It’s (unofficially) summer! Let’s celebrate with some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising. Today we’re looking at social media, storytelling, the economy and more. It’s time for Mixed Links…
M+R breaks down their Benchmarks report to give us the Social Media Director’s Guide to 2018 Benchmarks.
If you are thinking of hiring outside help for your next campaign, find out How to Hire a Fundraising Consultant as well as who can help by Mazarine Treyz.
58% of endowment and foundation managers think the US economy is in better shape than a year ago.
But before you breathe a sigh of relief, there are Fundraising Red Flags From First Quarter Of Slow Giving.
Stephanie Stahl shares 4 Secrets of Great Storytellers.
Miriam Brosseau tells us How and Why Stories Can Bust Nonprofit Silos on Beth Kanter’s blog.
And here’s what to do when you are Writing for People Who Don’t Read.
Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators
June 5 & 6: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money with Tom Ahern. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or free with an All-Access Pass.
June 14: What Every Newbie and Accidental Nonprofit Communications Director Needs to Know Now with Kivi Leroux Miller. Registration is FREE for everyone.
June 19 & 20: Storytelling Clinic: Craft High Impact Stories that Engage Donors & Build Their Loyalty with Rachel Muir. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or free with an All-Access Pass.
July 10 & 11: Writing a Donor Centered Website with Tom Ahern. Registration is $119 for Part 1, $199 for Parts 1 and 2 or free with an All-Access Pass.
Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. This is a six-month mentorship with Kivi Leroux Miller and runs from July through December. Different payment options available.
Registration is also open for a brand new coaching program – The Summer of CALM. This three-month program with Kivi will help you and your team fully embrace the CALM not BUSY work style.
Enjoy your weekend!