Mixed Links: Good Stuff for Nonprofit Communicators October 14, 2009

Here are several announcements and links that I think you’ll find helpful. Fundraising . . . For this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, Nancy Schwartz shares the path to year-end communications and fundraising success. Network for Good has published a free guide called “25 Steps to Fall and Holiday Fundraising Success.” America’s Giving Challenge is back…

Mixed Links: Good Stuff for Nonprofit Communicators September 21, 2009

This is what I call Mixed Links – an occasional tasty cocktail of great links for nonprofit communicators. Upcoming Webinars September 29: Fear v. Hope: Using Emotions in Your Nonprofit Communications Join me for this writing workshop via webinar, where we’ll explore how to make your writing more powerful by using emotions, both positive and…

Nonprofit Blog Carnival, Other Cool Links for You, and a Question

I need your advice on a question about this blog, which I’ve posted at the end, but first the good stuff . . . Heather Carpenter at Nonprofit Leadership 601 has posted the current edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival on nonprofit leadership issues. Check it out for posts on how nonprofit organizations are dealing…

Nonprofit Blog Carnival & More Goodies You Don’t Want to Miss

Here’s a roundup of nonprofit marketing items you don’t want to miss, which I affectionately called my Mixed Links. First, you’ll find this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival at the Nonprofit Congress Blog. The next edition will be hosted by Wild Apricot and they are seeking great blog posts on nonprofit technology. Deadline is June 26.…

Four Common Problems with Donor, Client, and Volunteer Profiles

I’m always talking about the power of storytelling in nonprofit marketing, and a lot of those stories end up taking the form of personal profiles of donors, clients, volunteers and other supporters and partners. Problem is that many of them are just plain awful.  I see bad profiles falling into four categories: 1. Tedious Bio…

I’m Writing a Book. Wanna Be in It?

It’s official . . . I’m writing a nonprofit marketing how-to book to be published by Jossey-Bass in Spring 2010. It will be the book version of what I’ve been doing for the last several years for clients, on this blog, and through the webinar series: giving you real-world advice on how to get more…

Fundraising Online: Radio Show Friday, Webinars Next Week

Not raising money online yet? Or not raising enough? (How’s that for a stupid question?) Next week we are hosting a two-webinar boot camp specifically on online fundraising. This is your chance to learn both the basics and the advanced techniques for turning your website and email list into a real, sustainable fundraising force for…