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

NonProfit Hub

One example of their success happened recently when Make-A-Wish partnered with Mustang parts company CJ Pony Parts. Make-A-Wish-Foundation.

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week,  I wrote a post about Nonprofits and Instagram , asking if it was valuable for nonprofit marketing. Snap, Tag, and Share. Caption Contest.

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.

8 Ways To Avoid Nonprofit Work Burnout

TechImpact

The commute to work. The work. The commute home from work. Physically remove your self from work at home. Take “me” time.

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not have obvious visual defects such as copped art work and blurriness from low resolution. Absolutely not. Be square. Water.org. 2. Kiva. 6.

Living (And Working) In The Digital Age

SocialFish

For example, Blockbuster Video was caught unprepared when movie rentals went straight to the Internet. Is It All For The Best? More like this.

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Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

For me, the early stage of writing a book is a treasure hunt--an excuse to seek out new examples and ideas that strengthen the story.

How to Make Content Marketing Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, white papers and blog posts can be adapted to grants, applications and annual reports. Because content marketing is effective.

Nonprofits Need Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Adding Learning to Work. This is the type of “learning at work” or professional development that is common in the nonprofit sector.

Are You STILL Trying to Sell Social Media at Work?

SocialFish

For example, if you work for an association whose goal it is to become more influential and gain members, come up with a plan that meets those goals.

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not have obvious visual defects such as copped art work and blurriness from low resolution. Absolutely not. Be square. Water.org. 2. Kiva. 6.

Keep Calm and Write On| The Guide to Creating Fundraising Appeals that Work

Connection Cafe

Real-world examples of successful fundraising appeals. Best practices in designing fundraising appeals that work across multiple channels.

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Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday,  Aliza Sherman and I shared some insights from our forthcoming book “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit ,” a work in progress.

Does Your Nonprofit Have A Social Media Work Flow?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

”    It is the work flow documented and visualized that answers the question, “What if we get a negative comment? Flow control.

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is an old adage that says “Work expands to the time you schedule for it.” Meetings that waste your time!

A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Habitat for Humanity has been working to serve the nearly 100 million homeless and 2 billion people living in slum housing around the world since 1976.

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Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But if moving more at work is a cultural norm promoted by leadership it becomes more powerful and sustainable. Photo by Jim Nickerson. Repeat.

3 Responsive Design Trends I’m Digging and Which Nonprofits are Working Them Best

Connection Cafe

One of my favorite examples of the long, scrolling homepage is the Oxfam America website. The long, scrolling homepage. The Donate widget.

A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

NetWits

Keep that in mind and do your best to tell the world about the work your doing. Launch of new programs, colleges/schools, community work, etc.

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Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

work/life balance. “You are not ever a genius all by yourself. How do you create the inner circle of your  network? Organization. Gender.

How To Train Your Attention and Be Effective When Working Online

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Curate information on social that helps you build expertise or knowledge for a presentation or work related tasks. What works? Be honest.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

Take me, for example — my object was a tin whistle (a more portable representation of my primary instrument, the flute). posted by. Hurry!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s some basic points she made about working effectively in a networked way compared to working in a traditional organization.

Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?

NetWits

Last weeks post highlighting a few statistics from the business world seems to have resonated with readers here. Fundraising via Social Networking.

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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

Shut Off the Damn Computer and Go for A Walk: Walking is actually work, not a break. Here’s a guide to this useful productivity habit. 4.

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.

Meet Dr. James A. Levine: The 1st “You can walk and work!”Evangelist

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

hours of activity into our work day. Socrates came up with the concept of strolling and working or learning. Offices appeared.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

good example is witness.org/spring2010. Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members. Name: Marianna Moneymaker. The least?

How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, if you want to show proof that your work has an impact, share the stories of those who’ve benefitted from your work.

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Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work

NonProfit Hub

For example, if they donate online, find a way to communicate with them through the mail. At least, so says  Adrian Sargeant , the Robert F.

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

always like to work out some hand signals. Small group coaching has it own specific techniques. Here is what they shared: 1.) ” 4)  Avoid.

3 Tips that Make Every Holiday Campaign Work

NetWits

For example: a great segment is last year’s donors. Make Every Email Count. - Tap into your Constituents’ Network. Share your goal!

How do you work out loud?

SocialFish

Check out the results of our Social Leadership Survey on a similar topic too. —————— ( photo credit ). Potluck

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

Each of us is a connector to new work and new worlds. How do you find fresh and inspiring resources in your field?

Why Most SWOT Analyses Stink and How You Can Make SWOT Work for You

NonProfit Hub

For example, don’t just say that your company has great communication. Strengths: What does you/your team/company do well. Avoid Generalities.

Does the Most Powerful Work Live Onstage or Behind the Scenes?

Museum 2.0

The partners we work with--to catalyze projects within and beyond our walls--are just as important as our visitors to fulfilling our mission.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

With this came the realization that we had more work to do. Some goodies I’ve come across this week for you. 1. ” 2. ” 5.

When Two Worlds Collide: Why Marketing and Fundraising Should Work Together

NonProfit Hub

As development director, she had a hard time getting her marketing director to understand and work with her. divide?! Strong words?

Working and Facebooking: No Longer Impossible

SocialFish

But there is still a huge stigma about having Facebook open at work. Having Facebook open was a waste of time. But why? If not, that’s ok.

Integrating A Network Mindset Into Your Daily Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That holds us back from embracing  networked ways of working.  Think about  your current work. What makes it valuable for your work?