My cliche of the day is “Better late than never.” So here is your Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, a day behind schedule, but still as interesting, insightful, and helpful as ever!
Colin Delany at e.politics looks at how the Washington Post is implementing social media and social networking to build an audience. Colin believes nonprofits can learn a lot from what they’re doing.
Nedra Weinreich at Spare Change explains the difference between “social marketing” and “social media marketing.” Let’s all try to use these terms correctly.
Nancy Schwartz at Getting Attention asks, “Does Blogging Mark the Return of Thomas Paine?” Get her perspective on the real value of blogging to nonprofits.
Beth Kanter at Beth’s Blog has lots of great posts from this weekend’s Podcamp. I decided to link to her podcasting category instead of a single post. If you are interested in starting to podcast, Beth’s got tons of great info and advice.
Joanne Fritz, the Nonprofit Guide at About.com explains why it’s important for nonprofits to give serious thought to their logos in “Is Your Logo Doing Its Job?”
Jeff Brooks at Donor Power Blog offers Three Ways to Make Email Work for Nonprofits. These are subtle points that can really make a difference in how well your email campaigns work.
Ken Goldstein at The Nonprofit Consultant Blog asks, “Corporations Versus Nonprofits – A real question?” He stumbled on a post about how corporations are better at achieving social means. Ken suggests that each sector has a role to play, but ultimately nonprofits are the driving force behind nearly all social progress.
Ken will be our host next week, so look for the Carnival on September 18 at Nonprofit Consultant Blog.