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15 Places to Find Article Ideas for Your Nonprofit Newsletter

Searching for some good article ideas for your next nonprofit newsletter, blog post or website update? Here are 15 places you can look for article ideas. 1. At the receptionist’s desk. Ask whoever answers your organization’s main phone number for the top three questions they get from callers and turn the answers into newsletter articles.…

Including Fundraising Event Info in Nonprofit Annual Reports

This question came in last week to AskKivi.com: “Should we include articles and photos of our fundraising events over the last year in our annual report? Based on your “Seven Easy Steps to Writing a Great Annual Report“, I would say no since it is an activity, not an accomplishment. What do you say?” —…

Carnival #41: What You’ll Find in a Barnyard

This week’s host of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, Jeff Brooks at Donor Power Blog, issued a challenge to our contributors: Use the word “barnyard” in a post of interest to nonprofits. You’ll find insightful commentary and advice on nonprofit marketing, fundraising and management — all with barnyard references! Here’s the Carnival link. Want to…

Don’t Overlook Easy Ways to Track Your Online Marketing

Only 37% of nonprofits are tracking the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns, according to a new survey by Nancy Schwartz at Getting Attention. This is, of course, a real shame, because tracking is what helps you figure out what’s working, what’s not, and how you can be more effective over time. The great news is…