I Have No Idea What You’re Talking About [Nonprofit Jargon]
Feb14

I Have No Idea What You’re Talking About [Nonprofit Jargon]

Every workplace has it. Every fandom has it. Every group of like-minded people has it. I am speaking of the dreaded JARGON, of course! Whether it’s very technical terms or phrases that permeate a specific genre, if you aren’t a part of that group, you have no idea what anyone is talking about. See if you know what I mean when I say: TV  “Salt ’em and burn ’em.” (Supernatural) “Walkers”...

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Staring at an Empty Page? Try These Nonprofit Writing Prompts for October
Sep28

Staring at an Empty Page? Try These Nonprofit Writing Prompts for October

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? Use these prompts taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles. (If you are all set for content ideas in October, sign up for our Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter and you’ll receive November’s prompts early next week.) On the Calendar 10/1: National Homemade...

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GREETINGS: 39 Ideas to Help You Rock Your Nonprofit Email Welcome Series
Jun22

GREETINGS: 39 Ideas to Help You Rock Your Nonprofit Email Welcome Series

Congratulations, you’ve got new email subscribers! Now what? Dump them in your normal communications stream without recognition or welcome? Nope! Welcome them – quickly, warmly, sincerely. The welcome email may be the single most important email you send. Welcome emails confirm permission and set expectations with the subscriber. Welcome emails are four times more likely to be opened, and five times more likely to get...

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My Five Rules for Repurposing Your Content #npcomm Style
May25

My Five Rules for Repurposing Your Content #npcomm Style

Repurposing your content is essential to your success. You don’t have enough time to create original content constantly, and your community needs to hear your messages and calls to action in clear and consistent ways over and over anyway.  Repurposing content makes sense, and it works! I like simple rules. So I created five of them to help guide your repurposing strategy. To make them even easier to remember, they are all...

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Nonprofit Writing Prompts for March
Feb27

Nonprofit Writing Prompts for March

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? Use these prompts taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles. (If you are all set for content ideas in March, sign up for our Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter and you’ll receive April’s prompts later this week.) On the Calendar 3/2: Dr. Suess’s Birthday....

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DON’T MISS THIS: 70 Email Subject Line Ideas for Fundraising, Advocacy and Event Deadlines
Oct06

DON’T MISS THIS: 70 Email Subject Line Ideas for Fundraising, Advocacy and Event Deadlines

Want your supporters to pay more attention to deadlines? Use one of these email subject lines: a race to the finish across the finish line almost over are you in? are you missing out? can we count on you? can you make it by midnight can’t be short can’t wait coming up short days left deadline did you forget? did you miss this? don’t forget don’t miss ending soon ends today ends tonight falling short final call final chance final...

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