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Building Effective Nonprofit Communications Teams (Infographic) #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Much of our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is about effectiveness. For communicators, there are lots of different ways to talk about effectiveness — what it looks like, how to measure it, and how to get more of it out of your team. Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Trends

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What Type of Communications Team Works Best at Your Nonprofit?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

According to our research, 75% of nonprofit communications teams are organized in one of four ways, based on how the workload for the team is created.

Fundraising and Marketing Teams: Integrated or Separate But Equal?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In 39% of nonprofits, you’ll find an integrated team, with marketing and fundraising working together on an equal level under the same manager.

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How Big Should Your Communications Team Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Need some helping making the case for more communications staff? Marketing Team Trends

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Extend Your Reach with a Staff Messenger Team

Getting Attention

We all have a powerful communications resource right in front of us—our colleagues. But most of us look right past them. Please don’t.

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Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Then look at the colored bars above it, and you’ll see the distribution of the various communications budget sizes. Stay tuned for more!

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How Nonprofit Communicators Spend Their Time (Infographic) #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Do you wonder if other nonprofit communicators are spending as much time on certain tasks as you? Want to share this infographic? Trends

Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While those teams are equally distributed, that’s really where the similarities end. Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Trends

5 Leadership Failures That Hurt Communications and Fundraising

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Pop Your All-Staff Team of Messengers: Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Getting Attention

I’m in love, with a marketing method that’s a game changer for communications, fundraising, and program staff members in organizations like yours— Launching an all-staff team of messengers. Here’s why: You know what you need to do but […] All-Org Marketing Team Nonprofit Blog CarnivalConcerns you?

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The 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Infographic]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Download your copy of the full 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report here! Here’s the first of two infographics, including new data on communications team size. Nonprofit Communications TrendsWe’ll be sharing a lot more detail from the report over the next several weeks.

Wisdom for Executive Directors Managing Communications Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What words of wisdom would you add for executive directors who want to better manage their communications teams? CALM Leadership

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

May 25: Build Your Powerhouse All-Org Team of Marketers, Part 1: Ramp Up for a Strong Start & Long-Term Success. Happy Friday, everyone!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kallie Rollenhagen

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Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Kallie Rollenhagen. 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Get Everyone on Your Marketing Team – 3 Steps

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Tuesday, I’m presenting the webinar, Turning Your Whole Staff and Board into an Effective Marketing Team. Of course they are.

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My Communications Director is an Idiot

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our communications director is a complete idiot.” Marketing Team Nonprofit CommunicationsNothing strange there.

What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the original question: I’m seeing so many job ads lately for communications AND development managers/directors. Absolutely.

Empowering Your Team with a Marketing Bank

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Marketing Team Nonprofit CommunicationsThe central repository for these tools is what I call the Marketing Bank.

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Board Members: Your Communication Kings & Queens

Getting Attention

These Kings and Queens of Communications are–or should be–your organization’s number one messengers. Have you crowned your board members yet?

Stop the Communications-Program Tug of War

Getting Attention

Are you in a tug of war with program colleagues for control of your communications? It’s given to you as a done deal to execute.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Melanie Swiftney

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Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . Melanie Swiftney. 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Blending Marketing and Fundraising into Community Engagement Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Integrating Communications and Fundraising , an article at CharityComms, also makes the case for why it makes sense to merge these functions.

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3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But before you pop too many bottles, it’s important that you’re prepared to communicate with your valuable attendees and donors. Kerri Moore.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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January 20: How to Build a Donor Communications Plan by Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Nonprofit Disaster Communications Done Right (Case Study)

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Here’s the hot-off-the-presses story I just received from Leili Khalessi, Communications Manager at Red Rover. Disaster Response.

What’s Essential to Good Nonprofit Communications in 2017?

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How to manage your communications team and personal productivity. Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesBlue jeans and flats.

What Skills Should a Communications Team Have?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m a member of EARN’s first-ever communications team, and we’re thinking strategically about what roles and functions we’ll need to fill for the coming year. I was wondering if you’d be willing to share any insights or resources into how best to setup a communications team at a nonprofit.

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Remember Your Own—Make Internal Communications Matter

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Our guest blogger Amanda Aldrich is Regional Communications Specialist with the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio. No thanks!”

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Justyna Krygowska

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Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . Justyna Krygowska. 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Julia Reich shares 5 Simple Ways to Use Infographics in Your Communications that Will Make People Pay Attention. Stuck for blog post ideas?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Schwartz has some ideas for How to Communicate through Distraction. Did everyone have a good week? What did you learn? Tips for others.”.

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Communications Is Everyone’s Job:Proof Point (Video)

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Then take the next steps to bring this strategy to life: 8 Steps to Building Your Team of Powerful Messengers. Subscribe today.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . 5:30 pm – Team sports practice.

People First—4 Steps To Your All-Org Marketing Team

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Learn more about developing your all-org marketing team: 8 Ways to Build a Team of Effective Messengers. 100% of employees involved!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you and your communications team are in a rut, try these 11 Brain-Training Exercises for Your Content Marketing Team.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

June 30: Build Your Powerhouse All-Org Team of Marketers, Part 2: Jumpstart Your Insight Gathering Team [3-part webinar series and workshop.

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How Employee Matching Gifts Can Help Your Fundraising Team Succeed

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Your organization probably holds amazing events that bring your donors together with each other and members of your team. About Adam Weinger.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

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Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Day in the Life Nonprofit Communications

Nonprofit Communicators, You Can Speak with Authority in 2017

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” One of the biggest outcomes of our six-month Mentoring Program for Communications Directors is confidence. Nonprofit Communications

#SOCIALMEDIA: Online Communication Is A Team Sport

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It takes a team, and everyone contributes something critical to the overall success. The Internet NEVER SLEEPS, so also this team.”).