Staring at an Empty Page? Try These Nonprofit Writing Prompts for October
Sep28

Staring at an Empty Page? Try These Nonprofit Writing Prompts for October

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? Use these prompts taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles. (If you are all set for content ideas in October, sign up for our Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter and you’ll receive November’s prompts early next week.) On the Calendar 10/1: National Homemade...

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6 Ideas to Freshen Up That Busted Blog of Yours
Sep13

6 Ideas to Freshen Up That Busted Blog of Yours

Last month I told you that no, blogging is not dead. But I know several of you read that and replied, “Gee, that’s really great, Kristina. Now tell that to my blog!” So for those of you who have struggling blogs either because no one is reading them or you can’t think of anything good to write about, here are a few ways to spruce up the place. 1. Video Of course video is my first tip! So whether you straight up...

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Is Blogging Dead?
Aug09

Is Blogging Dead?

I remember it like it was yesterday, the day I first heard the news. BLOGGING IS DEAD – the headline screamed. “No! This can’t be!” I thought to myself while staring at my computer screen sipping my cup of chai tea. But like any good story, this one has a twist. (Cue the dun dun dun music) Where did I read this insipid bit of news? It was on a blog, of course. And just about every other thing you read about...

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A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post
Jun18

A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post

Want to get donors all jazzed up before an online fundraising campaign? Try the “wins” blog post, a numbered summary of the good your donors made possible in the recent past. I’ve tried this tactic with three clients over the past 18 months, each with excellent results. Take a look. American Heart Association For AHA’s year-end online fundraising campaign, we began with a Thanksgiving email thanking donors for their support and...

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Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014
Dec17

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

Here are the top ten blog posts we published so far this year, according to unique page views in Google Analytics. Spoiler Alert: You love “how we did it” guest posts from other nonprofit communicators, especially when they are talking about their annual reports, and Kerri’s social media tips.  We’re so glad you agree with us that our guest bloggers provide great resources! 10.  Kick-Start Yourself with a...

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators
Nov14

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Is it chilly where you are? It is here! Let’s wrap up  the week with some warm Mixed Links… Thanks to the almost 800 nonprofit professionals who have already taken our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey! If you haven’t taken it yet, please take a few minutes to share your predictions for 2015. Survey takers will be invited to an exclusive Trends Preview Webinar on December 11th (full details are in...

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