April, 2020

How Coronavirus is Changing the Way Nonprofits Think about Their Social Media Strategies

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week I presented our two-part webinar series on nonprofit social media strategies based on our Be Personal / Be Practical framework. I did the same training (minus all the new coronavirus and quarantine examples) about this same time last year.

10 Ways to Participate in #GivingTuesdayNow Without Asking for Money

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard the news! In response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, GivingTuesday is hosting #GivingTuesdayNow , a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5, 2020. It is not mandatory for nonprofits to raise money on this day or to even participate at all.

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COVID-19 Commercials – A united message or simply a lack of creativity?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

You’ve probably seen a few COVID-19 TV commercials by now, maybe even shed a few tears. Empty roads, parked airplanes, deserted cities, playgrounds with no kids, you name it.

THE WAY FORWARD: PART 3 OF 3 FOR MARKETING MAJOR AND LEGACY GIFTS IN THE CORONAVIRUS ERA

iMarketSmart

This is part 3 of 3 in a series. For the first post, go here and for the second post, go here. Engage and offer, don’t ask. We’ve been hearing from a lot of organizations over the past few weeks, and many are putting a total hold on communications to their donors. I would encourage you to do the exact opposite. . Donors are getting bombarded with information and opinions from the media, the government, their friends, their family, social media — you name it!

Are Your School’s Messages Right for Right Now?

Mission Minded

This guide will help you create the messages that will inspire commitment and loyalty from your existing and new families. The post Are Your School’s Messages Right for Right Now? appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Independent Schools

Give Your Donors the Best Thank You Possible

Ann Green

I hope both you and your nonprofit organization are doing okay right now. You may have seen an increase in giving over the last few weeks. In times of crisis, people want to do something. They want to help if they can. I’ve seen an upswing of kindness lately.

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Virtual Volunteering: Ideas to Engage Your Volunteers Remotely

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As we continue to switch our fundraising, events, and work to digital platforms, don’t forget to keep your volunteers involved too. Today Elizabeth Neufeld, CEO and Founder of Strat Labs, shares some ways you can still get your volunteers to help. Kristina. Elizabeth Neufeld.

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Across the Generations: 5 Tips for Fundraising to All Ages

Fundraising Coach

As far as supporters, nonprofits are experiencing an unprecedented generation span. The sheer number and variety of generous givers is amazing, but only if your nonprofit can access them.

Newsletter: How to Calculate the Value of Virtual Events, Partnerships ; This Sports Team is Packing Its Stadium with Fans to Raise Money for Causes ?? ; The Business Roundtable is a Joke

Selfish Giving

Two things this week. We had a great first Social Impact Book Club meeting last week! Now we're on to the second book and you get to pick it! Just head over to our Facebook group (join the group if you haven't already) and vote on the next book. You have three choices.

Are Your Fundraising Messages Ready for What’s Next?

Mission Minded

There’s hardly an organization that wasn’t caught off-guard by COVID-19 and its aftereffects. Most scrambled quickly to adjust operations to. The post Are Your Fundraising Messages Ready for What’s Next? appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Messaging

Whatever You Do, Don’t Stop Fundraising

Ann Green

No doubt the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting your nonprofit organization, possibly severely. You need revenue to cover both planned and unplanned expenses. You may have already heard this over the last few weeks, but I’m going to repeat it. . Don’t stop fundraising.

How Extroverts Are Surviving Social Distancing #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Things could be opening up soon, but it looks like physical distancing is here to stay. Regardless of where you land on the introvert/extrovert scale, COVID-19 has been a challenge.

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#GivingTuesdayNow: Social Media Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Success

J Campbell Social Marketing

In response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, GivingTuesday is hosting #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5, 2020.

Only 2% of Consumers Think Brands Should Stop Advertising During the Pandemic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I know a lot of you are wondering how you should be handling your marketing and fundraising efforts right now. You are not alone in being concerned. Brands from every industry are not sure how they should proceed.

Stop Right Now and Check Those Automated Emails!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you follow email marketing best practices, you should have at least a couple of automated processes set up like welcome emails when someone signs up for your e-newsletter or receipts for online donations.

Doing Your Best Right Now #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have probably seen this already, but I don’t think it can be said enough: "You are not working from home; you are at your home during a crisis trying to work." " I've heard this twice today. I think it's an important distinction worth emphasising.

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New Metaphors We Can All Relate To

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We love metaphors at Nonprofit Marketing Guide. It’s not unheard of for me to use a half-dozen different metaphors in the course of a webinar. That’s because a good metaphor is a perfect tool to help explain something new.

