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8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

And we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us keep websites in tip-top shape—whether it’s for a scheduled tune-up or major maintenance.

Join Me: Help Good Take Over

Connection Cafe

strive to help others join in. It became clear that we did understand that success could be had by helping the world, not dominating it.

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The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples

NetWits

If not, here are ten more benefits of a recurring giving program along with a few great examples. Examples of great Recurring Giving Programs.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. If your nonprofit wants to get started or set up a presence it is “meh,”   the first step is to check out what other nonprofits in your space are doing on Instagram and other inspiring examples. Instagram Overview. How to Use Instagram. Tool Box.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

She is a writer and blogger with a passion for self-improvement and helping others. It turns out, many of these companies are eager to help.

Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

NonProfit Hub

Donors need to know they are helping the organization make a difference,” Green said. Nonprofit Communications as a Key to Success.

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.

Tools to Help Grow Your Social Media Audience

NonProfit Hub

If you have a nonprofit that helps animals, for example, this will help put you in front of people that follow other animal nonprofits.

Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

Most strategic plans include program area or service area specifics and you can use those to help frame why you use social media. So, add them!

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#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is yet another example of what Pew Internet research director Lee Rainey has called “ Networked Individualism.” Fundraising

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The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, everyone had to use the same font. The Colbert Report. Source: Leadership for a New Era. Building Relationships. Housekeeping

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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Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs.

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

For example, some nonprofits require more raw computing power while others will require less. Image courtesy of University of Texas.

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Conscious Computing: 7 Apps and Tips That Help You Focus, Reduce Stress, and Get Work Done

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are some of the tools that can help make better habits or break bad ones. 1. Here’s a guide to this useful productivity habit. 4.

How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

”    This generation is loosely defined as those born after 1995 and who are now 18 and under.  It’s a huge group: two billion worldwide.

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.

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of my favorite examples is the National Day of Unplugging Campaign. This is an example of “SMARTer Social Media.”

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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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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.

Will Newsletters Help Increase Your School’s Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

It’s true… there are 4 primary reasons why every school, no matter how small or large, should be using newsletters to help drive fundraising: 1.

3 Ways Purpose Helps You Build a Better, Strategic Brand

Tech Soup Blog

If you find it hard to answer this question, clarifying your purpose can help. Building a strong brand is about more than a logo. spanhidden.

5 Examples of Organizations Who Were Tactful or Tacky on 9/11

Frogloop

Many organizations and brands wrestle with this every year when it comes to the anniversary of 9/11. Others chose to remain silent. Thank You!

Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership

SocialFish

You don’t just click on a product and make a purchase at Amazon.com, for example.  We all have had these moments.

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.

Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

This example has a strong abstract, which is basically an up-front summary that succinctly explains the purpose of the grant. But it’s okay.

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Frogloop

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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Technology to Help You Vote

NTEN

With election day coming right up, Nonprofit VOTE was kind enough to share with us a bunch of ways technology can help you cast your ballot. We're big supporters of democracy here at NTEN, so we encourage you to use all the tools at your disposal to help you make your decision and get it counted. nptech nten

Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, here’s the spreadsheet from the workshop I facilitated that was hosted by Compasspoint.   It makes really easy to do a quick content analysis, figure out what content resonated, and build community. Here’s an example of my storify for the recent Network Funders conference. Who is regularly retweeting me?

Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

Tech Soup Blog

Adriana is a prime example of the organization's impact. With this help, now I have my own place. Transitional Program BBQ.

Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)

NTEN

So for example, you might look at Phone Calls with Donors or Members from 2010. By Sean Watson, Nonprofit Technology Consultant, TechEffect. Your database doesn't track the date of your organization's last communication with a donor, and many of them aren't donating because they never hear from you. Does this situation sound familiar?

Why Animating Your Logo Can Help Tell Your Story

Frogloop

The examples show a range of emotions a logo’s animation can evoke: The DC Children & Youth Investment Trust. Online Marketing

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New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed

Frogloop

We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” ” What is that, anyway? to Feeding America and charity: water.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

This morning, I checked in on the Pocket Museums on our museum's ground floor. Here's the strange thing. Then I walked into the men's bathroom.

Frogloop Guest Post: 4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Amy Sample Ward

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

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If that’s not you, find someone who is, and have them help you get started. Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. The least?

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

– Very interesting new infographic helping dissect data from a national poll examining whether or not Americans trust the media during political peaks. "The survey revealed the dramatic lack of trust Americans hold for sources of election news of all mediums. Have you accepted online technology as your organizational savior?

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New Facebook Brand Page for Beth’s Blog: With A Little Help from My Friends

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You get a little help from your friends. This is when I turned to colleague  John Haydon to help me out. So, what you do? Blogger. Learn.

Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

Tech Soup Blog

We've compiled a list of resources to help you support these efforts. Another Way to Help. Donate to Organizations Providing Relief.

DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

Here are some questions that can help get people talking to start sharing the groups they work with. Presentation. Do-It-Yourself. Reporting.