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Nonprofit Communications in the Fake News Era

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fake news isn’t actually new. ” It’s easy to see how nonprofits can get caught up in the fake news trap. Debunk it Quickly.

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6 Ways to Train All-Org Messengers

Getting Attention

Flickr: Chip Griffin. Why not recruit folks already connected with your organization to help as marketing and fundraising ambassadors? Win-win.

8 simple ideas to involve your donors and build deeper connections


Montgomery was a famous author in the early 1900’s. Her novels were internationally renowned. She once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ” This is so true. Involvement is one of the best ways to build seriously deep connections. There are millions of ways you can do this.

The Dangerous Dictum Of “Mail More, Make More”

The Agitator

I love home remedies and old folk tales. They have their place in the Farmer’s Almanac and on embroidered wall hangings, but they’re grossly over-used and too often accepted as ‘truth’ or ‘best practices’ in fundraising. It leads to the callous abuse of donors whose rising disaffection level is generally unheeded until it’s too late.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Justyna Krygowska

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Justyna Krygowska. We need to hear from you! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. .

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Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency?

Cats And Dogs And Donors

The Agitator

Communications Donor retention / loyalty / commitment Fundraising philosophy/profession premium

How to build trust

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome. He advises nonprofits about leadership and fundraising. It’s an invisible thing, trust. In brutal detail.

How well do you utilize marketing in your social media and mHealth efforts?

Social Marketing and Social Change

How well do you utilize the 5Es? ".it If we fail to do all five, we are failing them and ourselves. And failure in our work is not an option.".

Editorial Calendars Increase Effectiveness – Learn How to Master Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have too much content to create, too many communications channels to manage and too little time for any of it, right? You are not alone.

Climate Change And The Small Gift Donor

The Agitator

Ten years ago, in Danger Ahead , Tom and I warned of steady decline in the overall number of smaller gift donors.

Have you ever been betrayed?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I thought that maybe, just maybe, my boss would give me a raise, or a better title, if I worked harder and did 5 people’s jobs. Boy was I wrong.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Good day to you, fine madams and sirs! Chris Brogan answers Why Is It So Hard to Make Content? Find out How To Cut Your Email Time In Half.

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How to stay competitive in your fundraising career

Wild Woman Fundraising

According to LinkedIn , here are the top skills for 2017. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. Web Architecture and Development Framework.

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Tips From The E-Commerce World

The Agitator

I was fishing (not phishing) for some e-marketing tips and came across an article titled, Eight Myths E-Commerce Marketers Must Stop Believing In. Overall, the article is more pertinent to commercial marketers, but it did include a couple of points worth passing along.

Snap Out Of It!

The Agitator

In his post Friday — Presidential Inauguration Day in the U.S. — Roger admonished us … “My greatest concern today is for those who have become mired in fear, bogged down in some naïve cynicism, intent on tweeting and texting their shared disappointment and rage in a self-reinforcing loop of misery and despair. Snap out of it!