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Mobile Smack Down: Obama’s Responsive Design vs. Romney’s Mobile Site (and More)


Note: For those still working within their organizations or with stakeholders to understand the importance of mobile, keep going. Prototype.

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Has Your Organization Been Hacked?

The Agitator

Despite the current headlines and cable news furor over the astonishing and frightening firestorm of Donald Trump’s Tweets accusing his predecessor, President Obama, of wiretapping Trump Tower, this item appearing in Bloomberg News and the accompanying video should not be overlooked. Click Here for Story and Videos ].

Want to do political fundraising? Interview with Joe Garecht of The Fundraising Authority

Wild Woman Fundraising

I had this unique opportunity to start multi-million dollar fundraising organizations from scratch and build them up. Joe Garecht. Speed.

What Nonprofits Can Learn from the Obama Campaign – Lessons from FRDNY

JCA Insights

At Fundraising Day in NY (FRDNY), we welcomed back Stephen Geer, the architect of the groundbreaking 2008 online campaign to elect Barack Obama. At the 2009 FRDNY, Steve spoke about some of the cutting-edge online strategies that the Obama campaign used to leverage social media and more “traditional” email. And Steve didn’t disappoint.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

He is suing the pants off of Barack Obama for daring to detain American Citizens for no reason, because that just happens to be unconstitutional. Enemies supposedly lurk in every organization that does not chant the patriotic mantras provided to it by the state. Even the Pentagon says the organization is crippled. A Vigilante?

Small to Middle Donors and Obama

A Small Change

In Viral Loop by Adam Penenberg (you can read an earlier interview with him), they talk about a technique employed during Obama’s presidential campaign showing a new kind of value in asking for small gifts. “If If Obama had asked for $100 million in the weeks leading up to the election, he probably wouldn’t have gotten it.

Obama Campaign's Lessons for Fundraising

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Nonprofit fundraisers are looking at the Obama campaign's extraordinary, game-changing fundraising for lessons to use in their own work. That sounds right to me, but it was also and in my judgment more importantly this: theirs was a community organizing strategy, not a sales and marketing campaign. Tags: Obama fundraising

How It Happened: Obama Relationship Management

Social Marketing and Social Change

How did Barack Obama do it? The campaign fever will quickly subside among many people, but change will not now come naturally or organically.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Politicians & NonProfits Need Agility With Online Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

By contrast, Mitt Romney inspired 14,289 tpm, which was about half as many as reactions to Michelle Obama’s presentation two nights ago.

Great News, Great Time to Ask

Getting Attention

But I wonder if it’s best urges folks to take a Thank you action, e.g. “Thank President Obama for this good thing!”

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#Interview: Syam Buradagunta, Blogger & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Collaborative

Non Profit Marketing 360

SYAM: It works best for organizations that have family-oriented causes. SYAM: That was really our mission from the get-go. It isn’t all us.

Online Marketing Best Practices from the Obama Campaign

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

M+R Strategic Services just released a report outlining the strategies and best practices from the Obama new media campaign and how those practices should be applied to nonprofits and their online marketing and fundraising efforts. organizations. obama campaign, online marketing. obama campaign online marketing Measure.

GOOD Gobbles Jumo

Non Profit Marketing 360

Jumo had aimed to be a social connector as well as a portal for giving to nonprofit organizations, but it failed to draw sufficient numbers of viewers away from more established competing sites.

What Does the Obama Social Media Community Do Next?

Social Marketing and Social Change

Would you like to continue to volunteer in your community as part of an Obama organization?: Yes. T raining volunteers in the organizing techniques we used to elect Barack. What issues would you be most interested in volunteering or organizing around? Tags: Obama Social Media Transition Stay tuned.

New Study Shares Secret Sauce of Obama for America Online Campaign

Marketing for Nonprofits

It's almost a year since President Obama's election, but there is still a LOT of interest in the staggering success of Obama for America (OFA).

Is Your Org Ready To Put An Engaged Base To Work? -- Pew Survey Findings Show High Voter Expectations Of Involvement In Obama Administration

Getting Attention

There's so much emphasis on the challenge of building your organization's base. Far too many organizations aren't poised to do so and play mad catch up, risking a vital resource. Rich also reports out that: 62% of Obama voters expect to be involved in moving the administration's agenda forward by asking others to support its policies.

#FUNDRAISING: Presidential Candidates Ramp Up Mobile Giving

Non Profit Marketing 360

Politically and financially, the Obama re-election team are well out in front of the Romney campaign in terms of small-dollar donations.

