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Getting Started with a PR Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let us know what PR and media relations questions you have and we’ll get you answers. Guest Post by Sean Horrigan of PR Guy.

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Why Ignoring GuideStar’s Profile Pages Damages Your PR Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Effective media relations isn’t always about proactively pitching your organization’s story to reporters and editors. It’s also about making sure you are curating the right information in the places where reporters hang out to gather information. One of those spaces is GuideStar , the online repository of IRS tax forms for all registered U.S.

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Activating Cause Marketing with PR

Cause Related Marketing

basically all cause marketing has a PR component whether or not there’s also any bought or owned media.” So how does that work? Cool idea.

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Nonprofit Marketing v. PR Battles – Your Advice?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“We have a Director of PR as well as myself (Director of Marketing), and we constantly struggle with how the two best work together.

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Remember SPAT When Activating Your Cause Marketing via PR

Cause Related Marketing

Suffice it to say that while PR has greater credibility, it’s challenging to get the frequency using PR alone that you can get with advertising.

Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

You can also download the Social Media PR Singapore brochure from Scribd. TUN 2nd Annual Online PR & Media Relations_2011. On 13th of September, 2011 I am teaching a social media workshop in Singapore, AND presenting at a conference. Details below and also the brochure and a discount coupon for 15% off! Why Attend. Been There?

2 easy ways to get free PR in 2012

Fundraising Coach

Each email has a PR tip from Bill or Steve. Free PR can help your nonprofit get in front of more. Those are my favorite free PR tools!

SEO and PR - Working Together For You

Social Media Bird Brain

small nonprofits Facebook SEO Shift Communications Nonprofit Quarterly Google+ communities search results Public relations pr

NONPROFIT BRANDING: Great Product. Crappy PR. WHY?

NonProfit Branding

So, how come the company’s PR and marketing departments blew off my requests. World Class branding product. Durable, useful, respected.

How to Know It’s Time to Fire Your PR Group

Cause Related Marketing

With the same press release in each market, released on the same date over the same PR wire. At left is proof. 16, 2012. But effective?

Good Cause Marketing Lessons From Bad PR

Cause Related Marketing

Maybe the site's size and renown explains the volume of off-topic pitches I get from well-meaning PR people. There’s a name for these people.

Rhode Island Pr

Fundraising Breakthroughs

After the rhode island pr and after finding out what the rhode island pr are you doing? This is and should be utilized to determine the rhode island pr of cases on the rhode island pr , the rhode island pr into the rhode island pr on more than 5 years of our nation. Island Rhode PrYet there are any.

Encouragement for the Crazy Marketing/PR/Communications Person Who Wears Many Hats

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pam Jacobsen. I think a lot of my readers will relate to today’s guest post. Pam Jacobsen shares some of the fun aspects of her multi-task job. Guest Post by Pam Jacobsen, Fort Bend Christian Academy. Can you tell by the title how I’m feeling today? It’s 5:10 p.m. on a Friday and I am the only soul in the building. gettin’ the picture?

Cause Marketing Cooperation

Cause Related Marketing

In most cases the big PR agencies would balk at this idea. Get the details right and it’ll probably get you coverage. What do you do?

The Secret to Successful Op-ed Writing

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Messaging Nonprofit communications nonprofit pr op-ed writingHow to put the power of op-eds to work for your organization.

#SocialNetworks: Prepped For A PR Disaster? You Better Be…

Non Profit Marketing 360

Politicians are hardly the only ones who run the danger of stepping into a PR minefield. His forgetting is forgivable.

Most PR Bad. This PR Good.

Marketing for Nonprofits

Of course, I have spent a lot of time working in the PR business, so I know how awful being pitched can be. Tags: online PR Read this.

New Resources: PR Toolkit and Free Stock Images

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Free and Discounted Services from PR Newswire. I’ve created a couple of new partnerships recently to help nonprofit communicators.

PR Sidebar

Mission Paradox Blog

When I kicked off a series on authentic PR yesterday, I got some email.  A lot of the email made it clear that I hadn't done a good job of explaining why doing more work on PR is a worthwhile use of your time. A good PR plan helps to make sure that you never become that guy.   I love email. You know that guy.

