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8 Tips for Radical Collaboration to Advance Your Mission and Help Strengthen the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

I celebrated a big anniversary recently (25 years as a professional serving at the same company). Learning from mistakes.

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Twitter Launches Fundraisng Beta for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Twitter rolled out a new. feature. that lets users make donations directly through the platform. Much like. We know from useful. case studies.

Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Amen–my favorite topic! But a Facebook Group as the home for that community? Now I’m crying.

45 Nonprofit Experts Who Tweet Great Advice for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re looking for expert tips, here is a list of the top forty-five nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, etc,). experts Twitter

3 Steps for Avoiding Deficiencies During a Single Audit

Connection Cafe

(part 3 of 3 in Single Audit and Uniform Guidance series). The future of grants funding will increasingly go to organizations with “clean” audits.

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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

Part 2 in a 2-part Davos report for the Social Good Community ( See Part 1 here ). As a leader at a company that sits at the intersection of tech and social good, I came away from this year’s World Economic Forum inspired on both fronts. Here are four big trends for the social good sector over the next few years that I saw playing out at Davos: 1.

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Program Sustainability is Not Just About Funding

NonProfit Hub

“What are your plans for sustaining this project, if you are successful?”. Why Should We Care About Program Sustainability? Sustainability Plan. 2008).

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How can nonprofit organizations measure community engagement?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Shayla Hubbard Project Coordinator, University of Arizona College of Medicine. There is no golden standard. Sources: Atlee, T. 2009, May 1).

PCs for People Brings More Great Refurbished Computers to Nonprofits through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Meet our newest Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) partner, PCs for People! PCs for People, as a leader in U.S. Here is its story. Going National.

Hacked By Imam

SocialFish

Hacked By Imam with Love. From the Trenches Mobile Nimble Nonprofit Useful Data

16 Tips For Building Trust As A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act.

6 trends nonprofits should follow in 2017

VolunteerMark

Why should only corporates follow market trends and insights?

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

What separates effective nonprofit communications teams from ineffective ones? Using a Website Content Management System. spanhidden. communications

[PODCAST] Storytelling as Mission Moments | Ft. Lori Jacobwith

NonProfit Hub

Storytelling has been a pretty noteworthy buzzword in the nonprofit sector in the last few years. Blogs, conferences and thought leaders all over the sector stress the importance of storytelling. We all have stories that stem from our work and most of us already know the importance of storytelling. then you’re in luck.

The Elements Of An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. Sometimes it was through company organized volunteer projects.

Be Engaging: Four Plugins That Foster Audience Loyalty

Byte Technology

Ask any WordPress site owner what they most want and you’ll undoubtedly get an answer somewhere along the lines of “repeat visitors” or “loyal users.” Basically, they want people to return to their page again and again, whether it’s to buy their merchandise or engage their services, read the latest blog or just comment on topic-specific trends.

Text Messages are the Best Way to Drive Phone Calls to Legislators

Mobile Commons

Political activists know that phone calls to Congress are the best way to influence legislators. They have distributed direct hotlines.

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By Mitch Hurst, Senior Consultant Is Facebook Live changing journalism? The Conversation: Seth Lewis and Nicole Smith Dahmen from the University of Oregon explore how Facebook Live is raising important questions about the future of journalism and Facebook’s role as a news provider. ” […].

The Elements Of Good Culture For A Digital Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those elements are: Stay flexible. Encourage thinking outside roles. Don't let job titles limit individual contributions. Hire learners.

It Takes A Village: Joining and Participating in the WordPress Community

Byte Technology

For anyone who designs, owns, manages or administers a WordPress site, the importance of the “community” that surrounds the wildly popular content management system cannot be understated. That said, the one-person-show introverts out there might find it a little daunting to just dive into the online community and start making friends. Get personal.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

But it’s not data. 2.  drinks, compared to a 2.5-drink decrease in the control group, according to the study. 5. 

Phone Calls Are the Best Way to Influence Legislators. Here’s How to Set Up Your Own Call-In Campaign

Mobile Commons

In these divisive political times, activists across the spectrum are working  to have their voices heard on Capitol Hill. Well, we can help.

How To Create A Culture That Supports Workplace Wellness

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In 2016, the Wellness Council of America named Lance Breger as one of the Top 50 Health Promotion Professionals in the U.S. Lance : Here is one.

14 Tips For Establishing The Need To Change And To Create A Sense Of Urgency

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stacking the Deck: How to Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds , is as relevant today as it was when published two years ago. Author David S.

What To Look For When Interviewing Job Candidates

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When interviewing candidates, I look beyond pure smarts, since we can filter for that.I

Leadership Step By Step

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Yes, it will take you some time to read Joshua Spodek 's new book, Leadership Step by Step. Yes, it will be a little like doing "homework." And, why?

Gain Versus Prevent Pain

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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When Change Is Good

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter.