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Need Something Like Canva But for Video?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofits love Canva for creating quick, good-looking graphics. Don’t you wish there was something just as quick and easy for video? I know I do. Yes, I have video editing software, but sometimes it’s overkill and takes too long to work through.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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Share G.R.E.A.T. Stories to Advance Your Goals

Getting Attention

Best Buddies International. Like many of you, I’ve been working with storytelling for more than a decade now. And, like many of you, I know we need to do it better. We use too many over-simplified stories—black-and-white stories that don’t ring true.

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Above the Turmoil

Wild Woman Fundraising

As we end the Nonprofit Leadership Summit this year, I am struck by how much our current time mirrors 1939. if history is indeed repeating itself, what can we say about the current times, and what does this mean for our tactics in the uncertain future?

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Hashtag Hijack: Nonprofits Take Advantage of the #PresidentialAlert

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you live in the United States, you probably received a notification yesterday from FEMA and President Trump. While the system is designed to warn us in case of a national emergency, considering the political climate of today the memes started QUICKLY.

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits


For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Digital Storytelling TODAY

J Campbell Social Marketing

Welcome to the third episode of Nonprofit Social Media Nerds , where we discuss and demo social media tools, tech, tips, and tricks.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 5, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s October – my favorite month! Let’s kick back with our favorite pumpkin spiced beverages and peruse the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation


John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

A Quick Guide to Using Technology Throughout the Donor Engagement Process

J Campbell Social Marketing

Guest post by Amanda Peterson, Enlightened Digital. The way people communicate continues to evolve as technology advances. For nonprofits, this reliance on new technology may mean that it is becoming more and more challenging to maintain effective donor relationships.

How success and happiness relate to the raising of money


Everyone wants success and happiness in their lives. Sadly, too many people are misled or misdirected by the media and teachers about what success and happiness are really all about.

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Thank-You Videos, Measuring Effectiveness, Adrian Sargeant, and a Pass Sale All Happening in October!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: October 4: How to Create a Thank-You Video for Supporters Before Thanksgiving. Get everything you need to create a great thank-you video just in time for Thanksgiving.

Come Together: How a Single Video Can Unite Your Organization

Mission Minded

If your school or organization operates on more than one campus a sound strategy is required to ensure you’re seen as a single organization, with a single mission, and a single brand. It can be tempting to talk about the advantages of each location, its unique offerings, or character.

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Web Presence for Mobile Donors

Ann Green

By John Killoran . Developing your website and ensuring your donors have the ability to donate to your organization online was a great undertaking for you. You probably saw a spike in donations and donor engagement. But did you know there’s a way to make online giving even more effective?

Webinar Recap: The Social Guide to Modern Event Fundraising


Didn’t have a chance to catch our webinar The Social Guide to Modern Event Fundraising ? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered

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Create a Thank-You Video…[PLOT TWIST]…by this Thanksgiving!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to release a thank-you video. A happy, inspiring message of gratitude can set you up for a great year-end fundraising season! And yes, it’s already October, but you absolutely can create one that quickly. Join us TOMORROW as Kivi presents an updated version of last year’s popular webinar: How to Create a Thank-You Video for Supporters Before Thanksgiving. 60-Minute Webinar with Kivi Leroux Miller. Thursday, October 4th. 1:00 P.M. Eastern (10 A.M.

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How to Stand out in the #GivingTuesday Crowd

Fundraising Report Card

To suggest that fundraising has become saturated would be an understatement. There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States alone, many with overlapping missions and visions. Nonetheless, each works tirelessly to secure your financial contribution. The post How to Stand out in the #GivingTuesday Crowd appeared first on Fundraising Report Card. Culture

Newsletter: 10 Top Causes Companies Support ; Voter Registration Drives are Everywhere ; 11 Marketing Ideas for Halloween

Selfish Giving

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The Plan for Fundraising Success – Season 2, Episode 8

Fundraising Report Card

Achieve fundraising success by creating a plan. Zach and Tim discuss the components of a successful plan and how to create one for your organization. Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps Introduction [00:00] Success [00:36] Defining Success [01:22] [04:23] Heather Yandow [04:35] A Plan [05:33] Blog Post on FRC [06:24] Is anything … Continue reading "The Plan for Fundraising Success – Season 2, Episode 8".