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The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

Branding and marketing are as different as my birthday and Christmas. Both situations may be close, but they serve a different purpose.

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

What is different for those people that our grants support?” Our focus was on: Dollars granted. Number of grants. Geographical location.

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Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

To help all the time-strapped development managers out there, here are five quick tips for turning your supporters into fundraisers: 1.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are we actually making a difference? What are the right tools to help measure success? Mobilize the people who already do. Topsy.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play – guest post by Meghan Ventura. You can register here. In Education. In Health.

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Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: What’s the difference and the opportunity?

Amy Sample Ward

Communicating with the crowd and the community are very different but can both be really valuable for the success of your campaign or call to action.

The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

John Haydon

It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles.

How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

NonProfit Hub

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. Featured

#Buypens – Social Media and Crowdfunding Helps Syrian Refugee

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s nice to see people come together and make a difference in another persons life.” “What’s for me is for them.”

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3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy


Employee advocacy can help relieve them – all it takes is 5 minutes of your employees’ time. What is Employee Advocacy? Awesome Tools.

A Different Story of Thanksgiving: The Repatriation Journey of Glenbow Museum and the Blackfoot Nations

Museum 2.0

The book is a deep account of repatriation of spiritual objects from museums to native people, written by museum people and Blackfoot people together.

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help!  My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd! Look Within Your Walls: The first place to look is down the hall or ask at your next board meeting.

Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!) – Guest Post by Alison Carlman. Sounds obvious, right?

The Future of CSR is People (Your People)

Connection Cafe

CSR’s future is our people. At Blackbaud, we combine technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions.

Tools to Help Grow Your Social Media Audience

NonProfit Hub

By doing so, you are putting your brand in front of people that you already know are going to like what you do. Crowdfire. Buffer. Trends Tabs.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

If we're talking about a scientist in a science museum or science center, the presentation will be completely different. exhibition design

How Your Nonprofit’s e-Newsletter Can Help Retain Donors


Here are 6 ideas to help you get started retaining donors, and increasing your donations quickly and easily. Image courtesy of 2click.

Watching People Code: the Interesting Things We Learn

Beaconfire Wire

Using code tests, we get a sense of how evolved people’s skills are and how well they understand the technologies we need them to.

I Would Dump Garbage On My Head If It Would Help a Nonprofit Reach 71,000 New Donors.

Connection Cafe

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been catching a lot of scrutiny. I get it— why would we be encouraging people NOT  to donate to charity?

Stats 101

Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at SXSW

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It requires innovation and creativity from many people.   And the agency is using an  innovation platform   and design thinking to find solutions.

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The Difference Between A Mission And A Vision

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's a good definition of the difference between a mission and a vision by leadership book authors George Bradt, Jayme A.

Helpful Tips for Crowdfunding, Kickstarter and Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Kickstarter, one of the leading crowdfunding sites, is a great tool to help get the masses on board with a project your nonprofit is trying to launch.

Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

Vertex Systems

believe the vocational are a great job training tool for people with disabilities. There is quality control on everything delivered.  Follow Us!

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How to Find the Right People You Should Be Asking to Donate

NonProfit Hub

Instead, focus on the right people. That line is your existing relationships with people you know. You can reserve your free copy today.

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3 Tips to Help Spark Your Organization’s Fire

NonProfit Hub

And yet for some reason, I wanted to help out so badly. wanted to feel like I was making a difference. wanted to help. When they’re shouting about the greatness of an organization from the rooftops, people take notice. With the Right People, No Task is Impossible. Stellar Mission Travels Quickly. wanted that.

Spendrise: New Platform Helps You Spur Change Where You Shop


Running the Women S tartup Challenge and our social change web agency, Rad Campaign I get pitched a lot of different products.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are your tips to help you focus in an age of distraction?    Are there tips not on the mind map? Mindmap by Jane Genovese.

Sending Prayers and Concrete Help to the Philippines: Bayanihan’ Spirit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Donate to Help Victims in Philippines. Small actions can make a difference.” Image: American Red Cross. Fundraising

Museum 2.0 Rerun: Inside the Design of an Amazing Museum Project to Capture People's Stories

Museum 2.0

We imagined an cart at the farmer’s markets where people could record stories. You can come alone or with up to three people.

A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These apps help organizations take advantage of Facebook’s new functionality in order to generate more meaningful and measurable fan engagement.

SafeNight: App That Helps Domestic Violence Nonprofits Crowdsource Funding for Shelter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s an app that helps fund a hotel room for people leaving violent situations. Just put “SafeNight” in the text box. Your

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Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd and How To Find Them!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

”      Well, here is are some  ways to find some data nerds to help you with your measurement and analysis: 1. from MIT in rocket science.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer


The MedSurplus Alliance was created to promote medical product donations standards and practices to help ensure that quality medical donations reach people in the developing world. VisionLink is proud to be partnering with these great organizations and firmly believes that by working together, we can make a difference.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life.

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online


And for good reason: I love tools that help make quality content and storytelling something that all of us can create.

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We Want YOU to Help Scale Up Mobile for the Common Good

Tech Soup Blog

These tools, in turn, make the delivery of poverty-related services work better, and we're building a company that helps to enable this revolution.

Communications Styles: How to Get Your Message Out (When People Aren't Listening Properly)


Knowing what your own style is may help. We all have different communication styles. recently attended a workshop during the EDUCAUSE Institute New IT Managers Program , where we took one of the myriad of tests that help determine your primary communication style. Karl Hedstrom. IT Director. Often, they clash.

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Five Keys to Finding and Hiring Talented People


But having the right people is absolutely critical to being successful. Given the choice between the latest technology or the best people, the choice should be obvious. have interviewed hundreds of people in my career. Always Be Looking The most talented people aren't looking for a job. Read the position description.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Friday, April 1, 2011 Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving? An important aspect of this is the opposite question: why do people stop making donations? However, we know from previous research — as well as collective experience — that it is our connections with people that are most powerful. And so on.

Getting People In the Door: Design Tips from the Retail World

Museum 2.0

But we have a lot to learn from how retailers attract and encourage people to enter in the first place. People like to walk in a loop.