Content Marketing for Nonprofits [Survey]

Connection Cafe

Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the nonprofit and charity world. Kivi Leroux Miller is out there evangelizing content marketing. I’ve shared some thoughts here on npENGAGE as well as other publications about how nonprofits are doing content marketing.

Is Content Really King?

Connection Cafe

You know what content generated the most clicks on our web site? It was an important piece of content, and we were glad it was there for those who needed it during a clear time of need. Nonprofit Marketing Content marketing Nonprofit Storytelling Social Media storytelling

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5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate

NetWits

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.

Nonprofit Content Marketing in 2015: Storytelling and Visual Content Top the Charts, But What Else Did We Learn?

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit marketers are doing more with content marketing – and feeling more confident about their effectiveness. In fact, sixty-six percent of nonprofits are focused on becoming better storytellers and sixty-three percent are working on creating better visual content.

Why Content Marketing is the Key to Your Nonprofits Online Success

NetWits

It got me thinking about how content is used by nonprofits to help them connect with the right audience online. In essence, Joe points out the fact that great content is the tool that moves hearts and inspire action online. What’s content marketing?

5 Content Marketing Tips That Yield Donors

TechImpact

Content marketing is constantly transforming the information we produce and consume. Putting out content, however, does not automatically lead to more money for your business. The post 5 Content Marketing Tips That Yield Donors appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General content marketing data database donation donations donors nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech social media technology

Content Curation Primer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Creating content that works

SocialFish

You may remember the fabulous Amy Vernon presenting this content for one of our hottest webinars in the past. Creating Content (That Works) from Amy Vernon. Content Strategy

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

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?

[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

Connection Cafe

Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the not for profit world. On the other hand, nonprofits produce and use content all the time in order to connect with their supporters! Blackbaud Partners with The Content Marketing Institute (CMI). This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Why do we Need Nonprofit Content Marketing Research?

Your Audience’s Content Is King (and Your Content Is Subservient to It)

Connection Cafe

In a world where everyone is their own publisher on social media, the conventional wisdom that “content is king” is simply incomplete. That is why social media content analysis is important to any campaign. Social Listening and Social Media Content Analysis. Using social media to understand how people think about an issue takes two basic forms: social listening and social media content analysis. Your Audience’s Content is King. Content is indeed king.

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6 Problems Solved By a Written Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

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.

Optimize Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing

TechImpact

Bill Gates famously wrote in 1996 that content will be king on the Internet one day. Despite his prophecy, Microsoft today still does not have a juggernaut content department, and is still focused on creating software. Image courtesy of Web Business Agenda.

12 Quick Hit Facts On Nonprofit Content Marketing

TechImpact

Nonprofits across the board are putting a greater emphasis on their content marketing efforts. Content marketing in a nutshell is just that. Offering content and information to a demographic or community while asking for nothing in return. Image courtesy of lmsShortSales.

Why is your content strategy failing?

SocialFish

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.

Decode Your Content Marketing

SocialFish

Everybody has an opinion, but renowned content marketing experts David Beebe and Adele Cehrs are different. A master storyteller, Beebe established Marriott as the largest producer of travel lifestyle content in the world. Content Strategy Featured

[Take the Survey!] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2016

Connection Cafe

Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a surge in content marketing in the nonprofit world. Organizations are producing and using more content content than ever to connect with and engage supporters! But what makes for a successful content marketing plan?

Top 5 Content Management Systems Drive 62% of Nonprofit Websites [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Recently, I dug under the web’s couch cushions to understand which content management tools nonprofits are currently using to manage their websites. We found over 90 different content management systems being used by the nonprofits of our study.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Content for SEO

SocialFish

Quoth this post : “The power of content for SEO is clear, as 92 percent of marketers cite content creation as effective for search engine optimization. Web pages are the leading content for SEO gains, cited as “very effective” by 50 percent of marketers.

Lethal Generosity and a Simple 5 Step Content Marketing Plan for Your Nonprofit

NetWits

Content Marketing takes lethal generosity if you want to succeed. If you’re a nonprofit thinking about content marketing then put the “ Lethal Generosity ” concept into your plans. First , understand the challenges of content marketing for nonprofits.

5 Nonprofit Content Themes That Inspire Action

Nonprofit Tech for Good

From print to email communications, but especially on mobile and social media, there are content themes guaranteed to inspire a reaction on the part your donors and supporters. Incorporating the use of statistics into your annual content strategy is a must.

A Culture of Content

SocialFish

“When content becomes an ingrained part of an organization’s culture, content strategy functions like a well-oiled engine, producing, circulating, and begetting content, creating numerous efficiencies in the process. Content Strategy

Content Marketing Isn’t Always About Content Creation

SocialFish

——————– Given the number of public relations firms with their feet in social media and digital marketing, one would think more organizations could demonstrate content creation restraint. The alternative is to modify the content mix.

5 Tips for Building a Content Marketing Strategy for Nonprofits

SocialFish

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.

You Have More Content than You Realize

SocialFish

This is the first in a series of posts with great advice about content marketing. Generating content can be an arduous task. Marketing in today’s world presents more challenges than ever before because people expect great content – where they want it and when they need it.

Five Cool Decks About Content Strategy

SocialFish

Web Content Strategy for Nonprofits — ADRP 2014 from Caryn Stein. Managing the politics of content from Content Company. Content Strategy Featured Implementation I liked these. And I could have spread them out, but what the hey, here they all are in one post for you.

What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Content ISN’T King After All

John Haydon

No doubt you’ve heard the expression “content is king“ It’s been bantered around so often and for so long, that we’ve stopped questioning this core mantra of content marketing. The post Content ISN’T King After All appeared first on John Haydon.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I asked fans on Facebook, “Does your organization use an editorial calendar and “editorial meetings” to get ideas and manage content for a content strategy?” ” What are the metrics for measuring your content? Content

[Cool Infographic Friday] On Content Marketing

SocialFish

Aaaaahhhh, content marketing. Content Strategy The buzzword du jour, for sure. But I thought this had some nice tidbits in it.

Does Extreme Content Delivery = Learning?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Or do you learn better when you get a chance to process the content every 15 minutes by thinking about it quietly or talking with a peer? I know for myself that I don’t learn, retain, or apply when content is endlessly shared – even from expert – without a break.

Why Human Beings Love Video Content

John Haydon

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. The post Why Human Beings Love Video Content appeared first on John Haydon. Content Marketing

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The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. —————— Effectively promoting content is often the most challenging variable in the content marketing craze. This is a topic like content marketing, social media management etc.

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Content curation – the process of finding, organizing, and sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit’s engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with “ Spotting the Awesome.” Content Curation

Content Curation: 3 Sources You’re Probably Overlooking

John Haydon

Adopting a content curation strategy can help you save time, while also establishing your thought leadership online. Content curation often means shifting from being the “source” of content to becoming a valued “resource” Rather than creating every piece of […].

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This type of blog content is standard in nonprofit communications and should continue to be reported on regularly; however, some of your most shared, retweeted, and +1′d blog posts will be those that are out of the ordinary. Feature New Mobile and Social Media Content.

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Lessons Learned From Our Website Content Migration

Idealware

Over the past decade, we’ve published a lot of content at Idealware—more than 2,000 articles, reports, blog posts, and other resources—so when we decided to redesign our website, we knew that content migration would be a huge part of the effort. Insights Content Migration

46 Expert Tips For Creating Addictive Content [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, nonprofits are focusing on content more than ever. Website content is priority #1, followed by social media content, and content for email newsletters. How will you create addictive content in 2016?

Content Curation Is Listening and Engaging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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? Content Movement Building