Happy Friday! I’m in Edmonton, Alberta today at the Alberta EcoTrust Foundation’s River Rally. I hear there will be margaritas at my evening keynote tonight . . . Something tells me I should skip Happy Hour! So here are some Mixed Links instead.
TIME SENSITIVE: Voting closes today for potential NTEN conference sessions. Check out Nancy Schwartz’s blog for links to various sessions and also see ones she voted for.
Seems like everyone is talking about Facebook this week after they launched some new features and a new format (again). They also unveiled more big changes coming soon.
For an update on the changes check out this HubSpot post.
John Haydon talks about the new subscribe feature with two posts that show how it can benefit your nonprofit. How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means) and 7 ways Facebook’s Subscribe Button can be a nonprofit game-changer.
Frogloop also weighs in on the subscribe button with What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing.
NTEN gives a great case study in How a Simple Facebook Strategy Can Turn a Crisis into a Community.
As everyone is gearing up for the end of the year fundraising, here is some advice from around the blogosphere.
The Agitator shares how to Turn Fans into Ambassadors.
Katya Andresen gives some relationship advice – relationships with donors, that is.
Blackbaud lists 5 Donation Form Bad Practices.
And finally, Jeff Brooks advises To Be a Good Fundraiser, Think Like a Donor, Not Like a Fundraiser.
Here’s what’s coming up next at Nonprofit Marketing Guide:
11/8 – 11/18: Direct Mail for Small Nonprofits (E-clinic with Tom Ahern) Limited availability so register now! (July e-clinic sold out several weeks in advance, so don’t delay.)