Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 20, 2020

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Our ability to produce our most popular download – the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report – depends entirely on your participation in the annual survey. Please take the survey and you will be invited to a special preview webinar AND entered into a weekly drawing.

Breaking Down November

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: November 7 & 9: Streamlining Your Nonprofit’s Communications Workflow with Kivi Leroux Miller. Kivi will talk about the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey tomorrow and share preliminary results throughout the month. And, as always, join me Fridays in November for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators.

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New in November: Jump Starting Your Creative Brief Process! Plus Editorial Calendars and Trends for 2021

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Online Training: November 10 & 12: Everything You Need to Know about Editorial Calendars for 2021 with Kivi Leroux Miller. November 19: Jump Start Your Creative Brief with Kivi Leroux Miller. 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey.

We Need Your Help: Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

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Our ability to produce our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report depends entirely on YOUR participation in the annual survey. The sooner you take the survey , the more drawings you’ll be in!

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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. November 6: Your Design Is Full of C.R.A.P.: The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 2, 2018 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Best of Fridays to you, kind friends!

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. It’s time for Mixed Links… Let us know what’s really happening in the world of nonprofit communications by taking our 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Baby, it’s cold outside!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators November 22, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take a moment to take our Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. If you take the survey now , you will be among the first to get a copy of the report when it’s released in January. You will also get a special preview webinar invite…but you have to complete the survey !

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 ). Even though we’ll collect data for another 10 days, I can’t help but take little peeks into the early results.

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Last Chance to Help Us Design the 2016 Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the next week, I’ll be finalizing the questions for the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, so we can start taking your responses on Monday, November 2. We’ve heard some great ideas , and I’m leaning towards adding sections that get more at life on the job, in addition to which marketing tactics you plan to use. I am considering sections on. Compensation/Salaries for nonprofit communications staff.

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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. Learn More and Claim Your Spot The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 23, 2018 appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: November 6: Your Design Is Full of C.R.A.P.: We’ll open our Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this month, so Kivi will be sharing updates about that. Peter Panepento is back November 29th. And, as always, join me Fridays in November for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators.

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What’s Up in November

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have launched our survey on 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends. Participate in our survey (more than 1200 nonprofits did last year) and you can request a free copy of the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, to be released in January. Take the survey now. FREE Live Webinar – November 15: Writing Short: How to Write Subject Lines, Tweets, Headlines, Facebook Updates and More. November 29: Helping Your Staff and Board Become Great Nonprofit Marketers.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 30, 2018

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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. Survey takers get to attend a special preview webinar. Cosmos. Orange Beach, AL Happy Friday, friends! Once again I have found the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising to share you with good people.

Giving Attitudes Surveyed By Harris Interactive

The Agitator

Don’t know how I missed this, but back in November Harris Interactive released this very interesting survey on the charitable giving habits and plans of Americans. Here’s a link to Harris Interactive’s full archive of consumer surveys. Their report includes some interesting trend data comparing 2007 and 2010 responses.

What Would Your Supporters Say About Your Publications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read how Jennifer Charney, communications manager of Save the Redwoods League , started surveying her readers and how the results affected their content. Survey your readers about your publications. Since 2009, I’ve been surveying readers about each of the publications I manage for Save the Redwoods League. But to get these results, we would have had to hire survey experts for many thousands of dollars. On the survey, we asked donors. Online Surveys.

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Supporting Your Favorite Nonprofit Includes Voting By Tuesday November 6, 2012

Seeking Grant Money Today

Please see, too, Most Donors Plan to Give as Much or More in 2012, Survey Finds. The election this year on Tuesday, November 6 , isn't just about who will become the next president. For information on how to register and where to vote click "November 6", three paragraphs up and thank you.]. My husband and I voted this weekend. It felt good to get it done. It's one less thing I have to do this week. I know that you know what I mean.

Your Top Questions for Other Comms Directors?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m starting to think about questions for the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, which we typically open in early November. We typically have somewhere between 600 and 1,000 nonprofit communications staff complete the survey.

Week of Freebies, Day 1: The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is compiled from the answers of over 500 nonprofit professionals who took the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey in November and December of 2020. Happy Holidays!

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What Question Would You Ask 1,000 Communications Directors?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In early November, we’ll open up the survey for the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We’ll repeat a lot of questions from previous surveys to expand our “trends over time” data. More than 1,000 people usually participate in our survey. For example, we’ll be asking about. communication team salaries, sizes, and budgets. communications effectiveness. how communicators spend their time.

Are Nonprofits in Your State Well Represented?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the map of the nonprofits that we’ve heard from in the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey. If not, get your nonprofit friends to take the survey before midnight Eastern time on Friday, November 30, 2012! P.S. You can also register for our free webinar on December 12 where we’ll share some of the survey results.

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What We’ve Got Cooking This October: A Writing Workshop, Better Thank You Notes, and Pumpkin Muffins

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The 2021 Communications Trends Survey: We are starting to think about questions for the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, which we typically open in early November. What? I felt like I had to include an actual recipe with that title.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Time for some Mixed Links… First off, please, please, please take the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey ! We have opened our annual trends report survey and need your help. Share your predictions for 2015 and you’ll be invited to an exclusive Trends Preview Webinar on December 11th (full details are in the survey.) Take the survey now. November 10: Writing Successful Direct Mail Appeal Letters In-House. Happy Friday everyone!

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What’s the First Document You Should Create Before Every Project?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Unfortunately when I took a quick peek at the first 150 or so responses in our 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey , over 50% of you NEVER use a creative brief. TOMORROW, November 19, 2020. It’s a creative brief and they will make your life so much easier!

