Blogging the Cause: 10 Tools to Help You Work Faster, Write Better and Score More Readers

Blogging the Cause: 10 Tools to Help You Work Faster, Write Better and Score More Readers

Last month, I wrote a post for Hubspot titled 5 Ways Blogging Can Advance Your Nonprofit Career (and 3 Ways to Get Started). I heard from several people who agreed that blogging would be a great way to advance their nonprofit careers. But they wanted more information on the tools I use to blog so consistently - and on my best days - so effectively.

Here's the list. I've noted the tools that are are free or have a free version or trial. What tools would you add to my list?

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Ep109: How Nonprofits Can Raise Money, Awareness with Online Videos

Ep109: How Nonprofits Can Raise Money, Awareness with Online Videos

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3 CommunicationsSee3 is a Chicago-based firm that provides strategy, video and web services to nonprofits and social causes.

Megan and I have known Michael for some time and respect him as a leading authority in online video for nonprofits.

That's why less than a week before Super Bowl XLIX, which will be a face-off between my New England Patriots and Megan's Seattle Seahawks, we asked Michael to join us on the show. We knew he wouldn't take sides and would talk about something we were all cheering for: the Super Bowl ads.

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Ep108: How a Hospital Grew Its Cause Marketing from Zero to $750,000

Ep108: How a Hospital Grew Its Cause Marketing from Zero to $750,000

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Joe Hamlin, Director, Corporate Development at Cleveland Clinic about the growth of the hospital's cause marketing program from zero to $750,000.

The growth of the program is impressive in light of the clinic's small cause marketing staff, which also handles sponsorships and traditional corporate giving - among other things.

The two-person team - Joe and senior director Chris McMahan - are a formidable duo (think Batman and Robin)!

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Ep107: How One Nonprofit Raises Millions with Charity Pinups

Ep107: How One Nonprofit Raises Millions with Charity Pinups

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Clark Sweat, Chief Corporate Partnership Officer at Children's Miracle Network (CMN)

Clark oversees 85 corporate partnerships that raised $205 million in 2014. Ninety percent of those dollars come from point-of-sale programs. And 50 percent of that money comes from just one POS program: charity pinups!

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10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2014 [Podcast + Post]

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2014 [Podcast + Post]

In December, Selfish Giving celebrated its 10th anniversary. For almost as long as I’ve been blogging, I’ve been writing an annual post on the best cause marketing promotions. 

I love writing this post because you love reading it! It always ignites a lot of interest in cause marketing.

Every year, I choose cause marketing promotions that are both successful and aspirational.

Which one is your favorite? Did your favorite promotion make my list, or did I pass it over? I'd love to hear from you!

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