#DEVELOPMENT: Social-Networking Is Good, But Conversation-Building Is Better

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Difficult to say that social networks have already grown to be mature means of communication. Moreover, some platforms shoot wide and far ( vis Facebook for everyone), while others target a specific subset of the social-media community ( vis Epernicus for the scientific community).

#COMMUNICATIONS: Keep Storytelling In Forefront, Whatever Platforms You Use

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Instead, the Red Cross wants the public to hear some different perspectives on its work from different members of its staff. Related articles. Telling a Story Through Your Social Media Marketing Campaign – Guest Post (undertheradarblog.com). Oprah Winfrey likes a book.

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#SOCIALNETWORK: Are You Prepped For Rollout Of Facebook Graph Search?

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Related articles. appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. Building the Facebook network. Facebook’s latest tool, Graph Search, was announced a couple of weeks ago and it is being rolled out through the Facebook0sphere through February.

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#SocialNetworks: What Should You Expect From Your Online Outreach?

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#COMMUNICATIONS: In Outreach, Less Can Be More If You Avoid 3 Common Mistakes

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What mistakes do you see out there in social marketing and outreach? Related articles. You won't be the first, but how to avoid a #Fail?

#SM4NP: ROI Via Social Media May Be Elusive, But It’s Not Ephemeral

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Given the wonderful intricacies of human communication, perhaps not ? If you search for information about how to measure returns on investment in social media, you will be quickly reminded about just how new social media is in the business and nonprofit economies.

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#FUNDRAISING: Maximizing Your Organization’s Return on Fundraising Events

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Susan Emfinger is currently Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations and Development at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. We are pleased to welcome back Susan Emfinger of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

#COMMUNICATION: The Best Ways To Encourage Retweets Include…

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And there’s nothing wrong with periodically throwing out some wildcards on topics at least somewhat related to your mission ? Link to peers and to stories related to your enterprise. Related articles. What could be easier than writing a message in a mere 140 characters?

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#SOCIALMEDIA: Online Communication Is A Team Sport

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Sharing also provides a necessary but friendly bit of oversight: nothing like a bit of fatigue or haste to send out a tweet that should have included the word “not” and brings on a wave of unwanted publicity. Prep your staff for social media success.

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#MARKETING: Can Nonprofits Take Advantage Of Pinterest’s Open Platform?

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We talked about Pinterest last week when we discussed the fact that the social-media platform has been opened to the public , who no longer need to wait for an invitation. And that’s precisely where the marketing strategies need to come into play. Related articles.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Make Your Next Fundraiser An Online Conversation Too

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A Twitter Wall adds dynamism to even the smallest event. Though weather in the mid-Atlantic continues to flirt with spring while staying surprisingly loyal to winter, it is the season to be planning summer festivals, fundraisers, and rallies.

#HOWTO: Get Guidance From Google On Simple SEO Success

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We will spotlight a few of the videos that we believe are especially helpful for the nonprofit and/or charity looking to sharpen its online success, though perhaps without planning to reinvent its communications efforts in the process. Is your site worth searching for?

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#HOWTO: Setup A (Free) Scoop.it Magazine For Your Community

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and Pinterest earlier this week because we think these information-sharing sites offer a great platform for nonprofits and charities to share their own news as well as related images or stories in their sectors. We introduced Scoop.it

#SM4NP: In Search For ROI, Can We Put A Number On A Relationship?

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ROI can bring strong relationships as well as income to nonprofits. Who doesn’t want a high return on investment? Whether that investment is time or money, any business or nonprofit wants to see it put to good use and wants to see some reward for it.

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#ADVOCACY: Make Sure Pitch Has Call To Action, Not Just High Concept

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You can get your materials into some of the best publication and on some of the most visited sites on the web. What happens when you get corporate assistance to launch a new campaign, or pro bono development from a commercial ad agency?

#HOWTO: Setup A Pheed Account & Why It Could Prove Valuable For Nonprofits

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The latest social network vying for our attention Alright, I admit that when I first heard about one of the newest social networks out there, Pheed, I was underwhelmed. Are we not overwhelmed with social networks as it is?

#SM4NP: Scoop.it! For Information ‘Curation’ & Social Interaction

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has, on the surface, a strikingly similar mission: to provide a webspace to present ‘magazines’ of (hopefully) related materials based on a user’s interests and what information she or he has ‘curated’ for his or her site.

#HOWTO: Tumbler Can Be Social Media Hub, But Other Tools Are Available

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We have sung the praises of Tumblr for the past few Thursdays , and we will continue to do so.

#Communication: Six Tips To Expand Readership On Your Nonprofit’s Blog

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We thank you for reading our blog, and we hope to provide relevant, timely, and interesting material for you for 2012. Producing a timely and engaging blog (at least we hope so!) requires some effort. But the opportunities and results they can produce are well worth the investment.

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#Communications: ‘Tis The Season For Making Lists & Prepping For 2012

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’ As for the communications stories of 2011, the blog for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, ImpatientOptimists.org, offers the ‘ Top 10 Global Development Communications Stories of 2011.’

