Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?
Mar14

Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?

  In brand-new research for the 2017 edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we discovered that four types of communications teams are most prevalent in our sector. While those teams are equally distributed, that’s really where the similarities end. Only two of the team models — Integrated and Centralized — performed well on the various questions we asked about communications effectiveness. What...

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What Type of Communications Team Works Best at Your Nonprofit?
Mar09

What Type of Communications Team Works Best at Your Nonprofit?

  According to our research, 75% of nonprofit communications teams are organized in one of four ways, based on how the workload for the team is created. We’ve labeled these teams: Integrated Centralized Internal Agency CEO-Led Next week, Kivi is leading a BRAND NEW webinar that will break down each of these four types and help you determine which one if right for your nonprofit. And even better – this webinar is one...

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Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions
Mar07

Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions

  In their book, Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Amazon), Donald Sull and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt define simple rules as “shortcut strategies that save time and effort by focusing our attention and simplifying the way we process information.” They help us simplify complex systems and decisions so that we can move more quickly through our daily lives at work and home. “Never go on a second date...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators
Mar03

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Welcome to a slightly later than normal edition of Mixed Links… As part of a major ongoing study, Sea Change would like to hear from communicators to gain their perspective on creating harmonious and effective relationships across departments. Canva shares 10 tactics for launching on social media and generating buzz, inspired by companies who’ve done it [with free templates]. Find out How To Make Your Nonprofit’s Content...

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6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign
Mar02

6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign

December is done. Looking for your next great fundraising campaign? Try a member month campaign. For more ideas on raising money beyond end-of-year campaigns, join us in just a few hours for Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns. Starts at 1 p.m. ET today so sign up now! Here are 6 quick tips for launching your own member month campaign. 1. Make It About THEM, Not Just YOU As...

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What’s Going on in March
Mar01

What’s Going on in March

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: Mar 2: Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns Kerri Karvetski shares creative ideas on how to raise money throughout the year. Starts at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. Pacific) | Registration is $50 or included with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register Mar 7 & 9: Writing a Fabulous Case...

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