January, 2021

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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Nonprofit Fundraising Videos Inspire More Giving

Get Fully Funded

Nonprofit fundraising videos bring your organization’s work to life in a way that written stories just can’t. Videos show as well as tell. They speak to supporters with authenticity and display your story in a way that easily grabs the viewer’s heart. In short, videos make an impression.

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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?

Building a Strong Nonprofit Brand [Step-by-step Guide + Free Resources]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Building a Strong Nonprofit Brand [Step-by-step Guide + Free Resources]. Having a strong brand is not just a great idea for commercial organizations. Nonprofits, NGOs, Social Enterprise also need to create and manage a strong brand.

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

Being a Successful Fundraiser in 2021

NonProfit Hub

I have an obsession. I love defining what makes a fundraiser successful, bottling it, and using it to empower nonprofit professionals and volunteers. I’m obsessed with helping them become more productive in securing gifts to advance the charities and good causes they’re so passionate about.

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*.

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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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10 Powerful Twitter Marketing Tips [That Work like Magic]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

10 Powerful Twitter Marketing Tips [That Work like Magic]. All organizations can benefit from having a solid Twitter Marketing strategy (B2B, B2C, NGOs, etc.). Check out the following tips and improve your Twitter Marketing. Twitter is a powerful marketing platform that needs your attention.

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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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.

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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Mail vs. Email: Pros & Cons of Each Fundraising Channel

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to choosing the right marketing channel for your nonprofit fundraising, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons of each option. The two most prominent fundraising channels for nonprofits are direct mail and email.

10 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Resolutions for 2021

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. As we bid a not-so-fond farewell to the past year, I hope that you were able to spend some time in the past few days to rest and rejuvenate. .

Solutions to stop Plastic Pollution [People, Tech, Organizations, Governments]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Solutions to stop Plastic Pollution. People, Tech, Organizations, Governments]. Reducing our plastic pollution is one of the greatest challenges facing planet earth. Luckily, there are solutions. Governments, Organizations, and millions of people are stepping up.

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

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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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.

6 Steps to Get the Press to Tell Your Story

NonProfit Hub

Almost all media now feature feel-good stories about people and organizations that do good. Even so, getting attention from the shrinking, but highly diversified, press pool still takes persistence and creativity. Here are 6 steps to get the press to tell your story: 1.

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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 Exemplary Governance Can Keep Nonprofits Operational

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How Exemplary Governance Can Keep Nonprofits Operational. While nonprofits can’t control donor behavior, they can optimize their appeal by demonstrating competence, value, and transparency at every level. For nonprofits looking to maximize their outreach potential, exemplary governance is the answer.

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

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.

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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5 Nonprofit Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

NonProfit Hub

Did you know that the average open rate for the nonprofit organization is around 25.17%, much higher than the industry average open rate, which is just 21.33%? According to Mailchimp ? a well-established digital marketing automation platform ?

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.

The Best Online PDF Converter Tool For Compressing Your PDF Files

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

The Best Online PDF Converter Tool For Compressing Your PDF Files. Are you looking to convert your PDF files? Check how how to do that in this article. When handling big file sizes of documents will lead to an inconvenient way of sharing to the internet platform.

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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.

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.

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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Today’s Talk with Maryanne Dersch

NonProfit Hub

This week, we had the chance to sit down with Maryanne Dersch. Maryanne is a nonprofit coach, author, and speaker who loves to help organizations communicate authentically. She has great advice on how to share your ideas with the people who can make them happen.

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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.

6 Things That You Should Know About GoGoPDF’s Compressing Tool

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

6 Things That You Should Know About GoGoPDF’s Compressing Tool. Want to Compress your PDF files? Check out what you need to know about GoGoPDF’s Compressing Tool in this article. There are some instances where people need to reduce their PDFs’ size to send them via web or email.

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.

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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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.