A Yarny New Blog for 2018

Judi Sohn

For many years, I used this blog to share my thoughts about life and technology. I still get questions based on older blogs here, and those aren’t going anywhere. Since joining Salesforce.org in April 2015, I haven’t felt a driving need to update this blog.

Best Fundraising Blogs LIst

AFP Blog

Another interesting Top Fundraising Blog list. Best Fundraising Blogs LIst : "Moreover, some experts consider you can’t be a successful fundraiser unless you have a gift for this crucial nonprofit activity. If yes, then your solution is you need to read and follow fundraising blogs." 'via via Blog this'. This one from Fundlio.

Brigade Blog

AFP Blog

Brigade Blog : Today we’re pleased to announce that Brigade Media has acquired a controlling stake in Philotic Inc., the company that owns Causes, the world’s largest online campaigning platform, and political advocacy startup Votizen, which was bought by Philotic in 2013.

Personify Blog

AFP Blog

Personify Blog : Hosting a webinar can be an anxiety inducing experience for many people. Here are some of the top reasons why… and some tricks to turn your next webinar into a treat

Infographic: 5 Things To Check Before Posting To Your Blog


“Does your nonprofit have a blog?” The blog is no longer a sign of prosperity, but a necessary addition to every nonprofit’s arsenal of online weapons. Social Tech blog content marketing nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech technology

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This blog post was taken from our Guide to Successful Year-End Fundraising! Improving your website donation pages is the single best way to raise more money during the year-end giving season.

Poster: Best iOS blog editor

Judi Sohn

"You should get back to blogging." I love blogging. I miss blogging. One of the many reasons I let this blog get stale was the amount of time I now spend on iOS. Other than that, I'm on an iPhone or iPad and I blog best first thing in the morning.

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog


Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. bounce rates nonprofit blog And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce?

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Blog Redesign: Focused on Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. How would you like to be able to find conversations or follow them either on the blog or using other platforms tools?

4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The year-end giving season always offers a unique opportunity to engage with your members, donors, and volunteers. It’s a busy time for fundraising, which means you’re competing with a lot of other nonprofits and causes for their attention and support.

10 ideas to get your blog started


The easiest way of adding new content on to your site is by creating a blog. Blogs are, ideally, short and sharp snippets of commentary that are updated regularly. Here are 10 blog ideas to get you started in the land of blogging (if you haven’t already!):

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Blog Redesign: Adding the Extras

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Tags: blogging community webtools blog redesign extras feedback redesign tools widgets wordpress

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

What is Blog Action Day? Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a global discussion and driving collective action. Tags: blogging campaigns

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TechNet Blogs

AFP Blog

TechNet Blogs : "n order to assist with the recovery, TechSoup Japan, a program of the Japan NPO Center, is working with Microsoft, Adobe, and Symantec to aid local nonprofit organizations whose facilities are damaged in the earthquake by providing software donations.

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Multichannel Campaigns on the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Connection Cafe

For this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, we set out to answer an important question at the heart of many, if not all, nonprofit marketing and fundraising campaigns: How are nonprofits using CRM and predictive analytics to successfully implement multichannel campaigns? Campaigns Multichannel nonprofit blog carnival

The 15 Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2017

Connection Cafe

There’s ever-changing algorithms and new features on every platforms (check our never ending Facebook Updates and Instagram Updates posts), you also have to keep up with new best practices, buzzwords, and cutting-edge strategies provided by an endless number of blogs. There is a lot to keep up with in social media marketing.

3 Fresh Ideas To Instantly Improve Your Blog


Your nonprofit’s blog is your voice to the public. If your nonprofit posts to its blog regularly, you have undoubtedly gone through dozens of iterations of content, and editorial calendars. Perhaps even more difficult is spurring interactions and comments on your blog.

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25 Must-Read Nonprofit IT Blogs — BizTech

AFP Blog

25 Must-Read Nonprofit IT Blogs — BizTech : ''via Blog this

3 Best Practices to Rock Your Blog


Most nonprofits have a blog and even though they''re common, they''re not always as simple to navigate as they seem. A lot of nonprofits reach out to me asking how they can improve their blogs, they ask about best practices, and they ask about constituent engagement. Blogging Nonprofi

AFP Suncoast Blog

AFP Blog

AFP Suncoast Blog : Social Media and Fundraising: Tampa Metropolitan YMCA

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So long Frogloop, Hello Care2’s Digital Engagement Blog


On your 9th birthday, you have passed your right of passage and deserve a new name – Care2’s Digital Engagement Blog. Online Marketing Blogging Trends NonprofitSo long sweet frogloop.com.

Advocacy Tools, Blogs, Webinars, and More

Connection Cafe

BLOGS FROM NP ENGAGE. 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.

