How Nonprofits Helped Me While Growing Up

How Nonprofits Helped Me While Growing Up

I remember the first time my grandma brought me items from the food bank. My mom was absent at the time, detoxing from methamphetamine and the last thing on her mind was me or buying groceries. My grandma walked in with a big box that I labeled as “poor people food.”...
Prospecting 101: 6 Best Ways to Recruit new Donors

Prospecting 101: 6 Best Ways to Recruit new Donors

Prospecting is seen as the hardest thing we have to do, and yet it is the most important thing for our success. Prospecting should be done constantly and on a regular basis. It should be made a part of your daily routine as an Executive Director. It should go on from...
Nonprofit Marketing in 4 Easy Steps

Nonprofit Marketing in 4 Easy Steps

Like other businesses, nonprofits also need to have definite marketing strategies to follow. And without putting a definite plan in place, they are bound to fail. Here’s 4 easy steps that outline how to do your nonprofit marketing. Creating awareness of your...

Spotlight: Gizmo Coeur d’Alene – Makerspace

Fyrefly came in to help get the word out about Gizmo CdA. We helped by managing their marketing in order for them to serve the world through project based and makerspace education. Fyrefly Group is currently working to promote a regional makers faire event in the...
Is It Time To Ditch My DIY Website – Part 2

Is It Time To Ditch My DIY Website – Part 2

Last week I gave you 11 tips to start thinking about if it’s time to upgrade from your do-it-yourself nonprofit website. I’m sure you’ve been imagining various scenarios and whether or not you should change things up on your nonprofit website. Here are nine more...
18 Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your DIY Website – Part 1

18 Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your DIY Website – Part 1

It’s almost impossible to run a thriving nonprofit without a website. Whether you’re looking at implementing your first nonprofit website or redesigning your current one, you’re faced with two options: A) Hiring a professional web-designer B) Doing it yourself (DIY)...
What Is My Website Footer Missing?

What Is My Website Footer Missing?

Have you ever given much thought to the footer of your website pages? Even though the footer may not contain the most compelling content or be graphically creative, it is the place visitors return time and time again to gather much-needed information. It is crucial...