Are You Ready For Some Hard Marketing Truths?

There’s a great article by Janet Balis in the 3/10/21 edition of the Harvard Business Review titled 10 Truths About Marketing After the Pandemic. Item #2 really caught my attention: Old truth: “You are competing with your competitors.” New truth: “You are competing with the last best experience your customer had.” Balis examines some strategies organizations should consider meeting this expectation. The standout here to me was “Build the right data …

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Nonprofit Bids Is Up And Running! is officially up and running. The original scope of focusing on nonprofit Request For Proposal (RFP) has been expanded to include lighter project work. Finding the right provider can be challenging for nonprofits. When a project comes up, most nonprofit admins take to social media or ask for colleague recommendations to find a freelancer or firm to take on the work. Spoiler: that’s a lot of leg work and can …

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Diversity & Equity

In light of recent news, I want to post this podcast episode featuring Ruby Lopez Harper, Americans for the Arts Senior Director of Local Arts Advancement, and Dr. Brea M. Heidelberg, Associate Professor & the Director of the Entertainment & Arts Management program at Drexel University. These two dynamic and candid guests produced one of the best conversations around about equity and arts orgs. Equity and Diversity article archive.

FREE Provider Directory Listing At Nonprofit Bids

In the wake of how successful candidate resume profiles are at Arts Admin Jobs, I decided to adopt the idea to This move will help expand the original scope of the site to encourage nonprofit arts and culture orgs to use the site not only for posting formal Request For Projects (RFP) but also short term and limited engagement jobs. Having a list of providers will also make it easier …

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Office Return Poll Results: Arts Admins Want Everything

Last week’s survey asking readers about their current remote work status and if they are developing any preference for going back to the office or staying remote generated a good bit excitement. At just over 400 responses, let’s take a look at what we discovered. Most Arts Admins Are Working Remote Only a quarter of respondents indicating working a hybrid in-office/remote schedule while 2/3 were still firmly working from home. Only …

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