5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Optimizing your nonprofit’s advocacy action alert doesn’t have to end with a supporter receiving a humble “thank you” from a thank you page or email. How many can we get to take an action at a moment’s notice? Action+Alert), Campaign Content (e.g.

5 Nonprofit Content Themes That Inspire Action

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When a donor or supporter knows that there is a fast-approaching deadline and a limited time frame within which they can take action, they are much more likely to take action.

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Using #GivingTuesday to Turn Your Mission into Action

Connection Cafe

There is no better time to turn messages of hope into action—to giving time, money, talents, and voice. If you know me, you know I think “ good is for everyone.”. You also might accuse me of sounding like a broken record because I tend to say this a lot, but it needs to be said.

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4 Actionable Steps to Make SEO Oh So Easy

Connection Cafe

Interactive Fundraising Expert Mike Snusz has 4 actionable steps you can take right now to help optimize your website for SEO: Step 1: Front-Load Your Browser Title. Digital technology is increasingly playing a key role in engaging donors, and in 2015, around 7.1%

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

Connection Cafe

This could be exponentially more impactful than asking your supporters to take one-off actions. The number of likes, followers, shares, active social networks, and dozens of other interactions can determine how likely it is that a person, or brand, can influence others to take action.

Achieving the SDGs: Taking Action for the 2030 Agenda In Your Community

Connection Cafe

You may be reading this in between reviewing grant applications to support responsible production and consumption or to take action against climate change. How to Take Action on the SDGs (Hint: You Already Are) . 4 Steps to take action on the 2030 Agenda: Get informed.

Camp Blackbaud: Pro Bono in Action

Connection Cafe

Check out this video to get a look at Camp Blackbaud in action. It’s Pro Bono Week! What are you doing to celebrate? This is a big week for Blackbaud.

How to Use Social Influence to Inspire Action

NonProfit Hub

When people aren’t sure about a particular choice or decision, they look to see what other people are doing to guide their own actions – and typically they do this without even realizing it. The post How to Use Social Influence to Inspire Action appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples)

John Haydon

As a general rule, asking people to take action will get you more results than if you don’t ask at all […]. The post 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon.

Kill the Noise: How Prioritization on your Website Can Drive Action


Does that element help your user complete an important task with a clear call to action? Look at the positioning of the most important “call to action”. Do these elements highlight content or actions that are critical to your organizational goals? Your website has a lot to say.

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What’s Your Personal Craziness Index? Identify, Take Action, and Avoid Nonprofit Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In my newest book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , the first half of the book addresses how nonprofit professionals can assess and become more self-aware about the symptoms of burnout and begin to practice self-care to avoid burnout.

Five Actions to Enable an Efficient Two-Way Communication

Connection Cafe

Take immediate action and offer guidance. By Laura Iancu, PR Specialist at 123ContactForm. In this fast moving world, relationships with customers, donors or investors are often superficial and shallow.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

The first step to a successful mobile campaign is a great call to action. When you’re ready to launch your campaign, be sure to promote your mobile call to action everywhere, from TV commercials to tweets to T-shirts. Make it easy for people to take action.

How to Build a Mobile List and Craft a Mobile Call to Action

Mobile Commons

The easiest way to attract subscribers is to promote your text message call to action on all your existing media channels, advertising, and outreach. A text message call to action is how you ask people to join your mobile campaign. Make it easy to take action.

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Include Is a Verb: Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion


In our new whitepaper Include is a Verb: Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion , Sherry Marts, PhD (S*Marts Consulting) and I tackle the challenge of turning associations’ powerful talk into equally impactful walk.

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Turn Website Click Data into Actionable Steps

Connection Cafe

And, even tougher to turn data into “actionable” next steps. In the below example, the nonprofit is able to see which home page calls to action receive the most clicks: Why is this important? Nonprofits may want to direct visitors to a certain action, like donating.

Moving From Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

Wild Apricot Blog

Sherry Marts and Elizabeth Engel, authors of "Include Is a Verb," show you how to move your organization from talk to action when it comes to authentic diversity and inclusion. Many organizations and associations have a compelling statement on diversity and inclusion, but one that isn't reflected in their day-to-day operations.

12 Nonprofit Call-to-Action Twitter Images to Study and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is committed to maximizing engagement on Twitter, then you must create visually compelling call-to-action images for fundraising and advocacy campaigns.

11 Fascinating Facts About Online Fundraising That Will Inspire You to Action


Is your nonprofit raising money on it’s website? I’m guessing the answer is yes. … Online Fundraising 2011 online Blackbaud Social Fundraising

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Engagement Superpowers In Action


Some superpowers in action in our community: I want to work for more green space in my neighborhood. How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work? One excellent way is to use your unique expertise, access, skills -- whatever you’re super at -- to provide a product, service or experience that really matters to your target audience. In other words, develop an engagement superpower.

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How Do You Inspire Visitors to Take Action After They Leave?

