Entries by Tim Eubanks

Using Fonts to Improve Your Image and Personalize Your Communications

In the fundraising world, the tasks are many and the days are long. We’re often reminded of the need to set priorities and be strategic amid the hailstorm of responsibilities that fall at our feet. There’s no question that your organization’s high-level work should consume the bulk of your time and energy. But you should […]

Reassess your crisis communications plan

Are you ready for a real crisis to hit your organization? Have you thought about what you would do if your CEO were lost in a plane crash? What if someone on staff embezzled organizational funds? Or if you were deluged with accusations that you’re unfairly influenced by corporate interests, or Nazis – or both? Welcome […]

June Spark Session: Crowdfunding – Making It Work

Sounds great: Unleash the power of art and artists to teach liberty and pro-freedom change. Host an all-day celebration of liberty, Arts and Minds in liberal Portland. Invite everyone to come, paint, party, and learn. Involve lots of organizations working to reform the creaky Oregon criminal justice system. Transform an ugly wall into a public […]

Get right with copyrights, part 2

Sometimes it feels as if you can’t do anything without stealing some copyright owner’s material. Don’t worry, you can keep communications fresh, beautiful, and smart without becoming an intellectual pickpocket. We’ve already considered whether it’s right to use someone else’s work without their agreement, how much wiggle room our organizations have, and what creative output […]

Arts and Minds Dream Board

Visualize a successful Arts and Minds project this summer in Portland – community art activism for criminal justice reform. Help us reach the Arts and Minds crowdfunding goal: $7,000. It’s all or nothing! Please ask your friends to join you as a Dream Board star. Become a star and a dreamer. Support Arts and Minds.

#Resist Just Ain’t My Thing

We’ve entered the second week of the Arts and Minds Kickstarter, and I’d like to talk about a key aspect of the project: collaboration. There’s a movement and a meme going around – #Resist – and “A woman’s place is in the Resistance.” While I appreciate the energy, I don’t agree. A woman’s place is […]

March Spark Session: Wiki How?

Jonathan Haines and Nicole Williams talk through five considerations as you transition from “I don’t like my Wikipedia page” to becoming a Wiki wonk – because working Wikipedia wrong can land you in world of wasted time!