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#SocialNetworks: Does Your Nonprofit Still Doubt There’s an ROI For Social Media?

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The opportunity to develop a following online has been a part of our business and communications landscape for a decade now, yet many organizations remain shy about using social media as part of a broad strategy of outreach, conversation, and client/donor-development.

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#INTERVIEW: Rob Wu of Causevox Tells Us About Developments In Online Fundraising

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#Communications: Fine Tune Twitter Use To Enrich Outreach

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Number 4: Conversation Marketing. Zappos doesn’t necessarily market on Twitter; instead, it “unmarkets” via conversations and engagement.

#TECH: How and Why To Develop A Google+ Page For Your Nonprofit

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Advertising Advice Blogs Cause Marketing Communications Community How-to Interview Marketing Marketing Skills Nonprofit Public Media Public Relations Reviews Site Administration Social Media Software Review Technology Video Video Interview Charitable organization communication Google Marketing and Advertising Non-profit organization Nonprofit organization Online Communities search video YouTubeTools for your nonprofit's outreach.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Let Flickr Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story As It Happens

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Related articles. Advice Branding Campaigns Cause Marketing Communications Design Geo-Location Healthcare How-to Marketing Skills Media Review Nonprofit Public Relations Reviews Social Media Software Review Video communication Facebook Flickr Google Non-profit organization Online Communities Photo sharing Social network Technology videoA picture, they say, is worth a thousand words.

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#Development: Listening To Social Networks An Important Investment Too

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The value of listening is not in the act of listening in and of itself, but when an organization or individual uses the information to improve programs or marketing. The field got built only after Ray listened. Yesterday we talked about creating content on your business’s or nonprofit’s website that will bring new readers to your site, deepen the loyalty of those already in contact with it, and turn more of them into customers, volunteers, and donors.

#HOWTO: Tumblr’s Advanced Features Won’t Overwhelm Ease Of Outreach

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First off, Tumblr offers its own relatively advanced features from your own Dashboard (see an earlier story on Tumblr where the Dashboard is covered). Zemanta is, in fact, a plug in for your browser, but it shows up in your blog with suggested links, related stories, and potential tags for your story. We have been working our way through Tumblr now for a few weeks in the hopes of inspiring you and your colleagues to consider creation of a Tumblr presence for your nonprofit.

#Philanthropy: Livestrong Bucked Economy & ROI Expectations Via SM

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

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Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Related articles. Click To Enlarge. Human beings are wired to pick up visual cues before we pick up textual ones.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

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Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Click To Enlarge. Human beings are wired to pick up visual cues even before we pick up textual ones.

#SM4NP: Are Pinterest & Scoop.it Part Of Your Social-Network Arsenal?

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Staying up-to-date with developments in the social-networking world is no easy task. Facebook engages most of our oxygen/eyeballs, but plenty of other services are available.

Nonprofits, "Once In A Lifetime" Low Power FM Radio Station Licenses Available To You - Reach Constituents Easily and Tell Stories Not Told In Traditional Media

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Low Power FM] LPFM licenses will be awarded in large urban markets, and likely the last time that they will be awarded at all, making the Oct. Some potential uses for LPFM would be for recruiting volunteer and financial support, organizing, telling stories that don’t make it to commercial media, publicizing meetings and events, serving as resource for youth education, hyper-local community news, exposure for local artists and musicians, and much more."

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY). Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org. Communications Manager Hollaback (Brooklyn, NY).

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Imagine! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Publications Manager Foundations for Healthy Generations (Seattle, WA). Public Affairs Manager Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA). Marketing Manager National Institute of Flamenco (Albuquerque, NM).

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Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator Trillium Employment Services (Auburn, WA). Communications Director National Domestic Violence Hotline (Austin, TX). Communications Director Saving Sight (St.

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Great Marketing Jobs in Nonprofit Orgs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Associate Director, Media and Public Relations American Association for Cancer Research (Philadelphia, PA). Communications Associate The Partnership for Palliative Care (New York, NY).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Campaigns Communications Manager , Compassion & Choices (Washington DC). Communications Assistant , SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (Columbia, SC).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nancy Levesque

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Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. . Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Nancy Levesque.

Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 1) Communications and Marketing Director. 2) Communications Director and Content Manager. 8) Interactive Marketing Production Specialist.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR nonprofit communications job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. ABQtodo Marketing & Operations Manager Albuquerque Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM). Associate Director, Marketing San Francisco Ballet (San Francisco, CA). Communications Associate Center for Health and Gender Equity (Washington, DC). Communications Coordinator St. Communications Director Women’s Link Worldwide (New York, NY, Madrid, Bogata).

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Friday Futures—Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Associate, Director Communications and Media Relations Intern (paid) , Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Associate(Washington, D.C.)

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Communications Coordinator (PT) World Affairs Council of Oregon (Portland, OR). Communications Specialist The Health Trust (San Jose, CA). Communications Specialist, School Improvement & Marketing Manager Southern Regional Education Board (Atlanta, GA). Events Director/Consultant & External Relations Associate END Fund (New York, NY).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 4, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 1) Communications and Public Relations Manager , Hostelling International USA (HI-USA) , (Silver Spring, MD).