Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin

EveryAction

Our EveryAction Hero this month is Feeding Wisconsin. With over 750 affiliate agencies across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community.

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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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. Here is her typical day: Before 8:00 am: Embarrassed to say that I grab my iPad before my eyes are fully open…check a bunch of news sites, a few papers in Wisconsin, and our Foundation’s Facebook page. Maria Sadowski.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

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). Associate Director of Marketing , The New York Academy of Sciences (New York, NY). Communications Associate , The Vera Institute of Justice (New York, NY).

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15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Clean Wisconsin (Madison, WI). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Officer – Layout & Design , Social Progress Imperative. Washington DC). Communications Director , Children’s Law Center (Washington DC). Communications & Marketing Specialist , American College of Rheumatology. Atlanta, GA).

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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. If you too are grieved by this hate crime, please read and sign this petition and share with your friends. Warm regards, Jocelyn

Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

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). Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator Trillium Employment Services (Auburn, WA). Communications Director National Domestic Violence Hotline (Austin, TX).

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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! . Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Expert and Editor Frameworks Institute (Washington, DC).

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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. I’m thrilled to invite you to join me for the second session of the Tagline Focus Project , designed to demolish a major barrier to your organization’s marketing success — messages that fail to connect with the folks you need to help you move your mission forward.

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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

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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. Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, your nonprofit website is an invaluable tool for interacting with your target audience and allowing visitors to learn about your nonprofit.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 27, 2012

Getting Attention

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). 2) Brand Marketing Senior Associate and. Director, Hospital Marketing. American Red Cross (Washington, D.C.). 3) Communications & Social Media Intern Position. Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (San Francisco, CA).

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.

Master the Nonprofit Message Development Process

Getting Attention

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. I’m thrilled to invite you to participate in the Message Focus Project (MFP) (formerly known as the Tagline Focus Project), starting February 14, 2012.

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.

Mailbag: How Do I Get a Corporate Partner to “Pay Up” After an Event?

Selfish Giving

Jennifer, Discovery World, Wisconsin A. Any suggestions for getting local businesses to “pay up” after an event where we gave permission to use our name/logo in exchange for a set % of sales that day? By no means is this the first time I’ve had to “nudge” for payment. My usual follow-up email works in getting the check. But right now I have 2 places who are dragging their feet.

How We Cleaned Up Our Email List and Re-Engaged Our Subscribers

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Aubrey Brennan is the Marketing & Communications Manager at Green Bay Botanical Garden in Wisconsin. Aubrey Brennan. We love to hear how it goes when you’ve used one of our tactics! Today’s post comes from Aubrey Brennan of Green Bay Botanical Garden who took our suggestions regarding finding engaged email subscribers and deleting everyone else. Find out how it worked for her organization. Kristina. Guest Post by Aubrey Brennan.

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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

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. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

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.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Croix Valley (Wisconsin). 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). Look at their websites, donation landing pages, countdown clocks, emails, social media accounts, images, and hashtags. Do a Google News search to check out the earned media these days have achieved. Reach out to a fellow nonprofit and ask them to share their experience.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jenna Czaplewski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Heart Gallery is a travelling photographic exhibit of some of Wisconsin’s waiting children. Jenna Czaplewski. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

Newsletter: The Perils of Ignoring Cause Marketing Regulations ?? ; Keds, Fashion Designer Release ‘Hysterical’ Shoe You Can Wear to Vote ; Does Your Nonprofit Need Its Own Flavor?

Selfish Giving

Director of Corporate Engagement, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI) 3. Thanks for your patience waiting for the results of the 2019 Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey many of you took back in May. Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman and I received a lot of questions about corporate partnerships and the law. On the surface, this was great! But we did need to establish a process for answering everyone’s questions.

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.

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! We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences and forums, informal trainings, and more that will be taking place all over the world, focusing on essential topics like: Nonprofit management.

#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.

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. But one thing both sides can agree on: is that both have a relationship with products and services. Thus, if we are talking about social marketing , you don’t have to go far before you start wondering: Where are all the social products?

Somehow, 2018 Feels Different

Life of an Architect

My travels will bring me to Ireland (all over the place) twice, France, Sweden, and just about every corner of the US (Washington, California, Florida, Wisconsin, New York). 2018 is only a few hours old and it already feels different to me.

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.

Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Advertising Disclosures ??

Selfish Giving

3] See state laws in Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin. [4] 4] See state laws in New York, Vermont, and Wisconsin. [5] Thanks for your patience waiting for the results of the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey many of you took back in May. Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman and I received a lot of questions about corporate partnerships and the law. On the surface, this was great!

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Newsletter: How to Do Social Distancing & Cause Marketing Right ? ; And Your Most Valuable Virtual Asset is… ; A Pandemic Playbook for Medical Nonprofits

Selfish Giving

It raised over $6,500 for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Here's a question for you: Is employee engagement your most valuable virtual asset? ?? There are two ways to find out. First, today on my blog, Brittany Hill (affectionally known ??as

Newsletter: 5 Ideas to Take Your Social Impact Program Further, Faster ; Bar Patrons Staple Dollars to Walls, Raise $14,000 ; New Episode of CauseTalk Radio Goes Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Selfish Giving

Strategic Partnership Officer, Wisconsin Historical Society (Madison, WI) 4. Is your program or partnership in need of a refresh, or a new, innovative idea to take your impact to the next level? Whether you are a company or a nonprofit, we can all use an infusion of new strategic ideas to drive greater awareness and engagement for social impact efforts.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Many of those who voted for Donald Trump in places like Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin did so because they feel ignored and looked down upon. It’s Kivi here. At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we are all about helping communications directors do the best job possible for their organizations and to do the work with purpose, enthusiasm, and integrity. We are also very much about being pragmatic and keeping it real. which brings us to our recent presidential election.

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. -.