Engage, Inform, Recruit: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Recruit Donors and Volunteers

NTEN

Constant Contact. Alec Stern Constant Contact nptech nten Social Media Volunteers Communications Fundraising Alec Stern. Founding Team, Vice President of Strategic Market Development. How can a nonprofit use social media to inspire donations and grow its volunteer base? Engagement Marketing, when done well, can become the single best source of new members, volunteers, or donors for any nonprofit organization.

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Making a Connection: Tips and Tricks for Designing a Contact Page

Byte Technology

How many times have you browsed a website with content you really liked and, wishing to stay abreast of new developments or additions, you searched in vain for a contact page only to find there wasn’t one? Don’t overthink the amount of information you’ll need.

Engage, Inform, Recruit: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Recruit Donors and Volunteers

NTEN

Constant Contact. Alec Stern. Founding Team, Vice President of Strategic Market Development. How can a nonprofit use social media to inspire donations and grow its volunteer base? Engagement Marketing, when done well, can become the single best source of new members, volunteers, or donors for any nonprofit organization. By delivering great experiences and content to your key constituents, you can use that engagement to drive social visibility.

Voto Latino Keeps New Yorkers Informed About Their Health Care Options

Mobile Commons

When circumstances change quickly, SMS can keep people informed. Voto Latino sent a text broadcast to their New York member base to inform them that they didn’t have to rely on Healthcare.gov.

5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

Mobile Commons

Instead of making people wait on the phone to listen to the entire length of the typical recorded phone message in order to find out one piece of information, use an automated text message service to send them answers immediately.

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Good Nonprofit Infographics Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on April 12th, 2011 Who doesn’t love a good infographic? Especially when they help reveal a lot of information in a visual format. A lot of good information about how donors research their giving to nonprofits. Let’s help share information about what’s happening across the nonprofit sector.

The Art of Building Lasting Donor Relationships with One-To-One Marketing

Connection Cafe

At the time, I did not realize that the limited information given to me on each former student could have helped me establish a small personal connection. Truthfully, you are probably already capturing more information about your donors than you realize.

Is Information and Technology Overload Creating an ADD Era?

Tech Soup Blog

After all, we live in the midst of information and technology overload! From email to social media to mobile devices, we seem to be constantly bombarded by information and our attention pulled in so many different directions!

Text Messaging for Nonprofits: An Interview with Sam McKelvie, Head of Mobile Strategy (Part 2)

Mobile Commons

Planned Parenthood basically utilizes the full 360 degrees of our platform – everything from polling place locators, to live SMS chat, to information look-up. One such feature is mData , our information lookup tool. Fundraising Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Smoking Cessation

How SMS Can Improve Students’ Study Habits

Mobile Commons

Prepare students for test day with reminders and location information. To find out more about how to use text messaging to communicate with your students, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Surveys, Polls & Quizzes Text Messaging

Better Together: eTapestry and Constant Contact Team Up

Tech Soup Blog

If your organization uses separate tools for sending email and for managing donors, you know the kind of problems you can run into: finding potential donors in your email system that aren't in your donor management system, or sending duplicate messages to contacts you have listed in both systems.

Your People -- Managing Contact Information for Members, Supporters, Attendees and Donors

Wild Apricot Blog

Lamees Abourahma of Webbright Services is one such partner, and she recently did a great post on her blog about our association member and contact database functions. At Wild Apricot, we are blessed to have a number of terrific partners who provide services for our customers. While we've designed Wild Apricot to be easy-to-use, there are still folks who need additional help with things like account setup, graphic design, and custom scripting.

5 Times Your Texting Dinner Date Might Actually be a Good Person

Mobile Commons

If you’d like to learn more about text messaging, including on how to get started with it in your own organization, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. Advocacy Alerts & Reminders Features Fundraising Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Text Messaging

3 Ways Text Messaging Tackled the Midterm Elections

Mobile Commons

used targeted messaging to inform people about important issues at hand. They texted their mobile list with information about election races specific to their region. Residents simply texted in their address to receive a message back informing them of their designated polling place.

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7 Surprising Uses of Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Attendees can receive helpful information such as nearby restaurants or directions to the next featured event. We will contact the pet owner now! The service, in turn, contacts the pet’s owner letting them know their animal is safe.

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Chattanooga Uses Mobile Messaging to Keep Citizens Informed and Safe

Mobile Commons

When issues like severe weather or transit problems threatened, Chattanooga wanted to keep people informed and safe. They realized that a mobile list could help them reach out to people with emergency information, and also keep citizens engaged around local issues.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. I like to be informed of what the organization is doing, but I dont want mail solicitations. The more our communications become technology driven, the greater impact in-person contact can have.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. This information seems to have a positive influence on mens giving, but not on womens giving.

Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

Once the user responds with their address, our platform finds the designated polling place for that address in our database, and the user immediately receives the information back via text message. Text Message Information Lookups Help Everyone. Did you make a plan to vote this year?

