Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

We've got the good stuff on the web for you.

It’s finally starting to feel a little more like spring here in NC. Let’s celebrate with some Mixed Links!

I’ve reopened the application process for our Nonprofit Marketing Guide Mentoring Program for communications directors and executive directors who do it all. The new six-month session begins July 1 and we have 10 slots open. We’ve already heard from some great candidates, so let us know if you are interested in the program.

Nancy Schwartz shares a guest post by Chapin Cole who implores nonprofits to do more innovative communications in I Won’t Support My Grandma’s Nonprofit.

Speaking of changing the way you do things, Blackbaud has 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email.

Lori Jacobwith also has more on mobile and if your nonprofit could handle a world with only smartphones and tablets.

If you are thinking about moving to the cloud, NTEN has a post by Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation, who shares their experience in Moving to the Cloud: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

If “inbox zero” is only a pipe dream, this Email Charter may help out a little bit. (Hat tip - John Haydon)

Debra Askanase talks about Social Media Convergence.

Frustrated with the leadership of your organization? Jamie Notter shares some ideas of What to Do When the Leaders Don’t “Get It”.

Nonprofit Training

May 13: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts

May 16: Building a Storytelling Culture in Your Organization

May 28: Taming Your Communications Calendar Six Months at a Time

See you next week, and Happy Mother’s Day to you moms and motherly types!