Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 22, 2016

I hope everyone is having a good week. Let’s wind down with some Mixed Links… Here’s The Formula for Writing a Winning Advocacy Call to Action. Andrew Littlefield breaks down The Fundraising and Marketing Rift, and How To Fix It. You only have a few days left to submit your post for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.…

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.…

The Key Ingredient to Your #NpComm Success

What’s the real difference between nonprofits with great communications successes and those who can’t get past the ho-hum, just-OK results? Nonprofit Marketing Guide and Big Duck are working together to find out! Might it be . . . Experimenting often and learning from failures? Expertise of individual staff members? Delegation of responsibilities from leadership? Or…