EcoScribe Communications

The Ins and Outs of Writing Profiles
October 6, 2009

Compelling profiles —of constituents, volunteers or donors — are powerful tools that a nonprofit can use to motivate donors and other supporters by illuminating its mission, demonstrating success and providing public recognition.

Unfortunately, a lot of these profiles — which appear in newsletters, on Web sites, and in PR/marketing materials and annual reports, among other places — are just boring and fall victim to what Kivi Leroux Miller calls the "tedious bio syndrome." Here, she recommends steps organizations can take to create powerful profiles that go to work for their causes.

Tips for Honing In On Your Target Audience
June 9, 2009

Face it … not everyone cares about your cause — and there’s not much you can do about it.

"There are always going to be people that are more interested in shoe shopping than what you have to say," says Kivi Leroux Miller.

Blogging Tips, Traps and Tales
March 18, 2009

In the webinar "Blogging for Nonprofits: Tips, Traps, and Tales" last month, Kivi Leroux Miller, founder of EcoScribe Communications and keeper of the Nonprofit Marketing Guide, covered blogging inside and out, including information about the types of blogs nonprofits can create and questions organizations should ask themselves to make sure a blog is right for them.