Carnival #41: What You’ll Find in a Barnyard

This week’s host of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, Jeff Brooks at Donor Power Blog, issued a challenge to our contributors: Use the word “barnyard” in a post of interest to nonprofits. You’ll find insightful commentary and advice on nonprofit marketing, fundraising and management — all with barnyard references! Here’s the Carnival link. Want to…

Don’t Overlook Easy Ways to Track Your Online Marketing

Only 37% of nonprofits are tracking the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns, according to a new survey by Nancy Schwartz at Getting Attention. This is, of course, a real shame, because tracking is what helps you figure out what’s working, what’s not, and how you can be more effective over time. The great news is…

How to Write an Event Summary for Your Newsletter

Whether it’s a board meeting, a seminar, or a conference, the events your organization hosts or attends can provide great fodder for newsletter articles — if you highlight the most important points and forget about the rest.When you start writing an event summary, you may be tempted to regurgitate the agenda with a few extra…