February 14, 2014

Three free tools to boost your nonprofit’s public relations

by Caroline Avakian

Unless you have a publicist, public relations strategies at small to medium nonprofits are often on the back burner. There are press releases that wind up sitting on your website and not getting much distribution. Press pages with long listings of news article from 2010. You get the picture and we get it too — it’s difficult to focus on … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014

5 mobile apps for humanitarian aid workers

by Caroline Avakian

The Global Emergency Overview app. Target audience: NGOs, nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, social enterprises, aid workers, journalists. Last week, I wrote a post on 10 Nonprofit Productivity Apps to Try in 2014, and it prompted a great discussion with a colleague regarding which apps could actually help humanitarians working in the field. In recent years, we’ve seen many exciting and innovative … Continue reading

January 13, 2014

5 technologies that your nonprofit should be using

by Guest

Image via Shutterstock Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, small businesses, educators, bloggers, Web publishers, general public. Guest post by Joseph Stark Technology is always changing, and nonprofit organizations need to keep up with the latest tools for survival. To get the word out about your cause and to create a more efficient environment for your staff … Continue reading

January 8, 2014

7 marketing goals for every nonprofit communications plan

by John Haydon

Image by Dirima courtesy of BigStockPhoto Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general public. If you’re like most nonprofit communicators, you have a list of specific goals for the coming year. No doubt they include growing your e-mail list, acquiring new donors and increasing engagement on your Facebook updates. But whatever your goals are, make … Continue reading

December 2, 2013

Year-end fundraising checklist for nonprofits

by Guest

December is the hands-down most powerful month to fund-raise and to strengthen relationships for the year to come. So stop cranking it out right now with a strategy to achieve significant results in the last month of the year for your nonprofit. Continue reading

November 20, 2013

How one nonprofit dominated their giving day

by John Haydon

Giving days are becoming a popular way for local nonprofits to share resources, expertise and experience to achieve more together than they would individually. And Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity achieved amazing results during Give to the Max Day. Here’s how they did it. Continue reading