The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. 2016 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. Social Capital 2016.

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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! Nonprofit Communications Trends

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016

EveryAction

No matter how you slice it, 2016 was a year to remember. The 2016 Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide. The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. The 100 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2016. The 2016 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study.

First Returns Indicate Record-Shattering #GivingTuesday 2016 Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

First thing’s first – if you participated, how was YOUR #GivingTueday ? Share your results, frustrations, celebrations and ruminations in the comments section. Next, WHOA. Initial results are in and Giving Tuesday keeps experiencing explosive double-digit growth. Now, the results!

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! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad).

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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. ). See below to discover: How many communications directors and coordinators plan to leave their jobs in the next two years. The biggest challenges for communications staff.

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. I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We just finished our free webinar on Go Short for Your 2016 Nonprofit Annual Report , and we’re excited about how many of the attendees are ready to take this step (and how many already have!). November 30, 2016 – January 18, 2017.

Using Data Well Tops 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Priorities

Getting Attention

I’ve seen typically broad-ranging predictions for 2016, but these two constants central to our work have been heralded by multiple sources: Data, drawn from all channels, will continue to grow exponentially in volume. Keep posted for more 2016 trends and predictions.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Why we like it: each year, 16NTC attracts some of the best and brightest in the third sector, both in the crowd and on the stage, and 2016 is no different. Best for: fundraisers interested in upping their game across the board in 2016. GEO 2016 National Conference.

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. Perhaps as the year closes, you’re regretting losing as many donors as you did. Can they be retrieved?

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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. Download your copy of the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study now and then let us know how you use it to start conversations in your office.

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

EveryAction

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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. Nonprofits don’t exist to grab sexy headlines.

3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kerri Moore. This summer, Kerri Moore gave us The Ultimate Checklist for marketing events. Today she’s back with some ideas on what to do after your event is over. Kristina. Guest Post by Kerri Moore of Booster.

Best U.S. Political Ad Of 2016

The Agitator

Here, from the campaign of Gerald Daugherty, running for re-election as a Travis County Commissioner (Austin, Texas) is my choice for the best campaign ad of 2016. Agitator readers in the U.S. have been inundated with political ads of all kinds. An estimated $4.4 billion in TV spending alone.

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? Whether you’re almost done with prep or seriously behind the eight ball, here are some flourishes and finishing touches you still have time to implement. Open Your Donation Form As Soon as Possible. If people want to give early, let them.

20 Tips to Energize Dull Nonprofit Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your writing dry and boring? A lot of nonprofit messaging is. Eliminating jargon and overall wordiness is a great place to start, but here are 20 more ways that you can bring your writing back to life. Use more descriptive nouns and verbs.

One of 2016's top 25 Fundraising Experts

Fundraising Coach

You can see more about the list at: 2016 America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts The post One of 2016's top 25 Fundraising Experts appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. I'm honored to find myself on the list of America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts.

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Care2, hjc, NTEN, and the Resource Alliance have attempted to shed some light on these questions and more with the just-released 2016 Digital Outlook Report. Nonprofits Social Media Strategy 2016 Digital Outlook Report Care2 hjc measurement nonprofit digital trends NTEN the Resource Alliance

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. If you or your nonprofit are one of them, explore these little known Twitter features that might make the social network more useful for you and your followers. 1) Night Mode.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Source: https://flic.kr/p/8q7cDb. p/8q7cDb. The other day my daughter and I were walking down an aisle in a department store and she noticed a huge Halloween products display. “Oh Oh come on!” she said. TOO SOON. I agreed, and we had a laugh about how I forbid holiday music until after Thanksgiving.

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I know many of you are working on your 2017 budgets now, so rather than make you wait until mid-January to get the budget information from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, I’m sharing it with you today. I hope you can use this data to make the case for increasing your budget!

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5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Use the Internet to Win in 2016: The Definitive Online Campaigning Guide for Candidates, Activists and Advocates. Looking for ways to unite and engage your supporters online for your cause? Sure, you have your website, email list and social channels urging supporters to take action.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And regardless of where your organization falls on this spectrum, it is made up of employees, board members, donors, and volunteers who likely hold very strong opinions about the 2016 presidential campaign and our president-elect. It’s Kivi here.

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. You wouldn’t be reading this otherwise. Here’s a proven but frequently overlooked method to help you get there: consistent communications.

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.

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

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Chris Martin (@ChrisMartin17) July 10, 2016. (If pic.twitter.com/S0ipjYTDeY — NYPD 19th Precinct (@NYPD19Pct) July 11, 2016. Jimmy Wong (@jfwong) July 10, 2016. This weekend my Facebook news feed was an extreme mixture of horrible news and people playing Pokémon Go.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want help setting up your editorial calendar for 2016? It starts February 8, 2016. Ready to get organized with an editorial calendar for your nonprofit? This week we’ll show you how to set up editorial calendars in several different formats.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Gabe O’Neill (@KidsAreHeroes) May 17, 2016. A few weeks ago, in preparation for my Nonprofit Marketing Guide Tweet Like a Boss Pass Holder webinar, I had a wonderful conversation with Kids Are Heroes founder Gabe O’Neill.

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2016 Fundraising ‘To Do’ List

The Agitator

It’s time to get on with the business of 2016. Agitator readers have had a week now to recover from various holiday diversions and to count the bounty from all those year-end appeals. And if you’re an organised sort, you’ll begin with a ‘To Do’ list … not just for next Monday, but for the year.

What to Do When the Media Gets Your Story Wrong

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There’s an adage in public relations that there’s no such thing as bad publicity. But while this might be true if you’re a celebrity or a political candidate, bad publicity can have dire consequences for nonprofits.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis. Today we have part 1 in a two-part series by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv on how to promote your online donation page. Read the first three marketing strategies below, then join us next week for the final three. Kristina . Guest Post by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv.

5 Ways to Get the Media to Cover Your Next Event

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your charity needs more than a fancy gathering to attract reporters. It needs a news hook.

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.

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Thrive thru Year End: Together!

Getting Attention

So many of you have reached out to me recently in total panic, asking for guidance because you’re stressed to the max by pressures of launches, giving day, and year end. Then there’s the biggest one—the pressure of unrealistic expectations (especially your own).

Corporate v. Nonprofit, 5 Lessons Learned When I Switched to Nonprofit Communications & Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In January 2016, I dove into nonprofit work as the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, and it has taught me a lot in these last few months. Cynamon Frierson.

4 Inspirational “Share Your Story” Pages That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want to get your supporters pumped? Try a “Share Your Story” page on your website.

Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

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