December, 2020

Week of Freebies, Day 1: The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! Toward the end of every year, we spread some good cheer with some free stuff for our awesome readers like you! We have some new freebies for you, but let’s kick of the week with something tried and true… The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

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100+ Profitable Niches List for 2021 & Beyond!

Getting Attention

Lately I’ve been getting a TON of emails asking me the very same question:“What are the most profitable niches in Internet Marketing?”So,

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Charitable Giving Between Generations: Compare & Contrast

J Campbell Social Marketing

Did you get a chance 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 in the New Year! This post is a guest blog by John Killoran of Snowball Fundraising .

Why Your Giving Tuesday Efforts Will Succeed Or Fail

iMarketSmart

Our sector is, once again, awaiting the results of Giving Tuesday without much thought about what value WE are giving to our supporters— and that’s really too bad. Why,” you might ask? The answer: Because immutable laws apply when money is involved.

Thanking donors is NOT an activity report

Fundraising Coach

Fundraising is filled with things that seem to make sense, but don't. One of those areas is when it comes to thanking donors. When we thank donors, we think we need to prove to them that we did great work. So we fill our donor newsletters with. Statistics (we fed X many people).

The Importance of Making Your New Donors Feel Welcome

Ann Green

As your year-end donations come in, you may have some new donors. If you get new donors this year, don’t take that for granted. In this tumultuous year, these donors saw a need and found a connection to your cause. Maybe you’re a food bank that’s seeing a record number of people.

Five Lines Communications Directors Must Walk Carefully

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Much of nonprofit marketing and communications success is about finding and maintaining your balance. Think of it as walking a fine line. If you venture too far to the left or the right away from that line, you’ll end up struggling in several different ways.

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Quick Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Videos More Accessible

J Campbell Social Marketing

I received this helpful email message on how to make nonprofit videos more accessible, by Nikki Bell & Simon Scriver at Fundraising Everywhere , and I wanted to share it with you! In more ways than one 2020 has been the year of video — but accessible video content still remains a hurdle.

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3 Uses For Social Media Marketing

Diva Marketing Blog

Even with all the bashing, I still believe social media marketing can move the needle in a positive direction for your organization. It’s not easy. It’s not free. But it is a satisfying way to authentically connect with your customers. And to encourage the next sales. . Why Bother?

3 Things to do Now to Successfully Finish Year-end Fundraising

Fundraising Coach

There is so much information on year-end fundraising out there right now. And, let's face it, so many of us are tired. Ready to stop. But if you run a nonprofit or run nonprofit fundraising, this is not the time to take two weeks off.

Keep in Touch with Your Donors Throughout the Year by Using a Communications Calendar

Ann Green

I like to emphasize the importance of keeping in touch with your donors throughout the year. During the pandemic, this has become more important than ever, even though it may be harder due to everything that’s going on.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 4, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to the last month of 2020! Let’s celebrate getting one step closer to a new year with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

Hope in 2021: What Does it Look Like to You?

Mission Minded

Mission Minded is ever hopeful and thankful for the work—and impact—our clients like you create in their communities everyday. The post Hope in 2021: What Does it Look Like to You? appeared first on Mission Minded.

#GivingTuesday 2020 Wrap Up – How to Follow Up With Donors After Your Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

The final numbers are still being calculated, but GivingTuesday 2020 is shaping up to be a huge success! GivingTuesday reports total giving increased from $1.97 billion to $2.47 billion in the United States alone, representing a 25% increase compared to GivingTuesday 2019. Read more here.

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3 Uses For Social Media Marketing

Diva Marketing Blog

Even with all the bashing, I still believe social media marketing can move the needle in a positive direction for your organization. It’s not easy. It’s not free. But it is a satisfying way to authentically connect with your customers. And to encourage the next sales. . Why Bother?

Newsletter: How to Monetize Your Content with Corporate Partnerships ; Cause Marketing Can Solve Sports’ Gen Z Problem ??? ?? ; Nonprofits That Smell Raise More Money

Selfish Giving

Build an audience. Engage with that audience. Monetize that audience (with corporate and other forms of support). For those of you who have been readers for a while, I can see your eye balls rolling.??I I know. I say this all the time! It's kind of become my mantra.

Nonprofits Still Aren’t Using Some of the Best Email Tactics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll be closing the survey for the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report soon. Please take the survey now and be a part of the report!

Which Social Channels Are Most Important to Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll be closing the survey for the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Friday night. Please take the survey now and be a part of the report!

How to Make Your Media Pitches Camera Ready

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You know that a picture is worth 1,000 words. But did you know that a picture can also be worth thousands of eyeballs?

