Are Shorter Facebook Posts Better? NPR Analyzes 3,000 Posts to Find Out

In October National Public Radio released an interesting analysis of how the length of lead-in text affects post performance on Facebook. The organization pulled all its link posts from the last six months — over 3,000 in all — and analyzed post performance in groups of 40-character increments. On the first look, NPR found that shorter…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers December 4, 2015

Happy Friday! I hope you’ll join me for some Mixed Links… Blackbaud Reports Most Successful #GivingTuesday Yet Network for Good lets us know #GivingTuesday is Over, Now What? Nancy Schwartz tells us how to Prep for #GivingTuesday 2016 now. The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! Check out posts on abundance at Pam Grow’s blog. If…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers – Thanksgiving Edition

In honor of yesterday, I am compiling a special “Saying Thanks” edition of Mixed Links. First off, THANKS to the over 1,100 who have taken our 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. If you haven’t taken it yet, please take a few minutes to help us out! You’ll be invited to a free preview webinar and…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers November 20, 2015

Happy almost Thanksgiving for those of you in the United States! Let’s be thankful with some Mixed Links… We’ve had over 1,000 take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, (THANKS!) but we’d like even more to really get the best data possible. Please take a few minutes to help us out. You’ll be invited to a…

What Prevents You from Getting Your Best Work Done

We’ve added several new questions to the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey (take it now!), including: How big of a problem are these situations in preventing you from getting your best work done at your nonprofit? We presented 10 choices, and asked for relative rankings from “no problem” through “serious problem.” While these results are just…

Please Take the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

It’s time to take the Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2016! Last year, over 1,500 nonprofit communicators took our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey . . . and now it’s time to get your predictions for 2016. This report has become the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and…