Five Ways to Ensure Your Event Makes Headline News

Connection Cafe

Let’s look at ways to make your event stand out from the crowd and grab some headlines. Network with influential Twitterati who can share your story and spread the word about your activities. Walk into a coffee shop in any size town, and you will see a bulletin board chock-a-block with posters for charity walks, runs, and similar events. The charity 5K and walk is so common that municipalities struggle to schedule parks and roadways for these events every weekend.

Active Loyalty in the Lifelong Learning Business

WBT Systems

How can you earn their active loyalty and be the first place members turn for lifelong learning? After the recession and subsequent lay-offs, you could hardly dodge headlines about the loss of employer loyalty to employees. Active loyalty based on mutual alignment and affinity. Loyalty programs aren’t the solution: people join dozens of loyalty programs but only remain active in a handful. Active loyalty: a lifelong learning relationship.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

EveryAction

There are many elements of your donation pages that can be adjusted to test their impact on the form’s conversion rates, including the headline, photos or images, and the number and layout of fields in the form. Many organizations have moved away from passive language such as “join our mailing list” or “sign up to receive our newsletter,” and toward active calls such as “take action” or “join the movement.”

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nfp 2.0 » Online activism in a fragmented world

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack January 9th, 2007 Online activism in a fragmented world Just back from Baristas (terrific vanilla latte) where George and the team proudly sport “Make Starbucks History&# t-shirts (as captured by caffeine buddy Ed Mitchell ). Heather noted how activism “splintered&# to pursue different interests during the 1980s and 1990s. The age of connectivity is yet to make a serious mark on local politics and online activism.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress. In the current news cycle, it seems like bad news makes it to all the headlines. It's really great to walk into work every day and know that you have coworkers who are actively making the world a better place.

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Using Social Media to Fundraise: Free Call on Thursday!

Tech Soup Blog

While social media continues to make headlines as a critical agent of change in recent and ongoing revolutions and protests in North Africa and the Middle East, the PdF Network Call series is taking a fresh look at a perennial opportunity for nonprofits: how to use social media to fundraise. Donors Event Finances Fundraising International Online Activism Online Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Networking Using the Web and Internet Web 2.0

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How to Recruit Remote Volunteers During COVID-19 Using RemoteHub

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It has more than 10,000 active companies and professionals offering services in 100+ categories. Next, add a cover picture, company photo, headline, and description.

10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Since then it has grown from 106 million active monthly users to 310 million active monthly users. Your organization’s name is featured in their headlines and your organization’s page is listed and linked on their profiles.

10 Powerful Online Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This model has become popular due to donors’ expressed interest in making incremental payments over time to stay active with your mission. Connect your mission to headlines donors care about.

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Less is More: The Dos and Don’ts of Facebook Advertising

Byte Technology

Indeed, what started as a way to connect with people in an online world has now become the domain of all elements that drive our world: non-profit causes, e-commerce behemoths, social activism extraordinaire, political wrangling and, of course, lots and lots of controversy. For instance, hitting older age groups with an intense hard-sell headline accompanied by a fast-and-loud video won’t likely get you very far.

Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

When writing copy for your fundraising page , your headline should reinforce your call to action. Tip: Use your main call to action as your donation page headline. Make your text easy to read and understand by using short sentences and simple, active language.

Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

When writing copy for your fundraising page , your headline should reinforce your call to action. Tip: Use your main call to action as your donation page headline. Make your text easy to read and understand by using short sentences and simple, active language.

The Ultimate Guide to the Google Ad Grant: 2020 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Advocating by galvanizing grassroots activism, signing petitions, and contacting elected officials. Each active campaign in your account must have at least two active ad groups. Each active ad group must have at least two active ads.

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The Ultimate Guide to Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits: 2022 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Informing about events and selling tickets to meetings, galas, fun runs, or any other activity. Google has a lot of rules that need to be followed in order for an organization’s Google Ads account to continue to be active. Activity.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Attend Nonprofit Summit

Saleforce Nonprofit

headlining our first-ever Nonprofit Summit. But we’re thrilled to announce a third Summit headliner: Amal Clooney. We’ve already told you about conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall and Grammy award-winner Leslie Odom Jr.

5 Ways to Protect Your Nonprofit’s Data

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are your nonprofit has amassed valuable data as a result of regular day-to-day activities like processing online donations; managing virtual staff or volunteers; or capturing details of those who subscribe to your nonprofit’s newsletter. It seems cyberattacks, ransomware and hackers make the headlines on a regular basis. By Ryan Polk , a Policy Advisor at the Internet Society , where he is primarily focused on issues related to Internet trust.

