Good afternoon (or good morning or evening depending on where you are)! I have gathered the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising just for you. We’ll look at storytelling on social media, how to get an op-ed published, and even get into a little psychology. It’s time for Mixed Links…
Angelina Harper shows you How To Tell A Story On Social Media That People Will Share.
And John Haydon focuses on Instagram with How to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With 5 Nonprofit Examples).
If you are trying to get your op-ed published, Peter Panepento and Turn Two Communications have created The Op-Ed Option: 5 Simple Steps to Opinion Pieces That Change Minds and Inspire Action, a free download to help you break through the media clutter.
Here’s a breakdown of the new YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know.
“Election Effect” Drives Unprecedented Increase in Recurring Donations takes a look at how this past presidential election affected donations.
Does your org have a work chat? Here are 8 Things You Should Never Say on Slack (Or Any Other Work Chat).
And if you like getting into the psychology of reaching goals, see Why Quieting the Ego Strengthens Your Best Self.
Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You
September 13: Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid, and Owned Media with Antionette Kerr. Learn about the three types of media and how you can get better at each of them. Registration is $50 or Free with an All-Access Pass
ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT! Starts September 12: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator: Build a G.R.E.A.T. Media Strategy and Start Getting Headlines with Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr. The authors of Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits are leading a 4-week intensive coaching course on how to get more media attention. Registration is $600 and includes up to three team members. Space is limited.
September 20: Beyond Opens and Clicks: Maintaining a Healthy Email List and Re-Engaging Your Community with Kivi Leroux Miller. Find out exactly what you need to do to run an effective email marketing and/or fundraising program today. Registration is $99 or Free with an All-Access Pass.
September 25: Turn Your Executive Director into a Media Rock Star with Peter Panepento. Find out how your nonprofit can turn your executive director — and other experts — into media rock stars. Registration is $50 Free with an All-Access Pass.