400 Americans have more wealth than half of all Americans combined.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Wisconsin is not broke. It’s one of the three biggest lies of the decade: America/Wisconsin is broke, Iraq has WMD, the Packers can’t win the Super Bowl without Brett Favre. On Wisconsin! Thank you, Wisconsin. Did you see this speech? Transcript below.

Great Marketing Jobs at Nonprofit Orgs

Getting Attention

Marketing Coordinator , Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (Madison, WI). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Associate Director of Email Marketing , NARAL Pro Choice America (Washington, DC). Chief Communications Officer , Lift Alliance Austin Children Services (Austin, TX). Communications & Marketing Coordinator , Tuesday’s Children (Manhasset, NY).

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Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Membership Manager Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (New Berlin, WI). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Citizen Outreach Staff Fund for the Pubic Interest: Environment Oregon (Portland, OR).

Using Stories in Fundraising: What Would You Do?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Weigh in on this question about how you actually do it, from Barry Wein, the marketing manager of the Wisconsin Historical Foundation. Appeal from Wisconsin Historical Foundation. Love using storytelling in fundraising?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Stacy Harbaugh

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Most recently, she served as the Communications Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin. Stacy Harbaugh. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words.

Get to Relevant Messages—In Just 6 Weeks

Getting Attention

P.S. Kay Stevens, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Youth Company, participated in the Tagline Focus Project recently and shares her experience here: “Now we have the skills and process in place to craft more messages for our organization, and taglines for each program. Now’s the time to put a memorable, repeatable tagline to work for your organization, campaign, program or service.

3 Metrics Your Nonprofit Should Measure Using Google Analytics

Fundraising 123

The picture depicted above shows that an organization located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is generating a significant amount of its traffic from outside its city limits.

We are All Sikhs

Marketing for Nonprofits

I am speaking today to a group of nonprofits in Chattanooga, TN and am dedicating my talk to the people who lost their lives in the terrible shooting last week in Wisconsin.

Connect More Strongly w/Your Audiences, in Just 8 Weeks

Getting Attention

P.S. Kay Stevens, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Youth Company, participated in the Tagline Focus Project recently and shares her experience here: “Now we have the skills and process in place to craft more messages for our organization, and taglines for each program.

Made-for-You Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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Social Media & Digital Specialist: Marketing Division & Marketing Coordinator Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association (Madison, WI). Subscribers, we’re working on getting you the ability to opt-in or -out of these listings vs. other posts. Hold on! .

Master the Nonprofit Message Development Process

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Kay Stevens, Executive Director, Wisconsin Youth Company. What if you were skilled at the . most critical marketing process necessary to. engage your target audiences with clarity and purpose? Register by December 31 to. Save $200.

You’re Not Alone – Smart Messaging Is Always Collaborative

Getting Attention

” —Kay Stevens, Executive Director, Wisconsin Youth Company. It takes a team to create great messaging. As I prepare to begin the Tagline Focus Project (TFP) program on November 15, many of you have gotten in touch with questions. And you’ve reminded me how common it is to feel isolated and overwhelmed by the challenge to create messages that connect for our organizations. It doesn’t have to be that way.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Northeast Wisconsin’s nonprofit community is integral to our day-to-day quality of life and long-term success. 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!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Maria Sadowski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Shes worked for IUCN, the Chicago Zoological Society, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, The Nature Conservancy, and is currently with the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. This week we wrap up the Great Wisconsin Birdathon, a statewide fundraiser.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

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Director of Strategic Communications , The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Account Manager , Strength in Numbers (Boulder, CO).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 27, 2012

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11) E-Organizer , Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director of Communications. Volunteers of America (New York, NY).

Learn to Shape Compelling Nonprofit Messages in Just 8 Weeks — Next Session Starts Nov. 1

Getting Attention

Kay Stevens, Executive Director, Wisconsin Youth Company. The Breakthrough Messaging Pyramid.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S.

The modern day office-It goes with us everywhere.

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I was reading the The Tyranny of Email, there was a section dealing with the history of communication-and he wrote about the Alpeno Echo, a newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. I used to love bringing my computer everywhere! But now, the modern day office-It goes with us everywhere.

Businesses Using Nonprofit-Style Mission and Vision

Fundraising Breakthroughs

University of Wisconsin-Madison MBA in Arts Administration program director Andrew Taylor The Artful Manager: Andrew Taylor on the business of arts and culture. encounters what appears to be emotion, passion, and service from big businesses in their messages to consumers like him. Unique nonprofit-style client-directed branding and mission statements where bland, self-serving corporate "mission" statements used to reign

Last Chance: Save $200 and Unleash Your Messaging Power

Getting Attention

Kay Stevens, Executive Director, Wisconsin Youth Company. I wanted to reach out to you a.s.a.p. with this special offer… Registration is now open for my next Message Focus Project ( MFP , formerly known as the Tagline Focus Project) , to start Tuesday, February 14. The Project is designed to demolish a major barrier to your organization’s marketing success — messages that fail to connect with the folks you need to help move your mission forward.

Where Have All the Social Products Gone?

SocialButterfly

In Wisconsin, Road Crews offer rides to those who have drank too much to drive as a way to curb drunk driving. The debate between marketing and sales is not an old one. In fact, we’ve looked at this debate here at SB before.

Still Thinking About Social Networking

Marketing for Nonprofits

It’s a different story in Wisconsin, however. Came across this interesting article yesterday in the WSJ online. RapLeaf a company which we partner with at Triplex Interactive , took a look at where voters "live online" by state. Here is what they found. "In In Iowa, there is a high usage of social-networking sites by people under the age of 25, and low usage among those 25 and older. Iowans are all over Facebook and a site called MyYearbook, but tend not to use other sites.

Grants for Organizations, Designers, Artists, Etc. Working With Local and National Partners to Transform/Impact Community Vibrancy

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Paul, as well as communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

Crossing the line or a Creative Cross? MySpace Research with “Dr. Meg”

SocialButterfly

To come to this conclusion, Dr. Megan Moreno, a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and fellow researchers, embarked on two separate studies to explore this issue further. Have you heard of Dr. Meg? Maybe not, but if you’re a teen on MySpace you may have.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. She founded the company after more than a decade in corporate sales, marketing and event management. The interview was conducted by Don Akchin, a principal of Nonprofit Marketing 360 and a frequent contributor to the MKCREATIVE blog.

Regional Blues v. Local Power

Mission Paradox Blog

In my town, I would put maybe 9 or 10 arts groups into the realm on regional, meaning that they are intended to serve audiences not only from Chicago, but from Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, etc. There has been a lot of talk about the future of the regional arts movement, i.e. regional theatre, regional dance, etc. Allow me to weigh in with two points: 1.    The regional arts movement is over.   The local arts movement has just begun. -.