How To Eat an Elephant—Byte-Size Advice for Making Your Next Big Technology Purchase

.orgSource

The post How To Eat an Elephant—Byte-Size Advice for Making Your Next Big Technology Purchase appeared first on.orgSource. What does a technology investment have in common with a woolly mammoth? You guessed it: They are both a big, hairy deal.

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Practical Advice About Association Management from the Stoics

WBT Systems

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Choosing a Nonprofit Consultant: Advice for Nonprofits

Charity Navigator

Your nonprofit is considering hiring a consultant to assist with a certain project or task. But how do you know if you’re ready to bring on outside assistance, and how can you choose the best expert for your organization?

Great Advice For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the seven smart things you need to do to succeed in the future , according to leadership expert. John Baldoni , in his book, Lead With Purpose : Make purpose a central focus. Instill purpose in others. Make employees comfortable with ambiguity. Turn good intentions into great results.

Advice for Engaging Virtual Conference Attendees

WBT Systems

Advice for Engaging Virtual Conference Attendees. Read more about Advice for Engaging Virtual Conference Attendees

Three Fundraising Pros Give Their Advice On What You Should Do After You Get Laid Off

Bloomerang

My personal biggest piece of advice: Get in touch with your network. Do you have one key piece of advice as it relates to being laid off, transitions, and negotiations? I hope this advice helps you approach the post-layoff transition with a little more peace of mind.

Fantastic Advice On Your Youtube Marketing Plan

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The post Fantastic Advice On Your Youtube Marketing Plan first appeared on Non Profit Tech Blog. Youtube websites are an excellent way to stay informed about family and friends, but it may also be a terrific advertising tool.

Inspirational Advice for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

What piece of advice has resonated with you and transformed your work? Here are a few pieces of advice that might apply to nonprofits. nonprofit blog carnival

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Advice for progressive billionaires who want to make the world better

Nonprofit AF

Over the weekend I listened to this episode of The Ethical Rainmaker, where my friend (and fellow co-chair of Community-Centric. leadership nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion billionaires taxes

Advice for CEO for hiring a CTO

CEO Tech Tips

CTO responsibilities varies depend on the stage and size of the organization. If you’re looking to hire a CTO, think carefully about the skills and background you need. Infrastructure Manager: Mainly used in traditional businesses where IT is in more of a support role. Technology Visionary and Operations Manager: Often a co-founder of the business or one of the first hires.

Advice for CEO for hiring a CTO

CEO Tech Tips

CTO responsibilities varies depend on the stage and size of the organization. If you’re looking to hire a CTO, think carefully about the skills and background you need. Infrastructure Manager: Mainly used in traditional businesses where IT is in more of a support role. Technology Visionary and Operations Manager: Often a co-founder of the business or one of the first hires.

16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( view on Storify ) produced sixteen Instagram videos in response to the question: What is your number one piece of nonprofit technology advice? 15-second video interviews are the new elevator pitch. In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. While a few individuals succeeded in just one take, most needed two or three takes.

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Social Media Advice from Superheroes

See3

Some of the best advice I've ever gotten has come from masked avengers, caped crusaders, and friendly neighborhood supermutants. Turns out this advice applies pretty nicely to our work as digital do-gooders as well. After all, aren't we out saving our own corners of the world every day? Here are some of my favorite quotes from […]. social media strategy Nonprofits Superheroes tech

Keep the love alive: Relationship advice for you and your members

Nimble AMS

It’s a love story for the ages: your association and your members. Like any good relationship, you and your members are stronger together. You provide them with resources to help them grow and succeed in your industry while they help your organization thrive.

Ask an Expert: Online Engagement Tool Trends + Advice

EveryAction

The sea of tech options for nonprofits is large and growing - what isn't is data-driven, expert advice on making tech decisions (as a CRM provider, we get it!). The Guide is a thoughtful, in-depth read, and offers a lot of great advice to organizations looking at different tech options. How do you see online engagement evolving, and what advice would you give to nonprofits planning to adopt new tools in the near future?".

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The Truth About Choosing A Nonprofit Career Path + 8 Experts’ Advice

Wild Apricot

Figure out the right nonprofit career path for you with step-by-step advice and tips from nonprofit career experts Looking for a change?

