Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 18, 2019

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It’s time for Mixed Links… We just released the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Cochon Butcher. New Orleans, LA Did you have a good week, friends?

How Long Should Your Nonprofit Annual Report Be?

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One of the new questions we asked is: “Which format is your nonprofit most likely to use for its next annual report? Infographic annual report – 21%. 2-4 page print annual report – 17%. Postcard annual report – 2%. On December 4th and 6th, I’ll be teaching our two-part webinar series on Creating an Awesome 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report. The post How Long Should Your Nonprofit Annual Report Be? Annual Reports Trends

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Your Nonprofit Annual Report – Shorter and Faster

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And our next Accelerator will help you knock out a HUGE to-do on your list: Your Nonprofit Annual Report. During this four-week Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator coaching program with Kivi Leroux Miller, you’ll create a short annual report that’s ready to distribute in early 2018.

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Creating a Short Annual Report for 2016 – Yes, You Can!

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We just finished our free webinar on Go Short for Your 2016 Nonprofit Annual Report , and we’re excited about how many of the attendees are ready to take this step (and how many already have!). November 30, 2016 – January 18, 2017. You CAN ditch the long report!

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Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report [FREE Webinar TOMORROW]

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You need to publish an annual report. Find out how TOMORROW during our FREE webinar: Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report. During this free webinar, we’ll look at scores of real examples of short annual reports in these formats: Infographics. 1, 2, and 4-Page Reports.

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Week of Freebies, Day 3: 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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Our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has become the “go-to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. What will your next annual report look like? We will release the full report on January 16, 2019.

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Why You Should “Go Short” With Your Nonprofit’s Annual Report

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Long annual reports just don’t make sense for most nonprofits now. People can’t focus on what they actually care about let alone on a long, boring annual report. Learn how during this free 60-minute On Demand Webinar: Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report. Annual Reports

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You Really Need to Get Your 2017 Nonprofit Annual Report Done

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We’ve tried to get you thinking about your nonprofit annual report back in November , but we know a lot of you are just too focused on year-end giving to think about it. (We’ll Now it’s January. Your Nonprofit Annual Report needs to go out. Annual Reports

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Week of Freebies! Day 1: Go Short with Your Annual Report

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You don’t have to spend 100+ hours creating a long annual report that only your board members and close friends will read (and let’s be honest, they’ll just say they read it.). Go Short with Your Annual Report in 2016. 1, 2, and 4-Page Reports. Sale ends January 6th, 2017.

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Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We totally revamped the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this year, and it’s almost time for us to share the results in the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We’ll release the report January 17th.

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Week of Freebies! 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2015 edition will be released on January 7th, but you can request a copy now to be among the first to receive it. P.S. Our Annual All-Access Pass Sale ENDS TODAY Friday, January 2. Happy Holidays!

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Week of Freebies, Day 3: Reserve Your Copy of the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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Our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has become the “go-to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. We will release the full report on January 17, 2018. Sale ends January 5th, 2018.

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Preview: Some “Top Threes” from the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We’ll release the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on January 17, but here are a few “Top Three” highlights for now.

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Freebies: 2012 Trends Report and Webinar

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2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and Free Webinar: Ten Changes to Make in 2012. If so, you’ll definitely want a copy of the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Download the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

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Week of Freebies! Reserve 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2016 edition will be released on January 5th, but you can request a copy now to be among the first to receive it. Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.

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Reserve Your Free Copy of the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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Our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is what you are looking for. The 2015 edition will be released on January 7th, but you can request a copy now to be among the first to receive it. The trends you’ll find in this report come from an online survey of over 1,500 nonprofits.

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Share Your Predictions; Get My Trends Report

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I’m putting together a Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that I’ll release in January, and I need your input and predictions. When you complete the survey, you can opt-in to receive a free copy of the Trend Report in January.

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Download 2012 Trends Report; Free Webinar on 1/5

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I released the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report yesterday to everyone who requested an advance copy. I’ll talk a lot more about the findings in January, but here are a few highlights for you.

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Five Tips for Writing a Four-Page Nonprofit Annual Report

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Write an annual report that. 4-Page Annual Report&#. Webinar on Wednesday, January 14, 2008 at Noon Eastern. (9:00 When you try to condense everything from an annual report that might typically run 12 or 20 pages into just 4 pages of space, it’s a challenge.

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Get a Sneak Peek at the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report – Free Webinar

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Pacific) to share the preliminary results of the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We won’t have all the cool infographics ready until January, but we’ll give you the scoop on the results anyway.

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Report On Mobile Giving

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Convio, Edge Research, and Sea Change Strategies have prepared this report on mobile giving , probing specifically into the mobile giving generated by the Haiti earthquake. The report notes that up to 12 January 2010 about $1 million had been donated to various causes and charities via mobile text. From that, the report estimates that in the neighborhood of 6.5

Take 10 Minutes: Get Data to Do Comms Right

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Kivi Leroux Miller’s annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is one of my “go to” resources for boosting client communications impact.

Starting 2019 Off with a BANG!

