Early Bird Deadline Sept. 17 – Second NYC Workshop Added

Getting Attention

Early Bird Rate Extended through Sept. Learn more now — The early-bird rate has been extended until tomorrow, Sept. Just Give Us One Day to. Transform Your Marketing Planning. Join us at the October Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshops. 17 – Saves You $100.

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Communicate better with this Sept 22nd Webinar! Come on Pilgrim!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Brendan Benson singing Tiny Spark. Have you ever been really irritated by people at work? What did you do about it? “Try to understand that an oyster can only make a pearl&# -Brendan Benson, Tiny Spark. Can you turn that irritation into a beautiful pearl? How could you do that?

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Just Give Us 1 Day to Boost Your Nonprofit Marketing Results – Sept. 19 in Chicago

Getting Attention

Register Now! The first 15 registrants save $100.

Six Figure Cause Marketing Webinar Returns Sept. 14th

Selfish Giving

The Six Figure Cause Marketing webinar begins September 14th from 2pm to 3pm EDT. It’s a three-part program. The subsequent sessions will be held September 16 & 21 at the same time. All the information you need about the program can be found here.

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Danger Ahead—Piggybacking on Tragedy

Getting Attention

Relevance Rules Audience Research campaign Girl Scouts of the USA Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing relevance rules Sept. Nothing is more important than communicating the right message to your network at the right place and time!

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Here’s our Nonprofit Leadership Summit schedule

Wild Woman Fundraising

Monday Sept 24th, 2018. Wednesday Sept 26th, 2018. Friday Sept 28th, 2018. Do you want to get more major gifts? How about more bequest donors? Do you want to be not just a fundraising guru but a better leader and manager? If so, join us at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit.

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Wild Woman Fundraising

Date: Sept 18, 2018. Date: Sept 18, 2018. FREE NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP WEBINAR: The Motivation Myth. Time: 1-2pm ET, 10-11am PT. Sign up here. We will not be recording the webinar, so if you want to learn from Mark, you need to show up. . Motivation is a myth.

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You are Not a Whiner

Wild Woman Fundraising

Next Level Fundraising for your Nonprofit-Sept 12th , 10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT, 1pm ET Register here. When I was a teenager, my dad used to say, “ You’re such a whiner!” ” It was hurtful. So I gave up trying to talk to him about problems that were important to me.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: 4th-Annual Social Media Week Will Educate & Inspire Worldwide

Non Profit Marketing 360

Why What You Do Matters In Social Media” (London, 24 Sept.), “The App Phenomena In A Fast-Changing World” (Jeddah, 25 Sept.), and “Social Media For Social Action: Empower Your Supporters, Advocates and Customers” (Chicago, 28 Sept.). Social Media Week Sept 24-28! Attendance is just a few clicks away.

Interview with Amy Sample Ward on New NTEN Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

The conference is from Sept 3-6, 2014, and it’s in San Francisco! Amy Sample Ward. I am speaking with Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN and all-around powerhouse.

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Diversifying Your Funding Streams

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re curious and would like to know more about earned income streams, you can also take my free webinar about Earned Income Streams for Nonprofits for Fundraising Success Magazine’s Virtual Conference on Sept 12, 2013 [link]. We are answering reader questions this week.

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2 Free Webinar Recordings + 2 new chances to join us for fundraising planning and next level fundraising webinars

Wild Woman Fundraising

Next Level Fundraising for your Nonprofit-Sept 12th , 10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT, 1pm ET Register here. In this blog post, I’m breaking all the rules.

Twestivals Going Local


This year, during the weekend of Sept 10-13th, cities all over the world will again be holding Twestivals, but this time, the local city organizers choose the charity that will be supported. Come join us on Sept 10th at Midtown Lofts and help support Miriam's Kitchen !

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Get that Nasty Lance Armstrong Taste Out of Your Mouth

Cause Related Marketing

You kinda have to hunt down the TV coverage, but the Paralympics, which wraps up on Sept 9 in London, has been just splendid.

