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.…

RESOURCE REVIEW: “A Progressive’s Style Guide” Helps Unlock Power of Language to Shape and Change the World

I am a nonprofit copy writer. I believe that words can move people to act, and inspire people to change the world for the better. So when I heard about “A Progressive’s Style Guide” (pdf),  I both flinched, and lurched to download it. It’s no secret that I lean left in my politics, but I know that…

Where Should I Pitch My Nonprofit’s Story?

Many nonprofits use the “spray and pray” technique when they are pitching their stories to the media. They spray their pitches everywhere and pray that somebody picks them up. But if your organization is interested in having its messages connect with your ideal audiences — and if it wants more success landing meaningful media coverage — it’s…

SEE HOW THEY STACK UP: 6 Popular Online Engagement Tools for Advocacy and Fundraising

Looking for a new tool to help you raise money and engage supporters online? Check out The Nonprofit Guide to Online Engagement Tools by Firefly Partners. The report reviews six commonly used online tools designed specifically for nonprofits —  Blackbaud Luminate Online, CharityEngine, Engaging Networks, EveryAction, NeonCRM and Salsa — and ranks them in 10…