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The Problem with Boards

SocialFish

If that were the case, then the symposia, orientations, and conversations would solve the problem, but they don’t. really mean it. Period.

6 Problems Solved By a Written Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Post by Russell Sparkman, CEO / Producer at FusionSpark Media, Inc. Starting ” – Yogi Berra. Not Knowing Where to Start. Lack of Direction.

The Problem Isn’t Millennials

SocialFish

EVERY SINGLE younger generation is blamed as the problem as they enter adulthood. The younger generation is NEVER the problem.

The Problem With Crowdfunding

NonProfit Hub

But there’s a problem with crowdfunding. It’s a microcosm for the societal shift to digital solutions to problems. The post The Problem With Crowdfunding appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Crowdfunding has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity over the last couple of years. How likely are you to give a stranger money?

The problem with Facebook

SocialFish

WATCH THIS VIDEO. Now, I don’t think making money is a bad thing, in fact I hope to make some myself. Little Privacy, Please!

The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement

SocialFish

Almost. Web analytics is basically an even playing field because Google analytics is free, as are other web stats tools. Not the case for social media.

9 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

Below are the aforementioned 5 problems, and I’ve attempted to provide a solution to help you remedy the problems. Why is this?

Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work

NonProfit Hub

The post Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. It Starts at the Top. Be More British.

Government contracts and nonprofit organizations: Problems and solutions

ASU Lodestar Center

Failing to pay is not a simple problem, though. But these are problems that have plagued a. posted by Jeremy Higbee , Freelance Writer.

How to Solove the Brand Inconsistency Problem You Didn’t Even Know You Had

NetWits

Your brand isn’t as simple as a logo or website. It’s intangible and emotional while at the same time tangible and based in real life. Your Turn.

[MCON 2015] The Problem With Nonprofits ‘Non-Yesterday’

NonProfit Hub

There is a problem with nonprofits today. Or as Eric Weinheimer might say, there is a problem with nonprofits “non-yesterday, non-tomorrow.” The title isn’t the only problem with nonprofits though. The post [MCON 2015] The Problem With Nonprofits ‘Non-Yesterday’ appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. a.k.a. today).

Staff or Volunteer: Our Job is to Solve Problems

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Amanda Kaiser offers some ideas for dealing with big and seemingly unsolvable problems so you can move forward again. membership

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What Are the Most Important Problems in Our Field?

Museum 2.0

The crux of his argument is this: make sure you are working on the most important problems in your field. It's perfectly obvious.

What to Do When Technology Isn’t Your Problem

Robert Weiner

People and process problems frequently masquerade as technology problems. Copyright P. S. Mueller [link]. She’ll figure this out!”.

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MUST READ: The nonprofit sector’s identity problem

SocialFish

READ THIS awesome post  at my new favorite blog, Nonprofit with Balls. Here’s an excerpt, and there’s a lot more where this came from.

5 Times Foundations Cause More Problems Than They Solve

NonProfit Hub

But all too often, foundations, corporate grantmakers, and donors end up unintentionally causing problems instead of helping to solve them. Here are five common ways foundations cause more problems than they solve: Providing short-term funding for a long-term outcome. The nature of philanthropy is a want to help. Not speaking up.

Nonprofits & Gaming: Playing Your Way to More Funds, More Volunteers, and Solving the World's Problems

NTEN

Gamers are already helping tackle real-world problems, just by playing games. Casey Golden, CEO, Small Act. They already are. Games ".may

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[Guest Post] Monthly Giving Can Help Solve Donor Retention Problems

Donor Search

DonorSearch’s blog aims to cover and explore a broad range of topics related to prospect research.

The Biggest Problem Nonprofits Face on Social Media

NonProfit Hub

And one of the biggest problems for nonprofits is finding that value through social media measurement. Featured Fundraising Social Media

Commensurate Wages to Cause Problem for Employers?

Vertex Systems

This is from a great article from the online publication Eastern Iowa Government, a story that continues our discussion of the issues concerning bill H.R. 3086 – the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act 2011 – which proposes an … Continue reading →

[YOUR IDEAS NEEDED] Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving – Live!

SocialFish

Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving – Monday 8/5, 3:15 pm, Room B214. We need your help! Here’s what we need you to do…: 1.

