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Hot Topics in May: E-Newsletters, Content Problems, Leadership, Work Boundaries

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: STARTS TOMORROW! May 1 & 2 – Creating Awesome Email Newsletters Learn how to create a newsletter worthy of the time you are investing in it. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or Free with an All-Access Pass Learn More…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators April 27, 2018

The weekend is getting closer! Time to wind down with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… You can now download the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Study Report. Sarah Durham answers the question How Can Nonprofits Use Photography Well? on The Smart Communications Podcast.…

How a Little Communications Research Can Yield Big Results

In order to have an effective communications strategy, you need to know who your people are and what they care about. Beth Hallowell joins us today to share some ideas on how to do that. ~Kristina Guest Post by Beth Hallowell Every nonprofit communications team knows that the secret to good marketing is that it’s not…

New to Your Nonprofit Communications Job? Download This Free Checklist.

Whether you’re a veteran switching jobs or you are brand new at this nonprofit communications thing, we have recently updated our FREE e-book: The First 100 Days of Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job This free e-book is a list of 100 tasks that you should try to complete within 100 days of starting your new job. The…

Will You Be the Next to Apologize?

Nonprofit Communications Is Changing. But Are You Changing With It? Yes, nonprofits are supposed to help the world, but that doesn’t make them immune from making huge mistakes and hurting people. Read the recent headlines: “National Geographic Apologizes for Past Racist Coverage,” “Nonprofit Leader Involved in Sexual Harassment Scandal,” etc, etc. Language and behaviors that were…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Angel Mills

Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Angel Mills is the Communications…

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators #18NTC Style

Greetings from New Orleans! Kivi and I are here for the Nonprofit Technology Conference. For those of you who can’t be with us, I am dedicating today to rounding up communications and marketing breakout sessions from this year. Each session includes “collaborative notes” which are Google Docs where attendees add insights from the sessions and…

Why Voice and Tone Might Be the Secret Sauce to Social Fundraising Success

Finding donors on social media comes down to being true to yourself and your cause. How do you make sure you’re doing that? By having a consistent voice and tone. Gary Wohlfeill explains how you can in today’s post. ~Kristina Guest Post by Gary Wohlfeill, Director of Marketing at CrowdRise Nonprofits are used to holding their narratives…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amanda Welliver

Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Amanda Welliver is Marketing and…