Lead generation and 4 other things you need to read this week

September 3, 2021
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1. Don’t miss out on this library of free content 📚 marketing resources.

The Content Marketing Hub 2.0 is jam-packed with everything you need to know about content marketing, including instructive articles and professionally designed charts, visuals, and templates. Brush up on your content marketing fundamentals, including content production, promotion and distribution, and so much more!

Dive into the Content Marketing Hub 2.0. [via Backlinko]

2. What is lead generation? 🧐

Well, to get started, what’s a lead? If donors are the people who are actively giving you money, leads are the people who might give you money one day. Think: your newsletter list, your prospect list, or your social media followers. Want to learn how to boost your list of leads? It’s time to get great at lead generation.

How to be a pro at lead generation. [via Neil Patel]

3. Make your project 💅 icon-ic.

Digital icons make everything better. They make your website more user-friendly, your text more visualize-able, and your avatars more fun. But you no longer have to pay to get the top-tier icons — lots of sites now share their collections for free! 

Get free open-source icons. [via Smashing Magazine]

4. Secrets 🔎 to a great capital campaign. 

Have a major initiative, new building, or enormous expansion in your future? It just might be time for a capital campaign. But how do you begin? And how do you get your donors on board? Capital campaigns operate differently than traditional month-to-month fundraising, but luckily there a few simple secrets that will help you succeed. 

Become a capital campaign pro. [via Gail Perry Group]

5. Do what is right 💪 for your team. 

It’s easy to feel trapped by budget restrictions or your donors’ preferences. But here’s the deal: You are leading an organization, and you need to do what is right for your team. That means that you get to define your priorities — and use the resources at hand accordingly. Stop waiting for permission. You already have it.

Break the scarcity thinking habit. [via Social Velocity]

Ian Haisley

Ian Haisley is the Chief Strategist at Swell+Good where he gets to help amazing organizations bring their stories to life. He's a lifelong learner, a dad, a serial walker, and a frequent consumer of tacos. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and 3 kids.
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