Is Blogging Dead?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

BLOGGING IS DEAD – the headline screamed. It was on a blog, of course. And just about every other thing you read about blogging being dead will be on someone’s blog. Yes, blogging has changed a lot since social media came along. Blogging

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12 Marketing Blogs Nonprofit Communicators Should Read

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s a list of 12 communications and marketing blogs we recommend. Note, this is not our fundraising blogs list , so before any of our friends who focus primarily on fundraising get upset that we missed them, that’s a separate list. Getting Attention Blog .

Our Top Blog Posts of 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 Blog Posts published by Nonprofit Marketing Guide in 2018, according to Google Analytics page views: FACEBOOK’S LATEST NEWS FEED CHANGES: WHAT NONPROFITS CAN DO by Kristina Leroux DOWNLOAD THE 2018 NONPROFIT COMMUNICATIONS TRENDS REPORT #NPCOMM2018 by Kristina Leroux HOW TO CREATE A FACEBOOK GROUP FROM YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE by Kristina Leroux HOW TO MAKE YOUR NONPROFIT WRITING MORE CONVERSATIONAL by Kristina Leroux WANT MORE MONTHLY DONORS?

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re blogging and feeling stuck, you are not alone! Take it from someone who has blogged since 1999, blogging is HARD! In November 2009 I started to blog to market my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. 100+ Blogging Ideas Worksheets.

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Presenting 10 Imaginary Nonprofit Blogs

Wild Woman Fundraising

Welcome to my post about imaginary nonprofit blogs! Feel free to write your own imaginary blogs in the comments! Nonprofit Cardboard Signs Blog: This blog is all about standing by the onramp, watching the cars roll by, waiting for someone to hire you.

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6 Ideas to Freshen Up That Busted Blog of Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last month I told you that no, blogging is not dead. Now tell that to my blog!” ” So for those of you who have struggling blogs either because no one is reading them or you can’t think of anything good to write about, here are a few ways to spruce up the place.

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Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the top ten blog posts we published so far this year, according to unique page views in Google Analytics. What else did you enjoy reading on our blog this year? Blogging Nonprofit Communications Trends

How to Blog Daily

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been blogging Monday – Friday (or darn close) for about 18 months now. Even if you don’t follow it exactly (and I rarely do), it helps you keep on track with the kinds of things you want your blog to be known for. Get help with the blog admin. I’ll often post late in the day (it’s after 4 pm now), but I’m nearly religious about getting something up on the blog, even if it is a little later than I’d hoped.

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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. Thanks everyone for continuing to read our blog, and stay tuned next week for the Week of Freebies! If you don’t want to miss out on the freebies or next year’s Top Ten, subscribe to the blog and receive our posts directly to your inbox.

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How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I first started blogging to build an audience for my book, I read Yaro Starak’s blog. He said that the way he got tons of website visitors and built up his traffic was by commenting on 10 blogs per night.

Want a copy of the ‘best of my blog’ book?

iMarketSmart

This complimentary book includes my most viewed and shared blog posts from 2017. It’s a collection of my most-read and shared blog posts from 2017 — packed with my best ideas and rants. LIKE THIS BLOG POST? The post Want a copy of the ‘best of my blog’ book?

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Smelling the Roses—Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

And that’s why I extended the conversation as the topic of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival I’m hosting this month. Register here for the Getting Attention blog & e-news. Make that the cactus flowers, and they are GORGEOUS.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival ( last month’s carnival ). Matt with Matt’s Fundraising Blog started a great conversation on his blog about choosing your CEO and what to look for, Don’t Be Afraid to Tell Me What You Want.

I just redesigned my blog!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Well, hopefully this blog makes you laugh, so you probably notice something funny a lot, but today it’s the whole blog! After my blog review by Cheryl and Susan at Aspiring Fempreneur , I realized that my old site had gotten a little… cluttered. blog design

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival!

Get Fully Funded

Here’s the April edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Tags: Facebook Internet Resources Twitter Website/Internet nonprofit blog carnival This month’s theme was Raising Money Online. . So many nonprofits are looking to the internet as an inexpensive tool for raising money.

Blog Readers, Save $200 Off Our Annual All-Access Pass

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Build a Better Nonprofit Blog – Simple Steps to Turn Your Boring Blog Into a Powerhouse with Peter Panepento. How to Get Your Pass: Click any of the links in this blog post including this one. Save $200 off our Annual All-Access Pass now through July 6, 2018.

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Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 blog posts published in 2016, according to Google Analytics page views: 10. Drum roll, please! Cut the Glut! Wordy Phrases to Eliminate from Your Writing (And Alternatives) by Kristina Leroux. The Four Types of Productivity Styles by Carson Tate.

Blogging Daily Starting Monday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve decided to start blogging daily (or darn close) as of January 3, 2010. For you, I hope this means even more opportunities to participate in your professional community through dialogue in the blog’s comments and other places the feed appears (e.g.

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Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Consider one of these five summer-inspired themes: 1) Summer Heat. How does hot weather impact your services or your clients? Can you offer advice to your readers about anything related to summer heat?

