Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 4, 2020

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Let’s wind down this week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Identify the 7 Volunteers You DON’T Want Serving on Your Nonprofit Board. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. Zambra.

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has both good news and bad news to share, compiled from the answers of 625 nonprofit communications professionals who took our annual survey in November 2019. Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Trends

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Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

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In previous posts, I’ve shared with you the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications goals and the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications strategies. Today let’s talk about the types of objectives you should have in your communications plan. That said, SMART is not really enough guidance on what a nonprofit communications team should consider an objective.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 28, 2020

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Ready for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? Learn How to Conduct a Social Media Audit for Your Nonprofit (with free template) with Julia Campbell. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You….

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Median Salaries for Nonprofit Communications Directors

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Curious if your salary as a nonprofit communications director is in line with what others are making? There’s a huge range depending on the size of your nonprofit and where you live. nonprofit communications directors in the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. For example, if you work at a nonprofit with an organizational annual budget of $20 million, the median salary is $75,000. Nonprofit Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 21, 2020

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but you’ll always know on Fridays I have the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. If you want to do more with video, here are 6 Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofits. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You….

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 25, 2020

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Let’s distract ourselves with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… M+R shares Four Misinformation Traps Nonprofits Should Avoid in the 2020 US Elections (and Beyond). Nonprofit and philanthropy need to stop being neutral. Nonprofit Brand and Style Guide [Video Tour] Your Top Questions for Other Comms Directors? Well another week of 2020 is done.

What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE

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I know very few nonprofit communicators are laying around all day binge-watching TV. If you are coming from the corporate world to the nonprofit world… Schitt’s Creek. Most of you are working from home still trying to make the world a better place. That being said, we still have a lot more time at home these days and I am super tired of writing and thinking about coronavirus, so I put together a list of shows you can watch based on your needs.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 14, 2020

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Let’s dive into the coolest articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Learn How to Truly Foster Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Your Nonprofit Workplace. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. Happy Friday!

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Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Receptionists

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You might also find yourself in this situation, shared with us by a nonprofit communicator through our newest spin on our Day in the Life blog series. We are calling it Nonprofit Communications Confidential , where we ask for your (anonymous) day-to-day frustrations: “My receptionist does not screen calls, she just puts them through to who SHE thinks they should go to. Share it with us below: Loading… Day in the Life Nonprofit Communications

Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Bosses

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We’ll probably tackle the subject of bosses a few times in Nonprofit Communications Confidential ! Read Kivi’s post from last week, The Delinquents and Fusterclucks of Nonprofit Marketing , to see what we are working on to help you out with these situations. Share it with us below and let’s commiserate with Nonprofit Communications Confidential : Loading… Day in the Life Nonprofit Communications

The Skills Nonprofit Communicators Want to Build

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The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is officially closed. Nonprofit Training Professional DevelopmentGetting lost in the data crosstabs will begin soon!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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For those needing some inspiration today, watch these Five TED Talks for Nonprofit Professionals. Then learn more about Facebook’s Fundraising Tools in Nonprofits! Nonprofit Training. Feb 22: Be CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mar 8: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan with Kivi Leroux Miller.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators #GivingTuesday Edition – October 19, 2018

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Bloomerang shares 3 Tips to Help Your Nonprofit Get Ready for #GivingTuesday. John Haydon breaks down the strategy involved in Giving Tuesday Done Right – A KISS Plan for Small Nonprofits. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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

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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. Here are five tips to consider as you think about how you want to communicate with the media during the coming weeks and months: Rethink Your Calendar. The spring is often an important time for nonprofits seeking news coverage.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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While normally everyone is telling you how awesome it is to be on social media, Nonprofit Tech for Good shares 12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media. Joe Garecht at the Fundraising Authority hosted this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival on The Best Tips for Amazing Non-Profit Newsletters. Beth Kanter asks Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace? Nonprofit Training.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 19, 2020

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I am here with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Be sure you are using these 3 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Prevent Volunteer Burnout. A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Ashirbad Raha Are Sad Photos a Must in Fundraising? Communications Planning for the Rest of 2020. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. Communications Director Mentoring Program.

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Take the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey Now

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It’s our most popular download of the year: The Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Each year, more than 1,000 nonprofit communicators complete the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. The Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. How big is your communications team and budget ?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 2, 2020

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Just to confuse us even more on what day it is, I am here on a Thursday with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising instead of Friday. Get Inspired By 23 of the Best Nonprofit Websites Out There put together by Cornershop Creative. Or your communications skills may be getting rusty because of the pandemic. Find out How Nonprofits Can Use Behavioral Science to Engage Supporters on Social Media.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 12, 2018

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M+R put together Frequent Advocacy Questions: What nonprofits need to know about advocacy during election season. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. October 17 & 18: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Communications Work, Parts 1 and 2.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 17, 2020

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Another Friday and another round up of the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Debra Jenkins answers the question, “ How Can Nonprofits Move from Exploitative Storytelling to Justice-Oriented Storytelling? Do you have these 5 Core Competencies of Effective Nonprofit Social Media Managers ? Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You….

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 10: The 6 Problems That Plague Nonprofit Content…and How to Solve Them with Peter Panepento. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. May 23 & 30: Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results: CALM Coaching for Nonprofit Communicators with Sarri Gilman. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nick Houser

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Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Day in the Life Nonprofit CommunicationsNick Houser.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 9, 2018

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Linda Lombardi shares 6 Communication Tips for a Stronger Year-End. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. December 4 & 6: Creating an Awesome 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report. January – June 2019: The Communications Director Mentoring Program. Cosmos.

Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications & Political Director , National Organization for Women (New York, NY). Communications & Program Associate Center for Genetics and Society (Berkeley, CA). Communications Coordinator The Human Society of Sarasota County (Sarasota, FL). Communications Coordinator City Academy (St. Communications Director Richmond Art Center (Richmond, CA).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators ? May 29, 2020

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Let’s just get right into the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. For nonprofit staff only, NTEN has launched a survey to understand how nonprofit staff are collecting, managing, and using data. Auburn, AL.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 7, 2018

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And John Haydon focuses on Instagram with How to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With 5 Nonprofit Examples). Here’s a breakdown of the new YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. Zambra. Asheville, NC.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Join me, as we take a look at some good stuff from around the web on nonprofit communications and more… John Haydon talks about Features Versus Benefits in nonprofit communications. EveryAction has created a Nonprofit Donor Persona Template you can download. Try these Five Changes Nonprofits Can Make For Better SEO. Find out how to create communications objectives from nonprofit strategic goals. Nonprofit Training.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 14, 2018

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Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. Find out how your nonprofit can turn your executive director — and other experts — into media rock stars. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsHappy Friday!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Beth Kanter talks about Facebook Usage Declines: What Does It Mean for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy? And if you apply for grants, you’ll appreciate the Answers on Grant Proposals if Nonprofits Were Brutally Honest with Funders from Vu Le. Nonprofit Training. Mar 8: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsMinero, Atlanta, GA.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. May 23 & 30: Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results: CALM Coaching for Nonprofit Communicators with Sarri Gilman. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Even though the Nonprofit Marketing Guide Facebook page doesn’t have it yet, we are excited about the new Facebook call-to-action button for pages. Submissions are due next week – January 26th – for this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Nonprofit Training. February 2 and 10: Nonprofit Annual Reports Donors Will Actually Read. I’m out… Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications Hope you had a great week!

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Coordinator Envision Unlimited (Chicago, IL). Communications Manager Justice at Stake (Washington, DC). Communications Manager Aspen Global Leadership Network (Washington, DC). Director of Communications and Public Affairs Fenton Communications (New York, NY). Marketing & Communications Manager Twin Cities RISE (Twin Cities, MN).

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Getting Attention

Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Assistant (PT) Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Communications Director Center on Policy Initiatives (San Diego, CA). Communications Director America Achieves (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Events Coordinator Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (San Francisco, CA).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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See how it can take down a nonprofit and how to avoid it. Network for Good has 9 Super Scary Nonprofit Website Mistakes. How about you try Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit. Nonprofit Training. November 18: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts. Registration is also open for the early 2016 session of Mentoring Program for Nonprofit Communications Directors. Happy Halloween!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Kyle McClure talks about Letting Your Nonprofit Vision Statement Guide Management. Beth Kanter hosts Firespring CEO, Jay Wilkinson, for Your Nonprofit’s Culture: By Design or by Default? Nonprofit Training. Starts Feb 14: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Planning Your Communications: Mastering Your Editorial Calendar in 2018 , a four-week intensive coaching program with Kivi Leroux Miller. Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Bombay Club.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

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New Orleans, LA Sadly I am not at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland this year. Today’s Mixed Links is a special round up of communications and marketing breakout sessions from this year’s conference. Learn more and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Meril’s.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s wrap up the week with some warm Mixed Links… Thanks to the almost 800 nonprofit professionals who have already taken our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey ! It’s time for the 2014 Wishlist of Books for Nonprofit Folk and Giveaway by Marion Conway! She lists the books you’ll want on your bookshelf as a nonprofit communicator. Nonprofit Training. Is it chilly where you are? It is here!

A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator

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Once upon a time, we did a series called A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator. We talked about commutes, eating lunch at your desk, and staff meetings. Oh, the good ol’ days! Since everything has changed now, we want to hear how your day is now working from home – no matter how non-traditional that looks! Let’s have a little fun and share what your day looks like now! (Oh, Oh, and I may have projected some of my issues onto this form.

Reserve Your Copy of the 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We’ve closed the 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey and are pouring through the answers of the 600+ nonprofit professionals who took the survey. Which communications strategies are the biggest priorities (e.g., Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Find out Why Your Nonprofit Should Retweet Its Own Tweets – and How to Do It. TalentDesk gives us the 2018 Best Nonprofits to Work For using data from Glassdoor on salary and employee satisfaction and Charity Navigator’s organization accountability ratings. Facebook ads may have gotten more difficult for some nonprofits as Facebook’s Issue Ads Policy Adds Barrier to Brands Jumping on Social Movements. Try these 7 Nonprofit Management Tips To Advance Your Career.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Kivi is presenting it for PRSA’s Nonprofit Section on March 29 and you can attend free, even if you aren’t a member. Find out how to Hone Your Craft: The Art of Nonprofit Storytelling. Nonprofit Training. Apr 5: Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits: Strive for GREAT, No Matter Your Budget with Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s celebrate the end of the week with a round of Mixed Links… Givelify just released a new white paper called “ Nonprofit Fundraising: Removing Roadblocks and Meeting Goals with Mobile Technology.”. Did you miss September’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival? October’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is hosted by Claire Axelrad. The NonProfit Times answers the question, Is it worth it to go after small grants?