Join the Nonprofit MarCommunity & Twitter Chat Today
Jul25

Join the Nonprofit MarCommunity & Twitter Chat Today

We like websites that help nonprofit communicators connect with each other, so when Marlene Oliveira told me earlier this year that she was going to launch a site called the Nonprofit MarCommunity, I was excited for her and for all of us. As she describes it, the site is a place to learn from and share knowledge with peers, and a place to feel part of a community of nonprofit marketers and communicators. She is focusing on providing:...

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Mobile Friendly Websites for Nonprofits – Case Study
Jul17

Mobile Friendly Websites for Nonprofits – Case Study

Yesterday we heard from Julia Reich on why you should use responsive design. Today we hear from JoAnn Manke from WithinReach on how they used responsive design on their new website for teens. Guest Post by JoAnn Manke from WithinReach Our agency makes connections that families need to be healthy, and works to meet families where they are.  We do this with traditional outreach such as meeting people out in the community, but we also...

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New Resource: Nonprofit Marketing Zone
Apr01

New Resource: Nonprofit Marketing Zone

Keeping up with all the great nonprofit marketing and fundraising blogs is tough. So here’s one more tool to help you find the information you need: Nonprofit Marketing Zone. I’m working with Katya Andresen and Nancy Schwartz (bloggers I hope you are already reading) and Tony Karrer (the guy behind the technology that makes the site work) to organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around...

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How Nonprofits Can Use Slideshare.net
Jun11

How Nonprofits Can Use Slideshare.net

My recent presentation on “Message & Media: Marketing for Small Community-Based Nonprofits” is featured on the homepage of Slideshare.net today. It’s the same presentation that I shared with you in a post on Monday. I’ve been meaning to talk a little bit about the value of Slideshare to nonprofit communicators, so this is a good chance to return the love. Just like LinkedIn Answers, Slideshare.net has...

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Why I Like the Camp ASCCA Blog

When Emily at the Nonprofit Blog Exchange assigned the Camp ASCCA blog to me as part of this summer’s Nonprofit Blog Exchange Virtual Event, I was excited because I had already included it as a good example of how nonprofits can use blogs in my Blogging for Nonprofits course. This assignment from Emily gave me a good reason to revisit the blog and see what’s new. Here are few things that I love about this blog, which is...

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Cool New “Word Cloud” Directory for Good Causes

I have launched a new online directory for nonprofits at www.500GoodCauses.com. It’s a “word cloud” directory made famous in the past few weeks by Joel Comm and his 500Words.com site. I’ve taken Joel’s software and am using it for good causes! It works like this: Each of the 500 words or phrases on the site are unique. Only one nonprofit can claim each word, and when they do, it links to their website (or...

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