09 Aug
5 Tips to Energize Your Communications

One of the biggest challenges for a nonprofit is to keep their communications fresh and engaging. Nonprofits can fall victim to uninspiring communications for any number of reasons. Maybe they've begun to focus too closely on the organization and not the cause. Or they fail...

Kevin Durant is a cupcake.
21 Jun
Kevin Durant is a cupcake. You should be too.

“This has been by far the most challenging few weeks in my professional life. I understood cognitively that I was facing a crossroads in my evolution as a player and as a man, and that it came with exceptionally difficult choices. What I didn’t truly...

Our new intern, Tanya with her family
15 Jun
The Tale of an Unlikely Intern

It's Time for a Reboot I’m a mom to two teenagers, wife of 23 years, and a social media intern. That’s right. I said intern. A position typically held by young 20 somethings trying to gain work experience. I’m what you might call a rebooter. To reboot...

30 May
Who Cares? 4 Tips to Better Understanding Your Audience

We’ve been talking a lot about storytelling recently. In the last month, we've covered how to use the media to tell your story, provided tips on what makes a compelling story and outlined how your nonprofit can make donors the hero of your brand story. The discussion...

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...

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...