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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Communicators

A new year can be full of possibilities—especially when nonprofit communicators and fundraisers spend the end of the year frantically writing e-mails, stuffing envelopes, and hosting events. So once you’ve taken some time to decompress and get back to some degree of normalcy, it’s time to look to the next year, and having to do… Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Communicators

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3 Things You Need to Know About Changes to Google Grants and Adwords

Earlier this month, I published an article The Top 5 Questions (and Answers) About Google Grants and Google AdWords for Nonprofits. As luck would have it, less than two weeks later, Google announced it was changing many core aspects of the Google Grants program, including the $2 bid cap, keyword requirements, and the minimum click-through-rate (CTR). These… Continue reading 3 Things You Need to Know About Changes to Google Grants and Adwords

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Top 5 Questions (and Answers) about Google Grants and Google Adwords for Nonprofits

How do Google Adwords work? Google Adwords is a way for businesses to pay for advertising above “earned” or organic results. Which means that people can pay money to bid in order to rank above organic results based on visits/search keywords/etc. Google Grants is a program that gives free advertising dollars to nonprofits to use… Continue reading Top 5 Questions (and Answers) about Google Grants and Google Adwords for Nonprofits

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Powerful and Practical: Nonprofit Social Media Success on Twitter

Nonprofits are always struggling with getting noticed. One of the best ways to get noticed is through social media, but it’s also one of the hardest. So how do you get through the noise? Our Powerful and Practical series helps you break through to get your message heard! What’s your purpose (on social)? Social media… Continue reading Powerful and Practical: Nonprofit Social Media Success on Twitter

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How Nonprofits Can Use Marketing Funnels to Gain New Donors 

An organization’s most important audience is their donors. Donor support makes your nonprofit possible, and they need to be the primary audience for timely information, updates, and gratitude from your organization. But how do you grow your donor base? How do you create a flow of new donors to support your fundraising? You create a… Continue reading How Nonprofits Can Use Marketing Funnels to Gain New Donors 

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Why Summer Is the Best Time to Start Communications Planning

Sunshine, beaches, barbecues, the vacation you wait for all year…these are all the things that nonprofit professionals look forward to. What’s even better, most of us aren’t as busy because the constant craziness of event registrations, blog posts, interviews, and social media pushes dies down in the summer. This calm actually makes the summer one… Continue reading Why Summer Is the Best Time to Start Communications Planning