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.)

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.)

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

Connection Cafe

Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1]. However, participants in donorCentrics® benchmarking groups get access to data from each participating school.

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

NetWits

Jeremiah Owyang, an industry analyst with digital strategy consulting firm Altimeter Group , interviewed 140 enterprise-class social strategists for a report on the “ Career Path of the Corporate Social Strategist ”.

[Cool Tools] Think differently about event sponsorship

SocialFish

They are part of a larger group of tradeshow and event consultants, association management experts and event tech companies, and they are eager to change your perception about how the event ecosystem can work. How might you think differently about how you manage event sponsorships?

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

Each module contains a 20 minute video, an accompanying assessment, an exercise (equally do-able alone by journaling or in a group), handouts, and further reading – about 8 hours of content. It also includes a copy of Jamie’s Generational Differences in the Workplace e-book.

The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Vijaya Tripathi The first ever Martus users group meeting took place earlier this month in Chiang Mai, the capital of Northern Thailand. This global Martus meeting brought together individuals who use Martus to address different human rights documentation and security needs in widely varied projects, to share their successes and challenges with the software.

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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.

Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Donor trips are a different take on the “major event” fundraising concept. Groups have been taking this approach to fundraising since the early aughts and it’s done a great job to educate and immerse major donors in their mission.

Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project : oday, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. The ways in which people connect to the internet are also much more varied today than they were in 2000. As a result, internet access is no longer synonymous with going online with a desktop computer. Read more

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.

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.

Table: Facebook Pages vs. Facebook Groups (vs. LinkedIn Groups)

Influence

Are you buffudled by the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? Are you often confused about the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? And how they compare to LinkedIn Groups? I often am. It's the most common question I receive when presenting on social media. This post helps end the befuddlement. read more. Influence Social Media

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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.

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. chapter of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and urban games group DCGames, organizing events and connecting local developers.

How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World

Everyaction

It enables your nonprofit to create different types of activities, shifts, and roles as well as tracking signups. There are thousands of nonprofits changing the world in big and small ways every single day. The best of these nonprofits know that one of the major keys to success is using top-notch nonprofit tools to run smart, creative, and impactful campaigns. We’re incredibly fortunate to power many of these organizations, helping raise more money and maximize their impact along the way.

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Group Texting: Useful or Hype?

Frogloop

This year the buzz is about group texting , which allows users to text up to about 25 people at a time via a mobile phone. TextPlus , a group texting vendor says they ha ve 7.7 GroupMe , another group texting company says that 200,000 texts go through its system every day. Can Nonprofits Benefit From Using Group Texting ? Group texting could make nonprofit campaigners lives a lot easier in communicating quickly and more efficiently with key staff.

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Need a Killer Grant Strategy? Maybe it’s Time to Partner With these Two Groups.

Connection Cafe

Grants are a different animal: When we purchase clothes for the homeless, we must be able to track whether we’re spending those dollars out of the Federal Grant or out of the State Grant; those monies cannot be pooled. The keys to your success are fundraising and mission delivery.

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

SocialFish

Based on a discrete set of labels/categories/groups (a taxonomy) that represent authentic, identity-based connections for stakeholders that also have relevance to the organization…. And those decisions will then shape how those people and groups engage.”

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact. Note from Beth: Several years ago, I was got trained in design thinking facilitation methods using Luma and have incorporated these techniques into my consulting and training practice.

A Small Group Can Make a Big Difference

Have Fun - Do Good

Last weekend Meg, a group of young people from Covenant House, and other volunteers and Covenant House staff members went down to deliver the supplies. I've been thinking a lot lately about everyday activism, things that we can all do to make the world a better place.

How to Turn Your Staff from a Group into a Team

NonProfit Hub

After all, it says team and group are synonyms. However, according to Joan Garry , the two terms are vastly different and understanding that difference is crucial to bringing together your staff and becoming a more effective unit.

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How To Discover What Your Top Performers Do Differently

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Launch - using coaches to lead learning groups. Affirmative leadership can be used with a small group or globally for thousands of employees.

