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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.

August 23, 2019

Three operational changes leaders must make to propel their business

I believe the best way to propel your nonprofit or small business is to look for methods to improve your operations....
Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

August 14, 2019

Celebrate National Nonprofit Day your way

Every day, we are all impacted by a nonprofit in our community, whether we know it or not. I pass through Zoar, which...
Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations

Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations

July 26, 2019

Five things nonprofits should consider when planning for 2020

Note from Amy: There is an endless amount of information available to nonprofits and we know how hard it is to get...
Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

July 11, 2019

Four reasons your nonprofit should conduct a marketing assessment

Marketing is an importance piece of any organization’s strategic plan. You need to make sure your target markets are...
Dot Org Content Team

Dot Org Content Team

June 13, 2019

So, what does a fundraising consultant do?

Here at Dot Org, we don’t just handle marketing – we are also fundraising consultants, who work with nonprofits on...
Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations

Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations

June 7, 2019

Three problems a marketing consultant can help you solve

Making the decision to hire a marketing consultant can be a daunting task, especially for small businesses and...
Dot Org Content Team

Dot Org Content Team

April 25, 2019

Tips for effectively telling your nonprofit’s story

When discussing a client’s marketing needs, one of the most common requests I receive is for help “telling their...
Dot Org Content Team

Dot Org Content Team

February 21, 2019

Six ways to become a transparent nonprofit leader

I've frequently come across the topic of transparent leadership and how it relates to building and maintaining a strong...
Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

November 5, 2018

Five things every nonprofit board should review regularly

Being asked to be a member of a nonprofit board is an honor. It means that the nonprofit has faith that you will help...
Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

September 24, 2018

Seven things leaders can do to run their nonprofit like a business

If you’re an executive director at a nonprofit, I wouldn’t be surprised if you have heard the following declaration...
Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

Amy Wong, president, Dot Org Solutions

May 7, 2018

Why nonprofits should consider creativity when hiring employees

When a company is hiring new employees, there are some key qualities that typically come to mind to describe an ideal...
Dot Org Content Team

Dot Org Content Team

March 19, 2018

Nonprofit board members' responsibilities aren't what they used to be

In the past, nonprofit board members showed up for three or four meetings a year, attended the annual gala, added the...
Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations

Sara Lundenberger - VP, Nonprofit services & operations