Annual Report Webinar and E-Book for Special Holiday Price of Only $20!

How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read Presented by Kivi Leroux Miller Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific) Registration is ONLY $20! Space is limited. Your Donors Want to See Results Before They’ll Give Again. But that doesn’t mean you have to write and design a…

Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Unrealistic Expectations

We’re back with a new Nonprofit Communications Confidential! This week we’ll take a look at the completely unrealistic expectations your boss puts on you. It’s enough to drive you to drink! Here are a few workload frustrations you shared with us: My boss never considers my workload when assigning a new task. Also, she assigns tasks by…

#GivingTuesday 2015 Results: 1 Million Gifts Make a Record-Breaking Day

Love it or hate it, #GivingTuesday has become a VERY BIG DEAL for nonprofits. By every measure, this giving day has exploded into a new, influential holiday. According to the Case Foundation, which set out this year to measure the collective reach of Giving Tuesday, total online donations processed on Giving Tuesday more than doubled from…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers – Thanksgiving Edition

In honor of yesterday, I am compiling a special “Saying Thanks” edition of Mixed Links. First off, THANKS to the over 1,100 who have taken our 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. If you haven’t taken it yet, please take a few minutes to help us out! You’ll be invited to a free preview webinar and…

We’d Be More Successful If . . .

We’ve heard from nearly 1,300 nonprofit staff via our 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Please take it now if you haven’t already.  In one of the new questions, we ask you to fill in the blank: Our communications/marketing would be more successful if _________________. Here’s a quick word cloud with the answers to date: More…

No Time For a Full Campaign? My 3 Must-Do Tactics for Your Year-End Online Fundraiser

Recently, a nonprofit communicator asked me, what are the top three things small nonprofits should do between now and the end of the year to boost online fundraising? If you are a Nonprofit Marketing Guide pass holder, be sure to check out the recording and slides for “The Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Successful Year-End…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers November 20, 2015

Happy almost Thanksgiving for those of you in the United States! Let’s be thankful with some Mixed Links… We’ve had over 1,000 take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, (THANKS!) but we’d like even more to really get the best data possible. Please take a few minutes to help us out. You’ll be invited to a…

What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

We’ve added several new questions to the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey (take it now!), including: How big of a problem are these situations in preventing you from getting your best work done at your nonprofit? We presented 10 choices, and asked for relative rankings from “no problem” through “serious problem.” While these results are just…