Is Blogging Dead?

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BLOGGING IS DEAD – the headline screamed. It was on a blog, of course. And just about every other thing you read about blogging being dead will be on someone’s blog. Yes, blogging has changed a lot since social media came along. Blogging

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s dive into some Mixed Links…’ Only a few days left to write a submission for this month’s Nonprofit Carnival Blog. Mixed LinksI hope everyone had a great week.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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But please enjoy these refreshing Mixed Links I’ve gathered especially for you… The Case Foundation and Achieve have released their latest research on millennial cause engagement in the Millennial Impact Research Report. Mixed LinksBrick & Spoon. Orange Beach, AL.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s dive into some Mixed Links… The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is taking submissions for this month until April 25th. Mixed LinksI hope you had a great week!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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. Here are 36 Marketing Blogs your Nonprofit Should Start Reading Today. Happy Friday, everyone!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s cap off the week with some Mixed Links… Beth Kanter asks that age-old question, Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat? March’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is live. Mixed LinksHappy Friday!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

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It’s Friday so let’s celebrate with some Mixed Links… The Nonprofit Blog Carnival for September is up. Mixed LinksThis theme was how to say thanks. Don’t waste valuable resources on lapsed donors. Here’s Why You Need To Say Goodbye To Some Donors.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s wrap it up with some Mixed Links… Next Friday, May 27th is the last day to send your submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Don’t Demo All At Once says James Goalder on Bloomerang’s blog. Mixed Links

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s cap off the week with some Mixed Links… Hopefully, you have already downloaded the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study and can check out the infographic with key highlights from the report. The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is taking submissions until Monday, April 25th. Mixed Links

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s cap it off with some Mixed Links… Kivi is quoted in this article by The Chronicle of Philanthropy that shares 10 Ways to Work Smarter in 2017. Blogging is not dead according to Why You Still Need A Blog In The Age Of Social Networking. Mixed Links

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Join me for some Mixed Links… npEngage answers the question Should You Use Pop-Ups on Your Nonprofit Website? They need more submissions for the upcoming Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Mixed LinksHappy Friday!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Ready to cap off this week with some Mixed Links? Joe Garecht at the Fundraising Authority hosted this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival on The Best Tips for Amazing Non-Profit Newsletters. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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For all of us stuck at work while all the cool kids are at #16NTC, here are your Mixed Links… Nancy Schwartz shows you how to Write Better than Ever Before. Rachel Muir guest blogs for Network for Good and gives us Best Practices in Donor Thank Yous.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Join me for our first round of Mixed Links in 2016… A quick note before we dive in, our 2016 Annual All-Access Pass sale ends today. Joe Garecht at The Fundraising Authority hosted December’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival featuring tips and advice on nonprofit newsletters.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s come together and share some Mixed Links… Please take a moment to share your experiences as a nonprofit communicator in our annual (but completely revamped) Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. . Mixed LinksHow’s everyone holding up out there?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s have some Mixed Links… Sarah Dawley at Hootsuite talks about Social Media Crisis Management: How to Prepare and Execute a Plan. If you have a blog, here are some tips on How To Get Your Blog In Shape For Summer. on Network for Good’s blog.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Join me for some Mixed Links… If you aren’t one of these people who can sit down and churn out articles and blog posts in one sitting, try these 5 Ways to Write Faster. Mixed LinksHappy Friday, everyone!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s kill some time today reading the freshest Mixed Links… Is the world getting you down? The Nonprofit Tech Blog Carnival is out with 9 Top Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Resources. Stuck for blog post ideas? Mixed LinksHappy Friday, awesome people out there!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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Let’s finish it up with some Mixed Links… Erik Anderson at Donor Dreams is hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. As Peter Panepento shared on our blog a couple of weeks ago , going viral isn’t always a good thing. I hope you had a great week!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Looking Ahead to 2017

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Let’s celebrate the final edition of Mixed Links for 2016 by focusing on the year ahead… Get everything you need to make 2017 great – training, support, collaboration, and more – with our Annual All-Access. Have a blog? Nonprofit Training: Mixed Links

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Mixed Links, we shall share… Joe Garecht at The Fundraising Authority is calling for submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Bloomerang put together 64 Fundraising Blogs You Should Be Reading in 2016 , but you can already cross one off your list to check out.

