Nonprofit Editorial Calendar FAQs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post Nonprofit Editorial Calendar FAQs appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Editorial calendars are essential tools for nonprofit communications staff, and we’ve got answers to your questions about them. What Should Go in My Editorial Calendar? At its most basic level, you need the content you are creating, when you are publishing or sending it, and in what communications channel. But you can add a lot more too!

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The Nonprofit FAQ

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

The Nonprofit FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) from idealist.org is another great resource with answers to just about any question you may have about nonprofit management, development, regulations, or technology. Many of the answers are presented in short articles posted directly to the Nonprofit FAQ site. Tags: nonprofit , management , resource , FAQs

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Day Job FAQ

Mission Paradox Blog

Over the past few months, some of you have been emailing me with specific questions about the sort of marketing tactics I do on a day to day basis. At first, I was a little wary about answering them.    Just because something works/doesn't work for me doesn't mean you will have the same outcome right? But people have asked, so let me answer a few specific questions. -. Email Marketing: Q.    How often do you email your list?   Once a week, on Wednesdays.

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Q & A on Social Marketing

SocialButterfly

Speaking of experts, I would deem Craig Lefebvre as one of them, and an amazing one. On his blog, he recently posted a set of questions terming it “ An Environmental Scan of Social Marketing.&#

How to Go from “Plain Content” to “Content Marketing”

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Perhaps a FAQ? FAQs and explainer videos are great content formats for SEO objectives. You make a lot of content. That’s what communications staff do. But are you using that content well? Are you fully implementing a content marketing strategy? To go from plain ol’ content to content marketing, you need to do two things: First, put that content into a format that people will find attractive and relevant. Second, use that content to further your marketing objectives.

Tomorrow – Learn How to TACTFULLY Ask for Bequests

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can also add a “Bequest FAQ” page to your website and offer other resources such as sample bequest language or a bequest information sheet. Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US?

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The RIGHT Way to Ask for a Bequest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can also add a “Bequest FAQ” page to your website and offer other resources such as sample bequest language or a bequest information sheet. Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US?

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How to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Toolkit for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

FAQs about your organization. Limit the FAQ to no more than 5 bullet points. When creating and implementing your nonprofit online fundraising campaign, remember that getting people’s attention is much harder than it seems.

Empowering Your Team with a Marketing Bank

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s the place where everyone should know to look for things like logos, boilerplate, FAQs, editorial and design style guides, and more. Earlier this afternoon, I hosted this month’s free webinar, Helping Your Staff and Board Become Great Nonprofit Marketers.

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7 Steps to Passionate Volunteer Messengers

Getting Attention

Support messengers: How can you boost success via ongoing supports—coaches, FAQs, private Facebook group, training the trainers? You face an uphill battle to recruit volunteers and retain them at ever higher and more effective levels of engagement.

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Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge! #NPCommPix

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve posted a longer explanation and FAQs on our website, but here’s the gist of it. If you spend much time at all on Instagram , you’ve seen those Photo-A-Day challenges.

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5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

EveryAction

Often, campus voting resource web pages also feature Voting FAQ sections or links to other voting resources that students may find helpful.

How to Ask Your Current Donors for Bequests – Tactfully!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can also add a “Bequest FAQ” page to your website and offer other resources such as sample bequest language or a bequest information sheet. Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US?

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Showcase Your Experts—Speakers’ Bureau How-Tos

Getting Attention

Find sources—Pull existing marketing, communications, and development messages as well as testimonials from sources such as your case for support, FAQs, annual report and client stories.

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Pump Up Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page with These 10 Tips

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Use Facebook to interact and provide personalized responses, even for FAQ, not to overbearingly push a product and sell, sell, sell.

5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Include an FAQ sheet with your toolkit to help your participants satisfy their prospects and save you from an overflowing inbox of repetitive questions!

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for the Voice Revolution?

Selfish Giving

The next page you should be creating for your website is a FAQ page. Source: Chief Content Officer My son finally convinced me to buy a smart speaker for the house. We started small - literally - with the Google Home Mini.

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Do you even market to donors, bro?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I asked them, Do you have an FAQ? This is your donor. Your average donor is a woman over the age of 60. She can’t read the tiny writing you put on your appeal letter. She may not even open emails from your nonprofit. How do you reach her? This is your typical donor! She is lifting!

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7 Steps to Passionate Volunteer Messengers

Getting Attention

Support messengers: How can you boost success via ongoing supports—coaches, FAQs, private Facebook group, training the trainers? You face an uphill battle to recruit volunteers and retain them at ever higher and more effective levels of engagement.

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5 Steps to Powerful Staff Messengers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And make sure you build an accessible FAQ so others can learn from their peers’ experiences. Flickr: OpenUniversity. How often have you banged your head against the wall because you just can’t squeeze any more from your existing team and budget?

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The 5 Most Dangerous Donation Page Mistakes & How You Can Fix Them

Wild Woman Fundraising

All of these questions and more can be answered in an FAQ on your donate page. Last week I went to London to speak at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention.

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

Selfish Giving

More nonprofits should have FAQ pages. 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.

Editorial Planning When Everything Is Up in the Air

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Think about how-to articles, top ten lists, reviews, case studies, FAQs, histories and other timeless content on your core topics that other people will find useful. You know that an editorial calendar is a great tool, in theory.

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How the open data movement could benefit from using a marketing approach

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

With the initial app there was nothing, now with the WorldBank dataset app I noticed at least some FAQ’s , but still no clear calls to actions.

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Build Your Message Team: Part Three—Skill Building

Getting Attention

Messenger hotline and online FAQs for ongoing questions and guidance. Asking every staff member and leader to become an effective messenger, and training them to do so, is a high-impact, low-investment marketing strategy for every nonprofit, but one that’s frequently overlooked.

