Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

Branding and marketing are as different as my birthday and Christmas. Both situations may be close, but they serve a different purpose. I’m flattered to be juxtaposed with a day of such happiness for kids and families, but my birthday and Christmas are still different.

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Making a difference: It takes a village

VolunteerMark

Hello my name is Andrew. I''m the co-founder of VolunteerMark. I''m not a regular blog contributor but today I just wanted to reflect on some of the amazing opportunities we have been given. Thank you to all our great partners.

Building Loyalty Through a Different Kind of Membership Program

Connection Cafe

Many stores I shop at reward loyalty by allowing customers to earn points for different purchases as well.

The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. The post The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. You work for a non profit.

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

SocialFish

Jamie opines on this topic over at AssociationSuccess.org : “One client we’re working with created an “Affiliation and Engagement” task force. Their engagement conversation wasn’t particularly focused on membership.

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

If you’re at a small nonprofit and wear a lot of different hats, make a small step to update a donor database by doing a little each day. The post The Difference Between Profit and Profitable appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are we actually making a difference? Try out different networks, and then decide which one will do the most for you. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play – guest post by Meghan Ventura. Note from Beth: I’ve been a fan of the Games for Change Festival since I first attended in 2006.

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New Study Shows Millennials Want To Make A Global Difference

Frogloop

Millennials are often the target demographic for many nonprofits, as they are known to be the most technologically-savvy with high adoption rates of smart phones, their value of entrepreneurship, and the belief that they can make a local difference, according to the Telefonica Survey.

Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

It will make a difference not only to your bottom line, but to the meaning you have in the individual giver’s mind. Seemingly disparate organizations, but the—y all have one thing in common: they all made it personal. To be honest, I don’t care at all about Crossfit.

The Difference Between One-Time and Lifelong Volunteers: A Short Case Study

NonProfit Hub

The post The Difference Between One-Time and Lifelong Volunteers: A Short Case Study appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Sure, most of the information about your volunteer opportunities is listed on your website.

It’s Not All About You | 5 Steps to Cater to the Different Preferences of your New Online Donors.

Connection Cafe

Getting rejected by seven different technologies is exhausting – in relationships and in fundraising. Here are five steps to take to better accommodate the different preferences of your constituents: Make a list of all the ways you communicate with your constituents. Girl meets boy.

Disinterested or Excluded? Two Very Different Forms of Non-Participation

Museum 2.0

How can you tell the difference between these two people? Sometimes the difference isn''t even apparent to the person speaking. From the institutional standpoint, this difference matters. "I hate museums." Imagine two people saying this.

Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: What’s the difference and the opportunity?

Amy Sample Ward

This time around, my topic was Crowdsourcing vs Community-Sourcing, answering questions about the difference is and what the opportunities are for organizations looking to get connected outside their organization. Last week I presented for my second time with Nonprofit Webinars.

Board Members: Making a Difference without Making the Ask [INFOGRAPHIC]

NonProfit Hub

The post Board Members: Making a Difference without Making the Ask [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. This post was originally featured in our May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. To get our next issue delivered to your mailbox, sign up here. _.

Is the Future of Social Media Much Different for Non-profits?

NetWits

It came out last November, but both Mashable and eMarketer published articles talking about different pieces of the report today so I thought I’d call your attention to what’s being discussed.

The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. The post The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. You work for a non profit.

How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

NonProfit Hub

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. The post How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Do ice buckets really make a difference?

VolunteerMark

Can ice bucketers really make a difference? Join the conversation this week as we question the notion that a viral social media campaign can lead to genuine engagement with a cause. We''ll consider the challenge, and evidence that your non-profit may be able to find much more effective tools

Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Donor trips are a different take on the “major event” fundraising concept. The post Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Face-to-face interaction is an important aspect of any organization, especially when it comes to fundraising.

It’s Not All About You | 5 Steps to Cater to the Different Preferences of your New Online Donors.

Connection Cafe

Getting rejected by seven different technologies is exhausting – in relationships and in fundraising. Here are five steps to take to better accommodate the different preferences of your constituents: Make a list of all the ways you communicate with your constituents. Girl meets boy.