Is Your Contact Network More like Open Source or Propritery Software

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I read CogDog's about how difficult it is to add contacts in LinkedIn, I scratched my head and then realized he was a mac user (not that there is anything wrong with that and I plan to switch soon myself). But I add contacts via a toolbar integrated with Outlook.

Nuggets from the Information Hailstorm

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Since the one-line nature of the Twitter post limits the amount of effort that can go into polishing these "miniblogs", I'm getting a virtual hailstorm of information this way. And then there are all the articles, blogs, and videos that my Facebook contacts post every day.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, Your Tax.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. The IRS has been slow to move, making sure that they had gone well out of their way to inform these organizations of their obligations and then warn them of impending doom.

Blackbaud Index for February 2011

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud Index for February 2011 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on April 15th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector.

Growing your Members and Donors with the Power of Data

Connection Cafe

Rosie and Dana suggest capitalizing on touch points to get contact information for potential supporters in your CRM. Or perhaps you had this information at one point, but the contact information you have is now out of date.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Your Next Email Fundraising Appeal

Connection Cafe

Include enough information for people to make a decision, then provide links for them to either make a donation or get more information from your website. DO Include Offline Contact Information. Email is the killer app for online fundraising.

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Engagement Strategies to Turn Nonprofit Board Members into Ambassadors for Your Cause

Connection Cafe

During this meeting, the candidate should be comfortable asking questions and engaging in an informal discussion. In most instances, an hour-long orientation will give the board member enough information, prepare them for community involvement, and allow for questions.

4 Ways Text Messaging Helps Individuals Recovering from Addiction

Mobile Commons

For people recovering from addiction, text messaging can provide a non-intrusive channel that allows them to maintain frequent contact with a caring network of healthcare professionals, volunteers, and other resources throughout their journey to recovery.

February 11, 2015: National 2-1-1 Day

VisionLink

Today, February 11th, is National 2-1-1 Day and VisionLink would like to be the first to say how proud we are to support 2-1-1s and their mission to provide free and confidential information and referral services to millions of Americans nationwide. If you would like more information about 2-1-1s in general, please feel free to contact Lori Warrens, Senior Director of Community Solutions at VisionLink, and a founder of the national 2-1-1 system.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Lost Your Tax-Exemption? What Next ?

ASU Lodestar Center

What Next — posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional in Residence ASU Lodestar Center The IRS has begun to revoke the tax-exempt status for those nonprofit organizations that have not filed some form of a 990 (information report) for three years. If you have additional questions, please contact us through the Ask the Nonprofit Specialists section of the ASU Lodestar Centers website, or call us at 602-496-0550. This is such critical information for board members!

3 Reasons to Add Your NPO’s Phone Number to Google Search

NonProfit Hub

Google is making it even easier for people to contact your organization. By using Corporate Contact markup on your nonprofit’s website, you can add your organization’s contact information to Google’s Knowledge panel in some searches. The brief techie explanation: After you add the Corporate Contact markup to your website, Google’s indexing algorithms will process the phone numbers from your markup and make them eligible to be used in search results.

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How to Be a Better Presenter, Even on the Fly

Connection Cafe

Use eye contact to check in with each audience member. Breathe…1…2…make eye contact…breathe…1…2…make eye contact. Make eye contact, single someone out, and have him or her answer a semi-rhetorical question to spring you into your next point.

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5 Times Your Texting Dinner Date Might Actually be a Good Person

Mobile Commons

If you’d like to learn more about text messaging, including on how to get started with it in your own organization, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. Advocacy Alerts & Reminders Features Fundraising Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Text Messaging

Select The Right CRM For Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

It stores your volunteer’s information, your donor’s information, your past and future opportunities, and helps your nonprofit more effectively forecast future investment and donation opportunities. Image courtesy of LornaWestonSmyth.com.

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Use Text Messaging to Keep your Subscribers Informed in the Blizzard

Mobile Commons

99% of text messages are read – so texting is a great way to disseminate important information when other lines of communication are less reliable. In the past, we’ve seen organizations send out important safety tips, and also crowd-source information from people on the ground.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Social Media is all.

ASU Lodestar Center

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Achieving the Ultimate Yes in Your P2P Registration Form

Connection Cafe

There is great temptation to view the registration form as a vehicle to collect information on our participants. We want all of their contact information. The amount of information we attempt to collect can get out of control very quickly.

Intersting Post: Information Overload and the FOOD IS THOUGHT Metaphor

Network-Centric Advocacy

For a long time people in the nonprofit sector that I work with have complained about information overload. In this following post, the author spells out information overload like a Vegas buffet. It is not a bad thing that all the information is there. Information Overload and the FOOD IS THOUGHT Metaphor | ribbonfarm. Clearly, information abundance and attention scarcity are real. Information overload is not. I love this riff.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, is the.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.