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6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

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Having an empowered and effective base of grassroots supporters can be the holy grail when it comes to building large social-change campaigns.

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

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Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars.

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

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Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1. This march is said to be one of the largest one-day protests in U.S. history.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

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Don’t just ask them to help with providing some support materials. Every day is a great day to show gratitude to your supporters.

Three Things Nonprofits Must Start Doing to Cultivate Supporters

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It’s time to help supporters walk along our donor continuum, not just roll our eyes in frustration because they just don’t get it. think so.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

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The Performance Imperative offers a common definition of high performance, supported by seven pillars of highly effective organizations.

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

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Back in my days as a Corporate Funder, I was routinely asked to provide giving details for our organization. Our focus was on: Dollars granted.

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3 Easy Ways to Amplify Your Welcome Series for New Supporters

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Last month we wrote about the 3 steps to creating a Welcome Series to effectively onboard new constituents to your organization. Make sense?

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

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New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. Your People Are Talking. listen. spiked. approach/.

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Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support Guest Post. by Dorie Wallace Vice President, Customer Support, Blackbaud.

How to Grow Offline Support by Executing Stronger Online Strategies

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With proper planning and execution, a stronger online fundraising and marketing strategy can grow all of your avenues of offline support.

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

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Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? Why we love video. Can they do it?

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

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Social good organizations are embracing the paradigm shift – or risk getting left behind. Social good organizations (nonprofits, foundations, education institutions, etc.) Social good organizations will embrace the new tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Cross-Sector Partnerships will take on a New Level of Importance.

How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

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Want to better engage your supporters? You’ll ensure that your supporters are not receiving too many or too few emails from your organization.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

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You also most likely have some experience with accepting and tracking financial gifts from donors to a charitable organization. Now what?

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically


The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers. Don’t just tweet. Be polite.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest


Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? have 1021 pins.

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Supporting Artists With Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

During our holiday party, we displayed thirty pieces of art provided by Creativity Explored , a San Francisco-based nonprofit arts organization.

#BBCON 2016| What’s in It for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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So I went ahead and picked out some of the top sessions for Arts & Cultural organization to make planning your conference journey just a little bit easier. Maximizing Engagement at Your Arts & Cultural Organization – Learn how you can move your visitors from “hello” to “I do” with a personalized journey for your supporters.

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7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles


Donors, volunteers, partners, and sponsors are considered the “life blood” of nonprofit organizations and foundations.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations


What can an organization crowdsource? The creatives are performing “microvolunteering” while the organizations get the work done for free.

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

The mystery of creating real impact using Facebook has eluded many organizations for years now. Grab the trial code at the bottom of the post!

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars


Turning your everyday supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. So, how can you help supporters become fundraising superstars?

6 Tips For Engaging And Retaining Your Nonprofit’s ‘BIG’ Supporters


This will give your biggest supporters the opportunity to meet your nonprofit’s board, executives, and most involved staff members.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These three characteristics hold true for resilient organizations as well.…Resilient Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee. Others do not.”. Bechtel, Jr.

How Charities Get Tech Support in Uganda

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NetSquared is TechSoup's answer to providing local tech support and learning opportunities. What Is NetSquared? What NGOs in Uganda Need.

Engaging Younger Supporters

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How is your organization embracing, recruiting and reaching out to this generation? Millennials are now the largest generation in American history. read more ). engagement member engagement

Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content


organizations can now spread targeted content with the click of a button. Through websites, social media, mass-emails, etc.,

Scary Supporter Horror Stories

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So in honor of Freaky Friday, here are 13 real supporter horror stories, none of which involve zombies. I’ve changed a few details to protect the innocent (and/or guilty). A one-letter typo nearly cost an organization a dedicated supporter. An organization has their gala/luncheon/whatever and makes an ask. Let her.

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Nonprofit Storytelling: 4 Tips to Motivate Supporters

John Haydon

These four tips will help you motivate others with your organization’s story: 1. Tell a deeper story To persuade […]. Content Marketing

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How Do Other Organizations Control Administrative Costs?

Tech Soup Blog

We've answered the question: "How do other organizations control administrative costs?" How are nonprofits coping with this issue?

How to Engage Your Supporters and Find Super Fans

Tech Soup Blog

Think of a team, group, community, or organization that you're really passionate about. The panelists included. Break Through the Noise.

What to Do When You Outgrow Your Homegrown Tech Support

Tech Soup Blog

Some Signs Your Organization Has Outgrown Its Accidental Techie. But this "break and fix" model of IT support isn't working.

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TechSoup's Commitment to the Organizations We Serve

Tech Soup Blog

Recent elections and events across the world have stirred strong emotions and often seemed to highlight differences. The right to disagree. Of thought.

Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

Amy Sample Ward

definitely recommend them both! Q: What does “online” add to the community organizing? interview community communitybuilding organizing

Support in the Philippines

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Our dedicated support team stands ready to help you with your needs. Catholic Relief Services. ChildFund International. Direct Relief. Heifer.

Our Journey to Support Every Nonprofit on the Planet

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"Today, our network of partners connects more than 90 corporate donors and dozens of foundations with 700,000 organizations in over 100 countries.

How to Personalize and Automate the Welcome Series for Your New Supporters

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When a new supporter shows an affinity to your cause, they, too, expect you to roll out the welcome mat. Show them what your organization is all about. Welcome them to your online community, explain who you are, why your organization’s mission is critical, and where you provide services. This is your time to woo them.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Content Marketing, Tangible Support, and Batkid

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Support in the Philippines is needed and this post has compiled a list of nonprofit organizations providing aid. Life’s tough.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.