5 Ways to Use Data Storytelling for Advocacy

Tech Soup Blog

At first thought, data and storytelling sound like an odd mix. "Data" sounds dry, while storytelling weaves narratives aimed at appealing to people's emotions. Sometimes, it requires taking a step back to gain perspective on all the different ways data storytelling can enhance advocacy efforts. A neat aspect about some data visualization tools is the ability to collaborate and integrate with other platforms.

51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) April 23, 2008 | William Tam Americans love polls, surveys and sound bites.

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How to prepare your association for the unknown

Nimble AMS

Sound familiar? AMS integration: A solid foundation for the future . Look for an AMS system that gives you a wide range of options for integrating with third-party applications and services. You can have the Nimble AMS team build integrations for you.

MySpace.com: A Place for Donors? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sounds kind of like traditional PR tactics, nest-ce pas?

How Unused Gift Cards Can Support Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sound interesting?

Becoming Upwardly Mobile - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Katrin shared some kernels of wisdom from her online mobile activism wonderland at this afternoon’s Internet Advocacy Roundtable.

10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A sure sign that a nonprofit has integrated LinkedIn into their social media strategy is a LinkedIn icon featured on their website. And while that may sound low, it is double the rate of Facebook Pages. Of all social media, LinkedIn is the platform best suited for employee advocacy.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) You might check out some of the online advocacy and fundraising benchmark studies.

10 Email Resolutions for the New Year

EveryAction

While this may sound super complex, it’s actually an easy practice to implement. Using EveryAction, if you have a user’s zip code you can tailor an advocacy ask containing their specific legislature. Integrate one-click asks. (This is the second post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up? Click here for our in-depth look at the three reporting tools every nonprofit should have to improve their fundraising strategy.).

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ePhilanthropy: 10 Valuable Tips for Shooting Web Video - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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)

Show Me the World: Getting Your Org Started With Online Video

NTEN

Video should be integrated into your online content development efforts. Google is now integrating video results into the first page of search results for many terms. Make sure that you think about sound quality; people will watch bad video with good sound, but not good video with bad sound. Advocacy cause video digital storytelling Leadership nptech Planning see3 Social Media video

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Open Government: A Recap of TransparencyCamp - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sounds fun right?

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) You might check out some of the online advocacy and fundraising benchmark studies.

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The Best Donation Platforms for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

The one catch: If you choose to integrate Give Lively with any of your other tools, such as Salesforce, PayPal, or Stripe, these companies may charge their own fees in connection with your use of GiveLively. Free and public API available for custom integrations.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Whether you are looking for a quality organization to support this month, or a good example of fundraising, volunteer management, and advocacy best practices for nonprofits, this list is a great place to start. At Ocean Mental Health Services we strive to bring the discussion of your mental health needs into the forefront, yet integrate our services to promote total wellness and recovery.”

Who Will Be the Next $100,000 Purpose Prize Winner? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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)

Google Announces Project 10^100 for World-Changing Ideas - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sound interesting.then view my short YouTube video at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb71fk-79Uc

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Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) The Handbook details important concepts like which formats are best for uploading, camera techniques, lighting/sound advice, and information on how to use a webcam.

Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) The Handbook details important concepts like which formats are best for uploading, camera techniques, lighting/sound advice, and information on how to use a webcam.

Three Keys to Successful Online Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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)

Revamped Politics Online Conference Ready for Its Closeup - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Yeah, I know, it sounds a little vanilla.

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Nonprofit Technology Plan: The 10-Step Guide & Template

DNL OmniMedia

Conducting advocacy efforts. If creating a new technology plan for your nonprofit sounds like a smart move, you’re probably excited to get started. Which assets can be improved, and what improvements or integrations would that entail?

Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) If that sounds too promotional, as if Google paid me to say it (they didnt), well, sorry, but its true.

MySpace.com: A Place for Donors? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sounds kind of like traditional PR tactics, nest-ce pas?

Don't Let Endless Meetings Derail Decision-Making

Care2

Sound familiar? This is why organizations miss important opportunities during key moments to take the lead on national or local conversations relating to their advocacy campaigns. Integrated Marketing Nonprofit Online Advocacy Trends Does your organization have trouble making decisions? Perhaps you have endless meetings discussing whether to launch a campaign?

Blogger Uses Petition Site to Create Better Transportation for NY - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Post a Comment | by Share Article in Guest Blogs , Online Advocacy , Online Organizing Reader Comments There are no comments for this journal entry.

51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) April 23, 2008 | William Tam Americans love polls, surveys and sound bites.

First Rule of the Frog: Always Send a Welcome Message. - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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) Sound off in the comments below!

Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

Saleforce Nonprofit

If we can encourage people to go into that space — people that look like us, sound like us, come from the same backgrounds as us — that’s what we need.”. Her team integrates customer advocacy, media partnerships, and influencer strategies to build lasting relationships.

Guide to Marketing Virtual Events

AccelEvents

While advocacy marketing, case studies, and testimonials will help the promotion of your event brand , you don’t want to put too many eggs in too many baskets. While this sounds basic, you’d be surprised how often people get it wrong.

How can nonprofits leverage volunteer engagement strategies to maximize impact?

ASU Lodestar Center

Develop an Integrated Volunteer Program. Nonprofits should strive to create a culture that embraces volunteers and integrates them into the organization by providing opportunities for them to interact with staff and other volunteers. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council

Classy

Selected in 2009 as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s Women of Influence and nominated in 2015 as one of Metro Vancouver’s YWCA Women of Distinction in the category of arts, culture, and design . Has expertise in international development, foreign policy, diplomacy, and advocacy .

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Guide to Marketing Virtual Events

AccelEvents

While advocacy marketing, case studies, and testimonials will help the promotion of your event brand , you don’t want to put too many eggs in too many baskets. While this sounds basic, you’d be surprised how often people get it wrong.

International Human Rights Day 2011

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

HRP members produced scientifically sound analysis that is advancing the process of legal justice in Guatemala. Through projects that integrated statistical analyses into multidisciplinary human rights work, we engaged in the public debate about human rights violations in Colombia. Among their recommendations is that NGOs be trained to collect, analyze and use data effectively, since the impact of their advocacy depends on establishing credibility through good data.

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone

EveryAction

Donor software with credit card updater integration allows you to send automatic messages to folks like Susan so that you’re staying on top of the issue without having to chase down donors - not to mention, it keeps those sustaining gifts coming in and saves you a ton of time. This might sound strange, but anyone who's worked with several systems for fundraising, advocacy, and email will tell you that being able to see everything all in one place can be a game-changer for an organization.

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Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth Kanter

But for legal and advocacy organizations that defend civil liberties in the United States, forays into the social marketplace come with a unique set of challenges – and, no doubt, risks: In the decentralized (indeed, some might say cacophonous) field of social media, engaging in two-way conversations means surrendering “message control” and the traditional calculus of “message discipline.”. originality, empathy, integrity and courage.

Making Stories Work for Your Org: What the Data Says

NTEN

Their four central points may sound familiar: Stories are universal. Colin Holtz helps M+R clients integrate powerful messaging, grassroots activism and online organizing into creative and effective campaigns. Colin served as Senior Email Campaigner for Advocacy and Elections at Organizing for America (OFA) during the health reform fight, writing for President Obama and helping to integrate online, field, press, and fundraising efforts into one national advocacy campaign.

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We’re hiring!

Allegiance Group

If you know your way around email fundraising, online advocacy, social media, Google ads, and community building and want to use them to help nonprofits take their online efforts to the next level, then this job is for you. Does one of these positions sound like you? Beaconfire is looking for smart, energetic people to fill some openings on our team.

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NTC Goes Green!

NTEN

Win advocacy victories? Their Salesforce services include discovery, design, integration, data migration, and ongoing support. Sound familiar? Each year, we at NTEN work hard to make the NTC a more environmentally sustainable event -- this year we even have carbon offsets for travelers! We''re also excited to share some of our NTC sponsors who are helping us go greener in April.

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Developing a Nonprofit Tech Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Connection Cafe

This is what makes integrated CRM systems so strategically important for nonprofits as they grow. Integrated tools that make each other more useful and don’t waste your team’s time are the goal. Integrations with your CRM would be one common concern.

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[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results

Bloomerang

We love to bring together communications, marketing, digital strategy, and fundraising all together in a strategic integrated way. What do you sound like out in the world? ” That doesn’t sound very kind, right?

The Age of Automation: How Bots and Artificial Intelligence Help Nonprofits Work Smarter

Beth Kanter

We will be talking about emerging best practices for using bots and artificial intelligence for nonprofits for fundraising, marketing, program delivery, advocacy, and internal management. It has the ability to integrate with a variety of tools , including commonly used video conferencing tools as well as those powered by bots and artificial intelligence.

Finding the Right Donor Database for Your Nonprofit (Updated)

NonProfit Hub

From standard reporting to QuickBooks integration and more, up to five different reporting tools are offered. Salsa CRM begins at $249 per month and gives you access to a full suite of donor management tools as well as Salsa’s online fundraising, advocacy and marketing solutions. If that sounds like the kind of database you’re in the market for, c heck out these donor management systems that were built to handle large amounts of donors.