Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions
Mar07

Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions

  In their book, Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Amazon), Donald Sull and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt define simple rules as “shortcut strategies that save time and effort by focusing our attention and simplifying the way we process information.” They help us simplify complex systems and decisions so that we can move more quickly through our daily lives at work and home. “Never go on a second date...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators
Mar03

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Welcome to a slightly later than normal edition of Mixed Links… As part of a major ongoing study, Sea Change would like to hear from communicators to gain their perspective on creating harmonious and effective relationships across departments. Canva shares 10 tactics for launching on social media and generating buzz, inspired by companies who’ve done it [with free templates]. Find out How To Make Your Nonprofit’s Content...

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6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign
Mar02

6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign

December is done. Looking for your next great fundraising campaign? Try a member month campaign. For more ideas on raising money beyond end-of-year campaigns, join us in just a few hours for Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns. Starts at 1 p.m. ET today so sign up now! Here are 6 quick tips for launching your own member month campaign. 1. Make It About THEM, Not Just YOU As...

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What’s Going on in March
Mar01

What’s Going on in March

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: Mar 2: Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns Kerri Karvetski shares creative ideas on how to raise money throughout the year. Starts at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. Pacific) | Registration is $50 or included with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register Mar 7 & 9: Writing a Fabulous Case...

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5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations
Feb23

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

During my days as a newspaper reporter and editor, I was always on the lookout for story ideas. More often than not, these ideas didn’t come through news releases or pitches. They came through something I observed. Through a conversation with a neighbor. Or through something I overheard in the checkout line at the grocery store. More recently, these ideas came through my Twitter feed, a conversation on LinkedIn or a message on...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators
Feb17

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

How is everyone doing out there? Let’s wind down the week with some Mixed Links… It’s time to vote for the 11th Annual DoGooder Video Awards. Does your org have a budget under $2 million? Be part of the 2016 Individual Donor Benchmark Project. From the Nonprofit Tech Blog Carnival, we have 9 Fundraising Event Resources for the New Year [Plus a Bonus!]. Big Duck talks about Finding Your Nonprofit’s Voice in the Trump...

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