Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Elizabeth Leslie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Hazelnut coffee in hand, I check all my email and social media accounts for any breaking news or issues that need my immediate attention.

Social Media Crisis Communications for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last Tuesday, I presented a workshop on social media crisis communications for the Virginia Association of Fund Raising Executives and I’m sharing the deck with you here. Crisis Communications in Social Media for Nonprofits from Kivi Leroux Miller.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today’s Mixed Links is a special round up of communications and marketing breakout sessions from this year’s conference. Learn more and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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Šukran (thank you), Sharjah Government Media Bureau!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last month I had the privilege of being invited by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau’s International Government Communication Centre (IGCC) to train government communications professionals in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

27 Communications and Marketing Tactics for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In previous posts, we’ve shared the most common marketing and communications goals , strategies , and objectives for nonprofits. Tactics include both communications channels like email, PR and social media, as well as specific types of content like storytelling or infographics. Instead, here are the 27 communications tactics that are most useful for nonprofits. Social media , including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works.

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we are all about helping communications directors do the best job possible for their organizations and to do the work with purpose, enthusiasm, and integrity. As nonprofit communicators, we cannot ignore the tumultuous political times we live in.

Media Relations Without Reporters?!?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tired of begging for media coverage. Wondering how to engage social media activists and citizen journalists. In addition to that “Earned Media” you get from chasing after reporters, you can also focus on your “Paid Media” like advertising and “Owned Media” which includes your website, newsletter, blogs, and any other content you publish. During this 60-minute webinar , you’ll learn how to: Coordinate owned and paid media to support your earned media efforts.

Basic Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) Tools To Help Fight Disinformation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT). A subset of OSINT that gathers information exclusively from social media sites. The later (SOCMINT) in particular is a major focus area of many public sector communications and marketing initiatives as they have realized that even big budget on-message and on-target campaigns can’t compete against botnets run by digital-savvy actors leveraging micro-influencer networks and the power of big social data.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

According to Cision’s 2015 Global Social Journalism Study , 94 percent of journalists are using social media on a daily basis — with 67 percent spending up to two hours a day. Below are five strategies for using social media to your advantage in media relations.

Communicating change and tech disruption to citizens

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This session will explore the current state of global trust in technology and provide participants with possible approaches towards better communicating the value and importance of change and technology disruption, especially if it can lead to improved service delivery.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 22, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Top Rank Marketing has put together their annual list of 50 influential leaders who are engaging on social networks around the topic of social media marketing. Venkman’s. Atlanta, GA Happy, happy Friday, friends!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 100+ Social Media Demographics that Matter to Marketers from Hootsuite. Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Julia Claire Campbell walks you though How to Do Social Media Spring Cleaning at Your Nonprofit. And Hootsuite has put together a list of 21 Awesome and Free Stock Photo Sites for Social Media Images. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsVenkman’s. Atlanta, GA.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hello, awesome nonprofit communicators out there! Kivi’s latest book CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results is now available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions. Looking to get more engagement on social media?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Feel like you’re from the wrong generation for social media? Try these 8 Old School Marketing Tactics That Work for Social Media. If you’re an ED or want your ED to be a voice on social media, learn How Nonprofit CEOs Can Leverage Twitter and Instagram. Auburn, AL.

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Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

EveryAction

We recently sat down with Becka Wall, a Social Media Strategist at Individual Project and former Assistant Director of Digital Content Strategy at NARAL Pro-Choice America, to talk about the basics of running social media for an organization or campaign.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you having trouble Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018 ? See The Rise of the Story Format on Social Media [Infographic] from Laura Forer to find out. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Have you asked Does Social Media Impact SEO? Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. It’s finally Friday!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For examples of engaging social media posts, check out the Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts for the week. Apr 5: Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits: Strive for GREAT, No Matter Your Budget with Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While normally everyone is telling you how awesome it is to be on social media, Nonprofit Tech for Good shares 12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsReady to cap off this week with some Mixed Links?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join me, as we take a look at some good stuff from around the web on nonprofit communications and more… John Haydon talks about Features Versus Benefits in nonprofit communications. For more templates, Hootsuite has created 6 Social Media Templates to Save You Hours of Work.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

on The Smart Communications Podcast. Bob Albrecht talks about Algorithms: Put the Social Back in Nonprofit Social Media for the Nonprofit Times. Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller.

