Extend Your NGO's Reach With Wikipedia

Social Media Bird Brain

In these internet days, knowledge is just a Google search away, but a lot of people prefer to look up their subject on Wikipedia. articles Just Giving outreach small NGO WikipediaSince I'm old, I remember the days when school report projects involved trips to the library and waiting and waiting for the volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica I needed to be freed up.

Rhode Island Wikipedia

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Wikipedia Rhode Island

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Wikipedia’s savvy fundraising

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Apparently, Wikipedia is too. Last night, a web search from my phone led me to Wikipedia. I’m a big fan of making it ridiculously easy for donors to give.

Why your job is to get donors to talk to themselves.

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Fundraising Philosophy/motivation best practices for fundraising best practices for planned giving charity blog cultivation for major gifts cultivation for planned giving donor cultivation importance of self talk Philanthropy self talk book self talk examples self talk psychology self talk synonym self talk therapy self talk wikipedia StrategyYour job is not to come up with words and images that will persuade or convince people to give.

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Building a Web Site: Easy as 1, 2 OR 3?

SocialButterfly

For example, these Web sites have focused: Wikipedia–Informational. But Wikipedia is also a community of editors working together to create a service.

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Answer a Question, Help Darfur

Cause Related Marketing

may also have the answer to a lot of urgent if less grave questions that university students in particular have at his new website, Tags: Help Darfur Now OneBigU Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Wikipedia Yahoo Answers Eric Cheung

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Show me the ads!

GenerationYGive

One of this morning's stories was about the "Wikimania" -the annual Wikipedia conference (which is being held in Alexandria, EGYPT). What caught my ear was the part of the story where we were told that despite its millions of contributors, users, and perusers, Wikipedia is barely making end's meet. Wikipedia is faced with two options: finding big "Angels" (Venture Capital term for what we call "major donors") or bringing on advertising.

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How can you resist manipulation at work? (Hint: Ask this question)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Every time someone tells you something/accuses you of being something, instead of just passively accepting that you must be that thing, why not be like Wikipedia and say, “Citation Needed&# ? Wikipedia needs 2-3 citations before an article is approved. Have you ever had someone try to manipulate you? Manipulative statements are so hard to refute. Someone in power might try to take you down with: “This will go on your PERMANENT record!&#.

Slides from Social Media Presentation at AMA DC

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Tags: Craigslist SEO Social media marketing Wikipedia Yahoo facebook future of search keyword research twitter web 2.0

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Making Video on a Shoestring: Videolean - a Review

Social Media Bird Brain

is Video (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We''ve been talking about video and infographics lately, so I was interested when I came across the blurb for Videolean on MakeUseOf.com. It''s not really video so much as it is slides that are surrounded by video. For example, video of someone swiping across or up and down an iPad on which your text and graphics are shown. Ease of Use It was fairly. Image Small nonprofit social media marketing video Videolean

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On a Mission to Measure

Social Media Bird Brain

Via Wikipedia Commons Measuring Your Mission Social Media was a hard sell in the beginning because there was no real way to measure its impact. Late last week I ran across these articles and wanted to share them with you. That's changed somewhat with businesses and NGOs measuring things such as Likes and Retweets. But maybe it's time to move on from there. At Medium, Jackie Mahendra asks.

This Is Your Brain on Email

Non Profit Marketing 360

Photo credit: Wikipedia. The goal of an email subject line is to grab attention and persuade a reader to open the email. What works – and why does it work ? The online blog Click Z offers answers from the perspective of brain science.

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Twitter is NOT a Micro-Blog

A. Fine Blog

Here’s why: According to Wikipedia, micro-blogs operate [.]. Tags: Social Media Andy Carvin Jeff Jarvis Twitter wikipedia Sometimes a word or notion is fired in the kiln of conventional wisdom and becomes forever set. Unless, and until, A. Fine blogger takes up the charge and forces some rethinking! Twitter is known as a micro-blog. I think that this is completely wrong. Twitter should be considered a social network.

Did NGO Fundraising Help Kill the Poppy Seller?

Social Media Bird Brain

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal (image via Wikipedia) This story was startling and disturbing on different levels. Here we had a lady who had volunteered as a fundraiser for decades for a charity that was dear to her heart because it was a tie to her first husband, who died in WWII. Besides volunteering for the Royal British Legion, Olive Cooke - a pensioner - also gave to several other.

Getting from “Like” to “Engagement”

Non Profit Marketing 360

Photo credit: Wikipedia. One of the elusive measures of social media success is “engagement,” the point at which the friend or fan of your organization becomes a committed activist, evangelist or donor. The Mashable blog asked a dozen for-profit community managers.

3 reasons why you need to stop worrying about the darn tax law!!!

iMarketSmart

” – 12/17/43 Chicken Little [ Wikipedia ]. Tons of writers in major media have been fretting about the new tax law. “Tax bill could turn philanthropy into a pursuit only for the rich.” ” – 12/23/17 Todd Frankel [ Washington Post ] “Nonprofits are the unintended victims of the new tax bill.” ” – 12/29/17 Chris Gates [ The Hill ] “The sky is falling!” Don’t listen to naysayers and doomsday prognosticators. .

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All We Are Saying, Is Give Twitter a Chance

Social Media Bird Brain

Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It''s been a long time since I heard the kind of criticism of Twitter that I used to hear, say circa January 2008, when I joined. Now everyone just seems to accept that Twitter is a thing, though for a lot of them it seems to mean Twitter is a thing for newscasters or comedians to reference when someone in the public eye screws up big-time. Although more people.

Is your organization really that special?