Nonprofit Website Mistakes: The Problem with Failing to Research and Plan

NonProfit Hub

I understand how difficult it is for a nonprofit organization to do a proper amount of planning and research. Featured Nonprofit Web Design

Time is Money: Solutions for Monitoring Problems With Your Website

Byte Technology

To begin, consider using a program that monitors your site 24/7 and instantly reports problems when and if they occur.

The Strategy Landscape Tool Helps Solve Wicked Problems

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

No single funder or institution alone has the resources or reach required to move the needle on wicked problems. Source: Monitor Institute.

3 Reasons We Love Acquia Commons for Problem Solving Online Communities

Influence

Here at Forum One, we love helping organizations make real progress on some of the world’s most pressing issues — education, poverty, the environment, global health, and international development (to name just a few). That’s why we love Drupal Commons. read more. Influence Drupal Drupal Collaboration Communication Drupal Drupal

More symptoms of bigger problems

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

’nuff said

Clinton Urges Charities to Focus on Solving Global Problems - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Guest Post: Using Participation to Solve a Design Problem at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Museum 2.0

I'm on the road this week, with speaking gigs in Oslo, Denver, Charlotte, and Roanoke (join the NAMP livestream on Sunday at 9:25am PT here ). results.

3 Reasons We Use Drupal Commons for Problem Solving Online Communities

Influence

That’s why we love Drupal Commons. read more. Influence Drupal Drupal Collaboration Communication Drupal Drupal

How To Approach Problem Solving

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That's right -- to solve a problem, you must understand that issues always exist in your thinking, never in your circumstances.

The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement

AFP Blog

The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement : My new job is forcing me to confront my arithmophobia/dyscalculia (I’m not sure which it actually is–basically any kind of numbers or math freaks me out) as well as my loathing of Excel and I admit it’s almost pleasurable. Almost

No RSS Feed for Your Website? No Problem

Wild Apricot Blog

Google Reader has announced a new feature that lets users create an RSS feed to track changes to any web page, even if the site doesn’t publish a feed. It’s great new feature for your website visitors who use Google Reader, but what about people who use a different feedreader or like to get updates by email? read more ).

The Ice Bucket Challenge Won’t Solve Charity’s Biggest Problem - Dan Pallotta - Harvard Business Review

AFP Blog

The Ice Bucket Challenge Won’t Solve Charity’s Biggest Problem - Dan Pallotta - Harvard Business Review So, are we looking at the future of charity? The ALS Association is already being scrutinized to make sure it doesn’t spend a penny of the Ice Bucket money on anything but research.

Catastrophic computer problems

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Catastrophic computer problems Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. Read this article so if this happens to you, you are prepared

[MUST WATCH] Dan Pallotta on the problem with nonprofits today

SocialFish

Dan Pallotta talks about a deep problem we face in the nonprofit community. I’d love to hear your thoughts. ———-.

The “Peace Corps for Geeks” Delivers Tech Solutions to Urban Problems - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The “Peace Corps for Geeks” Delivers Tech Solutions to Urban Problems - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : Calling itself “the Peace Corps for Geeks,” the San Francisco–based nonprofit Code for America (CFA) is on a mission to help city government work better through technology.

Biases that block effective problem solving.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

All the best problem solving techniques can be defeated by biases that get in the way of clear thinking. Really striking. Quite a difference.

How Nonprofits Can Use Data to Solve the World’s Problems | TIME.com

AFP Blog

Youth Villages, a grant-winner that provides housing and programming for at-risk children in the foster care and juvenile detention systems, measures success not by the number of young people served but by the percentage of those young people who are successfully living at home 12 months after being discharged.

What's the problem?

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Thought I'd polish up and post this blog entry on problem solving that's been hanging around half written. Sitting in drizzly Seattle.

Microsoft Pri0 | Microsoft helping nonprofits solve technology problems with Imagine Cup | Seattle Times Newspaper

AFP Blog

Microsoft Pri0 | Microsoft helping nonprofits solve technology problems with Imagine Cup | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Microsoft launched Imagine Cup Solve This on Monday. The Imagine Cup competition brings together student teams from around the world who build software.