Seven communication policies your nonprofit cannot live without

7 Communications Policies Your Nonprofit Cannot Live Without

So what makes up a world class communications, PR and marketing department?

In one simple word: Structure. Set aside experience, skills, budget, internal bureaucracy and all the other issues that exist within every organization…and it doesn’t matter whether you are two person team or part of a forty person team in place at most major universities. . . . → Read More: Seven communication policies your nonprofit cannot live without

The missing step in your nonprofit marketing campaign?

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Whether you’re a one person shop or part of a forty person team at a university, chances are you have experienced the frustration associated with the failure of a marketing campaign, inability to measure results, or the dreaded “doomed from the start”  idea.   Odds are…that as nonprofit communicator, it was your mistake that caused . . . → Read More: The missing step in your nonprofit marketing campaign?

A glimpse into nonprofit marketing salaries and job satisfaction

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Wonder where your salary stacks up in the world of nonprofit marketing?

Earlier this month, Ragan’s PR Daily served up their first-ever Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey.   Each time a survey such as this is released, I scan through the pages looking to see how the nonprofit sector stacks up against other industries in terms of . . . → Read More: A glimpse into nonprofit marketing salaries and job satisfaction

Free Subscription to Fundraising Success Magazine

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Cover from the November 2011 Edition featuring Jarid Brown

Published monthly, FundRaising Success provides fundraising professionals at nonprofit organizations campaign strategies and expert advice to help generate the necessary revenue to fulfill their organization’s mission. Although Fundraising Success Magazine is often viewed as a printed trade publication, the magazine has evolved to become . . . → Read More: Free Subscription to Fundraising Success Magazine

For nonprofits, a photo is worth a thousand words

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For the one thousandth and first time I was reading a post this weekend about how organizations should use more photos on Facebook. Apparently, photos and video have a higher level of engagement?!?

By now every nonprofit marketer, development and communications professional is well aware of the benefits of incorporating a heavy dose of photos into . . . → Read More: For nonprofits, a photo is worth a thousand words

Special Olympics Arizona Facebook video reaches 1.7 Million views!

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Have you seen this video?  More than 1.7 million Facebook members have in the past 4 days!

On January 11th, Special Olympics Arizona posted video of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year (video below).  The video told the inspiring and passionate story of a 9 year old boy and his younger brother with . . . → Read More: Special Olympics Arizona Facebook video reaches 1.7 Million views!