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Rethinking Volunteer Recruitment: A Real-Time Example of How Not to Attract Volunteers


Explore a real-time example to learn from the missteps of one organization''s approach. Leaders of volunteers are just that, leaders of people who choose to serve. They are typically not marketing wizards, and are not expected to be. Then, learn more about what it takes to apply "otherliness" to your volunteer marketing messages

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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is also other value: How much time or expense did this save staff? Encourages social content creation from network. Snap, Tag, and Share.

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. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.

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


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

Overhead: Time to Pull Our Heads Out of the Sand?

Connection Cafe

Over time, funders expect grantees to do more and more with less and less—a cycle that slowly starves nonprofits (1). Findings. References.

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Autumn: A Time for Harvest and Reflection

Connection Cafe

For example, you could look at evaluating the following: How many newly identified mid-level and major gift prospects have come to the forefront?

International Women’s Day 2016: A Time to Reflect and to Act

Connection Cafe

Today, on  International Women’s Day , I’m grateful, proud, realistic and hopeful. tried to pick just one word that encapsulates what I’m thinking, but I just can’t, especially when I consider the incredible array of women interwoven in the fabric of my life and the many wonderful (and challenging) realities we all face.

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Why Successful Nonprofits Track Employee Time

Tech Soup Blog

That's where time tracking comes into play. Time tracking makes fund and grant reporting easy. Need a Time Tracking Solution?

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Attention #AFPFC Attendees: It’s Time to Join the #Giveolution

Connection Cafe

Our partnership with AFP is just one example of how we’re educating and empowering Giveolutionaries like you to seize the next era of fundraising, discover new opportunities, and multiply your goodness. We couldn’t be more excited about where the global philanthropic community is headed. Partnering to power your mission forward.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are they paid, full-time, part-time? good example is Organization: WITNESS. Name: Marianna Moneymaker.

How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Time management techniques alone in a networked world don’t work – that is industrial age thinking.    What is more important is managing your energy.

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Is Your Online Community Changing with the Times?


For example, how is your community adapting to the following trends I see developing in the association space? Contact me for details!

Coaching Your First-Time Event Fundraisers Toward Success! (Part 1)

Connection Cafe

The first time you got behind the wheel in Driver’s Ed class?  The first time you rode your bicycle without training wheels? 

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

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Along with measuring against impact results, it is important to look at how much time has been invested. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. Hootsuite.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, my colleague, Alexandra Samuel , suggests using the “favor rule.” That question may make it hard to let go. How well?

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Coaching Your First-Time Event Fundraisers Towards Success!

Connection Cafe

Examples of such call-to-action statements include: Take 10 to send 10! (Part 3…the Finale!). Take 10 mins to send 10 emails).

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies


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

How to Ctrl + S the World, one #14NTC Event at a Time

Connection Cafe

Your organization has a mission. It’s powerful, it’s important, and it makes the world a better place. When: Thursday, March 13, 10:30-12PM.

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The Difference Between One-Time and Lifelong Volunteers: A Short Case Study

NonProfit Hub

And they could either become a one-time volunteer or a lifelong supporter. This is your time to shine. Offer a follow-up.

Time to Give a Little

ASU Lodestar Center

Other reality: I don’t have the time or money for your cause. In other words, it’s worth your time to get into the microgiving spirit.

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Google + for Nonprofits: Invest Time or Not? Nonprofit Starter Steps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Should your nonprofit do more than simply set up a presence on Google + and not invest any more time? What is a productive way to experiment and learn to the answers to these questions without wasting time? How much time are you investing? And, not take you a lot of extra time). Have you decided not to invest time?

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How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first reaction I typically hear from nonprofit leaders when it comes to social media is “When am I going to find the time?”

VolunteerMatch: How Real-Time Data Visualization and Learning Improves Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I had the pleasure of doing a Brown Bag Lunch Book Talk for Measuring the Networked Nonprofit hosted by VolunteerMatch at their offices.

Is It Time To Let Feedburner Burn?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So if your blog is at, your advertised RSS feed would be something like and NOT Thank you so much Phil! Although my feed is still working,  I’m working with Rad Campaign on a blog redesign as part of the launch of my next book,   Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.

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Replacing Mobile Advertising with Real-Time Data

Amy Sample Ward

That’s the question I asked this morning on Qriously, a new application that measures public sentiment, in real time. That’s right.

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Nonprofits and Libraries: It's Time to Move Beyond the Pie Chart

Tech Soup Blog

You can quickly spot trends in donations over time. Choosing the right visualization method means you get more insight in less time.

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How do I find time to __?

Have Fun - Do Good

Many of us feel time-crunched. But when time is truly the issue, we have two choices: 1. But now it''s already February. Aaaargh!

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It's NTC Community Voting Time!


It''s 14NTC Community Voting Time! It''s time to raise your voice and let us know which sessions have the mettle to be included in the 14NTC breakout agenda. We appreciate that you''ve taken time at all to help us out. The submissions are closed, the steering committee has met, and the module is in place. Try to be nice, though.

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The Only Time You Should Use a Pie Chart for Your Nonprofit's Data

Tech Soup Blog

We finish the series by explaining the only time a pie chart actually is the right choice. Breakdown of how Americans spend their leisure time.

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

NonProfit Hub

Here’s a bit of rough, straight shootin’ life advice for you: you’ll probably get shot down the first time. You’re going to mess something up.

Social Media and Mobile for Real Time Professional Learning at Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example,  the City of San Jose is trying to save money by turning off the street lights in the city.   Carson , Ph.D.,

Nonprofits, Coca-Cola and Real-Time Data… Ahhhhh…

Connection Cafe

It boiled down to three main points: Use real-time data to immediately improve what you’re doing. started to really ponder the first point: Use real-time data. And you need to be listening all the time. Consider the example of a large fundraising campaign. Author: Cheryl Black. Thanks for contributing Sandra!

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

Many hospitals already allow patients to text their local ER to see how long the wait time is. How Does it Work? Sound efficient? Blog health

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Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile


So in times of natural disasters like the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti and affected more then two million people, can a mobile strategy help raise money in times of crisis? The carriers are allowing individuals to donate $10 up to three times, and 100% of the donations will reach the Red Cross Foundation.

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5 Times Foundations Cause More Problems Than They Solve

NonProfit Hub

Even when foundations have long-term goals like improving drinking water or closing achievement gaps in schools, they only provide support to organizations committed to this work for relatively short amounts of time. As a result, those organizations must take time and energy away from doing the work in order to continually chase funding.

Nine Ways to Save More Time at Your Arts & Cultural Organization

Connection Cafe

We are all tight on resources and time is probably the most precious of all. Maintain a Timely Schedule for Data Maintenance.

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Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

This may be the first time I advocate for gender-segregated exhibit design. Here's the strange thing. Then I walked into the men's bathroom.

Example Of Good Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Receive timely responses to their e-mails? Is it easy for your customers to: Buy from you? Make returns? Get pricing and terms?

5 Times Your Texting Dinner Date Might Actually be a Good Person

Mobile Commons

They should be done texting and back to spending time with you in a matter of moments. Perhaps your date is one of them?