Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits
Aug24

Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Just about every day, I talk to a nonprofit staff person who thinks she is alone with the challenge or drama or weird situation she is in at work. And 95% of the time, I assure her I’ve heard it before. If you feel isolated with what you think must be special dysfunctions of your nonprofit alone, you need to connect with others online. My current favorite nonprofit Facebook Group is Nonprofit Happy Hour, which is an offshoot of...

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Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling
Aug18

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

A while ago I saw this Facebook post by Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, a unique digital storytelling organization that uses video and social media to fight homelessness and poverty: Since we are big fans of repurposing here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, I asked Mark to share his process with our community. ~Kivi Guest Video/Post by Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People Many years ago, I was executive producer for a...

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Make a Plan to Become a Thought Leader and Media Darling
Aug09

Make a Plan to Become a Thought Leader and Media Darling

Are thought leadership and media relations on your to-do list? Then you need a plan to make it happen! I invite you to join us for our next Accelerator Course on Becoming a Thought Leader and Media Darling. During the six-week program, you and your team will develop a Thought Leadership Communications Plan. With my coaching, help from guest experts, and your commitment to getting it done, you can leave the Accelerator with a plan to...

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Should You Use Pre-Checked or Unchecked Opt-In Forms?
Aug08

Should You Use Pre-Checked or Unchecked Opt-In Forms?

Susan King Cope, the director of development at  Carolina Tiger Rescue recently sent me this question: Right now, we provide tours and folks provide their contact info when they check in.  We are currently using an “opt out” function. (check here) I do not want to receive mailings (check here) I do not want to receive emails But we wonder if this is the best way to collect interested prospects.  And are we following best practices...

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What Did You Do, Think, or Feel This Summer? Share in the Carnival!
Aug01

What Did You Do, Think, or Feel This Summer? Share in the Carnival!

We are hosting the August edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, which is a round-up of posts from bloggers in the nonprofit sector on a particular theme. Our theme is “What You Did (or Thought, or Felt) This Summer.” I tend to get more introspective and make big business decisions during two times a year — over the year-end/New Years holidays and during the summer when I’m taking vacation breaks from the...

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