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Nonprofit Websites that Work: Showcase Your Personality, Passion & Impact

Getting Attention

Because I thought nonprofits wanted to work with an agency for their website. People want to work with those who provide the best results.

Online and Mobile: The Potential of Personalized Health Information

SocialButterfly

Given this type of reality, how do you unlock the potential prowess of personalized health in online and mobile health strategies? ” **.

Online and Mobile: The Potential of Personalized Health Information

SocialButterfly

Given this type of reality, how do you unlock the potential prowess of personalized health in online and mobile health strategies? ” **.

Your Org’s Personality in Three Words?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When I ask staff at nonprofits to describe their organization’s public personality, I often get blank stares, or something like “Ummm.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve seen all of these responses and more, when I go in to work at nonprofits. What are you giving up to work at a nonprofit?

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Why I’m Working with Bloomerang

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So it was sort of a big deal, at least in my own head, when I started talking to Jay Love , the CEO of Bloomerang , about working together. In late 2012, Jay decided to create a new kind of donor management and fundraising software, this one with best practices baked right into how it worked. Jay’s work with Tom led him to me.

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How to Recognize and Manage Different Work Styles

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During the webinar, Carson will discuss how to prioritize your work based on the way you think and process information. Carson Tate. Kristina.

How MarketSmart Works With Partners

iMarketSmart

People often ask me, “How does MarketSmart work with partners (allies) to help nonprofits lower costs and increase revenues?” So, today I thought I’d explain how we work with consultants, consulting firms, direct marketing agencies, CRM software companies and others. Do you work for a CRM or other software company?

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Work-Life Balance at #15NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This morning, Stephanie Bowen, Leili Khalessi, Kerala Taylor and I led a session called Paradox but Possible: Hardcore on Work AND Life.

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The Work behind Your Work: Your Methods & Wants for Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

Or, if there’s specific issue, person or gap that’s blocking you from the outcomes and satisfaction you desire, please blog on that. This is the work behind our work. . That’s the work behind our work. Be specific with concrete examples so we all get what you mean. Or one of those sometimes?

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Creating Content to Match Your Org’s Personality

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Wednesday, I suggested a few ways that nonprofits can show their personalities , following up on a post where I listed a bunch of different personality traits and asked you to select three to describe your nonprofit. Use testimonials from others to talk about the impact of your work. One final note on personality types.

Why the #IceBucketChallenge works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It’s personal. This powerful personal trigger combines with social norms to inspire action. How has any of this helped the charity?

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Marketing Your Cause to Millennials—What Works

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Chapin Cole is a proud Millennial who works in nonprofit development in the California Bay Area. Then get personal.

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10 Shocking Scary Secrets of Working in Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

Another thing he saw over and over again was nonprofit boards assuming that everyone who worked at the nonprofit was an idiot. He said, 0.

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Personal, Political, and Professional

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

The common sense advice that is frequently given about social media is to keep your personal and professional identities completely separate. I've generally followed this advice, with separate blogs and distinct Twitter identities for the personal and professional. But, really, what have I got to hide? Oh well. I hope you will join me.

Why Social Fundraising Works

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So, why does social fundraising work so well? Our personal experiences and social ties often drive our decision to donate to a cause.

Should You "Personal Brand" A Small Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Even if you're good at balancing work/life it's always just around the corner. Or do you build the reputation based on your personal brand ?

7 Ways to Show Your Nonprofit's Personality

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I once asked my readers to describe their nonprofit’s personality in three words and I got some interesting responses. Express an opinion.

Online Reputation Management, Personal Branding, Digital Footprints and SMM

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

personal branding (red). Once in a while I like to analyze various search trends taking place in my industry. digital footprint (yellow).

Spread the work around

Get Fully Funded

If you working on raising the money of your dreams, you should always be on the lookout for people who can help advance your cause. After all, you can’t do it yourself and many hands make light work. Will the person you’re considering be a good fit with the others already on the committee?

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4 Tips for Subject Lines That Work

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Personalize your subject line with the recipient''s city or state, which typically generate higher open rates than first or last names. Subject lines are more important than you might think. On average, at least 100 emails flood your constituents'' inboxes every single day. " 1. State the Obvious. After: The Top 10 Women in Science.

