Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last year I created a simple Google Spreadsheet (essentially a wiki list) for Canadian public servants to input their organization’s mobile website and/or app so that others could see who was doing what.

Cause Marketing Wiki

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Alden Keene and Associates Cause Marketing Wiki


How to Write a Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve also launched a new free annual reports wiki to share examples of “new and improved&# annual report formats. If you have an example you’d like to share, please add it to the wiki.

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take note of these clear and quick explanations on how to use rss and wikis

Studio 501c

Thanks to Dissident , a delightful blog discovery, I've also discovered the Common Craft Show and two video presentations -- the best I've ever seen for newbies on using RSS and Wikis. Click To Play Wikis in Plain English by Common Craft. Tags: COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY RSS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB Bloglines Common_Craft Dissident Google_Reader My_Yahoo net2 Netsquared Newsgator nonprofit nptech PBwiki RSS social_media Wetpaint wikis wikispaces

Blogs and Wikis and Widgets, Oh My!

Marketing for Nonprofits

I'm pleased to announce that my organization (NPower Greater DC Region) is launching the 2008 Technology Innovation Award tomorrow - May 1! If you work for a nonprofit that is using technology to fundraise, communicate, advocate, operate, in short – change the world - then we want to hear from you!

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Free tool of the week: CommonCraft tutorials on social media tools


The videos include: RSS, social media, social networking, social bookmarking, online photo sharing, blogs, podcasting, twitter, and wikis. Here’s the one on wikis to give you a taste. Tags: Uncategorized freetools podcasts video wiki flickr/dorineruter. Need to introduce your staff or anyone else to social media tools?


The State of Mobile in the Canadian Government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ok, the title may be a stretch, but I have put together a quick visual presentation of current government mobile apps and websites based on the input I received on my mobile government wiki.

Why aren’t you using Google Docs yet?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Google Docs is the ultimate tool for when you need wiki functionality, but don’t necessarily want to open it up to the public and/or you just have a short term initiative in mind. Tags: Insight Rant Videos collaboration forms google docs government socialmedia wiki

How Do You Manage Your Content Creation?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you using a spreadsheet, or Google calendars and Google docs, or a wiki, or project management software like Basecamp to manage your editorial calendar and content creation process?

My thoughts on Digital Marketing in 2010

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

wikis Over the holidays I took some time off to re-charge and prepare for what looks like a very promising year for the field of marketing in the digital space, especially for all of you in the public sector. I thought I’d quickly summarize a few of my predictions, comments and hopes that I have for 2010. Death [.].

Grantmakers Love Annual Report Postcards Too

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Remember, you can add examples you find or create yourself of “new and improved” annual reports like postcards to our free Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki. I have yet another fabulous example of an annual report postcard to share with you.

Creating a Two-Page Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m collecting samples of “new and improved&# nonprofit annual reports on this wiki , and encourage you to add examples too! You’ll find the FMS Annual Report and more examples on the Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki we are curating.

A word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are partners, not ATMs!

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you liked this post, here’s another post I wrote about “The Networked Nonprofit&# and here’s a link to their wiki page where you can keep learning and exploring! Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence?

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How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

There’s a wiki here where you can find presentations and updates and resources for that book. The next book, Measuring the Networked nonprofit, ALSO has a wiki. All of the approved ways to read this book: ???? Flipping : Osmosis: Showing the funny parts: Smirking.

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BC Social Media Engagement Learning Centre

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Internal wiki’s (e.g. I was recently given permission to share a “work in progress&# extranet site from the Government of British Columbia. Please note that it is currently a mirror and has not yet been officially launched. So what is it exactly?

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Is Your Annual Report Brilliant, or Boring?

Ann Green

This Annual Reports Wiki includes some great examples including postcards and videos. Annual reports get a bad rap, and sometimes deservedly so. They’re often these massive, boring booklets filled with mind-numbing text and statistics. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Beth Kanter’s wiki on infographics. This is the fourth and final post in a series by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them , Wednesday we looked at using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit , and Thursday reviewed ways to get started.

Big Mac® Fundraising

The Agitator

You can engage and help do your part by going to the special Index Wiki created for participants, answer the questions and enter the fundraising data pertaining to your nation.

Seven Simple Steps Cause Marketers Should Take Before the End of the Year

Cause Related Marketing

Your swipe file could be something electronic like Dropbox or a wiki. The end of the year is fast approaching and with it your final opportunity to improve yourself as a cause marketer. Here are seven simple-steps you could do in the next 30 minutes to improve your cause marketing career before year end. Make an Appointment for Early 2012 with Your Opposite Number at the Charity or Sponsor.

Let’s Talk About Cause Marketing at Quora

Selfish Giving

It’s like a wiki where you can share your opinions (something that actually drives me nuts about Wikipedia ). We have a new toy. Let’s play. It’s the new question and answer site called Quora.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you need to take a harder look at your organization’s social media strategy, check out the Nonprofit Social Media Audit wiki created by Ash Shepherd with NPower Northwest. I hope you had a good week. Let’s dive into some Mixed Links … Video, Social, Mobile.

