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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.

Five ways to make sure you understand your nonprofit’s audience

June 22, 2022
When it comes to marketing, there’s no shortage of tactics and platforms for spreading the word about your nonprofit to...

Summer recommendations from the Dot Org team

July 14, 2021
After a rough year in 2020 and a busy beginning to 2021, I think all of us are ready for a (mostly) normal, low-key...

Four marketing trends for nonprofits to consider this year

January 21, 2021
Earlier this month, HubSpot released an article about marketing trends to watch in 2021. These kinds of articles are...

The Dot Org Solutions team describes their versatile career paths

October 22, 2020
The staff at Dot Org Solutions was asked to reminisce on their versatile career paths and describe them in one word.

Reasons nonprofits can (and should) use LinkedIn

July 22, 2020
LinkedIn is a great tool, but many employees of nonprofit organizations and small businesses do not fully understand...

Staying connected while staying apart

March 26, 2020
As many people transition from working in the office to working from home, effective communication becomes increasingly...

Four tips for effectively communicating with diverse audiences

October 10, 2019
Knowing and understanding your audience is extremely important. In a past blog post, I talked about best practices for...

Recognizing partners and sponsors on social media

October 2, 2019
You have probably heard the saying “it takes a village” in reference to reaching a goal or accomplishing a big task....

Four tips for ensuring your messaging communicates impact

September 5, 2019
A common problem for nonprofits is finding meaningful ways to communicate impact to donors. They might find themselves...

Four things to remember about social media donors for year-end giving

August 29, 2019
This year is more than halfway over – and, as the weather starts to cool down, we are all marking our calendars for...

Four things to remember about social media donors for year-end giving

August 29, 2019
The year is more than halfway over and as the weather starts to cool down, we are all marking our calendars for...

Three reasons your nonprofit needs to establish marketing personas

August 8, 2019
If you have worked in the for-profit marketing world, there is a good chance you have heard of the benefits of building...

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