Communications Staff Confidence is Up, But Satisfaction is Down

We’ll release the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on Tuesday, January 17 and I’m so excited to share it! We’ve uncovered some really interesting trends that I think will go a long way in continuing to build the effectiveness of communications teams. But for today, here’s a little data niblet to hold you over until…

Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

We totally revamped the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this year, and it’s almost time for us to share the results in the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Find out if 2016 was a good year for nonprofit communications and whether or not 2017 will be better. Request your copy now. New questions included: What…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Looking Ahead to 2017

Happy Holidays, everyone! Let’s celebrate the final edition of Mixed Links for 2016 by focusing on the year ahead…. Get everything you need to make 2017 great – training, support, collaboration, and more – with our Annual All-Access. You get 365 days of access to webinars, downloads, time savers, and the awesome Pass Holder Community for only…

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…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators December 16, 2016

Happy Friday, friends! Will you join me for some Mixed Links… If you are interested in our training webinars, check out our yearly Annual All-Access Pass Sale going on now. You get 365 days of access to webinars, downloads, time savers, and the awesome Pass Holder Community for only $499. That’s a savings of $200 off the regular…

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…

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 25, 2016

I hope everyone isn’t too stuffed to share some Mixed Links… We’d love for you to take a moment to share your experiences as a nonprofit communicator in 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. If you need to…