Week of Freebies! Day 3: 10 Editorial Calendar Templates for Nonprofits [Time Sensitive]

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  Today’s freebie is a good one! We’re giving away our $49 e-book: 10 Editorial Calendar Templates for Nonprofits But this offer is only good until midnight Eastern tomorrow, December 29, 2016. In this e-book, we’ve taken all we…

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Drum roll, please! Here are the Top 10 blog posts published in 2016, according to Google Analytics page views: 10. Cut the Glut! Wordy Phrases to Eliminate from Your Writing (And Alternatives) by Kristina Leroux 9. The Four Types of Productivity Styles by Carson Tate 8. Editorial Calendars for Nonprofits: Excel and Google Calendars [Video] by Kivi Leroux…

Submit Your Photos for the 2017 Trends Report

We are busy working on the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, but we need your help with photos. In previous years, we’ve used illustrations of people in the report and infographics. This year, we want to use photography of real nonprofit communications professionals. Yes, we need YOU to be a Trends Report Model! It’s super…

All the Cool Kids Will Be Holding EOY Campaign Debriefs. Will You?

In a few weeks, the year-end fundraising frenzy will be over. Don’t forget one of the most powerful things you can do for your campaign – the debrief. [And saying “thank you.” Always say that. So write that January “thank you” email spit spot!] Run right, debriefs help your organization learn from success and from failure. Conducted soon after…

Nonprofit Communicators, You Can Speak with Authority in 2017

“More confidence in my ideas and recommendations.” One of the biggest outcomes of our six-month Mentoring Program for Communications Directors is confidence. That’s a word we hear all the time from people as they finish the program — and over 100 communications directors have so far. The Mentoring Program gives participants a strong foundation on…

Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

I know many of you are working on your 2017 budgets now, so rather than make you wait until mid-January to get the budget information from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, I’m sharing it with you today. I hope you can use this data to make the case for increasing your budget! Here’s how…