Fearing What They’ll Say on Facebook

Nothing seems to elicit deeper sighs from the small nonprofits I talk to these days then how to best use social media. They know they need to “be there” and they understand the basics. But they are often troubled by the lack of strategy, and the lack of control. What staff, volunteers, and clients might…

Fundraising Platforms: Is Three a Crowd?

Over the last month or two I’ve received lots of questions from communications and development directors about third-party fundraising applications like Jumo and Crowdrise. The same question came up this morning at the Nonprofit Marketing in 2011 workshop I did this morning for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. I’m personally taking a wait and see…

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising February 4, 2011

Welcome to this week’s edition of Mixed Links! Social Media While many nonprofit professionals use LinkedIn for their personal use, not many organizations are using yet. But that may be changing. Joanne Fritz asks, “Are Nonprofits Warming Up to LinkedIn?” and highlights a few nonprofits who have jumped on the LinkedIn bandwagon. NTEN, Common Knowledge…