3 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Advocacy Fundraising Moment

Connection Cafe

That’s where creating your own advocacy moment comes in. So here are just three steps you can take to create your own advocacy fundraising moment: Using Action-Oriented Communication to Prime Your Moment. WEBINAR: Create Your Own Fundraising Moment.

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 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.

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.

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How To Help Volunteers Create Crowdfunding Campaigns


Nonprofits rely heavily on the generosity of donors. A common, but detrimental, practice of charities is to return to the same small pool of supporters over and over again to ask for funds or volunteer hours.

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Infographic: Create The Perfect Social Media Post


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.

3 Ways To Create Better Content Marketing


Create content that your target audience cares about, and can use in their every day life. Here are 3 ways your nonprofit should start thinking about content marketing to start seeing more interaction, and start creating better content. The premise seems simple enough.

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.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children


Smart Selling: Tips for Creating a Successful E-Commerce Site

Byte Technology

Doing so helps build authority in whatever product line you’re in and creates a definite sense of credibility. Create Amazing Category Pages. Don’t use the same verbiage as the manufacturer does or rely on generic descriptions, but rather create text that really speaks to the customer.

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Creating An Editorial Calendar For Your Nonprofit


Here are a few considerations from Salsa Labs for creating an editorial calendar: Channel flexibility: Make sure the way you record your nonprofit’s posts can include social media, content channels, ads, and email marketing. Image courtesy of Leeds Arts Council.

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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

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.

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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Lights, Camera, Action! How to Create a Video Gallery in WordPress

Byte Technology

And among those possibilities is the opportunity to create a video library that can really increase the profile of a site and help engage visitors on different levels. Go to the “Add New” page to create a video gallery of self-hosted choices or videos pulled from YouTube, Vimeo etc.

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Infographic: Create A Smarter Nonprofit Social Media Strategy


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.

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.

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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.

Money Matters: Creating a Donation Form for Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Once you’ve installed and activated the plugin, it’s time to create your custom form. Hover over the template you want and click “Create A Donation Form.” Lastly, create customized notifications—usually done through an email sent to donors after they’ve completed the donation process—by clicking on “Settings, Notification” then “Add New Notification.”

Video Rules: Tips for Creating “Distributed” Content that Gets Attention

Byte Technology

So she recommends creating video content designed to be viewed vertically on mobile phones and other devices. So be direct and create videos that speak to your audience matter-of-factly and in the most personal way possible.

#GivingShoesDay Creates a Shoe-Gooder Movement on Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

They’ve created a campaign that focuses on connecting with women on a personal level. They created a full marketing and PR toolkit to arm their affiliates with the resources needed to be successful on the day.

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Create the Right Goals for Your Website


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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Creating your Amazing Moments

Connection Cafe

” With that, I offer you 5 tips for getting the most out of your CRM system so that you can create your amazing moments: 5 Tips for Getting the most out of your CRM system. Author: Lynn Howes.

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The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

We need to foster an attitude of gratitude and create a culture of thanking our donors. To create an attitude of gratitude , consider the good ole’ fashioned 5Ws and an H: Who is involved in each step of the thank you process? Sponsored by Network for Good.

Virtual currencies create pathways for people in emerging economies | TechCrunch

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How to Create a Prosperous Fundraising Campaign

John Haydon

My son and I go camping with the Boy Scouts almost every month. Even in the winter.

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.

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Creating a Connected Campus to Award More Scholarships and Improve Donor Stewardship

Connection Cafe

Creating a connected campus can streamline the administration of funds, award more students, and improve relationships with key donors. The most important component to creating a connected campus for scholarships and stewardship is data security.

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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 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.

Better Blogs: 6 Tips for Creating Great Content

Byte Technology

This creates a good relationship between you and your readers and, if you’re creating interesting and engaging content, they’ll start to look forward to your next post. The post Better Blogs: 6 Tips for Creating Great Content appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. In today’s world of blogging, it’s hard to get noticed.

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.

Creating an Infographic


Infographics can be difficult to create, especially if your budget is small and your dreams are big. But every infographic creation process requires these steps: The most commonly overlooked step is probably #2.

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?

How Can Nonprofit Leaders Create Effective Community Change?

ASU Lodestar Center

Understanding how a nonprofit leader can catalyze and guide systemic development to foster collaboration may lead to creating effective change on a greater scale. Nonprofit programs were created to focus on symptoms individually, rather than addressing the root cause.

6 Tips For Creating A Better Donation Form


Constituent relationship management (CRM) systems are very powerful tools, and allow you to create forms on your nonprofit’s website and collect data –adding to a database of donors and volunteers.

The Mobile Frontier: Create Frictionless Content and Help Members Engage

AFP Blog

The Mobile Frontier: Create Frictionless Content and Help Members Engage : "Engagement -- it’s that golden word everyone talks about and one important sign of a healthy community. Part of creating member engagement -- discussions, content creation, connections -- is removing all the barriers you can. For optimal engagement, it’s important that there’s as little friction as possible, which isn’t as hard as you’d think.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He has created the best fit and is delivering that extra punch to the Met’s communications strategy. When a CEO is personally invested in their nonprofit’s work and demonstrates it on social channel, it guides their focus and creates value for their organization’s stakeholders.

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving

AFP Blog

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving : Lots of companies make charitable contributions each year, with varying methods of determining where to allocate the funds. Companies determine the amount they want to donate and create a contest involving five of their favorite charities. A new Facebook app called CharityVote allows companies to involve their customers and other Facebook fans in these decisions.

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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.