When Nonprofit Advocacy Works in Reverse

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How Nonprofit Advocacy Works in Reverse. The solution: We flipped the advocacy model upside down by creating RiversidePULSE. . Advocacy Healthcare nonprofit advocacy super advocatesWe take for granted a natural progression.

How Nonprofits can Use Analytics with Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Analytic Activism is a book about how advocacy organizations can make better decisions in the digital age. I wrote the book because it seemed like something was missing from the conversation about digital advocacy and activism.

3 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Advocacy Fundraising Moment

Connection Cafe

That’s where creating your own advocacy moment comes in. So here are just three steps you can take to create your own advocacy fundraising moment: Using Action-Oriented Communication to Prime Your Moment.

Advocacy Tools, Blogs, Webinars, and More

Connection Cafe

With midterm elections in play, you’ll need a go-to advocacy resource to help you galvanize your supporters to influence policy and the debate. Below is a round-up of advocacy tools and tips for nonprofits that you probably won’t find anywhere else but here at npENGAGE.

Ten Tips from Advocacy Superheroes

NetWits

BBCon took place outside the Beltway, but we had plenty of Beltway insiders … Email Marketing Web Design Advocacy

Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018

Connection Cafe

What’s a digital advocacy campaign manager to do? But most advocacy campaigns can’t just give people what they want! But for most advocacy campaigns, Facebook dominates the social universe, with an assist from Twitter.

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Advocacy Nonprofit advocacy tips nonprofit fundraising ideas nonprofit marketing social media activismIs a barrage of action alerts and fundraising emails burning out your activists? Are your email open rates and click rates dropping? Breaking up the routine can help.

Advocating Nonprofit Advocacy: The Myth That 501(C)(3)s Can’t Engage in Advocacy

Connection Cafe

When I encounter 501(c)(3) organizations that would be suited well to engage in online advocacy but don’t currently have programs set up, I tend to hear the same story, “We don’t want to engage in advocacy because we don’t want to risk losing our 501(c)(3) status.”

3 Questions to Ask When Considering Advocacy Software

Frogloop

Starting an advocacy campaign can be a lot of work, but it’s absolutely worth it when you get to look back on all the good you’ve done in the world. Technology nptech Online AdvocacySo you want to change the world?

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

EveryAction

That’s why we expanded EveryAction’s industry-leading advocacy tools to include Local Advocacy. EveryAction clients have already used advocacy forms to send hundreds of thousands of messages to federal elected officials. Now, we've made it easier for nonprofits to connect their supporters with county and municipal elected officials through the same easy-to-use email or social advocacy forms. Want to learn more about advocacy tools? advocacy

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How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

In my last post, I answered the age-old questions, “ Can my 501(c)(3) really engage in advocacy? ” With that settled, it’s time to move on to the benefits of advocacy. How can advocacy make a measurable difference for your organization? Does Advocacy Help with Fundraising?

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

9 Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1. One of the most exciting tools for advocacy campaigns comes from our friends at Countable Campaigns.

Advocacy & Facebook Political Ads: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Connection Cafe

Advocacy Nonprofit Nonprofit Marketing Facebook fundraising campaigns nonprofit marketingWhat’s up with Facebook Political Ads? If you use Facebook, you probably have noticed how the news feed presents political or issue-related ads.

Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our longest-term donor, the Skoll Foundation , went so far as to introduce me to a DC-based advocacy firm. My reaction was that this kind of advocacy work was a luxury we couldn’t afford. That’s when I called that advocacy firm, a “luxury” that soon became indispensable.

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. All too often, a tally is recorded and that’s the extent of online advocacy.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. It's finally here!

Twitter as an Advocacy Tool

NCE Social Media

The forum focused specially on how to use Twitter as an advocacy tool. It is the Twitter feed that you’ll want to pay attention to… How do you use Twitter and other social media platforms as tools for advocacy? Education and Training Microblog advocacy philanthropy twitter

Rolling with the Political Punches: Advocacy in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

Here are 3 tips for running a successful advocacy campaign during an election year: 1. With 24 hour news media coverage and breaking news on Twitter, you want to be prepared to insert your advocacy campaign and have your corresponding materials ready to go.

How a Leading Nonprofit Used Social Media to Create a Digital Advocacy Movement

Connection Cafe

Not only was President Obama’s speech a major milestone for the 36 million people in slavery today, the human rights community, and countless others, but it was also a win in the digital advocacy front. You can still run a successful advocacy campaign.

What is a Digital Advocacy Strategy and Why Do You Need One?

Connection Cafe

The short answer: a good digital advocacy strategy helps an advocate win! A clear, practical digital strategy helps any advocacy organization or advocacy campaign understand what they need to do online and why.

Get Strategic in 2018: Turn Your Advocacy Supporters into Donors

Connection Cafe

Advocacy organizations are often lucky enough to have some of the most passionate supporters among all nonprofits. Of course, though, it’s the dollars that keep advocacy organizations running. While they can immediately connect how donations to a cancer organization will fund cancer research, it’s trickier for them to guess where the money goes in an advocacy organization. There’s no reason advocacy organizations can’t see the success with DIY Peer-to-Peer fundraising.

Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

As we enter the EOY fundraising season, especially for any issue advocacy organization that will see stark changes as the result of the election, one thing that should be top of mind is your sustainer program.

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Advocacy - Anywhere, Anytime

Connection Cafe

If you're attending the Convio Summit (hashtag #convio10 ) and: you like advocacy. Then you should attend the workshop entited "Advocacy: Anytime, Anywhere with APIs." Author: Sally Heaven. you like APIs. AND you like cool campaigns.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services.

How Nonprofits Can Engage Volunteers in Advocacy

ASU Lodestar Center

During my Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM) studies, I gained an appreciation for volunteers and an interest in how volunteers can engage in advocacy. During my MNLM studies, I learned to appreciate a new definition of advocacy.

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. Utilize a sophisticated online advocacy platform.

New Report Highlights the Advocacy Gap

Frogloop

That is a ton of advocacy. How do activists experience advocacy, and how is it received by its ostensible targets on the Hill? The complete report is available here: Advocacy and online action is essentially synonymous amongst activists. Online Advocacy Trends nptech

A Father of Advocacy

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Sargent Shriver became the father of advocacy in his time, a life dedicated to his brother’s infamous line, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” He truly led a life activism and selflessness, dedicated to advocacy and service. Perhaps he helped pave the way for your advocacy program. His legacy is evidence of how advocacy is such an important piece of our society Author: Blair Naylor.

About Mobile Commons Advocacy

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons Advocacy offers a powerful, effective way for organizations to petition Congress for legislative change. This video will give you a brief overview of how Mobile Commons Advocacy works.

Does Your Institution Have an Advocacy Policy?

Museum 2.0

I took the issue to the board, and we agreed that we need to develop some kind of advocacy policy to be able to answer these phone calls with confidence. Our museum has a growing advocacy component to our work. advocacy relationships social justice

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Replacing generic sign up forms with petitions that supporters can sign is popular with nonprofits in the advocacy field. There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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I Am a Witness: Advocacy Through Emoji: Associations Now

AFP Blog

I Am a Witness: Advocacy Through Emoji: Associations Now : "With its latest advocacy campaign, the Ad Council and its many partners have learned to speak emoji. The goal of the I Am a Witness campaign? To bring attention to and discourage bullying in all forms." 'via via Blog this

So you want to get into online advocacy?

Frogloop

An engaging action, one that is shareable and appealing to not only your audience, but also friends of your supporters, is the first step in launching your effective online advocacy strategy. Online Advocacy It starts with the action!

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

The Secret Ingredient to Wining Advocacy Campaigns

Frogloop

Advocacy and corporate accountability campaigns are some of the longest and toughest fights for nonprofits to win. Online Advocacy Online Marketing Online Organizing

Join the ‘Advocacy Action Then Donation Ask’ Bandwagon

Connection Cafe

I love the smell of a well formatted advocacy thank you page in the morning. Especially when the thank you page is not only thanking me for taking action, but suggesting I share the advocacy action with my friends using social media… AND starring a bold fundraising ask, too.

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How To Find the Right Database For Social Justice and Advocacy Nonprofits

Everyaction

For nonprofits doing political advocacy and social justice work, having solid data management practices can sometimes be an afterthought. If you're looking for a CRM that fits the unique needs of social justice and advocacy organizations, or just wondering how yours stacks up - click below!

Three Ways Nonprofits Can Pioneer m-Advocacy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The time is ripe for the early adopters in the nonprofit sector to embrace m-Advocacy, otherwise known as mobile advocacy. Well-known e-advocacy vendors like Convio , Democracy in Action , and Blackbaud will likely also soon add mobile advocacy to their list of services as well.

TO THE BELTWAY AND BEYOND: Advocacy Superheroes at bbcon!

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Since advocacy as a topic and a career are both near and dear to my heart, I wanted to give you a preview of some awesome advocacy content that you can expect to see. First, my colleague Emily Goodstein will be presenting Out of the Box - Advocacy Superheroes.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We chatted with digital strategist Yash Mori for insights on creating video for nonprofits, campaigns, and advocacy organizations. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool.

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Webinar: Making Advocacy Pay

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This free webinar will talk about the relationship between advocacy and fundraising, how organizations are using advocacy successfully for list growth and engagement, and show you valuable case studies from successful organizations. We will also discuss best practices in assessing ROI or Return on Investment for online acquisition, so you can see how to make advocacy pay. Care2 Webinars Online Advocacy Online Fundraising

Best Strategies for Winning Advocacy Victories

Frogloop

Frogloop readers who mobilize online activists to win advocacy victories may want to attend a free virtual event this coming Wednesday, March 9 th called “ Advocacy Live !&#. Key strategies for raising more money through your online advocacy efforts.

Online Advocacy Drives List Growth

Frogloop

Online advocacy as a tool for list growth and new donor acquisition is hotter than ever. Actions such as petitions and pledges serve to engage cause-minded individuals and convert them into valuable supporters. Care2.com has been at the forefront of online acquisition for over 15 years. It has an online community of over 26 million civically active members all working to make the world a better place, and they are looking to engage with your organization!