Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jeanine Marlow, Director of Communications & Marketing at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy, submitted several great photos for the Trends Report. We are busy working on the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , but we need your help with photos.

5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising at #12NTC

Wild Woman Fundraising

I used to think December was the place to concentrate your online fundraising attention. Here are five of the biggest trends in online fundraising. Trend 1: Online fundraising is up 13%. 20% of all online giving happens in December. 12ntc online giving trends.

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Freebies: 2012 Trends Report and Webinar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and Free Webinar: Ten Changes to Make in 2012. Curious about those really big marketing trends that are going to influence our work for years to come? Download the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

Please Take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2016 ! Last year, over 1,500 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. On December 16, we’ll share our preliminary analysis with survey takers only.

Freebie: 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Preview

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Earlier this month I held a webinar that gave attendees a sneak peek at the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that we will release in January. The Annual All-Access Pass is now on sale for $365 through December 31. Nonprofit Communications TrendsHappy Holidays!

Get a Sneak Peek at the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report – Free Webinar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you were one of the 1400+ nonprofits who took my annual communications trends survey, THANK YOU! We are compiling the results now, and will be hosting a free webinar next Wednesday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m. Nonprofit Communications Trends

Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

More than 800 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 800+). This data is consistent with the trends we’ve seen in the last few years, with a few interesting twists.

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Share Your Predictions and Get 2012 Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to start working on the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report so I need your input and predictions. When you complete the survey, you can opt-in to receive a free copy of the Trends Report in late December. Nonprofit Communications TrendsPlease take just a minute to complete the survey. Just like last year , I’m asking: Which communications tools will be very / somewhat / least important to your nonprofit in 2012?

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use the New Facebook Changes to Their Advantage

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are like many Facebook Admins, your Page has seen a serious decrease in organic reach (people seeing your Page posts) since December, and you may be wondering why. This month Facebook rolled out a new feature called Trending (see photo below). Facebook Trending is a new feature.

How Often Should We Mail that Newsletter?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

More than 1200 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 1200, as we’ll close the survey down on Tuesday). E-Newsletters Nonprofit Communications Print Newsletters Trends

Social Media Is Not a Marketing Strategy

SocialButterfly

” As December nears, I’m starting time for reflection early and designating all of December a time to ponder on the past, step back from the present and imagine tomorrow. Social Media Trends and Emerging Issues Social Marketing strategic planningThere, I said it.

Social Media Is Not a Marketing Strategy

SocialButterfly

” As December nears, I’m starting time for reflection early and designating all of December a time to ponder on the past, step back from the present and imagine tomorrow. Social Media Trends and Emerging Issues Social Marketing strategic planningThere, I said it.

What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve added several new questions to the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey ( take it now! ), including: How big of a problem are these situations in preventing you from getting your best work done at your nonprofit? CALM Nonprofit Communications Trends productivity

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s wind down the week with some Mixed Links… If you haven’t done so yet, could you please take a moment to take our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey ? Everyone who takes the survey will get a special invite to our Trends Report Preview Webinar. (If

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Beware the Trends of January

Non Profit Marketing 360

News media typically tip their hats to Janus with end-of-the-year wrapups that appear in December, because hot news like Best Insults of 2012 and Most Embarassing Televised Moments of the Year cannot wait until January. Janus, the god of media year-in-review stories. Photo credit: Wikipedia).

How Many Stars Would You Give Your Nonprofit’s Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, which is open for you to participate in through December 2, we are asking a new question: How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your nonprofit’s communications in 2016? Trends

Takeaways for Communicators: Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Getting Attention

When it’s December 31 and your website is failing, keep calm and tech on. Trends #14NTC #14NTCTakeaways James Porter Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing

Happy Birthday!

Wild Woman Fundraising

5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising. originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on December 18, 2012. Happy Birthday to my blog! 3 years of rabble rousing! What Wild times we have had in the last 3 years! What were some of my most popular posts in the last few years? My mistakes!

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Are Print, Email, Website and Social Media Equally Time Consuming?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you look at the preliminary results from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, email marketing, print marketing, the website/blog and social media marketing are almost identical in the rankings for how much time nonprofit staff are spending on them.

Are You Getting Paid the National Average?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The salary question is part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey , which closes on Friday, December 2. . Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Trends

Buying the charity message: Holiday fundraising trends in 2012

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This December, we need people to be as inspired to give as possible Today’s New York Times has a story on charity campaigns that seek to convince shoppers to add charity to their lists this holiday. Exhibit one is the American Red Cross , which has a new ad campaign with the message “Give something that means something.” A claymation figure named Fred is shown burdened with shopping bags and contemplating a more meaningful gift – the gift of time, money or a donation in someone’s name.