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February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival gave nonprofit bloggers an opportunity to share posts address the importance of creating, implementing, and measuring SMART objectives in conjunction with big goals. What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

Six Different Kinds of Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I first published these six categories of nonprofit blogs way back in 2008. As I said back then, I certainly think you can mix and match blog types, and I bet most successful blogs do. But I also think that it’s helpful to have one primary direction in mind and to categorize nonprofit blogs based on what your organization hopes to achieve by blogging and how you want your nonprofit to be perceived by your blog’s readers. The News Blog. Blogging

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What You Did This Summer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Carnival is a round-up of posts from people working in the nonprofit sector around a theme, and ours is “what you did this summer.”

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Which Blogs Should I Be Reading?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Professional Development Your Advice We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Handling Objections

A Small Change

I am hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival featuring common objections. This is a quote that Jane Kuechle on her blog Kuechle Consulting heard many times when she worked for United Way. Each of the authors below has provided some great content for us.

Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. It’s been almost three months since the blog posts appeared automatically on our Facebook page. This creates a few interesting questions: What’s been the impact on traffic to the blog?

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

EveryAction

Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. bounce rates nonprofit blog And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce?

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Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits

ImpactMax

Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll If you truly don’t have the staff time to blog at least once a week or make a Facebook update twice a week, you shouldn’t be considering either medium. With limited funds and staff time—where do each of these nonprofits begin branching out to more social media: a blog or Facebook?

This Blog is on Hiatus

Social Media Bird Brain

I'm leaving the blog up for at least another year, since some people may still find a few of the posts relevant. With the abundance of very good social media advice and information available now, my own efforts seem superfluous. This is good timing, since I have begun to devote my energies to my fiction and creative nonfiction writing. Robyn McIntyre PS: You can find some of my fiction on

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Sharing Progress and Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival! We recently shared Getting the Media Interested in a Milestone with Dallas CASA on our blog. Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit CommunicationsWe’re glad you’re here. Our topic for this month’s roundup is how you share progress and communicate accomplishments to your supporters. Annual Reports. Ayda Sanver answers the question Do Your Really Need to Print an Annual Report?

Raising Awareness for Your Cause – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, a roundup of great blog posts on a topic of interest to the nonprofit community.

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Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On January 3, 2011, I started a daily blogging experiment — and by “daily&# I actually meant business daily, Monday – Friday. Katya Andresen did the same thing, but really did blog every day, including weekends. Love the daily blogging?

Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

The topic will be Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Larger nonprofits have been early adopters of blogging, seeing the benefits in increased website traffic, email sign ups and online donations.

Blogging Live!

Get Fully Funded

This is a live blog post from the AFP conference

Blog Posts Needed: Sharing Progress, Communicating Accomplishments

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In August, we here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide will be hosting the latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Write a post on your own blog or an article on your website. The Carnival is a round-up of recent posts — like a “best of” — on a particular topic. For example, this month Joanne Fritz at About.com compiled 18 posts all about year-end fundraising. Reserve some time on your calendar now to review them as you plan your 2015 year-end campaigns.

Asana—Streamline the Work Behind Your Work (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Register here for the Getting Attention blog & e-news. Professional Development Asana Leili Khalessi Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing project management

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Now I’m blogging from NYC

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you need some joy and beautiful pictures in your life, check out her blog!). And it’s pretty awesome! Here’s a picture I took this morning on the way through Grand Central Station.

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Need Some Blog Post or Newsletter Article Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Content Curation Content Marketing Copywriting Creative Ideas E-Newsletters Ideas for Nonprofit Writers Nonprofit Communications Writing for the Web We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Live Blog Post

Get Fully Funded

I’m blogging live from Greensboro while a room full of people are watching. Tags: AFP NC Philanthropy Conference 2009 General Fundraising Latest Blog Posts nonprofit blog post sample blog post sample nonprofit blog post Sandy Rees No pressure!

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Live Blog Post

Get Fully Funded

I’m blogging live from Greensboro while a room full of people are watching. Tags: AFP NC Philanthropy Conference 2009 General Fundraising Latest Blog Posts nonprofit blog post sample blog post sample nonprofit blog post Sandy Rees No pressure!

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Government Blogging Presentation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As usual, in the spirit of “social&# media, I have decided to post up my recent “Government Blogging&# presentation slides (from the CSPS Armchair Presentation ) on SlideShare. My thoughts and opinions on this “stone age&# policy are part of a discussion for a future post… Government Blogging - Best Practices & Tips for Success.

Before You Reprint This Blog Post.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It means you may use our blog and other people’s writing for a limited and “transformative” purpose, such as to comment upon, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work. We’ve found several instances lately of other bloggers reprinting content from this site without permission.

Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this presentation, called Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy, I show how smaller nonprofits can get on board with blogging and create a dynamic outlet that grows their supporters and helps them accomplish their goals.

This Blog Shut for Thanksgivukkah

Social Media Bird Brain

Via JewishJournal.com For my Jewish friends - may each night bring you a new blessing. For the friends who celebrate Thanksgiving - have a wonderful, warm holiday. For the rest of us Taoists - pass the gravy and don''t forget the wine. Extra Credit: If you have very conservative relatives, pour all the gravy onto your plate and tell them it will eventually trickle down to them! gratitude Hanukkah holiday thanksgiving Thanksgivukkah trickle-down