End Your Writer’s Block with my Nonprofit Writing Prompts

I try to blog everyday. Then, I also have to write articles for my weekly e-newsletter. Plus write another newsletter to my All-Access Pass Holders, not to mention updating Facebook and Twitter. I’m not going to lie – it’s tough sometimes to come up with ideas. I’ve been there, staring at the computer hoping inspiration…

Question: How Does Your Communications Position Your Nonprofit?

Here’s another chance to get your nonprofit included as an example in my new book. This time, I’m asking about how you are using your communications to position your nonprofit in different ways. Nonprofits can use their communications to position their organizations in many different ways. If you had to pick one goal for how…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers June 22, 2012

TGIF! Ready for Mixed Links? Nancy Schwartz’s Nonprofit Messages Survey results show most messages are irrelevant to key audiences. Are you using “Aha! Messages” to boost your connection with your audience? With 76% of nonprofit messages not connecting strongly with their audiences, you might need to rethink some things. Nancy also shares Communications Is Everyone’s Job:…

THIS is Why You Need a Content Strategy

I’ve been working on ways to explain how a nonprofit’s content marketing strategy is different from all the same old nonprofit communications you may have been publishing all along. So I made this chart yesterday. I posted it to Facebook last night and based on the positive reaction there, I hope you’ll like it too.…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

This is the fourth and final post in a series by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them, Wednesday we looked at using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit, and Thursday reviewed ways to get started. Today we wrap up with some additional benefits of infographics.  ~Kivi Guest…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 3

This is the third in a series of guest posts by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them, and yesterday we discussed using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit, with examples on how and where to use them. Today we’re discussing how you can get started. ~Kivi…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 2

Yesterday we talked about the rise of infographics as a growing marketing trend in the nonprofit world, and how useful they are in making complex ideas easily understandable, allowing your audiences  to learn and connect with you. Today we are looking at infographics as part of your marketing toolkit, with examples and ideas on how and…

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Infographics are all the rage, so I asked graphic designer Julia Reich to tell us all she knows about producing them. She’s written a four-part series we’ll share this week on the whys and hows  of nonprofit infographics.  ~Kivi Guest Post by Julia Reich of Julia Reich Design Introduction Charts. Graphs. Spreadsheets. Most organizations have important…

Should Your Nonprofit Use Pinterest?

Should your nonprofit be using Pinterest? Surely someone in your organization has brought that question up by now, and you, like Andria below, may be wondering just how to use Pinterest effectively, if you use it all. Here’s Andria’s specific question . . . Hi Kivi, Thank you for all your helpful tools – webinars,…