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How to Choose a PR Firm for Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo credit: For many smaller and mid-sized nonprofits, media relations isn’t a stand-alone function. It’s an activity that is part of someone’s job — or it’s something that is tag-teamed by multiple people. Often, that’s all you need.

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You Don’t Need Data, You Need Actionable Intelligence


You have plenty of data. That data probably includes donation recency, frequency, and monetary value. You might also track involvement information (participation in events, volunteerism, board leadership) and interaction information (notes from discussions collected during donor calls and visits).

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Basic Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) Tools To Help Fight Disinformation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Over the past year, I’ve had a significant increase in the number of client requests for custom consulting and/or training help relating to combating the spread of disinformation. I thought I’d share some recent slides (edited to remove any client sensitive information of course), where I provide some useful tools for any newbies to the field of OSINT / SOCMINT. But first, what the heck am I talking about? Disinformation is false information spread deliberately to deceive.

Behind the Brand: The New Look and Feel of Canal Alliance

Mission Minded

Julie Grawe is a senior brand strategist at Mission Minded and our director of digital. I asked her to give. The post Behind the Brand: The New Look and Feel of Canal Alliance appeared first on Mission Minded.

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Good Things in March: Content Marketing Campaigns, Professional Development, and a Pass Sale

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide in March: Online Training: March 7: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan Find out how to create a professional development plan that puts you on the path to success.

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How You Can Build Relationships With More Hi-Value Supporters at Lower Costs


Your job is tough! If you’re like most fundraisers, you’re already working hard. You don’t have enough time, you’re pulled in too many directions, and you’re constantly swatting flies. Your board is probably breathing down your neck and your boss is probably on your back!

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Decent Humans: Lauren & Erika at The Empowerment Plan


Decent Humans is what we call the incredible community we witness on CrowdRise each and every day doing amazing things for good. And each month, we’re going to highlight a Decent Human in the nonprofit world that’s devoting their time and passion to giving back and making a difference.

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How Big Should Your Comms Team Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Just when and how your nonprofit communications team should grow depends on lots of factors. But one of them is the overall size of your organization.

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Newsletter: Warm Leads from Your Homepage; Bridgestone Raises $2.8M for BGCA ; Museum Launches ‘How to be an American’ Podcast

Selfish Giving

Everyone wants more hot leads (direct inquiries from potential partners). But what about warm leads (someone who shows interest in your organization)? Would you like more warm leads if I showed you two ways to get them??? Okay, here you go.

Live from P2P Forum 2019: Four peer-to-peer diagnostics that increase engagement


This week, the CrowdRise team is in New Orleans to mostly check out the parades at Mardi Gras, but also stop by one of the biggest fundraising conferences of the year: The 2019 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference. Couldn’t make it to the Big Easy?

Behind the Brand: Q&A with Dr. Mike Walker, Head of School at SF Day

Mission Minded

I recently sat down with Dr. Mike Walker, Head of School at San Francisco Day School, to talk about the. The post Behind the Brand: Q&A with Dr. Mike Walker, Head of School at SF Day appeared first on Mission Minded.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 2, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Louis. Birmingham, AL March is here! Let’s kick the new month off with best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. This week we have graphic design tips, Instagram help, and Netflix.

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Your Professional Development Plan Is Up To You #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you’re expecting your organization to create your professional development plan, you are making a big mistake. Nonprofit communications work is constantly evolving, and that means the skills and experiences needed to be effective are changing just as fast.

How to attend the year’s best nonprofit conferences without actually going


It’s that time again. Conference season. The time when Decent Humans from all over the globe come together to learn new fundraising strategies, exchange stories of successes (and maybe even some misses), and gain valuable wisdom and insights to help further their missions