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

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Here are the Top 10 blog posts published in 2016, according to Google Analytics page views: 10. I’ll be back tomorrow with Mixed Links, and be sure to tune in next week for our annual Week of Freebies. Drum roll, please!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Forget the small talk, just give me some Mixed Links… Rose Gear has 8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations via npEngage. If you have a blog, you have content for your social networks too. See How to Repurpose Blog Content for Social Media.

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Successful Link Building Strategies for Nonprofits

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In today’s guest post, Brian Honigman shares a few simple ways to boost your SEO through link building. Link building is an essential part of any SEO strategy. Most likely your community partners have an overlapping interest and therefore more relevant links to your website.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Will you join me for some Mixed Links… If you are interested in our training webinars, check out our yearly Annual All-Access Pass Sale going on now. ProBlogger shows you How to Swipe Great Titles … and Use Them On YOUR Blog. Nonprofit Training: Mixed Links

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3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging is a vital piece of the online fundraising and digital marketing puzzle for nonprofit organizations, yet so many do it poorly. But I don’t have the time keep up with the blog!”. So what is the cure for an ailing nonprofit blog? photo credit: Claus Rebler via photopin cc.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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Let’s dispel any bad luck with some Mixed Links… If you aren’t one of the almost 600 who have taken the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey , please take a few minutes to help us out. Mixed LinksHappy Friday the 13th!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s finish the week with some frightfully good Mixed Links… A truly scary topic to kick things off – Credit Card and ACH Fraud: How Nonprofits Can Detect and Avoid It. Mixed LinksHow are all you nasty witches and warlocks out there in Nonprofit Communicatorland?

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Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

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I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. It’s been almost three months since the blog posts appeared automatically on our Facebook page. This creates a few interesting questions: What’s been the impact on traffic to the blog?

Mixed Link for Nonprofit Marketers

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions (Call for Submissions)

J Campbell Social Marketing

I am very excited to be hosting the February 2016 Nonprofit Blog Carnival ! The Nonprofit Blog Carnival needs your posts and insight on choosing goals and objectives for 2016. Here’s how to submit: Write a blog post, or even choose a recent post that fits the theme.

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Six Different Kinds of Nonprofit Blogs

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I first published these six categories of nonprofit blogs way back in 2008. As I said back then, I certainly think you can mix and match blog types, and I bet most successful blogs do. But I also think that it’s helpful to have one primary direction in mind and to categorize nonprofit blogs based on what your organization hopes to achieve by blogging and how you want your nonprofit to be perceived by your blog’s readers. The News Blog. Blogging

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Here’s another round of mixed links – good stuff for nonprofit communicators. Love the daily blogging? If not so much, switch to Kivi’s weekly email newsletter with blog highlights and then unsubscribe from the blog’s emails. Happy Friday, everyone!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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Welcome to another round of Mixed Links… Next week is National Volunteer Week and the Nonprofit Toolkit has a graphic you can download to show your appreciation. April’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted by Craig Linton, is dedicated to a great resource for nonprofits – SOFII.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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First off, to everyone frustrated and exhausted by the massive Give Local America tech fail, this edition of Mixed Links is dedicated to you! We and others have many blog posts in the works for next week to keep the discussion alive. Is your nonprofit ready for a blog?

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A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post

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Try the “wins” blog post, a numbered summary of the good your donors made possible in the recent past. The link in the email led to a landing page with this infographic. The email + blog post worked again! DO prepare and send an email linking to the blog post.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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Shall we indulge in some Mixed Links… John Haydon shares the good news that nonprofits can now add a “donate” button to their Facebook Page and Ads. Lori Jacobwith shows you how to Ignite Action with a Powerful Data Story on Network for Good’s blog.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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Thanks for joining me again for Mixed Links… Looking to keep your donors around? Shanon Doolittle has Donor, I Just Called To Say I Love You over on Bloomerang’s blog. End your week with adorable pandas playing adorably… Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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I hope you’ll join me for some Mixed Links… Blackbaud Reports Most Successful #GivingTuesday Yet. The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! Check out posts on abundance at Pam Grow’s blog. Mixed LinksCocktails from Minero in Atlanta. Happy Friday!