Nonprofit Tagline Challenge: Name My Fundraiser!

Photo by celebdu on Flickr Calling all of you wonderfully creative, zany, clever, and even snarky nonprofit communicators! Now is your chance to put to work what you’ve learned from Nancy Schwartz’s Nonprofit Tagline Report on a real fundraising campaign. And you can go wild because it’s not something your boss has to approve. And…

What’s New: Online Marketing, Annual Reports, Writers Block

Here’s a quick update on what I’ve been working on the last week or so . . . Online Marketing Workshops I’m being asked to speak a lot lately on various elements of online marketing for nonprofits. Last week, I presented two workshops to museums, historical sites, and other arts organizations in Charlotte, NC. The…

What’s Your Story? Nonprofits Need “Founding” Story

I’m teaching Nonprofit Storytelling: How to Write Your Nonprofit’s Best Stories this Wednesday, September 10, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific). Join the webinar for just $35. Every nonprofit has great stories to tell, although it’s not always clear exactly how and when you should tell those stories. One story that ALL nonprofits should…

Follow-Up: Do Movie Boycotts Work as Nonprofit Advocacy?

Guest Blogger Rebecca Jamison Last week I wrote a post criticizing the Special Olympics’ decision to use a movie boycott to launch a campaign against the use of the word “retard.” The post was picked up by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, where it received quite a few comments on all sides of the debate (some…