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

Let’s Do #NPCommLunch: Get Away from Your Desk!

After her work-life balance session at NTC, Kivi has been talking a lot recently about Cutting the Workaholic Martyr Crap and how you need to stop wearing unused vacation days as a badge of honor. As Kivi says, “Your brain needs a break in order to think strategically and to solve problems creatively.  If you…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kelly Murphy

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.   Marketers, Fundraisers, etc – We Need More Days! If you communicate, we want to hear from you. Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers March 13, 2015

Let’s cap off the week with a round of Mixed Links…. A recent report involving 250 nonprofits discusses how emerging technologies affect volunteer programs. John Haydon shares Three Simple Ways to Drive Website Traffic from Facebook. This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is all about how nonprofits can stand out in a crowd of communications. Allyson Kapin at Rad Blog…

Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year 2015

Last week Kivi and I were on hand to see the winners of the 2015 DoGooder Awards during the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX. Hosted by See3, YouTube and the Nonprofit Technology Network, the DooGooder Awards highlight nonprofits, do-gooders and creators who use video to change the world. Over 150 videos were submitted from around…

How to Create a Facebook Group [Social Media Basics]

Having a Facebook Page is pretty much a must these days. Whether anyone sees what you post there is a completely different story. They also aren’t the best for coordinating activities or sharing ideas with a specific group of people. If you need to have a dialogue with a number of people related to your cause, you might want to…

Need Ideas? Here Are Our Writing Prompts for April

At the start of each month, we send at least 10 writing prompts to the subscribers of our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts E-Newsletter to get them thinking about articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content for the following month. We send them a month ahead so you’ll have time to think about the ideas…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kellie Scholma

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.   We Need More Days! Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. I am the Communications Coordinator for the Disaster Response Services (DRS) program…

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators February 20, 2015

Happy Friday! Let’s dive right into some Mixed Links… Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas are looking for smaller nonprofits with budgets under $2 million to round out survey data for their 4th annual Individual Donor Benchmark Survey. If you are headed to Austin in a couple of weeks for the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN has Top…