Nonprofit Coronavirus Resources – #NPCOVID19

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rather than send a bunch of emails and post random things in random places, I have created a Nonprofit Coronavirus Resource hub that I can easily update. Free nonprofit webinars that look helpful: Fundraising in the Time of Coronavirus: How to Manage and Modify Your Fundraising.

The Nonprofit Email Apocalypse is Coming

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For this year’s Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , we decided to survey the extent to which nonprofits are implementing good email list management practices. We at Nonprofit Marketing Guide aren’t “the sky is falling” alarmist types by nature.

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Tips for Nonprofit News Writing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

News Writing is one of the seven writing styles that all nonprofit communicators should master. In the world of nonprofit comms superlatives, news writing wins for the “Writing Style Used Most Often When It Shouldn’t Be.” Nonprofit PR Nonprofit Writing

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The New Can?t-Miss Book Club for Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Bold & Bright Media is launching a new book club for nonprofit professionals to help you be more strategic about fundraising, marketing, and communications for the rest of 2020 and into 2021. Nonprofit Training

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s also forcing all nonprofits — no matter the mission — to rethink their short-term media relations strategies. The spring is often an important time for nonprofits seeking news coverage. COVID-19 isn’t just a crisis for your nonprofit.

6 Nonprofit Email Marketing Resolutions for 2020

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofit email marketing continues to be a driving force of donations, advocacy, and participation actions for many nonprofits small and large. . Blackbaud found that on average, nonprofits receive donations from 18.4% What are your best nonprofit email marketing tips? .

Nonprofit Editorial Calendar FAQs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Editorial calendars are essential tools for nonprofit communications staff, and we’ve got answers to your questions about them. The “How Much and How Good” Grid for Nonprofit Communications My Five Rules for Repurposing Your Content Building an Editorial Calendar Based on Stories Three Drivers for Nonprofit Editorial Calendars My Editorial Calendar Keeps Getting Blown Up. Here are the editorial calendar software trends for nonprofits in 2019.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 19, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…. The Collins Quarter. Savannah, GA.

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5 Habits of Successful Nonprofit Social Media Managers in 2020

J Campbell Social Marketing

In the world of nonprofit social media, the landscape is changing so rapidly, and it’s becoming harder and harder to build community in our hyper-connected world. . There is a lot on the plate of the modern nonprofit social media manager. .

How to Write a Nonprofit Social Media Policy

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is a small excerpt from my book, How to Build and Mobilize a Social Media Community for Your Nonprofit in 90 Days, out now! . Some nonprofit supervisors want to turn a blind eye or simply forbid everyone from using Facebook at work.

Should My Nonprofit Start a #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign on May 5?

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’ve seen this question a lot lately – Should my nonprofit start a #GivingTuesdayNow campaign? On top of the fear and doubt overwhelming the nonprofit sector, there is a lot of misinformation out about the entire GivingTuesday movement, and # GivingTuesdayNow in particular.

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How Nonprofits Should Adapt Their Social Media Strategy in 2020

J Campbell Social Marketing

Watch the recording of my most recent live webinar: How Nonprofits Should Adapt Their Social Media Strategy in 2020. The post How Nonprofits Should Adapt Their Social Media Strategy in 2020 appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

5 Social Media Video Tips for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

What if I told you that Google did a study around year-end giving that discovered that a whopping 57% of people who watch a video for a nonprofit go on to make a donation ? . How can nonprofits best capitalize on this in-the-moment, off-the-cuff, social media video trend? .

Six Inclusive Stock Photography Sites Every Nonprofit Should Have Bookmarked

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Or maybe you can’t photograph the real people you work with for whatever reason (privacy and safety being the main ones in the nonprofit world). Where does a busy nonprofit communicator get real and representative stock photography of people for free or at least reasonable fees?

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How Coronavirus is Changing the Way Nonprofits Think about Their Social Media Strategies

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week I presented our two-part webinar series on nonprofit social media strategies based on our Be Personal / Be Practical framework. Read all of our recent posts on Nonprofit Social Media here. Nonprofit Marketing Trends Nonprofit Social Media

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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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How to Get Your Nonprofit’s Story Told During Covid-19

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s not easy for nonprofits to get news coverage. As the news industry has changed, fewer journalists have nonprofits as part of their beat — and during Covid-19, most have been reassigned to cover some aspect of the pandemic. Nonprofit PR Thought Leadership coronavirus

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How to Prepare Your Nonprofit for a PR Crisis

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Because of this, even the best-run nonprofits need to have a crisis communications plan. Nonprofit PRFlickr Creative Commons photo by fotologic. Sometimes, bad things happen to good organizations.

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Median Salaries for Nonprofit Communications Directors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Newsjacking for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos set the nonprofit world ablaze earlier this month by tweeting a “request for ideas” about how to direct his charitable giving. For most nonprofits, news about government budgets and policy can have implications for their causes and the people they serve.

How to Measure Nonprofit Social Media Success and Document Results

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is a small excerpt from my book, How to Build and Mobilize a Social Media Community for Your Nonprofit in 90 Days, out now! . I think it’s fantastic when nonprofits want to measure social media success and document their results.

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You set goals, like these twelve communications goals for nonprofits , including community engagement, raising awareness of issues, and fundraising. Unfortunately, if you spend much time searching for nonprofit communications strategies what you most often find is content about goals or tactics. So, I put some time in sorting through and narrowing down the 12 communications strategies that I most often see effective nonprofits using. Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Sizzling Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

There are so many dedicated nonprofit jobs sources, that this feature is no longer necessary. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—July 14, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—June 22, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—June 15, 2015.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


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. The Best Nonprofit Digital Campaigns Collection (EveryAction).

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What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Webinar Details: Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run. Nonprofit TrainingIf you had a boss who wasn’t really into digital communications, I hope they are on board now!

What Does 2020 Hold for Nonprofit Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are just some of the questions we are asking for our Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey and we need to hear from you. Nonprofit Marketing TrendsHow will you use social media in 2020?

The Skills Nonprofit Communicators Want to Build

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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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Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Objectives are the SMART steps you take to achieve a strategy, and at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we prefer to define SMART as Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Resourced, and Time-Bound. Measuring Success Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Facebook in 2020 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

What are the changes, trends, and upcoming shifts that nonprofits need to know about Facebook in particular in 2020? . Designed for busy nonprofit social media managers, just like you! . ” Resource: Free ebook – The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Facebook Groups.

Enough with the Pointless Nonprofit Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Richard Maxwell and Robert Dickman All of the five words I have in bold are essential to nonprofit storytelling success. Your stories need to help people see how their relationship with and support of your nonprofit transform the world (that’s why nonprofits exist).

How to Plan and Launch an Emergency Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Register to get the replay of this webinar on demand: How to Plan and Launch an Emergency Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign . Description: Nonprofit organizations are getting hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.

The Next Normal – The Future for Nonprofits In A Post-Pandemic World

J Campbell Social Marketing

When I created this series for the Nonprofit Social Media Nerds , I didn’t choose my words wisely. Episode 1: What’s The Next Normal for Nonprofit Events? . Episode 2: What’s The Next Normal for Nonprofit Fundraising? .

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Let’s Find the Best Nonprofit Blogs

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The quest is on to find the best nonprofit blogs. With apologies to amazing voices such as Vu Le and Beth Kanter (and the founder of Nonprofit Marketing Guide, Kivi Leroux Miller), this search doesn’t include those who write blogs about nonprofits. This is an effort to find great blogs produced by nonprofits themselves. And as I work and speak with nonprofit communicators, they’re often looking for examples of how their peers are using blogs.

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How to Address Negative Online Comments About Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Addressing negative online comments about your nonprofit – something that every single nonprofit social media manager has had to deal with at one point or another. . All nonprofits need to create two types of social media use policies.

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New to This Work or Just Flat-Out Overwhelmed? Ground Yourself in These Nonprofit Comms Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

No matter what you are working on, there are a few really simple elements to this nonprofit communications work that you can always use to ground yourself and to create a strong foundation for your work. Nonprofit Editorial Calendars Nonprofit Marketing Plans and Strategies

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How to Crush Your Nonprofit Marketing Goals in 2019 with a Nonprofit Marketing Calendar

J Campbell Social Marketing

No matter when you start, it’s the perfect time to evaluate what you accomplished with your nonprofit marketing in the past few months and to take some time to sharpen your focus. . Make a resolution to take my four-part online course for nonprofits!

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5 Creative Examples of Nonprofit Instagram Stories that Engage Supporters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post By John Haydon Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. What are the benefits of Instagram Stories for nonprofit communications and fundraising? Nonprofit Social Media Instagram

How to Ask for Nonprofit Emergency Funds During Coronavirus – #NonprofitEmployeeRelief

J Campbell Social Marketing

Has your nonprofit been struggling to ask for emergency funds in the current coronavirus crisis? Read more: How to Start a Coronavirus Relief Fund for Nonprofit Employees. Read more: How to Start a Coronavirus Relief Fund for Nonprofit Employees.

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What Nonprofits Need To Know About Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Announcement

J Campbell Social Marketing

Any US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit eligible to receive donations on Facebook can be matched. Facebook will match up to a total of $100,000 per nonprofit organization. Cue the bells, throw the confetti, ring the alarms!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Beth Kanter asks Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—May 11, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—May 4, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—April 28, 2015.

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