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How to Coach Others to Be Better Nonprofit Writers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Writing for nonprofits is different than writing for other kinds of organizations. We are often trying to accomplish many different things with nonprofit content, and depending on the goal and the intended reader, the style of writing will change.

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How to prepare for a fundraising job interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today we mentioned: Guidestar.org. Claire Axelrad of Charity Clairity. Gallup Strengthsfinder test : To help you find that challenge- a strength in disguise! 66 Resources to rise in your fundraising career – to help you anticipate those tough interview questions!

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2 Mobile Apps that Will Change the Nonprofit Sector

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love it or hate it – Americans are addicted to their phones. The vast majority of us – 95% – now own a cellphone of some kind. 77% of Americans own smartphones , those extremely powerful mini-computers in the palm of our hands.

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What is donor qualification and why should you care about it?

iMarketSmart

What is donor qualification?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Ash Bruxvoort

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ash Bruxvoort Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. Ash Bruxvoort coordinates communications for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network.

Kishshana Palmer talks Managing Up In Your Fundraising Job (join us and tell us about your experience?)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Hey have you ever had a boss who didn’t understand your job? Who told you, “I trust you” or “Just do it”? Me too. So, let’s talk managing up. Also If you want to learn how to manage up, j oin us on May 7th for our webinar on Managing up! .

Newsletter: Why Your Content Needs to Be #1 ; Watch Bee Porn for a Cause ; Earth Day Campaigns from Silk, Apple & The North Face

Selfish Giving

Last week, I discussed the importance of focusing on your website and building an email list. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram , guest posting and SEO are all valuable, but they are all means to end: driving people to your website and signing up for email updates.

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Will You Show-and-Tell Your Editorial Calendar?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

May is “Editorial Calendar” month around here, so we’d like to provide a bunch of updated show-and-tell videos of nonprofit editorial calendar set-ups using whatever software you use. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Google or Microsoft product, or if you use a project management tool like Trello, Asana, Airtable or Smartsheet. We just want to see how you have it set up.

Seeing the World Through Your Donors’ Eyes

Ann Green

In my last post, I wrote about the importance of staying donor-centered. Now let’s take it a step further. Try to think like your donors. Visualize one donor or a type of donor and imagine how they will respond to your communication. Get to know your donors better. You may have a hard time with this if you don’t know your donors very well. One way to get to know them better is to send short surveys. The key here is short. Ask a few questions at a time. 3 Examples of Nonprofit Donor Surveys.