Uncomplicate Your Communications Strategy

Connection Cafe

The single greatest threat to effective communications is our inability to identify and prioritize who we’re communicating with. This brings us to perhaps the second greatest threat to communications — the belief that a communication strategy is complicated.

Communicating Your Church’s Financial Needs

Connection Cafe

However, someone at your church needs to communicate this either from the pulpit , in the church bulletin, on the website, or on social media. Churches Buy T oilet P aper ! .

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Communication Breakdown: The Dangers of Getting Blacklisted

Byte Technology

In today’s world where so many businesses large and small exist and operate in a virtual world, perhaps no scenario is scarier than to have the vital lines of communication between you and your customers come to a screeching halt.

12 Golden Rules Of Effective Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Communication Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Taking Action: Optimizing your Online Communications

Byte Technology

The post Taking Action: Optimizing your Online Communications appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog. Let’s be honest: monetary donations are great, and for many non-profits the most critical element of their operations.

If Our Donors Aren’t Listening, Are We Really Communicating?

Connection Cafe

Similarly, estimates of donor retention—that range from horrible to abysmal—have made me wonder, “ If a direct response message lands in a person’s mailbox/inbox and they don’t pay attention, are we really communicating? ”. This gets us back to communication—or the lack thereof.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 88: Uncomplicate Your Communications

Connection Cafe

Many nonprofit organizations struggle with communications. This episode’s guest is Michael Beall, Principal Consultant and Communications Practice Leader at Accordant Philanthropy. Topics Discussed in This Episode: How organizations often overcomplicate their communications.

Nonprofit Communication: Features Versus Benefits

John Haydon

The post Nonprofit Communication: Features Versus Benefits appeared first on John Haydon. Donor CommunicationI recently had the pleasure of working with a homeless services nonprofit (not named to protect the innocent).

Skillful Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's tips for how to communicate more effectively come from Matt Tenney and Tim Gard , authors of the new book, The Mindfulness Edge. To achieve s killful communication , they recommend you: Prioritize listening over talking.

How to Define, Measure and Communicate Your Impact

NonProfit Hub

It’s hard to ramp up the good work you do if you don’t know how to concretely define, measure and communicate your impact to supporters. You can use those figures to market and communicate with donors, foundations, other nonprofits and the rest of the community. Communicate what you’re learning. Use these two forces to your advantage by combining them in your communication—it’s easy.

Future Trends in Charity Communications #CC2020

Amy Sample Ward

Ben Matthews has just announced the launch of CharityComms 2020 , an initiative that Bright One has been spearheading in partnership with CharityComms, the professional body for charity communicators. What are your five trends you see affecting charity communications in the next 10 years?

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[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

How individuals of varying ages worldwide donate to NGOs, which communication tools they find most inspiring, and which are their favorite causes. << Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Healthcare Foundations: At the Crossroads of Communication

Connection Cafe

To counter the fragile nature of trust, hospital marketing and the foundation must come together for a shared purpose: to promote, maintain, and communicate trust to their communities. Logic and healthcare trends have revealed that healthcare communications should rely more on patient stories, and use the patient’s voice to communicate more effectively. On the other hand, the foundation focuses their energy on communicating to donors—mostly partners.

The Keys to Effective Communication

SocialFish

More often than not, membership organizations find their stakeholder communications to be a source of frustration for all concerned. Communications occurs best when there is an innate understanding between the sender and the receiver.

Association Social Media Jobs – Marketing/Communications November 3

SocialFish

Here are the latest communications and marketing jobs from the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 88: Uncomplicate Your Communications

Connection Cafe

Many nonprofit organizations struggle with communications. This episode’s guest is Michael Beall, Principal Consultant and Communications Practice Leader at Accordant Philanthropy. Listen to the episode to learn what Michael has to say about how organizations can uncomplicate their communications strategy by prioritizing communications to different audiences, how budget fears affect communications, and how to test messaging to see what resonates with different donors.

Do your P2P Communications Pass the Test?

Connection Cafe

Let’s start with your communications. It’s okay, we have all been there, but it is time to stop making excuses and get serious about getting your communications in shape. Healthy communications = an increase in fundraising performance.

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NTEN Communications Roundtable December 2010

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on communications struggles, lessons, and best practices for working internationally. Bit it also comes with very real obstacles for communication: from translation and language barriers to cultural differences that may impact your programs or reception of your services. 2010 presentation communications nten roundtable

Golden Rules Of Effective Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Communication Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Paul Falcone

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

What separates effective nonprofit communications teams from ineffective ones? That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. communications

NTEN Communications Roundtable November 2010

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on all those messages, appeals and campaigns that stack up this time of the year. Tags: 2010 presentation appeals communications nten roundtable Date : November 9th, 2010. Location : Phone & online chat.

Is Face-to-Face Communication Gone in the Digital Age?

SocialFish

But that does not mean they don’t want and need face-to-face communication. But there is one area where many people make an incorrect assumption about Millennials: the importance of face-to-face communication.

