Gear Up for Giving: Social Media Tutorials for Nonprofits | Case Foundation

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Gear Up for Giving: Social Media Tutorials for Nonprofits | Case Foundation: "Gear Up for Giving is a month-long series of social media tutorials, to help nonprofits and their supporters understand how to use key tools and techniques to create awareness, catalyze civic action and cultivate new supporters and donors for their causes

Gear Up For Giving: Social Media Tutorial Series for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator.

TechSoup's Eligibility Quiz Tutorial

Tech Soup Blog

As a result, we have been rolling out short video tutorials in addition to our text and webinar content. Our newest video, the TechSoup Eligibility Quiz tutorial , was created to help you understand how to complete the eligibility quiz found on techsoup.org. You can view the new video tutorial. To view some of our other videos on TechSoup, view the following previous blog posts: Microsoft Donation Program: Short Tutorials.

Two New Video Tutorials from Idealware

Tech Soup Blog

Our content partners at Idealware have just launched a new series of video tutorials for nonprofits. There are two tutorials so far: Facebook vs. Twitter and Constituent Chaos. These short tutorials are full of great information. The Constituent Chaos tutorial does a great job of delineating the different types of constituent relationships and what interactions with each type of constituent it's useful for an organization to track.

How to Use Facebook to Get More Donors [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

Then you probably have one question about Facebook: How can I use Facebook to get more donors? What you really mean is: How can I use Facebook to drive traffic to my website… so I can turn them into donors? We’re on Facebook to get more customers & donors. tutorials.

6 Tips For Creating Better Charts With Your Nonprofit’s Data

TechImpact

Charts can turn plain text into a visually, expressive piece of information, which is great for persuading donors to donate or showing your supporters your organization’s impact. Ann recommends using tutorials if you are knew to working with graphs in Excel.

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The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

Connection Cafe

Not only are you taking care of business-as-usual, you’re also managing year-end grant cycles, accepting complex assets, holding donor appreciation events, and trying to close the books. Microsoft Support offers how-to guides and tutorials on merge template creation.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

The billboard then showed the patient getting better and personally thanking the donor. They showed the video to donors at a fundraising conference and nearly doubled the amount of donations they expected to $3.8 Here’s an easy tutorial on the whole process.

Free and Low-Cost Nonprofit Accounting Tools

NonProfit Hub

It is also connected with apps like BodeTree, that helps you organize your financials, and DonorPath, which lets you view donor information to use to your advantage. Better yet, Aplos offers a detailed tutorial to help your staff and volunteers navigate the software with ease. When your nonprofit stays on the ball about adapting to new tools, it can work to achieve its mission.

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Salesforce.com Dreamforce Discount for Nonprofit Users

Tech Soup Blog

Since then, they've made it even easier for nonprofits to embrace their donation by offering discounts on tutorials, online and in-person trainings , free weekly webinars on acquiring the donated license , and a bevy of resources to get started.

Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Your Social Media Intern can engage from their personal profile with supporters, volunteers, donors and the like. Your Development Staff can cultivate donors and let the world know how funds are making a difference. Your Major Gifts Officer can keep up with your highest value donors.

Facebook Bootcamp Launches This Week [Totally Revamped for 2014]

John Haydon

A more donor-centric focus that integrates all channels. 13 step-by-step video tutorials. The first Facebook Bootcamp launched last winter and it was a huge hit with participants! The benefits they reported include: A noticeable increase in fan growth and engagement rate.

What You Need to Know About Windows 10 in 2016

Tech Soup Blog

How-To-Geek's How to Install Windows 10 on Your PC is a step-by-step written tutorial on upgrading from a previous version of Windows. The tutorial goes from downloading the ISO file to doing the installation steps, with good screenshots of the process.

New on SSIR: Can Giving Days Strengthen Your Community?

Amy Sample Ward

Core elements included using the Razoo giving platform, content best practices, online storytelling, social media strategy, and donor cultivation. The long-term relationship building that comes from this big one-day event is valuable to both the organizations and donors.

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Ideal for thanking mid-level and major donors. An annual report that examines how NGOs worldwide use technology to engage their donors and supporters.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

While in 2010, 27% of Americans had a smartphone, in 2015, that number shot up to 64% , making it that much easier to reach out to donors and members through texting. Donors can view the movie on their smartphones.

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Setting up an easy welcome series in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Our strategy: We want to send new non-donor contacts a series of 3 short emails. Here's how (note: this tutorial assumes that you have administration rights in Salesforce for all objects mentioned): 1.

Setting up an easy welcome series in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Our strategy: We want to send new non-donor contacts a series of 3 short emails. Here's how (note: this tutorial assumes that you have administration rights in Salesforce for all objects mentioned): 1.

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Double the Donation is a service that enables donors to search as to whether their employer participates in a corporate matching program. The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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The Ultimate Checklist for your Homepage

Frogloop

Your organization's homepage is often one of the first engagement points potential advocates and donors have with your organization. Check out these great tips by Network for Good as well as their free tutorial on maxamizing your homepage to tell your organization's story and connect with supporters. How's your homepage looking these days?

