A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

Indeed, there’s so much out there to read that our minds become blurred, and therefore writers should constantly check themselves to make sure all their content is original and all theirs. So consider using an alias for your blog and never give out or hint at things of a personal nature unless it’s absolutely necessary for a particular post: where exactly you live, details about your family, contact information etc.

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

When SMS serves as the first point of contact for a professional, it facilitates an ease on both the patients and the providers side that creates great efficiency throughout the healthcare industry as a whole.

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UX Mind Games @ ASAE tech conference

Beaconfire Wire

From the article: Put yourself in your users’ shoes when designing your organization’s online calling card, said Jared Schwartz, vice president of strategy and innovation at Beaconfire RedEngine, during the session “UX Mind Games.”. If you want to partner with us to imbue your digital channels with more empathy, just contact us! We’re very proud that our very own Jared Schwartz made a huge splash at the ASAE Tech conference this week.

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

When SMS serves as the first point of contact for a professional, it facilitates an ease on both the patients and the providers side that creates great efficiency throughout the healthcare industry as a whole. For more information on SMS live chat, or to speak with a representative about mobile marketing in general, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. The post How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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Tips for Sharing Mind-Blowing Blog Posts

Frogloop

While you’re at it you send it to your blogger contacts. After months of wandering you’ve made it to the (nonprofit blogging) promised land! You convinced the bigwigs to let you start a blog for your organization, you recruited peers to join you as staff bloggers, you’ve set clear guidelines , and shared some creative blog post ideas for your staff to draw from.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Provide your volunteers with a sense of stability by making sure that they have a point of contact at your organization. They’ll hear from you more regularly and your frequent communication will keep you top-of-mind.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We're keeping that in mind for what’s possible in the future and the change that we can potentially see if we show up in 2020. We also have a phone banking tool that is populated with contacts so people can can call young voters in swing states.

Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Include Emergency Contact: Let key people know how to reach you in case of a real emergency which might be calling or texting immediately. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness Resilience

If the Ancient Greeks Had iPhone Separation Anxiety: Fitbippides

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As my work as a trainer pivots more towards leadership development in a networked world, I’ve been doing more and more training on the topic of mindfulness at work techniques. Mindfulness Walking Noise to Signal Cartoon.

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How Are You Taking A Summer Break from Your Tech?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” It is a technology-free alternative to constant hand-to-phone contact. Mindfulness MobileART X SMART by Kim Dong-kyu. Last week was the first day of summer and it got me thinking about doing a digital detox.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Seriously, it’s blowing my mind a bit. Id; } }} I won’t paste in the 400 line HTML form and code that it’s replacing… All the new code does is create a Household for a Contact when you’re creating a Contact. It also adds the Contact to the Individual account if you haven’t picked a different one. We had to build a custom Contact creation form that was seriously 400+ lines long.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

Tip: Before analyzing and building your audience segments, take steps to “prune” your email list of all disengaged contacts, like anyone who hasn't opened or clicked through a message in six months.

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Halcyon's By The People Festival: How One Organization is Using Data to Unite People Around Art

Everyaction

When I first went to the website to register for access to the weekend-long festival, I didn’t even have to type my contact information into the form - thanks to EveryAction’s Action Profiles, my information was pre-filled and all I had to do was click “submit” to complete my registration.

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5 Signs Your Nonprofit Needs a New CRM

Everyaction

Your supporters are likely being contacted by multiple people within your organization. With that in mind, it is important for the staff of each department to be aware of the other ways that their targets are being contacted, and how they are responding.

How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

Everyaction

When looking for a data tool for social services organizations, four functions are especially important to keep in mind: 1.

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

Everyaction

Often, they are activists as well, who are tuned in to the political sphere and want to be acknowledged and addressed with this in mind. To engage donors with a wide variety of communication preferences, look for a CRM that has capacity to manage the whole spectrum of contact possibilities.

What Makes for a Great Client Payroll Management Software?

Vertex Systems

Vertex software was designed specifically with agencies in mind. If you’d like to see how Client Payroll Manager can help save time, money and headaches, give me a call at (866) 981-2600 or contact me to schedule a demo

These 5 Website Mistakes Could be Costing You Donors

Everyaction

If you’re designing your website with only desktop users in mind, you’re missing an opportunity to give your entire audience a great experience.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

EveryAction’s contact records can track nonprofit's relationships with their supporters across any channel. While these numbers suggest that desktop users are still the most important segment of digital engagement, keep in mind that the proportion of transactions from mobile users increased 50% between 2016 and 2017. FastAction is our safe and secure method of saving supporters contact and payment information across our platform.

WealthEngine Integration Brings Powerful Donor Research Tool to EveryAction Users

Everyaction

With that in mind, we've built a powerful new integration with WealthEngine to provide nonprofit fundraising pros with that information, ultimately helping them raise more money. At EveryAction, we know that major gifts officers and other development professionals need to have as much information as possible about their prospective donors in order to fine-tune their "fundraising asks.".

Manage Your Donors with GiftWorks 2012

Tech Soup Blog

Designed specifically for nonprofits, GiftWorks lets you manage your donor contacts and organize your email outreach by geography, interests, and giving history. Everything your nonprofit says and does creates images and impressions in people's minds.

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What’s the Best Way to Manage Client Payroll?

Vertex Systems

As HIPAA and regulatory agencies are stricter and stricter about the handling of client data, it’s somewhat risky to be using software that wasn’t designed with compliance in mind. How do you manage your client payroll?

Member Round Up: Goodbye, sluggish dog days of summer.hello, change!

