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Marketing for Nonprofits on Social Media

Implementing the Right Marketing Strategy For Your Nonprofit Nonprofits are often caught between needing to get the word out about their cause and adhering to a principle of keeping as much money going directly to the cause as possible. It’s a tricky balance, because the more awareness is raised, the more support the cause will […]

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Monday Morning Coffee with YWCA “Women of Excellence” Awards Event

Women of Excellence Awards Program Celebrates 15 Years: Nominations Due March 11, 2016 Who doesn’t love a great story? How about more than 40 of them to celebrate and honor the women who make our community shine? This week, consider a woman in volunteerism, leadership or the workplace who has made an impact on the […]

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Marketing For Nonprofits: Are You Reaching Your Target Audience?

Is Your Content Marketing Relevant to Potential Supporters? Marketing for nonprofits comes with a unique challenge. Where businesses often seek a mission to separate their brands from cold bottom lines, you have a mission and must find a way to meet the bottom line while distinguishing your nonprofit amidst a wealth of worthy causes. While […]

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Nonprofit Marketing Plan: Start Talking About #GivingTuesday

Creating a Marketing Plan for Nonprofits Should Start Early Although #GivingTuesday doesn’t begin until December 1, 2015, having the best nonprofit marketing plan includes strategizing for big events and campaigns early to get the best return on your investment. #GivingTuesday is worth starting early for. If you haven’t heard, #GivingTuesday is a campaign following Black […]

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The 411 on Marketing for Nonprofits

How Social Media Trends Greatly Impact Initiatives Online Facebook takes notice of things that make a big impact. That’s probably why they’ve decided to offer a “Donate Now” button for all nonprofit pages. According to online data, over 40 percent of nonprofits attribute part of their success to an effective social media strategy. This means […]

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A Strong Foundation: Where Marketing for Non-Profits Starts

Creating a Marketing Plan is the First Step in Brand Advocacy and Success Non-profits are the foundation of many wonderful resources and opportunities world-wide. As grass root initiatives plant their seeds for growth, marketing for non-profits is the most important tool they need in order to reach their goals. As with all strong structures, that […]

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Monday Morning Coffee at the Eastside Rotary Spaghetti Dinner

Spaghetti, anyone? How about 500 platefuls – all covered with that special sauce that no one (and we mean no one) will share the recipe for? It’s only Monday, but it’s not too early to think about Friday night … and this week, you won’t want to miss the spaghetti heaven offered by St. Joseph […]

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Monday Morning Coffee with the National Military Heritage Museum

The stories of service across all military branches are part of our nation’s legacy, passed down from generation to generation. Today we honor the hundreds of stories shared and preserved by the National Military Heritage Museum of St. Joseph, Mo. Operated by the National Military Heritage Society, a non-profit organization, the Museum depicts these important […]

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Monday Morning Coffee with Farmer’s House Market

It’s orchard and pumpkin patch season across northwest Missouri, but one stands out for having a truly unique mission: The Farmer’s House Market in Weston, Mo. Recently I had the opportunity to visit this new addition to the agri-tourism entities scattered across the rolling hills of historic Weston. Pulling into the drive, raised bed plantings, […]

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The Path to Distinct and Unique Nonprofit Writing

When you think about your nonprofit and the writing you produce, does intriguing, riveting, or “page-turning” come to mind? If not, how can you change that? There are always several tips for good writing, but do these tips cross over into the nonprofit writing world? Good writing needs to be tight, forceful, colorful, and rhythmic. […]

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