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Staying Motivated While Trying to Motivate Others #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My ninth grade son and I just had what we call in the South “a come to Jesus meeting” about his schoolwork.

A Screenshot Tutorial on How to Create a Facebook Group

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of the recommendations in Facebook’s media guide – Global Coronavirus Resource: Connecting People During the COVID-19 Pandemic – was to use Facebook Groups to connect with people.

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Social Media Use Is Increasing During the Pandemic (Duh)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In other news, water is wet. Back in March, IZEA Worldwide, Inc released a special report that examined how people thought they would use social media over the next few months or so if they were under a lockdown order.

New to This Work or Just Flat-Out Overwhelmed? Ground Yourself in These Nonprofit Comms Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Some of you are being asked to do communications work for the first time. Others have been at it a while but feel like you’re drowning in requests and details.

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Advice for Managing Communications During the Coronavirus Pandemic [FREE Webinar]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There’s so much upheaval in how nonprofit communicators are working with both their co-workers and their communities right now because of the coronavirus pandemic. That means it’s a perfect time — yes, perfect!

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5 Types of Content You Should Be Posting Right Now According to Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday, I shared some data on how people still want to hear from you and the types of content they said they wanted.

We’re Cutting Through the Noise in May with Great Online Campaigns, Brilliant Press Releases, and New Rules for Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening in May at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. Online Training: May 7: Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run with Kivi Leroux Miller. 60-Minute Webinar] Learn how to plan seven great campaigns to raise awareness, build engagement, retain donors, and more!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 10, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Meril’s. New Orleans, LA. Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s take a deep breath and wrap up the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

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How to Get Your Nonprofit’s Story Told During Covid-19

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Flickr Creative Commons photo by Steve Bustin. By Peter Panepento. It’s not easy for nonprofits to get news coverage. And that’s especially true during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How to Get People to Join Your New Facebook Group

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday, I shared a tutorial on how to create your Facebook Group , and now that it’s all set up, it’s time to invite your members! But first, we have to make sure you actually answered a couple of the questions I asked yesterday.

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CALM not BUSY is Now Just $9.99

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now is a fabulous time to implement the CALM not BUSY approach to your nonprofit communications work. There’s already a ton of disruption and people are learning new ways to work together. So why not implement new ways to be Collaborative, Agile, Logical, and Methodical in your work?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 17, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cochon Butcher. New Orleans, LA. Is it Friday? Do we even know anymore? Well, happy Whateverday! I do know I have the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 3, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My porch. Auburn, AL. I hope you are all adjusting well to our new normal. One thing that won’t change anytime soon is I will still bring you the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising every Friday.

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Things That Can Still Happen in April: Learn Social Media Strategies, Tips for Direct and Online Fundraising and How to Be CALM

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening this Month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. Online Training: Ends TONIGHT!: The All-Access Pass Discount. Save $200 off the Annual All-Access Pass.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 24, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

New Orleans, LA. How are you holding up? Good-ish, I hope! Let’s get to the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week have the M+R Benchmarks Study, resources for #GivingTuesdayNow, tips on going viral, some good news, and more.

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Planting Seeds for a Brighter Nonprofit Future – In Your Words

J Campbell Social Marketing

In my email last week, I asked nonprofits to share at least one seed that they are planting right now that they think will benefit the organization in the long-term. The responses were wonderful, and I want to share them with you. Fundraisers are SO generous with their expertise and their time.

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How to Ask for Nonprofit Emergency Funds During Coronavirus – #NonprofitEmployeeRelief

J Campbell Social Marketing

Has your nonprofit been struggling to ask for emergency funds in the current coronavirus crisis? Are you wondering how to ask without sounding alarmist, tone deaf, and/or insensitive?

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5 Reasons Your Online Fundraising Campaign Isn’t Raising Money

J Campbell Social Marketing

Any seasoned fundraiser knows that having a great idea and just putting it out in the world isn’t necessarily enough to rake in the revenue. . Once you have planned and launched your online fundraising campaign, what happens now? What if people aren’t responding, engaging, and making donations? .

How to Plan and Launch an Emergency Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Register to get the replay of this webinar on demand: How to Plan and Launch an Emergency Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign . Description: Nonprofit organizations are getting hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.

Giving Tuesday is May 5: How Can You Prepare?

Mission Minded

How your organization can prepare for Giving Tuesday on May 5 amid the uncertainty of Coronavirus. The post Giving Tuesday is May 5: How Can You Prepare? appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Digital Nonprofit Communications Social Media

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