Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer
Aug31

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer

  Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! The Carnival is a round-up of posts from people working in the nonprofit sector around a theme, and ours is “what you did this summer.” Here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we spent our summer giving a lot of thought to ways that we can help nonprofit communications professionals better demonstrate and track their own professional development. We decided to...

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What Did You Do, Think, or Feel This Summer? Share in the Carnival!
Aug01

What Did You Do, Think, or Feel This Summer? Share in the Carnival!

We are hosting the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, which is a round-up of posts from bloggers in the nonprofit sector on a particular theme. Our theme is “What You Did (or Thought, or Felt) This Summer.” I tend to get more introspective and make big business decisions during two times a year — over the year-end/New Years holidays and during the summer when I’m taking vacation breaks from the...

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments
Aug31

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! We’re glad you’re here. Our topic for this month’s roundup is how you share progress and communicate accomplishments to your supporters. Annual Reports Ayda Sanver answers the question Do Your Really Need to Print an Annual Report? In this post, Reporting Impact, consultant Rebecca Davis, PhD, CFRE, talks about the five questions behind the Charting Impact...

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Blog Posts Needed: Sharing Progress, Communicating Accomplishments
Jul29

Blog Posts Needed: Sharing Progress, Communicating Accomplishments

In August, we here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide will be hosting the latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. The Carnival is a round-up of recent posts — like a “best of”  — on a particular topic. For example, this month Joanne Fritz at About.com compiled 18 posts all about year-end fundraising. Reserve some time on your calendar now to review them as you plan your 2015 year-end campaigns. We are also...

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators
Oct03

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Let’s celebrate the end of the week with a round of Mixed Links… Givelify just released a new white paper called “Nonprofit Fundraising: Removing Roadblocks and Meeting Goals with Mobile Technology.” Aplos has started a funny new blog series on creative approaches to fundraising. Did you miss September’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival? It was published earlier this week by Joanne Fritz. The topic was Social Media for Good...

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Your Ideas, Examples, and Problems with Awareness Raising Campaigns
Jul29

Your Ideas, Examples, and Problems with Awareness Raising Campaigns

Next month we’ll be hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, and our theme is Raising Awareness. You may know that I am not the biggest fan of “awareness raising” as a goal in and of itself.  Unless you have some clue about how you plan to connect the dots between the raised awareness and your ultimate goal, don’t bother. (In other words, billboards do not lead directly to fundraising results; there are still quite...

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