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No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This is not a strategy. Just the other day a nonprofit communications director showed me her brand-new marketing strategy.

Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read the first three marketing strategies below, then join us next week for the final three. Don’t Forget Traditional Communications.

Developing a Modern Public Relations Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Peter Panepento of Panepento Strategies. Gone are the days when we could communicate at our potential audiences.

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can find the first 3 strategies here.  Be sure to tell us which one is your favorite in the comments below. Abby Jarvis. Kristina. to 4 p.m.,

Why Ignoring GuideStar’s Profile Pages Damages Your PR Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What are the organization’s key strategies for making this happen? Peter Panepento is principal at Panepento Strategies , a full-service content, digital, and social strategy firm for nonprofits and socially-minded companies. Media Relations Nonprofit CommunicationsAnd yet, many nonprofits haven’t taken that step.

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Social Media Is Not a Marketing Strategy

SocialButterfly

Social media in and of itself is not a strategy (gasp). It does not replace a solid marketing approach or even a communications plan.

Successful Link Building Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Link building is an essential part of any SEO strategy. Accidental Techies Nonprofit Communications nptech search engine optimization SEO

Summer Shifts in Communications? Please share here!

Getting Attention

Hey you! I’d love to know how you adapt your organization’s communications for summertime impact, for a blog post! Strategy

5 Leadership Failures That Hurt Communications and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

No Real Strategy. Strategy, by definition, requires choices to be made. “Spray and pray” is not strategy.

Building an Effective Nonprofit Mobile Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tonia Zampieri is back with some more advice on how to get your nonprofit’s mobile marketing strategy in place. Tonia Zampieri. Good luck!

2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends – Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every good report these days must have an infographic, so here’s ours for the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report !

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THIS is Why You Need a Content Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Content Marketing Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategySo I made this chart yesterday. What do you think? Great!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join me for some Mixed Links… Share your nonprofit communications success story with Big Duck and us in this survey. Nonprofit Training.

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The simplest and most effective 6-step major gift and planned gift marketing strategy ever

iMarketSmart

Use technology that “ drips ” highly relevant, personalized cultivation communications to each prospect based on how they have interacted online and offline in the past. If your marketing strategy doesn’t include these steps, you are probably costing your organization a lot of money. Employ donor surveys. 2. LIKE THIS BLOG POST?

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Peter Panepento of Panepento Strategies. In some cases, they have even attempted to stifle communications and shut down debates.

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Calendar Confusion: Year-End Communications on a Summer Fiscal Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How do you handle calendar year-end (November-December) communications when your nonprofit’s fiscal year actually ends June 30?

Debate Highlights 9 Communications Lessons

Getting Attention

If you watched last night’s Romney vs. Obama debate, you know that Romney reigned as the far better communicator. Too much work!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Best practices seem to change all the time, but here are  3 Core Twitter Strategies That Will Never Die. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Reality Check: Why You Need an Online Marketing Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today’s reality check is on why you need an online marketing strategy, in addition to a print strategy. It’s just not true.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

March 17: Growing Your Nonprofit Email List: Proven Acquisition Strategies for Nonprofits with John Haydon (SPECIAL REGISTRATION PRICE OF ONLY $20).

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25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

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Community Engagement & Communications Manager America SCORES (Boston, MA). New Media Intern—Paid Fission Strategy (Washington, D.C.).

How to Communicate In The Midst Of Tragedy: 9-Step Checklist

Getting Attention

to the questions, worries and just totally-wrong communications I’ve seen going out since the bombings yesterday afternoon. Get Off Auto-Pilot.

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Implement A Mobile Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

great mobile strategy ensures that your supporters are getting and processing your information on their mobile devices. What can you cut? Tweet.

2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends [Infographic]

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Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy nptech TrendsWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the original question: I’m seeing so many job ads lately for communications AND development managers/directors. Absolutely.

Board Members: Your Communication Kings & Queens

Getting Attention

These Kings and Queens of Communications are–or should be–your organization’s number one messengers. Have you crowned your board members yet?

Are you communicating with your supporters too frequently?

iMarketSmart

When it comes to volume of donor communications, it’s not a matter of how much or how little (especially when it comes to email).

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Unbounce shows you in infographic form how to  Create a Data-Driven Content Strategy in 1 Day. It’s a holiday weekend here in the States.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are  2 Distinctions That Impact Your Donor Acquisition Strategy. Happy Friday! What did you learn? How was the experience? Laundry?

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Want Better Payoffs From Your Donor Communication? Start Customizing It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today she has some ideas on how to take that donor data and turn it into a communications startegy. Somya Qureshi. New Donors. Lapsed Donors.

Communications Is Everyone’s Job:Proof Point (Video)

Getting Attention

Then take the next steps to bring this strategy to life: 8 Steps to Building Your Team of Powerful Messengers. Subscribe today.

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Takeaways for Communicators: Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Getting Attention

So with that much content, what WERE the #14NTCTakeaways every nonprofit communicator needs to know? Don’t panic, triage!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The theme is strategies and tips for donor newsletters. Photo Source: https://flic.kr/p/2GC29. p/2GC29. Friday, it is. Nonprofit Training.

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What Is Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Strategy?

The Agitator

Enough already of Facebook and Twitter strategy! communications Don't Miss these Posts fundraising new media online video

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

May 17: Email Newsletters for Nonprofits, Part 1: Strategies to Make the Most of Your E-Newsletter. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

Who would have thought we'd call a 140 text platform sophisticated communication? Strategy. 1. Neither of which am I. Content. 1.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Forget the small talk, just give me some Mixed Links… Rose Gear has  8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations  via npEngage.

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Strategic Communications for Nonprofits [WORKSHOP]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Do you feel that your nonprofit is spinning its wheels when it comes to communicating with supporters and potential donors? to 4:00 p.m.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Em Hall

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tell us what you do in a  typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Em Hall. We’d love to hear from you too! Kristina. 10:00 a.m.

Aligning Nonprofit Strategy with Donor Preferences

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

What you say is more important than the frequency with which you communicate, or even what medium or channel you are using.