Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Madeline Kronenberg

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. Madeline Kronenberg is the Communications Manager at Dressember Foundation, a non-profit utilizing fashion & creativity to fund anti-trafficking work around the world. Through Dressember’s annual campaign, thousands of men…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 17, 2019

Good afternoon! (Or morning or evening depending on when you are reading this.) It’s time for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… If you get confused about all the different marketing techniques out there, Hubspot has put together The Ultimate List…

15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media

Successful social media strategies demand authenticity. But what does that actually look like when you are juggling a million different tasks, trying your best to stay strategic, and work in a boring office environment that’s not exactly photogenic? Here are 15 ways to bring some authenticity by doing a quick recorded or live video or…

How to Rock Instagram without Photos

While Instagram is definitely a visual platform and photos are best, you can still manage a successful Instagram strategy without photography. Just take a look at the ACLU’s feed and stories. Most of the work they do is legal in nature, so it’s not like they have tons of great photography options. Instead, much of…

Better Asks: Getting People to Give, Volunteer, and More

Last week Kivi shared some Conversion Copywriting Tips for Nonprofits including advice like “only include one call to action” and “emphasize the why and why now.” This week, we’ll dive into some more thoughts on making that ask. First off, if you aren’t getting the results you want from your emails, appeals, and social media…

Keeping Spirits High at Work #NPCOMMLIFE

A positive workplace culture is so important to your overall well being – maybe even more so at nonprofits where a lot of you deal with difficult subjects for less compensation. If you are in a position of management, how can you keep morale high at a nonprofit organization? Recently, Katherine Wertheim at npEngage shared…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 10, 2019

Happy Friday! I am back once again to share with you the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week I have reports on social and fundraising, Instagram donation buttons, website tips and more. It’s time for Mixed Links… Instagram has launched donate stickers and Amy…

Learn Everything You Need to Know About Editorial Calendars

Editorial planning works, we promise! If you want to really get serious about your nonprofit communications, YOU HAVE TO USE AN EDITORIAL CALENDAR. We’ve proven (and I bet you already know) editorial planning works and is a key component in creating an effective communications program. Having an editorial calendar shouldn’t be an option for any organization who wants to…

Do You Have a New Job as a Nonprofit Communicator? Download This Free E-Book.

If you just started a new job in nonprofit marketing, our free e-book will help you get going and set you up for success. It’s a checklist of 100 tasks that you should try to complete within 100 days of starting your new job whether you are just starting your career as a nonprofit communicator…