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The Images You Choose in Cause Marketing Activations

Cause Related Marketing

Witness then the illustration in this effort from Massage Envy for their Healing Hands for Arthritis promotion coming up on Wednesday, Sept. In addition, on Sept. The image you choose to illustrate a cause marketing campaign matters. A lot.

Cause Marketing in a B2B Setting

Cause Related Marketing

Here’s how works: When you buy $2,500 worth of Zoomerang services between Sept 13 and Sept 30, 2011, the company will send you via email a $100 GiveNow card from Justgive.org. So if 7,000 people feel compelled by the offer to purchase $2500 in surveys on or before Sept. Most cause marketing is aimed at consumers, but not all. B2B cause marketing takes place regularly, if not commonly.

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Reporting the Results for Dine Out No Kid Hungry

Cause Related Marketing

Share Our Strength reports that its one-day ‘Dine Out No Kid Hungry’ campaign at a number of the nation’s restaurants on Sept. 8, 2012 generated more than $5 million, more than twice last year’s total. Regular readers know that I like to report the results of campaigns when they’re available.

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Facing Social Change at the Dinner Table


For the past several months, I have been training for my first half iron-man in Branson, MO Sept. My dad, Scott Rampy, is a free agent advocate, activist, and fundraiser working to end multiple sclerosis. He’s also humble.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Sept 7 - 8. Sept 8 - 9. Sept 18 - 20. Sept 26 - 29. Sept 28 - 30. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Sometimes, I Hate Being a Fundraiser.

Wild Woman Fundraising

If so, please join us at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit , Sept 18 20 and 22nd, 2017. I don’t like to say it, but it’s true. Work Your Proper Hours! I hate the way fundraisers are underpaid and under-appreciated. Here’s a way to get paid more ).

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Sept 12 - 14. Sept 28 - 30. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How Sept. It’s Friday! Time for some Mixed Links… I want to organize a session at the next Nonprofit Technology Conference called “Drowning in Too Many Channels? Content Creation Strategies to the Rescue&# If you think that’s a good idea, can you go vote for it here?

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Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

SEPT – North Texas Giving Day. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad).

Eva Longoria - Charity Chic at Annual El Sueno De Esperanza benefit gala

The Biddery Blog

Celebrity Gossip Enjoy the pictures of Eva Longoria at Padres Contra El Cancer’s 9th Annual ‘Sue-o De Esperanza’ Benefit Gala (Sept 10, 2009).

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Theme: Bond, James Bond

The Biddery Blog

The Humane Society of Greater Akron has announced its 9th annual gala event to benefit the animals awaiting adoption will take place Saturday, Sept. Intrigue. Debonair men in tuxes. Glamorous ladies with a secret. Dirty martinis.

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Cause Marketing Bail Bond Services?

Cause Related Marketing

Tomorrow, on Friday, Sept. In its very earliest days, Apple Computer donated a lot of computers and equipment to American schools. I can’t remember Steve Jobs or anyone else from Apple talking about why they did it.

The secret behind year-end fundraising fall appeals

Fundraising Coach

As a broad generalization, I recommend sending a mailing: now (late Aug/early Sept). Fall is upon us and that means year-end giving is right around the corner. If you haven’t written your year end appeals over the summer , then now is the time to get those done!

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Puma Project Pink, Feel Free Not to Repeat in 2013

Cause Related Marketing

Project Pink had a verification phase in September and the voting began on Sept 24 and ended on October 5, 2012. Today is the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2012 and I devote this final pink ribbon post to Project Pink , from Puma, the shoe and apparel company.

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Cause Marketing and Branding

Cause Related Marketing

Sharpie employees that donated $10 or more to City of Hope got to wear jeans to work the week of Sept 28, 2012 to October 9, 2012. Done right, cause marketing can be a terrific branding tool for the cause and the sponsor. But doing it right is the challenge.

