I am the COO and Community Engagement Manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Clarify Your Complicated Communications with Metaphors [Free E-Book]

Does your nonprofit deal with an issue that is not exactly easy to talk about? Try simplifying things for potential supporters with a few good metaphors. Here’s an example of a great metaphor from our free e-book, 25 Metaphors Nonprofits Can Use to Get Their Messages Across – and the Decrepit Dozen to Avoid, that shows how…

Getting the Media Interested in a Milestone with Dallas CASA

This month we are hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival and want to know how nonprofits should share progress or communicate accomplishments. Mindy Baxter is a former newspaper reporter, but is now using her storytelling skills at Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). She recently sent me a great example for the Carnival to post here as they don’t…

Using Facebook Targeting to Boost Performance on Organic and Promoted Posts

Learn how to find your ideal audience on Facebook in this month’s guest post by Drew Bernard of ActionSprout. ~Kristina Guest Post by Drew Bernard, Founder and CEO of ActionSprout Facebook targeting is one of the most powerful ways nonprofit page managers can increase reach. The social network’s incredibly accurate targeting options for ads have long made it easy…

Question for You: What Would You Like to Do Faster?

For today’s Question of the Week, we are talking about working faster. On July 30th, Kivi presented a new webinar, Smart Nonprofit Marketing: Advice and Hacks for Working Faster, Not Harder! During that webinar she asked, “Which of these four daily tasks are priorities for you to do faster?” Email Inbox Management Writing Graphics Social Media…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers July 31, 2015

I am surrounded by boxes and can’t find anything, as I am moving tomorrow. I really need some Mixed Drinks, whoops, I mean Links… This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! July’s Carnival theme was End-of-Year Fundraising Tips and was hosted by Joanne Fritz. August’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival will be hosted right here at Nonprofit…

Need Writing Ideas? Try These Prompts

At the start of each month, we send at least 10 writing prompts (usually more) to the subscribers of our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts E-Newsletter. These prompts help you come up with ideas for articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content. We send them a month ahead so you’ll have time to think…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 24, 2015

Did everyone have a good week? Join me this fine Friday for some Mixed Links… Tomorrow, July 25th, is the last day Joanne Fritz will take submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. The theme is Year-End Fundraising. Speaking of Joanne, she has gathered some Examples of Nonprofit Mission Statements That Appeal to Modern Donors. Save the Chimps is on…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers July 17, 2015

Happy Friday, everyone – I hope you had a great week! Let’s finish it off with some Mixed Links… We love Claire Meyerhoff for her straight-talk, and she’s dishing that out in spades in Your Donor Stories Are BAD. But here’s storytelling done right – Watch this Brilliant Second-by-Second Storytelling Masterpiece. Joanne Fritz is taking submissions…