If You’re Going to Change the World, You Better Bring Your Stories: An Interview with Andy Goodman

This Wednesday, storytelling coach and guru Andy Goodman will be live on Twitter to answer questions for the frank community. We talked with Andy about his career journey, the craft of storytelling and how organizations can use stories to communicate who they are better. We hope you enjoy this conversation as much as we did.    […]

Storytelling Exercise: Write Your Story in One Sentence

By Brandon Telg and Jaron Jones One of the biggest hurdles to overcome when writing one’s story is knowing where to start. For this reason, it is helpful to start with parameters. So we challenge you to write your story within this parameter: one sentence. What is your story in one sentence? Take some time […]

A Storytelling Takeover

By Brandon Telg and Jaron Jones Over the next week, Self Narrate, a Gainesville-based nonprofit run by two franksters, will be taking over frank’s social media presence. To kick off the week, we wanted to introduce ourselves and what we do to the frank community. Self Narrate is a nonprofit organization dedicated to personal story […]

Social Issues + Motion Pictures = Reel Impact


An inspiring video can enliven a campaign in progress or spark a new one. Alina Evans, account coordinator at Spitfire Strategies, shares five points to think about if your organization is considering getting behind the camera.

Why I Am a frank Scholar

Dr. Natalie Tindall, associate professor in the Department of Communication at Lamar University, tells us about her experience at frank (scholar), the launch of the first ever frank (scholar) project and her efforts to build a new future for public relations.

frank Finds: The Power of Practice, Ego and Nonprofits


The latest public interest communication news you need to know.

21 Ways to Tell a Nonprofit Story


From oral histories to games to traveling exhibits, Paul VanDeCarr, managing director and co-founder of Working Narratives, shares 21 ways to tell your nonprofit stories

How Your Nonprofit Can Stay on Message


Use this one tool to stay on point with your nonprofit message, from Prichard Communications.

Writing Letters to Break Vicious Cycles

Economists in Germany find that expressing feelings to someone who hurts you could make you more generous to others.

Beyoncé Announces #BeyGood Campaign to Aid Children Affected by Flint Water Crisis

To top off her release of the “Formation” music video, conquering of the Super Bowl halftime show, and announcement of her world tour, Beyoncé has extended a philanthropic arm to the residents of Flint, Michigan, by introducing a fund for children who are suffering because of the city’s water crisis.