Online Engagement

A few *more* of my favorite (free) things for nonprofit marketing

A couple of months ago I shared 10 of my favorite free tools for nonprofit marketing. People seemed to enjoy that post, so I’ve put together a list of 10 more of my favorite free tools. I’d also like to mention that no one is giving me anything to promote any of these tools, I… Read more

Six tips for building an online community for your nonprofit

Successful nonprofit social media is all about dialogue. One of the aspects of nonprofit work that is so special is the drive to serve its constituents, as well as the need for its constituents support. Your organization’s relationship with the public is a two-way street – shouldn’t that translate to your social media as well… Read more

Six mobile email optimization tips for nonprofits

I recently attended a great session hosted by MAP for Nonprofits and presented by Marketing and Mobile Strategist, Curt Prins called “Mobile Email Optimization for Nonprofits”. I love going to sessions like these because the information is not only helpful for my work, but also for sharing with our clients and readers. The most striking… Read more

Three things you should know to create an effective infographic

You just clicked send on your monthly e-newsletter sent to thousands of supporters, and the post-send anxiety is setting in. Your newsletter was crafted to relay a message, but will it get the job done? Your message is important, and so is the way you present it. Maybe you should consider presenting some of your… Read more

Valentine brain candy: Blogs I love (Amanda Edition)

Last year, Karen Graham wrote a great article about blogs that she loves. I’m starting a new tradition with that idea and sharing some blogs that I love this Valentine’s day. My list is a delicious variety of great nonprofit reads, marketing tips and just plain fun. Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog – Kivi Leroux Miller’s… Read more