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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.

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...

Exploring LinkedIn: A professional's guide to using the social network

August 1, 2019
LinkedIn is a great tool, but many employees of nonprofit organizations and small businesses do not fully understand...

Five things nonprofits should consider when planning for 2020

July 26, 2019
Note from Amy: There is an endless amount of information available to nonprofits and we know how hard it is to get...

Four reasons a Fundraising Readiness Assessment™ may be right for you

July 18, 2019
Dot Org Solutions has two areas of focus – fundraising consulting and marketing. Last week, Kayleigh Fladung, our...

Four reasons your nonprofit should conduct a marketing assessment

July 11, 2019
Marketing is an importance piece of any organization’s strategic plan. You need to make sure your target markets are...

Five tips on using images to make your social posts more compelling

July 9, 2019
Every day, we are bombarded with content. We pass billboards, flip through TV ads and scan social media for interesting...

A picture is worth 1,000 words: Best practices for social media photos

July 2, 2019
Choosing an appropriate an engaging social media photo is important. Every day, we are bombarded with content. We pass...

Planned giving marketing

June 28, 2019
This week’s blog is based on a presentation Amy Wong, president of Dot Org Solutions, gave to a group of fundraising...

So, what does a fundraising consultant do?

June 13, 2019
Last week, our marketing and PR services manager, Kayleigh Fladung, wrote her blog post on a few problems a marketing...

Three problems a marketing consultant can help you solve

June 7, 2019
Making the decision to hire a marketing consultant can be a daunting task, especially for small businesses and...

Five tips for using social media marketing during an event

May 30, 2019
If you have ever attended an industry conference, networking event or even an extravagant party, you may have been able...

Step 3: How to market grant awards and steward funders

May 16, 2019
This is the final post in a series of three blogs the Dot Org team is writing on grants.

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