INSIDE AOC: The Adventures of a Nonprofit Marketing Firm

06 Jan
Seven Nonprofit Trends to Watch in 2016
The Angel Oak Creative team put its head together over the holidays to identify the seven nonprofit trends to pay attention to in 2016. From digital nonprofit trends like social media advertising to strategic nonprofit trends like analyzing donor data, 2016 is going to be a big year. Make sure you're up to date so you can stand out and propel your mission forward!
31 Dec
This New Year Someone Will Be Watching

By: Dan Casey There's a story circulating about the eccentric head football coach at the University of Michigan, Jim Harbaugh. As the story goes, Coach Harbaugh is driving to his office early one morning. As he approaches an intersection, he becomes transfixed by a young police...

16 Dec
What it means to be a Kingdom-focused firm
By: Daphne Thompson If I had a guess, I’d bet that most college grads, when asked which factors carried the most weight as they searched for that “perfect job,’ would likely mention factors such as salary, industry, company size, and opportunity for advancement.
What's Your Purpose?
09 Dec
What’s Your Purpose
By: David Chatham I can remember it like it was yesterday — sitting at my desk writing a press release about a fish oil supplement thinking, “Is this all there is? Is this my purpose in life? I’m here to help sell fish oil?”
18 Nov
Five Ways to Maximize Giving Tuesday with Marketing

By: Grace Casey These days there seems to be a holiday for everything. In fact, every single day in December has been “claimed.” ­Did you know that December 6th is “Put on Your Own Shoes Day?” Many of these capital-D Days go without much effect on...

12 Nov
Farewell and Fundraising

The (questionably) insightful Chris Brown once said that there’s never a right time to say goodbye. And when you’re equally excited to welcome what lies ahead and deeply saddened to bid farewell to all that’s about to change, those words couldn’t be more true. After one...

06 Nov
Nonprofit Nugget: From Good to Great
Guest Post By: Vince DeFreitas, President of Silver Developers Vince DeFreitas has been a business owner for nearly 20 years in the sports and construction industries. But that’s not all he’s been doing. Many days, you can find him working alongside Triangle nonprofits in a board, volunteer or in-kind role. 
Jesus takes notes and looks at computer
28 Oct
Was Jesus a PR Pro?

Guest Post By: David Chatham  As I was listening to the radio the other day, a pastor was preaching on Paul's letter to the Corinthians and I began to think about just how powerful are Christ's words and example in so many areas of our lives....

22 Oct
Nonprofit Nugget: Every Donor Needs a Story

By: Katie Brown Every year, I count down the days until I get this one thing in the mail. You might be surprised to hear that this thing I get in the mail isn’t a letter, a package, or anything directly intended for me at all,...

15 Oct
Get Ready for Some Swag!
Young companies can learn a lot from mature ones. No matter the size—big or small—the ones who have gone before us have a lot of wisdom to impart. At the end of the day, companies are more alike than they are different. Think about it.