NTEN

In other news, results from a recent survey of 1000 nonprofits by NTEN member Constant Contact reveals positive changes in the sector over the last year, including many reports of funding increases. Check out their findings and read the full report at Constant Contact 2012 Nonprofit Pulse Survey. NPQ Editor in Chief Ruth McCambridge delves into Jacob's mind to understand his motivations and thoughts on the eve of this exciting transition.

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Promote Planned Giving

Everyaction

At the beginning of the conversation about Planned Giving, it is important to give donors enough information to answer the biggest questions on their minds, without overwhelming them with complicated legal matters. Lighthouse Guild does this well - the first thing you'll see at the top of their Planned Giving page is a highlighted blurb directing donors to call their Director of Gift Planning, along with contact information.

A Better Way to Manage Your Client Payroll

Vertex Systems

The Intuition by Vertex software suit handles all of these tasks and will give you peace of mind in the eventuality of an audit. If you’d like to learn more about how Client Payroll Manager can save time and money, give me a call at (866) 981-2600 or contact me to schedule a demo

Resource Roundup 8/29 | Idealware

Idealware

Streamlining Best Practices for Non-Profits (Center for Mind Body Medicine) Overview of how CMBM is using a number of different software packages to streamline their back office functions.

Inheriting Confusion in Fundraising: Strategies to Cope with Database Cleanup

Connection Cafe

The details of a deferred gift aren’t complete, who to contact regarding a fundraising agreement are vague, details of donor meetings are sketchy, or any other number of things that can slow you down. If you’re new and you can’t figure out who is the right contact, don’t be embarrassed.

A Non-Techie Looks at Mechanical Turk | 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? With that in mind, let me tell you what I know about Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.

Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

Keep in mind, however, that all CRMs and donor databases are different – each has its own database structure, definitions of key terms, and attributes for handling certain data types. It’s your piece of mind. Contact us so we can help figure this out.

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

Connection Cafe

I figured if someone hadn’t donated in 5, 12, or 27 years, then I couldn’t change their mind now. Did you know that contact information and RFM (recency, frequency, monetary) data are enough to turn an unwelcome phone call into a happily given gift?

Fundraising data analytics – mining the gold in your own backyard

3rd Sector Labs

Start with just a few segments in mind. Fundraising data analytics is becoming more popular – and more necessary in today’s philanthropy marketplace. We hear about it, we read about it, we think about it more than ever.

Identify, Track, and Analyze Gifts with New Grants Management on EveryAction

EveryAction

With that fact of the industry in mind, we've built out a new Grants Management feature in EveryAction to provide fundraisers with a beautiful, intuitive solution for their development needs. Operating, Annual, Project, Endowment); denote a brief Proposal Summary of the Grant, which appears as a Pinned Note on the organization contact record using the new ‘Proposal Summary’ Note Category; as well as designations for the Proposal Manager, Secondary Staff (if desired), and the Amount.

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Beaconfire Survey: A few non-profits we like | 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? All of us Beaconfire are civic-minded, volunteering and donating to a wide range of non-profit organizations. With this in mind, I have no problem believing that far more people will be accessing RAINN’s counselors than before.

How to Nail the Soft Skills of Fundraising: The Face-to-Face Ask

Connection Cafe

Only 7% of communication is verbal – a whopping 55% is your body language and eye contact! Making and sustaining eye contact with them makes them feel as though you are speaking directly to them and that they are the most important person in the room during your conversation.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Partner with Local Businesses

NonProfit Hub

Here’s how to reach out to socially minded for-profits in your area and form successful partnerships with them. If you can’t find specific contact information, go to the place in person. Once you get in contact, work with the company’s marketing team to decide on a fundraising tactic.

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How to Nail the Soft Skills of Fundraising: The Face-to-Face Ask

Connection Cafe

Only 7% of communication is verbal – a whopping 55% is your body language and eye contact! Making and sustaining eye contact with them makes them feel as though you are speaking directly to them and that they are the most important person in the room during your conversation.

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The Buddy System: Going Social with Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Feature rich, it allows you to set up social sharing as well as a contact form and integration with Google Maps. Keep in mind that, if you decide to install BuddyPress on your site, you’ll need a self-hosted WordPress.org site to use it.

Does The $1.80 Marketing Strategy Actually Work On LinkedIn?

Nonprofits Source

Engage With Like-Minded Professionals. One tactic I like to use is connecting with 2nd degree contacts with very specific job titles or keywords related to an industry I’m trying to target. There’s been a lot of talk recently about the $1.80

Finding Focus: Simple Tips to Ditch Workplace Distraction

Byte Technology

Rather than stress over notifications and texts you have to force yourself to ignore, consider assigning specific ringtones to your most important contacts such as your child’s school, your spouse, a parent etc.

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This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

For example, we use MailChimp to automate email workflows, list population from contact forms, as well as scheduling emails in advance. Our ideas float freely in our minds and the challenge comes when we have to organize those thoughts into ideas that others can comprehend.

Does The $1.80 Marketing Strategy Actually Work On LinkedIn?

Nonprofits Source

Engage With Like-Minded Professionals. One tactic I like to use is connecting with 2nd degree contacts with very specific job titles or keywords related to an industry I’m trying to target. There’s been a lot of talk recently about the $1.80

A Wake Up Call: What the Equifax Breach Means for Website Owners

Byte Technology

Would you know how to contact your users and let them know what happened? The former gives your users the peace of mind of seeing those five little letters, and if yours in an online store you must absolutely get an SSL certificate that will encrypt your customer’s data.

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Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

That’s exactly what WorldHelp had in mind when they used a live chat to lift conversions by 45% : Here is why live chats are so effective at maximizing donations: It replaces phone or email communication with real-time support directly on the website.

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