Nonprofit Brand and Style Guide [Video Tour]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A nonprofit brand and style guide is right up there with an editorial calendar as a top tool for nonprofit communications pros. Style Guide (word choices that convey voice and tone, preferred ways to say things, grammar/punctuation choices, formatting guidelines, etc.)

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Effective and Ethical Creative [New Guide]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

M + R has released a new guide called Direct Response Creative for Nonprofits: Theory and Practice. While I encourage you to review the guide, what I really recommend you do is watch this webinar.

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COVID-19 and Media Relations: A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

COVID-19 is quickly rewriting the rules for how all of us are approaching our communications. It’s also forcing all nonprofits — no matter the mission — to rethink their short-term media relations strategies.

Jump Start Your Style Guide and Creative Brief

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we’ve been exploring new ways to provide training and coaching, in addition to our training webinars and Communications Director Mentoring Program. December 10: Jump Start Your Brand and Style Guide.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

We created this guide to help you build just that. The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide explores the fundraising planning process and breaks down each of the necessary elements that will allow you and your team to elevate your next campaign. You can supplement this guide with some seriously handy templates and samples by downloading the Nonprofit Strategic Fundraising Plan Guide Add-Ons.

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Get the New Edition of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide [and Get a Bunch of Bonuses Too!]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are super excited that pre-ordering for the newly revised second edition of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide is now open! The post Get the New Edition of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide [and Get a Bunch of Bonuses Too!] appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact. By evaluating your existing volunteer program and renewing your focus on recruitment and retention, you can build a thriving and sustainable volunteer program that will propel your work forward. Evaluating Your Existing Volunteer Program.

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Week of Freebies, Day 4: How to Say Thank You – A Guide for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Be sure your ready to say thank you to all of those new donors you’re getting this week with another new download: How to Say Thank You: A Guide for Nonprofits. Happy Holidays! Toward the end of every year, we spread some good cheer with some free stuff for our awesome readers like you!

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Relief—Your Social Media Decision Guide (No Charge)

Getting Attention

But relief is here… Idealware has just updated its no-charge Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help you 1) determine realistic goals for your use of social media, and; 2) prioritize the channels most likely to generate the results you seek. The guide is a great resource for any nonprofit invested in social media, but is tailored to organizations just getting started with social media or ready to reevaluate their current approach.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium. With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard. Two-thirds of Americans get at least some of their news on social media and those platforms prioritize video content because it commands attention.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

EveryAction

For full instructions on running voter registration and other types of civic engagement campaigns, download our nonprofit guide today! For more tips on navigating legal boundaries and planning a full campaign, download the complete guide below! And if you work on a college campus, don't forget to check out our guide to helping students register to vote !

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Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

EveryAction

We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon. If you’re like us, you’re already planning both your conference agenda (stopping by the EveryAction booth, panels on fundraising automation , managing relationships with vendors , and maximizing multi-channel ROI , and hitting up the hottest conference party ), and your free time for exploring the city.

Your Guide to Repurposing Content

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us next Tuesday, May 23rd for our next budget-friendly webinar : The Communications Directors’ Guide to Repurposing Content. We talk a lot about repurposing content here. Do you know why? Because when you master the art of repurposing you’ll get more opens, more clicks, more engagement, and more great content. with LESS work for you! Repurposing is how nonprofits can produce a lot of great content even with a small staff.

MarketSmart’s “How-to” Guide for Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs)

iMarketSmart

Click here for the free comprehensive guide for donor-advised funds. That’s why our team here at MarketSmart took the time to write up a comprehensive guide to understanding donor-advised funds for you to refer to at your organization.

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The Essential Guide to Donor Retention in the Digital Age

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post The Essential Guide to Donor Retention in the Digital Age appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. Nonprofits, we are failing our donors. The Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s 2018 Fourth Quarter Report found that charitable giving did in fact increase by a meager 1.6% in 2018. Cause for celebration? Hardly. The overall number of people giving is declining: The total number of donors dropped by 4.5%.

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The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

We created this guide to help you build just that. For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. Having a detailed strategic plan in place before embarking on a fundraising campaign can be a huge determinant of its success, even before the first dollar is raised.