Campaign like Obama - and see him sworn in

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As I’ve said in this space before, there are two secrets to campaigning like Obama—a one-two punch of audience connection and infrastructure to serve the audience. Infrastructure: putting the human and technological engines behind your audience via community-based organizations and via online engagement.

#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

Non Profit Marketing 360

As arguments over what to do with and about the US economy and the federal deficit continue to shed more heat than light, President Obama sought to take the fight back to the Republicans with the ‘American Jobs Act’ announced last week. As of today, a wealthy donor could get a $.35 25 break.

What is the Value of a Holiday Greeting

A. Fine Blog

They were all some generic version of this: I received three cards in the mail from organizations and I’m looking at them right now.

Is Populist Fundraising for You?


Case in point, President Obama is the epitome of the populist fundraiser. They call for social fundraising. Fundraising is a business. No. .

#SocialNetworks: Primary Politics Offer Models For SM Strategy

Non Profit Marketing 360

Timely consultation and the adjustment of a few hours a week for a one or two staff members can make a huge difference for an organization.

Grope-a-palooza and what are nonprofits doing about it?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Corporations, who hire attractive spokespeople like Barack Obama, control the uses of science, technology, education and mass communication.

The Moral Authority of the IRS Has Been Diminished

Cause Related Marketing

It’s possible that these “low level” IRS employees tagged conservative causes for unjust scrutiny because they thought it would please the Obama administration. President Obama got it right. If, as I suspect, this was just functionaries trying to please the Obama administration then people need to lose their jobs. State. number.

4 Ways To Set Yourself Apart With the New Twitter Layout

J Campbell Social Marketing

1) Showcase your organization with great photos. First Lady Michelle Obama @flotus. 2) Pin your featured tweets.

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#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Privacy Becomes Concern For Service Providers

Non Profit Marketing 360

Does your organization delimit what gets shared on its accounts? What seems to be the state of the discussion now?

Move Your Nonprofit Agenda Forward with Opinion Editorials

Getting Attention

When Caroline Kennedy decided to make a pivotal endorsement of Barack Obama in the Democratic primary, she delivered the message in an op ed.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

President Obama made a great impact during the last election with social media. Ready for Mixed Links? Are you using “Aha! Infographics.

Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Organizations formerly know as newspapers are now news organizations. Self organized governance. What was the event about?

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This Excel file gives you a quick snapshot of an organization’s finances, program vitals, volunteer support, fundraising, and marketing activities at a given moment. Examples from Organizations. Many organizations talk too much about themselves when they communicate with donors. We’re glad you’re here.

Social Marketing as a Solution


I invite you to read Barack Obama’s remarks about the Social Innovation Fund from earlier today. . We all like solutions, right?

Social Marketing as a Solution


I invite you to read Barack Obama’s remarks about the Social Innovation Fund from earlier today. . We all like solutions, right?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nancy Levesque

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Dept of Education to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama to our Summer Learning Day event! Nancy Levesque. Want to be featured in this series?

Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Drone

Selfish Giving

But that doesn’t mean you can’t – TODAY – start thinking like an organization that plans to use a new, radical technology.

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: What The American Red Cross Should Do Now

J Campbell Social Marketing

President Obama himself, along with other celebrities and elected officials, encouraged Americans to give generously to the Red Cross’ relief efforts.

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5 Signs You're Not Ready for Social Media

Marketing for Nonprofits

No one in your organization has "Communications" in their title. Your email list is under 10K names. Want help? It's an oldie but goodie!

Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?


What shapes your world view? How does your world view influence your work to change the world for the better? It’s not realistic--Is it?

Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?


What shapes your world view? How does your world view influence your work to change the world for the better? It’s not realistic--Is it?

Time to Smarten Up Our Earth Day Messaging

Cause Related Marketing

Ammonia emissions are lower now than then, so are nitrogen oxides, particulates, sulfur dioxides, and volatile organic compounds. Plus, End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Tell President Obama to Attend Rio +20, Campaign for Communities, MobilizeU, Reading for the Earth, and Know Green. America made great strides against litter.

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#SM4NP: Kone 2012 Video Goes Viral, But Maybe For Wrong Reasons

Non Profit Marketing 360

Today is another day many thousands of Republicans will not want Barack Obama re-elected, but nor will they rally around a viable contender. The organization has an unnerving ‘ com’ URL, and promotes the ‘ soft bigotry ‘ of a neo-White Man’s Burden in Uganda ? But will it hold up to scrutiny?