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Save $200 on the Annual All-Access Pass until Friday, January 4th Get access to all of our training webinars, online courses, Private Facebook Group and more for 365 days! Sale ends January 4, 2019. And, as always, join me Fridays in January for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators.

You Can Learn a Lot About What Reporters Think of Cause Marketing By the Questions They Ask

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To that I'd add, you can learn a lot about what reporters think about cause marketing by the questions they ask. I get calls from reporters wanting quotes about the practice of cause marketing. The reporter I spoke few weeks back asked the questions in bold and my responses follow.

The Managers and Boards That Don’t Care about Communications Results

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New data from our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report (to be released in full on January 16) suggests we have a problem. About a third of nonprofit communicators say they aren’t reporting to organizational management at all, only on request, or only once a year. Another 9% are reporting weekly, 31% are reporting monthly (my recommendation for management reporting), and 22% are reporting quarterly.

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Oy, Another Year. Who Knew?

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When 2013 began last January, who could have anticipated that, a mere 12 months later, we would be doing this all over again? 6 research reports will discover that a majority of executive directors don’t trust their development directors and vice versa. Yes, it’s another year. Not the news media, apparently, judging from the gusher of year-end reviews and new-year predictions filling our eyes and ears. Can you stand one more?

Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

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More than 800 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 800+). The full report will be available in January 2015.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 23, 2018

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We’d love to have over 1,000 nonprofit professionals take the survey to get the best data we can for our Trends Report which will be released in January. Nonprofit Tech for Good is hosting a Tweet Chat on Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2019 on January 16th.

#ProAging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

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increase for most people who receive their checks, beginning in January 2012. As reported in The Associated Press , though inflation did not move over the last two or three years, incomes that retirees depended upon to supplement their Social Security benefits collapsed over those same years.

#Aging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

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increase for most people who receive their checks, beginning in January 2012. As reported in The Associated Press , though inflation did not move over the last two or three years, incomes that retirees depended upon to supplement their Social Security benefits collapsed over those same years.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 30, 2018

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Please take the survey so we can get the best data for our Trends Report which will be released in January. Cosmos. Orange Beach, AL Happy Friday, friends!

What We’re Sharing In December

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Sale ends January 5, 2018. December 7: Go Short with Your 2017 Nonprofit Annual Report with Kivi Leroux Miller. Learn how to create a nonprofit annual report your supporters will actually read. The program begins January, 2018 and runs through June, 2018.

What a Nonprofit's Annual Report Is, Why It Is Powerful in Fundraising, & How To Create One

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A nonprofit's annual report is: excellent public relations and marketing (as long as the report is disseminated, correct, the truth, and complete); communicating actual information with current and potential donors, so an excellent fundraising tool; remaining in compliance; a regularly conducted practical exercise that can improve the organization's cash flow and financial growth; a professional best practice (in both the nonprofit and accounting fields); and today, necessary.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 7, 2018

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Sale ends January 4, 2019. Please take the survey so we can get the best data for our Trends Report which will be released in January. SpringHouse. Lake Martin, AL Who is ready for the weekend?

Here's The New Tax Form You'll File For 2008 Reporting

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The Pension Protection Act of 2006 requires the IRS to revoke the tax exemption of any nonprofit that fails to file a return for three years in a row for tax years beginning January 1, 2007. This situation was indicative of a real issue: the reporting required via federal tax filings was not informative enough for the government (and others) to SEE what a given nonprofit does/doesn't do with its money for its mission statement.

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

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I know many of you are working on your 2017 budgets now, so rather than make you wait until mid-January to get the budget information from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, I’m sharing it with you today.

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Good and Bad News: Communicators More Strategic, But Less Focused

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I just pulled some preliminary data from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey. Will these results hold true in the final report? The survey for the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is open through the end of the month.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 16, 2018

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We’d love to have over 1,000 nonprofit professionals take the survey to get the best data we can for our Trends Report which will be released in January. Baby, it’s cold outside!

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

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Spoiler Alert: You love “how we did it” guest posts from other nonprofit communicators, especially when they are talking about their annual reports, and Kerri’s social media tips. How This Nonprofit Created a Game-Changing Annual Report Infographic (by Matt Higgs).

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 9, 2018

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December 4 & 6: Creating an Awesome 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report. Learn how to create an annual report this year that people will actually read and respond to. January – June 2019: The Communications Director Mentoring Program. Cosmos. Orange Beach, AL.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Starts January 10: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Report Back to Your Community: Creating a Short Annual Report for 2017. January 18: Maximize the Post Gift Glow: The Art of Thanking Donors with Rachel Muir. Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Starts January 10: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Report Back to Your Community: Creating a Short Annual Report for 2017. January 18: Maximize the Post Gift Glow: The Art of Thanking Donors with Rachel Muir. Happy Holidays, sweet friends!

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How Many Stars Would You Give Your Nonprofit’s Communications?

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In the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, which is open for you to participate in through December 2, we are asking a new question: How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your nonprofit’s communications in 2016?