Big Duck

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • #ThanksObama! Tips on Social Media Management from the White House

    Ashleigh Axios, former Creative Director at the White House Office of Digital Strategy, recently gave a webinar for Big Duck in which she offered tips for social media design and management. We’ve transcribed Ashleigh’s tips here, and shared her presentation slides, in case you missed it. Interested in catching webinars like this in the future? We invite our newsletter subscribers—just sign up her...

  • Simple steps you can take to create a happier, healthier nonprofit.

    Not making time to exercise? Checking email in bed at night and first thing in the morning? Eating fast food at your desk during a conference call? Too many people I know fit that profile. There’s a culture shift that has to occur so people OK when they unplug, take a break, and do what they need to do in order to be able to produce good work. In The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact...

Big Duck

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • 5 ways to transform timid board members into confident fundraisers

    Alexander Sanger, Advisory Director of International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region, recently shared his story of fundraising pride and glory on our blog, proclaiming that donating feels better than getting a root canal. I was particularly struck by his ideas about how fundraising is giving others the chance to feel good and be part of something larger than themselves. His...

Big Duck

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • Eight ways your attempts to raise awareness will likely fail

    Most organizations yearn to have the issues they support front-and-center in the minds of their target audiences. They also want to be viewed as central to the issue: the go-to org for a movement, for example. If you’re planning to raise awareness and increase your nonprofit’s visibility, you’ve got hard work ahead. Here are some of the obstacles to watch out for. With good planning and foresight,...

  • In praise of jargon: 3 times you should embrace it

    The nonprofit and marketing worlds are lousy with jargon. Big Duck exists at the crossroads of those two worlds, so we stumble over a lot of jargon in our daily lives. As much as possible, we recommend avoiding it. Often, jargon is a hurdle that keeps your audiences from understanding -- and ultimately supporting -- your mission. But when can or should you use jargon? Here are three potential scen...

Big Duck

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

Big Duck

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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