Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators March 31, 2017

Happy Friday AND “Happy Birthday” to my sister and business partner, Kivi! We’re celebrating her birthday with a special offer – save $200 on our All-Access Training Pass. Offer expires tonight at midnight ET. Now, let’s dive into our Mixed Links for the week… Canva shows us How to Stand Out with a Brilliant Facebook Cover…

We Want You Back! How to Re-Engage Inactive Email Supporters

You’re losing email subscribers. Every month. All year long. They unsubscribe. They bounce. They stop responding. According to M+R Benchmarks, on average, about 24% of subscribers are considered inactive. What’s a nonprofit communicator to do? Practice your ABC’s (Always Be Collecting), AND offer content worth subscribing to, AND…how about rekindling and reconnecting with your inactives! Inactives are people…

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…

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…

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…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators March 3, 2017

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…