Hope your luck as been good all day today on this Friday the 13th. Nothing spooky about the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising though! This week we talk about Instagram Stories, humor in fundraising and robots.
It’s time for Mixed Links…
Jeff Brooks takes an excerpt from How to Turn Your Words into Money: The Master Fundraiser’s Guide to Persuasive Writing and tries to answer: Does humor work in fundraising?
You, too, can Discover the Secrets to Successful Content Creation.
The Nonprofit Alliance shares 13 fundraising mistakes to avoid.
M+R talks about Marketing automation and how to use robots for good.
But don’t worry too much about robots taking over. Beth Kanter answers the question Will Artificial Intelligence Augment Nonprofit Staff or Replace?
And finally, find out how to be in The room where it happens.
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Mastering the Seven Writing Styles Coaching Program
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