Giving Tuesday: Steps to Create a Stellar Campaign

Connection Cafe

Created by 92nd Street Y , a cultural center in New York City focused on bringing people together around the values of giving back, #GivingTuesday is now a global movement that connects individuals, communities, and organizations around the world to celebrate and encourage giving.

Creating content that works

SocialFish

Creating Content (That Works) from Amy Vernon. You may remember the fabulous Amy Vernon presenting this content for one of our hottest webinars in the past. Well, here’s an updated deck for you! ——— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy

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4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

These are all potential opportunities for your organization to tell stories that showcase the ways in which your organization has created impact and benefited from donor support. I recommend creating a master spreadsheet or document of all the important dates throughout the year and keep track of the key opportunities for your nonprofit to insert its voice. Step 4: Create Your Plan. Once you have completed Steps 1 to 3, you are ready to create your storytelling plan.

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

I explained why the UN created these goals, how they relate to everyone from individuals to large companies, organizations and governments, and why they matter to us. After the orientation, we helped each student create his/her own LinkedIn profile.

Creating Your Own Lens: 4 Tips for Evaluating Fundraising Advice

Connection Cafe

Rather than ignore all advice or grow frustrated by the differing opinions, keep reading — it expands your mind—but create your own lens for evaluating advice. If you’re like me, you probably receive a number of e-newsletters related to fundraising , as well as a print publication or two.

Augmented Reality and Social Good: The Art of Creating Meaningful AR

Connection Cafe

But, is this new technology a passing fad, a mere game, or can it be leveraged to create truly meaningful experiences that shape our world for the better? Here’s an example of an AR experience we created that uses a painting as the trigger.

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Create the Right Goals for Your Website

SocialFish

I applaud every association that successfully creates a website that is not a reflection of its org chart. Create ROI. When you create a simple self-service environment, your cost per transaction decreases over time.

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6 Tips for Creating Engaging Email Newsletters

NonProfit Hub

How can you create a newsletter that keeps your audience engaged and delivers the maximum results? Don’t ever create misleading subject lines. The post 6 Tips for Creating Engaging Email Newsletters appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Sponsored by iContact.

Creating a Development Army: The Next BIG Thing in Fundraising

NetWits

This combined with a growing segment of supporters that want to take a more active role in supporting your nonprofit creates a potential army of development associates that don’t even need you to host an event – they just need the tools to fundraise on your behalf.

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Create a Welcome Series for New Supporters in 3 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

Don’t panic: it’s easier than you think to create one. Luckily, you just need to follow these steps to create a welcome series that will keep your new supporters engaged. Based on what you’ve laid out, set aside time to create your emails.

Creating the Right Culture at your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

If you get everything else right but have difficult processes that create a lot of red tape, guess what happens to employee satisfaction? Culture is mission. Culture is process. Culture is everything. I really do believe this. When I was a kid, culture had a very different meaning.

Infographic: Create The Perfect Social Media Post

TechImpact

Here’s a handy guide to hep your nonprofit start creating more impacting and meaningful posts on social media, today! The post Infographic: Create The Perfect Social Media Post appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

How to Create a Twitter Moment for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First launched in October 2015 in partnership with a select few media partners, as of September 29 all Twitter users can now create Moments. If possible, view the Moment on both desktop and mobile before experimenting with creating your own Moment.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

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Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

This gets to the heart of the best practices that are needed to create a culture of philanthropy within anonprofit organization. It also creates a problem internally where turf wars and a noncollaborative environment lead to frustration, burnout, and staff turnover.

How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

The post How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit appeared first on John Haydon. You probably already know that email is one of the most effective digital channels for fundraising and donor retention.

Creating A Global Network of Capacity Builders for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve always benefited from learning from colleagues who do nonprofit technology training and capacity but often we come from the same perspective.

New E-Book: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the nonprofit sector, there is growing understanding about the importance of creating a culture of philanthropy to power effective fundraising. This gets to the heart of the best practices that are needed to create a culture of philanthropy within a nonprofit organization.

Infographic: Create A Smarter Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Create A Smarter Nonprofit Social Media Strategy appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Tweets, posts, likes, shares, conversions, landing pages, retweets, favorites. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin.

A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

NetWits

So how do you create more engagement? There are a lot more factors that matter when it comes to creating engaged fans on Facebook. In my last session as part of the Schools out for Summer Series I took a deep dive into how Schools can get the most out of Facebook.

