Claire Shinn

Donor Retention Featured Fundraising

Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors

Keeping donors around can be a challenge, so we developed a timeline to master follow-up with first-time donors to help keep new donors around.

Featured Social Media

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 2

In part one of this series, we covered the big dogs of social media: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Now we’re taking a closer look at some other platforms

Featured Social Media

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

The Internet and everything in it is constantly growing, and social media is no exception. That’s why we’ve created the social media for nonprofits guide.

Featured Human Resources

Understanding Competition and Partnerships in the Nonprofit Sector | Ft. Derrick Feldmann

Derrick Feldmann weighs in on competition and partnerships in the nonprofit sector to reach new levels of success in achieving your mission.

Featured Nonprofit Marketing

A Step-By-Step Guide to Nonprofit Inbound Marketing

Relationships between donors and nonprofits take hard work. The concept of inbound marketing takes that knowledge and incorporates it into a real-life framework for nonprofits and businesses to use when engaging their audiences.

Social Media

Why Your Audience Should Be #1 in Any Social Media Strategy

Social media is one of the best ways for organizations to communicate with and engage their audiences. It lets nonprofits reach individuals far and wide, it’s a fun outlet to creatively market and (best of all) it’s free.

Featured Human Resources

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

We’ve compiled a list of costs for starting a nonprofit in each state to take some of the guesswork out of your initial budget.

Human Resources Starting a Nonprofit

How to Make Sure Your Nonprofit Isn’t Dissolved

Starting a nonprofit is intimidating—but what’s scarier is seeing it go. Between rules and complications, it might seem like the odds are stacked against your organization. With a dose of helpful knowledge, though, you can be equipped for whatever comes your way.

Featured Human Resources

Why a Zero-Based Budget Isn’t a Good Budget

Many nonprofits think zero-based budgeting is the way to go, but just because you aren’t making a profit doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have safeguards in place. Here’s why.

Featured Volunteer Management Volunteer Recruiting

Five Tips for Turning Advocates into Volunteers

Intangible encouragement from advocates matters just as much as any monetary donation. Advocates aren’t just voices of support, though; they’re also a great resource when you’re looking to increase your nonprofit’s volunteer base.