The Four Types of Productivity Styles

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pacific) Carson Tate , author of Work Simply, will join us for a FREE webinar – Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style. Take the Productivity Style Assessment now to find your match then come back and read this post to learn more. Carson Tate.

The Fight Against Custom Writing Service

SocialButterfly

The Unexpected Truth About Custom Writing Service. Another thing to take into account when you are thinking of essay writing software is really that yet innovative tech gets, ultimately the previous product should be yours and yours alone. Up in Arms About Custom Writing Service?

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Seeking Examples of Nonprofits Collaboratively Marketing Programs and Services

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Developing a new brand to represent products/services from multiple nonprofits. The post Seeking Examples of Nonprofits Collaboratively Marketing Programs and Services appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

What You Must Know About Essay Writing Service

SocialButterfly

The Good, the Bad and Essay Writing Service. What You Should Do to Find Out About Essay Writing Service Before You’re Left Behind. The Tried and True Method for Essay Writing Service in Step by Step Detail. The 30-Second Trick for Essay Writing Service.

3 Resources to Raise More Money with Products & Services

Selfish Giving

When shoppers buy a product or service from a business a portion or percentage of the sale is donated to a good cause. The Definitive Guide to Fundraising with Products & Services If you only have time to read one post, read this one!

If your service/product sucks then it’s really going to suck online

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Usually the mentality behind this is that social media engagement will allow them to drastically increase awareness of their product/service at very little cost and have more people using it as a result. Here’s a little wake-up call folks: “If your service and/or product sucks to begin with, engagement on the web is only going to amplify this&#. There are 4 P’s in strategic marketing: Product, Price, Place, and Promotion.

Productive Partnering with Program Peers—Outcomes Not Outputs

Getting Attention

Working productively with your program colleagues is a challenge you often discuss with me. What are your techniques for productive partnering with your program colleagues? One of the many joys of working with you face-to-face via keynotes and workshops is learning what works for you.

Power of Productive Partnerships: We appreciate ours hugely

Getting Attention

Then prioritize no more than ten organizations that share your values, but aren’t directly competitive in the programs/services offered or engaging the same target audiences (sometimes those partnerships have value too, but don’t start there).

The Slow, Painful and Costly Death of the “Full Service” Agency

The Agitator

Four years ago In Part 5 of our Barriers to Growth series I raised the question of whether the “full service” fundraising agency has outlived usefulness. A lot of what I’m about to say will seem offensive those agencies that deign to call themselves “full service”.

Determining Attrition in Service-Based Businesses

Non Profit Marketing 360

Determining customer retention in a professional service business is one of the most difficult business metrics to calculate. One reason for this is the lack of key indicators that product goods retailers benefit from such as close, repetitive purchases, related products and services, lower priced items, and continual need. Beyond great customer service, there are tactical measures you can take to better position and execute retention with your customers.

#HowTo: Be Productive Anywhere on Apple’s Mobile iOS

Non Profit Marketing 360

Depending on what you need to do, an iPhone or iPad can keep you productive on the commute to and from work or on an airplane etc. If you use Apple’s iCloud service, these documents can be stored online and synced across iOS devices.

What’s the best way to get higher quality clients and buyers for your products and services?

Wild Woman Fundraising

the reason I ask you such a provocative question is that we all know that money is inexhaustible, money will always be there, but our time, now, our time is our most precious resource, and we could always use more of that. Even if the clients you have now are sustaining you, wouldn’t you like to have clients that are willing to pay more, and who won’t give you as much trouble?

5 Steps to Finding the Ideal Email Service Provider

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Have you ever felt trapped by your email provider—dissatisfied with the features and/or service but daunted by figuring out how and where to move? Skip to the 5 Steps Why do you need an email service provider? For most nonprofit organizations, bulk email—email newsletters, action alerts or fundraising outreach—is one of the most productive communications approaches there is. Disclosure: Please note that Network for Good allowed us to use the service at no charge for one year.

