The Dot Org Solutions team describes their versatile career paths

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

LinkedIn is a great tool, but many employees of nonprofit organizations and small businesses do not fully understand its benefits. This is due to a variety of factors, including limited brand...

Managing social media in a crisis

There is no question that 2020 has been a year we won’t soon forget. And if you are tasked with managing social media in a crisis, or multiple crises as we are seeing this year, it is hard to...

Staying connected while staying apart

As many people transition from working in the office to working from home, effective communication becomes increasingly important. Nonprofits are responsible for communicating with many different...

Writing for audiences in sensitive situations

As you write your appeal letters, grant narrative or marketing copy, you might be thinking about how to properly tell your story and engage your audience without alienating the people or community...

Four tips for effectively communicating with diverse audiences

Knowing and understanding your audience is extremely important. In a past blog post, I talked about best practices for building marketing personas and the way they can help your organization get...

Recognizing partners and sponsors on social media

You have probably heard the saying “it takes a village” in reference to reaching a goal or accomplishing a big task. And, it’s true. In many instances in our personal and professional lives, it...

Four tips for ensuring your messaging communicates impact

A common problem for nonprofits is finding meaningful ways to communicate impact to donors. They might find themselves recycling the same stories or regurgitating the same statistics. At the end...

Three reasons your nonprofit needs to establish marketing personas

If you have worked in the for-profit marketing world, there is a good chance you have heard of the benefits of building marketing personas. Marketing personas (sometimes called buyer or customer...

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

LinkedIn is a great tool, but many employees of nonprofit organizations and small businesses do not fully understand its benefits. This is due to a variety of factors, including limited brand...