Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

[Updated Aug. 11, 2016] Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad). Look at their websites, donation landing pages, countdown clocks, emails, social media accounts, images, and hashtags. Do a…

How NPR and PBS Engage Digital Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Earlier this summer, I mentioned that we’ve been tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space.  Where are the strategies in sync? Where do they diverge? What can you learn from it?  We are calling it The Showdown, and we will often declare “winners,” but that part is really just…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 15, 2016

Join me for some Mixed Links… Share your nonprofit communications success story with Big Duck and us in this survey. Here’s What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools. Joan Garry shows you How to Select First Rate Board Members. Looking to remove the word “very” from your writing? Print out these 128 Words…

Will You Let Everyone Know? 3 Examples, Oodles of Tips (and 23 Real Emails) to Support Your Next “Share This” Call to Action

Let me start by declaring what this post IS NOT about. It’s not about making an image or video go viral. It’s also not about “post to Facebook” or “share on Twitter” messages after a supporter has donated or signed a petition (the after-action social share). It IS about how nonprofits can move the needle…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 8, 2016

The message for today is “Be kind to each other.” Here’s this week’s Mixed Links… We are doing some research with Big Duck on the ingredients of nonprofit communications success. Share your nonprofit communications success story with us in this survey. Double the Donation has started a new blog carnival on Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech.…