What not to tweet | Weekly Roundup
As a reward (test?) at the end of my first week as a full–time Duck, Liz has handed me the reins of the roundup this Friday. Don’t worry—she’ll be back in the saddle again next week, rounding things up with her usual flair and panache. Until then, please enjoy.
- Another week, another reason to think about integrating mobile into your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy. A new report on mobile giving published this week by The mGive Foundation (and helpfully summarized on the Agitator) found that 86 percent of survey respondents who donated to nonprofits via text message were willing to consider making bigger gifts to those organizations through other channels in the future.
- With the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards just around the corner (the deadline for entries is March 2), check out Dawn and Brian Crawford’s helpful tips for shooting winning a video using a high–definition DSLR camera.
- One way or another, there’s always more to learn when it comes to email marketing. Joanne Fritz shares 14 tips to make your email more effective that she picked up at a recent webinar with social media researcher, Dan Zarella.
- Worried about what your staff and volunteers might be saying about you on Facebook? Turns out lots of nonprofits are. Kivi Leroux Miller offers advice on how to overcome that fear without banning staff from using social media altogether.
- But what to do when someone does say the wrong thing? Check out this post from Lauren Snyder for a quick look at how the Red Cross elegantly (and amusingly) handled an errant tweet from one of their staff earlier this week.