Preview: Some “Top Threes” from the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

    We’ll release the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on January 17, but here are a few “Top Three” highlights for now. Top Three Goals Where Nonprofit Communicators Feel Most Effective We asked you rate how effective your work is on a dozen different communications goals. The top three goals with the highest effectiveness…

Week of Freebies, Day 4: Dos and Don’ts for Nonprofit Thank You Letters

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  With year-end giving in full swing, make sure you are thanking your donors in a way that will keep them giving for years to come. Our free download, 20 Dos and Don’ts for Nonprofit Thank You Letters,…

Week of Freebies, Day 3: Reserve Your Copy of the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  Our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has become the “go-to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. This report is compiled from the answers of over 1,100 nonprofit professionals who took our…

Week of Freebies, Day 2: Relevant Messaging Checklist

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  When you are trying to create messaging that is more relevant to your participants, supporters, and influencers, use our Six R’s of Relevant Messaging. Rewarding Realistic Real-Time Responsive Revealing Refreshing Here’s a quick checklist for you to print…

Week of Freebies, Day 1: Storybanking and Photobanking

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  We know lots of you have questions about how to store and manage your stories and photos. We’ve researched various tools, conducted interviews, and talked to the pros to bring you: Storybanking and Photobanking: How to Organize Stories…

Mark This Off Your To-Do List Before You Leave for the Holidays

2018 is shaping up to be a challenging year for nonprofits. But we’re facing it head on with some great new webinars on tap for next year including a series on inclusive messaging and more advanced strategy-based presentations that help you better make decisions on the fly. (New to nonprofit communications? We got you covered…

How Nonprofit Comms Staff Are Getting Training

We asked a new set of questions about professional development for communications staff in the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey this year.  We wanted to know the kinds of training people were participating in. No surprise, webinars were the most popular. But I was also happy to see that local, regional, and national conferences ranked…