that big companies are employing a larger percentage of the workforce. That's not great news for local nonprofits that rely on smaller, regional businesses for cause marketing programs.

Newsletter: 3 Lessons from Red Nose Day ; Vodka Maker Milks Cause Marketing ??; 31 Days of Giving is Here!

Selfish Giving

We interviewed Linn Jordan , Director of Retail Marketing for Walgreens, about its efforts on behalf of Red Nose Day back in 2016 and it's worth a listen. Since arriving in the U.S. in 2015, Red Nose Day has raised a whopping $145 million. Most of that money has come from red nose sales at Walgreens stores, which raised $20 million in 2017 alone.

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Top Nonprofit Marketing Insights -- 2010 NTC (Nonprofit Technology Conference)

Getting Attention

Make sure your ESP (email service provider) enables you to capture zip codes and sort sends by time zone. -- Jordan Dossett, Antharia. I'm just back from NTEN's 10th Nonprofit Technology Conference (a.k.a. 10NTC). And let me assure you the conference is about much more than technology as the IT folks think of it.

New Study: Investing in Facebook is a Waste of Time

Care2

“Facebook is basically saying that their algorithm will be the arbiter of what’s promotion and what’s not promotion,” Jordan Bitterman said, chief strategy officer for North America at Mindshare. For the past few years, nonprofits have spent a lot of resources on building their Facebook page presence.

Excitement Inc.

Mission Paradox Blog

" That's the question that Jordan Roth asked during the first TedxBroadway and I swear the question has haunted me every since. "Why is this live?" For those of us that work in the live entertainment/art world that is the cornerstone question.  Why is this particular experience worthy of the cost, time, energy and just plain hassle that comes with making it happen live? -.

Top Nonprofit Marketing Insights — 2010 NTC (Nonprofit Technology Conference)

Getting Attention

Jordan Dossett, Antharia. I'm just back from NTEN's 10th Nonprofit Technology Conference (a.k.a. 10NTC). And let me assure you the conference is about much more than technology as the IT folks think of it. That perspective is there too but the 1,500 participants are an unusual amalgam of nonprofit communicators, fundraisers, program staff, some foundation folks and yes, the tech specialists.

How to Hype Up Your Next Fundraising Event

NonProfit Hub

Michael Jordan definitely didn’t start out as a professional basketball player. As with anything in life, if you want to see results you have to make time for it. Musicians can’t magically pick up a guitar and play a riveting five-minute solo that captivates. There are hours of practice involved. He couldn’t even make the high school team right away. But he made the time, and the payoff is evident.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Jordan Viator, Connection Café, links to excerpts from a conference panel discussion on How Can Small Nonprofits and Organizations Succeed Online. This week, Fundraising Breakthroughs hosts the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. From posts submitted, I selected five that offered particularly practical ideas that leaders in small and medium-sized nonprofits could use.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Check out this infographic posted by Justine Jordan called Anatomy of the Perfect Mobile Email. It’s cold out, so time for some hot Mixed Links! (If If you are new here, this is our close-to-weekly Friday Happy Hour link roundup of good stuff we don’t want you to miss.). What’s the biggest marketing lesson you learned in 2011? Nancy Schwartz wants to know.

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Nonprofit marketing: Just Do It

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Just Do It” instantly fills our heads with images of the Nike swoosh, the grace of Michael Jordan, and the grit and glory of a can-do attitude to stretching our own limits. I taught at American University yesterday, and I found one of the biggest challenges for the communications class was focusing not on our agenda but rather that of our audience. I was reminded of the below example from my book, so I thought I’d share it. Good marketing is not about our own attributes.

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Hype vs. Reality: What digital channels are the most effective in 2010?

Care2

This potential was because it was endorsed by FIFA, has over 200 world-class footballers as supporters, had other high profile supporters like Shakira, Desmund Tutu and Queen Rania of Jordan as well as having an amazing line-up of support from mobile network providers, broadcasters, large digital sites (Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, MSN), etc. There is a lot of hype around new digital channels, but little evidence is published to back this up. So I will.

Calculating Your Online $$ Potential

The Agitator

Says Jordan Viator of Convio: "The tool allows nonprofit organizations to estimate their online fundraising potential based on their actual number of donors, donations and online donor activity — giving them a realistic and personalized projection of how they can grow donations over the next three years … the tool can be a great resource to anyone looking for a realistic perspective on the difference online activity can make for their organization."

237 = 1 = A Book On Why Digital Conversations Matter

Diva Marketing Blog

Erik Potter , James Gordon-Macintosh , Jamey Shiels , Jasmin Tragas , Jason Oke , Jay Ehret , Jeanne Dininni , Jeff De Cagna , Jeff Gwynne & Todd Cabral , Jeff Noble , Jeff Wallace , Jennifer Warwick , Jenny Meade , Jeremy Fuksa , Jeremy Heilpern , Jeroen Verkroost, Jessica Hagy , Joanna Young , Joe Pulizzi , John Herrington , John Moore , John Rosen , John Todor , Jon Burg , Jon Swanson , Jonathan Trenn , Jordan Behan , Julie Fleischer , Justin Foster.

Nonprofit Resolutions That Will Make A Difference in 2009 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

With responses from hundreds of people throughout the nonprofit industry, we pulled together insights, determined the main areas where nonprofit organizations and professionals are focusing and created a guide chock full of lessons learned, priorities and real world examples of how other nonprofits have achieved the goals many have set in place for 2009," said Jordan Viator of Convio. February 7, 2009 | Jordan Viator Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmarks Released - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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April 15, 2008 | Jordan V Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmarks Released - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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April 15, 2008 | Jordan V Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Nonprofit Resolutions That Will Make A Difference in 2009

Care2

With responses from hundreds of people throughout the nonprofit industry, we pulled together insights, determined the main areas where nonprofit organizations and professionals are focusing and created a guide chock full of lessons learned, priorities and real world examples of how other nonprofits have achieved the goals many have set in place for 2009," said Jordan Viator of Convio. What are your nonprofit resolutions for 2009? Need ideas to turn your resolutions into reality?

Lean, Mean Blogging Machines - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

Consultants and Vendors | Main | Featured Article from Care2 News Network (our own little digg) » Monday Nov 13 2006 Lean, Mean Blogging Machines Monday, November 13, 2006 at 10:00AM | by Jordan Wait If you think your blogging gut is getting a little flabby, today is the day to whip it into shape. Update on Friday, November 17, 2006 at 02:59PM by Jordan Wait Well we did it - we managed to tough it out and graduate from Blogger Bootcamp.

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Would you like a share of $5 million? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Friday, November 17, 2006 at 11:17AM | by Jordan Wait Source: Knight Brothers 21st Century News Challenge Web site. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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November 20, 2008 | Jordan Viator Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Crowd-sourcing to Clean up Elections and Foil Chad - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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» Monday Nov 06 2006 Crowd-sourcing to Clean up Elections and Foil Chad Monday, November 6, 2006 at 04:58PM | by Jordan Wait Source: VoterStory Web site Voters, listen up. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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July 31, 2008 | Jordan Viator Hatef, Your article is very informative, especially for new social media users like my self. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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July 31, 2008 | Jordan Viator Hatef, Your article is very informative, especially for new social media users like my self. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"