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8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

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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.

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It’s Time to Know What You Don’t Know

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The experts at the store got me thinking about technique and tools in a way I never considered.Did you know if you pair a thicker roller with a heavier handle and a higher quality primer-included paint you will achieve an evenly colored wall in half the time and in only one coat? didn’t plan on getting help. didn’t. Right!

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Use Social Listening for Real-Time Engagement. So, consider the ways social media can help you get the attention of elected officials.

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

Connection Cafe

hope you find them helpful on your journey. Although it’s not always easy to admit, we don’t all have to be right about everything all the time.

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Join Me: Help Good Take Over

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think about good, the concept, all the time. strive to help others join in. Help good take over. Good is a huge part of my world.

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It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

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Now it’s time for you to show us YOUR culture! Pictures drive engagement: Cultural events make for great pictures. Good Luck!

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Helping Students Discover Why Volunteering is Important


It’s time we start teaching young people that they can make a positive and lasting impact in their community and society-at-large

Super Heroes and Major Milestones – Good is Taking Over, One Act of Kindness at a Time

Connection Cafe

Every day, you help good take over. Taking Care of Our Seniors: Every day we deliver 4,000+ meals to homebound seniors!

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What 5 Factors Help Predict A Future Donors’ Giving?


Understanding how the metrics below relate to your nonprofit will help you discern which demographics to target during your next donation campaign.

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Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How did you start to shift the culture, one sneaker at time? introduced, with help and support, first the idea of a Weekly Afternoon Walk.

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Where You Should be Spending the Most Time with Donors

NonProfit Hub

The clock is consistently and constantly ticking – 86,400 times a day, to be exact. Despite the seemingly monumental amount of seconds, there never seems to be enough time in a day. Time is a precious resource for fundraisers. There’s nothing worse than wasting precious time on a prospect that will never be fruitful.

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The 5 Factors That Helps Predict Future Donors’ Giving


Understanding how the metrics below relate to your nonprofit will help you discern which demographics to target during your next donation campaign.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management


Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), But only when it’s done right. HootSuite. SproutSocial.

Autumn: A Time for Harvest and Reflection

Connection Cafe

Don’t limit the evaluation of your success just to dollars raised for each program.  How many new bequests to your organization did you confirm?

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

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You’ll get a free Giveolutionary t-shirt and be entered for some great raffle prizes that will help you share all your goodness (selfie stick, selfie buttons, and more)! We couldn’t be more excited about where the global philanthropic community is headed. This industry is changing faster than ever before. Steve MacLaughlin (Blackbaud).

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How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

Your organization needs to develop specific, time oriented goals that are realistic. Want to better engage your supporters? Use automation!

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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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Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

NonProfit Hub

Help your board help you. Healey warns that filling seats with “warm bodies” for the sake of reaching a magic number instead of recruiting those who are invested in your mission will help your organization navigate the rough waters if ethical disasters arise. This applies to the executive director as well as the board.

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Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“ Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento. Kimbia, an Austin, Tex.-based

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We spent a fair amount of time framing and reframing the problem and ended up with a question that focused on data collection.

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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? 

Is December Really the Best Time for Fundraising Emails?

Connection Cafe

So does this mean nonprofits should think about rescheduling their end-of-year emails to another time? Help a mom in need. Of course not.

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Why Creating Space for Creative Time in the Nonprofit Workplace Improves Productivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some of our most popular perks include: Accrued paid time off starting at 15 days per year. How cultural norms influence participation.

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We are heading into the most stressful time of year for nonprofits, especially for fundraisers. Flickr Photo by Brittany Bush. Join Us!

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Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

NonProfit Hub

Regardless, as a nonprofiteer, you’ve probably heard many times that a nonprofit communication strategy is vital to your organization’s success.

Crisis Management 101: Tips to Help You Survive Tough Times

Connection Cafe

As soon as the waters are calm again, these notes will help you craft a better, stronger plan for next time. No one likes a crisis.

[Help spread the word!] SocialFish Job Board is Live!


We have a special 20% discount for employers for a very limited time:  Please use SOCIALFISHVIP at checkout. UPDATE  . Check it out here!

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Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!)

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Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!) – Guest Post by Alison Carlman. Sounds obvious, right?

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How Outsourcing Your Data Services Can Help Your Nonprofit


Whether it’s cost concerns, time constraints or reluctance to trust an outside party with such a critical service, it’s understandable for your organization consider all of your options before outsourcing. The post How Outsourcing Your Data Services Can Help Your Nonprofit appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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.

3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy


Employee advocacy can help relieve them – all it takes is 5 minutes of your employees’ time. What is Employee Advocacy?

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How Your Nonprofit’s e-Newsletter Can Help Retain Donors


Here are 6 ideas to help you get started retaining donors, and increasing your donations quickly and easily. Image courtesy of 2click.

How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day


Social media has been all the rage for some time now. Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. It’s a day-to-day fact of life.

Try Qriously for free: Real-time data for your organization!

Amy Sample Ward

How the question will help inform your work. And here’s the offer: 5 Nonprofits, 5000 Responses. The folks at Qriously think so, too.

No time to read books?


And despite all good intentions, you never have time to read them. ReadItForMe can help. I was a little skeptical at first when I heard about the site, but then I checked out a few of the books I’ve already read just to see how good these folks are, and I talked to their founder, Steve Cunningham, and I am very very impressed.

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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.

How Accessible Data Can Help You Better Care for Your Donors

Connection Cafe

physician can read your EKG on their smart phone and use software to pull up your entire health history in real time.

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I Would Dump Garbage On My Head If It Would Help a Nonprofit Reach 71,000 New Donors.

Connection Cafe

For the first time since I can remember, we’re talking less about ourselves and more about something bigger. In a perfect world, yes.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That question may make it hard to let go. Kondo suggests asking a question like, “Does this item of clothing give me joy or energy?”

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