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Launch Your Team of Year-End Fundraisers: Free Training Th Oct 6

Getting Attention

Register Now: Thursday, October 6 at 1pm EDT. Join me to learn how to turn your board, staff, and loyal volunteers into a team of passionate and engaging messengers.

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NJ or NYC? Pls Join Me—Tues Oct 8

Getting Attention

Register by tomorrow (Fri, Oct 4) to get the early-bird rate —just $40 to learn with me! Me and you, together in the same place? I’d love that. Let’s lunch and learn together! Please join me next Tuesday, October 8, in nearby Edison NJ, to build your skills on: Relevance Rules: Right-Things Right-Now Fundraising for Nonprofit Leaders . AFP, New Jersey Chapter has invited me to guide participants to the right way to connect with supporters right now to spur them to give?

Oct 25

Learn the 4 Keys to Pitch-Perfect Messaging – Free Webinar Oct. 5

Getting Attention

Register now to learn. How to Stop Striking Flat Notes with Your Target Audiences and. Join the 16% of Nonprofits Whose Messages Resonate and Spur Action. Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Time: 3:00-4:00PM EST/12:00-1:00PM PST. Replay: If you can’t make this time, register anyway. All registrants will get the video recording. REGISTER NOW. You’ve got to connect with your target audience to spur them to action…to give, to sign, to volunteer. Messages are the way to build relationships.

Oct 18

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

OCT – Great Apes Giving Day. OCT – Mississippi Day of Giving. OCT – Columbia University Giving Day. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Over, Cue the Cause Marketing Backlash

Cause Related Marketing

Breast Cancer Awareness Month ended Oct.

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Just Give Us 1 Day to Transform Your Nonprofit Marketing Planning – Oct. 28 in Washington, D.C.

Getting Attention

Early Bird Rate Runs through Oct. early-bird rate runs through Friday, Oct. Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. 22 – Saves You $100. I’m partnering with my friend, Kivi Leroux Miller, to offer you a special opportunity to find the solutions to your 2011 marketing challenges: The Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Plan in a day—blueprint forever ! We premiered the workshop in New York last week and received great ratings.

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

Getting Attention

This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan! And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City.

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

Getting Attention

This is the time to propel your organization’s marketing forward with a smart plan! And I can help you do that in a single day — October 12, in New York City.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Oct 5 - 7. Oct 7 - 8. Oct 9 - 14. Oct 13. Oct 18 - 21. Oct 19 - 21. Oct 26 - 28. Oct 27. Oct 27 - 29.

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

Getting Attention

Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Seattle Early Bird Rate Runs through March 31 – Saves You $100. We’re back!

All the Rage: Fundraising on Fury and Revenge

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

26 Oct 2010 — Madagascar hissing cockroach on white background — Image by © Michel Gunther/Biosphoto/Corbis. Fundraising isn’t all lofty and inspiring. Lately, a lot of it is quite angry. And quite successful. via GIPHY.

Live Workshop - Authentic Arts Marketing for Individual Creatives (Oct. 22)

Mission Paradox Blog

Date:  Saturday, Oct. Maybe once or twice a year I do a live arts marketing workshop.    Typically these workshops are for small to mid-sized arts organizations.    This time I'm doing a workshop that will focus on the unique needs of  individual creatives.  This

The Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Oct 3-5 in DC

DonorDigital

The Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits. October 3-5, 2011. Washington, DC. link]. Donordigital News blackbaud

6th Annual Convio Summit, Oct 3-5 in DC

DonorDigital

6th Annual Convio Summit 2011 “Elevate&#. October 3-5, 2011. Baltimore, MD. link]. Donordigital News Convio

Blog Action Day is Next Wed. - Oct. 15

Marketing for Nonprofits

On October 15, thousands of bloggers from across the globe will have a conversation to "raise awareness and trigger a global discussion" about one of the most pressing issues of our time - POVERTY. Over 6,500 sites are registered to participate to date.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

PLoS One ; Oct 18;11(10):e0162462. What are some of the best papers published in social marketing this past year? This list of 10 represent the best work I came across in journals outside of the social marketing journals - Journal of Social Marketing and Social Marketing Quarterly.

Social Recruiting: New, Necessary and May Be Critical to Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If those studies I mentioned give you pause, take an hour out on Oct. Geri Stengel. Where will your organization find its next communications, marketing, or development director? In this guest post by Geri Stengel, get some tips on how to use LinkedIn to find the right candidates. Looking for a new job? Take note too! ~Kivi. Guest Post by Geri Stengel, President of Ventureneer. Two recent studies caught my attention because they point out a looming problem for nonprofits.

