When You Have a Little Extra Left in the Marketing Budget
Jun17

When You Have a Little Extra Left in the Marketing Budget

Sure, it’s more common in our line of work to be short on funds, but every now and then, like the end of the fiscal year, you might just find yourself with a little left over that you’d really like to spend. That’s the situation Kathy Powell is in. She’s the communications director at Temple Sinai Atlanta, and here’s part of an email she sent me yesterday . . . “Our fiscal year starts in July and...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers
Jun12

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Happy Friday, everyone! Thanks for joining me again for Mixed Links… Looking to keep your donors around? Of course you are! Here is Donor Stewardship Expert Advice from 29 Industry Leaders including Kivi. Shanon Doolittle has Donor, I Just Called To Say I Love You over on Bloomerang’s blog. If you’re trying to make sense of Google Analytics, John Haydon shows you How to Read Google Analytics Reports In Three Steps....

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Communications Mentoring Program – Fundraisers Welcome!
Jun11

Communications Mentoring Program – Fundraisers Welcome!

Session #8 of our Communications Director Mentoring Program starts July 1, and we are already half-way full. For the first time, we are offering two tracks, one with a “Fundraising Emphasis” and the other with a “Community Engagement” Emphasis, with a cap of 10 people per track. The Fundraising Emphasis track will be customized to focus specifically on donor communications. So, if you are a development director...

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7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing
Jun10

7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

We know you guys love your nonprofit marketing tools – especially when they are free! Billy Attar of Pipl is here today to share some tools we haven’t even heard of. Let us know what you think and share your favorite tools too! ~Kristina Guest Post by Billy Attar of Pipl We marketers are always on the lookout for new tools to make our work easier. A lot of what we do revolves around social media and reaching out to people...

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C’mon! Connect with Relevant Messages: Join Me on June 11
Jun09

C’mon! Connect with Relevant Messages: Join Me on June 11

Register Now: Learn How to Shape Pitch-Perfect Messages that Move People to Act Now Your organization’s messages determine if you are heard, and if people respond. They’re the most practical, available tool you have to move your audience to act….if they’re relevant. Relevance is the heart of memorable, motivating messages—pitch-perfect messages. Like this: You know when you meet someone at a party or conference...

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Alexandra Tomko
Jun08

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Alexandra Tomko

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.   We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Alexandra Tomko is the Director of Marketing and PR for the Better Business Bureau serving Central Virginia. BBB helps people find and recommend businesses,...

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