Join us for some Mixed Links

Happy Friday! Let’s have some Mixed Links…

Lori Halley at Wild Apricot blog is hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival and this month’s theme is data for good. Submissions are due this Tuesday, June 25th.

Facebook added a hashtag feature last week, so you know John Haydon has some ways nonprofits can use hashtags for their benefit.

And in case you didn’t hear, Instagram is allowing short video now similar to Vine, but according to CNET, they are still apples and oranges.

Amy Sample Ward of NTEN recently appeared on a Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio podcast, explaining how nonprofits can use Storify and Quora to advance their mission. And Software Advice’s CEO, Don Fornes, offered advice for nonprofits about the software selection process.

Forbes has a piece by Roger Dooley on how you can drive donor behavior through social media.

Earlier this month, in our monthly writing prompts newsletter, we suggested using your hobbies and interest as a source of inspiration for writing. Alia at Sea Change Strategies gives an example of what we meant with What Turning Vegan Taught Me About Nonprofit Marketing.

Lori Jacobwith has some key findings from the Giving USA 2013 report on philanthropy for 2012.

Jeff Brooks shares a great tool that will help you keep your fundraising (and other) copy simple.

Nonprofit Training

FREE Webinar – June 27: Stupid Things Nonprofit Marketers Can Stop Doing

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June 25 and July 2: NEW! How to Communicate Like Their Favorite Nonprofit: Real & Relevant Messaging for Today

July 9: Writing Short: How to Write Subject Lines, Tweets, Headlines, Facebook Updates and More

July 11: Feedback and Fine-Tuning: Email Subject Lines and Headlines

July 30: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts

See you next week!

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