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Lost in the Social Media Forest ~ Help!

Diva Marketing Blog

FAQ : Help! This time Darren Rowse asked us to create a posted based on an FAQ. I'm lost in the social media forest and can't find my way. How do I make sense of it all when every day there seems to be a new social media channel?

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Lost in the Social Media Forest ~ Help!

Diva Marketing Blog

FAQ : Help! This time Darren Rowse asked us to create a posted based on an FAQ. I'm lost in the social media forest and can't find my way. How do I make sense of it all when every day there seems to be a new social media channel?

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One Today … As In $1

The Agitator

All this is explained (including how to get the app and sign up your nonprofit) on One Today’s FAQ page, here. I’ve generally been skeptical of fundraising/giving tactics that create a wall between donors and recipient causes and organizations.

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Red Cross Holiday Catalog Showcases Donor Impact -- Take this Cue!

Getting Attention

The organization has also done a great job in providing useful context for its transition to this still unusual strategy with its catalog FAQs. The American Red Cross does a stellar job in showing precisely how a donor's gift will be used in its first-time holiday catalog.The catalog is definitely inspired by the Heifer Foundation 's long-running holiday catalog, but the Red Cross has done a great job here.

Improve your nonprofit website by moving down the ladder

Wild Woman Fundraising

So for example, if you’re a cancer charity, they’re the ones typing “Multiple_myeloma FAQ” or “Cancer caretaker meetup Kansas city” into their search engine to see what comes up.

How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Full list of Facebook Group features and FAQs. As the community engagement manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com, I have set up a lot of Facebook Groups, and unlike some other changes Facebook has made that people find annoying, the latest updates have made Groups even more functional.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kallie Rollenhagen

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

to 10:00 a.m – Right after the 7:30 am meeting, I send around action items to the team and try to take care of my pieces, reviewing draft FAQs page and webinar PowerPoint, right away. Kallie Rollenhagen.

Evergreen Content – Why You Need It and Where It Goes

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

how to apply, basic tasks that volunteers do, FAQs). Evergreen Content - Why You Need It and Where It Goes. Evergreen content is information that stays fresh from season to season, much like an evergreen tree. You may not need to change it all, or to only make minor tweaks from time to time.

Preview of coming attractions.

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Now, on the Carnival FAQ: What's a blog carnival? Next Monday I will again be honored to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. click here to learn about blog carnivals What's the carnival of nonprofit consultants all about? click here for the nitty gritty of this carnival How do I submit my posts to the carnival? you'll find that answer by clicking right about here Thanks & See you next Monday!

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Vote With Your Mission!

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Yes, it is, and CalNonprofits has conveniently included a legal FAQ on the Vote With Your Mission website. Check the FAQ (or talk to the lawyer on your board) for more detailed guidelines when it comes to ballot measures and issues. A new initiative from the California Association of Nonprofits (aka CalNonprofits ) is the Vote With Your Mission virtual campaign.

Thank you so much Beth Kanter!

Wild Woman Fundraising

BONUS: It’s got a CD in the back with 80 pages of templates, FAQs, etc so it’s like a development office in a box, really. Beth Kanter, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit featured my book on her 2010 list of nonprofit books last week! Thank you so much Beth! And thank you to the people who commented and wanted a copy of the book! If Beth doesn’t pick you for a free book, let me tell you, it’s totally worth $40. here’s why.

11 ways to make your website more enchanting

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Provide an FAQ page. According to Guy Kawasaki , former Chief Evangelist of Apple, you need an enchanting website to pull people to your story. Kawasaki’s most recent book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions , offers 11 ways to do so. I’m sharing them here.

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Google Gives a Gift Horse

The Agitator

On its FAQ, Google says: “Will I receive donor contact information? Back in January, I talked about how Facebook set up donation processing for nonprofits. I’d largely advised not using the service, because Facebook controls the donor and the donor relationship. And there’s news! No, silly; it’s not that Facebook has rethought its policy and is giving us more donor data.

Resource Roundup: Monkey Philanthropists, Donors Without Borders, Twitter, etc.

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Is it form or content?: Fund Raising at the Speed of Twitter. Have you taken the donor-centric pledge ? Thanks for the memories: When Should You Give Up on Donors ? Donors without borders: charity-affiliated trips. Some thinking on Charities and Celebrities.

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2 Reviews of Fundraising Android Apps

Wild Woman Fundraising

The second one we’ll talk about today is the ‘Nonprofit Manager’s FAQ’ This is put together by Jossey Bass, the fundraising publisher, and is made up primarily of excerpted text from their various publications. Good news!

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Startup with No Money

Fundraising Breakthroughs

of Aristarcus Communication in Oak View, California on idealist.org's FAQ for start ups is exactly right. I'm getting ready to create a workshop on funding and fundraising for start-up nonprofits and ran across this blunt answer to a not-uncommon initial question: Can I start a nonprofit with $0? Not what people want to hear, the answer provided by Channing Hillway, Ph.D., The answer isn't yes

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Mixed Links: Great Stuff for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Well, now you can with the new smartphone app Nonprofit Manager’s FAQ. Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s this week’s Mixed Links… How happy are you with the consistency of your organization’s message?

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11 Elements of Fierce Loyalty to Keep Your Donors

Wild Woman Fundraising

They invite anyone with cancer, or allies, to use their site, to get FAQs on cancer, to use their forums, to organize bike fundraising across the country, and more. . Fierce Loyalty, by Sarah Robinson. Is your nonprofit or charity part of a national or international movement?