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7 Year-End Fundraising Practices That Work All Year

Fundraising Coach

A favorite year-end tactic, storytelling brings your nonprofit’s work to life. Numbers can quantify your nonprofit’s work in objective ways.

Personal Branding Within The Corporate Workplace

Diva Marketing Blog

There have been volumes written about how to create a “personal brand” including right here on Diva Marketing posted in 2009. What if. What if.

[FNAME] Never Works

The Agitator

So I was struck by a short post by David Baker, Axciom’s VP of Digital Product Solutions, in which he actually warns against going overboard with respect to personalizing marketing messages. Sometimes the problem could be a personalization. Axciom is certainly one of the top bananas when it comes to database marketing.

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Put Shakespeare’s Storytelling Skills to Work for Your Nonprofit

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Kim St. John-Stevenson is the communications officer at the St. “To be or not to be, that is the question.” Othello ).

Take it or leave it

Wild Woman Fundraising

Knowing that it’s probably going to be underpaid, and tons of work? Are you applying for nonprofit jobs? How many do you apply to a week?

Online Personalization Builds Loyalty

The Agitator

There, with mycarezone.org, personalized online reporting of the charity’s results connects donors with the specific projects they initially joined to support. Check out the description by Bluefrog’s Mark Phillips of how Animal Protector works and the strategy behind it. Giving donors a bit of choice goes a long way.

Reader Questions: Does adding extra stuff your appeal mailing work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Would a sticky note or brochure dramatically increase or decrease our money raised via appeals?&#. Here’s what we came up with. You bet I did!

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Being A Gracious Person

A Small Change

I received an award a couple of months back for some of my volunteer work with Northwest Development Officers Association (NDOA), our local fundraising association. It so happened that one of the board members at the foundation where I work was at the event and she sent a covert email to my boss. So I thought I’d put it out to you.

Write to a person, not an audience

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I once heard Elizabeth Gilbert speak, and she said a key to her work is writing is to an audience of one—whom she knows. cartoon

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

6) “ You don’t have to work 100+ hours/week to be a great nonprofit leader ,” says Natasha Golinsky, consultant to nonprofit start-ups. P.P.S.

How does an appeal letter edit work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She also began to hire people to do things around her house and was being over charged for the work they did. We work with landlords, utility companies and other creditors to arrange payment plans. Or, they may need help with homemaking or personal care. Put in headers & personalization to break up the text. Address.

Does The Agitator Have A Split Personality?

The Agitator

It houses all the great stuff that worked that didn’t get repeated.” Or more properly, does The Agitator suffer from dissociative identity disorder? Communications whiz Tom Ahern picked up the theme and made a great comment on the post: “I’m opening the new wing of my Museum of Nonprofit Knuckleheads. ” Love it!

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

You most likely don’t have the capacity to hire a full time person to run your social media. 6) Be ready to do the work.

On a personal note: In support of leaning in

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This week, I published a personal post on my LinkedIn blog. But I’d worked late that night, so the best I could do was cosmetic surgery on baked goods. Just as I feared being The Bad Worker when I was late to work because of school activities. I thought I’d share it here. ” You can view the original post here. Shame.

How Does Work Get on Your Plate?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I asked this question on Facebook yesterday about who puts unexpected work on your plate. You can vote here. ).

Why traditional newsletters don’t work anymore

Get Fully Funded

They want to know about the people whose lives are bing changed by the work your organization is doing. Don’t be that person to your donors! You know that saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Well, it’s time to fix what’s broken with your newsletter. You know why? how do you fix it?

Why traditional newsletters don’t work anymore

Get Fully Funded

They want to know about the people whose lives are bing changed by the work your organization is doing. Don’t be that person to your donors! You know that saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Well, it’s time to fix what’s broken with your newsletter. You know why? how do you fix it?

What Actually Works In Marketing in 5 Sentences

J Campbell Social Marketing

But at the end of the day – What actually works ? What do you find “actually works” in marketing? . Find your tribe !

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6 Now-or-Never Summer Reboots

Getting Attention

Not only is it necessary, but I find that it fuels my work and creativity; making me much more productive during my work time,” she says.