Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jackie Marks
Jun11

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jackie Marks

Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Jackie Marks is a non-profit communications professional specializing in environmental, natural resources, and sustainability...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 8, 2018
Jun08

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 8, 2018

Happy Friday, friends! Let’s wind down our week with some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. I am sharing free webinar info, tips on donor communications, and internet trends. It’s time for Mixed Links… If you are a communications director who is new or has no background in communications, join us next week for a free webinar – What Every Newbie and...

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How to Prep a Board Member to Be a Media Ambassador in 10 Minutes 
Jun07

How to Prep a Board Member to Be a Media Ambassador in 10 Minutes 

“So many times the PR staff would schedule interviews with the big names in the agency but when they sat down with us they had no idea what they were talking about.” This was a major problem for live television or radio and resulted in producers calling on nonprofits with “subjects” they could trust. “People thought we had our favorites, and we did, based on who could deliver.” Ebony Hillsman, former media coordinator for Turner...

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How to Make Your Nonprofit Writing More Conversational
Jun06

How to Make Your Nonprofit Writing More Conversational

Are you struggling to inspire your readers? It may be your style of writing. Many of the words we use in our writing would never come out of our mouths in everyday conversation. You need to write like you’re in a conversation as opposed to a lecture. Who wants to be lectured to? Not your supporters, I bet. Like it or not, the world just isn’t as formal as it used to be. Most jobs allow more casual dress. You can have an...

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Hot Topics in June: Storytelling, Decision Making, and Having a CALM Summer
Jun04

Hot Topics in June: Storytelling, Decision Making, and Having a CALM Summer

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: STARTS TOMORROW! June 5 & 6: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money Learn the science and secrets of writing a good donor newsletter from Tom Ahern, and you can reap extraordinary rewards. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or Free with an All-Access Pass Learn More and Register | Purchase an All-Access Pass June...

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How Your Nonprofit’s Personality Influences Content
May31

How Your Nonprofit’s Personality Influences Content

How many people do you think really watch cooking shows just for the recipes? Most are watching because they like the chef/host or at least want to see what they will do next. They may dream of making the recipes (and occasionally will), but most viewers are drawn to cooking shows because of the personalities involved. Nonprofits can use this same phenomena to connect with participants and supporters. Why We Need to See Your...

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