How a Small Nonprofit President Got a Big Spot in The New York Times’ Room for Debate

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After seeing the Baltimore Sun piece, editors at The New York Times invited Pfeifer to contribute a piece to appear in its Room for Debate feature. It’s more difficult than ever for nonprofits to get media coverage.

How the New York Botanical Garden Uses Tumblr to Delight Their Fans

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The New York Botanical Garden has done an amazing job of mixing beautiful images, community conversation, education and personal reports through their blog on Tumblr -- an easy-to-use customizable blogging platform that emphasizes community, social sharing and photos. .

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New York Times Takes Google To Task for Taking Philanthropy Lightly, Despite Many Attempts to Get It Right

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In The New York Times ' January 29, 2011 Business Day feature, Google Finds It Hard To Reinvent Philanthropy , Stephanie Strom and Miguel Helft reflect on Google's charitable arm's giving, since 2004 when one of Google's founders, Larry Page, described what that charitable arm, called , now just DotOrg , upon its launch, would do. best practices The New York Times Google philanthropists

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.

Volunteer Recognition Matters, A Lot — Thank You Very Much

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We’re thrilled to welcome back guest blogger Colleen Farrell, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications at New York Cares. New York Cares did a study last year to try to measure the impact of recognition.

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

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November 19th, How to Find new Donors for your Nonprofit NOW! She provides practical advice and pertinent information on best practices, how-to strategies and many new and different places to look for sponsors. Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

Making Your Cause Marketing Promotion Clear and Understandable

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In the fall of 2012 the New York Attorney General’s office released Five Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing. Case in point: This coming weekend June 28-29 Dave Matthews Band is doing a two-day concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey. sustainability New York State Best Practices for Cause Marketing Reverb Corporate Social Responsibility Dave Matthews Band cause marketing

Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante? Should the Pope Be Catholic?

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Recently, a New York Times editor Arthur Brisbane wrote , “I’m looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge “facts” that are asserted by newsmakers they write about.” WTF New York Times? The New York Times might want to stand with a fellow journalist at this time. Might as well rename The New York Times “Government Pamphlet #1444″ and be done with it Mr. Brisbane!

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Stephanie Strom’s take on Nonprofits

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Tony Martignetti just told me about Stephanie Strom, who is the reporter on Philanthropy for the New York Times. Are you new here? Remember last week when I was all “Save the Nonprofits !” ” Well, turns out I didn’t even know the whole story. We’re more screwed than I knew! Here’s more. Nonprofit Quarterly reports on the Michigan State Charitable deduction going away.

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Cause Marketing Our Thanks

Cause Related Marketing

Starting today you can use the We&Co smartphone app to thank firefighters, police officers and other first responders who distinguished themselves by their bravery, sacrifice and service during the attacks of 9/11 ten years ago in partnership with The New York Says Thank You Foundation.

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Transparency & Cause Marketing: 5 Best Practices

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I saw this sign in the gift shop at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City last weekend. Last month, the New York Attorney General issued guidelines entitled “Five Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing.” Oh, really.

Regular Nonprofit Corruption

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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. Uncategorized financial controls management New York City Opera Nonprofits Washington Post

New York Fashionista Fantasy Trip

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New York Fashionista Fantasy Trip Grab your best girlfriend and jet off to New York Fashion Week—September 2009--as you rub elbows with world's most fashionable set. Regis New York Two tickets for the Jason Wu Runway Show for his Spring 2010 Collection.

Change! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Assistant Social Editor ProPublica (New York, NY). Communications Manager Astrea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (New York, NY). Communications/Online Marketing Manager ACLU (New York, NY).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY). Director of Communications New York League of Conservation Voters (New York, NY). Public Relations & Marketing Manager Rubin Museum of Art (New York, NY).

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25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Advocacy/Editorial Officer AJC/Jacob Blaustein (New York, NY). Engagement Coordinator Code Now (New York, NY). Manager, Digital Communications Breast Cancer Research Foundation (New York, NY). New Media Intern—Paid Fission Strategy (Washington, D.C.).

#URBANFARMING: 2013 NYC Youth Internship Applications Now Available

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The folks at East New York Farms are now taking applications for the 2013 Youth Internship program. ENYF are looking for youth ages 13-15 who live or go to school in East New York and are interested in making a difference in their community.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Communications Specialist Agency (New York, NY). Events Manager Centre for Social Innovation (New York, NY). Interim Communications Director New American Leaders Project (New York, NY). Manager, Graphic Design Teach for America (New York, NY).

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What to do about Comment Trolling on 99Designs

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In a recent article about trolling in the New York Times , the author, Julie Zhuo, concludes. 3 days ago I started a contest on 99 designs, for a book cover. i talked about what I wanted in the cover, design influences, told them what the book would be about.

