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Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

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Here’s some additional thoughts sparked by our conversation after reflecting on various blog posts I’ve written and others. Gender.

7 Techniques for Event Fundraising Success

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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

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Last week,  I wrote a post about Nonprofits and Instagram , asking if it was valuable for nonprofit marketing. Snap, Tag, and Share. Caption Contest.

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

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Nonprofit Humor Blog chronicles funny (fictional)  stories about nonprofits. Bruce Wayne of the Wayne Family Foundation. Sorry, Forrest.

Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

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Others have also documented and used the technique or taught others how to do it. There are usually two aspects of this. Tips Training Design

Effective ROI of Nonprofit Technology Story Telling Techniques

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That brought me to the question of "What are effective ROI storytelling techniques?" What are your techniques?

How To Produce An Effective Company Blog

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations. On others?

5 Methods for Avoiding Procrastination for Nonprofits

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Pomodoro :   The pomodoro technique is a time management methodology created by Francesco Cirillo. Bullet Journal is done by hand.

Guest Post by Nina Simon: Design Techniques for Developing Questions for Visitor Participation

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We concluded by sharing the tough questions each of us struggl es with in applying participatory design techniques to museum practice.

The 5 Steps To Purposeful Blogging

TechImpact

Everyone has a blog it seems. Put very simply, blogging for the sake of blogging is not good enough. Choose a community.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

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Some of my colleagues, Donna Arriaga, used tools like Trello for a blogging calendar. What tools, techniques, or work flows work for you?

Unpacking Engagement Metrics for the Nonprofit Blog

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The areas of the blogging ROI analysis included:  author contribution, readership growth, reader engagement, authority, cost, and value. 

Recent Social Media User Data: One Big Takeaway for Nonprofits

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This is not a new technique.  I’ve written about how nonprofits can leverage newsjacking in the past. Of course, this is a just a tactic.

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

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Here’s some more examples  of incorporating walk and talks into trainings. 3. Photo: Americans for the Arts. Training Design

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Top 10 Spreadsheet Secrets From A Nonprofit Data Nerd

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Here’s an example where I calculated the mean, median, and standard deviation of the age of people who were served by a nonprofit organization.

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Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at SXSW

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How is your nonprofit using innovation or creativity techniques to generate ideas for your organization’s programs? thanks, @AllieB!).

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How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

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This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. Why Working Online Can Be Distracting. Take a guess. Be honest. What works?

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

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Small group coaching has it own specific techniques. With non-English speaking participants, there is an extra layer of back and forth.

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

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Mindfulness and Reflection – How to use these techniques to help keep your focus. Zentangle Pens and Pencils. Artist Tiles. Thank you.

How the San Diego Zoo is Using Social Media to Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

Tech Soup Blog

You’ll see their video content on Facebook, Twitter, their Blogs and their main website – www.sandiegozoo.org. Blogs - [link].

I Love Charts

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” The book is based on the popular tumblr blog with the same name - I Love Charts. I have a couple of addictions. Housekeeping Visual

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Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

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The book goes into detail about each of these triggers, describing how they work and examples of how organizations and people capture attention.

Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

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Planning for the overall conference agenda,  design of specific sessions, or other ways?      Here’s a few examples I’ve seen lately.

Designing Nonprofit Experiences

Connection Cafe

While there are many differences in nonprofit versus for-profit design, there are a lot of UX techniques we can borrow from one another. Donate.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

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Descriptions of key digital measurement concepts, terminology and analysis techniques. Guidance on how to build an effective measurement plan.

Network Mapping – are you doing it?

SocialFish

For example, the  Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.

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7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

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Have you read a helpful article or blog recently that helped get more focused? Mindmap by Jane Genovese.

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

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Most were answered in the presentation as well as the article  and few great questions were asked and I will certainly address in future blog posts.

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide

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Take this terrific guest post by Melanie over at Frogloop blog about Pinterest, for example. Click to view on Amazon. Books

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Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

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Happy New Year !   I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.   How about you? Year in Review.

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

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Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. The examples are work place learning, but useful to anyone who is doing training. By Dave Meier.

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Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

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This gave me an excuse to look at different types of peer learning exercises and facilitation techniques. Techniques. Begin Connections.

How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most

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Source: Uploaded by user via Beth on Pinterest. Virility. Content Analysis of Comments on post and shares. But how do you [.]

Self-Care for Social Changemakers: What I learned from Aisha Moore

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One of those came to her when she wrote a blog post called, “ How To Take Care of Yourself When Your Black Life Doesn’t Matter.”

If Google were a nonprofit, what would its website look like?

Connection Cafe

At the very minimum, try this technique on your existing homepage as a litmus test to see how you’re doing at present. How Time is Money.

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What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

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My blog post with slides and links. She showed many examples of Instagram’s spirit of community. Charles Wells,  JustGiving.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

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Here’s a few recent examples that I’ve spotted recently in my Facebook newsfeed, comments on my blog, and other online places.

How To Easily Repurpose Your Content for Social Channels

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Take the example from National Wildlife Federation to engage its audiences around the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball event on Facebook and Twitter.

Reflections on Guest Blogging

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I've even lived blogged my vacations.  For example, last year's vacation in Florida and my encounter with an alligator on from an airboat on the St. My goals for the guest blogging program were modest: To keep my sanity during the move. What could I have done better with the guest blogging program?  Have a post?  

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

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Support national partner Facebook chats, blog carnivals, and other networked advocacy activities. Assessment Framework and Theory of Change.