Finally we’re releasing the HIPPO killer!!!

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Today I’m proud to announce the release of version 4.0 The post Finally we’re releasing the HIPPO killer!!! The HIPPO is the highest paid person in the office at the time when a decision needs to be made.

Should We Release a Statement? How to Decide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When should your nonprofit release a statement to the news media? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, you might consider crafting and releasing a statement. If not, releasing a statement might take time away from addressing more pressing matters in your organization.

CALM not BUSY Book: It’s the Top New Release on Amazon

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A big thank you to everyone who purchased it right away — you’ve made it the #1 / #2 Hot New Release in Nonprofit Books in less than 24 hours! The post CALM not BUSY Book: It’s the Top New Release on Amazon appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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Press Release 101: Why You Need a Good ‘Nut Graph’

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your nonprofit faces long odds whenever it sends a press release to a reporter or editor. Even under the best of circumstances, your release is competing with dozens of other releases and story ideas to earn that journalist’s attention.

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A Simple Guide to Injecting Colorful Quotes Into Your News Release

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When your nonprofit sends a press release to a reporter or editor, it’s immediately facing stiff competition for coverage. But, all too often, communicators punt on their releases. Nonprofit communicators are often guilty of these press release sins. With your next release.

Newly Released: A Health Literacy Manifesto

SocialButterfly

Good news! The Center for Disease Control’s blog, Bridging the Health Literacy Gap–is back!

How to Optimize Your Nonprofit Press Releases for Search

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Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting a website''s visibility to search engines, but how can you actually make your press release appear first in search results? Jessica Pajak and Tyler Ragghianti of PR NewsChannel share some tips on how to use keywords and hyperlinks to elevate your press releases. The tough thing about modern press releases is that they must be written to appeal not just to people-but also to search engines.

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5 Ways to Create a Nonprofit Press Release that Gets Results

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In a fast-paced, 24/7 news cycle, your nonprofit''s press releases need to quickly capture the attention of not just one media group, but multiple online audiences and individuals. Here''s how you can optimize your press releases to attract interest and quickly establish your credibility. Each press release should contain a very brief overview of your company, its history, and its mission that you can use repeatedly throughout your nonprofit''s documents.

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Words That Mean Instant Doom for Press Releases

Non Profit Marketing 360

The post Words That Mean Instant Doom for Press Releases appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. The PR News blog has compiled a list of 10 words that repel reporters on sight. Among them: fastest-growing, incredible, powerful, leading, and utilize. Even more interesting, the post drew 74 comments (at last count) with additional words that reporters love to hate. Note to self: Be sure not to include any of these words in this newsletter.

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4 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Press Releases Social Media Friendly

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Learn how to make your nonprofit press releases social media friendly so that you can bypass traditional news organizations to spread the word. Instead of linking to only your home page in the about section of your press release, include links to your social media profiles. It''s now acceptable to put a Twitter handle in a press release''s headline. Just remember that any Twitter handle you promote should tweet on the press release''s topic the day it goes out.

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Just Released: The Digital Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

To make a smart plan for your digital giving spend and online fundraising strategy, you need to understand how donors are giving online.

Just Released: Updated Digital Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The latest release of Network for Good’s Digital Giving Index provides a snapshot of online giving for the first half of this year. This update looks at $71 million in donations to 20,000 charities on Network for Good’s online donation platform from January to June 2013.

How to Shift Giving: New Money for Good Research Released

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

That’s why I’m happy to share that the latest Money for Good report from Camber Collective, the result of Hope Consulting and SwitchPoint LLC’s merger, has been released today.

Flat Earth Fundraising: Catch & Release Fishing

The Agitator

The ‘catch and release’ or ‘burn and churn’ school of direct response fundraising is great for data vendors, printers, and premium manufacturers, but it has never had a leg to stand on in the face of logic, experience and everything that donors tell us.

Connected Citizens Report Released

A. Fine Blog

Diana Scearce of the Monitor Institute has authored a report for the Knight Foundation entitlted, “ Connected Citizens.&#. The report builds on the language and concepts pioneered by Marty Kearns at Green Media Toolshed in network-centric advocacy and action.

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?" " "What's the most effective way to tell my organization's story? What are the dos and don'ts?"

The “Ask Without Fear!” DVD pre-release announcement

Fundraising Coach

This is a pre-release announcement. Earlier this month, I mentioned how excited I was about the products that I’ve got coming out this year. Today, I get to announce another really cool offering: the “Ask Without Fear! DVD&# !

2009 email fundraising and advocacy benchmark report just released

Giving in a Digital World

It’s May again, which means that the latest update of the annual M+R and NTEN eNonprofit Benchmarks Study has just been released.

2009 email fundraising and advocacy benchmark report just released

Giving in a Digital World

It’s May again, which means that the latest update of the annual M+R and NTEN eNonprofit Benchmarks Study has just been released.

Do you want to get your nonprofit mass media attention?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your press release needs to say who, what, where, when and why in the first paragraph. Your headline in your press release needs to be newsworthy. If you don’t already have one, create a media list, and send your press release out to them.

Nonprofit Social Network Survey Released

A. Fine Blog

NTEN, Common Knowledge, and ThePort released the Nonprofit Social Network Survey Report. The surveyw as conducted in March, 2009, and 929 nonprofits responded representing a really good cross section of the sector by size and issue area. A few highlights of the findings: Among commercial social networks, Facebook is the most popular with 74.1% of non-profit [.].