Take the M+R Online Monthly Giving Survey - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « Live from Convio Summit 2007 | Main | Mastering Integrated Marketing: Interview with Jessica Grounds » Wednesday Oct 17 2007 Take the M+R Online Monthly Giving Survey Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 04:35PM | by James OMalley Wouldnt you love to know more about monthly giving? sustainer/recurring) – and they want to include YOU in their short and easy survey of nonprofit organizations.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s end things on a good note with some Mixed Links… Please take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Dave Tinker, CFRE (@davethecfre) November 2, 2015. Ma Nonprofit Network (@MA_NonprofitNet) November 6, 2015. November 18: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts. I hope everyone had a great week!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While we’re excited that our Trends Survey showed that donor retention is more of a priority now, there is still a lot to do. according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report by AFP less than half of donors gave to the same organization two years in a row. November 3: Marketing Bequests: The Delicate Art of Asking for That Final Gift.

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Week of Freebies, Day 4: The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is compiled from the answers of the over 600 nonprofit professionals who took our 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey in November, 2019. It’s the last day of our Week of Freebies!

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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 ! Survey takers will be invited to an exclusive Trends Preview Webinar on December 11th (full details are in the survey.) Take the survey now. November 19: Feedback and Fine-Tuning Session: Thank You Letters with Kivi Leroux Miller. Is it chilly where you are? It is here!

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. It’s here !

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We’d Be More Successful If.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve heard from nearly 1,300 nonprofit staff via our 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. We’ll do a more detailed analysis after the survey closes on November 30. Take the survey now. Please take it now if you haven’t already. . In one of the new questions, we ask you to fill in the blank: Our communications/marketing would be more successful if __.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll open the survey for the trends report on Monday, November 2, 2015. Every year in January, we release the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. But, naturally, there are quite a few steps that come before that, including developing the list of questions, which we are starting on now. Some questions are perennial, like: Which communications channels are most important? How often will you communicate via print and email?

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. November 18: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts. Happy Friday the 13th!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And for those of you who aren’t out shopping today, join me for some Mixed Links… Next week is the last week to take our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Everyone who takes the survey will get a special invite to our Trends Report Preview Webinar. Starts November 28: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Report Back to Your Community: Creating a Short Annual Report for 2017. I am thankful for all of our readers!

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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. Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies. Our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has become the “go-to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising.

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Biggest Challenges for 2013

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve heard from about 900 nonprofits, and want to make that at least 1,200 before we shut it down on November 30. 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. Here’s another little taste of preliminary data from our 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report .

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Won’t you join me for this week’s Mixed Links… First off, please take a moment to take our Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey to share your experiences and predictions for 2018. Take the survey now. November 7 & 9: Streamlining Your Nonprofit’s Communications Workflow with Kivi Leroux Miller (Registration is $99 for Part 1 | $199 for Parts 1 and 2 | Free with an All-Access Pass). Brick & Spoon. Orange Beach, AL.

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When and How to Pay Yourself a Nonprofit Salary

Get Fully Funded

In many cases, as much as one-third of revenue comes in during November and December. Guidestar offers a “ Nonprofit Compensation Report ” that might be helpful and the Association of Fundraising Professionals also has a “ Compensation Survey.”

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s cap it off, sucky or not, with some Mixed Links… If you are interested in participating in M+R’s 2018 Benchmark Survey, see this post. November 7 & 9: Streamlining Your Nonprofit’s Communications Workflow with Kivi Leroux Miller (Registration is $99 for Part 1 | $199 for Parts 1 and 2 | Free with an All-Access Pass). The Louis. Birmingham, AL. I hope you had a week that didn’t suck! Some weeks, that’s all we can hope for.)

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And the Winners Are.

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Thanks to the 391 nonprofit staff who helped pick the topic of our next free webinar: Quick and Dirty Nonprofit Marketing Plans, which is now scheduled for November 16, 2011. I randomly selected 10 survey participants to receive one free webinar pass, and here are the winners (I’ll email you instructions): Nicole Holt, Community Counseling Center.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s that time of year again — lots of people are launching their annual surveys, including us! Yesterday we opened the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2013 and we already have about 200 responses. Participate in our survey (more than 1,200 nonprofits did last year) and you can request a free copy of the 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, to be released in January. Take the survey now. The first webinar begins November 8th.

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Webinar Topics for 2010? Tell Me and Win a Pass

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take this quick survey to rate the topics we are already considering, and to tell us what’s missing. When you complete the survey, you can enter a drawing for three All-Access Passes. P.S. Don’t miss our next two webinars: Thursday, November 12: Getting Media Attention for Your Good Cause. Wednesday, November 18: Quickie Annual Reports: Simple Ways to Share Results with Supporters.

Nonprofit Video – What’s It Really Worth?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They are currently conducting a survey of nonprofits about their use of video. This 5-10 minute survey will help Lights. Take the survey now at [link]. The series will take place in November (specific dates TBA). Aaron Bramley. Videos are a great way to engage and inspire your supporters and Lights. Camera. Help. is a nonprofit organization that encourages other nonprofits to use film and video to tell their stories. You may know them from their Lights. Camera.

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How to Use Email and Social Media to Create an Exceptional First-Time Donor Experience

J Campbell Social Marketing

According to the 2016 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report , . The most recent statistics , released in November 2017, are no less shocking: New donor retention is the worst it has been in five years. Week after gift: Email survey asking them what they wanted to hear more about why they gave to us. Nonprofits are doing a terrible job at keeping donors in the fold. . Every $100 gained in 2015 was offset by $91 in losses through gift attrition.