Links to Blog Posts You Should Read!
Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II — With Examples
"It’s crucial for a nonprofit to not only communicate their message clearly — what they do, how they do it, and who they do it for — but also to represent themselves visually in a consistent manner, so donors and other stakeholders will have an easier time recognizing your good work and understanding the case for supporting you. If you don’t communicate what your nonprofit stands for, intelligibly and distinctly, your audiences may become confused." Click here to read the full post.
Learning from Non-Profits: Being Data Driven
"Let’s face it: non-profits are the ugly stepchildren of the corporate world. They get scraps of advice and hand-me-down help from MBA do-gooders, but that’s not where the action is when it comes to 'real' business. It is rare for experts to point towards non-profits as 'best practice' case studies for standard corporate operations. Yes, we put them on a pedestal for making the world a better place, but at the same time we question how effectively they do it. Think of how often we criticize non-profit entities for not 'running their business' as efficiently as a for-profit business would be expected to do." Click here to read the full post.