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.)

Making a difference: It takes a village

VolunteerMark

I hope that by reading this, you will be inspired to collaborate with someone new, possibly unexpected, and work together to solve an important problem. Nobody can work alone Hello my name is Andrew. I''m the co-founder of VolunteerMark.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mike Radke agreed to share this post about the work. Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact. Finally, about a month ago, we were working a small social-enterprise working on poverty alleviation through last-mile solutions.

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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.

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? Your audience isn’t only using social media during the 9am – 5pm work day. Try out different networks, and then decide which one will do the most for you. Previously she worked in communications at Orchestra of St.

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. She previously worked with the Washington, D.C., She’s worked as a writer and editor, with experience covering video games, and scientific and environmental topics.

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

Connection Cafe

Put your donors to work. 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.

How To Focus When You Work in An Open Office Space

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When nonprofits invest in creating physical spaces that inspire employees to show up for work, staff is more engaged, productive, happy, and healthy. The Gensler study suggests that employees need four different work areas to be productive: focus, collaborate, learn, and socialize.

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

Connection Cafe

He follows up by leaving a voicemail at her work. He replies by sending an email to her at work. Getting rejected by seven different technologies is exhausting – in relationships and in fundraising. Test the strategies you put in place to make sure they are working.

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

NonProfit Hub

These are essentials they’ll have to be aware of before committing to working with your organization. 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.

The Future of Work: A Manifesto

SocialFish

This manifesto is a work in progress, and my personal output from 4 incredible days in Omaha last November with Joe Gerstandt, Jason Lauritsen, Jamie Notter, Janyne Emsick, Jen Benz, Eric WineGardner, Charlie Judy, James Papiano, Stuart Chittenden, Mike Wagner and David Ballard.

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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. We can work on inclusion. "I hate museums." Imagine two people saying this.

Building A Nonprofit Leadership Team That Works

TechImpact

Much like the head coach or manager of a professional sports team, your job when assembling and managing these teams becomes less about teaching and directing, and become more centered on ensuring the group is working cohesively. As a nonprofit CEO, you’re responsible for a lot.

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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.

Why Individual Giving Strategies Often Don’t Work for Communities of Color

Connection Cafe

When disaggregated, the numbers tell a completely different story. I’ve been working with grassroots organizations long enough to say that there is a clear dissonance between accepted fundraising principles and how they play out in communities of color.

I Get To Work In My Pajamas!

Connection Cafe

I always found it funny that the line often associated with Virtual Work is “I get to work in my pajamas!” While I’m sure it is sometimes true, it is generally used as an explanation for how much folks enjoy the privilege of working from home. Virtual work isn’t going to end.

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What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition

SocialFish

At least quarterly, it’s a good idea to find out what’s no longer working in different parts of digital marketing, particularly in fast-moving areas like social. . The ramp-up to slow-down theory of blogging is no longer working.

How Nonprofits Are Using Games for their Mission Driven Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Nonprofits Are Using Games for Mission Driven Work – guest post by Susanna Pollack. Working with Games for Change, the N Square collaborative hosted the N Square Challenge, which invited anyone to submit a game idea about the risk of nuclear weapons.

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The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

You work for a non profit. It does not work.”. It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. Just because your nonprofit would like a state-of-the-art facility with all new technology and the works doesn’t mean it’s possible from the get-go.

The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The workshops took place in different locations, including LinkedIn Headquarters in the UK, GA, and a co-working space called Second Home , a creative co-working space and cultural venue, bringing together diverse industries, disciplines and types of social businesses.

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

Connection Cafe

He follows up by leaving a voicemail at her work. He replies by sending an email to her at work. Getting rejected by seven different technologies is exhausting – in relationships and in fundraising. Test the strategies you put in place to make sure they are working.

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. In social work, you will often feel like there is not enough time to solve all the world’s problems–and there isn’t!

5 Ways To Manage Volunteers And Get Work Done

TechImpact

A for-profit business with hundreds of paid employees will run differently than a nonprofit business being supported by hundreds of volunteers. The post 5 Ways To Manage Volunteers And Get Work Done appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Nonprofits Need Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Adding Learning to Work. He suggests that design principle is that learning is something separate from work or ‘first we learn and then we work’. This is the type of “learning at work” or professional development that is common in the nonprofit sector.

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

I find, however, that many organizations neglect to pay enough attention to earned media, or to really work for it. 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. Some earned media happens by good old fashion luck, but there’s much you can do to cultivate opportunities.

Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

Each of these women push the boundaries of cultural institutions in different ways, with digital and physical manifestations. These women all have strong online presences, and I invite you to join me in learning from and supporting their work.

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.

How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been busy interviewing people who work for nonprofits for my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit : Strategies for Impact without Burnout, with Aliza Sherman. Just like a deck of playing cards, The Space Deck is divided into different eight different “suits” or themes.

A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

Tech Soup Blog

My interview with Bob Lynn, the technology manager at the Omaha, Nebraska branch of Habitat for Humanity, is a lesson in the advantages of remote work tools. For an organization with more than 80 employees and volunteers, Bob also needed tools to help people work outside of the office.

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The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

John Haydon

In the previous post, I shared a few ideas to help you understand how your organization’s Business Page and your staff’s Profiles can work together. It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

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. Imagine seeing a museum exhibition related to this person's work.

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I like to balance two different approaches to professional networking, strategic and serendipitous. work/life balance. “You are not ever a genius all by yourself. Your ideas are a function of the people you are connected with…” – Carol Dweck, Author, Mindset.

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

Museum 2.0

I spent last week holed up in a cabin, working on my forthcoming book, The Art of Relevance. That’s what happened when the Blackfoot people and the Glenbow Museum worked together over the course of twenty years to repatriate sacred medicine bundles from the museum to the Blackfoot.

What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love teaching (and learning) and it was a pleasure to work with students, nonprofits, and faculty. I also learned a lot working along side Nancy Smyth , Dean of the School of Social Work.

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How Responsive Web Design Works with Mobile Devices [Infographic]

John Haydon

There are generally three different approaches to achieving a responsive website: 1. The post How Responsive Web Design Works with Mobile Devices [Infographic] appeared first on John Haydon.

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.

A Simple Way for Nonprofit Leaders To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Their Daily Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But the problem is that we don’t make take on the challenge of transfer, incorporating it into our daily work. You can go deeper into mindfulness work, if you want.

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New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Emotional – harness the energy and passion of the team working to achieve them. The Playbook also discusses the skillsets that a nonprofit needs to use data successfully, both for staff and for hiring consultants or working with skilled volunteers. percent change, percent difference).