You may or may not have heard of Medium. For those that don’t know: it’s a publishing platform for people to share their original content – a “one stop shop” of sorts, and a pretty popular one. READ MORE >>
There’s no reason to fret if your nonprofit is just getting started on Twitter. I’m of the opinion that you can never be anything but fashionably late. With around 284 million active users, Twitter is an awesome place to promote your nonprofit, share information and engage with people interested in what you’re doing. READ MORE >>
In my last post, we talked about how storydoing organizations seek to make an impact – affect positive change. Basically, they want to do exactly what your nonprofit is doing. And, they’re popular. Nonprofits need to start giving themselves a little more credit and actively promote themselves as storydoers rather than merely storytellers. READ MORE >>
Storytelling has long been the golden egg of the nonprofit content marketing strategy. It’s an effective strategy; good stories are engaging. Unfortunately, well-written, compelling stories are everywhere nowadays, making it harder to distinguish yours from the noise. READ MORE >>
Social media can be a bit tough to navigate. Engaging people in a meaningful way is an art form, really. Connecting with Millennials, specifically, can be quite daunting. This group rules the social kingdom, so while the social sphere is definitely the best place to engage them—it can be a bit difficult to figure out exactly how to go about it. READ MORE >>
Your blog plays a vital role in informing visitors of the latest and greatest with your nonprofit and your cause. Giving your readers relevant news updates, sharing the history of your cause and nonprofit, and providing resources for those interested in knowing more are all foolproof ways to further educate blog visitors on the importance of your cause and your work. READ MORE >>
We’ve written about blogging for nonprofits quite a bit: why your organization needs one, how you can make it better and suggested about a million blog post ideas (seriously, there are a lot). But, we’ve never actually spelled out what makes a nonprofit blog “great.”
Personally, I think we’re a bit overdue. READ MORE >>
If you take a second to sit back and think about all of the different social networks out there, LinkedIn probably ranks pretty low on your list for “most enticing”. I think it’s safe to say that many people view the site as a glorified job search engine. And yet, a TechCrunch study reported it as the 3rd fastest growing social network.
You’re working on developing a brand new website for your nonprofit. You’re feeling great about your message and content, but something is missing. You notice that the missing puzzle piece is imagery. Your words tell your story wonderfully, but your organization just doesn’t have many images to enhance your message in a compelling way. Hiring a professional photographer might be out of the budget. You may be on a deadline, and not have the time to coordinate a full-fledged photo shoot.
What do you do? How do you get quality photos to help tell your nonprofit’s story? Stock photography to the rescue! READ MORE >>