#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

mixed links 9612782882_b491c524dd_zWould love to hear what you’re publishing or reading! 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

First off, we hosted this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival on raising awareness. (You can also find a round-up of #IceBucketChallenge posts there too.) Next month’s carnival will be hosted by Joanne Fritz on measuring social media effectiveness.

Guidestar gets the gold star for sending me suggestions using #MixedLinks! They suggested their post on How to Maximize Fundraising Using Social Media.

TechSoup has begun taking submissions for their Storymakers contest. As we mentioned last week, participants have the chance to win up to US $13,000 in prizes and have their video showcased across the TechSoup Global Network.

Vu Le has a great post on The Frustration with Innovation: Bright Shiny Object Syndrome and its effect on the nonprofit sector.

Have a meeting with a potential major donor? Here are some tips on how to prepare.

Here are a few rules on what you need to have on your website’s “Contact” page.

Frank Barry shares The Top 10 Most Effective Donation Form Optimizations You Can Make.

What do you think is the one Twitter feature you should be using, but aren’t?

And in the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category, Debra Askanase  shares an Unexpected Nonprofit Fundraising Story.

Nonprofit Training:

FREE for everyone! September 3: How to Raise Awareness for Your Cause on a Budget

September 8: Marketing Bequests: Asking for That Final Gift Part I: Getting Started with Tom Ahern

See you next week!

Author: Kristina Leroux, Community Engagement Manager

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

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