10 Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits

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This is the third post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Brands that blog report 97% more links to their website and 434% more indexed pages in search engines.

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5 Reasons to Include Blogging into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

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Most businesses don’t understand the importance of blogging. Here’s why an Effective blog is a crucial part of your digital marketing strategy. Blogging is often overlooked, as it can be quite time consuming. Blogging

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.

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.

Growing Your Blog Using SEO

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It’s easy to start a blog and get it up and running, but bringing in traffic can be challenging. The post Growing Your Blog Using SEO appeared first on PhreeSite.com. That’s where SEO (search engine optimization) comes in.

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

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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7 Blogging Secrets Most Successful Bloggers Won’t Talk About

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Are you a pro or even a wanna-be professional in the exciting world of blogging for a living? The post 7 Blogging Secrets Most Successful Bloggers Won’t Talk About appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Blogging

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


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. The unfortunate reality is that the average fundraising page completion rate is only 17%, according to the M+R 2017 Benchmarks Study.

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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How to SEO Optimize Your Multilingual Blog

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As you decide to make your blog accessible in more than one language, you must be ready to adjust some socio-cultural and technical elements including SEO tools. The post How to SEO Optimize Your Multilingual Blog appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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. I tried blogging a few times from the official WordPress app but it's terrible too. and if you still believe in blogging, it's worth every cent.

Multichannel Campaigns on the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

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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

How I Quadrupled My Nonprofit Blog Traffic in Less Than 1 Year

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In this post I’m going to share everything I’ve learned about how to build a successful nonprofit blog from the ground up. Blogging Nonprofit-BlogThis year I've taken traffic from 9,000 visitors/month to over 36,000.

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So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Another topic that is of interest and can serve as a valuable launch pad for conversations and information, both for Romanian NGOs and organizations around the world, is a blog. Why Blog? But blogs can help your organization in a few key ways: Central Communication Hub. A blog can provide the space for sharing news, announcements, stories, and other information and let you reshare and distribute it all over the web. Think blogs are boring? How To Start a Blog.

25 Must-Read Nonprofit IT Blogs — BizTech

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

Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

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Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

AFP Suncoast Blog

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

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


Updating your blog, choosing a new featured article for your homepage, and making sure that the images displayed across each are relevant and coordinated ensures that website visitors will immediately be directed to the information that you want them to see, and won’t be left with out-of-date materials or questions about what your organization has been working on. The year-end giving season always offers a unique opportunity to engage with your members, donors, and volunteers.

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

Wild Apricot

Here are 4 key reasons why your organization should have a blog, as well as a Movie Monday video that offers a look at how one organization "built excitement and community engagement" with a blog. Blogging blog membership-communications

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MerchantCircle.com | Blog

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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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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. Clearly there’s a lot more going on than just blog posts and I want to be sure that the redesign creates valuable ways to elevate and highlight the conversations and contributions from everyone visiting this space. How would you like to be able to find conversations or follow them either on the blog or using other platforms tools?

Best Blogging Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

A blog is an indispensable digital marketing tool. Many businesses and organizations use blogs to share compelling stories and connect with their audience. Blogging should be part of most nonprofit’s content marketing plans. Update your blog regularly.

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. The beauty of a blog is that you don’t need to write a lot – you just need to make sure that what you do write is of interest to your supporters! Here are 10 blog ideas to get you started in the land of blogging (if you haven’t already!):

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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

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. Learn more and participate in Blog Action Day today! Tags: blogging campaigns More people have access to a cell phone than to a toilet. Today, 2.5 billion people lack access to toilets.

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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 This week, I’m sharing 3 separate posts to get your feedback and ideas about how I can make it as valuable to you as possible. Monday’s post focused on the content; Wednesday’s post looked at fueling comments. Today, I hope to hear which extras you prefer!

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Membership Database Selection Blog Series

Wild Apricot

One of the issues facing small membership organizations identified in our Blog Reader Survey was finding ways to better manage membership databases. So in response, we’re creating a blog series to help organizations identify your membership database requirements; understand the various options available; and help you determine the best solution for your specific needs.

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

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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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).

The AFP Blog-The Icekbucketchalleng

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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

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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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

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

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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Arc Hamilton Blog

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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.

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!

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.” ” #10: Techsoup #9: Philanthropy 217#8: Nonprofit Marketing Blog #7: Pamela Grow #6: The Storytelling Nonprofit #5: Hands on Fundraising #4: GuideStar Blog #3: Nonprofit Pro #2: Nonprofit Quarterly #1: John Haydon […].

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New Blog: Observations and Reflections

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I have had a lot of different blogs, too. In 2005, I actually had 3 blogs going: a regular blog, a technology blog, and a ministry blog. I retired the ministry blog when I left seminary, and retired the technology blog last year, and replaced it with an author blog, which I write in now and again. I hope to blog at least once a week. Blog Category: Blogroll. I've been a blogger consistently almost 10 years now.