Which of My Three Books is Right for You?

If you are new to Nonprofit Marketing Guide, you might not realize that I’ve written three books on nonprofit communications, marketing, and fundraising. Which one is right for you? Here’s what I suggest. The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause is my first book and it’s a great…

2020 Professional Development Goals for Nonprofit Communications Staff

For the 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we asked nonprofit communicators to list three professional skills they would like to develop in the next year. Social media management topped the list. Nonprofit communicators often feel like they are not getting the results they hope for given the amount of time they spend on social media.…

Find Your Marketing Maturity Level by Answering Two Questions

We’ve taken our experience working with nonprofit communicators like you and all of the research we’ve done via our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and created a new way for nonprofit communicators to manage their professional development called the Five Levels of Marketing Maturity. And to find your Marketing Maturity Level, all you have to do is…

Your Professional Development Plan Is Up To You #NPCOMMLIFE

If you’re expecting your organization to create your professional development plan, you are making a big mistake. Nonprofit communications work is constantly evolving, and that means the skills and experiences needed to be effective are changing just as fast. Join us next week for our next BUDGET-FRIENDLY webinar that will show you how to create a professional…

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What’s Your Marketing Maturity Level? Take this Super-Fast Quiz and Find Out!

Seriously, this quiz is only two multiple-choice questions, but don’t let me get ahead of myself… Our New Approach to Training that Meets You Where You Are In 2019, we are introducing a new way for you to manage your professional development called the Five Levels of Marketing Maturity. After more than a decade of training…

Crying in Your Car After Work? You Have Two Options

Earlier today I interviewed an awesome nonprofit communications director about how she transformed the culture of communications at her organization. I’ll share her name and story soon, but one experience she mentioned can’t wait, because I know someone reading this blog needs to hear this message today. If you are crying in your car at…

12 Marketing Blogs Nonprofit Communicators Should Read

It’s a blessing that we have so many awesome bloggers to follow in the nonprofit marketing and fundraising communications world. It’s also a curse — too many to follow gets overwhelming fast! To help combat the overwhelm while still actively encouraging you to keep reading, Kristina curates content for you in our Friday Mixed Links…

5 Considerations for Your #NPCOMM Professional Development Plan

  Earlier today on Facebook Live (watch the recording now), I shared five considerations for creating a professional development plan in the nonprofit communications and marketing field. #1: Live Your Life in Draft. This doesn’t mean that everything stays hidden in draft and never published. In fact, it’s the opposite: freely publish and edit again…