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Create a Communications Request Form to Make Life Easier

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last month Kivi did a webinar called “Simple Rules” for Communications Directors: How to Create Easy Routines, Speed Up Your Work, and Get More Done, Painlessly. A year ago, when I started my new communications coordinator job, I was overwhelmed constantly. Carly Matthew.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 2, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You March 7: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan Find out how to create a professional development plan that puts you on the path to success. The Louis. Birmingham, AL March is here!

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How to Make Your Year-End Media Pitch

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It keeps getting harder for nonprofits to get news coverage — particularly in local markets where media organizations are slashing their reporting staffs and shrinking their news holes. Media RelationsFlickr Creative Commons photo by Steve Baker.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 8, 2019

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For raising money on social, Julia Campbell says Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising. Learn more and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 8, 2019 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Let’s Talk about It Tuesday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been doing a lot of reading and research lately on what the next iteration of social media might look like for nonprofits. How will the main social media platforms that nonprofits use, especially Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, change in wake of. Admissions that social media platforms are designed to be addictive ? Studies linking social media use and depression, especially among teens and young adults ? The post The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Getting Ready for 2019 Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We can also check out Social Media Marketing Trends for 2019. And 2019: Communications Trends You Need to Know. January – June 2019: The Communications Director Mentoring Program Six-month mentorship with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

Non Profit Marketing 360

Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Your nonprofit should be keeping up the emails, even as you develop your presence on the other social media platforms.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for Mixed Links… If you want to up your social media game this year, read 14 Exciting New Things to Try on Social Media in 2018. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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. Media Relations Nonprofit Communications

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The Secret Ingredient That Will Help Your Next Media Pitch Stand Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Volunteers can often be great spokespeople for nonprofits that are looking to tell their stories in the media. Nonprofits face an uphill battle when they pitch stories to the media. Media Relations Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – February 22, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for Mixed Links… Kivi shares Tech Trends for Nonprofit Communicators in 2019 over on the NTEN blog. Here are 8 Actionable Nonprofit Social Media Tactics. The Depot. Auburn, AL Happy Friday, good people.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In honor or another week well done, let’s share some Mixed Links… Marlene Oliveira gives some tips for nonprofit communicators on how to create quality content consistently. Classy shows us How to Turn Social Media Followers Into Donors.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Try out M+R’s new Social Media Manners Manager to get you through those difficult online situations. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. Ward 8 – Boston, MA. I hope you all had a fantastic week!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 7, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll look at storytelling on social media, how to get an op-ed published, and even get into a little psychology. It’s time for Mixed Links… Angelina Harper shows you How To Tell A Story On Social Media That People Will Share. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 4, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Please look at these Words and Phrases to Ban from Your Social Media Vocabulary. And finally, Which Social Media Cliche Are You? Happy New Year!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 25, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This week, we’ve got the state of social media, storytelling, and creating the perfect video. Just because you manage your social media accounts doesn’t mean you need to be online 24/7 according to the advice in Social Media Management and Personal Balance: How to Step AFK.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 12, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out How to roll out a hybrid paid & organic social media strategy. October 17 & 18: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Communications Work, Parts 1 and 2. Learn how to prove how important your communications work is to your nonprofit’s success.

The Seven Writing Styles That All Nonprofit Communicators Should Master

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Most nonprofit communicators consider themselves to be good writers. Lifestyle Writing Lifestyle writing is casual or informal yet engaging content that includes listicles and social media content. In the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , nonprofit communicators said they were most confident in news writing, storytelling, donor-centered copywriting, and lifestyle writing , in that order.