Your Digital Nonprofit: The Social Profit Stack

by Kelly Morris

Every other Sunday, I'll spark ⚡️your social profit's online fundraising strategy and share the tools you need to succeed. You'll receive an actionable tip and three links to drive donor engagement, deliver the best online experience for donors, and raise more revenue. Join us!

Encouragement Leads Innovation In Your Nonprofit 💡

Hi Reader, I’m often in awe of the incredible innovation I see in our industry. I'm proud to have stepped into organizations to see the culture and environment surrounding the team, all working together to find solutions for the cause. While I’m usually there to assess or plan fundraising, I see firsthand how team culture works. But, I often wonder how that culture supports new ideas brought forward by the whole team. When a nonprofit creates meaningful change, it’s innovation that I see at...
12 days ago • 3 min read

Embrace A Digital Mindset: Leads a New Path Forward 📈

Hi Reader, I recently worked alongside an organization led by a dedicated but traditional leader, named Jared (not his real name). Rooted in old-school methods, he had done well in raising money at events and even sent a spring appeal once a year up until C19. He needed help and hired me to help build a fund development plan. I quickly saw the organization was stagnant. Donations slowed, events were no longer well-attended, and acquiring new donors required growth. I wanted Jared to act...
26 days ago • 2 min read

Idea Validation Can Make or Break Your Next Fundraising Campaign ⏰

Hi Reader, Imagine this... Your former work colleague, Jenna, now a senior fundraising professional at a well-known charity, is calling you in a panic. She immediately starts, “Remember how we pulled through that campaign we did ten years ago?" hinting at your old shared struggles and victories. "The board wants us to run a capital campaign right away," she reveals, her voice tinged with worry. Recently, they let go of two fundraisers, leaving her overwhelmed. "What's the goal? And do we even...
about 1 month ago • 3 min read
ChatGPT, Dude

Leverage the Power of AI Prompts in Your Nonprofit ✨

Imagine sitting in front of your computer, distracted by social media. Procrastination sits on your shoulders. It’s heavy. You know this isn’t what you’re supposed to be doing. You’re stumped. Fresh out of ideas on what to write next for your weekly content. You’re busy, but you know how important communicating with your community is. Then you remember this new tool called AI can help inspire you. AI tools like ChatGPT can help provide ideas, writing frameworks, outlines, and even a schedule...
about 2 months ago • 3 min read
Usher FTW

Explore Automation: A Direct Line to More Impact 🌱

Imagine this… You just sat at your desk to work on your next appeal. You've done all you can to create the best writing environment. You want it to be zen. You've put your headphones on to listen to the Lofi playlist. You're all set. You start writing. Then… *Bling* You receive a blaring notification. And again. *Bling.* Ugh. You realize you forgot to hit the Focus setting on your computer. Huge distraction. You immediately click do not disturb for an hour. It turns off the notifications on...
2 months ago • 3 min read
Email Sequence Works

Powerful & Automated: Create An Email Welcome Sequence 📧

Imagine this. You find yourself interested in learning more about an organization that helps people deal with an issue a family member is experiencing. You search Google to find the one you need. You see the one you want and click the link to visit their website. Smooth so far. You look around and check out their services. The information is helping you out. Then you see they share a newsletter. Excited, you subscribe as it says you'll continue to receive information about their organization....
3 months ago • 4 min read
The Moral Of the Story

Digital Storytelling: Emotionally Connect With Your Online Audience 👩🏻‍💻

Over ten years ago, I remember reading an extraordinary story on Twitter. A staff member wrote a story series about children they help at a local charity I support. Of course, back then, we didn’t have to deal with the algorithm nonsense we experienced today, so because I followed her, I didn’t have to dig around to find it. The stories she wrote took my breath away. Childhood illness was at the forefront of their cause. Like Twitter threads act today, she created her series in chapters to...
3 months ago • 2 min read
New Year Intentions

HNY!! Set Your Best Habits & Intentions for 2024

If you’re like me, you've spent way more time working rather than planning for the new year than you care to admit. Before Christmas, I told my colleague I intended to only work on my newsletter over the holidays. It’s tough! I have time to work on my website, develop a mini-workshop, and jump back on my recently lost habit of writing daily content. Shifting our focus through the holidays allows us to think clearer and spend time on the items we can’t seem to get to in our daily schedules. It...
4 months ago • 3 min read

Celebrating You and Your Wins in 2023 🎉🎉

Can you believe it’s already December 17? With holidays around the corner and more time on our side, it’s important to look back, examine our experiences, and celebrate our wins. We don’t do that enough, do we? Remember, the work you do for your nonprofit plays a fundamental role in feeding, healing, protecting, housing, educating, inspiring, enlightening, and nurturing our community. Today, I’m on a mission to celebrate YOU and the accomplishments you made in 2023. Let’s dig in. What we...
4 months ago • 3 min read

Social Proof: An Ingredient to Improve Online Growth 🌱

Imagine this… You’re scrolling through your organization’s general email inbox. You stumble upon an incredible review from a new donor. Their note is heartfelt, thanking you for the work you do. You immediately reply to thank them and ask if you can share their note. Your donor responds with a resounding yes! You’ve seen how other businesses share reviews with their audience, and you want to do the same. The problem is you need help with how to do it. In this week’s edition of the Social...
5 months ago • 2 min read

Every other Sunday, I'll spark ⚡️your social profit's online fundraising strategy and share the tools you need to succeed. You'll receive an actionable tip and three links to drive donor engagement, deliver the best online experience for donors, and raise more revenue. Join us!

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