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.

Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends

TechImpact

No matter how you look at it, communication is key. Regardless of your mission, if you are unable to communicate with your constituents, employees, donors, or any other affiliates, accomplishing your mission becomes immeasurably more difficult.

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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 ! .

Infographic: 10 Nonprofit Communication Trends From 2013

TechImpact

In 2013, nonprofits looked forward to integrating communication channels to increase effectiveness, but are hesitant to try something new. 69% of nonprofits believe their website is the most important communication channel.

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.

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.

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.

Communication Plans for P2P Events

Connection Cafe

When I joined Convio after 5 years as an event fundraiser, I was first introduced to the Communication Calendar while working with the Events360 and Komen 3-Day Events. It was amazing… and I wished that I’d known about this tool while I was still managing all the communications for my special events! What’s a Communication Plan? Check out two sample communication plans in our recently published Social Media Kick Start Guide for P2P Events.

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.

Infographic: 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

TechImpact

The post Infographic: 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Every result our nonprofits produce are a direct result of a conversation. Think about it. When you we’re first starting your nonprofit how many conversations were you having with your co-founders? Your family? Your friends? Chances are good there was a lot of them. In the digital era, more and more of these essential conversations […].

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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.

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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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.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your tone of voice and your brand will then guide you as you actively employ the five communication styles most commonly used in the nonprofit sector. Communicating the stories of your nonprofit is the most powerful means of inspiring your donors and supporters.

Nonprofit Communications Trends Report for 2015

John Haydon

As a consultant and trainer in the nonprofit community, I’ve been waiting with bated breath for the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Kivi publishing the first Nonprofit Communications Trends Report back in 2011, surveying 780 nonprofits.

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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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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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

All of these questions are answered in the Nonprofit Marketing Guides’ 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Highlights include: Top goals for nonprofit communication directors in […]. Are you curious how your nonprofit’s marketing stacks up against your peers?

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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

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

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 99: The Dynamic Duo – Increasing Impact by Uniting Development and Communications

Connection Cafe

Different departments, such as development and communications, don’t effectively engage with each other, hampering their ability to reach out to and engage with donors as successfully as they could. Today’s guest is Sam Stern, CEO of Magnify Good, a communications consultancy that helps social sector organizations magnify the good of the work they do.

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

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!

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

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.

7 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit's Communications

Tech Soup Blog

Whatever the case, to help you increase the impact of your nonprofit's communications in the year ahead (and beyond), here are seven of the most common, high-value areas the organizations I meet with are interested in exploring. Increase Your Communications Efficiency.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your tone of voice and your brand will then guide you as you actively employ the five communication methods most commonly used in the nonprofit sector. Communicating the stories of your nonprofit is the most powerful means of inspiring your donors and supporters.

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.

What The Most Successful CEOs Know About Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communications expert David Grossman of Your Thought Partner awhile back published a white paper – What the most successful CEOs know: how internal CEO communications shapes financial performance.

10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To date, Nonprofit Tech for Good has trained 49,000 nonprofit, charity, and NGO staff worldwide on how to succeed in online communications and fundraising. 2017 is the final year of free webinars for nonprofits ( view final schedule ).

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.

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 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.