Communications, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Uncategorized

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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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

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5 Hashtag #Mistakes Your Nonprofit May Be Making

The following is a guest blog I wrote for Williams Whittle. I hope you enjoy it! Hashtags are so commonplace now, they’ve become a part of daily life (at least on the internet). They are a quick, easy way to join an existing conversation and amplify your message to even more people. However, if you… Continue reading 5 Hashtag #Mistakes Your Nonprofit May Be Making

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4 Easy Things You Can Do to Measure Your Nonprofit’s Communications

In PR, variables and exceptions go on forever. There’s no one answer to any question, and there really aren’t any blanket statements that help your nonprofit (except maybe don’t give your social media passwords to your intern). So when a nonprofit wants to improve their communications, it takes some research. There are too many variables… Continue reading 4 Easy Things You Can Do to Measure Your Nonprofit’s Communications

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Happily Ever After: Why Nonprofits Should Commit to Communications

It has become common knowledge all nonprofits need to invest in communications. At the very minimum, they need to have a website and some messaging. Steps above that may include social media, traditional media relations, branding, e-mail marketing, and much more. But many of these investments are made as a big, one-time investment (i.e. "We need… Continue reading Happily Ever After: Why Nonprofits Should Commit to Communications