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Detailing December: A BIG Training Discount and How to Create Style Guides and Annual Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening this month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. Online Training: 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.

Should You Contact People Who Unsubscribed from Your Email List?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

No, you shouldn’t. OK, nice chatting with you. Have a great day! In all seriousness, this question came up in a nonprofit communications Facebook Group and I was amazed how many people told the poster to contact unsubscribers to see why they left.

Your Day in the Life

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We need new submissions for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator blog series. If you have ever read a Day in the Life post and thought “Yay! I am not alone” or nodded along knowingly when someone said they had to eat lunch at their desk – it’s your turn to share!

Week of Freebies, Day 2: The Nonprofit Editorial Planning Starter Kit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! Toward the end of every year, we spread some good cheer with some free stuff for our awesome readers like you! Today we share a new resource that has some of our best planning worksheets and tips on editorial planning all in one place.

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Week of Freebies, Day 3: Newsletter Ideas for Every Month of the Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! Toward the end of every year, we spread some good cheer with some free stuff for our awesome readers like you! Today I share social media and newsletter ideas for January and how you can get ideas every month by subscribing to the Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter.

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Give Us a Year and We’ll Change How You Work

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Were you ready for 2020? I know I wasn’t! Who knows what 2021 will bring us? It could be another horror show or the best year ever. Either way you will need some help cutting through the noise so you can focus on what really works.

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Our Top Blog Posts of 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

2020 was all about Covid and social movements so it’s not surprising that a big chunk of our most popular blog posts from this year covered those topics.

Week of Freebies, Day 4: How to Say Thank You – A Guide for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Holidays! Toward the end of every year, we spread some good cheer with some free stuff for our awesome readers like you! Be sure your ready to say thank you to all of those new donors you’re getting this week with another new download: How to Say Thank You: A Guide for Nonprofits.

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Connect with People Who Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Working as a nonprofit communications professional can be lonely. Most of your collogues don’t really understand what you do. And communications departments are often small staffed by just one or two people.

A Perfect Gift to Self: Our Planning Card Deck

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to nerd out and get the work gifts you want, even if you are buying them for yourself! The Nonprofit Communications Strategic Planning Card Deck fits the bill. it’s an info-packed, affordable, and (big) pocket-sized tool to help you figure out your strategy for 2021 and beyond.

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#GivingTuesday 2020 – 6 Things to Focus On Besides the Facebook Match

J Campbell Social Marketing

When Facebook announced what it was doing this year for GivingTuesday December 1, nonprofits everywhere went into a frenzy. Just as it did last year, the company will match $7 million in qualifying donations made on its website or app starting on Tuesday, December 1, at 8 am Eastern Time.

3 Simple Ways to Get Started with Nonprofit Video Marketing

J Campbell Social Marketing

What a fabulous mini-training! Watch the replay – Mary Knox Miller, video storyteller extraordinaire, tells us how to get started with nonprofit video marketing. You know about the power of video.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 18, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am having a heck of a day so let’s just get straight to the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising, shall we? This week we have how to schedule Instagram posts, mental health tips, year-end fundraising advice, and more.

Answer These Three Questions BEFORE Starting Your Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Publishing an annual report is a nonprofit best practice. And before you start creating your annual report, you need to make these three decisions: 1. What are your accomplishments for the year? What were the results of your work last year? Why did you spend your time and money the way you did?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 11, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Friday, friends! As always, I am here to share the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week I have some 2020 wrap ups from Google and TikTok, ideas for Instagram Reels, a gift guide and more. It’s time for Mixed Links….

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – 2021 Trends Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Wednesday! Like I mentioned last week, I am coming to you a little earlier in the week as I spend time with my family over the next few days.

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Industry Overviews: Online Grocery Sales & Cough & Cold Medicine Manufacturing OTC

Selfish Giving

Online Grocery Sales Operators in this industry sell grocery items through online channels. The industry comprises companies that are based online and those that have both a physical presence and also sell food products on the internet. Top Leading Companies Amazon.com Inc Walmart Inc.

Newsletter: This Industry is Ripe for Cause Partnerships ; Cleaner Pine-Sol Opens Online Store for Charity; Beauty Brands are Turning to Cause for Holidays

Selfish Giving

The docs are back! No, we can't give you the covid vaccine ?????- but we can address your partnership woes! Remember, we're not real doctors, we're cause doctors (or Cause Docs !)??????? The doc joining David Giagrando and me this month is Larry Weil (aka The Sponsorship Guy ).