Blogging Dos and Don'ts for Nonprofits

Blogging Do’s and Don’ts – A Guide for Nonprofits

If you want to show up prominently in search results, your site needs fresh content on a regular basis. But a good blog goes beyond merely ensuring potential supporters can find you in a Google search. It also gives those supporters a reason to come back on a regular basis […]

Using Chatbots on Your Nonprofit Website

Are Chatbots the Right Choice for Your Nonprofit Website?

Those pop-ups in the bottom corner of a website can be annoying. But when you have a question or need help, suddenly you realize just how useful they are. Although chatbots have become extremely popular on for-profit business sites, especially with millennial customers, nonprofit organizations have yet to adopt the […]

6 Tips fro Attracting New Donoros

6 Tips for Attracting New Donors

Nonprofits often rely heavily on their donors and volunteers. Once you’ve built a steady foundation of loyal supporters, though, it’s important to regularly add to that in order to keep moving forward. But bringing in new donors can be challenging, especially if you don’t have a marketing background. Fortunately, there […]

Marketing Foundations

Before driving engagement online, you may need a better marketing foundation

When we ask nonprofits about their future digital goals they usually have some similar components in their answers… engagement and awareness. Engagement and awareness typically align with increased marketing activity and promotion of your mission and story. Increased engagement online is great, but one thing to consider before diving into […]

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#GivingTuesday is Coming! Are You Ready?

November is here and the holidays are coming. Depending on who you ask, the holidays conjure up many different things. The shoppers among us set their alarm clocks so they could get in on the best Black Friday deals. Thankfully, the pendulum has swung back the other way and many […]

Content Marketing for Scrappy Nonprofits

Content Marketing for Scrappy Nonprofits

There are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States alone, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) and this number is increasing every day. With so many nonprofits out there, how can your organization stand out from the rest? Building awareness is essential to getting your nonprofit […]

An Interview with Helen Dannelly

Running a Successful Giving Campaign:
An Interview with Helen Dannelly

Nonprofits face greater challenges than ever as they strive to compete in a tech-driven world. For The Nerdy Nonprofit, this means reinventing the way nonprofits interact with potential donors. For Helen Dannelly, an experienced nonprofit development professional, the transition has been fascinating. Recently, Dannelly spoke to The Nerdy Nonprofit about […]

WordPress and Nonprofits | Next in Nonprofits Podcast

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Boland of Next in Nonprofits to discuss WordPress. I loved this topic because the landscape of website CMS’ is quite confusing, but WordPress can be a great choice for most nonprofits, regardless of size or budget. A few of the […]

Nonprofit Utopia, a New Community for Nonprofit Leaders

As more baby boomers retire and millennials come up through the ranks, we’re seeing a changing of the guard and new leaders in the nonprofit sector. That’s why Valerie Leonard founded Nonprofit Utopia. Leonard views this as an opportunity to create a space where individuals working in the nonprofit space […]