Schedule your success!

Get Fully Funded

Oct 30. Oct 28. . Oct 27. . Oct 26. . Oct 25. . Oct 20. . Oct 15. . It’s fundraising season! And I bet you’re busy thinking about all kinds of things from fundraising letters to end-of-year activities. If you really want to set yourself up for success for fundraising in the last quarter of 2010, take some time to plan your activities.

Oct 2

Nonprofit Marketing Talent is Hard to Find. Linkedin Can Help.

Marketing for Nonprofits

Take an hour out on Oct. This is a guest post by Geri Stengel from Ventureer. Enjoy! Jocelyn How Will You Fill Your Nonprofit’s Staffing Gaps? According to a new survey from Idealist.org , a lot of nonprofits are planning to hire in 2012 and many of them will be looking for hard-to-find fundraising and communication talent. But most of them have no budget for recruitment. That’s not going to w ork too well. Recruitment needed and no budget to do so.

Should Breast Cancer Awareness Be About the Breast More Than the Disease?

Cause Related Marketing

Accessed at [link] on Oct 11, 2011 11:56:55 PM). Should breast cancer awareness ever be more about the breast than it is the cancer? I wonder when I see ads like the one at the left by Estee Lauder. Over the last few years there’s been a general sexualizing of the disease that troubles me.

Thank you! Yes, you!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Oct-Nov-Dec: John Lopez of the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network TIP Program asked me to come back and contract again with the OSBDCN network to do a series of seven online trainings for SBDCs around the state of Oregon.

Apply Today to Think With Seth Godin

Marketing for Nonprofits

Seth Godin is offering his time and talent to 40 nonprofit marketers, fundraisers and "change agents" for FREE on Oct 22 in NYC. Deadline to apply is Oct. The goal is to help you think through ways you can use new marketing, storytelling, fundraising, permission, social media and more.

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Useful trainings, podcasts and games

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Get strategies on assessing 2009 and jump starting 2010: Kim Klein (Fundraising, Oct 7): This one is over but you can get the recording. Hannah Brazee Gregory (Communications/PR, Oct 28). Trainings from the Society for Nonprofit Organizations - not free but worth it. Kim is the BEST. Katya Andresen (Marketing, Nov 18 and yes this is self-promotion). Susan Ellis (Volunteers, Dec 2). My podcast with the Charlotte American Marketing Association about my book and nonprofit marketing.

Oct 0

Shop for Schools Fund Raising - Fresh & Easy

The Biddery Blog

Schools must register by Oct. The Fresh and Easy stores are bringing back their “Shop for Schools” program from now through Dec. 1 and will receive 5% of a local store’s sales from 4 to 8 p.m. on a designated evening. In addition, eligible schools will receive $1 for every $20 spent at a local Fresh and Easy store. To get in on the action, go to www.freshandeasy.com/shopforschools.

Oct 0

Barbara Streisand is putting more than 400 personal items up for auction to benefit her foundation

The Biddery Blog

She plans to donate all proceeds from the sale, scheduled for Oct. Barbra Streisand is putting more than 400 personal items on the auction block to benefit her charity. What good does it do in storage?" the 67-year-old Oscar winner said. Let someone else enjoy it.

Oct 1

Yes and Yes Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

I’ve been getting pushback from my Oct. The reason I suggested a transactional cause marketing approach for OPI nail polish in that Oct. 4 post titled, ‘Transactional Cause Marketing is Not the Boogeyman.” In it I dismissed people who get heartburn from the practice of transactional cause marketing, that is, when a purchase triggers the donation. Fear not friends, there is a middle ground as evidenced by Hope tennis balls from Wilson that you see on the left.

How to Connect with Your Target Audiences – Get to Know Them!

Getting Attention

Tomorrow (Friday, Oct. Nothing’s more vital to the success of your organization’s marketing than knowing your target audiences. Without knowing each group well—what’s important to them, what motivates them and their habits—you’ll never connect. And there’s no convincing without connection.

Using Cause Marketing to Help Expand a Regional Brand

Cause Related Marketing

Part of Cheerwine’s answer is a cause marketing campaign called Avett Brother’s Cheerwine Legendary Giveback Concert , which takes place on Oct.

Gentle Nonsense, It's Dadaism Month!