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11 Simple Ways to Raise More on National Food Bank Day

Classy

Step 1: Upload a custom image to use as your headline. . Use a headline image on your landing page instead of a simple text headline to add visual appeal and give you more control over how your page looks. 3 Ways to Use Your Activity Wall to Boost Donor Engagement.

Eight Fundamental Concepts for Successful Non-Profit Fundraising Events

The Fundraising Authority

Many non-profits focus on the event part of fundraising events – they find a great headliner , hire a nice band, find a good venue and print up nice invitations. Focus 80% of your time on the 20% of activities that will raise the majority of the money for your event. #6:

Adding Google Discovery Ads To Your Digital Marketing Efforts

Media Cause

Similar to the visually appealing and highly adaptive Responsive Display Ads, Google Discovery Ads use a combination of headlines, descriptions, and branded imagery to render natively across Google properties.

The Nonprofit Email Newsletter How To

Pamela Grow

It keeps supporters and prospective supporters regularly updated and contributes to maintaining an active list of email addresses. to promote your organization’s events or activities. The Headline Analyzer doesn’t know your audience.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest Is Still Relevant for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The first question that probably comes to your mind when reading this headline is – “Pinterest? As a general trend, women make up more of the population on social networking sites than men do – but on Pinterest, they make up a whopping 81% of active users. Their Pinterest boards provide ideas of fun activities that families can do together in local forests and other natural places. By Julia Campbell .

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This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? Best of all, this 7 step marketing process is easy to learn and will free your time to focus on more value-adding activities. Each headline and subsequent sub-headlines should lead the reader to the conclusion you are trying to make. Write A Headline That People Want To Click. What compels you to click on those headlines?

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Customize Your Headline. By default, LinkedIn uses the title of your current position as your “Professional Headline.” You can customize your headline and add more detail and personality by going to “Edit Profile.” When people browse connections on LinkedIn, it’s your headline that is displayed most prominently, so craft it to make a strong first impression and summarize your most valuable skills.

A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

There are so many active blogs operating in our virtual world today that it would take countless lifetimes to read them all. So use ample white space (it will help your headlines and any imagery stand out better) and put the less important stuff on a linked-to page.

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New database will show how charity money is spent | Philanthropy Impact

AFP Blog

It will give headline income and expenditure and show how charities with an income of over 500,000 allocate their revenue across fundraising and governance, charitable activities and reserves. New database will show how charity money is spent | Philanthropy Impact : The database will consist of information from the annual returns sent to the Charity Commission from charities in England and Wales.

3 Ways to Bake Success into Your Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy

Qgiv

Before Covid-19 became headline news, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank had already identified optimal web performance as a critical organizational need.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Customize Your Headline. By default, LinkedIn uses the title of your current position as your “Professional Headline.” You can customize your headline and add more detail and personality by going to “Edit Profile.” When people browse connections on LinkedIn, it’s your headline that is displayed most prominently, so craft it to make a strong first impression and summarize your most valuable skills.

Nonprofit Advocacy: 4 Strategies You Should Consider

Get Fully Funded

If you have trouble keeping all of your accounts active, prioritize quality over quantity and focus on the platforms where you experience the greatest success. Nonprofit advocacy campaigns give your supporters a new way to get involved while furthering your mission through grassroots action.

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Don’t Just Celebrate – Advocate. Getting back down to the Roots of Earth Day: Tips for CSR Professionals

sgEngage

In the United States, the 60s and 70s saw a wave of increased activism and protesting- from the Anti-War movement, Civil Rights movement, Mexican-American movement, American-Indian movement, and more. It was advocating, activism, and creating lasting change. The pandemic didn’t slow down these catastrophes either- 2020 was the most active year on record with 22 disasters recorded. Move towards Activism.

Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Another part of the workshop, makes time for participants to begin to write a self-care plan for themselves, discussing the types of activities or habits they want to embrace. One communications director shared that she scans the headlines every morning and only goes deep into stories that are relevant to their communications strategy and limits her time. In the last few weeks, we have been pummeled with disturbing headlines about the current events.

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Four Quick Edits to Simplify Your Web Copy

Connection Cafe

We live in a world of sound bites, punchy headlines, and quick notifications. Convert passive voice to active voice. Continuing from my first point, you want to stay in active voice. Active voice makes for better writing.

