Fri.Apr 16, 2021

The Value of Knowing Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Byte Technology

Website Conversions. When you are in the process of growing your online business, there are essential metrics you will need to track to ensure that your business is expanding. One of those crucial metrics is your website’s conversions.

8 Practical SEO Tips & Best Practices for Nonprofits | Donorbox

Donorbox

If you’ve read any blog posts on marketing these days, you must have heard about SEO. While it might seem like just another digital marketing buzzword, SEO is a must for almost any organization operating in the modern world, including for nonprofits. So, what is SEO?

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8 Nonprofits Championing Environmental Sustainability on Earth Day

Classy

Environmental sustainability is an ongoing movement, and Earth Day is an excellent reminder of our role. We’re acknowledging eight nonprofits leading the charge with dedicated fundraising campaigns as communities unite to support a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable planet.

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 178: The Digital Norm

NonProfit PRO

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Online Fundraising Digital strategy

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.

How Technology Helped Zero to Three + Harold Grinspoon Foundation Through A Crisis

Cloud 4 Good

During the recent 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Cloud for Good Founder and CEO Tal Frankfurt met virtually with two pioneering leaders utilizing Salesforce to innovate in the nonprofit space during COVID-19: Zero to Three Chief Technology Officer Edima Elinewinga and Harold Grinspoon Foundation Chief Information Officer Eric Jordan.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 190: Engaging Live Streamers

sgEngage

This episode was originally published in September 2019. We are sharing it again now as live streaming only becomes more popular and more social good organizations want to know how to engage with content creators.

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Building a Dynamic Nonprofit Board: A Further Examination

NonProfit PRO

In this article, we continue the review of a board’s function, examine elements of weak boards to avoid, determine ways to recruit and retain great board members, plus understand the role of organizational mission.

Product Update: The *New* Powered-Up CauseVox Admin, Ticketing, + more

CauseVox

The tools you use to fundraise online should do 2 basic things: help you raise more and make your job simpler.

How to Make Facebook Fundraising Work For You

Media Cause

Facebook recently announced that the Facebook community has now raised over $5 billion for nonprofits and personal causes through Facebook and Instagram fundraising tools.

Qgiv Fundraising Lab Recap | Hybrid Fundraising Events: Ideas & Useful Tools

Qgiv

On April 15, 2021, hundreds of fundraisers gathered for the first Fundraising Lab workshop of the year to learn inspiring new ideas for hybrid events and digital fundraising techniques. They also collaborated on how to enhance their year-round giving programs.

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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.

Choose the Right Adobe App with TechSoup's Redesigned Interactive Tool

TechSoup

Nonprofits produce all kinds of creative work, including flyers, websites, videos, and annual reports. With more than a dozen desktop apps in the Adobe Creative Cloud collection, it's not always easy to know which app is the correct one for your project. Graphic Design Tech Planning

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Studying nonprofit management from age 22 to 23: Here’s what I learned

Charity Village

At age 22 during the COVID-19 pandemic, I enrolled in British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Nonprofit Management Associate Certificate program. 1 year, 8 courses, and a lot of iced coffee later, I graduated!

Thank you for being Vartan Gregorian

Candid

Like so many in the small world of philanthropy I was saddened to learn of Vartan Gregorian’s passing today, April 16, 2021. He was so many things to so many people.

Top 7 Nonprofit Management Tips in 2021

Donorbox

After a year like 2020, some nonprofits are anxious to see what 2021 will bring. 2020 saw many nonprofits shifting their operations from in-person to virtual, and many more pivoting to serve their communities in different ways during the pandemic.

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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.

Social Change Leaders, Take a Leap of Faith With Me

Social Velocity

We had a really great training earlier this week, The Roadmap to Abundance.

COVID-19 disrupted HIV, TB, malaria services, threatening progress

Candid

Reprinted from PND.

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The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Collaboration and partnerships with Charmaine Hammond

Charity Village

How can I close that sponsorship deal? This is the question that keeps many fundraisers and executive directors up at night.

10 Strategies for Segmenting Donors for Communication

Greater Giving

Whether it’s sending out an ask, an update on a project, or a thank you letter, a nonprofit’s message isn’t effective unless it reaches the right donor at the right time. Reaching out to a selected group of donors can sometimes miss the mark and not make it to the intended audience.

70 Ways To Be An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Searching for some more ways to become an effective leader?

Remote work may widen inequality in Canada, new survey suggests

Charity Village

As millions of Canadians embark on a second year of working from home in the pandemic, a new Environics Institute survey reveals that the advantages it offers are spread unevenly throughout the workforce.

3 tips to maximize your petition's social media reach

Care2

Let’s discuss the crowded social media landscape for nonprofits trying to spread the word about an engagement opportunity, specifically turning to Facebook: Digital Strategy Social Media facebook petitions

New BC report identifies challenges with staff recruitment and retention in the social services sector

Charity Village

BC’s social services sector has long experienced challenges with attracting and keeping staff. The sector is competing for workers in a tough labour market and the added complexity, skill, and personal connection required in this line of work only adds further challenges.

[VIDEO] Building Your Nonprofit’s Engagement Engine

Bloomerang

In this webinar, Sarah Durham will focus on identifying who your audiences are, how to prioritize them, and other elements key to developing a smart communications strategy. Full Transcript: Steven: Okay, Sarah, I got 3:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started?

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David Suzuki Foundation accepting submissions for Future Ground Prize in Ontario

Charity Village

The David Suzuki Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural Future Ground Prize, presented by Desjardins and supported by Nature’s Way. Now accepting submissions until April 26, 2021. This contest will celebrate existing citizen-led initiatives throughout Ontario that are making positive impacts on the environment in local communities. The contest is open for submissions […].

New study reveals that stress causes people’s minds to wander close to 60% of the workday

Charity Village

People report that their minds wander at work 37% of the time, and stress increases mind-wandering by 2-3 times, according to The Mind at Work study by Potential Project, a global research, leadership development and consulting firm. By Friday, people who feel stressed report that their minds wander for nearly 60% of the workday. The Mind at Work study […].

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UBC launches free online course on autism and neurodiversity in the workplace

Charity Village

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has launched a free online course on autism and neurodiversity in the workplace that includes a series of five self-paced, interactive modules filled with useful activities and videos. The program is designed to assist human resource professionals, employers, supervisors, managers, […].