INSIDE AOC: The Adventures of a Nonprofit Marketing Firm

16 Feb
Girl Boss: Part 2

When Cate found herself in the midst of a job transition, she realized she had never worked for a female leader, and this bothered her. With aspirations to do big things in her career, how could she learn to be a girl boss if she'd never seen...

09 Feb
GIRL BOSS – The Value of Working for a Woman

I get to work for a woman. And not any woman, but a woman who started and runs her own business. She is a boss. And she is a woman. My Opportunity to Assess Eighteen months ago, I found myself in the midst of an abrupt and...

02 Feb
You Gave $1,000,000 in Six Weeks

Triangle, you did it! In December we challenged you to help eight local nonprofits close out their end-of-year fundraising campaigns, totaling more than $1MM. These campaigns included saving the lives of mothers around the world, renovating houses on the brink of becoming uninhabitable, and equipping students to...

26 Jan
4 Tips For Crushing a Crowdfunding Campaign

Setting the Stage I've wanted to write this post for a while now. Basically, since early December when I checked out our tracking chart for the eight clients we helped with end-of-year campaigns and realized the smallest one was having the most success. That's right, an organization that ended...

3 ways to reach new heights
17 Jan
3 Ways to Reach New Heights in 2017

Another year has come and gone. And now's the perfect time for nonprofits to reflect on and evaluate both the good and bad of 2016. The beginning of a new year is ripe with opportunity, offering the prospect to grow, change and become better. As we...

12 Jan
Seven Nonprofit Trends To Watch In 2017
Since you liked our seven trends for 2016 so much, we decided to do it again this year! So, we're taking a shot at predicting the seven trends for 2017 that nonprofits should focus on the most. If we were to sum up our seven trends in just a few words, they'd be — simple, social and strategic. We hope you find these helpful and welcome your thoughts on other trends to look for in 2017.
3 Content Tips for 2017
04 Jan
3 Content Tips for 2017 from our #2016BestNine

It’s been a fantastic year for Angel Oak Creative. We’ve experienced incredible growth as a company and watched our clients grow their impact and tell their stories. Inspired by Instagram’s trending #2016BestNine, we wanted to see which of our blog posts made up our own best...

Triangle, You've Been Challenged!
20 Dec
Triangle, You’ve Been Challenged!

November and December around the Angel Oak Creative office is definitely our busiest time of year. Like most businesses racing to hit their quarter four goals, nonprofits are sprinting towards their own finish lines. But you already know that because you’ve received countless appeal letters in...

media relations success
13 Dec
Nonprofits in the News: Five Steps to Media Relations Success

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard a client express their desire to be featured in a news story I would be a wealthy man. It seems like everybody wants to see their organization’s name in print. Of course, there are many...