Weekend Reading: Using Email in Fundraising & Campaigns, 2012 Recaps & Things We're Learned - cStreet Campaigns

Weekend Reading: Email Subject Lines, 2012 Recaps, and Best Practices for NationBuilder+Facebook


At cStreet Campaigns we’re always scouring the web for the latest trends in campaigns, digital organizing, gamification and big data. Each weekend we’ll round up the best of the web and post it here.  Enjoy.

Community Organizer 2.0 looked at 2012 and 2013 nonprofit tech use in her year end roundup Looking Backwards and Forwards [Community Organizer 2.0]

Continuing with the year-end notes, Brian at Toronto-based Stephen Thomas Consulting lists the top 5 non-profit insights he learned this year in The Non-Profit Sector: 5 Things I’ve learned So Far [Stephen Thomas]

Over at Frogloop they’re aggregated 200 top email subject lines (and what they mean) from fundraising blasts in 2012 in thier piece 200 Email Fundraising Subject Lines [Frogloop]

Again with the fundraising, Social Fish has 5 dead-simple solutions to improve online fundraising campaigns in their piece 5 Often Overlooked Tips for Maximizing Online Donations [Social Fish]

We blogged about a couple of our most recent projects, Respect Chief Spence and the Trinity-Spadina NDP this week so check them out. [Respect Chief Spence] & [Trinity-Spadina NDP]

Campaigns and Elections has you covered for political email fundraising in their post Email Appeals that Work that brings industry insiders in to review and evaluate the top e-blasts from the 2012 US election cycle [Campaigns & Elections]

Looking to get more out of your NationBuilder connected Facebook page? Joe Conte blogged about it at Use NationBuilder to get more value out of your Facebook page [NationBuilder]

And finally, a shout out to our fav web app Stride (we couldn’t run cStreet without you!) who wrote a great Year Ahead for Stride post on their blog [Stride]

originally published Saturday, January 12, 2013