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3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take a look at these top 3 communication strategies that will help you reach, retain, and engage your attendees. Kerri Moore. Kristina.

Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Isn’t Valentine’s Day the perfect time to ask, “Where is the love in your communications strategy?”. Make a Good First Impression. policies.

5 Strategies for Using Social Media for Media Relations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Below are five strategies for using social media to your advantage in media relations. They came through something I observed. In the U.S.,

This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy


I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy.

No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This is not a strategy. Just the other day a nonprofit communications director showed me her brand-new marketing strategy. Or was it her?

Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Read the first three marketing strategies below, then join us next week for the final three. Abby Jarvis. Kristina . Congratulations! Net worth.

Why Ignoring GuideStar’s Profile Pages Damages Your PR Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What are the organization’s key strategies for making this happen? Peter Panepento is principal at Panepento Strategies , a full-service content, digital, and social strategy firm for nonprofits and socially-minded companies. One of those spaces is GuideStar , the online repository of IRS tax forms for all registered U.S.

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Why nonprofit budgets should be developed in alignment with strategies


Aligning your budgets with your strategies will help you: Compel both your leadership and staff to develop a long-term vision. Improve morale.

Successful Link Building Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Link building is an essential part of any SEO strategy. Brian Honigman. But it’s really important! Looking for more insights on SEO?

How to Implement a Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Implementing a mobile strategy is no longer an option for nonprofits.

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can find the first 3 strategies here. Last week , we talked about the first 3 strategies for marketing your online donation page: 1.

5 Strategies for 2015 to Make You a Rockstar Fundraiser!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So, here are 5 strategies that can act as a compass to drive your workdays and get you closer to your fundraising goal. Somya Qureshi.

Building an Effective Nonprofit Mobile Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tonia Zampieri is back with some more advice on how to get your nonprofit’s mobile marketing strategy in place. Tonia Zampieri. Good luck!

Starting Over #9: Understanding Strategy

The Agitator

An essential element for any organization, whether brand new or starting over, is a focused and concise strategy. The problem is that most organizations and their consultants don’t have the foggiest idea what a real strategy is. In the absence of a true strategy it’s almost certain that the status quo will be perpetuated.

Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Is Blogging Part of Your Nonprofit Social Media Strategy? The post Make Blogging a Part of Your Social Media Strategy appeared first on JCSM.

Is Responsive Design the Right Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit?

Getting Attention

Your SEO strategy is very important to your overall web traffic strategy. Share your mobile marketing strategies here.

THIS is Why You Need a Content Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Content Marketing Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategySo I made this chart yesterday. What do you think? Great!

2 Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Go Viral

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Peter Panepento of Panepento Strategies. Peter Panepento. “Going viral” isn’t really something you can predict.

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Reality Check: Why You Need an Online Marketing Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today’s reality check is on why you need an online marketing strategy, in addition to a print strategy. It’s just not true.

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Implement A Mobile Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

A great mobile strategy ensures that your supporters are getting and processing your information on their mobile devices. What can you cut?

Improve Donor Stewardship with These 5 Proven Strategies

Fundraising Coach

This article will go over five strategies to improve your donor stewardship. Use engagement strategies outside of fundraising.

18 Email Subject Line Strategies That Will Increase Your Open Rates

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you tasked with sending out your nonprofit’s e-newsletter? Has it been a few weeks or a few months since you sent out your last one? At last.

The simplest and most effective 6-step major gift and planned gift marketing strategy ever


If your marketing strategy doesn’t include these steps, you are probably costing your organization a lot of money. GET A DEMO AND WE’LL SHOW YOU HOW PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU ARE SUCCEEDING WITH THIS 6-STEP STRATEGY. Employ donor surveys. Also pay attention to what they have said when responding to the donor surveys. Tweet This!

Mid-Level Giving: What’s Your Strategy?

The Agitator

Without question the most neglected area of fundraising — after retention — involves mid-value or mid-level giving. Organizations are leaving millions and millions and millions on the table. Lots of folks talk about the need to launch a mid-level program with all the good intentions in the world.

10 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Giving Common Webinar: 10 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy. More About the Webinar.

The Ultimate Planned Gift Marketing Strategy (4 simple steps)


Most planned giving marketing strategies are not effective. This strategy was first developed in the late 1800′s by E. Interest.

38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

Strategy. Build an awarenss strategy into the overall plan. Pinterest continues to fascinate me by it's simplicity and ease of use.

Measurement is Not a Strategy

Social Media Bird Brain

So, I came across this very interesting piece of writing about measurements - or what biz folk like to call ''metrics'' and how they should be collected in an effort to support your social media strategy, not be the strategy. Hope you had a good Thanksgiving, U.S. readers. Isn''t shopping tough enough?

What Is Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Strategy?

The Agitator

Enough already of Facebook and Twitter strategy! Better be thinking about YouTube, which just hit the mark of 1 billion monthly users!

Poor Or No Strategy — Barriers To Growth, Part 9

The Agitator

First, what a meaningful strategy that leads to growth is NOT. The Agitator’s been on the strategy vs. tactics soapbox before. Roger.

Aligning Nonprofit Strategy with Donor Preferences

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

If you have the same strategy for reaching millennials as you do for their grandparents, one of them (at least) isn't going to be impressed.

How the Latest Facebook Announcement Will Impact Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

So, what do these changes mean for your social media marketing strategy? Don’t try to change your online community – change your strategy.

2 morning tasks to super charge your nonprofit social media strategies #bbcon

Fundraising Coach

The post 2 morning tasks to super charge your nonprofit social media strategies #bbcon appeared first on Engage 4.

7 Strategies for Mobilizing Millennials

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

(Part two in our series on the Millennial Impact Project). Millennials: A powerful force for change. Earlier this month, I shared my perspectives on the 2014 Millennial Impact Report and MCON14. Hopefully, that post got you thinking about how Millennials are shaping our culture and social sector in profound new ways. today. Invite them.

A Simple Strategy for Running an Email Marketing Test

Fundraising 123

As a busy organization, it''s rare that you have time to even think about testing your nonprofit email marketing. You''re focused on getting your newsletter or announcement out the door so you can get back to what you do best. But what if running an email marketing test didn''t need to take a ton of time? Focus on testing one thing at a time.

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It’s time to get your social strategy in order

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Want some help with your nonprofit’s social media strategy? Develop Your Social Media Strategy. If you’re still not sure what your organization should be doing with social media , it would be a good idea to figure it out soon. Here are some social media fun facts: 27% of online time is now spent on social networking.

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Is Social Media A Strategy or A Tactic?

Diva Marketing Blog

In real life, strategy is actually very straightforward. Is social media a strategy or is social media a tactic? Jack Welch . As BBF B.L.

New Strategies for Increasing Corporate Support

Selfish Giving

Curt Weeden (shown above) is a corporate giving expert, speaker, author and founder of the New Strategies Forum. It was both good and bad.

Learning From The Candidate’s Digital Strategies

The Agitator

Here is a great assessment of the leading GOP candidates and their digital strategies — what each is doing right (or wrong) with takeaways from each. OK, I admit to being a Democrat of Carter-era vintage, and I cringe at the current line-up of Republican presidential candidates. The digital rankings from this author are: 1.

Why it’s time to have a mobile strategy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Most giving is still offline, much less on smartphones. A huge number of people will read your emails and visit your site from their smartphones.