On Tap This Month: Trends Survey, Graphic Design, and, Of Course, Thanksgiving

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This six-month program is led by Kivi and lasts from January 2019 – June 2019. We’ll open our Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this month, so Kivi will be sharing updates about that.

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Please Take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2016 ! Last year, over 1,500 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. BONUS: Special Preview Webinar only for people who complete the survey!

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The Survey Results That Are Warming My Heart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As you know, our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is open, and will be through November 30. Warm my heart a little more and take the survey if you haven’t already. Take it now ).

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NEW Webinar: Keeping Your Donors: Stewardship 101 on Feb 12th

Wild Woman Fundraising

NEW Webinar: Keeping Your Donors: Stewardship 101 on Feb 12th originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on January 30, 2013. Did you know it costs twice as much to get a new donor as it does to keep an existing donor?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 7, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sale ends January 4, 2019. Now it’s time for Mixed Links… We’re closing our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey TODAY. Please take the survey so we can get the best data for our Trends Report which will be released in January. SpringHouse.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 30, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for Mixed Links… We’re closing our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey next week. 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!

How Long Should Your Nonprofit Annual Report Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

About 100 people have taken the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey to date (we like to hear from 1,000 – take the survey here ). We’ll share the final survey data in January and see if these percentages change much with more participants in the survey. One of the new questions we asked is: “Which format is your nonprofit most likely to use for its next annual report?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 23, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for Mixed Links… We need a lot more of you to take our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. 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.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This report is compiled from the answers of over 600 nonprofit professionals who took our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey in November. We will release the full report on January 16, 2019. Sale ends January 4th, 2019. Happy Holidays!

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Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Please add your voice to the survey by taking it now.

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Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on January 3, 2012. Are You a Wage Slave? Do you spend more each month paying down your debts than buying new things? Do you depend completely on your job for money? Do you have a giant school or credit card debt you’re paying down right now?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 16, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am bringing the heat with posts on video, a plea to take our trends survey, tips on #GivingTuesday and year-end fundraising as well as writing better calls to action on social media. Baby, it’s cold outside!

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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?

Week of Freebies! 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is our most popular download every year. 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.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – December 14, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sale ends January 4, 2019. If you work for a nonprofit in IT, marketing and communications, fundraising and development, programs and services, or organizational leadership, NTEN and Cornerstone want you to take this survey on professional development. I hope you all had a great week!

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I just pulled some preliminary data from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey. The survey for the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is open through the end of the month.

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Communications Directors Are Great Writers and Lousy Designers?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In this year’s Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, we asked participants to rate themselves on some common skills that communications directors need. The survey closes this Friday, so please take it now if you haven’t already!).

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What We’re Sharing In December

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sale ends January 5, 2018. The program begins January, 2018 and runs through June, 2018. This intensive course with Kivi Leroux Miller will focus on creating a short annual report and runs January 10th through January 31st, 2018.

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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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4 Top Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s another quick peek at the data coming in for the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report ( take the survey here ). This data could change, so if you are reading this after mid-January 2019, download the full report. Help us refine this data by taking the 2019 Trends Survey now. For the first time, we asked about specific communications strategies. Not goals , not tactics, but strategies.

Share Your Predictions for 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2015. Last year, over 2,100 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. NEW THIS YEAR: Special Preview Webinar only for people who complete the survey!

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The State of the Nonprofit Message (Part One)

Getting Attention

who responded to our marketing messages survey. Typically, we wait until we've had a chance to analyze and interpret all survey responses before we report out to you. You’ll get the full story in January. Tags: Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Surveys Thanks to all (nearly 1,000!) Your input is tremendously helpful in shaping the content and programs we’ll be sharing in 2010. Many of you are absolutely message-focused (terrific!);

How Often Should We Mail that Newsletter?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

More than 1200 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 1200, as we’ll close the survey down on Tuesday). Please add your voice to the survey by taking it now.

Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This report is compiled from the answers of over 1,100 nonprofit professionals who took our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey in November. We will release the full report on January 17, 2018. Sale ends January 5th, 2018. Happy Holidays!

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Share Your Predictions for 2013

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve just opened the survey for our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Take the Survey Now. When you complete the survey , you can request that I send you a free copy when it’s released in early January. Take the Survey Now.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 2, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take part in The State of Nonprofit Employee Benefits 2018 survey by Bloomerang to share what makes you like your job and what makes you NOT like your job. January – June 2019 : The Communications Director Mentoring Program. Best of Fridays to you, kind friends!

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s cap off this chilly week with some Mixed Links (and maybe a little dancing)… New survey results from Pew Research show that while Facebook is still the top dog among social networks, its growth has slowed especially compared to Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve added several new questions to the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey ( take it now! ), including: How big of a problem are these situations in preventing you from getting your best work done at your nonprofit?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Won’t you join me for some fine Mixed Links… Today is the LAST DAY to take our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Take the survey and get a special invite to our Trends Report Preview Webinar. Good Friday to you all!

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Where Communications Directors Feel Most Effective

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll reveal all the details in the full report in January 2018 ( reserve your copy here ), but I wanted to share a preview with you now, as you plan for 2018. Of the 12 most common nonprofit communications goals , survey participants rated themselves most effective, in this order, at.

Take 10 Minutes: Get Data to Do Comms Right

Getting Attention

Please take 10 minutes right now to respond to the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Every survey taker will receive a free copy of the report in January and be invited to a preview webinar before the results are released.

Two Last Chances

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Two Nonprofit Marketing Guide specials are wrapping up on December 31: 1) The 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. We’ll be taking down the survey on January 1 so we can start analyzing the results. Please take the survey now if you haven’t already!

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What Question Would You Ask 2,000 Nonprofit Communications Directors?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every year in January, we release the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We’ll open the survey for the trends report on Monday, November 2, 2015.

Social Media in 2013: Where to Focus, Where to Play

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As of a few minutes ago, 360 nonprofits had participated in our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Take the survey now and you can request a free copy of the final report in January.

Facebook’s Third Big Change This Year Could Actually Help Small Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

On January 11, Mark Zuckerberg announced on his page that “public content” – i.e. posts from Facebook Pages run by businesses, organizations, brands – would be less likely to show up in the News Feed to make way for more posts from friends.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s dispel any bad luck with some Mixed Links… If you aren’t one of the almost 600 who have taken the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey , please take a few minutes to help us out. Happy Friday the 13th!

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Emailing Monthly; Direct Mailing Quarterly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The survey for our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Repor t will close tonight! Please add your voice if you aren’t one of the more than 1,300 nonprofit communicators participating in the survey so far! The report itself will be available in early January.

Week of Freebies! Day 5: Storybanking and Photobanking

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We conducted a survey this summer as well as researched various tools, conducted interviews, and talked to the pros to bring you: Storybanking and Photobanking: How to Organize Stories and Images at Your Nonprofit. Sale ends January 6th, 2017. Happy Holidays!

Biggest Challenges for 2013

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So please take the survey and share this link with your nonprofit friends: [link]. Share your predictions for the new year in our survey, and you’ll be the first to get a free copy of the full report in January.

Communications Staff Confidence is Up, But Satisfaction is Down

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll release the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on Tuesday, January 17 and I’m so excited to share it! We didn’t ask why in the survey, so I’d love to hear your theories in the comments. .

Share Your Predictions; Get My Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m putting together a Nonprofit Communications Trends Report that I’ll release in January, and I need your input and predictions. Please take just a minute to complete the survey.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers – Thanksgiving Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

First off, THANKS to the over 1,100 who have taken our 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. You’ll be invited to a free preview webinar and be among the first to receive the full Trends Report when we release it January. Take the survey now. Credit: https://flic.kr/p/4gvrZp.

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