Boo! | Weekly Roundup
- After you come down from Sunday’s sugar high, get ready to fulfill your civic duty on Tuesday with this handy list of websites that can help you cast an informed vote, courtesy of the Sunlight Foundation and Mashable.
- Steve Thomas of Oneicity poses five questions to help you assess your website’s “About us” page. You only get one first impression, so make it count.
- Are your nonprofit’s social media efforts really effective? Elizabeth Hundley Finley shares a great example on Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog of how her organization reassessed its Twitter approach midstream to better meet its online goals.
- On the Social Signal blog, Rob Cottingham describes how he solved the mystery of an unexpected traffic spike by turning to an oft-overlooked analytics tool: people. As Rob reminds us, analyzing your online efforts doesn’t have to stop at spreadsheets–when in doubt, ask.
- New to grantwriting? Check out these common grantwriting myths from Pamela Grow on Joanne Fritz’s blog to learn more about how to get started and the skills you’ll need to succeed.
- I’m in a holiday sort of mood, so…puppy cam! Happy Halloween, and happy voting.
A weekly roundup of interesting reads from the online world of nonprofit communications. Follow me on Twitter @elizabethricca for more noteworthy links.