November, 2016

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Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for 2017?

Connection Cafe

With end of year fast approaching, it’s likely that your nonprofit is making plans for 2017. And every pixel counts. Is your website responsive?

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine. Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006.

5 Ways to Make Your Email Fundraising Appeals Sound More Human

NonProfit Hub

If you’re a nonprofit, chances are you are sending an email fundraising appeal this month. And maybe next month. And definitely the next month.

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4 Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout For Nonprofit Professionals

SocialFish

Guest Post by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, Co-Authors, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. . Take Care of the Basics.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Erika’s organization is a small to midsize arts organization, with six full time staff members and an operating budget of less than $1 million.  

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13 Marketing Strategies to Increase Donations This Holiday Season

NonProfit Hub

Over 50 percent of all nonprofits receive the  majority of their annual funding  during the holiday season. Spruce Up Your Website. ” 4.

Associations Respond to the 2016 Election Results

SocialFish

Associations traditionally send out a bland proforma statement in support of or welcoming the incoming administration after Presidential elections.

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. Fundraising Mobile Philanthropy

Content Curation: 3 Sources You’re Probably Overlooking

John Haydon

If you’re like most nonprofit marketers, you probably have a small communications staff. It may be only you! Content Marketing

5 Essential Controls for Charities during the Holiday Giving Season

Connection Cafe

For nonprofit leaders, strong controls for fraud are especially important during this time of year. Separate duties as much as possible.

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Best Practices to Increase Email Conversions

Frogloop

There are a lot of strategies that go into a well-developed and successful email marketing program. Let’s dig in and look at the data.

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10 Steps to #GivingTuesday Success

NonProfit Hub

Sponsored content by iContact. For many people, the holiday season is also a time of charity and of helping others less fortunate. Set Objectives .

You Have More Content than You Realize

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Chris Scavo, Digital Marketing Strategist at Informz. Look out for the next posts in the series! ————-.

30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The National Retail Federation estimates that U.S. households will spend an average of $935.58  this holiday season. Altruette Charm Store. 2. NOVICA.

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Elsbeth Pollack

ASU Lodestar Center

Meet the folks who are here to help you and your nonprofit succeed! Elsbeth Pollack Program Manager, Public Allies Arizona. Meet Elsbeth.

Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

How do we measure that success? Does the project end at the go live? Culture is often overlooked, but it is so critical to the success of teams.

When We Go with Accessible Content, Everybody Wins

Idealware

We hope you enjoy this post and that it spurs you look more closely at your website from an accessibility angle. . By Kathleen Pequeño.

7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

NonProfit Hub

Raising money for charity is such a rewarding experience, but it can be challenging even at the best of times. These days you can fundraise online.

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Want to know what Millennials really think about associations?

SocialFish

Join Jamie Notter on Tuesday, December 6   at 1:00 pm EST to find out!! After all, they are the largest generation in U.S. ——-.

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues. Oxfam Gifts.

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Learn Post Election Stress Management Techniques for Nonprofits: Free Webinars in December

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the months leading up to the most contentious election in recent history, the media coined a new term “ election stress.” Bonus!

Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The results of the election in the USA will have an impact on your mission, for better or worse. This is where American fundraising is going.

18 Engaging Ways to Get the Attention of Donors on the Go

Wild Apricot Blog

While charitable giving has actually increased 10% in the last year, so has the amount of effort it takes to get a donation. So, here is a list of 20 ways to help your organization capture the attention of donors on the go and increase donations. Fundraising donations

Creating a Natural Conversation on Your Donation Landing Pages

NonProfit Hub

Every time you ask your site visitor for something – whether it’s a donation or just an email signup – you are entering a mental conversation.

Hot Association Jobs: November 10

SocialFish

——-. Position entails working heavily with volunteers – magazine authors, webinar presenters, and conference presenters. Hurry!

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4 Reasons Visitors to Your Website Don't Donate

Tech Soup Blog

The M+R Benchmark Study found that, on average, only 1.1 percent of website visitors made a donation to a nonprofit. Donors are motivated by emotion.

Can Nonprofits Raise More Money with Apple Pay?

Frogloop

Good news for nonprofits. Apple just announced that Apple Pay will now allow nonprofits to use the service for donations. Online Fundraising

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Your Ladder of Engagement is Holding You Back

Connection Cafe

The “Ladder of Engagement” has become a common part of the digital organizer’s vernacular. Is it time to overhaul your ladder of engagement? 

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3 Simple Ways Software Can Boost Event Registration and Attendance

Wild Apricot Blog

Read the story of David, an event manager, who was able to maximize his annual conference's registrations and attendance using membership management software. David events event management event-manager

7 Must-Try Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

NonProfit Hub

Well, a lot, actually. Social media, SMS marketing and mobile apps are all ways for you to get your organization’s message out. Impressive, right?

Three ways to stretch your marketing budget

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Liz Scherer. Hire her for your content marketing! ———-. 1.Bridge the multichannel divide. Tech Community.

10 Steps to Get Ready for Year-End Online Giving

Tech Soup Blog

By planning ahead, thinking multichannel, and preparing your communications, you'll be ready for the year-end online giving season. 1. Use Video.

6 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Year-End Fundraising

Frogloop

Online donations in December increased from 17.8% in 2014 to 19.8% in 2015. Online Fundraising Social Media

Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

Connection Cafe

Happy Thanksgiving…a week early. Thanksgiving is all about friends, family and tradition. And this doesn’t just mean individual donors.