Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

7 Ideas to Help Staff Submit Better Photos

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During our Communications Director Mentoring Program group call this week, we discussed ways to get program staff to take and share better photos. Here are several ideas from the group that I thought you could use too! If you do a lot of tabling, instead of having staff take photos of the table (SO. BORING.), create a photo frame with a hashtag or phrase on it that people who walk by can hold and pose with to show support for your organization.

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Top 10 Free Resources Thanks To Dr. Russell James


Nearly ten years ago I made a new friend. It started out with an error. I wrote a blog post about the link between childlessness and planned giving. But I screwed up my math. Dr. James reached out to ‘help’ me catch the error and we struck up a dialogue via my blog. At that time I was just beginning to pivot my business. We were a marketing agency helping private sector CEOs generate, qualify and prioritize leads for relational sales.


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How to Replace Your Biggest Event with an Online Campaign

Mission Minded

How your organization can use digital fundraising campaigns after a canceled fundraising event. The post How to Replace Your Biggest Event with an Online Campaign appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Digital Email Campaigns Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Fundraising

Let Your Monthly Donors Know They Matter

Ann Green

I write about monthly donors a lot because it’s an important part of nonprofit fundraising. Monthly donations are more important than ever now. If you already have monthly donors, or any type of recurring donor, you’ve been receiving a steady stream of revenue as we continue to navigate through this economic downtown. You may have had events planned this spring that won’t bring in the money you had hoped for. But your monthly donations should keep coming in.

A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Once upon a time, we did a series called A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator. We talked about commutes, eating lunch at your desk, and staff meetings. Oh, the good ol’ days! Since everything has changed now, we want to hear how your day is now working from home – no matter how non-traditional that looks! Let’s have a little fun and share what your day looks like now! (Oh, Oh, and I may have projected some of my issues onto this form. Don’t judge me!).

10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofits Youtube Channel


10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofits Youtube Channel. by Olivia Warnes. An effective Youtube channel can help you spread your nonprofit’s message and increase donations. . Connect with Youtube’s 1.5 Billion monthly users! Youtube is a massive platform, it’s now the second largest search engine and is the fastest growing video sharing website in the world. .

Newsletter: This Tool Identifies Fast-Rising Retail Categories ; Nonprofit Builds Audience on Zoom with Goat-2-Meeting ; Why Your Newsletter Needs a Personal Voice

Selfish Giving

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." - Charles Dickens There are many things that are sinking my spirits this month: the loss of life to the virus, the economic disruption - both nationally and personally - the hassle and anxiety of trying to do anything outside the home. But there are some bright spots too ??. I have a great community of readers to serve. The open rate for this newsletter continues to hover around 60% and people continue to sign-up for it every week.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators ? May 15, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kivi’s house. Lexington, NC. Everyone still hanging in there? Let’s at least pretend to get some work done by checking out the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have some digital data, email marketing and SEO tips, online team building and more.

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10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofit Donation Page


10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofit Donation Page. by Olivia Warnes. Secure more donations with these tips for an effective donation page! Turn traffic into donations. You’re driving lots of traffic to your donation page (especially if you’ve followed our tips) but if the page itself effective your efforts will be wasted and you’ll be losing out on donations. Your donation page doesn’t need anything fancy, a simple page, that works well, is best.

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Google One Today and How it Improves Nonprofit Outreach


Google One Today and How it Improves Nonprofit Outreach. by Olivia Warnes. Find out how the Google One Today app will increase your outreach and excite your supporters. What is Google One Today? Google One Today is a new donation app released by Google. Its name comes from their motto of ‘one deed today = a better tomorrow’ and it encourages users to donate as little as one dollar on a regular basis to various nonprofits.

6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns


6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns. by Olivia Warnes. Non-profit campaigns don’t need to be upsetting! Here are 6 non-profit campaigns that took a more lighthearted approach. Campaigns Don’t Have To Be Sad! The issues non-profits and charities deal with are normally very serious, and it can difficult to find fun in their work. These ingenious campaigns managed to use humour to bring attention to their very important concerns, and encouraged lots of people to get involved.

The Future of Fundraising: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits


The Future of Fundraising: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits. by Zoe Allen. Influencer marketing leverages the power of popular figures to engage new supporters and lend authority to your nonprofit. Influencers: global word of mouth marketing. If you know the term ‘influencer’, it might conjure up images of selfie obsessed girls promoting weight-loss shakes and bikinis. However, the world of influencers is rapidly expanding, and influencers now come in all shapes and forms.

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The Five Types of Hashtags You Should be Using

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hashtags are still a great way to be discovered on social media – especially Instagram and Twitter. Although it may look like people are just throwing up whatever word pops in their mind with a # sign in front of it, to use hashtags effectively in your marketing you need to be deliberate in your choices. Here are the most common types of hashtags and how you can use them. Branded or Campaign. These are “your” hashtags.

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8 Social Media Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How to Avoid Them


8 Social Media Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How to Avoid Them. by Olivia Warnes. Improve your social media and engage your supporters by avoiding these simple mistakes. Don’t let these mistakes hold you back! As a nonprofit, you know you need to be on the main social media platforms to reach new supporters and keep them interested.

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