Getting Media Attention – Advice from Nonprofit Marketers

As part of our Six-Month Mentoring Program, we have a monthly group call where participants can ask questions or share what’s working for them.  During our August group call, Esther Fraser of Rising Tide Capital shared how her organization was able to take an under-performing program and generate media coverage out of it. After Esther shared her…

Worksheet: Your Nonprofit Marketing Maturity Level

[UPDATED DECEMBER, 2018. PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE MORE FULLY DEVELOPED THE MARKETING MATURITY APPROACH. PLEASE REFER TO THIS POST FOR MORE!] This week’s free worksheet will help you and others in your organization gauge your nonprofit’s marketing maturity level. It’s part of the new set of worksheets we are creating to go with Content Marketing for Nonprofits…

Time for Another Nonprofit Communicators Free Day! #npcommfreeday

Here’s your friendly reminder . . . It’s time to block out some Nonprofit Communicator Free Days (#npcommfreeday) on your calendar between now and the end of the year! These are meeting-free days where you shut the door, don’t answer the phone or email, and stay off social media too. To the outside world, it…

Worksheet: Adding More Personality to Your Communications

As I mentioned last week, we are creating a new set of worksheets to go with Content Marketing for Nonprofits (Amazon). We’ll share about one worksheet per week, compiling the workbook as we go. To follow up on last week’s worksheet on Your Nonprofit’s Voice, Tone, and Style, today I’m sharing Six Ways to Share More…

A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Rebecca Powell

Here’s another in our new series, profiling the days of nonprofit communications professionals . . . Rebecca Powell is with the Gluten Intolerance Group, which has about 95 branches across the US.  Rebecca is in charge of coordinating these branches, which are all run by volunteers. She has always enjoyed writing and research and this job allows her…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers September 6, 2013

Happy Friday! Let’s have some Mixed Links… Weigh the pros and cons of different events types with Getting Started With Independent Fundraising Events. Jeff Brooks says you can’t blame the economy for faltering fundraising anymore. And if you have been making excuses for your poor fundraising, Marc Pitman has some ideas on raising money instead of making excuses.…