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

Connection Cafe

This model of organization-led campaigning limits what can be accomplished and restricts decisions and activity to campaign staff.  .

Three areas where more transparency works

SocialFish

Here are three areas where adding transparency into your processes can make things work better. Culture That WorksThis is huge.

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How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” Congratulations.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

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?

Connection Cafe

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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Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Whether your organization feels like your mission will advance or be under attack in 2017, one important area of focus will be revenue.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! They’re either scared to, not sure how to, or think it’s too much work. Why we love video. 80% of people remember a video ad they viewed in the past 30 days.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Here’s a sneak peek at how it works. Culture That Works Featured

Why Individual Giving Strategies Often Don’t Work for Communities of Color

Connection Cafe

” “Why, I knew this one organization that was struggling, and they decided focus on individual donors.

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Attracting Millennials to Your Organization with Pokémon Go Events

Connection Cafe

Has your organization thought about how to leverage technology like Pokémon Go? Check to see if your organization has PokeStops in the game.

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I Get To Work In My Pajamas!

Connection Cafe

I always found it funny that the line often associated with Virtual Work is “I get to work in my pajamas!”  Do you work remotely? 

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Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are supporting staff and others at your organization to help with Tweeting, what motivational techniques do you use?

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3 Strategies to Build Your Organization’s Financial Capacity

Connection Cafe

Here are three strategies your organization can use to build its capacity to plan for more, not less resources to meet its mission. 1.

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Moving Beyond The “Don’t Mess with it If it Works” Mentality at Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Having a leader who understands the root of this fear of change and how to overcome it is what makes change within an organization possible.

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How to Manage People Who Work Remotely

Tech Soup Blog

Call it what you will, telework or telecommuting or remote work has grown nearly 80 percent in the U.S. since 2005. Benefits of Telework.

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The Future of Work: A Manifesto

SocialFish

—————————— The Future of Work: A Manifesto. Let’s stop work from sucking.

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Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

As search engine rankings increase, organic visitors come in. The small business owner needs to work really hard to create a great brand image.

User-Generated Content: Put your constituents to work!

Connection Cafe

If your organization were to provide a space for sharing, I bet you’d uncover some of your most compelling stories. Comments.

Take A Walk! Work Smarter and Live Longer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Walking commute to work, if possible or park far away or get off bus a stop early. Hack a standing desk. Here’s another tip. Repeat.

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Living (And Working) In The Digital Age

SocialFish

How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready? Guest post by Hilary Smith for SocialFish.

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Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At Issue One, the organization promotes wellness and physical health with the following policies: Healthy snacks for the staff kitchen.

Building A Nonprofit Leadership Team That Works

TechImpact

And not only that, how well those moving parts are working unison with one another. As a nonprofit CEO, you’re responsible for a lot.

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

SocialFish

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

The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , we discussed the importance of taking breaks from work and for nonprofits to encourage staff to take mini-breaks.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] How Social Recruiting Can Attract Top Talent to Your Organization

SocialFish

Cool Infographic Friday Culture That WorksThanks to Betterteam for sending along this infographic! But it presents some potential problems.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

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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Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

What can an organization crowdsource? Let’s focus on Action and Work as two broad categories where crowdsourcing can be applied. Action.

How Nonprofits Are Using Games for their Mission Driven Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Nonprofits Are Using Games for Mission Driven Work – guest post by Susanna Pollack. They teach how to decide… not what to decide.

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

Connection Cafe

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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How to Monitor Your Organization Online

SocialFish

It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online. Begin to Work With BuzzSumo.

What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition

SocialFish

The ramp-up to slow-down theory of blogging is no longer working. What’s new in social media, and what is broken. More visibility? Blogging.

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Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But often the culture of working in a nonprofit is based on scarcity and that becomes difficult. The U.S. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

Healey has worked in philanthropic fundraising and nonprofit management for more than 35 years. Tainted Money. Compensation. Privacy. Honesty.

5 Ways A Cloud Works For Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

Put very plainly, the cloud is an internet based computing system that uses the internet to service your organizations computing needs on the fly.

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Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop

SocialFish

Our organizations are wired for production and efficiency rather than innovation and experimentation. Why Design Thinking? Debra S. Shawn E.

Disney’s Secret Sauce – 3 Learnings You Can Take Back To Your Arts Organization Today

Connection Cafe

It was a special trip for us  as we first met doing consulting work for Disney and had not been back since. You can check them out here.

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Harnessing Your Organization’s Story: The Missing Ingredient in Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

Although many organizations are telling their stories these days, there still seems to be something missing from their stories.

One Cost Your Organization Can’t Afford to Cut

Connection Cafe

More often than not, nonprofit organizations are tasked with doing more with less. The benefits of technology training: Time savings:   The more comfortable an employee feels working within an application, the faster they are able to use it. Tight budget, big plans—you’ve been there. Show them what can go wrong and how to fix it.

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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.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer:  Yes! How do you manage it all?