GOING, GOING FAST: Grab a Seat-May 18 E-Newsletter Workshop in New York City

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I promise you it’ll be an incredibly worthwhile three hours when you do. In Breakthrough E-Newsletters: 5 Steps to Shaping E-Communications that Connect , you’ll learn everything you need to get a high-impact e-newsletter going for your nonprofit, or to strengthen the one you have. You’ll learn how to: Define realistic goals for your e-newsletter and who you have to reach to achieve them. Shape the right approach—content, style, how much interactivity with readers.

Just Give Us 1 Day to Transform Your Nonprofit Marketing Planning – June 16 in Seattle, Oct 12 in New York City

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We premiered the workshop in New York and D.C. Join Us in New York City on Wednesday, October 12. Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Seattle Early Bird Rate Runs through March 31 – Saves You $100. We’re back!

Occupy Sandy Uses Ingenuity To Bring Relief

Non Profit Marketing 360

When Sandy struck the New York metro area, hundreds of volunteers (including my daughter), who honed their organizing skills last year in Occupy Wall Street, sprang into action as Occupy Sandy. Occupy Sandy at Firehouse (Photo credit: SpecialKRB).

#PROAGING: Technology Can Encourage Socialization & Longevity

Non Profit Marketing 360

The winner of the first grant was Selfhelp Community Services in New York City, which is developing a ‘Virtual Senior Center’ for socializing and education. Perhaps the greatest gift of life is the ability to share many its aspects with others.

#OurWork: NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan Marketing Campaign

Non Profit Marketing 360

Our client, NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan , sought to raise funds to continue its fight in preventing New York University from embarking on a multi-billion dollar plan to redevelop parts of Greenwich Village in New York City. Twitter: We used a combination of tweets, promoted tweets, direct messages, and retweets to add 822 new followers to the client’s Twitter account over a 10 day period. New Follows: 792. New Follows: 30.

#Aging: Establishing A Business For Baby Boomers Calls For A Long-Distance Run

Non Profit Marketing 360

We welcome a new contributor to our ranks, Brenda Becker, an aging-services consultant. At first there were short jaunts around the neighborhood, followed by organized running events in Baltimore, and then “destination” runs in New York City, Phoenix, Orlando, etc.

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A New Year – and a New Era in NYC?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Happy New Year to all. In 2011, the City, along with the State and Federal government, tried to take away park space in Brooklyn – the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park – and give it to an arts organization for private development. We hope the court’s decisions will set a new standard for the protection of public space in our City. The post A New Year – and a New Era in NYC? As ever, we hope it will be a good one.

#Development: Action Group ‘Do Something’ Grows Huge Through Small Smartphones

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last holiday season a text message was sent to about 500 young people in New York City who had been in contact with “Do Something&# but had not been much involved. The social-media (r)evolution has proven a wonderful challenge for charities and nonprofits.

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#Aging: Some American Cities Meeting The Challenges Of Boomer Residents

Non Profit Marketing 360

The vitality of many American cities comes from our perceptions of them as hives of industrial, commercial – youthful – activity reinventing those very cities with each generation. Aging Urban Regions in the US (From The New Republic).

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#INTERVIEW: Rob Wu of Causevox Tells Us About Developments In Online Fundraising (Part I)

Non Profit Marketing 360

But the New-York based staff has not been sitting on its laurels. Nonprofit CauseVox Charitable organization communication Fundraising marketing New York City Non-profit organization philanthropy Rob Wu Social Media Technology web 2.0Causevox moves to version 2 Rob Wu is co-founder of Causevox, an online social-media and donor-acquisition platform, and he and his team have been working hard over the last number of months moving the online system to 2.0.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

But the New-York based staff has not been sitting on its laurels. Causevox moves to version 2. Rob Wu is co-founder of Causevox, an online social-media and donor-acquisition platform, and he and his team have been working hard over the last number of months moving the online system to 2.0. We had the pleasure of talking with Rob a year or so ago, when Causevox first went live.

