January, 2021

Social Media and Newsletter Ideas for February 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

No idea what you will talk about on social media next month? Unsure what to include in your newsletter? This post is for you! These ideas come from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter*.

3 Ways Strong Web Design Can Get Your Nonprofit Better Results

J Campbell Social Marketing

It’s not to late to check out my newest online course! Details are here: Mapping Out Your 2021 Nonprofit Marketing Calendar -Your step-by-step roadmap to crush your nonprofit marketing goals this year! This post is a guest blog by Ira Horowitz of Cornershop Creative.

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6 Ways to Communicate Better in 2021

Mission Minded

The best branding practices sometimes come down to the common-sense good habits you already know but haven’t yet committed to. The post 6 Ways to Communicate Better in 2021 appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Messaging

Moving Away from Transactional Fundraising

Ann Green

Unfortunately, we’re looking at another tough year for fundraising. I’ve heard some people predict donations will decrease, while others say they’ll increase. In this era of uncertainty, who knows? That doesn’t mean you should stop fundraising. Not at all. You just need to do it better.

Doubt in fundraising isn't surprising - it just might be a gift

Fundraising Coach

There are a number of misconceptions about what being a successful nonprofit leader and fundraiser looks like. One of the most common is that the leader needs to be 100% confident. Completely sure about themselves at all times. If they aren't sure, how can they ask donors to give?

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Newsletter: Now is the Time to Invest in Your New Business Team; Dealing with a CFO That Doesn’t Buy Corporate Purpose ; 4 Ways to Further Your Nonprofit Career with Continued Learning

Selfish Giving

Two things this week. Join me and David Giagrando (pictured above??) TODAY at 2pm EST for our Cause Docs clinic with Dan Cohen of Cause Partners. He'll be answering your questions on how to land lucrative corporate partnerships.

Pandemic Creates More Planning and Collaboration on Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

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Brand Was at the Center of the Presidential Inaugural

Mission Minded

If you’re a nonprofit professional, President Biden just provided a master class in how to successfully launch a brand. The post Brand Was at the Center of the Presidential Inaugural appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Branding Storytelling

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Why Monthly Giving Makes Sense

Ann Green

A bit of good news from the fundraising world – monthly giving is on the rise! If your organization doesn’t have a monthly/recurring giving program or it’s fairly small, now is a great time to start or grow your monthly giving.

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Some Comms Teams Thrived During the Pandemic. Others Not So Much.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, we shared that we found in the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that a majority of nonprofits said they did more communications planning (63%) and that the level of internal collaboration on the communications workload went up (57%) as a result of the pandemic.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 8, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Will 2021 be better than 2020? That remains to be seen, but that felt like a very long first week. I still have the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising though.

2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Download Now]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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

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Introverted? Leadership Tips Especially for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I don’t know if there is less pressure to fake it then there used to be or if it’s just more socially acceptable, but I definitely know more self-professed introverts now that I used to (myself included).

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Make Your Vacation Part of Your 2021 Plan Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the survey for the upcoming 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we asked whether nonprofit communicators agreed or disagreed with this statement: I regularly take all of the paid time off that I am entitled to each year.

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My 2021 Word of the Year: -ish.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Do you do New Year’s resolutions? Or one, two, or three theme words for your upcoming year? I seem to do a mix depending how I’m feeling each January. For 2021, a single word felt right and it came to me quickly. It’s -ish. It’s simple but so full of meaning for me.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 29, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Collins Quarter. Savannah, GA. Happy Friday! I hope you had a great week. We’re finishing it off strong with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

Top Comms Channels and Social Media Sites for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll release the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report next week, but I thought I’d start sharing some of the results with you a little early. If you’ve been at this awhile, the two lists I am sharing won’t be a surprise.

Kick 2021 Off with a Bang: 25% Off Annual All-Access Pass, Communications Planning Workshop and 2021 Trends

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening this month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. Online Training: [FINAL DAYS] Save $200 Off Our All-Access Training Pass NOW. Access our webinars, workshops, exclusive online courses and downloads, and our Private Facebook Group for 365 days for only $599.

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What Do You Want to Read About in 2021?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our top blog posts of 2020 were dominated by the pandemic, but let’s find out what you would like us to focus on in 2021. Of course we will continue to stay on top of emerging trends and best practices and report those to you, but what are you particularly interested in reading more about?

Measuring Communications Objectives on a Scale

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 15, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Friday, Friends! Let’s warm ourselves next to the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have empowered storytelling, a Twitter planner, YouTube and web design tips, and more.