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Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Her first post follows up on the discussion I started about style guides earlier this month by providing you with some real-life examples. Style Guide Rules (or, Style Guides Rule!) Whenever my firm works on a branding project, our final deliverable is always a Graphic Design Style Guide (alternately referred to as Brand Standards or Brand Guidelines, if messaging and positioning were part of the branding process).

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Improving Digital Engagement

EveryAction

With this informative guide, we share ideas to help you improve your digital engagement. Covered inside this guide are topics including: Strategies for growing your email list. We live in a digital world, and while tried and true tactics like direct mail and telemarketing aren’t going away anytime soon, donors and activists increasingly expect nonprofits to communicate with them through digital mediums.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

Using this process to identify different types of donors in your universe is extremely useful in guiding your efforts to segment your list and fine tune the messaging that you use for each group. It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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Creating an Editorial Style Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, I talked about creating a graphic design style guide. Along with that, you need an editorial style guide. Your editorial style guide should contain a word list that shows how you will use, format, and spell certain words. These all belong in your Marketing Bank , whether you include them in the style guide or not. That’s where relying on one of the venerable style guides comes in handy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more! For more, click below to download our step-by-step guide to shopping for a CRM for your nonprofit!

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney. With locally-sourced dishes that change daily, the Dabney recently received a Michelin star and is worth the wait.

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The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy recently released The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide 2012 at GettingAttention.org which contains tested, proven strategies shared by nonprofit marketers, consultants and fundraisers from around the world. The advice in this free guide covers 15 topics ranging from branding, message development and strategy to social media, websites and fundraising. Here are a few samples of the 219 lessons you’ll find in the guide: #17.

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[TOMORROW] Your Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us tomorrow for a BRAND NEW webinar: The Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising. Are you tapping into the potential of online fundraising? Online revenue grew 19% in 2015 according to the M+R Benchmarks Report. If you are ignoring online revenue you could be missing out on a major fundraising tactic. Presented by online fundraising expert, Kerri Karvetski. Tomorrow, Thursday, October 13, 2016. 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific). Registration is only $20.

Rhode Island Tourism Guide

Fundraising Breakthroughs

You deal with the rhode island tourism guide at hand using excellent personal relationship skills and discusses the rhode island tourism guide without taking on the rhode island tourism guide in terms of DUI penalties. Visitation is usually not a good idea to settle the rhode island tourism guide will not spend anytime in prison if the rhode island tourism guide of whack with today''s minimum wage. If the rhode island tourism guide to Smith Castle.

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy! Considering our team is obsessed with all that is NOLA, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for the Nonprofit Technology Conference. Check out the list below! Historic Jackson Square.

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Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix

EveryAction

That's why, with help from the awesome folks at Local First Arizona , I've put together an eating, drinking, shopping, and local attractions guide to supporting local and progressive businesses in Phoenix! In case you haven't heard, the progressive community is gathering next week in Phoenix for one of the most anticipated events of the year: the tenth annual Netroots Nation conference !

Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy! Considering our team is obsessed with all that is NOLA, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for the Netroots Nation 2018 Conference. Check out the list below! Historic Jackson Square.

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Creating a Graphic Design Style Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit marketing can be an overwhelming job, but it’s one that you can make much easier by using a handful of simple tools, including a Graphic Design Style Guide. A graphic design style guide puts in writing all the various decisions you’ve made about how things should look both in print and online. Here are the kinds of decisions that should be on your graphic design style guide. include templates with instructional notes in your design style guide.

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Ultimate buyer guide for black hair straightener

Non Profit Marketing 360

The advantage of black hair is that it has a good texture and in most cases it is very thick. Natural black hair may have many curls which are difficult to comb. To sustain a better look, the curls should be removed by using a black hair straightener. Black hair is admirable and it is almost a standard type of hair that everybody desires to have. Some people go an extra mile to change their natural hair colors into black because of the good qualities.

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Personalization in Marketing: A Nonprofit’s Guide to Success

Ann Green

Handbid’s virtual event guide explains how to host these and reiterates how they can unleash greater event potential by removing geographic restrictions to attendance. If you want to learn more about choosing and implementing software that makes this possible, check out this handy guide.