MerchantCircle.com | Blog

AFP Blog

MerchantCircle.com | Blog: "We have some exciting news to share today that we think is going to make the experience on MerchantCircle even more valuable for our users. We’ve reached an agreement with Ask.com to assume control of the RSS reader site Bloglines in order to rejuvenate and integrate it with the MerchantCircle experience

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Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs - Top Nonprofits

AFP Blog

2 AFP Blogs make the fall edition of this list. Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs - Top Nonprofits : ''via Blog this

Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

John Haydon

Blackbaud recently published a ranking of the top 10 nonprofit blogs, selecting this blog as #1! Mitchell Law selected blogs that “offered a unique perspective with every post.” The post Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs appeared first on John Haydon.

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Share your Multichannel Campaigns with the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Connection Cafe

Campaigns multichannel campaigns nonprofit blog carnivalWe want to help organizations make well-coordinated multichannel communication a reality. Together we’ll answer the big question: How are nonprofits using CRM and predictive analytics to successfully implement multichannel campaigns?

Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs - Top Nonprofits

AFP Blog

2 AFP Blogs make the fall edition of this list. Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs - Top Nonprofits : ''via Blog this

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits


If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. There are lots of ways to keep your blog up-to-date with interesting stories.

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Blog shout outs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Blog shout outs April 15, 2009 On the right is my blogroll, that needs updating, but I thought I’d do some shout outs to blogs I’ve lately been loving and really learning a lot from, who are probably not on that list (yet).

5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog


One of the most important things non-profits hope to get out of their blogs are shares on social media sites. When site visitors share your content, you get more views for the article and your blog, which leads to more engagement and visibility for your organization. The post 5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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The AFP Blog

AFP Blog

The AFP Blog : Rebooted! AFP TechKnow, our inaugural conference on fundraising and technology, was great. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, you can experience online some of the things you missed through our TechKnow Review page on the AFP website

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Future of Blogging

AFP Blog

Future of Blogging : Vanguard Technology's Ray van Hilst, DelCor's Bill Walker, SocialFish's Maddie Grant, Management Solutions Plus's Jamie Notter, and Principled Innovation's Jeff De Cagna were among the bloggers gathered at the Association Fundraising Professionals HQ for a discussion hosted by DelCor Technology Solutions

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The AFP Blog-The Icekbucketchalleng

AFP Blog

The AFP Blog : Obviously, the campaign is a success, but at the same time let’s not make more of this than it is. We’re not seeing a fundamental change in the nature of fundraising—it’s a clever use of social media. The challenge is like sponsoring a friend—we do it because of the connection, not necessarily the cause

20 Juicy Blogging Tips

Have Fun - Do Good

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Last week, I shared these 20 juicy blogging tips during a talk at the Breakfast Blogging Club of the East Bay. Why are you blogging?

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Blog Redesign: Recap and Reflections

Amy Sample Ward

The RSS Connection : A comment from Emily got me thinking about the different experience readers have when they follow the blog via RSS opposed to visiting the site itself. Tags: blogging blog redesign redesign round up strategy website

Best fundraising blogs for 2015 - Future Fundraising Now

AFP Blog

Jeff Brooks has one good list here Best fundraising blogs for 2015 - Future Fundraising Now : ''via Blog this

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Still, understand that the content your nonprofit blog publishes, the higher your ROI. offers a 90-minute webinar on blogging on WordPress. Blogging

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Arc Hamilton Blog

NCE Social Media

The Arc - Hamilton County (Cincinnati) has a new blog using Typepad. Tags: Tools blog arc nce typepad cincinnati Please visit it as they embark on their social media endeavor.

Best Blogs of 2011

Connection Cafe

Well, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for…our choice for the best Connection Cafe blog posts of 2011. Author: Sara Spivey. I wish I could connect them all with some pithy common thread, but alas, the word “eclectic” is the first thing that springs to mind. After all, the common thread between baseball and Google Analytics is so obvious, right?

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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Juicy Nonprofit Blog: The Case Foundation Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

When I give talks about nonprofit blogging, I often use the Case Foundation's blog as an example of a juicy blog. Icons for their RSS feed, Twitter feed, Facebook page, and newsletter are featured at the top of the blog. • It has a blog roll. nonprofit blogging

Blog for water and get to Africa

Amy Sample Ward

The contest runs most of this month, so register your blog today and start rallying supporters to help get donated water to those in need, and join the Children’s Safe Drinking Water expedition! If so, leave your blog URL below so we can be sure to check out your post and support you!

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Blog Redesign: A collaborative approach

Amy Sample Ward

I’m really excited to [finally] announce that I’m going to be redesigning this blog/website. Right now, this blog could really be categorized as a blog. Tags: collaboration issues blog collaboation community design redesign strategy And, I hope it will come as no surprise to any of you when I say that I’m hoping to make it an open process!