Posts Categorized: Take it From Us…

Our Halloween Treat–10 FREE Digital Hacks for Nonprofits

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In the spirit of Halloween, we wanted to give our nonprofit and foundation readers out there a big treat–a list of our top, bite-sized digital hacks that can make your life significantly easier. And the best part? Everything listed below is free–just like the Halloween candy you got trick-or-treating as a kid. Use Google Apps

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Stop Treating Your Nonprofit Website Like a Filing Cabinet

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Sometimes when we help our nonprofit clients relaunch a website we feel as if we’ve walked into an episode of “Storage Wars,” the cable television reality show. If you haven’t seen “Storage Wars,” here’s how it works: An auctioneer sells a storage locker’s contents after the rent has gone unpaid for months. Buyers have five minutes

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5 Banned Books You Should Read to Celebrate Banned Book Week

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Today marks the beginning of Banned Books Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) to highlight the censorship of books current, recent and past. Notable titles that have been banned or challenged include: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Captain Underpants” (you know you’ve read it!) and “The Kite Runner.” Reasons for these

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3 Reasons You Should Dump Google Alerts

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Google Alerts used to be a no-brainer for nonprofits monitoring their online reputations. It’s free, it’s easy to use, you could get delivery via email or RSS–what more do you need? Recently though, complaints across the web have accused Google Alerts of being “Broken–” and that’s a nice way to say it . Sadly, our

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6 Smart Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Use Video Apps

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Video apps like Instagram Video and Vine are changing the face of information sharing and if your nonprofit hasn’t already, it’s time to hop on the bandwagon—here’s why: Your target audience is probably already watching videos- a LOT of videos: Video is quickly becoming a leading medium for consuming information–according to the site Web Video

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2 Reasons Today is a Fantastic Day: Burgers and Blogging!

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Today is a wonderful day. Why, you ask? Well, two fantastic firsts kick-off today: 1) The Portland Mercury launches its first ever Portland Burger Week, and 2) Prichard Communications launches its first ever blog, with moi as the blog editor! And, who doesn’t like a good, cheap burger or an interesting new blog…edited by moi? Like

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