Great Leadership Tips & Ideas @ the Carnival

What does it take to be a great leader in the nonprofit sector? You’ll find some thoughtful answers in the current edition of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, posted Wednesday at Ready, Aim, Inspire. The roundup includes posts from Jane Arsenault, Jason Dick, Katya Andresen, Heather Carpenter, and Sam Davidson. The Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants is a…

Why I Don’t Write Grant Applications or Direct Appeals

Jeff Brooks at Donor Power Blog is looking for posts on what’s good or bad about fundraising for next week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. Here’s what’s bad about fundraising from my perspective as a nonprofit marketing and communications consultant. These are the three reasons that I nearly always turn down requests to write grant applications…

Nonprofit Leadership @ This Week’s Carnival

Hello Carnival Goers – This week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants — a weekly roundup of the best of the nonprofit blogosphere — is up this week at Perspectives from the Pipeline and the theme is Nonprofit Leadership. Our host Rosetta Thurman has highlighted posts that emphasize simple gestures, taking the reins, transitioning into a new…

Help Wanted: I’m Hiring Freelance Writers/Editors

I’m interested in hiring a handful of freelance writers/editors who are familiar with InDesign, Dreamweaver, WordPress and/or Joomla to help me get a number of exciting projects off the back burner. You’ll find the details here. Help me find some good help and I’ll be able to double the amount of resources I can get…

Where Do You Find Freelance Writers?

This question came in to me recently on AskKivi.com: “Do you have any referrals to non-profit/charity writers who can write brochures? I don’t want a full service firm, I want a consultant who has written copy for charities: direct mail, annual reports, brochures, promotional/fundraising pieces, etc.” As a full-time freelance writer, I’ve found that most…

Three Tips for Working Well with Printers

I have great relationships with several printers whom I rely on to make my clients’ written materials look great. Here’s how you can develop a great relationship with a printer too. 1) Expect outstanding customer service. You deserve to be treated well. The printing industry is very competitive, so if your printer’s customer service people…