Global internet statistics for 2018

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Most have now come out with 2018 versions of their reports. billion users spending this amount of time, 1 billion years will be spent online in 2018. Qzone, is expected to reach 1 billion users by the end of 2018.

Download the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report #NPCOMM2018

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And the 2018 edition is now available! Highlights from the 2018 Trends Report. Top nonprofit communications goals for nonprofits in 2018 are engaging community, managing brand and reputation, and raising issue awareness.

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Top 7 Fundraising In’s and Out’s for 2018

iMarketSmart

The post Top 7 Fundraising In’s and Out’s for 2018 appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. OUT: Making donors feel bad , twisting their arms, telling them to give ’til it hurts and shaming them.

Everything You Need to Know About Editorial Calendars in 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Well, I hope not because editorial planning is a BIG key to effective nonprofit communications: Nonprofits with effective communications are three times as likely to use an editorial calendar as those who say their communications are ineffective (2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report).

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Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look

Get a Taste of the Fundraising Career Conference 2018

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you know if this Fundraising Career Conference is for you? How about I give you a TASTE of our incredible presenters before the conference? Sound good? We have a session on Assertiveness – Speak Your Truth and Get a Raise!

Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of 2018?

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Maybe 2018 is starting off too cold or too hot or with too much bomb cyclone for your tastes. A new year is upon us, my friends! What does it matter? We still have birds.

Now Available: Dr. Russell James’ Visual Planned Giving Textbook, Updated for the 2018 Tax Law

iMarketSmart

This includes an in-depth analysis of the 2018 tax bill, and how he expects it to impact planned giving. The post Now Available: Dr. Russell James’ Visual Planned Giving Textbook, Updated for the 2018 Tax Law appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Fundraising 2018 tax law best practices for planned giving charity blog cultivation for planned giving donor cultivation Dr. Russell James Philanthropy philanthropy blog Planned Giving

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Preview: Some “Top Threes” from the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We’ll release the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on January 17, but here are a few “Top Three” highlights for now. Top Three Goals Where Nonprofit Communicators Feel Most Effective.

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12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. With data from 154 nonprofit participants, we are once again treated to invaluable insights on numerous facets of digital engagement, covering websites, email messaging, online engagement, social media posts, and digital ads. It’s clear to us from this year’s report, that digital engagement has taken some important leaps forward for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes.

Is Your Content Too Wordy? Consider These 6 Alternative Formats

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit leaders often complain about limited resources — and with good reason. After all, even the best-run nonprofits lack the money or the staff to accomplish everything they set out to do. But while money is tight, there’s one resource that is almost always in ample supply: words.

Announcing the 2018 Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

>> But now it’s 2018 and we are in serious trouble. Bloomerang , TopNonprofits and CharityVillage are our sponsors for the 2018 Fundraising Career Conference. . Dear Nonprofit Girlfriend, . We need help. . All you have to do is turn on the news to see this. .

Somehow, 2018 Feels Different

Selfish Giving

2018 is only a few hours old and it already feels different to me. n : the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem So are you ready for me to tell you what my non-resolutions will be for 2018? So there you go – a look ahead at my 2018.

Seeking Examples of Nonprofits Collaboratively Marketing Programs and Services

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am working on a new keynote presentation that I’ll be giving in late June on how nonprofits can collaborate on marketing communications. I would love to feature your organization in my presentation if you’ve been involved in anything like.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Caroline Guy

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Caroline Guy. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

Take the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey Now

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Please take the 2018 Survey now (You’ll need about 20 minutes). . Take the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey now. The post Take the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey Now appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jenna Czaplewski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jenna Czaplewski. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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If you missed it this year, Hana Muslic has shared some Takeaways from Cause Camp 2018. This isn’t shocking news, but Leadership Stability, Organizational Flexibility Fundamental To The 2018 Top Nonprofits To Work For. Ward 8 – Boston, MA.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Changes: What Nonprofits Can Do

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See Mark Zuckerberg’s post from January 11, 2018.). Our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report ( which is being released tomorrow ) shows us that nonprofit professionals already wanted to spend less time on social media before this announcement was made.

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5 Things Reporters Want From the Nonprofits They Cover

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The 2018 Global State of the Media Report surveyed media members from the United States and worldwide and finds that these journalists are facing unprecedented pressures. Media relations is a lot like fundraising.

