Happy Friday! I spoke this morning on communications planning in South Carolina at the SCANPO conference and am now back home in North Carolina, and ready for some Mixed Links.
Nancy Schwartz helps explain the distinction between nonprofit marketing and organizational goals and why it’s important to know the difference.
If your nonprofit is on Pinterest, you should check out John Haydon’s post on Pinterest’s new analytics feature.
Conference season is back in full swing. If you couldn’t make it to SXSW this year, Beth Kanter blogged about some of the sessions she attended or facilitated like Social by Global: Failure Is Not An F-Word! I didn’t make it to SXSW this year either, but Kristina and I will be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference next month. npENGAGE has some tips on what not to do at nonprofit conferences.
The 2013 DoGooder Video Awards continue to take submissions until March 22. The DoGooder Awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. This year, the program is open to both individuals and nonprofit organizations that use video to promote the causes they are passionate about.
Pam Grow disagrees with a few points SOFII made in a recent blog post. Check out her post Nonprofit Email Fundraising: Are You Overlooking the Role Consistency Plays? Whom do you agree with?
Allyson Kapin at Frogloop shares a fun flowchart on which social media network you should post to. It may not help your nonprofit make better social media decisions, but you may want to pass it along to that one friend you have. You know who I’m talking about.
Nancy Schwartz is presenting a free webinar on March 27th called 4 Steps to Relevant Messages.
The free webinar I was giving for Guidestar on April 3rd has filled up, but they have added another session of Taming Your Communications Calendar Six Months at a Time for April 4th.
I’ll be teaching Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts at CharityHowTo.com on March 19th and 25th. My All-Access Pass Holders attend for free.
Spring is here in North Carolina, at least for the weekend, so I’ll be out enjoying the weather. Hope your weekend is pleasant too, and we’ll see you next week.