Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency? Over the seven years that we’ve done the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we’ve seen few significant differences between nonprofits with different missions. For example, in this year’s report across the 10 mission categories, there are no significant differences…

Nonprofit Comms Team Size, Budget and Salary [Infographic] #NPCOMM2017

The 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is officially available! We have so much to share that we are doing three infographics. Here’s the first on team staffing, budgets, and salaries. We’ll share another next week. Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the survey and special thanks to those of you who submitted photos.…

Nonprofit Communicators, It’s Time to Level Up!

I recently contributed an article to the Communications Network’s biannual journal, Change Agent, called It’s Time to Level Up! In the article, I challenged foundations and other funders to skip the one-off communications projects and invest in building the expertise of nonprofit communications directors. That’s how we’ll level up the marketing maturity of the sector,…

Communications Staff Confidence is Up, But Satisfaction is Down

We’ll release the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report on Tuesday, January 17 and I’m so excited to share it! We’ve uncovered some really interesting trends that I think will go a long way in continuing to build the effectiveness of communications teams. But for today, here’s a little data niblet to hold you over until…

Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

We totally revamped the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey this year, and it’s almost time for us to share the results in the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Find out if 2016 was a good year for nonprofit communications and whether or not 2017 will be better. Request your copy now. New questions included: What…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Looking Ahead to 2017

Happy Holidays, everyone! Let’s celebrate the final edition of Mixed Links for 2016 by focusing on the year ahead…. Get everything you need to make 2017 great – training, support, collaboration, and more – with our Annual All-Access. You get 365 days of access to webinars, downloads, time savers, and the awesome Pass Holder Community for only…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators December 16, 2016

Happy Friday, friends! Will you join me for some Mixed Links… If you are interested in our training webinars, check out our yearly Annual All-Access Pass Sale going on now. You get 365 days of access to webinars, downloads, time savers, and the awesome Pass Holder Community for only $499. That’s a savings of $200 off the regular…