Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s Mixed Links…

The “bitty award” for brilliance in direct mail fundraising for small shop nonprofit organizations is accepting applications from now through February 8.

Katya Andresen tells you What You Absolutely Must Know about Where Tech Is Headed.

While you may not be able to get Morgan Freeman to lend his voice to your cause, you can use Autism Speaks creative year-end fundraising campaign as an inspiration to try something new.

SocialBrite has a very comprehensive calendar of 2013 nonprofit and social change conferences.

Nancy Schwartz is hosting the first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2013. This month’s theme is what’s your big dream for 2013. Submissions  are due January 28th.

Lifehacker shares The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains.

Jocelyn Harmon pulls out some great stuff from the book, How Will You Measure Your Life? in her post, Without Great Execution, Strategy is Just Good Intentions.

Using The 5 Most Persuasive Words in the English Language can help your fundraising and marketing. Copyblogger lists them.

Nonprofit Training

January 8:  Writing Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts presented at CharityHowTo.com (Nonprofit Marketing Guide Pass Holder can attend for free.)

January 10: Feedback and Fine-Tuning: Thank You Letters presented at Nonprofit Marketing Guide for Pass Holders only

January 15: How to Write an Annual Report People Will Actually Read presented at CharityHowTo.com (Nonprofit Marketing Guide Pass Holder can attend for free.)

January 23: How to Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit presented at CharityHowTo.com (Nonprofit Marketing Guide Pass Holder can attend for free.)

Have a great weekend!