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3 Techniques to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in 2017

Getting Attention

What new habit will you commit to in 2017 to build your resilience at work ? You can’t always say “No” to your boss or board.

A List of Digital, Tech, and Media Trend Reports for 2017

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here are some of the better ones that I have come across: We Are Social – Digital in 2017 Global Overview. Internet World Stats Website.

Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out if 2016 was a good year for nonprofit communications and whether or not 2017 will be better. Request your copy now.

Introducing MarketSmart’s 2017 IN’s & OUT’s

iMarketSmart

The post Introducing MarketSmart’s 2017 IN’s & OUT’s appeared first on MarketSmart | . Happy New Year everyone!

1 Week into 2017: Where are You Headed?

Getting Attention

This practical, doable marketing plan template takes you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action, and impact! . Eeesh!

How Nonprofit Communicators Spend Their Time (Infographic) #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Check out the results from the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report  and see for yourself. Want to share this infographic? Trends

Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Download your free copy of the 2017 Trends Report now. Today, let’s look at just three of the twelve goals we asked about.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Justyna Krygowska

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Justyna Krygowska. We need to hear from you! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a  typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. .

6 Ways to Train All-Org Messengers

Getting Attention

Now’s the time to select, ask, and train your ambassadors to jump on board to help meet your 2017 goals. Flickr: Chip Griffin. Win-win.

Your donors want to find meaning in their lives. But are you helping them?

iMarketSmart

And, of course, value is in the eye of the beholder (the donor’s eyes). That’s why they sought you out. That’s why they engaged.

I must sound like a broken record but here’s more nonprofit data that will inspire you to focus more on major donors

iMarketSmart

Similarly, donations increased +57% during the same period from people making $500,000 or more (the top 1%). So, what should you do? Should we fret?

9 ways to be a more human fundraiser in 2017

iMarketSmart

The post 9 ways to be a more human fundraiser in 2017 appeared first on MarketSmart | . As your supporters get bombarded with more and more messages from advertisers and competitors (other fundraisers) you’ll need to stand out. The best way to do that is to be more human, authentic and real. Share personal stories with your donors.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Melanie Swiftney

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Melanie Swiftney. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!  Melanie Swiftney has been a communicator for most of her life. 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

Nonprofit Communications in the Fake News Era

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fake news isn’t actually new. ” It’s easy to see how nonprofits can get caught up in the fake news trap. Debunk it Quickly.

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Sharing the MLK, Jr. Holiday in a Culturally Competent Way

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Working effectively cross-culturally is an especially important topic for people working in nonprofit communications. Go beyond the cliché! no BS).

Free Nonprofit Resource to Foster Connections and Knowledge Sharing

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the nonprofit sector, professionals often feel that they need to take on everything by themselves. The goal? Nonprofits mentorship MissionBox.com

What Fundraisers Can Learn From Restaurants and Waiters

iMarketSmart

People give billions of dollars each year to waiters for a lot of the same reasons they give to charities. 1. Sympathy. 5. Empathy. Ph.D, CFP.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Care2, hjc, NTEN, and Resource Alliance are asking you to take a survey that will result in the  2017 Digital Outlook Report. via GIPHY.

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Why Deleting People from Your Email List is a Good Thing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kristina and I are on the verge of deleting about 10,000 people from our email list here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide. That is not a wacky number.

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Are you hunting mice or antelopes? [Guest post from T.J. McGovern]

iMarketSmart

The following is a guest post thanks to my friend T.J. McGovern, Owner/Principal at McGovern Consulting Group  (McG). lioness cannot live on mice.

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.

My Three Words for 2017

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is why I chose SIMPLIFY as one of my words for 2017. Simplify What are your three words for 2017? Why Three Words? Word #2: Focus.

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8 simple ideas to involve your donors and build deeper connections

iMarketSmart

Montgomery was a famous author  in the early 1900’s. Her novels were internationally renowned. She once said,  “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ” This is so true. There are millions of ways you can do this. Write them a personal letter. Reach out personally on social media.

Building Effective Nonprofit Communications Teams (Infographic) #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Much of our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is about effectiveness. For communicators, there are lots of different ways to talk about effectiveness — what it looks like, how to measure it, and how to get more of it out of your team. Want to share this infographic? Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Trends

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19 reasons why nonprofit donor surveys are awesome

iMarketSmart

They give your supporters an opportunity to have a dialogue with you and your brand. They help you recognize how they might want to give.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Happy 2017 and I hope that you find inspiration for your work in one or more of these papers. Aaron et al. 2016). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162462.

December is Over, but Fundraising Shouldn’t Be

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Thursday, March 2, 2017. 1:00 p.m. These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns. BRAND NEW WEBINAR. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific). Registration is $50.

9 simple pointers for writing better emails and letters to your donors

iMarketSmart

I failed to get into business school. hoped to be a business major at the University of Maryland in the 80’s. But my ability to read, comprehend and recapitulate the institution’s business lessons was not so good. didn’t make the cut and failed to get even close to acceptance into the business school. Keep it simple.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Social Capital 2017.

A 2017 Media Relations Calendar for Resource-Strapped Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

With the New Year upon us, let’s resolve to do that planning now and create a media-relations calendar that will help guide your work for 2017.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon shares the  Top 5 Nonprofit Conferences for 2017. 10 Content Ideas That Work. ” if you’re there too.). Now What?

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Nonprofit Communicators, It’s Time to Level Up!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I recently contributed an article to the Communications Network’s biannual journal, Change Agent , called It’s Time to Level Up!

Five Ways to Plan for the Unexpected, #NPComm Style

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You don’t know what’s going to happen in the future. So you need to accept that reality. Being Agile is the A in CALM. How would you react?

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

Every successful campaign starts with a moment. This year, no moment has been more controversial than the rollout of the recent immigration ban.

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 [SLIDESHARE]

Selfish Giving

Watch for more branded "cause content" platforms in 2017. As always, it was a great year for cause marketing. This list is just a start. Email.

Thirsty for Online Fundraising Data? Check Out the Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Email is still gold. And the shift from quantity to quality is ON! Download the Luminate report here. EMAIL. percent. GIVING. percent year over year.

How to ensure that your letter signer will sign your fundraising letter even if he/she doesn’t like it

iMarketSmart

I’ll skip to the end and tell you how: Set some ground rules with whoever you ask to sign your fundraising letter. Because it looks weird (i.e.

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The FACTS About Matching Gifts

The Agitator

promised that in 2017 we’d explore some of these as we intensify our focus on evidence-based fundraising as opposed to myth-based or even experience-based fundraising. In a year-end post,  Please Don’t Eat the Poinsettia , I noted that the field of fundraising is filled with lots of myths, aphorisms and the equivalent of ‘old wives tales’.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Feb 08 – Mar 15: Planning Your Work for 2017 Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator with Kivi Leroux Miller (6-week intensive coaching program.

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Editorial Calendars Increase Effectiveness – Learn How to Master Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have too much content to create, too many communications channels to manage and too little time for any of it, right? You are not alone.