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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.

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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.

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.

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Advice for Women Leaders

Connection Cafe

Author: Patricia Hume. According to the US Department of Labor , in 2010 "the median weekly earnings of women who were full-time wage and salary workers was $669, or 81 percent of men’s $824.". However grim that may sound, another stat is encouraging: "Women are projected to account for 51.2 percent of the increase in total labor force growth between 2008 and 2018.". That said, ladies, we have a lot of work ahead of us.

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48 Nonprofit Twitter Experts Who Tweet Great Advice

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking for nonprofit Twitter tips, here is a list of forty-eight nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, and more

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Advice from Social Good Leaders

Connection Cafe

Please also share what bit of great advice you’ve received as you built your purpose-driven career. This September, Common Impact launched a new podcast designed to inspire positive social action by sharing the personal and professional journeys of everyday leaders.

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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.

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Fail proof relationship advice

Connection Cafe

Even though the gurus of social media can offer great advice, they also admit some major challenges. Author: Cheryl Black. It’s universal to relationships. We’ve heard it from our parents, friends and even…well, maybe most especially, from our true loves: listen. If it works with your BFF and your honey, it stands to reason that it will work with your social media relationships too.

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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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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

Essential Advice for Non-Profits Hiring Overseas Workers

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Essential Advice for Non-Profits Hiring Overseas Workers. The post Essential Advice for Non-Profits Hiring Overseas Workers appeared first on GlobalOwls. Is Hiring Overseas Workers and option for your Nonprofit? Check out these tips to see what you should consider.

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 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.

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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Speaking and Training Advice from Over 2000 Years Ago

Connection Cafe

As an Educational Consultant I get to interact with a lot of different nonprofits on a variety of topics. One of my favorite assignments, though, is what we call “Train the Trainer” (T3), where I will work with a group of folks who will later put on a different hat and train their colleagues on new software. These assignments call upon product knowledge of course, but also a great deal of facilitation training, including many practice teachbacks in front of the group.

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Advice for Nonprofits on Hiring the Next Great Fundraiser—Don’t Overlook Older Candidates

Connection Cafe

I received an email the other day from a man who was in a fundraising class I taught a few years ago. I remember well his enthusiasm for fundraising as he planned to transition from a career in the aerospace industry to the nonprofit arena. He was already an active volunteer and was passionate about helping nonprofit organizations raise funds. That is what led him to my class. Today he has completed his education and volunteers with a program for which he helped secure funding.

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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.

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.

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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Fundraising Advice From Katya Andresen Over the Years : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Fundraising Advice From Katya Andresen Over the Years : FundRaising Success : we are sharing some of the tremendous fundraising tips Andresen has been gracious enough to pass on to our readers through our various publications. Enjoy, and best wishes to Katya on her new endeavor at ePals

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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 Foundation Operations and Management Report—New Advice for Funders and Grantmakers

Connection Cafe

As funders, many of us spend quite a bit of time looking outward. We look at the world around us and find outlets that reflect our philanthropic passions. We look at communities to see needs and possibilities. We look at nonprofits and the people who lead them to find inspiration, motivation, and opportunities for directing our support. Yet how often do we take the time to look in the mirror?

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Blogging Advice, Better Websites, and Email Marketing Stats

Connection Cafe

Mentioned this week in the Agitator , SOFII has become the treasury of the Jerry Huntsinger’s direct mail fundraising advice. Frogloop’s Allyson Kapon gives advice on how to get on your target audience’s radar by improving image content. I can’t believe it. September has arrived, bringing with it college football, Starbucks’ pumpkin spiced latte, and one much needed day of rest.

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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.

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.

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 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

Blogging and YouTube for Nonprofits Made Easy with Tipsheets and Expert Advice

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. You and your nonprofit organization probably already “get” that social media can help you drive programs and online results. But quick and easy tips always make getting started or optimizing programs easier. That’s why we’ve been working on putting together a social media Ask The Experts series with tipsheets on four of the most popular social platforms over at Convio.

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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.

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. •

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

Wanted: Your Advice (Guest Post)

Museum 2.0

The result is an exhibit about advice. Our “big idea” is: Advice: give it, get it, flip it, fuck it. The idea around advice is that we all experience it—some people like to give it, some get it, others pass it on and we all have occasionally gotten advice that we chose to forget. In this design experiment, we are inviting individuals far and wide to give us advice. You might be able to ask a single mom or a physicist for a gem of advice.

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.

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?

Prospecting - Philanthropy.com-Former Google Executive Seeks Philanthropy Advice

AFP Blog

Prospecting - Philanthropy.com: "June 30, 2009Former Google Executive Seeks Philanthropy AdviceA former Google executive is asking for advice on where to make a donation.".

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Gates turns to Twitter for advice on how to give away $50,000 - Sectors | The Irish Times - Fri, Jun 13, 2014

AFP Blog

Gates turns to Twitter for advice on how to give away $50,000 - Sectors | The Irish Times - Fri, Jun 13, 2014 : Bill Gates, the world’s wealthiest man and an advocate of philanthropic giving, has turned to his 16.2 million Twitter followers to solicit ideas for how to give away $50,000. Gates was responding to a DealBook article on college courses in philanthropy that require students to give away real money to no-profit organisations.

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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.

Best Career Advice For An Effective Corporate Culture

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. •