NPCOMM: Behind the Scenes [2 NEW Webinars]
Apr19

NPCOMM: Behind the Scenes [2 NEW Webinars]

Ever wonder how they did it? Those nonprofits who took bad news and turned it into triumph or other organizations who created a seemingly simple campaign that went viral? NEW EXCLUSIVE FEATURE IN OUR TRAINING WEBINAR SERIES!  April 21st and 28th, 2016 Join us for our latest feature in our training webinar series – NPCOMM: Behind the Scenes – to get an inside peek into how nonprofits run successful campaigns, create viral sensations,...

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What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does
Apr14

What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does

There’s a great conversation happening about whether one person can be both the communications and the development director in the Nonprofit Communications Professionals Facebook Group.   Here’s the original question: I’m seeing so many job ads lately for communications AND development managers/directors. I thought orgs were finally wising up and realizing that they’re generally not going to find one...

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Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2
Apr12

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Today, Abby Jarvis is back with 3 more ways to promote your online donation page. You can find the first 3 strategies here.  Be sure to tell us which one is your favorite in the comments below. ~Kristina Guest Post by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv Last week, we talked about the first 3 strategies for marketing your online donation page: 1. Segment Your Donors 2. Educate Your Supporters 3. Send Great Emails Today, we finish up with: 4. Be Smart...

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lisa Sherrill
Apr11

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lisa Sherrill

Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. We need more stories! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.  Lisa Sherrill is the Communications Director of the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. Since coming to the Food Bank in November 2006, Lisa Sherrill has...

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5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits
Apr07

5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

Looking for ways to unite and engage your supporters online for your cause? Sure, you have your website, email list and social channels urging supporters to take action. But what else can they do to build momentum, sway decision-makers and raise awareness for change? Lots! Here are 5 tools and resources you should consider to help digitally boost your advocacy campaigns. 1. Twibbon Twibbon helps you launch campaigns that let...

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Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1
Apr05

Drive Donors to your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 1

Today we have part 1 in a two-part series by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv on how to promote your online donation page. Read the first three marketing strategies below, then join us next week for the final three. ~Kristina  Guest Post by Abby Jarvis of Qgiv So you’ve got a beautiful online donation page up and running. Congratulations! Are you properly promoting it so that it receives the attention it deserves? If not, it’s time to start!...

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