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Activating the Millennial Generation

Connection Cafe

MCON is an annual event that highlights these movements and proves how the Millennial generation is actively shaping our communities and world.

Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

And the best place to activate this generation of do-gooders is MCON 2016. It’s hard to read a business article or research synopsis today without seeing the word “Millennial” – but why is that? Like with generations past, Millennials (born 1980-2000) are the “it” audience right now. Millennials want to do good. So what’s new in 2016?

Nurture Online Efforts with Offline Activities

Connection Cafe

Below are some ideas on how your organization can engage your supporters by paralleling some offline activities with those online. Get creative!

Infographic: The Future of Social Activism

Frogloop

Check out this great infographic below "The Future of Social Activism" that illustrates how Millennials are supporting social justice issues.

How are you doing? Measure outcomes, not activity, to find out

VolunteerMark

Your supporters are much more interested in what you accomplish than how you accomplish it. Watch out for these common mistakes

Trainer’s Notebook: Integrating Thinking and Feedback Activities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was the first 90 minutes of the workshop, and while content and interaction kept in active learning mode — the next step was a synthesis.

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Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. What else did I need to know?

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Nada, In-Country Team Leader for Lebanon. Framing of session. 

Active, Advanced or Averse - Nonprofit Change & Social Media

Connection Cafe

with activity over the post. Author: Jordan Viator. Seth writes “Take a look at the top 100 twitter users in terms of followers.

Will Celebrity Endorsed Campaigns Increase Activism?

Frogloop

For example, before helping to launch the ONE campaign, Bono was known for his activism around Africa and AIDS. Nonprofits get excited when a celebrity wants to join their advisory board or endorse their campaign. But do celebrity endorsements across different channels work these days? It depends. Campaigns Can Go Viral In Smaller Networks.

How To Be An Active Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership tip on how to be an active listener comes from the new book, Stronger. Then ask a follow-question.

Turning to Strategy after the Audit: A Calendar of Activities

BoardAssist

Turning to Strategy after the Audit: A Calendar of Activities. When should I be engaging the audit firm for next year? When Great advice Andrew!

Want to Turn Facebook Fans into Active Supporters?

GroundWire

How many times have you cursed the fact that you can’t access the email addresses of your own Facebook Fans? When was the last time you dreamt of giving your Facebook fans actions more engaging then Like and Comment? month ago, if you had asked the smartest people in the nonprofit sector if you could do these things they would have simply said "No!

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Put Down the Clipboard:Visitor Feedback as Participatory Activity

Museum 2.0

Instead, Stacey thought, why not make the feedback experience an activity unto itself? full description here , photos from the event here ).

Report Finds Church Membership Active Technology Users

Wild Apricot Blog

A new Pew Research report offers fresh insight into the attitudes and technology use of spiritually active Americans. churches research

Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?

Frogloop

They are viewed as techies and quite fickle when it comes to activism. Youth Activism Key Findings: Being a part of online communities promotes engagement. The Internet can serve as a gateway to online and offline civic and political engagement, including volunteerism, community problem-solving, and protest activity.&#.

The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism

Mobile Commons

The post The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism appeared first on Mobile Commons.

How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means)

John Haydon

Once you’ve activated the Subscribe button, Facebook users will be able to see the number of people who subscribe to your public updates.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. What else did I need to know?

What does “Active Users” mean in Facebook Page Insights?

John Haydon

Today, we’re going to drill down into the User reports and look at “Active Users&#. How your wall settings affects Active Users.

E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Trish Tierney, Executive Director of IIE from the West Coast Center welcomed us.  The 4 Ways Tech Can Change Politics. Social Media in the Arab World.

Making sense of Facebook Page’s Daily Active Users

John Haydon

What does “Active Users” mean in Facebook Page Insights? Viewing detailed reports on Facebook Page’s Daily Active Users.

Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : Don’t confuse publishing with advertising. I’m not talking about one-way communication that people view as a “salesy.”

Activate

Steve Bridger

I attended the Guardian’s Activate summit this week and was heartened to see a sprinkling of attendees from our sector. giving ideas activate crowdfunding kickstarterIt is refreshing to witness many of our oldest charities embracing technology and the social web like toddlers finding the space to play and make new friends.

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. Sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), Common Knowledge and Blackbaud, the “2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report” has been released

Conviction? Check. Money? Check. So What's Keeping the Arts Sector from Embracing Active, Diverse Audience Engagement?

Museum 2.0

But secondly, and more importantly, it meant validation for active participation in the arts. We have the arguments and the energy. He paused.

Nonprofits and Their Mobile Strategies - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Nonprofits and Their Mobile Strategies - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : One recent study from ZeroDivide found a dramatic lack of philanthropic investment in mobile strategies for community change. “We’re doing about 96 percent of our work with organizations outside the U.S.,”

What will the Blackbaud-Convio Merger Mean? - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

What will the Blackbaud-Convio Merger Mean? - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : One of the most significant mergers in the realm of nonprofit technology in recent years is now in the books.

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways: A Case Study in Crowdfunding and Activism

See What's Out There

If you haven’t seen the “Solar Roadways” crowdfunding campaign and viral video, you have to check it out. As […

Daily DoGooder: Active for Life PSA

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Active for Life PSA | :57 Active for Life The statistics leveraged in this video elucidate a dynamic surrounding activity and children: sports, games and recess are not accessories but necessities for healthy physical development. Daily DoGooder

Mapping Your Online/Offline Activism: Surfrider Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Chad did a video clip explaining the slide.  (He also said he'd upload his slides on slideshare.). How do you facilitate the hive?

Activating Your Base of Supporters (with Evan Bailyn)

NTEN

Evan Bailyn, our presenter for " Activating Your Base of Supporters ", has more 112,000 fans on Facebook. In our next webinar, he'll explain how to use Calls To Action to activate potential donors when they're most energized and willing to give. That's a lot, so he's doing something right. Generally, big numbers don't impress me.

The Three Key Activities Of Strategic Thinking

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Strategic Thinking

Build an Active Donor Base with Social Media

NTEN

If you're struggling with how to use social media for fundraising, we've got a great one-two punch from bestselling author Evan Bailyn coming right up: " Using Social Media to Build an Active Base of Donors " on January 26th and " Activating Your Base of Supporters " on February 2nd. How do you stimulate people to donate?

Should Your Nonprofit Be Active on the New Myspace?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year when Myspace announced that it would be launching a redesign, I was very intrigued. The design was good – very good, in fact.

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Worse, organizers risk giving supporters feel-good activism that quenches their desire for social change without actually moving the movement closer to a concrete goal, or putting any pressure on powerholders. What are some of the best examples of digital activism that use Twitter? Fire, for instance, was a society-changing tool.

Free Expert Webinar: How to Get Your Board Members Engaged and Active in Fundraising

Wild Apricot Blog

Join us for a Free Expert Webinar, featuring Gail Perry on How to Get Your Board Members Engaged and Active in Fundraising. Board Fundraising

Quick Brainstorming Activities

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Brian Cole Miller in his book, Quick Brainstorming Activities For Busy Managers , there are 50 ways to improve your brainstorming at your company or in your organization. Miller provides 49 other techniques in his book (released by Amacom last month), all of which take less than 15 minutes to complete.

How To Be An Active Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership tip on how to be an active listener comes from the book, Stronger. Then ask a follow-question.

Activate Summit

Steve Bridger

I attended the Guardian’s Activate summit this week and was heartened to see a sprinkling of attendees from our sector. giving ideas activate crowdfunding kickstarterIt is refreshing to witness many of our oldest charities embracing technology and the social web like toddlers finding the space to play and make new friends.