How to Talk to 20-Somethings about Volunteering

Volunteering is a significant part of the identity of Generation Y – people in their 20s – because they grew up doing it. Service learning has been fully integrated into many high schools and college-bound teens know that admissions officers love community service. Volunteering is so well ingrained in the Gen Y culture that a…

Are You Getting This Blog Via Email? Consider a Reader

Several people have unsubscribed from this blog recently citing “too many updates” — all of them were receiving the feed via email. If you are getting the email version, but aren’t happy with the amount of email it’s creating in your inbox, please consider changing your subscription from email to an RSS reader. RSS readers…

Five Questions Nonprofits Should Answer With Stories

New donors, volunteers and other potential supporters have questions that they want answered before taking the next step with your organization. These five simple but universal questions that people will have about your organization are best answered not with statistics or wonky program statements, but with stories. Your website is the perfect place to answer…

The Training You Want Most – And the Free Pass Winners

Thanks to everyone who took the survey on which topics should be on the nonprofit marketing weekly webinar series schedule for this summer. Staff at more than 130 nonprofits voted and here are the top five webinar titles (schedule and registration pages coming soon): – Must-Have Features for Nonprofit Websites – How to Increase Traffic…