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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.

This summer at Dot Org Solutions - a focus on growth

August 4, 2021
There are many favorite things I think about when someone mentions summer – grilling out, farmers markets, Ohio sweet...

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...

Six digital marketing investments nonprofits can make to improve reach

June 24, 2021
For many nonprofits, digital marketing consists of occasional mass emails, an infrequently updated website and posts on...

Basic digital metrics nonprofits should know and understand

June 10, 2021
Understanding and using basic digital metrics can help your nonprofit better understand your audience and get more...

Choosing the best social media platform for your nonprofit

May 20, 2021
With all the options available, choosing the best social media platform for your nonprofit may be difficult.

Forming good working relationships and why they're important

February 25, 2021
It's important to make sure your work relationships are healthy — after all, we spend a considerable amount of time at...

The best time to create a plan is now

February 4, 2021
It’s never too late to plan. Even if know you can’t implement anything until later this year or you aren’t sure where...

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 importance of nonprofit strategic planning in uncertain times

January 7, 2021
Strategic planning during uncertain times may seem like the last thing your nonprofit wants to do or should do. But it...

10 ways to take care of yourself, team and donors in December

December 10, 2020
While this year has been challenging, there are still some things you can do to take care of you, your team and your...

Eight attributes of strong leaders and teams

November 19, 2020
Throughout my career, I have spent a great deal of time studying leadership. Some of that study was from working and...

'Tis the season for giving

November 11, 2020
When we get close to the end of the year, there are three different things I think about personally: Thanksgiving (my...

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