Did everyone have a good week? Let’s wrap it up with some Mixed Links…
Next Friday, May 27th is the last day to send your submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Craig Linton at Fundraising Detective blog is hosting, and the theme is “Leadership in Fundraising: the best or worst boss you ever had. What did you learn? How was the experience? Tips for others.”
Ever wonder if those email marketing tips like the “best day to send is Tuesday” and “keep your emails short” are for real? Find out as Unbounce Debunks The 6 Biggest Email Marketing Myths.
Nancy Schwartz has some ideas for How to Communicate through Distraction.
For all of us who need to work with Word and PowerPoint as opposed to the fancier graphic design options, see Better Type in Word and PowerPoint for Marketers.
Lori Jacobwith shares some Last Minute Ideas to Raise More at Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event from Sherry Truhlar.
Buying New Nonprofit Software? Don’t Demo All At Once says James Goalder on Bloomerang’s blog. (Extra points for the Friday Night Lights reference)
Seth Godin talks about how you should handle Our Bias for Paid Marketing.
Interested in crowdfunding data? The Chronical of Philanthropy breaks down some stats from The Pew Research Center.
You should know What Donors Actually Read When You Write to Them. (h/t Jeff Brooks)
May 25: Build Your Powerhouse All-Org Team of Marketers, Part 1: Build Buy-In & Support, then Design the Approach that will Work Best for Your Organization [Beginning of 3-part webinar series and workshop]
June 1 and 2: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money
Have a fantastic weekend and be bold next week!