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For example, if you search for environmental organizations on Wikipedia , you’ll find the following list: Why should anyone make a major gift or plan a legacy gift for your organization? Sorry. It isn’t.

How To Be Better At Telling Stories

Non Profit Marketing 360

Scheherazade (Photo credit: Wikipedia). If you can reduce your organization’s whole reason for being to a story packed with suffering and hope, love and pain, loss and victory – about people you can recognize as being like you – then you can attract support.

Be A Writefully Happy Blogger

Social Media Bird Brain

Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last post was about titles for your blog posts or email subjects. English: Illustration of the final chase of Moby-Dick. Now let''s talk about what goes in those posts and emails - not the content, but how you write about it. Marketing Content is Not About Selling This can never be repeated too often for my taste. As a recent Buffer blog post by Belle Beth Cooper.

Are You Mobile-ized? Half Your Readers Are

Non Profit Marketing 360

Photo: Wikipedia. It doesn’t matter how great your website looks on your desktop. If readers can’t navigate it well on a four-inch screen, you can kiss half of them goodbye. By next year, more Americans will access the web from smartphones than from PCs.

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When it comes to “moves management,” are you concerned too?

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Wikipedia says , “moves are the actions an organization takes to bring in donors, establish relationships, and renew contributions.” But then Wikipedia continues by saying, “David Dunlop, the Cornell University senior development officer who developed the concept of moves management, described the idea as “changing people’s attitudes so they want to give.”. First, what are we really talking about when we say moves management ?

This Is Your Brain on Ads. Any Questions?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The base of the brain (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Well-known copywriter and author Tom Ahern delightfully distills the essence of neuroscience , as it applies to motivating people to act (and give).

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Engaging Supporters – Lessons from the Fleet

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia.

All Aboard - At the Social Media Train Station With Your Small Nonprofit

Social Media Bird Brain

Image via Wikipedia Have you ever heard the expression, "The train has to leave the station sometime"? I used to repeat this to myself whenever it seemed that I was dithering too long over a writing piece or even an art piece. It's an acknowledgment that you can try for perfection, but at some point, you just have to get on with other things. Social media networking can be one of those trains.

Don’t Let Tom Swift Into Your Social Communications - Tell Me a Story, Part Tres

Social Media Bird Brain

Image via Wikipedia Before the advent of Farmville, many a budding writer (or critic) had fun making up Tom Swifties. Tom, a young scientist, had his literary adventures around the same time as Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys and his author fell into a trap well-known to writers since the beginning of dialogue. He worried about using the word said too much and tried to avoid repeating it by.

AARP Shows How to Reach Boomers with Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

Photo credit: Wikipedia). Compare the population pyramid of the USA which was bulging until the 1960s and has steadily slimmed since.

Time to stop pointing fingers at Facebook and take some responsibility ourselves.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The current Wikipedia definition states that “privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively.

It’s a Mobile, Mobile, Mobile, Mobile World

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mobile phone evolution (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Nielsen reported in May that just over half of all mobile subscribers in the U.S. own phones that connect to the Internet. Another study reports that 90 Million Americans read email on their phones.

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Throw Away the Beggar’s Cup

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. One factor separates successful nonprofits from their struggling peers. The winners have freed themselves from the mindset that dominates nonprofit culture: the Cult of Scarcity.

The 800-Pound Gorilla Can No Longer Be Ignored

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. When Google+ first appeared on the scene last summer, the conventional wisdom was explore but don’t invest much. Facebook, after all, was the social media platform where all the players were. Well, that was then.

Museums Have A New Purpose: To Help People Find Their Twin Stranger

Selfish Giving

Well, you should check out Wikipedia for the full description, which is fascinating, but it's essentially someone's twin stranger - an unrelated person that looks like them.

Free Guide to Video Storytelling Available

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. If you’re resolved to tell your story better in 2012, take a look at this free e-book on how to use video for better storytelling.

Which are the very best tricks for academic crafting?

SocialButterfly

What on earth is Vint Cerf – Wikipedia the ideal essay creating company review? Which are the very best tricks for academic crafting? What Everybody Dislikes About Ged Essay Prompt and Why. The second portion of the GED Writing examination is an entire essay question.

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A list of some humongous bequests that should get your planned giving team psyched up for only 3 seconds!

iMarketSmart

This entire list was found on Wikipedia. $31 I give you permission to read this list but only if you’ll count to three afterward. Let it sink in. Then DELETE IT! Forget about it. Because your organization will probably never get a gift as large as any of these.

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It’s Time to Kill “Cultivation”

iMarketSmart

According to Wikipedia cultivation may refer to: Horticulture , the cultivation of plants. I only use the word “cultivation” for fundraising because I want to ensure that fundraisers understand what I’m talking about. But you should know that I do so begrudgingly.

Patients Like Me

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

What if someone creates a fake Facebook profile or a false Wikipedia entry? For over five years now, I’ve mentioned Patients Like Me in nearly all of my “digital engagement” related speeches. It is one of my favourite examples of big data used to improve actual lives.

Ways to publish a great essay in forty minutes during the examination?

SocialButterfly

Among the most frequent reasons people begin looking for assistance with essay writing is they recognize they’re Edward Schiappa – Wikipedia running out of time. Ways to publish a great essay in forty minutes during the examination?

Storytelling at Its Very Best

Non Profit Marketing 360

Child enjoying clean and safe drinking water from a newly built well, funded by charity: water (Photo credit: Wikipedia). To see just how powerful storytelling can be for your cause, take just a few moments to watch this new video from Charity: Water. The story of “Rachel’s Gift,” in brief: a young American girl pledges to raise $300 for Charity: Water, which helps bring clean water to Third World villages.