Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cherise Arrendale

Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words.   Cherise Arrendale is the Marketing and Communication Manager for Central Carolina Community Foundation.  In this position, Cherise implements and monitors all marketing, communications and public relations efforts by…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators March 27, 2015

It’s been a loooooong week! I really need some Mixed Links… Allison Gauss at Classy Blog tells you how to Give Your Nonprofit a Social Media Makeover. Worried about your search engine rankings? John Haydon has 7 Easy Fixes to Get Your Nonprofit Ranking Higher on Google. And if you aren’t quite sure about your Google analytics,…

Become a Member of Our Learning Center – It’s Free!

Our main goal at Nonprofit Marketing Guide is to provide training and mentoring for nonprofits who have small communications staffs and budgets, but big ideas and motivation. While we think our All-Access Pass is the most affordable and comprehensive nonprofit marketing training you can find, we understand that some of you don’t have a budget…

Let’s Do #NPCommLunch: Get Away from Your Desk!

After her work-life balance session at NTC, Kivi has been talking a lot recently about Cutting the Workaholic Martyr Crap and how you need to stop wearing unused vacation days as a badge of honor. As Kivi says, “Your brain needs a break in order to think strategically and to solve problems creatively.  If you…

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

Hashtags and advocacy go together like peanut butter and jelly. The hashtag distills an issue into an instant, searchable sound bite that can not only travel far, but fast. MomsRising is a nonprofit that uses hashtags right – consistently, persistently, with focus. I asked MomsRising Director of Social Media Strategy and Blogging Anita Jackson (@anita_sarah) to tell…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kelly Murphy

Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words.   Marketers, Fundraisers, etc – We Need More Days! If you communicate, we want to hear from you. Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers March 13, 2015

Let’s cap off the week with a round of Mixed Links…. A recent report involving 250 nonprofits discusses how emerging technologies affect volunteer programs. John Haydon shares Three Simple Ways to Drive Website Traffic from Facebook. This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is all about how nonprofits can stand out in a crowd of communications. Allyson Kapin at Rad Blog…

Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year 2015

Last week Kivi and I were on hand to see the winners of the 2015 DoGooder Awards during the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX. Hosted by See3, YouTube and the Nonprofit Technology Network, the DooGooder Awards highlight nonprofits, do-gooders and creators who use video to change the world. Over 150 videos were submitted from around…