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Activating the Millennial Generation

Connection Cafe

MCON is an annual event that highlights these movements and proves how the Millennial generation is actively shaping our communities and world.

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

So what is a nonprofit supposed to do when trying to activate supporters around a critically important issue to their cause? The U.S. The U.S.

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Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

And the best place to activate this generation of do-gooders is MCON 2016. It’s hard to read a business article or research synopsis today without seeing the word “Millennial” – but why is that? Like with generations past, Millennials (born 1980-2000) are the “it” audience right now. Millennials want to do good. So what’s new in 2016?

Nurture Online Efforts with Offline Activities

Connection Cafe

Below are some ideas on how your organization can engage your supporters by paralleling some offline activities with those online. Get creative!

Infographic: The Future of Social Activism

Frogloop

Check out this great infographic below "The Future of Social Activism" that illustrates how Millennials are supporting social justice issues.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book: Upcoming Activities and Early Reviews

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Credit: Rob Cottingham. Here’s some of the takeaways shared on Twitter. Well, just a few more weeks. Upcoming Happy Healthy Book Events.

Trainer’s Notebook: Integrating Thinking and Feedback Activities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was the first 90 minutes of the workshop, and while content and interaction kept in active learning mode — the next step was a synthesis.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. What else did I need to know?

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Nada, In-Country Team Leader for Lebanon. Framing of session.

Active, Advanced or Averse - Nonprofit Change & Social Media

Connection Cafe

with activity over the post. Author: Jordan Viator. Seth writes “Take a look at the top 100 twitter users in terms of followers.

Will Celebrity Endorsed Campaigns Increase Activism?

Frogloop

For example, before helping to launch the ONE campaign, Bono was known for his activism around Africa and AIDS. Nonprofits get excited when a celebrity wants to join their advisory board or endorse their campaign. But do celebrity endorsements across different channels work these days? It depends. Campaigns Can Go Viral In Smaller Networks.

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How To Be An Active Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership tip on how to be an active listener comes from the new book, Stronger. Then ask a follow-question.

Turning to Strategy after the Audit: A Calendar of Activities

BoardAssist

Turning to Strategy after the Audit: A Calendar of Activities. When should I be engaging the audit firm for next year? When is my Form 990 due?

Want to Turn Facebook Fans into Active Supporters?

GroundWire

How many times have you cursed the fact that you can’t access the email addresses of your own Facebook Fans? When was the last time you dreamt of giving your Facebook fans actions more engaging then Like and Comment? Sorry. Facebook just won't allow it." However, as of 12:37PM on July 24th PDT, those smarty pants would have been wrong.

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Put Down the Clipboard:Visitor Feedback as Participatory Activity

Museum 2.0

Instead, Stacey thought, why not make the feedback experience an activity unto itself? full description here , photos from the event here ).

Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?

Frogloop

They are viewed as techies and quite fickle when it comes to activism. Youth Activism Key Findings: Being a part of online communities promotes engagement. The Internet can serve as a gateway to online and offline civic and political engagement, including volunteerism, community problem-solving, and protest activity.&#.

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The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism

Mobile Commons

The post The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism appeared first on Mobile Commons.

How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means)

John Haydon

Once you’ve activated the Subscribe button, Facebook users will be able to see the number of people who subscribe to your public updates.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. What else did I need to know?

Report Finds Church Membership Active Technology Users

Wild Apricot Blog

A new Pew Research report offers fresh insight into the attitudes and technology use of spiritually active Americans. churches research

What does “Active Users” mean in Facebook Page Insights?

John Haydon

Today, we’re going to drill down into the User reports and look at “Active Users&#. How your wall settings affects Active Users.

E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got to introduce myself and my role in the project, but the most valuable part of the meeting was briefing on social media and activism.

Making sense of Facebook Page’s Daily Active Users

John Haydon

What does “Active Users” mean in Facebook Page Insights? Viewing detailed reports on Facebook Page’s Daily Active Users.

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Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : Don’t confuse publishing with advertising. I’m not talking about one-way communication that people view as a “salesy.”

Activate

Steve Bridger

I attended the Guardian’s Activate summit this week and was heartened to see a sprinkling of attendees from our sector. I, however, remain an optimist and it was repeated more than once at Activate that this stuff is ’90% people, and only 10% technology’ That’s down to us then. Charities should expect it.

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. Sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), Common Knowledge and Blackbaud, the “2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report” has been released

Conviction? Check. Money? Check. So What's Keeping the Arts Sector from Embracing Active, Diverse Audience Engagement?

Museum 2.0

But secondly, and more importantly, it meant validation for active participation in the arts. We have the arguments and the energy. He paused.

Nonprofits and Their Mobile Strategies - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Nonprofits and Their Mobile Strategies - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : One recent study from ZeroDivide found a dramatic lack of philanthropic investment in mobile strategies for community change. “We’re We’re doing about 96 percent of our work with organizations outside the U.S.,”

What will the Blackbaud-Convio Merger Mean? - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : What will the Blackbaud-Convio Merger Mean? - One of the most significant mergers in the realm of nonprofit technology in recent years is now in the books.

Daily DoGooder: Active for Life PSA

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Active for Life PSA | :57 Active for Life The statistics leveraged in this video elucidate a dynamic surrounding activity and children: sports, games and recess are not accessories but necessities for healthy physical development. Daily DoGooder

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways: A Case Study in Crowdfunding and Activism

See What's Out There

If you haven’t seen the “Solar Roadways” crowdfunding campaign and viral video, you have to check it out. As […

Mapping Your Online/Offline Activism: Surfrider Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How do you analyze the use of social networks/social media in the context of online/offline activism? He's currently getting his Ph.D

Activating Your Base of Supporters (with Evan Bailyn)

NTEN

Evan Bailyn, our presenter for " Activating Your Base of Supporters ", has more 112,000 fans on Facebook. In our next webinar, he'll explain how to use Calls To Action to activate potential donors when they're most energized and willing to give. That's a lot, so he's doing something right. > Learn more and register today !

Build an Active Donor Base with Social Media

NTEN

If you're struggling with how to use social media for fundraising, we've got a great one-two punch from bestselling author Evan Bailyn coming right up: " Using Social Media to Build an Active Base of Donors " on January 26th and " Activating Your Base of Supporters " on February 2nd. How do you stimulate people to donate?

Should Your Nonprofit Be Active on the New Myspace?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year when Myspace announced that it would be launching a redesign, I was very intrigued. The design was good – very good, in fact.

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while quite, different from the "mainstream" use of Twitter by nonprofits , Ivan warns against tool-driven decisions for activism campaigns: It's certainly exciting to see technology being used in ways that amplify and extend the impact of movement organizing. What are some of the best examples of digital activism that use Twitter?

The Three Key Activities Of Strategic Thinking

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Strategic Thinking

Quick Brainstorming Activities

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Brian Cole Miller in his book, Quick Brainstorming Activities For Busy Managers , there are 50 ways to improve your brainstorming at your company or in your organization. Miller provides 49 other techniques in his book (released by Amacom last month), all of which take less than 15 minutes to complete.

Activate Summit

Steve Bridger

I attended the Guardian’s Activate summit this week and was heartened to see a sprinkling of attendees from our sector. I, however, remain an optimist and it was repeated more than once at Activate that this stuff is ’90% people, and only 10% technology’ That’s down to us then. Charities should expect it.

How To Be An Active Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership tip on how to be an active listener comes from the book, Stronger. Then ask a follow-question.