Fundraising Breakthroughs

22, Oct. 1, Oct. 17 and Oct. Today I break the rules of professional business blogging and blog-blab on about ideas pretty much unrelated to my blog's topic (fundraising and social change, for those still tuned in). My ol' college buddy Boog Highberger, current mayor of Lawrence, KS (Go Jayhawks) and unwavering Gentle Anarchist, has declared International Dadism Month. To be celebrated on Feb. 4, April 1, March 28 (coincidentally my birthday), July 15, Aug. 2, Aug. 7, Aug.

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Social Change & Other Dates and Holidays

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Day of Peace Oct. 2-8 Get Organized Week Oct. 3 Mindfulness Day Feb. 9 Lunar New Year, rooster Feb. 19, 1942 Internment March 1, 1961 Peace Corps est. Mar. 4 World Day of Prayer Mar. 15 The Ides of March Mar. 19 Swallows return Mar. 31, 1927 Cesar Chavez born Apr. 11, 1968 Civil Rights Act Apr. 18 Holocaust Remembrance Apr.

44 Social Media Books for 2009-2010 Plus One

Diva Marketing Blog

Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs by Brian Halligan, Dharmesh Shah, and David Meerman Scott - Oct 19, 2009 11. This is Social Media - Tweet, Blog, Post and Link Your Way to Business Success by Clapperton - Oct 15, 2009 32. Craig Watkins - Oct 1, 2009 34.

The Hyphen

Mission Paradox Blog

Quick plug:  If you're an artist looking for ways to effectively embrace the hypen then join me for a marketing workshop on Oct 22.  This morning I'll hand the floor to Steven Pressfield and his fantastic post, Unscrewing the Writer. He talks about a set of essential skills for writers (and other artist), let me draw a little attention to this. --. "We need to know how to fight for our work.

Oct 0

Fundraising and the Social Compact

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Independent Sector's annual conference this year (Oct. 22-24, 2005) offered the theme "Reshaping the Social Compact" and opened with president Diana Aviv's call for a respectful and passionate national conversation about urgent public issues. One comment that stood out to me, as someone listening for anything useful and fresh for fundraising, came out of the blue on a session on possible changes in charitable giving rules.

Oct 0

Defining Sustainable Social Change

SocialButterfly

Well, SOCAP stands for the social capital markets conference and SOCAP ’10 represents the third year of the conference and will be held Oct. If there’s one word that deserves to be on the “Top Words of 2010″ list, it’s the word sustainable.

The price flag

Mission Paradox Blog

  The Oct 22 workshop will need to be rescheduled.  Price is another one of those flags you waive that indicates who you intend on serving.   Art is such a complex thing so you can't really have a simple set of rules about how to price what you do, or whether your price is too "high" or "low"   You can justify any price point (including free). So there are any two questions to ponder in terms of price: 1. 

Oct 0

People know

Mission Paradox Blog

  The goal will be to have the coaching complete by Oct. It's really this simple, if you play around too much with the price for your art, people find out.    And sometimes when they find out they get a bit upset. If you discount your art for volume, be smart about it.    Know why you are doing, what audience you are trying to reach, how long the offer lasts, etc. Because news of what you are doing will get out.

Passion Play

Mission Paradox Blog

 New posts return on Monday, Oct. Art is " must do " sort of thing. People donate to nonprofits arts orgs, or Kickstarter campaigns, because they feel like it is something they have to do.  If it's a " maybe " sort of thing, then there are plenty of other ways to spend that money. People attend live art because they feel compelled.  They can get that feeling for a lot of reasons.  Maybe it's because they love the subject matter.

Oct 0

10 Things to Avoid in Email Campaigns | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

delicious NonprofitMarketing

Email: First Name: Last Name: 10 Things to Avoid in Email Campaigns Print this Article By Emma: Oct 8, 2008 Average: 3.94117 Your rating: Select rating Give it 1/5 Give it 2/5 Give it 3/5 Give it 4/5 Give it 5/5 Here are a few email no-nos to keep in mind next time you create an email campaign. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

Boost your Cause Through Seasonal Fundraising

The Biddery Blog

Drop off your old, gently used, Halloween costumes at one of the participating partners through Oct. Keep your cause relevant by sending out seasonal promotional fundraising. People will more likely be interested in correspondence that compliments the atmosphere of the moment.

Nonprofit Rules on Lobbying and Elections

Fundraising Breakthroughs

The Washington Post (Sunday, Oct. 30 p.A4): "60 Tax-Exempt Groups under Investigation: At Issue Are IRS Regulations That Bar Political Activities.". The IRS cannot reveal the names of the groups, but says that about 20 are churches. This sort of thing worries me because most people don't know the difference between lobbying and political activity. Leaders in some groups might be making mistakes they shouldn't because they don't know the rules.

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