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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

Connection Cafe

Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals. But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact?

Best Practices for Golf Fundraisers: 10 Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. Golf fundraisers are a huge opportunity for outreach, stewardship, and certainly for fundraising.

More Insecure Content Blocked By Google Chrome

Byte Technology

Beginning in January 2020, Google Chrome will start blocking more insecure elements on web pages. These pages have “Mixed Content”, which is a page loaded securely via HTTPS, but pulls in elements from a non-secure locations.

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Michelle Chen , an independent scholar who recently graduated with a PhD in mass communications with a focus on advocacy, activism and social change. Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S.

Antionette Kerr : How I Became a Self-Care Radical

NonProfit Hub

The elders in my family set high standards for what “hard work” felt and looked like. They subscribed to the adage that people of color (especially women of color) had to work “twice as hard” in business to prove themselves. I deeply respect my family’s wisdom.

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Microlearning For Improving Employee Performance: Is It Really Effective?

Gyrus

Global organizations have started using Microlearning For Employee Performance, engagement as it is found to be very effective e-learning methodology

Doing Museum Work: Your Thoughts

Museum 2.0

This week has turned out to be the hardest post I've written yet. Not because of the subject matter, but because of the sheer volume of awesome I'm trying to summarize. This month, we're thinking about the way we do work in museums. I'd ask questions on Twitter before.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Double Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Nick Burne , Behavioral Economics Specialist at GivePanel.

Lindsay LaShell : How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign

NonProfit Hub

How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign. Yep, you read that right. If you’re thinking about planning your Giving Tuesday campaign this week (it’s December 1, 2019), you’re about a year too late. Listen, I know you’re busy and dates have a way of sneaking up on you.

How to Cut the Cord and Actually Save Money

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It’s no secret that the price of cable over the past few decades has skyrocketed. In fact, when you compare the average cost of a paid TV subscription with the average inflation rate, things are actually a bit silly.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Using Dot Voting Online

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I facilitate meetings or workshops for nonprofits, not matter the topic, I incorporate many participatory approaches and design thinking methods. One technique that I often employ is called “ Dot Voting ” or “ Visual the Vote.”

How Small Organizations Can Be Successful with Analytics

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Teams, My teams, and Are we one team?

Museum 2.0

The Ship of Fools by Hieronymus Bosch, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 By Seema Rao and Paul Bowers I've been living in a wintery wonderland and luxuriating a beachy wonderland in equal turns recently. Last week, Rob Weisberg posted when I was at MCN (sadly as missing him terribly at that conference.)

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How Bitcoin and Early Internet are so Similar

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The Web & Bitcoin – How it all Started The Internet came to existence around half a century ago. The first example of it was ARPANET, also known as the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network, created by the US Department of Defense.

how-to-track-the-progress-of-employee-training

Gyrus

Being able to track Employee Training progress is very important for both small and large organizations

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#GivingSkills: Doing #GivingTuesday Differently

Connection Cafe

We’ve all heard of #GivingTuesday.

Leaving Your Legacy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks. True happiness does not come from possessions. It comes from serving others and making meaningful contributions that benefit other people long after we are gone.

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Online Classified Advertising Platform For Users To Buy Or Sell Goods And Services From Each Other

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

With widespread usage of internet, trading in an online environment has become quite common. Today online classified advertising platforms facilitate transactions between the buyers and sellers or buyers and manufacturers.

A Short Guide on How to Develop an Effective Leadership Style

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When you work with people, there comes a moment to ask yourself if the way you manage them is sufficient or you simply abuse your power. We are going to consider different types of leadership and share a number of recommendations on how to manage staff successfully.

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Online Payment Processing for Nonprofits: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Looking into online payment processing for your nonprofit, association, or membership organization? Pick the right solution with the help of our guide

Power 2020 Higher Ed Planning with these bbcon Insights

Connection Cafe

Last month?we?concluded? concluded? bbcon? 2019 , the premier tech gathering for organizations and change agents driving social good, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in?Nashville, Nashville, TN.?

5 Tips For Making An Effective Presentation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is lots of good advice in Bob Kulhan 's book, Getting To Yes And , One of my favorites is his tips for making a presentation. Kulhan recommends you follow these five tips : Warm Up. It's not enough to review your notecards and double-check your PowerPoint.

Smarter making of the Website With Bluehost

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Making a website is not nearly as complicated as before. In fact, as you will see in this video, it’s as simple as following the instructions. But before we start, we will explain to you the different choices available to you and we will also make my personal recommendations.

10 Websites to Download Audiobooks for Free: Audiobook Bay Alternatives

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Are you looking to download and share audiobooks for free? Check out the Audiobook Bay alternatives for free high-quality audiobook downloads Updated: What happened to audiobookbay? It’s too bad, the website is offline now! That’s why you can not access the audiobookbay website anymore!

Online fundraising: Leveraging compliance as a development strategy

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by James Gilmer Harbor Compliance. Nonprofits solicit and raise funds as a fact of their existence. To protect nonprofits and the general public, most states enforce certain compliance requirements on nonprofit organizations soliciting within their borders.

Keeping Your Nonprofit Relevant with Engagement and Storytelling

Connection Cafe

“But what have you done for me lately?”. While a phrase I personally find a bit crass, as a resident of New York City, I am constantly reminded however of its truth and poignancy.

Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I really appreciate author Valerie M. Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

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Instagram Marketing – An ultimate Guide for Beginners (2019)

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Instagram is considered as best platform that is considered as best full-on marketing channel that is continually offering a lot of benefits to the marketers. If you are running a business, then it would be better to create a business account on Instagram.

Nonprofit Credit Card Processing: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Credit card processing for nonprofits may sound high-tech and complicated, but even the smallest organization can easily get set up to receive payments. Here's how to get started. payment-processing online payments Fundraising

Online fundraising: leveraging compliance as a development strategy

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by James Gilmer Harbor Compliance. Nonprofits solicit and raise funds as a fact of their existence. To protect nonprofits and the general public, most states enforce certain compliance requirements on nonprofit organizations soliciting within their borders.

4 bbcon 2019 Takeaways to Help You Maximize Your Foundation’s Impact in 2020

Connection Cafe

8 Seconds To Be Meaningful

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to a 2015 Microsoft study, the average attention span for us ever-scattered humans is now shorter that a goldfish's; eight seconds. So, how do you stand out? How do you communicate effectively? How do you not waste time?

Names Of Some Of The Best And Free CRM Software For Your Use

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You have heard this term CRM system for a long time, but have no clue what this mechanism actually is. CRM is mainly termed to be the customer relationship management system, where it can be used to simplify the daily tasks that every business has to work on.

29 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in December 2019 that the internet has to offer

How Can Google’s G Suite Help my Nonprofit Thrive?

Twenti - Digital Marketing For Nonprofits

Archives. by Zoe Allen. Find out how to use Google’s free G Suite for Nonprofits to become more efficient and maximise your impact. Personalised emails, great collaboration software, secure communications – all for free. What is G Suite?

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 123: Aligning Business Strategy and Purpose

Connection Cafe

Companies are under increasing pressure to be socially conscious, if not socially active. But what’s the best way to do this authentically? How can you make sure that your purpose and your business strategies are aligned in a way that resonates with employees, customers and other stakeholders?

How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.