Nonprofit Communications Planning for 2021 Master Class [NEW]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofits have lots of programmatic, fundraising, and marketing goals that are really just wishes – because there’s no solid strategic communications plan in place to make them a reality. But you can change that. We’ll show you how during our next Master Class on communications planning.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 21, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How is everyone doing out there? Feeling any better? I hope so! Let’s wrap up this week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

How To Fine Tune Your Email Marketing For Gen Z

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media for Social Good Academy is opening soon! Don’t miss out or lose your spot – get on the Early Interest List by clicking here. This post is a guest blog by Elise T. Ingram of HireWriters.

How to Convert Social Media Fans and Followers Into Donors and Long-Term Supporters

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media for Social Good Academy is OPEN for enrollment – for a very limited time! Sign up now through February 1, 2021. Click here for all the details ! How to convert social media fans and followers into donors and long-term supporters? That’s the big question, isn’t it?

3 Must-Have Elements of Social Media Content that Converts

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media for Social Good Academy is opening soon! Don’t miss out or lose your spot – get on the Early Interest List by clicking here. It’s 2021, and the debate raging over whether or not nonprofits should use social media still persists. . The proof is in the pudding.

Why You Need To Get Your Board to Embrace Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media for Social Good Academy is OPEN for enrollment – for a very limited time! Sign up now through February 1, 2021. Click here for all the details ! Why You Need To Get Your Board to Embrace Digital Fundraising.

[FREE MASTERCLASS] 3 Must-Have Elements of Social Media Content that Converts

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to start building a thriving social media community for your nonprofit right now – WITHOUT a big team, lots of tech overwhelm, or getting stuck on the question “What do I do next?”.

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How to Update Your Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Strategy for 2021 [WEBINAR REPLAY]

J Campbell Social Marketing

The COVID-19 pandemic, the election, and racial justice protests of 2020 have upended the entire nonprofit landscape. It is no longer business as usual for nonprofit fundraisers.

Graphic Design Trends for 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As Kivi announced in today’s newsletter, we are undergoing a lot of changes at Nonprofit Marketing Guide – a new logo, a new website, and a new learning center.

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Visual Identity: It’s How You Look

Mission Minded

Effective brand storytelling doesn’t just stem from the accidental use of visually-appealing elements. The post Visual Identity: It’s How You Look appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Design

Some Insights From 2020 to Bring Into the New Year

Ann Green

I hope everyone had a safe holiday. I’m sure you’re relieved 2020 is over, although uncertainty will stay with us for a while. No doubt this past year brought a lot of challenges to your nonprofit.

Online Community-Building for Nonprofit Members

Ann Green

How important is online community-building for your nonprofit members? Read our guide to learn how online engagements can strengthen your membership base. By Jake Fabbri. Creating a membership program for your nonprofit is a smart way to increase fundraising and donor stewardship.

3 Ways Your School Can Stand Out During this Virtual Admission Cycle

Mission Minded

The school that does the best job speaking the language of BENEFITS rather than FEATURES will rule the day this admissions cycle. The post 3 Ways Your School Can Stand Out During this Virtual Admission Cycle appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Independent Schools

Newsletter: How to Sell & Close More Partnerships ; The Business Case for Targeting C-Stores?? ; Are You Ready to Host a Hybrid Fundraising Event in 2021?

Selfish Giving

The docs are back! No, we can't heal America's fractured democracy ?????- but we can address your partnership woes! Remember, we're not real doctors , we're cause doctors (or Cause Docs!)??????? The doc joining us this month is Dan Cohen, Founder & President of Cause Partners.

Newsletter: Shelter Newsjacks Inauguration with 'Indoguration' ; Utah Jazz Score 3-Pointer with Action-Triggered Donation ; Are Charity Auctions Best Way to Get Everyone Vaccinated?

Selfish Giving

Since Christmas I've spoken to over a dozen nonprofits about a new offering I've been working on: The 2021 Corporate Partnership Checklist. This 9-point checklist reviews the critical things you need to act on in 2021 to be successful with corporate partnerships.

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Newsletter: 10 Classic Partnership Posts for the New Year ; 15 Ways to Generate More Leads ; Create a Charcuterie Board of Partnership Options

Selfish Giving

Corporate partnership news was a bit slow last week, so I went through my archives and picked ten of my favorite articles from past years. This will keep you busy! One thing I realized is I need to get back to writing more of my own stuff. I kind of miss it! Enjoy!