What to Do with All Those Good Ideas
Mar23

What to Do with All Those Good Ideas

Communications is a creative and constantly changing field with many different options and choices. Communications team are usually understaffed. Too many ideas and not enough resources to implement them: It’s a perfect storm that can sink your communications strategy if you aren’t careful. Whether those good ideas come flowing in from program staff, board members, your visionary leaders, or your own mind, you need a...

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Want to Be in My Next Book? Share Your Story!
Mar21

Want to Be in My Next Book? Share Your Story!

I’m working on finishing my next book, which will be called “CALM not BUSY: Managing Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results.” It will be out in late May. I’d love to include YOU in the book! I need stories and anecdotes for specific sections in the book. If you can help with any of these topics, please complete this form by March 31. Internal Communications How do you share information...

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30 Questions on Nonprofit Email Marketing. What’s Yours?
Mar16

30 Questions on Nonprofit Email Marketing. What’s Yours?

What questions do you have about nonprofit email marketing? On April 5, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern, I’ll answer 30 questions on nonprofit email marketing in 30 minutes during our next free webinar (registration link coming soon!). Now I just need the questions! Got one? Head on over to our Events Chat Page on Facebook and add your question as a comment. Like other questions too. I’ll answer the 30 questions...

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What’s Your Top Strength as an #NPCOMM Director?
Mar15

What’s Your Top Strength as an #NPCOMM Director?

We are having some fun with a new quiz tool we are trying, courtesy of Interact. Want to find out your top strength as a nonprofit communications director? Take the Quiz!...

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Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?
Mar14

Communications Team Models: What’s Best for Your Nonprofit?

  In brand-new research for the 2017 edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we discovered that four types of communications teams are most prevalent in our sector. While those teams are equally distributed, that’s really where the similarities end. Only two of the team models — Integrated and Centralized — performed well on the various questions we asked about communications effectiveness. What...

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