Five Actions to Enable an Efficient Two-Way Communication

Connection Cafe

It is mandatory to have people to rely on if you wish to be successful and have an efficient communication strategy. The perfect scenario is a two-way communication with actual interactions and feedback from your audience. Is your communication interactive?

Email Communication in 2010

NetWits

Email is still a powerful way to communicate with your constituents. A report by technology market research firm The Radicati Group estimates that there are 1.4 billion email users in 2009, expected to rise to 1.9 billion by 2013. The same source suggests that some 247 billion emails are sent each day in 2009

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

As we begin to invade the workforce, there is a noticeable shift towards a more open style of communication as well as an increase in the usage of social media. like it or not, this method of communication is no longer a trend, but a solid means of interaction.

Cut Out Your Nonprofit’s Communication Clutter

NonProfit Hub

But it goes beyond that; effective communication is vital at your nonprofit organization. That got me thinking about all of the other communication faux pas we’re guilty of as nonprofits. Let’s talk about a few simple things your organization can do today to cut out the communication clutter. Only involve people who need to be involved in communication. While that does apply to email communication, it could also apply to in-person meetings.

Communicating in Times of Crisis

See What's Out There

We are humans before we are communications professionals, and when crisis strikes it can be challenging to balance emotions with professional actions. The post Communicating in Times of Crisis appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy crisis communications emergency response Haiti Syria

Why Communications: Why Now, Why It Matters

BoardAssist

One great way they often do that is by helping the nonprofit they are supporting rethink their communications efforts. For advice on how to be that high impact agent of change supporting communications strategies once on a board, we asked Janet Falk, a communications maven, for advice. Why Communications: Why Now, Why It Matters. Communications activities at nonprofit organizations, sadly, are often considered an expense, rather than an investment.

Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The person I turn to for effective communication advice, David Grossman, released last fall an eBook called, Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face: How to Get Your Leader on Board with Internal Communication. Communicating Communication Barriers David Grossman

Is Your Year-End Communication Up To Snuff?

NetWits

Our interactive analytics team wanted to know just how much procrastination has impacted overall email performance. Email Marketing Online Fundraising benchmarks data end of year fundraising

Do you need help crafting a donor communications plan?

SocialFish

Are you communicating with your supporters too often—or not enough? for an all-day workshop on crafting a donor communications plan. Your organization does great work, but do your donors understand it fully? Is that channel the right one to connect with your best prospects?

NTEN Communications Roundtable January 2011

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. It’s a new year, and we know you’ve got a lot planned – what communications, campaigns, appeals or projects do you have on the calendar? This month’s Communications Roundtable is focused on sharing and discussing what’s ahead for 2011 – join us! Date : January 11th, 2011. Location : Phone & online chat. Description : Welcome to 2011!

An Introduction to Social Media For Strategic Communication

SocialFish

Social media doesn’t exist in a vacuum but as part of an integrated communication campaign. The newest incarnation of his presentation defines the social space as it fits within a measurable communication plan. There are three truths to social media.

The 12 Golden Rules Of Effective Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Communication Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Communications: The Nonprofit Nervous System

See What's Out There

Communications is just as essential for organizational health and function as our own nervous systems are for our survival and well-being. The post Communications: The Nonprofit Nervous System appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. strategy communications nonprofit

Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

Communications for an LMS Implementation

Gyrus

These include an organized implementation plan, communication, and management buy-in. This blog will focus on strategic communications. We recommend three communication releases at minimum to cover the inception of the project, the midway point, and the blackout / go-live phase.

3 Ways to Get Members to Read Your Marketing Communications

SocialFish

Here’s why your members may not be responding to your marketing communications: Use their words. The more you can understand and empathize with your members the stronger all your marketing communications will be.

Internal Communications and Nonprofit Management Pt. 2 | Ft. Marc Pitman

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits must improve their internal communications and nonprofit management to stay ahead of the trends. The post Internal Communications and Nonprofit Management Pt. In this section, we chat about the shift in employees across the board—nonprofit or otherwise—becoming millennials.

5 Reasons Why VOIP Is The Future Of Nonprofit Communication

TechImpact

Dollar for dollar, VOIP phone services are the cheapest options available for nonprofit organizations seeking a versatile communication platform. The post 5 Reasons Why VOIP Is The Future Of Nonprofit Communication appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Staying on the Same Page: Communication Tools for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Communication is key. Here are a handful of communication tools we’ve been using and raving about. External Communication Tools. Internal Communication Tools. The post Staying on the Same Page: Communication Tools for Nonprofits appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Why Communication Is Key To A Successful Salesforce Admin

TechImpact

Good communications is key to the success of any nonprofit organization, or for-profit corporation. Without proper communication anywhere in the chain, particularly at the top of the chain where your Salesforce admin sits, can lead to detrimental repercussions. Too much communication.

[PODCAST] Donor Communications Crash Course | Ft. Tom Ahern

NonProfit Hub

Donor communications guru, Tom Ahern is a copywriter by trade. Donor communications really are a two-way street made up of conversations and working together. The post [PODCAST] Donor Communications Crash Course | Ft.