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    A trusted source of information, trends and advice for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers and marketing professionals

    We know your time is valuable. We also know that the nonprofit sector changes quickly. That's why we take great care in preparing our weekly blog based upon industry trends, questions we've been getting from clients and colleagues, and our own research about what we hope will be valuable.

    Using Google Ad Grants to increase visibility for your nonprofit

    June 1, 2023
    As a nonprofit, it is important for people to know who you are and what you do. So, why wouldn’t your organization want...

    4 best practices for optimizing your nonprofit website

    May 11, 2023
    As a nonprofit, having an effective website is a crucial part of attracting and engaging potential donors and...

    Three ways digital marketing can help nonprofits connect with constituents

    April 21, 2023
    Nonprofits know connecting with constituents is essential to spreading your message and raising funds to further your...

    How to prepare for your nonprofit strategic plan

    March 23, 2023
    You’ve made the decision to do it. Your board has agreed it’s a good idea and now you are headed down the road to...

    Strategic planning is a team sport. 6 ways to set your team up for the win.

    March 9, 2023
    Most people wouldn’t think of strategic planning as a team sport. But if you look at the elements that go into creating...

    Celebrating International Women's Day

    March 8, 2023
    (This blog was updated from the original post in 2018.)

    Strategic Planning – 8 things you need to know to set yourself up for success

    February 16, 2023
    Your organization has decided to do a strategic plan and you have been tasked with leading the process, but you’re not...

    8 reasons why strategic planning is important for nonprofits

    January 26, 2023
    Some nonprofits and their boards may question the need for formal strategic planning every few years. It can be...

    The ultimate yearly planning guide for nonprofits and how to stay on track

    January 4, 2023
    It can be hard as a fundraiser to plan ahead, especially when you are pulled in a thousand different directions, given...

    Five tips to keep your team motivated during year-end

    September 26, 2022
    The year-end appeal season is right around the corner. Hopefully, your fundraising and marketing teams have already...

    10 ways to get the most out of a conference

    September 15, 2022
    People have the best intentions and plan to get the most out of a conference when they go. But the reality is, for many...

    Three ways being authentic helps nonprofits establish a connection with their constituents

    August 19, 2022
    Many nonprofits want to know how they can establish a connection with their constituents. Luckily, the answer is simple...

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