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…

Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits – New Book, New Webinar

Our good friends Antionette Kerr and Peter Panepento have been working together to bring you a brand new book – Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits: Creating an Effective PR Strategy for Today’s World. The book will serve as your guide to successfully working with reporters, editors, and opinion makers and also prepare you for crises such as…

Hot Topics in April: Direct Mail, Modern Media Relations, and Supportive Nonprofit Cultures

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: On the Blog: Antionette Kerr will talk about Confrontation versus Conversations on the 5th. Peter Panepento will be back on the 26th. Kivi will talk about building a positive culture of communications at your nonprofit throughout the month. I usually publish our Day in the Life of a…

Your Questions about Building a Culture That Supports Communications?

I’m working on a new two-part webinar series for late April on building an organizational culture that supports your communications work.  I’d love to hear what questions or challenges you are facing in the comments. Or you can email me directly.  I’m using a basic definition of culture: The shared assumptions, values, beliefs, attitudes, and…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators March 16, 2018

Good day, good friends! It’s time for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… If your emails aren’t being delivered, check out Landing Your Emails – Expert Email Deliverability Tips. Jeff Bullas breaks down Why Facebook Has a Big Problem. Feel like you’re from…