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Create Effective Nonprofit Websites Using 3 Simple Suggestions

NetWits

It’s official; we launched our new full service creative agency for nonprofits this week – GUIDE Creative – Where we LOVE nonprofit web design! Learn more about us at www.guidecreative.com and make sure to sign up for The Great Guide Giveaway.

How to Create a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Create a goal to meet for a specific project you want to raise money for. The post How to Create a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It outlines the practices and skills needed to create a learning culture. The term “continuous” that the organization has create a virtuous cycle of feedback that repeatedly inspires staff to reflect on what is working and what can be done differently to get better results.

How a Leading Nonprofit Used Social Media to Create a Digital Advocacy Movement

Connection Cafe

Our fight against human trafficking is one of the great human rights causes of our time. These were the words President Barack Obama used in his speech to the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in the fall of 2012.

Creating a Natural Conversation on Your Donation Landing Pages

NonProfit Hub

When we ask for it out of order, we create anxiety in the mind of the person on the other side of the screen. Let’s look at a couple of experiments we conducted with nonprofit organizations to help re-order the conversation in order to create a more logical flow, and increase conversions.

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on. It is creating new content directly from the old. Creating a webinar with the information you have written. Creating newsletters. Create Branches Topic Lists.

5 Tips for Creating a Successful Fundraising Email

NonProfit Hub

Creating a fundraising email that makes a big impact with your supporters isn’t always easy. To avoid a last minute panic each time you come to write your email, create a story bank of images that speak to your cause ahead of time. Caron Beesley is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

46 Expert Tips For Creating Addictive Content [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

How will you create addictive content in 2016? The post 46 Expert Tips For Creating Addictive Content [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on John Haydon. According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, nonprofits are focusing on content more than ever.

How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign

John Haydon

The post How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign appeared first on John Haydon. For the last several years, photos have been at the top of the list when it comes to uploading and sharing content online.

How to Create a Culture of Content

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Johnston, Marketing Associate at Sprout Social, talks about what it takes to create a culture of content at nonprofits. The post How to Create a Culture of Content appeared first on The See3 Blog. Alicia B. strategy content content marketing culture storytelling

Eight “Thank You” Videos Created by Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, a video can often communicate your appreciation better than the written word and the eight videos below will help inspire your nonprofit to create a “Thank You” video. With peak fundraising season beginning in six months, that gives you plenty of time to create a video that both inspires and communicates your gratitude.

How to Create a Custom Snapcode for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Snapchat users can then add your nonprofit as a friend by searching for your username or by tapping a screenshot of your nonprofit’s Snapcode in their Camera Roll: How to Create a Custom Snapcode for Your Nonprofit.

How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In our book, we examine the causes and symptoms of burnout, existing self-care habits and whether they are healthy or not, stress triggers, and provide a buffet of possible self-care practices individuals might incorporate into a self-care plan that creates work life balance.

4 Steps For Creating the Ultimate Video Marketing Plan

SocialFish

Here are 4 steps for helping you to create the ultimate video marketing plan to propel your business to success. Create one full-length professionally recorded video. The first step for creating the ultimate video marketing plan is to create the actual video!

How to Create a Tribe for Your Nonprofit

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How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All that said, any Facebook user can now create Facebook Fundraisers for nonprofit’s listed in the GuideStar/Facebook database which currently numbers around 750,000. If listed, your supporters can create Facebook Fundraisers for your nonprofit.

7 Tips for Creating Compelling Nonprofit Infographics that get Shared

Connection Cafe

But … While infographics may be hot, they’re not all created equal. Essentially, you can be sure you’re creating a piece that will resonate with the people you’re trying to reach. The alternative is to create something for no one. We all love a good infograhpic.

How to Create a Stress-Free Social Media Strategy

NonProfit Hub

Far too often, nonprofits waste precious time worrying about all the noise, when in reality less is more when you’re trying to create stress-free social media. The post How to Create a Stress-Free Social Media Strategy appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Create a More Effective Nonprofit Website Using These 2 Simple Suggestions

NetWits

From our extensive research and work with nonprofits in creating strategic, impactful websites, we’ve uncovered and organized a list of the top 10 elements of an effective nonprofit website. To create an effective nonprofit website you’ve got to focus on your homepage.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Erika approached me after the session to chat about her idea of adapting the workshop process as part of their staff retreat so staff could self-assess for burnout symptoms and then create self-care plans. Each employee created their own plan. How did your organization create it?