Move Your Nonprofit Agenda Forward with Opinion Editorials

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Margot is an expert trainer on writing and placing opinion editorials. At the end of the 1990s, I worked for an advocacy organization that had – more or less – dropped opinion editorials from their communications strategies.

5 Expert Opinions on the Future of Email Fundraising

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Mobile Giving Research and Opinion

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You’ve been provided some facts and general information about mobile giving. I’ve learned a lot through this process and want to hear your thoughts and experiences in the mobile giving space. Below are a few different theories and philosophies regarding some of the benefits and specifics of mobile giving. Instantly Viral. Cell phones and smart phones are all over the world and have saturated America. People carry their mobile phones with them almost all of the time.

Current Canadian Opinion on Cause Marketing

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A public opinion survey published Nov. 1, 2012 by Ottawa-based Abacus Data finds Canadians very supportive of the basic practices and premises of cause marketing.

And Now on Opposing Opinion on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Jen Dinoia, who dealt with breast cancer in 2010, is no fan of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Awareness did nothing for me," as she puts it. Jen Dinoia writes The Dinoia Family blog while running her happily crazy Foreign Service family household. Currently in the U.S.,

5 Steps to Op-Eds that Change Minds

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Opinion journalism (a.k.a. Regardless of the goal, you need to be able to state your opinion in one concise sentence. The standard way to make an argument is to state your main point, present evidence to support that opinion, and then offer a recommendation or conclusion.

#INTERVIEW: Mark Van Gurp, Osocio Blog – Showcases the Best Advertising & Marketing For Social Causes

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Abortion. A line in the sand.

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” What is the point of blogging if you can’t share your personal opinion? Well, let’s take a break from anecdote and opinion, and talk facts. Look what I found.

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Why do you hate your job? 3 Reasons

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Are You Preparing for Life After Facebook?

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” Facebook Nonprofit Opinion Social Media Geoff Livingston Social networkNoting that the number of Facebook users in the U.S. is declining, author and marketing strategist Geoff Livingston argues that “it’s time to hedge your bets and start investing in networks other than Facebook.” ” As new social networks start carving up the marketplace that Facebook now dominates, he says, nonprofits must go where their communities go.

Are You Preparing for Life After Facebook?

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” Facebook Nonprofit Opinion Social Media Geoff Livingston Social networkNoting that the number of Facebook users in the U.S. is declining, author and marketing strategist Geoff Livingston argues that “it’s time to hedge your bets and start investing in networks other than Facebook.” ” As new social networks start carving up the marketplace that Facebook now dominates, he says, nonprofits must go where their communities go.

#SOCIALMEDIA: How Young Is Too Old To Have Communications Expertise?

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Catherine Sloan, a recent graduate from the University of Iowa who already has byline credit with USAToday , posted an opinion blog at NextGenJournal.com with the title “ Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25 “ It has caused something of a ruckus ?

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#SOCIALMEDIA: How Young Is Too Old To Have Communications Expertise?

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Catherine Sloan, a recent graduate from the University of Iowa who already has byline credit with USAToday , posted an opinion blog at NextGenJournal.com with the title “ Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25 “ It has caused something of a ruckus ?

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#COMMUNICATION: Is Your Nonprofit Staff Conversing With Both Audience & Each Other?

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As social networks and social marketing have matured over the last two or three years, a debate continues as to how effective social media is to inspire action (be it making a purchase, donating to a cause, or risking one’s life in a revolution ).

#VIDEO: Freelance Producers & Reporters Wanted for Brooklyn Independent Television

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

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#Tech: What Will 2012 Look Like For Social Media?

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#SOCIALMEDIA: IOC Struggles To Corral First “Social Olympics” In London

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Click on image to visit Infomous.com. The Opening Ceremonies went off without a hitch. Security concerns have been allayed thus far. The weather hasn’t been too bad. For Americans, we’ve had a few sub-par performances in the pool and on the gymnastics apparatuses, but so far, so good.

