Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s take a deep breath and wrap up the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week, we have #GivingTuesday tips (since that’s happening in May now), Zoom tips, graphic design trends, and more.
It’s time for Mixed Links…
Tanya Fitzgerald at npEngage put together A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days.
If you are still using Zoom, take a look at Balancing Zoom Safety and Ease of Use.
And Beth Kanter’s Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement.
Check out what’s popular and trending in the world of graphic design with Envato’s Creative Trends Report 2020.
Want to read children’s stories, etc? Be sure to familiarize yourself with Publisher Guidelines on Fair Use for Online Storytimes & Read-Alouds during COVID-19 School Closures.
Jeff Brooks encourages you to fire the committee that’s wrecking your writing.
Written before the pandemic, but still has a lot of useful information – 15 Simple Ways to Increase Instagram Engagement.
And finally, Which of the 3 Tough Emotions are you Experiencing Most? (and what you can to counter them).
Catch Up on Our Content from the Week…
- Doing Your Best Right Now #NPCOMMLIFE
- Stop Right Now and Check Those Automated Emails!
- Social Media Use Is Increasing During the Pandemic (Duh)
- New to This Work or Just Flat-Out Overwhelmed? Ground Yourself in These Nonprofit Comms Basics
Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You…
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April 16: How to Be More CALM and Less BUSY Right Now with Kivi Leroux Miller
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April 21: The Insider’s Guide to Online Fundraising with Jen Newmeyer
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April 23: How to Write a Direct Mail Appeal Letter In-House
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