Latest international social media usage report just released – and it’s free!

Giving in a Digital World

The first spring flowers, your summer holiday, your birthday, Christmas, and the release of the annual UM Social Media Tracker… or is that last one just me? There are some things that come around every year and that you await with eager anticipation.

SIERRA CLUB FOUNDATION RELEASES MISSION MINDED-DESIGNED ANNUAL REPORT

Mission Minded

#FUNDRAISING: Causevox Improves Online Outreach & Fundraising To 2.0

Non Profit Marketing 360

And we do so again as the good folks at Causevox have released a significant series of upgrades and integrations in version 2.0. We’re excited to finally release CauseVox 2.0 Easy-to-customize donation pages.

#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.

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#GRANTS: WLR Automotive Group Looking To Give $25K Away In January

Non Profit Marketing 360

Advocacy Civics Community Design Fundraising Grants Marketing Nonprofit Philanthropy Press Release Public Relations Web Design advocacy Business Charitable organization design Nomination Non-profit organization website WLRClick to nominate an organization.

#PROAGING: Technology Can Encourage Socialization & Longevity

Non Profit Marketing 360

” (quote taken from a press release published on MarketWatch.com ). Perhaps the greatest gift of life is the ability to share many its aspects with others.

#Tech: Near-Field Communication Now Allows Two-Way Exchanges Of Information

Non Profit Marketing 360

The press release touted the flexibility of two-way communication and the standards established at the outset to ensure universal access: The extension of the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) to peer-to-peer use in SNEP is a significant advance.

#Tech: Near-Field Communication Now Allows Two-Way Exchanges Of Information

Non Profit Marketing 360

The press release touted the flexibility of two-way communication and the standards established at the outset to ensure universal access: The extension of the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) to peer-to-peer use in SNEP is a significant advance.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

It has been a rough week for social-consciousness movements whose leaders have produced stories a bit too slick to be true. We wrote last week about the doubts surrounding the viral video ‘Kony 2012′ meant to inspire a public campaign against Joseph Kony’s child army in Uganda ?

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A New Year – and a New Era in NYC?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Blog Post Campaigns Case Study Community Cross-Post Facebook Marketing News and Current Affairs Nonprofit Permission Marketing Press Release Public Relations Revitalization Social Media Sustainability Bloomberg brooklyn Brooklyn Bridge Park city Court Greenwich Village New York City New York University NYC NYU NYU Expansion NYUFASP Park Parkland Parkland Alienation Parks Public Space Public Trust Doctrine Tobacco Warehouse Happy New Year to all. As ever, we hope it will be a good one.

#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

And a press release from CBS on 29 March announced the addition of The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation , Waterkeeper Alliance , Forest Stewardship Council , Enterprise Community Partners , and Volunteers of America into the partnership.

Our Purpose is So Much Greater

SocialButterfly

Tags: SocialButterfly #loveroofs Celebrate Recovery expectations freedom Guatemala Guatemala City Guatemala City Dump homelessness hope La Limonada life missionaries purpose release The Lord's Kitchen

Cultivate media relationships

Get Fully Funded

She said she pays more attention to press releases that are faxed to her with a nice introductory note. I don’t think I have faxed a press release in years. News directors, reporters and editors receive hundreds of press releases by e-mail each day. Find the correct person to send your release. Those who can provide high-quality photographs, B-roll, sound bites, access to experts and well-written releases are more of an asset to an overworked and underpaid reporter.

Cultivate media relationships

Get Fully Funded

She said she pays more attention to press releases that are faxed to her with a nice introductory note. I don’t think I have faxed a press release in years. News directors, reporters and editors receive hundreds of press releases by e-mail each day. Find the correct person to send your release. Those who can provide high-quality photographs, B-roll, sound bites, access to experts and well-written releases are more of an asset to an overworked and underpaid reporter.

Coming Soon: The CALM not BUSY Book Club

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In just a couple of weeks, my new book, CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results will be released. Bold and Bright Media will release CALM not BUSY as well as Modern Media Relations , a book co-authored by Antionette and Peter Panepento.

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Free Nonprofit Fundraising, Software, and Outreach Options.

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Create press releases for any and each these kind of unique or new happenstances occur at the organization; and disseminate the release to all media that reaches the people your organization serves (you can e-mail a press release, fax it, or snail mail it). Send the press releases "attention: community events" at each contact. Tags: office supplies free how to press releases fundraising

Some amazing changes coming to CrowdRise

CrowdRise

Today we’re releasing a huge set of new tools, all of them designed to make launching and managing your fundraising campaigns much easier, give you even more control, and make it all more intuitive When it comes to fundraising, we know how important it is for nonprofits to work faster and get more done. So we’ve been building a bunch of new, even more user-friendly features of CrowdRise by GoFundMe to help our customers do just that.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s cap it off with some Mixed Links… A couple of important studies were released this week: Care2, hjc, NTEN, and Resource Alliance just released the 2017 Digital Outlook Report. And M+R released the 2017 Benchmarks Study. I hope you had a great week!

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So Simple and Effective, You Gotta Do One!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During a new webinar on October 5 , I’m going to give you a huge head start on creating a video that you can finish before Thanksgiving week — the perfect time to release a thank you video. Here are several great nonprofit thank you videos released in the last year or so.