Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators December 2, 2016

Did everyone have a good week? I hope so! Let’s wind things down with some Mixed Links… CLOSES TONIGHT! If you haven’t already, PLEASE take a moment to complete our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey.  You’ll be invited to a special preview webinar in addition to helping thousands of your fellow nonprofit communicators who download the Trends…

Are You Getting Paid the National Average?

For the second year in a row, we are asking nonprofit communications directors and coordinators to share their salaries with us, so we can provide some benchmarks for you in your conversations about your own compensation. The salary question is part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, which closes on Friday, December 2. …

Are Print, Email, Website and Social Media Equally Time Consuming?

If you look at the preliminary results from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey, email marketing, print marketing, the website/blog and social media marketing are almost identical in the rankings for how much time nonprofit staff are spending on them. This chart shows a weighted average where 2 is “a limited amount of time” and 3…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators November 18, 2016

How’s everyone holding up out there? Let’s come together and share some Mixed Links… Please take a moment to share your experiences as a nonprofit communicator in our annual (but completely revamped) Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey.  Sarah Durham talks about Managing through Game-Changing Moments. The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is asking for submissions on Why do YOU give, how…

Good and Bad News: Communicators More Strategic, But Less Focused

I just pulled some preliminary data from our 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey. Staff from about 400 nonprofits have participated so far (add your voice now, please!) About 35% of participants say that the “extent to which strategy drives our communications work” is either somewhat better or much better. That’s the good news! But when we…