January, 2017

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5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

Connection Cafe

Even better news? The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6 percent in 2018.

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Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay More Attention to LinkedIn Pages in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are your nonprofit has a LinkedIn Page. Most Snapchat and Instagram may be all the buzz, but ignoring LinkedIn Pages is a mistake.

Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26

SocialFish

This is an ideal position for a resourceful, strategic and creative marketer who thrives in a dynamic team environment. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Job

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Start With Why: How to Improve your Nonprofit Messaging

NonProfit Hub

For nonprofits to be successful at generating money from both fundraising and earned income, they have to be able to communicate effectively.

Facebook and Instagram's Latest Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Social media marketing has become an integral part of building online community and advocacy.

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Introducing an Awesome New Podcast About Workplace Culture

SocialFish

And don’t forget to give us a review if you like these podcasts! Thank you! Building a Culture of Accountability. Culture Change and the New CEO.

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29 of the Best Nonprofit Event Management Software Tools

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re looking to raise more money and make managing your events easier, here’s a list of 29 event management software tools that can help you out.

7 Ways to Make 2017 A Happy Healthy Year for You and Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

We are all familiar with the tradition of making a New Year’s resolution where we promise to start a self-improvement habit or stop an unhealthy one.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How about you? call it my “ To Do, To Done, Don’t Do, Reflection List.” Year in Review. My Three Themes: . What about you?

The Secret to Raising $1M During Your First-Year Fundraising Event

Connection Cafe

You’ve probably heard it said that the first million is the hardest. Time is money. Your volunteers are connected. That would mean 6,000 participants.

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6 Tips for Creating Engaging Email Newsletters

NonProfit Hub

Sponsored by iContact. regularly scheduled email newsletter keeps your audience updated and helps you build a lasting connection with subscribers.

12 Advanced Google Tricks

SocialFish

Came across this awesome article by Larry Kim. One to bookmark! Implementation Industry Insider

Social Impact Investments

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Bayan Dwaik Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Sources: Ategeka, C. 2016, January 4). Flandez, R. 2009).

Seven Ways Top Nonprofit Leaders Avoid Burnout

Wild Apricot Blog

Most people who join nonprofits find it hard to look after themselves. Here are seven ways top nonprofit leaders avoid burnout. From Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, coauthors of The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit, described by Arianna Huffington as an “essential guide for nonprofits.”. Aliza-Sherman Beth-Kanter burnout nonprofit

Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Authored by Capulet’s Julie Szabo and Darren Barefoot, this report is based on in-depth interviews with leading practitioners and a literature review.

6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017

Connection Cafe

We’re just a few weeks in and already 2017 is shaping up to be a roller coaster of a year. – Chuck Longfield, Chief Scientist Blackbaud. 4.

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Succession Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

I always find it a little funny when I hear someone say, “The future is now.”. My immediate thought tends to be, “ But what does that even mean?”

2017 Social Media Cheat Sheet – Updated!

SocialFish

Tip o’ the hat to Matt Banner at OnBlastBlog. Thanks for sending this along! photo credit ).

5 Biggest Nonprofit Storytelling Mistakes to Avoid

John Haydon

Whether told face-to-face with a major donor, in a thank you video, or in your fundraising emails, stories are the most powerful tool in your fundraising and marketing arsenal. That’s because human beings are hardwired for nonprofit storytelling. We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind […].

Four Things that Turned This Association’s Annual Conference into a Member Recruiting Machine

Wild Apricot Blog

For many associations the annual conference is the biggest event of the year. growth membership events annual-conference

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. Yesterday, I shared one big tip for not getting stressed out:   Schedule Power Hours. Leadershi

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

This march is said to be one of the largest one-day protests in U.S. history. Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1. This year, 6.8

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Four Rules that Apply to Nonprofit Corporations

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit corporations are a crucial part of our economy and serve a variety of individuals and interests. Operation as a Non-Stock Corporation.

Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23

SocialFish

Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day? We’re introducing a new tradition: The CMAD Cheers! Please RSVP for CMAD on Facebook.

5 Proven Online Donor Stewardship Techniques You Can Start Today

John Haydon

Online stewardship adds variety to your outreach. Here are five techniques […]. Donor Communication

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Five Reasons Your Sponsorship Prospects Ignore Your Emails

Wild Apricot Blog

Wondering why your emails asking for sponsorship aren't getting any responses? Chris Baylis, CEO of The Sponsorship Collective knows exactly why. Read his five reasons why your sponsorship emails are being ignored and what to do about it. cold-call sponsor emails sponsorship

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One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Work begins to invade our downtime. But,  when Sunday rolls around, you have not recovered and are so exhausted that you sleep instead.

A 2017 Outlook on Corporate Responsibility

Connection Cafe

Last year, charitable donations hit a record for a second year in a row at an estimated $373.25 billion, corporate giving reached $18.45 Technology.

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How to Get the Most From Feedback Surveys

NonProfit Hub

A few weeks ago, we talked about why feedback surveys are a helpful tool to help towards success. This got our wheels turning and made us prompted us to talk about specifically what you can do to get the most back from feedback surveys. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of research? So what’s the hold-up? Show Your Good Side.

Association Membership Jobs This Week – January 19

SocialFish

NAEM prides itself on a smart and enthusiastic staff that deliver results and are committed to NAEM’s mission. Supervises the work of the Sr.

Top 5 Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

John Haydon

There are so many amazing nonprofit conferences to choose from, many more than even just 3 years ago! Online Fundraising

Voto Latino Tripled Their Mobile List in One Month. Here’s How.

Mobile Commons

At Mobile Commons, we’re always interested in seeing the successful strategies that help elevate our customers’ SMS campaigns. Here’s How.

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House  Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah.

7 Ways to Use Infographics to Recruit Volunteers and Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Connection Cafe

Oftentimes, visuals can speak louder than words. Growing their outreach, their impact, and their access to resources. Where Data and Visuals Collide.