Fundraising Carnival Up; How-To’s Coming Next Week

Jeff Brooks at Donor Power Blog has posted this week’s edition of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. He asked what’s good or bad about fundraising and got some interesting perspectives. Next week, the Carnival comes back home here to Nonprofit Communications and it will be a “How To” edition. If you want to contribute, write…

Are You Numbing or Inspiring Potential Supporters?

Are the copy and images in your nonprofit marketing materials drugging readers into ignoring you and your issue entirely? It’s a process called narcotization. Here’s how it works. People were shown pictures of gum disease. One group saw photos of a mouth just a little rotten. The second saw photos of moderately rotten gums. The…