2020

How to Write a Collaborative Communications Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When Cathy White shared with our Mentoring Program participants the collaborative process she went through to create her communications strategy, I knew other communications directors would be interested in hearing about it too. Cathy White. Guest Post by Cathy White.

Here’s what I learned about leadership in 2019. I hope it helps you!

iMarketSmart

Leadership is NOT about ‘managing’ people, bossing them around, or being a tyrant and it ISN’T about showing people how great YOU are either. Instead, it’s about helping coachable people that have passion and character become great.

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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. .

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[Guest Post] Expanding Your Money Mindset

Fundraising Coach

Changing the way you think about money is a vital key to becoming successful at fundraising. In this guest post, Andrea Waltz points out an important area for us to address. Andrea is the author of "Go for No!

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Donor Relationships: 5 Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Ann Green

by Steven Shattuck. Donor relationship development is vital for your nonprofit’s retention rate and revenue consistency. Overcome the challenges of relationship building.

Newsletter: Brands Supporting the Fight Against Australia Wildfires ; How to Develop Guidelines for Corporate Partnerships ; Your 2020 Marketing Strategy is Fearless Alienation

Selfish Giving

Thanks for the great start to 2020. After taking two weeks off, I was wondering if you folks would remember me. You did!?? Open Rate is the percentage of people who opened my newsletter. Most newsletters are lucky to get 15 to 20%! My highest open rate last year was almost 60%.

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Online Fundraising Success When Surrounded by Skeptics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When we were helping Jen Newmeyer brainstorm the title for her new book, as soon as one of us said, “ The Insider’s Guide to Online Fundraising: Finding Success When Surrounded by Skeptics, ” we knew we had it.

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No Wonder Defining Comms Success is So Hard!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am deep into the data analysis for the 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , which we’ll release next week. For the first time ever, we surveyed nonprofit communications staff on objectives for their work. We asked them to pick their top 3 of 12 choices.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 10, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Little Duck Diner. Savannah, GA. We made it through the first full week of 2020! How’s everyone doing so far? Let’s wind it down with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links….

This Thank You Email Gave Me the Warm and Fuzzies

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One day last month, I may or may not have been avoiding work and was down one of those Wikipedia rabbit holes I so often find myself.

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s here ! 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 free to download.

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What Do You Want to Read About in 2020?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, we revealed our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019. Annual reports, social media, and email did well as usual. Now, we want to know what we should focus on in 2020?

Starting 2020 Off Right: Save $200 on Your Training Pass, Get Communications Planning Tips, the Trends Report and More

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening this month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide…. Online Training: Annual All-Access Pass Sale Ends Monday. Our BIG sale on the All-Access Pass winds down in just a few days. Save $200 on the best way to attend all of our training webinars.

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. .

What Wastes Your Time at Work? #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A few months ago, I shared some tips on how to establish boundaries with your co-workers. Well apparently a lot of you need those tips if CloudApp’s State of Productivity is correct. According to their infographic, other co-workers and social media are the biggest distractions at work.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 17, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Penrose. Oakland, CA. Happy Friday, y’all! Let’s wrap up the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. We have Jedi Masters, social media trends, video ideas and more. It’s time for Mixed Links….

5 Ways to Keep Motivation After the Year-End Giving Season

Fundraising Coach

There’s no denying that year-end giving is a powerful force. After all, some reports suggest as much as one-third of all annual giving occurs in December alone! However, once the final numbers are calculated and the year-end campaigns end, what happens then?

Looking at the New Year with 20/20 Vision

Ann Green

Happy New Year, everyone! Wow, it’s 2020, and I couldn’t resist the 20/20 pun. Not only are we entering a new year, we’re also entering a new decade. Many people use the New Year to make changes and improvements in their lives. You can do the same for your nonprofit organization. .

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – 2020 Predictions and Trends Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Happy Friday and Happy New Year! Instead of gathering the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising this week, I have put together a list of stats, trends, and predictions that will help you in the coming year. It’s time for Mixed Links… .

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Newsletter: Top 10 Corporate Partnership Posts of 2019 ; 5 Resolutions for Corporate Partnership Managers; Content Marketing Lessons from NASCAR

Selfish Giving

Happy New Year! Paris was great, and I was surprised that I actually enjoyed not publishing my newsletter.?? But it's time to get back to work! To kick-off the new year, let's take one last look back at 2019. Here are the top ten most-clicked posts from my 2019 newsletters. Enjoy!