Write Your Marketing Plan in One Day

I know how busy you are. I also know how much better you’d feel about your communications work if you had a focused, creative, and realistic marketing plan guiding your decisionmaking. That’s why I’m teaming up with Nancy Schwartz in October to provide a one-day, in-person, intensive marketing plan workshop. Look who’s already signed up…

Write Your Marketing Plan in a Day with Nancy and Me

Nancy Schwartz and I have been talking about doing this for what seems like years now, and this October it’s finally happening. We are offering a joint one-day, in-person workshop on creating a marketing plan for your nonprofit. If you are a nonprofit communications or development staff member, hands-on board member, or executive director who…

Video Review of “Brandraising”

Here’s a video review of Sarah Durham’s new book, Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise Visibility and Money Through Smart Communications.  Watch to learn how to get me to buy a copy for you! Kivi Reviews “Brandraising” by Sarah Durham from Kivi Leroux Miller on Vimeo. Kivi Leroux Miller of Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com reviews “Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise…

Communications Directors: Want Your Own Coaching Program?

This week I started an intensive month-long coaching program for freelance writers who want to serve nonprofit clients. I limited the program to just 10 freelance writers, because I wanted the whole group to be able to interact and for me to be able to answer questions directly and fully. Several communications directors at small…

Free Teleseminar on Fall Email Fundraising & More This Week

It’s a busy, busy week of training, starting with a free Nonprofit911 call from Network for Good on Tuesday, then a webinar on social media skeptics, an online fundraising workshop for AFP, and a conference closing plenary session via webinar. If you are participating in any of these events, let me know. I’d love to…

New to the Nonprofit World: Success Stories from All-Access Pass Holders

I hear great stories all the time from nonprofit staff who are using their All-Access Passes to Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s webinar series to get more support for their good causes and to develop their own careers.  Here are stories from three people who are relatively new to the nonprofit sector . . . “A group…

Help Some Nonprofits Get to the NTC in April – It’s the Place to Be

I’m going to NTEN’s NTC this year (that’s the Nonprofit Technology Network’s Nonprofit Technology Conference) in San Francisco in April. It will be my first time, and I can’t wait, because I know I’ll get to meet in person so many of the friends I’ve made online over the last few years. I’m also excited…

“What’s the Buzz” – Listening Webinar Recording Now Online

Last week, Lindy Dreyer (SocialFish.org) and I hosted a free half-hour webinar called “What’s the Buzz? Find Out Who’s Talking About Your Organization and Issues Online”  – or what’s called “social media listening” by the Web 2.0 cool kids. We talked about why you should be listening to online conversations and how you can use…

Private Webinars for Your Association or Foundation

Photo by raptortheangel on Flickr I did two private webinars today, both on online marketing basics for nonprofits. This morning’s webinar was hosted by the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies and this afternoon’s was hosted by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. This morning, the group was gathered in person at…

What I Learned about Nonprofits at the NC Conference

I was at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits late last week. Here are a few things I learned there. 1. Nonprofits are very excited about Web 2.0, but also completely freaked out by the idea of people saying bad things about them online. I tweeted (used Twitter) from the conference,…