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5 Tips for Building a Content Marketing Strategy for Nonprofits


Content Planning Beyond Just Website Design and SEO. Because of this, there can be more of a struggle to produce engaging content on a regular basis. Content marketing is the peas to your website design carrots. 92 percent of nonprofits utilize content marketing.

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5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate


Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits. Create content that attracts the audience you’re targeting with the goal of getting them to interact with you. Here are 5 nonprofit content marketing examples.

6 Problems Solved By a Written Content Strategy

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Starting from 1999, FusionSpark Media has produced a wide range of content initiatives for nonprofit and government agencies in the topic areas of environment, sustainability and health. That’s also the bad news, if there isn’t a written content strategy in place.

6 Content Marketing Tips from Scoop.it

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You may have heard that "content marketing" can increase traffic to your nonprofit or library's website. But with limited time and resources, you don't have a ton of time to create a stream of compelling original content. Blogs are fairly easy to set up and maintain.

Content Curation Primer

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What is Content Curation? Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. Content curators have integrated this skill into their daily routine. Content

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock with no Internet, you realize that the amount of video content on social media has skyrocketed over the past few years. Here are just a few stats about video content : 1/3 of all online activity is spent watching videos. More video content is uploaded in 30 days than the major TV networks have created in the past 30 years. But why is video content so compelling?

Lists As Part of Your Content Strategy: A Short List of Tips and Tools

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But who knew that they could be useful as part of your content strategy or for content curation? So, here’s my list about making lists. List of Content Ideas. Short List of List Making Tools for Content Curation. Content Photo by Andrew Watt.

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Why is your content strategy failing?


It is important to understand that it is not enough to just have a content marketing strategy in place. There is a spectrum of factors that contribute towards making your content marketing strategy a success instead of a complete flop. Taking your content marketing team too lightly.

Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources

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Content Marketing: Overviews, Context, and Frameworks. Joe Pulizzi, co-author of Managing Content Marketing , has a terrific post highlighting what it takes to excel at content marketing. The post starts with a quick video giving you the history of content marketing.

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

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This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation. It resonated. We have so much content in our professional lives. Reading, reviewing, commenting, writing, and editing content.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

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Not only do you need to pre-plan your content using an editorial calendar but coordinate and assign tasks and organize your content assets and curation. And, then there is the task of putting fingers to keyboard and creating the content as well as curating.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Still, understand that the content your nonprofit blog publishes, the higher your ROI. offers a 90-minute webinar on blogging on WordPress. Share Resources and Useful Tips.

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Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

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After you’ve identified influencers, take the time to read their blog, posts, or what they’re sharing and really think about whether your cause or campaign is a good match. Using YouTube: Bridgett Colling, Director of Content Strategy, See3.

Nonprofit Crowdfunding: 5 Pro-Tips

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Of course, you may need to adjust these tips to better suit your specific crowdfunding campaign, but this will be a solid basis to form your campaign. You’ll have to give them articles, blog posts, videos , and photographs to share.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

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The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. That was the call for blog posts. I received a rich selection covering this topic – from changing mindsets, new tool sets, and lots of tips on how to manage your social media, email, and work flow.

What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?

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A debate in content marketing circles is whether or not you should simply focus on creating original content and forget content curation. Let’s be clear as my fellow content curator, Jan Gordon, says : There is no curation without original content. Conten

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Crowdfunding Tips, Content Curation, and The Science of Nonprofit Marketing

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Here are this week’s tips for doing more and being better: On Nonprofit Hub, CEO of Firespring Jay Wilkinson appears in a short video to share The Reason Your Nonprofit Brand Revolves Around Your Website. Lacking the time to keep up with your nonprofit blog?

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

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has published this really useful and free e-book on Micro Content. ” The e-book, which at 32 pages, is definitely long-form content provides context, best practices, examples, tools, and resources. What is micro content anyway? Visual.ly

10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips


Lunch time is understood to be the best time to put out content that you want to be seen. The post 10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of The Telegraph.

