Is Substack for Non-Profit Communications Worth It?

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Should I use Substack for Non-Profit communications?  Substack is primarily a newsletter and blogging platform. Think of it as a more user-friendly version of Medium that has garnered a large following. Many people I know regularly post on Substack. Initially, I explored Substacks focused on branding, organization, and food, but the platform's political content has grown, and I now follow a few political Substacks.

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Crypto Donations: Should My Nonprofit Accept Crypto?

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

As the use of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin, grows, more and more nonprofits are accepting bitcoin donations, but what are the upsides and downsides of taking crypto donations? Should all nonprofits get on the crypto donation caravan? Read for our take on cryptocurrency for nonprofits.

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Alison Schwartz: Remote Work for Non-Profits- COVID-19

by The Campaign Workshop

With what feels like the entire country moving to remote work, I have been thinking a lot about what a successful culture looks like when it comes to remote work for non-profits.

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Leadership Skills: Everyone Has Them

by Martín Diego Garcia (He/Him)

Every good campaign manager is always thinking about how to develop and grow the leadership skills on their team. Everyone dreams of retiring someday, but many campaign managers and organizers often think there will be no one to pass the baton.

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Nonprofit website migrations should not kill your SEO

by The Campaign Workshop

When you launch a new campaign, advocacy or nonprofit website make sure you're ready to put in the work. The actual process of transferring the website is not the backbreaking work, it's the diagnostic tests and reports you'll need to run to test your site's functionality.

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10 Tips for a New Nonprofit Executive Director

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Whether you have been a nonprofit executive director in the past or this is your first time as a new executive director, taking over an organization has its challenges. Follow our 10 tips to make your transition into a new executive director job smooth:

list building

List Building: Non-profits Should Resist Buying Fundraising Lists

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Whether it is for advocacy or fundraising, nonprofits spend a lot of time list building. With the right plan, an organization can grow and engage through their list. But done the wrong way, list building can be a waste of money and resources. Here is some advice on list build for organizations:

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How to Launch a Kickstarter Nonprofit Campaign

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Ever had a moment when you to launch a Kickstarter nonprofit campaign ( or other online fundraising platform)? Some folks in the nonprofit and advocacy space have been hugely successful with Kickstarter, but it takes a combination of work, timing, and luck.

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What is an API and Do I Need One?

by The Campaign Workshop

Sometimes jargon prevents us from learning about useful tools. Recently I had a conversation with a client who asked me what is an API?  An API, or application program interface, is a portal to allow connection between databases, apps, or programs.

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Conference Return on Investment: Get ROI Attending Conferences with One Tip

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

By the end of the year folks will be going to conferences again.  Conference ROI is important to understand whether or not certain conferences are worth the investment and time. Every year my employees and I go many conferences Virtual and some day in person for both learning and marketing. I believe every conference  - I learn something. Prior to focusing on return on investment (ROI), we never a had a formal process for retaining knowledge from a conference. So a few months ago we implemented a simple plan to document conference ROI.

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More Innovative Marketing Campaigns

by The Campaign Workshop

Our third installment of our picks for innovative nonprofit marketing campaigns is here to inspire  your creativity. This time, we have chosen four creative advertising campaigns that incorporate direct mail, video, and print advertising to convey important messages.

Campaign Toolbox Tips

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

We understand what it’s like to operate a campaign on a tight budget, so we’ve found some free tools to include in your campaign toolbox to help you along the way.  We hope you will find them useful as you launch your campaign or look for ways to better organize it. to ve clear no campaign tool will solve all of your campaigns problems.  Whether fundraising for a nonprofit, managing an independent expenditure campaign, or seeking office, a few of these tools will surely help you along your way.