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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC).

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Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Image – ImageGroup. Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development. Today, this view is fundamentally changing.

Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

Connection Cafe

Goodbye, slacktivism. Hello, actigiving. Today, we now know the answer is: Yes. elections. This post was originally featured on Huffington Post.

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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! vibrant, healthier, and involved communities.

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10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2017 is the final year of free webinars for nonprofits ( view final schedule ). 3) Never release an infographic as a PDF. 1200 x 1200. 1200 x 630.

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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” If you are attending the NTC, please join us. Beth). Aisha). Gina). This blog post shares some thoughts. What is Collaborative Overload?

Four Ways to Increase Online Giving Conversions

NonProfit Hub

Building awareness and getting people familiar with your organization and cause is important—but to stay afloat, increase online giving conversions on your website to increase your bottom line and allow you to create a larger impact. Consider these steps to increase your online giving conversions. Optimize for mobile. Make it easy. Let’s get visual.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero. Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women. Sciences. Thought Leaders. Revolutionaries.

The Three Major Components of a Successful Annual Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Americans are generous and enjoy the sense of being a part of a worthy cause achieved by charitable giving. Sustain operational expenses. Appeals.

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9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

SocialFish

Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post.

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. A Good Training Starts with A Good Opening. A Few Examples of Good Openers.

Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors

NonProfit Hub

A donor’s first donation to your nonprofit is a step in the right direction, but it’s not an immediate promise for smooth sailing. After their initial gift, you still have work to do with each donor. That work pays off, though. . 48 Hours: Call. Talk about how their donation is positively impacting your organization’s mission. 1 Week: Note.

TechSoup Global Network: A Unique Force for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, NGOs from 50 countries, who operate together as the TechSoup Global Network, will gather for three days in San Francisco. Image: TechSoup.

How Nonprofits Can Use Storytelling to Boost Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

But if donors are retained passed that first year, the retention rate jumps significantly to 60% for offline donors and 58% for online donors.

Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Stroger, Jr. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs

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Five Nonprofits Who Are Ruling Snapchat

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45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot Blog

There are hundreds of nonprofit groups on LinkedIn. Here I’ve segmented the top ones into the categories and written a few lines about each to help you decide which ones to join. networking LinkedIn-Groups LinkedIn

Make Sure Your Nonprofit's Communications Are Safe and Secure!

Tech Soup Blog

If you are concerned about who may be listening to your organization's communications, there are steps you can take to make it harder to do so.

Social Media Stress is Real

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Yikes. out of 10 , those of us whose jobs (well, and/or hobbies–e.g. photo credit ).

How to Win at Email

NonProfit Hub

An email full of copy with zero visuals hits your trash can as fast as it hits your inbox. We’ve all seen gross emails—and even though we don’t read them, we take two seconds to be appalled by them before clicking delete. Taking time to spruce up your emails can do wonders. We have five quick tips that make all the difference once you press send.

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6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. From my experience, there are six types

Adobe Creative Cloud Giveaway for Nonprofits at 17NTC!

Tech Soup Blog

Stop By and Visit Us — Booth 217. Washington DC, here we come! This is a $600 market value! Your task, should you choose to participate: 1.

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9 Things to Look for When Evaluating a Grant Proposal

Connection Cafe

Ensuring that your foundation makes impactful grants to the right nonprofit partners starts with a thorough proposal evaluation. Which leads us to #5….

You can’t fix politics, but you can fix this

SocialFish

These are turbulent times, and I think many of us feel pretty powerless (no matter which side of the fence we’re on). Work matters.

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How to Handle Haters on Social Media Without Getting Flustered

John Haydon

Haters Back Off is one of my favorite recent Netflix shows. Two thumbs up. Donor Communication

How to Create a Nonprofit Facebook Page and Get Followers

Wild Apricot Blog

If your nonprofit doesn’t have a Facebook Page yet, I’ll show you the five basic steps to getting set up and gaining your first followers. The whole process should take less than one hour. followers Facebook

Three Things Coaches Must Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. And, the leader must effectively communicate that goal to the team.

Advocating from Anywhere: How to Make Your Mission Heard by the Masses

Connection Cafe

Advocacy is a way to showcase your organization’s mission while solving a problem at the same time. With a plan and resources, you can arm your biggest supporters with the tools they need to be stewards for your cause. But how do you create an advocacy program that actually works? A Closer Look at Museum Advocacy Day.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How Online Reviews Can Either Make or Break Your Business

SocialFish

Tip o’ the hat to Megan Arevalo for this good one ! Help your peers by adding a review of your technology for the former or the latter ! .

Solving the Riddle of Donor Fatigue

Tech Soup Blog

For those of us who live in the universe of nonprofit fundraising, donor fatigue and donor retention are some of the biggest challenges we face.

26 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Every month we compile the largest list of free nonprofit webinars. Here are 26 for April 2017. webinars

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[PODCAST] Reconstructing Content Marketing for Nonprofits | Ft. Robert Rose

NonProfit Hub

As a Content Strategist by trade, ironically content marketing is not my favorite topic to discuss. To me, the words “content marketing” are a mouthful of sand for something that’s supposed to be so captivating and delicious. Content marketing in the nonprofit sector” are six even uglier words. Robert Rose appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

Building a successful budget is a key component in accounting, and nonprofit accounting is no exception.

The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

It might not be what you expect. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them. It’s time you started acting like one. The real secret.