#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers
Aug29

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Would love to hear what you’re publishing or reading! Just tweet the link using #MixedLinks (and if you have room mention @kristinaleroux), then I will take a look. And give you full credit for the find, of course. ~Kristina First off, we hosted this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival on raising awareness. (You can also find a round-up of #IceBucketChallenge posts there too.) Next month’s carnival will be hosted by...

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Raising Awareness for Your Cause – Nonprofit Blog Carnival
Aug28

Raising Awareness for Your Cause – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, a roundup of great blog posts on a topic of interest to the nonprofit community. Our topic is raising awareness, which was great timing with the Ice Bucket Challenge phenomena, so let’s start there. The Ice Bucket Challenge In addition to raising a mind-boggling amount of money ($94.3 million as of yesterday), it’s certainly raised awareness of ALS as a...

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Breaking My Bad Habits: From College To Nonprofit Writer
Aug26

Breaking My Bad Habits: From College To Nonprofit Writer

Would your nonprofit communications make your English Lit professor cringe? Good! You’re probably on the right track. Today, Laurel Dykema shares some habits she had to change once she started writing for the real world. ~Kivi Guest Post by Laurel Dykema of Mission India Confession: I had a lot of bad habits when I started in nonprofit writing. And most of them came from writing college papers! When I started as an intern at...

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How to Ask Your Current Donors for Bequests – Tactfully!
Aug26

How to Ask Your Current Donors for Bequests – Tactfully!

Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests. A simple plan might include: Writing a vision statement that lets donors know how their bequest will help the organization for future generations. Identifying your best donors. Creating a bequest...

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kim Rescate
Aug25

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kim Rescate

Here’s 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. Kim Rescate is a lover of food and a runner (’cause of all the food). Though her passion for most things geeky is certainly a main driving force in her life, she also loves traveling and snowboarding. Kim works in communications at Alliance San Diego, but hopes it leads to a...

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators
Aug22

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Help me out! Have you read an article you think would be great for Mixed Links? Let me know! Just tweet the link using #MixedLinks (and if you have room mention @kristinaleroux), then I will take a look. And give you full credit for the find, of course. ~Kristina Next week is the last week to submit your posts for the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. We are hosting this month’s edition and the theme is Ideas, Examples, and Problems with...

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