My failures of 2017

Wild Woman Fundraising

NOW 2017! FAILURES/MISTAKES OF 2017! It’s time to be totally blunt and honest with you. I’m usually honest-but not this open.

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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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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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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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 ?

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.

All of Wild Woman’s Best Fundraising Advice of 2017…in One little Article.

Wild Woman Fundraising

FUNDRAISING ADVICE: I leave you with my most popular posts of 2017. What a crazy year! It has been so difficult, for so many of us. We have moved backwards in so many areas. And we have moved forward in others. But we still need to continue to push forward in 2018.

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#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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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.

1 Week into 2017: Where are You Headed?

Getting Attention

This practical, doable marketing plan template takes you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action, and impact! . Eeesh! Those New Year’s resolutions—including the ones we set for marketing and fundraising work—are so hard to keep.

New Charity Village Salary Survey Highlights

Wild Woman Fundraising

Jen Ross (Director, Marketing) of Charity Village was kind enough to answer a few of these questions for me about CharityVillage’s new 2017 salary survey. Mazarine Treyz: What is the main difference between your 2013 salary survey and the 2017 survey?

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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].

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

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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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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%.

Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

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

I’m making my plan for 2017 right now. Want to join me?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What streams of income are you going to have coming in during 2017? But now, more than ever, it’s important to plan to succeed in your fundraising in 2017. That’s why I am opening up 20 spots in my 2017 fundraising planning course and I would love to have you join us.

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How to manage up in your fundraising job

Wild Woman Fundraising

We’ll talk about a little bit more of that today and at the Fundraising Career Conference 2017. . Join us for the 3rd annual Fundraising Career Conference April 17th, 19th and 21st 2017. MT: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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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.

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

iMarketSmart

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How to stay competitive in your fundraising career

Wild Woman Fundraising

According to LinkedIn , here are the top skills for 2017. If you’d like to learn more about these elements of getting ahead in your fundraising career, then join us at The Fundraising Career Conference 2017.

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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.

Have you ever been betrayed?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If not, then join us at the Fundraising Career Conference on April 17th, 19th, and 21st, 2017. I remember my last fundraising job, sitting in my chair at my desk, late into the night, week after week, month after month, trying to get ahead of my task list.

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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!

Fundraising Career Pathing – How to Take the Right Job for You

Wild Woman Fundraising

And if you’d like even more career advice, we have an incredible line-up at the online Fundraising Career Conference this April 17-21, 2017. Join us at the Fundraising Career Conference, April 17, 19 and 21st, 2017, ONLINE.

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

iMarketSmart

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Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you would like to learn more how to be a successful consultant, please join us at the Fundraising Career Conference in 2017. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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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.

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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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.”

How to Make Your Annual Report Better NOW

Wild Woman Fundraising

This year I’m teaching a June annual report masterclass and we’re going to talk about how to make a better annual report for 2017. Leslie Clay, Chief Development Officer of Hope Cottage in Dallas wrote me this email in March 2017.

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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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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.

Trying to break into fundraising?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Join us for the Fundraising Career Conference 2017. Our 2017 speakers include: Marc Pitman, author of Ask without Fear, CEO of the Concord Leadership Group. Are you wondering how to break into fundraising?

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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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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?

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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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.

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.