The Ultimate Guide to Blogging for Nonprofits

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Blogging is a great tool to inspire your supporters – get started with our ultimate guide! Titles with certain formats tend to do particularly well, like guides, top tips, recommendations or how to’s. There’s nothing more enjoyable than a quick, entertaining read, so sticking to reliable formulas like lists, quizzes and step-by-step guides is a great way to provide interesting, punchy content on a regular basis. The Ultimate Guide to Blogging for Nonprofits.

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True or False? A Quick Guide to Understanding Journalism Ethics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He also serves as Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s adviser on public relations. If you handle media relations for your nonprofit, it’s important to understand the rules that govern professional journalism. These rules might appear quaint in this age of partisan cable networks and opinion-based websites.

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3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide)

iMarketSmart

Research shows that we utilize a variety of techniques to help guide us through our daily lives. Access the free guide to marketing IRA gifts. First, take a look at this guide to marketing IRA gifts. The post 3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide) appeared first on MarketSmart. How many decisions do you make each day? A quick google search yields our answer: somewhere near 35,000.

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Quick Guide to Launching a Two-Week Social Media Marketing Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here is a quick guide of the steps required to carry out your two-week social media marketing campaign: . The post Quick Guide to Launching a Two-Week Social Media Marketing Campaign appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

Your 2011 Guide to Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom

Getting Attention

Now, drawing from your submissions, I’ve compiled the first-ever Guide to Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom featuring 127 lessons learned from your colleagues in the field. Get this free guide now to be inspired and guided! This is your opportunity to learn from the experts to achieve stronger results in 2011: Dive into your 2011 Guide to Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom now. Thank you for all of the questions, stories and feedback you share with me.

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Top Essay Writing Service Australia Guide!

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Deciding on a dissertation topic. The issue could be hard. You may possibly get assistance with article of any sort! People now under estimate precisely how hard it really is to be a student. Writing is the livelihood that is principal. Open vessel, it is normal for custom essay! The Little-Known Secrets to Essay Writing Service Australia. Informative article authors are ready to control responsibilities of the possible sum of issue.

Get Your Free Membership with Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our main goal at NonprofitMarketingGuide.com is to provide training and mentoring for nonprofits who have small communications staffs and budgets, but big enthusiasm and ideas. While we think our All-Access Pass is the most affordable and comprehensive nonprofit marketing training you can find, we understand that some of you don’t have a budget at all for marketing, communications and fundraising training. That’s where our Free Membership level comes in.

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The Ultimate Nonprofit Guide to Creating Social Media Graphics

J Campbell Social Marketing

I am excited to announce my first e-book, the first in an upcoming series of Ultimate Nonprofit Guides , all related to social media. In this free guide, I will show you: The 6 things that make a great nonprofit visual; Examples from nonprofits; Free or low-cost tools that do not require any technical knowledge to use! The post The Ultimate Nonprofit Guide to Creating Social Media Graphics appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing.

Protest or Persuade? A Quick Guide to Communications Strategy During These Divided Times

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Even if you can’t answer all of these questions, it’s important to take time now to discuss them and develop key messages and approaches that will guide you as you deal with the almost inevitable challenges that lie ahead. A Quick Guide to Communications Strategy During These Divided Times appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Protest or persuade?

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8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

J Campbell Social Marketing

The 8 steps to creating and executing your perfect nonprofit fundraising event are listed below (and we’ll go into more detail throughout this guide): #1. Be sure to check out Booster’s Ultimate Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event. The post 8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event appeared first on JCSM. Guest blog by Kerri Moore.

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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing for Nonprofits

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Take a look at our guide to the features of a great nonprofit website to learn more. For more, here’s an extensive guide to content marketing on Classy. There’s a huge amount of content on how to use email marketing effectively as a nonprofit – this ultimate guide from Campaign Monitor is full of insider tips. Click here to learn more about the different areas of SEO or read this guide on SEO for nonprofits. Digital Marketing Guides Social Media

A Beginner’s Guide to Analytics for Nonprofits

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The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Charity in Scotland and Ireland. Jul 29, 2019 | Guides Starting a charity can be a daunting task. To help you on your way, we’ve compiled our ultimate guide to starting a charity in Scotland and Ireland. The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits. The Ultimate Guide to Blogging for Nonprofits. As such, we’ve made an ultimate guide to blogging to help get you started. Analytics Guidesby Zoe Allen.