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Download Your Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet [FREE]

We’ve added another advice and tips page to the website – this one covers online fundraising. So whether you are just getting started with raising money online or if you are looking for more advanced ideas, we’ve got you covered. Haven’t accepted online donations before? We’ll show you where to start with getting your website…

You’ve Just Been Promoted to Chief of Staff

I’ve had a wonderful time getting to know Leili Khalessi over the last six months as she participated in our Communications Director Mentoring Program. I think I learned as much from the experience as she did!  I see too many nonprofit communications directors who are treated like gophers, or the catch-all dumping grounds for work…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Theresa Casey

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. Theresa Casey is a very new nonprofit communicator (just about 8 months) and fundraiser for Kids Hope USA, a national nonprofit based in Zeeland, Michigan. A Grand Valley State…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers July 3, 2014

Because of the US holiday tomorrow, here’s a very special Thursday edition of Mixed Links… The latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! Wild Apricot has rounded up posts about nonprofit inspiration and innovation. From WYSIWYG to Flash Mobs, this 2014 Collection of Useful Nonprofit Communications Terms pretty much covers everything. Gail Perry has the Top…

Create a Marketing Team with Your Staff and Board (Even If They Don’t Know) [Free On Demand Webinar]

We’ve published another tips and advice page on our website! We’ve already told you about our new social media and email newsletter pages – where you can now find advice and tips based on your experience level. Now you can learn how to get your staff and board to help with your marketing efforts with…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Danielle Gates

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. Danielle Gates is the communications assistant for the marketing and communications department at RedRover. She supports the team through social media, copywriting and design, and embodies RedRover’s values of…

Pro Tip – Check How Easy Your Text Is to Read in Word

Here’s a quick tip for you today on using Microsoft Word to check how easy it is for your supporters to read your communications. Word has the ability to let you know your Flesch Reading Ease score and your Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level. You just have to turn it on! Wait, what? The Flesch Reading Ease score…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Gail Koford

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. Gail Koford is development director at Inter Parish Ministry in Cincinnati, Ohio. IPM is a food and clothing pantry that serves people living in eastern Hamilton County and Clermont County, Ohio. …

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers June 13, 2014

Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s have some Mixed Links… Marc Pitman shares 5½ Things to Say at Your Next Major Gift Solicitation. If different officers in your organization squabble over who a donor “belongs” to, check out Whose Donor Is It Anyway? Do you know Why You Should Recruit Millennials to Boost Your NPO? Looking for content to…