Nonprofit Video – What’s It Really Worth?

Videos are a great way to engage and inspire your supporters and Lights. Camera. Help. is a nonprofit organization that encourages other nonprofits to use film and video to tell their stories. You may know them from their Lights. Camera. Help. Film Festival. They are currently conducting a survey of nonprofits about their use of video.…

Might a Rotating Twitter Account Work for You?

I managed to stay awake long enough last night to catch the Colbert Report, where Stephen talked about a very interesting marketing concept: a  curated Twitter account with a rotating voice each week. Some Swedish tourism groups are giving it a try with @sweden.  Here’s how they describe the project: They’ve apparently had quite a…

Read This Edition of NTEN: Change

NTEN: Change is a free digital quarterly journal published by the Nonprofit Technology Network to help nonprofit leaders tackle strategic and planning decisions around their use of technology.  I sit on the journal’s editorial board. Each issue includes case studies, in-depth articles, practical tips for applying tools and strategies, leader profiles, and community feedback.  Contributors to…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers June 8, 2012

Another Friday, another round of Mixed Links! Communications and Fundraising The latest Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up at Wild Apricot. May’s theme was Tips for Going Mobile. Britt Bravo, who is currently presenting our Blogging for Nonprofits E-Clinic, is hosting this month’s carnival on Fun Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest and is now taking submissions. Kristen…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

This is the fourth and final post in a series by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them, Wednesday we looked at using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit, and Thursday reviewed ways to get started. Today we wrap up with some additional benefits of infographics.  ~Kivi Guest…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 3

This is the third in a series of guest posts by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them, and yesterday we discussed using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit, with examples on how and where to use them. Today we’re discussing how you can get started. ~Kivi…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Infographics are all the rage, so I asked graphic designer Julia Reich to tell us all she knows about producing them. She’s written a four-part series we’ll share this week on the whys and hows  of nonprofit infographics.  ~Kivi Guest Post by Julia Reich of Julia Reich Design Introduction Charts. Graphs. Spreadsheets. Most organizations have important…

Building an Effective Nonprofit Mobile Strategy

Tonia Zampieri is back with some more advice on how to get your nonprofit’s mobile marketing strategy in place. Also, she shares how you could have the chance to win a mobile marketing strategy session with Atlantic Business Technologies. Guest Post by Tonia Zampieri of Atlantic Business Technologies. I love nonprofits, well heart them actually.  I love the idea behind why they…

Annual Report How To: A Different Way to Present Your Print Report Online

Annual reports – when they are done right – can be a great marketing tool showcasing your nonprofit. I cover nonprofit annual reports quite a bit, and thought I would share how this nonprofit went about creating both a print and online version of their annual report. This step by step description will give you…

Get Your Nonprofit Marketing “Mobile Ready”

This Thursday, April 19th, Tonia Zampieri will be with us to present a free webinar on mobile marketing for nonprofits. Here are some reasons why you should join us. ~ Kivi Guest Post by Tonia Zampeiri Fresh off this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference and newly released annual benchmark studies, it couldn’t be a better time…

Mixed Links and Pass Winners

Welcome to a special Friday the 13th edition of Mixed Links. No black cats or broken mirrors here though. We’re bringing the good stuff today including some lucky folks who won All-Access Passes and individual webinar registrations! Let’s get started… NTC For those of who who couldn’t make it to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference…