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How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

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In my last post, I answered the age-old questions, “ Can my 501(c)(3) really engage in advocacy? ” Does Advocacy Help with Fundraising?

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

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9 Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1. This march is said to be one of the largest one-day protests in U.S. history.

Advocating Nonprofit Advocacy: The Myth That 501(C)(3)s Can’t Engage in Advocacy

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It is a common misconception amongst nonprofits today that advocacy brings a risk of losing nonprofit status, but this perception is pure myth.

Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

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5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

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Optimizing your nonprofit’s advocacy action alert doesn’t have to end with a supporter receiving a humble “thank you” from a thank you page or email.

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

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For nonprofits interested in engaging supporters in online advocacy, this is especially true. government to take action against climate change.

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Advocating from Anywhere: How to Make Your Mission Heard by the Masses

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Advocacy is a way to showcase your organization’s mission while solving a problem at the same time. But how do you create an advocacy program that actually works? This year, I had the privilege to join fellow museum professionals at Museum Advocacy Day. A Closer Look at Museum Advocacy Day.

6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

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In our experience working with many of the world’s leading advocacy organizations, supporter-led distributed organizing is a key tool to scale impact.

The Secret Ingredient to Wining Advocacy Campaigns


Advocacy and corporate accountability campaigns are some of the longest and toughest fights for nonprofits to win.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

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But first, what is social love and why does it matter? Do your research first. Cultivate. Don’t ask them for something cold. Make it easy.

3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy


What is Employee Advocacy? Employee advocacy can help relieve them – all it takes is 5 minutes of your employees’ time.

Grassroots Advocacy in the Mobile Age


Advocacy as an industry exists because of people’s desire to improve the world. How can advocacy initiatives reach their goals by leveraging technology? Technology advances are opening up new methods of digital grassroots advocacy that are changing online and offline organizing. Ximena Hartsock & Jeb Ory. Cofounders.

How Nonprofits Should Define Success


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2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics


In particular we were excited to see advocacy response rates increased 28% between 2010 and 2011. In 2011, the median email open rate was 14%.

Ready to Respond: Real-Time Lessons in Preparedness from the Headlines and the ACLU

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Is your leadership team clear on how you will respond, and do your marketing and advocacy leads have insight into what your position is?

Ten Tips from Advocacy Superheroes


BBCon took place outside the Beltway, but we had plenty of Beltway insiders … Email Marketing Web Design Advocacy

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Why You Should Encourage Social Advocacy among B2B Employees


Offering incentives for active social media participation is also a great way to drive employee advocacy. Source: Holtz ). That’s fine.

How the ACLU Became Central to the #Resist Movement

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Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?


This dynamic makes the platform a prime marketing channel for trade associations and advocacy groups seeking to shape the national dialogue.

Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy (Internet Advocacy Roundtable, April 2013)


April''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable featured speakers who’ve used crowdsourcing in some very creative ways to great effect.

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5 Ways to Use Data Storytelling for Advocacy

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Sometimes, it requires taking a step back to gain perspective on all the different ways data storytelling can enhance advocacy efforts.

Best Strategies for Winning Advocacy Victories


Register here to reserve your place: Topics include: 2011 “State of the Union&# for online advocacy, since the GOP takeover of the U.S.

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5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

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Even better news? The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6 percent in 2018.

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Three Ways Nonprofits Can Pioneer m-Advocacy

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The time is ripe for the early adopters in the nonprofit sector to embrace m-Advocacy, otherwise known as mobile advocacy.

Advocates 7X More Likely to Give, but Why?


The tie between online advocacy and fundraising is significant. Connecting Online Advocacy and Fundraising: The 1 Key to Success.

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Presentation: Making Advocacy Pay


What does online advocacy have to do with online fundraising? During the webinar, these all-stars from the the nonprofit sector discussed strategies, tactics, and case studies that showed how organizations who used advocacy successfully for list growth and engagement also raised more much more money online. A lot. Paid online (e.g.

About Mobile Commons Advocacy

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Mobile Commons Advocacy offers a powerful, effective way for organizations to petition Congress for legislative change.

How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Using Social Media During the #JointSession Address

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The Rise of Donor-ism

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Facebook and Instagram's Latest Marketing Tools for Nonprofits


Social media marketing has become an integral part of building online community and advocacy.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

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Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media – Guest Post by Barbara Munoz. advocacy work as an organization.

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A Voice for the Voiceless: An Innovative Facebook Advocacy Campaign


Online Advocacy Online Marketing Social Networking Web 2.0Because they are deemed polluting, people even avoid their shadow.

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Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits


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Funding Services AND Advocacy: The Smart Choice for Grantmakers

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Funding Services AND Advocacy: The Smart Choice for Grantmakers – guest post by Aaron Dorfman, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.

Tips for Riding the Media Wave to Increase Nonprofit Support

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This is one area where traditional nonprofits can take a cue from advocacy groups to tap into issues that are already top of mind for the public.

TO THE BELTWAY AND BEYOND: Advocacy Superheroes at bbcon!

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First, my colleague Emily Goodstein will be presenting Out of the Box - Advocacy Superheroes. Author: Sally Heaven. It sounds so interesting!

How to Engage Volunteers in Your 2016 Giving Tuesday Strategy

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The use of volunteers in this type of everyday advocacy amplifies your reach across your community and beyond. Ask your volunteers to donate.

Public Service, Advocacy, and Institutional Transformation

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Yesterday, I had lunch with Monica Martinez, the ED of Homeless Services for Santa Cruz county. These museums work differently.

When It Hits the Fan—Turning OMG into Opportunity

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