Today is my 10 year wedding anniversary and it got me thinking about how we value and place importance on anniversaries. That the action of acknowledgement is important. It recognizes a significant commitment and bond. It communicates that through the years, I continue to choose you. Pretty big stuff. It then got me thinking about how we, as nonprofit communicators and … [Read more...] about Your Donor Sweetheart + My Nonprofit Comms Edit
Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours. And like Snapchat, stories are told in a series of pictures and videos. Users who’ve published Instagram Stories within the past 24 hours appear at the very top of the home screen: What are the benefits of … [Read more...] about 5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories
By Leili Khalessi As a nonprofit fundraiser (and communications officer and technologist and…), I’ve developed sharp project management skills – it’s the key to wearing all of the hats! My favorite project management tool for nonprofits is Asana, a web-based “teamwork without email” platform. I use Asana to manage our direct mail fundraising and communications … [Read more...] about Asana for Nonprofits: How to Manage your Direct Mail Schedule
By Edgar Rodriguez Is Giving Tuesday a waste of time? Good question, right? First of all, the data says it’s been hugely successful in the past. Over 15,000 nonprofits participated last year, raising over $45 million. Yes, some nonprofits probably raised very little money. But Giving Tuesday is NOT just a 24-hour fundraising campaign. It’s a movement that your … [Read more...] about Is Giving Tuesday a Waste of Time?