Tue.Jul 27, 2021

Should You Use Autoplay for Videos on Your Website?

Association TV

Hold on, when did websites start using video anyway? The first time a website hosted a video was way back in 1997 on a site called shareyourworld.com (now defunct, so you might end up in a risky site if you try to find it), which was similar to present-day YouTube.

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A Day of Blue Sky Thinking—Recapping.orgCommunity’s 2021 Innovation Summit


Greg Larkin, our keynote speaker at.orgCommunity’s July 14 Innovation Summit, was quick to admit that he was feeling a little rusty being in front of an audience for the first time in over a year. “I’m I’m freaking out,” was what he actually said.


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What to expect after launching your new association management system

Nimble AMS

Launching a new association management software (AMS) system is an exciting time for your organization. A new AMS system offers the opportunity for your association to operate more efficiently, drive more revenue, and deliver a better member experience.

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How to Use Data to Drive Your Content Strategy

Association Analytics

Today’s digital world offers tons of channels to share your content, which is great. But it also means tons of content for you to produce and tons of sources to track.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

8 Ways to Utilize Your Nonprofit's Website


If you are a nonprofit trying to compete in an increasingly saturated market, optimizing your website is one of the most impactful ways to stand apart, spread your mission, and drive donations. Check out this list of eight ways you can utilize your website to grow your organization and outreach.

Julia Campbell’s Secret Sauce: Expert Social Media Tips for Nonprofits


Julia Campbell has been helping nonprofits make the most of their social media presences for years. She knows what strategies work on social media, what strategies fail, and how nonprofits can use social channels to make a big impact on their community. Julia C. Campbell.

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4 Key Ingredients to A Good Story: How to Tell Compelling Nonprofit Stories


Over centuries, storytelling has followed a similar pattern. Once you’ve cracked the code to the pattern, you’ll find that telling compelling nonprofit stories becomes less overwhelming and more manageable.

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An Endowment Can Secure Your Small Nonprofit’s Future

Get Fully Funded

When you hear the word endowment , what do you think of? In simple terms, an endowment is a pool of donor money that is invested in the stock market. Every year, some or all of the investment income is pumped into the organization’s mission, while the principal remains intact.

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Tech Policies for Virtual Teams: A Leader’s Responsibility

Non Profit Quarterly

This webinar was recorded on September 24, 2020. Jeanne Bell: All right. Good afternoon, everybody. Welcome to “Tech Policies for Virtual Teams—A Leader’s Responsibility.” My name is Jeanne Bell. I’m with Nonprofit Quarterly , and I direct our Advancing Practice program.

Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

Teach For America (TFA) is an education nonprofit operating in support of a vision that one day all children in the United States will have the opportunity to attain an equitable and excellent education.

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Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Micro-donations: The Future of Nonprofit Fundraising

Hands on Fundraising

With the rise in online and mobile giving, micro-donations, also known as micro philanthropy, have become a positive trend in the nonprofit sector. The term usually refers to a smaller sum of money donated by millions of people to a charitable cause.

Understanding Grassroots Fundraising: Getting Supporters To Give Online


Online fundraising can be daunting, and with the majority of online donors giving small amounts, many may wonder if it is worth their time. It absolutely is. In fact, it’s a great tool to engage supporters and supplement your larger donor programs. .

3 Strategies to Get Creative With Donor Acquisition

NonProfit PRO

So, where do new nonprofit donors come from? From putting yourself out there! Stop saying, “If people only knew about us, they’d support us.” Waiting passively for folks to be attracted to you is a losing proposition. Your job is to proactively attract them. Acquisition

25 Fundraising Ideas for Clubs and Organizations


Fundraising is a marathon. It requires endurance, commitment, discipline, and moving through tough times. Fundraisers produce the additional income for clubs and organizations (and even make up the bulk of an organization’s income). Therefore, fundraising has become essential.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

Create Your Transformational Fundraising Strategy in 5 Simple Steps


As many donors become increasingly beholden to causes over individual organizations, nonprofits can no longer lean on catchall approaches to engagement. In an ever-personalized world, donors want more than the momentary fuzzy feeling of making a donation.

How to Organize a 5k Fundraiser for Charity Run: Step-By-Step


Is your nonprofit organization thinking of organizing a 5k fundraiser to raise funds? A charity run can be very successful in attracting donations and raising the profile of your nonprofit, but it can be a challenge to plan.

How Do Sponsorships Benefit the Sports Organization and the Sponsor?  

The Sponsorship Collective

Few types of sponsorships are bigger and more profitable than sports sponsorships. That’s how the world has gotten such superstar team-ups as Coca-Cola and the Olympics. Companies are willing to spend millions of dollars to sponsor sports, but why? What’s in it for them?

Webinar: An Investigative Branding Conversation


What your nonprofit is doing is cool, but do your donors know that? Let’s dive into an investigative branding conversation to help you bring out the cool factor and better communicate that to your donors.

5 Tips from Nonprofit Marketing Leaders for Better Engaging Your Constituents

Saleforce Nonprofit

As nonprofit marketers and fundraisers begin their end-of-year giving campaigns , quickly creating personalized, data-driven content has never been more important.

Your Technology Problem Is Actually a People Problem


Digital transformation that actually works requires putting the right people on it and understanding what their job is — and isn’t. A complete technology transformation, when done right, will transform every piece of your organization almost unimaginably for the better.

Cause Camp: From Humble Roots to Must-Attend Conference

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is a nonprofit conference that has been nationally recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the best conferences in America for the nonprofit sector. But before it became the nonprofit conference sensation that it is now, Cause Camp started with humble roots.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Events to Become Mobile-Friendly With Launch of DonorDrive New App

NonProfit PRO

One of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals' largest peer-to-peer events is the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a movement that unites high school, college and university students in raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals.

July Update: More Ways to Automate Tasks in Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

This month, you can automate even more tasks in Wild Apricot. With over 950 apps that can now connect with our software, there are countless tasks you can do. You can then better save time and focus on your organization's mission. Also in this month's. wild-apricot-updates

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Events to Become Mobile-Friendly With Launch of DonorDrive New App

NonProfit PRO

One of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals' largest peer-to-peer events is the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a movement that unites high school, college and university students in raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals.

Using Personalized Videos to Boost Connection with Members

Joy of Membership

This week on the podcast, I revisited an interview that happened a while back with Oli Bridge from Bonjoro. Bonjoro is a tool that lets you easily create quick videos to shoot off to a prospect, member, donor, key sponsor, etc. I love the impact of using video with my customers.

Seven Tips on How to Use Your Digital Ecosystem to Enhance Your Fundraising

Forum One

Though it has changed in shape during the pandemic, here are seven tips on how to use your digital ecosystem to enhance your fundraising. As people are spending more and more time online, digital fundraising is vital for mission-driven organizations to achieve and surpass goals. .

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UC Innovation Selects 360MatchPro by Double the Donation as New Automated Matching Gift Offering

Double the Donation

Double the Donation is thrilled to announce its newest integration with ascend by UC Innovation, a CRM software and consulting company committed to delivering innovative, sustainable results.