Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators #GivingTuesday Edition – October 19, 2018

Everyone ready for the weekend? Technology has been my enemy this week, but I won’t let that stop me from bringing you the best links! This week I’ve got a #GivingTuesday theme going on since November 27th is only a little more than a month away and I want you to have the best one…

What Should You Measure? Ask These 5 Questions First

I just finished up our two-part webinar series on how to measure the effectiveness of your communications work. (If you missed it, All-Access Pass Holders get access to the recordings). Part of the challenge with answering the “what should we measure” and “what numbers should I pay attention to” questions for nonprofits is that it…

6 Ways to Show More Personality in Your Content

A few months ago, we talked about How Your Nonprofit’s Personality Influences Content and broke down why we need to see your nonprofit’s personality in your communications. At the end of that post, we listed 50 positive personality traits and asked you to pick three to five that you wanted your supporters to associate with…

Learn How to Measure Communications Effectiveness

STARTS TOMORROW! Measuring the effectiveness of your communications work can be confusing. But your work as a nonprofit communicator is essential to your nonprofit’s success. And it’s time for you to prove it by showing them what actually works (and what doesn’t). Join us tomorrow and learn how to prove how essential your work is…

How Was Your Day? Tell Us All About It

Are you looking for our latest submission for A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator? ME TOO! I am running out of days and need to hear from you awesome nonprofit communicators doing your thing, making the world a better place. Tell us all about the day-to-day work that keeps your organization going.…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 12, 2018

Before we get into the finest links of the land, it’s my birthday this weekend and we are celebrating by inviting all of you to become All-Access Pass Holders AND save $200 while you’re at it. For $499 you get 365 days of access to live and recorded webinars, time-saving resources, exclusive downloads, and industry…

Let’s Get Wiser (and More Awesome) with Age

It’s my birthday Sunday! While I am the one turning the big double-four, I want you awesome, hard-working people to have the goodies. And by goodies, I mean EVERYTHING you need to be a smart, amazing nonprofit communications professional for the next year: Practical ideas that work? CHECK! Big-picture strategic thinking? CHECK! Time-saving resources? CHECK! Access to…

Ask the Expert: Starting and Hosting a Podcast

Podcasts are growing and can be wonderful communications tools for nonprofits. Some causes are using podcasts to share advocacy information with members and supporters, others are repurposing educational and informational content to reach wider audiences. The podcast format is a great way to increase engagement and spread your organization’s message further, so we asked podcast…

What Question Would You Ask 1,000 Communications Directors?

In early November, we’ll open up the survey for the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We’ll repeat a lot of questions from previous surveys to expand our “trends over time” data. For example, we’ll be asking about communication team salaries, sizes, and budgets communications effectiveness how communicators spend their time communications frequency in different channels…