What Google Has for You #google4np

Yesterday at Google’s DC Headquarters, they gathered about 200 nonprofits, consultants, and bloggers to unveil their latest version of Google for Nonprofits. Google’s had all of its tools of interest to nonprofits on one page for awhile, but here’s what’s different now: They are bundling several services into a suite of tools that you can apply…

Get Some Help Telling Your Nonprofit Stories

I’m declaring March as “Storytelling Month” here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide. I’ll be blogging about storytelling more than usual, teaching three webinars, and offering story consultations to help you polish up your stories. Let’s Start with Your Questions! What questions do you have about using stories in nonprofit marketing and fundraising? I asked on Facebook…

Get Everyone on Your Marketing Team – 3 Steps

On Tuesday, I’m presenting the webinar, Turning Your Whole Staff and Board into an Effective Marketing Team.  Nonprofit marketers and fundraisers are overwhelmed and overworked. The best way to solve that problem is to get some help with your to-do list. The natural place to look for help is among your current staff and board.…

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Communications

Welcome to the weekend and the latest edition of Mixed Links, our weekly roundup of good stuff you don’t want to miss. February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! Sandra Sims has compiled all the posts from this month’s topic: Nonprofit Jobs. Check out Bloggers Take on Nonprofit Jobs for different perspectives from those just starting out to…

Social Media Means Everyone is a Spokesperson

During last week’s webinar, Social Media Fear Factor: Getting Over What’s Holding You Back (recording available now to All-Access Pass holders), I asked participants how they felt about the idea that, because of social media, everyone associated with their cause, in any way, is now a potential spokesperson. I asked this same poll question on…

Using Stories in Fundraising: What Would You Do?

Love using storytelling in fundraising? Weigh in on this question about how you actually do it, from Barry Wein, the marketing manager of the Wisconsin Historical Foundation. I share my thoughts below, and I hope you’ll add yours to the comments. “I have a question for you about storytelling messaging consistency across touch points over the course…