Sat.Jan 19, 2019 - Fri.Jan 25, 2019

Announcing the Name It! Podcast!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Welcome to Martin Luther King Jr. And welcome to our new podcast! Helen Choi and I met up in November, in Vancouver at AFP Congress. We started talking about the conference theme, disrupting philanthropy. And we started to talk about what we wanted to see for the sector.

Avoid These 10 Mistakes to Get More News Coverage

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Flickr Creative Commons photo by Jeff Eaton Many nonprofit communicators have a similar complaint about the news media. It goes something like this: “We have great stories, but nobody covers us.”

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Communicating change and tech disruption to citizens

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Why Your Nonprofit Should Start A Social Media Ambassador Program

J Campbell Social Marketing

People don’t trust institutions. Edelman just released a new report showing the following dismal statistics about public trust: .

Isn’t it time you leveraged technology so you can be the fundraiser you always wanted to be?


Let technology do what you don’t do well. Everyone knows that technology has been the key for innovation in the private sector. But the nonprofit sector is still mostly employing CRM, email, and social media to build relationships with supporters. .

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Five Content Marketing Strategy Essentials for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report found that the most successful nonprofit communicators were putting significantly more emphasis on content marketing than less effective organizations. For the most effective nonprofits, 24% consider content marketing an essential strategy, with only 5% saying it’s a low priority.

Are You Boring Your Donors By Bragging Too Much?

Ann Green

I’m sure you’ve been stuck in a conversation with someone who brags about all the wonderful things he’s done or talks too much about herself while ignoring you. As they drone on and on, you think – “Hey, I’m part of this conversation, too.” .

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Webinar Recap: Why 2019 is the year to try peer-to-peer fundraising


A new year means a whole new set of CrowdRise webinars coming your way. We’ve got some pretty informative, relevant, and not super boring webinars planned for this year. Want to stay in the know for all upcoming webinars? Sign up by subscribing to our emails on this page. Fundraising

We’re Looking for a Graphic Designer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We want to add a new member to the Nonprofit Marketing Guide crew. Please share this with your freelance graphic designer friends! Nonprofit Marketing Guide LLC is seeking a graphic designer for a variety of projects, including Graphics for email promotions, landing pages, and online advertising Iconography for sections of our website and various training frameworks Graphics and themes for PowerPoint decks Design and layout of e-books Our preferences are to work with a designer who is.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 25, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Queen and Crescent Hotel Bar. New Orleans, LA Happy Friday! Are you ready for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising? This week, we’ve got the state of social media, storytelling, and creating the perfect video.

Must You Limit Your Goals and Strategies to Be Successful? Maybe Not.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For the ninth edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , I wanted to go deeper into the communications goals and strategies nonprofits were using. I assumed that organizations with fewer high priority goals and strategies would be more effective. My educated guess was wrong. The most effective organizations reported what I originally thought was a ridiculous number of high priority goals and strategies (and still do, at some level). But that’s why we do this survey research!

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