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The Differences Between a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and Other Tax Exemptions

NonProfit Hub

Separated by just a few lines, which route you go to classify your nonprofit will have a big difference on what type of actions are legal and how you manage your finances. The post The Differences Between a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and Other Tax Exemptions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Words vs. Word of Mouth: The Difference Between Owned, Earned and Paid Media

See What's Out There

The post Words vs. Word of Mouth: The Difference Between Owned, Earned and Paid Media appeared first on The See3 Blog. Any smart content strategy includes owned, paid and earned media. I find, however, that many organizations neglect to pay enough attention to earned media, or to really work for it. Some earned media happens by good old fashion luck, but there’s much you can do to cultivate opportunities.

What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention.

Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Lee Haywood. Note from Beth: Geoff Livingston contributed to this post. Thanks Geoff! ). Over the holidays, I finally visited Quora , a social learning site focused around asking and answering questions founded by an ex-Facebook employee.

Content strategy for associations is different

SocialFish

In Ohio, we called these "elephant ears." " Is that weird? Because content is our business. We can’t give it all away. Have you read the feature article in the August 2011 edition of Associations Now?

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The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

John Haydon

It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles. The difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles. Google Plus Profiles and Business Pages have similar differences that Facebook Profiles and Pages have.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

If we're talking about a scientist in a science museum or science center, the presentation will be completely different. A genius has just created a major body of work. Her work is monumental in her field, but her achievements are somewhat opaque to the general public.

A Different Story of Thanksgiving: The Repatriation Journey of Glenbow Museum and the Blackfoot Nations

Museum 2.0

The Blackfoot people saw it differently. They were sacred beings, held in trust by different keepers over time. He started to see the bundles differently. In each arena, different approaches and styles were required.

Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer: Key Differences You Need To Know

John Haydon

What are the key differences between crowdfunding and peer-to-peer campaigns? Both might seem similar, they can serve your nonprofit in different ways. The post Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer: Key Differences You Need To Know appeared first on John Haydon.

Small Effort, Big Difference

Connection Cafe

It's these small opportunities to make a difference to our customers, our supporters, our patients, or to strangers; this is what marks us out as human. I suspect that next time that young mum is in a car park with someone in front who's struggling she might just reach into her pocket to see whether she can create a disproportionate difference with a small amount of effort. Author: James Burden. Imagine you're in the queue at the car park pay-on-exit machine.

Nonprofits and Businesses: Two Completely Different Birds of the Same Feather

NonProfit Hub

There are many fundamental differences between NPOs and businesses, not least of which is that nonprofits are not in it for the money—they’re in it to make a difference. Fundamentally, NPOs measure their success differently. They’re completely different birds of the same feather.

Make A Difference Day

Wild Apricot Blog

Saturday, 22 October is Make A Difference Day! Here's some information on how you can get involved. Volunteers

What’s Different About Small Membership Organizations?

Wild Apricot Blog

We''ve just launched the 2014 Small Membership Survey - and hope you''ll participate! Small Membership Survey

Show Volunteers How They’ve Made a Difference

Wild Apricot Blog

A new report indicates that most volunteers simply want to be thanked and shown the impact of their efforts. Volunteers

The Difference Between A Mission And A Vision

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's a good definition of the difference between a mission and a vision by leadership book authors George Bradt, Jayme A. Check and Jorge Pedraza: Mission - A mission guides what people do every day. It informs what roles need to exist in the organization.

The main difference between Facebook and Twitter (video)

John Haydon

In this short video, I outline the main difference between Twitter and Facebook as a framework for setting goals and developing conversation. Facebook goal setting Strategy Twitter

How I Learned to Think about Marketing/PR Differently, and a Job Opportunity

Museum 2.0

We just posted a part-time position at my museum for a Community Engagement/Marketing Associate. This is a big step for us, not because we haven't had a dedicated marketing person for a long time, but more because I wasn't sure we would ever want or need one.

How Small Nonprofits Approach Communications Differently: More Emphasis on Events

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Kivi Leroux Miller reviews her 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report findings to see how the results from the smallest nonprofits compare to the report’s findings overall. Non-profits reports