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

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Nonprofits

Should your Nonprofit Be on Instagram?

Instagram has become an effective outlet for many nonprofits, including UN Foundation, To Write Love on Her Arms, and the ASPCA. But many nonprofits have struggled with the platform, finding little success in their hard work. As a nonprofit, you have limited time and resources. So, I encourage you to ask yourself: is Instagram a… Continue reading Should your Nonprofit Be on Instagram?

Communications, Fundraising, Nonprofits

What To Do When Your Giving Day Goes Wrong

On May 3rd, nonprofit staff members across the country cried out in frustration as their giving day platforms shut down during Give Local America, a single day of giving across 54 communities. The failure came after weeks (or months) of nonprofits communicating with their donors to build momentum for this fundraising blitz. And on the day, around 10am EST, it all… Continue reading What To Do When Your Giving Day Goes Wrong

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Bizsplaining: Mansplaining for Nonprofits

A few years back, I was getting pro bono advice from a few PR folks who worked at big firms. They had fancy degrees and long, unintelligible titles. I showed them a few examples of our collateral, our website, and our social media posts, and sought their advice. "Well, first you need a completely new website.… Continue reading Bizsplaining: Mansplaining for Nonprofits