Three Tips for Working Well with Printers

I have great relationships with several printers whom I rely on to make my clients’ written materials look great. Here’s how you can develop a great relationship with a printer too. 1) Expect outstanding customer service. You deserve to be treated well. The printing industry is very competitive, so if your printer’s customer service people…

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants #7 – On Consultants

Nonprofits often rely on consultants to perform work that their staffs aren’t capable of doing because they lack the time, skills, or interest in doing the work themselves. Learn how to get the most out of your consulting relationships with the posts in the this week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, hosted by Data-Scribe Blog. The…

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants #6 — on Marketing

Nedra Weinreich at Spare Change is hosting this week’s carnival and her theme is “Marketing for Nonprofits.” Check out the carnival for posts both thought-provoking and pragmatic. Next week the Carnival heads to Data-Scribe Blog and the theme is “Working with Nonprofit Consultants.” To be notified when each edition of the Carnival has been posted,…

What Software Should We Use for Our Newsletters?

I get this question all the time when I teach newsletter courses. It’s a very common question because (1) the nonprofit staff asked to “do the newsletter” rarely have any graphic design experience and (2) all they have on their computers is the Microsoft Office Suite, so they start with Word or Publisher and quickly…