Museum 2.0

it encourages visitors to participate both in the exhibition and beyond it by taking action to expand opportunities for foster youth and youth transitioning out of foster care. How could visitors take actions that are both meaningful and achievable? A few of the TAKE ACTION cards.

How to Eliminate Obstacles to Engagement and Retention: Call to Action


Call to Action . A wrap-up meeting with the leadership to present and discuss what we found and type of implications and actions these might suggest.

Actionable Data is Better than Big Data (And Learning Trumps Both)


We were talking about the importance of how actionable the data are, rather than the big/small distinction. When do the data that you are analyzing give you something that can spur action? To be ”actionable,” it turns out, requires more than data.

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Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”

Mobile Commons

This is direct action.”. This is direct action. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit npo Press Success Stories Successes Use Cases

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5 Dynamic Calls to Action That Increase Donations

See What's Out There

The post 5 Dynamic Calls to Action That Increase Donations appeared first on The See3 Blog. Making websites smarter and increasing impact is a huge part of our mission at See3. And this problem – how to make websites smarter – is something we’ve been obsessed with. Now, we have a solution.

How After Action Reviews Can Improve Your Social Media Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

An After Action Review can produce insights, but participants need to embrace with an open attitude, not blame game. What makes it useful as this detailed description of the method points out. Source: nwlink.com via Beth on Pinterest.

QR Codes in Action. Five Nonprofits Share their Experiences


Are nonprofits using QR codes as part of their marketing and outreach?

This is Crowdsourcing in Action and it’s Awesome.


The experiment turned out to be really great – we were able to show crowdsourcing in action in a quick 75 minutes – it really showed off the power of what these tools can do.

GW Engagement Survey Section Four: Action Opportunities


We've used it enough to know that it provides useful, actionable diagnostic information, and decided to make a DIY version that anyone could use. This month, we're looking at Section Number Four: Action Opportunities. Groundwire Engagement Survey Section Four: Action Opportunities.

Learning in Public Challenges and Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in Public Challenges and Actions – guest post by Annie Hernandez. Action #1: This session made me think about going back to the big compilation of data and taking a good look at what we used and didn’t and why. Flickr Photo by Andy Beal.

Increase Non Profit Support by Improving Your Social Media Calls to Action


—————— Here’s how to improve your calls to action (CTA). Whatever the reason, make sure they end up in the right place on the call to action cycle. Encourage social sharing by giving them a clear concise action to follow.

Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

Connection Cafe

At the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) , the advocacy affiliate to the American Cancer Society , we have a volunteer like Susan in every congressional district. As noted earlier, the key is speed of execution and immediate action opportunity.

Can Collective Community Action Lead To Fundraising Success?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s one: ACTion Alexandria is an online civic engagement initiative with three main goals. ACTion Alexandria’s social fundraising initiative, “ Spring2ACTion ,” raised $104,156 in donations and matching grants for 47 participating nonprofits.

Comfort vs. Action: The Internal Debate

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Laura E. Tan , University Service Learning /. AmeriCorps Coordinator. ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. A close friend of mine and I were having a conversation about his future job prospects when he mentioned that the offer he was most interested in didn’t include health insurance.

Neuroscience proves why your nonprofit stories move supporters to action

John Haydon

In your brain, you have neurons called “mirror” neurons. These brain cells are essentially the “soft-wiring” behind empathy. It’s why you feel sadness when a friend is struggling, and happy when they overcome an obstacle.

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Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results


Michael Wilson. CEO & Founder. Small World Labs. These five examples of nonprofit communities show the diversity of options and ideas for engaging people around a mission. Creating an online community to mobilize your supporters and further your nonprofit''s mission might seem like a big task. What to do? Where to start? A simple way is to look at what your peers are doing. This article looks at five examples of what some innovative nonprofits are doing with their online communities.

7 Actionable SEO Strategies You Can Do Today


It’s very actionable for anyone. They are all really actionable and you’ll be amazed what will happen to your SEO just by doing these simple things. This post originally appeared on Leapfroggr.com and was written by Dennis Seymour. It is reprinted here by permission. ————– As you dive deeper into the world of Internet marketing, you learn that one thing is usually a constant: SEO takes hard work. It’s why people outsource it in the first place.

[eBook] How to Build a Website that Converts Interest into Action

Connection Cafe

How else can supporters be expected to connect with a mission and take action online if they’re not given a compelling reason to do so? - No matter your mission, designing a website that inspires action is crucial to the continued advancement of your cause.

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Essential Marketing Tip: Let Your Mission Statement Inspire Action

NonProfit Hub

You need something that will speak to the masses and inspire action. This will strengthen your team’s sense of purpose and help you move in a direction of purpose and action. It’s a written promise to your constituents that you will do your best to inspire action and leave your community better than you found it. The post Essential Marketing Tip: Let Your Mission Statement Inspire Action appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

#npfail Reflections and Call To Action from NTC Plenary on Failure

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I will summarize the top takeaways and the call to action: Nonprofits and the people who work for them have to loose their fear of taking risks and that opens us up to fail and improve. This means front loading failure as well as doing “after action reviews.”