Interview: Jason Dick, Owner of “A Small Change” Fundraising Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

My readers are always interested in how to leverage partnerships with existing donors and board members to create new donors, to create more giving, to develop deeper relationships with donors you already have. Social media is a new way of engaging.

#SocialNetworks: Is Google+ Ready For Nonprofit Big Time? (Part 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Let us begin by respectfully noting the tenth anniversary of the attacks in New York City, on the Pentagon, and on the thwarted attack in Shanksville PA on September 11th. Yet like any new tool, we are all working for ways to make it work for us. And you need to be on a system that provides sufficient numbers to leverage benefit from the effort to learn the nuances of a new system.

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Are you a membership based nonprofit? 3 ways to be better

Wild Woman Fundraising

Members are bouncing ideas back and forth, trading ideas for techniques, showing their pieces, talking about new opportunities for the members, classes, books, special deals, where to exhibit, book opportunities, where they went on their vacation and the galleries they saw there, encouraging each other to succeed. How can you get poets together to brainstorm new ways of delivering poetry to Brooklyn? I don’t usually go in for membership.

Regular Nonprofit Corruption

A. Fine Blog

For instance, when City Opera closed in New York this fall a sad lament arose about the death of cultural institutions because of generational shifts. City Opera was a horribly managed organization that should have gone out of businesses years ago.

Book Review: Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding

Selfish Giving

My two favorite causes profiled were UNICEF and the Food Bank For New York City because they both reminded me of my own organization in some way. Sure, we’re New England’s largest safety-net hospital, but what does that really mean?

NYC School Social Media Guidelines

A. Fine Blog

The New York City public schools released guidelines for social media use by teachers yesterday (note: this is a link to the WSJ’s story about it, there doesn’t seem to be a page to the guidelines, only the ability to download the document, which drives me crazy!) Uncategorized new york city public schools Richard Condon social media policies

Links to Love

ImpactMax

When campaigns go bad; New York City’s teenage pregnancy campaign. I don’t often do this, but I ran across some great posts this week that I wanted to share with everyone. Go ahead, take 10 minutes this weekend and skim through them!

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Feeding 18000 Kids for a Month and Counting.

Blue Sky Collaborative

Take City Harvest (www.cityharvest.org) for example. Based in New York City, City The most rewarding aspect of our work at Blue Sky Collaborative is knowing that we played a small role in enabling work that leads to substantial social benefits.

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

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New Opportunities. Communications and Marketing Intern , New Hampshire Children’s Trust (Concord, NH). Chief Communications and Advocacy Officer , GLSEN (New York, NY). Marketing Manager/Director , New York City education/human services nonprofit.

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Roger Craver Live

The Agitator

A Roger ‘re-run’ was featured last Friday on Tony Martignetti’s Nonprofit Radio , emanating from New York City. Especially for you new Agitator readers, here’s a rare chance to hear Roger address The Agitator’s favorite topic ‘in person’ How to build donor trust. Well, almost. You’ll never guess what the focus of his interview was … donor retention.

Start with “Thank You”

iMarketSmart

Here’s a little bit of brilliance she shared with me while we had a cup of coffee together in downtown New York City a couple of weeks ago. Tracy Malloy-Curtis is a real fundraiser. She’s passionate, hard-working, and smart! …My kinda fundraiser.

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

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New Opportunities. Communications Director , Jewish Funders Network (New York, NY). Digital Communications Associate , The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (New York, NY).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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New Opportunities. Communications Manager , One Campaign (New York, NY). Director of Communications & Marketing , The New York Community Trust. New York, NY). New York, NY & Washington DC). New York, NY).

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Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact In a Day: Oct. 12 NYC

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And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City. Join us for the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop , October 12 in New York City. — Amy Wolf, Communications Officer, The New York Community Trust.

