3 Techniques to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in 2017

Getting Attention

One thing we do know for sure, 2017 will be the year that we will absolutely have to exercise our resilience muscles in order to do our best work and not get slowed down. What new habit will you commit to in 2017 to build your resilience at work ?

Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We totally revamped the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this year, and it’s almost time for us to share the results in the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Find out if 2016 was a good year for nonprofit communications and whether or not 2017 will be better.

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

iMarketSmart

The post Introducing MarketSmart’s 2017 IN’s & OUT’s appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fundraising 2017 fundraising tips charity blog fundraising tips nonprofit blog nonprofit fundraising do's and don'ts Nonprofit Marketing BlogHappy New Year everyone!

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My Three Words for 2017

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is why I chose SIMPLIFY as one of my words for 2017. With the word FOCUS in full view, for 2017, I am going to only commit my time and my creativity to projects and work that will get me to my next goal. What are your three words for 2017?

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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. Here are nine ways to do just that this year: . Share personal stories with your donors. Be real. Be open, honest and transparent.

Everything You Need to Know about Nonprofit Editorial Calendars in 2017 [TOMORROW]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Editorial Calendars in 2017. Thursday, February 16, 2017. Don’t make 2017 more stressful than it has to be. It’s time to tame your editorial calendar!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar is ready for upload right into your Google or Outlook Calendar with a single click. 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. 2017 Creating Change Conference.

2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study – Episode 13

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we discuss the 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study. The post 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study – Episode 13 appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. This study is the first of its kind by focusing on major gifts. You can download the report at [link].

Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

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

Will you be at Blackbaud’s BBCON next week? I will!

iMarketSmart

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There’s power in exclusivity but are you using it?

iMarketSmart

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Get More Media Coverage in 2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is your nonprofit resolving to get more coverage in the media in 2017? Media relations expert Peter Panepento will show you how during his BRAND NEW webinar: Get More Media Coverage for Your Nonprofit in 2017. You can do it!

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Our Top Blog Posts of 2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 Blog Posts published by Nonprofit Marketing Guide in 2017, according to Google Analytics page views: 126 Email Subject Line Ideas for Your #GivingTuesday Campaigns by Kerri Karvetski. A 2017 Media Relations Calendar for Resource-Strapped Nonprofits by Peter Panepento. The post Our Top Blog Posts of 2017 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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3 simple ways fundraisers can improve their LinkedIn profiles to land more meetings and raise more money

iMarketSmart

Most fundraiser’s LinkedIn profiles are screwed up! They look like resumes, not invitations. After all, are you trying to raise money or are you looking for another job?

HELP! Please….

iMarketSmart

I really need your help. I funded a study to help you. Basically, we’re trying to help you and your peers understand more about major gift fundraising. I don’t think there are enough studies on the subject.

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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. We Are Social – Digital Yearbook 2017. We Are Social – North America Overview 2017. Deloitte Global – 2017 TMT Predictions.

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Creating Your Fundraising Caseload – Part 2 (Episode 17)

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we continue discussing creating a strong fundraising caseload. Listen to episode 16 for the first part of this discussion. The post Creating Your Fundraising Caseload – Part 2 (Episode 17) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

19 reasons why nonprofit donor surveys are awesome

iMarketSmart

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What’s Essential to Good Nonprofit Communications in 2017?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fashion essentials change from person to person, but as a nonprofit communicator, you must have these 6 essentials to do your best work in 2017: How to schedule your communication s with editorial calendars and other planning tools. Sale ends January 6, 2017.

What you should know about your high net worth volunteers?

iMarketSmart

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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. If you’re interested in developing a more structured media relations strategy for your nonprofit in 2017, join me on Thursday, Dec.

Thanksgiving Day 2017

The Agitator

Today, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday also observed in Canada (last month) as well as some of the Caribbean Islands and Liberia.

There’s power in exclusivity but are you using it?

iMarketSmart

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NEWS FLASH: Most of your supporters don’t really want to be in your legacy society

iMarketSmart

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! It's finally here! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

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Why go to Amazon when you can get it here for free?

iMarketSmart

Each year my amazing staff grab the best, most popular blog posts from the prior year to create a book for our readers. . At last, the 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 – Looking Ahead to 2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s celebrate the final edition of Mixed Links for 2016 by focusing on the year ahead… Get everything you need to make 2017 great – training, support, collaboration, and more – with our Annual All-Access. Here are Five Content Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017.