Buy One, Give One Cause Marketing for Services

Cause Related Marketing

I’ve highlighted numerous products that utilize Buy One Give One; shoes, baby blankets, fruit snacks, watches, neckties, fragrances, wine, and eyeglasses, to name a few. I’ve certainly seen services that use cause marketing; including law firms, hotel chains and vacation companies.

Postal Service Lacks Matterness

A. Fine Blog

Side note: Apparently looking in the phone book the Postal Service continues to distribute was too much trouble.}. Are we productive? Are we meeting our goals of selling our products, or serving our people, or changing the world?

[Guest Post] Three Ways Nonprofits Can Use Promotional Products Effectively

Fundraising Coach

The company also distributes promotional products as part of its product and service mix. Three Ways Nonprofits Can Use Promotional Products Effectively. And, with the thousands of fundraising marketing options available today, where do promotional products fit?

Social Media Listening Beyond Your Product

Diva Marketing Blog

Or do you take into consideration their interests, networks and passions beyond your product or service? We frequently use social media "listening" to learn what customers are saying about our products and services, to identify trends and to build relationships.

Sneak Preview As Promised (not for distribution)

NonProfit Branding

Background here; announcement below: We put the Nonprofit Branding Blog on hiatus over the Holidays so we could focus on developing a new VisABILITY service. In my last post (the one with Julie Bowen and Brad Pitt) I promised readers of this blog would receive a preview before the new service goes public. An email on [.].

Think Before You Drive: A Roadmap for Developing New Products and Services for Your Nonprofit

Marketing for Nonprofits

We're going through an excellent process at work to determine which new products/services we should add to our current mix. BEFORE developing any new products and services for your clients, ask the following questions. This photo is by AgendaAkit.

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Service-Dominant Logic and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

The essence of their arguments come down to three issues: The internal orientation of the marketing mix in which the four elements are controlled by the producer of goods, services and behavioral offerings has little involvement or interaction with customers. The authors propose a Service-Dominant Logic to understand the purpose and nature of organizations, markets and society. The fundamental assertion of S-D Logic is that all exchanges are service-based.

Transform Your Organization with Pro Bono Technology Resources – The Community Corps Product Spotlight

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We provide hands-on technology service, tools and training to nonprofits and IT training to underserved young adults throughout the U.S. . We also service nonprofits from all over the country and most of our pro bono experts come from our corporate partners such as Cisco, Accenture and American Express. IT is consistently cited at the #1 functional challenge for nonprofits.

High-Dollar Product Marketers, Jump-In!

Cause Related Marketing

But does cause-related marketing work with high-dollar goods and services? High-Dollar Cause-Related Marketing Comes of AgeCause-related marketing has long been especially common in packaged goods promotions; Wish-Bone Dressing and Make-A-Wish or Yoplait and Susan G. Komen, to name just two. More and more the answer is yes.Above are four recent campaigns… from Dell, Oreck, American Century.

The Effectiveness of Health Campaigns that Combine Products and Promotion

Social Marketing and Social Change

"Combining product distribution with a health communication campaign results in greater behavior change than using a health communication campaign alone." That is the conclusion of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services in their statement Health Communication & Social Marketing: Health Communication Campaigns That Include Mass Media & Health-Related Product Distribution.

Applying Service-Dominant Logic to Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

Rather, we have stuck with the ‘marketing-to’ approach that Lusch (2007) describes as one of stimulating demand through use of the 4Ps in order to get customers to purchase goods, use services or adopt behaviors, and then be satisfied with their decision, in order to meet organizational (or social) objectives. Service-Dominant marketing Logic (S-D Logic) marks a shift from this 'marketing-to' approach to a 'marketing-with' perspective (Lusch, 2007).

The Complexity Mess or How Not to Build a Product

A. Fine Blog

In this case, it isn’t just a complexity problem, it’s also a customer service mentality gone awry. I went to the store a few weeks ago to buy a new alarm clock. The radio on my old one was broken and I was tired of waking up to screechy static.

For Efficient But Effective Nonprofit Programs, Service, and Administration Like Fundraising - GIS Is A Tremendous Tool. And It's Free.

