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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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 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 ?

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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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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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.

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!

#GivingTuesday 2017 Recap – What Worked and What Didn’t

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post #GivingTuesday 2017 Recap – What Worked and What Didn’t appeared first on JCSM. The results are in – this year was the biggest Giving Tuesday yet! According to the Giving Tuesday Facebook Page, Giving Tuesday 2018: **$274 million raised online. **2.4 million gifts. **$110.98

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Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

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

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.

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.

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

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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].

Top Marketing Tactics For 2017

The Agitator

Target Marketing recently surveyed its readers (including NonProfitPro ) regarding their expected use of various marketing tactics and technologies in 2017. From a list of 22 tactics/technologies, here are those where 40% or more of marketers expect to increase their budgets: Top Marketing Tactics for 2017. Content marketing (blogs. white papers, infographics, etc) — 59%. Online video — 50%. Personalisation — 47%. Lead nurturing — 44%.

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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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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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.

Your Key Metrics In Minutes For A Stellar 2017

The Agitator

I’m making this observation again at the start of the year because if you haven’t already done so, now is the time you should have some Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) from 2016 in hand to drive your 2017 actions.

Does 6% Decline In 2017 Giving Thru Mid-Year Spell Year-End Trouble?

The Agitator

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project recently released its Quarterly Fundraising Report covering the first half of 2017. As we head into the home stretch of 2017 now’s the time to pull out all the stops. The FEP will soon release its report on giving through September 30, 2017.

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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!

What’s Your Attitude For 2017?

The Agitator

Of course Roger and I wish you all the best for 2017. Have a great year! But the festivities are over (unless you live in New Zealand, where we tend to chill out for the entire month of January). Time to get down to business. And I wonder what attitude you are bringing to your fundraising work in the new year. Optimistic? Grumpy? Hopefully … optimistic. As Seth Godin noted in a recent post , “Attitude is the most important choice any of us will make.”

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.

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?

10 Most Popular Cause Marketing Posts of 2017

Selfish Giving

I took a peek into my Google analytics this weekend and here are the ten most popular cause marketing posts on Selfish Giving in 2017. Like usual, there was lots of controversy around purchase triggered donations in 2017.

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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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?

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Reports have this 2017 Giving Tuesday the Highest on Record. Get ahead on your media relations for 2018 by asking these 4 questions about your media impact in 2017. December 7: Go Short with Your 2017 Nonprofit Annual Report with Kivi Leroux Miller. Good Friday to you all!

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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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Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are busy working on the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , but we need your help with photos. Jeanine Marlow, Director of Communications & Marketing at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy, submitted several great photos for the Trends Report. You should too!

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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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7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

EveryAction

There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications. For those currently in the program, their work permits and legal status will begin expiring March 2018.

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.

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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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 |.

7 Planning Steps for a Short Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of the beautiful things about a short annual report (think 2-4 pager, infographic or video) is that you don’t have to spend nearly as much time creating the thing. But there is a catch. . . You have to spend more time planning it.

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How Nonprofit Communicators Spend Their Time (Infographic) #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Check out the results from the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and see for yourself. Do you wonder if other nonprofit communicators are spending as much time on certain tasks as you?

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.

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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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.

4 Smart Ways to Use Thank You Videos in Nonprofit Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Joshua Clay. We Internet users have a voracious appetite for online video. Video is increasing in nearly every digital channel, from email to web pages to social networks. Done right, it drives clicks and conversions better than text alone.

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