Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music

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I am back with another peek into the new activities nonprofit communicators have picked up during the pandemic. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

What Nonprofit Communications Directors Should Name and Own

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” Here are some of the ideas and issues you should be naming and owning in your nonprofit as a communications director. The Marketing and Communications Planning Documents. What should your marketing and/or communications plans look like? I use this quote from Thomas L.

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Gardening

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Communications work is so stressful for me in my current position, and working the earth has always been peaceful to me. When the pandemic hit, I looked at my life and thought ‘I love nonprofit communications but I must find something more peaceful and less stressful or find a balance.’

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Podcasts

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Today, let’s take a look at podcasts nonprofit communicators got into during the last year. The Smart Communications Podcast. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Podcasts appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Download Now]

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Today we are excited to release the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report! Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing TrendsIt’s here!

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Five Lines Communications Directors Must Walk Carefully

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Much of nonprofit marketing and communications success is about finding and maintaining your balance. The Line Between Managing Internal Communications and Being an Executive Assistant. Nonprofit Communications Team

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Exercise

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Exercise appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Welcome back to another look into the new hobbies you have picked up over the last year. We’ve looked at: Pets. Music. Arts and Crafts.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators #NPCOMMLIFE

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We got so many fantastic responses, we are switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Continuing Education

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Continuing Education appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. We’re wrapping up our look into the new adventures you got into during the past year with a few of you taking on the challenge of continuing your education.

Pandemic Creates More Planning and Collaboration on Communications

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In the survey for the upcoming 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we asked three questions about the impact of the pandemic on your communications work. We also asked about how the pandemic affected the level of control communicators felt they had over their own workload.

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: New Pets

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Last week we mentioned we would be switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: New Pets appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We got so many fantastic responses, we are switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators #NPCOMMLIFE appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Is Your Nonprofit Work Called Marketing, Communications, or Something Else?

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I participate in numerous social media groups for nonprofit communicators, and several times a year, someone wants to debate the difference between marketing and communications. Nonprofit Communications definition

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Lindsey’s Bio: My name is Lindsey Williams and I am the Multimedia Communications Coordinator at the Specially Gifted Foundation. Lindsey Williams.

Measuring Communications Objectives on a Scale

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Measuring communications and marketing work is a challenge because we often have way too many goals and objectives , so it’s hard to decide what matters most. But again, I think there are many opportunities to use these scales in measuring communications performance too.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 16, 2021

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Continuing Education. Nonprofit Communications 101 [Free Online Course]. What Nonprofit Communications Directors Should Name and Own. Cosmos. Orange Beach, AL. Happy Friday, Friends!

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Arts and Crafts

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Arts and Crafts appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Welcome back to another look into the new hobbies you have picked up over the last year. We’ve looked at sweet pets and music in the last two weeks.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 9, 2021

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It’s time for Mixed Links… Farra Trompeter talks about managing your nonprofit’s communications as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. Catch Up on Our Content from This Week… Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Podcasts.

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10 Questions to Ask to Remove Your Marketing and Communications Bottlenecks

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Much of the success in communications and marketing work is creating smooth workflows and eliminating bottlenecks in those flows. Marketing and communications bottlenecks can look like. Nonprofit Communications Team Productivity bottleneck process workflow

Coworkers Who Communicate All Day, Every Day

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With more nonprofit professionals working from home during the pandemic, some of you are experiencing a new problem: coworkers and bosses who suddenly want to be in constant communication with you. But you might want to look at larger internal communications and office culture issues too.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 2, 2022

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Gardening. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 2, 2022 appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Auburn, AL. Welcome to April!

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How to Write a Collaborative Communications Strategy

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When Cathy White shared with our Mentoring Program participants the collaborative process she went through to create her communications strategy, I knew other communications directors would be interested in hearing about it too. What does this pillar mean for communications?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 20, 2020

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Our ability to produce our most popular download – the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report – depends entirely on your participation in the annual survey. Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey now. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Collaborating and Working Remotely: Advice from a Nonprofit Communications Director Who’s Done It For Years

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She shared some great advice on doing so successfully with others in her cohort of the Communications Director Mentoring Program last year. If you are struggling at all with internal communications or collaboration while you and/or others are working remotely, this is for you.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 12, 2021

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Arts and Crafts. March 18: How to Take Charge, Streamline, and Simplify How Your Communications Work Gets Done with Kivi Leroux Miller. Bow & Arrow, Auburn, AL.

