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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016

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No matter how you slice it, 2016 was a year to remember. With just a couple of weeks left, take stock of the most useful content from our blog and nonprofit content library and get a jumpstart on making 2017 the best year for your organization yet! The 2016 Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

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You know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? The one who’s always reading something interesting, always has the best links to send, and knows about all the new trends before you’ve even made sense of the old ones?

New Email Study Reveals Nonprofit Spam Rates Soared in 2016

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The state of nonprofit fundraising is undeniably digital, but aside from opens and clicks, do you really understand what's happening to your emails?

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The 6 Most Important Email Series for Nonprofit Marketing

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An email series is a set of pre-written emails that are sent to a user after that user takes a specific action. It can also be called a drip campaign, email workflow, or branching email campaign. You want to

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Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling

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Lately, we've been obsessed with storytelling. From capturing an audience's attention to inspiring listeners to action, telling great stories is equal parts creative and scientific.

5 Things You Need to Know about Nonprofits + Big Data

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To find out more about how nonprofits are using (or not using) their data to do more good, we asked over 460 nonprofit professionals about their habits, culture, and outlook on the state of data at their organizations.

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This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy

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I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. As a former consultant for the nonprofit space, “I need to create a digital strategy” was something that I heard almost daily. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy. You need a strategy.

Why Donation Pages for Nonprofits Usually Suck

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Right now, thousands of donors are being scared, confused, bored, or straight up turned away from donating online

12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love

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If you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. Maintaining a work-life balance is hard enough without having to hunt down the resources you and need to develop your skills. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut. training

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Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts

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New to matching gifts or interested in understanding the basics a bit more? Here's a handy breakdown from Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation, which outlines some of the easiest ways to incorporate matching gifts into your fundraising.

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12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

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Is your donation page holding you back? Are you sure? Too many nonprofit donation pages are suffering from common donation page problems like unresponsiveness, length, general clutter, and even security issues that put potential donors off and sap resources away from causes that matter.

Why Trying to "Go Viral" is a Ridiculous Waste of Time

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As it becomes a bigger part of the marketing lexicon , "going viral" has become everyone’s holy grail, but does that approach to nonprofit campaigns make sense for your organization? nonprofit campaigns campaigns

3 Shocking Statistics from the 2015 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study

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Nonprofits have never had a more powerful fundraising tool than they now have in email , but there''s a growing concern that they might be ignoring one of the most important metrics for a successful online fundraising program. email fundraising deliverability

How to Cheat at Nonprofit Fundraising + Get Away with It

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Fundraising is a huge job at any nonprofit. No matter the size, legacy, or cause, all nonprofit organizations dedicate endless time + resources to soliciting donated dollars. That got us thinking: is it possible to cheat at nonprofit fundraising + get away with it?

3 Bad Nonprofit Marketing Habits to Stop Right Now

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In case you haven''t heard, it''s Inbound Marketing Week ! Across the world, marketing pros working in every industry, public and private, for-profit and philanthropic, are gathering to discuss the past, present, and future of inbound marketing.

50 Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow

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A frequent assumption is that social media runs itself, but the “build it and they will come” model won’t yield the engagement or impact that you’re looking for.

14 Can't-Miss Nonprofit Conferences This Summer

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With the start of summer just around the corner, the nonprofit conference action for the year is just beginning to heat up! We took a look at our 2015 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar and put together a new list of the summer's most anticipated events - which ones are you attending?

12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

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In our last post, we explained why donation pages on nonprofit websites are repelling potential donors.

1999 vs 2015: The 7 Greatest Transformations in Nonprofit Web Design

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We’ve come a long way since 1999. The web has seen multiple updates to HTML and CSS, witnessed the explosion of video, and the meteoric rise in mobile traffic among many other siesmic shifts

5 Cold Calling Tips to Meet Your Fundraising Goals

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The fundraising call has always been a staple of donor outreach. However, changes + advancements in the ways you communicate with your audience means adjusting your approach to the dreaded cold call.

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5 Questions about Nonprofit CRM Tools You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

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A brand new year is here, and everyone is resolved to make improvements to the way they live, work, and even their nonprofit website ! What''s more, folks are seizing the opportunity to get organized + do business better.

3 Ways Influencers Drive Engagement for Nonprofits

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In honor of our upcoming webinar on the Power of Influencer Engagement , we asked Jeanette Russell from Attentive.ly about ways influencers can raise the visibility of your nonprofit campaign, help to grow your list, and also retain your best people. Here are her insights! influencers

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

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It''s almost hard to imagine what life at a nonprofit was like before we could blast out fundraising emails, share stories over Facebook, or issue a call-to-action via Twitter. Remember those days? ).

8 Tips and A Free Template for Your Nonprofit RFP

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If you work in the nonprofit sector, you''re probably familiar with the RFP process + the fact that it can be a stressful, labor-intensive, time consuming, yet truly fundamental part of the job.

Picture Perfect: 8 Free Stock Photography Websites for Nonprofits

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Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd

5 Expert Opinions on the Future of Email Fundraising

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Email isn’t dead. nonprofit email fundraising nonprofit technology guest post

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Expanding the Reach of Nonprofits Through the Power of Influencers [Guest Post]

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Read on for insights from Roz Lemieux, CEO at Attentive.ly , on how your nonprofit stands to gain from better leveraging the power of influencers. guest post engagement

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone

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Whether you're reporting to your board, supporting teams in different departments, or just trying to get through to a specific type of donor, we've broken down all the ways your CRM + donor software can help.

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

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Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce? bounce rates nonprofit blog

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6 Things Wrong With Your Nonprofit Donation Page (and How to Fix Them)

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End-of-year fundraising and #GivingTuesday are around the corner , so it’s time to pull up your donation page and make sure it’s up to scratch. Once someone has arrived on your donation page, it’s your job to make sure the experience is as painless and quick as possible.

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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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. In celebration of Women's History Month, we wanted to share some of these sheroic tales and introduce you to young women who are carrying the torch forward today.

9 Marketing Conferences Nonprofit Pros Won't Want to Miss in 2015

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If the huge success of #GivingTuesday teaches us anything, it''s that good marketing is a nonprofit''s best friend. Could your organization use some help in making the most out of its marketing resources?

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Over a Hundred Gather for EveryAction First Look

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Last night, over a hundred of our friends and colleagues joined our team at Studio Theatre for EveryAction First Look. We’re so excited that finally nonprofits have a tool that will help them raise more money and build more support for their cause.

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3 New Year's Resolutions for Your Nonprofit Website

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The new year is a perfect time to make some changes. Besides going to the gym more and eating less sugar (which you’re totally going to succeed at. right?), why not make some resolutions around your website? At EveryAction, we believe in setting goals that are achievable.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

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If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events? We narrowed down our full list of conferences to some of our very favorites coming up between March and May.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good

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The way people give is constantly changing. People may care about your cause, but it doesn’t mean they will donate. So what drives them? software nonprofit technology CRM

3 Ways Prospect Research Can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money at Events

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Do you have events planned as part of your end-of-year fundraising push? If so, you may be missing out on some key pieces of information about your attendees that may make all the difference in your fundraising goals.

50 More of the Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow Right Now

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A while back, we shared a collection of awesome nonprofits that are doing Twitter right and the response was overwhelming. That's why, just in time to revamp your timeline for the fall, we thought you could use 50 more social-savvy organizations to follow, fav, and RT.