Are Nonprofits in Your State Well Represented?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the map of the nonprofits that we’ve heard from in the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey. P.S. You can also register for our free webinar on December 12 where we’ll share some of the survey results. Nonprofit Communications Trends

Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve plotted the trend lines for the number of blog subscribers (according to Feedburner), engagement (averaged over the quarter using PostRank Analytics), and number of posts. Blogging Nonprofit Communications nptech Trends

Share Your Predictions; Get My Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m putting together a Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that I’ll release in January, and I need your input and predictions. When you complete the survey, you can opt-in to receive a free copy of the Trend Report in January.

The Survey Results That Are Warming My Heart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As you know, our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is open, and will be through November 30. When you do, you can sign up for a sneak peek webinar in December and to get the full report in early January. . Professional Development Trends

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Department of Health and Human Services added global health as a new area of focus for its Healthy People 2020 initiative (disclaimer: client) which was released in December 2010. Image: PSI. Is foreign aid important to Americans? According to a recent poll , most Americans believe U.S.

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Department of Health and Human Services added global health as a new area of focus for its Healthy People 2020 initiative (disclaimer: client) which was released in December 2010. Image: PSI. Is foreign aid important to Americans? According to a recent poll , most Americans believe U.S.

Last Chance to Have Your Say about 2012

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m closing the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends survey on Friday so that I can spend early next week reviewing the data for our webinar on December 1: Trends for 2012 and Your Marketing Plan for the New Year , where I’ll release some of the data for the first time.

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #10 Social Media Fundraising Growing-Up

Giving in a Digital World

Hitwise reinforced this observation with data released earlier this month showing Facebook’s share of all UK visits to social network sites falling by 7% December 2010 to December 2011, while YouTube’s share grew by roughly the same amount. Time will tell… Blogging Email Facebook Online fundraising Social networking Beate Sorum Bryan Miller digital fundraising trends

Share Your Predictions for 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2015. Last year, over 2,100 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. On December 11, we’ll share our preliminary analysis with survey takers only.

Top Ten Articles from 2012 at Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Annual All-Access Pass is now on sale for $365 through December 31. Nonprofit Communications Professional Development Trends

What’s Exciting about 2012: A Sneak Peek

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve opened up our second annual survey on nonprofit communications trends ( please take it now! ) About 800 nonprofit participated in the creation of the 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report last year, and I’d love hear from over 1,000 this year.

How to Raise Your E-Newsletter Open Rate [Results from Our Experiment]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

From mid-September to mid-December, we raised the open rate to an average of 17% — a great improvement over 11%. Then we started using longer subject lines — more along the lines of 7-8 words — from mid-December through the end of January.

What’s Scary about 2012: A Sneak Peek

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, I shared a sneak peek at what’s exciting about 2012 for nonprofit communicators , according to the early results of our second annual nonprofit communications trends survey. Nonprofit Communications Trends

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s come together and share some Mixed Links… Please take a moment to share your experiences as a nonprofit communicator in our annual (but completely revamped) Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. . until December 2nd. How’s everyone holding up out there?

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2014 Year-End Giving Results in Big Win Online for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Last year was no exception and we saw a lot of “generous procrastinators” giving big online in December 2014. When we looked at organizations who received donations on the Network for Good platform in both December 2013 and December 2014, we saw an 18% increase in total donation volume year over year. In December 2014, 22% more donations were made to charities through Network for Good compared to December 2013. raised on December 2.

Our Top Posts from 2012

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends – Infographic. Trends are always hot, as are infographics. Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits. The Annual All-Access Pass is now on sale for $365 through December 31. Blogging Nonprofit Communications Trends

9 Great Tips for #GivingTuesday

The Agitator

December 1st 2015 marks the fourth annual #GivingTuesday. Communications Copywriting / creative Fundraising philosophy/profession Integrated fundraising and marketing Media usage / trends Online fundraising and marketing Social media premium

5 Trends that Will Affect Online Fundraising in 2010

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Last year the Chronicle of Philanthropy shared their " Trends That Will Affect Fund Raising in 2009 ," penned by Robert F. In 2010 Network for Good has taken a crack at the five trends (with an online spin, of course) we've seen and anticipate will affect your fundraising in the months to come. Email outreach will continue its upward trend, meaning more email in subscribers' inboxes. Want to see other trends we picked up from 2009 results?

2009 Online Fundraising Trends

The Agitator

46% of all online giving in 2009 was processed in the last three months of the year (30% in December alone). Blackbaud’s Steve MacLaughlin recently published this slide show reporting the 2009 online fundraising figures for 2,335 nonprofits (all transactions processed by Blackbaud). The report also provides year-over-year comparisons based upon returns for 1,703 organizations. It’s a "must view" presentation.