June 23, 2014

5 tips to start your nonprofit thought leadership plan

by Caroline Avakian

Thought leadership can be one of the most effective communications strategies for nonprofits Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, social strategists. Every so often, change makers and nonprofit leaders are unsure about how to activate the most powerful resource they have — their intellectual capital. Organizations can be treasure troves of big ideas just waiting to be … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Using POST to create a social media strategy

by John Haydon

The POST method is an easy-to-remember framework for creating your strategy. Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, marketers, managers, general public. There seem to be countless tools available for social media marketers. Tools for managing social media, measuring it, and even for creating content that looks amazing! Yes, technology can seem like a godsend. But if you … Continue reading

May 19, 2014

How nonprofits can extend their reach & build community

by Guest

Sharing with your audience on multiple levels is key Post by Teddy Hunt Target audience:  Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, marketers, managers, general public. Nonprofit organizations have to reach their audiences effectively in order to find supporters and donors for the cause at hand. Social media offers nonprofits the very platform they need to get their voices heard, but … Continue reading

May 6, 2014

Time-saving tips to write more blog posts (with video)

by John Haydon

Make the most out of your time and blog more often Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, marketers, managers, journalists, general public. One thing I’ve learned from years of blogging is that a blogging process saves time and headaches. My approach uses creative momentum at the beginning to blow through tasks that require linear thinking. Above you’ll find … Continue reading

March 19, 2014

Disrupting the nonprofit sector

by Caroline Avakian

A scene from last year’s NTC (Photo by JD Lasica). Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general public. The 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference, which took place last week in DC, is a conference that so many nonprofit tech and communications staffers look forward to every year because of the great sessions, useful tips and … Continue reading

March 3, 2014

How to entice your board into the social media waters

by Caroline Avakian

Find inducements & show them the payoff This is the second part of a two-part series on making the case for your social media plan and initiatives. Also see: • Getting your board on board with social media Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, social media managers. Getting your board engaged and on board with social media can … Continue reading