Nonprofit Taglines: So Few Words, So Much Angst

Nonprofit tagline writing can be a tough business. It’s a bit easier for short-term campaigns, but when you are picking the handful of words that will be next to your logo for years on end, it’s a rather daunting task. Before I spout off about a few nonprofit taglines that grabbed my attention recently, I…

Webinar: Dos and Don’ts of Writing for the Web and E-Newsletters

Do you know the important differences between how people read on paper and how they read on a computer screen? Do you understand how those differences drastically change the way you should write for your website visitors and email newsletter readers? If you aren’t sure, I’ll show you how to go from confused to confident…

Very Cool Tool: Color Blender Finds Matching Color Palette

I just learned about this very cool site and I wish I’d known about it sooner, as it could have saved me HOURS of piddling around: ColorBlender.com If you have ever struggled to decide what colors go together when designing anything for print or the Web (or decorating your office, for that matter), this tool…

Nonprofit Marketing To-Dos for 2008 @ Carnival

Nancy Schwartz at Getting Attention has posted this week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, which includes several great suggestions for nonprofit marketing priorities for 2008. If you are still debating your plans for the new year, you’ll find inspiration here. Next week, the Carnival travels to Spare Change with social marketing guru Nedra Weinreich.

Don’t Pass Go Until Three Marketing Tasks Are Complete

Before you launch all of your spectacular new initiatives for 2008, please, please, please all nonprofit marketing professionals, make sure that the organizations you are involved with as staff, volunteers, and board members have taken care of these three items. I admit, they are personal pet peeves, but they are all very basic marketing elements…

Nonprofit Annual Reports Webinar Ready to Download

If you missed my free webinar today on “Getting Ready to Write Your 2007 Annual Report,” you can now view the 37-minute recording online at no charge. Here is the registration page. It covers what information you need to be gathering now, what decisions you should make before the end of your fiscal year, and…

Social Networking for Nonprofits @ the Carnival

This week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants is up at Giving in a Digital World. Bryan has compiled a great set of posts on how nonprofits can use Facebook, MySpace, OpenSocial, and other social networking tools. Check it out now. On December 3, the Carnival returns stateside to Getting Attention with Nancy Schwartz. Here’s Nancy’s question…

Mixed Links: Good Stuff for Nonprofit Communicators November 21, 2007

If you find a little time over the holiday weekend to catch up on your blog reading, start here: Still mulling over your year-end appeal? FrogLoop’s got a procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising. Here are some great tips on giving presentations from Chris Brogan that go well beyond the usual advice you already know. (Tipped…