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…

Stop Wasting Time and Money on an Annual Report Most People Won’t Read

Publishing an annual report is a best practice. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend 100+ hours creating it! Join us tomorrow for: Go Short with Your 2017 Annual Report with Kivi Leroux Miller Tomorrow, December 7th at 1:00 P.M. Eastern (10:00 A.M. Pacific) Registration is $99 Recording available if you can’t attend live,…

Take Your Media Relations From Good to G.R.E.A.T.

For many nonprofits, media relations isn’t a high priority. This is especially true for smaller nonprofits that have limited resources for communications. But even if you’re small, it’s important to have a strategy for telling your story through the media and for responding to questions and queries from reporters. If your organization does not have…

What Will You Do Less of in 2018?

We’re asking that question in the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. So far, here’s the word cloud of answers from nearly 300 communications pros. See the trend? “Reactive communications instead of proactive” “Random social media posts” “Busy work and meetings” “Fewer events” What about you? Get your experiences included in the report by taking the…