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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. Guest Post by Elizabeth Neufeld, CEO and Founder of Strat Labs. Let’s set the scene. It’s Spring 2020 and you typically have twenty eager volunteers ready to begin planning, organizing, and executing your Annual Gala.

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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. I have decided to keep the responses anonymous. Here are the responses, unedited – I hope they provide you with ideas and inspiration during this time of crisis.

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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. If the location once had people in it, it is now being shown as empty with some sombre piano music concurrently nourishing our auditory senses and reminding us what we are all missing.

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

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. It helps anchor new ideas to something that’s already well-understood by the brain.

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Thanking Corporate Sponsors: 20 Ways to Thank Virtual Event Sponsors

J Campbell Social Marketing

With 1.5 billion people across the globe on shelter-in-place orders due to the coronavirus outbreak, many nonprofit gatherings and fundraisers that would have been held in person are moving to digital and virtual events. . The questions on nonprofit event planners around the world are now asking: . Without in-person events, how can we adequately and recognize our corporate sponsors? What kind of “digital incentives” and “digital benefits” can we offer? .

Make #GivingTuesdayNow a True Day of Giving

Ann Green

You may have heard that May 5th is #GivingTuesdayNow. It’s being billed as a day of giving and unity. . I hope that’s the case because the year-end #GivingTuesday is more about asking and sometimes even begging. Just like everything else now, we need to change the ways we do things. This needs to be a true day of giving. Don’t make it the usual money grab. . You may or may not be planning to participate. Don’t feel as if you need to, although you should be raising money now.

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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. I won’t go into the details as I am sure this same scene is playing out in houses across the country, but let’s just say he is not doing his assignments like he should, and I just spent the last couple of hours going over his coursework and missed assignments and helping him get organized with a plan to move forward.

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! Registration for this webinar is $99 or free with an All-Access Pass. Learn More and Register. May 19: Relevant Press Releases: How to Get Attention in a Crowded News Cycle with Antionette Kerr.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 1, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Minero. Atlanta, GA. April is FINALLY over! Let’s hope for better days ahead and take a look at some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have some good news regarding the economy and fundraising, the best time to post on social, virtual meeting tips, and more. It’s time for Mixed Links… Sprout Social tells us the best times to post on social media in 2020.

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