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Professional Photography: 4 Reasons to Invest In It

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Angela Crist. Self-proclaimed “recovering nonprofit CEO, Angela Crist, joins us again to talk about the importance of professional photography. Kristina. Guest Post by Angela Crist. Have you ever pulled back on a marketing piece to avoid scrutiny for “spending too much on marketing”?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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TalentDesk gives us the 2018 Best Nonprofits to Work For using data from Glassdoor on salary and employee satisfaction and Charity Navigator’s organization accountability ratings. The Bombay Club. New Orleans, LA. Happy Friday, friends!

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Time to stop pointing fingers at Facebook and take some responsibility ourselves.

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Fast forward to 2018, and you would be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn’t make a daily trade-off of their data for convenience in some way, shape, or form.

Crying in Your Car After Work? You Have Two Options

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Charrosé (@CharroseCK) April 12, 2018. Earlier today I interviewed an awesome nonprofit communications director about how she transformed the culture of communications at her organization.

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Time for a Change! What Communications Leadership Looks Like

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May 17th, 2018. Let’s Shift That Culture and Make Some Real Progress! There is more to effective nonprofit communications than following best practices.

Is it time to banish photos of fundraisers and oversized checks?

iMarketSmart

Related Posts: >>Top 7 Fundraising In’s and Out’s for 2018. >>Are I hadn’t really thought about it until now, but I have always felt uncomfortable seeing a bunch of fundraisers holding an oversized check.

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Set Goals for What Matters

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Goals are powerful, especially if you choose only a few. A laundry list is almost impossible to stay focused on. But if you choose two or three realistic, specific goals, and write them down, you are likely to achieve them. But first, make sure you set goals for what matters most.

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Trends That Will Shape PR in 2018

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What can PR professionals expect in 2018? Get ready for more of the same in 2018. In 2018 we’re likely to experience more technology-assisted visual storytelling and experimentation by brands. The post Trends That Will Shape PR in 2018 appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

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Problems That Plague Nonprofit Content And How to Solve Them

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TOMORROW, May 10th, 2018. Stop Wasting Time with Bad Content. Does your content capture imagination? Does it spark emotions? Does it make people want to stand up and yell, “ YES! I WILL SUPPORT THIS GREAT CAUSE!

8 nonprofit success tips from the 2018 NTEN and IFC fundraising conferences

CrowdRise

8 nonprofit success tips from NTEN and IFC 2018. Last week we headed to New Orleans to eat some beignets and attend two of the biggest nonprofit fundraising conferences of the year: The 2018 International Fundraising Conference and the Nonprofit Technology Conference.

3 Big Trends That Should Change the Way You Work Online

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Be sure that Google is sending people to the 2018 versions of your event information when people search for your event name, for example, not to years past.

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4 Ways Executive Directors Need to Help Communications Staff

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On today’s Facebook Live show, I talked about the four responsibilities that executive directors and other nonprofit leaders have if they want their communications staff to be successful.

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions. How Do You Make #NPCOMM Decisions at Your Nonprofit?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit communications directors have LOTS of decisions to make. Some are small, like word choice in a tweet, and some are big and complicated, like prioritizing communications strategies to best support the growth of your nonprofit. And, of course, there’s a lot in between.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Angel Mills

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Angel Mills. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

How to Collect Donor Data Without Being Annoying

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Rachel Clemens. Do you worry you’re being too intrusive when you ask for information about your supporters? Today, Rachel Clemens shares some tips on getting that information the right way. Kristina. Guest Post by Rachel Clemens of Mighty Citizen.

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How to Talk to Your Boss About Offensive Communications

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Thursday, March 22, 2018. If you missed it, Antionette Kerr’s blog post from last week talked about “crunchy” conversations – those discussions when someone says something offensive and your body immediately reacts negatively.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And Accelevents has put together a list of The Best Fundraising Blog to Follow in 2018. May the 4th be with you, friends! I have used the Force to gather the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the galaxy of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links….

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How a Homeless Shelter Used Facebook Live Video to DOUBLE Results on Giving Tuesday

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A tactic or tool that they would use again in 2018. Earlier this month, I put a call out to nonprofits communicators asking them what worked for their organization on Facebook in 2017. A day later, Facebook Zero happened.

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How a Little Communications Research Can Yield Big Results

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Beth Hallowell. In order to have an effective communications strategy, you need to know who your people are and what they care about. Beth Hallowell joins us today to share some ideas on how to do that. Kristina. Guest Post by Beth Hallowell.

We've Built The Tools You Need for 2018

EveryAction

Throughout 2017, our team introduced some of the most cutting-edge tools to help empower nonprofits to not only reach, but exceed their goals. Read up on some of the biggest new features we released last year, and if you want to check them out for yourself, request a demo and get your year off to a strong start. Psst, most of these tools are exclusive to EveryAction so you won’t find them anywhere else!

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