Coaching Your First-Time Event Fundraisers Towards Success! (Part 2)

Connection Cafe

It’s a key tool to leverage to help them connect with their prospective donors. And make sure, your newbies understand that a link to their personal web page will automatically be included in the email stationary so donors can click on the link to read their story and be inspired to donate.

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How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Donors and grantmakers are getting more sophisticated in wanting to know how their contributions are being used. Data visualization can help you create equally compelling demonstrations of your organization's work and impact for funders and donors.

The Top Data Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

NonProfit Hub

Once you get a solid data system in place, you can better analyze insights from your donors and fundraising. Check out tutorials and FAQs for your database to work out better and the faster ways to be getting your work done. Donor retention software, Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) and fundraising software can all be delegated to people that already work within those areas. Volunteer and Donor Management.

Six Reasons to Use Facebook’s Power Editor for Facebook Ads

John Haydon

Target Your Database – Imagine being able to target first-time donors on Facebook with a message encouraging them to become a monthly donor! Watch this video tutorial for details: 2.

New to TechSoup: GoDaddy Domain Names and Web Services

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, GoDaddy. The offer includes GoDaddy's Get Found service, which can help your organization get discovered online by potential donors, supporters, and volunteers. See this video tutorial for GoDaddy's Website Builder.

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Donors and grantmakers are getting more sophisticated in wanting to know how their contributions are being used. Data visualization can help you create equally compelling demonstrations of your organization's work and impact for funders and donors.

#datanerds: Six Steps to Great Graphs and Charts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Let’s start with one basic dataset – a count of the number of followers, advocates, and donors for a non-profit over the last 6 years – and rock the graph so it is clear and compelling. Source: Gemma Correll – I Love Charts.

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Symantec Security Software: What Are the Differences?

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup has a strong donor partner relationship with Symantec , which means we can make many of their products available for donation to eligible nonprofits and libraries through our product donation program.

What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Keynote Talk: Gen Z Donors – Future Proofing Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Strategy. They post a photo of the recipient on their Facebook page and tag the donor as a way to say thank you. Photo by Social Misfits.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

Connection Cafe

You’ve got 3 kinds of donors – the True Believer, The Casual Fan, and The Reluctant Tagalongs. More and more donors are giving online, especially towards the end of year. Yes, even your older donors! Here are the 7 Things You Need to Know About 2013 Online Donors from Gail Perry, with action steps you must take to ensure your site is armed and ready for the online giving season, and every season in between. Donors want to hear them.

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Best of the Web: November 2015

Idealware

But you also need to make a connection, show that you consider your donors valuable partners in important work. Gain insight into donor behavior with these fascinating stats and graphics. Crazy Data Science Tutorial: Classification and Clustering ( Data Science Central ). Fundraising season is around the corner and social media is full of articles on how to run a successful campaign.

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Eight marketing tools to effectively communicate your nonprofit’s message

ASU Lodestar Center

The Nonprofit Marketing Guide is filled from top to bottom and side-to-side with more nonprofit information, tutorials, and tricks and tips than you could find in a dozen other websites. posted by. Asher Elran , Founder. Dynamic Search.

Best Tips to Rock your Online Presence

Frogloop

Your board, donors, and activists love it too. Checklists or How-to Tutorial. So you launched your new website and have an online marketing plan in hand to help you reach new audiences. Everyone at your organization thinks the new website is fantastic.

Web Analytics Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Tutorials and Webinars. TechSoup donor partner GiftWorks often has free webinars on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Analytics, and more. You can find many Google Analytics webinars and tutorials on YouTube, but here's one especially tailored toward nonprofits.

How Do Other Organizations Control Administrative Costs?

Tech Soup Blog

When nonprofit organizations pay their executives exorbitant salaries, or throw lavish expense-filled parties, it reflects badly on all nonprofits, and increases public and donor scrutiny of nonprofit financial stewardship.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Fort Collins, Colorado: Tech4Good in Fort Collins: Donor CRMs. Cleveland, Ohio: Tableau Tutorial: Free Data Visualization for Nonprofits. Chicago, Illinois: Engaging Your Donors for Lifelong Giving.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The report analyzes the results of the Give to the Max Day in Greater Washington, DC. The event had three components: A contest that stimulated gifts from individuals and encouraged nonprofits to give attention to acquiring new donors or re-engage lapsed donors.

Upcoming Webinar on February 23: Processing Payments for Good

Tech Soup Blog

Do you currently collect credit card information from donors and other supporters? For more information on checking eligibility, view the new TechSoup Eligibility Tutorial. Are you interested in finding out more about what other organizations do to process this information? If so, you may want to attend our webinar Processing Payments for Good on February 23 at 11 a.m. Pacific time. Register now for this free webinar!

How Facebook Social Plugins Increase Engagement On Your Nonprofit’s Website

John Haydon

The more pages people view on your website, the more chances you have to convert them into an email subscriber or donor. Facebook has excellent tutorials on installing these plugins , and if you use WordPress all you need is to install a few Plugins.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For 2012, watch how the early adopters use text messaging to drive traffic to their mobile content and inspire donors to give through mobile channels. Send handwritten notes to donors and supporters.