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make Your Donation Page More Effective

NonProfit Hub

Notice how they’ve replaced the magazine offer with a statement about what they do and why they do it better—aimed at convincing me, an active Google searcher , that I’m in the right place.

Everything You Need To Know About the Google Ad Grant

The Fundraising Authority

So if someone searches “local housing organizations accepting donations,” then your ad will get activated. Be sure to set up an ad for each keyword that includes that keyword in the headline and the description.

How To Get Started With Mobile Giving To Reach Fundraising Goals

Nonprofits Source

An active member in the Boston fundraising community, Zach spends time creating seamless event experiences for his clients. In today’s landscape of mobile and online technology, nonprofits are flooded with a large variety of choices for almost any solution they can think of. This principle applies similarly to the event management and fundraising spaces. In this article, we’re going to share: Why nonprofits are investing in mobile giving to reach their fundraising goals.

Does Your Business Need a Custom Corporate Philanthropy Platform?

Givinga Blog

In 1970, economist Milton Friedman famously used his New York Times article’s headline to quip that a business’s only social responsibility was to increase its profits.¹. Your corporate giving needs to fit in with your other social and environmental activities, and vice versa. A custom platform is an easy way to create the cohesion you need by connecting your giving campaigns to big-picture CSR activities and goals.

A new look at RSS: Fever

Judi Sohn

I’m always subscribed to way more feeds than any person can read on a regular basis, covering everything from Salesforce and nonprofit technology to knitting and entertainment headlines. Now, with Gmail/Google Apps or Yahoo and blogging services like WordPress.com or Blogger, it’s not uncommon for someone to be extremely active on the conversational web and not have a hosting account anywhere. I admit it, I have a serious RSS habit.

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A new look at RSS: Fever

Judi Sohn

I’m always subscribed to way more feeds than any person can read on a regular basis, covering everything from Salesforce and nonprofit technology to knitting and entertainment headlines. Now, with Gmail/Google Apps or Yahoo and blogging services like WordPress.com or Blogger, it’s not uncommon for someone to be extremely active on the conversational web and not have a hosting account anywhere. I admit it, I have a serious RSS habit.

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Building Personal Relationships with Thousands at a Time

NetWits

Sure, you could highlight all three programs, but with competing imagery, a mutli-topic appeal and non-specific headline, you’re basically taking a gamble that the email will even be read, much less personally relevant and meaningful to the constituent receiving it. Let’s take our first example, but make it a little more fun — here is an example of a community organization that provides nature-related activities, such as kayaking, hiking, and fishing.

What I Learned About Crime by Mapping It with Tableau

Tech Soup Blog

Recently, a headline read: "Robber busted in S.F. " While you might think that it came from the satirical The Onion , it was actually a real headline from our local newspaper here in San Francisco. So can we conclude much from this data, aside from the locations of criminal activity? Sensationalist headlines notwithstanding, and even with the stated caveats, one should definitely be vigilant of criminals — especially thieves — when riding public transit.

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Got #13ntc withdrawal? The Communities of Practice can help

NTEN

News headlines distract me, my to-do list grows, and I have to work hard to sustain the energy that was so palpable just days before. Set your my.nten.org notifications to receive email updates so you don’t miss any group activity. Some people opt for daily or weekly digests, but I find the activity level to be manageable, and the conversation most useful, when I receive them in real time.

10 Power Words Nonprofits Use to Increase Conversions

NonProfit Hub

Without them, copy or headlines can become boring and predictable. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics , the average American spends 8 hours working, 9 hours doing personal care, and almost 2 hours doing household activities every single day. These words can be placed into headlines, ads, promotions and any other written material you publish. There are over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States.

Philanthropic Leadership: Engaging Board Members As Fundraising Ambassadors

Bloomerang

Elizabeth Abel will explore the role of the board in elevating fundraising activity and discuss effective strategies to recruit, engage, and deploy diverse board members as fundraising ambassadors. I love the active participation. Third is activating personal networks.

Don’t forget your content

Allegiance Group

Two months after your new site launched, you find a headline that says “Lorem ipsum…&# Oops. Content — headlines, buttons, auto-responders, images — is what motivates people to become supporters or donors. It also means planning for content creation, curating good content , and actively improving your existing content before you migrate it. Content is an oft-neglected part of the redesign process, and it shouldn’t be.