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Corporate v. Nonprofit, 5 Lessons Learned When I Switched to Nonprofit Communications & Marketing

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In January 2016, I dove into nonprofit work as the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, and it has taught me a lot in these last few months. Cynamon Frierson.

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25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Development & Communications Associate Lillian’s List of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC). Marketing/Communications Coordinator PT North Country Trail (Lowell, MI). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Advocacy/Editorial Officer AJC/Jacob Blaustein (New York, NY).

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

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Thought Leadership in Action: Audubon North Carolina. Staffed with the state’s leading experts on bird conservation, and an investment in the time to cultivate meaningful relationships, Audubon North Carolina was able to develop a thriving media outreach program.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

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As the Social Media Manager for miraclefeet , an international nonprofit in North Carolina, Kristina Kelly is committed to utilizing social media to raise awareness of untreated clubfoot. Carrboro, North Carolina, is one adorable town! Kristina Kelly.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

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She and I had connected online a little bit, and she came to North Carolina to speak at a conference, and so we met over coffee. Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. She leads weekly webinars from her website.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

She and I had connected online a little bit, and she came to North Carolina to speak at a conference, and so we met over coffee. Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. She leads weekly webinars from her website.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

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My Nonprofit Marketing Guide colleague Antionette Kerr — who writes regularly for her local newspaper in North Carolina — told me that she wrote a recent column after receiving a note through Facebook Messenger.

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

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8) Here’s what you gain from pushing yourself out of your comfort zone , says Mark Dessauer, director of communications at the Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina Foundation.

Make Your Annual Report Sing: 5 Ways to Choose and Use Stories

Getting Attention

North Carolina nonprofit Monarch , which helps people with disabilities realize their dreams, didn’t shy away from the truth in its 2009 annual report.

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Frank Talk: Comms that Connect (Part 1)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Mark Dessauer is Director of Communications at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Frank : A gathering of communicators who work for the common good (or public interest). I found myself there this past winter, delighting in northern Florida rain while the rest of the country was being buried under snow.

Advice To a Promotional Products Company

Cause Related Marketing

[Blogger's Note: What follows is an email exchange between Jack, who owns a promotional products business in Greensboro, North Carolina, and your's truly.]Hi Hi PaulI have a small promotional products logowear business and want to donate a portion of sales to my client’s charities. How do I get started? Please add me to your GoogleGroup.Thanks,JackHi Jack:To really answer your question I’d need to.

5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

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Good examples of nonprofits who clearly lay out their core values on their websites are the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits and Greenpeace. photo credit: armadillo444 via photopin cc.

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!).

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

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Many of those who voted for Donald Trump in places like Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin did so because they feel ignored and looked down upon. It’s Kivi here.

Ep186: Supermarket Chain Finds Cause Marketing Success Outside the Checkout Line

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Christy updates us on how Food Lion, a North Carolina based company, is working to help victims of the flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Todd

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Katie Todd is the Online Engagement Coordinator for the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters , a nonpartisan nonprofit organization who advocates for sound environmental policies that protect North Carolina’s natural resources and people. Katie Todd.

Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge! #NPCommPix

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I thought it would be fun to create one especially for our community, so I teamed up with Dawn Crawford from BC/DC Ideas , a friend, Instagram junkie, and fellow geek and transplant to North Carolina, to create the Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge, or #NPCommPix.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector. Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits.

Innovative Cause Marketing 'Inventory'

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In Raleigh, North Carolina Terramor Homes does a BBQ in support of the Duke Children’s Hospital Radiothon. Selling cause marketing sponsorships… like selling radio or television airtime… means selling the intangible. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have inventory. Races have space on t-shirts and signs, telethons and radiothons have airtime, packaged goods products have packaging. Keep brainstorming and other cause marketing inventory will become plain.

What Should You Name Your E-Newsletter?

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North Carolina Zoo: Zmail Update. That’s the question that the MetroWest Health Foundation asked today on Twitter. Turns out that the current name of the e-newsletter is . ”E-Newsletter.” ” Here’s what it looks like. I do have a ton of nonprofit e-newsletters in my inbox called “E-Newsletter” so it’s not like that’s a horrible thing. But the fact that everyone does it also argues for being a bit more original.

What Conferences Should Nonprofit Marketers Budget for and Attend?

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I’ll be speaking at the state conferences in Montana and North Carolina this year. I received this email today, and it’s question I get a lot. Dear Kivi, I am a new communications specialist working for an adult charter school. I’m so excited to be telling the story of an organization doing great work: transforming individuals, families and communities. I signed up for your newsletter a couple months ago and have found some great resources!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 2, 2011

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1) Communications Specialist , Democracy North Carolina , (Durham, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Free Webinar: Quick and Dirty Marketing Plans

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Once a year, I host a free webinar where we collect a $10 free-will donation for Positive Wellness Alliance (PWA), an organization that helps low-income people with HIV/AIDS in the rural part of North Carolina where I live. Spending time and money trying to market your nonprofit or its programs without a strategy in place is a big waste of both precious resources. Yesterday I taught the Total Focus Nonprofit Marketing Plan Workshop with Nancy Schwartz in NYC.

