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


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.

How Email Marketing Can Help (or Hurt) Your Fundraising

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How Email Marketing Can Help (or Hurt) Your Fundraising. Email communication is considered one of the core marketing strategies for nonprofits. Using it effectively is how you can ensure it will help your fundraising.

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.

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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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.

How NOT to Make a Fundraising Plan

NonProfit Hub

Fundraising. While it’s something so common in the nonprofit world, it can be a beast to tackle ? and get it right. A successful fundraising plan has every aspect down to a science. But things don’t always go as planned. Humans mess up, people get busy, and some things just fall through.

What Would You Tell Your Past Self?

Mission Minded

Organizations frequently seek someone to consult on their organization’s brand, or reputation. How would you consult yourself? The post What Would You Tell Your Past Self? appeared first on Mission Minded.

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.

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 Inc Walmart Inc.

#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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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.

How Nonprofits Can Expect the Unexpected When Budgeting

NonProfit Hub

Managing money for a nonprofit often feels like laying train tracks ahead of a speeding locomotive. An organization’s course depends on how well its leaders manage money down the line. Here is how nonprofits can expect the unexpected when budgeting.

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.

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!

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 ).

#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.

How to Train Your Nonprofit Team in 5 Easy & Effective Steps

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to Train Your Nonprofit Team in 5 Easy & Effective Steps. Nonprofit training is a critical component of running a successful organization. With these five steps, you can create a culture of learning within your team. Nonprofits hire for passion. That’s because passion for your cause is huge.

6 Tips for Your Year-End Giving Campaign

NonProfit Hub

If you’ve lived even a day as a member of the nonprofit community, you know how huge the holiday season is. Temperatures are dropping and sleigh bells are ringing. Everyone’s in a more giving mood with a cup of cocoa in their hands, surrounded by their loved ones. .

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.

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!

Newsletter: What to Do When a Sponsor Doesn’t Pay Up ; How to Make an Amazing Introduction Via Email ; How Hockey Kept the Teddy Bear Toss Going During the Pandemic

Selfish Giving

Last Christmas I visited my brother and his family in Paris. Exactly one year ago today, we toured the Château de Chantilly where I snapped this picture. It's an amazing place. My favorite part was visiting the restaurant where I ate a whole bowl of Chantilly whipped cream.??

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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How to get more Vegan products in restaurants

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to get more Vegan products in restaurants. Tags : Vegan, Sustainability. On average, 1 in every 25 dishes in a restaurant is a Vegan dish. Most of the time, not a very good option. In this video, Vikas Garg explains how the app abillionveg can help change that.

SEO Tips To Index And Rank Faster

NonProfit Hub

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has seen a world of difference in recent times. Though the essentials remain the same, the tables have turned over time. Keywords have evolved and strategy has been completely revamped. Marketers continue to launch new ways to increase organic traffic to the website.

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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?

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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Newsletter: Sponsorship Advice from a Dragster Driver ; Stacy’s Pita Chips Launches Cause-Related QR Codes on Bags?; Small Businesses are the New Cause Marketing Partners

Selfish Giving

We have over 70 people registered for the Cause Docs Zoom call tomorrow at 2pm EST with Larry Weil, The Sponsorship guy! Will you be joining us? We've gotten some great questions so far. They include: Q. What is the best tactic to introduce our non-profit and the opportunity to potential sponsors?

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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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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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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