My Dream catchers

How I grew in the gardens they planted!! My dreamcatchers. The gardens that yielded a harvest of love fertilised with humor, in a soil with high levels of adventure, and of curiosity, that were watered with sweat, and the tears of laughter and loss. Some seasons are less kind and the harvest became hardier as a consequence of the winds of doubt, the hail of fail, came along in the midst of the spring sunshine of hope and summers of certainty. The harvest breaks my Continue reading →

Anna Blanch Rabe joins SpouseWorld 1 to 1 host Dave Etter to talk hitting the ground running

It’s PCS (permanent change of station) season again, and that means lots of new communities and towns and cities to explore. Anna joined Dave Etter to record her second SpouseWorld 1 to 1 interview. This time she talked with Dave about hitting the ground running in terms of community involvement when you arrive in a new location! She gives some of the tips that helped her find herself on a local non profit board, an appointed to a local housing authority by the city Mayor Continue reading →

Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates providing specialist communications content for Legal Professionals

Finding a communications professional who can expertly and strategically navigate your niche, recognizing any potential ethical pitfalls and adding value to your website and helping you to provide your clients and potential clients with quality and specialist content might be more difficult than finding a needle in a haystack. But for the legal professionals who have chosen Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates to assist them in developing evergreen content, it’s like finding a diamond! Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates are proud to call The Law Continue reading →

Anna Blanch Rabe joins Braless Podcast to promote Women’s Check up day and talk all things down under (Australia)

Anna Blanch Rabe joins Braless Podcast to promote Women’s Check up day and talk all things down under (Australia). Host Erin Whitehead goes DOWN UNDER with her Australian friend, Anna Blanch Rabe to discuss being separated by a common language and all the crazy-ass animals that live in Australia. We actually learn some pretty cool stuff in this one, folks! Like… Why would you ask for a rubber at college? Are kangaroos assholes? (Spoiler: yes, they are) Is it okay to unload a double barrel Continue reading →

How to write a Press Release for your non-profit or social enterprise

You figured out that you need to write a press release. What now? It always helps to have a template on which to base your press release – especially with short notice or a limited turnaround as can happen when responding to current affairs or announcing a time sensitive event. There’s one to download at the bottom of the post! Start with a template. I’ve included one as a download at the bottom of this post. Templates are an incredible time saver and a way Continue reading →

Why your non profit should be writing press releases

Whether you call them press releases, news releases, or media releases, and whether you consider them an “old media” form of communication, here is why your non profit should still be writing press releases. Simply put, instead of thinking about release as a way of gaining media coverage, think of it as an opportunity to gain media coverage and a valuable piece of marketing material. A press release is your message in your words. Think Broadly: send it out to print media outlets but don’t Continue reading →

Build an empowered community: 5 things to do in 2017

We’re just over a week into 2017, and it’s time to talk about goals, plans, and resolutions: thus, 5 things to do in 2017 to build an an empowered community. Let’s start with the obvious question: what is an empowered community? An Empowered Community An empowered community is a community where every individual feels able and encouraged to contribute to the betterment, growth and strengthening of a community in which they feel ownership and, most importantly, belonging. 1. Coalition Building Coalition building is one path Continue reading →