Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors

NonProfit Hub

The post Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. A donor’s first donation to your nonprofit is a step in the right direction, but it’s not an immediate promise for smooth sailing. After their initial gift, you still have work to do with each donor. That work pays off, though. . A study by Bloomerang showed that 60 percent of donors only give once —so your investment in donors means long-term benefits for your organization.

Definitions Every Leader Must Know

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Definitions Management Leadership Books Leadership AMA Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Leadership TerminologyMany a time during my career I've been in situations where someone asks, "What is the difference between a vision and a mission?"

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The Broader Definition Of Work Ethic

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. I really appreciate author Valerie M. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Their definition consists of these seven attributes. There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work.

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Definitions Of Key Business Terms

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Definitions Of Key Business Terms We talk about, read about and hear about "customers," "mission," and "customer value" all the time and perhaps sometimes we struggle with fully understanding the best definition of those terms.

The Definitive Guide to Wealth Screening

Donor Search

This post was written by Sarah Tedesco, Executive Vice President of DonorSearch. There’s a big difference between being familiar with a song and knowing a song. If you are familiar with a song, you can sing the chorus and hum through the rest, maybe catching every third word.

Texting for $$: The Definitive Guide

Robert Weiner

In the wake of the huge number of donations given to Haiti earthquake relief via text mesage, MobileActive has published Texting for Charitable Dollars: The Definitive Guide. It describes the process of raising funds via SMS from the donors' and the nonprofits' perspectives, including costs and tips for getting started. The guide is available for free at [link]. read more.

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Their definition consists of these seven attributes. There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work.

It's Time to Update the Definition of a Website - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

AFP Blog

It''s Time to Update the Definition of a Website - Search Engine Watch (#SEW) : The Definition of a Website Must be Updated Out With The Old Unfortunately, the current outdated definition of a website has perpetuated the view of a website as an exercise in technology, rather than a function of business

What Makes an IT Project Successful? Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

Or, projects halt altogether when parties disagree and there is no way to make a definitive decision on a key issue. Technology Uncategorized IT Projects Project Management Project Planning Requirement Definition Risk Mitigation What makes an IT project successful?

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

I definitely agree with you about how it is important to keep content fresh on profile pages, this really helps to keep readers interested and paying attention to what youre saying.

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Mobile Community: Definition

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The definition: A network of interpersonal ties that provides sociability, support, information, a sense of belonging, social identity, and which always connects its members regardless of where they go. This term was new to me, mobile community and immediately caught my attention. Here's the blog and community forming around this topic

Book Club Part 3: Museums Seeking Definition

Museum 2.0

This week, we look at Chapter 5 of Elaine Gurian's book Civilizing Museums , Choosing Among the Options: An opinion about museum definitions in two parts.

Texting for $$: The Definitive Guide

Tech Soup Blog

In the wake of the huge number of donations given to Haiti earthquake relief via text mesage, MobileActive has published Texting for Charitable Dollars: The Definitive Guide. It describes the process of raising funds via SMS from the donors' and the nonprofits' perspectives, including costs and tips for getting started. The guide is available for free at [link]. read more.

Definition of a Community Technology Steward

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

John, Etienne and Nancy batted it around and came up with a definition: ???Technology I like the definition. via Nancy White Nancy White, John Smith , and Etienne Wenger are working a report about use of technology tools for Communities of Practice. There is a section in the report that describes the role of the Community Technology Steward and Nancy was reflecting that last week. I asked her a few questions because the concept is important to nonprofits.

Blogging Community/Community Blog - Basic Definitions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy shared an excellent post from Steve Shu that provides a simple and clear definition of community blogs and blogs communities. Today was the last day of month-long and very intense workshop on online community and facilitation skills from Nancy White at Full Circle. I'm sad because it was a fantastic experience due to Nancy's incredible skill and energy as an online facilitator and my fellow workshop participants on who logged in from around the world.

The Definitive Collection of Idea Generation Methods

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a collection of group creative problem-solving techniques catalogued by UK consultant Martin Leith. Some of these might be appropriate for small group activities in a training for brainstorming new ideas related to the topic of the training. Here's a classic - brainstorming on post-it notes. Leith also has another site about large group intervention methods , including a description for open-space technology approach

Twitter Launches Fundraisng Beta for Nonprofits

Frogloop

However, they may soon be going public and that’s definitely good news for the nonprofit community. Twitter rolled out a new. feature. that lets users make donations directly through the platform. Much like. Facebook Fundraising. ,

Is Your Nonprofit Doing Instagram Right?

Frogloop

One place they definitely are? We know the drill: nonprofits tend to be short staffed when it comes to social, especially this time of year, but it’s crucial you’re meeting your audiences where they’re at. Instagram.

4 Fundraising Email Blunders You Should Avoid At All Costs

John Haydon

Email subscribers, by definition, have given you permission to […]. The most effective strategy to raise money online is with fundraising emails (email revenue grew by 25% in 2015).

