How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

In just a few weeks, we will kick off our latest Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Becoming a Thought Leader and Media Darling. Mary Alice Holley of BC/DC Ideas shares some tips on becoming a thought leader and what being media savvy can do for your nonprofit. ~Kristina Guest Post by Mary Alice Holley of BC/DC Ideas If your…

The Secrets Behind Smart and Successful Nonprofit Marketing

“I’m just too busy!” you scream to yourself. But all nonprofit communicators have a lot of their plates, so why do some thrive while others merely survive? Find out during our brand new budget-friendly webinar: Be CALM not BUSY: The Secrets Behind Smart and Successful Nonprofit Marketing Presented by Kivi Leroux Miller Wednesday, August 10th…

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

[Updated Aug. 11, 2016] Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad). Look at their websites, donation landing pages, countdown clocks, emails, social media accounts, images, and hashtags. Do a…

How NPR and PBS Engage Digital Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Earlier this summer, I mentioned that we’ve been tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space.  Where are the strategies in sync? Where do they diverge? What can you learn from it?  We are calling it The Showdown, and we will often declare “winners,” but that part is really just…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 15, 2016

Join me for some Mixed Links… Share your nonprofit communications success story with Big Duck and us in this survey. Here’s What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools. Joan Garry shows you How to Select First Rate Board Members. Looking to remove the word “very” from your writing? Print out these 128 Words…

Will You Let Everyone Know? 3 Examples, Oodles of Tips (and 23 Real Emails) to Support Your Next “Share This” Call to Action

Let me start by declaring what this post IS NOT about. It’s not about making an image or video go viral. It’s also not about “post to Facebook” or “share on Twitter” messages after a supporter has donated or signed a petition (the after-action social share). It IS about how nonprofits can move the needle…