#Advocacy: ‘This American Life’ Retracts Story Of Abuses At Foxconn

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But Apple (not to mention the many lower-profile consumer companies that use Chinese manufacturing) is incredibly sensitive to American public opinion. It has been a rough week for social-consciousness movements whose leaders have produced stories a bit too slick to be true.

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#TECH: Once Developed By Apple, Now Abandoned By Apple: EPEAT Standards

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#TECH: Microsoft Surface To Shake Up Tablet Market & Challenge iPad…Someday.

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We really like the keyboard idea Full disclosure: We at MKCREATIVEmedia are pretty Apple-centric, even though we are aware that many of our readers are using Microsoft products to access the blog.

#Communication: SOPA & PIPA Bills Are Dying, But Not Dead

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Yesterday, a couple of the most used and best-known websites on the internet willingly shut themselves down: Wikipedia and Reddit. Google, you likely noticed, ‘redacted’ its daily Google Doodle.

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#Enviro: Does a Green Xmas List Really Help The Environment?

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#SocialNetworks: Kony 2012 Covered The Night. Did It Jump The Shark?

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Youth cover some of the evening. The sensation that is/was ‘Kony 2012′ has been a part of the nonprofit social-media landscape for six-plus weeks now.

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#SM4NP: Kony 2012 Will Get A Sequel & More Context Today

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Today is the day. Probably. As any Hollywood mogul will confirm, when your movie is watched by 100 million people, you need to make a sequel. That market is just too big to pass up. And the renown viral video Kony 2012 has been viewed well over 100 million times.

#PROAGING: Republican Budget Realigns Medicare But Ignores Long-Term Care

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The macro-economics of aging over the next 40 years do not look great: the first Baby Boomers reached the age of Social-Security eligibility 15 months ago, but the crest of this so-called ‘Silver Tsunami’ will not come until about 2030. It will not recede for another couple of decades.

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#SM4NP: ‘Kony 2012? Still Stirs Engagement, Controversy, And Embarrassment

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Director's breakdown raises further questions. The controversy surrounding the viral video ‘Kony 2012′ continues even as its views on YouTube surpass 85.4 million as I write.

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#CIVICS: Apple’s Billions In Tax Dodges Come Under Scrutiny

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#Economy: The Loss Of A Functional Middle Class

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The oft-discussed possibility of a double-dip recession still looms darkly on the near horizon. Sure, the Stock Market is more often up than down, but those numbers represent only about 40% of the economy.

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#ADVOCACY: Kony 2012 Sequel Not Going Viral, Nor Ending Debate

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Too little too late? Last Thursday, Invisible Children released their tepidly anticipated sequel to the stunningly viral video Kony 2012 (over 100 million views).

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#SocialNetworks: Is Google+ Ready For Nonprofit Big Time? (Part 1)

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#Philanthropy: As Steve Jobs The CEO Retires, Will Steve Jobs The Philanthropist Step Forward?

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#Communications: ATT Fights Legal Battle Against Its (Business) Customers

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#Tech: SOPA Inspiring Blackouts & Lobbyists – Should Nonprofits Care?

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Could SOPA chill free speech? On the surface, not much seems to be of relevance in the ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’ ( SOPA, H.R. 3261 ) because nonprofits aren’t really in the business of selling digitized content, much less pirated content.

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

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#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

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Are We Seeing Pushback on Google+?

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Branding Communications Community Facebook Marketing Media Review Opinion Social Media Technology communication Google Michael Thomas Myspace Online Communities Social network Social network service TwitterThe launch of Google+ (G+) remains an ongoing, by invitation only, event.

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#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

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#SocialMedia: Is Facebook Too D@%n Complicated? Depends On What You Want To Share.

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#SocialMedia: Is Facebook Too D@%n Complicated? Depends On What You Want To Share.

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