Sat.Dec 15, 2018 - Fri.Dec 21, 2018

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

EveryAction

Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years. From GOTV to grassroots organizing, their efforts have helped create unprecedented levels of engagement from young people.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Getting Ready for 2019 Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Next week is our annual Week of Freebies on the blog, so this is our last Mixed Links for 2018. But don’t despair – I am looking to the future and gathered the best articles and posts on marketing and fundraising trends and advice for 2019.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

J Campbell Social Marketing

This was certainly an interesting year to be a nonprofit social media manager. Between the political climate, the exhausting news cycle, Facebook data breaches, and more – you may be more than just a little bit ready for a break.

4 ways to make your fundraising campaign work harder at the end of the year

CrowdRise

With just a couple weeks left in 2018, we’ve got some quick tips you can use to maximize the last few days of the year. Not only are your supporters in the giving mood during the holiday season, but we’ve found that many of them are looking for new ways to help your organization reach it's goals

Your Donors Want to Hear From You. A Communications Calendar Will Help.

Ann Green

Some nonprofit organizations do a good job of communicating with their donors, but many do not. Often the only times you hear from organizations is when they’re asking for donations. Raising money is only part of the fundraising equation.

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Need #NPCOMM Training That Actually Fits YOUR Schedule?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our All-Access Pass’ most popular feature is the live training webinars you get to attend for 365 days. It’s a great value – over $3,000 worth of webinars for only $699 $499 through January 4, 2019. But what if you don’t have time to attend live?

Introducing Dan Doyle and Using the Right Tools for Fundraising (Season 2, Episode 10)

Fundraising Report Card

Zach and Tim interview Dan Doyle, the new Chief Evangelist at Fundraising Report Card. Learn about Dan’s background, why FRC is such a powerful tool for nonprofits and consultants, and how Dan can help you make the most out of it. Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps Introduction [00:00] Who are you? [01:16] 01:16] … Continue reading "Introducing Dan Doyle and Using the Right Tools for Fundraising (Season 2, Episode 10)".

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Newsletter: Cause Marketing is Getting Harder ; Businesses are Replanting Trees in California ; The Power of a Simple Postcard

Selfish Giving

The latest data shows that big companies are employing a larger percentage of the workforce. That's not great news for local nonprofits that rely on smaller, regional businesses for cause marketing programs.

6 Easy Ways to Punch Up Microcontent

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your readers will only gobble up small pieces of information at a time. Writing concisely has always been an important skill for nonprofit communicators, but email and social media have made it a necessity. To get your message across, you have to say it well and say it fast. You can’t expect supporters to dive into your website, newsletter or other written materials unless you entice them with pithy, pointed or engaging subject lines, headlines, tweets and status updates.

When There’s No Strategy in Your Communications Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“There’s no there there.” ” ~ Gertrude Stein The same is true with many nonprofit communications strategies. There’s no strategy in the strategy! Watch today’s Facebook video for an explanation and some next steps. Is Your Nonprofit Communications Strategy Missing the Actual Strategy? You have a lot of goals and tactics in your communications plan, but where's the strategy? Let's talk about the options.

Doing This #NPCOMMLIFE Together

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We know nonprofit communications work can feel lonely at times. And we know it’s stressful too. Over the past several years we have tried to give you the tools to not only do your job, but love your job. And we are going to focus on the “love” side starting in 2019 with new blog series called #NPCOMMLIFE.