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Red Cross – Updated Social Engagement Handbook [Resource]

SocialFish

Pretty self-explanatory and definitely awesome. This is the handbook that the National office of the Red Cross share with their local units (like chapters). View this document on Scribd. ———— ( photo credit ).

Part 2 of 2, Open API at the Laundromat: Towards a working definition of an open API | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Open API Part 2 of 2, Open API at the Laundromat: Towards a working definition of an open API 11.10.06 | 119 2 Comments [link] Part+2+of+2%2C+Open+API+at+the+Laundromat%3A+Towards+a+working+definition+of+an+open+API 2006-11-10+15%3A57%3A06 Allan+Benamer So here’s a first stab at what we should mean when we talk to our vendors about what an Open API is.

Do NOT Make this Mistake Around Member Engagement

SocialFish

The process was fascinating, and in both cases the definitions that they ended up with included some surprising insights about how engagement really works. Engagement has a LOT of attention in the association world today.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Use the Facebook Donate Button

Frogloop

While your nonrprofit should not expect to raise millions of dollars with this new feature, it's definitely something nonprofits should be taking advantage of. Drumroll, please… Facebook recently rolled out their Donate button for nonprofit pages.

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3 Ways to Build Donor Loyalty With Your Nonprofit’s Brand

TechImpact

While non-profits may not think necessarily in terms of “brands,” gaining client loyalty is definitely something you should consider. Businesses often talk about “brand loyalty,” a deep appreciation of your organization that compels customers to repeatedly choose your services over competing similar options. If there are several other organizations that focus on your mission in […].

The PRSA responds!

SocialFish

First, they explain the situation, including giving background information about the process they went through to collect definitions. This is why our goal was to create a definition that expresses the things that bind us all — regardless of the tactics we use, or how or where we use them.

How To Use The New Facebook Insights (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

For more information and definitions read my post over at The Nonprofit Facebook Guy , and download Facebook’s PDF guide. Here’s a video tutorial covering all of the reports in Facebook’s new version of Insights.

The Slideshare zeitgeist 2011

SocialFish

Looks like slides are definitely moving away from Powerpoint Hell… yay! Loving this quick slide deck showing some stats of the most popular presentations on Slideshare this year. SlideShare Zeitgeist 2011. View more presentations from Rashmi Sinha. Presentations Social Learning

Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

where she believes his definition of PR is too narrow. His definition basically says that advertising is paid media, but PR is earned media – “advertising is used to create awareness, while PR is used to enhance credibility.” [LONG POST ALERT!].

Infographic: 8 Effective Social Media Strategies

Frogloop

But these social media strategy tips will definitely help you engage your community more effectively. Even though social media has been around for several years, many organizations have not adapted a formal social media strategy.

Can Data Bring Foundations and Nonprofits Closer?

Connection Cafe

With a platform for shared understanding of outcomes definition, how to measure progress, and a standardized language for giving, foundations and nonprofits are able to collaborate for change more effectively.

Boiling it Down to the Basics | P2P Fundraising is Defined by Engagement

Connection Cafe

Google’s definition of “engagement” is to: . This definition basically sums up our peer-to-peer fundraising goal: peak supporters’ interest so they’ll become interested in getting involved with your cause.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

June Holley’s definition of a network weaver: “A Network Weaver is someone who is aware of the networks around them and explicitly works to make them healthier. ” By this definition, Network Weavers are system thinkers, if not system leaders as well.

7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

Definitions – Provide definitions of key terms that are going to be used in the policy to ensure common understanding.

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How to define affiliation (and is it different than engagement?)

SocialFish

So we came up with a generic definition of affiliation: A set of organizational pathways, structures, policies, and resource allocation patterns….

Kid-Tested, Hipster-Approved: How Austin’s Thinkery Curated a Whole New Audience.

Connection Cafe

The event is definitely a hit, and Thinkery has enjoyed increased revenue, an expanded audience, and an increase in their supporter base. And if you’re joining us for bbcon in Austin this year, definitely plan a trip to Thinkery!! Oh, Austin, TX.

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

Ambassador Marc-Andre Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, explained that Ambassadors are coming together to act definitively and tangibly to break down silos, bring people together, and involve the private sector.

The Mother of All Infographics

Frogloop

If your organization is thinking about making an infographic, definitely check out the “Infographic of Infographics”below, which illustrates the most popular elements incorporated into infographics. Infographics are like eye candy.

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Web Lingo 101: IP Addresses, Hosting, Domains and FTP

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Our web team provides definitions and explanations for basic web lingo to help you understand what makes your website work. Ever wonder how your IP address and domain name work together? Or what a hosting server does? The post Web Lingo 101: IP Addresses, Hosting, Domains and FTP appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. strategy domain domain name hosting ip address web lingo website

How to Define Member Engagement So It’s Not Just A Buzzword

SocialFish

Engagement is a buzzword these days, and a buzzword can be somewhat frustrating–we know it’s important, but we are not clear on exactly what it means, and/or there are multiple definitions of the concept(s) that serve to confuse us more than enlighten us.