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January 29, 2010

A picture is worth 35.7 tweets | Weekly Roundup

  • They say a picture is worth a thousand words–a rare opportunity in a 140-character world. Are you using social media to share photos of your organization’s mission in action? Social Media 4 Good offers some tips and lessons learned about using Flickr for nonprofits.
  • Twitter trends have gone local, which means that your issue hashtag can get some attention even without hitting the global top ten. Will this change the gameplan for your next online outreach campaign?
  • The carnival is back in town! The nonprofit blog carnival, that is. This month’s theme: online outreach on a budget, hosted by IssueLab. Meet you at the midway.
  • The disaster in Haiti has mobilized thousands of new donors. But how can organizations turn crisis fundraising from a one-time interaction into a lasting relationship? Mark Phillips examines several organizations’ conversion strategies on his Queer Ideas blog.
  • Steve MacLaughlin shares some thoughts on what not to do when sending an email fundraising appeal. ‘Fess up: is your nonprofit guilty of any of these email “crimes”?

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