Hot Topics in March: Development Plans, Co-Workers Using Offensive Language, Photography, and More

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: Mar 1 & 2: Writing a Fabulous Case for Support Learn how to create a case statement that inspires donors to give. Registration is $199 (Part 1 took place earlier today, but you will get the recording as soon as you register for Part 2)…

6 Ways to Stop Reacting All the Time and Get More Strategic

I’ve been traveling and speaking this week at both BloomCon and the Peer to Peer Professional Forum Conference, so no Facebook Live show. But I did want to encourage you to check out last week’s show where I talked about six different strategies for being more strategic and reacting less. That’s a frequent refrain from…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators February 23, 2018

Time to grab your favorite (work-appropriate?) beverage as we dive into the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Are you having trouble Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018? No plan? Try these 33 Things Nonprofit Boards Can Discuss (When No Strategic Plan Is…

My Professional Development Plan: Get Lost on Purpose

  In a field that is constantly changing and evolving, like nonprofit communications and marketing, it can be hard to create a professional development plan. Sure, there are bedrock concepts and skills that don’t change much, like the importance of target audiences and clear calls to action and evergreen skills like good copywriting and storytelling. …

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Debbie Gillum

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. Debbie Gillum lives and works in…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators February 16, 2018

Good afternoon, friends! It’s time to join me for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… For those needing some inspiration today, watch these Five TED Talks for Nonprofit Professionals. Need some help staying on track? Try some of these 16 Apps and…

3 Ways to Get Promoted from Coordinator to Director

Through our All-Access Pass training program and our Communications Director Mentoring Program, I meet many nonprofit communicators who are in coordinator or assistant positions and who want very much to be promoted to the manager or director level. We also work with communications directors who are working toward VP or C-Suite (“Chief of”) jobs. While…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cindy Olnick

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. Cindy Olnick is Director of…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators February 9, 2018

Hello, awesome nonprofit communicators out there!  Join me for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… It’s finally here! Kivi’s latest book CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results is now available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions.…