Mixed Links on Nonprofit Fundraising and Marketing

Greeting from sunny Florida! Perfect weather for Mixed Links!

With less than a month ’til the election, I thought I would round up some posts on how the presidential candidates are communicating and what we as nonprofit communicators can learn from them.

Nancy Schwartz breaks down the first debate with Debate Highlights: 9 Communications Lessons.

Here is an interesting infographic on how social media is shaping this election.

But is this really the “Social Media” Election? Not everyone thinks so.

Fundraising

Gail Perry shares How to Drive Your Online Donors Away Quickly.

How often do you email your supporters? Jeff Brooks says probably not enough (and we agree!)

Katya Andresen and Network for Good have some ways to inspire your donors.

Joceyln Harmon suggests asking yourself 4 questions to Make Year-End a “Yes!” Instead of a “Yuck!”

I’ve talked before about creating personas within your target audience. Pam Grow suggests creating one for your your-end appeal.

Nonprofit Training

NonprofitMarketingGuide.com Webinars:

For Pass Holders Only – October 10: Social Media Starter Kit: Facebook for Nonprofits

For Pass Holders Only – October 16: Taming Your Editorial Calendar and Content Creation Process

FREE for everyone – October 24: Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Be Telling (While you can register for free, we are asking for a $10 donation to for Positive Wellness Alliance)

Charity HowTo Webinars I’m Teaching Soon:

October 22: How to Write a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read

Have a great weekend!