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10+ Ideas for a Nonprofit Social Media Intern

J Campbell Social Marketing

During the last live session of Social Media for Social Good Academy, there was a lot of discussion around work study students and social media interns. . What kinds of projects should they work on? How to make the work meaningful?

6 Types of Content Your Supporters Want

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your first job as a nonprofit communicator, and your most important one, is to know who you are talking to, or writing for, at all times. Then you match what you say to the interests, needs, and values of those people.

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Leadership and Fundraising in a Pandemic

Fundraising Coach

This week, I was honored to be the guest on Eliz Greene and Thom Singer's show, The Webinar Talk Show. We talked about leadership, fundraising, events, and sales in a pandemic. I loved Eliz's story about a fundraising appeal that wowed her.

Newsletter: 7-Steps to Deliver a ?????????? Partnership Experience; A Framework for Speaking Up on Social Issues ; For Some the New MDA Telethon is Unwelcome News

Selfish Giving

Three things this week. What's in a name? A big thank you ??to to everyone who's written back over the past week to share how they want to be addressed in the salutation of this newsletter. It's nice to be on a first name basis with more of you! Access to paywalled articles.

The Magic of Monthly Donors – How to Build Your Monthly Giving Program

J Campbell Social Marketing

What a training! Watch the replay – Erica Waasdorp, the monthly giving guru, schools us on all things monthly giving. She answers the questions: How can small nonprofits set up a monthly giving program? In what ways can social media be used to promote it? What are some pitfalls to avoid?

The 23 CALMing Actions to Go from BUSY to CALM

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

CALM not BUSY is the framework we created to help you understand how to manage your nonprofit’s communications work for maximum effectiveness. You should work on being more Collaborative, Agile, Logical, and Methodical (CALM) and less Bogus, Unrealistic, Sidestepping, and Yoked (BUSY).

Don’t Feel Like Working? #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I worked out this morning, had a call, answered some emails, sent an email, stopped for lunch, took my dog for a walk, aaaand now I am crashing and don’t feel like doing the many other things on my to-do list for today.

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Improving Your Thank Yous and Progress Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Great communications after the first gift are what leads to the second gift. Saying thank you to your donors, and saying it well, is only polite, right? The truth is that good thank yous are much more than good manners: they are a very smart and savvy fundraising strategy.

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