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Increase Your Nonprofit Marketing Impact In a Day: Oct. 12 NYC

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And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City. Join us for the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop , October 12 in New York City. — Amy Wolf, Communications Officer, The New York Community Trust.

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Unconventional Metrics of Cause Marketing Power

Cause Related Marketing

the January 17, 2011 Michael Glimcher, CEO of Glimcher Realty Trust cited as his metric an increased number of black cars on the streets of New York City as a sign of the U.S.

Menus for Gifts

iMarketSmart

Red Bull Theater in New York City really got it right when they developed an outstanding themed event that included a menu to make it easy for their major donors to support their passion for great plays. Want to help get a new play going?

Happy New Year!

The Agitator

Agitators in Australia and New Zealand, China, India and Thailand (most of the planet) are already into the New Year, while those in Europe, the U.K. and North and South America are still in their New Year’s Eve mode.

Rich Details for Record-Breaking Results (Case Study)

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When the new antenna went live, you’d swear that Dizzy Gillespie was playing right next to you.”. In fact, this appeal excerpt from WBGO (New York City’s premier jazz radio station) made the listening-enriching value of the station’s new antenna crystal clear—by showing, not telling.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Monday Matters!

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New York, NY). Senior Director Product Marketing , United Way of New York City (New York, NY). Web Developer , ACLU (New York, NY). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Associate Director of Communications & Marketing , GO Project. Communications and Membership Coordinator , The Leapfrog Group (Washington DC). Communications Director , Service Women’s Action Network. NYC or Washington DC).

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Learn to Tell 5-Star Stories: NYC-Area, Limited Seats

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hands-on workshop, Wednesday, October 1 in New York City. But that was completely new to me, and I just wasn’t sure where to start. Yes you can— Find, Shape & Share Stories that Activate Your Supporters. Join me on October 1 in NYC. But register right now.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

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New Opportunities. Communications Manager , Communities Creating Opportunity (Kansas City, MO). Digital Marketing Manager , New York City Ballet (New York, NY). Internet Communications Coordinator , Physicians for Human Rights (New York, NY).

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A New Form of Justice

A. Fine Blog

The New York City Council has just passed a law to make all algorithms used by the city government transparent. It is a new kind of justice, algorithmic justice. Here ‘s a good article on the new law from the ACLUL.

Visual Storytelling: Powerful Connections for Your Nonprofit

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Here’s an example: I had several meetings in the city (New York City, that is) yesterday, and was astonished to walk up to this compelling infographic on the side of a bus shelter.

How @GlennEMartin of JustLeadershipUSA Tweets Like a Boss

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He spent six years incarcerated in a New York State prison in the early 1990s. My account laid dormant for a while until I had a conversation with the former governor of New Jersey, Jim McGreevey. For my September NPMG Tweet Like a Boss webinar, I connected with Glenn E.

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

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Events Director/Consultant & External Relations Associate END Fund (New York, NY). Design Intern (Paid) Beespace (New York, NY). E-Communications Web Developer The Salvation Army (Kansas City, MO). Senior Vice President , Senior Account Executive Digital & Account Executive, Media Relations (New York City & Washington, D.C.). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here.

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Answers to 30 Vital Nonprofit Marketing Planning Questions, in 30 Minutes!

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We hope you enjoy the free webinar and will join us in person at the next Total Focus Nonprofit Marketing Plan Workshop , October 12 in New York City.

FREE Webinar: How to make a stunning fundraising resume

Wild Woman Fundraising

She launched her fundraising career at Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York City, went overseas to fundraise for an Indonesian orphanage and mobile health clinic, and then went on to fundraise for social service, social justice and animal nonprofits.

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Cause-Related Marketing and High-End Interior Design

Cause Related Marketing

a New York City designer and maker of high-end hand-tufted wool rugs, the company will buy a sheep for a family in a developing country from Oxfam.Golden’s work, which is sometimes in the form of the. By now cause-related marketing has penetrated almost every kind of market.

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