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WEIGH IN, NONPROFITS: Do You LOVE or HATE Twitter’s New 280 Character Count?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 8, 2017. christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) November 8, 2017. RAN (@RAN) November 8, 2017. Chester Zoo (@chesterzoo) November 8, 2017. ICP (@ICPhotog) November 8, 2017. I’ll be honest.

Measuring Your Communications Effectiveness: 3 Concepts to Keep in Mind

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ll be teaching a two-part webinar series on October 17 and 19, 2017 to give you the tools to do that sorting at your nonprofit. Measuring the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s communications is a complicated puzzle.

3 Realistic Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few suggestions for starting something good for your social media practice in 2017. I apologize for the headline (and the macarons). I had to get you here and I knew “New Year’s Resolutions,” and sweets, might work.

Free #GivingTuesday Tips, Ideas, and Resources

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

George Weiner shares +29 Ideas for #GivingTuesday 2017 you haven’t thought of. Causevox shares #GivingTuesday 2017: How To Plan A Successful Fundraising Campaign.

Creating a Thank-You Video in a Day – How This Nonprofit Did It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Angela Crist. Last week Angela Crist, CEO of Findlay Hope House, reached out to me and Kivi about a thank you video they created after attending our recent webinar. It was so simple, yet so effective, we had to have her tell you the story! Kristina. Guest Post by Angela Crist.

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New Email Study Reveals Nonprofit Spam Rates Soared in 2016

EveryAction

Today, EveryAction releases the highly-anticipated 2017 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study , an exploration into how much spam is impacting online fundraising programs.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Hub shares 4 Things We Learned from #GivingTuesday 2017. Starts January 10: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Report Back to Your Community: Creating a Short Annual Report for 2017. Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL. Happy Friday, excellent ones!

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The Year of the Awesome

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

OK technically it’s the Year of the Rooster, but for nonprofit communicators like you, 2017 could very well be THE YEAR OF THE AWESOME! You can have your very own YEAR OF THE AWESOME in 2017 with our Annual All-Access Pass. Be Set for 2017.

5 Books I Read in 2017 That Made Me a Better Cause Marketer

Selfish Giving

During 2017, I also reviewed two new books on cause marketing that I recommend: Give to Profit: How to Grow Your Business by Supporting Charities and Social Causes Path to Purpose: How to Use Cause Marketing to Build a More Meaningful and Profitable Brand What books would you add to this list?

Inclusive Conversations: Make a Statement of Inclusion for 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As 2017 draws to a close —those deep cultural divisions that have been exposed aren’t exactly going away. Antionette Kerr is back with us today for another post in the series we are calling “Inclusive Conversations.”

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Over 70% of nonprofits working in Other Public Benefit Research or Advocacy; Environment and Animals; and Human Services, Housing, Food, and Jobs said community engagement was a high or essential priority for 2017 (left side of the graph).

How We Curate Content for Social Media (and Added More Followers)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Maggie Siemer. Curating content should really be a no-brainer. It provides valuable resources for your followers and you don’t have to create anything new.

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GREETINGS: 39 Ideas to Help You Rock Your Nonprofit Email Welcome Series

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Congratulations, you’ve got new email subscribers! Now what? Dump them in your normal communications stream without recognition or welcome? Welcome them – quickly, warmly, sincerely. The welcome email may be the single most important email you send.

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How @GlennEMartin of JustLeadershipUSA Tweets Like a Boss

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cheryl Roberts (@CherylARoberts) April 1, 2017. Martin (@glennEmartin) March 31, 2017. Martin (@glennEmartin) September 19, 2017. For my September NPMG Tweet Like a Boss webinar, I connected with Glenn E.

NONPROFITS: 15 Instagram Tips, Tricks and Features You Don’t Want to Miss

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A post shared by Instagram (@instagram) on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:04am PDT. According to the 2017 M+R Nonprofit Benchmarks Report , nonprofits DOUBLED their Instagram audiences in the past year. “You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.” — Unknown.

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