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Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days.

5 Nonprofits Financial Drivers That Are More Important Than Ever Before!

Connection Cafe

Funding of public services is a national conversation. We don’t know where the funding is headed but I think we can all agree that changes are coming. Constant change is a reality in today’s environment but the volatility of the current environment has a lot of nonprofits concerned.

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The Future of Nonprofit Engagement Strategies

Connection Cafe

Sometimes, when we’re focused on the tactics of digital fundraising or communications, we can lose site of big trends which require a new strategic approach. And paying attention to the trends gains urgency as things change much faster than they used to.

Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, with a Foreword by Jim Collins.

The New Rules For Email Deliverability

Frogloop

At Care2, we spend a lot of time thinking about email deliverability. Because organizations can have the best email marketing strategy, endless budget, and the most engaged subscribers of all time and they still won't reach their goals if their emails are marked as spam. It sounds easy: just make sure you aren't spamming people, right?

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The Surprising Connection Between Fundraising and Workplace Culture

SocialFish

We’re excited to present a new webinar for the Foundation Center ! Here’s the description: At the heart of all organizational capacity building is workplace culture, and nonprofits and foundations are no exception to this rule.

Every Nonprofit Hashtag in One Big List Plus The Best Hashtag Campaign I’ve Seen

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a list of all the nonprofit hashtags. I also included all the nonprofit Twitter chats and the best hashtag campaign I've seen. Nonprofit-Twitter Nonprofit-Hashtags

7 Simple Ways To Increase Donations For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

Acquiring a new donor is more expensive than keeping a current donor. At least 5 times more expensive! Plus, the lifetime dollar value of a happy donor is way more than the value of a donor who only gives once (d’uh).

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Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

Growth hacking: a process of rapid experimentation to identify the most efficient ways to grow a business (or cause!). An idea that has captured the attention of the startup tech sector is the notion of growth hacking, a way to quickly scale a business through rapid experimentation.

Why It’s Important to Have Friends at Work

NonProfit Hub

Most of us spend 40 hours per week at our jobs. It’s probably pretty important that we like going into work then, right? Having a friend at work can help. According to studies, having a “best friend” at the office is a major key to workplace happiness. In fact, Gallup’s study found that those who said they have a best friend at work were up to 43 percent more likely to report having received recognition and praise for their work in the last week.

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people.

You Know You Work for a Nonprofit When.

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re a nonprofit person, you’ll probably relate to one or more of these 23 classic situations

How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Nonprofit, Charity, or NGO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit’s website and email campaigns are the foundation of your online brand and choosing the right domain for your website and email campaigns is critical to your organization’s online success.

A Nonprofit’s Guide to #GivingTuesday and End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Are you ready to navigate the busiest giving season of the year? To help you finalize your route to end of year fundraising success, I’ve broken down steps you can take to drive acquisition, cultivation, and participation, both during the holiday season and as 2018 begins.

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

NonProfit Hub

We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world.

Decode Your Content Marketing

SocialFish

Join me at this awesome workshop! SocialFish Readers get 20% off registration if you use the code ADELE17 – w00t!! Oftentimes, brands don’t know why they’re doing what they’re doing.” – David Beebe.

How I Quadrupled My Nonprofit Blog Traffic in Less Than 1 Year

Wild Apricot Blog

In this post I’m going to share everything I’ve learned about how to build a successful nonprofit blog from the ground up. This year I've taken traffic from 9,000 visitors/month to over 36,000. Blogging Nonprofit-Blog

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What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Amazon Alexa

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Physicians and Philanthropy: Make it Easy and Make It Quick

Connection Cafe

This is not a new subject. We know that the number one influencer of patient giving is the physician. Many philosophies exist around physicians and grateful patient programs.

Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Face-to-face interaction is an important aspect of any organization, especially when it comes to fundraising. If your donors come from all over the world, that interaction isn’t always possible. That’s where donor trips come in.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

SocialFish

We love WordPress, SocialFish is built on it, so couldn’t resist this one. Tip o’ the hat to WebsiteBuilder for sending this along. Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

Specific Strategies To Take Your Conference Full Frontal

Wild Apricot Blog

How do you make your conference the purple cow of all conference experiences? Go full frontal. In this guest post by Jeff Hurt, he explains how going "full frontal" can boost engagement at your next conference

Is Your Fundraising Appeal Turning Off Your Donor?

John Haydon

Most nonprofits love statistics. They remind staff and board members why their work matters. And statistics can be helpful when reporting outcomes or applying for grants. But using statistics can actually hurt your fundraising appeals.

The DATA Act in the Age of Transparency

Connection Cafe

Mark Twain once said, “The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all.” In 2017, the nation’s first open data law, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) moved from a pilot phase to full implementation.

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Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

EveryAction

Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing. This busy time is marked with nonprofits around the world striving for new and exciting ways to engage with potential donors. You need to launch your campaign , test your email deliverability , craft your message , and more. But one of the easiest things you can check off your to-do list is perfecting your donation page. The reality is, an organization’s donation page is often its own greatest enemy.

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

NonProfit Hub

We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world.

9 Powerful PTA Software Solutions That Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot Blog

If you're in the market for PTA software, here's a list of 9 great PTA software tools that will save you time, money, and engage your members better. Parent-Teacher-Association PTA

How CRM Software Catapults Your Fundraising to New Heights

John Haydon

The most common form of nonprofit software CRM software (Constituent Relationship Management). CRM software can help you organize your donor data and improve your communication strategies, but have you ever wondered how CRM software can help you excel at fundraising?

Understanding Volunteers and Donors With Analytics

Connection Cafe

Truly understanding your organization’s prospects and customer behavior can be the difference between successful and unsuccessful volunteer recruitment and fundraising campaigns. Forrester Research calls today the “ age of the customer.”

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How do I find the Right Board Culture for me?

BoardAssist

What’s one of the biggest reasons we hear regarding why board service did not work out for someone? A bad cultural fit with the rest of the board. Board service should be personally meaningful to you – but it should also be something that you enjoy.

Essential Marketing Tip: Let Your Mission Statement Inspire Action

NonProfit Hub

What should be at the top of your priority list when starting a nonprofit? Making a kickass mission statement. Your mission statement is at the core of your nonprofit’s brand. It communicates why you do what you do and how you’re going to do it. You need something that will speak to the masses and inspire action. Here are a few tips on how to create one that stands on its own two feet. Let’s start with a standard definition. We have to know what a mission is and why we need one.

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Nedd Freeman Anderson Class 11 Public Ally. With rakes, trash-picker-uppers, brooms and wheelbarrows in hand, the newest class of Public Allies Arizona joined the staff of the Creighton Community Foundation on Oct.

Seven Tough Questions Leaders Ask Their Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning and effective teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. And, they can challenge each other to think differently. Best-selling leadership book authors Scott J.

5 Ways to Gain The Upper Hand in Facebook’s Newsfeed

Connection Cafe

If you work in marketing or communications, you know about the Facebook Newsfeed and it’s impact on organic reach. Some of your posts are seen by lots of people, and some of your posts aren’t. Facebook can’t exist without its users. So the Newsfeed algorithm tries to predict what each user wants to see in their Newsfeed. But no algorithm is perfect. So they test and tweak. Facebook recently announced a test in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia, Guatemala, and Cambodia.