Creating great content is essential to the success of every nonprofit. Well-crafted content is the vehicle through which you tell the story of your organization. And it’s the medium that provides a battle cry to drive donors, staff and other constituents in the same direction. It helps connect the hearts and minds of your constituents to the “why” of[…]
So you’ve finally gotten the funds to update your nonprofit’s website. You have picked a vendor for design and are ready to go, but wait, content. Your vendor asks you about the state of your nonprofit’s written content and you panic. You have to edit multiple pages of your old website and even add some new ones but you don’t know anything about writing[…]
Stories connect us. A good story can make you laugh, cry, reminisce, or even dive into action. We remember stories from our childhood. We tell our families stories about our day. Our lives are wholly shaped by stories we hear and tell.
This post was updated and converted into an infographic from a previous post from July 2016 by Stefanie Pous.
RFP writing can be a daunting and involved process. An RFP (or request for proposal) is a document your organization may create in order to seek services for a given task (think: a redesign for your nonprofit website). An RFP provides your organization with the opportunity to express its needs and find the person or firm best suited to execute them.[…]
A mission statement is the foundation of your organization. It is the glue that binds your nonprofit together.
Writer’s block, it happens to the best of us. A blank WordPress screen, the blinking movement of the cursor, and the constant reminder we have unsuccessfully generated any material. I am sure the question, “what kind of posts will engage our readers?” has crossed your mind many times before. Especially when authoring posts on a regular basis.
Now the time has come where not only do you have to have a strong, impactful online presence as a nonprofit, but also it’s necessary to have an online presence for yourself as a staff or a staff member. Staff bios are more important than you think. Having a compelling bio allows your audience, and most importantly your donors, to get to know you. It[…]
In last week’s blog post, a highlighted 3 proven-to-succeed content marketing strategies for nonprofits. Finishing the second half of this 2-part series, I’ll introduce 3 more techniques dipping into some unique alternatives for producing and marketing content for your nonprofit website. Before we jump into those, let’s recap what was discussed in last[…]