Clean Up Your Language! Refining Organizational Rhetoric

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Melinda McKee is the Public Relations & Communications Director for NCGives , a statewide nonprofit on a mission to celebrate and strengthen North Carolina’s culture of giving. Melinda McKee. Does your audience understand what you’re telling them?

Buy One Give One Blankets

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The Information Blanket’ is made of double-knit cotton…loomed in North Carolina and screen printed and lock-stitched in New York City… and features bold info-graphics screen-printed in water-based dyes.

Working with Bosses and Volunteers

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Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of speaking at the Western North Carolina chapter of AFP in Asheville. How to Work With Bosses and Volunteers to Raise More Money. I had a great time seeing old friends and making new ones. Can you imagine me anywhere not having fun?

Using Social Media in Fundraising

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On Friday, I taught a workshop called Social Media: Your On-Ramp to Future Fundraising at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits. I’m sharing the deck with you here. Social Media: Your On-Ramp to Future Fundraising from Kivi Leroux Miller. While everyone wants to focus on peer-to-peer fundraising in social media, you can actually use social media to support your fundraising in many different ways, including the six ways we focused on.

Piggyback On What’s Top Of Mind— 9 Valentine’s Victories

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Who did it: National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Heifer International, North Carolina League of Conservation Voters, WaterAid in America, International Rescue Committee. Guest blogger, Kerri Karvetski, owner of Company K Media , helps nonprofits communicate online.

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing

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Summer has arrived in North Carolina. The mint in the garden is mojito ready, so here are a few Mixed Links for you. We live in swing state and I cannot believe how many Obama and Romney commercials are on TV already! If you are worried about trying to raise money in a swing state (or during election season in general), check out Katya’s advice: How to Raise Money When Every Politician Is Asking for It. Our next free webinar is happening June 6.

Where is All the Cause Marketing with Faith-Based Nonprofits?

Cause Related Marketing

In Feb 2013, I got an email from a remarkable student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill who had an intriguing question: why isn’t there more cause marketing between sponsors and faith-based nonprofits? It’s a question I’d wondered about myself so it was fun to be asked to think about. Marshele Carter Waddell and I talked about it several times in the intervening months.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 16, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Community Relations Coordinator , The North Carolina Partnership for Children , (Raleigh, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

How Social Media and Fundraising Fit Together

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I think you can, and that’s what I’ll be talking about when I present a workshop called Social Media: Your On-Ramp to Future Fundraising at the annual conference for the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits on September 14.

Fundraising Data That Keeps on Giving: The IDB Report Is Back!

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Third Space Studio , based in Durham, North Carolina, collected and analyzed the survey. Editor’s note: This post was written by Heather Yandow of Third Space Studio and founder of the Individual Donor Benchmark Report. What is the fundraising potential for small and mighty nonprofits?

Inspiration: The dog in the park and advocacy at its best

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The Susie’s Law Movement was instrumental in helping pass Susie’s Law in North Carolina last year to improve the welfare of animals in NC. It’s early days for good causes on mobile, so there aren’t many examples of small causes doing big things with phones.

Can We Market Biomass? Social Entrepreneurship and Bioenergy Villages

Social Marketing and Social Change

In North Carolina, environmental groups and the pig farmers connected to kill similar efforts.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 9, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Community Relations Coordinator , The North Carolina Partnership for Children , (Raleigh, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

CauseTalk Radio Ep24: The Role of Choice in Cause Marketing

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Today, Megan and I interview researcher Stefanie Robinson of North Carolina State University on a recent series of studies about consumer choice in cause marketing campaigns. We learn that giving consumers a choice is often (but not always) a good idea in cause campaigns, particularly when the consumers are collectivists (Don’t know what a collectivist is? Tune in to find out!).

Cause Marketing Matchmaking Freebie

Cause Related Marketing

Geographically Appalachia is generally considered to include counties in West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, as well as Kentucky. One of the things my company, Alden Keene, does is match nonprofits and sponsors, a service clients pay handsomely for.

7 Totally Surprising Brain Tricks to Sell Your Cause

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A University of North Carolina study found people were more helpful at the top rather than bottom of stairs and escalators. According to Gerald Zaltman and a slew of neuroscientists, 95% of human thought, emotion and learning happens without our conscious awareness. Yet we spend a lot of time trying to persuade people by focusing on the 5% rational brain with statistics, rational arguments and feature lists.