January 13th, 2021 | 22 mins 31 secs
communications, marketing, nonprofit
Should marketing and communications be separate departments? Sarah Durham sits down with marketing and communications expert Samantha Campbell to examine the difference.
December 16th, 2020 | 20 mins 24 secs
These are uncertain times for nonprofits. Join Sarah Durham and NTEN's CEO, Amy Sample-Ward, for a conversation about how NTEN uses their values to communicate tough news, pivot when things change, and more.
December 9th, 2020 | 22 mins 54 secs
Sarah Durham and Farra Trompeter chat about the best ways to engage first-time donors who responded during a moment of crisis and transform them into regular givers.
November 25th, 2020 | 18 mins 20 secs
Do robots make bad fundraisers? This episode of the Smart Communications Podcast examines ways to apply time-tested principles of philanthropy to the modern technology available to fundraisers- while keeping it human and effective.
November 11th, 2020 | 17 mins 11 secs
A good tagline can inspire you to think, feel, maybe even react. This episode breaks down the three structures to follow that can strengthen your organization’s brand strategy.
October 28th, 2020 | 11 mins 42 secs
nonprofit, project management
How do you tackle a daunting project? This episode of the Smart Communications Podcast offers a roadmap for how you can approach big initiatives and tips on how to get started.
October 14th, 2020 | 13 mins 17 secs
nonprofit, nonprofit strategy
This rerun of the Smart Communications podcast offers useful insights to help you get a sense of the terms: goals, objectives, strategy, and tactics from a nonprofit communications perspective.
September 28th, 2020 | 13 mins 45 secs
nonprofit, nonprofit communications
In this episode, Sarah Durham examines the common obstacles that make it harder for nonprofits to communicate.
September 16th, 2020 | 14 mins 5 secs
fundraising, galas, nonprofit
To gala or not to gala. In this podcast replay, Stephanie Thomas, founder of Stetwin Consulting, discusses the value of galas as a fundraising vehicle.
September 2nd, 2020 | 21 mins 14 secs
nonprofit, nonprofit communications
Thought leader and host of the “Nonprofits are Messy” podcast, Joan Garry, discusses how to make nonprofit communications strategy passionate and impactful.
August 19th, 2020 | 17 mins 53 secs
accountability, brand elements, communications, nonprofit, sustainable momentum
Sarah Durham discusses common challenges to nonprofits generating sustainable momentum in their communications and offers ways to address them using six key brand elements.
August 5th, 2020 | 15 mins 28 secs
communications, donation, giving, nonprofit
Sarah Durham and Eric Javier tell us the best way to get that transformational donation for your nonprofit.
July 22nd, 2020 | 15 mins 30 secs
audiences, branding, communications, donors, nonprofit, nonprofit branding
Is your nonprofit a best-kept-secret? Learn how developing a clear, credible, and consistent voice can help you build and maintain deeper mindshare and engagement with your audiences.
July 8th, 2020 | 11 mins 44 secs
accessibility, branding, communications, content, inclusive, nonprofit, website
Sarah Durham and Amanda Luker discuss how your website can benefit from becoming more user-friendly.
June 24th, 2020 | 7 mins 9 secs
communications, nonprofit, pop-up rules, video norms, zoom
Stay-at-home orders across the country have increased the amount of daily interaction that occurs over video calls. Discover ways to maximize the effectiveness of each call while reducing burnout.
Episode 62: How can you disrupt power dynamics and bring a DEI lens to your major donor relationships?
June 10th, 2020 | 12 mins 28 secs
campaigns, communications, donors, nonprofit
What roles and power do your donors have? Learn how to center your participants while maintaining donor relationships by applying a DEI lens with Sarah Durham and Hannah Thomas.