Measuring Conservation Effectiveness

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The people attending all believe that we have to focus much more on conservation outcomes: are there more tigers? It was exciting for me to participate in this meeting , which was roughly balanced between funders and conservation groups. I particularly heard about the need of Miradi to do more for advocacy groups, foundations and smaller groups (who need a simpler solution). At a two-day event at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation on changing an entire movement.

Modern Advocacy Requires Modern Tools

Connection Cafe

Given the rapid growth in grassroots advocacy initiatives at organizations large and small, we’ve been talking a lot in our office about the opportunities nonprofits have to drive new types of engagement through advocacy and what makes an organization effective. When people ask me, I always think of the National Parks Conservation Association. The number of connections between advocacy organizations and decision makers grew by 36 percent in 2017 over the previous year.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 120: Current Trends in Grassroots Advocacy

Connection Cafe

How has grassroots advocacy changed in the past few years? And what are the current grassroots advocacy trends that your organization should be leveraging to have greater success? Today’s episode, recorded at bbcon 2019, features Jeb Ory, co-founder and CEO at Phone2Action and Zach Ragbourn, director of digital communications at National Parks Conservation Association. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Changes in the grassroots advocacy space in the past few years.

League of Conservation Voters Uses A/B Testing to Learn More About Their Supporters

Mobile Commons

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) used A/B testing to find out what type of messages motivated their audience to action. More About the League of Conservation Voters LCV has had success with mobile in the past – using it to get out the vote in a midterm election. The post League of Conservation Voters Uses A/B Testing to Learn More About Their Supporters appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Ocean Conservancy | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Ocean Conservancy Posted Thursday, February 14th, 2008 at 12:34 pm by Lynn (39 posts) I’m very pleased to announce that Beaconfire has been chosen by Ocean Conservancy to design and develop an online tool for their International Coastal Cleanup program. Ocean Conservancy collects data about the trash that’s picked up and produces reports that are leveraged in education and research programs.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of workforce development, community service, and conservation. Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. It's finally here!

CASE STUDY: Marine Conservation Group Wins Victory with Care2 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) MFCN is now able to ask these 11,000 new supporters for donations, further advocacy assistance, volunteer help or to spread the word about new MFCN initiatives.

NetCentric Advocacy: Birdcinema: New way to build birding community!

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. how are the groups you are working on lands conservation, birding, habitat conservation posting something visual and compelling out there? Figure out how to get conservation ads on this site. how are the groups you are working on lands conservation, birding, habitat conservation posting something visual and compelling out there? Figure out how to get conservation ads on this site.

NetCentric Advocacy: Civil Disobedient Lawmaking

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Link: Conservative Pennsylvanians Pass ‘Radical Laws Defying U.S. Link: Conservative Pennsylvanians Pass ‘Radical Laws Defying U.S. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Notes and Questions: Are you also building the capacity of the network to serve itself?

Advocacy in the Cloud

GroundWire

At the Salesforce annual conference last month, Salesforce.com Foundation VP of Technology and Innovation Steve Andersen led a session called Advocacy in the Cloud: Engaging People to Bring About Change. Idaho Conservation League (Sara Arkle, presenter. Since 1973 they have built a credible, professional voice for conservation in Idaho. The Dream of the 90s.

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Public Service, Advocacy, and Institutional Transformation

Museum 2.0

But how many institutions are really aggressively transforming their work away from service to a narrow band of audiences to community-wide advocacy work? And I think that requires us to be an advocacy organization--not for homelessness or oceans or children--but for the power of art to transform, the power of history to enlighten, and the power of a welcoming host to spark new ideas and change.

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. If you’re a group focused on government ethics, it may not make sense to ask for photo submissions; if you’re a conservation group, it would.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

For example if you’re a conservation organization, find a photo of a heart found in nature, like in tree bark, as we did for Boreal Manitoba. Advocacy advocacy tips beth kanter BoulderStrategies donor retention Facebook Online Fundraising social love Social Media social media tips turner4D Twitter YouTube

NetCentric Advocacy: Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Mastering New Media Trends Report (February 2006) | Main | It is time to flip "dont call us we will call you" model of advocacy to a "call us when you care" strategy --> eNonprofit Benchmarks Study » February 15, 2006 Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW Local Live is really amazing.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Value of Rapid Response in the Youtube World | Main | Modeling self organization of communication and topology in social networks » March 16, 2007 Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start Conservative advise from ONENW.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Just like message consistency, storytelling, and interviewing skills, building robust networks and using social media can help these advocacy organizations make change happen for children in their state. Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media – Guest Post by Barbara Munoz. This helps explain the fiscal conservativeness that guides state spending priorities, despite the. advocacy work as an organization.

