The world has gone mobile, so why hasn’t your foundation?

Philanthropy411 is currently covering the Communications Network Fall 2013 Annual Conference conference with the help of a blog team.  This is a guest post by  Krista Jahnke, Communications Officer at The Skillman Foundation.  Fow along on twitter @kristajahnke or @skillmanfound. The other day while watching TV and unwinding at home, I made a decision. I took my ever-present iPhone and set it about five feet away from me on the couch. There, I thought to myself. For the next 30 minutes, I’m just going to concentrate on this TV show. This moment came back to me this week while attending the preconference workshop on mobile. It’s remarkable to think of how distracted by mobile our lives are, so much so, that … Continue reading The world has gone mobile, so why hasn’t your foundation?

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Are You a Resource or An Advocate?

Philanthropy411 is currently covering the Communications Network Fall 2013 Annual Conference conference with the help of a blog team.  This is a guest post by William Albert, Chief Program Officer at The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.  Follow Bill on Twitter – @balbert1 At a pre conference session Wednesday afternoon, the good folks at GYMR public relations laid down some terrific ideas to make all our work with the press more successful—12 terrific ideas to be precise. Cynthia Dodd Adcock from Independent Sector  has already given us all a good summary of the proceedings. To this terrific list of 12 tips, those of us at the session were given the happy task of developing a lucky 13th; another … Continue reading Are You a Resource or An Advocate?

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Twelve Tips to Successful Pitching

Philanthropy411 is currently covering the Communications Network Fall 2013 Annual Conference conference with the help of a blog team.  This is a guest post by Cynthia Dodd Adcock, Vice President, Communications and Marketing at Independent Sector.  Follow her on Twitter – @cyndodd. The Communications Network’s Fall 2013 Conference is off to a great start in New Orleans with Wednesday’s pre-conference sessions.  PR Guru Patrick McCabe, and his colleagues Becky Watt-Knight and Mike Warner from GYMR Public Relations led a session on media relations that was relevant to newcomers as well as seasoned veterans. The session worked because the presenters shared their own stories, as did attendees, to illustrate each of the 12 tips for effective media relations.  The three veterans also … Continue reading Twelve Tips to Successful Pitching

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What Are the Roles of the Key Stakeholders

Kris explains who the key stakeholders are in any funding initiative and how to involve them throughout program development and implementation. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-130816-Q5-What-are-the-Roles-of-the-Key-Stake-Holders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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