5 Easy Ways to Promote on Social Media When You Don’t Have a Following

Social media is easy if you have hundreds of thousands of followers. Post an update, answer any questions, and wait for results. Unfortunately, it takes time to build that kind of following organically, and until then, you’ll still need to get the word out about what you’re doing. The good […]


Creating Effective Calls to Action – CTA’s

Every marketing effort has a goal. Whether it’s a Facebook post or an email drip campaign, you want your audience to take action. But many organizations miss that opportunity because they fail to do one very important thing: include a call to action within their copy. There’s an art to […]


Digital Marketing Roles Explained

An organization’s marketing team can make a big impact, boosting efforts and attracting more attention to its efforts. Whether you have a full marketing team or one person doing everything, there are very specific roles when it comes to digital marketing. By taking a look at each of those roles […]

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 […]

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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 […]