February, 2017

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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising  in 2016. Online Tweet It] !

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, launching a fundraising start-up is not easy and the odds of making it long-term are slim. bfg.org. bstow.com. dipjar.com. good.pn.

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The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017


The nonprofit sector is a strong and vibrant community full of people willing to help each other out. They get stuff done. Find your nonprofit ally.

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST


Every successful campaign starts with a moment. This year, no moment has been more controversial than the rollout of the recent immigration ban.

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5 reasons nonprofits have an advantage when it comes to social media


This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———-. personally just call it being a realist, but that’s me. Apparently.

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book,   Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman.

Tackle Your Fear of Social Media: 3 Tips for Nonprofits

John Haydon

Starting out on social media can be a scary for nonprofits. Content Marketing

Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits


Online Advocacy Nonprofit fundraising Social Media

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Donor Retention vs. Donor Acquisition: What Research Shows About Overall Online Engagement

Connection Cafe

When asked by organizations whether their online fundraising programs should focus on donor acquisition or donor retention, I say, “Yes.”. Sustainers.

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology.

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Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook


This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Amen–my favorite topic! But a Facebook Group as the home for that community? Now I’m crying.

5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Evil Erin. There are two ways to approach self-care: Preventative and Episodic. Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1:  Breathe.

The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug

Mobile Commons

Problem: How do you provide a vulnerable population with access to a life-saving drug? That’s especially true among young and minority populations.

23 Free Nonprofit Webinars for March 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Webinars are a great way to get some free education on how to run your nonprofit better. There's something for everyone in this list, so you shouldn't have a problem finding one or two webinars that are right for you. march webinars

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Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

But first, what is social love and why does it matter? Social Cultivate.  Don’t ask them for something cold. Try appreciation before asking.

Dear Accidental Nonprofit Marketer – You Were Born to Tell Great Stories

John Haydon

You are the accidental nonprofit marketer who’s been asked to create content for your organization. But you have mixed feelings about it.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23


Our Marketing and Business Development Department provides leadership and coordination of all marketing functions. We believe in and empower our staff.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You will notice that there is a trash can on the cover of her book with the tagline, “Because Nonprofits Are Messy.” Books

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PCs for People Brings More Great Refurbished Computers to Nonprofits through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Meet our newest Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) partner, PCs for People! PCs for People, as a leader in U.S. Here is its story. Going National.

How Nonprofits Can Tweet Effectively During the #SOTU

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On February 28, 2017 Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will present the 95th in-person  State of the Union Address. Mix it up.

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

Connection Cafe

I celebrated a big anniversary recently (25 years as a professional serving at the same company). Learning from mistakes.

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50 Big Fundraising Lessons from #BloomCon

John Haydon

This week, I attended BloomCon, the annual conference sponsored by Bloomerang. The lineup of speakers was the best around. Online Fundraising

Top Association Social Media Jobs This Week – February 9


Director of Content Marketing , TechSoup – Help us change the world! Chapter Relations Coordinator , Scrum Alliance, Inc. photo credit ).

Do You Really? ?Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor? Guest Post by John Haydon. They get stuff done. And they make a bigger impact. But do you really need a mentor?

Learn Design Basics and Build Brand Guidelines for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Do the words "design" and "brand guidelines" make your toes curl and teeth grind? Learn design basics. spanhidden.

No One Wants to Sign Up for Your Damn E-Newsletter

NonProfit Hub

Picture this: you just Googled “how to patch the hole in my jeans,” and find the most irresistible article with the top three ways to mend your favorite pair (number 2 will blow your mind!). ” My guess is never. No wants your damn e-newsletter. No one cares about your damn e-newsletter. Instant gratification and added value.

Predictive Modeling vs. Wealth Screening: Effective Segmentation Programs Require a Healthy Mix

Connection Cafe

It’s a great debate. Some tend to gravitate toward wealth data alone because it feels more tangible—or understandable—than predictive modeling.

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How to Use Data to Achieve Your Mission

Wild Apricot Blog

Most nonprofits don't use their database to help achieve their mission. Database expert Wes Trochlil reveals how the most successful organizations use their data efficiently and effectively by asking the right questions. database management database data Wes-Trochlil

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Interface with physicians in the segment to maximize sales and use of AMA services and products, grow the AMA membership base and increase revenue.

A Simple Tip for A Good Night’s Sleep: Use An Alarm Clock

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many of us fall into this trap because use our mobile phones as an alarm clock. Charge elsewhere and wake up recharged.” Happy Healthy Nonprofi

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Why Successful Nonprofits Track Employee Time

Tech Soup Blog

There's nothing easy about running a nonprofit. In any case, it's inevitable that some of your efforts will be more successful than others.

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Program Sustainability is Not Just About Funding

NonProfit Hub

“What are your plans for sustaining this project, if you are successful?”. Why Should We Care About Program Sustainability? Sustainability Plan. 2008).

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3 Steps for Avoiding Deficiencies During a Single Audit

Connection Cafe

(part 3 of 3 in Single Audit and Uniform Guidance series). The future of grants funding will increasingly go to organizations with “clean” audits.