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Advocacy in the Cloud slides and recording

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The DC Project and Idaho Conservation League are each betting their futures on engagement, and in very different ways. Sara Arkle talked about how Idaho Conservation League is turning the organizational ship to find a new generation of supporters. Advocacy in the Cloud. I recently had the pleasure of facilitating a Dreamforce session where two amazing people talked about how their organizations have gone all-in with engagement.

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration

EveryAction

They work on a variety of issues related to animal welfare including political advocacy, wildlife conservation, wildlife crime, and more. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

At EveryAction we’re on a mission to provide nonprofits with best-in-class fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools, but we like to think that we’re a pretty fun place to work, too. I mainly work with clients in the climate and conservation space, but have recently taken on international aid organizations as well.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. 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.

NetCentric Advocacy: WiserEarth: Wow Nice Site

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. WiserEarth is a community directory and networking forum for organizations addressing the central issues of our day: climate change, poverty, the environment, peace, water, hunger, social justice, conservation, human rights, and more.

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Sneak Peek: The Science Behind Engaging Your Supporters

EveryAction

I have a bizarrely diverse background in talking to supporters—from doing constituent communications for Bernie Sanders, to working in online advocacy, to doing integrated membership and philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, to doing nonprofit brand and messaging work for PR firm. We all know it’s important to have a great donation, advocacy, opt-in form, and a clear mission statement, but why is it important to take the extra time to learn about why your donors are giving?

NetCentric Advocacy: Revolution in Jesusland » Almost speechless

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. It belongs in our people but not in our politics and progressive or conservative I dont get my hopes up that true spiritual religious movements ever gain and long term traction if they focus on anything but connecting people to awakened spiritual experience. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Harnessing the Power of informal campaign and political networks.

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

EveryAction

For environmental organizations, an effective CRM will seamlessly enable both fundraising and advocacy. Beautiful Forms Donors who support conservation efforts are keenly appreciative of the beauty found in the natural world around them, and they look for you to demonstrate that you understand this by providing an aesthetically pleasing user experience when interacting with your materials, such as donation forms.

Add Mobile Fields to Your Web Forms for Fast List Growth – With No Drop Off in Conversions

Mobile Commons

Organizations as different as the Nature Conservancy, Everytown for Gun Safety, and Voto Latino have all seen significant list growth with no drop-off in conversions. The Nature Conservancy’s forms now have a mobile field, contributing to the organization’s massive mobile growth. With that one simple change, The Nature Conservancy grew their list of mobile numbers by about 25,000 in a single month, with no noticeable drop in form completion.

Microsites and Landing Pages at the Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

AdWords: the anti-banner » Microsites and Landing Pages at the Bridge Conference Posted Friday, August 1st, 2008 at 10:00 am by Elizabeth (27 posts) Beaconfire VP Michael Cervino , Felicia Carr, Director of Online Communications for the National Parks Conservation Association , and Vinnie Wishrad, Director of Membership & Community at Conservation International joined forces to present a session on microsites and landing pages at the recent Bridge Conference.

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Fan of a Fan | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? 06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot?

Beaconfire goes to the Zoo | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire is helping WCS find a new content management system that will power their family of Web sites for The Bronx Zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society main site, and 4 other NYC urban wildlife parks. In July, I reported on a new project with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Get Your Supporters to the Polls with our Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

So if you’re engaged in political advocacy, it’s crucial that you get your supporters to vote. Planned Parenthood, the Communication Workers of America, and the League of Conservation Voters are all using our Polling Place Locator to guide their supporters to the polls this primary season. Advocacy Features Information Lookup Mobile Strategy & Tips Use CasesThe stakes this election are higher than ever.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Are we loosing ground on evolution and science?