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Experts Offer Advice For How To Lead During 2021

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, the following expert business and leadership book authors shared their advice for how to effectively lead during 2021. My question to them was: What is your advice for leaders as we enter what is surely to be a challenging 2021 for most businesses?

Advice From The Book Un-contain-able

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Good leadership advice all around. Kip Tindell, former chairman and CEO of The Container Store , was at the helm of the company since the first store opened in Dallas, TX in 1978 until late 2019. In 2014, he, along with Paul Keegan and Casey Shilling, wrote the book, Un-contain-able.

Advice from the Experts: The Best Fundraising Tips for 2016

Byte Technology

From learning to talk about your cause on the donors’ terms to working harder to build personal relationships, there’s some truly good advice here no matter the size or goal of your organization. The post Advice from the Experts: The Best Fundraising Tips for 2016 appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog. A new year brings new challenges and, more importantly, new opportunities to the world of cause-related organizations.

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Practical Advice For Making Good Decisions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And then test their advice against your judgement. Late last year brought the new book, Decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

45 Nonprofit Experts Who Tweet Great Advice for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking for expert tips, here is a list of the top forty-five nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, etc,). experts Twitter

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The Major Gifts Advice You Majorly Need

NonProfit Hub

The post The Major Gifts Advice You Majorly Need appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. There’s a HUGE elephant in the room staring you right in the face. As nonprofiteers, we often focus on the seemingly “attainable” gifts that are less scary than the elephant…major gifts. But guess what? With the proper expectations, cultivation and approach to making the ask, major gifts are also entirely attainable.

11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The results are below and what you’ll hear are the responses to the question: “What is your number one piece of nonprofit technology advice for nonprofits?” Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #14NTC ) last week in Washington, DC.

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Social Media Advice in Fortune Cookies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week, the post that got the most conversation was a playful and visual one. Using the photo above, I asked people to share their best social media advice as a fortune in a fortune cookie. They were clever, funny, and great social media advice! And, if you have some social media advice in the form of a fortune cookie, please add it in the comments below. Flickr Photo by Beth Kanter.

Advice for Consultants - Part 1

Robert Weiner

This post was inspired by my colleague Kris Putnam’s advice for new consultants ( So, You Want To Be A Philanthropy Consultant? This advice was provided by John Elbare in response to a question about what to expect as a new consultant. John’s advice was right on target. and Starting A Consulting Business? 15 Things To Do Right Now ). I received the following via CharityChannel’s Consultants forum in 2003.

Advice That Could Lead To A Better Nonprofit

TechImpact

The post Advice That Could Lead To A Better Nonprofit appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Christian Leadership Alliance. We’ve all had to make difficult decisions. But when difficult decisions impact employees working for us, and a nonprofit whose mission you care passionately about, those decisions become that much more difficult. Additionally, we’re often apt to solve the easy problems.

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Advice for Consultants - Part 2

Robert Weiner

Last week I posted John Elbare’s advice for new nonprofit consultants. Today I’m posting Karen Nyhus ‘ advice, originally posted on NTEN’s nptechconsult forum (for members only) in response to a request for “resources and tips for our nonprofit technology community to help them start things off right in 2007.&# Advice to newbies in nptech consulting: (1) don’t try to be a generalist, or at least don’t try to know everything.

Advice for Aspiring Nonprofit Tech Leaders

NTEN

Karl Hedstrom. IT Director. As an aspiring nonprofit tech leader myself, I feel both somewhat unqualified to be coaching others on this subject, yet at the same time in a unique position to share valuable lessons from my own professional experience. I also have the benefit of this community''s wealth of knowledge on the subject which I have liberally tapped into for this article. Leadership Organizational Culture IT Staff

Leadership Advice From How Great Leaders Think

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is some good advice from Lee G. Read the whole book for lots of additional insights and advice for how great leaders think. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal , authors of the book, How Great Leaders Think : Good thinking is the starting point for good leadership. Leaders who can reframe—look at the same thing from multiple perspectives—think better. They create a lucid portrait of what’s going on around them and have a clearer vision of what’s needed to achieve desired results.

Advice from Nonprofit Hub’s “What’s Next?” Guests

NonProfit Hub

The post Advice from Nonprofit Hub’s “What’s Next?” Over the summer, we launched our What’s Next? podcast in hopes of preparing our readers for the years to come. We’ve had some awesome guests so far. Here’s what they’ve had to say. Kishshana Palmer : “Sink or swim” Kishshana Palmer believes that within the next decade, the nonprofit sector will reach a fork in the road.

