Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014
Dec17

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

Here are the top ten blog posts we published so far this year, according to unique page views in Google Analytics. Spoiler Alert: You love “how we did it” guest posts from other nonprofit communicators, especially when they are talking about their annual reports, and Kerri’s social media tips.  We’re so glad you agree with us that our guest bloggers provide great resources! 10.  Kick-Start Yourself with a...

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Reserve Your Free Copy of the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report
Dec11

Reserve Your Free Copy of the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Curious about what other nonprofits will be doing in 2015? Or do you just like to keep up with the latest communications trends? Our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is what you are looking for. The 2015 edition will be released on January 7th, but you can request a copy now to be among the first to receive it. Can’t see the form? Try This. The trends you’ll find in this report come from an online survey of over...

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How Often Should We Mail that Newsletter?
Nov26

How Often Should We Mail that Newsletter?

More than 1200 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 1200, as we’ll close the survey down on Tuesday). I’ve just pulled some preliminary data about how often nonprofits say they will mail their newsletters, and of course, it depends on whether you talking print or email. Send Your Email Newsletter at Least Monthly If you want to do...

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Dashboards to Share Progress: Examples and Tips
Nov25

Dashboards to Share Progress: Examples and Tips

You can measure lots and lots of marketing and fundraising numbers. But measuring without adding meaning isn’t very helpful to you, your supporters, or your board. I recommend that you develop some kind of dashboard, ideally a one-pager in something easy like Excel, Word, or Powerpoint, that updates people on your most important metrics, and adds some of that meaning in a quick-to-review  and easy-to-understand visual way. For...

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Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015
Nov18

Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

More than 800 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 800+). Here’s some preliminary data . . . We asked you to put eight social networks in “order of importance to your nonprofit’s communications strategy in 2015.” This is what that ranking looks like as of today: This data is consistent with the trends we’ve seen in...

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Share Your Predictions for 2015
Nov10

Share Your Predictions for 2015

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2015. Last year, over 2,100 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey . . . and now it’s time to get your predictions for 2015! This report has become the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. Help us get you the best data possible by sharing...

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