The 10 Keys to Nonprofit Communications Success

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What are all of the things that nonprofit communications teams need to think about and potentially act on to be successful? Key 1: Communications Planning and Strategy. Are you creating your communications for specific groups or types of people, rather than the general public?

Nonprofit Communicators, Share Your Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve been able to re-start our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator blog series with three new submissions from readers like you! What goes on in a typical day in your life as a nonprofit communicator?

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am back with another peek into the new activities nonprofit communicators have picked up during the pandemic. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Download Now]

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Today we are excited to release the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report! Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing TrendsIt’s here!

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Fundraising Isn’t the Only Thing Nonprofit Communicators Do

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Every now and then, a fundraising consultant will write a post essentially saying that all nonprofit communications and marketing should be driven by fundraising goals and staff, with a few limited exceptions, like media relations and general branding.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Gardening

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Communications work is so stressful for me in my current position, and working the earth has always been peaceful to me. When the pandemic hit, I looked at my life and thought ‘I love nonprofit communications but I must find something more peaceful and less stressful or find a balance.’

What Nonprofit Communications Directors Should Name and Own

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” Here are some of the ideas and issues you should be naming and owning in your nonprofit as a communications director. The Marketing and Communications Planning Documents. What should your marketing and/or communications plans look like?

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Exercise

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Exercise appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Welcome back to another look into the new hobbies you have picked up over the last year. We’ve looked at: Pets. Music. Arts and Crafts.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We got so many fantastic responses, we are switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Continuing Education

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Continuing Education appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. We’re wrapping up our look into the new adventures you got into during the past year with a few of you taking on the challenge of continuing your education.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: New Pets

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Last week we mentioned we would be switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: New Pets appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 16, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ready for the the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? And for more on Instagram copy, Classy shared How to Write Engaging Nonprofit Instagram Captions. Nonprofit Communicators, Share Your Day.

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Nonprofit Communications 101 [Free Online Course]

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If you are new to either nonprofit work or communications work, then we have a FREE online, self-paced, video course for you in our new Learning Center. During Nonprofit Communications 101 , you will learn about: The Five Stages of Communications Effectiveness.

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We got so many fantastic responses, we are switching gears from our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series to a new mini-series: Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Emily Wills

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro by filling out the form below. Emily Wills.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 9, 2021

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It’s Friday which means it’s time for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Catch Up on Our Content from This Week… Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Emily Wills. The Depot.

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Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Arts and Crafts

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The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Arts and Crafts appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Welcome back to another look into the new hobbies you have picked up over the last year. We’ve looked at sweet pets and music in the last two weeks.

What’s the Why Behind Your Nonprofit Communications Job?

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In the second edition of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide , I wrote. Those with corporate experience sometimes narrowly define nonprofit marketing as brand management, public relations, and advertising. The post What’s the Why Behind Your Nonprofit Communications Job?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 20, 2020

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Ready to wind down the week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey now. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. Happy Friday!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Lindsey’s Bio: My name is Lindsey Williams and I am the Multimedia Communications Coordinator at the Specially Gifted Foundation. Lindsey Williams.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 25, 2021

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Welcome to our weekly round-up of the the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. ” in their The Nonprofit Marketer’s Guide to Generation X. Learn The State of Video Marketing in 2021: What it Means for Nonprofits.

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Another Little Peek at What Nonprofit Communicators Need

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At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we are here to help nonprofit communications pros: Learn Your Job : Getting training and coaching no matter your experience level with nonprofit communications and marketing.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 14, 2021

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Are you ready for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? And Vu Le shares 12 ways “all lives matter” manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy. What’s the Why Behind Your Nonprofit Communications Job?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 16, 2021

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But I know you’re here for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising so let’s go! Julia Campbell has 5 Quick Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Email Newsletter. Nonprofit Training for You…. Cosmos.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Veronica Brown

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Veronica’s Bio: My name is Veronica Brown and I am the Communications and Advancement Specialist for the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL. Veronica Brown.

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 – June 11, 2021

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Time to wrap up another week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Here are 5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Their Missions. Nonprofit Training for You…. Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nicole Gustafson

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Jackson Center’s social media accounts and oversees the production of the quarterly newsletter, press releases, promotional materials, and other communications. Nicole Gustafson.

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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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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 2, 2022

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Let’s celebrate new beginnings and check out the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Use these Top 10 Tips for Running a Good Nonprofit Hiring Process. Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Gardening.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 7, 2021

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join me for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… NonprofitPro shares 5 Unethical Social Media Practices All Nonprofits Should Avoid. Nonprofit Training for You….

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 13, 2020

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Let’s just all keep our heads down and read the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have eye-tracking studies, sexy nonprofits, media coverage tips for the holiday season and more.

Collaborating and Working Remotely: Advice from a Nonprofit Communications Director Who’s Done It For Years

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She shared some great advice on doing so successfully with others in her cohort of the Communications Director Mentoring Program last year. If you are struggling at all with internal communications or collaboration while you and/or others are working remotely, this is for you.

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 – December 4, 2020

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Let’s celebrate getting one step closer to a new year with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. The Nonprofit Communications Director Mentoring Program.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 9, 2021

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Let’s finish up the week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Farra Trompeter talks about managing your nonprofit’s communications as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 4, 2021

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Let’s kick things off with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have tips on fostering your creativity, enthusiastic writing, inclusive communications, social media fundraising, and more.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 12, 2021

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Are you ready for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? A Guide for Nonprofits. And finally, Vu Le shares Answers on grant reports if nonprofits were brutally honest with funders.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsey Williams

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Lindsey’s Bio: My name is Lindsey Williams and I am the Multimedia Communications Coordinator at the Specially Gifted Foundation. Lindsey Williams.

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

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 8, 2021

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I still have the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising though. Learn How to Start and Manage Your Nonprofit Email Marketing Calendar. Julia Campbell shared 10 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Resolutions for 2021.