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? Bedsider’s audience, for example, also follows Jimmy Fallon and Katy Perry, not only other groups that promote birth control. Try out different networks, and then decide which one will do the most for you. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

But people have participated in completely different ways. Here are three possible explanations for this gender divide: Men and women use bathrooms differently. It makes me curious about what other techniques we could use to test differences in participatory response.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2019 will be no different. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

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

NonProfit Hub

If there’s nothing separating you and another local nonprofit, chances are they’ll go with the group that comes off as more fun to work with. You should also check out our volunteer Facebook group: [LINK].

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

ASU Lodestar Center

The Allies of Class 12 gathered that Saturday at Doras Church of Phoenix for National Make a Difference Day. Allies worked in groups in the Elsinore neighborhood picking up trash, interacting with community members and painting addresses onto curbs.

Why You Should Interview Job Candidates In Three Different Places

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of the reasons you want to interview people in three different places is that candidates will usually be at their very best in the first interview (likely in your office ).

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Manage Group Projects Better with Citrix Podio

Tech Soup Blog

It’s all too easy for group projects to bury teams in mountains of emails and file versions that hold you back from what you’re really trying to get done. We get it – completely.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

EveryAction's organizing toolset is trusted by major labor unions and advocacy groups - providing them with access to SmartVAN, the gold standard in voter contact technology. #10.

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. Museums held a firm line that they were preserving these objects for all humanity, which outweighed the claim of any particular group.

Facebook - Pages Vs Groups

SocialFish

Read her post - it has a really good rundown of the differences. The value lies in getting your content on your members' (or potential members) INDIVIDUAL profiles - where they are sharing that they went to your event, or posted a discussion in your group, or whatever. To do that - GROUPS work better. Groups, though, are, well, groups. You can communicate with the members of your group directly (into their inboxes).

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Multiple Constituent Groups, One Database: Case Studies

Idealware

Written by Idealware's senior editor Chris Bernard, these three case studies illustrate the article " Multiple Constituent Groups, One Database? There’s some overlap between them, but mostly they’re completely different groups in terms of what we’re tracking,” Sohn said. There’s also information about advocacy action—but if someone goes to the website and wants to ask an advocacy question, it goes through a different process than if they ask a medical question.”.

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

Museum 2.0

I got so many emails over the past year from political and cause-based groups that are super-smart about how they build movements and inspire participation. We just posted a part-time position at my museum for a Community Engagement/Marketing Associate.

How Different Types of Museums Approach Participation

Museum 2.0

This post outlines what I see as the opportunities and challenges for different kinds of museums in pursuing participatory visitor engagement. Finally, they are commonly used by school and family groups as learning places.

Designing Talkback Platforms for Different Dialogic Goals

Museum 2.0

Answers will differ depending on who's asking, but they are also influenced by the designed environment in which questions are asked. We have different conversations on the phone than we do in person or in internet chat rooms. "Where were you last night?"

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Different Strokes for Different Folks: usability from a member perspective

SocialFish

Different Strokes for Different Folks Each person who visits your web application has their own agenda: they're trying to do something specific. He's talking about software design and web applications, but I thought it would be interesting to think about these roles from a member perspective, with a slightly different spin. Interested - Set up a group, upload a document.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Personas are regularly used in sales and marketing to identify, personify, and strategically message to different buyer archetypes. Choose different images or graphics, try out different subject lines and button colors, even sprinkle in emojis here and there - the possibilities are endless.

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Where's the Mobile Museum Project for Intact Social Groups?

Museum 2.0

Most visitors to museums attend in social groups. While some places tend to attract families with children, others draw adults in couples or groups. This is fine for individuals, but it doesn't make a ton of sense for social groups.

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Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

In collaboration with research firm, the National Research Group , we set out to break down the giving landscape across the American population, reflecting on differences amongst political groups, generations and other contributing factors that drive donors to act.

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Groups: A Review of Five Platforms to Build Community

Frogloop

If your organization is focused on building community among your activists and donors you’ve probably had to choose an online group tool. But which platform is best for your group? Some nonprofits like the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation are using platforms like the new Facebook Groups to foster ongoing discussions with their members. The most successful groups on Facebook are those whose members are passionate about the group’s focus and goals.