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Donor Newsletter Tips to Bring in the Dough

Does your donor newsletter cost more to send than it brings in? That’s a pretty common trait among donor newsletters, but it’s not the idea of the donor newsletter that’s wrong – it’s how you’re approaching it that’s wrong. Is your donor newsletter longer than 4 pages? Are you sending it as a self-mailer? Did you…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers April 10, 2015

Welcome to another round of Mixed Links… Next week is National Volunteer Week and the Nonprofit Toolkit has a graphic you can download to show your appreciation. Wild Apricot also has some National Volunteer Week resources for you. April’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted by Craig Linton, is dedicated to a great resource for nonprofits – SOFII.…

Using Hashtags to Promote Your Cause [Free Download]

Our social media and online campaigns adviser, Kerri Karvetski, has been killing it lately when it comes to hashtag training. Last week, she published 5 Easy Hashtags Hacks for Nonprofit Marketers and before that she gave us a great case study on how Mom Rising uses hashtags to meet its mission. If you really want to elevate…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jeanine Marlow

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.   Jeanine Marlow is the director of communications & marketing for Cornerstone Preparatory Academy, a University-Model® school. The school is 11 years old, and she’s been blessed to be with them…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers April 3, 2015

Happy Friday! Let’s gather round and share some Mixed Links… The #NPCommPix Challenge is back for April. Today’s prompt is “red” –  see the full month’s prompts and learn more.  Jump right in, no need to catch up! March’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up. Allyson Kapin hosted How Nonprofits Can Break Through the Noise.  April’s Carnival is…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cherise Arrendale

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.   Cherise Arrendale is the Marketing and Communication Manager for Central Carolina Community Foundation.  In this position, Cherise implements and monitors all marketing, communications and public relations efforts by…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators March 27, 2015

It’s been a loooooong week! I really need some Mixed Links… Allison Gauss at Classy Blog tells you how to Give Your Nonprofit a Social Media Makeover. Worried about your search engine rankings? John Haydon has 7 Easy Fixes to Get Your Nonprofit Ranking Higher on Google. And if you aren’t quite sure about your Google analytics,…

Become a Member of Our Learning Center – It’s Free!

Our main goal at Nonprofit Marketing Guide is to provide training and mentoring for nonprofits who have small communications staffs and budgets, but big ideas and motivation. While we think our All-Access Pass is the most affordable and comprehensive nonprofit marketing training you can find, we understand that some of you don’t have a budget…

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…