Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators July 1, 2016

It’s a holiday weekend here in the States. Let’s celebrate with some Mixed Links… This free webinar from VolunteerPro starts at 1 p.m. Eastern today – True Independence: Time Management Hacks & Tools for Volunteer Coordinators. Time to freak out about algorithm changes from Facebook again. See Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators June 10, 2016

Good Friday afternoon to you, my friends! Let’s wind down with some Mixed Links… See a great example of impact reporting in Non-profit Grades Itself on Performance. Check out these 50 Social Media Marketing Influencers to Follow. Twitter is planning on upping their character count limit for tweets. Find out How Twitter’s Big Shift Affects Marketers. Not…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators May 27, 2016

Happy Friday! Let’s celebrate with some Mixed Links… CauseVox has started a new podcast about online fundraising for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers, and marketers. Big Duck has a new, cost-effective way to measure how you are perceived by the public – the Brandraising Benchmark. Looking for a job in fundraising? Here are 5 Common Fundraising Resume Mistakes. Charity…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators May 13, 2016

Happy Friday, everyone! Join me for some Mixed Links… Peter Panepento tackles the Giving Day fiasco in Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time on Beth Kanter’s blog. (You can follow and contribute to this conversation using #GiveDayLessons) Here are 36 Marketing Blogs your Nonprofit Should Start Reading Today. New to social media? Take a look…

What Nonprofit Leaders Think about Communications

Here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we survey communications and fundraising staff all the time. So it’s interesting for me to hear what staff who aren’t directly responsible for those functions have to say about nonprofit marketing. Marc Pitman of the Concord Leadership Group recently surveyed over 1,000 nonprofit leaders, 60% of whom are executive directors…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators April 29, 2016

Happy Friday! Join me for some Mixed Links… The Nonprofit Blog Carnival for April has been published. See Erik Anderson’s blog for advice to your younger-fundraising-self. Craig Linton at Fundraising Detective blog will host the May 2016 Nonprofit Blog Carnival. The theme will be “Leadership in Fundraising: the best or worst boss you ever had. What did you…

Highlights from the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study: Focus on the Big Trends

Last week, the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study was released with an emphasis on what’s changed since 2006 when this study was first released. Here are five key facts from this year’s study that would have been unthinkable just ten years ago: Overall, 13% of online gifts were made from mobile devices – a number that…