Communications, Nonprofits

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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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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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

Communications, Nonprofits

Powerful and Practical Social Media: Facebook for Nonprofits

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 Social Media series helps you break through to get your message heard! What’s your purpose (on social)?… Continue reading Powerful and Practical Social Media: Facebook for Nonprofits

Communications

Free and Easy Data Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

Great marketing requires great data. Before you launch a new marketing campaign, it is vital to get insight into your audience, which requires research. This blog post will walk you through my three favorite data tools that inform my nonprofit marketing. US Census The Census, done every ten years, is the most important data our… Continue reading Free and Easy Data Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

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The Missing Link in your Storytelling Strategy

It’s easy to find advice on how to write the perfect story. We’ve all read those blogs and we’ve attended those webinars. But the truth is, writing the story is just one piece of the puzzle. Every story has a lifecycle. Collection, writing, editing, sharing. And this process takes an enormous amount of time. What… Continue reading The Missing Link in your Storytelling Strategy