The Definitive Book On Servant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

Make P2P Fundraising Elementary for Your School Group

Qgiv

Your school group may be small, but it’s capable of big things! Now that you’re familiar with what P2P fundraising is, let’s dive in to how school groups like yours can use this fundraising style to raise more funds and help more kids be successful.

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11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The best practice listed below are result of spending the last three years maintaining and building the Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group. 11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices. There are many perks to being the manager of a successful LinkedIn Group, and it is worth the effort to grow and nurture your group. To jump-start your group, you will need to promote it on your website, in your e-newsletter, and in your social networking profiles.

Definitions Of Key Business Terms

Eric Jacobson

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. Druckers definitions: Customers -- Those who must be satisfied in order for the organization to achieve results. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

How to Form and Use an Advisory Board for Your Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

Assembling a group to travel to one of the organization’s work sites and volunteer. Aim for a diverse group of people who will bring different strengths to the table while sharing a commitment to your organization’s work. How will communications with the group work?

Nonprofit storytelling has a new definition

Achieve

But research on Millennials shows that this largest of all demographic groups needs more than a story. As a long-time nonprofit employee, I know how easy it is to become insulated from ideas and activities that don’t pertain directly to your own operations. Conferences are a great way to break out of that familiar box, so I went to. MCON14. expecting to hear one or two things I’d never considered before. Boy, was I wrong. Attendees and I heard. dozens.

Is the Humane Society the First Nonprofit to Link to a Mobile Website in a Group Text Alert?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They were also one of the first nonprofits to utilize Myspace back in 2005 and Facebook Groups in 2006. For example, and as much as I love Sea Shepherd and appreciate their effort to be an early adopter in group text messaging, so far all of their text alerts have linked to their desktop site. If you want to be one of the nonprofits to reap the benefits of early adoption, the time to launch a mobile website and group text messaging campaign is now.

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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. Leith also has another site about large group intervention methods , including a description for open-space technology approach

Teens and Twitter: A Mini Focus Group with Teens

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using it an internal training, it is important to have someone with hands-on experience in each group and this spreads the organizational learning. . The definition of "old people" is pretty broad and seems to be used to describe both the 35-54 age segment and over age 55 segment, particularly with studies that examine the increase of "older users" on social network sites. I was invited to present to this group about how nonprofits were using social media effectively.

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1,000,000 Strong for Facebook Groups | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

This group’s visibility also shed light on the true impotency of groups in Facebook – once they hit more than a 1,000 people, the organizer can no longer message to the group. At the Facebook Political Summit earlier this week, organizers hinted that Facebook would be dropping the prohibition on messaging to groups of more than 1,000 supporters. First, it means that if these changes are implemented, groups can become more than bumper stickers.

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Two Steps Forward and Giant Leap Backward: New LinkedIn Group Features

NTEN

You may have noticed that LinkedIn rolled out some new features for groups: Group managers can add RSS and Atom feeds to the News section. As long as the group manager doesn't clutter things up with too many feeds or feeds from irrelevent sources, this should be an easy way for a group to automatically feed company, sector, issue, or interest updates into the group's news stream. I'll definitely remove the 09NTC feed after the conference.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

Black Teach Project is the definition of “small but mighty.” The Southern Poverty Law center also has an intelligence project working to track and expose hate groups across the country and a Teaching Tolerance Program that produces and distributes (entirely for free) anti-bias documentary films, books, and lesson plans!

Small Groups Can Change the World: An Interview with Marianne Manilov of The Engage Network

Have Fun - Do Good

including finding a small group of people to support you in your process. The Engage Network is a nonprofit social venture that facilitates the power of small community groups to create social change. A core group of leaders who, in the organizing movement, happen to be predominantly white men (still) who are in positions of strong power, who are trying to excite a base of people for a period of time on a certain issue. Small group to large group, issue-based, short-term.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Rosa Sat. So Martin Could Walk. So Barak Could Run. YEAH!

