Nonprofit PR

Think Big: COMMUNICATING ON A GLOBAL SCALE

May 4th, 2009 by

Digital communications platforms may help bridge geographic gaps, but by no means do they alleviate the logistical nightmares that come with planning a global initiative. No one knows that better than the communications executives at… Continued

Case Study: Metrics Make the World Go ’Round: How One Nonprofit Measures the Impact of Its Social Media Marketing

April 27th, 2009 by

When your PR efforts create a measurable impact on your organization’s goals, you will be at the head of the line for budget and staff. If you can’t measure your contributions to the organization’s goals, then you are at risk of being thought of as “one those communications people we have to keep around” by senior management.

Green Business: From Risk Management To Opportunity Capitalization

August 11th, 2008 by

When the first wave of environmentalism washed ashore in the 1980s and early ’90s, it was easy to cite the increase in regulation as the main driver. Businesses implemented green practices out of necessity and… Continued

How To…Coordinate Communications Around Nonprofit Efforts in 10 Steps

January 21st, 2008 by

Nonprofit organizations often face the challenge of a big initiative supported by a small bankroll. While nonprofits come in all shapes and sizes, there is a general procedure for all nonprofit professionals can follow a… Continued

Case Study: Extensive Media Relations Effort Makes Wreath Campaign at Arlington National Cemetery a Success

March 5th, 2012 by

A series of targeted press releases and a direct mail piece helped drive top-tier media national coverage of Wreaths Across America’s campaign.

Image Patrol: Komen Foundation vs. Planned Parenthood: Proper PR Wins Out

February 13th, 2012 by

In a PR crisis for the ages, Katie Paine gives Susan G. Komen for the Cure mostly failing grades, while Planned Parenthood gets excellent marks for its response.

5 Tips for a Successful Social Media Crisis Response

February 3rd, 2012 by

The speed, immediacy and reach of social media has forever changed business communications—particularly in a crisis. Social media provides the tools to turn a crisis around and turn detractors into fans. But there are tenets… Continued

PR News Q&A With Krisleigh Hoermann: Build Community at the Speed of a Tweet

February 2nd, 2012 by

The speed of Twitter can be intimidating to even the most social media-savvy communicator. But Krisleigh Hoermann, community manager for the American Heart Association, believes the platform is the perfect place to host a conversation—albeit… Continued

As Google+ Grows, Early Adopters Reveal Brand-Page Best Practices

February 1st, 2012 by

The new year brings a sense of optimism to PR professionals, as budgets are set, programs are under way and that new iPad is now full of great apps. But this new year also brings… Continued