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What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

We’ve added several new questions to the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey (take it now!), including: How big of a problem are these situations in preventing you from getting your best work done at your nonprofit? We presented 10 choices, and asked for relative rankings from “no problem” through “serious problem.” While these results are just…

November Photo Challenge for Nonprofit Communications Pros #NPCommPix

#NpCommPix is back in November!   We co-host this fun photo-a-day challenge with BC/DC Ideas and encourage anyone who works in nonprofit communications (nonprofit staff, volunteers, consultants, whoever!) to play along. We play mostly on Instagram and Twitter, but you can post wherever you’d like. Just let the word of the day inspire you, post…

Managing Up, Down, and Across Your Nonprofit: What’s Hardest for You?

At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we love talking about marketing strategies and tactics (obviously). But as you try to implement the ideas you learn here, we often hear back about problems you encounter that have very little to do with marketing. Instead, what gets in the way of getting the work done are relationships with other…

Save 50% on Our Quarterly All-Access Pass [SALE ENDS TONIGHT]

Yesterday, we celebrated Kristina’s birthday by discounting our Quarterly All-Access Pass by $100, but the sale ends tonight at midnight Eastern (9:00 p.m. Pacific). We’ve welcomed more than 40 nonprofit communicators as new pass holders in the last 24 hours. Want to join them? Get your Quarterly All-Access Pass for Only $99 Now! Live Webinars…

Calendar Confusion: Year-End Communications on a Summer Fiscal Year

  How do you handle calendar year-end (November-December) communications when your nonprofit’s fiscal year actually ends June 30? That question came up today during our Sharing Your Progress Accelerator program. Here’s the conundrum: If you try to talk about your accomplishments from the last 12 months in December, you are technically in the middle of your…

Getting Our Big Picture Organized for 2016

Kristina and I spent most of Saturday working on our Big Picture Communications Timeline for 2016. This is the exercise that I highly recommend you do BEFORE you attempt work on an editorial calendar. And if you are an office supply nerd, like we are, it’s a great excuse to go shopping! So many beautiful…