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A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Stacy Kocur

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.  Stacy Kocur is the director of communications and development at Fortress Youth Development Center. She is passionate about urban ministry, at-risk kids, parenting her own two tween boys, and…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sara Norton-Sanner

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. Sara Norton-Sanner is the Community Relations Coordinator for Rebuilding Together OKC in Oklahoma.  She describes herself as the wife to her lifelong best friend Chris, mother to her…

Getting Media Attention – Advice from Nonprofit Marketers

As part of our Six-Month Mentoring Program, we have a monthly group call where participants can ask questions or share what’s working for them.  During our August group call, Esther Fraser of Rising Tide Capital shared how her organization was able to take an under-performing program and generate media coverage out of it. After Esther shared her…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Rebecca Powell

Here’s another in our new series, profiling the days of nonprofit communications professionals . . . Rebecca Powell is with the Gluten Intolerance Group, which has about 95 branches across the US.  Rebecca is in charge of coordinating these branches, which are all run by volunteers. She has always enjoyed writing and research and this job allows her…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Autumn Burch

Welcome to our newest blog series, A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator. This is the first edition in the series, which we hope will shed more light on what it’s really like to work in nonprofit communications today. Autumn Burch is the Marketing & PR Coordinator for the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation at Patrick…

Nonprofit Hashtags You Should Keep an Eye On

In yesterday’s post on registering a hashtag, we talked a little bit about how useful hashtags can be when trying to categorize your social media posts by topic. Here are some hashtags specific to the nonprofit field that you should add to your listening dashboard. Twitter Chats #nptalk – Weekly Wednesdays, 3:00 -4:00 pm EST. Learn…

Can I Register a Hashtag?

 Hashtags are a great way to organize your social media updates and to find others who are talking about the same things you are talking about. Hashtags are definitely here to stay, with Facebook recently adding the feature to their network, following Twitter and Instagram. Here’s a little hashtag #background: Adding a hashtag (#) before a…

Should You Sync Your Facebook and Twitter Updates?

We get this question a lot and the short answer is “No! You should not.” If you are lumping Twitter and Facebook together simply as “social media” that need updating, then you are missing the bigger picture. Twitter and Facebook need to be viewed as two distinct channels with different audiences and different purposes. Yes,…