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Ditch Your Nonprofit Website Slider or Carousel and Do This Instead

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are planning to refresh our website design later in the year, but there’s one thing we decided to get rid of sooner than later: the image slider we had at the top of our homepage.

Focus on your donors’ lives, not their wallets


I came across this very interesting article a couple of weeks ago and thought I’d share it since it led me to a terrific new study you might want to download for free. Among the key points made in the report are the following: 1. Legacy giving is different from lifetime giving.

3 reasons why I use curse words (but only one that matters)


She told me others would say I was unprofessional. I was asked to lead a roundtable discussion at a conference recently. So I did. And afterward one of the attendees approached me as I got a cup of coffee in the sponsorship expo room.

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How to Make Your Nonprofit Writing More Conversational

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you struggling to inspire your readers? It may be your style of writing. Many of the words we use in our writing would never come out of our mouths in everyday conversation. You need to write like you’re in a conversation as opposed to a lecture. Who wants to be lectured to?

How smart speakers and voice assistants are changing the game

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It’s been six months now since I equipped my home with three Google Home Mini devices (one on each floor).

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How to Prep a Board Member to Be a Media Ambassador in 10 Minutes 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“So many times the PR staff would schedule interviews with the big names in the agency but when they sat down with us they had no idea what they were talking about.” This was a major problem for live television or radio and resulted in producers calling on nonprofits with “subjects” they could trust.

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018


According to the recently released. M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior.

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Let me be your DJ bebe

Wild Woman Fundraising

Hey- every day we go to work. And every day we need some good music to help us get through the day! That’s where I come in! I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for new good music to listen to when I’m working.

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Top 2 cringeworthy things some fundraisers say to major donor prospects (and what they might want to say instead)


“I’d like to meet you to update you / tell you what we do / tell you what we’ve been doing , etc.” ” I’ve had fundraisers approach me this way. It’s all about them and their organization.

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How to Show Impact In Your Nonprofit Donor Thank You Video

J Campbell Social Marketing

Donor retention is a huge problem for the nonprofit sector, according to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project Survey Report. The Report found that overall donor and gift retention rates, over the last 10 years, have consistently been weakening – averaging below 50 percent!

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world.

How you can email your supporters every single day


You can, indeed, email your supporters every single day. . I realize you and your communications team members probably just fell out of your chairs. After all, they worked so hard on their email schedule.

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Gaps in Your Editorial Calendar for June? Use These Nonprofit Writing Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? Use these prompts taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles. (If

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Essay Help – the Conspiracy. Only spend the evaluation that you might be comfortable with and also the one that you believe you’ll come across the most score. Today, it is possible to just use an essay helper and also opt out to get a movie or simply relax to the settee.

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How Nonprofits Can Engage Millennial Donors and Volunteers [SLIDES]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Yesterday I presented at the Liberty Bank Foundation Go Boldly nonprofit conference. The conference theme was focused on the sustainability and growth of the sector – ways that nonprofits can change and adapt in order to thrive in the future.

3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit


For nonprofit staff, getting the most bang for your buck isn’t just a goal, it’s a way of life. Stretching resources to maximize output and impact is the name of the game for organizations working to make a difference in the world on limited budgets.

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Are You a New or “Accidental” Communications Director? Join Us Tomorrow

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If you just started your nonprofit communications job OR if you have a communications job, but no formal communications background, our FREE webinar tomorrow is for YOU ! Join us tomorrow for: What Every Newbie and Accidental Nonprofit Communications Director Needs to Know Now.

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5 Ways to Delight and Retain Donors with Video

J Campbell Social Marketing

Why are nonprofits so terrible at donor retention? . Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis!

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The Tragedy of the Donor Commons

The Agitator

“Picture a pasture open to all. It is to be expected that each herdsman will try to keep as many cattle as possible on the commons. … the rational herdsman concludes that the only sensible course for him to pursue is to add another animal to his herd.

The Best of SmartIdeas 2017 Book Now Available! – Get it free from us, quantities limited!


Each year we round up the most popular blog posts from the prior year to create a book for our readers. I’m excited to share that the 2017 digest is ready to ship and you can get it for FREE by simply going here.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 15, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Auburn, AL. Good afternoon, good friends! Can I interest you in the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising? This week we’ll cover stressful nonprofit workplaces, better Facebook posts, inspiring action and more.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin


Our EveryAction Hero this month is Feeding Wisconsin. With over 750 affiliate agencies across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community.

Get Your Millennial Audience Off My Lawn, Part 2

The Agitator

Back in January, I argued that generations were a flawed construct and demographics a poor way to segment. In particular, the Millennial mythos seemed a mix of wishful thinking and harrumphing from previous generations.

What do you really think about DONOR SCORING?


Here are some types of donor scores I’ve seen: Wealth scores. Capacity scores. Legacy gift likelihood scores. Major gift likelihood scores. Annual gift likelihood scores. And, here’s what I’ve read about what the scores are supposed to provide: .

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 1, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Outback Steakhouse. Prattville, AL. It’s (unofficially) summer! Let’s celebrate with some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. Today we’re looking at social media, storytelling, the economy and more.

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The Importance of Having a Thank You Plan

Ann Green

I’ve written about the importance of having a thank you plan before, but I think we need to revisit this because many nonprofits are not doing a good job of thanking their donors. You may have every intention to, but that’s not happening.

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Freeing Monthly Donor Hostages: Survey Results

The Agitator

In Can Your Monthly Donors Be Held Hostage? we alerted readers that many organizations attempting to switch CRMs or payment processors—or both—are shocked and surprised when the vendor they want to leave refuses to transfer their monthly donors’ credit card or other payment data to the new vendor.

Why you should never get a job and go to work.


I taught my kids to avoid using the words job , work and can’t. To me a job is what some people get so they can work to get money; and if they fail to find one, they might say it’s because they can’t. I’ve had lots of jobs. I got paid plenty of money for my work. I never said, “I can’t.”.

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The CALM not BUSY Book Club is Open!

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Today we opened the CALM not BUSY Book Club Group on Facebook. We have all kinds of fun stuff planned. including new content, live Q & A sessions, and more. We are trying out the new Social Learning tools for Facebook Groups too.

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