Advertising 101 for Nonprofits with Lisa Adams of Marketplace Magazine

August 15, 2017

A man who stops advertising is like a man who stops a clock to save time - Henry Ford

Advertising can be a stumbling block for nonprofits. From being too expensive, to not having a good handle on strategy and what the ROI is, the thought of paying to get the message out can be daunting.  Lisa Adams from Marketplace Magazine stopped by to talk about cost efficient ways to spread the word and get a better understanding of just how fast that word spreads.   

 

To find out more about Lisa and Marketplace Magazine, email her at lisa.adams@marketplacemagazine.biz, call her at 618-416-1839 or find her on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

 

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Wine on One- Is it Fundraising or Development?

August 8, 2017

Is what you're doing everyday really development or are you just fundraising?

Semantics is important! Natalie turns into the Nonprofit Grammar Ninja to break down exactly what the difference between the two is and how knowing the difference will lead to a stronger nonprofit. 

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Tips for Higher Education Selection for Nonprofit Leaders with Cindy Manjounes

August 1, 2017

Finishing a bachelors, taking on a masters, or going for that doctorate can be a daunting use of a nonprofit professional's time and money.  

Dr. Cindy K. Manjounes knows... she has two doctorates! 

Marjorie and Natalie talk to Dr. Cindy about how to choose the right school and program for you, your future, and your organization, ways to pay for it, selling it to a nonprofit board, and take a look at the long term ROI of getting to the next level.  

Get in contact with Dr. Cindy by emailing her at cmanjounes@lindenwood.edu or calling 618-239-6029. You can also find her on Facebook and LinkedIn

 

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Wine on One- Love Them or Hate Them… Giving Days

July 26, 2017

Love them or hate them, Giving Days are here to stay.  

Marjorie and Natalie grabbed a big glass of wine to talk about the pros and cons of participating in events like Giving Tuesday and your local Big Give or Giving Day. From ideas on how to succeed and ideas to on how to gracefully bow out if everyone you know is in, we cover it all.  

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When is it Time to Hire a CFO with Katie Zahner of Brown Smith Wallace

July 18, 2017

When we invite a guest back, you know she's great! Katie Zahner from Brown Smith Wallace is back to help Executive Directors and boards of all sizes understand what the difference between an accountant, comptroller, and CFO is, how much each should be involved in your operations and planning, what questions to ask when hiring any of the three, and most importantly, when is it time to make the jump to hire someone full time to manage your organization's money.  

You can connect with Katie on Facebook and LinkedIn or call her at 314-983-1209 or email her at kzahner@bswllc.com

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Wine on One- Social Media and Work-Life Integration

July 11, 2017

Friending volunteers... at mentioning board members on Twitter... LinkingIn with staff... attending networking events three evenings a week... dinner with a colleague from another organization. 

Forget work-life balance, for those of us that live the nonprofit life, work-life integration is where we're trending.    

How do you use your social media presence in a way that promotes your personal brand, enhances your organization, and lets your authentic voice be heard to those who you want to hear it? How much social should be in your networking?  It's a complicated issue, so Marjorie and Natalie grabbed a bottle of wine to figure out some answers. 

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Wine on One- Partnering with Businesses to Raise Funds

July 6, 2017

What makes a good nonprofit/corporate partnership? How do you navigate around a company's needs and your nonprofit's needs? How do you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to days a company will give a part of their sales to your mission... and is it even about the money? 

Marjorie and Natalie grab a bottle of wine to discuss the fundraisers that work for some and not for other and dig into what really works for a long term partnership.  

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Working with the Government with Irene Agustin

June 28, 2017

They say two things are inevitable, death and taxes. You might be pretty sure where you’re headed after death, but do you ever wonder where your hard earned money is going? The government of course!

But working with the government can be tricky. How to start collaborating, how to get funding, how to keep a relationship as administrations change?

Irene Agustin has been on both sides. As a social worker, former Executive Director and now government employee, she’s see it all and is here today to bring some tips about working with the government so we all reach our community goals together.

Irene is the Chief Program Manager, Homeless Services Division for the City of St. Louis, MO. You can connect with Irene on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter. by email at agustini@stlouis.mo.gov or call her at 314-675-1702.

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Wine on One- Office Furniture and the Nonprofit Life

June 20, 2017

When was the last time your nonprofit got new furniture... no, real new furniture, not a hand me down from your spouse's office or a well loved couch covered in animal hair... real new furniture. Should nonprofits spend donated dollars on furniture? Does looking poor help you raise more? What's the right balance. Marjorie and Natalie break it down in today's Wine on One. 

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Put Me In Coach, I’m Ready to Play with Teresa Pedigo

June 7, 2017

Are you ready for the big leagues? A coach can help you get there!

Teresa Pedigo is a business accountabliyt partner with AdviCoach. She dropped by to talk to Marjorie and Natalie about why you might need a coach, choosing the right coach for you, the difference between coaches and mentors, and what the ROI for your organization is.  

You can contact Teresa at tpedigo@advicoach.com or 217-433-6809.  You can also find her online on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

 

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