17 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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New Opportunities. Communications and Marketing Fellowship Program , CECP (New York, NY). Fox Foundation (New York, NY). Director of Marketing , Pencils of Promise (New York, NY). Freelance Copywriter , Food Movement (New York, NY).

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Associate , The Whitney Museum of Art (New York, NY). Digital Communications Strategist , Friends of the Earth (New York, NY). Director for Digital Outreach , Women Deliver (New York, NY).

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To-Die-For Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Fox Foundation (New York, NY). Communications & Office Manager Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM). Digital Production and Video Manager Union for Reform Judaism (New York, NY). Director of Communications ideas42 (New York, NY).

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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!

#VIDEO: Freelance Producers Wanted for Brooklyn Independent Television. Stipend Offered.

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” Furthermore, “this is a chance to wear a slightly different hat than you may be used to, whether it’s reporting on a news or health issue facing our borough, profiling the work of an artist, or exploring what intrigues you about the new retail business or restaurant down the block.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters!

Getting Attention

Communications/Marketing Associate , ACLU (New York, NY). Creative Director, Graphic Designer and Web Developer , Red Rooster Group, (New York, NY). Digital Communications Officer , IPPF (New York, NY). Manager of Online Communications , The National Council of Jewish Women (New York, NY). PR/Communications Manager , Foundation for Jewish Camp (New York, NY). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here.

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22 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Affiliate Marketing & Communications Coordinator American Civil Liberties Union (New York, NY). Communications and Brand Manager National Dance Institute (New York, NY). Communications Officer National Women’s Health Coalition (New York, NY). Digital Production Coordinator Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (New York, NY or Washington, D.C.). Director of Communications—Policy The New Teacher Project (Location flexible).

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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).

Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY). Director of Events and Communications New America (Washington, DC). Marketing Manager (New York, NY).

CauseTalk Radio Ep19: New York Times Advertising Columnist Talks Cause Marketing

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This week, Megan and I talk with Stuart Elliott, advertising columnist at The New York Times about his recent article on “Seeking Success by Helping to Feed the Hungry.” ” In it, Stuart profiles a new campaign called Run 10 Feed 10. CauseTalk Radio Podcast cause marketing new york times run 10 feed 10 stuart elliott

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Manager US Human Rights Network (New York, NY). Director of Marketing and Communications Masa Israel Journey (New York, NY). Graphic Designer Transportation Alternatives (New York, NY). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here.

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Does Jeremy Lin* Read the Cause Marketing Blog?

Cause Related Marketing

I apologize for the gratuitous reference to the Linsational young point guard for the New York Knicks. Like campaigns FlyBuys Facebook New York Knicks Jemery LinOr, How to Make your Company’s Facebook ‘Like’ Campaign a Little Less Gratuitous.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

New York, NY). Director of Media & Public Relations and New Media Coordinator , Oxfam America (Boston, MA). Executive Assistant to the VP of Communications and Graphic Designer , American Jewish World Service (New York, NY).

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job? Movin’ Up Monday!

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Director of Communications , Friends of the High Line (New York, NY). New Opportunities. Community Content Manager , Foundation Center (New York, NY). Communication Assistant , Health Foundations for Western & Central New York (Buffalo, NY).

Shutting Off Comments

A. Fine Blog

Tablet, an online publication, created a new policy this week. A few get more, like the this article on interfaith marriage mentioned in the Capital New York article that received a lot for the site, 85 comments. Uncategorized Capital New York comments Tablet MagazineOne of the fundamental tenets of working with social media is that they are fundamentally conversational vehicles. Someone says something and anyone out there can answer back.

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.

Nonprofit in New York Uses SWEET Walk-a-thon Software to Raise over $500,000

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A cool half million in a "bad economy." They are still going too. link] The North Shore LIJ Health System hosted a walkathon on May 16th that raised over $500K for Katz Institute for Women's Health and Katz Women's.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Tuesday!

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New Opportunities. Assistant Vice President of Communications, National Academy Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator , FoodCorps (New York, NY). Marketing & Communications Manager , New York Academy of Medicine. New York, NY).

Activating Cause Marketing with PR

Cause Related Marketing

In other words, it’s not exactly like getting your cause marketing story into the New York Times. New York Times Public Relations Firehouse Subs Activation Firefighter Cause Marketing PR

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Director , The New Organizing Institute (Washington DC). Digital Systems Manager , The Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY). Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications , Catholic Medical Mission Board (New York, NY).

YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Associate , The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Inc (New York, NY). Communications Intern , DesigNYC (New York, NY). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Officer , Baltimore Community Foundation (Baltimore, MD).

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