Time Saver: Online Press Conferences & Media Events

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That’s why online press conferences and media events are a growing trend in the busy news world. They provide a perfect way for nonprofits of all sizes to give the media access to thought leaders, data experts and organizational statements.

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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.

15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media

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Successful social media strategies demand authenticity. The post 15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit Social Media Facebook Live Instagram

If I Were Launching a Social Media Strategy from Scratch.

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If I were starting from scratch with social media, or revamping a social media strategy, here’s what I would focus on in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. It’s all about real-time communication of and reaction to breaking news and what’s happening in popular culture. The post If I Were Launching a Social Media Strategy from Scratch. appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit Social Media

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).

Being More Social on Social Media: Where to Start?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I just finished Part 1 of our webinar series on Social Media Strategies That Won’t Waste Your Time. I discussed several ways that nonprofits need to come out from behind the logo and connect one on one with people via social media. Nonprofit Social Media

Creating Faster, More Relevant Content on Social Media

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I just finished Part 2 of our webinar series on Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits that Won’t Waste Your Time. As I did on Tuesday , I’m sharing the poll results with you today, so you can see how other nonprofit communicators are thinking about these strategies.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 5, 2019

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Here are 7 Fundamental Social Media Mistakes Your Business Is Probably Making. Interested in a social media ambassador program for your nonprofit? Check out 7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program before you get started.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 28, 2019

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Now, it’s time for Mixed Links… Find out how your media coverage stacks up in M+R’s Mediamarks Study. News out of Australia could lead to ramifications if you don’t monitor comments on social media. Toups Meatery. New Orleans, LA It’s Friday!

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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.

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.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Peifer

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Jennifer Peifer Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Jennifer Peifer has worked in nonprofit communications for close to 20 years. Make sure any social media posts are completed and posted.

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.

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.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Madeline Kronenberg

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Madeline Kronenberg Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Madeline Kronenberg is the Communications Manager at Dressember Foundation, a non-profit utilizing fashion & creativity to fund anti-trafficking work around the world.

Get the Right Story to the Right Journalist: Media Relations Success

Getting Attention

So many organizations I follow or work with have become strong and savvy communicators. It’s thrilling to see nonprofits like yours put communications to work effectively despite time, talent, and budget constraints. .

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

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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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5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

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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.

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.

Media Relations Without Reporters?!?

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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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 24, 2019

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It’s time for Mixed Links… Scott Westcott shares 3 Ways to Help Your Leader Communicate Authentically. Good day, good friends. Sit back and relax as we wind down the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

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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.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate VP for News, Communications and Media Duke University (Durham, NC). Communications and Development Manager Financial Beginnings (Portland, OR). Communications Director Southern Poverty Law Center (Montgomery, 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 – May 17, 2019

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Have you tried these 5 Intriguing Social Media Techniques That Are Dominating in 2019 ? Peter Panepento breaks down The State of the Media: 7 Things Communicators Need to Know. The Hound. Auburn, AL Good afternoon! (Or

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Elizabeth Leslie

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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.

The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Here’s What I Think

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I’ve been doing a ton of research and thinking about social media strategies for nonprofits, especially those of you without dedicated social media staff, ahead of the two new webinars I am teaching in April: Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits that Won’t Waste Your Time. What's the Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? The post The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Nonprofit Social Media

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 21, 2019

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Do you want to start sharing videos on social media? Studiotale has put together Social Media Video Marketing – The Ultimate Guide. Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL Howdy, friends!

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YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communication and Digital Content Manager Global Green USA (Santa Monica, CA). Communications Director Americans for Tax Fairness (Washington, D.C.). Communications Director In Defense of Animals. Communications & Event Coordinator PT The FACES Foundation (Detroit, MI).

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Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Administrative Assistant, Communications Mott Foundation (Flint, MI). Communications Director UC Student Association (Oakland, CA). Communications & Fund Development Manager Yakima Humane Society (Yakima, WA). Communications Manager SAHMA (Atlanta, GA).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Rebecca Lechner

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Rebecca Lechner Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! For the past 7 years, Rebecca Lechner has been the communications manager for the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA).

#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

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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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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Pam Georgiana

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Pam Georgiana Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! She is a marketing strategy professional with more than 20 years of experience in experiential and relational marketing, communications, and branding.

Nonprofit Media Relations—Not JUST Relationships

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Patricia Brooks guides client orgs to reach and motivate people through traditional and new media sources. As a media relations expert, the question I’m most often asked is whether I have strong relationships with reporters. More Media Relations and Press Guidance.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 3, 2019

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We talk about social media, email, and paper clutter.yes, really. It’s time for Mixed Links… Hootsuite has put together The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know in 2019.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 10, 2019

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Do you use Chrome and run your org’s social media marketing? Here are 15 of the Best Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers in 2019. Social media staff should also read 8 Ways Your Social Media Content is Annoying Your Audience.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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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Follow These 7 Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Media Relations ROI

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That’s the key theme in Cision’s latest Global State of the Media Report , which surveyed nearly 2,000 reporters and editors about their working conditions and how they relate to public relations professionals. Your path to media relations success isn’t paved with press releases.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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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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 – June 14, 2019

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Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You June 18: Donor-Focused Digital: A “How to Write like Tom Ahern” Webinar [90-Minute Webinar] Learn how to make your emails, social media, website, and giving pages donor-focused. Cosmos.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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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