Social Change & Other Dates and Holidays

Fundraising Breakthroughs

28, 1963 March on Washington Sept. 11 Day of mourning Sept. 3 Mindfulness Day Feb. 9 Lunar New Year, rooster Feb. 19, 1942 Internment March 1, 1961 Peace Corps est. Mar. 4 World Day of Prayer Mar. 15 The Ides of March Mar. 19 Swallows return Mar. 31, 1927 Cesar Chavez born Apr. 11, 1968 Civil Rights Act Apr. 18 Holocaust Remembrance Apr.

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Racy Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

On Sunday, Sept 18, 2011 the Goodyear tires on cars racing at the NASCAR Geico 400 and O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA National Top Fuel and Funny Car races featured a show of support for the troops and will benefit the nonprofit charity called Support Our Troops.

Gentle Nonsense, It's Dadaism Month!

Fundraising Breakthroughs

26, Sept. 18, Sept. Today I break the rules of professional business blogging and blog-blab on about ideas pretty much unrelated to my blog's topic (fundraising and social change, for those still tuned in). My ol' college buddy Boog Highberger, current mayor of Lawrence, KS (Go Jayhawks) and unwavering Gentle Anarchist, has declared International Dadism Month. To be celebrated on Feb. 4, April 1, March 28 (coincidentally my birthday), July 15, Aug. 2, Aug. 7, Aug. 16, Aug. 22, Oct.

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FREE Social Media Training Starts Thursday!

Marketing for Nonprofits

The program, called Gear Up for Giving , starts Thursday, Sept. The Case Foundation has put together a great lineup of free tutorials on all things social media for nonprofits. See the video above for an overview of the program.

Cause Marketing Patriots and Public Servants

Cause Related Marketing

In the wake of Sept.

Yours for the taking (and sharing)

Mission Paradox Blog

For the next five days (from now Sept. So several months back I wrote an E-Book.    I named it Authentic Arts Marketing and it was my attempt to help people spread the art that they create. At it's core is a simple idea:  Your marketing can be (and must be) something more then just a series of tactics designed to move a product.    It can be (and must be) an authentic and powerful expression of your beliefs and values.

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You Want Start Up Funding for Social Change?

Fundraising Breakthroughs

I'm in a rush, running out of town today and jammed with work and more until their deadline of Sept. Go here. But your project idea had better be good. These folks have been around and they mean business. For those of us who want to support innovation like this , we can directly support one of the Echoing Green fellows in what looks like an innovative funding program with American Express. But yikes!

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Get to know your donor’s digital body language

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you want to learn more from Greg Warner of MarketSmart, check out his session at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit, Sept 27, 28 and 29!

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #5 Mobile App vs Mobile Web

Giving in a Digital World

For those interested in the equivalent data for Europe you can read comScore’s EU5 Mobile Benchmark Data for Sept 2011 here – which shows a similar picture.

44 Social Media Books for 2009-2010 Plus One

Diva Marketing Blog

The Digital Handshake: Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media by Paul Chaney - Sept 22,2009 2. Ta da. for your reading pleasure here's a list of titles of social media books scheduled to be release 2009 – 2010.

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Paradox Top Seven: Better Then Average

Mission Paradox Blog

From Sept. You hear it all the time.    Nonprofit arts organizations would run better if they "thought more like a business." " What people forget is that there are a range of businesses that you can "think like." " You can think like a business that is innovative and values the people they work with. Or you can think like a business that is trying to squeeze every dollar, sees people as a commodity, etc.

Diva Marketing Talks Online Publications With Deanna Sutton, Angela Benton & Heidi Richards Mooney

Diva Marketing Blog

On Sept. Diva Marketing Talks i s a live, internet radio (BlogTalkRadio) show. 30 minutes. 2 maybe 3 guests. 1 topic about social media marketing. To help you understand how to participate in the "new" conversation without getting blown-up. Miss today's show?