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The 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Infographic]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Download your copy of the full 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report here! We’ll be sharing a lot more detail from the report over the next several weeks. Here’s the first of two infographics, including new data on communications team size. Watch for the second one tomorrow, with new data on salaries!

First Returns Indicate Record-Shattering #GivingTuesday 2016 Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

First thing’s first – if you participated, how was YOUR #GivingTueday ? Next, WHOA. Now, the results! Updated at 6pm, Nov. Giving Tuesday. Razoo.

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 blog posts published in 2016, according to Google Analytics page views: 10. Drum roll, please! Cut the Glut!

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

All of these events either have already happened or will happen in 2016. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news!

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2016 Portrait of a Nonprofit Communications Director [Infographic]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Download your copy of the full 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report here! Today we are sharing the second of two infographics for this year’s trends report. ( Here’s the first one, on communications channels, frequency and teams. ). The biggest challenges for communications staff. Trends

Creating a Short Annual Report for 2016 – Yes, You Can!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 30, 2016 – January 18, 2017. Almost 2,200 people registered for this webinar and about 700 participated in this poll. Postcards.

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Listed below are the top 20 global social media tools as of January 2016 , ranked by the amount of active users in descending order: Facebook. The post Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016 appeared first on Navigating Digital Disruption. The following post is a slightly modified version of what I came up with.

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Best of 2016: More Gold For The Lapsed Donor Mine

The Agitator

We sifted through our posts for a few of the ‘most-read’ of 2016. Can they be retrieved?

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Using Data Well Tops 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Priorities

Getting Attention

Keep posted for more 2016 trends and predictions. Trends 2016 analytics data marketing trends Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing

One of 2016's top 25 Fundraising Experts

Fundraising Coach

I'm honored to find myself on the list of America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts. Specials

Highlights from the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study: Focus on the Big Trends

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study was released with an emphasis on what’s changed since 2006 when this study was first released.

A 2017 Media Relations Calendar for Resource-Strapped Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s face it, media relations isn’t near the top of the priority list at most nonprofits. Nor should it be. Create a Quarterly Calendar.

Learn the most effective way to fundraise April 4th-5th, 2016

Wild Woman Fundraising

“Major gift fundraising can be the unicorn for some organizations. I’m going to skip this first question that I had for you. Here we are now.

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


Best for: fundraisers interested in upping their game across the board in 2016. GEO 2016 National Conference. Great Ideas Conference.

3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

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Kerri Moore. This summer, Kerri Moore gave us The Ultimate Checklist for marketing events. Kristina. Guest Post by Kerri Moore of Booster. Gift size.

You Still Have Time to Try These 7 Giving Tuesday Tactics 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Giving Tuesday is 12 days away. Are you ready? Open Your Donation Form As Soon as Possible. If people want to give early, let them.

You Gotta Believe: the Finest #UNselfie Posts of #GivingTuesday 2016


November 28, 2016. November 28, 2016. November 28, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 28, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016. November 29, 2016.

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I hope you can use this data to make the case for increasing your budget! This is the first data of this kind that I am aware of. Stay tuned for more!

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Best U.S. Political Ad Of 2016

The Agitator

Agitator readers in the U.S. have been inundated with political ads of all kinds. An estimated $4.4 billion in TV spending alone. Up from $3.8

5 Steps to Consistent Communications (+ Instant Connection)

Getting Attention

Whether you’re all in on year-end fundraising or working in some 2017 prep, I bet you have some pretty ambitious goals to meet.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

With the contentious 2016 campaign and the election of Donald Trump as President, America seems more divided than ever. It’s Kivi here.

6 Advanced Twitter Features for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As of August 2016, Twitter has 313 million monthly active users. Twitter (@twitter) July 26, 2016. 1) Night Mode. Now on Android!

3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Source: p/8q7cDb. Oh come on!” she said. TOO SOON. Ah, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Get your best stories ready.

20 Tips to Energize Dull Nonprofit Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your writing dry and boring? A lot of nonprofit messaging is. Use more descriptive nouns and verbs. Add short anecdotes or stories. Talk it out.

4 things to check as you begin 2016

Fundraising Coach

As we begin 2016, here are some places to check. The post 4 things to check as you begin 2016 appeared first on

Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

It’s #GivingTuesday 2016, the best day to do vital prep work for #GivingTuesday 2017. Save screenshots for future reference.

How to Get Your Nonprofit Into the News During the Holidays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But smart organizations are also planning ahead for another year-end tradition: increased coverage of charities during the holidays. Spotlight a Trend.

Want People to Share Your Story? Stop Making It So Hard! Do This Instead.

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Gabe O’Neill (@KidsAreHeroes) May 17, 2016. I said, “Gabe, does this actually work?” Gabe himself.

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Use the Power of Pokémon Go for Good (and Have Some Fun)

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Chris Martin (@ChrisMartin17) July 10, 2016. (If — NYPD 19th Precinct (@NYPD19Pct) July 11, 2016.

5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

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How to Use the Internet to Win in 2016: The Definitive Online Campaigning Guide for Candidates, Activists and Advocates. Twibbon. Thunderclap.

3 Tools to Fuel Fundraising Ambassadors

Getting Attention

We all have an incredible fundraising resource right in front of us— our board member, colleague, and loyal volunteer ambassador s. The trick is.

Best of 2016: What’s Next?

The Agitator

We’ve sifted through our files for a few of our most-read posts of 2016. Here’s the advice Roger gave fundraisers the day after the US Presidential election went to Donald Trump. What’s Next? We all woke up on this post-election morning to uncertainty and turmoil. What does the election of Donald Trump mean?

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The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Marketer: Marketing Success from the Inside Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are all about helping you not only learn your job but love your job. Part of loving your job is taking care of yourself to avoid burnout. Kristina.

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The Annual Report Donor List is a Stupid Waste of Time

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Could your annual report fit right in with this scene? It’s time to update your approach. Seriously. ” So, let’s talk about this.

Thrive thru Year End: Together!

Getting Attention

Then there’s the biggest one—the pressure of unrealistic expectations (especially your own). I know because I live it too. But he soon gave up.

10 Tips for Getting Your Op-Ed Placed

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A well-placed op-ed can help your nonprofit call attention to an important issue or change minds about a controversial topic. Be Targeted.

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Editorial Calendars for Nonprofits: Excel and Google Calendars [Video]

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Want help setting up your editorial calendar for 2016? It starts February 8, 2016. Editorial Calendars

5 Ways to Connect Despite Election Frenzy

Getting Attention

Every election season is a barrier to connection, with people overwhelmed by 24/7 messages from multiple campaigns via multiple channels.