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. As many of the huge common-ground groups, non-political education, "conservation", win-win efforts working to greenwash bad corporate images ( WAL-MART NFWF DEAL ) and funding from big conservative leaning donors peal away from the more poltical and advocacy focused groups the movements voice has been weakened. ( Calling them on this is not political but it is the best kind of advocacy.

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News

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broad coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and AT&T, joined by liberal and conservative advocacy groups, will announce a major push Tuesday to update federal privacy laws to protect mobile Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News: "This post has been updated several times since it was published. See update notes at the bottom of the page.A

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NRDC Research Study: Is Your Server Room Being Overlooked?

Tech Soup Blog

If you consider yourself a virtualization success story, we'd be interested in highlighting your organization in our extensive advocacy efforts. GreenTech Hardware Servers Technology Assessment Energy conservation Green IT VirtualizationThe Natural Resources Defense Council is conducting a survey to determine whether efficient server technologies (for example, virtualization) have penetrated the small server room market.

How Sticky is Facebook? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Less than 50 of the 179,000 groups on Causes have raised $10,000, and just two – The Nature Conservancy and Students for a Free Tibet -- have raised more then $100,000.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Lakoff at Google 51:minute introduction to his work.

Network-Centric Advocacy

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. It is really important to filter through the stuff the talks about that he know little about (political process, national power stuggles, the power of the conservative message machine, etc.etc.) It is really important to filter through the stuff the talks about that he know little about (political process, national power stuggles, the power of the conservative message machine, etc.etc.)

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How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Monterey Bay Aquarium : To inspire conservation of the oceans. The Nature Conservancy : To conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Panthera: Ensure the future of wild cats through scientific leadership and global conservation action.

Does the Most Powerful Work Live Onstage or Behind the Scenes?

Museum 2.0

I see how we extend our impact and build community through dedicated partnerships, thoughtful bridge-building, and advocacy work. Some are huge institutions, publicly known for onstage work but flexing serious behind-the-scenes muscles; for example, the San Diego Zoo and Monterey Bay Aquarium are both best-in-class for visitor experiences AND for conservation research and advocacy behind the scenes. advocacy business models

Convio Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Conservation International won the “Email List Growth” prize for their campaign to save sea turtles.

Tech Across Your Org: Sharing a Cause and Data Across Multiple Orgs

NTEN

Competition is real in the marine conservation space. With just a year and about $1 million to prove our model, this pilot project (incubated by Ocean Conservancy) had no choice but to invent a new way to collaborate. Our philosophy at Upwell is that we’re part of a big ocean team that includes marine conservation organizations, marine scientists, and ocean activists. Instead of awareness, list-building, advocacy or fundraising campaigns, we run attention campaigns.

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Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Online Advocacy , Technology , Trends Reader Comments (2) Thank you for sharing the success of these nonprofits with your community.

A Valentine's Day A/B Test Case Study in Action

Frogloop

We spent a whole year trying to pitch our audience e-retail in connection with every conceivable holiday, like Labor Day, with hilarious and often disappointing results but we found pretty conclusively that besides Hannukah and Christmas, the effective hooks for e-commerce purchases are Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, and every so often a random ocean /conservation related e-retail does pretty well, i.e. Earth Day, World Ocean’s Day, Sea Otter Awareness Week.

Social Media with M+R: How to Measure the Metrics that Matter

EveryAction

Through her work with clients like the Wildlife Conservation Society and her love of (math) problem solving, Amy has picked up a lot of wisdom + I wanted to better understand her process for approaching a social media campaign and measuring its efficacy. Conversion amounts to gaining some sort of response from an audience - responding to an advocacy call-to-action, offering a donation, signing up for your newsletter, completing a quiz or survey, etc.

It’s Alive… | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire and the Wildlife Conservation Society collaborated to bring this vibrant and engaging site to life. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Give A Better Present This Year With Beaconfire Clients | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Conservation International , Heifer International and Share our Strength are asking people to take the Better Present Pledge to make at least one alternative gift this year instead of a material present. Conservation International also put together a fantastic overview video about what the Better Present Pledge is all about – you can check it out on YouTube.