Cause-Related Marketing Lessons Learned from Bad PR Pitches

Cause Related Marketing

When they send helpful pitches that are pertinent to this blog I call them PR angels. People have started to pitch me ideas to post on.We

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The power of positive PR should never be underestimated – it’s FREE – it just takes time. Mary Alice Holley. Kristina. CULTIVATE RELATIONSHIPS.

PR v. Publicity

Mission Paradox Blog

Seth on the difference between PR and Publicity.

State Department PR Expert Shares Steps to Media Relations Success

Getting Attention

Words of wisdom on media relations from guest author, Todd Calongne, Public Affairs Officer, Secretary’s Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, U.S. Department of State: Relax. Being yourself is the straightest path to gaining a new friend in the media. It's media relations as media education.

Asics GT-1000 PR for Christina Applegate’s Right Action for Women

Cause Related Marketing

If a sponsor is going to cap a donation at a certain maximum amount, what’s the right minimum amount to donate? In this campaign, which benefits Right Action for Women - The Christina Applegate Foundation, Asics has put out a special pink running shoe with black satin laces and the iconic pink ribbon embroidered on the heel collar.

7 Can’t-Miss FREE #GivingTuesday Resources for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you getting ready for Giving Tuesday ? A little lost on where to start? . Enjoy! Giving Tuesday Website. Salsa Labs . Network for Good. Causevox .

News Releases to Tweets: Getting Your Story Straight and Composing Effective PR Writing

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As your organization works to stay top of mind for supporters and the media, you may stare at your blinking cursor wondering how to create the most effective bang for your public relations buck: "What makes a nonprofit press release pop?" " "How can I stay consistent across different media-both online and offline?"

More Than Words: Why Visuals Are Critical in Pitching Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Despite those numbers, though, PR Newswire found that 86 percent of the news releases published on its platform don’t include visual elements.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I worked with the PR manager to brainstorm ideas on garnering media coverage. Lauren Lawson-Zilai. Would YOU like to be featured in this series?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kirsten McIlvenna

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Send an email down to PR person in Haiti with details about the upcoming communications trip. Kirsten McIlvenna. We want more stories! 8:30 a.m.

Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits [New Webinar]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us next Tuesday as we present: Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits: Creating a PR Strategy for Today’s World. 1:00 p.m. Pacific).

Sizzling Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

PR Specialist Kids Wish Network (Holiday, FL). This is my 202nd jobs posting, and the final one. Thanks for reading, and for your feedback!

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Do you want to get your nonprofit mass media attention?

Wild Woman Fundraising

They will send PR blasts for you to specific markets, whether it’s your region, nationally, or even internationally. Just do it. No hype.

We’re all revolutionaries now

Wild Woman Fundraising

What did you do this weekend? I saw the Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 this weekend. The theatre was packed. No spoilers, I promise!

Nonprofit Communications in the Fake News Era

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fake news isn’t actually new. ” It’s easy to see how nonprofits can get caught up in the fake news trap. Debunk it Quickly.

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BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

JournChat | Mondays @ 7pm CT (pr and journalism). muckedup | Tuesdays @ 8pm ET (pr and journalism). Image Credit:

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters!

Getting Attention

PR/Communications Manager , Foundation for Jewish Camp (New York, NY). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Associate for Digital Media , Advancement Project (Washington, DC). Communications/Marketing Associate , ACLU (New York, NY). Communications Manager , The Museum of the African Diaspora.

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When Reporters Are Looking for You: How to Respond to Journalists’ Queries

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Like other PR tactics, services like HARO are competitive. But there are steps you can take to help get your response to the top of the pile.

A Different Look at Arts PR - Part 1

Mission Paradox Blog

PR, when executed properly, can be one of the most powerful tools there is. It's been my experience working with arts groups, however, that PR is one of the most misunderstood concepts in our field. So I want to spend a few posts talking about PR.  What does PR stand for? To many of us, that's what PR is.

Extreme DIY Social Media Media Blogger Relations Training For PR/Ad Agencies

Diva Marketing Blog

Seems that PR people think that I am a media outlet. How do you "social media fix" a PR agency or ad agency? Sort of funny. other.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Carina Johnson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

– Do I need to follow up on any PR work? Carina Johnson. Share your day with us! And this is her typical day: Before 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.

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