5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign

TechImpact

The post 5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Crowd-funding websites allow individuals and organizations to create a page on their website and promote donations for a cause, product, or service. For nonprofits, these sites work off of a base of able and willing donors who. Here are a few tips from The Fundraising Authority to make the most out of this technology: Promote a specific project or campaign.

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Advice for Keeping Donors Coming Back

Wild Apricot

Here's a look at the February Nonprofit Blog Carnival - hosted by Marc Pitman the Fundraising Coach - about keeping donors wanting to come back. nonprofit blog carnival donors

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Safer Online for Nonprofits: Practical Advice to Keep You Safe

Tech Soup Blog

Got more advice than you can fit in a tweet? Most organizations store at least some sensitive personal information. This could be names, addresses, phone numbers, or records of how clients use organizations' services. Sadly, stealing and selling this kind of information is a lucrative business, and online threats to privacy and security are everywhere. The good news is that some basic changes can go a long way toward protecting your organization's data and the people you serve.

Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

WBT Systems

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Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

WBT Systems

Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation. Read more about Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

Best Leadership Advice From My Career

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. If I put together the best of each, here is what made those environments effective: • Leaders led by example on a consistent basis and were willing to roll up their sleeves, particularly during tight deadlines or challenging times. Employees clearly understood how what they did made a difference and how their contributions made the organization either more profitable or more effective. •

Choosing Nonprofit CRM Software (Expert Advice)

Donor Search

Any nonprofit who’s been through buying new CRM software can attest to the fact that it can be a long and overwhelming process. With so many choices and features to consider, finding the right software for your organization can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. But finding software that’s an excellent fit couldn’t be more… Nonprofit Software

Donor Stewardship Expert Advice Featuring Bill!

Donor Search

NonProfitEasy has put together a list of stewardship advice featuring Bill Tedesco, CEO of DonorSearch, among 28 other nonprofit experts. Looking for donor stewardship strategies? Bill emphasizes the importance of engaging donors of all levels, advising that: “Prospect research can help your front-line fundraisers identify which donors have the capacity to give a major gift… About DonorSearch Basics of Prospect Research Lists & Rankings Uncategorized

Advice for Consultants - Part 3

Robert Weiner

This is the third in a series of posts aimed at new consultants in the nonprofit sector. The previous posts are at Part 1 and Part 2. Make sure you have enough savings, loans, or other income to tide you over while you build your business. Figure out where you will work and what equipment you will need. What kinds of capital investments do you need to make to get started? Do you need a rented office or home office? If you will have a home office, is that allowed by local zoning?

Virtual Webinars for Volunteers? Tips, Guidance, Advice on Organization and Management.

VolunteerMark

Tips, Guidance, Advice on Organization and Management. Organizations often depend on volunteers to achieve success and accomplish a mission.

Creating Your Own Lens: 4 Tips for Evaluating Fundraising Advice

Connection Cafe

Especially if you don’t have a deep pool of your own experiences to draw on, how can you benefit most from the advice that is so freely offered? Rather than ignore all advice or grow frustrated by the differing opinions, keep reading — it expands your mind—but create your own lens for evaluating advice. 4 Tips for Evaluating Fundraising Advice : Look at the credentials of the writers you respect.

What Donors Want – Fundraising Advice Straight from the Donor’s Mouth

Beth Kanter

What Donors Want – Fundraising Advice Straight from the Donor’s Mouth – Guest Post by Rachel Stephenson Sheff. The premise is simple: to have frank, engaging (and slightly irreverent) conversations about major gifts fundraising with donors themselves – giving fundraisers advice straight from the donor’s mouth. Major gift fundraising is an intuitive blend of art and science, with relationship-building at its core.

Expert Advice for Improving Culture & Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

It’s no secret that people working at social good organizations, and at nonprofits in particular, have the reputation of being “overworked and underpaid.” According to the 2018 Nonprofit Finance Fund State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey , 86% of respondents said demand for their services was rising and 57% said they didn’t think they could meet it; 59% cited employing enough hands to do all that work as a challenge. But that still leaves a large portion of organizations that didn’t.