Network-Centric Advocacy

This video ( definitely watch )inspired me to revisit a 2005 post. She was not the head of some group or at the top of some civil rights organization but she was a leader and a change maker. This video ( definitely watch )inspired me to revisit a 2005 post. She was not the head of some group or at the top of some civil rights organization but she was a leader and a change maker. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

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

Care2

Nonprofits can start a Facebook Group, Cause Page to raise a bit of money, or Fan Page to post recent news, videos, photos, events, launch contests, and talk to your members via discussion boards. that can help groups start Web sites without having to spend a lot (or practically anything at all). Russell I enjoyed your list and have posted it to my Twitter to our HIgher Logic User Group site under useful tools.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

If you would be genuinely interested in your target group, you would know of ways to reach out to them. Its definitely worth mentioning in this post. I will definitely be adding some of these to my social media toolbox! frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

It should contain purposeful actions that aim to achieve specific fundraising goals from a diversified group of sources, and be data-driven from start to finish. This is definitely an “ask” worth making! It's easy to lose track of the reasons people have for contributing to charitable causes as long as their generosity continues, but the motivations of this group are what keeps the lights on at your organization.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Mashup: Dont Fight the Internet : Advocacy and Political Organizing

Network-Centric Advocacy

Compact Definition: Trying Again" href="[link] Radar > Web 2.0 Compact Definition: Trying Again. Software above the level of a single device")" We must look at the social and issue ties across the movement and build campaigns and resources to serve those campaigns in a way that they are not locked into silos of companies, organizations or issue groups. Compact Definition: Trying Again" href="[link] Radar > Web 2.0 Compact Definition: Trying Again.

6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Far too many groups are not focusing their fundraising efforts on wide-scale donor acquisition efforts. Groups need to be willing to embrace them to see increasing returns on the health of their development programs. Far too often, I see groups that end here. By Robin L.

The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

The developers hope to revolutionize the way people give money, using the principles of group fundraising and social networking. For a good overview of other group fundraising (or micro-philanthropy), check out Peter Deitzs writing about the benchmarks and tools). Or "Nuke the whales" to your animal rights group? Your supporters can get split up The point of group fundraising tools is to tap into individuals existing networks.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

It brings together a group of high school age girls from across the country to think about the issues that affect their lives and turn their passion into action. It's definitely going to be an essential piece in how we move our work forward. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864.

Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

Don't worry, the food is definitely worth the 10-15 minute walk south from the Convention Center. My favorite is to skip the entrees, go with a small group and share tons of the small plates. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy!

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Our EveryAction Hero: Jewish Voice for Peace

EveryAction

We have a rabbinical council as well as a network of small groups that gather together to observe rituals and observe Shabbat together. We're definitely trying to bring in our members to the digital universe that we live in as staff so that we're working together on our various efforts. This month, our EveryAction hero is Jewish Voice for Peace.

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Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori

EveryAction

I've definitely been in situations where the community doesn't want to go with my idea or do the video the way that I want — which is completely okay. No matter where I’ve been — I’ve worked for environmental groups, I’ve worked for Tom Perez — it all comes down to this commonality that we want to figure out a solution that works for everybody. Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer.

[VIDEO] How to Tap Into Gen Y & Z Donors

Bloomerang

So if any of you listening are also at a YW, definitely follow Dom. Let’s definitely connect. I would say lots of boomers and the silent ones and like Gen X, definitely. They’re for all of you, but you should definitely pay attention if you are in these issue areas.

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Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

EveryAction

For the past 5 or 6 years we've had a small but steady group of supporters who are primarily invested in our empowerment projects. There was definitely a huge amount of growth after we launched our #ChefsforPuertoRico campaign. It was definitely a moment of explosive growth. World Central Kitchen was founded by chef and activist José Andres in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Since then the organization has grown to work in 10 different countries.

Spam 2.0 | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Fifteen years ago today, the term "spam" was coined by Joel Furr , referring to an accidental auto-posting of 200 messages to a Usenet group. Will definitely bookmark this one and come back. This is, for the most part, due to the difficulty of mass messaging – unless you join a group or become a fan of a page, it can’t mass message you (for good or bad) and the only way to send person-to-person messages is through the web interface, which is a slow way to spam.

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4 Reasons Why Hybrid Fundraising Events Are Here To Stay (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

Kindful

It’s a broad definition, but it’s one that leaves room for a lot of creativity and innovation. It’s hard not to find daily discussions in Facebook and other peer groups around a myriad of subjects, including this new era of event planning.

Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategic Plan Mike Brown, the founder of the Kansas City company called, The Brainzooming Group, encourages business leaders to solicit feedback from their customers when creating a strategic plan. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Grossman Via His.

Eric Jacobson

Saturday, January 15, 2011 Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Grossman Via His New App If you havent engaged with David Grossmans website, Blog and incredibly useful eBooks, make a point of checking them all out at his website for The Grossman Group. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Attention Nonprofits! The New LinkedIn News Feed Design Has Arrived

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I also recommend that you start promoting your LinkedIn Group if you haven’t done so in awhile because when people join a group that action gets published to a now much less cluttered news feed. LinkedIn users will be paying more attention to the both the “Home” news feed and “Companies” news feed in coming months so it’s definitely a good time to get more active on LinkedIn. Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Seattle Salesforce.com User Group Seattle Salesforce.com User Group Last Updated on Thursday, 17 May 2007 07:33 Written by Steve Thursday, 17 May 2007 07:33 I attended the Seattle Salesforce.com User Group today for the first time. Not many in the group had heard of them, so I was happy to sing praises of my favorite Salesforce.com partner.

4 Ideas for Activating Your Donors Over Email

Network for Good

When we think about experimentation, consider something like what in marketing is known as ‘A/B testing’: Let’s say you’re sending out our newsletter and you split your group of 1,000 people in half; 500 get one version of the newsletter and 500 get another.

How To Be A Servant Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Check out the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

Great Year-End Advice For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

EWF International provides professionally facilitated peer advisory groups for women business owners and executives. Find The Ideal Tone For Your Emails When To Coach And When To Counsel Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders ► September (14) Definitions Of Key Business Terms Be A Manager Who Makes Decisions How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company How Sports (Or Band) Can Make You A Better Leader How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

4 Ideas for Activating Your Donors Over Email

Network for Good

When we think about experimentation, consider something like what in marketing is known as ‘A/B testing’: Let’s say you’re sending out our newsletter and you split your group of 1,000 people in half; 500 get one version of the newsletter and 500 get another.

Learn The Art Of Effective Messaging

Eric Jacobson

Thursday, October 7, 2010 Learn The Art Of Effective Messaging David Grossman, president and founder of The Grossman Group , recently published a helpful, free eBook titled: Mastering The Art of Messaging Grossman says that "maybe it’s the economy, maybe it’s technology, maybe we’re all just way too busy, but whatever the reason, employees are feeling more disconnected than ever from the organizations they work for.

Delivering Authenticity in Your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Messaging

Forum One

You’ll need a small group for this step— this can be either a communications team or a team specifically tasked with addressing DEI. Begin by creating definitions. Write down your definitions.

Let's Build A List

Eric Jacobson

Ill ask a similar question in some of the leadership groups on LinkedIn and then will publish all our words in one list to share with everyone. Find The Ideal Tone For Your Emails When To Coach And When To Counsel Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders ► September (14) Definitions Of Key Business Terms Be A Manager Who Makes Decisions How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company How Sports (Or Band) Can Make You A Better Leader How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Who are we, museums?

Museum 2.0

Then, I get home, confined to the couch with a terrible sinus headache, to find ICOM was debating the definition of a museum. I have many thoughts about the ICOM definitions. Sure, some of the people working on the definition have been informed. As as Katie Eagleton brought up, who is this definition for? I’m particularly interested in the ways that the possible definitions by ICOM relate to the ways the people of those nations define museums.

What's The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager?

Eric Jacobson

Earlier this year, various discussion groups on the social media site LinkedIn helped me build a list of favorite leadership books. Find The Ideal Tone For Your Emails When To Coach And When To Counsel Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders ► September (14) Definitions Of Key Business Terms Be A Manager Who Makes Decisions How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company How Sports (Or Band) Can Make You A Better Leader How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

7 Benefits of Stored Payment Information

Nimble AMS

Providing your constituents with the ability to store payment information, for an easier and speedier checkout experience, is definitely a convenience. Join us for our next group demo. Over the weekend, I made an embarrassing number of online purchases.

When There’s Beef On Your Nonprofit Board

Bloomerang

I have found myself sharing and repeating this definition of board service to board members who have been serving their organizations for 5, 10, and 20 years or more. A list of the participants and a written statement or recommendations from the group can be useful. .