Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Tara Collins

Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. Tara Collins is a  Jill-of-all-Trades,…

Do Your Bosses and Co-Workers Respect Your Boundaries? [Anonymous Survey]

At the end of the month author and psychotherapist Sarri Gilman is joining us for a two-part webinar series called Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results. It’s part of our CALM training for nonprofit communicators. We’re trying to prevent burnout, prepare you for challenges, and address the workaholic, self-martyr culture that plague many nonprofits. It’s the…

Hot Topics in May: E-Newsletters, Content Problems, Leadership, Work Boundaries

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: STARTS TOMORROW! May 1 & 2 – Creating Awesome Email Newsletters Learn how to create a newsletter worthy of the time you are investing in it. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or Free with an All-Access Pass Learn More…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators April 27, 2018

The weekend is getting closer! Time to wind down with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… You can now download the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Study Report. Sarah Durham answers the question How Can Nonprofits Use Photography Well? on The Smart Communications Podcast.…

Inclusive Conversations: Are Your Communications Making FRIENDS or FOES with People of Color?

A lot of my peers grew up watching the popular 90’s sitcom FRIENDS. But not me. I refused to watch because the characters lived in a diverse community in New York but looked nothing like the melting pot that I knew existed beyond their famous apartment building (Please don’t go there about Ross’ black girlfriend).…

Inclusive Conversations: Confrontation versus Conversations

Two weeks ago, my college friend Kim Pevia and I led the second webinar in The Inclusive Conversations series called How to Talk to Your Boss (and co-workers) about offensive communications.   It was all about how to stop ignoring “The Crunch,” have difficult conversations in the office, and promote a more inclusive environment. We think that…