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Make Your (Re)Brand Magical!

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Caryn Stein, VP at  Network for Good. I’m so eager to share with you the incredible learning experience I had at the recent Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are a few key takeaways to help you understand the potential of brand for our causes, and knowing when it’s time for a change.

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How to Involve Staff in Nonprofit Branding

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Guest Bloggers Marketing Team Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Nonprofit Personality branding

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What’s Wrong With Reaching Out to Bloggers?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You want to manipulate bloggers personal networks to make people give? On this chart, you want to get bloggers to write about you.

[Update] Komen Crumbles: Busted Nonprofit Brand (Part 3)

Getting Attention

Branding and MessagesRead the main story here. Donations to PP are flooding in, with more than $400,000 in gifts w/in 24 hours of donation.

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Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Build your event brand! Creating a standardized event brand will help ensure that all of your marketing materials are easily identifiable.

On Being A "Pro Blogger" -- Interview With Jane Genova

Diva Marketing Blog

That's what was returned on a Google search for "pro blogger jobs.". Why did you choose to go the "pro blogger" route? There’s more.

How to Make Online Donations Simple for Potential Donors

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One secret to maintaining donors’ emotional connections is keeping your branding uniform. Abby Jarvis. Guest Post by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv.

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #2 Investment in Strategic Blogger Outreach

Giving in a Digital World

Over the last few years, charities have increasingly got to grips with establishing a branded social media presence and starting to collect and engage with ‘Followers’ of various types. One reason for this gap may be that Blogger Outreach is managed by the Communications or Media Relations teams in your organisation.

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Working within our established branding, I created graphics to represent aspects of our program and coupled those with corresponding data.

Wise Words About Charities And Branding

The Agitator

The other day blogger Jeff Brooks headlined a post … How to kill your fundraising. And the answer he gave was: Investing in brand. So I read on and discovered he was passing along the admonition of Sean Triner, another smart blogger. Now I was really juiced up!

Getting Started with a PR Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why we are excited to bring on a few new guest bloggers  — including Sean Horrigan. Sean Horrigan. PR is powerful.

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Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptechGuest Post by Julia Reich of  Julia Reich Design. Introduction. Charts. Graphs.

How Criteria Saved the Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They were: Aligns with our brand storyboard and builds our brand. Guest Bloggers Messages and Tag LinesJennifer Vander Molen.

Interview: Zach Hochstadt, Mission Minded Agency Cofounder & Nonprofit Branding Expert

Non Profit Marketing 360

NPM360: Branding is a term from the corporate world. Does branding work as well for nonprofits?

What social branding does for your brand, community and cause

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

He is an award-winning branding expert for Nike, Motorola and Toyota, and Forbes, Mashable and Fast Company blogger. Here’s how: 1.

Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Publication Management style guideGuest Post by Julia Reich, Julia Reich Design. Great!

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Is Your Logo Effective? Tips to Evaluate Your Visual Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This second post focuses on logos and how they relate to branding. Guest Post by Julia Reich, Julia Reich Design. Julia Reich.

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 2

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Creative Ideas Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications TrendsGuest Post by Julia Reich of  Julia Reich Design.

Annual Report How To: A Different Way to Present Your Print Report Online

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Amy designed a branded email banner that plays off the graphic theme from our cover, and we publicized our top stories in email blasts to two segments.

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. Reinforces Your Brand. Consistency is the key to seamless branding across all communications platforms. Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task. Makes a Good First Impression.

A Visual Heartfelt Appeal Makes a Difference – A Reader’s Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Interestingly, according to a recent study, Best Friends was voted the most-trusted nonprofit name brand in the country (read the article here ).

Logo Trends: How Does Yours Stack Up?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Design Firm: Guard Dog Brand Development. Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsJulia Reich. My Logo Sucks! Not trendy.

Clean Up Your Language! Refining Organizational Rhetoric

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Copywriting Guest Bloggers Messages and Tag Lines NCGives Nonprofit Communications jargonMelinda McKee. When is it NOT okay to use jargon?

What Would Your Supporters Say About Your Publications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The postcard offered donors a chance to win our branded water bottle or tote bag if they answered the 11 multiple-choice and open-ended questions.

Connect as Powerfully as Lupita Nyongo’o: Messages Matter @ Oscars & Nonprofits

Getting Attention

Journalists, bloggers and others were clearly as moved as I was by this motivating and memorable 3-minute speech. P.P.S.

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. NPM360: How did you get into this field?

#Interview: Michael Stein, Author, Blogger, & Veteran Nonprofit Technology Strategist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at donakchin.com. MKC: How did you get into this field?

#INTERVIEW: Jeff Brooks, Nonprofit Blogger, Author, and Creative Director

Non Profit Marketing 360

That is really about what I think is a huge scam perpetrated by ad agencies and other brand experts on the nonprofit sector. It’s wearing out.

Market Like a Ballroom Dancer— They Lead, You Follow

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At the end of last year, we announced that nonprofit messaging and branding expert Nancy Schwartz would be joining our team. Huzzah. Huzzah.

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Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 3

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Creative Ideas Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptech TrendsToday we’re discussing how you can get started. Kivi [.]

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s more of a long-term effort to build brand awareness. Creative Ideas Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptech Trends

How to Plan a New Website Without Your Head Exploding

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Planning a brand new website for the OEC overwhelms me when I think about it as a whole. Jennifer Doron. Sounds daunting?

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New Voices: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Bloggers to Watch

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Here’s their submission form – it does seem to help.). Throwing Light is by the dynamic duo of Andrew & Leah Hood.

How to Hire a Graphic Designer or Design Firm Part 1: Where to Look

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Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Nonprofit CommunicationsJulia Reich. Guest Post by Julia Reich,  Julia Reich Design. Intro. Where to Look. 1.

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#INTERVIEW: Sybil Stershic, Consultant, Blogger, & Author of Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most

Non Profit Marketing 360

It’s the brand, not only in terms of what you do, but in how you do it. They know the importance of the employees and volunteers on the brand.

#INTERVIEW: Phyllis Freedman, President of SmartGiving and Author of The Planned Giving Blogger

Non Profit Marketing 360

Phyllis Freedman is President of SmartGiving and author of The Planned Giving Blogger. MKC: How long have you been blogging?

Consistent Messaging Across Channels: The Crawl, Walk, Run Method to Consolidated Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Otherwise, you may sacrifice quality for quantity and that is just not what is best for your brand. Lu Esposito. Consistency. That’s okay.

How to Hire a Graphic Designer or Design Firm / Part 2: What to Look For

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Graphic Design Guest Bloggers Hiring Consultants Nonprofit CommunicationsJulia Reich. Guest Post by Julia Reich,  Julia Reich Design. Great!

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Posting as Your Profile or Your Page on Facebook

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Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications Social NetworkingShe’s tailored this version to nonprofits for us.   ~Kivi. ” We good now?

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Can’t write the message? Maybe it’s not your fault.

Getting Attention

Welcome back to guest blogger, Rebecca Leet who helps nonprofits sharpen their goals and connect with the people who can achieve them.