Content Curation Is Listening and Engaging

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If this isn’t too meta, here’s my curated content on content curation for nonprofits. Is your nonprofit using curation as a content strategy? What are your best tips and practices? Content Movement Building

Top 3 Tips for Nonprofit Marketing Newbies

John Haydon

As a speaker and trainer, I often get asked about the best best tips for nonprofit marketing newbies. Tip 1: Read these blogs Start your journey in the right direction by subscribing to – and reading – the best blogs about nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

How to Hack Facebook Interests Lists for Content Marketing

John Haydon

One of the biggest challenges nonprofits have is finding content that will resonate with their community. A little know, but powerful way to curate content is with Facebook Interests lists. Below are four steps for using Facebook Interest Lists to curate high-quality content: 1.

Content Curation for Nonprofits – Notes from #13ntccur8

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This year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, I had the pleasure of designing and facilitating a session on “Content Curation for Nonprofits” with Will Coley. This blog post offers reflections and resources from the session. ” Content

5 Important Tips for Writing Donor-Focused Emails

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The other half of the equation is content. You’ve heard the saying “content is king” before, right? Here are some tips for writing email appeals that your constituents will actually read: 1. As you can tell from to format of this blog post, I like lists.

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How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality


I have improved over the years, but I am nowhere near the level of those prolific content producers who seem to have a novel’s worth of content in them at all times. But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on.

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

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According to a recent survey by OTX , 43% of respondents say they have shared content on social media sites because it is funny. There are tips for using humor successfully and methods for creating funny content as well as how to avoid a big fail. Content

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits


If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. There are lots of ways to keep your blog up-to-date with interesting stories.

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Content Strategy Lessons from Lego: Everything is Awesome, Especially your Content


This post originally appeared here on the Vanguard Technology blog. Content from the movie was repurposed into smaller chunks and distributed as unique sets (content). But in the content and web world we can just call it “Content Strategy.”.

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How to Bring Your Business Blog to the Next Level


Your business blog is a failure. But you keep updating it because all your competitors have blogs. Many company blogs are like this: Business owners start them because everyone else does but you are not sure what to do with it. Is there something wrong with your content?

How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most

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This post covers some simple techniques to give your fans the content they want most and inspire more engagement. Many times we’re on the hunt for the tips of what to do and when we find them, we just implement them. Content Analysis of Comments on post and shares.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

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From #batkid to #GivingTuesday, the Next Generation of American Giving to Content Marketing for Nonprofits , storytelling to social fundraising, retention rates to relationship building, the roundup below covers it all (and everything in between). Here’s Your 2013 Nonprofit Roundup: THIS – thanks to Marc Koenig of Nonprofit Hub: Nonprofits, 2014 is the Year of the Blog. Your blog is your gift to them, as well as to yourself. It’s been quite the year.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


While viewers do leave, there is substantial engagement for much longer content. If you want to reach tech-saavy millennials, build your content for Snapchat and Twitter with links for extended viewing on other platforms.

Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials


Provide content they want. The post Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of The EmailADMIN.

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Infographic: Facebook Posting Tips


Does your nonprofit struggle with figuring out what percentage of your Facebook content should be promotional VS sharing other content from news or blog sites? Here are a couple schools of thought on finding your Facbook content sweet spot. as much content as you curate.

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4 Quick Tips for an Engaging Nonprofit Website


To make a LASTING impression, you have to make a FIRST impression. “… the colors, the layout and the presentation of headings are all evaluated before any content is actually absorbed” –Jason Gross from Smashing Magazine writes.

How To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method


I was sent this interesting tactical article on the Junto blog. We won’t get too deep into content ideation, but here are a few suggestions for finding a topic to write about: Review industry-leading blogs to see what topics influencers are frequently writing about.

50 Social Media Content Ideas

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Ghandi, Winston Churchill, Yogi Berra, whoever) Happy X Holiday Tips for online privacy Relevant safety tips (ex. In July “Prevent fires: 7 tips for safe grilling”) Yesterday’s most popular tweet. Any other ideas to fill the social media content queue with?

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The Sharing Economy of Nonprofit Organizational Strategies: The Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

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While nonprofit blogs have been ranked before , my rankings are based off my own personal research and opinions. I chose the blogs that published consistently and those that I felt offered unique perspective with every post. 8: Nonprofit Marketing Blog. 4: GuideStar Blog.

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If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

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Participants at FFL Training Doing Content Strategy Brainstorm. And, if you want to dive deeper into content marketing for nonprofits, go subscribe to Kivi Leroux Miller’s blog. Read last year’s blog post for more details. Content