#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

cocktail150Read an article you think would be great for Mixed Links? Let me know! Just tweet the link using #MixedLinks (and if you have room mention @kristinaleroux), then I will take a look! And give you full credit for the find, of course. ~Kristina

I hope everyone had a great week. Let’s cap it off with some Mixed Links…

First off, take a few minutes to fill out the Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015  survey from Blackbaud.

Ever been to a conference and noticed people tweeting during the event? Most conferences and events encourage this by creating hashtags just for the occasion and often have staff tweeting as well. Live tweeting can be a little overwhelming so here are 5 tips to help you successfully live tweet an event. (h/t to @GuideStarUSA)

If you are applying for a grant, you may want to check out 7 annoying things nonprofits do and say that get on funders’ nerves by Nonprofit with Balls (yes, you read that right) first. (And if applying for that grant is frustrating the heck out of you, check out their other post 7 Annoying things funders say, and what we wish they (you) would say instead.)

Frogloop has 5 guidelines for improving your digital and multi-channel marketing.

You know we are big advocates of alternative annual report formats, including infographics. Travis Hobbs gets you started with 4 Steps to Creating Stellar Infographic Annual Reports.

Julia Reich of Stone Soup Creative shares 3 ways to save time and money on your annual report.

If you are looking to raise more money online, you’ll need these 5 Tips to Get Donations on Nonprofit and Charity Websites.

Nonprofit Training:

August 5: Email Newsletters for Nonprofits Part II: Writing and Designing Great E-Newsletters (Presented at CharityHowTo and free with an All-Access Pass)

August 7: Writing Short: How to Write Subject Lines, Tweets, Headlines, Facebook Updates and More ($75 or free with an All-Access Pass)

Have a great weekend!

Author: Kristina Leroux, Community Engagement Manager

I am the Community Engagement Manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com.

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