Wikipedia’s savvy fundraising

Fundraising Coach

All I had to do to donate $10 was click on it, and type “Wiki&# in the message. I’m a big fan of making it ridiculously easy for donors to give. Apparently, Wikipedia is too. Last night, a web search from my phone led me to Wikipedia.

Another Postcard Annual Report Success Story!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Remember, you can add examples you find or create yourself of “new and improved” annual reports to our free Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki!

3 Ways To Tell Your Story: Review of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide, by Kivi Leroux Miller

Wild Woman Fundraising

There is a wiki where you can upload your annual report and see what others have done as well. The Nonprofit Marketing Guide is an excellent book by Kivi Leroux Miller , and I am sorry it took me this long to read it.

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Changing Your Nonprofit’s Annual Report Format

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can see some of the examples I use on our Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki. Yesterday I taught a webinar with our training partner called “How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read.”

Interview with Alex Brown, Author: Great and Goodness Barbaro And His Legacy - Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Marketing/Toby : You had huge success with that blog (and subsequent message board and wiki), from hundreds of thousands of comments, to rich content and wonderful search rankings.

Get on 2011 E-Clinic Early Bird Lists

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are small group sessions (usually limited to 12-15 people) that include several webinars, a private wiki and discussion board where you can share and network with other participants, and personal coaching with me to improve your skills.

Your Google Analytics Questions Answered!

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For blogs, wikis, forums and comment fields, the Askimet plug-in might be very helpful. On our Nonprofit911 webinar , we discussed why your web site's ability to convert visitors should be top of mind for program managers, fundraisers and executive directors. When you use Google Analytics , you'll have true visibility into what your visitors do online. Don't get trapped in endless meetings where your team argues about web site design issues!

Asking foundations to fund development staff is a waste?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you want to take a look at the wiki this research is being compiled on, it’s here. In a recent Stanford Social Innovation review blog post , Paul Connolly talked about the new findings of the TCC group around the Packard Foundation’s grantees.

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Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Openstreetmap Haiti – A collaborative wiki effort to map streets in Haiti after the earthquake. I started to write this post in a cab as I was heading back from the Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington D.C. last week. I remember my head was engulfed in new insights and ideas.

Thanks to Technology, Talk is CHEAP!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Thanks to the Internet, there are SO many affordable ways to COMMUNICATE via the Internet, including: blogs e-mail Facebook podcasts e-newsletters forums wikis electronic press releases YouTube Twitter Digg Flikr etc.

For Twitter Success, Just Add Meaning.


So, you create a blog, a wiki, a thingy-maggig, people aren’t going to use it unless it adds meaning to their lives. Twitter Wiki.

Podcamp Toronto - An event you don’t want to miss!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Just type in the invite key “canuck&# to get into the website/wiki. Those of you new to the concept of “ un-conferences &# may want to stop by the Rogers Communication Centre (Ryerson U) this weekend in Toronto. What’s going on? Podcamp Toronto 2009 is!

Top bureaucrat gets it, the workers at the bottom get it, who’s left?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

wiki or the conversations going on under the #w2p, #goc, #gov20 and #g20 hashtags. Here’s the scoop: In the 17th annual report to the Prime Minister published a few weeks ago, Privy Council Clerk Wayne Wouters states “government departments have to embrace the Web 2.0 tools and technology that rest of the world uses that allow more collaboration among workers, levels of government and Canadians&#.

What's in Your Social Media Toolbox?

Marketing for Nonprofits

To date, over 60 folks (from across the globe) have contributed to building a Social Media Curriculum for Nonprofits via this Wiki. An official "wiki-raid" to flesh out the Social Media Toolbox for Nonprofits will kickoff in September but feel free to get a head start!

A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The current GCpedia (internal government wiki) has numerous pages outlining “best practices&# and sample guidelines that are ready for use. GOC employees are personally responsible for the content they publish on blogs, wikis or any other form of user-generated media.

Kaplan University…the best recruitment ad I have seen to date.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

podcasts of lectures, social networks for students, wiki use for group projects, mandatory “social media&# professional development for professors, etc…). Lately I have been approached and in contact with numerous universities that are seeking help in their recruitment endeavours. They say that their ads, brochures and pamphlets aren’t working anymore, they want to start using “social media&# as part of their recruitment efforts. What do I say to this?

Why Your Nonprofit Should Build Its Own Media Empire

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For those of you who are really ready to dive into the social media components of this in particular, check out NTEN’s We Are Media wiki. Last week I gave a short talk at a statewide conference for the United Way.

#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

For example, the federal and provincial governments here all have their own internal wikis, which are blocked to people who aren’t public servants. And I know for a fact that my blog posts are often shared and discussed behind the firewall on these internal wikis.

New season, new tools, new updates…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Basically it’s a sidebar wiki, which allows users to make comments on any web page. I’m back from a perfect honeymoon in Maui and ready to roll as usual, with the only difference being that I am now writing officially as a married man. Feels nice. One thing I noticed upon my return was the amount of changes to my everyday social media tools of choice. Leaving the online space for two weeks feels like a year when you’re used to everyday engagement.