Seeking Grant Money Today

ESRI is proactively planning for its cloud storage (as it's more and more commonly used in all industries) so it offers cloud computing and storage solutions in its total GIS service offerings, as of just the past couple of years. Check with TechSoup to see if they are now offering ESRI's products, if you are interested in more information. GIS evaluation methods how to public service nonprofit self evaluation strategic planning fundraising transparency

Customer Service Social Media Style: A Pulse of the Industry View Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

These chats are about service and product concerns. Social (media customer) service" and the "social customer" are impacting how business is being conducted and will be conducted. social service.". What are your expectations of "social service?".

#PRESSRELEASE: The Knowledge Fountain Launches Online Learning Website (Live Instructors) Aimed at Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The latest entry in the rapidly-evolving distance learning education market is a new online education service geared exclusively to people who work for nonprofit organizations. The site pitches its product as “just in time” online learning for adults. “We’re

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Health Care Social Media Review #14: Health Literacy Gems and Treasures

SocialButterfly

A recent Harris Interactive study found that patients want more access to Web-based health services. You can even use the winner’s end product, Carrots/Stick. Carrot/Stick is a phone-based service that utilizes family and social support to empower smokers to quit.

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Creating Multiple Streams of Income For Your Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Products, Services and Information - Can your nonprofit put out a helpful ebook on your expertise with your cause? Subscriptions -Can people subscribe to your premium major donor services, where they get to talk with program people doing the work? Software as service -Could your nonprofit develop a software that other nonprofits could use in your industry?

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How to Earn Income (and Autonomy) for Your Nonprofit

Getting Attention

We use the generous gifts and grants we receive to deliver programs, services and products to our community. “What?,&# you may be saying? Our job isn’t to generate revenue.

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Making It Work – Nonprofits and Pro Bono Creative

Getting Attention

Welcome back to guest blogger, Susie Bowie, Communications Manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County … There’s an unexpected stranger standing at the intersection between nonprofit organizations and creative agencies offering “free” website, advertising or marketing services.

Looking for a Job in Social Change? Look No Further

SocialButterfly

Change.org made a major announcement Thursday in response to Obama’s call for public service: Jobs for Change.

Reality is calling. You must respond.

NonProfit Branding

Demand for service is increasing. Just as happens … Continue reading → ACTION: Interacting with Products & Vendors CONTEXT: Tricks, Tips & TaboosThe burdens of nonprofit stewardship became heavier during this era of financial austerity. Revenue streams are threatened. Nonprofit boards and executives face greater competition for resources, for volunteers and for market position.

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Creating a Predictive Churn Model : Part 1

Non Profit Marketing 360

A Predictive Churn Model is a tool that a company can develop to better understand the steps and stages to customer churn, or a customer leaving your service or product. Service Questions. Products. Type of Product. Variety of Products. Customer Service Linkedin Retention Small Business Uncategorized data Planning Statistics

Would You Buy Ordinary Gum Just Because It Supports a Cause?

Selfish Giving

Will consumers buy a product or use a service just because it supports a cause? Everyone points to Newman’s Own as proof that cause products such as Project 7 can be a big success. Even Product Red may be a one-hit wonder.

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Canadians speak out on the future of government eServices

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It has a rather long name “ Next Generation of eservices – CitizenCompass – Enhancing service delivery in the Canadian public sector “, however it’s quite informative nonetheless. Essentially its purpose was to ask Canadians how they are interacting with government now, and how they would like to interact in the future regarding service delivery. The Choicebook outlined the following key issues related to eServices: Automatic notification services.

#SOCIALMEDIA: It’s OK To Say ‘No’ To Your Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

And the negative impact fatigue has on our productivity, creativity, and real-world relationships has been a real talking point in the media over the last few years.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Is Pinterest Of Value For Nonprofits?

Non Profit Marketing 360

So too is the intensely visual way Pinteres’s users share their interests, products, and ideas, because we are hard-wired to absorb visual stimuli before we respond to other signals.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Can Niche Online Networks Outperform Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page?

Non Profit Marketing 360

But do they volunteer, send donations, or buy your product? Have you defined your organization’s niche? Our participation in online social networks seems well beyond the status of a ‘fad.’ ’ In some parts of the world, people risk censure ? if not their lives ?