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Want a Nonprofit Communications Training Plan? Here Is Where to Start

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Whether you are just starting your nonprofit communications journey or have been at this a while, we have a plan for you. Leading communications planning and setting expectations around boundaries and deadlines. The post Want a Nonprofit Communications Training Plan?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 8, 2021

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Kick 2021 Off with a Bang: 25% Off Annual All-Access Pass, Communications Planning Workshop and 2021 Trends. January 21: Communications Planning for 2021 Master Class with Kivi Leroux Miller. Will 2021 be better than 2020?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Lindsey’s Bio: My name is Lindsey Williams and I am the Multimedia Communications Coordinator at the Specially Gifted Foundation. Lindsey Williams.

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

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You set goals, like these twelve communications goals for nonprofits , including community engagement, raising awareness of issues, and fundraising. And every day you manage tactical communications channels like email, social media, print marketing, PR and more. The answer is Communications or Marketing Strategies. . Unfortunately, if you spend much time searching for nonprofit communications strategies what you most often find is content about goals or tactics.

Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

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In previous posts, I’ve shared with you the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications goals and the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications strategies. Today let’s talk about the types of objectives you should have in your communications plan. That said, SMART is not really enough guidance on what a nonprofit communications team should consider an objective.

Goals for Internal Communications at Nonprofits

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What are your internal communications goals? It’s time to figure it out and create some, just like you create goals for external communications. Nearly 40% of nonprofit communications staff say that internal communications to other staff and the board are an essential or high priority. Only 10% of nonprofit comms staff said that internal communications is not a priority for them at all. Internal Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 4, 2020

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You can Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey by Tuesday the 8th and be entered to win a free All-Access Pass or if that doesn’t work out for you, you can save $200 on the All-Access Pass now through January 8th. The Nonprofit Communications Director Mentoring Program.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 13, 2020

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The Nonprofit Communications Director Mentoring Program. Registration is open for the next session of our Mentoring Program for Nonprofit Communications Directors. Another Friday the 13th?

What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE

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I know very few nonprofit communicators are laying around all day binge-watching TV. Most of you are working from home still trying to make the world a better place.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators _ February 12, 2021

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Learn How to Identify Donor Communication Preferences. Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams Is a Bigger Email List Always Better? Happy Almost Valentine’s Day!

COVID-19 and Media Relations: A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Communicators

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COVID-19 is quickly rewriting the rules for how all of us are approaching our communications. Here are five tips to consider as you think about how you want to communicate with the media during the coming weeks and months: Rethink Your Calendar.

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has both good news and bad news to share, compiled from the answers of 625 nonprofit communications professionals who took our annual survey in November 2019. Communications staff mostly feel valued and respected in their organizations.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – February 12, 2021

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Learn How to Identify Donor Communication Preferences. Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams Is a Bigger Email List Always Better? The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – February 12, 2021 appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 29, 2021

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This week we have social media image sizes, email marketing campaigns, our communications trends report, and more. Scott Wescott at Turn Two Communications encourages you to answer these 3 Questions for Better Content. The Collins Quarter. Savannah, GA. Happy Friday!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 24, 2020

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Catch Up on Our Content from this Week… A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Karen Hansen Adding First and Last Names to Your Email Database Coworkers Who Communicate All Day, Every Day 6 Ways to Get More Value Out of Your Next Press Release.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – February 26, 2021

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March 18: How to Take Charge, Streamline, and Simplify How Your Communications Work Gets Done with Kivi Leroux Miller. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – February 26, 2021 appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. My porch. Auburn, AL. Happy Friday!

Median Salaries for Nonprofit Communications Directors

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Curious if your salary as a nonprofit communications director is in line with what others are making? nonprofit communications directors in the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We asked for salary data from communications directors/managers and looked at that data by the overall organizational budget and by the cost of living where the nonprofit is located. Nonprofit Communications

Week of Freebies, Day 1: The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We have some new freebies for you, but let’s kick of the week with something tried and true… The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. They answered these and other questions: How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your nonprofit’s communications in 2020?

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